Health & Wellness

Free! Rock the Block Festival 2015: Fri May 29th 3PM-8PM, Sat May 30th 10AM-4PM

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Free! Rock the Block 2015, Celebrate Our Story: Fri May 29, 2015 3PM-8PM, Sat May 30, 2015 10AM-4PM. Info here!

Join the fun on the plaza!

When: Fri May 29, 2015 3PM-8PM
          Sat May 30, 2015 10AM-4PM
Where: Plaza del Sol
18535 SE Stark St
Gresham OR
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Everyone's Invited!
Join us May 29th & 30th for Rock the Block, an engaging, family-oriented community celebration.

  • Fri May 29
    Free! Feast of Nations 6:30PM
    Farmers Market 3PM-7PM
  • Sat May 30
    Kids Parade 12PM
    Free! Kids Lunch 12:30PM

Are you coming out to the Rock the Block Kids Parade on Saturday, May 30th at noon? Special guests include Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, author Mitchell Jackson, SEI Drumline and Dancers, Rojo and Smokey the Therapy Llamas, Portland Farmers Mobile Bike Market and many more! Each child participating will receive a rainbow hand kite, balloon, lei, t-shirt, backpack and a book!

Rock the Block provides a forum for the community to connect to youth activity and resource providers in the area and thrive on an ongoing basis. Festival Poster

Read more about Rock the Block as well as event volunteer opportunities.

Gresham Saturday Market: Sat May 30, 2015 9AM-3PM

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Gresham Saturday Market: Saturday's thru Sep 26th 9AM-3PM. A vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional produce, handcrafts, art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music. Info here!

Rain or Shine Event

When: Sat thru Sep 26, 9AM-3PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside Rd
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Saturday Market offers a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music.

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham KMart parking lot bordered by Eastman Pky and NW Burnside Rd

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

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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.

Senior Healthy Hikers: Mt. Hood Meadows Snowshoe Hike: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9AM-5PM

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Senior Healthy Hikers: Mt. Hood Meadows Snowshoe Hike: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9AM-5PM. Info here!

Experience the Outdoors

When: Tue Jan 27, 2015 9AM-5PM
Where: Downtown Portland
Meet at: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR
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This snowshoe hike will cover approximately three to four miles. Mt. Hood Meadows Sno-Park is located about 10 miles north of the Hwy. 26/Hwy. 35 junction. Since we will be snowshoeing amidst the Meadows cross-country ski trails, we must be careful to stay out of the groomed skiing tracks. If the day is clear, the view of Mt. Hood is spectacular. We will pass Sahalie Falls. Pack a lunch to eat along the way.

  • Round-trip travel: 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 300 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $10

Drivers are needed who are equipped and willing to drive in the snow. Sno-Park permits are required for drivers’ cars. We will stop at Sandy or Government Camp for those who need to rent snowshoe gear.

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

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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.

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

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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!

Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - TRAM to Council Crest: Sat Sep 20, 2014 9AM-11AM

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2014 Ten Toe Express. 16 Neighborhood Walks throughout inner-city Portland. FREE! Thursdays @ 6PM ~ Saturdays @ 9AM. Join the fun. Info Here!

TRAM to Council Crest

When: Sat Sep 20, 2014 9AM-11AM
Meet: Tram station
north of SW Whitaker and River Parkway
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Cost: Free

TRAM to Council Crest
(Last walk this year)
Take a free Tram ride to OHSU and hike the trails of Marquam Nature Park as we climb to Council Crest Park and back.
Dates: July 24 – 6PM September 20 – 9AM
Meet: Tram station, north of SW Whitaker and River Parkway
Distance: 4 miles or 8,000 steps
Time 2.5 hours

Let's Go Walking!
Join us on another great Ten Toe Express walk throughout inner-city Portland sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. The Ten Toe Express program is a series of guided walks held Thursdays @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 9AM from May 10th through September 28th 2013.

Each easy and informal Ten Toe Express walk explores the area neighborhood, architecture and unique history. Walk takes about 2 hours, cover 2-4 miles and are open to all ages and skill levels. Did we mention it's free!

Free! Ten Toe Express Walk - Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9AM-11AM

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2014 Ten Toe Express. 16 Neighborhood Walks throughout inner-city Portland. FREE! Thursdays @ 6PM ~ Saturdays @ 9AM. Join the fun. Info Here!

Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts

When: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9AM-11AM
Meet: Wallace Park
NW 25th and Raleigh
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Cost: Free

Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts
Hike the Lower Macleay and Wildwood trails, finishing in time to watch the Vaux Swifts at Wallace Park on September 11.
Dates: August 16 – 9AM September 11 – 6PM
Distance: 3.0 miles or 6,000 steps
Time: 90 minutes

Let's Go Walking!
Join us on another great Ten Toe Express walk throughout inner-city Portland sponsored by the Portland Bureau of Transportation. The Ten Toe Express program is a series of guided walks held Thursdays @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 9AM from May 10th through September 28th 2013.

Each easy and informal Ten Toe Express walk explores the area neighborhood, architecture and unique history. Walk takes about 2 hours, cover 2-4 miles and are open to all ages and skill levels. Did we mention it's free!

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Aug 16, 2014 8:30AM-2PM

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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
May thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
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Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 25.

Gresham Saturday Market; Local Produce, Crafts, Artisan Foods & more: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9AM-3:30PM

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Gresham Saturday Market. May 10-Oct 25 9AM-3:30PM. 440 NW Burnside, Gresham OR. Over 90 vendors, Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries, Crafts, Fine Art, Artisan Foods, Unique Services, Music, Fun! Info here

When: Saturday, 9AM-3:30PM
Where: 440 NW Burnside
Gresham, OR
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Over 90 vendors • Local Farm Fresh Produce, Fruits & Berries • Crafts • Fine Art • Artisan Foods • Unique Services • Music • Fun

Located in the NE corner of the Gresham Kmart parking lot at Eastman Parkway and NW Burnside Road with plenty of convenient parking. Open every Saturday now through Oct. 25. Accepting SNAP and WIC.

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