University Neighborhood Organization (UNO)

Portland, Maine - The Second Annual “Longfellow Park Arts Festival” is Sunday, September 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Longfellow Park, 10 Longfellow Street in Portland. Featuring poetry readings, artists & crafts exhibits and art-making demonstrations, the event is co-hosted by the University Neighborhood Organization (UNO) and USM - Phi Mu Delta Fraternity. Longfellow Park is just a short distance from the USM Portland campus. Rain Date: Sunday, September 29. The public is welcome. Free!

Victoria Kinney, UNO Organizer says, “ We have a great line-up of local artists and poets. There’s something for everyone.”

Come join the fun! Celebrating the Arts & Creativity!

Space is available to exhibit, give an art-making demonstrations, and/or volunteer. Please email: Victoria at or call: (207) 831-5257

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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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