Overlook Neighborhood Update (July 31)

1) Neighborhood mural plans
2) Annual ice cream social (Sunday, Aug. 2)
3) Overlook’s role in the St. Johns Bridge standoff
4) Spirit of Portland Awards accepting nominations
5) Overlook Neighborhood Association Board meeting (Tuesday, Aug. 4)

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1) Neighborhood mural plans

Overlook Neighborhood Association is partnering with Viva La Free, a non-profit based in North Portland, to create a community mural. We are currently looking for interested youth or young aspiring artists (teens to young-adults). This group would be supervised by Layna Lewis of VLF, as they help to create timelines, budget, social media and strategic planning for the mural project.

“The VLF model seeks to elevate and educate our young community members,” the group explains.

Other interested community members may submit ideas and volunteer during production to assist with painting, event organization, etc.

Please email Laynalewis@yahoo.com for more information.

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2) Annual ice cream social (Sunday, Aug. 2)

Looking for a way to beat the heat? Come out on Sunday evening (6 to 8) for the neighborhood ice cream social at historic Overlook House. Meet some new neighborhood friends and cool off with a delicious with ice cream provided by Lovely’s Fifty-Fifty complete with all the trimmings. The event is $2 for adults and $1 for children.

Annual ice cream social
Sunday, Aug. 2, 6 – 8 p.m.
Overlook House  (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

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3) Overlook and in the St. Johns Bridge standoff

Overlook Neighborhood

Overlook Neighborhood

The nation’s eyes turned to Portland this week as protesters hung from the St. Johns Bridge to block passage of a Shell Oil icebreaker headed for the arctic. Overlook Neighborhood played its own small part in the story. The ship in question was in town to receive repairs at Swan Island.

Even OKNA residents sometimes forget that Swan Island is part our neighborhood, and that’s a shame. The island has been an important element of our neighborhood’s history and continues to be part of what makes Overlook special.

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4) Spirit of Portland Awards accepting nominations

The City Council presents Spirit of Portland Awards each year to individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to our community. Please nominate an individual, business, organization, neighborhood or business association that has created a project, service or event that has helped Portland shine! Nominations will be accepted in an individual’s native language.

If you know a person or organization who deserves special recognition for making Portland a great place, you can find nomination forms online. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Sept. 11.

Award categories are:

Outstanding Leadership Awards

  • Outstanding Community Leader (2 awards)
  • Outstanding Young Leader (1 award)
  • Individual Making a Difference (1 award)
  • Innovative City Leader Award (1 award)

Outstanding Organization Awards

  • Business Community Partner of the Year (1 award)
  • Community Group/Organization of the Year (1 award)
  • Neighborhood Association of the Year (1 award)
  • Organization Making a Difference (1 award)

Awards for Outstanding Leadership or Organization

  • Sandy Diedrich Environmental Stewardship (1 award)
  • Equity in Practice (1 award)

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5) Overlook Neighborhood Association Board meeting (Tuesday, Aug. 4)OKNA logo

OKNA Board meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (July 24)

1) Support Overlook Neighborhood at the Bridge Pedal (Sunday, Aug. 9)
2) Neighborhood street cleanup (Sunday, July 26)
3) Fire danger
4) Broadway Bridge closed to vehicles (Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26)

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1) Support Overlook Neighborhood at the Bridge Pedal (Sunday, Aug. 9)

The 9- and 11-bridge routes pass through Overlook Neighborhood. (image source: Providence Bridge Pedal)

The 9- and 11-bridge routes pass through Overlook Neighborhood. (image source: Providence Bridge Pedal)

The 2015 Providence Bridge Pedal is only a few weeks away. Overlook Neighborhood will run a rest stop, handing out food, water, etc. We need volunteers to represent the neighborhood. Your support will provide a double benefit.

First, you’ll be putting a face to our neighborhood. The Bridge Pedal is an opportunity to showcase Overlook.

