Placemaking Info Session
Oct
23
6:30 PM18:30

Placemaking Info Session

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

Drop in to ask program staff questions and/or pitch your ideas. A vegan supper is provided.

More info at: https://cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker

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Oct
25
to Oct 27

HOWL: Halloween benefit for City Repair

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HOWL
17th Annual Halloween Benefit for City Repair Project

THIS YEAR WE AGAIN WILL BE OFFERING A SPECIAL 2 NIGHT EDITION OF PORTLAND's ILLUSTRIOUS HALLOWEEN PARTY

~+~DETAILS ~+~

Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
9:30pm-3:30am

Saturday Oct. 26, 2019
9:00pm-4:00am

21+ (bring ID)

VMAC
116 SE Yamhill St,
Portland, OR 97214


~+~ LINEUP~+~

FRIDAY, OCT. 25th - 2 Stages

Fort Knox Five (DC)
Atnarko (Florida)
Lola B (Florida)
Professor Stone (Fresno)

Chaach
DJ Saucy
Octaban

MORE to be announced

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SATURDAY, OCT. 26th - 2 Stages

Chrome Wolves
Inner G
Manoj w/Solovox
Maximus
Mienne
Mister Serious
Mr. Wu
Polyphonix
PRSN
Sheppard
Smasheltooth
Vamarcha

MORE to be announced

~+~TICKETS ~+~
https://www.facebook.com/events/226266354989882/?active_tab=about
or
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/howl-2019-halloween-extravaganza-tickets-71165946261
*Tickets sold SEPARATELY for each night. We offer NO REFUNDS.
**Your Howl ticket purchase supports The City Repair Project's work making cities more sustainable, fun, socially connective, and equitable.**

FRIDAY, OCT. 25th
$28 - Early Bird - SOLD OUT
$32 - Presale
$40 - Doors

SATURDAY, OCT. 26th
$30 - Early Bird - SOLD OUT
$35 - Tier 1 - SOLD OUT
$40 - Tier 2
$45 - Tier 3
$50 - Day of Show


~+~ ALSO ~+~

Photos by DAbooth

Stage Design by:

Ghost Stag

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NE! Placemaking Info Session
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

NE! Placemaking Info Session

  • Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

Drop in to ask program staff questions and/or pitch your ideas. A vegan supper is provided.

More info at: https://cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker

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Free Bike Repair Workshop
Nov
24
11:00 AM11:00

Free Bike Repair Workshop

Learn how to maintain your bike, diagnose and fix any issues that come up with regular riding! Bring your own bike or come just to learn. We'll run through bearing, shifting, and braking systems, and go over basic maintenance of a bike.

About the Repair Facilitator:
Bikes for Humanity PDX is a SE-based non-profit that has been training members of our community to work on bikes for over a dozen years, and fixing and redistributing bikes back into the community in the process. Join their comprehensive Thursday Night Workshops in their space at 3366 SE Powell Blvd. from 5-7pm or reach out at info@b4hpdx.org for more info.

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Placemaking Applications Due + Final Info Session
Jan
15
6:00 PM18:00

Placemaking Applications Due + Final Info Session

Placemaking Applications are due this date! This is our final info session with the goal of supporting filling out the application and any last minute program question! Drop-in anytime during these open office hours.

More info at: https://cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

Drop in to ask program staff questions and/or pitch your ideas. A vegan supper is provided.

More info at: https://cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker

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Placemaking Info Session
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Placemaking Info Session

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

Drop in to ask program staff questions and/or pitch your ideas. A vegan supper is provided.

More info at: https://cityrepair.org/become-a-placemaker

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Music Show & Charity Benefit
Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

Music Show & Charity Benefit

  • 5040 Southeast Milwaukie Avenue Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bands! Fashion show! Music videos! Collaborative-community art project! Open Mic! Artisan Vendors! Plants! Food!

