Parks & Recreation

2018 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 300 Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

Celebrate Earth Day 2010, Free recycling and fun activities: Apr 24, 2010 9AM-2PM

04/24/2010 - 9:00am
04/24/2010 - 2:00pm
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Celebrate Earth Day 2010 Saturday April 24th 9AM=2PM at Gresham City Hall, 1333 Eastman Pky.  Recycling event for Gresham & Wood Village residents.  Free activities for all ages!  Info here!

Earth Day Celebration
and Recycling Event!

Saturday April 24th

When: Saturday, April 24, 2010 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join us as Gresham celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday April 24th 2010 from 9AM to 2PM.

Activities include a free recycling event and free celebration with fun for all ages! (Complete information below)

Green living booths & tips. Native plant sales. Build fun crafts. Live entertainment & food!

Open to all Gresham and Wood Village residents.

Celebrate Pluto Day at the Plaza del Sol: Feb 18, 2010 5:30PM

02/18/2010 - 5:30pm
02/18/2010 - 7:00pm
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Join in!  Help plan and promote community events at Rockwood's Plaza del Sol. Work group forming. Meeting: Feb 10, 2010 5:30PM. Info here!
Rockwood's Plaza del Sol,
187th & Stark.Click to enlarge

Join us "at Pluto" in Plaza del Sol as we officially declare Pluto a planet!

When: Thur Feb 18, 2010 5:30PM-7PM
Where: Plaza del Sol
18709 SE Stark
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event Info

Please join the Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee's Work Group and the City of Gresham as we officially declare Pluto a planet.

After the ceremony, head on over to Lazer Planet located at 340 NW Burnside, Gresham, OR. In honor of "Pluto Day" Lazer Planet is giving away one free game per person at their entertainment center for anyone who mentions "Pluto Day' from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on February 18, 2010.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Feb 20, 2010 10AM-3PM

02/20/2010 - 10:00am
02/20/2010 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society.  Click here!
1874 Zimmerman House, Gresham
Oregon. Click to enlarge

Zimmerman Farm Tours
Sat Feb 20th 10AM -3PM

A lasting vestige of
East Multnomah County's agricultural roots

When: Saturday Feb 20, 2010 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
Get Map!

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse

Take a step back into history at the Zimmerman House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon.

Nadaka Nature Park cleanup volunteers needed: Jan 9, 2010 9AM-2PM

01/09/2010 - 9:00am
01/09/2010 - 2:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get A Little Dirty! Help Remove Invasives, Restore Urban Habitat.  Click here for more info!
Nadaka Nature Park

Get your Green on!

Volunteers needed for invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park,
Jan 9th 9AM-2PM

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

When: Saturday Jan 9, 2010 9AM-2PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event Info

Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush and ivy.

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather and help improve Nadaka Nature Park. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can.

Anyone wanting to donate food or drinks for the volunteers should contact Lee at 503-998-1044 or email leewilkeseastna@hotmail.com

No pre-registration required. Volunteers younger than 18 will need a signed waiver (available at the event).

See website calendar for more Nadaka Nature Park events and activities!

Mayer/Reed presents plans for the Nadaka Nature Park expansion: Jan 20, 2010 7PM

01/20/2010 - 7:00pm
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Mayer/Reed to present plans for the Nadaka Nature Park expansion: Jan 20, 2010 7PM. Info here!

Design presentation for
Nadaka Nature Park expansion to the Nelson property

When: Wednesday Jan 20, 2010 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

Public Welcome

Open House at Gresham City Hall to present plans designed by Mayer/Reed for the Nadaka Nature Park expansion to the Nelson property.

Representatives from Mayer/Reed were in attendance the Fall 2009 Wilkes East Neighborhood Quarterly Meeting held November 19, 2009 at St Aidan's gathering input and citizen feedback for this project.

UPDATE: Friends of Trees to add new trees at Columbia View park: Jan 9, 2010 10AM

01/09/2010 - 10:00am
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Friends of Trees, Wilkes East<br />
tree plantings: Jan 9, 2010. Info here!

Growing Healthy Communities.

Friends of Trees planting event
at Columbia View park.

Saturday Jan 9, 2010 10AM

Growing Communities

Friends of Trees has been planting trees in communities for 20 years, helping to reduce air pollution and stormwater runoff, as well as beautifying our neighborhoods.

