Events

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Steve Hendricks holding a bottle of Henricks Legacy Pinot noir

Type: Special Event     

Ruby Vineyard Hendricks Legacy Pinot Noir Release Party


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • RSVP Required
  • Free for Members
  • Members Only
  • Adults
Vanport Mosaic 2018

Type: Film Showing, Special Event, Oral History, Partner Event     

Vanport Mosaic Festival

Multiple Locations
Portland, Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Carl Downey carries a woman to safety in aftermath of the Vanport flood, May 3, 1948. OrHi 3623

Type: Oral History, Panel Discussion     Series: History Pub

Memories of Vanport: A Panel Discussion


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Swahili women’s group celebrates at the community garden; courtesy African Family Holistic Health Organization

Type: Special Event, Partner Event, Dance Performance     

Our Story. Our Voice. Our Culture.


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Young Washington book cover

Type: Book Talk     

Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Sandra Ford, Black Panthers, at a demonstration in support of repressed peoples at the U.S. Courthouse on February 14, 1970. Courtesy City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-005.2957

Type: Special Event     

Celebrate History and Make a Difference Now!


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Unidentified workers excavating a section of Portland's sewer tunnels, ca. 1950. City of Portland Archives, A2005-005.59.122

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Speaking for the River: Confronting Pollution on the Willamette, 1920s-1960s


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
A Gentleman in Moscow

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

A Gentleman in Moscow


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
  • Free for Members
Remembering the Genocide in Bosnia July 15

Type: Special Event     

Remembering the Genocide in Bosnia


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
Meier and Frank 1976 Christmas display. CN 023668 bb006591

Type: Special Event     

Holiday Cheer


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free