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June 30

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s affects people in varying ways and ripples out to impact the lives of those who interact with them. Understanding what is happening to a person with Alzheimer’s is key to interacting effectively and providing quality care. This class includes information from expert professionals in the field and first-hand accounts from people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. This class is free, but registration is required. To register, call 800-272-3900.

July 01

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 02

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 03

July 3rd Fireworks

Join us on July 3rd for Silverton Day, great food and drink, live music and a beautiful fireworks display, planned by the Oregon Garden Foundation & presented by Roth’s Fresh Markets. Live music by The FlexTones will start at 7pm in Founder’s Square, in the Silverton Market Garden. Adults $11, Seniors $9, Students (12-17) $8, Children (5-11) $5, Children (4 & under) free, Silverton Residents (must show proof of residency) free, Garden Members (must show membership card) free After 6pm, admission is free for everyone for the fireworks. A donation of $5 per family is suggested to help cover the cost of the fireworks. A special July 3rd package is available at the Oregon Garden Resort starting at $199, and includes: Fireworks, BBQ Dinner and drink, Accommodation, Breakfast, Admission to The Oregon Garden. Book this package online or by calling 800-966-6490. http://www.oregongarden.org/events/july-3rd-fireworks/

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Annual Fourth of July Used Book Sale

July 3, 4 and 5 enjoy three days of great bargains! With thousands of pre-loved books to choose from there is something for everyone. You don’t want to miss our biggest fundraiser of the year. A Cannon Beach tradition. *Accepting book donations until July 2nd*

July 04

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Annual Fourth of July Used Book Sale

July 3, 4 and 5 enjoy three days of great bargains! With thousands of pre-loved books to choose from there is something for everyone. You don’t want to miss our biggest fundraiser of the year. A Cannon Beach tradition. *Accepting book donations until July 2nd*

Newport, Oregon Fourth of July

One of the largest Fourth of July displays in Oregon happens on the central coast, in Newport, and includes not only a full day of events around town but some extra boom for your buck. The geographic layout of Yaquina Bay causes the fireworks explosions to bounce off the nearby hills, literally quadrupling the effect of the mortars. Those massive rounds of rockets are fired off from inside Yaquina Bay, making for a central location from which to view the fireworks from all over town. The event snags about ten thousand people every year, who can watch from the beaches, nearby hills, all around the bay, three miles up the Yaquina River and South Beach. To top off this unique display, dozens of private boats wander the waters, some shooting off flares - high enough that they are at eye level as you're driving over the Yaquina Bay Bridge. Many of Newport's boat charter services are offering bay trips during the fireworks celebration. Those interested are encouraged to contact a local charter service for further information. The fireworks begin at dusk, but numerous other fun events happen around town that are worth heading out for earlier in the day. More Events Around Town on Fourth of July Newport 4th of July Rock White and Blue Music Festival. Eight hours of continuous music, ranging from folk to blues to reggae to classic rock. This year's lineup: Luv Gunn (blues). The Purple Cats (blues), Crooked Revolution West Coast (modern hard rock), Revolving Door (classic rock), Unplugged (classic rock). Free outdoor event on Newport's Historic Bay Front. 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Newport, Oregon. July 4. Newport Symphony Spectacular 4th of July Concert. 4 pm. Free. Newport Intermediate School. 825 NE 7th St. Newport, Oregon. 541-574-0614. Salmon Enchanted Evening at the Port of Newport. A gourmet evening of amazing Oregon wild Salmon created dishes, fabulous sides and delightful wine from the Sokol Blosser Winery of Dayton. Desserts. Chefs include Ralph Pesznecker of Timberline Lodge, Erol Kanmaz and Leslie Champion of Northwest Culinary Institute and local fishermen & award winning amateur chef Corey Rock. Big band concert performed by the famed Lincoln Pops Big Band. Prime viewing spot for fireworks; includes a classic car show. 7 p.m. Only 500 tickets will be sold for the 21 and over event, $25. www.salmonenchantedevening.com. Port of Newport (Across from Hatfield Marine Science Center) 2000 Marine Science Drive. Newport, Oregon.

July 05

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Annual Fourth of July Used Book Sale

July 3, 4 and 5 enjoy three days of great bargains! With thousands of pre-loved books to choose from there is something for everyone. You don’t want to miss our biggest fundraiser of the year. A Cannon Beach tradition. *Accepting book donations until July 2nd*

Wee Tree at Garland Nursery – Group Planting on a Bonsai Tray - Part 2 of 3

Join us for Part 2 of this three-part series of Creating a Bonsai Planting Tray. In part 2 we will plant a forest on our cured trays, using 5-7 trees. Didn’t take part 1? There are trays available for purchase. We will landscape our trays in Part 3 on August 2nd. Registration: Space is limited and registration is required. Call Rose at 541-971-8979 or register at Garland Nursery. Cost: $75 per person.

