Portland Winter Lights Festival Shines Again

Tree light up for Festival of Lights
Portland Winter Light Festival. “TrEeD” by Tyler FuQua. Photo: Carlton Ward

Once again, February 1-3, the city will be lit up with art along the banks of the Willamette River near OMSI and in other various locations throughout the city. Artists and performers will showcase their talent for residents who have bundled up to embrace winter weather and the season of darkness, connecting with their city when most of us choose to stay indoors.

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MLK Day Neighborhood Clean-up Event

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Litter just waiting to be picked up.

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Please join the Eliot Livability Team in honoring the great civil rights leader by helping to beautify Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd on MLK Day. Volunteers from near and far are invited to attend this litter pick-up event, which is sponsored by SOLVE. Eliot residents, come out to meet your neighbors and show some neighborhood pride! All supplies will be provided.

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Dawson Park Summer Events 2017

Dawson Park Concert 2016 - Soul Vaccination
Dawson Park Concert 2016 – Soul Vaccination

It’s time for Summer Free For All!  Come out and enjoy an evening of live music or watching a fun movie in your neighborhood Dawson Park.  Portland Parks & Recreation and the Dawson Park Summer Events Committee are bringing you 3 concerts and one movie this summer.  These events are Free To The Public and are a great way to spend an evening out in the neighborhood.  Concerts start at 6:30 pm and the food vendors on site will be Po’Shines and Island Daydream Shaved Ice.  During movie night, live performances by local musicians and free popcorn begin at 6:30 pm and the movie starts at dusk.

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Dawson Park Summer Events 2016

Dawson Park Concert
Dawson Park Concert 2015 – Remembering Janice and Linda

When the summer sun shines in Portland, it’s time to get outside.  What better way to spend an evening during our beautiful Portland summers than enjoying a live concert or watching a great movie in your neighborhood Dawson Park!  We are hosting 4 concerts and one movie this summer.  These events are Free To The Public and are a great way to spend an evening out in the neighborhood.  Concerts start at 6:30pm and the food vendors on site will be My Mamma’s Gumbo and Island Daydream Shaved Ice.  During movie night, live performances by local musicians and free popcorn begin at 6:30pm and the movie starts at dusk.

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Intersection Repaint Block Party

Freshly Painted Community Crossing
Freshly Painted Community Crossing

Celebrate as we bring the Eliot Community Crossing intersection crossing back to life! Join the fun as Eliot neighbors potluck and paint, block party style. This is a family friendly event with live music, free food & drink from local businesses, kid activities and more!

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Clean Up a Huge Success

Clean Up 2015The annual Eliot Clean Up was on May 17th and was a huge success.  We collected over 6 tons of mixed waste, recycled over 100 appliances and televisions, donated  enough clothes, shoes, household items and toys to fill 3 pickup trucks to Good Will, a half a dozen bikes to Community Cycling Center, and about 500 books were either sold to Powell’s books or donated to Title Wave Bookstore.   We gathered donations of more than $1000 which will help the neighborhood association host future events.

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Spring Cleanup 2015

VOA Cleanup Crew
Volunteers of America Cleanup Crew

It’s time for the annual Eliot Spring Clean-Up! On Sunday, May 17th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm clean out your closets, unclutter your garage, organize your book shelves and recycle your outdated and broken electronics. Also bring us your used furniture, clothes, household items and old bicycles. This is the one Eliot Neighborhood Association fundraiser of the year so give generously.

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A-WOL Presents “Closed Doors”

On April 9th A-WOL Dance Collective opened the doors of its new performance space in Eliot for its original spring production of “Closed Doors.” The Eliot News team was able to get a sneak peek on Thursday and we were impressed! What is “Closed Doors”?…

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Healthy Kids Street Fair

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A girl gets fitted for a bike helmet at the Healthy Kids’ Street Fair

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel is excited to host its Healthy Kids Street Fair featuring fun, healthy, and safe activities for families and kids. This free annual event is on Saturday, August 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. outside of Randall Children’s Hospital at 2801 N. Gantenbein Avenue on the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center campus in Portland.

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