Greetings Lovelies,

The Snake Dance EP, Music Video, and Apparel Line Launch Party is around the corner! This will be an immersive event consisting of 6 bands, an open mic, a large collaborative art project, artisan vendors, movement, art, meditation, and more!

All profits from the event will be donated to The City Repair Project (https://cityrepair.org) and Friends of Noise (http://friendsofnoise.org) + the talented performers!

Located at the beautiful, scenically-located Portland’s Watershed event space on Sunday, October 13th. Come celebrate with us!

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FULL LINEUP:
- Grolixes: https://grolixes.bandcamp.com/
- Flying Caravan: https://flying-caravan.bandcamp.com
- Snake Dance: https://snakedance.bandcamp.com
- Dog: https://soundcloud.com/itsurdog
- Internet Beef: https://soundcloud.com/internetbeef
- King E.D.O: https://soundcloud.com/zekejam4
- Syner Apperal: @syneruniverse

In proud partnership with The Aqueerium, Cat Castle, The Web, The City Repair Project and Friends of Noise!

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Rain Gardens and Propagation Workparty
Oct
13
11:00 AM11:00

Rain Gardens and Propagation Workparty

  • 2735 Southeast 30th Avenue Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join City Repair at a long time #placemaking and Village Building Convergence - Portland site in inner SE for an ecological landscaping workparty.

We'll start with a tour of permaculture and natural building systems on site. We will proceed with helping winterize the gardens thru weeding, pruning, seed casting, and and plantings. From the pruning we will propagate starts for the City Repair nursery that supports dozens of community sites and we give out hundreds of plants annually.

No experience required, we will have permaculture teachers on site. Rain-or-shine, dress for the weather! Tea, coffee, and a simple lunch meal provided. Tools provided but feel free to bring your favorite, most trusty pruners!

If you have any cuttings starts of natives or common herbs (rosemary, oregano, chive, etc) feel free to bring to share! If you cannot attend but want to support please donate here: https://cityrepair.org/donate. Contact Kirk for more info at volunteer@cityrepair.org.

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Homestead Workparty: Ujima Center
Oct
6
3:00 PM15:00

Homestead Workparty: Ujima Center

  • 2003 Northeast Holman Street Portland, OR United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at the Ujima Center, an artist collective and Natural Building and Permaculture demonstration site in N.E. Portland. Over the years Ujima has been a Village Building Convergence - Portland site in June, but we're hanging out in October to help winterize the garden and other homesteading tasks.

This is an amazing opportunity to see Natural Building and Permaculture projects that can be accomplished inside and outside the City Repair Placemaking Program.

This is a drop in event. Snacks provided. Maybe cob pizza??!?!?! Dress for the weather. We'll have gloves and tools, but feel free to bring your favorite hand pruner.

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Volunteer Orientation + Lavender Satchel Sewing
Oct
1
6:30 PM18:30

Volunteer Orientation + Lavender Satchel Sewing

If you're interested in getting involved with City Repair and the Village Building Convergence - Portland, this orientation will discuss all the different ways how. Additionally, there'll be supplies to sew lavender satchels while you listen/ask questions. We use the satchels as gifts, so you'll start helping us out from the get-go!

A light dinner is provided. Contact kirk@cityrepair.org for more info.

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SE Placemaking Walking Tour
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

SE Placemaking Walking Tour

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

At our start location we’ll observe a cob bench, move to a intersection repair painting at SE 19th and Clinton, go into a community led garden a block away, and end at the City Repair office at 1421 SE Division Street.

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Mural Painting: César Chávez School
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

Mural Painting: César Chávez School

Join the families of César Chávez School for a parking lot mural that is a part of their Safer Routes to School program facilitated by the Community Cycling Center. Three different zones will painted over two different dates with the designs created by student submissions.

Install date #1: Saturday, August 31st, 10 am - 4 pm 
Install date #2: Saturday, September 14th, 10 am - 4 pm 
Back-up date encase of rain: Saturday September 21st, 10 am - 4 pm 
Location: 5103 N Willis Blvd, find us in parking lot on west side of school.

