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06 / 27
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: 12:00 pm

Come Early. When The Dumpsters Are Full We're Done!
Clean-out the gargage. Clean-up the yard. Bring us your household debris
When: Sat Jun 27, 2015 9AM-12PM
Where: 179th & NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
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$10/car, $20/pickup
Accepting: Household junk, metal, yard debris.
Do not bring: TVs, paint, food, florescent's, tires, rock, or hazardous.
Look for the signs!

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

Overlook-Mississippi-Williams Loop
When: Sat Jun 27, 2015 9AM-11AM
Meet: Overlook ParkN. Overlook Blvd and Massachusetts Ave
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Cost: Free

Overlook-Mississippi-Williams Loop
Stroll through a few great neighborhoods undergoing changes as we see and hear about new parks, developments and a recent transportation safety project.
Saturday, June 27 - 9am
Thursday, August 6 - 6pm
Meet: Overlook Park, intersection of N. Overlook Blvd and Massachusetts Ave.
4 miles or 8,000 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!

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

06 / 28
06 / 29
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

About Nadaka Nature Park
Nadaka Nature Park is a designated 12-acre natural area with a .5 mile walking loop, tall trees, native plants, grassy meadow plus a Community Garden and Nature Based Play area. Visit Nadaka Nature Park, 176th & NE Glisan St, Gresham OR
More Info
Contact Monica McAllister, Naddaka Nature Park Coordinator, 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org. Visit friendsofnadaka.org.

06 / 30
07 / 1
Start: 3:00 pm
Start: 07/01/2015 - 3:00pm
End: 07/04/2015 - 3:59pm

Sparks Will Fly As We Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday!

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015 (begins 4PM June 30)
30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.

Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015
30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 2 - 5, 2015
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features 50 performers on four stages, plus fireworks on July 4th, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Visit their website for schedule and details.

Fireworks
July 4, 2015
Best Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2015, All day!
10 miles north of Portland
Independence Day At Fort Vancouver includes music and activities at noon and fireworks at 10:05 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

07 / 2
(all day)
Start: 07/01/2015 - 3:00pm
End: 07/04/2015 - 3:59pm

Sparks Will Fly As We Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday!

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015 (begins 4PM June 30)
30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.

Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015
30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 2 - 5, 2015
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features 50 performers on four stages, plus fireworks on July 4th, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Visit their website for schedule and details.

Fireworks
July 4, 2015
Best Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2015, All day!
10 miles north of Portland
Independence Day At Fort Vancouver includes music and activities at noon and fireworks at 10:05 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

07 / 3
(all day)
Start: 07/01/2015 - 3:00pm
End: 07/04/2015 - 3:59pm

Sparks Will Fly As We Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday!

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015 (begins 4PM June 30)
30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.

Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015
30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 2 - 5, 2015
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features 50 performers on four stages, plus fireworks on July 4th, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Visit their website for schedule and details.

Fireworks
July 4, 2015
Best Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2015, All day!
10 miles north of Portland
Independence Day At Fort Vancouver includes music and activities at noon and fireworks at 10:05 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

07 / 4
End: 3:59 pm
Start: 07/01/2015 - 3:00pm
End: 07/04/2015 - 3:59pm

Sparks Will Fly As We Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday!

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015 (begins 4PM June 30)
30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.

Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2015
30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 2 - 5, 2015
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features 50 performers on four stages, plus fireworks on July 4th, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Visit their website for schedule and details.

Fireworks
July 4, 2015
Best Fourth of July fireworks

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2015, All day!
10 miles north of Portland
Independence Day At Fort Vancouver includes music and activities at noon and fireworks at 10:05 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

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

07 / 5
07 / 6
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Free Concerts on the Plaza
When: Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:30-8PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Performing tonight: Local high school student "Rising Stars" performing Broadway hits
Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation is pleased to present the six annual Music Mondays concert series. The series is presented on Monday evenings during July and August, and is supported by the City of Gresham Arts & Culture Grants and the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Multnomah County Arts Coalition. All Music Mondays concerts are free.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets and a picnic to enjoy a summer evening of live music.

07 / 7
07 / 8
07 / 9
Start: 10:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Beautiful Views!
When: Thu Jul 09, 2015 10AM-5PM
Where: Rood Bridge Loop Walk
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

This three-mile walk begins at the River House in Rood Bridge Park in Hillsboro. We will follow a mix of paved and natural trails to the Tualatin River, going through Douglas fir and maple woods with grand fir and cedar. We will then loop onto a trail with ash, big-leaf maple, and hazel woodlands to a lake full of water lilies and croaking frogs. From here we will follow wooded trails to an amphitheater and continue around Woodland Pond and the Lloyd Baron Rhododen-dron Garden. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an energy snack and water. After the walk we will have lunch nearby at Merriweather’s Grill.

