City of Gresham

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Yamhill Garden Composting Workshop: May 28, 2008

05/28/2008 - 1:00pm
05/28/2008 - 3:00pm
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Yamhill Community Garden Workshop: Composting

When: Wednesday May 28th, 2008 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Where: Yamhill Community Garden
19309 SE Yamhill St.

What is the importance of compost and how do you make it? This informational workshop will cover the benefits of composting for your home or community garden and how do to it. (English/Spanish presentation.) Volunteers are needed to help set up, children's activities, and take down.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided!

Volunteer Opportunities Mar - May 2008

Greetings, Gresham Volunteers!

We hope you are keeping warm and trying to remember to appreciate winter's more subtle, special beauty in between the periods of rain. One way to stay warm, of course, is to keep active, and Gresham Parks has lots of activities coming up to get you out of the house and to keep the winter blahs at bay!

Join us for one or more of these exciting Spring projects! Each project lists the dates, times, and contact information. See ya there!

Let's Plant, Butler Creek: Mar 22, 2008

03/22/2008 - 9:00am
03/22/2008 - 1:00pm
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Native Planting at Butler Creek

When: Saturday March 22nd, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Where: Undetermined. Call for meeting location.

The planting season is coming to an end, so come help establish a few more trees along Butler Creek. These trees will help encourage native species growth and in return, improve the creek's water quality, increase biodiversity and enhance local habitat.

Bring Your Shovel, Gardening at Zimmerman Park: Apr 12, 2008

04/12/2008 - 9:00am
04/12/2008 - 2:00pm
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Zimmerman House Museum

"Let's Garden!" At the Zimmerman House, Sat Apr 12, 2008

When: Saturday April 12th, 2008 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR

Take a step back into history by volunteering at the Zimmermann House. This 1874 farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. Volunteers are needed to weed and prune in the garden, which will contribute to the historical site overall beauty.

Hit The Trail, Kelly Creek: May 3, 2008

05/03/2008 - 9:00am
05/03/2008 - 1:00pm
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Big Service Day!
Trail Project at Kelly Creek

When: Saturday May 3rd, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Where: Undetermined. Call for meeting location.

Gresham Parks needs your help to build a new addition of trail to Kelly Creek Trail. This new trail will allow more residents of Kelly Creek Neighborhood to access and enjoy the beauty that Gresham Parks and Trails have to offer!

Let's Get Dirty: May 10, 2008

05/10/2008 - 9:00am
05/10/2008 - 2:00pm
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Gardening at the Zimmerman House

When: Saturday May 10th 2008 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd.

Take a step back into history by volunteering at the Zimmermann House. This 1874 farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. Volunteers are needed to weed and prune in the garden, which will contribute to the historical site overall beauty.

SOLV: Down By The Riverside: May 17, 2008

05/17/2008 - 9:00am
05/17/2008 - 1:00pm
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SOLV Down By the Riverside
at Butler Creek Invasive Removal Project

When: Saturday May 17th, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Butler Creek Greenway
SW Binford Ave and SW Binford Lake Pkwy
(Meet at trailhead)

Hold it weeds! It's time to go! Volunteer to help restore Butler Creek's native landscape by volunteering at this upcoming restoration event. Volunteers will be removing ivy, holly, and blackberry from a section of the Butler Creek Trail to help ensure the preservation of future native species in Butler Creek Greenway.

Council Citizen Advisory Committees: Jan 29, 2008

01/29/2008 - 3:00pm
01/29/2008 - 4:00pm
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Policy discussion of the CCAC restructuring

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Room – 1st Floor Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, Oregon

What:
The City Council will have their policy discussion of the Council Citizen Advisory Committees (CCACs) restructuring. This meeting had been scheduled for last week but was delayed two weeks

Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Jan 28, 2008

01/28/2008 - 6:30pm
01/28/2008 - 8:30pm
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Code project updates, definitions, changes, and more

When: Monday, January 28, 2008 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Room – 1st Floor Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, Oregon

What:
The Gresham City Planning Commission staff will have a presentation on the update on the many code projects that are underway this year and have a longer discussion of the code update project (including the draft work plan & public participation plan, and a discussion of the 1st project, which is updating the development code definitions).

Neighborhood Connections: Jan 2008

Neighborhood Connections is a publication from the City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach offering City of Gresham news, Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

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For more information contact City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030 www.ci.gresham.or.us

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