Seniors

2018 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 300 Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Burn Bridge Creek: Thu, Dec 06, 2018 9AM-5PM

12/06/2018 - 9:00am
12/06/2018 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Burn Bridge Creek: Thu, Dec 06, 2018 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Thu, Dec 06, 2018 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: 200 feet
  • Suggested donation per rider: $5

This is a 5.5-mile out-and-back walk on the Burnt Bridge Greenway, a paved trail along Burn Bridge Creek near Vancouver Lake. The trail passes through forests, meadows, and wetland and crosses several bridges. We will start in Leverich Park, do a loop around the disc gol course, then cross I-5 on a pedestrian bridge before following the creek to Stewart Glen trailhead.

We will have lunch at Latte Da. Bring water and snacks and wear comfortable walking or hiking shoes.

For more information about this hike please contact Linda Matthews at 503-661-4510 or lindaraematthews@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

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Lower Macleay Park Hike: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 9AM-5PM

12/12/2018 - 9:00am
12/12/2018 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Lower Macleay Park Hike: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 36 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 400 feet
  • Suggested donation per rider: $4

We will do an approximately 3.5-mile hike in Forest Park, also utilizing stairs and neighborhood streets in Northwest Portland. As always this time of year, prepare for wet and cold conditions. There will be mud on the trails, which may be slippery in spots. Bring water and snacks and wear appropriate footwear. Hiking poles are optional.

We will have lunch downtown after the hike, and then walk back to the cars.

For more information about this hike please contact Bob Criteser at 503-807-1160 or bobcr41@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

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

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Tickle Creek Trail Hike: Tue, Nov 27, 2018 10AM-5PM

11/27/2018 - 10:00am
11/27/2018 - 5:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Tickle Creek Trail Hike: Tue, Nov 27, 2018 10AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking! Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Tue, Nov 27, 2018 10AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 36 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: 166 feet
  • Suggested donation per rider: $4

Note: This hike has a 10 am start time.

This easy 3.2-mile hike will take us on a wooded, scenic trail through a forested area just off Highway 26 in Sandy. Well cross five bridges over Tickle Creek and walk short distances through neighborhoods linking the trail. Bring an energy snack and water for the trail. Well stop at a local restaurant in Sandy for lunch. As always, dress for the weather.

For more information about this hike please contact Mary Ann Buck at 503-667-9468 or buckbanter@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

City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Dec 07, 2017 3PM-5PM

12/07/2017 - 3:00pm
12/07/2017 - 5:00pm
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City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Dec 07, 2017 3PM-5PM. Senior Assistance. Info here!

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Dec 07, 2017 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The East County Caring Community engages individuals and organizations committed to serving the needs of residents in East County. This includes community groups, faith-based organizations, educational stakeholders, economic and workforce development, health care partners, local law enforcement, human and social service providers, regional government and legislative partners, organizations working to increase access to parks and green spaces, and many others.

For more information about this meeting, contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Oct 05, 2017 3PM-5PM

10/05/2017 - 3:00pm
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City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Oct 05, 2017 3PM-5PM. Senior Assistance. Info here!

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Oct 05, 2017 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The East County Caring Community engages individuals and organizations committed to serving the needs of residents in East County. This includes community groups, faith-based organizations, educational stakeholders, economic and workforce development, health care partners, local law enforcement, human and social service providers, regional government and legislative partners, organizations working to increase access to parks and green spaces, and many others.

For more information about this meeting, contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 3PM-5PM

04/06/2017 - 3:00pm
04/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 3PM-5PM. Senior Assistance. Info here!

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The East County Caring Community engages individuals and organizations committed to serving the needs of residents in East County. This includes community groups, faith-based organizations, educational stakeholders, economic and workforce development, health care partners, local law enforcement, human and social service providers, regional government and legislative partners, organizations working to increase access to parks and green spaces, and many others.

For more information about this meeting, contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Historic Irvington Walk: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 9AM-5PM

04/06/2017 - 9:00am
04/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham Senior Healthy Hikers, Historic Irvington Walk: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 9AM-5PM. Let's Go Walking!. Info here!

Let's Go Walking!

When: Thu, Apr 06, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

  • Round-trip travel: MAX light rail
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: minimal
  • Suggested donation per hiker: All-day MAX ticket is $2.50 for seniors; $5 for non-seniors

The historic Irvington area is one of Portlands most beautiful neighborhoods. More than 75 homes have been designated as historically significant, ranging from Mediterranean mansions to English cottages to Prairie Craftsmansome having been turned into B&Bs.

Irvington is an early example of a streetcar suburb; it contains the largest, most diverse, and intact collections of Queen Anne, Arts and Crafts, and Colonial Revival style residences in the city of Portland, as well as the state of Oregon. In 2010, Irvington was designated an historic district and was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Our walk will be about 3.5 to 4.0 miles long, with a chance to view many of the historic homes and at least eight heritage trees. Its a flat and comfortable walk, but you may wish to bring some water and a snack. We have also arranged for a guided tour of the Westminster Episcopalian Church, where the pew cushions are hand needlepoint(ed) and they match the beautiful stained glass windows. Finally, we will stop at the Broadway Grill and Brewery to satisfy our hunger and quench our thirst.

For more information about this hike please contact Steve or Micky Solcz at 503-367-8483 or steve.solcz@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

City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 3PM-5PM

03/02/2017 - 3:00pm
03/02/2017 - 5:00pm
Etc/GMT-8
City of Gresham East County Caring Community Meeting: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 3PM-5PM. Senior Assistance. Info here!

Senior Assistance

When: Thu, Mar 02, 2017 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The East County Caring Community engages individuals and organizations committed to serving the needs of residents in East County. This includes community groups, faith-based organizations, educational stakeholders, economic and workforce development, health care partners, local law enforcement, human and social service providers, regional government and legislative partners, organizations working to increase access to parks and green spaces, and many others.

For more information about this meeting, contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

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