Second, the Overlook Neighborhood Association receives $25 per volunteer that attends. If we provide 20 volunteers, OKNA will receive $500, and $500 will go a long way towards helping OKNA continue to deliver programing to the neighborhood such as the upcoming Movie in the Park.

The Overlook Neighborhood’s rest stop is located in Saint Johns at the U.S. Bank Plaza, and volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. to noon on Aug. 9. If you’d like to help out, email Alan Cranna at ascran3@hotmail.com.

Bridge Pedal volunteers
Sunday, Aug. 9, 7 a.m. to noon

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2) Neighborhood street cleanup (Sunday, July 26)

Join your Overlook neighbors on Sunday for the next cleanup of Killingsworth Street.  The weather forecast predicts a lovely day, perfect for a little physical exertion.  Meet at Blend Coffee Lounge at 8:30 a.m.  Dress comfortably and bring work gloves; we’ll bring the rest.  If you have questions, contact the cleanup team at graffiti@overlookneighborhood.org.

Neighborhood cleanup
Meet at Blend Coffee Lounge (2710 N Killingsworth St.)
Sunday, July 26, 8:30 a.m.

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3) Fire danger

Between the heat and the dry weather, Portland is vulnerable to fires. Fire fighters warn that the bluffs in North Portland, including in Overlook, are an area of special concern. Be careful with open flames, and if you see smoke, call 911. Time is of the essence when a fire breaks out.

Watch the full story here.

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4) Broadway Bridge closed to vehicles (Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26)

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(image source: Multnomah County)

Heads up to anyone heading downtown this weekend. The Broadway Bridge will be closed to motor vehicles from 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 25 until no later than 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 26 to allow for installation of scaffolding over traffic lanes. The scaffolding will be used for this year’s painting project. Bridge sidewalks will remain open to pedestrians and bicyclists during the weekend.

Alternate river crossings open to motor vehicles include the Burnside, Fremont and Steel bridges.

The painting project is scheduled to be completed in March 2016. Multnomah County maintains the Broadway Bridge. Check online for project information.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (July 17)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Tuesday, July 21)
2) Overlook yard sale and free share (July 18-19)
3) Are your ready for the big one? (Wednesday, July 22)
4) Déjà vu Futur 2015 (Saturday, July 18)

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1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Tuesday, July 21)

OKNA logoJoin your Overlook neighbors on Tuesday to find out what going on in our neighborhood. We’ll hear about how the new Oregon marijuana law is being implemented, a community mural and more.

OKNA general meeting
Tuesday, June 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kaiser Town Hall (3704 N Interstate Ave.)
Agenda

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2) Overlook yard sale and free share (Saturday-Sunday, July 18-19)

Come out for the fifth annual Overlook yard sale and free share this weekend organized by Sustainable Overlook. give new lifecycles to items in our homes by selling, sharing, and socializing in the process.  Typically 30-50 households participate by putting out used but still useful items for sale.

2015-Overlook-Yard-Sale-Map_web-791x1024Items that neighbors did not sell the day before or simply willingly wish to give away to others will be left out near the curb of their home.

Through reuse we are helping to minimize our neighborhood’s waste stream as well as reminding each other of the inherent value and embodied energy that all of these material “things” possess.

Every year lots of great deals abound as together we turn unwanted items into newfound treasures.

Click on the map to see which neighbors registered their sale, but also spend some time wandering Overlook to find all the best deals.

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3) Are your ready for the big one? (Wednesday, July 22)

If you read The New Yorker’s story about the possibility of a catastrophic earthquake in the Northwest, you’re probably ready to prepare for the worst. Let’s start preparing!

Overlook’s Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) is a group of your neighbors gearing up for … who knows?  Disaster preparedness needs everyone.  Come find out more on Wednesday as we start our skills and drills series along the north edge of Overlook Park 7 to 8 p.m.  If you have a ‘go bag,’ great.  If you don’t have one (or have never heard of such a thing), come by, just the same.  We want to meet you.  Look for orange helmets.

Regular meetings of the NET occur at Lucky Lab every other 2nd Monday (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.) starting Aug. 10. Send questions to overlookprepares@gmail.com.

Neighborhood Emergency Team disaster preparedness
Wednesday, July 22, 7 to 8 p.m.
Overlook Park

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4) Déjà vu Futur 2015 (Saturday, July 18)

On Saturday, the Déjà vu Futur 2015 event will be held in Overlook Park. It is an all day music and art festival. It is an all ages, family friendly event that is meant to showcase all local artists. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 10 p.m.

For more information, visit their website.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (July 10)

1) Mississippi Street Fair (Saturday, July 11)
2) Mural design ideas sought
3) Sign up for the Overlook Yard Sale & Free Share

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1) Mississippi Street Fair (Saturday)

Head over to Mississippi Avenue for the annual street fair featuring 200 vendors and crafts. More than 40 bands will perform on six stages. The family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit the website for a complete list of events.

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2) Mural design ideas sought

The Overlook Neighborhood Association has been working with a local artist and local business to install a large mural on a building near the intersection of N Interstate Avenue and N Shaver Street. Before they start painting, though, they want to hear your ideas for what should appear in the mural. What images define our neighborhood? Particular focus will be directed toward Overlook history, its environment and people.

Send your ideas to info@overlookneighborhood.org.

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3) Sign up for the Overlook Yard Sale & Free Share

For the fifth year in a row, Sustainable Overlook is organizing a weekend to come together as a neighborhood to give new lifecycles to items in our homes by selling, sharing and socializing in the process.  This year’s event will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19. Items will be for sale on Saturday and anything left is free on Sunday.

Every year great deals abound as together we turn unwanted items into newfound treasures.  Mark your calendars and come on out.

If you would like to participate in the yard sale and have your house shown on the map that will be advertised to the broader public, sign up online. The deadline to sign up is Monday. You don’t have to appear on the map, but it will help everyone find your sale.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (July 3)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association board meeting (July 7)
2) Free street parking on July 4
3) Keep pets safe from fireworks and the heat
4) North Portland Tool Library closed Saturday

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1) Overlook Neighborhood Association board meeting (July 7)

OKNA logoThe OKNA board holds its monthly meeting next week.

Tuesday, July 7, 6:30 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)
Agenda

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2) Free parking July 4

The Portland Bureau of Transportation reminds the public that parking meters will be operational on Friday and enforcement of meters will be in effect. Parking meters will be free on Independence Day, Saturday, July 4.

Parking is free on nine holidays in 2015. To view the dates, please visit this site.

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3) Keep pets safe from fireworks and the heat

Many people enjoy the booming sounds and flashing lights of fireworks, but they can be terrifying and overwhelming for pets, and possibly hazardous.

On the Fourth of July, so many pets are frightened and try to escape the sights and sounds that animal shelters around the nation report a dramatic increase in lost pets during the holiday.

Check out these tips from the Humane Society of the United States to keep pets safe and cool during the holiday weekend and beyond.

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4) North Portland Tool Library closed Saturday

The North Portland Tool Library will be closed on July 4th. All tools that normally would be due on Saturday will be due Tuesday.

 

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Overlook Neighborhood update (June 26)

1) Cooling centers open during heat wave
2) TriMet future of transit survey

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1) Cooling centers open during heat wave

SunWith a heat wave hitting the Rose City, Portlanders are looking for ways to stay cool. Multnomah County will open three cooling centers for seniors and adults with disabilities starting Friday and operating at least through Monday.

In the meantime, don’t forget to check in on your Overlook neighbors to make sure they are doing alright. Watching out for our neighbors is part of what make Overlook a special neighborhood.

Also, all Multnomah County libraries are air-conditioned and open seven days a week. They are great places to beat the heat and relax with a good book at the same time. Libraries are open seven days a week. Click here to find the one closest to you and its hours. (It’s probably on Killingsworth Street)

The cooling centers and their hours are:

Downtown Portland, Meals on Wheels, Elm Court, 1032 SW Main Street, Portland, 97205, 503-953-8204.  

