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Gresham Farmers Market 2019: Sat, May 25, 2019 8:30AM-2PM

05/25/2019 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers Market 2019: Sat, May 25, 2019 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, May 25, 2019 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Arts Plaza
NE 3rd Street and NE Hood Avenue
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The Gresham Farmers Market is a community gathering place where you can stroll, shop and listen to live music. The market offers shoppers fresh, local produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, crafts, fresh food and live music.

Dont forget to bring your bag or basket from home.

Enjoy a picnic on the grass and a splash in the Children's Fountain splash pads on the Arts Plaza.

For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or manager@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

Gresham Saturday Market 2019: Sat, May 25, 2019 9AM-3PM

05/25/2019 - 9:00am
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Gresham Saturday Market 2019: Sat, May 25, 2019 9AM-3PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, May 25, 2019 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot W
26000 SE Stark St.
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a farmer's market that includes in-season farm-fresh produce, fruits and berries, crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment. 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, Fernhill, Concordia Walk: Tue, May 28, 2019 9AM-5PM

05/28/2019 - 9:00am
05/28/2019 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Fernhill, Concordia Walk: Tue, May 28, 2019 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, May 28, 2019 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 26 miles
  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 250 feet
  • Suggested donation per rider: $3
  • Trail condition: City sidewalks and gravel walks in the park

This is a 4.3-mile loop walk that will take us through North Portlands lovely and racially diverse Concord neighborhood, home to Fernhill Park, Ainsworth Linear Arboretum and Concordia University, and on into the adjoining Vernon neighborhood with its classic Alberta Park and 100-year-old homes. The walk starts and ends at the decommissioned Kennedy School built in 1915 and remodeled into a McMenamin Brothers' restaurant in 1997, with its reproductions of 15th century Florentine art. We will have lunch and tour the Kennedy School after eating. Bring water and snacks and wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes.

For more information about this hike please contact Judy or Howard Berg at 503-665-8008 or bergate@frontier.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

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

Wilkes School Holiday Bazaar: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM

12/01/2018 - 9:00am
12/01/2018 - 4:00pm
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Wilkes School Holiday Bazaar: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM. Come and Join the Fun! Info here!

Get your shopping done early!

When: Sat, Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM
Where: Wilkes Elementary
17020 NE Wilkes Rd
Portland, OR
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Join us at the 11th Annual Wilkes Elementary Holiday Gift Bazaar, open to shoppers from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, on Saturday, December 1st.

Featuring over 35 local vendors selling their crafts and gifts, including but not limited to Native American and Mexican artifacts, natural soaps and lotions, essential oils, jewelry, children’s books, Tupperware, pottery, candles, hand-knitted items, Scentsy, Thirty One, Paparrazi accessories, and more!

We will be raffling a Wilkes Wildcat one-of-a-kind vintage t-shirt fleece blanket and other fun items!

You don’t want to miss this one!

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Artback Mural Walk and Christmas Lights Outing: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 1:30PM-8PM

12/18/2018 - 11:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Artback Mural Walk and Christmas Lights Outing: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 1:30PM-8PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, Dec 18, 2018 1:30PM-8PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 60 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: Minimal
  • Suggested donation per rider: $7

Please note: Everyone should park in the City Hall "visitor" parking spaces. Do not park in the gated, fenced parking area.

This scenic three-mile walk combines a stroll along the Clackamas River, with viewing of 14 murals in Historic Downtown Estacada. We will begin at the Estacada Community Center and head downhill to follow a paved path that leads to Timber Park. At the turnaround, well head back and uphill to "City Hall Plaza" for a break. After our break, well zig zag through town to see "The Tree of Life," "Early Trains of Estacada," and "The Longhouse," to name a few of the famous murals that chronicle the story of the Pacific Northwest. Along the way, we'll tour the Estacada Veterans Memorial Garden before checking out the shops on both sides of Broadway. Following our walk, we'll have dinner at the Cazadero Restaurant along the river.

After dinner, we'll drive 7 miles to the "Aspen Meadow Celebration of Lights" near Colton and enjoy strolling through over 150,000 lights in the country, complete with music, a fire pit, indoor and outdoor displays, and warm refreshments. This year's theme is "The Greatest is Love." Dress warmly and bring flashlights and your holiday cheer. There is no entrance fee, but a canned food donation for the Oregon Food Bank is appreciated.

For more information about this hike please contact Ruth Cummings at 503-926-4840 or cummings0465@frontier.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

Season's Greeting and Happy Holidays

12/25/2018 - 5:00am
12/25/2018 - 5:59am
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Wishing you the joy of family, the gift of friends and the best of everything in the coming year!. Happy Holidays and Season's Greetings from Wilkes East Neighborhood.

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.

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.

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