Food and snacks provided. Dropin anytime during the working hours, though we may finish painting early. Bilingual (Spanish) setting. For more info reach out to william@communitycyclingcenter.org.

Big shout out to Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a generous donation of supplies!

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SE Placemaking Walking Tour
Sep
12
6:00 PM18:00

SE Placemaking Walking Tour

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in South Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or to learn how to volunteer with City Repair!

At our start location we’ll observe a cob bench, move to a intersection repair painting at SE 19th and Clinton, go into a community led garden a block away, and end at the City Repair office at 1421 SE Division Street.

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Open House: Urban Permaculture Design Course
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Open House: Urban Permaculture Design Course

The Urban Permaculture Design Course (UPDC) is taught by City Repair staff members, design consultants and regional educators that integrates City Repair’s unique urban placemaking methodologies with the required 72 hours of content of a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC), the curriculum that earns participants an internationally-recognized PDC. The primary topic areas are framed through the permaculture lens of regenerative and justice-based design practices. The class spans from October 2019 thru May 2020 with full course details here: https://cityrepair.org/updc.

This event is an open house and potluck for interested students to meet some of the course instructors and ask in person questions. Students from previous years are invited to this meet and greet as well. While this is a potluck, City Repair will be providing a main course and enough for everyone - so don’t worry if you do not bring a dish. The main course will be vegan, vegetarian and meat dishes are welcome in the potluck. 

Reserving a space in the UPDC requires a deposit which can be paid for at this event. 

For further questions contact updc@cityrepair.org

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NE Placemaking Walking Tour!
Sep
2
6:00 PM18:00

NE Placemaking Walking Tour!

Do you see the street intersection paintings around town, benches made of earth, or food forests? This event will explore such sights in Northeast Portland and discuss how communities design and install the projects through the City Repair Project. This is a great event if you want to do such a project in your community or if you want to learn about how to volunteer with City Repair!

The projects we look at will explore themes of: gentrification, race and equity, permaculture, community based design, pollinator habitat, consensus building, natural building, and general community building. We will walk (1.5 miles total) from NE Killingsworth and 19th to a few locations and end at the The Oregon Public House where our dear friends Bikes For Humanity PDX are having a fundraiser: Bikes for Humanity Charity of the Day.

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Mural Painting: César Chávez School
Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

Mural Painting: César Chávez School

Join the families of César Chávez School for a parking lot mural that is a part of their Safer Routes to School program facilitated by the Community Cycling Center. Three different zones will painted over two different dates with the designs created by student submissions.

Install date #1: Saturday, August 31st, 10 am - 4 pm 
Install date #2: Saturday, September 14th, 10 am - 4 pm 
Back-up date encase of rain: Saturday September 21st, 10 am - 4 pm 
Location: 5103 N Willis Blvd, find us in parking lot on west side of school.

Food and snacks provided. Dropin anytime during the working hours, though we may finish painting early. Bilingual (Spanish) setting. For more info reach out to william@communitycyclingcenter.org.

Big shout out to Habitat for Humanity ReStore for a generous donation of supplies!

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Free Bike Mechanic Workshop
Aug
18
11:00 AM11:00

Free Bike Mechanic Workshop

When: Sunday, August 18th, 11 am - 2 pm
Where: City Repair HQ - 1421 SE Division Street, Portland

Learn how to maintain your bike, diagnose and fix any issues that come up with regular riding! Bring your own bike or come just to learn. We'll run through bearing, shifting, and braking systems, and go over basic maintenance of a bike.

About the Facilitator:
Bikes for Humanity PDX is a SE-based non-profit that has been training members of our community to work on bikes for over a dozen years, and fixing and redistributing bikes back into the community in the process. Join their comprehensive Thursday Night Workshops in their space at 3366 SE Powell Blvd. from 5-7pm or reach out at info@b4hpdx.org for more info.

