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Tuesday July 22, 2008
Start: 10:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

Free: Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

When: Tuesday, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 10:30am-12pm
Where: Main City Park, 219 Main Ave.
Downtown Gresham

Radio Disney will be coming back for a second year to get things moving in Main City Park this summer. Gresham City Kids is a free camp is for kids between the ages of 3 to 14, who must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include music, crafts, games and puzzles, and special prize give a ways. Parks needs volunteers to help each Tuesday with arts and crafts activities. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesday, July 29th when Parks will be providing the main activity of the day...a scavenger hunt in the park. Join in the fun and help provide exciting outdoor activities for children this summer. Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Wednesday July 23, 2008
Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:00 pm

You're invited!
House District 49 candidates Kahl(D) and Nelsen(R) square off for a lively forum July 23

When: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Where: Heidi's Restaurant
1230 NE Cleveland Ave
Gresham, OR

Please join us on July 23rd as the candidates for House District 49, Democrat Nick Kahl and Republican John Nelsen square off at the Governmental Affairs Forum.

One of the two will soon be representing the constituents of House District 49. Which candidate deserves the vote? You decide as we 'Meet the Candidates.'

Democrat Nick Kahl and Republican John Nelson square off at the July 23rd Governmental Affairs Forum. Only one will prevail in the up coming election so now is the time to ask the tough questions. Who is most qualified serve? Who has the experience and who has the vision? Where do the candidates stand on the issues affecting you and what are their top priorities? Who deserves your vote in November?

Saturday July 26, 2008
Start: 9:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Bring Your Tools, Let's Build A Trail!

When: Saturday, Jul 26, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Kelly Creek Natural Area

July is "Parks and Recreation Month"! What a perfect time to volunteer and learn about trail building in one of Gresham most beautiful natural areas. Work along side Parks & Recreation staff, committee members, and other volunteers to help create a new entry point into the very popular Kelly Creek Natural Area

Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Dump Your Junk!
Saturday July 26th, 2008
Wilkes East
Neighborhood Clean-Up!

When: Sat July 26, 2008 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Where: HB Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave
(between NE Glisan & NE Halsey. Click here for a map!)
Cost: $15.00 per household

"Spring Clean-Up" usually means you discover a lot of things you wish you could take to the dump! Well, now you don't have to take your junk very far! The dumpsters are coming to you!

    What you CAN dispose of:

  • Yard debris, garbage, wood scraps, and general "clean-up" items
    What you CANNOT dispose of:

  • Hazardous waste, chemicals, paint cans, appliances, tires

This event is open to all Wilkes East Neighborhood residents. Click here for a neighborhood map!

You can bring all your general debris to the dumpsters located in the parking lot at HB Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave (between NE Glisan & NE Halsey), Saturday July 26th from 9AM to Noon.

Come for ice cream and a chance to get to know your neighbors!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Volunteers Needed
Nakada Natural Area Clean-Up
Saturday July 26th 9AM - 12PM

When: Saturday July 26, 2008 9AM - 12PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Join your neighbors at Nadaka Park to clear invasive species and beautify the north facing entrance. This project will not only encourage native growth within the natural area, but increase security by opening the view into the park and help support future funding for park improvements.

Bring gloves and clippers if you have them! Come anytime during these hours & help as long as you can.

Monday July 28, 2008
Start: 6:00 pm
Start: 07/28/2008 - 6:00pm
End: 07/31/2008 - 8:00pm

Boys and Girls Age 6-17
"Character For Live" Basketball Camp

Fun for All!

When: July 28-31, 2008 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Columbia View Church
16700 NE Halsey St

This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-17.

Click here to download your registration form!

We turn our parking lot into a safe environment to teach basketball skills and to help each child learn more about Jesus and His character.

Each evening, your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball, have a delicious snack, and hear simple gospel of Jesus

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:45 pm

Share Your Opinions: July 28th & 30th...
Mediation Focus Group participants needed!

When & Where
We hope you can attend one of the following focus groups:

  • Opportunity #1

    When: Monday July 28, 2008 6:30PM -7:45PM
    Where: Gresham Library
    385 NW Miller

  • Opportunity #2

    When: Wednesday July 30, 2008 6:30PM - 8:00PM
    Where: Gresham City Hall
    1333 NW Eastman Parkway

We Need You
Participants are needed for two informal focus groups looking at the public's awareness of mediation and conflict resolution. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Participants will be part of a facilitated conversation to express their thoughts and opinions.

