This weekend

Prosper Portland just wrapped up their information sessions about the final phase of urban renewal. For those who have been unable to make the meetings, we’ll have an editorial about that next week.

Not in Lents, but over in Brentwood-Darlington, a group addressing transportation infrastructure improvement is giving a presentation:

The Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association meeting this month is Thursday, March 7th. Being discussed, according to the agenda, is support for a crosswalk at Woodstock Blvd and 60th Ave, and an invitation to join Southeast in Active Motion (a group advocating for better transportation infrastructure).

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

FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST

Resource & assistance fair:

Kelly Elementary School, 9030 SE Cooper St * 3 pm – 6 pm

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Enjoy the fine art of karaoke at the Eagle Eye Tavern!

5836 SE 92nd Ave * 9 pm 

SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND

Johnson Creek watershed-wide volunteerism (event):

This is the Johnson Creek Watershed Council‘s biggest volunteer event of the year, and they need willing hands to help restore this crucial waterway that runs along part of Portland’s southern border.

“There is a 24 year legacy of grassroots progress to restore, repair, and clean this 26 mile long watershed-all by wonderful humans who love it (like you!) Help us support this awesome place as we weed, plant, and mulch for a healthier watershed.”

10 locations along Johnson Creek * 8:45 am – noon

What to Do in the March Vegetable Garden class:

“Join Robyn Streeter of Your Backyard Farmer for a great refresher on what to do in the veggie garden for the month of March. This includes: soils and composts to get the garden ready, irrigation techniques, and developing a timeline and planting calendar for spring and summer.”

9000 SE Division * 11 am * free, register for this class

Guided garden tours:

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“On the first Saturday of the month, Garden Curator Courtney Vengarick will show you what’s blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and sharing fun stories about the adventurous creators of the Garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach.

First come first served; limit 15. Pre-registration not required. Meet in front of the Gift Shop, next to the Manor House.”

Leach Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave * 11 am – noon

Once Upon a Time Family Theatre:

“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 Irish Cinderlad”

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

SUNDAY, MARCH 3RD

Tax help:

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“Get free individualized tax preparation assistance in Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean and English provided by IRS Certified Volunteers in partnership with Vietnamese Community of Oregon.

First come, first served.”

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 10 am – 4 pm

Enjoy your weekend!

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