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04 / 19
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue Apr 19, 2016 6PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The City of Gresham Budget Committee will hold a public meeting to review and approve the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-17. If needed, follow-up meetings will be announced at this meeting. Public participation is encouraged.
For more information, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Financial Planning Director, at sharron.monohon@greshamoregon.gov or 503-618-2890.

04 / 20
Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Let's Go Hiking!
When: Wed Apr 20, 2016 10AM-2PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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This 3.5-mile walk begins on a bark dust trail near the Happy Valley Library. It connects to a natural trail that goes through woods near Sieben Creek and then into older neighborhoods. From there we will enter the Taralon Community to explore a network of gravel and paved paths, cross wooden bridges, and pass wetlands on this 97-acre development. Then we will head uphill to the Happy Valley Sculpture Garden at City Hall, before returning downhill to the library.

  • Round-trip travel: 19 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: Minimal
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $2

For lunch we will walk uphill from the library for a few blocks to Happy Valley Station, an enclosed eating area surrounded by 19 food carts. You may purchase your lunch from a food cart or bring one from home to eat in the enclosed pavilion. Good walking shoes or hiking boots are recommended, as the natural trails can be muddy.
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

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Room 2A and 2B 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.
For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

04 / 21
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu Apr 21, 2016 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
HR Training Room 1333 N.W. Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The purpose of the Gresham Commission on Children and Families is to conduct research and advise the Gresham City Council on the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies, policies and programs designed to strengthen and engage Gresham’s children and families.
For more information about this event contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

04 / 22
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri Apr 22, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
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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:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

04 / 23
Start: 9:00 am

Put Your Green On - Earth Day Recycle
When: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Parking Lot
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The City will hold its annual free recycling event in celebration of Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents).
We will also be looking for volunteers for this year's event. Tasks may include directing traffic, handing out flyers, uploading materials from automobiles and sorting materials.

Earth Day Recycling Event
April 23 - 9AM to 2PM
Start saving those items that cannot be recycled at the curb for the annual Earth Day collection event. The event is for Gresham and Wood Village residents.

Volunteers needed
If you would like to volunteer at this event and for more information, contact Meghan Borato at Meghan.Borato@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2134. Deadline to sign up is April 8.
Collection item details
The City is working with Green Century Electronic Recycling and AccuShred to process collected items this year.

Items NOT collected at this event

  • Batteries - these can be taken to Batteries Plus at 2438 SE Burnside Road, 503-328-0009
  • Small plastics (lids, caps)
  • Televisions
  • All hazardous waste materials (paint, aerosol cans, gas cans, needles)
  • All construction, remodeling or demolition materials (including asbestos containing materials)
  • All kitchen garbage
  • Residential yard debris and trimmings
  • Waste and recyclables collected curbside

Batteries and hazardous waste items from residences (no businesses) can be taken to the Metro Hazardous Waste Neighborhood Round Up event happening April 23 as well as other dates that may be convenient.
For other recycling options, contact Metro at 503-234-3000 or visit oregonmetro.gov.
Businesses - only fluorescents

  • Limit 30 fluorescent tubes and bulbs

For more information about the Earth Day recycling event or other recycling questions, contact Cherie Ludwig at 503-618-2518 or Cherie.Ludwig@GreshamOregon.gov. To volunteer contact Shaunna Sutcliffe at 503-618-2694 or Shaunna.Sutcliffe@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Let's Get Dirty!
When: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 SE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Join Friends of Nadaka for our SOLVE IT cleanup event to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park in honor of Earth Day. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10-acre, forested portion of the park.
Tools, gloves and light refreshments will be provided.
Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, warm clothes and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend, and meet at the picnic shelter.
Register to participate.
For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
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Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:58 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Sat Apr 23, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 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:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

04 / 24
04 / 25
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon Apr 25, 2016 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Planning Commission advises City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city.
For more information about this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

04 / 26
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Come See the Flowers!
When: Tue Apr 26, 2016 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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We will hike the short, paved interpretive trail on the south side of the road, then cross the road and hike the 3.5-mile trail to the top of the cliff, and circle back to the road. There are interesting geological formations, an old homestead, and there should be an abundance of wildflowers.