July 06

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Vacation Bible School

For kids who have completed preschool through 6th grade. Lots of fun and activities!

July 07

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Vacation Bible School

For kids who have completed preschool through 6th grade. Lots of fun and activities!

July 08

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Vacation Bible School

For kids who have completed preschool through 6th grade. Lots of fun and activities!

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Kate Power and Steve Einhorn

The duo of Kate Power and Steve Einhorn write and perform new folk and traditional roots American music. Each has a long career in music, individually on the East Coast, and jointly in Portland. Their strong harmonies are backed by guitars, banjo, and ukuleles. Start the Noontime Showcase summer season with the exciting music of Kate and Steve. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the first of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

July 09

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Vacation Bible School

For kids who have completed preschool through 6th grade. Lots of fun and activities!

Experience Forward Stride

Experience Forward Stride You are invited to Forward Stride for a tour, demonstration and to learn more about our programs. July 9th, Thursday, 3pm & 6pm August 8th, Saturday, 10am Bring a friend! RSVP appreciated. Forward Stride is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies. 18218 SW Horse Tale Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

Experience Forward Stride

Experience Forward Stride You are invited to Forward Stride for a tour, demonstration and to learn more about our programs. July 9th, Thursday, 3pm & 6pm August 8th, Saturday, 10am Bring a friend! RSVP appreciated. Forward Stride is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies. 18218 SW Horse Tale Drive, Beaverton, OR 97007

July 10

Art in the Garden

Join us Friday, July 10th for an evening reception celebrating the opening of three seasonal art installments in The Oregon Garden. The featured artists will give talks about their installations and inspiration, while guests enjoy live music and wine tasting. Guests will enter through the Visitor Center between 7pm and 8pm. Tickets are $15 and include artist talks, live music, light appetizers and wine tasting. Minors are allowed, and must also purchase a ticket. Well-behaved pets on a leash are also allowed. Art in the Garden, presented by Capitol Subaru, features outdoor art installations, which can be viewed during Garden hours, with paid Garden admission, July 10 – September 30, 2015. http://www.oregongarden.org/events/art-in-the-garden/

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Vacation Bible School

For kids who have completed preschool through 6th grade. Lots of fun and activities!

July 11

Relay for Life of Salem/Keizer 2015

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!

Beaverton Flea

ABOUT THE BEAVERTON FLEA The Beaverton Flea is a classic sellers market with a vintage/antique turn. We invite sellers from all over and they bring their awesome goods. You won't find tubesocks and tire chains at this Market, but you will find farm-fresh salvage, metal, industrial, project furniture, art, collectables, tools, clothing, toys and just about anything cool and cheap. Where: At the NEW Beaverton Merchant Hall, 12755 SW Beaverdam Rd, Beaverton OR 97005 Just north of Downtown Beaverton, 2 doors down from Curiosities Vintage Mall and 400 ft south from the Beaverton Central MAX station. When: on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. Early Bird Entry from 7am-9am ($5 admission.) Regular entry 9am-4pm ($2 admission) Parking for shoppers in Main lot, Northwest lot, Parking garage, and at Curiosities Vintage Mall.

Ten Tiny Dances

2015 marks the seventh year for this signature Beaverton event! Guests spend a summer day exploring downtown Beaverton where five 4’x4’ stages will showcase the talents of ten, unique dance performances from master-level ethnic and contemporary dancers. Beaverton Ten Tiny Dances is a free, public event centered around the popular Beaverton Farmers Market. Visit all five stages and you will experience a total of Ten Tiny Dances!

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Little Sprouts: Terrariums

Join us at this month’s Little Sprouts as our young gardeners create new, unique little ecosystems of plants in a beautiful terrarium display. Every child will bring home their own terrarium to nurture themselves. Registration required. Call (541) 753-6601 to register. $7 per child.

Wee Tree at Garland Nursery – Beginning Bonsai Workshop

Back by popular demand is the Beginning Bonsai Workshop, everything you need to get started in the art and enjoyment of Bonsai, including tree, pot, soil, wire, instruction, guidance, and hands-on fun! Each attendee gets to take home their very own Bonsai. This class fills up quickly, register today! Space is limited and registration is required. Call Rose at 541-971-8979 or register at Garland Nursery. $35 per person. Pre-registration and payment required.

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®

Cheryl Strayed had it right when she said, “Don't surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn't true anymore.” The stories that people tell at Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers® shows are personal narratives shaped by the truth of the present moment. Coached over the course of a month’s worth of workshop sessions, the storytellers ‒ ordinary people drawn from our urban community ‒ have a mere 12 minutes to share a story that matters to them, letting go of performing for the audience and simply being present with them. Every show has 6 storytellers and runs about 2 hours, including intermission. Urban Tellers® happens every month at the Alberta Abbey, Portland’s newest performance venue that connects the Alberta Arts and Historic Mississippi Districts. Every show is hosted by Portland Story Theater founders, Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy, who have a quirky, eccentric style and have drawn comparisons to everyone from Stiller and Meara to Burns and Allen to that crazy SNL couple, The Culps. They always deliver a dynamic show. Funny. Touching. Often surprising. The price of admission is ridiculously low and every show is like a party, with free food and affordable drinks.

