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Saturday June 25, 2016
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: 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: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Join In Tonight's Fun
When: Sat Jun 25, 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.

Sunday June 26, 2016
Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Garden Fresh Produce!
When: Sun Jun 26, 2016 11AM-3PM
Where: Next to Plaza del Sol
SE 187th Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Rockwood Farmers Market is a community-focused market featuring fresh produce from local farms in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Purchase local fruits and produce, jams and jellies, enjoy hot food vendors, music, a weekly activity for kids and more.
The outdoor market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays next to the Plaza del Sol, SE 187th Avenue, between East Burnside and SE Stark Street. The market runs on Sundays until October 16.
WIC, SNAP and Farm Direct coupons are accepted. 
Take the MAX: The market is conveniently located right off of the Rockwood/E 188th Ave MAX stop. There is parking available and the market is accessible for bikes as well.
The Market is a collaboration of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregons Interfaith Food & Farms Partnership and the Rockwood Co-op.
Be a sponsor, volunteer or vendor at the market. For more information call 503-221-1054, ext. 215 or email rockwoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com 
Visit the Rockwood Farmers Market website.

Monday June 27, 2016
Start: 3:00 pm

Saturdays May thru October!
When: Sat thru Oct 29th, 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: 6:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon Jun 27, 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.

Tuesday June 28, 2016
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Container Gardening
When: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM
Where: Murdock Hall at St. Aidan's Episcopal Chruch
Nadaka Nature Park 17405 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Learn how to container garden with Sarah Canterbury from Growing Gardens. Each participant will leave the class with two planted containers, seeds and handouts in Spanish and English. Perfect for balconies, patios and front porches, container gardening is a low-cost and sustainable way to treat yourself to fresh vegetables and herbs for the whole family. Space is limited so register now.
For more information or to register by phone please call 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org.
Aprende a jardín dentro las macetas con Sarah Canterbury de Crezcan Jardines. Cada participante sale de la clase con dos macetas plantadas, las semillas, y folletos en español e inglés. Perfecto para balcones, patios y porches, jardinería dentro las macetas es de bajo costo y de forma sostenible para disfrutar de las verduras frescas y las hierbas para toda la familia. El espacio es limitado así que regístrese ahora.
Para más información o a registrarse por teléfono, llama 503-956-8558 o escribe un mensaje de monica@friendsofnadaka.org 

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

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Task Force on Homelessness will examine the scope of the growing homelessness problem in Gresham, identify potential solutions and help define how the City can play a role in addressing this complex societal issue.
The group will meet on the following dates:

  • June 14
  • June 28
  • July 12
  • July 26
  • Aug. 9
  • Aug. 23
  • Sept. 13
  • Sept. 27

For more information about this event contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

Wednesday June 29, 2016
Start: 6:38 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
(Note date change)
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

  • Jul 25, 2016
  • Aug 22, 2016 (Public Meeting)
  • Sep 26, 2016

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

Friday July 1, 2016
Start: 6:00 am
Start: 07/01/2016 - 6:00am
End: 07/04/2016 - 6:59am

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

Fireworks
July 4, 2016
Best Fourth of July fireworks

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
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, 2016
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 1 - 4, 2016
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features over 75 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.

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2016, 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: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Every Friday, 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.

Saturday July 2, 2016
(all day)
Start: 07/01/2016 - 6:00am
End: 07/04/2016 - 6:59am

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

Fireworks
July 4, 2016
Best Fourth of July fireworks

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
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, 2016
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 1 - 4, 2016
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features over 75 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.

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2016, 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 Sat thru Oct 29th, 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: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat thru 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.

Sunday July 3, 2016
(all day)
Start: 07/01/2016 - 6:00am
End: 07/04/2016 - 6:59am

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

Fireworks
July 4, 2016
Best Fourth of July fireworks

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
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, 2016
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 1 - 4, 2016
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features over 75 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.

