An Oasis for
the Tropically Minded and Latitudinally Challenged
Ahoy There! We are a fun loving crew
with our home port in Key
NorthWest, which is situated
along the Pacific Ocean and the beaches, mountains, valleys, lakes and
surrounding the greater Portland, Oregon metropolitan area, including
Salem, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. We also have crew
in other places, both near and far. We share that adventurous
spirit that drove so many to seek the wild frontiers and the thrill of
discovering new places and people as well as an appreciation of the
Jimmy Buffett and everything tropical.
NorthWest is located
in the mythical province
Cascadia and includes Rosaria, the realm celebrated annually with many
Festival events in the Portland area. The restless natives here are
seeking a touch of the tropics in their daily lives (and that lost
shaker of salt!). One of our sister cities is Margaritaville and
always on the lookout for friendly people, interesting places and
Local folklore is
this island (of sorts)
broke away from those other Keys several millennia ago and drifted
around until it came to rest somewhere between the Cascade Mountains
and the Pacific Ocean, along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers and
their many tributaries. The
legends are many and the stories just seem to get better as the years
go by. We try to keep up the old traditions and make up new ones
whenever the mood strikes. After over a decade of partying with a
purpose, we continue to believe that having
fun and enjoying
life remains an absolute necessity.
spirits. We meet monthly at various watering holes and other
establishments around the area and beyond and also have frequent
you would like to join the party (already in progress!), check
out our calendar
events, our newsletter the "Tropical
Times" and the links on our other pages for your fun,
amusement and enjoyment. More
information about active crew membership is listed below, but we don't
require joining to attend our events. Also, we feel it is
important to give
back to the beautiful area we call home so we help with charitable
events throughout the year.
in, the waters
fine (even if the lifeguard looks a little shaky!). Just get
those Fins Up and head on over to
harbour! You'll get a warm welcome and we'll all have another
reason to celebrate! Welcome Aboard, Matey!
If this sounds like fun,
to get more information
or get on our mailing list to receive our club newsletter the "Tropical
Times" and other Parrot Head news, just send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org!
You can also drop us a line at: Key Northwest Parrot Heads, 6107 SW
Murray Road, #212, Beaverton, OR 97008
Here's a summary of the
history of the club, FYI: Club History.
become an active
member of our happy phlock, check out
our Crew Information and Application.
wind be at your back and
may your Fins be Up! We look
hearing from you and meeting you at our events!