July 12

Outdoor Sunday Evenings 5K Walk/Run & 1 Mile Fun Run

•Fourth Annual 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Run •Kick-off to our "outdoor Sunday Evenings' Event Series •2004 Olympian in the 10K and Marathon, Dan Browne will be our speaker. •5K race starts at 5 pm •1 Mile Fun Run starts at 6 pm •Door Prizes for pre-registrants •Free BBQ dinner at finish Register online: ose5K.swbible.org

Relay for Life of Salem/Keizer 2015

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!

Love: 101, A Musical Cabaret

Join dazzling vocalist Heidi Davis and her band "Torchsong" for this exciting theatrical concert! Class is in session in this funny and touching revue about relationships. Join us chapter by chapter in a journey through the exciting ups and downs of love through favorite songs from every genre and decade. For tickets visit www.torchsongentertainment.com

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 13

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 14

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 15

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Unit Souzou

Noontime Showcase welcomes Portland’s newest professional taiko company, Unit Souzou, to the Main Street stage. Co-directors Michelle Fujii and Tom Watanabe are relentless innovators known for their fusion of taiko drumming and Japanese folk dance. Unit Souzou focuses on building creative and imaginative works that test their skills and talents and excite their audiences. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the second of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

July 16

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 17

Oregon Berry Festival

FREE! FUN! FAMILY FRIENDLY! IT’S THE LIFEWISE OREGON BERRY FESTIVAL When: July 17, 12:00PM - 6:00 & July 18, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Where: Ecotrust Event Space, 10th & Johnson What: All Berry Farmer’s Market, Children’s Booth, Entertainment, Cooking Demos, Blackberry Pie Contest, Educational Seminars & Booths

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Junk in the Trunk

Stafford farms & Vintage and The Little Door are proud to host ( at our store location on 11 acres of farmland) our second annual Junk in the Trunk- Art & Antiques. Live music, wineries, cocktails, food cart and our wonderful vendors await on Friday July 17th from 11-7 and Saturday July 18th 11am-5 pm. Come enjoy vintage finds, handmade art and lots of fun!

Great Structures Still Standing: Paintings by S. Tudyk

S. Tudyk is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, with a BFA in Illustration and a BFA in Graphic Design. She also attended The Illustration Academy hosted at Ringling College of Art and Design. S. is constantly exploring new combinations of materials and processes in her work, and hopes to always keep learning. Exploring time through quiet landscapes with deteriorating structures of billboards and old drive-in theaters, this body of work encourages viewers to slow down and contemplate the character of spaces that held a different message in another time. Land Gallery is proud to host this amazing exhibition of new work by this emerging Northwest artist.

July 18

Oregon Berry Festival

FREE! FUN! FAMILY FRIENDLY! IT’S THE LIFEWISE OREGON BERRY FESTIVAL When: July 17, 12:00PM - 6:00 & July 18, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Where: Ecotrust Event Space, 10th & Johnson What: All Berry Farmer’s Market, Children’s Booth, Entertainment, Cooking Demos, Blackberry Pie Contest, Educational Seminars & Booths

11th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival

Free admission. Live music, food & wine vendors, 30+ vendors, craft classes, U-pick lavender, awesome scenery of 2 volcano's and the Hood River Valley, kid's activities and more. Tour groups welcome.

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

Bonsai! in July

Join us for this informative class all about bonsai. All levels are invited. We look forward to seeing you! Space is limited. Please register ahead online at http://www.tsugawanursery.com/events.htm or call (360) 225-8750.

Zoolala

Join us on Saturday, July 18, 2015 for a benefit like no other. Make an investment in the future of our natural world. You can help us inspire the next generation of conservation leaders, improve the fate of endangered species and help us lead the world in conservation and sustainability. This summer soiree boasts the best of regional restaurants, live music and exciting animal encounters. It's a magical evening under the stars you won't want to miss! Guests must be 21 or over and valid ID is required. Please visit our website for detailed information and to purchase tickets- oregonzoo.org/zoolala.

Zoolala

Join us on Saturday, July 18, 2015 for a benefit like no other. Make an investment in the future of our natural world. You can help us inspire the next generation of conservation leaders, improve the fate of endangered species and help us lead the world in conservation and sustainability. It's a magical evening under the stars you won't want to miss! Guests must be 21 or over and valid ID is required. Savory Safari 5-7:30 p.m. (General admission guests enter at 6 p.m.) Get up close with Oregon Zoo animals while savoring small plates from the region’s best restaurants. Sip on craft beer and artisan wine and explore live music from The Bylines, Moon by Night and Trashcan Joe. Decadent Destination 7:30 – 10 p.m. Enjoy delights from exceptional dessert purveyors, stroll through the newly completed Elephant Plaza and get creative with spectacular face painting and photo booth fun. Round out the evening with a video presentation and dance the night away with The Patrick Lamb Band.Please visit our website to purchase tickets.