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2016, 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

Garden Fresh Produce!
When: Sun thru Oct 16th, 11AM-3PM
Where: Next to Plaza del Sol
SE 187th Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Rockwood Farmers Market is a community-focused market featuring fresh produce from local farms in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Purchase local fruits and produce, jams and jellies, enjoy hot food vendors, music, a weekly activity for kids and more.
The outdoor market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays next to the Plaza del Sol, SE 187th Avenue, between East Burnside and SE Stark Street. The market runs on Sundays until October 16.
WIC, SNAP and Farm Direct coupons are accepted. 
Take the MAX: The market is conveniently located right off of the Rockwood/E 188th Ave MAX stop. There is parking available and the market is accessible for bikes as well.
The Market is a collaboration of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregons Interfaith Food & Farms Partnership and the Rockwood Co-op.
Be a sponsor, volunteer or vendor at the market. For more information call 503-221-1054, ext. 215 or email rockwoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com 
Visit the Rockwood Farmers Market website.

Monday July 4, 2016
End: 6:59 am
Start: 07/01/2016 - 6:00am
End: 07/04/2016 - 6:59am

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

Fireworks
July 4, 2016
Best Fourth of July fireworks

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
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, 2016
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 1 - 4, 2016
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features over 75 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.

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2016, 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.

Thursday July 7, 2016
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

A Perfect Summer Hike
When: Thu Jul 07, 2016 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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This approximately six-mile out-and-back hike features wildflowers, wild rhododendron, and an abundance of Bear Grass, which hopefully will be blooming in July.  Even if the Bear Grass isn't in bloom or particularly abundant, this beautiful wilderness hiking trail will take us through lush forest and along a ridge to a ridge-top meadow with a spectacular view of Mt. Hood in clear weather.

  • Round-trip travel: 60 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 800 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $7

Be aware that once we leave City Hall, the next opportunity for restroom facilities will be after the hike when we arrive back at Sandy.
Hiking boots and trekking poles are recommended.  Bring water, energy snacks, and a sack lunch to eat at the meadow.
For more information about this hike please contact Bob or Karen Holman at 503-661-7701 or krholman@gmail.com.
Senior Healthy Hikers asks that participants be 50 or older. A couple wishing to hike is welcome if one member of the couple is 50 or better.
Pets are not permitted on our hikes or walks.
Senior Healthy Hikers Member Guidelines  

Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Nature Park Storytime
When: Thu Jul 07, 2016 10AM-11AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Parents and children ages 2-5 are invited to enjoy a short story, craft and guided nature hike at Nadaka Nature Park. Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes and learn about local trees and flowers.
This event will take place rain or shine, so pull on those boots and join us.
There is a $3 suggested donation per child; no charge for adults at time of event.
Meet at the picnic structure.
Register to attend this event.
For more information about this event, contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Friday July 8, 2016
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Every Friday, 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.

Saturday July 9, 2016
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays May thru October!
When: Sat thru Oct 29th, 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: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat thru 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.

Sunday July 10, 2016
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Garden Fresh Produce!
When: Every Sun thru Oct 16th, 11AM-3PM
Where: Next to Plaza del Sol
SE 187th Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Rockwood Farmers Market is a community-focused market featuring fresh produce from local farms in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Purchase local fruits and produce, jams and jellies, enjoy hot food vendors, music, a weekly activity for kids and more.
The outdoor market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays next to the Plaza del Sol, SE 187th Avenue, between East Burnside and SE Stark Street. The market runs on Sundays until October 16.
WIC, SNAP and Farm Direct coupons are accepted. 
Take the MAX: The market is conveniently located right off of the Rockwood/E 188th Ave MAX stop. There is parking available and the market is accessible for bikes as well.
The Market is a collaboration of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregons Interfaith Food & Farms Partnership and the Rockwood Co-op.
Be a sponsor, volunteer or vendor at the market. For more information call 503-221-1054, ext. 215 or email rockwoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com 
Visit the Rockwood Farmers Market website.

Tuesday July 12, 2016
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Tue Jul 12, 2016 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

Friday July 15, 2016
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Every Friday, 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.

