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05 / 9
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Opening Day 2015!Saturdays May 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. 25.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Rain or Shine Event
When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

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05 / 12
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Tue May 12, 2015 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

05 / 13
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Free Fresh Produce!
When: Wed May 13, 2015 3PM-5:30PM
Where: Highland Elementary
295 NE 24th St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Under Cover, Rain or Shine!
Through a partnership with the Oregon Food Bank, the SUN Program at Highland Elementary School provides free fruits and vegetables to the community on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Everyone in the community is invited to shop at the market and receive free produce -- there are no income verification or identification requirements. Bring reusable shopping bags if you have them!
Event flyer - English

05 / 14
05 / 15
Start: 6:30 am
End: 8:30 am

Stop By On Your Bike
When: Fri May 15, 2015 6:30AM-8:30AM
Where: Various Locations (below)
Gresham OR

Free Breakfast Treats
To celebrate Bike Month, volunteers will be giving out free breakfast items for all riders who stop by one of our four locations along Gresham's biking routes. Look for us at:

  • Gresham City Hall Loading Dock, 1333 NW Eastman Pky Get Map
  • Main City Park and Springwater Trail Junction Get Map
  • Springwater Trail at Gresham-Fairview Trail Get Map
  • 190th & Sandy Blvd, Boeing entrance. Get Map

Read more about Bike Month in Gresham.

05 / 16
Start: 8:30 am

Saturdays May 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. 25.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Slabtown
When: Sat May 16, 2015 9AM-11AM
Meet: The Fields ParkNW Overton St and 10th Ave
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Cost: Free

Slabtown
Join a tour by author Laura Foster highlighting the local history of the Slabtown area and showcasing its renaissance mix of new light industrial and residential uses.
Saturday, May 16 – 9am
Thursday, July 23 – 6pm
Meet: The Fields Park, NW Overton St and 10th Ave

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 @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 9AM from May 07th through September 19th 2015.
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. Did we mention it's free!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Rain or Shine Event
When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

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

Let's Go Bike Riding

When: Sat May 16, 2015 10AM-12PM
Meet: Main City Park
219 S Main Ave
Springwater Trail Entrance
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Join the Fun
Join friends and neighbors for bicycle ride along the Springwater Corridor. The ride will follow the Springwater Corridor to Boring and will return on the same path. The ride will be approximately 10 miles long and will be taken at a leisurely, family-friendly pace. Bike helmets are required.
Read more about Bike Month in Gresham.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 12:30 pm

Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!
When: Sat May 16, 2015 11AM-12:30PM
Where: Meet at Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
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Join us for a guided walking tour of Historic Downtown Gresham. This tour is fast-paced and weaves around the Historic Downtown area, covering about a mile and lasting around an hour-and-a-half. The tour group will meet at the Gresham History Museum shortly before 11AM Tours will take place rain or shine, so if it's drizzly, grab an umbrella and come on down.
Parking is available in the lot behind the museum. The suggested donation for this tour is $5 -$10.
RSVP by May 14, 2015 by calling the museum at 503-661-0347 or emailing us at greshamhistorical@gmail.com
Read more about this event.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Tour Local Naturescapes
When: Sat May 16, 2015 11AM-4PM
Where: East Multnomah Soil & WaterConservation District
5211 N Williams Av
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Local Tour
Enjoy behind-the-scenes access to naturescaped yards and gardens that are bursting with color and creativity on this free, self-guided tour. The yard tour is a unique opportunity to meet the do-it-yourself gardeners who have created low-maintenance landscapes featuring native plants, wildlife attractors and water conservation, all without relying on synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.
Register for this event.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Hello Spring!

When: Sat May 16, 2015 Noon-4PM
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.

