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May 2016

Sunday, May 1 2016

  • Cinco de Mayo Run

    Pioneer Square and Downtown

    Sunday, May 1 2016, 7:45 AM to 11:30 AM

    5K, 10K and Half Marathon Running Event

Monday, May 2 2016 - Sunday, July 31

  • Better Naito

    Naito Parkway between Main - Couch

    Monday, May 2 2016, 8:00 AM – Sunday, July 31 2016 to 10:00 PM

    One northbound motor vehicle lane on SW Naito Parkway will be converted to open space for the public to walk and bike safely to this summer's festivals and community events.

Tuesday, May 3 2016

  • PHAC Mtg.

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

    Tuesday, May 3 2016, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Portland Housing Advisory Commission

  • Portland Utility Board Meeting

    Portland Building, Second Floor, Room B (1120 SW 5th Avenue, Portland, OR)

    Tuesday, May 3 2016, 3:30 PM to 6:30 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Regular meeting of the Portland Utility Board.

Wednesday, May 4 2016 - Wednesday, November 23

  • Portland Farmers Market

    SW Main St between E Park and W Park

    Wednesday, May 4 2016, 7:00 AM – Wednesday, November 23 2016 to 4:00 PM

    Portland Farmers Market at Shemanski Park

Wednesday, May 4 2016

Thursday, May 5 2016

Friday, May 6 2016

  • MAC Spring Arts & Crafts Sale

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol HWY, Portland, OR 97219

    Friday, May 6 2016, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    Just in time for Mother's Day

  • Ladybug Walk

    Woodstock Park

    Friday, May 6 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • MAC Youth Art Show

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol HWY, Portland, OR 97219

    Friday, May 6 2016, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    See our young artists’ work on display in the MAC gallery!

Saturday, May 7 2016

Sunday, May 8 2016

  • Mother's Day

    Everywhere

    Sunday, May 8 2016, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Better NE Broadway

    NE Broadway between 7th and 24th

    Sunday, May 8 2016, 5:45 PM – Sunday, May 15 2016 to 7:00 PM

    Better Block is working with the neighborhood and business associations to enhance the NE Broadway streetscape by adding programmed space in the current parking lane, temporary crosswalks, etc.

Monday, May 9 2016

  • Vision Zero Portland Listening Session

    Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., Lorenzen Conference Center, room 1700 and 1702

    Monday, May 9 2016, 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM

    Portland's Vision Zero Executive Committee will talk with stakeholders and hear from community members about making our streets safe.

Tuesday, May 10 2016

Wednesday, May 11 2016

  • City Council Meeting AM

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • Water Managers Advisory Board

    Rockwood Water People’s Utility District, 19601 NE Halsey St, Gresham, Oregon

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Monthly meeting of water utility managers

  • Brown Bag Lunch with FEMA Region 10 Oregon Insurance Commission

    Portland Building, Second Floor, Auditorium (1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR)

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Length

    1 hour

  • City Council Meeting PM

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • PDC Board of Commissioners meeting

    PDC, 222 NW Fifth Ave

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

    Regular meeting

  • PDC Gateway Action Plan Open House

    IRCO, 10301 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97220

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Get involved in the 5-year action plan for the Gateway neighborhood.

  • Shop by Bike class

    Go Lloyd, 700 NE Multnomah St, 3rd floor

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Host

    Jeffrey S Smith

    Do you ever take the car because you have too much to carry on a bike? Come find out how to conveniently transport things by bike. We'll conclude with you building your own "bike bucket." Co-hosted by BTA's Women Bike program and Go Lloyd.

Thursday, May 12 2016 - Friday, May 13

  • Friends of the Children Friend Raiser

    NE Stanton between Williams - Rodney

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 7:00 AM – Friday, May 13 2016 to 10:00 AM

    Friend Raiser for Friends of the Children

Thursday, May 12 2016

  • NEW TIME: Public Hearing on City and PDC Budget

    City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, 97204

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    3.5 hrs.

    Hearing on City and PDC Budget

  • Living Cully Loop walk

    Rigler School, the west side of NE 55th Ave & Going St

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    3.5 miles

    Host

    Richard Cassidy

    The route will stop by 3 parks, and new developments happening in the neighborhood, including a stop at the new Thomas Cully Park. Families and children are welcome.

  • Budget Committee Public Hearing (City Hall)

    City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave., Portland, OR 97204

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Public Hearing on the Portland Housing Bureau budget for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Friday, May 13 2016 - Monday, May 16

  • Whiskey Town

    SE 2nd between Alder - Morrison

    Friday, May 13 2016, 12:01 AM – Monday, May 16 2016 to 8:00 AM

    The Luna Foundation hosts Whiskey Town to benefit Children's Cancer Association

Friday, May 13 2016

  • Quick Fix Bike Breakfast

    NE Going St and 17th Ave

    Friday, May 13 2016, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

    Celebrate Bike Month and Walk+Bike to School Challenge Month - stop by on your way to work or school for a quick fix: coffee and treats to fuel the rider, inflation and lubrication for the bike.

