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Bright Spots in NE Portland!

Locations and Descriptions

K Park

Heart of Woodlawn (NE Dekum & Durham)

  • People and families coming together for fun and a stronger community.

St. Andrews Catholic Church (southwest corner of NE Alberta St. & 9th Ave)

  • Welcoming and inclusive for persons of every life situation.

Our 42nd Avenue (northeast corner of NE Alberta Ct. & 42nd Ave)

  • Nurturing business development by the community, for the community.

Living Cully (Khunamokwst Park)

  • Community development that creates economic, ecological and social benefits for Cully residents.

Simpson Street Farm (4800 NE Simpson St)

  • City farm in the heart of Cully growing food for farmers markets and restaurants in NE Portland.

Leaven Community (Alberta Park on NE 19th Ave between Ainsworth St. & Jarrett St.)

  • Home of the NE Portland Tool Library, Kitchen Share and a whole lot more.

To learn more visit the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability page here.

Sunday Parkways puts an end to baby food stains with a new bandana use

We want to share with you how you can turn any bandana into a super cute baby bib!

          As cute as babies are, they sure can be messy. With this ingenuous bandana baby bib design your baby can fling mashed peas across the room in style. It’s time to break out those sewing kits, and embrace your inner baby fashion guru.

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

The first thing you’re going to do is cut your bandana into the correct “baby bib” design. We have a template down below that is absolutely foolproof! Simply, fold your bandana along the template, and cut along the lines. You’ll be left with a piece of cloth that resembles something like a boomerang.

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

            You are going to want two pieces of cloth cut into the same template mentioned above. These are going to be to sewn together. Now, if you want the most fashionable toddler you might want to try to mix up the patterns for each side. Get creative, and have fun with it!

            Once you have your two sides cut out, lay them on top of each other and begin to sew along the edges. Continue to sew until there is only an inch or two left to finish. Stop here, and turn the bib inside out. Now continue to sew the last opening shut to finish the bib. You’re almost done!

            Now all you need to do is attach some fasteners to the ends. You can choose to use fastener snaps, buttonholes, or even Velcro straps. Any method will do just fine as long as it is strong enough to withstand whatever mess your little one throws at it!

Photo taken from LookWhatIMade.net

Photo taken from LookWhatIMade.net

            And just like that you’ll have yourself your very own bandana baby bib! Armed and ready to fight against any mess and while still looking as cute as ever.

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

Photo taken from ProjectNursery.com

            If you tired of all the stained clothes, and are in need of a bandana, Sunday Parkways has you covered! As of right now, participants who volunteer for three separate shifts across the season will receive their very own bandana as a thank you from Sunday Parkways! Additionally, those who donate $40.00, or more to Sunday Parkways will also receive their very own bandana. 

Written by Dylan Smith

Sunday Parkways transforms bandanas into beautiful home décor

We want to share how you can turn any bandana just lying around into beautiful wall art!

            We all have that friend who has that living room setup that looks like it came straight out of some Pinterest blog, and we all can’t help but think; “There’s no way I could make something like this…”. Stop right there, because there is a way. With a little creativity, and a handy-dandy bandana you could have some beautiful home décor without breaking the bank.

Photo taken from SewDangCute.com

Photo from SewDangCute.com

            The first thing you’ll need to do is find something sturdy enough to wrap your bandana around. Your local craft store should have all kinds of options, but any kind of a foam board will work best. It’s easy to cut, and shape into any design you’d like! If you’re looking to use something that’s just lying around the house, a shoebox lid would be a great option too. Now, all you have to do is wrap your bandana around your base and glue down the sides with any kind of fabric glue.

 Photo taken from SewDangCute.com

Photo from SewDangCute.com

            Let it dry overnight, and all that’s left is to hang up your beautiful creation! Take all your patterns and shapes, and arrange them into a fun and creative display. You’ll be left with some beautiful modern wall art that will make even your friend with the Pinterest home jealous!

 Photo taken from CraftsnCoffee.com

Photo from CraftsnCoffee.com

            If you’re in need of a bandana to get started on your new interior design ambitions Sunday Parkways has you covered! As of right now, participants who volunteer for three separate shifts across the season will receive their very own bandana as a thank you from Sunday Parkways! Additionally, those who donate $40.00, or more to Sunday Parkways will also receive a bandana as a thank you. 

Written by Dylan Smith

Pollinator Parkways?

Sunday Parkways teams up with The City Repair Project to pilot a Pollinator Project

bee flowerPollinator species are in distress as their habitats have become threatened by various human activities. To support our pollinator friends, a collaborative of organizations including the City Repair Project, Sunday Parkways, Green Lents, Pollinator Parkways, and numerous Permaculture designers have come together to start designing and planting long strips of pollinator friendly habitat in long corridors around the metro area. This work is in part funded by the Community Watershed Stewardship Program.

Want to get dirty and help create these pollinator corridors? Want to learn about habitat restoration, placemaking, and permaculture? Come out and join us! We are looking for workshop participants, volunteers and interns, communities to open up land for planting, and additional sponsors to fund the good work. Our first event of the year starts on July 24th at the NE Sunday Parkways where we’ll be stationed at an art installation off of NE 19th and Going Street. For more info visit http://www.cityrepair.org/pollinator-pathways/.

The ABC Group returns to NE Sunday Parkways

El grupo ABC organizará la tercera feria de bicicletas bilingüe en Sunday Parkways.

bike fairThe ABC Group will be hosting the third annual community Bike Fair during the Northeast Sunday Parkways on June 24th at Khunamokwst Park with the support of the Cully Neighborhood Association. The Bike Fair will include free bike quick fixes in the morning, a bike ride in the afternoon, and much more!

ABC Mission: The ABC Group wishes to unite the community with activities and events to spread awareness about the benefits of cycling ABC also works to inform and support the community regarding pedestrian and cycling safety, and infrastructure issues. 

us together

El grupo ABC organizará la tercera feria de bicicletas bilingüe en Sunday Parkways (24 de julio - Khanamokwst Park).

Con apoyo de la asociación de vecinos de Cully (CAN), este año el grupo realizará arreglos básicos de bicicletas gratis en la mañana y en la tarde organizará un paseo por la ruta.

Misión de ABC: El grupo ABC desea unir a la comunidad a través de actividades y eventos para difundir conciencia sobre los beneficios del ciclismo. Así mismo, ABC trabaja para informar y apoyar a la comunidad en asuntos de infraestructura y seguridad peatonal y ciclista.