SW Parke Diem Events

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 9:00am

October 9th and 10th 
A citywide work party in Portland Parks.  Join in at April Hill Park, Crossroads Community Garden, Duniway Park Lilac Garden Foley-Balmer Natural Area, Front & Curry Community Garden, Gabriel Park Community Garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Marquam Nature Park, Spring Garden Park, Vermont Hills Community Garden.

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Community-Initiated Neighborhood Trails Process: Council Vote

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 9:45am
Location: Council meeting at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave.
Contact:  Sara Schooley, Community-Initiated Trails, Portland Bureau of Transportation, 503.823.4589, trails@portlandoregon.gov

Mixed Use Zones Project Information Session

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location:  Wilson High School, 1151 SW Vermont St., Cafeteria
Hosted by: Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Comprehensive Plan - Learn about the proposed changes in Commercial Mixed Use Zones for your neighborhood.  Light snacks provided.

Open House at PCC Cascade: Comprehensive Plan

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: PCC-Cascade Campus, 705 N Killingsworth St., Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building, Room 104

Hosted by: Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Mixed Use Zones Project Informational Session:  

The event will include an info session about the recently released Mixed Use Zones Discussion Draft, with a presentation starting at 7 pm. The open house will cover the Comprehensive Plan Recommended Draft, which is at City Council for public hearings starting November 19, as well as other Early Implementation projects such as Campus Institutional Zoning, Employment Zoning, Residential and Open Space Zoning Map Updates and more.  Staff from BPS and the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will be there to talk with community members about their projects and answer questions.

Learn about the proposed changes in Commercial Mixed Use Zones for your neighborhood.  Early Implementation Projects Open House & Info Session Presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Light snacks provided.

No Ivy Day 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Locations across the greater Portland area.

Join ivy removal work parties throughout Portland's natural areas from 9-noon for the annual effort to remove ivy.  Celebration to follow from 12:30-2:00pm to commend ivy removal efforts.  Enjoy refreshments and a chance to connect with other community members. 

Map Your Neighborhood Training

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hosted by Southwest Hills Residential League in partnership with the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management.

Map Your Neighborhood is designed to improve disaster readiness at the neighborhood level and teaches neighbors how to organize to help each other during the hours or days before fire, medical, police or utility responders arrive.

Community Policing Reception

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 6:30pm
Location: Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

Community Policing Reception flyer

An event honoring and saying thanks to the Portland Police Bureau officers who serve and protect in southwest Portland.  Central Precinct Commander Westbrook will be in attendance, as well as the night's honorees and your neighbors.  Everyone is welcome.

Halloween in the Village!

Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Halloween in the Village flyer

A safe, fun event! 
Start at Starbucks to pick up your walking map, and parents can get a complimentary cup of coffee!
Finish at Dr. Jensen's for a special surprise treat, at 7717 SW 34th Ave.

SWNI Grant Workshop

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) and Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) are pleased to offer another year of the City of Portland’s Neighborhood Small Grants Program. We invite neighborhood associations and community-based organizations in Portland to apply. This year a total of $10,676 is available to neighborhood and community organizations in the Southwest Neighborhood coalition area. Grant funding range is from $200 to $2,000. 

SWNI Fall Cleanup

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Portland Christian Center, 5700 SW Dosch Rd.

SW Neighborhood Schools TechConnect

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 6:30pm

Location: Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Ave.