The College Admissions Essay – How to Write an Effective Aplication Essay

The Kenton Library, 8226 N Denver presents this helpful workshop for neighborhood students and their families on Saturday, June 19th, 2 – 3 pm At many colleges, the application essay is a critical statement, often having a decisive impact on whether an applicant is admitted or denied. This session reviews the essential elements of a good application […]


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Find Kenton on Facebook

Kenton has several pages on Facebook.  Please follow neighborhood activities by joining the Kenton is My Neighborhood page.  Other pages include: Kenton Street Fair and Third Thursday in Kenton.  Happy Facebooking!

Join a Committee

the Livability Team The Kenton Neighborhood Association Livability Team is looking for energetic volunteers to join our team. Volunteers routinely provide graffiti documentation, reporting, removal and trash pick up in Kenton. Volunteers must be willing to commit to one workday a month for one year. If you are interested in getting involved in the Kenton Livability Team […]

KNA General Meeting & Open House Wednesday, June 9th

The evening will beign with an Open House in the main hall of the Kenton Masonic Lodge to focus on family and child acitivies and safety for this summer.  A Child ID program will be provided by the Kenton Masonic Lodge.  You can also gather information on University Park Community Center programs, Kenton Library summer reading, Kenton Park Concerts, events along the […]

Kenton Street Fair – What a Great Day in Kenton!!

Congratulations to all those who’s time and effort created the tremendously successful Kenton St Fair event!! Watching the smiling faces passing through the fair all day was memorable, the attendance was excellent, the rainy day didn’t stop the crowd, music rang, food aromas mingled in the air, the car show glistened, kids and dogs jumped […]

Kenton STREET FAIR is this Saturday, May 22nd!!!

Don’t miss this exciting neighborhood celebration!! 10 AM unitl 6 PM  downtown Historic Kenton Business District Currently there are over 70 vendors confirmed, three stages fully booked for the day, a coaster car exhibition, a car and bike show, and a variety of games and activities for folks of all ages!  With the support of neighbors, businesses […]

KNA Neighborhood Clean-up Saturday May 15th

KNA Neighborhood Clean-up – Get your Spring Cleaning underway! Join the KNA and its volunteers         Saturday May 15th Parking lot at N Delaware and N Farragut (7654 N Delaware Ave)    Look for Traffic Routers/Signage for entry and exit START TIME 10:00 AM   ENDS AT 2:00 PM  sharp, so come early.   Please make sure your loads are sorter […]

Naturescaping Garden Tours – Three Locations in Kenton!!

Wondering what an urban wildlife sanctuary looks like or need some inspiration?  East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and Backyard Habitat have teamed up to sponsor the Naturescaping Yard Tour:  Enjoy behind the scenes access to a variety of Certified Backyard Habitats where you can tour the yard, chat with our garden hosts and […]

Kenton SOLV Clean-up

Kenton SOLV Clean-up – this Saturday, April 24th,  10 AM  –  1 PM Meet at the Historic Kenton Firehouse, 8105 N Brandon Link out: Click here Water and snacks will be provided, but bring your own as well if you have a drink or snack of choice! Also remember to dress for the weather (rain gear […]


Kenton’s Sunday Parkways Planning Session

Kenton’s Sunday Parkways Planning Session, Saturday April 17th Location: Kenton Library Meeting Room, 8226 N Denver, 10:30 am to noon. Portland’s next signature summer event, Sunday Parkways, is set for another great season of opening streets for bicycling, walking, hanging out with your neighbors, and staying active.  Come be part of Kenton’s planning for our part […]

Trick or Treat on Denver Street

Returns on Tuesday, Oct 29th, from 5pm-7pm

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