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On the Menu for Sunday Parkways

Bring some cash, support local food vendors and enjoy a picnic in the park. 

Ed Benedict Park Bloomington Park Glenwood Park Foster Floodplain Gilbert Heights School


Altengartz German Sausages 3 Guys Grilling, LLC Inocencias Tamales Fuego
Ruby Jewel Treats Fuego Fuego Little MaMaz Kitchen Voodoo Doughnut
Urban German Island Daydream Shave Ice, LLC Grifter's Kitchen Scoop Handmade Ice Cream  
  Whole Foods Market Little Boba Truck    
    Mix N Match Creamery    
    Portland Curry Company    
    Village Crepery    

Sunday Parkways: Calling All Superheroes

Be our superhero on May 11.

Volunteer LukeLast year more than 85,000 Portland‑area residents and visitors participated in Sunday Parkways, enjoying the city’s beautiful parks and the family-friendly bicycle routes called Neighborhood Greenways. This year brings another set of community-connecting events on five looping routes with no start or end.

Kaiser Permanente, our presenting sponsor, is committed to healthy lifestyles, including volunteerism.  Every year Kaiser Permanente employees come together and volunteer for each Sunday Parkways.

 “Giving Something of Yourself”

Kaiser Permanente employee Luke Bogash is a veteran Sunday Parkways Superhero. Each Sunday Parkways route has its cross streets blocked with barricades, but inevitably there are drivers trying to get through. Intersection Superheroes are volunteers who help with traffic flow, answer questions, redirect neighborhood traffic, and set up or take down intersection barricades.

Volunteering at Sunday Parkways has been so satisfying that last year Luke served as a Superhero Coordinator, continuously biking a route segment to direct and support some 20–30 Intersection Superheroes. He plans to play the same role this year.

“It’s not easy, but I like that,” says Luke. “You have to react on the fly and use your interpersonal skills to keep things calm, so you feel like you’re giving something of yourself. It’s a good test of patience, and the people taking part in the event are incredibly appreciative.”

Join the Fun!

If you’re feeling heroic, please consider volunteering. There are different positions, locations, and shifts suitable for outgoing personalities like Luke Bogash and also for people who’d rather work behind the scenes. 

Register to volunteer for Sunday Parkways

Kaiser Permanente Double Dares You

To have a healthy lifestyle.

Kaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente returns as presenting sponsor of the City of Portland 2014 Sunday Parkways, this time bringing back “Double Dare”. You’re invited on May 11 to visit their both at Glenwood Park to play the “Health and Care Double Dare” game, which presents a series of interactive quizzes and challenges as part of their mission to promote healthy lifestyles and fun!  And, be sure to share your healthy selfies on social media at #kphealthie.

Come on out and treat your mother, your family, or yourself to a day filled with community spirit and healthy fun at Sunday Parkways!

Get the Highlights for East Sunday Parkways

Here's the brochure to start planning your day.

East Sunday Parkways Brochure 

In case you haven't heard Portland Sunday Parkways heads to East Portland on May 11.  On Mother's Day 11am - 4pm, we will be hosting music, entertainment, Zumba, and a whole host of great activities.  Plus, there will be seven miles of traffic-free streets for you to get out and walk, ride or roll around.  Food and merchandise vendors, community organizations and local businesses are located in five different areas - Ed Benedict, Bloomington and Glenwood Parks, plus Gilbert Heights School and the Foster Floodplan Natural Area. 

We would also like to take this time to say THANK YOU to our East Sunday Parkways sponsors - Kaiser Permanente, Portland Parks and Recreation, Universal Cycles, Clif Kid, Bike Gallery, NW Natural, Renaissance Homes, Whole Foods Market, Metro, AARP, Bureau of Environmental Services, Car2Go, ODOT, and Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.

Want to see more details?  Click here for our highlights brochure.

Talk to the Experts on May 11

Get certified and prepared at East Sunday Parkways

Portland FireThis year Portland Fire and Rescue AND Portland Bureau of Emergency Management are joining forces with Portland Sunday Parkways. On May 11 at Glenwood Park, Portland Firefighters are offering CPR instruction and hands-on practice every hour on the hour from noon - 4pm (noon, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm). How cool is that - you can get certified in CPR for free!PBEM Logo

Plus, Portland Bureau of Emergency Management is throwing a dance party, putting on puppet shows and giving demonstrations all in the name of disaster preparedness. Learn from the experts how you can plan for emergencies.

Love Portland Sunday Parkways?  Help us reach our $25,000 goal by donating online here.  You can also donate by check or credit card.  Thank you for supporting one of Portland’s best free, active community events.