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SW Events

August 2015

Saturday, August 1 2015

  • Movie in Dickinson Park:The Book of Life

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

    Saturday, August 1 2015, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment, The New Iberians, begins at 6:30pm, FREE popcorn. Movie, The Book of Life (2014) PG begins at dusk.

Sunday, August 2 2015

  • Collins View National Night Out Family Friendly Picnic

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

    Sunday, August 2 2015, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Tennis, swimming. Beverages and foods from the grill provided.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.  http://swni.org/node/5962

Monday, August 3 2015

  • Multnomah Historical Association

    2929 SW Multnomah Blvd.

    Monday, August 3 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Multnomah Historical Association meets the first Monday of every month, except in September, the meeting is on the second Monday, 2929 SW Multnomah Blvd., Contact: Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen, 503-893-5549 Website: www.multnomahhistorical.com

  • Multnomah Board meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Monday, August 3 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

  • SWNI Equity and Inclusion Committee meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW CApitol Hwy, Room 4

    Monday, August 3 2015, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Tuesday, August 4 2015

  • South Burlingame National Night Out

    Burlingame Park, SW 12th Ave & Falcon St

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Bring the family, play games, listen to music, eat food and get to know your neighbors.   School supplies drive: bring extra packaged school supplies!  All donations will go to Schoolhouse Supplies.

  • Hayhurst National Night Out

    Alpenrose Dairy, 6140 SW Shattuck Road

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Entertainment by Nikki Brown Clown Police & 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

  • Bridlemile National Night Out

    Hamilton Park (next to Bridlemile School)

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Police & Fire vehicles!  Kids activities provided by Vermont Hills Family Life Center.  Live music with The Beat Goes On Marching Band. FREE: Bring your own picnic and a pot-luck dessert.

  • Marshall Park National Night Out

    In the park

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Connect with neighbors.  Rediscover the park. Enjoy the new playground. Complimentary BBQ & ice cream!

  • Multnomah & Friends of Spring Garden Park NNO

    Spring Garden Park, SW Dolph Ct., just west of SW 30th Ave.

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of Spring Garden Park invite you to celebrate Spring Garden Park & National Night Out.  Come help us discuss, draw and plan for the future of your park. Children welcome!  Ice cream & fun times!  For additional info

  • Crestwood/Ashcreek National Night Out Neighborhood Picnic

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

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Join your neighbors and enjoy the view and a picnic in Dickinson Park.  Check out info about crime prevention and learn more about your neighborhood! Bring a picnic for your family, an appetizer to share if you like. Dessert provided by the Crestwood and

  • Homestead National Night Out

    The Lilac Garden of Duniway Park at the foot of Terwilliger Boulevard.

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

  • Maplewood Board

    Maplewood Coffee & Tea, 5206 SW Custer St.

    Tuesday, August 4 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Maplewood Neighborhood Association Board meets at 7pm on Tuesday of the week before the monthly general membership meeting (second Wednesday). Contact: maplewood@swni.org,  Website:  http://swni.org/maplewood

Wednesday, August 5 2015

  • South Portland Health & Safety Fair

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam & Nebraska

    Wednesday, August 5 2015, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Health experts, children's activities, crime & safety, disaster planning. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. OHSU & NCNM presents The Wicky Pickers at the South Portland H

Thursday, August 6 2015

  • SW Trails PDX Work Party

    Buhler cut-off trail

    Thursday, August 6 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    ork party: Thursday, August 6, 9-noon at Buhler cut-off trail.  Contact: Don Baack, 503-246-2088.

  • SWNI Public Safety Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center in the Hamilton room, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Thursday, August 6 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The SWNI Public Safety Committee meets the first Thursday of every month. Contact:  James Nobles, 503-936-3065 james@vacantfuture.com  Website:  http://swni.org/public_safety

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Thursday, August 6 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Parks and Community Centers Committee meets the first Thursday of every month.   Contact:  Chair, Kirky Doblie, 503-246-7970, kdobseven@gmail.com  Website:  http://swni.org/parks_committee

Saturday, August 8 2015

  • 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 8 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    SW Urban Trails walks are held on the second Saturday of the month. Read more about the walks at http://swtrails.org/events/

Sunday, August 9 2015

  • Movie in the Park: A Bug's Life

    April Hill Park, SW 54th & Logan Ct.

