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UPDATE: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2021 Summer Meeting: Mon Aug 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM

08/09/2021 - 7:00pm
08/09/2021 - 8:30pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Summer Meeting: Mon Apr 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Online meeting via Zoom. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Summer Meeting Notice

When: Mon Apr 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Click here to Join Meeting

Go to: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 826 2378 8859
Passcode: 592489

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Aug 9th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Summer Meeting. The meeting at Nadaka has been changed to a Zoom meeting due the recent surge in coronavirus.

Agenda

  • Danelle Heilkkila, Principal H.B.Lee Middle School
  • Dina DiNucci, Gresham City Council Position 1
  • Tina Osterkink, City of Gresham, Parks Trees & all things public
  • Neighborhood news and more

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Questions or comments?
Contact Wilkes East Neighborhood by email at info@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland Oregon 97230

SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 5:30pm
04/08/2021 - 8:30pm
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SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom
Get Map!

The regional SAFER Council consists of city representatives from Gresham, Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale and a Multnomah Rural Protection District 10 board member.

The SAFER Council (Sustainable Affordable Funding for Emergency Services) was created with regard to fire service in East County.

Goals of the SAFER Council:

  • Determine the emergency response level for our regional service area.
  • Perform a needs assessment required to meet service level expectations.
  • Establish a SAFER proposal and alternate proposal to be presented for consideration by each City Council and district board.

How to watch:

For more information about this meeting, contact Randi Deverell at 503-618-2853 or Randi.Deverell@GreshamOregon.gov.

Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 8:30pm
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Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM. Free Hands-On Event. Info here!

Free Hands-On Event

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden and what plants can help attract and support them. Plus, shelter, water, nesting and overwintering site tips.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM. Get Involved, Make a Difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make a Difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM
Where: Virtual open house

You are invited to join the housing capacity analysis project team at a virtual open house on April 8 at 6:00 pm.

The housing capacity analysis project includes an analysis of future housing projections and an inventory of the city's available buildable lands. These activities will determine Gresham's housing needs for the next 20 years and the capacity for that housing to be developed.

At the open house, the project consultant will review key findings from their housing market analysis for Gresham as well as preliminary housing forecast and buildable lands inventory results. The presentation will include time for questions and answers.

Visit the housing capacity analysis page for more information about this project.

How to join this meeting

For more information about this event, contact Mary Phillips at Mary.Phillips@GreshamOregon.gov.

Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM

04/10/2021 - 1:00pm
04/10/2021 - 3:00pm
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Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM. Free workshop. Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Japanese Garden
Main City Park
Get Map!

Take a free class on getting green, healthy grass. Taught by Jim Card, director of the Gresham Japanese Garden, you'll learn how to get moss out, how to water your lawn vs. your plants and more.

This class is held in the garden's outside greenhouse. Masks are mandatory. Limited to nine participants.

Register for this event.

Learn more about the Gresham Japanese Garden or email info@GreshamJapaneseGarden.com.

Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM

04/10/2021 - 9:00am
04/10/2021 - 1:00pm
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Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM. Improving Our Watershed. Info here!

Improving Our Watershed

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, learn to build your own rain garden . from site selection to best location and size, plants and more. Receive a booklet to guide you through all the steps.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Free Workshop! Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM

04/11/2021 - 1:00pm
04/11/2021 - 3:30pm
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Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM. Free Workshop! Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know common native plants from the Willamette Valley. You'll walk away with loads of information so you can decide which native plants will work well in your yard.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Organic Vegetable Gardening: Tue, Apr 20, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

04/20/2021 - 6:30pm
04/20/2021 - 8:00pm
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Organic Vegetable Gardening: Tue, Apr 20, 2021 6:30PM-8PM. Gardening Workshop. Info here!

Gardening Workshop

When: Tue, Apr 20, 2021 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham Japanese Garden
Main City Park
Get Map!

Join members of the Friends of the Gresham Japanese Garden for a free class in the greenhouse.

Instructor Jim Buck will cover how to improve your garden.s health and our environment by growing organically.

Register Organic Vegetable Gardening

All classes and workshops follow COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines. Masks are required.

Learn more about the Gresham Japanese Garden or email info@greshamjapanesegarden.com.

Virtual Mt. Hood Jazz Festival: Fri-Sun, Apr 30-May 2, 2021 10:30AM-9PM

04/30/2021 - 10:30am
05/02/2021 - 9:00pm
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Virtual Mt. Hood Jazz Festival: Fri-Sun, Apr 30-May 2, 2021 10:30AM-9PM. Let's Get Jazzed!. Info here!

Free Family Event!

When: Fri-Sun, Apr 30-May 2, 2021
10:30AM-9PM
Where: Online Virtual Festival

Get jazzed! The 2021 Mt. Hood Jazz Festival goes online for a virtual three-day immersion in the jazz culture.

You can watch the entire festival lineup for free. Featuring performances, workshops and master classes by famous artists and educators.

View the Virtual Jazz Festival schedule here!

Watch Livestreamed on:

Learn more about the Mt. Hood Jazz Festival.

Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Sat, May 01, 2021 9AM-11:30AM

05/01/2021 - 9:00am
05/01/2021 - 11:30am
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Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Sat, May 01, 2021 9AM-11:30AM. Free Hands-On Event. Info here!

Free Hands-On Event

When: Sat, May 01, 2021 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Online workshop
Get Map!

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, you will learn about the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden. Discover a plant palette to help attract and support pollinators, and go beyond the bloom to consider ways to provide shelter, water, nesting, and overwintering sites.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

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