What’s Happening

see you on Alberta Street!

There is always something happening on Alberta Street. In addition finding great local shops, some of Portland’s (and the nation’s) best eateries and art in many forms – there are a number of events throughout the year.

Alberta Main Street Events
• Small Business Seminar Series: Seminars take place on a regular basis.
Retail Happy Hour: Wednesdays, 3- 6 PM
• Earth Day Clean Up: Held annually in April.
Last Thursday: Galleries host opening receptions year round on the Last Thursday of the month. Alberta Street is closed to traffic June – August.
• Alberta Street Fair: Held annually the 2nd Saturday in August
• Sidewalk Sale: Held annually in September
• Trick or Treat Alberta Street: Held on Halloween of course!
• Lit Up and Local:  Held annually in December

Kiss & Tell @ Alberta Abbey
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Blissful couples, sweet singles, and happily marrieds are all welcome this February at Kiss & Tell, Portland Story Theater’s annual ode to St. Valentine. Whether you bring a date or enjoy the evening solo, this scintillating show is the perfect … Continue reading
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Royally Fun Reads! Middle Grade Author Panel to visit Green Bean Books on Monday, February 15th at 2pm. Kristen Kittscher, author of The Tiara in the Terrace, Anne Nesbet, author of The Wrinkled Crown, and Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, author of … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Meeting: Design Committee @ Alberta Main Street
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting: Design Committee @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
Responsible for getting Alberta Street into top physical shape including physical improvements to buildings, businesses and public space.
Swarm Catching Class @ Every Day Wine
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Swarm Catching Class @ Every Day Wine | Portland | Oregon | United States
The best bees are local – quality and they’re free. Each spring hundreds of hives swarm in the Portland area, but how to get one for your empty hive box? Urban Bees and Gardens’ Swarm Catching Class introduces how tos, … Continue reading
Vernon Neighborhood Association @ Salt & Light Lutheran Church Sunroom
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vernon Neighborhood Association @ Salt & Light Lutheran Church Sunroom | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Vernon Neighborhood Association meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 7-9PM at Salt & Light Lutheran Church in the Sunroom. 5431 NE 20th Ave @ Killingsworth Meetings are open to the public! The Vernon Neighborhood is a … Continue reading
Feb 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Meeting: Equity Committee @ Alberta Main Street
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting: Equity Committee @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
Responsible for ensuring the equitable distribution of resources and benefits. The Equity Committee is responsible for promoting equity and inclusion within our organization and community. We believe Alberta Street should be a place where all people from all backgrounds can … Continue reading
Stories of our Neighborhood @ Portland Playhouse
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Stories of our Neighborhood @ Portland Playhouse | Portland | Oregon | United States
Stories of our Neighborhood Come play your role in telling the story of inner NE Portland If you are a long and short-term resident, a local business owner, a local organization, a parent, or a stakeholder within this community, we … Continue reading
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Welcome the Fire Monkey New Year Celebration	 @ Sun Gate Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
WELCOME THE FIRE MONKEY Lunar New Year Celebration and Sun Gate Re-Birth Party Sun Gate is being re-birthed as a Center for Cultivation Arts! Please come join our Qi Family to Celebrate the Year of the Fire Monkey of Mastery … Continue reading
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Author Elizabeth Rose Stanton shares her new picture book, Peddles, at Green Bean Books on Sunday, February 21st at 11am. Signed copies of Peddles and previous book, Henny will be available for purchase during this event.
Map It: Neighborhood Hazards and Assets @ NECN | Portland | Oregon | United States
Emergency Prep Event: Map Your Neighborhood Join the NECN Safety and Livability Team on a FREE hands-on workshop to map and identify your neighborhood’s risks, hazards, and assets. We’ll kick off the event with a showing of the documentary “Unprepared”, … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Children’s author Julie Bayless will share her debut picture book, Roar!, at a special story time at Green Bean Books on Thursday February 25th at 3:30pm. A craft for kids will follow the story. Signed copies of the book will … Continue reading
Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Popular children’s author and illustrator Charise Mericle Harper shares her new picture book, A Big Surprise for Little Card, on Sunday, February 28th at 11am at Green Bean Books. A craft for kids will follow the reading. Signed copies of … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Meeting: Promotions Committee @ Alberta Main Street
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Meeting: Promotions Committee @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Promotions Committee is responsible for promoting Alberta Street as the center of commerce, culture and community life for both residents and visitors.
Mar 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
New York Times bestselling author Jory John visits Green Bean Books on Thursday, March 3rd at 4pm to read and celebrate his new picture book, I Love You Already! and his new chapter book, The Terrible Two Get Worse. Signed … Continue reading
Grand Beer Release Party @ Great Notion Brewing
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join us for our Grand Beer Release on Saturday, March 5! The wait is over! Our Grand Beer Release will feature our juicy IPAs and experimental beers such as our Double Stack, a breakfast stout brewed with coffee and maple … Continue reading
Local author Amy Costales will visit Green Bean Books on Sunday, March 6th at 11am to share her gorgeous bilingual pictures books, Hello Night, Hola noche and Abuelita Full of Life! This Spanish/English bilingual story time will be perfect for … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Concordia Neighborhood Association @ McMenamin’s Kennedy School
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Concordia Neighborhood Association @ McMenamin’s Kennedy School | Portland | Oregon | United States
The Concordia Neighborhood Association meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 7PM, Community Room at McMenamin’s Kennedy School. For more information about the Concordia Neighborhood Association visit the website: concordiapdx.org
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm
King Neighborhood Association @ King Facility | Portland | Oregon | United States
King Neighborhood Association meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at the King Neighborhood Facility, 4815 NE 7th Avenue. Meetings start at 6:30. Enter via the door facing 7th Avenue.  Child care is provided on site if … Continue reading
The Cat in the Hat Visits @ Green Bean Books
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The Cat in the Hat will visit Green Beans Books on Thursday, March 10th at 3:30pm for Dr Seuss Story Time in English, and then again on Sunday, March 13th at 11am for Dr Seuss Story Time in Spanish as … Continue reading
Mar 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday Afternoon Storytime @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts an afternoon weekly story time! Join us any Thursday afternoon, 3:30-4:00pm for stories and laughter!Join us for a wonderful and lively storytime every Thursday afternoon at 3:30pm. Free!
The Cat in the Hat Visits @ Green Bean Books
Mar 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The Cat in the Hat will visit Green Beans Books on Thursday, March 10th at 3:30pm for Dr Seuss Story Time in English, and then again on Sunday, March 13th at 11am for Dr Seuss Story Time in Spanish as … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Mar 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books | Portland | Oregon | United States
Green Bean Books hosts a morning weekly story time! Join us any Tuesday morning, 11-11:30pm for stories and laughter! Free!
Meeting: Design Committee @ Alberta Main Street
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting: Design Committee @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
Responsible for getting Alberta Street into top physical shape including physical improvements to buildings, businesses and public space.