Announcement

WENA Board Meeting: Oct 26, 2009 6:30PM

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10/26/2009 - 6:30pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Wilkes East Neighborhood
Board Meeting
Monday Oct 26, 2009 6:30PM

When: Monday Oct 26, 2009 6:30PM
Where: (Contact for location)

Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday of the month at 6:30PM

For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Volunteer opportunities at Nadaka Nature Park. Join the effort to restore this urban habitat.

Friends of Nadaka invite you to join us in restoring our urban habitat at Nadaka Nature Park.  Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park.
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Volunteer opportunities at
Nadaka Nature Park

Get your Green on!

Join us in restoring this
beautiful urban habitat.

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

Quiz?

  • When was the last time you visited Nadaka Nature Park?
  • Do you know Nadaka is located in the Wilkes East neighborhood?
  • Did you know there is a Friends of Nadaka group working to improve Nadaka?
  • Do you want to volunteer time - even 1 or 2 hours per month for Nadaka?

Answers

The entrance to Nadaka Nature Park is located at NE 175th Ave & NE Pacific St. Parking is curbside. Get Map!

Volunteer opportunities for Nadaka Nature Park include:

  • Organizing monthly cleanups
  • Removal of invasive plants
  • Planting native plants & trees
  • Removing graffiti
  • Writing a history of Nadaka Nature Park
  • Reaching out to organizations, businesses, churches, schools, etc. to become partners for improvements in Nadaka
  • Fulfilling Metro's Nature in Neighborhood grant which includes:
    • A new bench
    • Dog waste stations
    • Trash can
    • Purchase of native plants & trees, etc.
    • Expansion of Nadaka Nature Park onto the recently acquired Nelson property for a community garden, orchard, nature based play area, etc.
  • Art project on North fence
  • Handling registration at cleanups
  • Furnishing baked goods or drinks for volunteers
  • Donating funds for projects at Nadaka.

Join the effort!

Volunteers are critical for accomplishing these tasks. Volunteer time is also required for fulfilling grants. As you can see there are many tasks to choose from -- so volunteer for one, two, or more, and join our effort! Together we can make a difference!

Citizens Noise Advisory Committee meeting, Gresham City Hall: Oct 8, 2009 6PM

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Portland International Airport, Citizens Noise Advisory Committee public meeting at Gresham City Hall: Oct 8, 2009 6PM. Details here!

Has the air traffic noise increased over your house?

Share your comments at this meeting

When: Thursday, Oct 8, 2009 6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The Citizens Noise Advisory Committee (CNAC) for the Portland International Airport would like to personally invite you and your neighbors to it's upcoming Monthly meeting being held next week at the Gresham City Hall. The Agenda for the meeting is below.

We look forward to seeing you all there.

SOLV Nadaka Nature Park "Clean & Green" Project: Oct 10, 2009 9AM

10/10/2009 - 9:00am
10/10/2009 - 2:30pm
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Friends of Nadaka, and Wilkes East Neighborhood invite you the 2009 SOLV Nadaka Nature Park
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Get your Green on!

Join us for Invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park

SOLV Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup Project: Oct 10, 2009 9AM-2:30PM. Info here!
solv.org

Help restore our urban habitat

When: Saturday, Oct 10, 2009 9AM-2:30PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave & NE Pacific St
Gresham, Or
Get Map!

Volunteers will meet at the entry gate into Nadaka Nature Park.

Event Info

Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush such as ivy, holly & blackberries Saturday, October 10th,

This is a SOLV Clean & Green Project. Rain or shine! Come by and give us a hand. Spend all day or whatever time you can. Bring your own gloves if you have them.

Refreshments will be provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood Association. Cloth tote bags given to volunteers and a raffle for an original framed photograph of Nadaka.

Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Oct 13, 2009 7PM

10/13/2009 - 7:00pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations

Board Meeting
Tuesday Oct 13, 2009 7:00PM

When: Tuesday Oct 13, 2009 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Tuesday Oct 13, 2009 7:00PM in the Springwater Trail Room, Gresham City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

Public welcome

Come help paint Plaza del Sol at the Rockwood Cultural Marketplace: Sep 18, 2009 9:30AM-6PM

09/18/2009 - 9:30am
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Come help paint Plaza del Sol at the Rockwood Cultural Marketplace, Sep 18, 2009 9:30AM-6PM.  Info here!
Click here for details!

Put on your painting clothes!

Come Help Paint Plaza del Sol
at the Rockwood Cultural Marketplace (187th & Stark)

Friday, Sep 18th 2009

Come for an hour, or come for the day!

When: Friday, Sep 18, 2009 9:30AM-6PM
Where: Rockwood Cultural Marketplace
(former Fred Meyer site)
SE 187th & SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Help us paint the Plaza!

Plaza del Sol is one of several new interim uses being sited by the Gresham Redevelopment Commission on the Cultural Marketplace (former Fred Meyer store) property in Rockwood.

Volunteers are needed to help paint the “Plaza del Sol,” a scale model of the solar system. Come for an hour or come for the day! Wear casual clothes if you want to paint.

Food and refreshments will be provided for volunteers. Pastries by La Mexicana Market, burritos by Don Pedro, and coffee and hot chocolate by Dutch Bros Coffee. Supplies donated by Parr Lumber and Miller Paint.

Zimmerman House tours: Sep 19, 2009 10AM-3PM

09/19/2009 - 10:00am
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society.  Click here!
Zimmerman House 1874

Enjoy an afternoon on the farm!

Zimmerman Heritage Farm
Open House 10AM - 3PM

When: Saturday Sep 19, 2009 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
Get Map!

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann 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. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity to step back in time!

Capri Terrace Neighborhood Watch Meeting: Aug 30, 2009 4PM

08/30/2009 - 4:20pm
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Capri Terrace Neighborhood Watch Meeting: Aug 30, 2009 4PM. Start your watch group today! Info here!

You're Invited!
Capri Terrace Neighborhood
Watch Meeting
Sunday Aug 30th, 4PM.

Meet your neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference.

When: Sunday, Aug 30, 2009 4PM
Where: 540 NE 167th Place
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Join us for our Capri Terrace Neighborhood Watch meeting Sunday Aug 30th at 4PM to discuss issues we feel are important to our safety, and hear our special guest speaker!

Who should attend?

This meeting is open to all neighbors in the vicinity of NE Hoyt St (between NE 167th Pl and NE 169th Ave), and NE Oregon St (between NE 166th Ave
and NE 171st Ave), And NE 167th Place (between NE Glisan and NE Oregon St). Get Map!

Hosted by Justin & Cindy Paige

Refreshments

Please bring a salad or dessert to share with your neighbors and friends. Hambugers, hot dogs and beverages will be provided.

Come enjoy the food, friends, and conversation! We're looking forward to meeting you!

Volunteer opportunity. Invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park: Sep 6, 2009 9AM

09/06/2009 - 9:00am
09/06/2009 - 2:30pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get Your Green On! Help Remove Invasives, Restore Urban Habitat.  Click here for more info!

Get your Green on!
Help restore our urban habitat.

Join us for Invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park

When: Sunday Sep 06, 2009 9:00AM - 2:30PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event Info

Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush and ivy.

Rain or Shine! Come on by, and give us a hand! Spend all day, or whatever time you can. Dressed for weather. Bring your gloves, waterbottle, clippers, and yard tools.

Coffee, juice, water & refreshments provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood Assn.

Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Sep 8, 2009 7PM

09/08/2009 - 7:00pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations

Board Meeting
Tuesday Sep 8, 2009 7:00PM

When: Tuesday Sep 8, 2009 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Tuesday Sep 8, 2009 7:00PM in the Springwater Trail Room, Gresham City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

Public welcome

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