Season’s Greetings from the KNA

We want to share our best wishes with all our Kenton Neighbors for a Happy New Year!! The KNA is completing a great year of building new and stronger community relationships and we value all the time being given to making Kenton a thriving neighborhood.  There will be lots of activities for community fellowship in […]

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Kenton Third Thursday – Dec 17th

Kenton Third Thursday has added a new twist for the December event.  1)  Download   this map of participating businesses 2)  Visit  any 5 local businesses that are list on the map 3)  Enter to win  one of many prized provided by these participating businesses MAP:  December Third Thursday

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Winter Coats Brings Lots of Happy Smiles!

After days of this cold air, the delivery donation of new warm and cozy winter coats to the students at Peninsula School was welcomed by the students and school Principle Carlos Galindo.  The program was organized by Pastor Edgar Roderguiz of Life Fellowship Church, our Kenton neighbor and assisted by our local Crime Prevention Coordinator Mark Wells and myself as […]

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Open Meadow Career Connections Opportunity

Open Meadows Alternative School is our Kenton Neighbor and recently received a 2009 Spirit of Portland Award in Community Partnership.  Open Meadow Career Connections program is looking for motivated North Portlanders 18-24 years old who want to begin careers in Healthcare  Start with a challenging 5 week training: · Opportunities to increase confidence, motivation, & hope · Networking […]

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Friends of Trees ORDER DEADLINE IS MONDAY DEC 7TH!!!

Friends of Trees ORDER DEADLINE IS MONDAY, DEC 7TH!!! Link out: Click here Description: To order trees for your yard or parking strip, click on \”Order Street & Yard Trees\” to create your online account by Dec. 7. You can order yard trees right away, and you can order trees for your parking strip after […]

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Portland Plan North Portland Workshop Dec 1st – Your Voice Counts!

Kenton Neighbors – Let’s make a good showing:  Portland Plan will be our City’s strategic plan for the next 25 years. The strategic plan is really a people’s plan, ensuring that Portlanders are prosperous, healthy and educated. In order to tackle our challenges, we need as many Portlanders as possible to help ensure that Portland […]

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PROPER Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Thanksgiving Day   12 pm – 4 pm at  Po’ Shines Cafe de la Soul- 8139 N Denver Ave PROPER has traditionally hosted a free Thanksgiving dinner.  As it is almost that time of year again, PROPRER is sending an invitations to all those in the community and also asking our neighbors if they would be able to contribute […]

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Third Thursday Art Walk tonight in Kenton!!

This looks to be a lively evening for Kenton’s Third Thursday Art Walk: Check out:  Opening of The Black Door Gallery – 2034 N Kilpatrick     Don’t miss the great sampling of goodies at Homebrew Exchange –  “Fresh Prince Porter”  – N Kilpatrick Olivine Gallery  and Oregon Natural Desert Association invite you to a photography exhibit of Oregon’s […]

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WAUD BLUFF TRAIL OPEN HOUSE November 18th

WAUD BLUFF TRAIL OPEN HOUSE Location:  Chiles Center –  Hall of Fame Room, University of Portland, 5000 N Willamette Blvd.          6:00  – 8:00 PM The Waud Bluff Trail is a short connector that provides access from North Willamette Blvd. near the University of Portland to North Basin Avenue on Swan Island. This project will upgrade the […]

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Call for HELP – Marysville School

To our Kenton Neighbors:   As you probably have heard,  Marysville School  experienced a fire yesterday resulting in what they’re calling a “total loss”. The school population is being moved to the old Rose City Park building which hasn’t functioned as a school for 2 years.  An entire school, including 20 classrooms has to be created […]

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