See a city frozen in time by catastrophic eruption
A worldwide exhibit examining life in Pompeii both before and after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. opens Saturday, June 24 at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
Portland’s favorite brown clown is having a party.
More than 60 craft beverages will be served this weekend at the first annual BrewFest in the Park, scheduled June 23-25 at Overlook Park in north Portland.
A free fishing excursion for youngsters will be held on Saturday, June 24 at Mt. Hood Community College.
Three blocks of food, crafts, and live music highlight the Broadway Street Festival in Beaverton.
Kids of all ages are encouraged to sign up for summer activities at any neighborhood branch of the Multnomah County Library system.
Warmer temps arrive as pools open
Portland Parks and Recreation opened all of its outdoor pools for summer Tuesday just as the school year ends and warm warmer arrives in the Northwest.
We cannot let our neighbors go hungry
With President Trump's budget, Congress has now seen his plans for low income Americans, and Congress must wholly reject his vision in their own upcoming budget.
It reminds us how far we have yet to go
So why, amid all this progress, does the Juneteenth holiday still resonate so powerfully for so many Americans? Because Juneteenth reminds us how far we have yet to go. Racial inequality remains one of the top issues of our time.
Activities to make up for the education gap
There is a three year educational gap between black and white students. Many people love to believe it’s due to income, fatherlessness, educational attainment of the parent, and lack of parental involvement. I believe a major reason for the gap is we continue to close schools for the summer as if we are an agrarian economy.
‘Good in the Hood’ festival will go on
Community refuses to buckle from fear and intimidation
An award winning adult musical with actors and puppets telling stories of racism, homophobia, and homelessness while also taking on issues like finding the purpose of life is returning to a Portland stage.
Event critical for saving lives
Eligible donors are encouraged to give at the 12th annual Dr. Charles Drew blood drive Saturday, June 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Red Cross Portland Blood Donation Center, 3131 N. Vancouver Ave.
‘Freedom Day’ in Portland and beyond
Free celebrations for Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day, are held Saturday, June 17 in Portland and Vancouver, and on Monday, June 19 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.
Golden State finished the playoffs 16-1 when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120
The Oregon Historical Society’s current exhibition “High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy” explores Kennedy’s early life, his road to the presidency, and the changes he effected during his time in office.
Local students from schools across the region have a chance to visit Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) with its hands-on exhibits thanks to a free program sponsored by Google to introduce students in underserved communities to science and math careers.
PDX Jazz closes out the month of June with trumpet sensation Ambrose Akinmusire on Saturday, June 17 at McMenamin's Mission Theater, and The Legendary Murray/El'Zabar Duo on Thursday, June 29 at The Old Church.
Now Showing at Guardino
Several artists are featured this month at Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.