East Portland News Community Calendar

East Portland News
July ~ August 2018
Community Calendar

Free Summer Fun Edition

Among these listings, you’ll find ways to be entertained, get involved with your community, help the environment, participate in your government, and learn valuable information. Many activities are free. And, you’ll also find direct links to the organizations’ websites – we test ’em all before we publish them to make sure they work, and help you stay safe online.

Regular readers have found 141 events have been listed or updated for July and August – including dozens of FREE outdoor Movies and Concerts – so far!  We add, correct or change more events as they come in during the month. Be sure to check back often.

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East Portland News
Featured July Events

July 21 and 22
> 10th Annual Slavic Festival – Enjoy Delicious, authentic food, great music, sports, and children’s games. Read all about it on the date,  below.

July 21
> Zenger Farm Hoedown – This great late afternoon event returns. Get your tickets now! See information below, on this date.

July 29
> Montavilla Street Fair returns Check out the BIG summer event in outer East Portland! Mark you calendar, and check the complete listing below for more information!

East Portland’s Community Calendar
July, 2018

July 15
> COWABUNGA! Food Fest presents “Country Brunch” – From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., this family-friendly event, benefiting Oregon Food Bank, is a one-of-a-kind family fun day and celebration of the city’s best brunch. In addition to unlimited food tastings, it features a breakfast-in-bed photo booth, lawn games, live music, and the Portland Monthly’s 7th annual Bloody Mary Smackdown. This is a ticketed event; $50 per adult | $25 per child 6-20 | Kids 5 and under FREE (with ticketed adult). To learn more about this event and purchase tickets online (it’s likely to sell out), CLICK HERE.  It’s at Rossi Farms, 3839 N.E. 122nd Avenue.

> Paying It Forward Store Division Street Festival – From  11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. today, come out and enjoy part of your day supporting this important outer East Portland organization. Enjoy live music, face painting, vendors and food trucks with food available for purchase. You’ll find them in the lot at SE 115th Avenue along Division Street; 97266. To participate, or for more information, contact jim@payingitforwardstore.org.

July 16
> Library Teen Council – Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks, and have fun! Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. It’s from 3:30-5 pm this afternoon at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave. Call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Hazelwood Neighborhood Association – Either a Board or General Meeting (all are invited) starts at 6:30 p.m. at East Portland Neighborhood Office at 1017 NE 117th Avenue. For more information, contact HNA Chair Arlene Kimura at arlene.kimura@gmail.com.

July 17
> Upcycled Art – Join Trash for Peace to learn how to turn unwanted and recyclable materials into artistic treasures that are cool, fun, and functional. All aspects of the program are bilingual in English and Spanish. It’s from 2-4 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information.

> Discuss the ‘102nd & Pacific’ Project – Starting with supper (or snacks, it’s unclear) at 6:30 p.m., join Prosper Portland and Mayor Ted Wheeler for a community discussion about the 102nd & Pacific project near the Gateway Transit Center. A group of property owners that includes both private property owners and David Douglas School District are proposing redevelopment of 10.5 acres of property near the Gateway Transit Center. They’ll will share what the community has identified as public benefit priorities to be achieved and next steps for moving forward. It’s at IRCO, 10301 NE Glisan Street.

> Concert in Mt. Tabor Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Midnight Serenaders—Energetically entertaining swing-jazz sextet. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The  Mt. Tabor Park Caldera is located at SE 69th Avenue and Taylor Street.

> Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association – Their Board meet at 6:30 p.m. this evening, at Portland Fire & Rescue Fire Station #2, 4800 NE 122nd Avenue. All are invited to attend. For more information, call (503) 823-4550, or see their website: http://argay.org/.

> Parkrose Neighborhood Association – At 7:00 p.m. this evening, they’re holding a General Membership meeting. It’s at the Russellville Grange, 12105 NE Prescott Street. For more information, email parkroseneighbors@gmail.com.

July 18
> East Portland Chamber of Commerce“Good Morning East Portland” networking meeting is hosted by different chamber members each Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. Today’s Current Events AM is at Pacifica Senior Living Calaroga Terrace, 1400 NE 2nd Avenue 97232 – park on the street, darn it, not in their garage! For more information, CLICK HERE to see the Chamber’s website, or call (503) 788-8589.