East Metro Mediation and the Oregon Mediation Association are hosting the focus groups as part of a pilot project to determine outreach efforts in the Fairview-Gresham-Troutdale area. The information learned through the project will be used by counties throughout the state of Oregon.

Tuesday July 29, 2008
(all day)
Start: 07/28/2008 - 6:00pm
End: 07/31/2008 - 8:00pm

Boys and Girls Age 6-17
"Character For Live" Basketball Camp

Fun for All!

When: July 28-31, 2008 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Columbia View Church
16700 NE Halsey St

This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-17.

Click here to download your registration form!

We turn our parking lot into a safe environment to teach basketball skills and to help each child learn more about Jesus and His character.

Each evening, your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball, have a delicious snack, and hear simple gospel of Jesus

Start: 10:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

Free: Arts & Crafts, Games, and more for Kids!

When: Tuesday, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, 10:30am-12pm
Where: Main City Park, 219 Main Ave.
Downtown Gresham

Radio Disney will be coming back for a second year to get things moving in Main City Park this summer. Gresham City Kids is a free camp is for kids between the ages of 3 to 14, who must be accompanied by an adult. Activities include music, crafts, games and puzzles, and special prize give a ways. Parks needs volunteers to help each Tuesday with arts and crafts activities. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesday, July 29th when Parks will be providing the main activity of the day...a scavenger hunt in the park. Join in the fun and help provide exciting outdoor activities for children this summer. Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

WENA Board Meeting

When: Tuesday July 29, 2008 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Contact for location

Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30PM

For more information please contact: info@WilkesEastNA.org

Wednesday July 30, 2008
(all day)
Start: 07/28/2008 - 6:00pm
End: 07/31/2008 - 8:00pm

Boys and Girls Age 6-17
"Character For Live" Basketball Camp

Fun for All!

When: July 28-31, 2008 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Columbia View Church
16700 NE Halsey St

This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-17.

Click here to download your registration form!

We turn our parking lot into a safe environment to teach basketball skills and to help each child learn more about Jesus and His character.

Each evening, your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball, have a delicious snack, and hear simple gospel of Jesus

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Learn To Harvest And Store Your Garden!

When: Wednesday, Jul 30, 2008 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Where: Yamhill Community Garden
19309 SE Yamhill St

One of the greatest joys of gardening is harvesting your hard earned work. However there many things to consider during harvesting. When and how should you harvested vegetables? How should you store your vegetables if they all reach optimal size at the same time? What are the best conditions to store your homegrown vegetables? This workshop will help you make decisions on harvesting and storing your vegetables, as well as provide donation sources for your access food.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Share Your Opinions: July 28 & 30, 2008
Mediation Focus Group participants needed!

When & Where
We hope you can attend one of the following focus groups:

  • Opportunity #1

    When: Monday July 28, 2008 6:30PM -7:45PM
    Where: Gresham Library
    385 NW Miller

  • Opportunity #2

    When: Wednesday July 30, 2008 6:30PM - 8:00PM
    Where: Gresham City Hall
    1333 NW Eastman Parkway

We Need You
Participants are needed for two informal focus groups looking at the public's awareness of mediation and conflict resolution. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary. Participants will be part of a facilitated conversation to express their thoughts and opinions.

East Metro Mediation and the Oregon Mediation Association are hosting the focus groups as part of a pilot project to determine outreach efforts in the Fairview-Gresham-Troutdale area. The information learned through the project will be used by counties throughout the state of Oregon.

Thursday July 31, 2008
End: 8:00 pm
Start: 07/28/2008 - 6:00pm
End: 07/31/2008 - 8:00pm

Boys and Girls Age 6-17
"Character For Live" Basketball Camp

Fun for All!

When: July 28-31, 2008 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Where: Columbia View Church
16700 NE Halsey St

This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-17.

Click here to download your registration form!

We turn our parking lot into a safe environment to teach basketball skills and to help each child learn more about Jesus and His character.

