Neighborhood Connections: May 2014

City of Gresham: Neighborhood Connections, May 2014. Find Out What's Happening in and Around Your City. Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

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Surround Your Home in Safety
May is Building Safety Month and just in time for Memorial Day weekend you'll want to read the Building Division's tips about pools and water features, grilling and fire pits, mowing the lawn and more. Make your backyard a safe haven family and friends can enjoy. Read more  Top

Get Ideas, Answers at Community Fair
Learn about community programs and resources at the annual East Gresham Community Information Fair, featuring more than 25 exhibitors, from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Everything's free including hot dogs, refreshments, raffle prizes for all ages, chair massages and face painting. Read more  Top

'Bike With a Cop' on Springwater Trail: May 31
The Gresham Police Department is hosting an educational and recreational bike ride along the Springwater Trail for the community. The next "Bike With a Cop" is at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 31. Meet at the Main City Park Springwater Trailhead - fun for all ages. Read more  Top

Read Proposed Tree Code Changes
There is still time for you to share your thoughts on the Tree Code Update and revised Recommended Tree List, which will improve the rules for trees in Gresham. Read more  Top

Save the Date: SKOSH, Japanese Garden Event: Jun 28
You're invited to the reopening of the Gresham Japanese Garden, Tsuru (Crane) Island, during the celebration "Skosh 'A Little' Japanese Festival III" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Gresham Main City Park. Experience a tea ceremony, cooking demonstrations, bonsai, origami, garden tours, plant sale etc. Read more  Top

Volunteer to Make a Difference
If you have a desire to help shape the future of Gresham, here’s your opportunity - volunteer for a Council Citizen Advisory Committee (CCAC). Openings include: Citizen Involvement, Community Development and Housing, Design Commission, Finance, Historical Resources, Planning Commission, Natural Resources and Sustainability and Urban Forestry. Read more  Top

City Jobs, Meetings and Community Events

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Upcoming Events

Sat, May 24
Gresham Farmers' Market
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Gresham Saturday Market
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mon, May 26
Memorial Day Ceremony
11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Tue, May 27
Senior Healthy Hikers
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m

Wed, May 28
East Gresham Community Information Fair
6-8 p.m.

Thu, May 29
Budget Meeting No. 1
6-9 p.m.

Sat, May 31
Bike With a Cop - Springwater
9-10 a.m.
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Tue, June 3
Budget Meeting No. 2
6:30-9 p.m.