There was a Montavilla Neighborhood Association meeting this week, and we published the video here.
The board is preparing for the elections next month and had a presentation from Proud Grounds (“Proud Ground creates permanently affordable homeownership opportunities for first-time homebuyers using the Community Land Trust model.”).
The MNA is seeking board members, so if you’re a member consider running get in touch with them here.
Artes Soleil Block Party:
“We are celebrating Community!!! Please join Arte Soleil in partnership with Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association, Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Association, and Lents Gilbert Church for our First Annual Block Party. There will be art demonstrations, music, kids activities, food and much more.”
5530 SE 122nd Ave * 11 am – 6 pm
“Outgrowing Hunger is hosting this event for their gardeners, friends, and curious onlookers to help celebrate another fruitful year. They’ll start with harvesting fresh produce, then members of the various communities they serve will lead preparing favorite dishes right in the garden. Following a short workshop on preparing your garden for the winter, participants will have a chance to taste and share food from all over the world. This will be a hosted potluck style event; they will have a few dishes with enough food for everyone, and you are also invited to bring a favorite food to share.”
Neighborhoods Community Gardens, 835 SE 162nd Ave * 2 pm – 5 pm
Teens, Launch Your Own Podcast Today!:
Free tickets available 15 minutes in advance.”
Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave * 3 pm – 4:30 pm
We’re deep in the summer produce… for the current summer roster, go here.
Montavilla Farmers Market, 7700 block of SE Stark St * 10 am – 2 pm
“Prepare mooncakes to honor the Mid-Autumn Festival. Come and learn how to make mooncakes – samples and instructions will be provided. We’ll also explore digital resources for learning how to cook Southeast Asian cuisine.”
Holgate Library, 7905 SE Holgate Blvd * 3:15 pm