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March 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Oregon Slugs

Slugs....Yes, some of you may think they are cute...but they have a way of making sure you have no foliage in your garden. They also really like your vegetables, and there is nothing like looking forward to a salad in the summer and going out to pick your fresh greens only to find a thousand tiny chunks missing from each and every leaf. Missing leaves I can handle with only a little irritation, it's the poop they leave behind that seals the non-edible deal. As exciting as this may sound,…

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Added by Melissa Moreschi on March 30, 2011 at 10:54am — No Comments

This Weekend in the Garden

  Well...the rain has got to stop sometime, and rumor has it that this weekend is a possibility for some outdoor fun. So put on your gardening shoes and lets talk plants. I am hopeful that you have already spread some of your perfectly winter-long composted material over your vegetable garden. If not, it's not too late. No tilling yet though, you will just end up with clumps of dirt. I like to spread out the compost and let it sit on top of the soil for a few weeks before I start sifting it…

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Added by Melissa Moreschi on March 29, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 26 - April 2, 2011

Hello, Portland!   This Week in Portland, our weekly Portland events blog, has just been posted.  If you're looking for things to do in Portland, you won't want to miss it!

  • Aviary Restaurant in NE Portland
  • Oba and Andina Restaurants in the Pearl District
  • First Friday Central Eastside…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 26, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 19-26, 2011

Hello, Portland and Happy Spring weekend, at last!  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted if you're looking for ideas of things to do in Portland this week.  This Week in Portland features:

  • Portland Farmer's Market Opens
  • Portland Spring Flowers
  • Portland Top Ten List
  • Portland Japanese…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 19, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

The Oregon Cat Needs Portland to Help Save Feline Lives

As The Oregon Cat nears its First Anniversary with over 500 cats rescued, We look back with great pride and a sense of accomplishment as the rookies on the block. We also look back with great sadness for those we had to say no to, those we were unable to save, and those who had no one there to speak for them. This past year was a good start, but plans for our second year include tripling our rescue numbers and providing rescue and adoption for 1500 cats and kittens. As other feline rescue… Continue

Added by The Oregon Cat on March 15, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Walk Don't Run

Yesterday I walked a 5K with friends, participating in the 33rd edition of the Shamrock Run. No running for me this time; I didn't adequately prepare (even though I kept saying I was going to train properly for the event, I instead thought about training really hard for weeks; no kidding, I put MAXIMUM effort into thinking about training, but it didn't help at all. So much for visualization!)

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on March 14, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 12-19, 2011

Hello, Portlanders.  The weekly Portland events blog, This Week in Portland, has been posted.  Come check it out, this week we've got:

  • The Portland Top Ten List
  • Portland St Patrick's Day Events
  • Shamrock Run
  • Portland Music Events, like Devo at the Crystal Ballroom
  • Portland…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 12, 2011 at 9:19am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Happy Weekend and Happy Mardis Gras!  The latest edition of the Portland Oregon Blog is up and ready for your viewing pleasure. This week we cover:

  • Mardis Gras Events
  • Downtown Portland
  • Cherry Blossoms in bloom
  • Portland events
  • The Kenton…
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Added by Angela Higgins on March 5, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Moving to Portland

Hello, I'm planning on moving to Portland, summer 2012.  I live in Central America, so this is a big move for me.  I will be going to Portland in 4 weeks and would like input as to what neighborhoods would be nice to consider living in.  Any help will greatly be appreciated!!

Added by elizabeth krebs on March 1, 2011 at 4:56am — 1 Comment

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Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival at Pearl District

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
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Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI): Student Presentations at Mercy Corps Action Center

July 28, 2016 from 2pm to 5pm
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
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Artistic Portland’s Visitors Vote for Favorite Dog Days of Summer Design at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk at Artistic Portland Co-Op

August 4, 2016 from 4pm to 7pm
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
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Portland Fruit Tree Project Orchard Banquet at Mount Tabor

August 14, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm
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
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Kat Taylor: Breaking through financial exclusion at Mercy Corps Action Center

July 27, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8pm
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
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Portland Planetary Dance at Kelley Point Park

July 17, 2016 from 10:30am to 1:30pm
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
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Volunteer at the Alberta Street Fair at Alberta Street

June 30, 2016 all day
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
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