    Sunday, August 9 2015, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment, The Pearls, begins at 6:30pm, FREE popcorn. Movie, A Bug's Life (1998) G begins at dusk.

Monday, August 10 2015

  • Tryon Creek Watershed Council meeting

    Tryon Creek State Park Nature Center, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd.

    Monday, August 10 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Tryon Creek Watershed Council meets the 2nd Monday of every other month at 6pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact: Corrina Chase, TCWC Coordinator, tcwc@tryoncreek.org, (503) 636-4398 x121 or TryonCreek.org

  • Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway, Room 30

    Monday, August 10 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meets on the second Monday of every month.  Contact:  Dean Smith, Ashcreek Neighborhood Association Chair (503) 351-0521, smithd1111@comcast.net  Website:  http://swni.org/ashcreek

Tuesday, August 11 2015

  • South Portland Riverbank Meeting

    DEQ building, 811 SW 6th Avenue, Room 5

    Tuesday, August 11 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    South Portland Riverbank holds meetings the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Work parties are held the 3rd Saturday of the month 9am-noon at Willamette Park. Contact Marissa Dorais, marissa.dorais@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-7016

  • Multnomah Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, August 11 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Multnomah Neighborhood Association meets the second Tuesday of every month, Contact: Carol McCarthy, mnachair@gmail.com  Website: http://swni.org/multnomah

Wednesday, August 12 2015

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Marquam Nature Park in southwest Portland

    Wednesday, August 12 2015, 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.

Thursday, August 13 2015

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association Comm/Equity/Pks

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Thursday, August 13 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Communications/Equity/Parks Committees meet the second Thursday of the month. Contact: Lee Buhler (503) 227-0160, More: http://swni.org/event/2012/mar/5290

  • West Portland Park Neighborhood Association meeting

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Street

    Thursday, August 13 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    WPPNA meets the second Thursday of the month, during the school year from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Contact: Mike McNamara, mike@mcnamaraconsulting.net  Website: http://swni.org/w_portland_park

Saturday, August 15 2015

Sunday, August 16 2015

  • Shomrei Teva at Neveh Shalom Work PartyPrimary tabs

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

    Sunday, August 16 2015, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

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

  • SW Hills Residential League Picnic and Meeting

    Bales Thriftway Stroheckers adjacent park

    Sunday, August 16 2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Live jaz by acclaimed ensemble "The Includes" and a neighborhood picnic.

Tuesday, August 18 2015

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association Land Use meeting

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, August 18 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The SPNA Land Use Committee meets the second Tuesday of the month. Contact: Jim Gardner, (503) 227-2096

  • SWNI Land Use Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, August 18 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Land Use Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month. Contact:   John Gibbon, 503-708-6708, jtgorygun@aol.com Website:  http://swni.org/land_use_committee

Wednesday, August 19 2015

  • SWNI Finance Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 5

    Wednesday, August 19 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Finance Committee meets Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting every month. The board meeting is usually the 4th Wednesday but will be rescheduled to accommodate holidays. No meeting in July.

  • Friends of Gabriel Park meeting

    Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Ave

    Wednesday, August 19 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Friends of Gabriel Park meets the third Wednesday of every month.  contact: Gary Miniszewski, garyminiszewski@gmail.com

  • SWNI Executive Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, August 19 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods Inc. (SWNI) Executive Committee meets Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting every month.  Contact: Sylvia Bogert, (503) 823-4592, sylvia@swni.org

Saturday, August 22 2015

  • Friends of Woods Park Work Party

    Woods Park in southwest Portland

    Saturday, August 22 2015, 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

Tuesday, August 25 2015

Wednesday, August 26 2015

  • SWNI Board Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, August 26 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) board meets the 4th Wednesday of every month. Contact:  SWNI Executive Director, Sylvia Bogert, (503) 823-4592, sylvia@swni.org Website:  http://swni.org/board

Saturday, August 29 2015

  • Movie in Spring Garden Park: Back to the Future

    Spring Garden Park, 3332 SW Spring Garden

    Saturday, August 29 2015, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment, Danny Black, begins at 6:30pm, FREE popcorn. Movie, Back to the Future (1985) PG begins at dusk.