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WENA Board Meeting: Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:30PM-8PM

04/27/2015 - 6:30pm
04/27/2015 - 8:00pm
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Board Meeting, fourth Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting

When: Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • May 25, 2015
  • Jun 22, 2015
  • Jul 27, 2015

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Wilkes East Neighborhood
PO Box 536
Fairview, OR 97024

Senior Healthy Hikers: Irvington Neighborhood Walk: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM

04/28/2015 - 9:00am
04/28/2015 - 3:00pm
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Senior Healthy Hikers: Irvington Neighborhood Walk: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM. Info here!

Beautiful Historic Irvington

When: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM
Where: Irvington Neighborhood
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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Suggested donation per hiker: Adult ticket $5; Honored Citizen (65+) $2
This 3.5-mile loop tours one of Portland's most beautiful historic neighborhoods. More than 75 homes have been designated as historically significant, ranging from Mediterranean mansions to English cottages to Prairie Craftsman homes. We plan to tour two of the three most popular historic bed and breakfast homes in the area–the Queen Anne-style "Lion and the Rose" and the Greek Revival-style "White House." Lunch will be at the Cadillac Café on Broadway.

  • Round-trip travel: By MAX
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 300 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: Adult ticket $5; Honored Citizen (65+) $2

This easy walk is along city sidewalks that, in some places, are cracked and uneven, requiring that we all watch our step.

City of Gresham, Moderated Forum on Council Compensation: Wed Apr 29, 2015 7PM-8:30PM

04/29/2015 - 7:00pm
04/29/2015 - 8:30pm
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Should Oregon's Third Largest City Compensate Its Council Members? City of Gresham, Moderated Forum on Council Compensation: Wed Apr 29, 2015 7PM-8:30PM. Info here!

City Council Compensation

When: Wed Apr 29, 2015 7-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 N.W. Eastman Pky
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Should Oregon's Third Largest City Compensate Its Council Members?
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations will hold a moderated forum to help inform voters and to encourage voting on the ballot measures on compensation for Gresham's Mayor and City Councilors. Panelists will provide arguments for and against the measures and will answer questions from the audience.

Get your Garden On and meet new friends! Neighborhood Plant Swap: Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM

05/02/2015 - 9:00am
05/02/2015 - 10:00am
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Neighborhood Plant Swap! Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM Eastrose Fellowship, 1133 NE 181st Ave Gresham OR. Bring plants, seeds, books, decor and tools and swap for great things you'll find.

When: Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM
Where: Eastrose Fellowship
1133 NE 181st Av
Gresham OR
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Come Join The Fun, Saturday May 2nd!
In an effort to connect with our community and encourage camaraderie amongst us gardeners, Eastrose Fellowship is hosting a plant swap on Saturday, May 2nd at 9 - 10 am.

Here’s how it works: pot up the extra plants in your yard and bring them over. Be sure to label plants with their name and best growing conditions. Pick up some cool new treasures for your garden. This is a fun way to introduce more diversity into your garden.

Feel free to bring these to swap: plants, seeds, tools, books, decor, mason bee houses, etc. No invasive plants please.

Join us for this fun, community affirming event!

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue Mar 10, 2015 7PM

03/10/2015 - 7:00pm
03/10/2015 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhoods

When: Tue Mar 10, 2015 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Public Forum, Medical Marijuana Grows and Dispensaries in Gresham: Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:30-8:30PM

03/17/2015 - 6:30pm
03/17/2015 - 8:30pm
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Public Forum, Medical Marijuana Grows and Dispensaries in Gresham: Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:30-8:30PM. Info here!

Panel Discussion, Public Forum

When: Tue Feb, 2015 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1331 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham, OR
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Provide the Gresham City Council with feedback on medical marijuana issues. Event will include a panel discussion followed by a moderated public forum.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Sat Mar 21, 2015 Noon-4PM

03/21/2015 - 12:00pm
03/21/2015 - 4:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Welcome Spring!

When: Sat Mar 21, 2015 Noon-4PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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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.

Free! Reptiles and Amphibians Class at Gresham Meadowlands: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00-11:30AM

03/28/2015 - 9:00am
03/28/2015 - 11:30am
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Free! Reptiles and Amphibians Class at Gresham Meadowlands: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9-11:30AM. Info here!

Native amphibians and reptiles

When: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00-11:30AM
Where: Gresham Meadowlands
Meet at cul-de-sac
end of SE Paropa Ave
Gresham, OR
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Meet us at the Gresham Meadowlands
Amphibians and reptiles represent a major component of ecosystems, and being an indicator species can tell us a lot about the health of our own environment. However, human activities have led to their decline and a disruption to the balance of our natural ecology. Meet us at the Gresham Meadowlands for an exciting and engaging class on herpetology, where we will be learning how to identify our native amphibians & reptiles, their life cycle, habitat requirements, and the monitoring techniques we apply in Gresham!

This event is free and suitable for all ages.

WENA Board Meeting: Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:30PM-8PM

02/23/2015 - 6:30pm
02/23/2015 - 8:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Board Meeting, fourth Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting

When: Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
Get Map!

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

For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Mar 23, 2015
  • Apr 27, 2015
  • May 25, 2015

Wilkes East Neighborhood
PO Box 536
Fairview, OR 97024

Corridors and Centers: Remove Obstacles to Development Community Forum: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:30-8:30PM

02/26/2015 - 6:30pm
02/26/2015 - 8:30pm
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Corridors and Centers: Remove Obstacles to Development Community Forum: Thu Feb 16, 2015 6:30-8:30PM. Info here!
Rockwood Sunrise, 187th & E Burnside

Share Your Ideas!

When: Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Greaham OR
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This project involves revising City rules that present obstacles to desired development, with a focus on development rules related to Rockwood, Civic Neighborhood, Downtown and the City’s major streets. Please, come help us evaluate potential rule changes that involve building height, development intensity, parking requirements and other issues. The changes are intended to ensure that desired development can occur and result in high-quality centers and corridors that work well for people in Gresham.

  • 6:30: Open House
  • 7:00: Presentation and Discussion

Read more about this project.

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