Chainsaw Sculpting Workshop

Art in the Garden artist, David Hillesland will teach chainsaw carving workshops at the Garden on July 18, 2015. All materials will be provided, and you will leave with a sculpture of your very own. Two options allow you to pick the level of experience you would like: Option 1: Basic Chainsaw Scuplting, 9am to noon, $150 Learn the basics of sculpting with a chainsaw, including how to use the tools, set up a work space, envision a design and begin carving. You’ll leave with a tree relief that you sculpted yourself. All materials provided, participants are asked to bring their own safety goggles and gloves, and to dress appropriately. Option 2: Beyond Basic Chainsaw Sculpting, 9am to 4pm (with one hour lunch break), $300 Start in the Basic Chainsaw Sculpting workshop to become familiar with the tools and create a tree relief. After lunch, delve deeper into the art and create a Chinook or wind spirit. You’ll leave with two sculptures and a new skill. All materials provided, participants are asked to bring their own safety goggles and gloves, and to dress appropriately. https://oregongarden.wufoo.com/forms/m4s48xi1lpol5b/

Sokol Blosser Winery Summer House Party

We're kicking off summer with a party you won't want to miss! Spend the evening tasting wine, enjoying food from Koi Fusion and Salt & Straw, playing lawn & carnival games-and winning prizes-all while soaking up live music by Gold Dust, a Fleetwood Mac cover band. Contact us at info@sokolblosser.com or 503-864-2282 to buy tickets.

July 19

11th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival

Free admission. Live music, food & wine vendors, 30+ vendors, craft classes, U-pick lavender, awesome scenery of 2 volcano's and the Hood River Valley, kid's activities and more. Tour groups welcome.

Sleep Country's Clothing Drive for Foster Kids

The Northwest’s nearly 20,000 foster children often enter foster care with only the clothes on their backs. To help foster families cover the expense of replacing essential items and to give foster kids the confidence boost that comes with a new outfit, Sleep Country is hosting its annual Clothing Drive through July 19th. The most requested items include jeans, t-shirts, sweatshirts and packaged undergarments. Drop off donations of new clothing in all sizes – infant to adult – at any Sleep Country store.

July 20

Transit On Tap with U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer

Join U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer for a conversation about how our region became a leader in transit and livability, and about what the future might hold. This special edition of Transit on Tap takes place at Hassalo on Eighth, Portland’s newest neighborhood (photo on right). This platinum LEED, mixed-use development is served by MAX, buses and Portland Streetcar.

July 21

Kelli Estes reading at Vintage Books

Northwest novelist Kelli Estes will be reading at Vintage Books on Tuesday, July 21st at 6pm. Estes' debut novel, The Girl Who Wrote in Silk, is set in Seattle and Orcas Island, and has been lauded as “compelling, heart-wrenching, and an absolutely beautiful read.” Vintage Books is located at 6613 E Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver, Washington 98661. This event is free and open to the public.

July 22

Phish

With almost 30 years experience, legions of devoted fans and their own flavor of Ben and Jerry’s (Phish Food, anyone?), Phish is one of the most successful jam bands in history. A quartet of insanely gifted and inspired musicians from Vermont, Phish doesn’t put on a concert, they provide a spectacle.

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Pendulum Aerial Arts

Pendulum has been an innovator in both aerial performance and education in the United States, mixing dance, acrobatics, theatre and storytelling with contemporary circus arts. Pendulum’s productions create a stunning visual journey for audiences that break the barriers of traditional art forms and fuse mixed genres while weaving artistically compelling stories that inspire and entertain audiences and performers alike. Visually stunning and emotionally moving, Pendulum’s work is a window into strength, beauty, joy, and the desire to take risks. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the third of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

July 25

Tour de Cure, presented by Fred Meyer

Tour de Cure, presented by Fred Meyer, is more than a cycling event. It's a day full of fun and excitement where riders of all ages and levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy. By riding and raising funds you will be helping the more than 29.1 million children and adults living with diabetes every day including 345,000 right here in our community. Five fully supported routes available with rest stops every 10-12 miles to fuel your ride. When you cross the finish line you will be cheered on by volunteers and treated to a lunch, entertainment, kids zone and more. All riders who raise the $200 fundraising minimum ($50 for kids 12 and under) will receive a Tour de Cure event t-shirt and commemorative poster.

