If you have ever wondered how pizza crust is made or what goes on behind the scenes at a dental office, find out at the 42nd Avenue Makers’ Fair.
From noon to 6 p.m. August 23, merchants and professionals on 42nd Avenue, in the vicinity of Northeast Alberta Street, will offer tours, classes, tastings, contests and giveaways. The local business organization also has organized a scavenger hunt that may qualify … More
An always popular fun-filled street fair, Fremont Fest, will take place Saturday August 2nd from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
The event will take place in Beaumont Village, on Northeast Fremont Street, which will be closed to traffic all day between Northeast 42nd and 50th avenues, creating a safe, fun-filled pedestrian mall with four stages for live music, street vendors, food, a pub crawl, entertainment and attractions … More
“The Summer Super Sale is a great opportunity to save big, support local businesses, grab a great meal or drinks and have some fun, too,” said Murray Koodish, president of the NE Broadway Business Association.
Children should enjoy the annual pet fair at Furever Pets, at NE 19th Ave., on Sat. July 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Irvington Farmer’s Marketwill be in full swing with … More
“When my kids come in, they are on the floor and looking at a book within the first two minutes,” said Katy Fackler about A Children’s Place Bookstore.“They know everyone who works there and are really excited to see them. It’s a very family like atmosphere.”
Fackler’s unbridled enthusiasm for A Children’s Place Bookstore is well-founded. She has been a regular … More
It is probably fair to say that most people would like to stay in their homes as long as possible. But that desire might conflict with reality when seniors begin to have difficulties doing ordinary tasks. It’s a relief for them when a trusty relative or friend can bring the recycling to the street or put a box of Christmas ornaments in … More
Sunday Parkways events are scheduled throughout the city, starting May 11 in East Portland and concluding September 28 in Southwest Portland, according to the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
The series of free community events opens streets for people to walk, bike, roll and discover active transportation. An estimated 100,000 residents and visitors annually say they enjoy the traffic-free streets connecting parks and … More
Explore the Hollywood neighborhood on Saturday, March 29 from 4-6 p.m. Get to know your neighbors who own and work at some of your favorite local businesses on Northeast 42nd Avenue. The evening’s highlights include free computer training at MacPCX, a tour of Fly Dragon Spa, Kona beer samples courtesy of Popina Swimwear, and an after-party with live music at Velo Cult Bike … More
Losing weight is hard enough, but shedding extra pounds in a healthy manner and then keeping those pounds off is even tougher. That’s why wellness physician Dr. Mark Gabriel has designed an hour-long workshop that assesses everything from your exercise routine to your balance to your relationship with sugar.
Sitting in on “The Secrets of Permanent, Healthy Weight Loss” will help you identify … More
Emerald-clad marchers step off at noon Sunday, March 16, as part of the 25th Annual Northeast Neighborhood St. Paddy’s Day Parade from Fernwood/Cleary School.
Organizer Steve O’Slavik guaranteed a nice weather. “It’s going to be a great day for a parade,” quipped O’Slavik. “You can’t possibly have more fun than this on a Sunday!” For more information: (503) 282-6370 or www.st-paddys-day.com.
Artist shows drawing, painting
March 1. Open 24 hours. Artist Michael T. Hensley combines his drawing and painting in a show he calls “the light and the heavy, the spontaneous and the intentional, and in the end, revelation.” Through March 18. Gallery@The Jupiter, (503) 230-8010. Jupiter Hotel, 800 E. Burnside St.
Farmers Market offers varied products
March 1 and 15. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop for produce, meat, fish … More
Guardino shows include heart art
Feb. 1. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jenny Gray’s oil paintings and Evan Burnette’s fused glass are in the main gallery. A group show, “The Heart of the Matter,” is in the feature area. Exhibits close Feb. 25. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 … More
Volunteers may conduct a tree inventory in their neighborhoods in 2014 and, perhaps, see more trees planted and existing ones well maintained.
The Portland Park Bureau’s Urban Forestry staff will provide information about how to develop a Neighborhood Tree Plan at two sessions on January 7: Noon to 1 p.m., Room C, second floor, the Portland Building, 1120 S.W. Fifth Ave. 7-8 … More
Library offers citizenship classes
Jan. 4 to Feb. 8. 1-3 p.m. Learn the process and information needed to become a U.S. citizen in six sessions and prepare for the citizenship interview. Classes are taught by volunteers in English. Information: (503) 988-6318. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. Hollywood Library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.
Learn to paint with acrylics
Jan. 4. 1-5 p.m. Learn the … More
What: Portland Parks & Recreation Budget Dialogue: Make an important contribution to the Parks’ budget process for this year and beyond. Date: January 8, 2014 Time: 6-8 p.m. Where: St. Philip Neri Church, Varvlin Hall, 2408 S.E. 16th Ave.
Friends of Trees is encouraging Portland residents to plant trees to benefit neighborhoods in a variety of ways, including reduced air pollution, cooler temperatures in summer and added value for homes.
The organization works with Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, which requires a permit to plant in parking strips or public rights-of-way. Trees offered through the Friends are tailored to each homeowner’s … More
Alberta Street businesses will light a tree, welcome gnome hunters and serve refreshments during “ Lit Up and Local: A Month of Merriment.”
For the second year, lights will shine on a living holiday tree at 4:30 p.m. December 7 in the Courtyard at Northeast 18th Avenue and Alberta Street. Holiday music, cookies and warm drinks will be part of the free … More