West Gresham

City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2019: Fri, May 31, 2019 6PM-10PM

05/31/2019 - 6:00pm
05/31/2019 - 10:00pm
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City of Gresham Friday Night Basketball 2019: Fri, May 31, 2019 6PM-10PM. Let's Hoop It Up! Info here!

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, May 31, 2019 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

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

Registration form

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

Neighborhood Wide and Nadaka Tree Planting: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 9AM-1PM

04/13/2019 - 9:00am
04/13/2019 - 1:00pm
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Neighborhood Wide and Nadaka Tree Planting: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 9AM-1PM. Get Your Green On!. Info here!

Get Your Green On!

When: Sat, Apr 13, 2019 9AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan St.
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Celebrate Gresham's trees in April at this Arbor Day tree planting event. Gresham is a proud Tree City USA. No RSVP required. Bring gloves. Refreshments served. The City helps preserve the health and heritage of Gresham's beautiful trees with our partners and the community for future generations.

For more information about tree plantings, contact Tina Osterink, Natural Resources Planner, at 503-618-2392 or Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

Free Gardening Course, Seed to Supper. A beginner's guide to low-cost vegetable gardening: Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:30PM-8:30PM

02/21/2019 - 6:30pm
02/21/2019 - 8:30pm
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Free Gardening Course, Seed to Supper. A beginner's guide to low-cost vegetable gardening: Thursday's Feb 21-Mar 21, 2019 6:30PM-8:30PM. Sign-Up Here!

Free Low-Cost Gardening Course

When: Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopol Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
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Healthy gardening on a budget
Seed to Supper is a free, 5-week course offered by the Oregon Food Bank and hosted by Friends of Nadaka Nature Park that teaches participants how-to garden on a budget. In this interactive class, participants gain new knowledge and skills to be able to start a garden and grow some of their own food. Participants receive free instructional booklets and seeds with the course to help them get started, as well as some hands-on practice in Nadaka's Community Garden. Topics include:

  • Garden site and soil development
  • Garden planning
  • Planting a garden
  • Caring for a growing garden
  • Harvesting and using garden bounty

Learn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan you growing space, care for your growing garden and harvest your bounty!

** Registration is required for this event. Please sign up using this Seed to Supper Registration Form. Contact info@friendsofnadaka.org with any questions. Participants are expected to attend all five classes. Please sign up, and share with friends!

This course will be taught in English. If you are interested in attending a Russian- or Spanish-led course, please contact info@friendsofnadaka.org

Join Friend of Nadaka for Monica McAllister's Send-Off Party: Fri Feb 22, 2019 5PM-7PM

02/22/2019 - 5:00pm
02/22/2019 - 7:00pm
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Great Job Monica!

When: Fri Feb 22, 2019 5PM-7PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan
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Help us Say Thank You!
Friend of Nadaka's incredible Park Coordinator, Monica McAllister, recently left her position at Nadaka to begin a new adventure as the Community Connectons Liaison with East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. Join us in thanking her for her years of service at Nadaka Nature Park and the surrounding communities by sending her off in style with an evening of food, friends, and fun!

Everyone is welcome! Stop by and say goodbye to Monica and wish her well.

RSVP to info@griendsofnadaka.org

Celebrate the 2018 Holiday Season at Zimmerman House: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 12PM-5PM

11/30/2018 - 12:00pm
11/30/2018 - 5:00pm
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Celebrate the 2018 Holiday Season at Zimmerman House: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 12PM-5PM. . Info here!

Travel Back in Time

When: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 12PM-5PM
Where: Zimmerman House
17111 NE Sandy Blvd.
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Volunteers are decorating the 1874 Historic Zimmerman House to celebrate the holiday season, and well have every room decorated for you.

The house was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home, with ten rooms open to the public.

This year there will be a mix of holiday decorations brought in to add sparkle to the house and blended with a variety of Zimmerman family memorabilia from china to postcards to fashions to quilts.

Tours will be on the following Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 5:00 pm:

  • Nov. 30 and Dec. 1
  • Dec. 7 and 8
  • Dec. 14 and 15

Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors/teens and free for children under 13 and East County Historical Organization (ECHO) members. Parking is free, but space is limited, so please carpool or take TriMet bus line 21-Sandy Blvd/223rd.

For more information please email info@echohistory.org, call 503-618-0946 or visit echohistory.org.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2018 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM

03/12/2018 - 7:00pm
03/12/2018 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2018 Spring Meeting, Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Meeting Notice

When: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM
(New date! 2nd Monday)
Where: Albertina Kerr
Gresham Campus, Training Building
(small bldg, center north on campus)
722 NE 162nd Av
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, November 13th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2018 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!

Guests & Topics
Speakers for the March 12th meeting include: What are you most concerned about? (audience survey), Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET), Mario Palmero,City of Gresham Council, Rockwood update & homeless, Waterside Apartment project update, Zimmerman House update.

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member.

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

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the Northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.

Agenda

  • What are you most concerned about? (audience survey)
  • Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET)
  • Mario Palmero,City of Gresham Council, Rockwood update & homeless
  • Waterside Apartment project update
  • Zimmerman House update


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Volunteer! Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM

02/10/2018 - 9:00am
02/10/2018 - 12:00pm
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Volunteer! Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM. Info here!

Come Lend a Hand!

When: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(Meet at the picnic structure)
17615 NE Glisan St
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Let's Get Dirty
Looking for a way to get outside and make a difference in your community? Join Friends of Nadaka for our Community Planting Event to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. Volunteers will be planting native shrubs like Oregon Grape and Thimbleberry!

Register Here: https://www.solveoregon.org/opportunity/a0C1I000005PrHBUA0M call at 503-956-8558.

Tools, plants, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, warm cloths, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

Native plantings help filter pollutants, provide shade, and improve fish and wildlife habitat. This is a great way to meet other community members dedicated to improving local green spaces and nature!

Wilkes East Neighborhood Association Board Meeting: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:30PM-8PM

02/12/2018 - 6:30am
02/12/2018 - 8:00am
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Board Meeting, second Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, PO Box 536, Fairview OR 97024. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together we can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are now scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Mar 12, 2018
  • Apr 09, 2018
  • May 14, 2018
  • Jun 11, 2018
  • Jul 09, 2018
  • Aug 13, 2018

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?  Join the Board!

Help shape our neighborhood. Become a Member-at-Large at anytime. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
PO Box 536
Fairview, OR 97024

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.

Zimmerman House Holiday Tours: Dec 15-16, 2017 Noon-5PM

12/15/2017 - 12:00pm
12/16/2017 - 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
Get Map!

"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.

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