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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Calendar


August 2016

Monday, August 1 2016

Wednesday, August 3 2016

Thursday, August 4 2016 - Saturday, August 6

  • Galaxy Dance Festival – Director Park

    Director Park –Lower Terrace & Plaza

    Thursday, August 4 2016, 11:00 AM – Saturday, August 6 2016 to 6:00 PM

    Polaris Dance Theatre-“Bringing people together through dance”

Friday, August 5 2016

  • Ladybug Walk

    Columbia Children's Arboretum

    Friday, August 5 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Hairspray Jr.

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

    Friday, August 5 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    1 hr

    Presented by our summer musical theatre workshop!

Saturday, August 6 2016

  • Creston-Kenilworth Tree Inventory Workday

    Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis St

    Saturday, August 6 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    2960 NW Upshur St

    Saturday, August 6 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the the community to help aid in the removal of ivy!

  • Garden Work Party

    Clarendon Community Garden

    Saturday, August 6 2016, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

  • Hairspray Jr.

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

    Saturday, August 6 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    1 hr

    Presented by our summer musical theatre workshop!

Sunday, August 7 2016

  • Hairspray Jr.

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

    Sunday, August 7 2016, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Length

    1 hr

    Presented by our summer musical theatre workshop!

Monday, August 8 2016

Wednesday, August 10 2016

Thursday, August 11 2016

Friday, August 12 2016

  • Ladybug Walk

    Elk Rock Island

    Friday, August 12 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Friday Night Groove – Director Park

    Director Park – Lower Terrace

    Friday, August 12 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Featuring: Inka Jam!

Saturday, August 13 2016

  • Grant Park Tree Inventory Workday

    New Seasons Market, 3210 NE Broadway

    Saturday, August 13 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Grant Park neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Rose City Park Tree Inventory Workday

    Normandale Park, NE 57th Ave & NE Wasco St

    Saturday, August 13 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Rose City Park neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Brentwood-Darlington/Lents Tree Inventory Workday

    Harney Park, SE Harney St & SE 67th Ave

    Saturday, August 13 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the Brentwood-Darlington/Lents neighborhood Tree Team to help inventory street trees with PP&R Urban Forestry!

  • Powell Butte Restoration Event

    Powell Butte Nature Park

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

  • Garden Work Party

    Portsmouth Community Garden

    Saturday, August 13 2016, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

Monday, August 15 2016

Tuesday, August 16 2016

  • Grant Pool Party

    Grant Outdoor Pool, 2300 NE 33rd Ave

    Tuesday, August 16 2016, 1:15 PM to 3:15 PM

    Length

    2 hours

Wednesday, August 17 2016

  • Humboldt Tree Inventory Workday

    Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way

    Wednesday, August 17 2016, 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

Friday, August 19 2016

  • Private Event - Director Park

    Director Park

    Friday, August 19 2016, 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM

    Director Park and Festival Street 9th Ave are closed for a Private Event

  • Ladybug Walk

    Marshall Park

    Friday, August 19 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • EPCC's 3rd Annual Wild West Fest

    East Portland Community Center

    Friday, August 19 2016, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    3 hrs

Saturday, August 20 2016

  • Beaumont-Wilshire Tree Inventory Workday

    Wilshire Park, NE 33rd Ave & Skidmore St

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Creston-Kenilworth Tree Inventory Workday

    YMCA Child Development Center, 6036 SE Foster Rd

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    Lower Macleay Field House, 2960 NW Upshur Forest Park

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

    Join the the community to help aid in the removal of ivy!

  • Errol Heights Natural Area

    SE 52nd & SE Tenino Dr. From Woodstock St., drive south on SE 52nd to SE Tenino Dr. (watch for a dirt road on your right, which is Tenino Dr.) Park along SE 52nd.

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

    Join community volunteers to take care of this little gem of a Park!

  • Multnomah Days

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

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Length

    7 hrs

    Crafts in the front, party everywhere else

  • Community Garden Safety Meeting

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

  • Rock Against the TPP – Director Park

    Director Park – Entire Park & Both Festival Streets

    Saturday, August 20 2016, 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Organized by Fight for the Future, legendary guitarist Tom Morello, and Firebrand Records.

Monday, August 22 2016

Tuesday, August 23 2016

  • Women's Chorus Performance

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

    Tuesday, August 23 2016, 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    1 hr

    All the singin' ladies (all the singin' ladies).

Wednesday, August 24 2016

  • Alameda Tree Inventory Workday

    private residence, 4317 NE 24th Ave

    Wednesday, August 24 2016, 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Alameda neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Ventura Park Playground Open House

    Ventura Park Playground, SE 113th and Stark

    Wednesday, August 24 2016, 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Friday, August 26 2016

  • Ladybug Walk

    Ventura Park

    Friday, August 26 2016, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

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

  • Tango in Director Park

    Tango

    Friday, August 26 2016, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Free public dance - with lesson from 6-7pm and dance from 7-10pm!

Saturday, August 27 2016

  • Grant Park Tree Inventory Workday

    Grant Park Church, 2728 NE 34th Ave

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Grant Park neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Rose City Park Tree Inventory Workday

    Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 NE Alameda St

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Inventory street trees in the Rose City Park neighborhood with Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry

  • Humboldt Tree Inventory Workday

    Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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

  • Johnson Creek Clean Up

    Johnson Creek - meet at Mill Park in Milwaukie (SE Linwood & Johnson Creek Blvd.)

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

    Clean up Johnson Creek and join other volunteers for a free after-event BBQ!

  • Friends of Woods Memorial Park

    SW Woods Parkway

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

    Restore Woods Park!

  • Mt. Tabor Weed Warriors

    Mt. Tabor Visitor Center

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

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park

    Varies each month

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

    Join PP&R and Friends of Marquam Nature Park to restore this natural area!

  • Encore Ball – Director Park

    Director Park – Lower Terrace

    Saturday, August 27 2016, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Fee

    $25.00

    Portland Dance Eclectic is back for their annual summer dance in Director Park! Dance starts at 7pm!

Monday, August 29 2016

Wednesday, August 31 2016