2015 Pine Hollow Car and Motor Cycle Cruise In and Swap Meet

Join us for the 2015 Pine Hollow Car and Motor Cycle Cruise In and Swap Meet, July 25th, presented by Pine Hollow Lakeside RV Resort and Anglers Restaurant and Lounge in Tygh Valley, Oregon, near the East foothills of Mt. Hood. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m., voting ends at 2pm, and awards are presented at 3pm. Car entry fee is $20.00. Also enjoy a chili cook-off, swap meet, beer garden, food and music. Camping available at Pine Hollow Lakeside RV Resort.

16th Annual Art & Wine in the Garden

Enjoy our beautiful gardens as you stroll through booths filled with the amazing art and wares of over 35 local artisans, many of whom are new to the event this year. Partake in wonderful wines, ciders and samplings of spirits, available for purchase from noon to 4pm on Saturday and noon to 3pm on Sunday by Poco Collina/Gelardi Vineyard, Treos Wines, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Vivacity Spirits, Spiritopia, and more. Food will be available for purchase between noon and 3pm by the highly-rated Cheesy Stuffed Burgers. Music provided by Mike C Davis, noon to 3pm. FREE and open to the public. Wine, food, art and crafts for purchase.

July 26

Amaranth Golf Tournament to benefit Diabetes Research

Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Diabetes Research and the American Diabetes Association.

16th Annual Art & Wine in the Garden

Enjoy our beautiful gardens as you stroll through booths filled with the amazing art and wares of over 35 local artisans, many of whom are new to the event this year. Partake in wonderful wines, ciders and samplings of spirits, available for purchase from noon to 4pm on Saturday and noon to 3pm on Sunday by Poco Collina/Gelardi Vineyard, Treos Wines, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, Vivacity Spirits, Spiritopia, and more. Food will be available for purchase between noon and 3pm by the highly-rated Cheesy Stuffed Burgers. Music provided by Mike C Davis, noon to 3pm. FREE and open to the public. Wine, food, art and crafts for purchase.

July 29

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Block Party

As a kick off for the Street of Dreams there will be a block party open to the public three days before Street of Dreams takes place.

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Marti Mendenhall

Noontime Showcase welcomes the fabulous singer/songwriter, Marti Mendenhall, to the Main Street stage. Marti’s shows are pure audience fun. She genuinely connects with each audience and brings them with her, tapping their feet, dancing, and singing along right through every performance. Marti is joined by some of Portland's most dynamic musicians. From Jazz to Pop, Marti’s music has something for everyone! Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the fourth of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

July 30

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Professionals Judges Tour

The professional judges will be given their own day to tour the houses before it is open to the public to allow them photos to be taken and questions to be asked without the public there.

July 31

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Media Day

This is a day the media can come and tour the homes, take pictures meet for interviews and view the homes by themselves.

August 01

10th Annual Portland Brain Tumor Walk

Unite with us to fight brain tumors! The Portland Brain Tumor Walk is an inspiring, family-friendly 5k event that offers individuals and teams a chance to honor and remember loved ones, raise vital funds, connect with others interested in the cause, and educate the local community on the diverse needs of patients and survivors. All proceeds raised benefit the National Brain Tumor Society (www.braintumor.org) and go toward funding the discovery of new treatments, and ultimately, a cure. Register today at http://www.portlandwalk.org and make a difference in the lives of all those affected by brain tumors!

August 03

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Realtor Day

Realtors come and view the homes

August 05

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Hot Club of Hawthorne

The Hot Club of Hawthorne is a collective of musicians who play gypsy jazz: old-time swing and world music played on acoustic stringed instruments, with exotic Old World flair, a fiery delivery, and feelgood charm. The Hot Club was founded in 2011 by guitarist Jeffree White, who is joined by some of Portland’s best musicians playing upright bass, and either clarinet, violin, mandolin, and/or accordion. The Hot Club’s repertoire consists of gypsy jazz standards including Django Reinhardt originals, swing tunes from mostly the 1920s and ‘30s, some Latin numbers, and a few comedic film soundtrack songs! Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the fifth of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

August 06

Galaxy Dance Festival

Polaris Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor summer dance festival returns for its third year, and we can’t wait for you to participate in this year’s free events! In 2013, over 2,400 people attended this much-anticipated event. Join us August 6 – 8, 2015 at Simon & Helen Director Park in downtown Portland to as we host an array of Portland-area dance companies and fitness studios in this 3-day community gathering, including free classes and performances for the whole family! Dance brings people together, and our goal is to get our community involved through accessible, affordable (free!), and thoughtful avenues of exploration. Polaris hosted over 20 dance companies at the previous festival in 2013, and this year’s event will be no exception. The wide array of genres, including aerial, ballet, hip hop, ballroom, belly dancing, contemporary, modern, and jazz, contributes to festive atmosphere, while offering an engaging opportunity for all. Dance lovers of all genres will be entertained!

