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Calendars, Meetings & Events

May 2015

Friday, May 1 2015

  • Ladybug Walk

    Pier Park

    Friday, May 1 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

Saturday, May 2 2015

Sunday, May 3 2015 - Monday, May 4

  • FredFest 2015

    SE Yamhill between Water Ave and Union Rail Road Track

    Sunday, May 3 2015, 6:00 AM – Monday, May 4 2015 to 1:00 AM

Sunday, May 3 2015

Monday, May 4 2015

Tuesday, May 5 2015

Wednesday, May 6 2015

Thursday, May 7 2015

  • First Thursday Urban Adventure Runs

    NW 19th between Vaughn and Cul-de-Sac

    Thursday, May 7 2015, 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Fleet Feet Sports to host First Thursday Urban Adventure Runs benefiting Albertina Kerr and Team in Training

  • Sapporo Sister City: Board Meeting

    Rose Room, City Hall

    Thursday, May 7 2015, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Sapporo board meeting

  • Community Budget Forum

    George Middle School, 10000 N Burr Ave, 97203

    Thursday, May 7 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    An opportunity to express your opinions on funding for programs and services.

Friday, May 8 2015

  • Ladybug Walk

    Woodstock Park

    Friday, May 8 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • TRUTH BE TOLD A Night of Storytelling in the Village!

    Multnomah Arts Center - 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland, OR 97219

    Friday, May 8 2015, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    2:00

    Ages 21 and Over. No minors admitted. - Stories include tales of places as far and near as Namibia, Ukraine, and Philadelphia. Take a journey with our storytellers and support a community cause.

Saturday, May 9 2015

  • Portland Transmission Warehouse Spring Classic Auto Event

    SE 10th between Hawthorne and Market and SE Clay between 9th and 11th

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    The 33rd Annual Spring Classic Auto Event

  • St Johns Bizarre

    N Lombard btwn Baltimore-Leavitt, N Philadelphia btwn Ivanhoe-Lombard, N Burlington btwn Lombard-Kellogg and N Leavitt btwn Ivanhoe-Lombard

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

    9th Annual St Johns Bizarre

  • Doggie Dash

    Downtown Portland Waterfront

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Fundraising event for Oregon Humane Society

  • Mother's Day Show & Sale at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

    5801 SE 28th Ave, just north of Woodstock

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 9:00 AM – Sunday, May 10 2015 to 5:00 PM

    CRYSTAL SPRINGS RHODODENDRON GARDEN will be at peak bloom time. Come and join us to view the garden.

  • St Johns Parade

    Downtown St Johns

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    53st Annual Neighborhood Parade

  • ONI Budget/Bureau Advisory Committee

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

    Saturday, May 9 2015, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    ONI's Bureau/Budget Advisory Committee helps develop recommended budgets and policy for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement. The group is composed of ONI grantee partner organizations, neighborhood associations and at-large community members.

Sunday, May 10 2015

  • Mother's Day

    Everywhere

    Sunday, May 10 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • East Portland Sunday Parkways

    East Portland - click link for map of route

    Sunday, May 10 2015, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Length

    7 miles

    Our first Sunday Parkways of the year. The route will highlight some of the beautiful natural areas that are located in East Portland, such as the newly finished Foster Floodplain Natural Area as well as Lents, Ed Benedict, Glenwood and Bloomington Parks.

Tuesday, May 12 2015

  • Quick Fix Bike Breakfast - North Portland

    N Willamette Blvd and N Ainsworth St

    Tuesday, May 12 2015, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

    Celebrate Bike Month - stop by for a quick fix: coffee and treats to fuel the rider, inflation and lubrication for the bike. Go to www.PDXBikeMonth.com for the full schedule of events.

