When: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street Get Map!
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.
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 Get Map!
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.
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.
St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016 30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.
Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016 30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388
When: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9AM-12PM Where: Nadaka Nature Park (Meet at the picnic shelter)
17615 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR Get Map!
MLK Day of Service at Nadaka!
Join Friends of Nadaka this MLK Day of Service to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park and give back to the community. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park.
Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, warm cloths, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!
There are two locations for parking:
St Aidan's Episcopal Church parking lot, west of Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230
Nadaka Nature Park north entrance, 176th & NE Pacific St. You may park in the neighborhood and follow the path through the forest to get to the picnic shelter
When: Sat Nov 28, 2015 5PM-6:30PM Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Historic Downtown Gresham Get Map!
The 24th Annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting – one of the community’s most popular events – rings in Gresham’s holiday season with a family-friendly program that includes music, photos with Santa, refreshments and the lighting of the 60-foot ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza. The program gets underway at 5PM, with the tree-lighting at 6PM.
Downtown Gresham will also be hosting a full day of other holiday activities. (Schedule TBA)
Contact Event Coordinator Shannon Chisholm at 503-750-3785.
When: Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:00PM-9PM
(New location!) Where: Albertina Kerr
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR Get Map!
Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited
Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!
Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, August 24th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2015 Summer Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr - Louise Room, 722 NE 162nd Av, Gresham OR. Get map!
Guests & Topics
New apartment complex, 165th & NE Halsey; Metro Gang Enforcement neighborhood update, Rockwood update; Our Oregon, economic and social fairness; Neighborhood news and updates
Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!
When: Every Friday 3PM-7PM Where: Plaza del Sol 18535 S.E. Stark St Gresham OR Get map!
The Rockwood Farmers Market is a community-focused market featuring fresh produce from local farms in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere. WIC, SNAP and Farm Direct coupons are accepted. The Market is a collaboration of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Interfaith Food & Farms Partnership and the Rockwood Co-op.
Wilkes East Neighborhood would like express our gratitude to the following for their generous contributions & continued support:
• Jazzy Bagels, Main St & Powell
• Parkrose Hardware, 106th & Sandy
• Growers Outlet, 162nd & Glisan
• SOLV, Bringing Oregon together
• Albertsons, 181st & Glisan
• And, all the many volunteers!