  • Round-trip travel: 120 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 500 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

The area is mostly exposed, so sunshade, long pants, hiking boots and a walking stick are recommended.
Bring water and a lunch to eat along the trail.
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

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue Apr 26, 2016 6PM-6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission Budget Committee will meet to review and approve the Commission’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-17. Public participation is encouraged.
For more information, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Financial Planning Director, at Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2890.

04 / 27
04 / 28
04 / 29
Start: 6:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri Apr 29, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

04 / 30
Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat Apr 30, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Sat Apr 30, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 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:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 1
05 / 2
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon May 02, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
(postponed from Apr 25, 2016)
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are scheduled for the 4th Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • May 23, 2016
  • Jun 27, 2016
  • Jul 25, 2016

BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?

Help shape our neighborhood. Join the Board. Become a Member-at-Large. 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

05 / 3
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

AndromedaMHCC Planetarium website

Rare Transit of Mercury Across the Sun!
When: Tue May 03, 2016Show Times: 6PM, 7:15PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Admission $5. MHCC students $2.The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
Rare Transit of Mercury Across the Sun!
Join us for a tour of the night sky where you'll whiz through universe from the comfort of your seat! 2 shows starting at 6:00PM, 7:15PM.
The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Planetarium invites you enjoy another year of great public shows using their state-of-the-art digital star projection system.
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Each show is presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each program. Children are welcome to attend.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 03, 2016 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City HallCouncil Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Regular Council meetings allow necessary City business to be dealt with, such as citizen recognition, citizen advisory committee reports, bid awards, resolutions, ordinances, public hearings, etc. Regular Council meetings are streamed live on the City's website at GreshamOregon.gov/Videos.
For more information contact the City Recorder at 503-618-2697.
Read more about Council meetings.

05 / 4
Start: 9:00 am
End: 10:00 am

Join The Fun!
When: Wed May 04, 2016 9AM-10AM
Where: Center for the Arts Plaza to Dexter McCarty Middle School
Gresham, OR
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Join City staff and volunteers for an organized ride to Dexter McCarty Middle School. The group will meet at the Gresham Arts Plaza (488 NE 3rd, Downtown Gresham) on Wednesday, May 4 at 9 a.m. All students who walk, bike or skate to school are eligible for prizes. Please visit the Transportation Safety page for more information on this event.
For questions, please contact Tina Osterink at 503-618-2392 or Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 6:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 04, 2016 10AM-6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The City has partnered with the Red Cross to offer BPA-free, three-gallon water containers at a discount to Gresham utility account holders at just $5 per bottle (retail value is $15), which will be added to your utility bill. Supplies are limited and customers may order one bottle per account.
You must pre-order your water bottle prior to picking one up at this event. Read more about this water bottle offer.
For more information about this program contact Robin Pederson at 503-618-2130 or Robin.Pederson@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 04, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
HR Training Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Citizen Involvement Committee advises the Council on the development, implementation and maintenance of programs designed to facilitate citizen involvement, engagement and to foster a deliberative process between residents and the City.
For more information about this event contact Aaron Abrams at 503-618-2482 or Aaron.Abrams@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 04, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City HallCouncil Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.
For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 5
Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Nature Park Storytime
When: Thu May 05, 2016 10AM-11AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
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Parents and children ages 2-5 are invited to enjoy a short story, craft and guided nature hike at Nadaka Nature Park. Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes and learn about local trees and flowers.
This event will take place rain or shine, so pull on those boots and join us.
There is a $3 suggested donation per child; no charge for adults at time of event.
Meet at the picnic structure.
Register to attend this event.
For more information about this event, contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu May 05, 2016 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The East County Caring Community is a consortium of agencies and organizations working together to coordinate policy, programs and systems. This group meets the first Thursday of every month.
For more information about this event contact Rebecca Stavenjord at 503-314-4025 or rebecca.stavenjord@multco.us.

