By Heather Waisanen


There’s no Kerns Neighborhood Association meeting this month. Next one is Sept. 17. Instead we are throwing our annual National Night Out picnic and invite our neighbors to join us for food, music and fun. The picnic is Tuesday, August 5 from 6 pm – dark at Oregon Park at NE 30th and Oregon. There’ll be free food, live music, a raffle, silent auction and more. Hot dogs provided by KNA. A neighborhood business exhibition. Raffle and auction items donated by local businesses.

Thank you to these neighborhood businesses and organizations who are supporting the picnic as of July 23:  Illume Day Spa, InnerGate Acupuncture, Oregon Children’s Theater, Opal 28, Norse Hall, Pairings Portland, See See Coffee, Tapalaya, and Triangle Productions.

The picnic is one of the best-attended picnics in the city of Portland. For more information: