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05 / 23
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon May 23, 2016 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Planning Commission advises City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city.
For more information about this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

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

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon May 23, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • Jun 27, 2016
  • Jul 25, 2016
  • Aug 22, 2016 (Public Meeting)

BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED
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 / 24
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Beautiful Nature Walk
When: Tue May 24, 2016 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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This 5-mile hike near Welches parallels the Salmon River, goes through an old growth forest with 10-foot-thick red cedars, and leads to small sandy beaches with deep green pools.

  • Round-trip travel: 66 miles
  • Suggested donation per rider: $8
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Elevation Gain: 200 feet

The grades are easy; stairways climb the few hills and rustic bridges cross a string of tiny streams along the way.
Hiking boots are recommended. Bring a lunch to eat along the trail. A National Forest Recreation Pass (or Senior Pass) is required to park at the trailhead.
Senior Healthy Hikers asks participants be age 50 or older. A couple may hike if one member is 50 or better.
Pets are not permitted on hikes or walks.
For more information about this hike contact Linda Matthews at 503-661-4510 or lindaraematthews@gmail.com.
Senior Healthy Hikers Member Guidelines

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

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 24, 2016 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City HallConference Rm. 3A
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Council Roundtable meetings are informal sessions for Councilors to discuss issues of interest on a monthly basis. Council members suggest their own agenda for the meetings, leaving enough time for open, informal dialogue. No public comment is taken during these meetings.
For more information contact the City Recorder at 503-618-2697.
Read more about Council meetings.

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

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 24, 2016 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The Public Safety Committee advises Council on matters related to public safety, including police, fire and life safety, with a goal for Gresham to become one of the safest cities in the state.
For more information about this event contact Rebecca Danner at 503-618-2313 or Rebecca.Danner@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 25
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 25, 2016 3PM-7PM
Where: Main City Park (near Springwater Trail)

Gresham, OR
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Stop by and visit our new neighbor, Bikes for Humanity, PDX, on Wednesday, May 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. They are opening a Bike Donation Center in Main City Park (near Springwater Trail) to teach Gresham residents how to repair and overhaul bicycles. This non-profit group takes in donated bicycles and parts and volunteers refurbish the bikes to make them affordable to riders of all economic backgrounds. Come by and learn about the programs and projects. Clean out your garage and bring your old bikes; bike donations will be accepted at this event. A raffle drawing for a free childs bicycle will be held at 6:30 p.m.
For more information and a complete list of Bike Month events, please visit the Bike Month webpage.

05 / 26
05 / 27
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri May 27, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 28
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
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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. 29.

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

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat May 28, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
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Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Join In Tonight's Fun
When: Sat May 28, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 29
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05 / 31
06 / 1
06 / 2
06 / 3
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm


Visit us at Rock the Block!
Friday June 3rd, 3pm-8pm
Saturday June 4th, 10am-4pm

30-minute "Place It!" hands-on workshops will happen both days - Friday at 4pm and 6pm, and Saturday at 11am and 2:30pm in the STEAM tent.
Visit our booth and learn more about the project, engage with the interactive model and learn about the architectural process from our development team and designers.

           

What's Next?
Learn. Listen. Speak Out
June 8
Sunrise Community Center
18901 E Burnside, Gresham, OR
Doors open at 6pm.
Presentation at 6:30pm.

Food, translation, and childcare provided.
Join us to preview design concepts, give feedback and provide ideas for future development. Meet the development team and city staff working on the project!

Can't make it June 8?
Talk to us. June 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rockwood Community Office
484 SE 187th, Gresham, OR

The Rockwood Rising Redevelopment Project is a coalition of committed tenants and partners working to make Rockwood strong again.
Get involved in building Rockwood's future.
Project Design is beginning.
Let's help Rockwood Rise. Together.
Contact us via email at RockwoodRising@GreshamOregon.gov, our website, or call: (503) 618-2416

06 / 4
Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm


Visit us at Rock the Block!
Friday June 3rd, 3pm-8pm
Saturday June 4th, 10am-4pm

30-minute "Place It!" hands-on workshops will happen both days - Friday at 4pm and 6pm, and Saturday at 11am and 2:30pm in the STEAM tent.
Visit our booth and learn more about the project, engage with the interactive model and learn about the architectural process from our development team and designers.

           

What's Next?
Learn. Listen. Speak Out
June 8
Sunrise Community Center
18901 E Burnside, Gresham, OR
Doors open at 6pm.
Presentation at 6:30pm.

Food, translation, and childcare provided.
Join us to preview design concepts, give feedback and provide ideas for future development. Meet the development team and city staff working on the project!