  • Ladybug Walk

    Pier Park

    Friday, May 13 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

Saturday, May 14 2016

  • Hollywood Farmers Market

    NE Hancock between 44th and 45th

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Hollywood Farmers Market

  • Doggie Dash

    Waterfront Park

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Annual Oregon Humane Society Fundraiser

  • St Johns Bizarre

    N Lombard between Barltimore-Leavitt, N Philadelphia between Lombard-Ivanhoe, N Alta between Lombard-Alley, N Leavitt between Lombard-Ivanhoe, N Burlington between Lombard-Kellogg

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

    10th Annual St Johns Bizarre

  • Hayhurst Auction

    SW Iowa between 50th - 55th Dr (in front of Hayhurst Elementary)

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

    Hayhurst PTA host the Hayhurst Auction

  • St Johns Parade

    Downtown St Johns

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    54st Annual Neighborhood Parade

  • NW Chinese Alliance hosts Chinatown Saturday Performance

    NW Davis between 3rd - 4th

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    NW Chinese Alliance hosts Chinatown Saturday Performances

Sunday, May 15 2016

  • Kenton Street Fair

    N Denver between Watts - Interstate

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

    The annual Kenton Street Fair

  • FredFest

    SE Yamhill between 2nd and Water

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM

    Hair of the Dog Brewing Co hosts FredFest

  • Ecliptic Beer Mile

    Ecliptic Brewing 825 N Cook

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Second Annual Mile Run

  • Sunday Parkways

    East

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    PBOT Sponsored Event

  • New Portlanders Cultural Celebration & Family Day

    Bloomington Park, SE 100th Ave & Steele St.

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    A celebration that honors all Portland families

Tuesday, May 17 2016

  • Planning and Sustainability Commission Meeting

    The Portland Building: 1120 SW 5th Ave, Room C (2nd floor)

    Tuesday, May 17 2016, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    4 hours

    Continuation of Mixed Use Zones hearing

  • Cycling Essentials class

    Go Lloyd, 700 NE Multnomah St, 3rd floor

    Tuesday, May 17 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Host

    Jeffrey S Smith

    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.

Wednesday, May 18 2016

  • Llewellyn PTA Bike/Walk Day

    SE 14th between Tolman - Duke

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Llewellyn PTA's Bike/Walk Day

  • City Council Meeting AM

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 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 18 2016, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness

  • City Council Meeting PM

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Citizen Review Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

  • Rieke Field Community Meeting

    Rieke Elementary School Library, 1405 SW Vermont St

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

  • Bike Maintenance Basics class

    Pedal Bike Tours, 133 SW 2nd Ave

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join us for a hands-on clinic covering basic bike maintenance, flat repair, and a few simple adjustments and cleaning techniques.  Learn how to keep your bike running like, um... a well-oiled machine! Bring your bike!

Thursday, May 19 2016

  • Bike Lunch & Learn - SmartTrips for New Movers

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

    Thursday, May 19 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Portland SmartTrips has provided active transportation information to over 73,000 new mover households. As a result, program participants report they are walking, biking, and taking transit more than prior to moving. In fact, they’re driving 7% less.

  • City Council Meeting PM

    Thursday, May 19 2016, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Friday, May 20 2016

  • Ladybug Walk

    Maricara Natural Area

    Friday, May 20 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

    Mt. Scott Community Center (5530 SE 72nd Ave. Portland, OR 97206)

    Friday, May 20 2016, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Information on City tree regulations for tree care professionals.

Saturday, May 21 2016

  • Hollywood Farmers Market

    NE Hancock between 44th and 45th

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Hollywood Farmers Market

  • Woodlawn Farmers Market

    NE Durham Ave between Dekum and Madrona

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Woodlawn Farmers Market

  • Redhead Event

    SW Meade between Moody - Dead end

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Skin Cancer Expo and Redhead Event

  • Red Dress PDX

    NW Wilson between 26th - 27th

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 8:00 AM to 11:59 PM

    Street closure for the Red Dress PDX event

  • White Owl Social Club hosts Eats & Beats

    SE Main St between 7th - 8th

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 8:00 AM – Sunday, May 22 2016 to 2:00 PM

    White Owl Social Club hosts Eats & Beats to benefit Forest for the Trees

  • Cycle the Wellfield

    Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station - 9920 NE Cascades Pkwy Portland, OR 97220

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 8:45 AM to 1:30 PM

    Bring your bike and your friends for a tour of Portland’s Columbia South Shore Well Field!

