Classes & Events
In-person classes, events and facilities are open at the following times:
Friendly House brings people together from all walks of life. Through community celebrations, lifelong learning opportunities, arts and culture events, and more, we build a stronger community for all.
Can’t Miss Classes
Friendly House Closed
Friendly House will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.
Drop-In BasketballFriendly House 1737 NW 26th St., Portland, OR, United States
Stop by the Friendly House full-size gymnasium to play some basketball! Our Gymnasium schedule tends to change on a regular basis. If you would like to be certain that you […]
Bridge LessonsFriendly House 1737 NW 26th St., Portland, OR, United States
Want to learn how to play bridge, or want to beef up your skills? Join us for this free six-week class! Preregistration is required. When registering, please indicate if you […]
Tai Chi (in person)Friendly House 1737 NW 26th St., Portland, OR, United States
Thinking about learning Tai Chi? Our Tai Chi classes are ongoing, and students are welcome to start at any time. But if you would like to learn the form from […]
Yoga & Connection (Online)Online
Drop-ins are welcome! This chair yoga class is truly "all levels" in that it provides options for people who have both different abilities AND who may want different results! People […]
Move It! with Leslie Black (In Person)Friendly House 1737 NW 26th St., Portland, OR, United States
A flowing movement class combining strength training, flexibility, balance, coordination, and endurance exercise geared to those with arthritis and other chronic conditions. This class will combine standing low impact dance […]
Take a look at some of our recurring classes and events.
Bring an instrument, music to share, and a desire to sonically commune with new friends on the third Friday of each month. Harmony Music Circle holds a vocally oriented gathering on the second Friday of each month.
Portland Haiku Group
Haiku group for all,
Second Friday every month.
Poem friends unite.
Pickleball combines the best parts of tennis, badminton and table tennis. Sure, you’ll get a workout, but most of all it is fun! Our two regulation-size, indoor courts provide ample space for multiple teams to battle one-on-one or two-on-two for Pickleball glory.
Tai chi is meditation in motion, promoting inner peace and physical health through a series of graceful movements that focus on balance and intention. We’ve got a class for you, no matter your age, ability, or experience.
You don’t need to have mastered crow pose to feel at home in our yoga classes—our classes are great for aspiring and experienced yogis of all levels. Expert instructors will guide you to movements and poses that feel right for you.
Every Friday night, our community center is available to all free of charge, and we offer a family-friendly activity, from movie nights and bingo, to ice cream making and terra cotta pot decorating. See you this Friday!
At Friendly House, we know that when communities come together, sharing perspectives and culture, beautiful things can happen. That’s why each year, we pull out all the stops to bring cross-cultural and community-driven celebrations to all.
Join us for a celebration soon.
Chinese Lunar New Year
Celebrate the coming of the new lunar year in January with traditional food, performances, music and more.
For Pride Month in June, we celebrate the LGBT+ community with a family-friendly party, complete with art, performances, food, and activities for everyone to enjoy.
Festival de Día de los Muertos
Each November, we honor and remember friends and family members who have passed away through the Mexican tradition of Day of the Dead with a community gathering and celebration of life and death.
Winter Community Celebration
Brighten the season at our non-denominational celebration of all things winter with friends, family and lots of fun each December.
Friendly House offers great classes for seniors and kids. It keeps us connected to friends and our neighborhood. Thank you!