St. Francis Church
St. Francis Dining Hall, 330 SE 11th Avenue, entrance facing SE 11th Avenue just south of SE Pine Street. The dining hall is semi-basement. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Parish, sanctuary entrance facing SE 12th Avenue just south of SE Pine Street. Parish Center/office building, 1131 SE Oak Street, entrance facing St. Francis Park. Tenants include VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project and Friends of Occupy Portland.
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Friday, February 20, 2015 from 6:30-9pm
Voices of the People is our monthly community-building social event (third Friday evening every month) as well as a benefit for Friends of Occupy Portland. This month, we are excited to welcome local musician Peter Ryan as he performs a full set. We highly recommend this spirit lifting heart swooning music! We will also have sign-ups for open mic if anyone would like to share their voice on stage...or, to simply relax and enjoy Peter's kind presence with your family and friends! When: Friday, February 20, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Where: St. Francis Dining Hall, 330 S.E. 11th Ave., Portland, Ore. $10 suggested donation at door; no registration needed
Friday, October 17, 2014 from 7-9:30pm
Mark your calendar! Friday, October 17 will be a special VOTP in celebration of the OPDX 3 year anniversary (a Fourth Year Forward event). We miss the community inspiration of Occupy's encampment! So we want to congregate that community once a month every third Friday. Portia Norton will be your MC. This event will always be sliding scale entry, $0 - to whatever you can afford to donate. This event will be open mic style. We have a huge space to work with in the St. Francis Cafeteria. Children are welcome. Dancing is encouraged. Seating is provided for the elderly and handicapped. We will have donated food. This is a drug and alcohol free environment.
Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 4-8pm
More info: 503. 232.5880 St. Francis Church in inner southeast Portland has been a part of the city since 1876 and was the first Catholic church on the east side of the Willamette River. The present day church structure was built in 1939 after a storm demolished the original 1881 church building. The one acre park adjacent to it has been a fixture for forty years. The church hosts A Celebration of St. Francis Park, Sunday August 24 from 4 to 8 pm in the park next to the building between Oak and Stark streets and the public is invited. There will be displays to show the history of this landmark institution, opportunity to share stories and memories, live music, lots of good food and more. The music schedule is posted below. For more information, call the church at 503. 232.5880. Live music schedule: 4 - 4:45 Kate Power and Steve Einhorn (qualityfolk.com) 5 - 5:45 The Begonias (thebegonias.bandcamp.com) 6 - 6:45 Tim Acott, Pete Krebs, Jessie Spero and Dan Haley 7 - 7:45 Brian Cutean (QTNRG.org)