Metro will honor veterans over Memorial Day weekend at some of its historic cemeteries. Staff and volunteers will be on hand at Lone Fir Cemetery at SE 26th Avenue and SE Stark Street and at Multnomah Park Cemetery at SE 82nd Avenue and SE Holgate Blvd., both in Portland.
Nestled in Southeast Portland, Lone Fir Historic Cemetery is the resting place of more than 25,000 people – including some of Portland’s most famous residents. Chestnut Grove Memorial Garden will give more families an opportunity to leave their legacy in a very unique way at one of the region’s most scenic cemeteries.
Join Northwest fly fishing legends for the largest two-hand fly rod event in the Western Hemisphere, the Sandy River Spey Clave at Metro’s Oxbow Regional Park, May 17-19.
Families and neighbors in East Portland are preparing to enjoy Mother’s Day at Sunday Parkways this Sunday on a seven-mile loop of traffic-free streets, including two miles on the Springwater Corridor.
If you want to hear the latest about trail projects taking shape across the region, attend the Regional Trails Fair, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand Avenue in Portland.
Free citywide "urban adventure game" celebrates mobile launch of Portland Afoot, the newsmagazine for transit riders
Three years after its launch, Portland Afoot is celebrating its reader-funded move to a mobile platform by hosting a free, live public transit mystery adventure game played on TriMet Saturday, May 4. The game is sponsored in part by Metro, and features a one-year TriMet pass as a grand prize for the winning team.
Metro is creating an Advisory Committee to support the development of Metro’s agency-specific equity strategy and encourages interested individuals to apply.
Volunteers are pitching in on special Earth Day projects at Metro's natural areas – and it's not too late to join them.
This spring, don’t let rainy days keep you off your bike. Metro Drive Less Save More and our partners salute those pedaling around town on grey and rainy days – and encourage everyone to give wet weather riding a try.
Songbirds are in constant dialogue about the whereabouts of predators. You can learn their language. Join Metro naturalists Dan Daly, Deb Scrivens and Patty Newland, and explore the art and science of interpreting bird movements, songs and calls.