Start: 4:45 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu May 05, 2016 4:45PM-6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 3A 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Art Committee is a volunteer committee that oversees the installment of visual arts exhibits in the City of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery and assists with the acquisition of art throughout City facilities. The committee also advises the City in arts and culture-related activities.
For more information about this event contact Kathy Kollenburn at 503-618-2171 or Kathy.Kollenburn@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu May 05, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Room 2A 1333 NW Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee advises the Gresham City Council on policy development matters and actions related to the protection, restoration and enhancement of:

  • Natural resources
  • Watershed health
  • Water quality
  • Fish and wildlife habitat
  • Urban tree canopy
  • Provision of public health
  • Development, improvement and expansion of city parks, trails, and green space for present and future generations

For more information about this event contact Keri Handaly at 503-618-2525 or Keri.Handaly@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 6
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri May 06, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 7
Start: 8:00 am
End: 9:00 am

Seize the Morning
When: Sat May 07, 2016 8AM-9AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join the Audubon Society and Friends of Nadaka for a family-friendly, guided bird walk, open to both beginners and advanced bird watchers. This is a great opportunity to brush up on birding and identification basics. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, we will have some for you to borrow.
For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays 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. 29.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Historic Old Town
When: Sat May 07, 2016 9AM-11AM
Meet: U.S. Customs House220 NW 8th Av
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Cost: Free!

Historic Old Town:Discover the history and architecture of “Old Town,” Portland’s first commercial district, where ocean-going ships once took the bounty of the NW to faraway ports. Explore some of the remaining historical buildings and get a glimpse of the changes that took place along the waterfront.
Saturday, May 07 - 9am
Thursday, Jul 07 - 6pm
Meet: U.S. Customs House, 220 NW 8th Ave
2 hours
3 miles or 6,000 steps

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 7th through September 10th 2016.
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!

Start: 9:44 am
End: 3:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat May 07, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Join In Tonight's Fun
When: Sat May 07, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 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:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 8
05 / 9
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon May 09, 2016 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The May 9 meeting of the Planning Commission has been canceled.
The Planning Commission advises City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city.
For more information about this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 10
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 10, 2016 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Policy Development meetings are informal sessions to review programs, receive progress reports on programs or projects, or to receive other information from staff. The Council periodically holds policy development meetings jointly with citizen advisory committees to discuss policy issues.
For more information contact the City Recorder's Office at 503-618-2697.
Read more about Council meetings.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Coalition of GreshamNeighborhoods
When: Tue May 10, 2016 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.
The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

05 / 11
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 11, 2016 4PM-6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 3A 1333 NW Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The Youth Advisory Committee is composed of students from all Gresham-area high schools. Their primary focus is to ensure Gresham youth are engaged locally and that their voices are heard at the City.
For more information about this event contact Jessica Harper at 503-618-2584 or Jessica.Harper@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 12
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Living Cully Loop
When: Thu May 12, 2016 6PM-8PM
Meet: Rigler Schoolwest side of NE 55th & Going St
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Cost: Free!

Living Cully Loop:Discover two new parks in NE Portland's Cully neighborhood as well as new developments underway.
Thursday, May 12 - 6pm
Saturday, Aug 27 - 9am
Meet: Rigler School, the west side of NE 55th & Going
2 hours
3.7 miles or 7,400 steps

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 7th through September 10th 2016.
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!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

AndromedaMHCC Planetarium website

Rare Transit of Mercury Across the Sun!
When: Thu May 12, 2016Show Times: 6PM, 7:15PM
Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Admission $5. MHCC students $2.The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
Rare Transit of Mercury Across the Sun!
Join us for a tour of the night sky where you'll whiz through universe from the comfort of your seat! 2 shows starting at 6:00PM, 7:15PM.
The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Planetarium invites you enjoy another year of great public shows using their state-of-the-art digital star projection system.
-->
Each show is presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each program. Children are welcome to attend.

