Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s Summer Free For All Returns for 2024!

Parks Local Option Levy brings the city a full slate of free movies, concerts (including pop icon Sheila E.), Free Lunch + Play, the third annual East Portland Summer Arts Festival, and more!

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New Aquatic Center To Be Built at Northgate Park in North Portland

Extensive Community Engagement Continues

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Portland Parks & Recreation Outdoor Pools Open for Summer on June 21, 2023

Play Swims, Free Swim Sessions offered Indoor and Outdoor for First Time Since COVID

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PP&R Welcomes Everyone to Summer Free For All Kickoff Celebration

Summer in Portland returns Thursday, June 29, 2023, at  K ͪunamokwst Park!

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Portland Commissioner Dan Ryan Directs Completion of Mill Park Playground, Splash Pad, Community Garden

“This is a huge win for East Portland and for the Mill Park community,” says Commissioner Ryan.

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Summer Free For All Returns for 2023!

Full slate of FREE movies, concerts, Free Lunch + Play, and more; second annual East Portland Summer Arts Festival set for Ventura Park

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New Skateboarding area planned for Southeast Portland’s Creston Park

Portland Culture & Livability Commissioner Dan Ryan agreed with the Bureau that Creston Park was the best site; the surrounding area has the largest number of overall youth and of people of color out of the locations studied.

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PP&R to award community grants: City increases collaboration with community organizations through Parks Levy funding

The grants will expand PP&R’s capacity to reach underserved communities and center equity, particularly working to better serve: Black People, Indigenous People, People of Color, Immigrants and Refugees, families earning low incomes, LGBTQIA+ people, and individuals living with disabilities

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