July 15-21: 
South Waterfront Community E-Current
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Volunteer to Maintain Elizabeth Caruthers Park

Elizabeth Caruthers Park is a lovely oasis in our South Waterfront Community that requires constant care and attention. The lone City horticulturalist responsible for it's maintenance is looking for volunteers to help keep the park beautiful. With his supervision, volunteers will periodically meet to remove invasive weeds and debris. To learn more about the project, please contact


Save the Date for Opera a la Cart!

Opera a la Cart is back! The Portland Opera will be performing on Sunday, August 11th at 6:30 pm at the end of SW Pennoyer abutting the Greenway between the Atwater and Meriwether. We encourage all to save the date for this special summertime performance of the arts. Bring your neighbor, a lawn chair, and a refreshing drink. There will also be a live wine auction at the event to continue to support this program in the future. River Parkway Bistro will be open late for the event as well. The 2019 Opera a la Cart performance is brought to you by South Waterfront Community Relations, Zidell Inc., Sean Z Becker Real Estate, and the Meriwether condominium. 

Front Porch Lecture Series: Fact-based Journalism and Regional News

Join Steve Bass, president and CEO of OPB, as he discusses the importance of high-quality fact-based journalism, the changes in the news media in our region, and how OPB is responding to better serve our communities. The entire South Waterfront community is invited to this lecture.

Monday, July 15th, 7:30 pm
Mirabella-Willamette Hall:
3550 SW Bond Ave. Map It.

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

SWCR'S Summer SOLVE Cleanup

Volunteer to keep our green spaces clean spaces at SWCR’s Summer SOLVE Cleanup. Trash bags, safety vests, and gloves provided. All volunteers receive free coffee and doughnuts. For more information, contact Community Relations Coordinator Natasha Tandler at

Saturday, July 27th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
SWCR Office:
3715 SW River Pkwy. Map It

South Waterfront NET Meeting

Join South Waterfront residents to learn about what you can do to prepare your home and neighborhood for natural disasters.

Thursday, August 1st, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mirabella Park View Room:
3550 SW Bond Ave. Map It


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

Condo Curious? 

Join Sean Z Becker Real Estate's team of condo experts for a tour of homes for sale in the South Waterfront.
To learn more, call 503-444-7400 or email

Brought to you by Sean Z Becker Real Estate. 

The Bachelorette Watch Party at The Growler Guys

Hannah B(east) is on her journey to find love. Watch every moment of it on Mondays at The Growler Guys!

Mondays, 7:00 pm
The Growler Guys:
3739 SW Bond Ave. 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.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 6:00 am - 7:00 am
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
march wellness & fitness center:
3303 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

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


Tuesday Trivia Night at The Growler Guys

Test your knowledge and join in on a fun night of Trivia every Tuesday at The Growler Guys. Team sizes range from 1 person to 6 people, so come by yourself or bring a team!

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Growler Guys:
3739 SW Bond Ave. Map It


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 Michele Gunness at:

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


Feud Time at The Growler Guys

Join The Growler Guys for a fun night of Feud Time, every Wednesday. Based on the amazing show, Family Feud, this is a game you won't want to miss being a part of! Team sizes range from 1 person to 6 people, so come by yourself or bring a team!

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Growler Guys:
3739 SW Bond Ave. Map It


South Waterfront Farmers Market

Get your farm fresh fix at the South Waterfront Farmers Market, every Thursday, Jun - Oct. 

Thursdays, June - October, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elizabeth Caruthers Park:
3508 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. 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. 



Portland Actors Conservatory (PAC)

Youth Devised Workshop

Ages: 8-18
10AM-4PM Monday, July 15th - Wednesday, July 31st

Whether you’re brand new to acting or an accomplished young thespian, PAC has a summer camp that will challenge and inspire you! A theatre course focused on empowering and developing student voices; building an ensemble, teaching basic acting skills and creating a student-written piece of theater. Students can write monologues, scenes, songs, poetry, or even create movement pieces.

Register at or 503-274-1717



Best Friends Veterinary   

              Medical Center

Going on Vacation?   Furry best friend staying home?   Be prepared by arming your pet-sitter with information.  Making sure your pet’s vaccine and medical records are available is a great way to ensure they will be cared for without missing a beat…and, of course, who their veterinarian is, will ensure the best continuity of care.  Completing an “Absent Owner Consent Form”  ensures your wishes will be carried out, should the need arise…Now…you’re all set!!  Happy Packing!

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



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