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

Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
For Independent Bookstore Day, April 30th, we’re having an all day celebration of the one and only Beverly Cleary! We’ll be offering fantastic Beverly Cleary crafts and activities all day long! All activities and crafts are free! Here’s the schedule: … Continue reading
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We’ll be having a special story time and party with author and illustrator Mike Curato and Ruth Chan at Green Bean Books on Sunday, May 1st at 11am! Mike Curato will share books from his beloved Little Elliot series and … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 3 @ 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!
Volunteer Orientation @ Alberta Main Street
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Volunteer Orientation @ Alberta Main Street | Portland | Oregon | United States
Volunteering with Alberta Main Street is a great way to make an impact in your community, gain experience in a variety of areas and meet new people. Alberta Main Street invites you to learn more about volunteer opportunities on May … Continue reading
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
May 5 @ 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!
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Children’s musician Emily Arrow will share songs from her recently released album Storytime Singalong at Green Bean Books on Sunday, May 8th at 11am. Emily Arrow creates literature inspired music for children, cultivating an appreciation and love for singing, songwriting, … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 10 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
May 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
May 11 @ 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
May 12 @ 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!
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Alberta Main Street Mixer @ Tön Vangard | Portland | Oregon | United States
Please join us at our May Mixer! RSVP Online Meet your neighbors and catch up with Alberta Main Street. Mixers are a great opportunity to network with fellow business and commercial property owners and community leaders. Thanks to Tön Vangard … Continue reading
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Community Coming Together: Stories of our neighborhood pt. 2 @ Portland Playhouse | Portland | Oregon | United States
Portland Playhouse invites the inner NE Portland community to Play Your Role in this interactive dialogue around race, gentrification, and life in NE Portland. This event is open to the whole NE Portland Community, with a special invitation for youth … Continue reading
Urban Tellers® @ Alberta Abbey
May 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Live storytelling. 21+ Real. True. Stories.
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Woof! Woof! Karlie will be back to listen to your stories on Sunday, May 15th at 12pm. This is a great way for kids to practice their reading skills. This event is brought to you by Pet Partners. Free but … Continue reading
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 17 @ 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!
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Vernon Neighborhood Association @ Salt & Light Lutheran Church Sunroom
May 18 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
Facial Hair Fiesta @ Green Bean Books
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Kyle B. Hart (author of The Beard that Boosted Self Confidence and The Mustache that Cured World Hunger) as he reads his books for our Facial Hair Fiesta on Sunday, May 15th at 11am! A facial hair craft will … Continue reading
Musical Spanish Story Time @ Green Bean Books
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Welcome back Mr. Nathan as he reads and sings his way through another lively Musical Spanish Story Time on Sunday, May 22nd at 11am! Perfect for beginning Spanish speakers! Free!
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 24 @ 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!
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
May 26 @ 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!
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
May 31 @ 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!
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Retail Happy Hour @ Alberta Street
Retail Happy HOUR WEDNESDAYS  •  3 – 6 p.m Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. #retailhappyhour #onlyonalberta Participating businesses
Jun 2 @ 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!
Story Time Tuesdays @ Green Bean Books
Jun 7 @ 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!