Earlier this month, East PDX News went deeper into the human stories that make up the plague of shootings and killings happening in East Portland.

Portland Police told them there have been “752 total confirmed shooting incidents, not including suicide attempts, this year in Portland. And 245 people have been injured by gunfire year-to-date… “


Don’t Shoot PDX art exhibition

Don’t Shoot Portland presents a multi-media installation called Archives for Black Lives: A Liberated Archives Exhibition at Holding Contemporary.

Go to the gallery’s website at the link above to book an appointment.

916 NW Flanders St. * Sat., Aug. 7 – Sat., Aug. 28



Portland Hip-Hop Week

From August 20 – 28, Portland will be hosting a week of hip-hop events:

“After its first virtual year, Hip-Hop Week is returning to a slightly more centralized schedule, with one or two events every day for a week—from mixtape release shows to a producer showcase and an awards ceremony,”

For more information, go to its website here.


Lents baseball

Lents-based Portland Pickles play both an afternoon and evening game today.

For all the games and tickets, go here.



Indigenous market

“Portland Indigenous Marketplace will be hosting another in person marketplace Aug 21st!!!”

10 a.m. – Turquoise Pride drum group

3 p.m. – Raffle winner announced

432 NE 74th Ave. * 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Fuchsia show & sale

The Portland Fuchsia Society is having a show and sale this weekend.

Portland Nursery, 5050 SE Stark Street * Sat: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Sun: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.



Farmers markets

“Lents International Farmers Market (LIFM) is the only one in Portland with an intentional international focus. LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate produce to the diverse community of Lents neighbors. Founded in 2006 by a community volunteers and then run by Zenger Farm, it is an important sales outlet for immigrant and new farmers, and new small food business owners too.” 

The market’s website is here.

SE 92nd Ave and Reedway St * 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


The Montavilla Farmers Market is every Sunday, learn more about the market here.

7700 SE Stark St. * 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.