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May 27-31: 
South Waterfront Community E-Current
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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 symposium@thecottonwoodschool.org  

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. 

                        
 

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 concussionresearch@ohsu.edu or 503-418-2602. 
 

The Growler Guys Comedy Open Mic Night

Open to any comedians, sign up list goes live at 9:00 am the morning of the show. 3 minutes per performance. The crowd favorite at the end of the night will win a gift card and will be featured performer the following month. $5 suggested donation.

Saturday, June 1st, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Growler Guys 
3739 SW Bond Ave. Map It. 

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 amy@portlandbridgeclub.com.

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 hoffmamb@ohsu.edu or
yammertiming@gmail.com.

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 www.marchwellness.com 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. 

          
                   

      Best Friends Veterinary   
              Medical Center

Register Peace of Mind.

We hear of things to register for daily, whether it’s something as quick as entering to win a prize at the grocery store or the annual reminder to renew our vehicle registration.  But when you microchip your pet, the deal isn’t sealed until you register his microchip with its registry, ensuring someone has a way to contact you in the event you and your pet become separated.  And if you move, remember to update your information!

Best Friends Veterinary Medical Center 
0123 SW Hamilton St. Map It.
503-892-6387
http://www.bfvmc.com/




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.
go.ccalliance.org/portland19
 

       

 

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