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SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 5:30pm
04/08/2021 - 8:30pm
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SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom
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The regional SAFER Council consists of city representatives from Gresham, Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale and a Multnomah Rural Protection District 10 board member.

The SAFER Council (Sustainable Affordable Funding for Emergency Services) was created with regard to fire service in East County.

Goals of the SAFER Council:

  • Determine the emergency response level for our regional service area.
  • Perform a needs assessment required to meet service level expectations.
  • Establish a SAFER proposal and alternate proposal to be presented for consideration by each City Council and district board.

How to watch:

For more information about this meeting, contact Randi Deverell at 503-618-2853 or Randi.Deverell@GreshamOregon.gov.

Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
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Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM. Free Hands-On Event. Info here!

Free Hands-On Event

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden and what plants can help attract and support them. Plus, shelter, water, nesting and overwintering site tips.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM. Get Involved, Make a Difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make a Difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM
Where: Virtual open house

You are invited to join the housing capacity analysis project team at a virtual open house on April 8 at 6:00 pm.

The housing capacity analysis project includes an analysis of future housing projections and an inventory of the city's available buildable lands. These activities will determine Gresham's housing needs for the next 20 years and the capacity for that housing to be developed.

At the open house, the project consultant will review key findings from their housing market analysis for Gresham as well as preliminary housing forecast and buildable lands inventory results. The presentation will include time for questions and answers.

Visit the housing capacity analysis page for more information about this project.

How to join this meeting

For more information about this event, contact Mary Phillips at Mary.Phillips@GreshamOregon.gov.

Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM

04/10/2021 - 1:00pm
04/10/2021 - 3:00pm
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Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM. Free workshop. Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Japanese Garden
Main City Park
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Take a free class on getting green, healthy grass. Taught by Jim Card, director of the Gresham Japanese Garden, you'll learn how to get moss out, how to water your lawn vs. your plants and more.

This class is held in the garden's outside greenhouse. Masks are mandatory. Limited to nine participants.

Register for this event.

Learn more about the Gresham Japanese Garden or email info@GreshamJapaneseGarden.com.

Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM

04/10/2021 - 9:00am
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Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM. Improving Our Watershed. Info here!

Improving Our Watershed

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, learn to build your own rain garden . from site selection to best location and size, plants and more. Receive a booklet to guide you through all the steps.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Free Workshop! Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM

04/11/2021 - 1:00pm
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Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM. Free Workshop! Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know common native plants from the Willamette Valley. You'll walk away with loads of information so you can decide which native plants will work well in your yard.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2021 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7PM-8:30PM

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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Online meeting via Zoom. Info here!

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

Spring Meeting Notice

When: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Click here to Join Meeting

Go to: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 853 6101 0620
Passcode: 660770

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Mar 8th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held online via Zoom meeting.

Agenda

  • Travis Stovall, Mayor City of Gresham
  • Vince Jones-Dixon, Gresham City Council Position 3
  • Jessica Harper, City of Gresham Code Compliance
  • Jeff Car, CEO Albertina Kerr, Workforce Housing Update
  • Neighborhood news and more

Dial-in Zoom
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)*
Meeting ID: 853 6101 0620
Passcode: 660770
* Long distant telephone charges may be incurred

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. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

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!.


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!

Questions or comments?
Contact Wilkes East Neighborhood by email at info@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland Oregon 97230

Gresham Farmers Market 2020: Sat, Oct 31, 2020 8:30AM-2PM

10/31/2020 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers' Market 2020: Sat, Oct 03, 2020 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Final Weekend 2020

When: Sat, Oct 31, 2020 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Arts Plaza
NE 3rd Street and NE Hood Avenue
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Oregon's Stay Home, Save Lives order allows farmers markets to operate. The Gresham Farmers' Market will open for the season with a limited number of vendors and strict COVID-19 physical distancing and safety measures in place.

At the market safety measures

  • Do not visit the market if you you are feeling unwell.
  • Only one person per household should visit the market.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Bring a shopping list.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from anyone not in your household.
  • No socializing in the market for now.
  • Do not touch items before buying.
  • Shop quickly.
  • No dogs; service animals only.

Visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website for more information.

Gresham Farmers Market 2020: Sat, Oct 24, 2020 8:30AM-2PM

10/24/2020 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers' Market 2020: Sat, Oct 03, 2020 8:30AM-2PM. Saturday's thru October. Info here!

Saturday's thru October

When: Sat, Oct 24, 2020 8:30AM-2PM
Where: Arts Plaza
NE 3rd Street and NE Hood Avenue
Get Map!

Oregon's Stay Home, Save Lives order allows farmers markets to operate. The Gresham Farmers' Market will open for the season with a limited number of vendors and strict COVID-19 physical distancing and safety measures in place.

At the market safety measures

  • Do not visit the market if you you are feeling unwell.
  • Only one person per household should visit the market.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Bring a shopping list.
  • Stay at least 6 feet away from anyone not in your household.
  • No socializing in the market for now.
  • Do not touch items before buying.
  • Shop quickly.
  • No dogs; service animals only.

Visit the Gresham Farmers' Market website for more information.

Free Basic Bike Repair: Sun, Aug 09, 2020 1PM-5PM

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Free Basic Bike Repair: Sun, Aug 09, 2020 1PM-5PM. . Info here!

When: Sun, Aug 09, 2020 1PM-5PM
Where: Coho Picnic Shelter
Main City Park
219 South Main Ave.
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The non-profit organization Bikes for Humanity is offering free basic bike repairs. Outdoor, socially-distanced repairs will happen near the Coho picnic shelter.

You can also donate old bikes to be fixed up for those in need.

For more information about this event, contact Andrew at Bikes for Humanity at 503-496-9641.

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