Kwanzaa is an African-American week-long celebration of life and welcomes the first fruits of harvest beginning December 26 -January 1. The color red represents the past bloodshed, green represents the earth, and black represents the people.

Portland Winter Light Festival Feb 4 – 12, 2022

Taking place over nine full nights in neighborhoods throughout Portland, the seventh year of this tradition brings over 100 artists, designers, makers, and performers together to turn our city into a tapestry of illumination and celebration. Come out and explore!

St. Mary’s Academy Graduation

St. Mary's Academy is Oregon’s only all-girls, Catholic high school, and the oldest continuously operating school. Founded in 1859 by the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, St. Mary's Academy serves 660 young women in grades 9-12.