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Senior Healthy Hikers: Irvington Neighborhood Walk: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM

04/28/2015 - 9:00am
04/28/2015 - 3:00pm
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Senior Healthy Hikers: Irvington Neighborhood Walk: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM. Info here!

Beautiful Historic Irvington

When: Tue Apr 28, 2015 9AM-3PM
Where: Irvington Neighborhood
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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Suggested donation per hiker: Adult ticket $5; Honored Citizen (65+) $2
This 3.5-mile loop tours one of Portland's most beautiful historic neighborhoods. More than 75 homes have been designated as historically significant, ranging from Mediterranean mansions to English cottages to Prairie Craftsman homes. We plan to tour two of the three most popular historic bed and breakfast homes in the area–the Queen Anne-style "Lion and the Rose" and the Greek Revival-style "White House." Lunch will be at the Cadillac Café on Broadway.

  • Round-trip travel: By MAX
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 300 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: Adult ticket $5; Honored Citizen (65+) $2

This easy walk is along city sidewalks that, in some places, are cracked and uneven, requiring that we all watch our step.

Get your Garden On and meet new friends! Neighborhood Plant Swap: Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM

05/02/2015 - 9:00am
05/02/2015 - 10:00am
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Neighborhood Plant Swap! Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM Eastrose Fellowship, 1133 NE 181st Ave Gresham OR. Bring plants, seeds, books, decor and tools and swap for great things you'll find.

When: Sat May 02, 2015 9-10AM
Where: Eastrose Fellowship
1133 NE 181st Av
Gresham OR
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Come Join The Fun, Saturday May 2nd!
In an effort to connect with our community and encourage camaraderie amongst us gardeners, Eastrose Fellowship is hosting a plant swap on Saturday, May 2nd at 9 - 10 am.

Here’s how it works: pot up the extra plants in your yard and bring them over. Be sure to label plants with their name and best growing conditions. Pick up some cool new treasures for your garden. This is a fun way to introduce more diversity into your garden.

Feel free to bring these to swap: plants, seeds, tools, books, decor, mason bee houses, etc. No invasive plants please.

Join us for this fun, community affirming event!

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours: Sat Mar 21, 2015 Noon-4PM

03/21/2015 - 12:00pm
03/21/2015 - 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

Welcome Spring!

When: Sat Mar 21, 2015 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.

Free! Reptiles and Amphibians Class at Gresham Meadowlands: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00-11:30AM

03/28/2015 - 9:00am
03/28/2015 - 11:30am
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Free! Reptiles and Amphibians Class at Gresham Meadowlands: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9-11:30AM. Info here!

Native amphibians and reptiles

When: Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:00-11:30AM
Where: Gresham Meadowlands
Meet at cul-de-sac
end of SE Paropa Ave
Gresham, OR
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Meet us at the Gresham Meadowlands
Amphibians and reptiles represent a major component of ecosystems, and being an indicator species can tell us a lot about the health of our own environment. However, human activities have led to their decline and a disruption to the balance of our natural ecology. Meet us at the Gresham Meadowlands for an exciting and engaging class on herpetology, where we will be learning how to identify our native amphibians & reptiles, their life cycle, habitat requirements, and the monitoring techniques we apply in Gresham!

This event is free and suitable for all ages.

Senior Healthy Hikers: Larch Mountain Hike: Thu Dec 04, 2014 9AM-5PM

12/04/2014 - 9:00am
12/04/2014 - 5:00pm
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Senior Healthy Hikers: Larch Mountain Hike: Thu Dec 046, 2014 9AM-5PM. Info here!

Crisp Fall Adventure

When: Thu Dec 04, 2014 9AM-5PM
Where: Larch Mountain
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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This is a 6.2-mile hike in old growth forest along Multnomah Creek, which is the headwaters of Multnomah Falls. We will hike around the crater in an old growth forest of Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir, some as old as 400 years.

  • Round-trip travel: 50 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate/difficult
  • Elevation gain: 1,200 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $6

Hiking boots and hiking poles are recommended. Footing may be a little slippery in places. Bring a lunch to eat at the picnic tables at the top, before we start our descent back to the cars.

Enjoy some Christmas Cheer, Have your photo taken with Santa: Sat Dec 06, 2014 10AM-2PM

12/06/2014 - 10:00am
12/06/2014 - 2:00pm
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Enjoy some Christmas Cheer and have your photo taken with Santa: Sat Dec 06, 2014 10AM-2PM. Cider and cookies, card making and photos with Santa. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Photo's with Santa!

