Join Us for ‘Connect The Park Blocks’ Street Fair

Oregon Walkways on the ‘Green Loop’

August 20
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Park Avenue from NW Hoyt to SW Market

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Connect the Park Blocks is a one-day open street fair route along NW and SW Park Ave – from NW Hoyt to SW Market. This event will allow people to walk, stroll, jog, and visit local business between the North and South Park Blocks and be clear of parked cars and vehicle traffic. We envision a Park Avenue that is an active space open and welcome to everyone. This project will also promote the Green Loop concept. Join Better Block PDX, Oregon Walks and the Green Loop Project to increase foot traffic and build community! RSVP here

Contact Volunteer.betterblockpdx@gmail.com to get involved!

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Connect the blocks

Join Us for Yoga in the Park

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Don’t miss free yoga in the North Park Blocks. Weds July 6th, 20th, Aug 3rd, 17th and 31st. Noon till 1 PM

No sign up required. Meet at NW Park and Davis

Our Park Transforms into Collaborative Artwork

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What:

FIGMENT is an explosion of creative energy. It’s a free, annual celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible. For one summer weekend, we will transform the downtown Portland North Park Blocks into a large-scale collaborative artwork, and then it’s gone, without a trace.

Full details herePhoto gallery here

When:

Saturday, July 30 & Sunday, July 31, 2016

Where:

North Park Blocks, Portland, Oregon

How Much:

FREE! FIGMENT is a free, non-profit event, and we do not accept corporate sponsorships. We do welcome donations from individuals and non-profit groups so please donate to help us cover our event costs. We can’t do it without YOUR participation and help!

What to Bring:

Whatever you need for a day of outdoor fun!

Note: The event is rain-or-shine. If the forecast calls for rain, be prepared to hide — or dance — under porches, arches, and umbrellas while the clouds pass.

What to Expect:

Art and activities in every imaginable medium available – especially the art and activities that YOU bring! We’ll be posting a schedule of registered art and activities.

The FIGMENT Project focuses primarily on participatory art, art that builds community through sharing, and gets people to interact with one another, talk to each other, create and share experiences together. By participating, we are building important connections and weaving the social fabric that creates community.

An invitation from the Portland Bocce League

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Anyone want to get into bocce this summer? – “The Portland Bocce League is interested in maintaining a relationship with the PDNA, since our principle base of activity is at the north end of the North Park Blocks. We activate the NPB in what we believe is a positive way. We also face the difficulties presented by some park users/campers each week night. 2015 was stressful for our group, too, and left many talking about finding other venues to play bocce.

We would like to get to know other members of the Pearl District community better, and would like to participate in ongoing discussions with the City regarding conditions in the North Park Blocks.”