Here are a few scenes from the 2018 Lents Fair. We got to play with a few electric scooters, talk to the folks from People’s Co-op (they’re still considering moving to Lents), and hear some excellent music from The Cabin Project.

Thanks to all the hard-working folks who helped make it happen!


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Pickles baseball! These are the last games of the regular season… Friday, Saturday, and Sunday if needed.

The schedule here.


Learning Gardens Laboratory teaches garden-based education to youth, students, and community members. 

They’re hosting a farm-to-table event this weekend. It’s sold out, but still worth knowing about:

“The evening includes:A guided, edible tour through the garden; a multi-course meal prepared by PSU Eats Executive Chef Matt Steele; each dish includes freshly grown produce from LGL, along with wine and beer pairings; live entertainment; storytelling by PSU students.”

Learning Gardens Laboratory, 6801 SE 60th Ave


“The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult and other family members). In a positive and affirming environment, have fun with books and stories, songs, and movement activities. Black Storytime builds language and literacy skills your child needs to be ready for kindergarten.”

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 11:15 am – 11:45 pm 


“A Blue Room Full of blues, funk and rock ‘n’ roll”

The Blue Room Bar, 8145 SE 82nd Ave * 9 pm – 11 pm * free


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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!