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Mt. Tabor Nature Walks and Workshops

The Friends of Mt. Tabor Park is offering two free activities to learn about the biology, history and culture of Mt. Tabor Park–the Saturday Morning Nature and Art Program and …

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Free Eviction Defense Services

Portland Housing Bureau has contracted with Oregon Law Center and Portland Community College to provide free legal service to low-income renters facing eviction, regardless of immigration status, through the Eviction …

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SE Uplift Community Grants Program

SE Uplift has two community grants open to projects taking place or benefitting community members within the organization’s boundaries. Proposals will be reviewed and scored using SE Uplift’s Board-approved Equity …

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Portland Trash Cleanup Resources

The Bureau of Planning & Sustainability (BPS) has put together a comprehensive list identifying how Portlanders can report, organize and remove unwanted trash from the city.  Report trash near encampments …

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Public Comment Sought on Cost Savings for Burnside Bridge Replacement

Multnomah County is inviting the public to share their views on cost-saving ideas for the project to replace the 95-year-old Burnside Bridge through a public survey.  The survey and an …

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Leaf Day 2021

Leaf Day, Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) annual service to provide cleaner, safer streets, keep storm drains clear to ensure intersections don’t flood, takes place in November and December. The …

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Enjoy Fall’s Pear Harvest with Beer and Cheese Pairings

Did you know that Oregon’s official state fruit is the pear? The state ranks second in the nation in pear production, joining Washington and California to make up the majority …

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‘Everybody Reads’ Book Chosen

Multnomah County Library (MCL) has selected its 2022 Everybody Reads book choice and it is a first for the program.  The graphic memoir, Good Talk: A memoir in conversations by …

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Citizen Science and Restoration Trips

The Cascade Forest Conservancy is looking for volunteers to join them for fall Citizen Science and Restoration Trips. Opportunities include Yellowjacket Creek planting and surveying streams for lamprey. As a …

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PP&R Seeks Feedback on Tennis Courts

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is currently seeking feedback on Portland’s tennis courts to inform the Outdoor Tennis Courts and Emerging Recreation Strategy for programming, maintenance and use of outdoor …

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August 2021 Events

Rail Heritage Center Reopens – The engine house where the locomotives reside at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center is now open 1-5 pm, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Oregon Pacific …

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Sunday Parkways

Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) brings back Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente with a new Choose Your Own Portland Adventure format featuring free and fun online classes and events …

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Summer Meals through PP&R and ODE

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) provides free meals for youth ages 1-18 this summer with their Free Lunch + Play program.  There are no applications or income requirements to access …

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Laurelhurst Elementary Auction

Laurelhurst Elementary School holds a virtual auction Saturday, June 5, 6-8 pm. View the catalog at The auction benefits Laurelhurst Elementary and the PPS Parent Fund. Questions? Email


The holiday, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of African American slaves. Visit …

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Youth Job Fair

The Portland Youth Opportunity Fair is a job and resource fair for youth aged 16-24, that takes place Friday, May 7, 11 am. Find resources to prepare for the fair …

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DOZA Hearing

City Council will hear public testimony on the Design Overlay Zone Amendments (DOZA) project Wednesday, May 12, 2 pm. Watch the virtual meeting at

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