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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 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
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 To volunteer contact Shaunna Sutcliffe at 503-618-2694 or

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

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.


  • 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.

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