FRIDAY, MAY 7TH
Plants for Vestal
Buy plants to support the community garden project at Vestal Elementary School!
Masks are required by organizers.
Vestal Elementary School, 161 NE 82nd Ave. * 2:15 – 5 p.m.
82nd safety rally
Two pedestrians were killed in 82nd Avenue last month, and to call for emergency safety improvements non-profit Oregon Walks has organized an online rally:
online * 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Pedestrian deaths in East Portland is an ongoing tragedy, making itself know yet again with two deaths. State Rep. Khanh Pham (D-East Portland)responded in this Willamette Week article.
(It’s also great to see WW and reporter Latisha Jensen bring more attention to this issue and this part of the city.)
Willamette Week reports: “Two Men Died on a Stretch of 82nd Avenue Where the City Asked to Lower the Speed Limit”
Lowering the speed limit on a 5.5-mile stretch between Killingsworth and Foster Boulevards has been the focus of transportation advocates for almost a year— and these two tragic deaths reinforce the need for change.
SATURDAY, MAY 8TH
Mt. Tabor geology
Next in the Friends of Mt. Tabor Park’s 2021 Spring Nature Series: Volcanic Geology for Kids.
Come learn more about your friendly-neighborhood volcano!
Mt. Tabor Park * 10 a.m. * free
Live music in Montavilla
Enjoy live music from Clay Giberson and Jessie Marquez on the patio of Montavilla’s wine bar: Vino Veritas.
Learn more here.
Vino Veritas, 7835 SE Stark St. * 7 – 9:30 p.m. * free
Montavilla farmers market
SUNDAY, MAY 9TH
Learn more about the market’s vendors here, and if you didn’t know, they need volunteers to make the market a success.
7700 block of SE Stark St. * 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.