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Tuesday September 11, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

First In A Seriesof Science Pub Talks!
When: Sat Sep 8, 2012 10AM-12PM
Where: 4th Street Brewing Co
77 NE 4th Street
Gresham, OR
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Download flyer here!

Join us for an educational evening and a cold beer.
Scientists will discuss hot watershed topics and the audience can enjoy a cool beverage at special happy hour prices sponsored by the Johnson Creek Watershed Council. RSVP requested. (link below)
Explore Johnson Creek, a little stream that flows from agricultural headwaters through the urban areas of Gresham, Portland, and Milwaukie. Join Johnson Creek Watershed Council, and partners City of Gresham and Multnomah County, to kick off our educational science pub series.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:32 pm

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Sep 11, 2012 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.
The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Thursday September 13, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Clinton-Woodward Loop
When: Thu Sep 13, 2012 6PM-7:30PM
Meet at: SW corner of SE 34th & Division
Portland, OR
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Discover the new public art installations along SE Clinton, as well as Clinton and Ivon Parks and the South Tabor and Richmond neighborhoods. Distance: 3.5 miles, 7000 steps. Time: 90 min.
Cost: Free!
Let's Go Walking!
Join us on another great Ten Toe Express walk throughout inner-city Portland sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. The Ten Toe Express program is a series of guided walks held Thursdays at 6PM and Saturdays at 9AM from May 10th through September 13th. Download your 2012 Ten Toe Express schedule here.
Each easy and informal Ten Toe Express walk explores the area neighborhood, architecture and unique history. Walk takes about 2 hours, cover 2-4 miles and are open to all ages and skill levels.

Saturday September 15, 2012
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Every SaturdayNow thru October!
When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
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Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.
Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 27.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Oktoberfest is in the Air

When: Sat Sep 15, 2012 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots
A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse
Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Sunday September 16, 2012
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Explore Our Wetlands
When: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 1PM-4PM
Where: Gresham Meadowlands Preserve
(SE Paropa off SE 21st Av)
Gresham, OR
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Event Flier
Join the Wetlands Conservancy, Biodiversity Conservation Coordinator Laura Guderyahn, City of Gresham, and Life Scout and Eagle Scout candidate Ethan Parker, Boy Scouts of America, for an afternoon of exploration and to learn more about urban wetlands, the cool animals and plants that live there and Ethan's Eagle Scout project that will benefit the preserve. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
For more information about this event, please contact Jennifer Wilson at 503-691-1394 or jennifers@wetlandsconservancy.org.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Sunday@3:00 Concert Seriesfeaturing renowned guitaristScott Kritzer

When: Sun Sep 16, 2012 3PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
174th & NE Glisan
Gresham, OR
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Romance for Guitar
From concert halls in London, New York, Frankfurt and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., classical guitarist, Scott Kritzer will perform his Portland/Gresham debut on September 16, 2012 in the St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan, Gresham.
One of America's top classical guitarists, Scott Kritzer will perform some of the greatest loved works for classical guitar in his program called Romance

Thursday September 20, 2012
Start: 5:36 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Join in the fun inHistoric Downtown Gresham.
Free, family-friendly celebration of music, food, drink and art, every third Thursday through September from 5:30 - 8:00PM.
Wine tasting, local artisans, live music, and extended shopping hours.

Saturday September 22, 2012
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Every SaturdayNow thru October!
When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.
Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 27.

Sunday September 23, 2012
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:30 pm

Walking To End Hunger
When: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 2PM-3:30PM
Where: 8th & Norman
Gresham, OR
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This is a fund raiser walk that benefits Zarephath's Pantry and Kitchen locally as well as other food agencies around the world. This year, we hope to involve more Gresham churches and expect 70-80 walkers. The route will loop through downtown Gresham and back to the starting point.
The event begins with registration at 1:00PM at Gresham UMC (8th and Norman). The Walk will start at 2:00PM and it is anticipated the last walkers will finish by 3:30PM at the latest.

Monday September 24, 2012
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Board Meeting
When: Mon Sep 24, 2012 6:30PM
Where: (Contact for location)

Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • Oct 22, 2012
  • Nov 26, 2012
  • Dec 24, 2012 No meeting
Saturday September 29, 2012
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Every SaturdayNow thru October!
When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.
Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 27.

