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« Saturday November 25, 2017 »
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Come and Join the Fun!

When: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St.
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The 26th Annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting one of the communitys most popular events rings in Greshams holiday season with a family-friendly program that includes music, photos with Santa, refreshments and the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza.This free, jolly holiday event is on Saturday, Nov. 25. Watch for fun activities beforehand in Historic Downtown in the afternoon leading up to the tree lighting festivities on the Arts Plaza from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. The tree is lit at 6:00 pm.For more information, contact Event Coordinator Shannon Chisom at or 503-750-3785.Read more about the Spirit of Christmas event.

Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 25, 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.


  • 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.

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