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The Exchange: A Multicultural Day Market
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

The Exchange: A Multicultural Day Market

SE Uplift, along with our partners Northeast Coalition of Neighbors and the East Portland Community Office, is incredibly excited to work on a new event that brings the SE, NE, and East Portland coalitions together in an effort to support a variety of businesses owned and operated by People of Color!

The Exchange is a multi-cultural day market that will bring together food, art, and performances from a wide spectrum of our community. We want to highlight and make space to support local vendors of color and their respective crafts. Our mission is to make meaningful connections across perceived differences to create more vibrant communities.

The Exchange is scheduled for Saturday, August 17th 2019. It will be located in our very own yard and block (at 3534 SE Main St. Portland, OR 97214) from 12:00pm-6:00 pm. It is completely FREE to attend and merchandise will be for sale! 

Please follow this link to get a ticket: Get your FREE ticket here!

FAQ:

Are there any fees to participate as a guest or vendor?

No, this event is FREE for all! We want to encourage people to support their local vendors by purchasing from them.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

No, there isn’t a minimum age requirement, this is an ALL AGES event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are several bus routes that are within walking distance from our location including 75, 14, 15, 2, and 20. We also have on-site bike parking.

If you are driving:

There is street parking but predict that it will be difficult to find one. We highly encourage taking public transportation or biking. If you do choose to drive consider carpooling!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Yes, for this event we have two organizers. Feel free to email either christina@seuplift.org or gaby@seuplift.org for any questions that you may have regarding the event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Nope, we appreciate you “getting a ticket” to RSVP to the event.

Will vendors accept cards?

Some of our vendors do and some don’t. If you forget the day of there are a couple of banks walking distance from our location with ATM including OnPoint, Wells Fargo, Advantis, Key Bank, Umpqua, and U.S. Bank.

 

*For more information about this free workshop, please contact Christina or Gaby at (503) 232-0010 ext 312 or 314 or christina@seuplift.org and gaby@seuplift.org. SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition values meaningful access to all programs, services, and activities. Our space has parking on site and an accessible entrance. Refreshments will be provided with reasonable accommodations to dietary restrictions. Please contact Christina or Gaby at least 48 hours prior to attending to request accommodations.


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Straw Bale Installation Workparty!
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Straw Bale Installation Workparty!

  • 8571 Southeast Flavel Drive Portland, OR, 97206 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Straw bale building is an ancient technique of creating dwellings from straw as a structural element. The current goal of this Natural Building technique is to be green, to be sustainable.

City Repair is supporting a home owner building with straw bale in the Darlington neighborhood. During this work party everyone is welcome to come and help build!

No experience is necessary. The goal of this workparty is to give us opportunity to learn and gain experience with this natural building technique. Crew leaders on site will direct and teach about the process.

Please dress for the weather! Additionally, wear closed toe shoes, and consider pants and long sleeves. A vegetarian Mexican lunch will be provided. Special treats for folks that carpool!

For more info contact: Timothy Kennedy - timok33@gmail.com - 707.319.6579

Design for the structure was made by Communitecture - Architecture, Planning, Design, check out more their straw bale projects here: http://www.communitecture.net/straw-bale--natural-building.html

Directions Note: this is 8571 SE Flavel DRIVE. One more time - DRIVE! (Please don’t go to Flavel street, avenue court, etc.). Located off of Harney Drive.

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Native Garden Tending + Multicultural Market Prep
Aug
16
11:00 AM11:00

Native Garden Tending + Multicultural Market Prep

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Join us in support of SE Uplift to prepare their space for a market on the following day - the Exchange, a multicultural market place that highlights Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).

Our goals for the day are to do ecological landscaping - the land is full of natives and rain gardens that need tending, while we also spruce up a parking lot where the market will pop up.

Snacks and tools provided, but feel free to bring your favorite pruners! Dress for the weather! Drop in anytime during the working hours. All skill levels welcome and we love to teach! Contact Kirk at volunteer@cityrepair.org for more details.

For full info on the market check out: http://www.seuplift.org/the-exchange-a-multi-cultural-day-market/

The Exchange is a multi-cultural day market that will bring together food, art, and performances from a wide spectrum of our community. We want to highlight and make space to support local vendors of color and their respective crafts. Our mission is to make meaningful connections across perceived differences to create more vibrant communities.

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Medicine Making MeetUp
Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Medicine Making MeetUp

Live updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/674730086328716/

Join us at the Goat Haus for this installment of "Home Is Where the Wear Is" (HIWTHI), where folks from the OnGoing Community and City Repair will be on point to share medicine making practices using herbs from a typical garden or that can be wildcrafted in the PDX Metro area.

We're organizing our supplies now, so more info on the exact offerings as we get closer to the event - but we typically facilitate the making of slave, tea bags, tinctures, and satchels.

If you have appropriate supplies to donate contact volunteer@cityrepair.org. This event is free, but donations help cover costs of supplies and benefit the City Repair Project.

A basic supper is provided and potluck welcome! Let's commune and craft on a cozy summer evening!

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Kailash Corner Street Painting
Aug
10
10:00 AM10:00

Kailash Corner Street Painting

  • 4311 Southeast 37th Avenue Portland, OR, 97202 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

When: Saturday, August 10
Painting: 10 am - 4 pm
Potluck and music: 5 pm - 7 pm
Where: 4311 SE 37th Ave, Portland
Contact info: Ginny Paw - 503.504.4563 - ginnypaw@icloud.com

Kailash Ecovillage sits at the west side of a T-intersection. We have approximately 55 residents. Our goal is to cultivate community both within our membership and with our neighbors on SE 37th between Gladstone and Holgate, and on SE Cora and SE Mall. An intersection painting will help us accomplish this.

More info at [https://www.kailashecovillage.org/](https://www.kailashecovillage.org/). Trimet bus lines 75-Cesar Chavez/Lombard & 17-Holgate/Broadway are just one & two blocks away. 9-Powell Blvd and 66-Marquam Hill/Hollywood are about 6 blocks away.

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Repair the Mermaid Cob Bench!
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

Repair the Mermaid Cob Bench!

The cob bench, called 'The Lighthouse', just outside 2111 S.E. Madison Street, Portland, was a project by Village Building Convergence. After years of no maintenance, a new roof is being raised to revitalize this space. Check out all the dates to come out and help! Contact Mark to RSVP or for questions: 503.381.5885.

* Monday, July 15 from 9am to 2pm. We'll unload supplies and get some new concrete footings installed, below ground and unobtrusive. We will try to make progress on construction as well, though without cured footings it might not be possible until the next day.

* Tuesday, July 16 from 10am to 2:30pm. We'll get a good amount of carpentry done.

* Wednesday, July 17 from 1 to 5pm. We'll get as far with carpentry as we can this day.

* Monday, July 22 from noon to 2pm.

* Wednesday, July 31 from 1 to 5pm. We will probably begin the roof installation then.

* Thursday, August 1 from 1 to 5pm. More roof work.

* Tuesday, August 6th from 10am to 5pm. We'll most likely finish the roof on this day.

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Repair the Mermaid Cob Bench!
Aug
1
1:00 PM13:00

Repair the Mermaid Cob Bench!

The cob bench, called 'The Lighthouse', just outside 2111 S.E. Madison Street, Portland, was a project by Village Building Convergence. After years of no maintenance, a new roof is being raised to revitalize this space. Check out all the dates to come out and help! Contact Mark to RSVP or for questions: 503.381.5885.

* Monday, July 15 from 9am to 2pm. We'll unload supplies and get some new concrete footings installed, below ground and unobtrusive. We will try to make progress on construction as well, though without cured footings it might not be possible until the next day.

* Tuesday, July 16 from 10am to 2:30pm. We'll get a good amount of carpentry done.

* Wednesday, July 17 from 1 to 5pm. We'll get as far with carpentry as we can this day.