> Leach Botanical Garden Honeybee Hikes – This morning, from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., little hikers – 2-5 years old, accompanied by an adult – will explore the Garden with their guide, learning plant secrets and looking for wildlife. Please dress for the weather; you will be outside walking the garden, then listening to a story or making a craft item. Each week is different with seasonal themes. FEE: $3.00 per child, non-walkers are free. Please note: 122nd St. Bridge south, of Foster Road. is closed, but the Garden is open. The Honeybee Hike meets and starts in the Upper Garden. Please park in the upper parking lot near the office – look for parking signage at corner of 122nd/Claybourne St. just south of Foster Rd. Groups with 10+ children/adults must register in advance by contacting the Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671. CLICK HERE to check for possible cancellations.

> Leach Garden Lecture Series: Wine – Doors open at 6:00 for refreshments & strolling. At 7:00 p.m., Will Prouty, Division Wine & John Grochau, Grochau Cellars will team up to talk about the “dirt” on wine; how different soils impact farming and, ultimately, expression in wine. They will be offering wines made with grapes sourced from vines planted in distinctly different soil types and talk about how the variations impact the character in the wines. You’ll taste a flight of three different wines, with a discussion specific to each wine and it’s unique circumstance. Admission: $15/person. The street address for Leach Botanical Garden is 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, 97236 – but remember, the 122 Bridge is out! Be sure to see their website for directions to their parking lot – and to register for the lectureCLICK HERE.

> Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Association – Their general meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. They’re changing the location, so, for more information, see their Facebook page [CLICK HERE], or contact PVNA Chair Dale Shetler at, dale.shetler@gmail.com.

July 19
> Parkrose Business Association – This fine business group gets together today at 11:30 a.m. Come and meet this group of fun, energized business people. Their meeting is at Elmer’s Restaurant, 10001 NE Sandy Blvd.  97220. The meeting is free, you pay for your lunch chosen from a limited menu.

> Lucky Diaz y su banda / Family Jam Band –Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band have been crowned the first Americans to win a Latin Grammy in the Children’s Album category! Enjoy this bilingual, head-bopping, dance party extravaganza. It’s from 2-2:45 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information.

> Dr. Dave’s Bluegrass & BBQ Summer Party – From 3:00 until 6:00 p.m., Powellhurst-Gilbert neighbors are invited to Day Chiropractic’s 32nd Anniversary Party. Free Bluegrass music by The Day Brothers and Farley, Powell & Day, barbecue and home-made ice cream. Bring your own lawn chairs and spend the afternoon. They’re located at 3758 SE 122nd Avenue.

> STEAM Storytime – From 6:00 until 6:45 p.m., come enjoy a 15-minute storytime, followed by age-appropriate science, math or art exploration, designed for children ages 2-6 years old. It’s at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Avenue; call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Russell Neighborhood Association –They meet at 6:30 p.m. at Hampton Hall; University of Western States Campus; 2900 NE 132nd Avenue. For more information, contact Ron Glanville at ronglanville@gmail.com.

July 20
> Outdoor Movie in Harrison Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Joe Kye—Indie rock, classical, pop vocalist, and violinist looper. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing CAN on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Harrison Park, SE 84th Avenue and Harrison Street.

July 21 and 22
> 10th Annual Slavic Festival –  From 10 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. each day, enjoy Delicious, authentic food, great music, sports, and children’s games. It’s at Ventura Park, SE 115th Ave. at Stark Street.

July 21
> Portland Police East Precinct Open House – and Ice Cream Social!  It’s from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come on by our East Precinct, meet some of our officers, perhaps tour the station, and enjoy some ice cream. It’s located across from Floyd Light Middle School at 737 SE 106th Avenue, 97216.

> Zimmerman Heritage House Tour – From noon until 4:00 p.m., come see this The historic house built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family.  Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public. Quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s, along with a variety of sewing baskets, thread, and patterns, are now on display for a limited time.  And come see the gardens – they are beautiful in the summer! Admission: $7 Adults | $5 Seniors | Kids under 13 years free. It’s located at 17111 NE Sandy Blvd., Gresham.

