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Enjoy Tabor Market Every Saturday!

5633 SE Division Street, Portland - Line #4 TriMet

Uplift the Commons TODAY!!!!

Enjoy music by Matt Clark, Margaret Wehr, Scott Brockett and Jesta!

 Kids will love the bounce-house, playground, and other kids' entertainment.

And of course, we'll have a fantastic raffle where you can win one or more of these amazing prizes: 10 classes at Yoga Shala, Ortlieb Messenger Bags from Clever Cycles, Free Furnace Service from Imagine Energy, Craniosacral Massage from Stephanie Kaplan, $175 worth of Photo Printing by Andrea Leoncavallo and gift certificates for massage by Leah Hanson, New Renaissance Bookstore, Next Adventure, Sequel Apparel, Clogs-n-More, Ascending Hope Acupuncture, Cha Cha Cha and Mink.

National Night Out this week!

SE Uplift says Farewell to a Beloved Board Member, Pete Jacobsen

Each year in July SE Uplift welcomes new board members as we say farewell to retiring board members. It is always exciting to greet new people but is as equally difficult to say goodbye. This year, SE Uplift says farewell to Pete Jacobsen who has generously given his time, energy, talent and vision to the coalition for the past four years.

Land Use & Transportation Retreat June 25th!

Join SE Uplift, neighborhood Land Use Chairs and other interested neighbors for the Land Use and Transportation Retreat on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Together, we will create a coalition-wide plan around land use and transportation issues that affect Southeast Portland. We will then focus our efforts on  visible outcomes of projects in the community for the coming year.

Foster Powell Neighborhood Garden Tour!

Join us on our 4th Annual Neighborhood Garden Tour.
Saturday, June 18 10:00am – 2:00pm
After its third year of resounding success, the Foster-Powell neighborhood is hosting the Fourth Annual GARDEN TOUR Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m!

Prescription (Rx) drug box at East Precinct

A new pilot program to expand the Rx drug turn-in concept is now in place at East Precinct, 737 SE 106th Avenue. Initial hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information…

Faces of Montavillage + Mosaics Community Art Projects

"Through a generous grant from SE Uplift and partnerships the Creative Science School is hosting it’s 2nd annual FREE, Montavillage Festival, a community building event between the school and surrounding Montavilla neighborhood.

Saturday, May 22nd from 1-4 PM at 1231 SE 92nd Ave between Division and Stark."

Commons Convergence May 7, 2011




SE Uplift invites you to join us at the Commons Convergence, a free event for learning, networking, and celebrating the commons!

Our local work is part of a national movement to claim our commons—things that belong to all of us and are the basis of our collective well being. Join us for an inspiring afternoon with local and national advocates, dreamers and doers who are re-imagining and bringing to life a just and sustainable world. Click HERE for more info or to register

Our Happy Block: Neighbors Transform Lot Into Livable, Sustainable Community Space

"Want a more vibrant and livable 'hood? The Our Happy Block Initiative offers guidance and inspiration for positive change in your community."

by Amanda Waldroupe
Neighborhood Notes