Hollywood and Rose City Park Neighborhood Associations Sponsor Family Concerts in the Park July 21 and 28

Portland, Oregon — Join Hollywood and Rose City Park Neighborhood Associations for their two Family Concerts in the Park. The Saturday, July 21 concert will feature The Kooltones.  The classic rock cover band includes musicians Marty McCray, Jeff Munkers and Andy Campbell and Cam Dutz.  Several of the band members have been playing together for nearly 40 years –they’ve played about every 50’s and 60’s hit song and have expanded their repertoire to include 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and even some current hits. They will get everyone dancing!

The July 28 concert will feature the group Bayou Boyz – who play Louisiana Blues, Swamp Pop, Cajun and Funk styles.  The band includes musicians:  Steve Kerin, Mark Shark, Brian Foxworth and David Kahl.  Picnickers will feel the spirit and groove to their unique sound.

The Concerts will be held at the west end of Rose City Park near Thompson and NE 62nd Avenue.  Entertainment starts at 6 pm and runs until 8 pm. Pack a picnic basket or get some carryout from a local neighborhood eatery.

Come enjoy the music and meet some of your neighbors!

 

Second free concert in park this Saturday, July 29 6-8pm

Our July 29th concert will feature LaRhonda Steele with Louis “King Louie” Pain. The duo appears annually at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival (the 2nd largest blues festival in the U.S.), and they’ll be performing at Italy’s prestigious Porretta Soul Festival just days before their appearance at Rose City Park! LaRhonda’s daughters Lauren and Sarah will also perform, to complete an evening filled with a mix of blues, jazz, and gospel. More online at larhondasteele.com and louispain.com.

More info about the free concert here: rcpna.org/events-calendar/summer-concerts

A couple of photos from last weekend’s concert. Everyone had a lot of fun with the Irish dancers on a beautiful summer night in Portland!

 

 

Reminder: Free Concert in the Park this Saturday! (6-8pm)

Reminder to bring the whole family out to a fun (and free!) evening in Rose City Park this Saturday.

Saturday July 22, 2017
Our July 22nd concert will be an Irish Hooley, featuring Nancy Conescu, along with the Murray School of Irish Dancing. Nancy is widely recognized, particularly throughout Ireland, for her vocal and guitar work, where she has appeared on concert stages, radio, and television. The Murray Irish Dance Troupe, well known for its high-energy performances and vividly attractive costumes, never fails to engage its audience, whether young or old. Every performance is marked by toe tapping, foot stomping and hand-clapping in the spirit of Irish culture, music, and tradition. For more information, please visit murrayirishdance.com.

 

 

Sat May 13 – Spring Concert at the German American Society

At 3pm on Saturday May 13th the ‘Liedertafel Harmonie’ will present their Spring 2017 Concert. Come and enjoy the beautiful music of Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert and more. Coffee and cake is included with your $10. admission (under age 7 – free).

Bring family and friends for a musical treat to celebrate the Springtime in our City of Roses.
The German American Society of Portland, 5626 N.E. Alameda St., Portland, Oregon 97213

East Portland Transportation Town Hall & Open House (Oct 5 2016 6-8pm)

On behalf of the Commissioner Steve Novick and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), I would like to invite you (and members of your community) to an East Portland Transportation Town Hall + Open House event. The meeting will provide residents and other East Portland stakeholders with the opportunity to meet with PBOT staff and learn about programs and projects that are delivering better, safer streets and other transportation upgrades to your community.

The event will include a special briefing about Fixing our Streets, the program funded by the new local gas tax that will provide significant improvements to streets, sidewalks, bike lanes, signals and safe routes to school in East Portland and across Portland. This interactive project map shares more information about the improvements committed across the city.

The meeting will take place on October 5th from 6 to 8 p.m. in the South Cafeteria of David Douglas High School, 1001 SE 135th Ave., Portland, OR 97233. Commissioner Steve Novick and Director Leah Treat will attend. They will be joined by PBOT project managers responsible for implementing the various East Portland projects and other important PBOT services. Attendees will have the opportunity to provide input on the Fixing Our Streets projects that are being planned in the community.