If you missed it, Mayor Ted Wheeler visited the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association meeting earlier this month. There was extensive coverage, including all the questions he answered from neighbors, in The Bee.
At the Montavilla Neighborhood Association meeting this week, there was a presentation from Proud Ground (“Proud Ground creates permanently affordable homeownership opportunities for first-time homebuyers using the Community Land Trust model.”). The video is here.
“The monthly IMPACT! Hi-Fi gathering is coming back to Misdemeanor Meadows. The is a COMMUNITY DJ event so come through and bring your records! Take a turn on the tables and dance, dance, dance! Never a cover, always fire!”
Misdemeanor Meadows, 6920 SE 52nd Ave * 7 pm – 10 pm * free
Artes Soleil Block Party:
“We are celebrating Community!!! Please join Arte Soleil in partnership with Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association, Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Association, and Lents Gilbert Church for our First Annual Block Party. There will be art demonstrations, music, kids activities, food and much more.”
5530 SE 122nd Ave * 11 am – 6 pm
“Outgrowing Hunger is hosting this event for their gardeners, friends, and curious onlookers to help celebrate another fruitful year. They’ll start with harvesting fresh produce, then members of the various communities they serve will lead preparing favorite dishes right in the garden. Following a short workshop on preparing your garden for the winter, participants will have a chance to taste and share food from all over the world. This will be a hosted potluck style event; they will have a few dishes with enough food for everyone, and you are also invited to bring a favorite food to share.”
Neighborhoods Community Gardens, 835 SE 162nd Ave * 2 pm – 5 pm
AAAH “Taste of Lents” Festival:
“Live Music Performances by: Erotic City Prince Tribute Band, Kirk Green Band & more. Face Painting by Mystique’s Fancy Faces; youth activities and arts & crafts.”
Lents Park, Corner of SE 92nd and Holgate * noon – 6 pm
Teens, Launch Your Own Podcast Today!:
“Have you ever wanted to have your own radio show? Dreamed of making the next This American Life or Serial? In two hours, Josh Boykin can take you from an idea to a real-life podcast! Using Anchor.fm, anyone can make a professional-sounding show directly from their phone: no fancy hardware, expensive computers, or difficult editing needed!
Free tickets available 15 minutes in advance.”
Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 3 pm – 4:30 pm
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
“Prepare mooncakes to honor the Mid-Autumn Festival. Come and learn how to make mooncakes – samples and instructions will be provided. We’ll also explore digital resources for learning how to cook Southeast Asian cuisine.”
Holgate Library, 7905 SE Holgate Blvd * 3:15 pm