> Black Storytime – The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). It’s from noon until 12:20 p.m. at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> 12 Key Acupressure Points for Everyday Health – Yiwen Yoga presents an experiential holistic event sharing information based on the wisdom of the ancients that will improve your health and strengthen your immune system. Learn how to find and self-massage the most commonly applied pressure points in the Traditional Chinese Medicine system for everyday care and optimal health. Registration required; register online, in the library. It’s from 2-3 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information.

> Zenger Farm Hoedown – From 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., Zenger Farm is hosting their annual event, the Hoedown! It’s a summer celebration that brings guests together to eat, dance, drink and play, while also helping Zenger Farm support access to good food for all. Tickets includes dinner, a drink ticket for ages 21+, and fun activities for the whole family. Live music Salt & Straw ice cream, Beer & Cider Garden, Raw Kombucha Bar and more. TICKETS: $25 Adults | $15 Youth | Kids 5 and under free. Buy tickets securely online: CLICK HERE. It’s at the Zenger Farm Urban Grange 11741 SE Foster Road.

July 22
> Lents International Farmers Market Today’s the “Berry Good Market”; be sure to come this Sunday to celebrate the peak of the Pacific Northwest’s berry season! It’s today, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Visit between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They’re featuring locally raised, grown & created foods and crafts. You’ll also shop vendors providing fresh baked bread & pastries and other foods. And enjoy lively music – rain or shine. They’re there every Sunday, now, through the end of October. It’s located in the 7600 Block of SE Stark St., just west of the Academy Theater, and across the street from Mr. Plywood. For more information, learn about volunteer opportunities, to see their “Dog Friendly” policy, or look at the astounding variety of vendors there this week, see their website: CLICK HERE.

July 23
> Mill Park Neighborhood Association – Neighbors and guests meet at 6:30 p.m. to help strengthen their neighborhood. E-mail Trevor Hopper at mill.park.pdx.chair@gmail.com for more information.

July 24
> All-You-Can-Make Art Bar – Art ala Carte turned restaurant salad bars into art bars for an “all you can make” art experience. Kids create at their own pace as imaginative ideas are transformed into masterpieces. . It’s from 2-4 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information

> Lents Neighborhood Association – They’re meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Lents Activity Center, 8835 SE Woodstock Blvd. For more information, see their website (CLICK HERE) or, contact their Chair, Sabina Urdes at (503) 823-4550.

July 25
> East Portland Chamber of Commerce“Good Morning East Portland” networking meeting is hosted by different chamber members each Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Meetings are free and guests are welcome. Today’s Member Hosted AM is another of their famous “Mystery Meetings” at an unknown location. For more information, CLICK HERE to see the Chamber’s website, or call (503) 788-8589.

Leach Botanical Garden Honeybee Hikes – This morning, from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., little hikers – 2-5 years old, accompanied by an adult – will explore the Garden with their guide, learning plant secrets and looking for wildlife. Please dress for the weather; you will be outside walking the garden, then listening to a story or making a craft item. Each week is different with seasonal themes. FEE: $3.00 per child, non-walkers are free. Please note: 122nd St. Bridge south, of Foster Road. is closed, but the Garden is open. The Honeybee Hike meets and starts in the Upper Garden. Please park in the upper parking lot near the office – look for parking signage at corner of 122nd/Claybourne St. just south of Foster Rd. Groups with 10+ children/adults must register in advance by contacting the Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671. CLICK HERE to check for possible cancellations.

> EPIC meets – Starting at 6:00 p.m., East Portland Involved Citizens gets together for their monthly meeting about issues related to the Portland Police Bureau, crime and crime prevention. Keynote presentation: Active Shooter Training. With the many school shootings across the nation, what is PPB doing to minimize the chaos? They meet in the East Precinct Community Room, located at 737 SE 106th Avenue, 97216. For more information, contact dave.smith@portlandoregon.gov.

