Blazers Game
Apr
8
7:00 pm19:00

Blazers Game

  • Moda Center

PlayWrite Graduates and community supporters will celebrate our annual fundraising event with the Portland Trailblazers! We will be in the bleachers when the Trail Blazers take on #1 overall pick, Andrew Wiggins, and the Minnesota Timberwolves this April.

During halftime, PlayWrite, Inc. and recent graduates of the program will be recognized in front of the entire crowd!

Cheryl Strayed: A Benefit for PlayWrite
May
27
7:30 pm19:30

Cheryl Strayed: A Benefit for PlayWrite

  • Newmark Theatre

Join us for an exciting evening at the Newmark Theatre! Cheryl will be interviewed on-stage by PlayWrite founder Bruce Livingston.

All proceeds to benefit PlayWrite, Inc.

Click here to buy your ticket today!

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir WILD, as well as the advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS and the novel TORCH. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages around the world. WILD was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The movie adaptation of WILD was released in 2014. The film is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and stars Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl and Laura Dern as Cheryl's mother Bobbi, with a screenplay by Nick Hornby. Strayed's essays have been published in The Best American Essays, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, Vogue, Salon, The Missouri Review, The Sun, Tin House, Glamour, and other magazines. She is also a regular columnist for the New York Time Book Review. Strayed is the co-host, along with Steve Almond, of the WBUR podcast Dear Sugar Radio, which originated with her popular Dear Sugar advice column on The Rumpus. Strayed holds an MFA in fiction writing from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, the filmmaker Brian Lindstrom, and their two delightful children.


White Shield Center Performance
Feb
17
1:00 pm13:00

White Shield Center Performance

Join us to celebrate the work of young writers from White Shield Center. This is a residential facility and the performance is not open to the general public. If you wish to attend, please contact Lyndsay Hogland, Program Director, at lyndsay@playwriteinc.org, by Thursday, February 12th. 

WORD.VOICE. @ Fertile Ground Festival
Jan
25
7:00 pm19:00

WORD.VOICE. @ Fertile Ground Festival

  • The Gerding Theater at the Armory

Come celebrate our 4th year participating in Portland's Fertile Ground Festival! WORD.VOICE. showcases original work by PlayWrite graduates! Join us!

FREE to everyone!

New Avenues for Youth Performance
Jan
20
3:00 pm15:00

New Avenues for Youth Performance

  • Portland Center Stage (2nd Floor)

Join us to witness and celebrate new work created by young writers with New Avenues for Youth. This event is free and open to the public. 

Give!Guide Big Give Day #6
Dec
18
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #6

ROGUE DISTILLED SPIRITS CASE GIVEAWAY

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!

Give!Guide Big Give Day #5
Dec
11
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #5

SALT & STRAW ICE CREAM PARTY

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!

Give!Guide Big Give Day #4
Dec
2
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #4

BIKE GALLERY BIKE GIVEAWAY

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!

Give!Guide Big Give Day #3
Nov
25
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #3

TIMBERS & THORNS TICKET PACKAGE

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!

Family & Friends Night at ¿Por Qué No?
Nov
20
11:00 am11:00

Family & Friends Night at ¿Por Qué No?

  • ¿Por Qué No?

¿Por Qué No? will donate a portion of their proceeds to PlayWrite on Thursday, November 20th. It's a great day to eat some tacos and hang out with everyone you know. Supporting PlayWrite has never been easier!

Both Hawthorne and Mississippi locations are participating in this event. ¿Por Qué No? is open from 11a - 10p, so you can have tacos for lunch, snack, and dinner.

Give!Guide Big Give Day #2
Nov
20
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #2

POWELL'S BOOKS $500 SHOPPING SPREE

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!
 

Give!Guide Big Give Day #1
Nov
13
12:01 am00:01

Give!Guide Big Give Day #1

BLAZERS TICKET PACKAGE

Any donor who makes a minimum gift of $10 through Give!Guide has an opportunity to be chosen at random to win today's great incentive prize!

Parrott Creek Performance
Nov
12
7:00 pm19:00

Parrott Creek Performance

Due to restrictions on working with adjudicated youth, this performance is by invitation only. If you are interested in attending, please contact Lyndsay Hogland, Program Director, at lyndsay@playwriteinc.org. RSVPs are required.