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Join the fun! Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5PM-6:30PM

11/30/2013 - 5:00pm
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Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5PM-6:30PM. Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season. Fun for all! Tree lighting, sing-alongs, hot cocoa, treats and Santa Claus. Info here!

Gresham’s beloved holiday
kick-off event

Tree Lighting, Music
and Santa Claus

When: Sat Nov 30, 2013 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Historic Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season, the Spirit of Christmas features a free program full of fun, including musical performances by the Gresham Christmas Choir, Gresham Community Choir and Men in Black, sing-alongs, hot cocoa and treats. Santa Claus will be at the event to hand out candy canes and help light the 60-foot Ponderosa pine tree. The program gets underway at 5PM, with the tree-lighting at 6PM.

Other Events
Get into the spirit prior to Arts Plaza event at the Gresham History Museum, 410 N Main Ave Get Map!, open from 10AM to 4PM for photos with Santa, crafts and more!

TriMet is your ticket holiday fun! Take the bus or light rail to Spirit of Christmas and other local destinations. Plan your trip at trimet.org.

Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM

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Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM. Info here!

Neighbors Urged to Attend

When: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM
Where: Albertina-Kerr Chapel
876 NE 162nd Av
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Albertina-Kerr is in the process of making changes and additions to their subacute care facility located in the Wilkes East neighborhood.

The changes include the addition of a new building along the east boundary of the campus facing NE 165th St, opening two driveways along NE 165th St, and the future removal of an older building along NE 162nd.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood Association has several unanswered concerns about this project including security (patients and neighbors) as well as the traffic impact to NE 165th and the surrounding areas.

Albertina-Kerr was suppose to discuss this project and answer neighbor concerns at the Wilkes East Summer General Meeting, August 26th but, they failed to show-up or cancel their appearance. Ed.

We encourage you to attend this meeting with Albertina-Kerr’s CEO Chris Krenk, Wednesday, October 9th 6:30PM at the Albertina-Kerr chapel.

If you are unable to attend & have concerns about this project, please send them to krisfreiermuth@wilkeseastna.org prior to the meeting date.

Land-Use Hearing: Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:30PM
The City of Gresham will be holding a land-use hearing for the Albertina-Kerr expansion on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 6:30PM at City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Pky, Gresham. Get Map! The public is invited to attend.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
Now thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 26.

Are You Prepared to Save a Life? CPR/AED Training: Sat Sep 14, 2013 9AM-12PM

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Are You Prepared to Save a Life? CPR/AED Training: Sat Sep 14, 2013 9AM-12PM. Info Here!

CPR / AED Training

When: Sat Sep 14, 2013 9AM-12PM
Where: Contact for location

Are You Prepared?
Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life.

Register here for the Community CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) training. Class size is limited. Don't put this off another day.

Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

09/21/2013 - 8:30am
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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Saturdays, May-October 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
Now thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Fresh & Local
Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 26.

Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham: Sep 21, 2013 11:00AM-12:30PM

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Free! Guided Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Gresham. Sat Sep 21, 2013 11AM-12:30PM. Info here!
Gresham Historical Society. Click to view.

Let's Go Walking!

When: Sat Sep 21, 2013 11AM-12:30PM
Where: Meet at
Gresham History Museum
410 N Main Av
Downtown Gresham
Get Map!

Come tour Historic Downtown Gresham, and learn about its historic buildings and homes, historic graves and trees, some historic local figures, and about the shops that used to line Main Ave. Tours weave throughout Historic Downtown Gresham, are fast paced, and will cover around a mile of mostly flat level ground.

Tours leave at 11:00AM sharp, rain or shine, and are free. Donations are always accepted and much appreciated. Parking is available in the lot behind the museum.

Free Movie Night! Big Screen on the Green at Glendoveer Golf & Tennis: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:00PM

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Free Movie Night! Big Screen on the Green at Glendoveer Golf & Tennis: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:00PM. Bring one new school supply for the KGW School Supply Drive. Info Here!

Madagascar 3

When: Wed Aug 28, 2013 6PM-10PM
Where: Glendoveer Golf & Tennis
14015 NE Glisan St
Portland OR
Get Map!

Bring 1 new school supply for the KGW School Supply Drive

Great Family Movie
Gather up the kids, bring a blanket and lawn chair for a fun and relaxing evening under the Portland night sky. Movie starts at dusk!

Pre-movie entertainment begins 6PM. Face painting, Balloon Art provided by Joy Entertainers, SNAG Golf provided by The First Tee of Greater Portland, Kids Zumbatomic provided by Dance with Joy Studios. Dinner & beverages sold by Ringside Steakhouse & Home Plate Sliders

Join your neighbors for the 30th Annual National Night Out: Aug 06, 2013 7PM-10PM

08/06/2013 - 7:00pm
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Join your neighbors for the 30th Annual National Night Out: Aug 06, 2013 7PM-10PM. Send criminals a message!  Help make your community safe and raise awareness about local anti-crime programs. Info here!
        National Night Out website

America's Night Out
Against Crime!

When: Tue Aug 06th, 2013 7-10PM
Where: Your Neighborhood!

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of National Night Out by hosting an event in your neighborhood on August 6th.

Last year millions of people, from every state, across 15,000 communities participated in events to help make communities safe and raise awareness about anticrime programs.

National Night Out is a time when individuals and groups are encourgaged to gather together after dark in parks and other public places for wholesome activities. The idea is to symbolically reclaim our public spaces by using them, encouraging other people to use them and making the space feel safe, and discouraging illegal and anti-social activity.

Go ahead -- invite your neighbors -- gather on someone's lawn or porch and turn-on the lights! Celebrate National Night Out 2013. Take a stand.

Don't let crime control your neighborhood.

Help Gresham Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA, NW Eastman & Division: Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM

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Help Gresham Firefighters Fill the Boot for MDA, NW Eastman & Division: Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM. Info here!

Show Your Support!

When: Fri-Sat, Aug 09-10, 2013 8AM-5PM
Where: NW Eastman Pky & Division
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Help Support MDA
Gresham firefighters will be collecting donations in boots to raise money for children with muscular dystrophy. Donations will help support Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) services and programs.

Join us for the annual Olympic Bed Races in Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 09, 2013 7PM-9PM

08/09/2013 - 7:00pm
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Bring a chair and join us for the exciting (and always hilarious) annual Olympic Bed Races in Historic Downtown Gresham: Aug 09, 2013 7PM. Info here!
Olympic Bed Races, Gresham OR

An Evening of Great Family Fun

When: Fri, Aug 09, 2013 7PM-9PM
Where: Historic Downtown Gresham
Main Street (between Second and Forth)
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring your chair
Join us on Main Street in Historic Downtown Gresham for the exciting (and always hilarious) annual Olympic Bed Races! The bed races are a fun event where groups from local businesses and organizations race a decorated "bed" (complete with a theme and on rollers of course) to the finish line. It's a great time that's not to be missed! Come early for the best viewing spots.

The fun starts at 7PM. See you there!

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