> East Portland Action Plan General Meeting – At 6:00 p.m., it’s their monthly meeting Some food will be provided; you’re encouraged to bring a dish to share if you can, and make connections. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m., so be on time to the picnic! Childcare and Spanish/English language interpretation provided. If you need interpretation in another language, or have questions, please contact: lore.wintergreen@portlandoregon.gov. It’s being held at the “OLD” David Douglas School District Offices at 1500 SE 130th Avenue; entrance on the right-Southside of the building.

July 27
> La Ratoncita Presumida / Vain Little Mouse – In a bilingual folktale from Venezuela, our tiny heroine thinks herself much too fine to accept the proposal of a common mouse. This Tears of Joy production features Venezuelan folk music, a puppet set shaped like a Venezuelan tabletop mountain, adorable puppets and a costumed performer. It’s from 2-2:45 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information

> Outdoor Movie in Brentwood Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by The Mars Rovers—Not your ordinary classic rock band. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Brentwood Park, 6550 SE 60th Avenue and presented by the  Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association

July 28
> Black Storytime – The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). It’s from noon until 12:20 p.m. at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Zimmerman Heritage House Tour – From noon until 4:00 p.m., come see this The historic house built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family.  Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public. Quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s, along with a variety of sewing baskets, thread, and patterns, are now on display for a limited time.  And come see the gardens – they are beautiful in the summer! Admission: $7 Adults | $5 Seniors | Kids under 13 years free. It’s located at 17111 NE Sandy Blvd., Gresham.

> Stamp It! Linoleum Block Cuts – Learn how to make your own stamps to print on fabric, paper and anything else you can think of! In this workshop, students will learn about the basic principles of design and layout and carve a custom stamp using carving tools and a linoleum block. For teens in grades 6-12. Registration required; register the library. It’s from 12:30-3:30 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information

> Outdoor Movie in Earl Boyles Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Concert Naked Luck—Dusty, melodic indie rock. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Ghostbusters (the new version) on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Earl Boyles Park, SE Center Street and 107th Avenue.

July 29
> Lents International Farmers Market –This great outer East Portland market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Street Fair returns – From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., is the BIG summer event in outer East Portland! Come party this summer day away in historic, lively downtown Montavilla; SE Stark Street will be closed between 76th and 82nd Avenues for the event. With Adventist Health as their presenting sponsor, browse and visit more than 150 vendors selling food and drink, art, hand crafts, clothing, as well as marketing local products and services. Visit the Montavilla Farmer’s Market, enjoy live music on three stages, and take your kids to their kid’s stage in “Kid Villa.” For vendor information, see their web page: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – While at the Street Fair, visit the market today — it’s open extended hours. For more information, see their website: CLICK HERE.

July 29
> Outdoor Movie in Wilkes Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Matíces Latin Band—Andean pan pipes, Cuban son, and Latin jazz. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Annie on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Wilkes Park, NE 154th Avenue and Beech Street

July 31
> Upcycled Art – Join Trash for Peace to learn how to turn unwanted and recyclable materials into artistic treasures that are cool, fun, and functional. All aspects of the program are bilingual in English and Spanish. It’s from 2-4 pm at your Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue; call 503-988-5123 for more information

> Neighborhood Forum on Foster Road Shelter – From 7:00 until -8:30 p.m., the organization, Southeast Allied Communities, is hosting a frank discussion about the homeless shelter being constructed at 6144 SE Foster Road. Elected officials from the City of Portland, Multnomah County, and from Joint Office of Homeless Services and Transition Projects have been invited to attend. “All are welcome, all will be respectfully heard,” the organizers promise. It’s at The Hallowed Halls, 4420 SE 64th Avenue, 97206 – across from Laurelwood Park. Note: parking in the area is severely limited!