* Monday, July 22 from noon to 2pm.

* Wednesday, July 31 from 1 to 5pm. We will probably begin the roof installation then.

* Thursday, August 1 from 1 to 5pm. More roof work.

* Tuesday, August 6th from 10am to 5pm. We'll most likely finish the roof on this day.

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The Sharing Seed: Street Painting
Jul
27
10:00 AM10:00

The Sharing Seed: Street Painting

When: Saturday, July 27th, 10 am till evening!
Where: SE 11th and SE Clatsop
Contact Information: Ayomidance@gmail.com or 541-606-2075

One block from the historical Share - it square is The Sharing Seed intersection. This year marks its fourth year anniversary of bringing people together through food, music, Art and the joy of living life with kindness towards all people.

All are welcome! We'll paint till finished and have a potluck for supper!

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53rd and SE Morrison Street Painting
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

53rd and SE Morrison Street Painting

  • SE 53rd Ave & SE Morrison St Portland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

When: Saturday, July 20th, 10 am to 6 pm (or at completion)

Where: NE 53rd and Morrison

Contact: waynee@hevanet.com & 503 957 5029

A cheerful band of neighbors who have been meeting for years over soup nights and ballot parties decided it was time to beautify the street. All are welcome to come out and help transform our neighborhood with this street painting!

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Street Painting: Lloyd EcoDistrict
Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Street Painting: Lloyd EcoDistrict

When: Sunday, July 14th, 9 am to 4 pm

Where: Intersection of 2nd Ave and Clackamas, Portland, OR, 97232

Live Updates: [https://www.facebook.com/events/311110169767565/](https://www.facebook.com/events/311110169767565/)

We are excited to repaint the intersection mural on 2nd Ave and Clackamas! This is a great chance to meet your neighbors and create something beautiful in the Lloyd neighborhood. We are partnering with Rather Severe and Color Outside the Lines so be sure to stop by and say hi!

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided for volunteers. For more info contact Brian at brian@ecolloyd.org

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Lents Bridge Painting and Block Party
Jul
13
5:00 PM17:00

Lents Bridge Painting and Block Party

  • 9302 Southeast Steele Street Portland, OR, 97266 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

When: July 13th, 5 pm to 9 pm 
Where: 9302 SE Steele

Come on out for for an evening of live music, potlucking, and of course painting! While the Lents Bridge had an amazing start during the Village Building Convergence in June, there's still space to bring your unique art into this public canvas! More info on the project here: https://asborffmann.wixsite.com/lentsbridgeproject

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Repaint: 16th and NE Skidmore
Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Repaint: 16th and NE Skidmore

LOCATION

NE 16 Ave and Skidmore St

CONTACT

Teri Rowan, tprowan57@comcast.net, 503 281-6411

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Our intersection painting is a celebration of our community. Our intent is to provide a piece of jewelry for the neighborhood to enjoy and celebrate.

SITE SCHEDULE

Sat, July 13, 10 am to 3 pm: Anyone is welcomed to join our community project. We will have a potluck, face-painting, and street painting!

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NAYA Generations Intersection Painting
Jul
13
9:30 AM09:30

NAYA Generations Intersection Painting

When: July 13th, 9 am - 3 pm 
Where: NAYA Generations, SE Steele and SE 86th CT, Portland, OR 
Live Updateshttps://www.facebook.com/events/526090971260327/

We're going to be painting the streets - and having fun doing it!

Green Lents and NAYA Generations residents are very excited to be transforming this intersection into a piece of community art. We would love to have you there! 
There will be food, kid’s activities, music, raffle prizes, and more.

