If you’d like to offer your opinions on the urban renewal in the Lents Town Center Phase 2, take the survey here.

The deadline to submit the survey is Feb 6th. Also at the link, is more information on the open house meeting to be held Feb 11th.

At this month’s Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association meeting State Representative Karin Power will be the featured speaker. 

Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, 7211 SE 62nd Ave * Feb 7th, 7 pm – 9 pm

This is an interesting story of how our new City Council representative Jo Ann Hardesty made sure  the public knew about impropriety in the Portland Police Department. Much respect to Hardesty for her stand and the officers who turned in their supervisor for making racist remarks. 


Restoration Work Party at Tideman Johnson:

“Want to improve habitat quality? We have several invasive removal and native species planting restoration work parties this month, all leading up to our largest event of the year– our 21st annual Watershed Wide Restoration Extreme! 

To thank you for your hard work rejuvenating this unique watershed, there will be free pizza parties at two locations. Register soon before your ideal restoration destination fills up!

More details HERE.

4401 SE Johnson Creek Blvd * 9 am – 12 pm

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Black history presentation:

Youth Curated Black History Traveling Museum STJ

“World Stage Theatre has partnered with Black Student Union groups from Portland metro high schools to create Black History Month displays. Each group has chosen a specific time period in history to highlight the African American experience to do collective research and curate pieces for the displays. Midland Library will host David Douglas High School’s display.” 

The display is part of a citywide Black History Festival (schedule) here in Portland.

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave

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Misdemeanor Meadows, 6920 SE 52nd Ave

Once Upon a Time Family Theatre:

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“Once Upon a Time Family Theatre is a magical mix of theatrical simplicity and grand storytelling for kids and their families. There’s always a slight twist to the traditional story that keeps these productions fresh. Though simply produced, these delightful and engaging productions will soon have everyone fully absorbed in the interaction of live theatre.”

This month’s production: “The Princess & the Pea”

Portland Metro Arts, 9003 SE Stark St * 11:30 am * children $1, $2 adults $2

Ants Ants Ants Family Music:

Ants Ants Ants

“A fun sing-along family music band that kids of any age (1-100) will enjoy!  With their three-part harmonies and amazing guitar work, these ants put on a show that fans won’t soon forget. See them perform songs from their new album, ‘Why Why Why?'”

Holgate Library * 11 am – 11:45 am


Lunar New Year Celebration:

With community chef Gloria and APANO (event):

“Join us for an afternoon of community and celebration! Cantonese, Mandrin, Vietnamese, and Spanish interpretation provided. Childcare and food provided (vegan options). ADA Accessible.Please RSVP here or contact thao@zengerfarm.org or by calling 503-282-4245.

Cost: $5-$15 per group (no one is turned away for lack of funds)”

Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster Rd * 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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Zoiglhaus Brewing Company, 5716 SE 92nd Ave * 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm