Ahoy Portland! No plans for the weekend? Well, the weather promises to be awesome-- upper 70s and sunny. Perfect for the Portland Polish Festival which should be on your calendar for this weekend if it isn't already!
About the Portland Polish Festival:
"The Polish Festival, one of Oregon's premier ethnic events, celebrates it's 15th anniversary Sept. 26-27 on the Polish Library Hall and St. Stanislaus Church grounds at 3916 N. Interstate Ave. Admission… Continue
Saturday, September 26th, 10 am - 5 pm
The festival runs from SE 5oth & Powell to SE 93rd & Foster. There will be a trolly operating all day, bands, children's activities, bouncy inflatables, artist presentations, sidewalk arts & crafts booth, food vendors, and lots of international flavor!
MorphisStudios is sponsoring a Community Arts Booth with hourly presentations from local artists and teachers. There will be kids activities all day (coloring, collaging), and you… Continue
So, i live in a small town in Alaska and plan on moving to Portland when my lease is up in February.
I do not know anyone in Portland or any of the surrounding areas! I have never been to Portland either, the closest i have been is Medford lol.
How hard is it to get a job right now? i know the jobs are pretty limited right now but if you are not picky how hard is it?
What about Apartments? Does anyone know of some good 1 bedroom apartments that are around 700 + utilities? I want… Continue
We just made it in last Sunday from the Bay Area and I couldn't be happier. We are in the NW area and one block north of NE Alberta and life couldn't be better. I'm glad to know that Portland is home to one of the leading Multiple Sclerosis research and treatment centers in the nation- something I'm just finding out. I wont feel so alone with this.
It's getting dark out...so...early...ugh. I found myself over sleeping all this week because it is just darker in my bedroom. My alarm clock broke, and I tend to wake up naturally early anyway...but not this week. This is a sign that our darker (and wetter) months are soon upon us. But have no fear, it isn't too late for more Portland outdoor fun. In fact, you know we have lots of autumn classics in store, like the Maize at the…Continue
Woo boy, it is hot out today. This is that time of year when our Portland weather can mysteriously change overnight. One day it feels like summer time (like today), and the next you could swear that summer is gone forever because it is cool and rainy. I love autumn in Portland, although I am already feeling the nostalgic pang of this summer's past. I love to stroll through the streets of Irvington, which features huge old trees, and watch the leaves change colors. Soon,… Continue
Added by Lorri E. on September 12, 2009 at 9:24am —
I am moving to your city in about and month and have a few questions for members of the community.
I am 32, single, two golden retrievers, looking for place to rent on VERY low budget. Moving to start over after life-shattering event that left me with almost nothing. I am used to a higher quality of life than I will be ablel to provide for myself, but I suppose you have to start somewhere. When I was there last summer for the first htime I fell in love,… Continue
Seeking recommendations for veterinarians in/around Lake Oswego. I have mostly geriatric dogs, so senior canine care is my primary concern. I'll be new in town so your suggestions will be a welcome guide.
Happy Labor Day Weekend! I overslept this morning and woke up to the soft pitter-patter of raindrops falling outside my window, and now that I have already gone out for coffee, I see that it is indeed an overcast and drizzly kind of day out there today, the kind that looks like it might linger for awhile. Like maybe all weekend long. Bummer. If you had planned on outdoor activities today in Portland, you might need to wait until mid-day, when weather.com is promising at least *some* sun… Continue
Join us for Katie Scherman + Artists, the third show of our 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox!Katie Scherman, 2009 Princes Grace Award Winner and former BodyVox dancer, premieres her second evening length work, following the success of “Complicated Women” which premiered at Performance Works NW as part of her 2016 Alembic Artist Residency. “To Have It All” is an evening length performance featuring past works by Scherman and a new original work exploring the stories of women as they…See More
Experience a team sport like no other at the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, February 22-24 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Synchronized skating combines the pageantry and skill of figure skating with the excitement of a team sport. Nearly 1,600 skaters representing 100 of the nation’s top synchronized skating teams will descend on Portland for three days of thrilling competition as they vie for a U.S. Championship title and a spot at the ISU World Synchronized Championships in…See More
Join Chef2Go’s tour of Portland’s east side Asian food markets. Just in time to take advantage of Lunar New Year specialties to usher in the Year of the Dog. Explore some of the best mom and pop markets to shop for fresh, inexpensive produce, seafood, spices, and other Asian food. Chef Surja generously shares recipes and tips on purchasing the right ingredients for making great Asian dishes. Tour starts with a fabulous gourmet Chinese banquet. WHERE: Notification after…See More
January 26, 2018 at 7:30pm to January 27, 2018 at 8:30pm
Rogue Pack returns to Fertile Ground with "Truth AND Dare." Foster girls ages 10-18 return to Sellwood Playhouse for an evening of storytelling and improvisational comedy. Rogue Pack teens from Boys & Girls Aid give voice to their truths and dare to improvise, taking the stage with original and biographical writing, dare to peel away society and labels, facing the unknown while collaborating with audiences.Bring suggestions and Rogue Pack will dare to be truthful, and create new works……See More
ACLU: "They Report to You" Daniel Lewkow of ACLU Oregon will speak about the ACLU’s “They Report to You” campaign, a major initiative to make Oregon's criminal justice system more effective, fair and accountable. Most people don’t know who their district attorney is much less how much power they have in the Oregon criminal justice system. But because they are elected officials, voters can elect DAs who will reform the system to be fairer and more accountable. This campaign gives voters…See More
January 13, 2018 at 7:30pm to February 17, 2018 at 10:30pm
AstoriaBy Chris ColemanBased on the book ASTORIA: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter StarkU.S. Bank Main StageJanuary 13 – February 17, 2018 SEVEN PERFORMANCES ONLY!Adapted from the best-selling true story by Peter Stark; a harrowing dual journey — one over land, one by sea. Just two years after the Lewis and Clark expedition concluded, President Jefferson and John Jacob Astor turn their sights westward and begin one…See More