3:30 PM – Parade. The parade route begins at Glenwood Park (87th and Claybourne), heads north up 92nd Ave into Lents Park. Some highlights from the parade: Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers, Mayor Sam Adams, County Commissioner Judy Shiprack, State Champions Lents Little League, Chinese Lion Dancers, Outsiders Motorcycle Club, PDXBrownClowns, Multnomah Youth Commission, PGE’s Electric Car, and more. Local youth and families are encouraged to join the Lents Neighborhood Association and Village Free School as we pull up the rear of the parade on bicycles.
4:30 PM – Founder’s Day Event
Some highlights from the event: Free food from Spice of Africa, El Pato Feliz and New Copper Penny. Bounce house, soccer kick competition, art and crafts section with a paint spinner, story time, clowns, face painting, a photo booth operated by Marshall Campus photography students, Pioneer Living exhibit, OMSI brainteasers, sack races, bike parking, a Farmer’s Market hosted by Portland Youth Builders and La Gran D radio and much more.
4:30 – 6:30 Colored Pencils Art & Culture Council Stage (multi-cultural performances and education) Performances from:
- Sunflower Chinese Dance Troupe
- African American singer Richard Greer
- Mariachi Chapala
- Russian guitarist Natalia Hougen
- Indonesian dance
- Chinese Lion dancers
- belly dancers
- and more.
6:30 PM Band – Seven Year Tango (in partnership with Portland Parks movies in the park event)
8:00 PM Movie – “Ironman 2”
* food will be served again at sundown for those recognizing Ramadan during the month of August.