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Get Your Green On! SOLVE Earth Day Cleanup at Nadaka! Sat Sep 23, 2017 9am-12pm. 176th & NE Glisan, Gresham OR. Sign-up here!

City of Gresham Sun Afternoon Futsal: Sun, Aug 06, 2017 11AM-1PM

08/06/2017 - 11:00am
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City of Gresham Sun Afternoon Futsal: Sun, Aug 06, 2017 11AM-1PM. Let's Kick Ball!. Info here!

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Aug 06, 2017 11AM-1PM
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, from 11 am to 1 pm 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 print the waiver. For more information, contact Jared Hoffman, 541-921-0686.

Endless Summer Cruise-In 2017: Wed, Aug 09, 2017 3:30PM-7PM

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Endless Summer Cruise-In 2017: Wed, Aug 09, 2017 3:30PM-7PM. . Info here!

When: Wed, Aug 09, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave.

There is no charge to look at the cars.

For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Mosier Plateau Hike: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM

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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Mosier Plateau Hike: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, Apr 25, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 120 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 750 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

We will do an approximately 3.5-mile out-and-back hike in the city of Mosier, visiting the Pioneer cemetery, Mosier Falls, and a view of the Columbia River. With a little luck, we should be able to view wildflowers such as balsam root, lupine, cryptantha, and bachelors buttons, among others. Please pack a lunch, as we will be eating at the Mosier City Park. As always this time of year, wear long pants and boots and bring a walking stick.

There will be poison oak, ticks, and possibly snakes present.

For more information about this hike please contact Bob Criteser at 503-807-1160 or bocr41@gmail.com.

Senior Healthy Hikers asks that participants be 50 or older. A couple wishing to hike is welcome if one member of the couple is 50 or better.

Pets are not permitted on our hikes or walks.

Senior Healthy Hikers member guidelines

Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM

04/29/2017 - 11:00am
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Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Apr 29, 2017 11AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Ample on-site parking is available next to the market.

For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Canemah Bluff Natural Area Hike: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM

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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Canemah Bluff Natural Area Hike: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM. Beautiful Views!. Info here!

Beautiful Views!

When: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 45 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 175 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $5

The Canemah Bluff Natural Area is nestled in the historic Canemah neighborhood above the Willamette River in Oregon City. There are beautiful views of the Willamette River, including Willamette Falls on this 3-mile hike. We should see birds, white oak and madrone woodlands, and maybe even some wildflowers. Our trail has a variety of surfaces, some paved, some graveled, some grassy, and some just dirt and rock. Hiking boots are recommended. We will have lunch at Lil Cooperstown Bar and Grill. Bring water and a snack for the trail.

For more information about this hike please contact Dana or Doug Duval at 907-230-6543 or danakol24@aol.com.

Senior Healthy Hikers asks that participants be 50 or older. A couple wishing to hike is welcome if one member of the couple is 50 or better.

Pets are not permitted on our hikes or walks.

Senior Healthy Hikers member guidelines

Free Container Gardening Class at Nadaka Nature Park: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM

06/28/2016 - 6:00pm
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Free Container Gardening Class at Nadaka Nature Park: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM. Get involved, make a difference. Info here!

Container Gardening

When: Tue Jun 28, 2016 6PM-8PM
Where: Murdock Hall at St. Aidan's Episcopal Chruch
Nadaka Nature Park
17405 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Learn how to container garden with Sarah Canterbury from Growing Gardens. Each participant will leave the class with two planted containers, seeds and handouts in Spanish and English. Perfect for balconies, patios and front porches, container gardening is a low-cost and sustainable way to treat yourself to fresh vegetables and herbs for the whole family. Space is limited so register now.

For more information or to register by phone please call 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Aprende a jardín dentro las macetas con Sarah Canterbury de Crezcan Jardines. Cada participante sale de la clase con dos macetas plantadas, las semillas, y folletos en español e inglés. Perfecto para balcones, patios y porches, jardinería dentro las macetas es de bajo costo y de forma sostenible para disfrutar de las verduras frescas y las hierbas para toda la familia. El espacio es limitado así que regístrese ahora.

Para más información o a registrarse por teléfono, llama 503-956-8558 o escribe un mensaje de monica@friendsofnadaka.org 

There's Something For Everyone This July 4th Weekend!

