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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

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

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Special Events

  • July 4th Parade & BBQ

    Parade begins at 11am with BBQ and family-friendly activities afterwards!

  • Jog-A-Thon

    April 7 & 8 2014 - Help preschoolers raise money for our program by sponsoring one of our joggers!

4th of July Parade & BBQ - July 4, 2014

Start 4th of July off with a bang! Parade begins at 11am at Cumberland & Powhattan led by the Portland Police. Kids, pets & families are invited to dress festively and partake in this annual tradition. The parade ends at Hillside Community Center with rock climbing wall, face painting, crafts, visit from the Fire Department, and a BBQ! Hotdogs, chips, and drinks provided by the Hillside Neighborhood Association. Neighbors A-L bring desserts and Neighbors M-Z bring salads.


Hillside Halloween Carnival - October 2014 

A frightfully thrilling night for all ghosts & ghouls! Spooktacular fun includes preschool & grade school age games, cookie decorating, face painting, bouncy houses, and more!


Jog-A-Thon - April 2015

How many laps can you run? Preschoolers race to support Hillside by collecting donations for every lap they run in the gym to help support all of Hillside's amazing programs! Help Hillside preschoolers raise money for our program by sponsoring one of our joggers!


Ice Cream Social - May 2015

Here's the scoop...friends, neighbors, ice cream, rock wall, and crafts = family fun! Free! $10 donation recommended!