May 20-26: 
South Waterfront Community E-Current
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Aerial Tram Updates

Starting on Sunday, May 19th, The Portland Aerial Tram will operate 7 days a week through the summer. Patrons will be able to ride the tram on Sundays any time between 1:00 and 5:00 pm.

Additionally, the tram will be closed on Monday May 27th for Memorial Day. The tram will resume regular service on Tuesday, May 28, 5:30 am.



OHSU Concussion Study

OHSU and the Portland Veteran's Health Care System are conducting a study looking at balance and rehabilitation of balance in people after concussion. Participation requirements:

  • Ages 18-60
  • Diagnosed concussion in the past 12 weeks

Participants can be compensated up to $20 for their time and will receive free physical therapy. If interested, please contact or 503-418-2602. 

2nd Annual South Waterfront Street Fair

Come eat, drink, win prizes, play games, try goodies from local retailers, and mingle with your neighbors as we all celebrate the start of summer together at the 2nd annual South Waterfront Street Fair! You can find more details about the event on Facebook.

Thursday, May 30th, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
SW River Parkway between Gaines St. and Lane St.
(Right outside of the SWCR office) Map It.

Place-based Symposium at the Cottonwood School 

Come learn about place-based education and see civics engagement in action! Every classroom in grades K-8 will give a 20 minute student-led presentation about a project from this school year.

Attendees will have the opportunity to choose at least three presentations to discover the progression of place-based education at the Cottonwood School. 

***From 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Cottonwood staff members will host a round-table discussion especially for educators interested in place-based education. Please RSVP for the educator round-table by emailing  

Thursday, May 30th, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Cottonwood School
0640 SW Bancroft St. Map It.

All events are free and open to the public unless stated otherwise. 

Portland Bridge Club

The Bridge Club meets on Mondays at the Mirabella and Saturdays at Lloyd Center for fun and friendly bridge games. The Portland Bridge Club is open to players of all levels. Click here for a complete calendar. For more information, contact Director Amy Casanova at

Mondays, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mirabella: 3550 SW Bond Ave. Map It.
$5 for Mirabella residents, $10 for public

Saturdays, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm 
Lloyd Center:  2201 Lloyd Center Map It
$10 for public

Yammertime Toastmaster Club

Join this fun and engaging group looking to develop speaking, interview, and leadership skills. The club meets every Wednesday at 7:15 am. 

Each meeting allows members and guests to practice and hone their public speaking and leadership skills in a safe and supportive environment. Many of use this platform to help practice for upcoming talks and presentations in the real world. Coffee and snacks provided.

Questions? Contact Amber Hoffman at or

Wednesdays, 7:15 am - 8:15 am
Collaborative Life Sciences Building:
Room 1S019. Map It

Running Group

Looking for a running group? Join one of these informal groups and the miles will fly by. All paces are welcome, distances vary. Visit or call 503-418-6272 for more information.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 6:00 am - 7:00 am
march wellness & fitness center:
3303 SW Bond Ave. Map It

Spanish Conversation

Meet up with your friends and neighbors every Saturday to practice your Spanish conversation skills over coffee or tea at River Parkway Bistro (formerly Pizza a'fetta). Contact Hugh Rayburn, 503-758-8780 for information.

Saturdays, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
River Parkway Bistro: 
3580 SW River Pkwy. Map It


All events are free and open to the public unless stated otherwise. 


Ken Fransen, 

Attorney At Law

Estate planning. Made clear.

Ken has over 30 years of experience preparing wills, living trusts, powers of attorney and other estate planning documents. The highest compliment he receives? “I’ve been to other attorneys; for the first time, I understand this.”

In-home consultation available at no extra charge to those who, like Ken, live in South Waterfront. No charge for the initial visit. All fees clearly outlined before work is undertaken.

Ken Fransen, Attorney at Law
Estate planning. Made clear.
707 SW Washington Street
Suite 1100 Map It

Portland Undy RunWalk
Join a nation of allies dedicated to ending colorectal cancer on June 15 at the Portland Undy RunWalk.
More than 1,600 Oregonians will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year.
Walk or run to raise the awareness and funds needed to end this second-leading cause of cancer deaths.
Tomorrow can’t wait. Register now. Our goal is to raise $60,000!

Portland Undy RunWalk
Willamette Park
6500 SW Macadam Ave. Map It.


      Best Friends Veterinary   
              Medical Center

Everyone like chips, even our pets!

Much like a Ninja, our pets possess the ability to be directly in our line of view one moment then gone the next! ID tags can disappear just as quickly, but a microchipped pet will ALWAYS have their information. 

Microchipped pets  also have a significantly higher chance of reunion with their family.  A hole in the fence or front door left open and our pet disappears in seconds.  Microchips can be their ticket home!

Best Friends Veterinary Medical Center 
0123 SW Hamilton St. Map It.



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