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2016 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 250+ Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

Zimmerman House Holiday Tours: Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM

12/01/2017 - 12:00pm
12/02/2017 - 5:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. Holiday Tours Hours: Dec 01-02, 08-09, 15-16, 2017 12PM-5PM. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Tour An Old Fashion Holiday

When: Fri Sat Dec 01-02, 2017 Noon-5PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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"The 1874 Historic Zimmerman House is all ready to Celebrate the Holiday Season. We've decorated every room for you!"

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.

City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2017: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 6PM-10PM

11/17/2017 - 6:00am
11/17/2017 - 10:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2017: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 6PM-10PM. Let's Hoop It Up!. Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Nov 17, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Sat Nov 18, 2017 Noon-4PM

11/18/2017 - 12:00pm
11/18/2017 - 4:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots. Gresham OR. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society. Info here!
1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Happy Thanksgiving

When: Sat Oct 21, 2017 Noon-4PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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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.

City of Gresham Saturday Night Basketball 2017: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 8PM-12AM

11/18/2017 - 8:00pm
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City of Gresham Saturday Night Basketball 2017: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 8PM-12 am. Let's Hoop It Up! Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

City of Gresham Sunday Afternoon Futsal 2017: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 5PM-7PM

11/19/2017 - 5:00pm
11/19/2017 - 7:00pm
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City of Gresham Sunday Afternoon Futsal 2017: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 5PM-7PM. Let's Kick Ball! Info here!

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 5PM-7PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6 will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine.

Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham.

A signed waiver is required to participate.

Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and complete the waiver.

For more information, contact Ricki Ruiz at 503-839-2678.

Freeze the Grease, Save a Bundle. Keep Fats Out Of The Pipes

Freeze the Grease, Save a Bundle. Keep Fats Out Of The Pipes. Info here!

Simple Solution. Big Reward.

After big holiday meals, no one likes to be stuck doing the clean-up. But if you aren't careful with leftover gravy, pan drip-pings and sauces a grease-clogged drain could ruin your holiday and cost you a bundle.

When fats, oils and grease are poured down the drain, they stick to the inside of pipes causing messy sewer backups and expensive cleanup and repair.

The solution:
Pour the grease into a can, freeze it, and toss the can in the trash!

Thanksgiving, A Time To Be Grateful - A Time For Sharing

Thanksgiving, A Time To Reflect - A Time For Sharing. Info here!
Serving warm food, warm smiles

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything you’ve been given, and be grateful for all that you have.

Take the time to give thanks for all that’s good in your life -- and give to others who may not share the same good fortune this Thanksgiving.

Give from the heart

Help brighten the holiday for someone in need.

  • Donate time or money to a local charity or food pantry
  • Donate a Thanksgiving basket to a neighbor in need
  • Volunteer at a local soup kitchen or homeless shelter
  • Deliver Thanksgiving meals to housebound seniors

Volunteer this holiday, and share the season!

Have a safe Thanksgiving weekend.

City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2017: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 6PM-10PM

11/24/2017 - 6:00pm
11/24/2017 - 10:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2017: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 6PM-10PM. Let's Hoop It Up!. Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Nov 24, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at H.B. Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

2017 Portland Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-a-long on the Square: Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:30PM-6:30PM

11/24/2017 - 5:30pm
11/24/2017 - 6:30pm
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Portland Holiday Tree Lighting.
Click to enlarge

Pioneer Courthouse Square
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

When: Fri Nov 24, 2016 5:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Ave
Portland OR
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Join the Celebration & Sing-A-Long!
The day after Thanksgiving, thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate the lighting of the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company. This beloved community tradition will feature a holiday sing-a-long with Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini, the NW Community Gospel Choir, and friends! With a big tree, over 14,000 colorful lights and Portland’s largest community sing-a-long this is an event you won’t want to miss! Download a copy of last year’s songbook here!. Arrive early for best viewing.

City of Gresham Saturday Night Basketball 2017: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 8PM-12AM

11/25/2017 - 8:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham Saturday Night Basketball 2017: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 8PM-12 am. Let's Hoop It Up! Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 NE 172nd Ave.

  • Open to boys and girls in grades 6-12
  • Learn new skills, make new friends, play basketball.
  • Adult supervision and mentorship provided by the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC).
  • Sponsored by the City of Gresham.

Schedule

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form

For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

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