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SW Events

August 2016

Tuesday, August 2 2016

  • South Burlingame NNO

    Burlingame Park, SW 12th & Falcon St. (

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Bring the family and get to know your neighbors! Free snow cones. Police and fire vehicles. Games. Raffle. Packaged school supplies will go to Schoolhouse Supplies. Sponsored by S Burlingame Neighborhood Association. http://swni.org/sburlingame

  • Hayhurst NNO

    Alpenrose Dairy, 6140 SW Shattuck Road

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Music and entertainment, police and fire vehicles, free ice cream. Bring a potluck dessert to share. Bike, walk or carpool. Please pack-it-in / pack-it-out. Questions? Call 503-244-7703. Website: http://hayhurst.swni.org

  • Markham Elections + NNO

    Marigold Hydropark, 8936 SW 17th

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Elections + potluck picnic. http://markhamneighborhood.com/

  • SPNA Trans/Parking

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett Contact: Bill Danneman, (503) 228-9868

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    South Portland Neighborhood Association Transportation/Parking Permit Committee meets the Tuesday before the South Portland board meeting (first Wednesday of the month).  No meeting in July or August. http://swni.org/southportland

  • Arnold Creek NNO

    Stephenson Elementary School, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free ice cream from New Seasons Market, pet treats from Mud Bay, fire truck, NET yurt, clown, volleyball, face painting, master gardner, police car. All are welcome. www.ArnoldCreek.org

  • Bridlemile NNO

    Hamilton Park, Southwest 47th Drive

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Music: The Beat Goes On. Enjoy a welcoming evening with neighbors, police and fire departments. Free ice cream by Dairy Hill, Bridlemile Foundation hot dog sale. Bring your picnic and a potluck dessert.  http://bridlemile.swni.org

  • Marshall Park NNO

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Connect with neighbors. Rediscover the park. Learn about the neighborhood. Complimentary BBQ & ice cream. Website: http://marshallpark.swni.org

  • Multnomah NNO

    Spring Garden Park,

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join friends and neighbors at this annual summer event. http://swni.org/multnomah

  • Homestead NNO

    Duniway Park Lilac Garden, SW Terwilliger & Sheridan

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Annual Picnic and National Night Out Against Crime - a great old-fashioned picnic. Kids, crowd-comfortable dogs, visiting relatives—all welcome! Share a pot-luck dish. We will have door prizes, music, fire truck, grilled items. http://swni.org/homestead

  • Ashcreek/Crestwood NNO

    Dickinson Park, SW 55th Ave, south of Taylors Ferry Road

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    http://swni.org/ashcreek and http://swni.org/crestwood

  • Maplewood

    Maplewood Coffee and Tea, 5206 SW Custer Street

    Tuesday, August 2 2016, 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Maplewood Neighborhood Association meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Arrive at 6:45pm. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. Contact: maplewood@swni.org  Website:  swni.org/maplewood

Wednesday, August 3 2016

  • South Portland Health and Safety Fair

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam and Nebraska

    Wednesday, August 3 2016, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Experts in health, crime and safety, disaster planning on hand to share information/answer questions. Children’s activities, this is a great event for the whole family! www.southportlandna.org

  • Hillsdale NNO

    DeWitt Park, 1120 SW 5th Ave

    Wednesday, August 3 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Website: https://hna-pdx.com

Thursday, August 4 2016

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee

    April Hill Park, SW 58th Ave & Miles St

    Thursday, August 4 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Repeats every 1st Thursday. More info at: http://swni.org/parks

  • SWNI Public Safety

    Multnomah Arts Center, Room 29 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Thursday, August 4 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Contact: PublicSafety@swni.org, Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (503) 823-4592. Website: http://swni.org/public_safety

Sunday, August 7 2016

  • SWHRL Party in the Park

    Portland Heights Park

    Sunday, August 7 2016, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Free lemonade and cookies, Chambers Family Ice Cream truck, face painting, relay games, and the 1st Annual SWHRL Kids' Market! Kids from kindergarten to 12th grade are invited to come to the park with their handmade crafts to sell. swhrlevents@gmail.com

  • Collins View NNO

    By the outdoor pool on the Lewis & Clark campus (#23 on campus map)

    Sunday, August 7 2016, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    In case of rain we will gather at the Templeton Campus Center Level 2 (#36 on map). http://www.collinsview.org

Monday, August 8 2016

  • Ashcreek

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Monday, August 8 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Website: http://swni.org/ashcreek

Tuesday, August 9 2016

  • Multnomah

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway

    Tuesday, August 9 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Multnomah Neighborhood Association membership meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month. http://swni.org/multnomah

Wednesday, August 10 2016

Thursday, August 11 2016

  • SPNA Comm/Equity/Parks

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Thursday, August 11 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Communications, Equity and Parks Committees meet the second Thursday of every month. Contact: Lee Buhler (503) 227-0160

Saturday, August 13 2016

  • SW Urban Trails Walk

    Park and meet in the parking area of Wilson High School; at the west entrance, just east of the SW Capitol and Sunset intersection.

