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SW Events

August 2014

Saturday, August 2 2014

  • Movie in Dickinson Park: The Lego Movie

    SW 55th Ave

    Saturday, August 2 2014, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm, including live performance by local musicians, Manimalhouse and free popcorn. Movie begins at dusk. More at Portland Parks and Recreation Summer Free for All: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/61921

Sunday, August 3 2014

  • National Night Out - Collins View neighborhood

    Lewis & Clark campus (#23 on the campus map)

    Sunday, August 3 2014, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    National Night Out family friendly picnic by the outdoor pool on the Lewis & Clark campus (#23 on the campus map). Tennis and swimming (lifeguard on duty). Beverages and foods from the grill will be provided. Bring a side dish or a dessert to share.

  • National Night Out - Maplewood neighborhood

    April HIll Park, SW 58th and Miles Street

    Sunday, August 3 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    National Night Out Bring Your Own Picnic in April Hill Park.

Monday, August 4 2014

  • Multnomah NA Land Use Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy., Room 4

    Monday, August 4 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Multnomah Neighborhood Association Land Use Committee meeting. Contact Jim Peterson, mnalanduse@swni.org

Tuesday, August 5 2014

  • National Night Out - South Burlingame neighborhood

    Brulingame Park, SW 12th & Falcon

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    FREE. Get to know your neighbors. Bring a blanket or chairs and a picnic dinner. Set up a table and share what you do. Live music by Still Kickin'. Raffle prizes by local business donors. Contact Christy Marshall, christymarshall@gmail.com, 503-970-1702

  • National Night Out - Hayhurst neighborhood

    Pendleton Park, SW Iowa at 55th

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Police & Fire vehicles! Live music starting at 6:30 pm. FREE. Bike, walk or carpool. Please pack-it-in/pack-it-out Like us on Facebook at Hayhurst National Night Out to get updates and details about the picnic.

  • National Night Out - Marshall Park neighborhood

    Marshall Park

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    National Night Out in Marshall Park. Connect with neighbors. Rediscover the park. Learn about the improvement efforts including the new playground. Complimentary BBQ & ice cream.

  • National Night Out - Bridlemile neighborhood

    Hamilton Park (next to Bridlemile School)

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Kids activities. Police & Fire vehicles. Live music from The Beat Goes on Marching Band. FREE. Bring your own picnic and a pot-luck dessert. Meet crime dog McGruff, local police officers, firefighters and EMTs.

  • National Night Out - Markham neighborhood

    Marigold HydroPark, parking and entrance on SW 17th, between Lobelia St. and Marigold St.

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    July's meeting will begin at 6:00pm, followed by a National Night Out potluck picnic. Contact:  Phil Richman, (503) 522-8025, philrichman@colorado.alum.org Website:  http://swni.org/markham

  • National Night Out - Crestwood and Ashcreek neighborhoods

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

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Gather with your neighbors. 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. Don't forget your blanket, chairs and personal utensils.

  • National Night Out - Homestead neighborhood

    Duniway Park, Lilac Garden (near base of Terwilliger: Free parking at Shell station)

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Homestead National Night Out Summer Picnic. FREE! Food! Fun! Please come! For info: www.HomesteadNA.org or call 503-803-5882

  • National Night Out - Multnomah neighborhood

    Spring Garden Park

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Who loves pie? Join your neighbors to promote safety and crime prevention in the Multnomah neighborhood, all while enjoying pie and ice cream! Compliments of the Multnomah Neighborhood Association and Friends of Spring Garden Park.

  • National Night Out - Arnold Creek neighborhood

    Stephenson elementary School, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    FREE refreshments provided by neighborhood vendors. Music, kid's activities, safety, health & wellness info, Police & Fire vehicles, Raffle with prizes from local merchants. More info: www.ArnoldCreek.org

  • Maplewood Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

    Maplewood Coffee & Tea, 5206 SW Custer St.

    Tuesday, August 5 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Maplewood Board meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm.  Contact: maplewood@swni.org.  Maplewood Neighborhood Association general membership meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month.

Wednesday, August 6 2014

Thursday, August 7 2014

  • Movie in Elizabeth Caruthers Park: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

    Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 SW Moody Ave.

    Thursday, August 7 2014, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm, including live performance by The Jellyroll Society and free popcorn. Movie begins at dusk. More at Portland Parks and Recreation Summer Free for All: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/61921

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Thursday, August 7 2014, 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

  • SWNI Public Safety Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 3333

    Thursday, August 7 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Public Safety Committee meets the first Thursday of every month.

Friday, August 8 2014

  • Concert in Washington Park: Portland Summerfest Opera in the Park

    Rose Garden Amphitheater

    Friday, August 8 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Internationally acclaimed diva Angela Meade stars in Bellini's fiery work, Norma. ack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE.

Saturday, August 9 2014

  • Concert in Washington Park: Portland Taiko

    Rose Garden Amphitheater

    Saturday, August 9 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Thunderous drums of unity and dance commemorate twenty years of artistry and innovation. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE.

Sunday, August 10 2014

  • Concert in Washington Park: Portland Festival Symphony

    Rose Garden Amphitheater

    Sunday, August 10 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    A stirring tribute to local giants Stefan Minde, Norman Leyden & Tomas Svoboda. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE.

Monday, August 11 2014

  • Concert in Washington Park: Ural Thomas and the Pain

    Rose Garden Amphitheater

    Monday, August 11 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The foot-stomping days of Jump Town, USA are back and Portland's pillar of soul is here. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE.

  • Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway

    Monday, August 11 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 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 12 2014

Wednesday, August 13 2014

  • Movie in Washington Park: The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Wednesday, August 13 2014, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

    Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30pm, including live performance by The Libertine Belles and free popcorn. Movie begins at dusk. More at Portland Parks and Recreation Summer Free for All: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/61921

Thursday, August 14 2014

Friday, August 15 2014

Saturday, August 16 2014

  • Multnomah Days Street Festival

    SW Capitol Hwy. from SW 39th to SW 31st

    Saturday, August 16 2014, 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

    The 106th Multnomah Days Street Festival will take place in the village. At the heart of the family-friendly festivities is the 'biggest little' parade. It kicks off at 10 am with a "Pooch Parade" of dogs (and their owners) that leads the entire parade

Sunday, August 17 2014

  • Concert in Elizabeth Caruthers Park: Chata Addy

    Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 SW Moody Ave.

    Sunday, August 17 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Afro Highlife & Funky Reggae. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE. More at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/index.cfm?&c=61921

Monday, August 18 2014

  • SWNI Transportation Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Monday, August 18 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Transportation Committee meets the 3rd Monday of every month. Contact: Roger Averbeck, 503-679-1447, transportation@swni.org

Tuesday, August 19 2014

  • SWNI Land USe Committee meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, August 19 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Land Use Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month.

Wednesday, August 20 2014

  • SWNI Finance Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. (Room 5)

    Wednesday, August 20 2014, 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.

  • SWNI Executive Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. (Room 5)

    Wednesday, August 20 2014, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods Inc (SWNI) Executive Committee meets Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting every month.

Sunday, August 24 2014

  • Concert in Elizabeth Caruthers Park: The Machete Men

    Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 SW Moody Ave.

    Sunday, August 24 2014, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends at a live concert performance. FREE. More at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/index.cfm?&c=61921

Wednesday, August 27 2014

  • SWNI Board meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014, 8:00 AM to 5:00 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