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Story Sharing Project, Gresham Historical Society: Now thru December

Story Sharing Project, Gresham Historical Society: Now thru December. Help us preserve yours stories about growing up, living, working, and playing in Gresham. Call today! Info here!

Tell Us Your Gresham History
The Gresham History Museum has received a grant from the city to record yours stories about growing up, living, working, and playing here in Gresham. We are holding informal interviews weekly here at the museum. If you would like to participate, please call the museum to set up a time to come in. We are very flexible! This project is ongoing. We are looking for participants from now through December.

Each sharing session will be filmed and stored in our archives. Please consider sharing your stories, and help us preserve Gresham's history!

The museum is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-4, and Saturdays from 10-2. Please call to set up an interview session. 503-661-0347

250+ Tubas at Pioneer Square! 24nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM

12/13/2014 - 1:30pm
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250+ Tubas at Pioneer Square! 24nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM. Info here!

Sounds of the Season

When: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Av
Downtown Portland
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Cost: FREE

Great Family Fun!
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 1:30-3:00PM, Pioneer Courthouse Square. Downtown will pulse with the melodic sounds of big brass as over 250 tubas play in unison for the 22nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert in the heart of downtown.
Don't miss this holiday event!

Play a Tuba? Join the Fun!
If you would like to learn more about participating in Tuba Christmas click here, To register, click here

Join the fun! Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 29, 2013 5PM-6:30PM

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Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 29, 2014 5PM-6:30PM. Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season. Fun for all! Tree lighting, sing-alongs, hot cocoa, treats and Santa Claus. Info here!

Gresham’s holiday kick-off event

Tree Lighting, Music
and Santa Claus too

When: Sat Nov 29, 2014 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Historic Downtown Gresham
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Tree Lighting
Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season, the Spirit of Christmas will feature a free program full of family-friendly fun, including performances by local musicians, hot cocoa and treats. Santa Claus will be at the event and Mayor Shane Bemis will lead the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine tree. The program gets underway at 5PM, with the tree-lighting at 6PM.

Donations
The City's Youth Advisory Committee will also be collecting donations of new and gently-used blankets, coats, and socks for SnowCap Community Charities, which provides food, clothing, advocacy and other services to local needy families. Please bring your items for donation on the 29th.

Downtown Gresham will also be hosting a full day of other holiday activities. (Schedule below this break)

Free! Come Visit the Repair Café, Don’t toss your stuff- Fix it!: Aug 14, 2014 6-9PM

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Free! Come Visit the Repair Café, Don’t toss your stuff- Fix it!: Aug 14, 2014 6-9PM. Fixing throwaway culture, one toaster at a time. Info here!

Fixing throwaway culture, one toaster at a time

When: Thu Aug 14, 2014 6-9PM
Where: Rosewood Initiative
16126 SE Stark St
Portland, OR
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  • Busted bicycle?
  • Ripped jeans?
  • Broken clock?
  • Don’t toss your stuff. Fix it!

Better yet, have a friendly neighbor fix it - for free!

Come to East Multnomah County’s first-ever Repair Café; a free event that connects people who like to fix things with people who need a hand.

Volunteers will tackle:

  • Bike repairs (tires, chains, gears, etc.)
  • Small appliance repairs (fans, blenders, toasters, etc.)
  • Sewing needs (rips, buttons, hems, etc.)
  • Electronics repairs (toys, clocks, microwaves, etc.)

Repair Cafe
The Rosewood Initiative is a nonprofit aimed at improving life in Rosewood, the neighborhood that straddles Gresham and Portland near the intersection of 162nd and Burnside. The initiative partnered with the city of Gresham, the city of Portland, and Repair PDX, the nonprofit that brought repair café events to Portland for the first time in 2013.

Repair Café events started in the Netherlands in 2010 as a way to help people reduce waste and save money. Gresham’s Department of Environmental Services is supporting the event as a way to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills each year.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 16, 2014 8:30AM-2PM

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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
May thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 25.

Gresham Saturday Market; Local Produce, Crafts, Artisan Foods & more: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9AM-3:30PM

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Gresham Saturday Market. May 10-Oct 25 9AM-3:30PM. 440 NW Burnside, Gresham OR. Over 90 vendors, Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries, Crafts, Fine Art, Artisan Foods, Unique Services, Music, Fun! Info here

When: Saturday, 9AM-3:30PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside
Gresham, OR
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Win a $20 market certificate
Five winner's each week. Simply sign-up for our newsletter to win!

Over 90 vendors • Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries • Crafts • Fine Art • Artisan Foods • Unique Services • Music • Fun

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham Kmart parking lot at Eastman Parkway and NW Burnside Road with plenty of convenient parking. Open every Saturday now through Oct. 25. Accepting SNAP and WIC.

Third Thursdays, Downtown Gresham: Aug 21, 2014 5:30PM-8PM

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Third Thursdays Downtown Gresham. Free, family-friendly celebration of music, food, drink and art, every third Thursday through August. Info here!

Join in the fun in
Historic Downtown Gresham

Free, family-friendly celebration of music, food, drink and art, every Third Thursday through August from 5:30-8:00PM.

Wine tasting, local artisans, live music, and extended shopping hours.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:30AM-2PM

08/23/2014 - 8:30am
08/23/2014 - 2:00pm
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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
May thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 25.

Gresham Saturday Market; Local Produce, Crafts, Artisan Foods & more: Sat Aug 23, 2014 9AM-3:30PM

08/23/2014 - 9:00am
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Gresham Saturday Market. May 10-Oct 25 9AM-3:30PM. 440 NW Burnside, Gresham OR. Over 90 vendors, Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries, Crafts, Fine Art, Artisan Foods, Unique Services, Music, Fun! Info here

When: Saturday, 9AM-3:30PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Win a $20 market certificate
Five winner's each week. Simply sign-up for our newsletter to win!

Over 90 vendors • Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries • Crafts • Fine Art • Artisan Foods • Unique Services • Music • Fun

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham Kmart parking lot at Eastman Parkway and NW Burnside Road with plenty of convenient parking. Open every Saturday now through Oct. 25. Accepting SNAP and WIC.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, Summer General Meeting: Mon Aug 25, 2014 7PM-9PM

08/25/2014 - 7:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer Meeting, Mon Aug 25, 2014 7PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, August 25th at 7:00 PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer General Meeting. The meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Topics & Guests
Highlights will include: Gresham Emergency Plan; City of Gresham Transportation; Powell-Division Transit Project; Squatters; and neighborhood news

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

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