Leisure

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:30AM-2PM

09/22/2012 - 8:30am
09/22/2012 - 2:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
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. 27.

2nd Annual CROP Hunger Walk for Church World Service: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 2PM-3:30PM

09/23/2012 - 2:00pm
09/23/2012 - 3:30pm
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2nd annual CROP Hunger Walk for Church World Service on Sunday, Sept 23, 2012 2PM-3:30PM. Info here!

Walking To End Hunger

When: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 2PM-3:30PM
Where: 8th & Norman
Gresham, OR
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This is a fund raiser walk that benefits Zarephath's Pantry and Kitchen locally as well as other food agencies around the world. This year, we hope to involve more Gresham churches and expect 70-80 walkers. The route will loop through downtown Gresham and back to the starting point.

The event begins with registration at 1:00PM at Gresham UMC (8th and Norman). The Walk will start at 2:00PM and it is anticipated the last walkers will finish by 3:30PM at the latest.

The Swifts are coming! See this amazing avian tornado nightly at sunset, now thru September

The Swifts are coming! Come and watch this amazing spectacle as tens-of-thousands of Vaux's Swifts swirl overhead at sunset before descending within minutes into the Chapman School chimney in NW Portland to roost each night in September during their Fall migration.  Info Here!
Vaux's Swifts descend into the Chapman School chimney in NW Portland each evening during September

Get Ready for the Swifts Return

Come and see the amazing return of Vaux’s Swifts as they gather at various sites in the Portland area during the month of September on their Fall migration south. Each evening tens of thousands seek a communal roost site in the Portland / Vancouver area (as well as north and south of here. Chapman School in NW Portland being the most well-known).

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:30AM-2PM

09/29/2012 - 8:30am
09/29/2012 - 2:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
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. 27.

Free Outdoor Movie! Pictures in the Park presents "Cars 2": Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM

08/03/2012 - 7:00pm
08/03/2012 - 10:00pm
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Free Outdoor Family Movies presented by 'Pictures in the Park' at the Gresham Arts Plaza through August. Live music at 7pm. Movies start at 8PM.  Info here! When: Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM
Where: Gresham Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Showing: Cars 2
Star racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world's fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting...

Pictures in the Park presents a free family movie night series on the Arts Plaza in downtown Gresham. Live music on the plaza begins at 7:00 p.m., and movie showtime is at dusk -- approximately 8:00 p.m.

Bring a blanket to sit on and a picnic, or stop by one of downtown Gresham's many restaurants or cafes to pick up dinner to-go. Please note that pets, alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Blankets or low-back chairs are recommended. The event may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

Dive-In Movie! MHCC Aquatic Center presents "Rango": Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM

08/03/2012 - 7:00pm
08/03/2012 - 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! When: Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM
Where: MHCC Aquatic Center
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Showing: Rango
Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures - the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out.

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 $4.50/adults, $3.25/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.

Free Outdoor Movie! Cinema Under The Stars presents "Raiders of the Lost Arc": Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM

08/03/2012 - 7:00pm
08/03/2012 - 10:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Free Outdoor Family Movies presented by 'Cinema Under The Stars' at various East County locations throughout August. ovies start at 8PM. Info here! When: Aug 3, 2012 7PM-10PM
Where: Reynolds High School
1698 SW Cherry Park
Troutdale OR
401 NE Second St
Gresham, OR

Showing: Raiders of the Lost Arc
Set in the early half of the 20th century, archaeologist Indiana Jones is hired by the US government and pitted in a race against time to locate the mysterious and supernatural Ark of the Covenant before it falls into the hands of Adolf Hitler and his Nazi supporters who seek to use the Biblical artifact's power as a means for world domination.

Join Greater Gresham Area Prevention Partnership (ggapp) for their second year of "Cinema Under the Stars!" This year they will be showing a series of free family-friendly movies fun for all ages.

Bring a blanket to sit on and a picnic, or stop by East County's many restaurants or cafes to pick up dinner to-go. Please note that pets, alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Blankets or low-back chairs are recommended. The event may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 4, 2012 8:30AM-2PM

08/04/2012 - 8:30am
08/04/2012 - 2:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
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. 27.

Free Outdoor Movie! Cinema Under The Stars presents "Madagascar": Aug 9, 2012 7PM-10PM

08/09/2012 - 7:00pm
08/09/2012 - 10:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
Free Outdoor Family Movies presented by 'Cinema Under The Stars' at various East County locations throughout August. ovies start at 8PM. Info here! When: Thu Aug 9, 2012 7PM-10PM
Where: Reynolds Learning Academy
20234 NE Halsey Street
Fairview, OR

Showing: Madagascar
At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to Africa.

Join Greater Gresham Area Prevention Partnership (ggapp) for their second year of "Cinema Under the Stars!" This year they will be showing a series of free family-friendly movies fun for all ages.

Bring a blanket to sit on and a picnic, or stop by East County's many restaurants or cafes to pick up dinner to-go. Please note that pets, alcohol and smoking are not allowed. Blankets or low-back chairs are recommended. The event may be canceled in the event of inclement weather.

Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - The Other Sides of Tabor: Thu Aug 9, 2012 6PM-7:30PM

08/09/2012 - 6:00pm
08/09/2012 - 7:30pm
Etc/GMT-8
Ten Toe Express program includes a series of free guided walks in the City of Portland lead by Rich Cassidy, Portland Bureau of Transportation. Learn area history while enjoying the city's beauty. Info & schedule here!

The Other Sides of Tabor

When: Thu Aug 9, 2012 6PM-7:30PM
Meet at: Clinton Park
SE 56th & Woodward
Portland, OR
Get Map!

Enjoy a walk through the South Tabor neighborhood and the streets and trails along the east side of Mt Tabor, with a nice combination of flat, uphill and downhill walking. Distance: 3.5 miles, 7000 steps. Time: 90 minutes.

Cost: Free!

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 at 6PM and Saturdays at 9AM from May 10th through September 13th. Download your 2012 Ten Toe Express schedule here.

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.

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