  • Friday, 6/26/15, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 6/27/15, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6/28/15 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, 6/29/15, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Northeast Portland, Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave., Portland, OR 97212, 503-288-8303.

  • Friday, 6/26/15, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 6/27/15, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6/28/15, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, 6/29/15, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

East County, Ambleside Meals on Wheels People, Multnomah County East Building, 600 N.E. 8th St, Gresham, OR, 97030, 503-953-8201 (the parking lot will be repaved on Saturday and Sunday, please use street parking or transit)

  • Friday, 6/26/15 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 6/27/15, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 6/28/15 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, 6/29/15, 8:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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2) TriMet future of transit survey

How should TriMet improve bus service in North Portland? Weigh in on the Draft Vision for the North and Central part of our region by taking a brief survey. Complete the survey by July 31, 2015 and enter to win 10 TriMet Adult 1-Day Passes worth $50!

The survey will be active through July 31 and respondents can enter to win free transit passes.

 

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Overlook Neighborhood update (June 19)

1) Sunday Parkways in North Portland (Sunday, June 21)
2) Sign up for the Overlook Yard Sale & Free Share

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1) Sunday Parkways in North Portland (Sunday, June 21)

Sunday is Father’s Day, and it’s also the day that thousands of bike riders will cruise around North Portland Streets. Be sure to stop by the Overlook Neighborhood Association table to say hello.

The City of Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente has teamed up with international “Make Music Day” to bring more moving, music, and fun the event. North Portland Sunday Parkways offers a 9.5 mile route for people to bike, stroll, roll, skate and play on traffic-free streets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

N_Parkways_2015_map_layout_w_legend.inddWhile all Sunday Parkways events feature activities in the Portland parks along the route, this Sunday’s event also features two full stages of live, local music that play throughout the day. Event participants may catch a variety of styles from Samba to Celtic at the Make Music Day Stage at McCoy Park and the stage at Arbor Lodge Park.

“North Portland will be filled with fun ways for families to get out and get active during this Father’s Day event,” said Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat. “What could be healthier and more fun than combining great music, biking, walking and a family photo?” Kaiser Permanente will have a free photo station along the Willamette Bluff.

A map, schedule and listing of event highlights are available on the Sunday Parkways North Portland brochure.

The Sunday Parkways route will connect some of the beautiful natural areas and gardens that are located in North Portland, such as Peninsula, Arbor Lodge, McCoy, and Kenton Parks plus the Willamette Blvd bluff overlooking the river and Forest Park.

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2) Sign up for the Overlook Yard Sale & Free Share

For the fifth year in a row, Sustainable Overlook is organizing a weekend to come together as a neighborhood to give new lifecycles to items in our homes by selling, sharing and socializing in the process.  This year’s event will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19.

Every year great deals abound as together we turn unwanted items into newfound treasures.  Mark your calendars and come on out.

If you would like to participate in the yard sale and have your house shown on the map that will be advertised to the broader public, sign up online. The deadline to sign up is Monday, July 13.

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Overlook Neighborhood update (June 13)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Tuesday, June 16)
2) Join OKNA’s land-use team
3) North Overlook cleanup a success
4) Swan Island history bike ride (Monday, June 15)
5) Peninsula Park Pools opens on Monday
6) Community open house on Uber, Lyft and taxis (Tuesday, June 16)

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1) Overlook Neighborhood Association general meeting (Tuesday, June 16)

OKNA logoJoin your Overlook neighbors on Tuesday for the monthly OKNA general meeting. We’ll hear from the Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s crime prevention coordinator, about an urban farm collective and more.

OKNA general meeting
Tuesday, June 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kaiser Town Hall (3704 N Interstate Ave.)
Agenda

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2) Join OKNA’s land-use team

Want to be the first to know about new construction projects in Overlook? Want to have a say in what sorts of development take place around our neighborhood? The OKNA board needs a new land-use chair and land-use committee to keep tabs on what’s going up and coming down.

Read more about the responsibilities by clicking here. If you’d like to apply, contact the board by email or attend Tuesday’s OKNA General meeting (see above).