August 07

Galaxy Dance Festival

Polaris Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor summer dance festival returns for its third year, and we can’t wait for you to participate in this year’s free events! In 2013, over 2,400 people attended this much-anticipated event. Join us August 6 – 8, 2015 at Simon & Helen Director Park in downtown Portland to as we host an array of Portland-area dance companies and fitness studios in this 3-day community gathering, including free classes and performances for the whole family! Dance brings people together, and our goal is to get our community involved through accessible, affordable (free!), and thoughtful avenues of exploration. Polaris hosted over 20 dance companies at the previous festival in 2013, and this year’s event will be no exception. The wide array of genres, including aerial, ballet, hip hop, ballroom, belly dancing, contemporary, modern, and jazz, contributes to festive atmosphere, while offering an engaging opportunity for all. Dance lovers of all genres will be entertained!

HOOPLA FUN RUN presented by Salem Kroc Center & Benefiting Liberty House

WHO? * Any and all racers interested in participating in the Hoopla Fun Run presented by Salem Kroc Center benefiting Liberty House All ages and abilities welcome WHAT? * 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk * Friday Night, Oregon State Capitol Building – PostN Work 6:30pm Start Time T-Shirt for All Participants * Prizes and Awards for Top Female & Male Finishers by Age Category, Noteworthy Teams and all Kids WHY? * Enjoy an Awesome Run/Walk on a Beautiful Capitol Mall Area Course * Support a GREAT CAUSE in Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center in Salem WHERE? * Capitol Mall Area in Shadows of Oregon Capitol Building * Register near Court St. Steps of Oregon Capitol Building WHEN? Friday, August 7th 5:00pm – Race Packets Available 6:30pm – 10K Run 6:45pm – 5K Run/Walk HOW MUCH? Adults: Pre Registered: $20 / Race Day: $25 Kids 18U: Pre Registered: $12 / Race Day: $17 Toddlers 4U: FREE * Free One Day Pass to Kroc Center & Commemorative Adults: Pre Registering: $20 / Race Day: $25 Kids 18 or under: Pre Registering: $12 / Race Day: $17 Toddlers 4 or under FREE

August 08

Beaverton Flea

ABOUT THE BEAVERTON FLEA The Beaverton Flea is a classic sellers market with a vintage/antique turn. We invite sellers from all over and they bring their awesome goods. You won't find tubesocks and tire chains at this Market, but you will find farm-fresh salvage, metal, industrial, project furniture, art, collectables, tools, clothing, toys and just about anything cool and cheap. Where: At the NEW Beaverton Merchant Hall, 12755 SW Beaverdam Rd, Beaverton OR 97005 Just north of Downtown Beaverton, 2 doors down from Curiosities Vintage Mall and 400 ft south from the Beaverton Central MAX station. When: on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. Early Bird Entry from 7am-9am ($5 admission.) Regular entry 9am-4pm ($2 admission) Parking for shoppers in Main lot, Northwest lot, Parking garage, and at Curiosities Vintage Mall.

Galaxy Dance Festival

Polaris Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor summer dance festival returns for its third year, and we can’t wait for you to participate in this year’s free events! In 2013, over 2,400 people attended this much-anticipated event. Join us August 6 – 8, 2015 at Simon & Helen Director Park in downtown Portland to as we host an array of Portland-area dance companies and fitness studios in this 3-day community gathering, including free classes and performances for the whole family! Dance brings people together, and our goal is to get our community involved through accessible, affordable (free!), and thoughtful avenues of exploration. Polaris hosted over 20 dance companies at the previous festival in 2013, and this year’s event will be no exception. The wide array of genres, including aerial, ballet, hip hop, ballroom, belly dancing, contemporary, modern, and jazz, contributes to festive atmosphere, while offering an engaging opportunity for all. Dance lovers of all genres will be entertained!

August 09

The People's Preview of Tilikum Crossing

After Bridge Pedal, TriMet and the City of Portland will host an afternoon preview of the bridge for bicyclists and pedestrians. Add Tilikum Crossing to your Sunday stroll or bike ride—and get ready for your selfie with Portland’s newest icon!

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Neighborhood BBQ

This is open to the public for everyone to hang out and enjoy food while viewing the homes.

August 10

Transit on Tap: Art for Everyone

Get the inside scoop about the MAX Orange Line public art before opening day! Join some of the project artists, along with TriMet staff Mary Priester and Michelle Traver for an interactive evening of trivia games, fun facts and a behind-the-scenes look at the artwork.

August 11

NW Natruals Street of Dreams- Style at the Street

This is more of a ladies night, but open to the public. It's a fashion show.

