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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Mosier Plateau Hike: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM

04/25/2017 - 9:00am
04/25/2017 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Mosier Plateau Hike: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 120 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 750 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

We will do an approximately 3.5-mile out-and-back hike in the city of Mosier, visiting the Pioneer cemetery, Mosier Falls, and a view of the Columbia River. With a little luck, we should be able to view wildflowers such as balsam root, lupine, cryptantha, and bachelors buttons, among others. Please pack a lunch, as we will be eating at the Mosier City Park. As always this time of year, wear long pants and boots and bring a walking stick.

There will be poison oak, ticks, and possibly snakes present.

For more information about this hike please contact Bob Criteser at 503-807-1160 or bocr41@gmail.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

Volunteer! City of Gresham Bird Survey Training: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 6PM-7:30PM

04/26/2017 - 6:00pm
04/26/2017 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham Bird Survey Training: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 6PM-7:30PM. Seeking Volunteers. Info here!

Seeking Volunteers

When: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 6PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Get involved in the City of Greshams Natural Resources Program by volunteering!

Volunteers are needed May through June to conduct weekly bird surveys in natural areas and urban sites around the city. This is open to anyone with an interest in birds and an attention to detail.

Part I - Inroduction to bird surveying

  • Review survey protocol
  • Basic bird identification tips

Part II - Bird Identification Field Training with a professional from The Audubon Society. Additional details provided at the first training event.

The surveys take an average of two hours per week for a minimum of three weeks. The data helps the City of Gresham be a better steward of our beloved natural areas and further understand the role of urban habitats.

Contact

Ashlyn Teather at 503-618-2383 or Ashlyn.Teather@GreshamOregon.gov

City of Gresham Urban Weeds Workshop: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 6PM-8:30PM

04/27/2017 - 6:00pm
04/27/2017 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Urban Weeds Workshop: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 6PM-8:30PM. Seeking Volunteers. Info here!

Seeking Volunteers

When: Thu, Apr 27, 2017 6PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater and Oregon Trail Rms
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Weeds we all have them. Come learn how to identify the most common garden and landscape weeds along with some of the other more notorious plant invaders of the region. We will walk you through how these aggressive plants take over in your yard and provide some simple yet effective tips that will help you get the upper hand without turning to synthetic herbicides.

This workshop is provided by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD).

Register for this event.

For more information about this event, contact Ashlyn Teather at 503-618-2383 or Ashlyn.Teather@GreshamOregon.gov.

Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM

04/29/2017 - 11:00am
04/29/2017 - 3:00pm
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Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-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.

City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM

03/27/2017 - 6:30pm
03/27/2017 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 27, 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 on this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Canemah Bluff Natural Area Hike: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM

03/28/2017 - 9:00am
03/28/2017 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Canemah Bluff Natural Area Hike: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM. Beautiful Views!. Info here!

Beautiful Views!

When: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 45 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 175 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $5

The Canemah Bluff Natural Area is nestled in the historic Canemah neighborhood above the Willamette River in Oregon City. There are beautiful views of the Willamette River, including Willamette Falls on this 3-mile hike. We should see birds, white oak and madrone woodlands, and maybe even some wildflowers. Our trail has a variety of surfaces, some paved, some graveled, some grassy, and some just dirt and rock. Hiking boots are recommended. We will have lunch at Lil Cooperstown Bar and Grill. Bring water and a snack for the trail.

For more information about this hike please contact Dana or Doug 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

City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 6PM-10PM

09/30/2016 - 6:00pm
09/30/2016 - 10:00pm
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City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 6PM-10PM. Let's Hoop It Up!. Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Sep 30, 2016 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, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

City of Gresham, Saturday Night Basketball: Sat Jun 18, 2016 8PM-12AM

06/18/2016 - 8:00pm
06/18/2016 - 11:59pm
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City of Gresham, Saturday Night Basketball: Sat Jun 18, 2016 8PM-12AM. Get involved, make a difference. Info here!

Join In Tonight's Fun

When: Sat Jun 18, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday 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:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

City of Gresham, Gresham Task Force on Homelessness June 28 Meeting: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:30PM-7:30PM

06/28/2016 - 6:30pm
06/28/2016 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham, Gresham Task Force on Homelessness June 28 Meeting: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:30PM-7:30PM. Get involved, make a difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make A Difference

When: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Task Force on Homelessness will examine the scope of the growing homelessness problem in Gresham, identify potential solutions and help define how the City can play a role in addressing this complex societal issue.

The group will meet on the following dates:

  • June 14
  • June 28
  • July 12
  • July 26
  • Aug. 9
  • Aug. 23
  • Sept. 13
  • Sept. 27

For more information about this event contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

Free Container Gardening Class at Nadaka Nature Park: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM

06/28/2016 - 6:00pm
06/28/2016 - 8:00pm
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Free Container Gardening Class at Nadaka Nature Park: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM. Get involved, make a difference. Info here!

Container Gardening

When: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM
Where: Murdock Hall at St. Aidan's Episcopal Chruch
Nadaka Nature Park
17405 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Learn how to container garden with Sarah Canterbury from Growing Gardens. Each participant will leave the class with two planted containers, seeds and handouts in Spanish and English. Perfect for balconies, patios and front porches, container gardening is a low-cost and sustainable way to treat yourself to fresh vegetables and herbs for the whole family. Space is limited so register now.

For more information or to register by phone please call 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Aprende a jardín dentro las macetas con Sarah Canterbury de Crezcan Jardines. Cada participante sale de la clase con dos macetas plantadas, las semillas, y folletos en español e inglés. Perfecto para balcones, patios y porches, jardinería dentro las macetas es de bajo costo y de forma sostenible para disfrutar de las verduras frescas y las hierbas para toda la familia. El espacio es limitado así que regístrese ahora.

Para más información o a registrarse por teléfono, llama 503-956-8558 o escribe un mensaje de monica@friendsofnadaka.org 

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