When: Sat Dec 06, 2014 10AM-4PM
Where: Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
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Come Join Us!

Haven't you heard? Santa Claus is taking time out of his busy schedule to drop by the Gresham History Museum to take photos with our visitors!

The Museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m for photos with Santa and a Christmas Card workshop. Cider and cookies will be served.

Photo Prices:

  • 4x6 Print - $10.00
  • Digital Photo*- $10.00
  • Add Digital Photo to a Print Order - Add $3.00 (Ex. Buy 1 4x6 print, and add a digital print = $13.00)
  • Photo Button** - $5.00

*Digital photos will be emailed at the end of the day
**While supplies last

Happy Holidays!

250+ Tubas at Pioneer Square! 24nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM

12/13/2014 - 1:30pm
12/13/2014 - 3:00pm
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250+ Tubas at Pioneer Square! 24nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM. Info here!

Sounds of the Season

When: Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:30PM-3PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Av
Downtown Portland
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Cost: FREE

Great Family Fun!
Sat, Dec 13, 2014 1:30-3:00PM, Pioneer Courthouse Square. Downtown will pulse with the melodic sounds of big brass as over 250 tubas play in unison for the 22nd Annual Tuba Christmas Concert in the heart of downtown.
Don't miss this holiday event!

Play a Tuba? Join the Fun!
If you would like to learn more about participating in Tuba Christmas click here, To register, click here

Enjoy some Christmas Cheer, Have your photo taken with Santa: Sat Dec 13, 2014 10AM-2PM

12/13/2014 - 10:00am
12/13/2014 - 2:00pm
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Enjoy some Christmas Cheer and have your photo taken with Santa: Sat Dec 06, 2014 10AM-2PM. Cider and cookies, card making and photos with Santa. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Photo's with Santa!

When: Sat Dec 06, 2014 10AM-4PM
Where: Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Come Join Us!

Haven't you heard? Santa Claus is taking time out of his busy schedule to drop by the Gresham History Museum to take photos with our visitors!

The Museum will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m for photos with Santa and a Christmas Card workshop. Cider and cookies will be served.

Photo Prices:

  • 4x6 Print - $10.00
  • Digital Photo*- $10.00
  • Add Digital Photo to a Print Order - Add $3.00 (Ex. Buy 1 4x6 print, and add a digital print = $13.00)
  • Photo Button** - $5.00

*Digital photos will be emailed at the end of the day
**While supplies last

Happy Holidays!

An Evening at the Zimmerman House, A Victorian Christmas: Tues Dec 16, 2014 3PM-8PM

12/16/2014 - 3:00am
12/16/2014 - 8:00pm
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An Evening at the Zimmerman House, A Victorian Christmas: Tues Dec 16, 2014 3PM-8PM. Explore both floors! Info here!
Zimmerman Christmas event.

Celebrate the Season

When: Tue Dec 16, 2013 7-9PM
Where: Zimmerman House
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
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If you've enjoyed the Zimmerman House during the day, you should see her at night!

A Journey Back In Time
The historic Zimmerman House was built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, including children’s toys, games, Christmas postcards, and winter clothing. This annual evening tour will be held on Tuesday, December 9th and December 16th from 3pm-8pm.

Please reserve the time you’d like to visit the house, and give yourself approximately 45 minutes to explore both floors of this heritage home.

Parking is extremely limited, so please consider carpooling.

Admission is free, but the suggested donation for this special event is $5 per person for ages 18 and older.
Read more about the Zimmerman House.

Senior Healthy Hikers: Aspen Meadows Celebration of Lights: Dec 17, 2014 3:30PM-7PM

12/17/2014 - 3:30pm
12/17/2014 - 7:00pm
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Senior Healthy Hikers: Aspen Meadows Celebration of Lights: Dec 17, 2014 3:30PM-7PM. Info here!
Aspen Meadows Lights. Click to enlarge

150,000 Holiday Light

When: Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Aspen Meadows
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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This will be a two-mile walk on level ground from the Cazadero Restaurant parking lot in Estacada up into the business district and back. After our walk we will go back to the restaurant for dinner.

  • Round-trip travel: 52 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy/moderate
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $6

After dinner we will go to the Aspen Meadow Celebration of Lights, seven miles south of Estacada on Highway 211. Every year volunteers put up over 150,000 lights on the various displays, and it’s all free! There is a building where you can get warm and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Dress for the weather and wear warm clothing. Don't miss this holiday event!

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