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 20, 2014
Event location: Northwest Library parking lot, 2300 NW Thurman St.
Portland Events: 8th Annual Slabtown Community Festival

Named for the lumber mills that once occupied the neighborhood in the early 1900s, the residents of NW Portland’s Slabtown are ready to commemorate the history of their hood and the local businesses that now reside there as they celebrate the eighth annual Slabtown Community Festival on Saturday, September 20. Featuring a long afternoon of live music, kids’ activities (like a bounce house, crafts and face more...

For prospective buyers actively looking to invest in downtown urban living

September Open House Tours of South Waterfront and Pearl Condos

Event dates: September 21st, 2014
Event location: South Waterfront and Pearl District
Portland Events: September Open House Tours of South Waterfront and Pearl Condos

Once a month, realtor Sean Z. Becker andbrokers from his firm give quick two-hour tours of the various condominiums that line the South Waterfront and Pearl District. The tours, in partnership with Umpqua Bank, are designed to educate you on how condos work, which buildings attract specific demographics, and give you walk-throughs of individual units—a tour perk that’s especially helpful to prospective more...

Learn to Build a Rain Garden

Rain Garden 101 Workshop—FREE!

Event date: Sep 21, 2014
Event location: BES Water Pollution Control Lab, 6543 N Burlington
Portland Events: Rain Garden 101 Workshop—FREE!

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 dates: September 21st, 2014, September 27th, 2014, September 28th, 2014
Event location: Various locations
Portland Events: Pop & Paint’s September 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...

Keep Electronics Out of the Waste Stream!

Free Electronics Recycling Day at Sunstone Montessori School

Event date: Sep 27, 2014
Event location: Sunstone Monessori School, 6318 SW Corbett Ave.
Portland Events: Free Electronics Recycling Day at Sunstone Montessori School

Sunstone Montessori School is sponsoring a free electronics recycling collection day. Drop off your old computers, monitors, printers, scanners, cell phones, cameras, televisions, stereos, networking equipment, and other obsolete electronic equipment. While dropping off your equipment, donations will be gratefullyaccepted to benefit the Sunstone Green Team. All equipment will be recycled by Green Century Electronic more...

New 10K and 5K event will bring energy, music and arts to Mt. Tabor Park

Volcano Race PDX to Support Arts in Local Schools

Event date: Sep 28, 2014
Event location: Mt. Tabor Park, park entrance at SE 69th & Yamhill
Portland Events: Volcano Race PDX to Support Arts in Local Schools

Young Audiences’ road race returns with a new name and a brand new location! Volcano RacePDXwill gather runner of all ages to Mt. Tabor Park for a family-friendly event that celebrates and supports the arts in our community. This is the running eventwhere art takes first place!Volcano RacePDXfeatures professionally timed 10K and 5K courses, a Kids Dash,pre-run yoga, a post-race beer garden, live music, and arts 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...