05 / 17
Start: 10:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Ride Bikes

When: Sun May 17, 2015 10AM-1PM
Meet: Main City Park
219 S Main Ave
Springwater Trail Entrance
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Adult Fun!
This group bike ride for experienced riders will meet in Main City Park at the Springwater Corridor junction and departs at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 17. Join other experienced riders on a 30-mile ride in the Gresham/Troutdale/Sandy River area (see route map). The group will take a break along the route where food or drinks may be purchased.
Read more about Bike Month in Gresham.

05 / 18
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon May 18, 2015 6:30PM-8PM
(CANCELLED)
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
Get Map!

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

  • Jun 22, 2015
  • Jul 27, 2015
  • Aug 24, 2015

Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Help shape our neighborhood. Join the Board. Become a Member-at-Large. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
PO Box 536
Fairview, OR 97024

05 / 19
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Creating a Win-Win Outcome
When: Tue May 19, 2015 6PM-8PM
Where: Troutdale Police Dept
234 SW Kendall Ct
Troutdale, OR
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Through understanding interests and positions, this free two-hour training will build on participants' knowledge of negotiation and how to utilize interests to create a win-win outcome. Participants will be actively engaged throughout the training with the help of experts, who will provide coaching through hands-on practice.
Event flyer

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05 / 22
05 / 23
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays May 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. 25.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Rain or Shine Event
When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

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05 / 27
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Free Fresh Produce!
When: Wed May 27, 2015 3PM-5:30PM
Where: Highland Elementary
295 NE 24th St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Under Cover, Rain or Shine!
Through a partnership with the Oregon Food Bank, the SUN Program at Highland Elementary School provides free fruits and vegetables to the community on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Everyone in the community is invited to shop at the market and receive free produce -- there are no income verification or identification requirements. Bring reusable shopping bags if you have them!
Event flyer - English

05 / 28
05 / 29
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Join the fun on the plaza!
When: Fri May 29, 2015 3PM-8PM
          Sat May 30, 2015 10AM-4PM
Where: Plaza del Sol
18535 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Everyone's Invited!
Join us May 29th & 30th for Rock the Block, an engaging, family-oriented community celebration.

  • Fri May 29
    Free! Feast of Nations 6:30PM
    Farmers Market 3PM-7PM
  • Sat May 30
    Kids Parade 12PM
    Free! Kids Lunch 12:30PM

Are you coming out to the Rock the Block Kids Parade on Saturday, May 30th at noon? Special guests include Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, author Mitchell Jackson, SEI Drumline and Dancers, Rojo and Smokey the Therapy Llamas, Portland Farmers Mobile Bike Market and many more! Each child participating will receive a rainbow hand kite, balloon, lei, t-shirt, backpack and a book!
Rock the Block provides a forum for the community to connect to youth activity and resource providers in the area and thrive on an ongoing basis. Festival Poster
Read more about Rock the Block as well as event volunteer opportunities.

05 / 30
Start: 8:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays May 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. 25.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Rain or Shine Event
When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Join the fun on the plaza!
When: Fri May 29, 2015 3PM-8PM
          Sat May 30, 2015 10AM-4PM
Where: Plaza del Sol
18535 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Everyone's Invited!
Join us May 29th & 30th for Rock the Block, an engaging, family-oriented community celebration.

  • Fri May 29
    Free! Feast of Nations 6:30PM
    Farmers Market 3PM-7PM
  • Sat May 30
    Kids Parade 12PM
    Free! Kids Lunch 12:30PM

Are you coming out to the Rock the Block Kids Parade on Saturday, May 30th at noon? Special guests include Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, author Mitchell Jackson, SEI Drumline and Dancers, Rojo and Smokey the Therapy Llamas, Portland Farmers Mobile Bike Market and many more! Each child participating will receive a rainbow hand kite, balloon, lei, t-shirt, backpack and a book!
Rock the Block provides a forum for the community to connect to youth activity and resource providers in the area and thrive on an ongoing basis. Festival Poster
Read more about Rock the Block as well as event volunteer opportunities.

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06 / 1
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
Get Map!

