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October 2014

Wednesday, October 1 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014

Friday, October 3 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Irving Park

    Friday, October 3 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Forest Park Colloquium

    Portland Bldg, 1120 SW Fifth Ave, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    Friday, October 3 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Join us to hear about the latest and greatest Forest Park research, discoveries and action plans. Presentations by Bureau of Environmental Services, Forest Park Conservancy, Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland State University researchers.

Tuesday, October 7 2014

  • Portland Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission Meeting #7

    Room C, 2nd Floor, Portland Building, 1120 SW Fourth Avenue; Portland, OR 97204

    Tuesday, October 7 2014, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    The 12-member Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) will analyze potential reforms of the oversight and accountability of the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services.

  • PHAC Mtg.

    PHB, 421 S.W. Sixth Ave., Fifth Floor

    Tuesday, October 7 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Portland Housing Advisory Commission

  • Public Involvement Advisory Council

    City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave

    Tuesday, October 7 2014, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 8 2014

Thursday, October 9 2014

Friday, October 10 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

    Friday, October 10 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

Saturday, October 11 2014

Monday, October 13 2014

  • ONI Bureau/Budget Advisory Committee

    City Hall, Lovejoy Room, 1221 SW 4th Ave.

    Monday, October 13 2014, 5:30 AM to 7:30 PM

    Host

    Brian G Hoop

    Monthly meeting of ONI community stakeholders, grantee organizations,  labor, and management to discuss budget, program and policy issues related to the Office of Neighborhood Involvement. All are welcome. Additional meetings occur during budget season.

Tuesday, October 14 2014

Wednesday, October 15 2014

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, October 15 2014, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • CCEH Mtg.

    Bud Clark Commons, 650 NW Irving Street, Portland OR, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room.

    Wednesday, October 15 2014, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, October 15 2014, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Portland Water Bureau Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) Meeting #1

    Fir Creek Meeting Room located on the third floor of the Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Avenue

    Wednesday, October 15 2014, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    The Portland Water Bureau is convening a Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) to guide the bureau's FY 2015-16 budget-making process.

Thursday, October 16 2014

  • Bike Lunch & Learn - Actively Moving Portland into the Future

    City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, second floor - Lovejoy Room

    Thursday, October 16 2014, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Join Margi Bradway and Art Pearce, new leadership for PBOT Active Transportation, in a discussion about their vision - and yours - on how to create a transportation system that promotes livability and sustainability as well as mobility.

  • City Council Hearing on Willamette River Greenway Inventory

    Council Chambers, City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Portland

    Thursday, October 16 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Length

    1 hour

    Public testimony is welcome at this meeting where an updated Willamette River Greenway Inventory is being adopted as a supporting document to the Willamette Greenway Plan.

  • Portland Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission - Public Meeting #2

    Room C, 2nd Floor, Portland Building, 1120 SW Fourth Avenue; Portland, OR 97204

    Thursday, October 16 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Public Meeting will include a listening session on draft recommendations.

Friday, October 17 2014 - Saturday, October 18

  • Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) Course

    Earth Advantage - 623 SW Oak St., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97205

    Friday, October 17 2014, 9:00 AM – Saturday, October 18 2014 to 5:00 PM

    Interactive six-month accreditation program on sustainable building best practices.

Friday, October 17 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Albert Kelly Park

    Friday, October 17 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Harvest Social

    Mt. Scott Community Center - 5530 SE 72nd Avenue

    Friday, October 17 2014, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    3 Hours

    A fun event for all ages!  Join us for live music, dancing, refreshments and more!

  • Harvest Hoopla

    St. Johns Community Center - 8427 N. Central - 503-823-3192

    Friday, October 17 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Bring your children and join us for Carnival games and more! (games best for children 9 and under).

Saturday, October 18 2014

  • Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit on Your Property in Portland, Oregon

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Fee

    $125.00

    For homeowners interested in building an ADU on their property.

  • Oregon Archives Crawl 2014

    Various - See Details

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Everyone is invited to join us for the Fourth Oregon Archives Crawl this October 18th, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., in celebration of Oregon Archives Month

  • Community Energy Project New Pilot Program: DIY Insulation

    422 Northeast Alberta Street, Portland, OR 97211

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Learn to insulate your unused attic space.

