The Lents Neighborhood Association‘s June general meeting will focus on immigrant support. State representatives and immigration law experts will be presents to discuss their efforts and how neighbors can help.

One of the main goals of Village Portland is to share efforts across neighborhood boundaries, so I figured people would want to know.

For more information on the meeting, go here. There’s also a community appreciation dinner before the meeting.

Lents Community Center, SE Woodstock Street * 7 pm meeting, dinner 6:30 pm 


Last Friday, Flipside Bar and Carts (9320 SE Woodstock ) had their soft opening.

When we visited on Wednesday, the word was out and the place was nearly full. Three food carts were open (a burger cart, E-San Thai, and a Mediterranean cart).

We went with the Mediterranean cart, and though it wasn’t on the menu, they made me a vegi wrap. Their banana-strawberry crepe with chocolate sauce was great too!


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 “Ring the bell and cross over into a mysterious faerie world this summer solstice! Magic awaits those mortals brave enough to dance with the faeries.

Enjoy this immersive ALL AGES theatre experience in the beautiful backyard at Taborspace!

Tickets are only sold in ADVANCE! Please go to

Taborspace, * Fri – Sun * $15 – $20



The fifth annual Taste of Parkrose: There’s be a fun run from Rossi Farms through the new Luuwit View Park; food samples, beer tent, music stage, kids play area, local vendors, and more!

Still need convincing? Check out this sweet video with an animated barn, aerial drone footage, and EDM from last year:

Rossi Farms, 3839 NE 122nd Ave * 10 am – 4 pm 


Re-imagining Home

Re-Imagining Home: A South Asian Youth Panel:

“Through Visual Art, Spoken Word, Mini-Performances, and conversations, a diverse panel of local South Asian youth will unpack the nuances of their lives as recent immigrants to America. Come, learn, and engage with their experiences and journeys.

This event is part of the Collins Gallery exhibition at Central Library and the South Asian Arts Festival happening March 8th – 11th.”

Midland Library * 2:30 pm – 4 pm 



Live music with The Boondock Boys (“classic rock, southern rock, and blues”).
The Blue Room Bar, 8145 SE 82nd Ave * 8 pm – 11 pm 


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Lents International Farmers Market:

“Portland’s only internationally focused market, LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally unique produce to the diverse Lents community and offers farm-direct sales opportunities for immigrant, emerging farmers, and new business owners. In addition to standard market produce, the market features a variety of unique fresh produce from Hmong, Latino, & Russian farmers.”

SE 92nd and Reedway between Foster and Harold * 9 am – 2 pm


Enjoy your weekend!