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July 4: Old Town Fourth of July Event | Beer Garden, Contests, Music

Watch a live stream of the Waterfront Park fireworks projected on big screens, and since you are so close, you'll hear them as well. Here is an Old Town/Chinatown Portland Fourth of July Party. Click here for more Portland Fourth of July Events From Summer/Art of Politics: Announcing the Official Art of Politics Poster Launch […]

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July 4: Fourth of July Party in Portland | Take a Barfly Bus

July 4: Fourth of July Party in Portland | Take a Barfly Bus

Here is another July Fourth Portland activity. I highly suggest this one because the Barfly knows how to party and less people drinking and driving is always welcome. Click here for more Portland July 4th information From Jen Lane: BUS OF INDEPENDENCE! FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS BARFLY TOUR Friday, July 4th, 2008 6pm-12am $25 apiece […]

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Portland Beavers July 4th Party | Post-Game Fireworks

Fireworks and all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs and COOKIES. Nice. Of course, you don't have to shell out $35 for the special. Click here for more Portland July 4th events From the Portland Beavers website: The Portland Beavers and Portland General Electric (PGE) are teaming up to celebrate the nation's independence on Friday, July 4, with […]

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Concerts in the Park | Portland Summer Concert Series 2008 | Free

Update: 2010 July Concerts in the Park Schedule: Portland Summer Concert Series Related: Our Portland events list The Summer Concert Series begins in under two weeks at Sellwood and Mount Tabor Park. This is one of the best free activities Portland has to offer. The concerts are family-friendly and free. It is definitely advisable to […]

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July 4: What to do for Fourth of July in Portland, Oregon 2008 | Fireworks

July 4: What to do for Fourth of July in Portland, Oregon 2008 | Fireworks

Update: 2009 Portland July 4th Events & Parties Where to Watch Fireworks on July Fourth in Portland | Many Suggestions There are a lot of events in Portland this coming 4th of July including many places to watch fireworks. Here is a few of the activities. Please add to the list with your own knowledge. Click […]

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June 29: Flash-Mob of Music & Art in the Park | Southeast Portland

Brooklyn Park 3400 SE Milwaukee Ave Portland, OR 97202 These are the current “Amenities” of Brooklyn Park listed by PortlandOnline: Includes basketball court, disabled access play area, disabled access restroom, horseshoe pit, paths — paved, picnic tables, playground, softball field, statue or public art, wading pool or water play feature, and WiFi. According to the […]

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Portland Blues Festival | Waterfront | How About a Blues Cruise?

During last year's Waterfront Blues Festival, I was walking across the Hawthorne Bridge when a rocking Portland Spirit sailed (floated?) underneath. While sitting up on the hill with 30,000 other people at this great festival is definitely a good time, perhaps grab an extra $20 or $30 and look into a little Blues Cruisin' as […]

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Spockettes Bike Bash Party, Portland, Oregon

June 28: Sprockettes Bicycle Bash | Bikes, Beer, Art, Dancing and Mayhem

From the Sprockettes: Announcing the Sprockette Bicycle Bash!!!!! JUNE 28th THIS SATURDAY!! 8PM (show starts at 9PM, please be on time!!!) at 606 SE MADISON, PORTLAND OREGON ALL AGES!!!!! (please no outside alcohol) 21+ Bar with I.D Tickets are 5$ available at the door, also at Brownpapertickets. com and During the day at the Multnomah […]

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June 28: Gallery Party | Floating World Comics and PNCA

From Jason at Floating World: FLOATING WORLD COMICS & PNCA PRESENTS: PETER BAGGE, J.R. WILLIAMS, MATS!? and DAVID CHELSEA Peter Bagge is coming to Portland to participate in PNCA's Graphic Novel Intensive, a nine-day study of comics writing and publishing.  Saturday June 28th, he will stop by the Someday Lounge at 5pm to discuss “Comics […]

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June 28: Portland Mural Show Block Party & Live Painting | Free

A Message from Mr. Chris Haberman: Live painters, full block party and live music all day. Come join us for this spectacular community event of local art and music, complete with 37 live painters on the street, a painting performance by the renowned Tom Cramer and acoustic and electric performance by punk legends, M.D.C. (Millions […]

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June 28, 29: Good in the Hood Festival | Parade and Concert Schedule

If you like R&B, Gospel, Afro, Reggae, and Jazz–you are in luck. This weekend brings the 'Good in the (Neighbor) Hood' multicultural music and food festival in North/NE Portland and it is all free. The Good in the Hood Community Parade is Saturday, June 28 at 11:00 am from Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to […]

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June 30: Jace Gace Submissions for Overkill 2

I was at the Overkill show last year. There was easily more than a hundred people having a great time. There was even a freak once-a-year Portland thunderstorm. I would expect nothing less from Overkill 2 (electric boogaloo). I'm looking at you, weather-Gods. From Jace Gace: JÁCE GÁCE is excited to announce our 2nd annual […]

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July 19: Unlimited Bowling + Music for $10 | Powell Lanes

A message from Atom 13: tonight is the night! rappin' and bowlin' and deejayn' OHMY at 3031 S.E. Powell, AMF Bowling Center. All ages(bar w/I.D.). Unlimited bowling. Dj's at 9. M.C.'s at 10. More Dj's at 11. Raffle. Ten dollars………………………………. The show is over at 12 so don't be late. [youtube=] There is a promotional […]

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June 18: Ignite After-Party | Win a 3G iPhone | Imbibe

Heather reminded me that there is an after-party tonight for the Ignite Portland event tonight. And, at this party, you can win one of the new 3G iPhones.Here is a message from their “Upcoming” event: Join Strands and Polymer Studios ( for the Ignite Portland after party on June 18th at Imbibe. Strands is also […]

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Summer Love: Lying Out and Burning Up | Backfence PDX | June 19

I discovered Melissa Lion's blog (Recovering Californian) earlier this year. It is now in the list of blogs I loyally read. She writes great stories about the life of a formerly evil, SUV-driving Californian who finds redemption, and with enough biking-salvation-in the City of Roses. Like every sinful Californian*, the shock might be killing her. […]

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June 21: Free Lecture at the Library with Molly Gloss!

Join us at the library for a Writer's Talking event with Molly Gloss! Saturday, June 21, 1—2:30 p.m. Central Library, U.S. Bank Room Molly Gloss is a fourth-generation Oregonian and award-winning novelist. Her novel The Jump-Off Creek was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for American Fiction, and a winner of both the Pacific Northwest […]

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