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
Through his work, Northeast Portland artist CJ Hurley strives to unify art and life. With more than twenty years of experience, he describes his journey as an artist as an unfolding flower. His belief that all of the arts are of equal importance to the human environment is what inspires him.
Hurley spent the better part of this year isolated in his small studio inside his Laurelhurst neighborhood home creating … More
The event for ages 13 and older will include materials, instructions and demonstrations in a variety of mediums and styles, said spokeswoman Mary Grout. Ornaments, cards and holiday decorations are among the items participants … More
A Bubbly Spectacular Get your holiday sparkle on at Bar Vivant and Pix
Owner Cheryl Wakerhauser has amassed the largest collection of champagne in the country, with more than 250 bottles. A Bubbly Spectacular will feature samples from sixty bottles of champagne and sparkling wine from around the globe, along with fresh oysters from local restaurateurs, Eat and Parish.
‘Giving Tree’ to aid local residents
Dec. 1-15. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. The Albertina Kerr Giving Tree will be on display for those who want to fulfill holiday gift wishes for the community’s vulnerable residents. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
‘Northeast Village’ plan under discussion
Dec. 1. 2-3:30 p.m. Get … More
Rain or shine, the 39th annual Ross-Hollywood Veterans Day parade will bring marching bands, youth groups and military veterans into the heart of the business district starting at 9:45 a.m. November 11.
A new event, the Hollywood Veterans Mile Race, will begin shortly before the marchers step out toward Sandy Boulevard. Participants may run in honor of a veteran.
The parade will start at Northeast 40th Avenue and Hancock Street, … More
Day of Dead art
Nov. 1. Continues through November. Thirty-four artists join in a Day of the Dead group show ranging from stylized, whimsical and political to painfully personal interpretations. Main gallery features Paul X. Rutz with figurative works in oil and Christopher B. Wagner with carved sculpture from reclaimed lumber. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. … More
Tony Starlight and his band will present “A Blast from the Past,” with music from the golden era of rock ‘n roll, to benefit Off the Couch Events, a socialization/educational program for differently-abled adults age 18 and older.
Concordia shows ‘flamboyant’ art
Oct. 3. Continues to Nov. 19. An exhibit, “Art=Creative,” features flamboyant works by six local artists: Michael Collins, Peter Schmidt, Gary Hirsch, Judy Jacks, John Smith and Harry Groth. Reception with artists from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 13. Free. Library hours: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 10 … More
By Erin Jaurigue Hollywood Farmers Market board member
The Hollywood Farmers Marketis now accepting applications to join its board of directors in January 2014. Board membership offers an opportunity for volunteers, vendors and market lovers to become involved in the nonprofit organization.
The board welcomes applications from individuals enthusiastic about the Market, especially those with backgrounds in the areas of food policy, nutrition, nonprofit organizations, community outreach, human resources, … More
On July 27, several members of the neighborhood, business community and the Stoll family gathered to dedicate the new public plaza in the Hollywood District.City Commissioner Amanda Fritz and former Mayor Sam Adams assisted in the unveiling of the bronze plaque that reads “Stoll Plaza — Honoring Norm & Helen Stoll for their years of support of our neighborhood, our … More
The eighth annual Summer in September Jambalaya Festival & BBQ, featuring a Creole-style family recipe, is planned from noon to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at Dawson Park, between North Williams and Vancouver Avenues, from Morris to Stanton streets.