Community Events

Greater Alameda: Events, activities, and fun things to do! Check out the Alameda Community Calendar for ongoing activities.

Thursday, April 18, 7pm

Congressional Forum on Climate

Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont St

With the retirement of Rep. Earl Blumenauer, voters in Oregon District 03 will have the opportunity to elect a new Congressional representative to send to Washington D.C. Come hear candidates Susheela Jayapal and Maxine Dexter answer questions on their commitment to solving climate change and other climate-related issues.

This forum is hosted by the Portland chapter of the nonprofit Citizens’ Climate Lobby and will be moderated by KGW Chief Meteorologist Matt Zaffino and Oregon Environmental Council Executive Director Jana Gastellum.

Registration is not required but encouraged:

Sunday, April 21, 9am – 1pm

E-Waste Recycling Event

Madeleine School Drive-Through

Green Century Recycling will be on hand to collect, sort and recycle the electronic waste items.
Ridwell be on site to collect #1 PET clear plastic clamshells, and all brands of athletic shoes will be accepted for recycling.
Please check the list of acceptable items as they have changed since last year.

Wednesday, April 24, 6-8pm

Pizza & Preparadness

Fremont UMC Fellowship Hall

Hosted by the Alameda Neighborhood Association: Bring your family and join us at Fremont for free pizza and a presentation on emergency preparedness from the American Red Cross and local Neighborhood Emergency Team volunteers. Come socialize and learn how to team up with neighbors so you’ll be ready when the next emergency arises! For kids, there will be concurrent, age-appropriate presentations for K-2nd grade and 3rd-5th graders. Please RSVP to [email protected] by April 17 with the number of adults/children attending.

Saturday, May 18, 6pm

Alameda Ladies Choir Concert

Fremont UMC Sanctuary

Alameda Ladies Choir is a brand new ensemble of self-identified women who enjoy singing pop music from various decades! The group is excited to perform music including “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars, “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper, and “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish. Lindsay Hogan energetically directs the group alongside Jonathan Roberts, their talented accompanist.

May 30 & May 31, 7:30pm

A Sensational Century of Stardom

Grant High School Performing Arts Center

This two-hour show will be presented both evenings in the Grant High School Auditorium and will feature current students, special guests and Grant alumni in a range of entertaining performances. In addition, the audience can enjoy nostalgic photos and learn about the history of theatre, music and dance at Grant. The show features performances from current student groups including the Royal Blues, Grant Dance Collective, Jazz Ensemble, the cast of Grease, and the mysterious Ghostly Figures. Alumni emcees and an alumni cast from A Midsummer Night’s Dream will dazzle. There will also be special guest appearances from pianist Thomas Lauderdale of Pink Martini and former Grant HS Vocal Music Director Doree Jarboe.

Tickets can be purchased here. 

Saturday, June 1, 9am

Alameda 5K Monarch Walk

Gather in the Garden Fever Parking Lot

Come meet your neighbors and join the fun at this free family event. Explore the neighborhood on an (almost) 5K walk beginning and ending the parking lot of Garden Fever. Look for lots of fund activities and hidden treasurer along the route! We will visit the Alameda Monarch Habitat Garden, and Ida Galash, our “Butterfly Lady” will demonstrate how to create your own butterfly garden. Local vendors, including artists Amy Daileda and J. Wertheim will be on hand selling arts and crafts that celebrate native plants and creatures.

Saturday, June 22 from 9:00 am to noon

Fill the ReStore Truck!

Madeleine Church: 3123 NE 24th Ave, Portland, OR 97212

Hosted by the Alameda Neighborhood Association: The ReStore donation truck will be in our neighborhood! Restore will be collecting any items you would like donate including furniture, appliances, lighting and electrical, lawn and garden, home goods, decor and more! All items must be clean, stain-free, ready to sell as-is, and complete with all the pieces. Check out our Donation Guidelines for a full list of items that will be accepted. Please check the guidelines to verify that Restore will be able to take your items.

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