SEMpdx Rooftop Party

The SEMpdx annual Rooftop Party promises to be the most talked-about networking event of the year. Many professional organizations will be joining us on the roof. Be on top of the latest developments going on at the most innovative marketing associations in the Pacific Northwest! Cost: $20 through August 5; $30 from Aug. 6 – 10; and $40 the day of event

August 12

Anvil Lunch & learn: PPC & CRO: How & Why They Need To Play Nice

PPC & CRO are two acronyms that stand for Pay-Per-Click and Conversion Rate Optimization and go hand in hand in digital marketing. Both B2B & B2C business small & large can benefit from conversion rate optimization by testing and updating landing pages, contact forms and request forms with industry best practices. With testing and trailing out new text, forms, images, and other items; you can maximize your marketing efforts and ROI. The seminar will guide you through the process of optimizing for conversions and how to properly test landing pages. Keeping brand and benefit messaging consistent across advertising and the landing page to drive higher conversion rates. A must attend seminar for business owners and marketers alike who are looking to up their digital marketing game. Presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A. The presentation will be an educational Lunch & Learn event from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Anvil office. Food and beverages will be provided. Register now to save your seat! Date: August 12, 2015 Time: Noon-1 p.m. Location: Anvil Media Inc., 310 NE Failing St. Portland, OR 97212 (first floor) (just off MLK, 2 blocks North of Fremont St.) Cost: Free Phone: 503-595-6050

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: JT Wise Band

The music of the JT Wise Band is rich in guitars and harmonies (including mandolin and swampy slide guitar). Some original songs are about the NW such as the "Ballad of Dan Balch." The song "Portland" reminds you of the rivers and gorge. The JT Wise band covers a number of Grateful Dead songs and loves to stretch out on them. The JT Wise Band is Tim & Margaret Wise, Uncle Mike, Jim Stein, Ken Woodside. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the sixth of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

August 15

Seaport Celebration

Come join in the fun at the most family-friendly, fun-filled day of adventure on the river this summer! Seaport Celebration will take you inside the fences of an active marine terminal to explore the working waterfront with activities and excitement for all ages. You'll enjoy live entertainment including musical headliner Recess Monkey, interactive displays and demonstrations, free giveaways and prizes, $10 jet boat rides, and much more! The best part, admission and parking are free! Due to federal security regulations, government-issued photo ID is required for all adults.

Bonsai! in August

Join us for this informative class all about bonsai. All levels are invited. We look forward to seeing you! Space is limited. Please register ahead online at http://www.tsugawanursery.com/events.htm or call (360) 225-8750.

August 21

NW Naturals Street of Dreams- Celebrate Veterans

Honoring and celebrating Veterans at the Street of Dreams

August 22

MAX Orange Line Fireworks Spectacular

Featuring a one-of-a kind, spectacular fireworks display from Tilikum Crossing. This event will include a viewing area from the riverbank in South Waterfront.

August 26

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On is an all-adult marching band committed to delighting Northwest and National audiences while reliving the best parts of the marching band experience. The band is known for its feel-good attitude, emphasis on audience interaction, and spontaneity on the street and on stage. TBGO features a high-energy, brassy, rock and roll style—they may be a marching band, but they're more likely to play Lady Gaga than John Phillip Sousa! Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the seventh of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

August 27

Festa Italiana Portland

FESTA ITALIANA (24th annual) Save these dates 27, 28, 29 August, 11 a.m. to 11p.m. Ciao Portland, Festa Italiana fills Pioneer Courthouse Square with Italian Food, Entertainment, Dancing, Wine and Beer Gardens. Don't miss the pasta, pizza, gelato or maybe a little cannoli! . Join us in Portland's beautiful Piazza, it's a great place to celebrate Italian culture on a summer day! Free admission. Downtown location with plenty of transportation options. For more information see www.festa-italiana.org .... or check us out on Facebook. Pioneer Courthouse Square 715 SW Morrison Portland, OR, 97205

August 28

Festa Italiana Portland

FESTA ITALIANA (24th annual) Save these dates 27, 28, 29 August, 11 a.m. to 11p.m. Ciao Portland, Festa Italiana fills Pioneer Courthouse Square with Italian Food, Entertainment, Dancing, Wine and Beer Gardens. Don't miss the pasta, pizza, gelato or maybe a little cannoli! . Join us in Portland's beautiful Piazza, it's a great place to celebrate Italian culture on a summer day! Free admission. Downtown location with plenty of transportation options. For more information see www.festa-italiana.org .... or check us out on Facebook. Pioneer Courthouse Square 715 SW Morrison Portland, OR, 97205

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Everclear

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

August 29

Festa Italiana Portland

FESTA ITALIANA (24th annual) Save these dates 27, 28, 29 August, 11 a.m. to 11p.m. Ciao Portland, Festa Italiana fills Pioneer Courthouse Square with Italian Food, Entertainment, Dancing, Wine and Beer Gardens. Don't miss the pasta, pizza, gelato or maybe a little cannoli! . Join us in Portland's beautiful Piazza, it's a great place to celebrate Italian culture on a summer day! Free admission. Downtown location with plenty of transportation options. For more information see www.festa-italiana.org .... or check us out on Facebook. Pioneer Courthouse Square 715 SW Morrison Portland, OR, 97205

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Gary Allen

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

August 30

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Becky G.

