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Dher Kanz is showing his work at Milepost 5‘s Denizen Gallery monthly art opening:

“I am having my first art show and if you like weird paintings and drawings and electronic sounds then you will enjoy this!”

With music by: Chip Scout (hazy loops n psych samples), Mudder (pink noise stress dream lullabies), and Masha & Lars (warped expirimental folk duo).

850 NE 81st Ave * 7 pm – 11 pm * free


This Year’s Model, an Elvis Costello tribute plays at The O’Neill Public House.
6000 NE Glisan St * 9:30 pm – 1 am * free 


Montavilla Food Co-op Annual Pancake Breakfast:

“Join us for our annual pancake breakfast fundraiser and friendraiser! We’ll have great food for most diets (carnivores, vegetarians, gluten-free), music, a raffle, door prizes and more. Breakfast is $10 ($5 for kids), and anyone who becomes a member between now and the breakfast eats for free!” 

For more information, including how to volunteer follow this link.

Montavilla United Methodist Church 232 SE 80th * 8 am – noon * $10, $5 for kids


“Here is the schedule of events:
11 am: Event Opens
11 am – 11:30am: Danza Azteca
11:30 am – 11:50am: Ballet Folklorico
12 pm: Kids Parade
12:30 pm: Free Community Lunch and Storytime 
1 pm – 1:30 pm: SEI African Drummers
1:30 pm – 2 pm: Reynolds Student Showcase
2 pm to 3:30 pm: Jarrod Lawson and Tahirah Memory
4 pm to 5:30 pm: Dancehall Days
5 pm: Booths Close
6 pm: Free Community Dinner
6 pm to 8 pm: Speaker Minds”

Rockwood Commons, 740 SE 182nd Ave * 11 am – 8 pm

***download“The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and the Jade District invites you to the unveiling of the new garbage cans in the Jade. One of the most diverse districts in the city and state, the Jade District’s rich culture is represented in the broad range of businesses. The garbage cans will feature art work from a local artist, inspired by the Jade District Vision Plan. There will be a cleanup event, in partnership with SOLVE … after the cleanup, we will gather for food and refreshments at the Jade/APANO Multicultural Space. Please join us! Together we will make the Jade glitter, when we pick up the litter!” (SOLVE invitation)

Jade/APANO Multicultural Space, 8114 SE Division St * 10 am – 2 pm


“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 by Portland Metro Arts is: “The Princess and the Pea”. Purchase tickets online here.

11:30 am * adults $2, kids $1


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In a new location, Lents Farmers Market opens today! For the market’s history, a list of vendors, and to learn about a program that helps kids explore new fruits and vegetables, click here.

“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 


Sunday is the Portland Metro Band’s Spring Concert. To learn more about the 40-piece band, click here.

Horner Performing Arts Center, David Douglas High School, 1400 SE 130th Ave * 3 pm * free, donations are accepted