This week, the Portland City Council authorized an agreement to accept $2 million from the Oregon Department of Transportation for the design and construction of the Seventies Neighborhood Greenway. It will run north to south, just east of 82nd Ave.
And if you’re fired up about cycling, there are dozens of themed rides this weekend and throughout the month with Pedalpalooza!
The Montavilla Neighborhood Association is considering bringing a sanctioned houselessness camp to the neighborhood. For more information, go here.
A proposed recycling center in Lents is drawing concerns from neighbors.
As of Thursday, Academy Theater is back open after a fire earlier this month!
An excellent slate of second-run films are playing now, including “Lu Over the Wall”, both “Back to the Future” films, “A Wrinkle in Time”, “Black Panther”, and several other great films.
Paint the Town Green! is sponsored by SOLVE (originally Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism) and it’s bringing together several Southeast / East Portland neighborhoods to pick up trash and paint over graffiti along 82nd Ave on June 16th.
For more information on the program, go here or choose your neighborhood above.
The beautiful game; the world’s game… Portland Mercado is showing World Cup games. For more details and a specific schedule, visit their Facebook page.
Portland Mercado, 7238 SE Foster Rd * all weekend
Lents International Farmers Market:
“Portland’s only internationally focused market, LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally unique produce to the diverse Lents community and offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrant, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, & Russian farmers.”
SE 92nd and Reedway between Foster and Harold * 9 am – 2 pm
Eid is Islamic holiday celebrating the end of the month of Ramadan. The celebration is sponsored by the Somali Women Coalition of Portland.