  • Hillsdale to Multnomah Village walk

    Wilson High School parking lot, west end of the bleachers, SW Sunset Blvd and Capitol Highway

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Length

    4.5 miles

    Host

    Richard Cassidy

    Come along on a challenging hike on SW Trails # 3, 4, 6 & 7 from Hillsdale to Gabriel Park and Multnomah Village.

  • Woodlawn Tree Team Event

    Woodlawn Farmers Market at NE Dekum and NE Durham

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Length

    4 Hours

    Tree Team Information event

  • NW Chinese Alliance hosts Chinatown Saturday Performance

    NW Davis between 3rd - 4th

    Saturday, May 21 2016, 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    NW Chinese Alliance hosts Chinatown Saturday Performances

Sunday, May 22 2016

  • Pug Crawl

    NW 31st Ave between Luzon and Industrial

    Sunday, May 22 2016, 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Humane Society hosts the annual Pug Crawl

  • Family Ride to the Portland Tram

    People's Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Ave

    Sunday, May 22 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Length

    2.5 miles

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

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

  • Portland Aerial Tram Sunday Kick-off

    Lower Tram Station on SW Moody Ave at Gibbs St

    Sunday, May 22 2016, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    The Portland Aerial Tram will start running on Sundays again!  Come help us kick-off the Sunday Tram.

  • Family Fun at the Portland Tram - Sunday kickoff

    Portland Aerial Tram, 3303 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR 97239

    Sunday, May 22 2016, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Sundays at the Tram are back! Kids and parents can expect face-painting, fun craft activities,  a free Tram activity book and temporary Tram tattoo.  Great views from the Tram and the Observation Deck will delight the whole family.

Tuesday, May 24 2016

  • Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

    Community Music Center (3350 SE Francis St. Portland, OR 97202)

    Tuesday, May 24 2016, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Information on City tree regulations for tree care professionals.

  • Planning and Sustainability Commission Meeting

    1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 2500A

    Tuesday, May 24 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Community Involvement Committee — briefing / recommendation; Task 5: Community Involvement Program — briefing; Task 5: Mixed Use Zones Project — work session

Wednesday, May 25 2016

  • Quick Fix Bike Breakfast

    SE Clinton St and 35th Place

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

    Celebrate Bike Month and Walk+Bike to School Challenge Month - stop by on your way to work or school for a quick fix: coffee and treats to fuel the rider, inflation and lubrication for the bike.

  • City Council Meeting AM

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • City Council Meeting PM

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Citizen Review Committee Info Session

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Bike Maintenance Basics class

    New Columbia/CCC Bike Hub, N Woolsey Ave and N Trenton St

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Host

    Timothy R Forsberg

    Join us for a hands-on clinic covering basic bike maintenance, flat repair, and a few simple adjustments and cleaning techniques.  Learn how to keep your bike running like, um... a well-oiled machine! Bring your bike!

  • Spring Chorus Performance

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol HWY, Portland, OR 97219

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    1.5 hrs

    MAC presents another cross-genre concert from our Community Chorus

Thursday, May 26 2016

  • APIHM: Oregon Historical Society Exhibit

    Oegon Historical Society, 1200 SW Park

    Thursday, May 26 2016, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Self-guided tour between 11 and 1 to see "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion" and "Beyond the Gate: A tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns" - free to first 60 who sign up

  • City Council Meeting PM

    Thursday, May 26 2016, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • ROI Friday

    SE 2nd between Taylor and Yamhill

    Thursday, May 26 2016, 6:00 PM – Friday, May 27 2016 to 11:00 PM

    Kin Living hosts ROI Friday to benefit OMSI

Friday, May 27 2016

  • Ladybug Walk

    Powell Butte Nature Park

    Friday, May 27 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Charles Jordan Community Center's Penny Carnival

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

    Friday, May 27 2016, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Bring your pennies and come ready to play! Join us for food, games, face painting and more!

  • Youth Ballet Recital

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol HWY, Portland OR 97219

    Friday, May 27 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    1 hour

    Watch our young dancers spring into spring!

Saturday, May 28 2016

Sunday, May 29 2016

  • Bunk Bar hosts Portland Flea and Food

    SE 6th between Taylor - Salmon and SE Salmon between 6th - 7th

    Sunday, May 29 2016, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Bunk Bar hosts Portland Flea and Food to benefit XRAY FM Community Radio

Monday, May 30 2016

Tuesday, May 31 2016

  • Humb

    Tuesday, May 31 2016, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Conflict Resolution 101

    Portland Building, 2nd Floor, Room B

    Tuesday, May 31 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Length

    1 hour

    Learn to transform conflict into opportunities for personal and professional growth development.

  • Hillsdale Inventory Workday

    Food Front at Hillsdale Center, 6344 SW Capitol Hwy

    Tuesday, May 31 2016, 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Join the Hillsdale neighborhood Tree Team to help inventory street trees with PP&R Urban Forestry