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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

Saturday April 1, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Saving Our Streams

When: Sat, Apr 01, 2017 9AM-1PM
Where: Troutdale Police Station
234 SW Kendall Ct
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Learn to Naturescape Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores:

  • Pollution prevention through the reduction/elimination of chemical use.
  • How native plants naturally resist pests & tolerate drought conditions while attracting native birds, butterflies and other beneficial pollinators to your garden
  • Basic site planning principals, and many other great natural gardening & design tips.

Even if you decide to enlist the help of a contractor, youll have the framework to make decisions and effectively communicate the vision you have for your yard. Class will visit a nearby naturescaped project to see design principles in action. Youll receive a comprehensive workbook to help you get started.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Join Us, See The Designs

When: Sat, Apr 01, 2017 11AM-2PM
Where: Sunrise Center
18901 East Burnside Street
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Come gather to sample delicious, diverse foods from local vendors and provide comment on the City's Rockwood Rising Project. For more information about this event, contact Emily Bower at 503-618-2416 or Emily.Bower@GreshamOregon.gov.

Tuesday April 4, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

When: Tue, Apr 04, 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 April 5, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

When: Wed, Apr 05, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Rm 3A
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Citizen Involvement Committee advises the Council on the development, implementation and maintenance of programs designed to facilitate citizen involvement, engagement and to foster a deliberative process between residents and the City. For more information contact Aaron Abrams at 503-618-2482 or Aaron.Abrams@GreshamOregon.gov.

Thursday April 6, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Let's Go Walking!

When: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: MAX light rail
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: minimal
  • Suggested donation per hiker: All-day MAX ticket is $2.50 for seniors; $5 for non-seniors

The historic Irvington area is one of Portlands most beautiful neighborhoods. More than 75 homes have been designated as historically significant, ranging from Mediterranean mansions to English cottages to Prairie Craftsmansome having been turned into B&Bs.Irvington is an early example of a streetcar suburb; it contains the largest, most diverse, and intact collections of Queen Anne, Arts and Crafts, and Colonial Revival style residences in the city of Portland, as well as the state of Oregon. In 2010, Irvington was designated an historic district and was added to the National Register of Historic Places.Our walk will be about 3.5 to 4.0 miles long, with a chance to view many of the historic homes and at least eight heritage trees. Its a flat and comfortable walk, but you may wish to bring some water and a snack. We have also arranged for a guided tour of the Westminster Episcopalian Church, where the pew cushions are hand needlepoint(ed) and they match the beautiful stained glass windows. Finally, we will stop at the Broadway Grill and Brewery to satisfy our hunger and quench our thirst. For more information about this hike please contact Steve or Micky Solcz at 503-367-8483 or steve.solcz@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: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Apr 06, 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.

Sunday April 9, 2017
Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Apr 09, 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 April 10, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Apr 10, 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 about this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

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