    Saturday, August 13 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    SW Urban Trails walks are held on the second Saturday of the month. Park and meet in the parking area of Wilson High School; at the west entrance, just east of the SW Capitol and Sunset intersection.  More about the walks at http://swtrails.org/events/

Sunday, August 14 2016

  • Maplewood Movie in the Park

    April Hill Park

    Sunday, August 14 2016, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Free. Music by Rogue Bluegrass Band. Fun begins at 6:00pm. Movie begins at 8:30pm. Food for purchase, raffle, fire and police vehicles, climbing wall, kids activities, local booths anymore. Website: http://maplewood.swni.org

Tuesday, August 16 2016

  • SPNA Land Use

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, August 16 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Land Use Committee meets the third Tuesday of the month. Contact: Jim Gardner, (503) 227-2096

  • SWNI Land Use

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Room 4

    Tuesday, August 16 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month. Website: http://swni.org/land_use

Wednesday, August 17 2016

  • Friends of Gabriel Park

    Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Ave

    Wednesday, August 17 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Friends of Gabriel Park meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

Thursday, August 18 2016

  • SWNI Watershed

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Thursday, August 18 2016, 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Watershed Committee usually meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Contact Jill Gaddis, Chair at watershedcommittee@swni.org Website: http://swni.org/watershed_committee

  • Movie in the Park

    Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 SW Moody Ave

    Thursday, August 18 2016, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Free. Fun begins at 6:30pm. Music by Jellyroll Society. Food vendors. Free popcorn. Movie begins at Dusk: Jaws (1975). Rated PG.

Saturday, August 20 2016

  • Multnomah Days + MAC Art Sale

    Multnomah Village in SW Portland, Art Sale at Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Kiwanis Breakfast starts at 8:00 am at Key Bank. The parade at 10:00 am, all day Kids Zone with activities for the whole family, arts and crafts for sale created by MAC teachers and students and live music and performances. Fun for the whole family!

  • Friends of Terwilliger Work Party

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sunday, August 21 2016

  • Shomrei Teva at Neveh Shalom Work Party

    Wooded area next to lower parking lot of Congregation Neveh Shalom, off of SW Dosch just north of Beverton-Hillsdale Highway

    Sunday, August 21 2016, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

    Monthly work party is held the 3rd Sunday of every month.  Jordan Epstein, (503) 246-6580 or yaakovm@comcast.net

Monday, August 22 2016

  • SWNI Equity and Inclusion

    Multnomah Arts Center, Room 4, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Monday, August 22 2016, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    http://swni.org/equity

Tuesday, August 23 2016

  • Maplewood Board

    Maplewood Coffee and Tea, 5206 SW Custer St.

    Tuesday, August 23 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Meets every 4th Tuesday. Contact: maplewood@swni.org Website: http://swni.org/maplewood

Wednesday, August 24 2016

  • SWNI Board

    Multnomah Arts Center 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, August 24 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Website: http://swni.org/board

Friday, August 26 2016

  • Bridlemile Movie in the Park

    Hamilton Park, Southwest 47th Drive

    Friday, August 26 2016, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Pirates of the Caribbean - Curse of the Black Pearl. Rated PG-13. Fun begins at 6:30pm. Free. Music by Echoes of Yasgurs, food vendors, free popcorn. Movie begins at dusk. Thanks to sponsors Sweet Pickles Designs and Meridian Trust Real Estate Services

Saturday, August 27 2016

  • Friends of Woods Park Work Party

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Woods Park holds work parties the 4th Saturday of every month.     Contact: Jesse Johnston, jesse@teamjohnston.net

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Marquam Nature Park work parties are held the 2nd Wednesday and last Saturday of the month. Also check FMNP website for guided hike schedule.  Contact: Robin Jensen, fmnp@comcast.net, 503-799-8435 Website: http://www.fmnp.org.

Wednesday, August 31 2016

  • SWNI Communications

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy,

    Wednesday, August 31 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Website: http://swni.org/communications