New Trees for Our Neighborhood

This winter, Friends of Trees is coming to Gresham and conducting a tree planting in the Wilkes East and Kelly Creek neighborhoods. Get neighborhoods map!

In the Wilkes East Neighborhood 3 new Scarlet Oak trees will be planted at the south end of Columbia View Park. These trees were purchased by the City of Gresham thru Friends of Trees who will be assisting with the planting. Volunteers will be needed at Columbia View Park for the planting. Note: time change

UPDATE: The Nadaka Nature Park tree planting event is cancelled. It is rescheduled for March 27, 2010. Watch website for details.

Celebrate the Nadaka Nature Park Expansion at St Aidan's Church: Jan 11, 2010 4PM-6PM

01/11/2010 - 4:00pm
01/11/2010 - 6:00pm
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Join the Celebration of the Nadaka Nature Park Expansion! Monday January 11, 2010 4PM-6PM.  Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park

Tours and "Meet & Greet".

Join the Celebration of the
Nadaka Nature Park Expansion

Monday January 11th 4PM-6PM

When: Monday, Jan 11, 2010 4PM-6PM
Where: St Aidan’s Episcopal Church
NE 174th & NE Glisan
Gresham, Or
Get Map!

Join the Celebration!

Tour of Nadaka & Nelson Property (Weather Permitting) from 4:00-4:30PM.

Meet the individuals, organizations, City & Metro officials, partners, etc. who made this acquisition possible.

Sponsored by the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association & Friends of Nadaka. Refreshments provided.

Celebrate the Season at Zimmerman Heritage Farm: Dec 19, 2009 10AM-3PM

12/19/2009 - 10:00am
12/19/2009 - 3:38pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society.  Click here!
Zimmerman House 1874
Click to enlarge

Enjoy an Old-Fashioned
Holiday Season this year!

Zimmerman House Tours
Sat Dec 19th 10AM -3PM

When: Saturday Dec 19, 2009 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
Get Map!

A delightful 1874 Victorian farmhouse

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity to step back in time!

Friends of Trees to add new trees at Nadaka & Columbia View parks: Jan 9, 2010

Friends of Trees, Wilkes East<br />
tree plantings: Jan 9, 2010. Info here!

Growing Healthy Communities...

Friends of Trees planting events
at Nadaka & Columbia View parks
Saturday Jan 9, 2010

Growing Communities

Friends of Trees has been planting trees in communities for 20 years, helping to reduce air pollution and stormwater runoff, as well as beautifying our neighborhoods.

New Trees for Neighborhoods!

This winter, Friends of Trees is coming to Gresham and conducting a tree planting in the Wilkes East and Kelly Creek neighborhoods. Get neighborhoods map!

In the Wilkes East Neighborhood 4 new trees will be planted in Nadaka Nature Park, and additional trees will be planted at the south end of Columbia View Park. The trees for Nadaka Nature Park will be purchased thru a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant obtained by Wilkes East Neighborhood Association and Friends of Nadaka. Volunteers will be needed at both Nadaka and Columbia View for these plantings.

UPDATE. Nadaka Nature Park cleanup special event with Columbia Slough Watershed Council: Nov 14, 2009 9AM

11/14/2009 - 9:00am
11/14/2009 - 2:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get A Little Dirty! Help Remove Invasives, Restore Urban Habitat.  Click here for more info!
Nadaka Nature Park

Get your Green on.
Join your neighbors!
Help restore our urban habitat.

A special cleanup event with
Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Sat Nov 14th 9AM

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

When: Saturday Nov 14, 2009 9AM - 2PM
A special event with Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event Info

Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush and ivy. We will also be planting 12 new small trees, 65 shrubs and 150 herbs.

UPDATE (11-11-2009) : Join us, the Concordia University Basketball Team, H.B. Lee Middle School Leadership students, and your fellow neighbors for this special event with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. Refreshments needed: Persons interested in donating baked goods or refreshments for this event are urged to contact leedayfield@wilkeseastna.org

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather and help improve Nadaka Nature Park. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can.

Coffee, juice, water & refreshments provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood.

No pre-registration required. Volunteers younger than 18 will need a signed waiver (available at the event).

See website calendar for more Nadaka Nature Park events and activities!

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