> BUZZ: The Nature and Necessity of Bees – From 7:00 until 8:30 p.m., author Thor Hanson, will describe how bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miners, leafcutters, and masons, bees have long been central to our harvests, our mythologies, and our very existence. They’ve given us sweetness and light, the beauty of flowers, and as much as a third of the foodstuffs we eat. Alarmingly, they are at risk of disappearing. Threads of culture and science set the stage for understanding the modern plight of bees and inspire curiosity and the irresistible urge to get outside, find a bee on a flower, and settle down to watch. FEE: $15/person. The street address for Leach Botanical Garden is 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, 97236 – but remember, the 122 Bridge is out! Be sure to see their website for directions to their parking lot – and to register for the workshopCLICK HERE.

East Portland’s Community Calendar
August, 2018

August 2
> Yarn Club – Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun as we learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. It’s this afternoon, from 4 until 6 pm at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave.; call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> STEAM Storytime – From 6:00 until 6:45 p.m., come enjoy a 15-minute storytime, followed by age-appropriate science, math or art exploration, designed for children ages 2-6 years old. It’s at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Avenue; call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> East Portland Parks Coalition – This fine organization takes the summer months off; they’ll begin meeting again in September. Contact Chair Linda Robinson at lrobinspdx@comcast.net for more information.

> 5th Annual Rosewood Night Out – From 5:00 until 10:00 p.m., join them for a FREE community barbecue, resource fair, kids activities, live music, and more. The “Movie in the Parking Lot” follows. It’s in the Village Square Parking Lot, along SE Stark Street west of SE 162nd Avenue.

> Outdoor Movie at Rosewood – Tonight, in late afternoon, they’re holding their event. Then, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Cody Andrews—Pacific Northwest hip-hop. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Coco on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Rosewood Initiative,  Village Square Parking Lot, SE 162nd Avenue and Stark Street.

August 4
> Zimmerman Heritage House Tour – From noon until 4:00 p.m., come see this The historic house built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family.  Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public. Quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s, along with a variety of sewing baskets, thread, and patterns, are now on display for a limited time.  And come see the gardens – they are beautiful in the summer! Admission: $7 Adults | $5 Seniors | Kids under 13 years free. It’s located at 17111 NE Sandy Blvd., Gresham.

August 5
> Lents International Farmers Market –Be sure to stop by when you visit the Lents Street Fair! This great outer East Portland market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Visit between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They’re featuring locally raised, grown & created foods and crafts. You’ll also shop vendors providing fresh baked bread & pastries and other foods. And enjoy lively music – rain or shine. They’re there every Sunday, now, through the end of October. It’s located in the 7600 Block of SE Stark St., just west of the Academy Theater, and across the street from Mr. Plywood. For more information, learn about volunteer opportunities, to see their “Dog Friendly” policy, or look at the astounding variety of vendors there this week, see their website: CLICK HERE.

> Lents Fair returns – From 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., it’s the Fourth Annual Lents Fair, a FREE, family summer celebration. Visit and shop among the many vendors, take in the Lents History exhibit, be thrilled at the Chicken Beauty Contest, visit the famous Belmont Goats on 92nd Avenue while you can, and have a wonderful day of it all. It’s at SE Harold St. and SE 92nd Avenue. For more information, see their official website: CLICK HERE.

> Concert in Glenfair Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Portland Festival Symphony. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. Glenfair Park is located at, NE Couch Court and 154th Avenue.

August 6
> Library Teen Council – Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks, and have fun! Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. It’s from 3:30-5 pm this afternoon at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave. Call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Legos @ the Library – Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow at this program for kids ages 5-11. It’s from 4-5 pm at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Avenue; call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Concert in Berrydale Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Norman Sylvester—Portland’s original Boogie Cat. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The park is located at SE Taylor Street and 92nd Avenue.

August 7
> Wilkes Community Group Meeting – At 6:30 p.m. this evening, the board of this neighborhood association – and interested others – meet. For more information, contact their Chair Richard Mohley at Wilkes.Community.Group.Chair@gmail.com. They’re meeting at St George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 NE 162nd Avenue, 97230.

> Pajama Time –Put on your pajamas, grab a bedtime buddy, and join us for stories, songs and fun. It’s for children 6 years and younger with adult. The program is from 7-7:30 p.m. at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

August 8
> Concert in Ventura Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Concert Bloco Alegria—Portland’s own Rio-style samba band. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The park is located at SE 113th Avenue off Stark Street.

