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Join us for the annual Olympic Bed Races in Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 09, 2013 7PM-9PM

08/09/2013 - 7:00pm
08/09/2013 - 9:00pm
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Bring a chair and join us for the exciting (and always hilarious) annual Olympic Bed Races in Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 09, 2013 7PM. Info here!
Olympic Bed Races, Gresham OR

An Evening of Great Family Fun

When: Fri, Aug 09, 2013 7PM-9PM
Where: Historic Downtown Gresham
Main Street (between Second and Forth)
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring your chair
Join us on Main Street in Historic Downtown Gresham for the exciting (and always hilarious) annual Olympic Bed Races! The bed races are a fun event where groups from local businesses and organizations race a decorated "bed" (complete with a theme and on rollers of course) to the finish line. It's a great time that's not to be missed! Come early for the best viewing spots.

The fun starts at 7PM. See you there!

Help Gresham Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA, NW Eastman & Division: Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM

08/09/2013 - 8:00am
08/10/2013 - 5:00pm
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Help Gresham Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA, NW Eastman & Division: Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM. Info here!

Show Your Support!

When: Fri-Sat, Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM
Where: NW Eastman Pky & Division
Gresham, OR
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Help Support MDA
Gresham firefighters will be collecting donations in boots to raise money for children with muscular dystrophy. Donations will help support Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) services and programs.

2013 Rockin' Round the Block Car Show, Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 10, 8AM-7PM

08/10/2013 - 8:00am
08/10/2013 - 7:00pm
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Rockin' Round the Block 'Show & Shine Show' Car Show.  Historic Downtown Gresham Oregon - Saturday August 10th, 2013 8AM-7PM.  Largest street show west of the Mississippi.  Over 300 cars on display.  Live music, fabulous food, vendors. Bed Races 7PM Friday.  Saturday Night Cruise on Main Street. Proceeds benefit Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Hosted by Northwest Motorsports Association
"Rockin' Round the Block" Car Show

Over 300 Fabulous Cars

When: Sat, Aug 10, 2013 8AM-7PM
Where: Main Street
Historic Downtown Gresham
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Largest street show west of the Mississippi -- Hot Rods, Classic Cars, Rock-n-Roll and Fabulous Food. Hosted by: Northwest Motorsports Association

MHCC Automotive Benefit
Proceeds from this event benefit the Mt Hood Community College Automotive Scholarship Program. Over the past 14 years, Northwest Motorsports Association has generously donated over $126,000 to fund scholarships for Automotive Technology students!

Beds, Hot Rods & Classic Cars!
The weekend kicks-off Friday Aug 9th with the Historic Olympic Bed Race down Main St from 7PM-9PM. Saturday Aug 10th features beautiful cars, rock 'n roll, free kids activities, vendor booths and an old-fashioned street cruise!

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

08/10/2013 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
Now 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. 26.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

08/17/2013 - 8:30am
08/17/2013 - 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
Now 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. 26.

Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 17, 2013 11:00AM-12:30PM

08/17/2013 - 11:00am
08/17/2013 - 12:30pm
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Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham. Saturdays thru August 11AM-12:30PM. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!

When: Sat Aug 17, 2013 11AM-12:30PM
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.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

08/24/2013 - 8:30am
08/24/2013 - 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
Now 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. 26.

Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 24, 2013 11:00AM-12:30PM

08/24/2013 - 11:00am
08/24/2013 - 12:30pm
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Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham. Saturdays thru August 11AM-12:30PM. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!

When: Sat Aug 24, 2013 11AM-12:30PM
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.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, Summer General Meeting: Aug 26, 2013 7PM

08/26/2013 - 7:00pm
08/26/2013 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood General Meeting, Aug 26, 2013 7PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

When: Mon Aug 26, 2013 7PM-9PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
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 26th 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: Pam Krecklow, Albertina Kerr, Expansion of the Gresham facility; Mike Rosenberg, Rockwood Water PUD; Steve Fancher, City of Gresham, Environmental Services Director; Boys & Girls Club of Portland; Draft Transportation Policy; 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.

Dive-In Movie! MHCC Aquatic Center presents "Finding Nemo": Fri Aug 30, 2013 7PM-10PM

08/30/2013 - 7:00pm
08/30/2013 - 10:00pm
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MHCC Aquatic Center Dive-In movies return to the big screen this summer. Families and friends are welcome to spend time floating, splashing and swimming in the College’s 50-meter Olympic size pool while files are played on the electric scoreboard. Info here!

Movie: "Finding Nemo"

When: Fri Aug 30, 2013 7PM-10PM
Where: MHCC Aquatic Center
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Showing: Finding Nemo
Classic family animation! Finding Nemo follows the comedic and momentous journey of an overly protective clownfish named Marlin (Albert Brooks) and his son Nemo (Alexander Gould) -- who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from his ocean home and dumped into a fish tank in a dentist's office. Buoyed by the companionship of Dory (Ellen DeGeneres).

The MHCC Aquatic Center Dive-In movies make a return to the big screen this summer. At sunset, around 7:15 p.m., families and friends are welcome to spend time floating, splashing and swimming in the College’s 50-meter Olympic size pool. Film classics will be played on the electric scoreboard for viewers of all ages.

Prices are $5/adults, $3.75/children 18 and younger and seniors. MHCC students, staff and pool members’ admission is free with current ID or punch card. There is no extra charge to see the movie. Don’t forget your flotation toys.

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