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09 / 16
Start: 8:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music. Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

Free Family Event!

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 12PM-4PM
Where: Portland Water Bureau Launch16650 NE Airport Way in Portland
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Big and little pirates alike are welcome to join us for a free family festival all about groundwater.This event is free and no registration is required. All activities (including 15-minute canoe rides) are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Play fun games and go on a scavenger hunt in search of hidden treasure not gold, but groundwater, a precious resource that flows beneath your feet. Come dressed in yer finest pirate togs, or else the Capn might make ye walk the plank! Free kids T-shirts to the first 300 kids. ContactColumbia Slough Watershed Council 503-281-1132 or info@columbiaslough.org

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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Goodbye summer

When: Sat Sep 16, 2017 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.

09 / 17
09 / 18
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Minto-Brown Island Bridge Walk

When: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 124 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: Mostly flat
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

This three-mile walk, on paved paths, begins at the "Carousel" at Riverfront Park in Salem and ends at a picnic area near the Willamette Slough. We will circle "the world" before crossing the new Peter Courtney Minto-Brown Island Bridge. It spans the Willamette River and connects with a 1,200-acre waterfowl and wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary has a variety of habitats that support many different wildlife species. Along the way, look for rabbits, raptors, bald eagles, osprey, owls, river otters, and deer. Listen for downy, hairy and Pileated woodpeckers, the largest woodpecker in North America. We will eat our sack lunch at the Willamette Slough picnic area. Wear comfortable walking shoes, pack a lunch, and bring water and snacks. We will park at Riverfront Park and have a car shuttle parked on the island to bring drivers back to their cars to pick up their passengers on the island.For more information about this hike please contact Ruth Cummins at 503-926-4840 or kcummings0465@frontier.com; or Ron Janzen at 503-333-8419 or ronjanzen1@me.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: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Sep 18, 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: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Oct 18, 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.

09 / 19
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Peaceful Solutions

When: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Through understanding communication, this free 2-hour training will introduce professional debrief and how to utilize active listening and open-ended questions to capitalize on teachable moments and turn opportunities for improvement into commitments for action. Participants will be actively engaged throughout the training with the help of experts that will provide coaching through hands on practice.Contact East Metro Mediation to register at 503-618-3247 or Mediate@GreshamOregon.gov.

09 / 20
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

09 / 21
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Gardening Workshop

When: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 5:30PM-7PM
Where: Picnic Shelter at Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
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Learn about preparing your garden for winter, cover crops and mulching.Class is free and will be taught rain or shine.To register for this event, contact Adam Kohl at 971-231-4191 or adam@outgrowinghunger.org.

09 / 22
09 / 23
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music. Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

Lend a hand, meet your neighbors!

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 90AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan St
Meet at the picnic structure
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JOIN US
Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park Saturday, September 23rd from 9 AM to 12 PM! We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park. The event will start with a brief lesson on native and invasive plant species.
Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend! Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Litter Cleanup, Garden Weeding/Cleanup.
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
PARKING
There are two locations for parking.

  • St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church parking lot next to Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230
  • Nadaka Nature Park’s north entrance is at NE Pacific Street and 176th. You may park in the neighborhood and follow the path through the forest to get to the picnic structure.

MORE INFO
Contact Monica McAllister, Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator email monica@friendsofnadaka.org, or call 503-956-8558

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Beautiful views!

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Meet at Spring Water Trail High School
1440 SE Fleming Ave.
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Gresham's newest park, located atop Hogan Butte, features a pristine natural area, trails, picnic areas, and stunning views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Larch Mountain, Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson and the Columbia River Gorge. Mayor Shane T. Bemis will welcome visitors to this wonderful new community asset. Take a self-guided tour after the dedication and enjoy free family-friendly fun activities. To get thereNo event parking is available on site. All event guests are asked to park at Springwater Trail High School, 1440 SE Fleming Ave. Free 5-minute shuttles to the park will depart every 15 minutes, starting at 10:30 a.m.ContactTam Driscoll, 503-618-2623, or Tam.Driscoll@GreshamOregon.govHogan Butte Nature Park information

09 / 24
09 / 25
09 / 26
09 / 27
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

09 / 28
09 / 29
09 / 30
Start: 4:00 am

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music. Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

Start: 8:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Let's Have a Parade

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 10AM-12PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
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The 35th annual Teddy Bear parade returns to Gresham with fun for all ages in downtown Gresham. All participants and spectators are encouraged to bring their teddy bears in this celebration of children in our community.For more information about this event, visit the Soroptimist International of Gresham website.

