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SW Events

July 2016

Monday, July 4 2016

Tuesday, July 5 2016

  • SPNA Trans/Parking

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

    Tuesday, July 5 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

  • Maplewood

    Maplewood Coffee and Tea, 5206 SW Custer Street

    Tuesday, July 5 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

  • SWNI Communications Committee

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, July 5 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Communications Committee: Contact Lee Buhler, leebuhler@gmail.com. Website www.swni.org

Wednesday, July 6 2016

  • Hillsdale Board

    The Watershed at Hillsdale, 6388 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Wednesday, July 6 2016, 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Concerts in the Park

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam and Nebraska

    Wednesday, July 6 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free concerts in Willamette Park every Wednesday in July!

  • Hillsdale

    St Barnabas Episcopal Church, 2201 SW Vermont Street

    Wednesday, July 6 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Thursday, July 7 2016

Saturday, July 9 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, July 9 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/

  • Crestwood Movie in the Park

    Dickinson Park, SW 55th

    Saturday, July 9 2016, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Free. Fun begins at 6:30pm. Pre-movie entertainment by Wamba. Movie begins at dusk: Shaun the Sheep. Parking is limited, please bike or walk if you can. Special thanks to Josh Friberg of Keller Williams Realty.

Monday, July 11 2016

  • Ashcreek Summer Picnic

    Smith School, 8935 SW 52nd Ave

    Monday, July 11 2016, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Don't cook tonight! Bring the family for a hot dog picnic dinner and fun games! Get to know your neighbors. Meet under the trees near Smith School parking lot. We'll supply the hot dogs, fixins' and drinks. Bring a favorite dish if you'd like (optional).

  • Tryon Creek Watershed Council BBQ

    The July board meeting and BBQ will be held at TCWC Board President Torrey Linda's residence, 910 SW Maplecrest Dr.

    Monday, July 11 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Tryon Creek Watershed Council meets the 2nd Monday of every other month. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact coordinator@tryoncreek.org

  • Hayhurst

    Hayhurst School, 5037 SW Iowa (When the school is open, in the library). When meetings conflict with school openings, meetings are held at Cedar Sanai Park, 6125 SW Boundary St.

    Monday, July 11 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Hayhurst Neighborhood Association meets on the second Monday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov).  Contact: Janet Hawkins, (503) 244-7703, janetchawkins@msn.com  Website: http://swni.org/hayhurst

Tuesday, July 12 2016

  • Arnold Creek

    Stephenson Elementary School, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, July 12 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    July 12, 2016 Field Trip  Meet 7:00 pm at Stephenson Elementary School for a neighborhood field trip (walk) to the Oak Creek Mentor restoration site followed by a neighborhood social. Everyone is welcome.

  • Multnomah

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway

    Tuesday, July 12 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Wednesday, July 13 2016

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    See website for location: http://www.fmnp.org

    Wednesday, July 13 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Repeats every 2nd Wednesday

  • Concerts in the Park

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam and Nebraska

    Wednesday, July 13 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free concerts in Willamette Park every Wednesday in July!

  • Crestwood

    West Portland United Methodist Church library, 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Road

    Wednesday, July 13 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Thursday, July 14 2016

  • New Seasons Green Team Work Party

    April Hill Park

    Thursday, July 14 2016, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    All neighbors are welcomed to join in. Meet at the playground. See you there and Thank you New Seasons. For more information contact us at AprilHillPark@SWNI.org or Mary.Verrilli@portlandoregon.gov

  • South Portland NA Communications/Equity/Parks

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Thursday, July 14 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Repeats every 2nd Thursday. More information at http://swni.org/southportland

  • Inaugural Jan Weston Bicycle Safety Fair & Movie

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Ave.

    Thursday, July 14 2016, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

  • South Burlingame

    Burlingame Park SW 12th & Falcon St.

    Thursday, July 14 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    South Burlingame Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of every month. Contact:  Sam Pearson, sfpjr@gmail.com  Website:  http://swni.org/sburlingame

  • West Portland Park

    Roundtable Pizza, 10070 SW Barbur Blvd.

    Thursday, July 14 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    West Portland Park Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of the month. Mike McNamara, mike@mcnamaraconsulting.net  Website: http://swni.org/w_portland_park

Saturday, July 16 2016

  • TCWC Confluence Kayak Tour

    Tour starts and ends at the Milwaukie Riverfront Park

    Saturday, July 16 2016, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Join Tryon Creek Watershed Council and Johnson Creek Watershed Council for a fun and educational paddle down the Willamette River. Visit tryoncreek.org/kayak-tour for more details and registration.

Sunday, July 17 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, July 17 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, July 18 2016

  • SWNI Transportation

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Room 29

    Monday, July 18 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Tuesday, July 19 2016

  • SWNI Land Use Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway

    Tuesday, July 19 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm in room 4 at the Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

Wednesday, July 20 2016

  • SW Hills Residential League

    Ainsworth School, 2425 SW Vista Ave.(May, Jan, Oct), Ascension Episcopal Church, 1823 SW Spring St. (Feb, Mar, Apr, Jun, Sep)

    Wednesday, July 20 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    SW Hills Residential League neighborhood association meets the third Wednesday of every month. No meeting Jul, Aug, Dec. Picnic in August.

  • Concerts in the Park

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam and Nebraska

    Wednesday, July 20 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free concerts in Willamette Park every Wednesday in July!

Thursday, July 21 2016

Saturday, July 23 2016

  • Friends of Woods Park Work Party

    Saturday, July 23 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

Monday, July 25 2016

  • SWNI Equity and Inclusion

    Multnomah Arts Center, Room 4, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Monday, July 25 2016, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

  • South Portland

    National College of Natural Medicine Betty Radelet Hall 2718 SW Kelly Street

    Monday, July 25 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Website: http://swni.org/southportland

Tuesday, July 26 2016

  • Tryon Creek Stream Monitoring

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd.

    Tuesday, July 26 2016, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Contact: Adra Lobdell TCWC Volunteer Coordinator volunteer@tryoncreek.org (904) 476-5592     www.tryoncreek.org

  • Maplewood Board

    Maplewood Coffee and Tea, 5206 SW Custer St.

    Tuesday, July 26 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Wednesday, July 27 2016

  • Concerts in the Park

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam and Nebraska

    Wednesday, July 27 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Free concerts in Willamette Park every Wednesday in July!

  • Southwest Neighborhood, Inc. Board

    Multnomah Arts Center7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, July 27 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Saturday, July 30 2016

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Saturday, July 30 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.

Sunday, July 31 2016

  • Hillsdale Pancake Breakfast

    Casa Colima Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, SW Capitol Highway

    Sunday, July 31 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    $7 Adults / $5 Kids. A fundraiser benefitting Hillsdale Community Foundation. Book Sale 9am - 1pm at the corner of Capitol Hwy & Bertha Ct.