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3) North Overlook cleanup a success

Several Overlook residents gathered Sunday morning to clean up along North Killingsworth Street. For a couple of hours, they braved the sun and heat to pick up all kinds of trash, remove stickers and paint over graffiti along this popular commercial and residential stretch in our neighborhood. Thanks to everyone who participated!

There’s already of another northern Overlook cleanup in the fall. Stay tuned to the weekly update for details as they become available.

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4) Swan Island history bike ride (Monday, June 15)

Ever wondered why one of Portland’s largest industrial parks has such a pretty name? From sand bar to airport to shipyard to housing for Vanport’s displaced residents, Swan Island has a unique story woven tightly in the history of our fair city. Casual ride starting from the Skidmore Bluffs and around the island to some cool points of interest, ending at the beach for a sunset BBQ. Guest appearance from Swan Island expert Sarah Angell of the Swan Island TMA.

Swan IslandRiders will gather at the Skidmore Bluffs on Monday at 6:00 p.m. and start riding around 6:30. The ride should be about 7 miles and will stop at several interesting locations on and around the island, ending with a BBQ on the beach near Corp 9.

Find more information on the official Facebook page. The event is part of Pedalpalooza 2015.

Swan Island history bike ride
Monday, June 15, 6 p.m. until the BBQ ends
Skidmore Bluffs (at the end of N Skidmore Court)

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5) Peninsula Park Pools opens on Monday

Portland Parks & Recreation seven outdoor pools, including North Portland’s Peninsula Park Pool, open for another fun summer of swimming on Monday.  The City has seven outdoor and six indoor (open year-round) pools.

Parents who want to enroll their children in swimming lessons should act now.  Lessons are available for all age groups and ability levels.  Most sessions include 10 lessons for $52.50.

“One of the best things we can do for our kids is to teach them to swim, and how to be safe around water,” says Portland Parks & Recreation Director Mike Abbaté.

Parks and Rec. pools also offer open play swims, water exercise classes, junior lifeguard training, junior swim training, summer swim teams and special events.

For more information on how to register for swimming lessons or participate in other summer activities, contact your local pool or the Parks and Rec. Aquatics Office at 503-823-5130.

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6) Community open house on Uber, Lyft and taxis (Tuesday, June 16)

The taxi market in Portland is changing and the City of Portland wants to hear your ideas and concerns about service and access for the public. Commissioner Steve Novick appointed the Private for Hire Innovation Task Force to research and recommendations on how the industry should evolve and respond to new developments, including the entry of Transportation Network Companies.

It is critical that the City provide necessary safeguards and standards to protect consumers, ensure accessibility, and allow for a fair, competitive market for drivers and companies across all sectors of the PFHT industry.

The public is invited to come learn and provide input at a Community Open House on Tuesday in the Portland Building downtown. People can come and go at any time during the event. It will kick off with a brief presentation at 5 p.m., to be followed by small-group discussions with task force members about key issues in the industry.

The Task Force has organized itself into three subcommittees to address major issues in the industry. Members of each subcommittee will be on hand to speak directly with the public about:

  • Operational considerations: fares and pricing, driver behavior and rules of conduct, permitting, data reporting and compliance.
  • Accessibility: service for people with disabilities, citywide service, and employment of people with disabilities in the industry.
  • Market and program considerations: market capacity, environmental footprint, employment and compensation of drivers, and the role of the Private for Hire Transportation Board of Review.

Community open house on for-hire vehicles
Tuesday, June 16, 4-7:30 p.m.
Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth Ave.)
Meeting Room C

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Overlook Neighborhood update (June 5)

1) Neighborhood cleanup in ‘North’ Overlook (Sunday, June 7)
2) Overlook Garden Tour (Saturday, June 6)
3) Overlook Views newsletter planning (Wednesday, June 10)
4) Are you and Overlook prepared for disaster? (Friday, June 12)

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1) Neighborhood cleanup in ‘North’ Overlook (Sunday, June 7)

Tired trash and graffiti in Overlook north of Going Street? Join your neighbors on Saturday to do something about it. We’ll spend some time cleaning up along N Killingsworth Street and N Greeley Avenue. Volunteers should meet at Blend Coffee Lounge at 9 a.m. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Supplies will be provided. We’ll finish up by 10:30 to beat the heat.

