Watch Vaux's Swifts prepare to roost for the night

Swift Watch 2014

Event date: Sep 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2014
Event location: Chapman Elementary
Portland Events: Swift Watch 2014

What:Watch Vaux's Swifts prepare to roost for the night When:One hour before sunset, each night in September Where:Chapman Elementary School in northwest Portland Portland Audubon expects Vaux's Swifts to use the Chapman Elementary School chimney as an evening roost during their fall migration. Grab a seat on the school lawn and in neighboring Wallace Park to watch and listen as the birds gather overhead. On more...

Event date: Sep 19, 2014 Oct 19, 2014
Event location: Catalyst Massage
Portland Events: New Client Massage and Spa Specials at Catalyst Massage—Just $50!

At Catalyst Massage we believe quality massage should be affordable.We draw from modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, Thai, Energy and Myofascial techniques, as well as others to deliver the rightmassage each time. We are offering the choice of a 60-minute Therapeutic Massage or a 60-minute Deep Relaxation Massage with Energy Techniques. Both with your choice of Aromatherapy blend, for just $50 for all new more...

Event date: Sep 22, 2014 Oct 27, 2014
Event location: Achieve Through Massage
Portland Events: Seasonal Wellness Packages from Achieve Through Massage

Coughing, respiratory ailments, skin irritation duringAutumn? Low back pain, night sweats, low energy during Winter? Allergies, shoulder tension, frustration during Spring? Headaches, insomnia, neck tension during Summer? Excessive worry, mental andphysical stagnation, poor appetite in Late Summer? (That's right, we have five seasons in Chinese Medicine!) IntroducingSeasonal Wellness Packages to improve your more...

Event dates: October 4th, 2014, October 10th, 2014, October 11th, 2014, October 16th, 2014, October 17th, 2014, October 21st, 2014, October 24th, 2014, October 25th, 2014, October 26th, 2014
Event location: Various locations
Portland Events: Pop & Paint’s October Events

Pop & Paint does just that: Multiple times a month, local artists pop up in bars or restaurants around town and teach you how to paint in a casual, intimate environment. Organized by owner Angie Gordon, you show up with your artist's beret on (literally or figuratively) and professional Portland artists will be ready to instruct you. Starting with an original piece of artwork, which you’re to use as a more...

Event date: Oct 7, 2014
Event location: Eastside Exchange Building, 123 NE 3rd Ave.
Portland Events: SEMpdx Presents Jon Colman, Member of Facebook's Content Strategy Team

For close to 20 years, I’ve helped people and organizations build, find, and use the best stuff on the Web. I focus on building products and telling stories. And I’m powered by coffee. As a member of the Content Strategy team at Facebook, I work with product designers, UX researchers, engineers, and product managers to make Facebook better, easier to use, and more delightful for over 1 billion people more...

Event date: Oct 11, 2014
Event location: Cavalry Lutheran Church, 8026 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland Events: Contain the Rain—Learn to build a Rain Garden!

Learn to build a rain garden! A rain garden is a sunken garden bed that captures stormwater and allows it to soak back into the ground naturally. This workshop provides step-by-step details on how to plan, design and build your own rain garden. You’ll find out how to decide the best size & placement, which plants to choose, and how to maintain your new rain garden. Participants receive a free how-to manual, more...

Event date: Oct 11, 2014
Event location: Alberta Abbey, 126 NE Alberta Street
Portland Events: Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers at Alberta Abbey, Oct 11

Love personal stories? Come hear our latest group of Urban Tellers who will perform at our new venue, the ALBERTA ABBEY. These storytellers come from all walks of life wtihin our urban community. Featuring: Warren McPherson, Jeri Jenkins, Les Shannon, Frank Engel, Nada Katz, and Healther Hall Talbot Each storyteller, fueled by the POWER OF THEIR STORIES and the ENERGY OF THE AUDIENCE, has 10 minutes to tell their more...

Event date: Oct 12, 2014
Event location: Oaks Park Dance Pavilion, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland Events: Plucky Maidens Get Hitched! Portland’s Only Vintage Bridal Show

“We are not your grandmother's antique show!” CPO (Chief Plucky Officer) Pam Knecht emphatically states. Since 2011, the Plucky Maidens have been throwing nationally recognized parties “with junk” (aka vintage wares and antique treasures—“reproductions are not welcome here”), Knecht explains, so mark Sunday, October 12 on your calendar for the Maidens’ biannual more...

Event date: Oct 12, 2014
Event location: SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main
Portland Events: Naturescaping Basics Workshop

Less water. Less Work. More time to enjoy your yard! Learn how to design a low-maintenance, chemical-free landscape that conserves water and minimizes pollution, all while saving you time, money and energy! You’ll get natural gardening and landscape design tips, take a field trip to a nearby naturescaped garden, and receive a comprehensive workbook and a native plant to get started! Space is limited and more...

Event date: Oct 18, 2014
Event location: Whitaker Ponds Nature Park, 7040 NE 47th Ave.
Portland Events: Contain the Rain—Learn to Build a Rain Garden!

Learn to build a rain garden! A rain garden is a sunken garden bed that captures stormwater and allows it to soak back into the ground naturally. This workshop provides step-by-step details on how to plan, design and build your own rain garden. You’ll find out how to decide the best size & placement, which plants to choose, and how to maintain your new rain garden. Participants receive a free how-to manual, more...