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

  • Jun 29, 2015
  • Jul 27, 2015
  • Aug 24, 2015

Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Help shape our neighborhood. Join the Board. Become a Member-at-Large. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
PO Box 536
Fairview, OR 97024

06 / 2
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

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Pluto and its New Family
When: Tue Jun 02, 2015Show Times: 6PM, 7:15PM, 8:30PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Admission $2. MHCC students are admitted free.The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
Last Show This Season
Join us for a tour of the night sky where you'll whiz through universe from the comfort of your seat! 3 shows starting at 6:00PM, 7:15PM and 8:30PM.
The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Planetarium invites you enjoy another year of great public shows using their state-of-the-art digital star projection system.
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Each show is 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 program. Children are welcome to attend.

06 / 3
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

When: Wed Jun 03, 2015 6PM-8PM
Where: Conference Room 2A (Second Floor)
City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Development Code Improvement Project (DCIP) is a multi-year effort designed to make the development code more usable and ensure it remains current with the needs of the community. The DCIP-8 project is comprised of a diverse group of potential development code amendments that include updates to reflect new rules, a review of design review categories, a new process for requests for reasonable accommodation under the Federal Fair Housing Act, and a determination of which rules are more appropriately located in the Gresham Revised Code.

06 / 4
Start: 8:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

Beautiful Views!
When: Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:30AM-5PM
Where: Cedar Island Hike
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

This four-mile hike starts in Mary S. Young Park in West Linn. We will follow a network of trails into a gully and cross Turkey Creek before coming to a viewpoint. Look for osprey, songbirds, deer and coyote. From here we will head down the Riverside Loop Trail to the Willamette River. We will then cross a floating pedestrian bridge to explore Cedar Island and have lunch.

  • Round-trip travel: 38 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 300 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $4
  • On the way back, we will follow the Turkey Creek Trail up a wooden stairway and continue on the Heron Creek Loop Trail back to our cars. Hiking boots and poles are recommended. Pack a lunch to eat on the island.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

When: Thu Jun 04, 2015 5PM-8PM
Where: Sun Rise Center
18901 E Burnside
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join The Movement!
Are you, like Metro Councilor Shirley Craddick, Representative Carla Piluso, and Troutdale Mayor Doug Daoust, willing to be the calalyst for change?
Join us for an open house public forum Thursday June 4th, 5PM-8PM at Sun Rise Center at 189th & E Busnside for happy hour tapas and beverages. Share your support for the Springwater Parks & Community district.
We know parks, green spaces and recreation help us maintain our quality of life while attracting families, industry and top-tier development. Those families and family-wage jobs then spread the wealth in terms of better property values, rejuvenated neighborhoods, lower crime rates, less substance abuse and fewer demands on public services.

  • We are volunteers
  • We have secured funding
  • Now we need you!

This is not a political movement, but a grass-roots one determined to build on what East Multnomah County already has going for it — beautiful vistas and buttes, great schools and engaged citizens who value economic efficiency.
RSVP: emdprosperityinitiative@gmail.com.
Learn more at http://www.springwaterpcd.org/who-we-are/
Won’t you join us?

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

Westmoreland Park to Crystal Springs and Reed Canyon
When: Thu Jun 04, 2015 6PM-8PM
Meet: Westmoreland ParkSE Knapp St and 22nd Ave
Get Map!
Cost: Free

Westmoreland Park to Crystal Springs and Reed Canyon
Discover the beautiful Rhododendron Gardens and hidden Reed Canyon with great examples of salmon habitat restoration along Crystal Springs Creek.
Thursday, June 4 - 6pm
Saturday, August 1 – 9am
Meet: Westmoreland Park, SE Knapp St and 22nd Ave
2 hours
3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

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 @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 9AM from May 07th through September 19th 2015.
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. Did we mention it's free!

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06 / 6
Start: 8:30 am

Saturdays May 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. 25.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Rain or Shine Event
When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

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