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Saturday September 2, 2017
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 02, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller 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.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 02, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Wednesday September 6, 2017
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 06, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

Saturday September 9, 2017
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 09 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller 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.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 09, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Monday September 11, 2017
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
RESCHEDULED
Where: Simmons' Foster Care
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland, OR
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Board meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org
Upcoming Meetings

  • Oct 09, 2017
  • Nov 13, 2017
  • Dec 11, 2017

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
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

Tuesday September 12, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Public Meeting, Join Us!

When: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 6PM-7PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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For more information about the Rockwood Neighborhood Association, contact Catherine Nicewood, Rockwood President, at 503-285-6587 or rockwoodpresident@gmail.com.

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

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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For more information about the Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, contact Carol Rulla, Coalition President, at 503-663-1466 or crullaor@gmail.com.

Wednesday September 13, 2017
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

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

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission Advisory Committee (GRDCAC) meets as needed on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.The GRDCAC advises the Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) on the implementation of Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal plans.For more information, please contact Amy Evans, Urban Renewal Administrative Assistant II, at 503-618-3208 or Amy.Evans@GreshamOregon.gov.

Saturday September 16, 2017
Start: 8:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
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The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller 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.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Free Family Event!

When: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 12PM-4PM
Where: Portland Water Bureau Launch16650 NE Airport Way in Portland
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Big and little pirates alike are welcome to join us for a free family festival all about groundwater.This event is free and no registration is required. All activities (including 15-minute canoe rides) are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Play fun games and go on a scavenger hunt in search of hidden treasure not gold, but groundwater, a precious resource that flows beneath your feet. Come dressed in yer finest pirate togs, or else the Capn might make ye walk the plank! Free kids T-shirts to the first 300 kids. ContactColumbia Slough Watershed Council 503-281-1132 or info@columbiaslough.org

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Goodbye summer

When: Sat Sep 16, 2017 Noon-4PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham, OR
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A lasting vestige of East Multnomah County's agricultural roots --->
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.

Monday September 18, 2017
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Minto-Brown Island Bridge Walk

When: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 124 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: Mostly flat
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

This three-mile walk, on paved paths, begins at the "Carousel" at Riverfront Park in Salem and ends at a picnic area near the Willamette Slough. We will circle "the world" before crossing the new Peter Courtney Minto-Brown Island Bridge. It spans the Willamette River and connects with a 1,200-acre waterfowl and wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary has a variety of habitats that support many different wildlife species. Along the way, look for rabbits, raptors, bald eagles, osprey, owls, river otters, and deer. Listen for downy, hairy and Pileated woodpeckers, the largest woodpecker in North America. We will eat our sack lunch at the Willamette Slough picnic area. Wear comfortable walking shoes, pack a lunch, and bring water and snacks. We will park at Riverfront Park and have a car shuttle parked on the island to bring drivers back to their cars to pick up their passengers on the island.For more information about this hike please contact Ruth Cummins at 503-926-4840 or kcummings0465@frontier.com; or Ron Janzen at 503-333-8419 or ronjanzen1@me.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: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 4:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Urban Forestry Subcommittee advises the City Council and staff about tree preservation, tree species for the City's street tree list and trees to be designated to the City's significant tree list.For more information about this event contact Tina Osterink, Natural Resources Planner at 503-618-2392 or Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

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

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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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. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

Tuesday September 19, 2017
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Peaceful Solutions

When: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Through understanding communication, this free 2-hour training will introduce professional debrief and how to utilize active listening and open-ended questions to capitalize on teachable moments and turn opportunities for improvement into commitments for action. Participants will be actively engaged throughout the training with the help of experts that will provide coaching through hands on practice.Contact East Metro Mediation to register at 503-618-3247 or Mediate@GreshamOregon.gov.

Wednesday September 20, 2017
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
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Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

Thursday September 21, 2017
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Gardening Workshop

When: Thu, Sep 21, 2017 5:30PM-7PM
Where: Picnic Shelter at Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
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Learn about preparing your garden for winter, cover crops and mulching.Class is free and will be taught rain or shine.To register for this event, contact Adam Kohl at 971-231-4191 or adam@outgrowinghunger.org.

Saturday September 23, 2017
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller 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.For more information about the Gresham Farmers' Market contact us at 971-303-2248 or info@greshamfarmersmarket.com, or visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website.

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

Lend a hand, meet your neighbors!

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 90AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan St
Meet at the picnic structure
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JOIN US
Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park Saturday, September 23rd from 9 AM to 12 PM! We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park. The event will start with a brief lesson on native and invasive plant species.
Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend! Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Litter Cleanup, Garden Weeding/Cleanup.
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT
PARKING
There are two locations for parking.

  • St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church parking lot next to Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230
  • Nadaka Nature Park’s north entrance is at NE Pacific Street and 176th. You may park in the neighborhood and follow the path through the forest to get to the picnic structure.

MORE INFO
Contact Monica McAllister, Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator email monica@friendsofnadaka.org, or call 503-956-8558

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

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Beautiful views!

When: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 11AM-1PM
Where: Meet at Spring Water Trail High School
1440 SE Fleming Ave.
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Gresham's newest park, located atop Hogan Butte, features a pristine natural area, trails, picnic areas, and stunning views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Larch Mountain, Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson and the Columbia River Gorge. Mayor Shane T. Bemis will welcome visitors to this wonderful new community asset. Take a self-guided tour after the dedication and enjoy free family-friendly fun activities. To get thereNo event parking is available on site. All event guests are asked to park at Springwater Trail High School, 1440 SE Fleming Ave. Free 5-minute shuttles to the park will depart every 15 minutes, starting at 10:30 a.m.ContactTam Driscoll, 503-618-2623, or Tam.Driscoll@GreshamOregon.govHogan Butte Nature Park information

Wednesday September 27, 2017
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Step Back in Time

When: Wed, Sep 27, 2017 3:30PM-7PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
401 North Main Ave.
Get Map!

Have fun with hot rods and classic cars. The nonprofit Pharaohs Street Rodders host the "Endless Summer Cruise-In" from 3:30 to 7:00 pm on Wednesdays from June through September in historic downtown Gresham across from the Gresham History Museum at 401 N. Main Ave. There is no charge to look at the cars. For more information visit the Pharaohs Street Rodders website.

Saturday September 30, 2017
Start: 4:00 am

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Downtown Gresham at NW 3rd Street and NW Miller Avenue
Get Map!

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

Start: 8:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9AM-3PM
Where: Mt. Hood Community College
Parking Lot "W"
26000 SE Stark Street
Get Map!

The Gresham Saturday Market is a Farmer's Market that includes many crafts, artisans, fresh flowers, plants, services, and unique offerings, plus great food and live entertainment from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.Ample on-site parking is available next to the market. For more information call 503-912-4122 or visit the Gresham Saturday Market website.

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

Let's Have a Parade

When: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 10AM-12PM
Where: Downtown Gresham
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The 35th annual Teddy Bear parade returns to Gresham with fun for all ages in downtown Gresham. All participants and spectators are encouraged to bring their teddy bears in this celebration of children in our community.For more information about this event, visit the Soroptimist International of Gresham website.

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