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Wednesday March 1, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Mar 01, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.
For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

Thursday March 2, 2017
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Come, Join the Fun!

When: Sun, Apr 02, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free! Drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6, from 11 am to 1 pm Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

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

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The East County Caring Community engages individuals and organizations committed to serving the needs of residents in East County. This includes community groups, faith-based organizations, educational stakeholders, economic and workforce development, health care partners, local law enforcement, human and social service providers, regional government and legislative partners, organizations working to increase access to parks and green spaces, and many others. For more information about this meeting, contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 4:30 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Art is for Everyone

When: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 4:30PM-6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Rm 3A
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Gresham Art Committee is a volunteer committee that oversees the installment of visual arts exhibits in the City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery and assists with the acquisition of art throughout City facilities. The committee may also advise the City in arts and culture-related activities. For more information about this event contact Kathy Kollenburn at 503-618-2171 or Kathy.Kollenburn@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

When: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal
17405 NE Glisan Street
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Información en españolGrowing veggies on a budgetLearn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your growing garden, and harvest your bounty.Seed to Supper is a free five-week beginning gardening course that gives adult gardeners the tools they need to successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.

  • When: Thursdays, Feb. 16 through March 16, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Where: St. Aidans Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan Street. Classes are taught indoors with possible visits to the Nadaka Community Garden.
  • Who: Open to adult participants interested in learning how to garden on a budget.

Details: Please plan to attend all five classes. Participants will receive a free gardening book, seeds and other goodies as available. Registration is required.For more information, contact:

This class is hosted in partnership by Friends of Nadaka, Outgrowing Hunger, St. Aidans Episcopal Church and Oregon Food Bank.

Saturday March 4, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Bring Your Gloves!

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Multiple Locations
(See sites list below)
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The City of Gresham Natural Resources Program and Johnson Creek Watershed Council (JCWC) invite you to join us for our largest watershed restoration event of the year, Watershed Wide! Help us plants hundreds of native trees and shrubs to support a healthy habitat. Choose one of three sites in Gresham to volunteer at:

  1. Chastain Creek - Meet near 1511 SW 10th Ct
  2. Jenne Creek Headwaters - Meet right off of SW Border Way, next to Jenne Butte Park
  3. Springwater Woods - Park at DES Operations Center at 2123 SE Hogan to access the Springwater Trail, follow signs from the trail to our meeting spot

This is a family-friendly event and all experience levels are welcomed! We will provide tools, snacks, and a fun time! Please come dressed for the weather, rain or shine. We recommend being prepared with long pants, warm layers, rain gear, and sturdy boots. Plus, join us for a free pizza party afterwards! For more information and volunteer registration

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Learn About East County

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 2PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Historical Society Museum
410 North Main Avenue
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The Gresham Historical Society Museum welcomes you to our first lecture of the 2017 history lecture series. Our collections manager, Silvie Andrews will be presenting on the topic of recreation and leisure in Gresham. This lecture is a companion to our newest exhibit of the same name. Come and find out more about the several items from our collection used in the exhibit and the research behind this topic. There will be light refreshments and admission is free.For more information about this event, contact Matt Holland at 503-661-0347 or ghsholland@gmail.com.

Start: 5:00 pm

Improving Our Watershed

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 9AM-1PM
Where: Troutdale Police Station
234 SW Kendall Ct
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Well explore the critical role rain gardens can play in urban stream restoration, and how they add beautiful landscaping to your yard at the same time.

  • You will learn how to assess your site to determine the best location and size, calculate impervious surfaces, determine soil suitability, choose appropriate plants, and how to maintain your new rain garden.
  • You will also receive a comprehensive manual that guides you through all the steps in constructing your rain garden.
  • Where possible, workshop includes a short tour of a nearby rain garden.

Organized by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Sunday March 5, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Apr 05, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 11:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Mar 05, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free! Drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6, from 11 am to 1 pm Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

Monday March 6, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:45 pm

Bring Your Gloves!

When: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 9AM-12:45PM
Where: McKinstry Company
16790 NE Mason St
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Ever wonder about that slow-moving channel of water running through Gresham, Fairview, and NE & N Portland? This free hands-on workshop will explore the unique character, challenges and opportunities of the Columbia Slough and its Watershed. Open to everyone interested in learning more about the Columbia Slough Watershed.