05 / 13
Start: 6:00 am
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!
When: Fri May 13, 2016 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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:

  • 6-8 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 14
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturdays 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. 29.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Building Healthy Streams
When: Sat May 14, 2016 9AM-1PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community CollegeGeneral Education Building
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
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Learn step-by-step how to plan, design and build your own rain garden. Topics include determining the right size and location for a rain garden, how to build it and advice on choosing plants that will thrive in it.
For more information about this event contact Katie Meckes at 503-935-5368 or katie@emswcd.org

Start: 9:00 am
End: 2:30 pm

Everything Bikes!
When: Sat May 14, 2016 9AM-2:30PM
Where: The Arts Plaza
401 N.E. Second St.
Gresham, OR
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Take some time to learn about all the great transportation options in Gresham. Stop by our Transportation Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo at the Arts Plaza in Downtown Gresham (401 N.E. Second Street) on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Visit our bicycle safety booths and pick up a free bicycle helmet and no-charge booster seat to qualifying families (children need to be present and helmets and seats are limited to supplies on hand). Learn to combine your bicycle trips with bus or MAX rides. Bring your bike to participate in a bike rodeo to learn and practice the rules of the road. A 2 p.m. raffle drawing will be held to giveaway a childs bike.
For more information and a complete list of Bike Month events, please visit the Bike Month webpage.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Fresh Produce & Handcrafts
When: Sat May 14, 2016 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark Street
Gresham, OR
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Saturday's Apr 16th through Sep 24th - 9AM to 3PM
The Gresham Saturday Market provides a vibrant marketplace offering a rich mix of regional, farm-grown goods, handcrafted products, fine art, unique gifts, fresh food and live music to enhance the community.
Now located at the Mt Hood Community College campus northwest parking lot, corner of NE 257th & Stark St with plenty of free parking.
For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

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Plant nerds, gardeners, and nature lovers
When: Sat May 14, 2016 10AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(Meet at the picnic shelter)
17615 NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Join Monica McAllister, Friends of Nadaka, Ivy Watson, City of Gresham Natural Resources Program, and Heather Buley from the Backyard Habitat Program for a fun and educational plant walk through the 10 acre forest at Nadaka Nature Park.
Whether you want to explore nature with your kids, find out what native plants you can grow in your backyard (and which weeds you should kick out), or learn the difference between epigynous and hypogynous flowers, this walk and talk will have something for you.
Dress for the weather and for exploring in natural areas. Refreshments provided.
More Info
For information or to RSVP contact Ivy Watson at 503-618-2383 or ivy.watson@greshamoregon.com

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:59 pm

Join In Tonight's Fun
When: Sat May 14, 2016 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Avenue
Gresham, OR
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Saturday nights at Friends of the Children at 424 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:

  • 8-10 p.m. for grades 6-8
  • 10 p.m. - 12 a.m. for grades 9-12

Registration form
For more information, contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

05 / 15
05 / 16
Start: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Mon May 16, 2016 4:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Urban Forestry Subcommittee advises the City Council and staff about tree preservation, tree species for the Citys street tree list and trees to be designated to the Citys significant tree list.
For more information about this event contact Tina Osterink, Natural Resources Planner at 503-618-2392 or Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 17
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 17, 2016 3PM-5PM
Where: Gresham City HallCouncil Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Regular Council meetings allow necessary City business to be dealt with, such as citizen recognition, citizen advisory committee reports, bid awards, resolutions, ordinances, public hearings, etc. Regular Council meetings are streamed live on the City's website at GreshamOregon.gov/Videos.
For more information contact the City Recorder at 503-618-2697.
Read more about Council meetings.