  • Monster Mash 4:00-6:00pm

    Southwest Community Center - 6820 SW 45th - 503-823-2840

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Fee

    $6-14

    Pre-register today!  Come for games and fun!

  • Costume Carnival

    East Portland Community Center -- 740 SE 106th - 503-823-3450

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Length

    2.5 Hours

    17th Annual Family Friendly event featuring a costume parade!

  • Monster Mash 6:30-8:30 PM

    Southwest Community Center - 6820 SW 45th - 503-823-2840

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Fee

    $6-14

    Pre-register today!  Join us for games and fun!

Sunday, October 19 2014

  • $5 5k

    Pier Park

    Sunday, October 19 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    5$ 18-up kids run free (17-younger) kids fun run (8-younger)  Rockwall, Family Avtivities , Vendors. Space is limited.

  • Building an Accessory Dwelling Unit on Your Property in Portland, Oregon

    Sunday, October 19 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Fee

    $125.00

    Intended for homeowners interested in building an ADU on their property.

  • Weatherization Workshop

    422 NE Alberta St Portland OR 97211

    Sunday, October 19 2014, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Presented by Community Energy Project

Tuesday, October 21 2014

  • Planning and Sustainability Commission Meeting

    1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 2500A

    Tuesday, October 21 2014, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    City Green Building Policy - briefing; CC2035 West Quadrant Plan - work session

  • Garden Home Community Sustainability Fair

    Garden Home Community Rec Center - 7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223. At the intersection of SW Garden Home Rd & SW Oleson Rd.

    Tuesday, October 21 2014, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Length

    3 hrs

    Hosted by the Garden Home Community Library

  • Garden Home Community Sustainability Fair

    Garden Home Community Library 7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland 97223

    Tuesday, October 21 2014, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Peruse booths on various sustainable topics and businesses from gardening to recycling to water

  • Bologna Sister City: Board Meeting

    Rose Room, City Hall

    Tuesday, October 21 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Bologna Sister City Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 22 2014

Thursday, October 23 2014

Friday, October 24 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Forest Park – Newton Rd

    Friday, October 24 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Halloween Carnival

    Mt. Scott Community Center

    Friday, October 24 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Family Friendly event!  Admission is $3/person OR 4 canned food items.

  • Monster Mash

    Peninsula Park Community Center - 700 N. Rosa Parks Way - 503-823-3620

    Friday, October 24 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Join us for family fun, food and more!

Saturday, October 25 2014

  • Bike Shop Tour

    New Seasons Market, SE Hawthorne Blvd and 41st Ave

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:45 AM to 12:30 PM

    Length

    10 miles

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Meet the hard-working women and men who take care of our rides, and find a place to call your own “LBS” (local bike shop).

  • Westmoreland Park Grand Reopening & Salmon Celebration

    Westmoreland Park, SE 22nd & Bybee

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Formal program, Native American blessing, tours, games, crafts, inter-tribal activities

  • Family Fun Day at the Portland Tram - Pumpkin Edition

    Portland Aerial Tram lower terminal, 3303 Southwest Bond Avenue, Portland, OR 97239

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Bring the kids to South Waterfront on Saturday, October 25th for family fun that’s Tram-tastic!  Crafts for kids, balloon artistry, face-painting, tours of the engine room.  All free + priceless views!

Monday, October 27 2014

  • Halloween Spooktacular

    Sellwood Community Center - 1436 SE Spokane St. - 503-823-3195

    Monday, October 27 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    1.5 Hours

    A Carnival and Café that's fun for the entire family!

Tuesday, October 28 2014

  • Portland Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission Meeting #8

    TBD

    Tuesday, October 28 2014, 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

    The 12-member Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) will analyze potential reforms of the oversight and accountability of the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services.

  • Planning and Sustainability Commission Meeting

    Portland Community College, SE Campus, Community Hall, 2305 SE 82nd (at Division), Portland, OR 97216

    Tuesday, October 28 2014, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    4 hours

  • Weatherization Workshop

    Cherry Blossom Apartments 10570 SE Cherry Blossom Drive Portland OR 97216

    Tuesday, October 28 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Presented by Community Energy Project

Wednesday, October 29 2014

Thursday, October 30 2014

Friday, October 31 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Grant Park

    Friday, October 31 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Harvest Hoopla

    Charles Jordan Community Center - 9009 N. Foss - 503-823-3631

    Friday, October 31 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Free family event with lots of harvest-time fun!