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Saturday October 14, 2017
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
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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.

Monday October 16, 2017
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.

Tuesday October 17, 2017
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 4PM-6PM
CANCELED
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.

Saturday October 21, 2017
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 21, 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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Hello Fall!

When: Sat Oct 21, 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.

Tuesday October 24, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

North Mollala River Trails Loop Hike and Basalt Rosette Viewing

When: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 122 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 700 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

This hike is 3.5-mile loop hike through a new growth forest in the Molalla River Recreation Corridor. The trail is mostly a dirt trail with rocks and tree roots along the way. The elevation gain is gradual in some places and steep in others. After our hike, we will drive another 4 miles down the road to view the basalt rosette in the cliffs along the river. After the viewing, we will head back into the town of Molalla and have lunch at the new Lumberjacks Bar and Grill. Hiking boots are recommended. Bring an energy snack and water for the trail.For more information about this hike please contact Doug and Dana 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 October 28, 2017
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 28, 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

Get Your Green On!

When: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
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Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park Saturday on Oct. 28 from 9:00 am to noon. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10-acre forested portion of the park. 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 & potentially planting native plants.Registration opens Oct. 1 at friendsofnadaka.org.For more information about this event, contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

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

When: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10AM-12PM
Where: Rockwood Library
17917 SE Stark St.
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Do you have clothes and other fabrics that need mending? Bring them to this workshop and learn how to repair them. Volunteers experienced in sewing will demonstrate how to repair items and then provide guidance while you repair your own. Sewing machines and hand-sewing supplies will be available, but if you want something specific for your repair (like matching thread, button, zipper, etc.), please try to bring those supplies. For more information about this event, contact Lyndsey Runyan at lyndseyr@multco.us or 503-988-5123.

Friday November 3, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Nov 03, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
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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, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Saturday November 4, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:30 am

Are you battling pests in your urban garden?
When: Sat, Nov 04, 2017 9AM-11:30AM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
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Free Workshop!
Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the invasive insect pests that currently threaten our state.
Register here! Seating is limited.
Provided by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
About EMSWCD
The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is a unit of local government serving Northwest Oregon's Multnomah County east of the Willamette River. We work entirely on a voluntary, non-regulatory basis. All of our work is geared toward keeping water clean, conserving water and keeping soil healthy!

Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 04, 2017 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday 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

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Sunday November 5, 2017
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Nov 05, 2017 5PM-7PM
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 will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on 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 complete the waiver. For more information, contact Ricki Ruiz at 503-839-2678.

Monday November 6, 2017
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

You're Invited

When: Mon, Nov 06, 2017 5PM-7PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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TriMet is hosting an open house to discuss service enhancement for 2018-2019. Join Division Transit Project staff for updates on design, station types and more. Plus, learn about TriMet plans to make fares more equitable. For more information about this event, contact us at comments@trimet.org or 503-238-7433.Read more about the Division Transit Project.

Tuesday November 7, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Cassini's Grand Finale After 13 Years at Saturn

When: Tue, Nov 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

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

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

Peaceful Solutions

When: Tue, Nov 07, 2017 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Through understanding communication, this free, two-hour training will introduce professional debrief processes 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.Learn more about East Metro Mediation.

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

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Nov 08, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon 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.

Thursday November 9, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Nov 09, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trial 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.

Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Dec 02, 2017 8PM-12 am
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday 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

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Friday November 10, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Nov 10, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
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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, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Saturday November 11, 2017
Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday 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

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Sunday November 12, 2017
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 5PM-7PM
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 will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on 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 complete the waiver. For more information, contact Ricki Ruiz at 503-839-2678.

Monday November 13, 2017
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

When: Mon Nov 13, 2017 7PM-9PM
(New date! 2nd Monday)
Where: Albertina KerrGresham Campus, Training Building
(small bldg, center north on campus)
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, November 13th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2017 Fall Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!
Guests & Topics
Speakers for the November 13th meeting include: Election of Board Officers, Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET), City of Gresham Code Compliance, Rockwood Boys & Girls Club, City of Gresham Transportation Dept, Proposed 162nd Max Station name change
November is election month. Please consider becoming a board member. Nominate yourself. No experience needed. All positions are open.
Remember, if we don’t have a neighborhood association then we will have no idea, or say, in what is going on in our neighborhood or 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. Nominate yourself. 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.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the Northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.

Agenda

  • Election of Board Officers
  • Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET)
  • City of Gresham Code Compliance
  • Rockwood Boys & Girls Club
  • City of Gresham Transportation Dept
  • Proposed 162nd Max Station name change
  • plus a Nadaka update and neighborhood news.

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

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