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2016 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 250+ Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

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12 / 8
Start: 12:00 pm
Start: 12/08/2017 - 12:00pm
End: 12/09/2017 - 5:00pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Tour an Old Fashion Holiday

When: Fri Sat Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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"The 1874 Historic Zimmerman House is all ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season. We've decorated every room for you!"
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.

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

The Birth and Death of Stars

When: Fri, Dec 08 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: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Dec 08, 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.

12 / 9
End: 5:00 pm
Start: 12/08/2017 - 12:00pm
End: 12/09/2017 - 5:00pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Tour an Old Fashion Holiday

When: Fri Sat Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

"The 1874 Historic Zimmerman House is all ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season. We've decorated every room for you!"
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.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Photo's with Santa!
When: Sat Dec 09, 2016 10AM-4PM
Where: Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
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Come Join Us!
Join us for Christmas at the Museum and Photos with Santa!!! Santa will be at the museum Dec 9th, and 16th 10AM-4PM. The museum will be fully decked out in holiday decorations with refreshments and fun activities for the whole family.

  • Photo Pricing
    4"x6" print: $12
    Digital: $10 ($5 with 4"x6")

Happy Holidays!
More Info?
Call Gresham History Museum at 503-661-0347, or visit the Gresham History Museum website

Start: 1:30 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Sounds of the Season
When: Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:30PM-3PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW Sixth Ave
Portland OR
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Downtown will pulse with the melodic sounds of big brass as nearly 300 tubas play in unison for the 27th Annual Tuba Christmas Concert in the heart of downtown. This seasonal performance is FREE for the public.
To register to play in the 27th Annual Tuba Christmas Concert, Click Here.

  • FOR REGISTRANTS:
    Check-In and Rehearsal is at Hoffmann Hall (1833 SW 11th Ave) on Portland State University’s campus
    Check In: 9am to 10am
    Rehearsal: 10am to 12pm

Concert is from 1:30pm to 3pm at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
For more information visit the Tuba Christmas website.

12 / 10
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Dec 10, 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.

12 / 11
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Dec 11, 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.

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

Neighborhood Board Meeting
When: Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
CANCELED
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are now scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • Jan 08, 2018
  • Feb 12, 2018
  • Mar 12, 2018
  • Apr 09, 2018
  • May 14, 2018
  • Jun 11, 2018

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?  Join the Board!

Help shape our neighborhood. Become a Member-at-Large at anytime. 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

12 / 12
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Dec 12, 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.

12 / 13
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Dec 13, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
CANCELED
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.

12 / 14
12 / 15
Start: 12:00 pm
Start: 12/15/2017 - 12:00pm
End: 12/16/2017 - 5:00pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Tour an Old Fashion Holiday

When: Fri Sat Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

"The 1874 Historic Zimmerman House is all ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season. We've decorated every room for you!"
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.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 16
End: 5:00 pm
Start: 12/15/2017 - 12:00pm
End: 12/16/2017 - 5:00pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Tour an Old Fashion Holiday

When: Fri Sat Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

"The 1874 Historic Zimmerman House is all ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season. We've decorated every room for you!"
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.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Photo's with Santa!
When: Sat Dec 16, 2016 10AM-4PM
Where: Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Come Join Us!
Join us for Christmas at the Museum and Photos with Santa!!! Santa will be at the museum Dec 9th, and 16th 10AM-4PM. The museum will be fully decked out in holiday decorations with refreshments and fun activities for the whole family.

  • Photo Pricing
    4"x6" print: $12
    Digital: $10 ($5 with 4"x6")

Happy Holidays!
More Info?
Call Gresham History Museum at 503-661-0347, or visit the Gresham History Museum website

Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Dec 16, 2017 8PM-12 am
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 17
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 5PM-7PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 18
Start: 4:30 am
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Dec 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.

12 / 19
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Dec 19, 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.

12 / 20
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Dec 20, 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: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

When: Wed, Dec 20, 2017 7PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
HR Training Rm
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 the HR Training Room 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.

12 / 21
12 / 22
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Dec 22, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 23
Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Dec 23, 2017 8PM-12 am
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

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12 / 29
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Dec 29, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 30
Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Dec 30, 2017 8PM-12 am
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

12 / 31
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 5PM-7PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

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.

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