Local Community Events

The Community Events Committee is a group of Borough Council members and Borough residents that ALL volunteer their time. The Committee is always looking for new ideas, suggestions from our residents, constructive feedback and always resident participation.

The Committee meets monthly at the Borough Office, currently the 2nd Sunday of every month at 7:30pm. The meetings are open to the public.

2017 Schedule of Portland Borough’s Community Events

April 8, 2017 at 1pm – Portland Borough will Host a Community Egg Hunt with the Portland Masonic Lodge at the Portland Ball Field

April 29, 2017 from 1pm-4pm – Pet Parade and Animal Cruelty Awareness Event in Downtown Portland

May 27, 2017 – FREE Movie at the Portland Park and Walk, approximate movie time 8:15pm

June 24, 2017 from 2pm-6pm – Portland Borough Picnic at the Portland Ball Field, FREE to residents, lots of games and LOTS!! of laughs, please bring along a covered dish or dessert to share, beverages, burgers and dogs provided, grill open from 4pm-5:30pm

June 25, 2017 – Sundae Sunday 6:30pm-7:30pm, Portland Park and Walk, FREE event

July 15, 2017 -from 8am-2pm – Portland Community Yard Sale, Your House or Our Lot?, Rain or Shine

July 15, 2017– FREE Movie at Park and Walk, approximate time 8:30pm

July 23, 2017 – Sundae Sunday 6:30pm-7:30pm, Portland Park and Walk, FREE event

POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 19, 2017FREE  Movie at Park and Walk, Sponsored by Refiner’s Fire Ministry

August 27, 2017 – Sundae Sunday 6:30pm-7:30pm, Portland Park and Walk, FREE event

September 9, 2017 Lights of Hope 2017 – This event will take place at the William Pensyl Social Hall, 111 State Street Portland, rain or shine. The event will start at 5:30pm, there will be speakers, food for purchase and some inexpensive games for kiddos to keep them busy throughout the event.

October 14, 2017 from 11am-4pmPortland Community Day, LOTS!! of FUN come on out!

October 28, 2017 from 4pm-6pmPortland Borough Trick-or-Treat ***followed by FREE hot dogs from Refiners Fire Ministry and the Borough Community Events Committee at 6:30pm, a costume contest at 7pm and from 6:30-8pm Halloween themed cartoons on the BIG screen. Location: Refiners Fire Ministry (rain or shine)

November 26, 2017 at 6:30pm the Portland Borough Community Events Committee will the host the Borough’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 16, 2017 – Cookies, Cocoa and Karaoke from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Refiners Fire Ministry, Holiday themed karaoke for all ages.


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