Free community writing workshop open to adults and young people

Write Around Portland Hosts Saturday WRITE! on April 4

Event dates: April 4th, 2015, April 4th, 2015
Event location: Cedar Mill Community Library (not the Bethany location), 12505 NW Cornell Rd, Lewis and Clark rooms
Portland Events: Write Around Portland Hosts Saturday WRITE! on April 4

WHO:Write Around Portlandruns community-building writing workshops in hospitals, schools, homeless youth shelters, senior centers, low-income housing buildings, prisons, treatment facilities and social service agencies. Write Around Portland has been providing writing workshops in Washington County since 2000 and is officially expanding its programming in the region this year. THE WORKSHOP: Saturday WRITE! is a free more...

Local works of art along the drag, as well as beverages and hors d'oeuvres

Second Thursdays on North Mississippi Avenue

Event dates: April 9th, 2015, May 14th, 2015
Event location: various locations along Mississippi Aveenue
Portland Events: Second Thursdays on North Mississippi Avenue

With First and Last Thursdays already occupied by other artful events in ‘hoods across town, Mississippi Avenue has staked its claim on the second Thursday of each month. Hanging art in galleries, boutiques, waiting rooms and cafes,2nd Thursdaysfeature local works of art at various locations along the drag, as well as beverages and hors d'oeuvres, for several evening hours. Find monthly updates more...

Walk, roll and ride your way around car-free neighborhood routes

2015 Sunday Parkways

Event dates: May 10th, 2015, June 21st, 2015, July 26th, 2015, August 23rd, 2015, September 27th, 2015
Event location: various parts of town
Portland Events: 2015 Sunday Parkways

While there may be only four “quadrants” in Portland, there are five annualSunday Parkwaysdates—one per month from May through September—each in a different part of town. On these five Sundays, the city closes an area of streets to cars and opens up the public space to families and communities of walkers, bikers and runners. With the routes lined with vendors, live music, activities and more...