Our 42nd Ave

Community – Equity – Prosperity


This Week on 42nd Avenue! July 1-6

Just around the corner…
Concerts at Fernhill Park!
all concerts begin at 6:30pm, but plan to arrive early

Friday, July 11th
Trixy and the Nasties
Diva-powered Motown & Funk

Friday, July 18th
Devin Phillips
New Orleans Sax Wunderkind

Friday, July 25th

StruEendo Norteño Banda
Northern Mexican Folk Music

Friday, August 1st
The Shanghai Woolies
Hot Jazz-Age Pop

Tuesday, August 5th – National Night Out
Concordia Neighborhood Association presents
Malcolm Noble’s Cool Breeze

Danceable R&B, Funk & Soul

Tuesday, July 1st – 10:00AM-12:00PM
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
St. Charles Church Parish Center
5310 NE 42nd Avenue

Wednesday, July 2nd – 6:30-7:30PM
Yoga @ Faubion SUN Community School

3039 NE Rosa Parks Way
$6 drop-in for community members ages 18+.


Last week’s ‘Guess where…’

Cat Six Cycles

Wednesday, July 2nd – 7:00PM
Trivia Night @ NEPO 42

5403 NE 42nd Avenue
Always a crowdpleaser…

Thursday, July 3rd - 4:00-7:00PM
Cully Farmers Market
NE 42nd Avenue, between Alberta Street & Sumner

           *now featuring a beer garden*

July 4th


Happy Independence Day


Friday, July 4th - 9:00PM
Cool Breeze @ the Spare Room
4830 NE 42nd Avenue


Saturday, July 5th – 10:00AM-12:00PM
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
@ St. Charles Church
5310 NE 42nd Avenue
Featuring an outdoor market with fresh produce!

Are we missing your event? Let us know!


Did you hear about Trinity Lutheran’s big remodel?

The Fellowship Hall will be remodeled to expand its area, reduce noise levels, and add storage. It will also have a new floor and ceiling that will be much more user-friendly and easy to clean. Renovation of the existing bathrooms is in the plan and three ADA-accessible bathrooms will be added in various parts of the building.  Exterior windows, walls and doors will be replaced throughout the older sections of the original 1959 school building for energy efficiency and student comfort.  Plans include plumbing and lighting upgrades throughout the building.

Refinished doors and a new covered entrance to the school will create an open area for parents waiting for kids out of the elements. The plan will include remodeling several classrooms, the hallway, upgrading fire alarms, and security systems.

Learn more about the remodel here!



TriMet is hiring numerous bus drivers! Click here for details.


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This Week on 42nd Ave! May 19th-25th

Street scenes…

Alliance High students sell class-raised hanging baskets to support their school.


Tuesday, May 20th - 10:00-11:00AM
St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
@ St. Charles Church
5310 NE 42nd Avenue
St. Vincent de Paul offers food pickup and delivery, fresh produce pickup, rent and utility assistance, and clothing and shoes. Please share this information with neighbors in need.


Tuesday, May 20th – 4:00-8:00PM

National College of Natural Medicine Community Clinic @ PCC Workforce
5600 NE 42nd Avenue
This Northeast Portland clinic provides primary care to the community and assists dislocated workers and Steps for Success in training to re-enter the workforce.

Looking for brunch on the weekends?
Add Old Salt to the list of 42nd Avenue restaurants offering breakfast and brunch — it joins NEPO 42, the Spare Room, Taqueria Santo Domingo and Ole Frijole.


Wednesday, May 21st – 6:30-7:30PM
Yoga @ Faubion SUN Community School

3039 NE Rosa Parks Way
$6 drop-in for community members ages 18+.


Wednesday, May 21st – 7:00PM
Trivia Night @ NEPO 42

5403 NE 42nd Avenue


Guess where…


Thursday, May 22nd
Countryside Ride @ the Spare Room
4830 NE 42nd Avenue


Friday, May 23rd - 8:30-10:50AM
Employment Marketplace @ PCC Metro Workforce Training Center 
5600 NE 42nd Avenue
Every week, PCC Metro Workforce Training Center hosts regional companies who are seeking employees. It’s a great opportunity for job-seekers! This week features opportunities with Charter CommunicationUPS and Portland Public Schools.


Saturday, May 24th – 10:00AM-12:00PM

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
@ St. Charles Church

5310 NE 42nd Avenue
Featuring an outdoor market with fresh produce!


Sunday, May 25th – 1:00-5:00PM
Cully Grange Plant Sale
Simpson Street Farm
4609 NE Simpson Street
A fundraiser to help make improvements to the Cully Grange barn!


Are we missing your event? Let us know!


Did you know…
summer camp registration is open at Faubion SUN?
Summer camps at Faubion SUN School are always a big hit with kids and families! Camp programs run from June 23-August 15 for ages 4-14. Kids stay active with lots of games, arts, sports, special guests Oregon Children’s Theatre and the Oregon Zoo, the Portland Parks & Recreation Rock Wall, and lots more! There is also free breakfast and lunch served Monday – Friday and any child may come to that whether they are a camp participant or not! Camps are affordably priced and partial scholarships are available to families that qualify.

To register or for more information, please call site manager Charli Krause at 503-916-5694.


Upcoming Career & Job Fairs


Coming June 5th, right here on 42nd Avenue!

Wednesday, May 21 – 10:00am-2:00pm
WorkSource Oregon, Portland Metro & Dept. of Human Services Career Resource Fair    
State of Oregon, Portland Building, Rm 1B-80
800 NE Oregon Street
Portland, OR 97232

Many employers with open FT & Temp-to-Hire positions with various shifts and days will be available!


Wednesday, May 21 – 11:00am – 2:00pm
Portland Career Fair 

Red Lion Hotel on the River
909 N. Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217
Register for company list at:
www.nationalcareerfairs.com/career_fairs/4445/OR/Portland/May/21/2014


Wednesday, May 28 – 10:00am – 2:30pm
Warner Pacific College Job Fair / ADP -
Adult Degree Program

Warner Pacific College Campus /
McGuire Auditorium
2219 SE 68th Avenue
Portland, OR 97215


Tuesday, June 17th – 7:00pm
Telephone Townhall for Encore Entrepreneurs
Join experts from the Small Business Administration and AARP in Oregon and Washington the evening of June 17 for a lively discussion on becoming a business owner! Is starting a business for you? What are the small business trends? How do you get free help and financing? This event is for anyone who wants to start or grow their own small businesses.

It’s easy to sign up for this valuable workshop. Register here!

For more information contact – 503.517.1338 – Attendance is Free!