This months’s Montavilla Neighborhood Association meeting is Mon, February 12, from 6:30 pm – 8 pm. It’s held at  Montavilla United Methodist Church (232 SE 80th Ave).
Guest speakers this month are from: Boys & Girls Aid (a group established to end the cycle of foster care), and members of a group wanting to lower traffic speeds on Stark St in the Montavilla town center.
There will also be discussion of establishign a bylaws review commitee, and a proposal to add a method of suspending membership of members.
The meeting’s agenda is here.


“A new music series is born! Come to Vino Veritas each and every Friday for live music by some of Portland’s best. This week: Neil Mattson’s 3 Good Dogs featuring Shao Way Wu on upright bass, and Brent Follis on drums.”

Vino Veritas, 7835 SE Stark St * 7 pm * free 



Native Gathering Garden Planting:

“Come learn about this first of its kind feature in a Portland Park and help plant culturally significant plants for food and medicine. Everyone is welcome! Lunch and all tools provided.”
This event is part of a initiative to build a new park in the Cully neighborhood. Check out their web site here.
“Let Us Build Cully Park! transforms a former landfill into a new 25 acre park for Portland’s most diverse, park deprived neighborhood. Cully Park is a catalyst for neighborhood improvement and a symbol of what the Cully neighborhood can be.”
Thomas Cully Park, * 3 pm – 6 pm

Valentine Needle Felting for Teens

Valentine Needle Felting:

“Teens: Make a sweet for your sweetheart (or yourself) this Valentine’s Day! Using needle felting techniques, we’ll create beautiful and intricate soft sculpture cakes, cookies and other confections that you can take home at the end of class. Great for beginners.”

Holgate Library, 7905 SE Holgate Blvd * 2 pm – 4 pm * free 


Montavilla Farmers Market Winter Stock-up Market:

“Shop here for your sweetie’s favorite Valentine’s Day recipe or stock up for the month on fresh produce, fruit, cheese, meat, wine, honey, preserves, breads, and the like. Show your love for local food and farmers by coming to the farmers market… “

The market is looking for a new location, and I saw recently in a Facebook post that the Pegasus Project art space (the former Beets Auto body location), has been offered by the owner / developer Randy Rapaport.

Montavilla Farmers Market, 7700 SE Stark St * 11 am – 1 pm 


Winter Farmers Mercado, every Saturday until March 24 at Portland Mercado:

“Support Local Growers, Artisans and Entrepreneurs in our Indoor/Outdoor Farmers Market. Kids Activities, Live Music, Food Demonstrations, Chef @ the Market Cooking & Education Program.”

7238 SE Foster Rd * 10 am


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