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Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - Jade District to APANO and Mt Tabor Loop: Thu May 16, 2019 6PM-8PM

05/16/2019 - 6:00pm
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2019 Ten Toe Express. 16 Neighborhood Walks throughout inner-city Portland. FREE! Thursdays @ 6PM ~ Saturdays @ 9AM. Join the fun. Info Here!

Jade District to APANO and Mt Tabor Loop

When: Thu May 16, 2019 6PM-8PM
Meet: Harrison Park
SW corner of SE Stephens and 87th
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Cost: Free!

Jade District to APANO and Mt Tabor Loop
Saturday Jul 27  – 9 AM
Thursday May 16  – 6 PM
Meet:  Harrison Park, SW corner of SE Stephens and 87th
2.0 hours
3.5 miles or 7,000 steps
Enjoy a challenging walk from the Jade District to the new APANO building and then up to the top of Mt Tabor on some of the brand new stairways. 
Note: Hills, stairs and unimproved trails

Let's Go Walking!
Join us on another great Ten Toe Express walk throughout inner-city Portland sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. The Ten Toe Express program is a series of guided walks held Thursdays @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 9AM from May 2nd through September 14th 2019.

Each easy and informal Ten Toe Express walk explores the area neighborhood, architecture and unique history. Walk takes about 2 hours, cover 3.5 - 4.5 miles and are open to all ages and skill levels. Did we mention it's free!

Take TriMet!
For your convenience, all walks begin and end along TriMet routes. Use TriMet’s Trip Planner (click here) or call 503-238-RIDE (7433) for help in finding the right bus, train, or streetcar for you.

For more details, contact Rich Cassidy: rich.cassidy@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-6051.

For even more guided walks, check out NeighborWalks. NeighborWalks is a collaborative community walking program brought to you by AARP Oregon, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation and Oregon Walks. See the full schedule here.

(2019 Ten Toe Express schedule below this break)

Listening Session, Homelessness: Thu, May 16, 2019 6:30PM-8PM

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Listening Session: Homelessness: Thu, May 16, 2019 6:30PM-8PM. Info here!

When: Thu, May 16, 2019 6:30PM-8PM
Where: SALT Academy
333 North Main Ave.
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City Council and staff will host the second of four community conversations in 2019 on homelessness. This 1.5-hour forum will provide an opportunity for the City to report on current homeless programs and projects and gather input from community members during the open discussion period.

Read more about Council Listening Sessions and submit a question in advance.

For more information about this event, contact Teresa Hall at 503-618-2871 or Teresa.Hall@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham Friday Night Soccer 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 4PM-6PM

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City of Gresham Friday Night Soccer 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 4PM-6PM. Free, Drop-in Soccer Program. Info here!

Free, Drop-in Soccer Program

When: Fri, May 17, 2019 4PM-6PM
Where: Eastside Timbers and Thorns Soccer Complex
4710 SE 174th Ave.
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The City offers a free, drop-in soccer program for youth on Fridays from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Eastside Timbers and Thorns Soccer Complex.

Details

  • Open to all individuals in grades 6-12 and participants over the age of 18
  • Meet new friends, play soccer and showcase your skills
  • Participants must bring a signed waiver to play
  • Games are played in turf fields
  • Must have appropriate shoes to play
  • No metal cleats allowed
  • Adult supervision provided by City of Gresham

This event is sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Read more about community Friday night soccer.

For more information, contact Ricki Ruiz at 503-583-0771 or Ricardo.Ruiz@GreshamOregon.gov.

Bike to Work Day 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 6:30AM-8:30AM

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Bike to Work Day 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 6:30AM-8:30AM. Info here!

Join the Fun!

When: Fri, May 17, 2019 6:30AM-8:30 am
Where: Throughout Gresham
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The City celebrates National Bike Month with activities in Gresham. Join City staff at one of these three bike appreciation stations during your morning commute to receive a free breakfast treat.

  • Main City Park and the Springwater Corridor Trailhead
  • Springwater Corridor at the Gresham-Fairview Trail near SW Pleasant View Drive
  • Glisan Street near the ON Semiconductor entrance

For more information about Bike Month, contact Jay Higgins, Associate Transportation Planner, at 503-618-2215 or Jay.Higgins@GreshamOregon.gov.

Read more about biking in Gresham.

City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 6PM-10PM

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City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2019: Fri, May 17, 2019 6PM-10PM. Let's Hoop It Up! Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, May 17, 2019 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

  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Free Workshop, Creating an Edible Landscape: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-11:30AM

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Free Workshop, Creating an Edible Landscape: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

Garden Anywhere!

When: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-11:30 am
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St.
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This free workshop gives insight and tools for thoughtfully incorporating edible plants into your landscape from annual veggies and herbs to perennial berries and fruit trees.

This workshop will include:

  • Design tips
  • Building fertile soil
  • Water conservation
  • Native plants
  • Edible fruits and nuts
  • Beneficial insects

Youll walk away ready to assess your site and make a plan for a beautiful and delicious landscape.

Register in advance.

For more information about this event, contact Brandi Boersma at 503-935-5364 or brandi@emswcd.org.

Gresham Farmers Market 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 8:30AM-2PM

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Gresham Farmers Market 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, May 18, 2019 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Arts Plaza
NE 3rd Street and NE Hood Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music.

Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.

Enjoy a picnic on the grass and a splash in the Children's Fountain splash pads on the Arts Plaza.

For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or manager@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

Volunteer! City of Gresham Wetland Planting at Wisteria: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-12PM

05/18/2019 - 9:00am
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City of Gresham Wetland Planting at Wisteria: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-12PM. Info here!

Wetland Planting Event

When: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-12PM
Where: Wisteria Lane
Springwater Trail
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Join the City of Gresham and the Johnson Creek Watershed Council for a fun day of planting at Wisteria Lane. We will plant native species in the wetland area. These plants are vital for water filtration and habitat for some of nature's most vulnerable animals and wildlife.

The Wisteria Lane project site is located along the Springwater Trail just north of Dowsett Lane. To get to the site, park on SE Roberts Avenue, before it intersects with Dowsett Lane. Follow Dowsett Lane to the Springwater Trail.

Please RSVP for this event

For more information visit Johnson Creek Watershed Council or contact Courtney Beckel at 503-652-7477 or courtney@jcwc.org " title="Courtney@jcwc.org ">Courtney@jcwc.org

Gresham Saturday Market 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-3PM

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Gresham Saturday Market 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-3PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, May 18, 2019 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot W
26000 SE Stark St.
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a farmer's market that includes in-season farm-fresh produce, fruits and berries, crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment. 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 Saturday Night Basketball 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 8PM-12AM

05/18/2019 - 8:00pm
05/18/2019 - 11:59pm
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City of Gresham Saturday Night Basketball 2019: Sat, May 18, 2019 8PM-12AM. Let's Hoop It Up! Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, May 18, 2019 8PM-12 am
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 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

  • 8:00 - 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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