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

August 31

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Gabriel Iglesias

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 01

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Vince Gill

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 02

Portland’5 Noontime Showcase: Beacock Music Swing Band

The Beacock Music Swing Band performs big band music ranging from the 1920's through the ‘50's, along with some contemporary charts. You will hear hits from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Doc Severinsen, Sammy Nestico, Count Basie, and many others. The group was founded over a decade ago and is made up of professional and semi-professional musicians, and has performed at a variety of venues throughout the Portland-Vancouver area. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are not required. This is the last of 8 weekly free noontime performances which feature a wide variety of music styles. Bring your lunch and enjoy the outdoor setting. Part of Summer Arts on Main with children’s activities, handcraft artisans, and a farmers market. Located outdoors in SW Main Street at SW Broadway next to Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205.

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Casting Crowns

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 03

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 04

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Jerrod Neieman

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 05

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Eric Burdon & The Animals

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 07

Oregon State Fair Concerts- Dan & Shay feat. Kelsea Ballerini

The 150th Oregon State Fair is unofficially kicking off the summer with its 2015 concert lineup. Ten highly anticipated acts will perform throughout the Fair, which runs August 28-Sept.7. “This year, we are raising the bar on entertainment at the Fair as we celebrate our 150th edition,” said Dan Cox, Oregon State Fair spokesperson. “As with the Fair itself, we have a diverse lineup of concerts—starting with Everclear, and wrapping up with Dan + Shay. It truly has something for everyone.” Each concert is free with fair admission. Limited VIP experience seating is available for $25 or $35, depending on the act. Tickets will go on sale, May 21 at oregonstatefair.org.

September 10

First Light

PGE and TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane will ‘flip the switch’ to activate Tilikum Crossing’s permanent dynamic aesthetic lighting program. Created by artists Doug Hollis and the late Anna Valentina Murch, the program translates the speed, height and temperature of the Willamette River into a beautiful display of lights.

September 11

9/11 Commemoration and Honoring of First Responders and Veterans

The City of Milwaukie will host a solemn recognition of the heroic efforts of first responders and our nation’s armed forces veterans on September 11, and every day on the job.

September 12

Walk 4 Alzheimer's

Come join us for our 2015 Walk 4 Alzheimer’s hosted by Alzheimer’s Network on Sept. 12th. It will be a fun filled family friendly day. The day includes a 1K Walk, 5K Walk and a 5K Run. There will be live entertainment, a Family Wellness Fair and free lunch. Call the Alzheimer’s Network to register or to set up a Walk Team at 503-364-8100 All proceeds go to benefit the Alzheimer’s Network, a 501(c)3 non-profit. For more info visit our website: www.alznet.org

Beaverton Flea

ABOUT THE BEAVERTON FLEA The Beaverton Flea is a classic sellers market with a vintage/antique turn. We invite sellers from all over and they bring their awesome goods. You won't find tubesocks and tire chains at this Market, but you will find farm-fresh salvage, metal, industrial, project furniture, art, collectables, tools, clothing, toys and just about anything cool and cheap. Where: At the NEW Beaverton Merchant Hall, 12755 SW Beaverdam Rd, Beaverton OR 97005 Just north of Downtown Beaverton, 2 doors down from Curiosities Vintage Mall and 400 ft south from the Beaverton Central MAX station. When: on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month. Early Bird Entry from 7am-9am ($5 admission.) Regular entry 9am-4pm ($2 admission) Parking for shoppers in Main lot, Northwest lot, Parking garage, and at Curiosities Vintage Mall.

MAX Orange Line Grand Opening

It's time to catch, and enjoy, the MAX Orange Line! All rides on MAX, TriMet buses, Portland Streetcar and the Aerial Tram will be free on September 12, bringing riders and families from all over the region to a day of adventure and fun. A variety of activities and entertainment will be offered at many of the newly opened MAX Orange Line stations.

September 18

Annual Northwest Advanced Practice Providers Oncology Summit

September 18-19, 2015 at the Residence Inn-Pearl District Course Overview: The goal of this two day summit is to enable Advance Practice Providers who are actively engaged in oncology care to incorporate the latest findings from clinical practice research and recommendations from evidence-based guidelines into their practice.

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 19

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 20

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 21

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 22

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 23

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 24

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 25

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.

September 26

La Luna Nueva

Multicultural arts festival Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Milagro’s multidisciplinary festival celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, dance and theatre, focusing on children and family-friendly entertainment. Joyfully committed to collaboration and diversity, La Luna Nueva’s line-up will feature Latino and non-Latino cultural performances of live music, dance, theatre, fun workshops, and more all geared for kids and families.