August 12
> Lents International Farmers Market –This great outer East Portland market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Visit between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They’re featuring locally raised, grown & created foods and crafts. You’ll also shop vendors providing fresh baked bread & pastries and other foods. And enjoy lively music – rain or shine. They’re there every Sunday, now, through the end of October. It’s located in the 7600 Block of SE Stark St., just west of the Academy Theater, and across the street from Mr. Plywood. For more information, learn about volunteer opportunities, to see their “Dog Friendly” policy, or look at the astounding variety of vendors there this week, see their website: CLICK HERE.

August 13
> Concert in Berrydale Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features the Misty Mamas —Heartfelt harmonies of bluegrass, folk, and gospel. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The park is located at  SE Taylor Street and 92nd Avenue.

August 15
> Leach Garden Lecture Series: Cider – Doors open at 6:00 for refreshments & strolling. At 7:00 p.m., Deron Davenport, Production Manager/Cider Shaman at the Portland Cider Company will present the history of cider in America, then talk about the apple varieties grown today and how those varieties influence cider styles. You’ll learn the basics of cider making and the difference between traditional and Northwest cider styles. And then, you’ll be taken on a guided tasting through different cider styles and the science behind the drinking experience. Admission: $15/person. The street address for Leach Botanical Garden is 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, 97236 – but remember, the 122 Bridge is out! Be sure to see their website for directions to their parking lot – and to register for the lectureCLICK HERE.

> Concert in Ventura Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Ashleigh Flynn and The Riveters—early Stones, psychedelic country. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The park is located at SE 113th Avenue off Stark Street.

August 17
> Outdoor Movie in Lents Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Y.G.B Portland Showcase. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Black Panther on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at  SE 92nd Avenue and Pardee Street.

August 18
> Zimmerman Heritage House Tour – From noon until 4:00 p.m., come see this The historic house built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family.  Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public. Quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s, along with a variety of sewing baskets, thread, and patterns, are now on display for a limited time.  And come see the gardens – they are beautiful in the late summer! Admission: $7 Adults | $5 Seniors | Kids under 13 years free. It’s located at 17111 NE Sandy Blvd., Gresham.

> Jade International Night Market – From 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. come to this multi-cultural event bringing a wide range of Jade district food, vending and entertainment together for the public to enjoy.  It features two stages with entertainment ranging from international performance art to music representing the diverse cultures of the Jade International District.  The market is a food lovers dream come true, as there are many food vendors from all types of cuisines, sweet and savory alike. The market also features children’s activities, a farmers market and flowers, hand-crafted goods, and informational booths. It’s at Portland Community College SE Campus, located at 2305 SE 82nd Avenue, 97216.

> Outdoor Movie in Gateway Discovery Park – Tonight, TONGA DAY 2018 starts late afternoon sometime. The evening features music by Tongan 101—Tongan/Pacific Islander music and dance. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Moana on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Gateway Discovery Park, NE Halsey Street and 106th Avenue.

August 19
> Lents International Farmers Market –This great outer East Portland market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Visit between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They’re featuring locally raised, grown & created foods and crafts. You’ll also shop vendors providing fresh baked bread & pastries and other foods. And enjoy lively music – rain or shine. They’re there every Sunday, now, through the end of October. It’s located in the 7600 Block of SE Stark St., just west of the Academy Theater, and across the street from Mr. Plywood. For more information, learn about volunteer opportunities, to see their “Dog Friendly” policy, or look at the astounding variety of vendors there this week, see their website: CLICK HERE.

> Outer Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways – From 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m., thumb your nose at those awful, nasty, motorized vehicles and take a seven mile ride. For more information see their official website: CLICK HERE.

August 20
> Library Teen Council – Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks, and have fun! Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. It’s from 3:30-5 pm this afternoon at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave. Call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Legos @ the Library – Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow at this program for kids ages 5-11. It’s from 4-5 pm at your Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Avenue; call (503) 988-5392 for more information.

> Hazelwood Neighborhood Association – Either a Board or General Meeting (all are invited) starts at 6:30 p.m. at East Portland Neighborhood Office at 1017 NE 117th Avenue. For more information, contact HNA Chair Arlene Kimura at arlene.kimura@gmail.com.