  • Youll learn about soil & sediment in relation to water quality, how the Slough has changed over time, and what that means for fish, wildlife, people and businesses.
  • Explore Macroinvertebrates (water bugs) that live in the Slough. Simulate and predict aquifer conditions with an interactive groundwater model.
  • Test water quality through dissolved oxygen, temperature, and PH levels.

Note:Pre-registration is required for this free workshop. Light refreshments will be provided. Suitable for adults and teens 14 & up. Organizer: Columbia Slough Watershed CouncilContact: Karen Carillo, 503-281-1132 or karen.carrillo@columbiaslough.org

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

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

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

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Transportation Subcommittee advises the Gresham City Council in the ongoing development of a comprehensive transportation network that will improve the safety and livability of Gresham.For more information about this event contact Katherine Kelly, Comprehensive Planning Manager at 503-618-2110 or Katherine.Kelly@GreshamOregon.gov.

Tuesday March 7, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:15 pm

The Milky Way in All of Its Glory

When: Tue, Mar 07, 2017 6PM-8:15PM
Where: MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark Street
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Tuesday shows are at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
New Friday shows include a matinee at 1 p.m. and an evening show at 6 p.m.
Admission is only $5.
MHCC students (with valid ID) and children 17 and under are $2.
All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.
The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
2016-17 MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater Schedule:

Date
Topic

Oct. 4 & 14
Wonders of the Fall Sky

Nov 1 & 4
Early Planning for the Oregon 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Dec 6 & 9
The 13 Zodiac Constellations and Their Hidden Treasures

Jan 10 & 13
2017 Sky Preview

Feb 7 & 10
Sleeping Beauties and the White Dwarfs
(Beautiful Hubble images of stars like our sun at the end of their lives)

Feb 14
Special Valentine’s Day presentation (only one show at 6 pm)
Romancing the Universe: An Exploration of Cosmic Beauty by Will Blackmore

Mar 7 & 10
The Milky Way in All of Its Glory

Apr 4 & 14
Hubble Insights and Discoveries That Have Changed Astronomy

May 2 & 12
Black Holes, Pulsars, and Gravity Waves (Oh My!)
Will Blackmore Guest Speaker

Jun 6 & 9
This Summer’s Rare Total Solar Eclipse

Planetarium shows are generally on the first Tuesday and on the second Friday of each month (with exceptions during November and January).
More Info
For more info vist: http://www.mhcc.edu/Planetarium

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

When: Tue, Mar 07, 2017 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Regular Council meetings allow necessary City business to be dealt with, such as citizen recognition, citizen advisory committee reports, bid awards, resolutions, ordinances, public hearings, etc. Regular Council meetings are streamed live on the City's website at GreshamOregon.gov/Videos.For more information contact the City Recorder at 503-618-2697. Read more about Council meetings.

Wednesday March 8, 2017
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Mar 08, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Rm
1333 Eastman Pky
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee (GRDCAC) meets as needed on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.The GRDCAC advises the Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) on the implementation of Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal plans.For more information, please contact Amy Evans, Urban Renewal Administrative Assistant II, at 503-618-3208 or Amy.Evans@GreshamOregon.gov

Thursday March 9, 2017
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Gardening Basics Workshop

When: Thu, Mar 09, 2017 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal
17405 NE Glisan Street
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Información en españolGrowing veggies on a budgetLearn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your growing garden, and harvest your bounty.Seed to Supper is a free five-week beginning gardening course that gives adult gardeners the tools they need to successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.

  • When: Thursdays, Feb. 16 through March 16, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Where: St. Aidans Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan Street. Classes are taught indoors with possible visits to the Nadaka Community Garden.
  • Who: Open to adult participants interested in learning how to garden on a budget.

Details: Please plan to attend all five classes. Participants will receive a free gardening book, seeds and other goodies as available. Registration is required.For more information, contact:

This class is hosted in partnership by Friends of Nadaka, Outgrowing Hunger, St. Aidans Episcopal Church and Oregon Food Bank.

Friday March 10, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:15 pm

The Milky Way in All of Its Glory

When: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 6PM-8:15PM
Where: MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark Street
Get Map!