Saturday July 16, 2016
Start: 8:00 am
End: 9:00 am

Seize the Morning
When: Sat Jul 16, 2016 8AM-9AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join the Audubon Society and Friends of Nadaka for a family-friendly, guided bird walk, open to both beginners and advanced bird watchers. This is a great opportunity to brush up on birding and identification basics. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, we will have some for you to borrow.
For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org

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

Saturdays May thru October!
When: Sat thru Oct 29th, 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: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat thru 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: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Celebrating Art, Culture and Music
When: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9AM-5PM
Where: Historic DowntownGresham, OR
Get Map!
Cost: Free!

Great Family Event
Gresham becomes a giant outdoor gallery and stage for the Gresham Arts Festival, a regional event celebrating art, culture and music.
More than 130 talented artisans will fill the streets of historic downtown Gresham from 9:00 am to 5:00 p. Saturday, July 16.
Printable Arts Festival guide
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.
Read more about the Gresham Arts Festival

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

Help us set anotherGuinness World Record!
When: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Third Streetbetween Hood & Kelly AvesGresham, OR
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Measurement ceremony & celebration at 4 p.m.
Last year, the community smashed the record for the Largest display of chalk pavement art with the Chalk of Fame event.
This year’s record - the “Largest painted wooden block mosaic” - is an original record that no one in the world has yet attempted. We are inviting the community to come together to paint and place 14,400 (3.5 x 3.5 inch) wooden blocks to create a 1,225 square foot mosaic on 3rd street.
Each participant will receive 25 wooden blocks and a painting guide for their contribution to the overall mosaic image.
We need your help to make the “Block of Fame” a success and bring home another Guinness World Record!

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

Kelly Butte Loop
When: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9AM-11AM
Meet: Harrison Park School2225 SE 87th Av
Get Map!
Cost: Free!

Kelly Butte Loop: Walk from the Jade District to the top of Kelly Butte and see both the remnants of the Cold War Fallout shelter and where your drinking water comes from as we stop by Portland newest reservoir.
Saturday, Jul 16 - 9am
Thursday, Aug 04 - 6pm
Meet: Harrison Park School, 2225 SE 87th Ave
2 hours
3 miles or 6,000 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 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: 12:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Come See the Gardens

When: Sat Jul 16, 2016 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.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 5:59 pm


Join the Festivities!
Parades, Competitions (Athletic, Highland Dance, Piping, Drumming, Fiddling), Music, Beer, Wine & Food and more!

Sunday July 17, 2016
Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Garden Fresh Produce!
When: Sun thru Oct 16th, 11AM-3PM
Where: Next to Plaza del Sol
SE 187th Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The Rockwood Farmers Market is a community-focused market featuring fresh produce from local farms in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. Purchase local fruits and produce, jams and jellies, enjoy hot food vendors, music, a weekly activity for kids and more.
The outdoor market is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays next to the Plaza del Sol, SE 187th Avenue, between East Burnside and SE Stark Street. The market runs on Sundays until October 16.
WIC, SNAP and Farm Direct coupons are accepted. 
Take the MAX: The market is conveniently located right off of the Rockwood/E 188th Ave MAX stop. There is parking available and the market is accessible for bikes as well.
The Market is a collaboration of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregons Interfaith Food & Farms Partnership and the Rockwood Co-op.
Be a sponsor, volunteer or vendor at the market. For more information call 503-221-1054, ext. 215 or email rockwoodfarmersmarket@gmail.com 
Visit the Rockwood Farmers Market website.

Thursday July 21, 2016
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Hillsdale to Multnomah Village
When: Thu Jul 21, 2016 6PM-8PM
Meet: Wilson High School parking lotwest end of the bleachersSW Sunset Blvd and Capitol Hwy
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Cost: Free!

Hillsdale to Multnomah Village: Come along on a challenging hike on SW Trails # 3, 4, 6 & 7 from Hillsdale to Gabriel Park and Multnomah Village.
Saturday, May 21 - 9am
Thursday, Jul 21 - 6pm
Meet: Wilson High School parking lot, west end of the bleachers, 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 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)

Friday July 22, 2016
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Every Friday, 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.

Saturday July 23, 2016
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat thru Sep 24, 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: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays May thru October!
When: Sat thru Oct 29th, 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.

Monday July 25, 2016
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Jul 25, 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

  • Aug 22, 2016 (Public Meeting)
  • Sep 26, 2016
  • Oct 24, 2016

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

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