07/01/2016 - 6:00am
07/04/2016 - 6:59am
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There's Something For Everyone This July 4th Weekend! Sunshine, Rodeo's, Blues Music, and Fireworks Fireworks Fireworks. Details here!

Sparks Will Fly As We Celebrate Our Nation's Birthday!

Fireworks
July 4, 2016
Best Fourth of July fireworks

St Paul Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
30 miles SW of Portland
Watch fearless cowboys and cowgirls ride bucking broncos, rope and wrestle steers, and even ride bulls at the St. Paul Rodeo. Also enjoy a barbecue, carnival, art show, and nightly fireworks. Schedule.

Mollalla Buckaroos Rodeo
July 1-4, 2016
30 miles SSE of Portland
Molalla Buckeroo: Rodeo competition, a carnival, barbecue, live music, dancing and fireworks (nightly following rodeo). Various times Wednesday-Saturday. Visit molallabuckeroo.com for schedule. Molalla Buckeroo Grounds, 815 Shirley St, Molalla; $8-$17; or 503-829-8388

Waterfront Blues Festival
July 1 - 4, 2016
Portland Waterfront
Waterfront Blues Festival features over 75 performers on four stages, plus fireworks on July 4th, at Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Visit their website for schedule and details.

Fourth of July at the Fort
July 4, 2016, All day!
10 miles north of Portland
Independence Day At Fort Vancouver includes music and activities at noon and fireworks at 10:05 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

It's Parade Day Portland! Macy's Holiday Parade, Downtown Portland: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9AM

11/27/2015 - 9:00am
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It's Parade Day Portland! Macy's Holiday Parade, Downtown Portland: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9AM. Rain or Shine. Parade Route Map and info here!

  Come on Out, Join the Fun!  

Macy's Holiday Parade

When: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9AM
Where: Downtown Portland
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Let's Have a Parade!
We love a classic come Christmastime, and this longtime Portland favorite rarely disappoints. So grab the kids, bundle-up and join the fun!

Join the excitement of My Macy's Holiday Parade in Downtown Portland featuring inflatable floats, local marching bands and nearly 500 costumed characters! It's a great day-after-Thanksgiving event that's fun for the whole family!

Parade Day Forecast:
  Sunny, Cold and Breezy!
  Low 27'
  High 43'

What’s not to love about Macy's Holiday Parade? Claim your sidewalk space. Bring your folding chair and blanket. And don't forget the coffee and hot cocoa. Bundle-up. Parade day weather will be sunny, clear and cold with breezy east winds. Lows mid-20's. Highs low 40's. See you at the parade!

Visit Macy's website for details.

2015 Macy's Portland Parade Route Map
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2015 Tree Lighting & Sing-a-long on the Square: Fri Nov 27, 2015 5PM-7PM

11/27/2015 - 5:00pm
11/27/2015 - 7:00pm
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Tree Lignting, Pink Martini. Portland OR

Pioneer Courthouse Square
31st Annual Tree Lighting

When: Fri Nov 27, 2015 5PM-7PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Ave
Portland OR
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Join the Celebration & Sing-A-Long!
Join the thousands of Portlanders as we gather at the Square to celebrate the official start to the holiday season by lighting the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company. This year’s 31st annual event will feature a holiday sing-a-long curated by Thomas Lauderdale with members of Pink Martini, The Pacific Youth Choir, The von Trapps, and more. Download a copy of this year’s songbook here!. Arrive early for best viewing.

See you at the Square!

Join the fun! Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 28, 2013 5PM-6:30PM

11/28/2015 - 5:00pm
11/28/2015 - 6:30pm
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Join the fun! Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 28, 2013 5PM-6:30PM. 24th Annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting rings in Gresham’s holiday season with a family-friendly program that includes music, photos with Santa, refreshments and more! Info here!

Tree Lighting, Music
and Santa too!

When: Sat Nov 28, 2015 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Historic Downtown Gresham
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Tree Lighting
The 24th Annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting – one of the community’s most popular events – rings in Gresham’s holiday season with a family-friendly program that includes music, photos with Santa, refreshments and the lighting of the 60-foot ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza. The program gets underway at 5PM, with the tree-lighting at 6PM.

Downtown Gresham will also be hosting a full day of other holiday activities. (Schedule TBA)

More Info
Contact Event Coordinator Shannon Chisholm at 503-750-3785.

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