Coming up in King….

King NA holds a general meeting next Wednesday, April 9th, at 6:30 pm. We’ll be talking about changes to NA by-laws, hearing about the local Public Water Trust campaign (, and checking in with our committees and spring event planning teams.

If you are joining us for our April meeting, you are invited to bring (dry) food donations for the Portland Food Project, helping to mitigate hunger in our city. We’ll meet at NECN, 4815 NE 7th Avenue.

Later this month, there will be a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the naming of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. If you are interested in doing some volunteer work to help – outreach to organizations in our neighborhood, primarily – email us at info@ and we’ll put you in touch with the organizers.

Thursday, April 10th, community leaders are holding the first meeting of a discussion and working group on affordable housing. All residents of the area are invited to participate. The meeting will be held at NECN, 4815 NE 7th Avenue, at 6:30 pm. Email us for more info on the meeting.

Sunday, April 20th: Join us at our Tiny Tots Egg Hunt, in Two Plum Park! We kick things off for the littles ones – five yo and under – at 10:30 am. Eggs will be filled with nut-free candies.

We’ll be holding our neighborhood Clean-up on the 26th of April, Saturday, from about 10 am to 1 pm, in the Police Precinct’s parking lot. Bring us your junk and debris, and a small fee, and we’ll haul it away for you. More info to come.

If you’re interested in becoming part of a King safety NET (Neighborhood Emergency Team), email Eileen Kennedy: