Portland Parks offers $5 5k races

Portland Parks offers $5 5k races

Portland Parks and Recreation is continuing its annual $5 5k Series with six running and walking...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

This month's events and activities in Southwest Portland Saturday, April 4 Alpenrose Dairy Annual...


SW Portland's Neighbors

April 01, 2015

Chances to do good

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Fundraising, benefit and volunteer opportunities for Southwest Portland Homeward Bound: An Event of Literary Proportions Community Partners for Affordable Housing invites the public to its 17th…
April 01, 2015

Community Connections

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Arnold Creek Neighborhood Assoc. April 14, 7 p.m. Stephenson Elementary School staff lounge, 2627 S.W. Stephenson St. Ashcreek Neighborhood Assoc. April 13, 7 p.m. Multnomah Arts Center, 7688…
March 21, 2015

Inmates revitalize Metzger Park for community use

by The Connection
Inmate work crews from several county Sheriff's Offices joined forces this week to renovate Metzger Park for the spring and summer seasons. On March 18, the Washington County Sheriff's Office…
March 02, 2015

Community Calendar

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Events happening this month in Southwest Portland Tuesday, March 3 Everybody Reads 2015 At this year’s “Everybody Reads 2015” event centered around local author Mitchell S. Jackson’s “The…
March 02, 2015

Community Connections

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Public meetings in Southwest Portland Arnold Creek Neighborhood Assoc. March 10, 7 p.m. Stephenson Elementary School, staff lounge, 2627 S.W. Stephenson St. Ashcreek Neighborhood Assoc. March 9,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Amanda Arifa Byron (from left), Deborah Kolodny and Jennifer Brownell at a Bosom of Abraham gathering.
March 02, 2015

Making Meaning: Pastor explores how people find faith and…

by Jennifer Brownell
A couple of evenings a month, a group of people from many faiths gather and begin chanting in Hebrew. Some members of the group are familiar with the chants and the words pour out of them.…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Heather Vogel Frederick has been nominated for an Edgar Award for Absolutely Truly.
March 02, 2015

Southwest Portland writers Heather Vogel Frederick and April…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
The local writers earn honors for their mystery novels Garden Home author Heather Vogel Frederick was a journalist for 20 years before she quit her day job to write books for children and teens.…
CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Brett Webb-Mitchell is the new interim pastor of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Hillsdale.
February 03, 2015

'You are welcome here'

by Kelsey O'Halloran
New, openly gay pastor at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church extends the hospitality he received Brett Webb-Mitchell was grateful for the opportunity to simply preach without fear when he joined…

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