W00t! Looks like the weekend will be 15-20 degrees cooler!
Portland Parks and Recreation has released the 2012 summer schedule of Movies in the Park. From June 29 through September 18 sprawl out at one of Portland’s fine municipal parks several times a week for an evening of free entertainment.
Friday 8/17: Hugo @ Irving Park
Saturday 8/18: Super 8 @ Alberta Park
Saturday 8/18: Akeelah & the Bee @ Warner Pacific College
Sunday, 8/19: The Karate Kid (2010) @ Lents Park [more]
Kegs from 6 local neighborhood breweries on tap outside under a tent, and some of our own special aged/rare beers on tap inside at the bar as well. Our neighbors at San Felipe will be grilling outside, and there will be live music both days. Admission is $5, and tickets for 4oz. tasters are only $1 each. [more]
Every third Friday of the month the Blue Monk (3341 SE Belmont) hosts the Offbeat Belly Dance collective, a club rocking, good timing, genre-defying gang of badass belly dancers.
This Friday, August 17, 2012 is no exception: Offbeat Belly Dance! This Friday! Awesome! Magical! Free Show! [more]
The 104th Multnomah Days celebration takes place Saturday, August 18, 2012 between SW 33rd and 39th on Capitol Highway in Multnomah Village. The fest runs from from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. . . .
At 10 a.m. the ‘Biggest Little’ Parade begins – featuring musicians, street performers, cars, pets, and more. Timber Joey is the Grand Marshal this year! [more]
The 2012 Thatcher’s Brewfest (known as the Montavilla Brewfest in years past) takes place this Saturday, August 18, from noon until 9 p.m. in the parking lot behind the bar (7906 SE Stark).
$1 get you in, and $1 gets you a sample. A full beer will set you back $4. [more]
The 16th annual PDX Adult Soap Box Derby takes place this Saturday, August 18, 2012 on Mt. Tabor.
“Flexing Portland’s creative muscle since 1997″
The roster features 42 teams, divided into two categories: art, and science. [more]
Pioneer Courthouse Square plays host to the sights and sounds of India and the Subcontinent on Sunday, August 19 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the India Festival 2012.
“Please be there with your family and friends to get a taste of Indian culture for FREE and get a glimpse of this growing, warm and welcoming community.” [more]
Attack of the Flix, presented by Microflix, is a monthly competition for Portland filmmakers held at the Curious Comedy Theatre (5225 NE MLK). This month’s show takes place Sunday, August 19, 2012.
Vote for your favorite flicks – the first place winner receives a golden trophy! [more]
And for even more weekend events and activities, check out the Dave Knows Calendar, and visit Around the Sun, Blogging Portland on the Cheap, and Oregon Events at OregonLive.com.