  • Round-trip travel: 66 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: 100 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $7
  • More Info
    For more information about this hike please contact Ruth Cummings at 503-926-4840 or cummings0465@frontier.com.

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

Gateway Plaze to Gateway Green
When: Thu Jul 09, 2015 6PM-8PM
Meet: Gateway Transit CenterNE 99th Ave and Pacific Stacross from concession booth
Get Map!
Cost: Free

Gateway Plaza to Gateway Green
Check out the Gateway Green open space area between I-84 and I-205 and hear about the history of the wonderful little City of Maywood Park as we loop through a few of its streets.
Thursday, July 9 - 6pm
Saturday, August 29 - 9am
Meet: Gateway Transit Center, NE 99th Ave and Pacific St, across from concession booth
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!

07 / 10
07 / 11
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

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

Come, Lend A Hand...
Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park, watering plants, and removing litter.
Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided.
Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, brimmed hat, and closed-toe sturdy shoes.
Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

About Nadaka Nature Park
Nadaka Nature Park is a designated 12-acre natural area with a .5 mile walking loop, tall trees, native plants, grassy meadow plus a Community Garden and Nature Based Play area. Visit Nadaka Nature Park, 176th & NE Glisan St, Gresham OR
More Info
Contact Monica McAllister, Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator, 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org. Visit friendsofnadaka.org.

07 / 12
07 / 13
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Free Concerts on the Plaza
When: Mon Jul 13, 2015 6:30-8PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Performing tonight: Julie McCarl and Bodacious bring their Americana sounds for your enjoyment
Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation is pleased to present the six annual Music Mondays concert series. The series is presented on Monday evenings during July and August, and is supported by the City of Gresham Arts & Culture Grants and the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Multnomah County Arts Coalition. All Music Mondays concerts are free.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets and a picnic to enjoy a summer evening of live music.

07 / 14
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Tue Jul 14, 2015 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

07 / 15
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Become a Certified Habitat
When: Wed Jul 15,, 2015 6:30-7:30PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Chruch
174th & NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Are you interested in a yard that's brimming with wildlife?One that attracts and supports birds pollinators, benificial insects and other wildlife?
Plan to Attend
Have you noticed "Certified Backyard Habitat" signs around your neighborhood and wondered what these signs are all about?
Join Nikkie West, Audubon Society of Portland's "Backyard Habitat" Program Manager as she discusses ways to transform your yard into a space where both people and wildlife can thrive. Free plants list, wildflower seed and other resources for all attendees!
Plant Roots, Create a Habitat, Transform the World, One Yard at a Time!

07 / 16
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

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

07 / 17
07 / 18
Start: 8:00 am
End: 8:30 pm

Dancing, Drumming,Games & more!

When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 8AM-8:30PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College26000 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

The Portland Highland Games is a fun, family-friendly event, featuring parades, dancing, music, food, raffles, athletic competition and more. Advance tickets are available.
Read more about this event.

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: 11:00 am

Hillsdale to the River
When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 9AM-11AM
Meet: Wilson High School parking lotSW Sunset Blvd and Capitol Highway
Get Map!
Cost: Free

Hillsdale to the River
Hike a challenging route through George Himes and Willamette Parks on trails, sidewalks and hidden stairways along SW Trail #4.
Saturday, July 18 – 9am
Thursday, August 20 – 6pm
Meet: Wilson High School parking lot, SW Sunset Blvd and Capitol Highway
2.5 hours
4.5 miles or 9,000 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!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Art In The Heart of the City
The City of Gresham presents the 2015 Gresham Arts Festival on Saturday, July 18, the biggest festival in 14 years. More than 150 talented artists plus a Guinness World Record Event. It's a day filled with "Look at that!" art, music, food and community, turning the city's historic downtown into a giant art gallery.
There's fun for all ages on the third Saturday in July

Gresham becomes a giant outdoor gallery and stage for the Gresham Arts Festival, a regional event celebrating art, culture and music.
More than 140 talented artisans will fill the streets of historic downtown Gresham 9AM to 5PM Saturday, July 18.
This family-friendly event is free and includes art for sale, live music all day, cultural performances, free children’s arts and crafts, and unique shops and restaurants in the downtown core.
At the heart of the Gresham Arts Festival is the showcase of fine artisans. Art for sale includes pottery, photography, beadwork, watercolors, textiles, glass, wood, oil paintings, garden art, recycled art, and much more. People meet the artists behind the work.