Organizers hope this will be the first of many neighborhood cleanups north of Going.

Neighborhood cleanup
Sunday, June 7, 9 – 10:30 a.m.
Meet at Blend Coffee Lounge (2710 N Killingsworth St.)

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2) Overlook Garden Tour (Saturday, June 6)

The fourth annual Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour is Saturday. Get ready to be inspired by pesticide-free gardens that showcase edible landscaping, mason bees, chicken keeping, an outdoor kitchen, a permaculture homestead, backyard habitats and much more.

Open 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.:

  • Tour stop 1: Trillium Charter School 5420 N. Interstate Ave. – Kid’s garden activities.

Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • Tour stop 2: 1624 N Emerson St. – Mason bee demo from 11 a.m. to noon.
  • Tour stop 3: 1930 N. Skidmore St.
  • Tour stop 4: Attunement Center 1722-1723 N Blandena –  Seed swap and plant exchange; Village building convergence site
  • Tour stop 5: 2311 N. Blandena St. – Backyard Habitat Certification Information

The tour is self-guided; feel free to start at Trillium School or any location. The route this year is easy to walk or bike. Kids and service animals are welcome but please leave pets at home. Contact Sustainable Overlook with any questions about accessibility – sustainable@overlookneighborhood.org.

Suggested donation $5. Contributions benefit the Pesticide Free Neighborhood Project.

Click here for a pdf guide to the event.

Click here for full-sized interactive map.

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3) Overlook Views newsletter planning (Wednesday, June 10)

The editors and writers behind OKNA’s quarterly newsletter are gearing up to plan the summer issue. They invite all interested Overlook Neighborhood residents and workers to join them at the next planning session. Bring your ideas about what to cover and consider trying your hand at some writing.

Overlook Views newsletter planning
Wednesday, June 10, 7 p.m.
Spoke and Vine (1451 N Skidmore St.)

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4) Are you and Overlook prepared for disaster? (Friday, June 12)

When the big one hits, the Overlook Neighborhood will be in better shape than some because it’s preparing. Join the effort and find out what you can do to be ready.

Overlook’s Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) will meet Friday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 5133 N Gay Ave.  They’ll be planning for the year ahead and discussing disaster resilience.  Come join the conversation.

Overlook NET meeting
Friday, June 12, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
5133 N Gay Ave.

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Overlook Neighborhood update (May 29, 2015)

1) Lanes closed on Swan Island’s N Channel Avenue this weekend
2) Rollin’ Gold bike ride headed to Overlook (June 6)
3) Overlook Neighborhood Association Board meeting (June 2)

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1) Lanes closed on Swan Island’s N Channel Avenue this weekend

Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on Swan Island’s N Channel Avenue from Dolphin Street to Anchor Street, as well as N Ballast Street and N Commerce Street this weekend. The lane closures are in effect Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each work day.

The lane closures will allow crews to pave 1.76 lane miles. Access will be maintained for businesses during the project.

The traveling public is advised to expect delays while repairs are being made. We ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane closures and directions by flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible.

This work is weather-dependent and the schedule may change.

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2) Rollin’ Gold bike ride headed to Overlook (June 6)

pp2015fullA gold-themed bike ride will take place next weekend, ending at Old Gold bar. It’s part of Pedalpalooza. Don your gold clothing, glitter or body paint and join the biking fun. The easy 5-mile route will begin at Circa Cycles on NW Lovejoy Street. Learn more online.

Rollin’ Gold Ride
Saturday, June 6, 4 p.m.
Circa Cycles (1720 NW Lovejoy St.) to Old Gold (2105 N Killingsworth St.)

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3) Overlook Neighborhood Association Board meeting (June 2)

The OKNA board holds its monthly meeting next week.

Tuesday, June 2, 6:30 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)
Agenda

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