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Here's a list of all the major Events and Activities coming up for you and your family in Southast in August!

AUGUST 4 Ardenwald Concerts in August: Every Thursday night in August, the Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association hosts family-friendly outdoor concerts at Ardenwald Park, 3667 S.E. Roswell Street in Milwaukie, across from Ardenwald School. Concerts are free; food and drink available for sale. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at dusk. But tonight only, for National Night Out, the evening begins at 6 p.m. Tonight's band is "The Nu Wavers", a cover band presenting college radio classics, alternative and mainstream.

AUGUST 5

First concert in "Wm. Byrd Festival": The 23rd annual William Byrd Festival, sponsored by Cantores in Ecclesia, begins this evening at St. Philip Neri Church, 2408 S.E. 16th Avenue at Division Street, just north of the Brooklyn neighborhood. At 7:30 p.m. the name of the concert is "Tallis — Lamentations and other works". The concert is directed by Blake Applegate with Mark Williams performing at the organ. Tickets $25 general admission; $20 for seniors and students. Advance ticket sales at 1-800/838-3006, or online at — www.brownpapertickets.com — ten more concerts take place, mostly in Northeast Portland, this month. The final concert is August 21 at St. Philip Neri again; see listing below.

AUGUST 6 Golf fundraiser for Cleveland High School today: This year, the annual fund raising CHS Alumni golf tournament, presented by the CHS Alumni Golf Committee, will be held today, at the Eastmoreland Golf Course. Tee times begin at 7:30 a.m., continuing until all golfers are scheduled (no SHOTGUN start). Cart, range balls, lunch, prizes, and more will make this day a special one — to thank you for helping Cleveland High School students. A huge Warriors thank you goes out to "PDX Sliders" for sponsoring the tournament again. To register to participate, go to the tournament portal — 2022chsalumni.golfgenius.com — and, to ask questions, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SMILE free Summer Concerts continue tonight: This month in Westmoreland, the weekly free SMILE concerts are on Saturdays, 6:30 until 8:15 p.m. The August venue is the parking lot on the south side of the Windermere Building parking lot, at S.E. 16th Avenue at Rural Street. Performing tonight: Red Bird (soulful Americana). Bring a chair and something to eat, or buy something from a neighborhood restaurant to enjoy during the concert.

AUGUST 11

Ardenwald Concerts in August: Every Thursday night in August, the Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association hosts family-friendly outdoor concerts at Ardenwald Park, 3667 S.E. Roswell Street in Milwaukie, across from Ardenwald School. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at dusk Tonight's performance is by the Seymour Baker Band — offering Folk, Blues, Americana, Rock, Country, and Gospel. AUGUST 13

SMILE free Summer Concert tonight: This month in Westmoreland, the weekly free SMILE concerts are on Saturdays, 6:30 until 8:15 p.m. The August venue is the parking lot on the south side of the Windermere Building parking lot, at S.E. 16th Avenue at Rural Street. Performing tonight: Jet Black Pearl ("live-looping accordion songstress"). Bring a chair and something to eat, or buy something from a neighborhood restaurant to enjoy during the concert.

AUGUST 14

Kids' Day today at Woodstock Farmers Market: Today is Kids' Day at the Woodstock Farmers Market, on the parking lot behind KeyBank at 46th and Woodstock Boulevard, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Free kids' activities, crafts, and live music! AUGUST 17 Refugee Art Show today at All Saints Episcopal Church: This afternoon from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m, you are invited to: "Uprooted: An Art Collection Inspired by Refugee Identity and Resilience". It's presented by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, and held at Woostock's All Saints Episcopal Church, 4033 SE Woodstock Boulevard. The Artists featured in this exhibition are all refugees who have resettled in the Pacific Northwest. Their art gives visual representation to their stories, dreams, and experiences. Several of the artists will be in attendance to discuss their work. Everyone welcome; drinks and appetizers will be served. For more information, email — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

AUGUST 18

Ardenwald Concerts in August: Every Thursday night in August, the Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association hosts family-friendly outdoor concerts at Ardenwald Park, 3667 S.E. Roswell Street in Milwaukie, across from Ardenwald School. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at dusk Tonight's band is "Big Plans" — a band described as offering "blues, rock, rhythm & blues, a little "swamp feel", and country". AUGUST 19 "Labyrinth Walk: Finding Your Center" tonight in Woodstock: This evening at 8 p.m. you're invited to All Saints Episcopal Church in Woodstock to join others in "a transformational and spiritual journey, by walking a labyrinth". There will be refreshments, music, introspection, and possibly deep transformational change. This will be take place on the green at the church, at 4033 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard. All are welcome.

AUGUST 20

Free "Open Gardens" event at Demo Garden: The Multnomah County Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood is hosting a free "Open Gardens" today from 10 a.m, to 2 p.m. for your self-guided tour through the one-acre educational Green Thumb Community Orchard. Open to all, and no RSVP is necessary. Learn about small fruits and vegetables, native and perennial plants, shrubs and more. Get your gardening questions answered at the 'Ask a Master Gardener' booth, and bring home free educational materials, and directions for interesting garden projects for all ages. The pedestrian gate for access to the Demo Garden is on S.E. 57th Avenue, about 500 feet south of Duke Street, next to the orchard. For questions about this event, or any gardening questions, email — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SMILE free Summer Concert tonight: This month in Westmoreland, the weekly free SMILE concerts are on Saturdays, 6:30 until 8:15 p.m. The August venue is the parking lot on the south side of the Windermere Building parking lot, at S.E. 16th Avenue at Rural Street. Performing tonight: Padam Padam ("French Cabaraet, tangos, latin, and original music"). Bring a chair and something to eat, or buy something from a neighborhood restaurant to enjoy during the concert.

AUGUST 21

Final concert in "Wm. Byrd Festival": The final concert in this year's William Byrd Festival, sponsored by Cantores in Ecclesia, begins this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. with a pre-concert lecture by Dr. William Mahrt, at St Philip Neri Church, 2408 S.E. 16th Avenue at Division Street, just north of the Brooklyn neighborhood. At 4 p.m., after the lecture, the final concert begins — "Tallis & Byrd — a Celebration of England's two finest Renaissance composers", performed by Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Mark Williams. Tickets $25 general admission; $20 for seniors and students. Advance ticket sales at 1-800/838-3006, or online at — www.brownpapertickets.com.

AUGUST 25 Ardenwald Concerts in August end tonight: The Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association hosts its final family-friendly outdoor concert this year tonight at Ardenwald Park, 3667 S.E. Roswell Street in Milwaukie, across from Ardenwald School. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and end at dusk Tonight's band is Kathryn Grimm and the Blue Tools, performing Sultry Electric Blues.

AUGUST 27 "Over the Hill Gang" Car show today: Proud of your car? Show it off at the Over the Hill Gang NW Car Show, all day today at the Mt. Scott Park Community Center parking lot. All years, makes and models are welcome. A variety of trophies will be awarded. Registration is $15, and starts at 8 a.m. at Mt Scott Park Presbyterian Church, 5512 S.E. 73rd Avenue. For more information, call 503/771-7553.

Final SMILE free Summer Concert tonight: This last of this summer's free SMILE concerts is tonight, 6:30 until 8:15 p.m. The August venue is the parking lot on the south side of the Windermere Building parking lot, at S.E. 16th Avenue at Rural Street. Performing tonight: Rich Layton & Tough Town ("swampadelic roots rock"). Bring a chair and something to eat, or buy something from a neighborhood restaurant to enjoy during the concert.

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