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  • St. Johns Parade is Set for May 13th, (April 2023)

    St. Johns Parade is Set for May 13th, (April 2023)

    The St. Johns Parade will return to the North Portland community on Saturday, May 13, 2023. The Parade committee rewrote and resubmitted the permits several times but is now pleased to announce the permits have finally been approved and the parade is on! Luckily, many residents stepped forward to fulfill the city requirement for 104… Read more

  • St. Johns Parade is ON—IF the city grants permit

    St. Johns Parade is ON—IF the city grants permit

    The iconic St. Johns Parade will march back onto the streets and hearts of the North Portland community on Saturday, May 13, 2023, if the hard working group of volunteer organizers have their way. That is IF the City of Portland’s Transportation Bureau finally approves the permit. Longtime parade organizer and 2023 co-chair, Barbara Legge… Read more

  • St. Johns Bizarre to return

    St. Johns Bizarre to return

    The 14th annual St. Johns Bizarre will return to the town center on parade day, Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10am to 7pm in the town center. The unique event organized by a large group of local volunteers, kicks off the summer street fair season in Portland. The Bizarre features live music on several stages,… Read more

  • No North Portland year-around pool until 2029

    No North Portland year-around pool until 2029

    First of a multi-part series on Portland Park Bureau’s controversial closure of Columbia Pool, the only year-round swimming pool serving North Portland. A followup story will appear in our April edition. Nine years.  That’s how long North Portlanders won’t have a year-round swimming pool because of the Portland Park & Recreation Bureau’s (PP&R) failure to… Read more

  • Community voice needed for emergency routes

    Community voice needed for emergency routes

    By Donna Cohen and Sabina Blizzard In case of an emergency such as the subduction zone earthquake, the northernmost peninsula, St. Johns, Rivergate, and Cathedral Park, will be severed from the rest of Portland due to the collapse of four bridges over the railroad cut. Each of these bridges–at Columbia, Fessenden, Lombard and Willamette–is over… Read more

  • Little Root preschoolers learn how to care for nature

    Little Root preschoolers learn how to care for nature

    On February 10, over a dozen preschoolers gathered in a grove of maple trees in Baltimore Woods corridor with parents, teachers and volunteers. The day was clear, though chilly—perfect weather for the little workers to plant shade-loving natives with help from their parents and Friends of Baltimore Woods’ volunteers. Each child, outfitted from head to… Read more

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North Peninsula Review is distributed across the North Portland peninsula, from the eastern edge of Peninsula Park west to the St. Johns town center and Linnton and from North Mississippi, to Overlook, Kenton, and Hayden Island neighborhoods.


North Peninsula neighborhood associations

Arbor Lodge

Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM (informal time from 6:30-7 PM).  Offered in person at the Kenton Firehouse and over Zoom.

Website: ArborLodgepdx.org

Boise

Meetings are every second Monday from 7 to 9 pm at New Seasons Community Room: 3445 N. Williams Ave. You can also attend online.

Website: Boise Neighborhood Association

Bridgeton

Board meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday. General Meetings are held at the Portland Yacht Club in the Spring and at the Marriott in the Fall. 

Website: LiveBridgeton.com

Cathedral Park

Neighborhood meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Cathedral Village Apartments Community Room, 6520 N. Salem Ave, Portland, OR 97203.

Website: CathedralParkpdx.org


East Columbia

Neighborhood meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom. 

Website: ECNApdx.com

Eliot

Meetings are every third Monday from 7 to 9 pm at Cascadia Garlington Health Center, 3036 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97212.

Website: EliotNeighborhood.org

Hayden Island

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday beginning at 7 PM.

Website: MyHaydenIsland.com

Humboldt

General Membership meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of February, May, August and November, 7 to 9:00 pm. The Annual Meeting with elections is held in June. Contact humboldtneighborhood@gmail.com for location and Zoom info.

Facebook Page: HumboldtNeighborhoodAssociation


Kenton

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Historic Kenton Firehouse.

Website: HistoricKenton.com

Overlook

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at Beach Elementary School. No meetings in August and December.

Website: OverlookNeighborhood.org

Piedmont

Meetings are held on 3rd Thursdays from 7 to 9 PM at Trinity Academy.

Website: PiedmontNeighborhood.org

Portsmouth

Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 5:15 to 6:30 PM on Zoom.

Website: PortsmouthNeighborhood.com


St. Johns

Meetings are held on the second Monday from 7 to 8:30 PM at James John Elementary School.

Website: StJohnspdx.com

University Park

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM on Google Meet.

Website: UPNApdx.org

North Portland Neighborhood Services

One of seven regional neighborhood offices funded by the City of Portland.

Website: NPNSCommunity.org