Office of Community and Civic Life director Suk Rhee was inteviewed on OPB‘s Think Out Loud this week. Listen to the interview here.

‘Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement is no more. It’s now the Office of Community and Civic Life. The bureau says it wants to be more inclusive, but some people are concerned about a shift away from a focus on neighborhood associations. What exactly has changed?”


Live music with Michael Shay and The What 4:

A ‘jam band for grownups’, with an all-star lineup including Mark Shark on guitar and Chris Kee on bass, and probably special guests! See”

The O’Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St * 9:30 pm – 1 am * free


Movies in Montavilla Park! “Paddington 2” (2018) and live music from The Alphabeticians ( family-friendly rock ‘n’ roll).

Montavilla Park, 8219 NE Glisan St * music @ 6:30 pm, movie @ dusk * free


“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: “Jack & The Beanstalk”

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


If you need a reason to check out the new  Gateway Discovery Park, check out “Cruising Gateway Cruise-in“. For more info on what’s in store visit their website.

Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services is hosting a Car Cruise-in, with proceeds benefiting Meals on Wheels People. Car aficionados are encouraged to bring their best rides to compete in Antique, Sports and Best in Show categories!”


Read the vendor highlights from this week’s market here.

Montavilla Farmers Market, 7700 block of SE Stark St * 10 am – 2 pm 


Intercambio group

“Practique inglés o español y ayude a los demás que están aprendiendo en un ambiente amable. Los participantes hablan la mitad del tiempo en inglés y la otra en español. Están bienvenidos los principiantes.


Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome.”

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 3 pm – 4:30 pm