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

Annual Teddy Bear Parade

Bring Your Bear!
When: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 10AM-12PM
Where: Historic Downtown Gresham
(See route below)
Gresham OR
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Teddy Bears Everwhere
The parade will feature floats from local merchants, service organizations, schools, neighborhood groups and individuals. As always, participants will be carrying teddy bears or will be dressed in bear costumes.
Click here to participate!
For three decades, the Soroptimists have put on this annual Fall parade to celebrate the “child in all of us” and create a tradition that helped Gresham’s “quaint and special downtown area” to thrive. In addition to the parade, the Soroptimists organize fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for scholarships for deserving women and girls in our community.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

$5 Bike Helmets and more!
When: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 12PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza
Third Street and Hood Av
Gresham, OR
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Bike fun and safety abound during the annual Transportation Fair from 12PM to 3PM Saturday, Sep. 29th, at the Gresham Center for the Arts Plaza between Third Street and Hood Avenue in historic downtown. Join us at the Transportation Fair for a good time after the Teddy Bear Parade.

  • Education about transportation options and safety
  • Bike helmet sale for $5.00 (all ages!)
  • Tips on how to take your bike on transit

This event is co-sponsored by the City's Transportation Planning Division and the Gresham Regional Center Transportation Manangement Association.

Monday October 1, 2012
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

The PleiadesMHCC Planetarium website

Exploring the Autumn Sky
When: Mon Oct 01, 2012Show Times: 7:00PM and 8:15PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Admission $2. MHCC students are admitted free.The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
Exploring the Autumn Sky
Join planetarium director Pat Hanrahan as he shows visitors how to locate the planets and prominent constellations, star clusters, galaxies and nebulae. You don't want to miss this exciting monthly star adventure into our universe.
Final show
Last show this school year. Planetarium shows will return next fall. -->
All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.
Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each 45-minute program. Children are welcome to attend.

Parking Change
Parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3 at ticket kiosks located by the flagpoles (north parking) and gym (south parking). (Violators will be ticketed)

Tuesday October 2, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Public InvitedTown Hall Meeting
When: Tue Oct 2, 2012 6:00-7:30PM
Where: City Hall, Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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We invite you to join us at Mayor Shane Bemis' upcoming public town halls for a community conversation about the proposed Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 per month and why it’s critical to keeping the community safe and livable.
Share Your Opinion
The public can provide input and ask questions at the Town Hall meetings on Oct. 2, 3 and 10. at 6:00-7:30PM

Gresham is a great community, with one of the most efficient local governments in Oregon.

But additional revenue is needed now to keep the community safe and vibrant and the City’s financial foundation stable. That’s why this fall your City Council will consider a monthly Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 – assessed to households

Wednesday October 3, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Public InvitedTown Hall Meeting
When: Wed Oct 3, 2012 6:00-7:30PM
Where: Rockwood Public Library
17917 SE Stark St
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We invite you to join us at Mayor Shane Bemis' upcoming public town halls for a community conversation about the proposed Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 per month and why it’s critical to keeping the community safe and livable.
Share Your Opinion
The public can provide input and ask questions at the Town Hall meetings on Oct. 2, 3 and 10. at 6:00-7:30PM

Gresham is a great community, with one of the most efficient local governments in Oregon.

But additional revenue is needed now to keep the community safe and vibrant and the City’s financial foundation stable. That’s why this fall your City Council will consider a monthly Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 – assessed to households

Saturday October 6, 2012
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Every SaturdayNow thru October!
When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.
Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 27.

Tuesday October 9, 2012
Start: 7:00 am

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Oct 09, 2012 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.
The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Wednesday October 10, 2012
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Final Opportunity

Public InvitedTown Hall Meeting
When: Wed Oct 10, 2012 6:00-7:30PM
Where: Portland Adventist Elementary
3990 NW First St
Get Map!

We invite you to join us at Mayor Shane Bemis' upcoming public town halls for a community conversation about the proposed Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 per month and why it’s critical to keeping the community safe and livable.
Share Your Opinion
The public can provide input and ask questions at the Town Hall meetings on Oct. 2, 3 and 10. at 6:00-7:30PM

Gresham is a great community, with one of the most efficient local governments in Oregon.

But additional revenue is needed now to keep the community safe and vibrant and the City’s financial foundation stable. That’s why this fall your City Council will consider a monthly Police, Fire & Parks Fee of $7.50 – assessed to households

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