There’s another Lents Town Center community conversation Monday, Feb 25th. This is the last opportunity for neighbors to weigh in on the project.
This meeting is about the four-plus acre lot at SE 92nd Ave and Harold Street between the Wattles Boys and Girls Club and Zoiglhaus Brewing. It’s a Prosper Portland owned lot, and the last phase of urban renewal for Lents.
Wattles Boys and Girls Club, 9330 SE Harold St * 6 pm – 8 pm
There’s also a Lents Neighborhood Association meeting this week. To learn more about what’s on the agenda, go here.
Lents Community Center, 8835 SE Woodstock Blvd * 7 pm – 9 pm
FRIDAY, FEB 22ND
DJ Count Daddy Presents Flashback Fridays:
“Count Daddy is at Southeast Portland’s favorite new dive every Friday, spinning nothing but the old school (and taking all requests!); Golden Age Hip Hop, Throwbacks, Funk, Soul, R&B, and even a sprinkle of Classic Rock.”
Misdemeanor Meadows, 6920 SE 52nd Ave * 7 pm – 11 pm * free
SATURDAY, FEB 23RD
Eat, Drink, and Get Crafty (events):
“Here’s your chance to get crafty with a cold brew in hand! We’ll provide all the materials, walk you through the process and you’ll go home with something you can show off to your friends!
Zoiglhaus is offering $3 beers and happy hour pricing for all event attendees.”
Make a Nesting Ball for Birds! (events):
“Make a unique and beautiful present for your neighborhood birds to help them easily find the materials they need to build nests. Pinecone nesting balls, made with natural, found and recycled materials, offer essential supplies that ensure your avian friends can make a warm and cozy refuge to raise the next generation.”
Class size limited to 15.
9000 SE Division St * 11 am * $15
City of Portland Fix It Fair (event):
At this event, there’ll be:
“Free lead blood testing; free giveaways; hourly door prizes; free professional childcare; free minor bike tune-ups and flat tire repair for students and families; and a free lunch”
As well as presentations on (schedule): “water and energy savings; safe and healthy home; food and nutrition; neighborhood and community resources; recycling; weatherizing your home; gardening and growing your own food; yard care and composting; and transportation”
You can also bring a counter top appliance or article of clothing to be repaired, while learning how to do it yourself.
Floyd Light Middle School, 10800 SE Washington St * 10 am – 2 pm
Stewardship Saturdays (event):
“We have been removing invasive blackberry from this site all summer it is ready to be replaced! Help plant native species along the Slough banks at this public boat launch and walking trail.”
Water Bureau Groundwater Pump Station, 16650 Ne Airport Way * 9 am – noon
SUNDAY, FEB 24TH
Community cooking workshop (event):
With Chef Jeniffer Kirton-Bernard.
“Join us for an afternoon of community and cooking! We come together to cook a full meal in a family friendly space. There are activities for kids over 4 + and adult. Chef Jeniffer will also be sharing about Black inventors and culture in honor of Black History Month. Menu: Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken, Sweet Potato & Bean Casserole and bean stew.”
Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster Rd * 4 pm – 6:30 pm * $5 – $15 per group
File Taxes for Free (event):
“Get free individualized tax preparation assistance in Vietnamese, Korean and English provided by IRS Certified Volunteers in partnership with Vietnamese Community of Oregon. Please bring photo ID and documented proof of Social Security number, last year’s W2/1099/1098, last year’s tax return, last year’s medical and educational receipts, as well as any current tax documents.”
Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave *10 am – 4 pm