Tuesday shows are at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
New Friday shows include a matinee at 1 p.m. and an evening show at 6 p.m.
Admission is only $5.
MHCC students (with valid ID) and children 17 and under are $2.
All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.
The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
2016-17 MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater Schedule:

Date
Topic

Oct. 4 & 14
Wonders of the Fall Sky

Nov 1 & 4
Early Planning for the Oregon 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Dec 6 & 9
The 13 Zodiac Constellations and Their Hidden Treasures

Jan 10 & 13
2017 Sky Preview

Feb 7 & 10
Sleeping Beauties and the White Dwarfs
(Beautiful Hubble images of stars like our sun at the end of their lives)

Feb 14
Special Valentine’s Day presentation (only one show at 6 pm)
Romancing the Universe: An Exploration of Cosmic Beauty by Will Blackmore

Mar 7 & 10
The Milky Way in All of Its Glory

Apr 4 & 14
Hubble Insights and Discoveries That Have Changed Astronomy

May 2 & 12
Black Holes, Pulsars, and Gravity Waves (Oh My!)
Will Blackmore Guest Speaker

Jun 6 & 9
This Summer’s Rare Total Solar Eclipse

Planetarium shows are generally on the first Tuesday and on the second Friday of each month (with exceptions during November and January).
More Info
For more info vist: http://www.mhcc.edu/Planetarium

Saturday March 11, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Bring Your Gloves!Volunteers Needed

When: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Conifer Parks at Fairview Creek
143 SE 205th Pl
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Well be planting native plants at Fairview Creek, one of the few surface streams in the watershed. Dont miss this fun and exciting opportunity to support your watershed. Kid and family friendly.Contact:

Sunday March 12, 2017
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free! Drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6, from 11 am to 1 pm Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

Monday March 13, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 13, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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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 on this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

When: Mon Mar 13, 2017 7PM-9PM
(New date! 2nd Monday)
Where: Albertina Kerr, Gresham Campus
Building "CI"
(small bldg, center north on property)
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited
Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!
Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Mar 13th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2017 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Building "CI" (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!
Guests & Topics
Speakers for the March 13th meeting include: Steve Fancher, City of Gresham, Transportation Department to explain the new Utility Tax and pothole repairs; Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County Chair to update us on the homeless shelters in and around our neighborhood; & hopefully our new Chief of Police Robin Sellers to speak about crime & her goals for our community.

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Info here! or contact any board member.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood! Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

Tuesday March 14, 2017
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

When: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 5AM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Rm 2A and 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Community Development and Housing Subcommittee advises the City Council on community development and housing goals, policies and budgets. This meeting will include 2017-2018 CDBG/HOME funding applicant presentations. For more information about this event, contact Laurie Wells at 503-618-2404 or Laurie.Wells@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

New design for WIlkes Elementary School, 170th & Wilkes Rd, Gresham OR. Completion date: Sep 2018

Join Your Neighbors as We Kick-off the New School
When: Tues Mar 14, 2017 6PM-7PM
Where: Wilkes Elementary School
17020 NE Wilkes Rd
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With designs complete three new elementary schools and Reynolds High School are nearly ready to progress into construction. Wilkes, Troutdale and Fairview elementary schools will be replaced with new schools on the existing sites. RHS will receive significant renovations and additions. Students will remain in their schools while construction is underway. All schools will be ready by fall 2018. Visit www.reynolds.k12.or.us/bondprojects

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Mar 14, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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For more information about the Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, contact Carol Rulla, Coalition President, at 503-663-1466 or jlctr@juno.com.

Wednesday March 15, 2017
Start: 5:00 am
End: 8:00 pm

When: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 5AM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Rm 2A and 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Community Development and Housing Subcommittee advises the City Council on community development and housing goals, policies and budgets. This meeting will include 2017-2018 CDBG/HOME funding applicant presentations. For more information about this event, contact Laurie Wells at 503-618-2404 or Laurie.Wells@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

When: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 7PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Rm 3A
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Finance Committee advises Council on City financial matters. Finance Committee meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month in conference room 3A from 7 - 9 p.m. at Gresham City Hall. For more information about the Finance Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget & Financial Planning Director, at 503-618-2890 or Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov.

Thursday March 16, 2017
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Basic Gardening Workshop

When: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal
17405 NE Glisan Street
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Información en españolGrowing veggies on a budgetLearn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your growing garden, and harvest your bounty.Seed to Supper is a free five-week beginning gardening course that gives adult gardeners the tools they need to successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.

  • When: Thursdays, Feb. 16 through March 16, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Where: St. Aidans Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan Street. Classes are taught indoors with possible visits to the Nadaka Community Garden.
  • Who: Open to adult participants interested in learning how to garden on a budget.

Details: Please plan to attend all five classes. Participants will receive a free gardening book, seeds and other goodies as available. Registration is required.For more information, contact:

This class is hosted in partnership by Friends of Nadaka, Outgrowing Hunger, St. Aidans Episcopal Church and Oregon Food Bank.

