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Show your support for Albertina Kerr and make a difference by attending one of our special events! 

Joining us for just one day to learn more about Albertina’s vital and innovative work in our community will have a lasting impact and help us maintain the highest-quality care for children, adults and families of Oregon with mental health challenges and developmental disabilities.

Join us at Albertina's Place for year round events including holiday teas, luncheon learns, special shopping events and much more! 

Upcoming Events

  Luncheon Learn: Phil Margolin's New Thriller, Violent Crimes
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Cost: $35 per person - SOLD OUT

Join us as Phil Margolin discusses his latest thriller Violent Crimes. Margolin has been writing full-time since 1996. He has 17 bestselling novels, has been nominated for an Edgar, and has had two books adapted into movies. Willamette Writers awarded Margolin the 2009 Distinguished Northwest Writers Award.

  Albertina's Place 35th Birthday Celebration Week
January 23-28, 2017

All this week, taste our specially crafted menus inspired by recipes from back in the day with a present day twist at Albertina's Kitchen and shop our special offers in Albertina's Closet, Heirlooms and Jewel Box!

  Albertina's Place Birthday Brunch and Fashion Show
Saturday, January 28, 2017
11 a.m.
Cost: $35 per person 

Join us in celebrating the 35th birthday of Albertina's Place with a seated plated brunch and fashion show showcasing fashions from Albertina's very own ladies and gentlemen! 

  1-Day Only Exclusive Fine Jewelry Event
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Noon to 3 p.m.

Meet the Portland collector who will offer stunning pieces from his world estate jewelry collections. This will include our best gold, diamond, estate, silver and antique jewelry - hundreds of unique pieces will be available for purchase. Complimentary beverages and snacks available to interested buyers. A portion of the proceeds during this event will benefit Albertina Kerr.
  Valentine's Day Tea
Saturday, February 11, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 per person

Bring your loved ones to this Valentine's themed tea at Albertina's Place. Enjoy savory sandwiches, sweet treats and delicious tea in our beautiful, historic setting.
  Luncheon Learn: Cuba, Creating a People to People Experience with Mary Lou Zeek
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: $35 per person

Long-time Salem Gallery artist Mary Lou Zeek will present an engaging and personal presentation on her two recent visits to Cuba. Her photos and stories will offer a before and after first-hand look at the life in Cuba over the decades. 

Mary Lou Zeek is a long-time Salem Gallery artist who has visited Cuba twice in her lifetime. Four years ago she obtained a Humanitarian license from the U.S. Government and joined ten other photographers on a "photo safari" to Havana. Last November, she returned with her husband and a friend. With the rush of tourism entering Havana, she was able to document the city once again before the onslaught of change.
  Luncheon Learn: Pack It Up with Anne McAlpin
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Cost: $35 per person

Want to lose 5-10 pounds before your next trip instantly? Lighten your bag! If you're still traveling with heavy luggage it's time to make a change. Travel expert Anne McAlpin will be sharing her up-to-the-minute travel tips. Having flown more than 2 million miles, traveled in over 67 countries and cruised through the Panama Canal 98 times, she knows a thing or two about traveling light!

  Luncheon Learn: Cooking with Caprial and John Pence
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: $35 per person - SOLD OUT

Spend the afternoon with renowned chefs Caprial and John Pence. Experience a private cooking class spiced with humor and innovative tips for a successful cocktail party! Appetizers created in their kitchen will make your mouth water and inspire you to host your own party.
  Race for the Roses
April 2, 2017

Albertina Kerr's half marathon, 10K and 5K! Join runners as we race through downtown Portland and over both the Steele and Broadway Bridges. Finishers receive a one-of-a-kind medal created by Albertina Kerr's Port City program. Register today!
  Luncheon Learn: You Go Girl Travel
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Cost: $35 per person

Marcia Lynn Miller, author of You Go Girls - The Woman's Guide to Great Travel, has visited around 70 countries. Her easy-going, fun-loving and informational presentation will not only keep you entertained but will guarantee to teach you some great new travel skills.

  Luncheon Learn: Gluten Free Beer & You
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Cost: $35 per person

Join us for a gluten free lunch paired with beer presented by Neil Davidson. Chef Davidson of Ground Breaker Brewing opened the country's first dedicated gluten-free gastropub in Portland in 2013. By sourcing the best local ingredients, he prepares a creative and dynamic gluten-free menu that everyone can enjoy.

  Kentucky Derby Lunch
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Cost: $35 per person

And the race is on! Join Albertina's as we celebrate the Kentucky Derby along with raffling for distinct prizes while indulging in a true "derby" lunch.

  Mother's Day Tea
Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 per person

Transform a Saturday afternoon into a treasured memory at Albertina's Kitchen. Enjoy savory sandwiches, scones, treats and delicious tea all while you cherish your loved ones.

  Portland's Japanese Garden
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Cost: $35 per person 

Lose yourself in the peace and tranquility of the Portland Japanese Garden with a virtual tour lead by the Garden's most knowledgeable guides. During your stroll, you will learn the history and design principles behind the Garden's five distinct garden styles and go behind the scenes of the expansion, known as the Cultural Crossing Project. By the end of the tour your sense will be rejuvenated by the quiet beauty and respite the Garden offers.

  Albertina's Heirlooms Antique Roadshow
June 15 and 16, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Cost: $35 per person

Meet with our antiques expert and bring up to two of your own precious heirlooms to have appraised. Who knows what you may discover.

Partnership Events

Support Albertina Kerr this holiday season and give back to Kerr while shopping and dining. Take a peek below to see local restaurants and businesses who are supporting Albertina Kerr with a percentage of their sales directly supporting the work we do in our community.


The Beard that Boosted Self Confidence

Local author Kyle Hart has chosen Albertina Kerr to benefit from his new book, with 50% of book sales going back to us. Purchase online or shop through and register Albertina Kerr as your charity to help donate even more.


For questions about how your business can support Albertina Kerr through sponsorship at our fundraising events, please contact Joe Sirlin, Director of Corporate Partnerships and Major Events, at 503-262-0174 or email

For questions about events at Albertina's Restaurant, Events and Shops including luncheon learns, and holiday teas, please call  503-231-3909 or email