Announcing Our New Executive Director

Posted: January 19, 2021 | Category

Our Board of Directors is delighted to announce that C.J. Opperthauser (pronouns: he/him/his) has been hired as the new Executive Director of... Read More

Interview with Chris Miller

Posted: November 20, 2020 | Category

Local artist Chris Miller developed Martha!, the final installation of the Friends of Congress Square Park Art In the Park series, FoCSP... Read More

We miss you! But, we'll see you soon.

Posted: April 29, 2020 | Category

For the past 6 years, April has been a month of great anticipation in Congress Square Park. Each year, our dedicated park volunteers come together... Read More

Thanks for a great 2019 season!

Posted: October 28, 2019 | Category

Thanks for a great Anniversary! We celebrated an excellent 5 year anniversary as an organization with our 6th full season. What did we love?... Read More

September/October Printable Calendar Available

Posted: August 30, 2019 | Category

The season isn't over yet! What's notable in September and October? First Friday Art Walk in September features our first ever fashion show!... Read More

August Printable Calendar Available

Posted: July 30, 2019 | Category

Join us to celebrate our 5-year anniversary in August! What's notable this month? We'll be hosting a big block party called the "5 Year Supper"... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight- Richard!

Posted: July 19, 2019 | Category

Meet Richard, this week’s volunteer spotlight! Richard began volunteering with Congress Square Park this year and was the first to arrive on... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight- Amy!

Posted: July 18, 2019 | Category

Meet Amy, this week's volunteer spotlight! Amy’s volunteering began when she started attending FoCSP operations meetings shortly after... Read More

July Printable Calendar Available!

Posted: June 24, 2019 | Category

July is jam packed! What's notable in July? Well, you'll get to enjoy: More weekly wellness offerings - including Nia and Zumba! The weekly... Read More

Printable June Calendar Available!

Posted: May 31, 2019 | Category

June is jam packed! What's notable in June? Well, you'll get to enjoy: More weekly wellness offerings - including Nia and Zumba! The brand... Read More

MECA Student Sculpture featured throughout May!

Posted: May 3, 2019 | Category

Student artist Justin Love will install a sculpture “Woman + Snake” in Congress Square Park this May thanks to a partnership between Friends of... Read More

Printable May 2019 Calendar Available!

Posted: April 22, 2019 | Category

Monthly Calendars are In! We'll offer monthly printable calendars in the news section of our site all season long. Here's the first! Join us for... Read More

Our 5th Anniversary Season Begins!

Posted: April 21, 2019 | Category

Our 2019 Season Starts this May! Friends of Congress Square Park is celebrating our 5th anniversary - and we have an artistic and varied season of... Read More

Welcome our new Seasonal Volunteer Coordinator!

Posted: April 21, 2019 | Category

Meet Gretta Buckley! Friends of Congress Square Park has hired a seasonal Volunteer Coordinator, Gretta Buckley. Gretta brings a wealth of... Read More

Open Call: Perform for Portland in 2019!

Posted: January 1, 2019 | Category

Update: Open Call for 2019 Season Closed January 31, 2019! Great thanks to everyone who submitted an event idea for the 2019 In the Square season!... Read More

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