University Neighborhood Organization (UNO)

Festival Poster2nd Annual Halloween 
Fire Prevention Festival

Portland, ME - The second annual "Halloween Fire Prevention Festival” starts at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Longfellow Park, 10 Longfellow Street.

All are welcome to attend the event, featuring music, mascots Oakie! Sparky! Red Claw! Champ! & Buddy the Blood Drop! will kick off 12:30 p.m. Halloween Costume Parade, games & activities, arts & crafts, fire trucks, pie eating contest, slime making, Red Cross Blood Drive, demonstrations, free raffle drawings, free T-Shirts for first 15 dressed in costumes and lots more! 

Meet Portland Fire Fighters Local 740 they will be grilling hotdogs & hamburgers, Trick or Treat Domino’s pizza, Capt’n Eli Soda & Oakhurst Dairy!

The festival is designed to celebrate Halloween & heighten community awareness about fire & public safety. 

Hosted by Phi Mu Delta Fraternity, Kappa Delta Phi Sorority-NAS,  Portland Fire Department, Portland Fire Fighters Local 740 & The University Neighborhood Organization

Email for more information about the festival, which ends at 3:00 p.m. The Halloween Blood Drive is 11:00-4 am at Portland Community Squash, 66 Noyes Street. 


Portland Community Squash

The University Neighborhood Organization (UNO) is located in the heart of Portland's rich academic area commonly referred to as the “Education District". The "Education District" is home to four Universities, The University of New England, University of Southern Maine, University of Maine Law School, Maine Medical Center's Tufts University School of Medicine, Muskie School of Public Service, and several private and public schools including Levey Day School near USM and Deering High School, Lincoln Middle School, Longfellow Elementary School, The Children's Center, Catherine McAuley High School all located on Steven’s Avenue down the road from the University of New England.

The University Neighborhood Organization was founded in 2006 to bridge the Universities together with the surrounding neighborhoods to preserve and further our neighborhood quality of life and offer forums to enrich our quest for life long learning opportunities.

The University Neighborhood Organization works closely with the University of Southern Maine (USM), University of Maine Law School, University of New England (UNE) and residents.

UNO Neighborhood Boundaries:

North: Stevens Avenue
East: Forest Avenue
South: Bedford Street
West: Brighton Avenue


Major Activities:

"Education District" Wayfinding Signage Initiative
Neighborhood Video Project: Neighbors, Schools, Past & Present.
Friends of Longfellow Park Beautification Project
Street & Sidewalk Improvements

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