  • Planning and Sustainability Commission Meeting

    1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 2500A

    Tuesday, May 12 2015, 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM

    Length

    4 hours

    Comprehensive Plan Update — work session

  • Cycling Essentials class

    PCC Cascade Campus, 705 N Killingsworth St, Student Center Room 306 (above the Library)

    Tuesday, May 12 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Want more information on how to prepare, stay comfortable and safe, and find the best routes? Come join this interactive session and build your cycling confidence. Pre-registration required

Wednesday, May 13 2015

Thursday, May 14 2015 - Friday, May 15

  • Friend Raiser

    NE Stanton between Williams and Rodney

    Thursday, May 14 2015, 7:00 AM – Friday, May 15 2015 to 10:00 AM

    Friends of the Children are closing the street for their Friend Raiser event

Friday, May 15 2015

  • Ladybug Walk

    Maricara Natural Area

    Friday, May 15 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

Saturday, May 16 2015 - Sunday, May 17

  • Red Dress Party Portland

    NW Wilson between 26th and 27th

    Saturday, May 16 2015, 8:00 AM – Sunday, May 17 2015 to 5:00 PM

    Red Dress Party Portland

Saturday, May 16 2015

Sunday, May 17 2015

  • Kenton Street Fair

    N Denver between Interstate and Watts

    Sunday, May 17 2015, 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    Kenton Street Fair

  • Rock N Roll Half Marathon and 10K

    Downtown Portland Waterfront

    Sunday, May 17 2015, 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    3nd Annual Rock n Roll half marathon, starting at Rose Festival headquarters

  • Portland Flea

    SE Pine St between Grand and 6th Ave

    Sunday, May 17 2015, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Portland Flea

  • Family Ride to the Tram

    Splendid Cycles, 407 SE Ivon St

    Sunday, May 17 2015, 12:15 PM to 2:30 PM

    Length

    6.5 miles

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Bike, walk, and fly on this kid-friendly route to the Gibbs Pedestrian Bridge and Portland Aerial Tram. Free ride on the Tram included!

  • Portland Mennonite Church BBQ

    SE Main St between 35th and 36th

    Sunday, May 17 2015, 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Church bbq

Monday, May 18 2015

  • Couch Park Playground Meeting

    NWDA Annual Meeting, Legacy Good Samaritan, Building 2, Auditorium, 1015 NW 22nd Ave

    Monday, May 18 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Tuesday, May 19 2015

  • Quick Fix Bike Breakfast- SE

    SE Lincoln St and Cesar Chavez

    Tuesday, May 19 2015, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

    Celebrate Bike Month - stop by for a quick fix: coffee and treats to fuel the rider, inflation and lubrication for the bike. Go to www.PDXBikeMonth.com for the full schedule of events.

  • Bologna Sister City: Board Meeting

    Rose Room, City Hall

    Tuesday, May 19 2015, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Bologna Sister City Board Meeting

  • Low-Car Living class

    PCC Cascade Campus, 705 N Killingsworth St, Student Center Room 306 (above the Library)

    Tuesday, May 19 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    We'll cover maps, apps, and online tools for using transit, car sharing, biking and more. Save time, save money, and save yourself car-ownership headaches.

Wednesday, May 20 2015

  • Portland Farmer's Market at Shemanski Park

    SW Main St between W Park and E Park

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Farmers Market

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • CCEH Mtg.

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

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Budget Committee Public Hearing

    City Hall

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

  • Low-Car Living class

    PCC CLIMB Center, 1626 SE Water Ave (at Clay St)

    Wednesday, May 20 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    We'll cover maps, apps, and online tools for using transit, car sharing, biking and more. Save time, save money, and save yourself car-ownership headaches.

Thursday, May 21 2015

  • Quick Fix Bike Breakfast - SW Portland

    SW Barbur Blvd and Hamilton Ave

    Thursday, May 21 2015, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

    Celebrate Bike Month - stop by for a quick fix: coffee and treats to fuel the rider, inflation and lubrication for the bike. Go to www.PDXBikeMonth.com for the full schedule of events.

