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Jazz Night 2024 at the Village Ballroom on March 8th!

Jazz Night is back! The Woodlawn Elementary PTA is  delighted to host this special event on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at The Village Ballroom from 5:30 – 9 pm at Village Ballroom. Jazz Night dates to 2017 when parents conceived it as a tribute to the 1950s jazz scene on…...

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Woodlawn Sidewalk Memorial

  The photograph (on the left) of this small memorial to George Floyd was taken in the Woodlawn neighborhood in September 2020, after the pandemic/protest summer. The photograph at the top of this post was taken in November 2023. How nature abhors a vacuum and fills in with its greenery…...

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Ephemeral Wisdom on the NE Holman Neighborhood Greenway

NE Holman is one of the Woodlawn streets that is a Portland Neighborhood Greenway. As stated on the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) website: “Neighborhood greenways are low-traffic and low-speed streets where we give priority to people walking, bicycling, and rolling. Neighborhood greenways form the backbone of the city’s Safe…...

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I Spy

…googly eyes on a Woodlawn neighborhood cyclone fence. Don’t you now wonder who put them there and when and even why? And why are they called googly eyes anyway? Here is what Wikipedia has to say on the subject of just what exactly is a googly eye. Which is where…...

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Explore the Offerings of the Vanport Mosaic

The Vanport Mosaic is, according to their website, “a memory-activism platform. We amplify, honor, and preserve the silenced histories that surround us in order to understand our present, and create a future where we all belong.” Since 2014, their collective has worked to honor the cultural and historical memories of…...

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Hidden Woodlawn for the Curious

On Facebook, there is a very fun group called Hidden Portland for the Curious where you can post photos of quirky, arty, peculiar, surprising, and otherwise unusual things you see out and about in your neighborhood and around the city. The only rule is that you need to specifically cite…...

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Call for Artists: Celebrating Diversity TriMet Bus Wrap Design – Deadline Jan. 27th

Recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month TriMet invites local artists to submit their qualifications to design a full-color digital image(s)for printing on vinyl to be applied on a bus in recognition of Asian American and PacificIslander Heritage Month. This is part of a series of bus wraps celebrating…...

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Call for Artists for Neighborhood Associations Rock! Exhibit in July 2019

CALL FOR ARTISTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS ROCK Elisabeth Jones Art Center is sponsoring a show on July 2nd that celebrates the Neighborhood Associations of Portland. It’s likely they may not exist because of current City policy trends. Our show aims to promote the many positive impacts our Neighborhood Associations have had…...

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