Can't make it June 8?
Talk to us. June 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rockwood Community Office
484 SE 187th, Gresham, OR

The Rockwood Rising Redevelopment Project is a coalition of committed tenants and partners working to make Rockwood strong again.
Get involved in building Rockwood's future.
Project Design is beginning.
Let's help Rockwood Rise. Together.
Contact us via email at RockwoodRising@GreshamOregon.gov, our website, or call: (503) 618-2416

06 / 5
06 / 6
06 / 7
06 / 8
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm


Visit us at Rock the Block!
Friday June 3rd, 3pm-8pm
Saturday June 4th, 10am-4pm

30-minute "Place It!" hands-on workshops will happen both days - Friday at 4pm and 6pm, and Saturday at 11am and 2:30pm in the STEAM tent.
Visit our booth and learn more about the project, engage with the interactive model and learn about the architectural process from our development team and designers.

           

What's Next?
Learn. Listen. Speak Out
June 8
Sunrise Community Center
18901 E Burnside, Gresham, OR
Doors open at 6pm.
Presentation at 6:30pm.

Food, translation, and childcare provided.
Join us to preview design concepts, give feedback and provide ideas for future development. Meet the development team and city staff working on the project!

Can't make it June 8?
Talk to us. June 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rockwood Community Office
484 SE 187th, Gresham, OR

The Rockwood Rising Redevelopment Project is a coalition of committed tenants and partners working to make Rockwood strong again.
Get involved in building Rockwood's future.
Project Design is beginning.
Let's help Rockwood Rise. Together.
Contact us via email at RockwoodRising@GreshamOregon.gov, our website, or call: (503) 618-2416

06 / 9
06 / 10
06 / 11
06 / 12
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm


Visit us at Rock the Block!
Friday June 3rd, 3pm-8pm
Saturday June 4th, 10am-4pm

30-minute "Place It!" hands-on workshops will happen both days - Friday at 4pm and 6pm, and Saturday at 11am and 2:30pm in the STEAM tent.
Visit our booth and learn more about the project, engage with the interactive model and learn about the architectural process from our development team and designers.

           

What's Next?
Learn. Listen. Speak Out
June 8
Sunrise Community Center
18901 E Burnside, Gresham, OR
Doors open at 6pm.
Presentation at 6:30pm.

Food, translation, and childcare provided.
Join us to preview design concepts, give feedback and provide ideas for future development. Meet the development team and city staff working on the project!

Can't make it June 8?
Talk to us. June 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rockwood Community Office
484 SE 187th, Gresham, OR

The Rockwood Rising Redevelopment Project is a coalition of committed tenants and partners working to make Rockwood strong again.
Get involved in building Rockwood's future.
Project Design is beginning.
Let's help Rockwood Rise. Together.
Contact us via email at RockwoodRising@GreshamOregon.gov, our website, or call: (503) 618-2416

06 / 13
06 / 14
06 / 15
06 / 16
06 / 17
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri Jun 17, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

06 / 18
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. 29.

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

Jade District Loop
When: Sat Jun 18, 2016 9AM-11AM
Meet: Harrison Park School2225 SE 87th Av
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Cost: Free!

Jade District Loop: Enjoy a tour of some key Asian American businesses and activity areas in the southeast Portland’s Jade District.
Saturday, Jun 18 - 9am
Thursday, Aug 18 - 6pm
Meet: Harrison Park School, 2225 SE 87th Ave
2.6 miles or 5,200 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 7th through September 10th 2016.
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!
Take TriMet!
For your convenience, all walks begin and end along TriMet routes. Use TriMet’s Trip Planner (click here) or call 503-238-7433 for help in finding the right bus, train, or streetcar for you.
(2016 Ten Toe Express schedule below this break)

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

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat Apr 16-Sep 24, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Come See the Gardens

When: Sat Jun 18, 2016 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.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Join In Tonight's Fun
When: Sat Jun 18, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

06 / 19
06 / 20
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon Jun 20, 2016 7PM-9PM
Where: Rockwood Building
124 NE 181st Ave.
Gresham, OR
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For more information about the Rockwood Neighborhood Association, contact Catherine Nicewood, Rockwood President, at 503-285-6587 or rockwoodpresident@gmail.com 

06 / 21
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue Jun 21, 2016 4PM-6PM
Where: Council Chambers
1331 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) meets as needed on the third Tuesday of the month immediately following adjournment of the 3 p.m. Gresham City Council meeting.
Meeting start time varies.
GRDC meetings allow necessary Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal business to be dealt with, such as budget adoption, grant awards, public hearings, resolutions, etc.
For more information, please contact Cecille Turley, Urban Renewal Program Technician, at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov

06 / 22
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