August 21
> Parkrose Neighborhood Association – They’re not meeting this month; their regular meetings will resume in September. For more information, email parkroseneighbors@gmail.com.

> Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association – They’re not meeting this month; their regular meetings will resume on January 16, 2018. For more information, call (503) 823-4550, or see their website: http://argay.org/.

August 22
> Concert in Ventura Park – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Krebsic Orkestar—A bullfight meets a bar mitzvah. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. The park is located at SE 113th Avenue off Stark Street.

> East Portland Action Plan General Meeting – At 6:00 p.m., it’s their monthly meeting. The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Childcare and Spanish/English language interpretation provided. If you need interpretation in another language, or have questions, please contact: lore.wintergreen@portlandoregon.gov. It’s being held at the “OLD” David Douglas School District Offices at 1500 SE 130th Avenue; entrance on the right-Southside of the building.

August 25
> Zimmerman Heritage House Tour – From noon until 4:00 p.m., come see this The historic house built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family.  Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with nine rooms open to the public. Quilts from the 1850s to the 1930s, along with a variety of sewing baskets, thread, and patterns, are now on display for a limited time.  And come see the gardens – they are beautiful in the late summer! Admission: $7 Adults | $5 Seniors | Kids under 13 years free. It’s located at 17111 NE Sandy Blvd., Gresham.

> Jade International Night Market – From 5:00 until 10:00 p.m. come to this multi-cultural event bringing a wide range of Jade district food, vending and entertainment together for the public to enjoy.  It features two stages with entertainment ranging from international performance art to music representing the diverse cultures of the Jade International District.  The market is a food lovers dream come true, as there are many food vendors from all types of cuisines, sweet and savory alike. The market also features children’s activities, a farmers market and flowers, hand-crafted goods, and informational booths. It’s at Portland Community College SE Campus, located at 2305 SE 82nd Avenue, 97216.

August 26
> Lents International Farmers Market –This great outer East Portland market is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. every Sunday this summer. You’ll find fresh, affordable, and culturally relevant produce and foods to the diverse Lents community. It also offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrants, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, and Russian farmers. Note new location: It’s found on SE 92nd near Reedway Street, between SE Foster and Harold streets. For more information, see their official webpage on the Portland Farmers Market website: CLICK HERE.

> Montavilla Farmers Market – Visit between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. They’re featuring locally raised, grown & created foods and crafts. You’ll also shop vendors providing fresh baked bread & pastries and other foods. And enjoy lively music – rain or shine. They’re there every Sunday, now, through the end of October. It’s located in the 7600 Block of SE Stark St., just west of the Academy Theater, and across the street from Mr. Plywood. For more information, learn about volunteer opportunities, to see their “Dog Friendly” policy, or look at the astounding variety of vendors there this week, see their website: CLICK HERE.

> Concert at Colwood Golf Center – Tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., NEXT 100—Celebrating 100 years of Portland Parks Golf,  Portland Parks & Recreation and neighborhood organizations and sponsors are hosting this musical event. Tonight, the concert features Speaker Minds—Hip-hop and funk. Food is typically available for purchase. Bring your picnic dinner, blanket and low beach chairs and enjoy the show. Colwood Golf Center is located at 7313 NE Columbia Blvd.

August 27
> Mill Park Neighborhood Association – Their General Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. this evening at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, located at 11560 SE Market Street. 97216. Call (503) 823-4550 or e-mail Trevor Hopper at mill.park.pdx.chair@gmail.com for more information.

August 31
> Outdoor Movie in Luuwit View Park – Tonight, starting about 6:30 p.m. it’s a “Movie in the Park” event. The evening starts off with music by Portland Kora Project—West African harp meets soul and jazz. Then, at dusk, they’ll be showing Inside Out on their big outdoor screen, with stereo sound. Bring a blanket or low beach chairs, a picnic dinner, and warmer clothing for when the sun goes down. This event is located at Luuwit View Park, NE 127th Avenue and Fremont Street.

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