When: Sat Jun 23, 2012 9AM-12PM* Where: HB Lee Middle School
1121 NE 172nd Ave (between Glisan & Halsey) Get map!
Cost per load: $15.00 -- Auto, small pick-up truck $25.00 -- Trailer load, larger truck
This event is open to all Wilkes East Neighborhood residents. Get map!
Bring all your general debris and recycles to the dumpsters located in the east parking lot at HB Lee Middle School, 1121 NE 172nd Ave (between Glisan & Halsey), Saturday Jun 23rd, 9AM to 12PM (sooner if the dumspters fill-up).
You CAN bring:
You CAN recycle:
You CANNOT bring:
General "clean-up" items
Chemicals, paint cans
Florescent bulbs (any)
We need several volunteers to greet guests, direct traffic, help unload vehicles, seperate deliverables and and keep the parking lot clean. Click here to send us your name, contact info and job preference.
A Fundrasing Event
The Wilkes East Neighborhood clean-up is WENA's only fundraising event. WENA uses these funds to support WENA activities and projects and assist Wilkes East Neighborhood residents on issues such as land use, nuisance, crime, transportation concerns, and more.
*Hazardous Waste Disposal
Wondering what to do with those old paint cans, motor oil and solvents? Click here to visit Metro's website and find out what materials are hazardous and where and how to safely dispose of them.
When: Sat May 5, 2012 7PM-10PM Where: Historic Downtown Gresham See locations below
Gresham, OR Get Map! No cover charge, free parking!
An Evening of Great Music
The Gresham/Mt. Hood Jazz Association is bringing back the Mt Hood Jazz Festival, launching its first Adventures in Jazz series at participating venues in Historic Downtown Gresham.
The event is free and open to the public and is supported through sponsorship. Stroll the streets of downtown Gresham, stop in at participating restaurants for a bite to eat and enjoy first-class jazz music.
When: Mon May 7, 2012 Show Times: 7:00PM and 8:15PM Where: Mt Hood Community College
Planetarium Sky Theater
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR Get Map!
Admission $2. MHCC students are admitted free. The Sky Theater is wheelchair accessible.
The Southern Sky from Namibia
Join us as Mt Hood Community College Planetarium Director Pat Hanrahan shares stories and celestrial images from last summer's trip to Namibia in southern Africa. Near total darkness provided an opportunity to capture many incredible images from the seldom seen southern night sky.
All shows are presented under a realistic representation of the night sky, featuring the latest galactic, stellar and planetary images.
Visitors are encouraged to ask questions during each 45-minute program. Children are welcome to attend.
Parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3 at ticket kiosks located by the flagpoles (north parking) and gym (south parking). (Violators will be ticketed)
Whe\n: Sat Apr 7, 2012 10-11AMbr /> Where: Gradin Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Road (Between Hogan Road and Hwy 26)
Gresham, OR Get map!
Join us as we plant a Nyssa sylvatica 'David Odom' Afterburner Tupelo to memorialize David Odom who served as Gresham's urban forester before becoming a Neighborhood Tree Specialist with Friends of Trees in 2009. Gresham's annual Arbor Day Proclamation will also be read at this event.
When: Sat Apr 21, 2012 9AM-2PM Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR Get Map!
Bring your recyclables. Rain or Shine!
Every year the City holds a free recycling event in April around Earth Day. The recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents and businesses.
Bring your recyclable items to Gresham City Hall for Earth Day from 9AM to 2PM, or take your items to a recycler year-round. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.
When: Mon Apr 23, 2012 7PM
RESCHEDULED: Aug 27, 2012 7PM Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR Get Map!
Site acquisition for Rockwood public safety facility approved. New facility will improve police presence and services in Rockwood / West Gresham area.
Join us Monday April 23 Aug 27, 7PM at St Aidan's Church for a presentation by Michael Parkhurst, Senior Urban Renewal Project Coordinator, Gresham Redevelopment Commission about the new Rockwood Public Safety Facility to be built at the former Kasch's Garden Center on NE 181st. Learn all about this project. Bring your questions.
Wilkes East Neighborhood would like express our gratitude to the following for their generous contributions & continued support:
• Jazzy Bagels, Main St & Powell
• Parkrose Hardware, 106th & Sandy
• Starbucks Coffee, 181st & Glisan
• Growers Outlet, 162nd & Glisan
• SOLV, Bringing Oregon together
• Third Place Coffee, 172nd & Halsey
• Albertsons, 181st & Glisan
• And, all the many volunteers!