10 / 1
10 / 2
10 / 3
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

When: Tue, Oct 03, 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

October 3, 6
Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

November 3, 7
Cassini's Grand Finale After 13 Years at Saturn

December 5, 8
Black Holes, Nebulae, and Other Really Strange Star Ghosts: Birth and Death of Stars

January 9, 12
2018: A Snapshot of Upcoming Astronomical Events

February 6, 9
Rocks from Space: Meteors, Meteorites and Impacts ... Oh My!

March 6, 9
Shockingly Strange Solar Systems: Discoveries of Planets Beyond Our Sun

April 3, 6
Stellar Dramas: Ancient Stories of the Stars

May 8, 11
Europa and Enceladus: Is There Life Elsewhere Within Our Solar System?

June 5, 8
Space Oddities: Stars That are Stranger than Fiction

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

10 / 4
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Oct 04, 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.

10 / 5
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Lower Twin Lakes Hike

When: Thu, Oct 05, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 500 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $10

This is a four-mile round-trip hike, with an approximately 500-foot elevation gain. Starting from the Frog Lake trailhead parking area, we will walk 1.5 miles north on Pacific Crest Trail # 2000, under a canopy of old growth and with a gentle climb to the junction with Trail # 495. From there it is 1/2 mile to Lower Twin Lake, where we will stop to have lunch. Bring a brown bag lunch to eat while enjoying this beautiful lake.Optional: An easy walk around the lake will add another 1/4 mile to the hike for those who want to take in additional views of this beautiful lake. After lunch and the optional walk, we will all gather and trek back to our cars for the drive back to City Hall.Caution: Participants must have water, snacks, lunch, and proper clothing for the weather of the day. Lug-sole shoes and hiking poles are recommended.For more information about this hike please contact Kuldip Dhadwal at 805-509-0697 or kuldipdhadwal@hotmail.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

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Oct 05, 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.

10 / 6
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

When: Fri, Oct 06, 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

October 3, 6
Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

November 3, 7
Cassini's Grand Finale After 13 Years at Saturn

December 5, 8
Black Holes, Nebulae, and Other Really Strange Star Ghosts: Birth and Death of Stars

January 9, 12
2018: A Snapshot of Upcoming Astronomical Events

February 6, 9
Rocks from Space: Meteors, Meteorites and Impacts ... Oh My!

March 6, 9
Shockingly Strange Solar Systems: Discoveries of Planets Beyond Our Sun

April 3, 6
Stellar Dramas: Ancient Stories of the Stars

May 8, 11
Europa and Enceladus: Is There Life Elsewhere Within Our Solar System?

June 5, 8
Space Oddities: Stars That are Stranger than Fiction

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

10 / 7
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 07, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music. Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

When: Sat, Oct 07, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Gresham Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Gresham citizens are welcome to join the Gresham Police Department as they conduct a free presentation on active shooter education and response. Attendees will learn how to prepare, prevent and react to an active shooter scenario.All members of Gresham businesses, schools, organizations and the community are encouraged to attend. Come and have your questions answered.For more information about this event, contact Sgt. Theodore Van Beek at Theodore.VanBeek@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-3193.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Let's Fix It!

When: Sat, Oct 07, 2017 11AM-3PM
Where: MHCC
Vista Dining Hall
26000 SE Stark St.
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Join us for a free day of workshops, information, resources, giveaways, and a Repair Café. Mt. Hood Community College and the City of Gresham are teaming up with Multnomah County and the Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, to bring you the first annual Mt. Hood Community Conservation Fair and Repair Cafe!

  • Bring your broken stuff to have our volunteers fix.
  • Learn how making simple changes related to water conservation, energy conservation, backyard habitat, recycling and food waste prevention can save you money and resources.
  • Kids activities and more.

Read more about the Community Conservation Fair and Repair Cafe at MHCC.ContactShaunna Sutcliffe, 503-618-2694 or Shaunna.Sutcliffe@GreshamOregon.Gov

10 / 8
10 / 9
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • Nov 13, 2017
  • Dec 11, 2017
  • Jan 08, 2018
  • Feb 12, 2018

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
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

10 / 10
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Oct 10, 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 crullaor@gmail.com.

10 / 11
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Conference Rm
1333 NW 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.

10 / 12
10 / 13
10 / 14
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:41 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
Get Map!

The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music. Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

10 / 15
10 / 16
Start: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Oct 16, 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.

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