"Hello St. John's! The Sitton PTA is holding our annual Spring Carnival on June 5th 1-4pm. We are in need to volunteers to help this community event go smoothly. Let me know if you would like to help out! Thanks!"
"Angela is right on about this but as an alternate - and I've done this - if you DO drive you can park in OMSI's parking lot and walk along the Eastbank Esplanade to find a spot (it gets crowded fairly early). The key is to get the hell out…"
I would take the train (or ride your bike) down to the Tom McCall waterfront and saddle up to watch the fireworks at the blues festival where the admission is canned food and a few dollars-- all of which goes to the Oregon Food Bank.…"
This is our first year in Portland and was wondering if someone could give me advice on where to go watch fireworks for the 4th of July. I don't really feel like paying to watch. We live in St. John's. Is Pier Park way too far away to see anything? How is it taking the train downtown to watch? When should we leave to go downtown if that's where we need to go?
"My husband and I moved up here in January from Las Vegas. We check craigslist a couple of times a day. There's new postings everyday. Right when we thought we found the perfect home the next we check on it it would be rented out already. But…"
Looking for fun things to do with the kids? Let’s share information about Portland area baby/toddler/kid friendly places, activities, events, music, and restaurants. Maybe even meet for an occasional walk with the strollers for us new parents!See More
September 3, 2016 at 10am to September 5, 2016 at 6pm
Art In The Pearl®, Portland Oregon’s annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, occurs every year on Labor Day weekend. The 20th annual festival will occur this Labor Day Weekend in the Pearl District’s North Park Blocks – September 3-5, 2016! The Festival is FREE and requires NO TICKETS for entry. Art In The Pearl has been named one of the top 10 Arts and Crafts Festivals in the country. The festival fills the Northwest Portland Park blocks with art, theater, music, and hands-on activities for…See More
For the fifth year, the Mercy Corps Action Center with Portland State University welcomes student leaders from the MENA region to study conflict resolution, leadership, democratic systems, and project management. During their time at Mercy Corps, they build their understanding of the necessary steps and tools for effective project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.…See More
At the First Thursday Art Gallery Art Walk on August 4, 2016 between 4-7 p.m., Artist Co-operative Artistic Portland will welcome the Dog Days of Summer with their unique designs. The Co-operative is challenging its member artists to present their interpretations of man’s best friend. All of the creations will be on view through the month of August and visitors are asked to provide feedback in the form of a vote for their favorite interpretation. Some of these original art pieces will be…See More
Renowned chef Roberto Almodóvar of Clyde Common restaurant will serve a delicious multi-course meal that showcases local, seasonal and sustainable products at the Tabor Tilth Farm, a permaculture wonderland at the base of Mt. Tabor. All proceeds benefit the Portland Fruit Tree product, providing equitable access to healthful food and strengthening communities by empowering neighbors.See More
Globally, over 2.5 billion people are excluded or underserved by financial systems. Mercy Corps works to introduce new, or expand existing, financing mechanisms and products through a diverse range of models to strengthen access to financial services. Here in Oregon, one in four people live in "asset poverty." Mercy Corps’ domestic program — Mercy Corps Northwest — works with low-income populations in a variety of ways, including helping provide access to financial education and services. …See More
Portland Planetary Dance is a dance with a purpose. It aims to bring peace among people and harmony with the Earth. We each dedicate our dance to someone or something in need of support (e.g., a sick or dying loved one, a troubled species, a child facing difficulties, etc.) before entering the dance arena. As people run, walk, or simply stand in a series of concentric circles we create a moving mandala. By dancing to the steady heartbeat of the drums, we become one collective body, and each…See More
We need your help in putting on The Alberta Street Fair, one of Portland’s most beloved neighborhood street festivals, in a day featuring an eclectic collection of activities celebrating the diversity and uniqueness found only on Alberta. With a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available (from serving beer in one of the beer gardens to helping with children's activities!), there's bond to be something you'll love doing. Most volunteer shifts are 3 hours long. In addition to helping put…See More