West Gresham

SnowCap Offers Free Flu Shot Event: Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM

10/13/2011 - 10:00am
10/13/2011 - 2:00pm
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SnowCap Community Charities is sponsoring a FREE flu shot event Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM at Rockwood United Methodist Church, 178th & SE Stark. Pneumonia, TDAP, Hepatitis (first in series), and HPV shots will also be available. Info Here!

Free Flu Shot Event

When: Oct 13, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Rockwood United Methodist Church
17805 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Protect Your Health
FREE flu shots available on October 13, 2011 from 10AM-2PM at the Rockwood United Methodist Church. Pneumonia, TDAP, Hepatitis (first in series), and HPV shots will also be available. Sponsored by SnowCap Community Charities.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours Oct 15, 2011 10AM-3PM

10/15/2011 - 10:00am
10/15/2011 - 3:00pm
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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!
Zimmerman House, Gresham OR

Celebrate Fall!

When: Sat Oct 15, 2011 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots

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.

Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up: Oct 22, 2011 12PM-3PM

10/22/2011 - 12:00pm
10/22/2011 - 3:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invites you to 'Get A Little Dirty'! Help us remove invasives and restore this unique urban habitat.  Clean-up schedule and info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Let's Get Dirty!

Volunteer opportunity

When: Sat, Oct 22, 2011 12PM-3PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
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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!

Clean-up 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 from Nadaka Nature Park, part of the Columbia Slough Watershed.

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.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, General Meeting: Oct 24, 2011 7PM

10/24/2011 - 7:00pm
10/24/2011 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood General Meeting, October 24 2011 7PM. Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, Murdock Hall, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

When: Mon Oct 24, 2011 7PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
Murdock Hall
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, October 24th at 7:00 PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood Annual Meeting. This years meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Highlights include Neighborhood Update, By-Laws change approval and special guest speakers: Brenda Allen, Asst District Attorney, Multnomah County; Josh Stein, Architect for John Deer Project; Valere Beck, Director of Marketing, MedCure facility construction.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be A Part Of Your Community, Plan To Attend.

Rockwood Alert: Major Traffic Improvements Underway 188th & Burnside, Expect Delays: Oct 26-Nov 10, 2011

Rockwood Alert: Major Traffic Improvements Underway 188th & Burnside, Expect Delays: Oct 26-Nov 10, 2011. Info Here!

SE 188/187th Street Realignment

Construction crews are entering the final phases of the street realignment project at 188th and Burnside in Rockwood. This realignment will create a safer connection between 187th and 188th Avenues for vehicles and improve pedestrian safety along East Burnside and SE Stark Streets between 185th and 190th Avenues.

To safely switch over the signals at the intersection of 188th and Burnside, beginning October 26, 2011 vehicle movements will be limited to those that do not cross the MAX light rail tracks. This work is expected to last approximately two weeks. See map (below the break) for complete details on the traffic impacts.

Bad weather may postpone or increase the time frame of these traffic improvements.

Methadone Clinic at 162nd & E Burnside Seeks Approval for Continued Operation, Public Hearing: Sep 9, 2011 9:30AM

09/09/2011 - 9:30am
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Methadone Clinic at 162nd & E Burnside Seeks Approval for Continued Operation, Public Hearing: Sep 9, 2011 9:30AM. Info here!
Land use app. Click to enlarge

Public Hearing, Friday 9:30AM

When: Fri, Sep 9, 2011 9:30AM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 Nw Eastman Pky
Gresham OR
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Methadone clinic seeks approval
A hearing is set for Friday morning Sep 9, 2011 at 9:30AM seeking approval for the continued operation of a methadone clinic located at 162nd & E Burnside operated by CRC Health Oregon, Inc dba Allied Health Services East.

Have your voice heard
Any person who would like to comment on the application may present oral or written testimony at the hearing, or a letter may be submitted to the Hearings Officier at the City's Urban Design & Planning office prior to the hearing.

Citizens wishing to object or support this out-patient clinic application for continued operation are urged to attend this hearing. This business is located in the Gresham city limits.

A Day of Activities at Nadaka Nature Park with Audubon Society of Portland and Verde: Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM

09/10/2011 - 10:00am
09/10/2011 - 2:00pm
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A Day of Activities at Nadaka Nature Park with Audubon Society of Portland and Verde: Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

A Day Of Fun
For The Whole Family!

When: Sun, Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
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Join The Fun!
Come explore and learn more about Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project which brings together diverse community organizations to develop and maintain a community garden, orchard, rain garden, natural meadow, restrooms, and nature-based play area at Nadaka Nature Park.

  • 10:00AM- Come get to know Nadaka with a scavenger hunt and other family fun activities
  • 10:45AM- Learn about Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project/li>
  • 11:00AM- Audubon of Society Education Birds/li>
  • 12:00PM- Explore Nadaka and other family activities

Sign the Petition
Please support Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project by signing the online petition here: http://audubonportland.org/issues/metro/petition
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm Tours Sep 17, 2011 10AM-3PM

09/17/2011 - 10:00am
09/17/2011 - 3:00pm
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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!
Zimmerman House, Gresham OR

Octoberfest In The Air

When: Sat Sep 17, 2011 10AM-3PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots

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.

Open house and tours every Saturday through August 10AM-3PM

SUN Green House and Garden Party at H.B. Lee Middel School, Everyone's Invited: Sep 21, 2011 2PM-5:30PM

09/21/2011 - 2:15pm
09/21/2011 - 5:30pm
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SUN Green House and Garden Party at H.B. Lee Middel School, Everyone's Invited: Sep 21, 2011 2PM-5:30PM. Bring your shovel and gloves and help us assemble our new greeehouse, raised bed kits, and do some basic garden maintenance. Snacks provided. Info here!

Bring your shovel and gloves!

When: Wed, Sep 21, 2011 2PM-5:30PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
School Garden Area
1121 NE 172nd Av
Gresham OR
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Let's get dirty
Join us as we prepare the garden for fall. Bring your shovel and gloves and help us assemble our new greeehouse, raised bed kits, and do some basic garden maintenance such as pruning, weeding, watering --- and maybe even a bit of harvesting.

H.B. Lee Middle School’s SUN Community School is celebrating the addition of its new greenhouse by hosting an Autumn Greenhouse and Garden Event in the school garden September 21st.

Snacks will be provided, so grab your favorite shovel and come down!

WENA Board Meeting: Sep 26, 2011 6:30PM

09/26/2011 - 6:30pm
09/26/2011 - 8:00pm
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Board Meeting, fourth Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Monday Sep 26, 2011 6:30PM
Where: (Contact for location)

Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM

For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Oct 24, 2011 PUBLIC MEETING 7PM
    St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 175th & Glisan
  • Nov 2011 NO MEETING - HOLIDAYS
  • Dec 2011 NO MEETING - HOLIDAYS
  • Jan 23, 2012

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