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Next Regular MTNA Meeting - August 20, 2014

Please join us for our next monthly neighborhood association meeting at 7 pm on Wednesday, Aug, 20, 2014, at the Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, located at SE 54th & Belmont. No meeting in December.  Click here to read the minutes of our July 16 meetiing.

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Introduce an international student to the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood (ANDEO)

Invite a teen or college student from France, Spain, Germany, Japan, or China to discover our neighborhood. Local host families are needed for 3 or 4 weeks for students arriving late-June through September.

Host families provide  three meals per day, a comfortable bed (sharing a room with a host sibling of a similar age and the same gender is fine), and  day-to-day interaction. Some students attended language classes and participate in cultural activities during the work week, while others are free to become immersed in their family's summer routine. ANDEO welcomes busy host families and can help you choose the program that best fits your summer schedule.

Established in 1981, ANDEO is a Portland-based nonprofit that welcomes more than 1,500 international students to the Northwest for short-term homestays each year. For more information or to apply to host, please visit or contact ANDEO at or 503.274.1776

August 9 - Free movie at Warner Pacific College

This year the movie for this annual summertime event is The Adventures of Tin Tin (rated PG). Get there early for pre-movie entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. – music by “The River City Band.” The movie starts when it get dark enough—sometime after 8 p.m.

 Warner Pacific College is located at SE 68th Ave. and Division St. In addition to Warner Pacific, sponsors include the Mt. Tabor and South Tabor NA's, Friends of Mt. Tabor Park and the city Parks Bureau. 

August 24 - Southeast Sunday Parkways (7 miles)

Spend a warm summer day walking and 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.

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.