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10 / 6
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

When: Fri, Oct 06, 2017 6PM-8:15PM
Where: MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark Street
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Tuesday shows are at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
New Friday shows include a matinee at 1 p.m. and an evening show at 6 p.m.
Admission is only $5.
MHCC students (with valid ID) and children 17 and under are $2.
All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.
The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
2016-17 MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater Schedule:

Date
Topic

October 3, 6
Remembering the Eclipse: An Amazing Event

November 3, 7
Cassini's Grand Finale After 13 Years at Saturn

December 5, 8
Black Holes, Nebulae, and Other Really Strange Star Ghosts: Birth and Death of Stars

January 9, 12
2018: A Snapshot of Upcoming Astronomical Events

February 6, 9
Rocks from Space: Meteors, Meteorites and Impacts ... Oh My!

March 6, 9
Shockingly Strange Solar Systems: Discoveries of Planets Beyond Our Sun

April 3, 6
Stellar Dramas: Ancient Stories of the Stars

May 8, 11
Europa and Enceladus: Is There Life Elsewhere Within Our Solar System?

June 5, 8
Space Oddities: Stars That are Stranger than Fiction

Planetarium shows are generally on the first Tuesday and on the second Friday of each month (with exceptions during November and January).
More Info
For more info vist: http://www.mhcc.edu/Planetarium

10 / 7
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 07, 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

When: Sat, Oct 07, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Gresham Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Gresham citizens are welcome to join the Gresham Police Department as they conduct a free presentation on active shooter education and response. Attendees will learn how to prepare, prevent and react to an active shooter scenario.All members of Gresham businesses, schools, organizations and the community are encouraged to attend. Come and have your questions answered.For more information about this event, contact Sgt. Theodore Van Beek at Theodore.VanBeek@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-3193.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Let's Fix It!

When: Sat, Oct 07, 2017 11AM-3PM
Where: MHCC
Vista Dining Hall
26000 SE Stark St.
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Join us for a free day of workshops, information, resources, giveaways, and a Repair Café. Mt. Hood Community College and the City of Gresham are teaming up with Multnomah County and the Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, to bring you the first annual Mt. Hood Community Conservation Fair and Repair Cafe!

  • Bring your broken stuff to have our volunteers fix.
  • Learn how making simple changes related to water conservation, energy conservation, backyard habitat, recycling and food waste prevention can save you money and resources.
  • Kids activities and more.

Read more about the Community Conservation Fair and Repair Cafe at MHCC.ContactShaunna Sutcliffe, 503-618-2694 or Shaunna.Sutcliffe@GreshamOregon.Gov

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

Neighborhood Assn Board Meeting
When: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
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

  • Nov 13, 2017
  • Dec 11, 2017
  • Jan 08, 2018
  • Feb 12, 2018

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

10 / 10
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Oct 10, 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.

10 / 11
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow 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.

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10 / 14
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:41 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 14, 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.

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10 / 16
Start: 4:30 pm
End: 6:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Oct 16, 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.

10 / 17
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 4PM-6PM
CANCELED
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1331 NW Eastman Pky
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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 Coucnil 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.

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10 / 21
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 21, 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

1874 Zimmerman House. Click to Enlarge

Hello Fall!

When: Sat Oct 21, 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.

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10 / 24
Start: 9:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

North Mollala River Trails Loop Hike and Basalt Rosette Viewing

When: Tue, Oct 24, 2017 9AM-5PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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  • Round-trip travel: 122 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Elevation gain: 700 feet
  • Suggested donation per hiker: $12

This hike is 3.5-mile loop hike through a new growth forest in the Molalla River Recreation Corridor. The trail is mostly a dirt trail with rocks and tree roots along the way. The elevation gain is gradual in some places and steep in others. After our hike, we will drive another 4 miles down the road to view the basalt rosette in the cliffs along the river. After the viewing, we will head back into the town of Molalla and have lunch at the new Lumberjacks Bar and Grill. Hiking boots are recommended. Bring an energy snack and water for the trail.For more information about this hike please contact Doug and Dana Duval at 907-230-6543 or danakol24@aol.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

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10 / 28
Start: 8:30 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 28, 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

Get Your Green On!

When: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan Street
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Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park Saturday on Oct. 28 from 9:00 am to noon. 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 and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend.Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Litter Cleanup, Garden Weeding/Cleanup & potentially planting native plants.Registration opens Oct. 1 at friendsofnadaka.org.For more information about this event, contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.

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

When: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10AM-12PM
Where: Rockwood Library
17917 SE Stark St.
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Do you have clothes and other fabrics that need mending? Bring them to this workshop and learn how to repair them. Volunteers experienced in sewing will demonstrate how to repair items and then provide guidance while you repair your own. Sewing machines and hand-sewing supplies will be available, but if you want something specific for your repair (like matching thread, button, zipper, etc.), please try to bring those supplies. For more information about this event, contact Lyndsey Runyan at lyndseyr@multco.us or 503-988-5123.

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11 / 1
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11 / 3
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Fri, Nov 03, 2017 6PM-10PM
Where: H.B. Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave.
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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, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

11 / 4
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:30 am

Are you battling pests in your urban garden?
When: Sat, Nov 04, 2017 9AM-11:30AM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
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Free Workshop!
Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the invasive insect pests that currently threaten our state.
Register here! Seating is limited.
Provided by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
About EMSWCD
The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is a unit of local government serving Northwest Oregon's Multnomah County east of the Willamette River. We work entirely on a voluntary, non-regulatory basis. All of our work is geared toward keeping water clean, conserving water and keeping soil healthy!

Start: 8:00 pm

Let's Hoop It Up!

When: Sat, Nov 04, 2017 8PM-12AM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Middle school and high school youth can attend free basketball practice, skill building and game play on Friday 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

  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm for grades 6-8
  • 10:00 pm - 12:00 am for grades 9-12

Registration form For more information, visit our basketball page or contact Coach Michael Magnum at 503-975-2929.

11 / 5
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Let's Kick Ball!

When: Sun, Nov 05, 2017 5PM-7PM
Where: Friends of the Children
424 NE 172nd Ave.
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Free drop-in futsal games for boys and girls in grades 3-6 will take place from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Sundays in the Friends of the Children gym. Rain or shine. Supervised play is provided by Active Children Portland volunteers. This activity is sponsored by the City of Gresham. A signed waiver is required to participate.Read more about the Sunday Afternoon Futsal program and complete the waiver. For more information, contact Ricki Ruiz at 503-839-2678.

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