Each evening, your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball, have a delicious snack, and hear simple gospel of Jesus

Saturday August 2, 2008
Start: 9:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Gardening Volunteers Needed!

When: Saturday, August 2nd, 9am-1pm
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway

Ready, set, weed! Spring and summer have brought a lot of growth into the garden, along with unwanted weeds. Come help community gardeners spiff up this local garden and allow for a more fruitful crop. Volunteers will help weed and mulch garden pathways, turn compost bins, and pick up litter around the garden.

Thursday August 7, 2008
Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Summer Carnival: Music, Food, Fun and Prizes!

When: Thursday, August 7th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Where: Vance Park
1400 SE 182nd Ave.

US Bank and Gresham Parks & Recreation are partnering to create a summer carnival for the community, filled with games, storytelling, crafts, arts, music, food, fun and prizes! US Bank volunteers are putting a lot of time into designing activities booths, as well and designing the day of logistics. We invite you to volunteer at the carnival, which will be one of our last summer events! Volunteers are needed to help set up, run booths during the event, and clean up afterwards.

Friday August 8, 2008
Start: 7:00 pm
Start: 08/08/2008 - 7:00pm
End: 08/09/2008 - 7:00pm

Over 300 Hot Rods and Classic Cars!
Rock-n-Roll! Fabulous Food!
August 8-9, 2008
Downtown Gresham Oregon

When: Saturday, August 9, 2008 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Where: Main Street
Historic Downtown Gresham

Hosted by Northwest Motorsports Association

Proceeds from this event benefit the Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Last years event raised over $11,000. Over the past 10 years, Northwest Motorsports Association has generously donated over $94,000 to fund scholarships for Automotive Technology students! Each year Northwest Motorsports Association also awards two MHCC automotive technology students with a two-term scholarship and aids with the purchase of tools and equipment for the students Co-Op dealership experience.

Mark your calendar and join the fun!
Events

  • Historic Bed Races, Friday Night 7:00PM
  • Parade on Main Street, Saturday Morning 10:00AM
  • The Infamous "You Guess It Engine Blow", (TBA)
  • Awards Ceremony, Saturday 5:00PM
  • Main Street Cruise, Saturday 6:00PM

Activities

  • Cash Awards & Trophies
  • Live Music! * Rock-n-Roll * Fabulous Food
  • Vendor Row * Kids Activities * Door Prize Drawings

See you there!

Saturday August 9, 2008
End: 7:00 pm
Start: 08/08/2008 - 7:00pm
End: 08/09/2008 - 7:00pm

Over 300 Hot Rods and Classic Cars!
Rock-n-Roll! Fabulous Food!
August 8-9, 2008
Downtown Gresham Oregon

When: Saturday, August 9, 2008 8:00AM - 7:00PM
Where: Main Street
Historic Downtown Gresham

Hosted by Northwest Motorsports Association

Proceeds from this event benefit the Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Last years event raised over $11,000. Over the past 10 years, Northwest Motorsports Association has generously donated over $94,000 to fund scholarships for Automotive Technology students! Each year Northwest Motorsports Association also awards two MHCC automotive technology students with a two-term scholarship and aids with the purchase of tools and equipment for the students Co-Op dealership experience.

Mark your calendar and join the fun!
Events

  • Historic Bed Races, Friday Night 7:00PM
  • Parade on Main Street, Saturday Morning 10:00AM
  • The Infamous "You Guess It Engine Blow", (TBA)
  • Awards Ceremony, Saturday 5:00PM
  • Main Street Cruise, Saturday 6:00PM

Activities

  • Cash Awards & Trophies
  • Live Music! * Rock-n-Roll * Fabulous Food
  • Vendor Row * Kids Activities * Door Prize Drawings

See you there!

Wednesday August 13, 2008
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

When: Wednesday, Aug 13 2008 7:00PM

Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Wednesday, Aug 13th, 7:00PM in the Springwater Trail Room, Gresham City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

It is open to the public to attend. See you there!

Tuesday August 19, 2008
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 4:30 pm

City Council Hearing on Development Code Improvement Project

When: August 19, 2008 3:00PM - 4:30PM POSTPONED
Where: Gresham Public Safety and Schools Building
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR

NOTE: THIS ITEM HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 2, 2008

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