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Next Regular MTNA Meeting - September 17, 2014

Please join us for our next monthly neighborhood association meeting at 7 pm on Wednesday, Sept.17, 2014, at the Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, located at SE 54th & Belmont. No meeting in December.  Click here to read the minutes of our Aug. 20 meetiing.

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August 23 - 11th annual bike-in movie at Hawthorne Hostel

This year they will be screening the movie “True Fans”, a documentary by Dan Austin. This film documents the journey of three men in the late 1990’s as they took a bike tour across the United States to end at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass

It's free. from 6 to 10 pm at the hostel. 3031 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Check for more info.

August 24 - Southeast Sunday Parkways (7 miles)

Spend a warm summer day biking  (or walking ot rolling} around the Southeast Sunday Parkways. Explore Laurelhurst, Colonel Summers and Ivon Parks where you can grab a bite to eat, listen to tunes, and join some activities. Festivities get underway at 11 a.m. Route map

September 21 - Third annual Mt. Tabor Tar 'n' Trail Walk/Run

This is a major fundraiser for the Friends of Mt.Tabor  Park. Participants can choose between a 10K run bad a 5K walk/run. Entry fee is $15 or $25 for adults, depending on the length of their event, and $5 for kids under 12. for details.


Admisson is free at the kayak museum

At least 30 full-sized, functional replicas of Arctic hunting kayaks as well as other exotic watercraft, are displayed  in the museum at 5340 SE Lincoln St. Admission is free, but for now the only scheduled open hours are from 4 pm to 7 pm Wednesdays and from 9am-noon on Tuedays and Thursdays.. Visitors are also welcome when there is an “Open” sign in the window or by arranging an appointment by calling the building’s owner and the builder of the kayaks, Harvey Golden, at 503-234-0264 or contacting him at

More information can be obtained by visiting or The Facebook initials are for the museum’s formal name, The Lincoln Street Kayak and Canoe Museum.