The Southwest Portland Post. (Portland, Oregon) 2007-current, October 01, 2008, Page 7, Image 7

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    October 2008
CommuNIty lIfE
By Don Snedecor
The Southwest Portland Post
Hillsdale Farmers Market con-
tinues each Sunday through Oc-
tober from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rieke
School parking lot. The market has a
policy of no dogs during the months
May through October. The outdoor
fresh produce market continues twice
monthly from November through
April. For parking, enter at Southwest
Capitol Highway and Sunset Boule-
vard. For information about current
offerings, visit their website at www.
Multnomah Historical Associa-
tion will hold their next monthly
board meeting at their new home in
the Multnomah Office Building (2929
SW Multnomah Blvd) on Monday,
October 6 at 7 p.m. Agenda includes a
review of the Multnomah Centennial
Celebration, budgets, plan for fall and
2009. For more information, visit www.
Food Front Cooperative Gro-
cery is celebrating the Hillsdale
store’s grand opening Friday through
Sunday, October 10-12, from 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. each day. Festivities include live
music. Owned by the community, the
organic co-op’s regular hours are 8 a.m.
to 9 p.m. daily. The new store is located
at 6344 SW Capitol Hwy. Contact 503-
546-6559 or visit their website www. for more information.
The Southwest Portland Post • 7
Portland Country Dance Com-
munity presents their monthly
Family Dance on Saturday, October
11. Heidi Vorst will provide calling
and live music for all ages of kids and
their grownups. The family dances are
on the 2 nd Saturday of each month at
Fulton Park Community Center, 68 SW
Miles, from 5 – 7 pm with a potluck af-
terwards. $6/adult, $5/child, babies are
free, max. $20/family. For information
call 503-249-5070 or 503-981-2179.
More than 25 Jewish women art-
ists will be showing and selling
their work as the ORA Northwest Jew-
ish Artists present “2008 Celebration
of Art” on Sunday, October 12 from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mittleman Jewish
Community Center, 6651 SW Capitol
Hwy. Media include collage, paint,
silk, fused glass, fiber, precious metals,
beadwork and photography. Come see
the biggest exhibit of Jewish artists in
Portland! For more information, visit
Multnomah Neighborhood
Association will hold their next
monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oc-
tober 14, at 7:00 p.m. at the Multnomah
Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
Agenda includes transportation dis-
cussion including plans for Barbur
Boulevard, Capitol Highway. Steven
Sikes has been invited to discuss the
Multnomah Boulevard Sewer Project.
SWNI small grant proposals will be
reviewed as well. Multnomah Village
Park work parties will resume once
the rain returns in October. For more
information call the SWNI office at
To Advertise Call:
503-823-4592 or contact
Randy Bonella, chair,
at rmbonella@comcast.
Berry Botanic
Garden will
host “Art & Music in
the Garden,” a show
and sale of artwork
by Oregon landscape
painters accompanied
by harp and classical
guitar on Saturday,
October 18 from 11 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Attendees
will be invited to meet
special guest Michael
Gibbons, acclaimed
Oregon landscape art-
ist, who will be paint-
ing and displaying his
works. Celtic harpist
Heather Trujillo and
classical guitarist Pam
Beaty will perform. "Froggie," an acrylic painting by Sharon Segal, will be one
Admission is $8 for of the exhibits at "2008 Celebration of Art,” October 12 at
adults, $5 for children. Mittleman Jewish Community Center.
For more information
Third Annual Community Polic-
call 503-636-4112 ext. 102 or email reg-
ing Reception: Tuesday, October
28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Multnomah Center,
7688 SW Capitol Hwy. The Southwest
The second of three Hillsdale
Neighborhoods, Inc. Crime Prevention
Town Center planning sessions
and Public Safety Committee will be
is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22,
hosting this event to honor and celebrate
from 7-9 p.m. at Wilson High School’s
the community policing efforts that
cafeteria. The meeting will be presented
that taken place in Southwest Portland
by the Portland Bureau of Planning and
this past year. Please contact Stephanie
Sera Design. Contact Brian Sheehan,
Adams, Southwest Crime Prevention
west district planner, at 503-823-3111
Coordinator at 503-823-3131 for more
or visit
ning for more information.