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Tue May 17, 2016 4PM-6PM
Where: Council Chambers
1331 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) meets as needed on the third Tuesday of the month immediately following adjournment of the 3 p.m. Gresham City Council meeting.
Meeting start time varies.
GRDC meetings allow necessary Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal business to be dealt with, such as budget adoption, grant awards, public hearings, resolutions, etc.
For more information, please contact Cecille Turley, Urban Renewal Program Technician, at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 18
Start: 7:00 am
End: 9:00 am

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 18, 2016 7AM-9AM
Where: Gresham City Hall Loading Dock
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Stop by the Citys loading dock at the back of City Hall at 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway on Wednesday, May 18 between 7 and 9 a.m. on your bike ride (commute or recreational) and receive a free breakfast treat.
For a complete list of Bike Month events, please visit the Bike Month webpage.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Awesome Views!
When: Wed May 18, 2016 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall MAX
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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  • Round-trip Ttavel: MAX light rail
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult
  • Elevation Gain: A deceptive 363 feet, with strenuous climbs at times

The 4Ts-Hike consists of numerous modes of transportation to downtown Portland.

  1. Train – Take the MAX from Gresham City Hall to the Oregon Zoo and ride the elevator from the deepest transit tunnel in the country up to street level.
  2. Trail – A 4.5-mile hike on the beautiful but hilly Marquam Trail to the city’s highest point at Council Crest, with a panoramic view of the city. Then on to the campus of Oregon Health and Science University.
  3. Tram – A free ride down the Portland Aerial Tram to the South Waterfront District.
  4. Trolley – A scenic ride on the Portland Street Car back to downtown where, after lunch, the MAX returns hikers to Gresham.
  • All transportation fees are covered by the Tri-Met day pass. An all-day MAX ticket is $5 (under age 65) or $2.50 (age 65 and older).
  • Walking is along steep trails that require sturdy hiking boots; dress for the weather.
  • Bring snacks and water; lunch is later at Pastini Pastaria.
  • Park at the City Hall MAX Station and purchase the MAX ticket in advance so the group can board the train on time shortly after 9 a.m.

Senior Healthy Hikers asks participants be age 50 or older. A couple may hike if one member is 50 or better.
Pets are not permitted on hikes or walks.
For more information about this hike contact Steve Solcz at 503-367-8483 or Steve.Solcz@gmail.com.
Senior Healthy Hikers Member Guidelines

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 18, 2016 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The May 18 meeting of the Design Commission has been canceled.
The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.
For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Wed May 18, 2016 7PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 3A 1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Finance Committee advises Council on City financial matters. Finance Committee meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month in conference room 3A from 7 - 9 p.m. at Gresham City Hall.
For more information about the Finance Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon at 503-618-2890 or Sharron.Monohon@GreshamOregon.gov.

05 / 19
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:00 pm

Let's Go Bike Riding!
When: Thu May 19, 2016 12PM-1PM
Where: Gresham City Hall Loading Dock (starting point)
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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Join City Staff on Thursday, May 19 from noon to 1 p.m. for a bike ride starting at the Citys Loading Dock, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway. The ride is approximately 6 miles and should take less than an hour and returns to the Citys loading dock.
For a complete list of Bike Month events, please visit the Bike Month webpage.

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu May 19, 2016 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
HR Training Room 1333 N.W. Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
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The purpose of the Gresham Commission on Children and Families is to conduct research and advise the Gresham City Council on the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies, policies and programs designed to strengthen and engage Greshams children and families.
For more information about this event contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Get Involved, Make A Difference
When: Thu May 19, 2016 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
HR Training Room 1333 N.W. Eastman Pkwy.
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

The purpose of the Gresham Commission on Children and Families is to conduct research and advise the Gresham City Council on the development, implementation and maintenance of strategies, policies and programs designed to strengthen and engage Greshams children and families.
For more information about this event contact Joe Walsh at 503-618-2372 or Joe.Walsh@GreshamOregon.gov.

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