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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!

Wilkes School Holiday Bazaar: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM

12/01/2018 - 9:00am
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Wilkes School Holiday Bazaar: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM. Come and Join the Fun! Info here!

Get your shopping done early!

When: Sat, Dec 01, 2018 9AM-4PM
Where: Wilkes Elementary
17020 NE Wilkes Rd
Portland, OR
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Join us at the 11th Annual Wilkes Elementary Holiday Gift Bazaar, open to shoppers from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, on Saturday, December 1st.

Featuring over 35 local vendors selling their crafts and gifts, including but not limited to Native American and Mexican artifacts, natural soaps and lotions, essential oils, jewelry, children’s books, Tupperware, pottery, candles, hand-knitted items, Scentsy, Thirty One, Paparrazi accessories, and more!

We will be raffling a Wilkes Wildcat one-of-a-kind vintage t-shirt fleece blanket and other fun items!

You don’t want to miss this one!

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2018 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM

03/12/2018 - 7:00pm
03/12/2018 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2018 Spring Meeting, Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Meeting Notice

When: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7PM-9PM
(New date! 2nd Monday)
Where: Albertina Kerr
Gresham Campus, Training Building
(small bldg, center north on campus)
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, November 13th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2018 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!

Guests & Topics
Speakers for the March 12th meeting include: What are you most concerned about? (audience survey), Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET), Mario Palmero,City of Gresham Council, Rockwood update & homeless, Waterside Apartment project update, Zimmerman House update.

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the Northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.

Agenda

  • What are you most concerned about? (audience survey)
  • Gresham Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET)
  • Mario Palmero,City of Gresham Council, Rockwood update & homeless
  • Waterside Apartment project update
  • Zimmerman House update


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Volunteer! Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM

02/10/2018 - 9:00am
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Volunteer! Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM. Info here!

Come Lend a Hand!

When: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(Meet at the picnic structure)
17615 NE Glisan St
Get Map!

Let's Get Dirty
Looking for a way to get outside and make a difference in your community? Join Friends of Nadaka for our Community Planting Event to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. Volunteers will be planting native shrubs like Oregon Grape and Thimbleberry!

Register Here: https://www.solveoregon.org/opportunity/a0C1I000005PrHBUA0M call at 503-956-8558.

Tools, plants, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, warm cloths, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

Native plantings help filter pollutants, provide shade, and improve fish and wildlife habitat. This is a great way to meet other community members dedicated to improving local green spaces and nature!

2017 Portland Holiday Tree Lighting & Sing-a-long on the Square: Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:30PM-6:30PM

11/24/2017 - 5:30pm
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Portland Holiday Tree Lighting.
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Pioneer Courthouse Square
Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

When: Fri Nov 24, 2016 5:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square
701 SW 6th Ave
Portland OR
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Join the Celebration & Sing-A-Long!
The day after Thanksgiving, thousands of Portlanders will gather at the Square to celebrate the lighting of the spectacular 75ft Tree provided by Stimson Lumber Company. This beloved community tradition will feature a holiday sing-a-long with Thomas Lauderdale and members of Pink Martini, the NW Community Gospel Choir, and friends! With a big tree, over 14,000 colorful lights and Portland’s largest community sing-a-long this is an event you won’t want to miss! Download a copy of last year’s songbook here!. Arrive early for best viewing.

Spirit of Christmas 2017: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 5PM-6:30PM

11/25/2017 - 5:00pm
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Spirit of Christmas 2017: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 5PM-6:30PM. Come and Join the Fun!. Info here!

Come and Join the Fun!

When: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St.
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The 26th Annual Spirit of Christmas tree lighting one of the communitys most popular events rings in Greshams holiday season with a family-friendly program that includes music, photos with Santa, refreshments and the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine on the Arts Plaza.

This free, jolly holiday event is on Saturday, Nov. 25. Watch for fun activities beforehand in Historic Downtown in the afternoon leading up to the tree lighting festivities on the Arts Plaza from 5:00 - 6:30 pm. The tree is lit at 6:00 pm.

For more information, contact Event Coordinator Shannon Chisom at Shannon.Chisom@gmail.com or 503-750-3785.

Read more about the Spirit of Christmas event.

Sewing and Mending Workshop: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10AM-12PM

10/28/2017 - 10:00am
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Sewing and Mending Workshop: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10AM-12PM. Info here!

When: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 10AM-12PM
Where: Rockwood Library
17917 SE Stark St.
Get Map!

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.

Gresham Farmers Market 2017: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 8:30AM-2PM

10/28/2017 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers Market 2017: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

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.

Gresham Farmers Market 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 8:30AM-2PM

09/30/2017 - 4:00am
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Gresham Farmers Market 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

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.

Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9AM-3PM

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Gresham Saturday Market 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9AM-3PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Sep 30, 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.

Bring Your Bear! 2017 Teddy Bear Parade: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 10AM-12PM

09/30/2017 - 10:00am
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2017 Teddy Bear Parade: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 10AM-12PM. Let's Have a Parade. Info here!

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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