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Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - Historic Albina: Thu May 15, 2014 6PM-8PM

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2014 Ten Toe Express. 16 Neighborhood Walks throughout inner-city Portland. FREE! Thursdays @ 6PM ~ Saturdays @ 9AM. Join the fun. Info Here!

Historic Albina

When: Thu May 15, 2014 6PM-8PM
Meet: Irving Park
NE 9th & Fremont
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Cost: Free

Historic Albina
Enjoy a walk led by the Architectural Heritage Center as we hear about the history and see the remnants of the City of Albina in inner N/NE Portland.
Dates: May 15 – 6PM June 28 – 9AM
Meet: Irving Park, NE 9th & Fremont
Distance: 3 miles
Time: 2 hours

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 10th through September 28th 2013.

Each easy and informal Ten Toe Express walk explores the area neighborhood, architecture and unique history. Walk takes about 2 hours, cover 2-4 miles and are open to all ages and skill levels. Did we mention it's free!

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat May 24, 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
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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 Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat May 31, 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.

Wilkes Community Group – General Meeting: Tues Apr 01, 2014 6:30-8PM

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Wilkes Community Group – General Meeting: Tues Apr 01, 2014 6:30-8PM. Info here!

Wilkes Community Group General Meeting

When :Tue Apr 01, 2011 6:30-8PM
Where: Margaret Scott Elementary School
14700 NE Sacramento
Portland OR
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Public Invited!
Wilkes Community Group is hold their General Meeting, Tuesday April 01, 6:30PM at Margret Scott Elementary School. Neighbors are invited to attend.

Agenda

  • 6:30 Introductions
  • 6:35 Police Officer(s) Report
  • 6:40 Minutes and Treasurers Report
  • 6:50 Reports – Parks, Movies in the Park, Land Use, etc.
  • 7:00 Speaker- Neomi Nguyen (Win) – Boys and Girls Club
  • 7:45 If Time allows (Continuation of Reports and Old & New Business)
  • 8:00 Adjourn

Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:00AM-12:45PM

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Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:00AM-12:45PM. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!

When: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11AM-12:45PM
Where: Meet at
Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
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Come tour Historic Downtown Gresham, and learn about its historic buildings and homes, historic graves and trees, some historic local figures, and about the shops that used to line Main Ave. Tours weave throughout Historic Downtown Gresham, are fast paced, and will cover around a mile of mostly flat level ground.

Tours leave at 11:00AM sharp, rain or shine, and are free. Donations are always accepted and much appreciated. Parking is available in the lot behind the museum.

Free! Historic Gresham Pioneer Cemetery Tour: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1-2PM

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Free! Historic Gresham Pioneer Cemetery Tour: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1-2PM. Info here!

When: Sun Apr 13, 2014 1-2PM
Where: Meet at Main City Park
Spring Water Corridor entrance
Gresham OR
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Tour Gresham's Pioneer Cemeteries
Join us for a walk through history as we wind our way through Gresham's Pioneer Cemeteries.

We'll visit some of Gresham's historically significant graves and learn a little about the lives of those within them.

The tour group will meet at the Spring Water Corridor entrance into Main City Park. From there the group will walk a short distance to the Pioneer Cemeteries.

The tour is absolutely free. Donations are always welcome and very much appreciated.

Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM

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Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM. Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Recycling

When: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Bring your recyclables to Gresham City Hall, Sat April 19th 9AM to 2PM

Earth Day Recycling. Rain or Shine!
The City's annual recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents). Or, take your items to a year-round recycler. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.

Be an Earth Day Volunteer
The City needs volunteers for this event. Volunteers can help direct traffic, unload and sort materials or pass out recycling information. There are two shifts to choose from: 8 to 11:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or you can volunteer for the entire day! Contact Nick Isbister by April 7 to sign up at 503-618-2206 or Nick.Isbister@GreshamOregon.gov.

Collection Items

  • Rigid plastics/clean plastic bags (not accepted in curbside recycling)
  • Block Styrofoam / clean and dry
  • Paper ONLY shredding (two bags per household)
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs / boxes available at city hall
  • Cell phones and smart phones
  • Batteries (three-pound limit per household)

No Electronics or Hazardous Waste
The City does not accept electronics or hazardous waste at the Earth Day recycling event.

Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:00AM-12:45PM

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Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:00AM-12:45PM. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!

When: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11AM-12:45PM
Where: Meet at
Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Come tour Historic Downtown Gresham, and learn about its historic buildings and homes, historic graves and trees, some historic local figures, and about the shops that used to line Main Ave. Tours weave throughout Historic Downtown Gresham, are fast paced, and will cover around a mile of mostly flat level ground.

Tours leave at 11:00AM sharp, rain or shine, and are free. Donations are always accepted and much appreciated. Parking is available in the lot behind the museum.

Holy Week and Easter Worship, Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church: Apr 16-20, 2014

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2014 Holy Week and Easter Worship, Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church. Gresham OR. Info here!
St Aidans Episcopal, Gresham OR

Celebrate Holy Week

St Aidan's invites you to celebrate Holy Week in an open and supportive community. We especially welcome people who may feel uncomfortable or unwelcome in a church

Holy Week Schedule

  • Spy Wednesday, April 16
    Church open for prayer at 5:30 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, 6:00 p.m.
  • Maundy Thursday Liturgy, April 17
    Church open for prayer at 6:30 p.m. Watch at the Altar of Repose through 9:00 p.m.
  • Good Friday Liturgy, April 18
    Church open for prayer at 12 Noon; Stations of the Cross, 6:30 p.m.
  • The Great Vigil of Easter, Sunday, April 20
    Church open for prayer at 6:00 a.m. There is NO 8 a.m. Eucharist on Easter Day.
  • Festal Eucharist for Easter Day, Sunday, April 20
    The Sunday of the Resurrection, 10:00 a.m. Flowering of the Cross

Share Your Opinion, Rockwood Area Neighbors Listening Circle; Rosewood Initiative: Apr 21, 2014 7-9PM

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Rockwood Area Neighbors Listening Circle; Rosewood Initiative: Apr 21, 2014 7-9PM. An open discussion for Rockwood Area Neighbors from Wilkes East, Centennial, North Gresham, or Rockwood. Info here!

Tell Us What Works, and What Could Be Even Better

When: Mon Apr 21, 2014 7PM-9PM
Where: Rosewood Initiative
161126 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
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Refreshments will be served

You're Invited!
Camassia Community Planning, a grad student group from Portland State University has partnered with the Rockwood Neighborhood Association to host an open discussion for Rockwood Area Neighbors from Wilkes East, Centennial, North Gresham, or Rockwood. We want to hear about what works in your neighborhood, and what could be even better!

Camassia Community Planning, with the support of Planning and Urban Design department of the City of Gresham, will develop Opportunity Maps, using an innovative method for analyzing and displaying the neighborhood conditions that affect community health and well-being. In order to ensure that the maps reflect the lived experiences of the residents of Gresham, Camassia would like to come to you to start a conversation about the opportunities you see in your area. Take the 5-min Survey!

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