9AM: Painting Begins 
12PM: Food & Activities

We need your hands, your grill, your truck, your artistic mind! If we each contribute a little, we’ll have an incredible time! RSVP is not required, but there are some unique needs to sign up for here: https://forms.gle/H6LxocGLqNVgTh9W9

Art facilitation by Rodolfo Serna. Learn more about his art practice here: https://news.streetroots.org/2016/06/30/portland-muralist-supports-risk-youths-through-art 
Learn more about another community mural he did in collaboration with our friends at APANO in the Jade Districthttps://www.oregonmetro.gov/news/one-portlands-most-deadly-streets-gets-murals-promote-safety

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VBC 19: We the Wild Youth
May
31
4:30 PM16:30

VBC 19: We the Wild Youth

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We The Wild Youth Movement
~* Let them hear you ROAR! *~
A Night of Empowerment Created by Youth for Youth
Supported by City Repair’s 2019 Village Building Convergence and Friends of Noise

Friday May 31st, 2019 from 4:30-8:30pm
At Open School East (16570 SE Oak St, Portland, OR 97233)
Accessible by bus line #20 and MAX Blue Line towards Gresham, Stop E 162nd Avenue

We the Wild Youth is an event to launch a youth empowerment movement to inspire and empower all youth to believe in themselves, have their voices heard, their initiatives supported, and to showcase the supportive resources that already lie within our community. We the Wild Youth is visioned and organized by Francesca Bas, a 17 year old student who has decided to stop accepting the things she cannot change, and start changing the things she can no longer accept. This event is welcoming and open for all youth as a safe space to feel empowered, supported, and have youth voices amplified.

The evening will include:
△ Free dinner
△ Fun raffle prizes
△ Tabling by partner organizations supporting youth
△ Amazing diverse youth speakers sharing their stories in a TedX inspired format to engage the audience in conversations around the challenges and celebrations of being a youth alive today
△ Performances by local youth musicians through Friends of Noise.

We the Wild Youth serves as a gathering place for youth to connect their initiatives through local networks. Over a dozen community partners will be present at the event to show youth the range of support that already lies in our community who believe in them and want to see them succeed. Beyond our event co-hosts Friends of Noise and The City Repair Project, we will have various community organizations that will be tabling on site include Multnomah Youth Commission, Urban Nature Partners PDX, Portland Tennis and Education, Earth Citizens, Life Lines Youth Lines, Q Center, 350PDX, Passion Impact, New Avenues for Youth, Best Buddies, Girls and Boys Club, Earth Guardians, ACLU, Planned Parenthood, Sunrise and more!

If you have any connections to local high schools or youth organizations, let us know at youth@cityrepair.org
We are looking to spread the word about this event to as many people as possible!

Share the We the Wild Youth Movement to the world!
Instagram: @We_the_wild_youth
Go Fund Me: https://www.gofundme.com/we-the-wild-youth


ABOUT THE ORGANIZER
“My name is Francesca Bas and I have decided to stop accepting the things cannot change but start changing the things I can no longer accept.”
Francesca Bas is a 17 year old student who is passionate about being an activist in community spaces, creating opportunities for all people to feel welcome, supported and empowered. Since June 2018, Francesca has visioned and spearheaded organizing the We the Wild Youth as an event created by youth to empower youth. This year, Francesca has been recognized as one of Oregon’s Mental Health Heroes by Trillium Family Services with the Keep Oregon Well Campaign.

Co-Hosts Supporting We the Wild Youth
Friends of Noise
http://www.friendsofnoise.org
Friends of Noise seeks to foster healing and growth for the creative youth in our community via the arts. We host all age concerts that showcase youth first and adult artist second. We teach music production workshops so that young people can host and produce concerts themselves. We teach Music Biz professional development workshops so that young people can have a baseline skill set to navigate the music scene.

The City Repair Project & The Village Building Convergence
https://cityrepair.org/ https://villagebuildingconvergence.com/
City Repair is a Portland-based nonprofit that fosters thriving, inclusive and sustainable communities through the creative reclamation of public space. Towards this goal, City Repair hosts a 10-day community building festival called the Village Building Convergence (VBC) that takes place in the beginning of June. Now in it’s 19th year, VBC 2019 will be held from Fri, May 31 to Sun June 9.

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