Mark your calendars and join the Portland Water Bureau at the second annual Jade District Night Market on August 15 and 22 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Portland Community College SE Campus (2305 SE 82nd Ave).
Water Bureau employees will be on hand to address water-related questions and concerns, offer information on how the Water Bureau can help with bill assistance, discuss convenient ways to pay and manage your sewer-water bill, and advise on ways to use water efficiently and cost effectively.
The Jade District Night Market events are family friendly and include retail and food vendors and live entertainment. The goals of the market is to help create a sense of community on SE 82nd Avenue by bringing local business owners together and drawing the larger Portland community to the multi-ethnic neighborhood.
The Jade District is the area surrounding SE 82nd Avenue and SE Division Street. The district was designated by the Portland Development Commission (PDC) as a Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI) district in 2011. The NPI is a public/private partnership that aims to transform underserved commercial districts in east Portland into engines of economic growth without displacing the communities that reside there.