May 7, Saturday – Nature Photography
With Susan Baumgardner - Venture into Mt. Tabor Park and learn about composition, color, and imaging (camera or cell phone required). Register here.
May 8, Sunday - Mt. Tabor Reservoir History Walk
Part of the FREE FMTP Urban Nature Series, 2 pm–4 pm - We will walk to the Mt. Tabor Reservoirs and point out the key features and talk about the history of the reservoirs. Old photographs of the reservoir construction will accompany the talk. The system for bringing water to Portland neighborhoods will be covered. Register here.
May 8, Sunday - Native Plants Walk
Part of the FREE FMTP Urban Nature Series, 2 pm–4 pm - Get to know some of the Pacific Northwest native plants you see in Mt. Tabor Park. We’ll take a walk to look at plants that are just emerging in early spring, and talk about some of the restoration efforts we’re using to help improve the ecological health of the park. Register here.
May 14, Saturday – Mount Tabor in 2100
With Julio Escarce - Use your imagination to draw what you would like to see Mt Tabor to look like in 2100. Register here.
May 14, Saturday - Beginners Bird Walk
With Bing Wong and Hap Pritchard - Observe and hear some of the spring migrants at
Mt. Tabor Park (bring binoculars if you have them – not required). Register here.
Photo by board member Bing Wong
May 21, Saturday – Drawing Scavenger Hunt
With Lise Gervais - Find and sketch a variety of natural objects in the park and win a prize for completing the hunt. Register here.
May 21, Saturday – Tissue Art
With Emily Pritchard - Create your own artwork using colored tissue paper layering. Register here.
May 21 & 22, Saturday and Sunday - Mt. Tabor Art Walk
The 12th annual Mt. Tabor Art Walk showcases the many artists who live in our beautiful neighborhood. It is designed to promote high-quality visual art in a variety of media within the unique setting of the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. Visit mttaborartwalk.com for artists' profiles and a tour map.
(Artwork by Mila Raphael)
May 28, Saturday – The Hungry Owl
With Meredith Dinsdale/Kelsey Madison - Learn about owls and what they eat using owl pellet dissection. Register here.
May 28, Saturday – From Bull Run to Your Glass for Kids
With Hap Pritchard - Learn about Portland’s drinking water and how it is purified in nature. Register here.
August 20, Saturday - PDX Adult Soapbox Derby
This popular Portland event is BAAACK! Spend the day cheering for homemade race cars and enjoying food and beverages from local vendors. Note: This popular annual event draws upwards of 5,000 spectators to the park. As usual, all dogs MUST be leashed while in the park. Visit the PDX Adult Soap Box Derby web site for more details.
Date T.B.D. - Tar 'n' Trail Park Benefit Run
Join this annual family-friendly 5k/10k run/walk, where ALL entry fees go directly to the Friends of Mt. Tabor Park! Details and registration coming soon. . .