Video from the two Lents Neighborhood Association January meetings were posted this week. They can be found here.


Live music with Electric Britt at Blue Room Bar:

“Electric Brit will be at the The Blue Room Bar for an upbeat performance of Rock, Blues, Smoochie love songs and more. An energetic one man performance, featuring originals and obscure covers. Great drinks here and and an amazing selection of great food, and most importantly a great vibe!

Blue Room Bar @ Cartlandia, 8145 SE 82nd Ave * 9 pm – midnight 


“Downsizing” and seven other second-run movies are playing this weekend at Academy Theater.

Academy Theater, 7818 SE Stark St  * 1:35 pm, 9:20 pm * $4 for adults, $3 for youth & seniors 



Frog Song Montessori Preschool, located on Dharma Rain’s 14 acre property at the foot of Rocky Butte, is hosting an open house:

“Frog Song is a program of Dharma Rain Zen Center and, while non-religious in content, is based on the Buddhist values of mindfulness, compassion, respect and the interconnectedness of all life.”

8500 NE Siskiyou St * 10 am – noon


There’s a rain garden work party at Jim Bridger School:

“We will be putting down fresh cedar chips on paths, doing some light pruning, weeding and picking up litter.

At the same time there will be a Playground Design Workshop happening in the library! We hope you will bring the whole family and stop in to both events, check out what is happening with the playground design, and lend a hand in the garden clean up!”

Jim Bridger School, 7730 SE Market St * 9 am – noon 


Ground Zero Lounge is hosted by Clyde Lewis, star of KXL’s parapolitical and paranormal radio show:

“Clyde talks about the most recent news topics in a dynamic and interactive way with the audience. There will be Ground Zero merchandise for sale and karaoke to follow”

Paradise Bar, 12323 NE Glisan St * 7 pm – 9 pm 



“Calling all local seed savers with good quality seed to share seeds, stories and growing practices. Join the nonprofit urban gardening organization Grow Portland for the second annual Seed Sharing Event. Share extra seed you have saved in your garden with others and discover new varieties. Local gardeners and farmers will have the opportunity to learn about seed saving and take home free seed.”

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 10 am – noon


The second of two Montavilla Neighborhood Association grievance meetings is being held today: 12:30 pm – 2 pm @ Montavilla Community Center, 8219 NE Glisan St.

For more information on the issue, see the story here.


Chinese story time: “Storytime presented in Cantonese for children ages 0-6 years with adult.”

Holgate Library, * 2:15 pm – 3 pm