Saturday March 18, 2017
Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Free Hands-On Event

When: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 10AM-2PM
Where: Vance Park
1400 SE 182nd Avenue
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Join the work party and help us weed, plant flowers and create safe habitat for pollinators. The Water Resources Division is preparing a Pollinator Peace garden for spring education talks on pollinators.Rain or shine

  • Bring your gardening gloves.
  • Bring a snack and water bottle.
  • Refreshments and tools provided.

The garden is the fenced area, located near the futsal court. If you are interested in volunteering our would like additional information, please contact Keri.Handaly@GreshamOregon.gov.

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

Come Meet The Birds

When: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 12PM-3PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church and Nadaka Nature Park
17405 NE Glisan Street
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Did you notice you only see Turkey Vultures in the metropolitan area in the spring and summer? Thats because they migrate to warmer climates in the winter, but its time to welcome them back.Welcome Back Vulture Day is filled with fun and educational activities:

  • Meet Ruby, Portland Audubons Turkey Vulture, up close (along with many of Audubons other education birds)
  • Compare your wingspan to that of a California Condor
  • Make a crafted vulture and mask
  • Play Upchuck Chuck!
  • Learn fun vulture facts
  • Find out the differences between Old and New World vultures
  • Discover why vultures are important

Were lucky to still have good populations of Turkey Vultures in Oregon. Around the world vultures are facing hazards in the wild and their numbers are dwindling. As Natures Recyclers, they play an important role in reducing diseaseand its up to us to helpParking: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church parking lot next to Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street in GreshamFor more information about this event, contact Deanna Sawtelle at 971-222-6108 or dsawtelle@audubonportland.org.

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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Spring's Almost Here!

When: Sat Mar 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.

Sunday March 19, 2017
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free! Drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6, from 11 am to 1 pm Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

Monday March 20, 2017
Start: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 4:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Urban Forestry Subcommittee advises the City Council and staff about tree preservation, tree species for the City's street tree list and trees to be designated to the City's significant tree list.For more information about this event contact Tina Osterink, Natural Resources Planner at 503-618-2392 or Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Join Us! Public Meeting

When: Mon, Mar 20, 2017 7PM-9PM
Where: Human Solutions Rockwood Building
124 NE 181st Ave
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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.

Tuesday March 21, 2017
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Mar 21, 2017 4PM-6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1331 NW Eastman Pky
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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 Coucnil 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.

Wednesday March 22, 2017
Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:00 pm

Join Us!

When: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 11:30AM-1PM
Where: Gresham Armory
544 NE Division Street
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The 2017 State of the City Address will be a luncheon co-hosted by the Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce.Lunch reservations ($25 each) and free seat reservations (no lunch included) are available.Register to attend.For more information about this event, contact Jessica Harper, Assistant to the Mayor, at 503-618-2584 or Jessica.Harper@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Free, Hand-On Workshop

When: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Lao Buddhist Center
17676 SE Foster Road
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Come to Lao Buddhist Center to learn about pollinators. Join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) for a free workshop, and check out a recently planted native plant meditation garden at the Lao Buddhist Center. Gardens are pollinated by a variety of insects that help flowers set seed and help fruit & vegetable plants produce an edible harvest. Mostly familiar with European honey bees, few of us realize the numerous flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that might literally be at our doorsteps, providing critical pollination services. In this workshop you will learn about the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden, discover a plant palette to help attract and support pollinators, and go beyond the bloom to consider ways to provide shelter, water, nesting, and overwintering sites.Register online.For more information about this event, contact Alexis Barton at 503-652-7477, ext. 102 or alexis@jcwc.org.

Sunday March 26, 2017
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Mar 26, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free! Drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6, from 11 am to 1 pm Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

Monday March 27, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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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 on this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

Tuesday March 28, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Beautiful Views!

When: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 45 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 175 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $5

The Canemah Bluff Natural Area is nestled in the historic Canemah neighborhood above the Willamette River in Oregon City. There are beautiful views of the Willamette River, including Willamette Falls on this 3-mile hike. We should see birds, white oak and madrone woodlands, and maybe even some wildflowers. Our trail has a variety of surfaces, some paved, some graveled, some grassy, and some just dirt and rock. Hiking boots are recommended. We will have lunch at Lil Cooperstown Bar and Grill. Bring water and a snack for the trail. For more information about this hike please contact Dana or Doug Duval at 907-230-6543 or danakol24@aol.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

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