By Heather Waisanen

Come out and celebrate National Night Out with the Kerns Neighborhood Association and your neighbors at our Annual National Night Out picnic Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 6 pm to dark in Oregon Park (NE 30th & Oregon St). There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, music, a raffle, silent auction, crafts and games for the kids, and neighborhood  business exhibitions.

Thurs., Aug. 13 enjoy a Movie in the Park at our neighborhood park, Oregon Park (NE 30th & Oregon St).  Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. Entertainment starts at 6:30 with music from The Sale. Film starts at dusk. This year we’re screening the movie“Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.

We’re taking a break for August; our next meeting will be Wed., Sept. 16.

Find out what’s happening in the neighborhood all month long… Follow our Facebook page ( and/or join our group. Our website: