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Taste historic Parkrose
Parkrose is the place to be Saturday, June 13, when the Taste of Historic Parkrose kicks of at 9 a.m. and runs to 6 p.m. A street fair featuring a food pavilion, arts pavilion, community tent, play area and live music will close off Northeast 106th and 107th avenues south of Sandy Boulevard that day.
Sample ethnic foods from vendors and tasty treats from Parkrose restaurants. View works by local artists showcased by the Portland Fine Arts Guild. Learn about community resources, clubs and nonprofits. Kids will enjoy crafts, carnival games and prizes. Local talent will offer entertainment throughout the day.
Runners and walkers can participate in the Taste of Parkrose 5/10k Run.
If you would like to volunteer to help out, sign up as a vendor or register for the Taste of Parkrose Run, go to historicparkrose.com/taste-of-parkrose.