  • ORcycle - Bike Lunch and Learn talk

    City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, 2nd Floor - Lovejoy Room

    Thursday, May 21 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    ORcycle - Capturing Real-Life Trip Data to Improve Biking, presented by Miguel Figliozzi, Ph.D.  A smartphone app designed to provide feedback about bicycle routes, infrastructure and crashes/accidents.

  • City Council Meeting

    Thursday, May 21 2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Friday, May 22 2015

  • Ladybug Walk

    Powell Butte Nature Park

    Friday, May 22 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

Saturday, May 23 2015

  • Reed Canyon Bird Walks

    Reed Canyon, Reed College Campus, Greenwood Building

    Saturday, May 23 2015, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    Length

    one hour

    Come celebrate migratory birds in the city!

  • Reed Canyon Bird Walks

    Reed Canyon, Reed College Campus, Greenwood Building

    Saturday, May 23 2015, 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM

    Length

    one hour

    Come celebrate migratory birds in the city!

  • March Against Monsanto PDX

    Starts from Shemanski Park in the S. Park Blocks of Downtown

    Saturday, May 23 2015, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Protest march against the Monsanto Corporation

  • Reed Canyon Bird Walk

    Reed Canyon, Reed College Campus, Greenwood Building

    Saturday, May 23 2015, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Length

    one hour

    Come celebrate migratory birds in the city!

Monday, May 25 2015

Tuesday, May 26 2015

Wednesday, May 27 2015

  • Portland Farmer's Market at Shemanski Park

    SW Main St between W Park and E Park

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    Farmers Market

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • IPR Information Session

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

  • Khabarovsk Sister City: Meeting

    Pettygrove Room, City hall

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Khabarovsk sister city board meeting

  • Multnomah Chorus Performance

    Multnomah Arts Center - 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland, OR 97219

    Wednesday, May 27 2015, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    1:00

    Come hear the beautiful mixing of voices that make choral music personal andunique in the world of music. The well-deserved reputation of the Multnomah Chorus continues to grow. Come experience it for yourself.

Thursday, May 28 2015

Friday, May 29 2015 - Sunday, May 31

Friday, May 29 2015

  • Ladybug Walk

    Alberta Park

    Friday, May 29 2015, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Food Cart Friday at Central Catholic High School

    SE 24th Ave between Stark and Oak

    Friday, May 29 2015, 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

  • Tedx Portland

    SW 3rd Ave between Clay and Market

    Friday, May 29 2015, 8:00 PM – Sunday, May 31 2015 to 9:00 AM

    Tedx Portland to close street for a community event

Saturday, May 30 2015

  • St Johns Farmers Market

    N Philadelphia between Lombard and Ivanhoe

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    St Johns Farmers Market Saturdays from May 30th - October 24th

  • Walk for Water / Coffee-landia

    SE Oak St between 7th - 8th

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 8:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    A community event to benefit Portland Global Initiatives

  • Cycle the Well Field

    9920 NE Cascades Parkway, in Portland

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM

    The Portland Water Bureau and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council invite you to Cycle the Well Field, a bicycle tour of Portland’s groundwater drinking water source.

  • Rogue River Brewing Company intersection repair project

    SE 9th and Yamhill

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 10:00 AM – Monday, June 1 2015 to 6:00 AM

    Rogue River Brewing Co to close the intersection of 9th and Yamhill for intersection painting

  • Celebrate the New Futsal Court at Col. Summers Park

    Col. Summers Park

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Celebrate the New Futsal Court at Col. Summers Park

  • Starlight Run

    Starts from Lincoln High School SW 16th and Jefferson

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 7:45 PM to 8:30 PM

    Annual Costumed Run in advance of the Starlight Parade

  • Rose Festival Starlight Parade

    Downtown Portland

    Saturday, May 30 2015, 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

    Portland's Annual nightime Rose Festival Parade

Sunday, May 31 2015

  • Ecliptic Beer Mile

    Ecliptic Brewing 825 N Cook

    Sunday, May 31 2015, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Running event 21 and over