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

Guinness World Record Event
When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 9AM-3PM
Where: Third Street
Between Hood and Kelly Street)
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Grab Some Chalk! Help Us Set A World Record!
Inspired by the Youth Advisory Committee, the Chalk of Fame event is a one-time addition to the Gresham Arts Festival.
The Gresham community will come together to color in 350 chalk drawings – the most ever put to pavement – on the streets of historic downtown.

  • Drop in between 9AM - 3PM to color
  • Stay for the celebration from 4PM - 5PM

Reserve your square today!
We need your help to break the record – come be a #GreshamChalkStar and color your spot on the Chalk of Fame!

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

When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 11AM-12PM
Where: Meet at Main City Park
Spring Water Corridor entrance
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Tour Gresham's Pioneer Cemeteries
Join us for a walk through history as we wind our way through Gresham's Pioneer Cemeteries.

Join us for a walk through history as we wind our way through Gresham’s pioneer cemeteries, visiting some of Gresham’s historic and significant graves, and learning about the lives of those within them. The tour group will meet up at the Springwater Corridor entrance in Main City Park shortly before 11AM. The tour will last approximately an hour and half. There is no charge for the tour (suggested donation $5.00-$10.00).
Please RSVP if you would like to attend the tour by no later than July 17 , 2015. RSVP by calling the museum at 503-661-0347 or emailing us at greshamhistorical@gmail.com to let us know you're coming!

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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Dog Days of Summer!

When: Sat Jul 18, 2015 Noon-4PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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.

07 / 19
07 / 20
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Free Concerts on the Plaza
When: Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:30-8PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Performing tonight: Enjoy the Afro-Cuban jazz of Picante

Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation is pleased to present the six annual Music Mondays concert series. The series is presented on Monday evenings during July and August, and is supported by the City of Gresham Arts & Culture Grants and the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Multnomah County Arts Coalition. All Music Mondays concerts are free.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets and a picnic to enjoy a summer evening of live music.

07 / 21
07 / 22
Start: 8:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

Summer at its Best!
When: Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:30AM-5PM
Where: Top Spur Hike
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

This approximately three-mile out-and-back hike offers an opportunity to see acres of wildflowers on Bald Mountain, which is close to the southeast side of Mt. Hood. The first half-mile of the trail is steep and eroded, with many rocks and exposed roots. The remainder of the trail to the Mt. Hood viewpoint is less difficult. We will have a spectacular panoramic view of that side of Mt. Hood, including an interesting view of the Sandy Glacier. The Muddy Fork of the Sandy River flows past the base of Bald Mountain.
Hiking boots are required, and hiking poles are recommended. Since the weather may be hot in July, bring plenty of water, an energy snack and a lunch to eat along the trail.

  • Round-trip travel: 80 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate/difficult
  • Elevation gain: 400 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $8
  • A federal Senior Pass for each car and drivers willing to drive on gravel Forest Service roads will be needed. This hike takes us through the Mt. Hood wilderness. In wilderness areas, group size is limited to 12 people; therefore, we may have to divide up into more than one group, depending on the number of participants.
    More Info
    For more information about this hike please contact Ruth Cummings at 503-926-4840 or cummings0465@frontier.com.

07 / 23
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Slabtown
When: Thu Jul 23, 2015 6PM-8PM
Meet: The Fields ParkNW Overton St and 10th Ave
Get Map!
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
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!

07 / 24
07 / 25
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

Start: 11:00 pm

Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Explore Gresham History
When: Sat Jul 25, 2015 11AM-12:30PM
Where: Meet at Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Join us for a guided walking tour of Historic Downtown Gresham. The tour leaves the museum at 11AM and weaves around the Historic Downtown area, covering about a mile and lasting around an hour-and-a-half. There is no charge for the tour (suggested donation $5.00-$10.00). Free parking is available in the lot behind the museum. Tours leave rain or shine, so if it's drizzly, grab an umbrella and come on down.
Please RSVP if you would like to attend the tour by no later than July 24 , 2015. RSVP by calling the museum at 503-661-0347 or emailing us at greshamhistorical@gmail.com to let us know you're coming!

07 / 26
07 / 27
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Free Concerts on the Plaza
When: Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:30-8PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Performing tonight: Bluegrass music of Kathy Boyd and Phoenix Rising
Gresham’s Center for the Arts Foundation is pleased to present the six annual Music Mondays concert series. The series is presented on Monday evenings during July and August, and is supported by the City of Gresham Arts & Culture Grants and the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Multnomah County Arts Coalition. All Music Mondays concerts are free.
Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets and a picnic to enjoy a summer evening of live music.

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

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Jul 27, 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

  • Aug 24, 2015
  • Sep 21, 2015
  • Oct 26, 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

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