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SW Events

May 2016

Sunday, May 1 2016

  • Markham

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Ave.

    Sunday, May 1 2016, 7:00 AM to 8:30 PM

    Markham Neighborhood Association meets on the second Tuesday of every month during the school year. Donna Herron, (503) 452-0000, Markham.President@gmail.com  Websites:  http://swni.org/markham and www.markhamneighborhood.com.

  • Bridlemile

    Bridlemile School staff room, 4300 SW 47th Drive

    Sunday, May 1 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Bridlemile Neighborhood Association meets on the second Wednesday of every month during the school year. Steve Mullinax, (503) 768-9065, steve.mullinax@comcast.net  Website: http://swni.org/bridlemile

  • South Portland

    NCNM Annex, 2719 SW Kelly St.

    Sunday, May 1 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    South Portland Neighborhood Association meets the first Wednesday of every month, Ken Love, (503) 245-7795, TLC11@mindspring.com  Website: http://swni.org/southportland

  • Collins View

    Riverdale High School, 9727 SW Terwilliger, Rm 201

    Sunday, May 1 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Collins View Neighborhood Association meets on the first Wednesday of the month during the school year.  Website: collinsview.org

Tuesday, May 3 2016

  • SPNA Trans/Parking

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett Contact: Bill Danneman, (503) 228-9868

    Tuesday, May 3 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    South Portland Neighborhood Association Transportation/Parking Permit Committee meets the Tuesday before the South Portland board meeting (first Wednesday of the month).  No meeting in July or August. http://swni.org/southportland

  • Maplewood

    Maplewood Coffee and Tea, 5206 SW Custer Street

    Tuesday, May 3 2016, 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Maplewood Neighborhood Association meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Arrive at 6:45pm. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm. Contact: maplewood@swni.org  Website:  swni.org/maplewood

  • Homestead

    OHSU CDRC, 707 SW Gaines, (SW 6th Ave Dr & Gaines St) 3rd Floor

    Tuesday, May 3 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, May 4 2016

  • Bridlemile Board

    Bridlemile School staff room, 4300 SW 47th Drive

    Wednesday, May 4 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Bridlemile Neighborhood Association board meets on the first Wednesday of every month during the school year.  Contact: Steve Mullinax, (503) 768-9065, steve.mullinax@comcast.net  Website: http://swni.org/bridlemile

  • Hillsdale Neighborhood Association meeting

    Location varies, see website: www.hna-pdx.com

    Wednesday, May 4 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Hillsdale Neighborhood Association meets monthly, on the first Wednesday. Contact:  Duane Hunting, duane.hunting@zgf.com     Website:  www.hna-pdx.com

Thursday, May 5 2016

  • SWNI Public Safety Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center in the Hamilton room, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Thursday, May 5 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The SWNI Public Safety Committee meets the first Thursday of every month. Contact:  James Nobles, 503-936-3065 james@vacantfuture.com  Website:  http://swni.org/public_safety

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Thursday, May 5 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Parks and Community Centers Committee meets the first Thursday of every month.   Contact:  Chair, Kirky Doblie, 503-246-7970, kdobseven@gmail.com  Website:  http://swni.org/parks_committee

Monday, May 9 2016

  • Tryon Creek Watershed Council

    Tryon Creek State Park Nature Center, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd.

    Monday, May 9 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Tryon Creek Watershed Council meets the 2nd Monday of every other month. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact coordinator@tryoncreek.org

  • Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway, Room 30

    Monday, May 9 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meets on the second Monday of every month.  Contact:  Dean Smith, Ashcreek Neighborhood Association Chair (503) 351-0521, smithd1111@comcast.net  Website:  http://swni.org/ashcreek

  • Hayhurst Neighborhood Association meeting

    Hayhurst School, 5037 SW Iowa (When the school is open, in the library). When meetings conflict with school openings, meetings are held at Cedar Sanai Park, 6125 SW Boundary St.

    Monday, May 9 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Hayhurst Neighborhood Association meets on the second Monday of every other month (Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov).  Contact: Janet Hawkins, (503) 244-7703, janetchawkins@msn.com  Website: http://swni.org/hayhurst

Tuesday, May 10 2016

  • SP Riverbank

    DEQ building, 811 SW 6th Avenue, Room 5

    Tuesday, May 10 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    South Portland Riverbank holds meetings the 2nd Tuesday of every month, Marissa Dorais, marissa.dorais@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-7016

  • SPNA Comm/Equity/Parks

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, May 10 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Communications, Equity and Parks Committees meet the second Thursday of every month. Contact: Lee Buhler (503) 227-0160

  • Multnomah Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, May 10 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Multnomah Neighborhood Association meets the second Tuesday of every month, Contact: Carol McCarthy, mnachair@gmail.com  Website: http://swni.org/multnomah

  • Arnold Creek

    Stephenson Elementary School, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, May 10 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meets on the second Tuesday of the month during the school year. Website: www.arnoldcreek.org

Wednesday, May 11 2016

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Wednesday, May 11 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Marquam Nature Park work parties are held the 2nd Wednesday and last Saturday of the month. Also check FMNP website for guided hike schedule.  Contact: Robin Jensen, fmnp@comcast.net, 503-799-8435 Website: http://www.fmnp.org.

Thursday, May 12 2016

  • Marshall Park

    Capitol Hill School (in the library), 8401 SW 17th Ave.

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Marshall Park Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of every month. Mike Charles, (503) 244-6099, marshallparkna@yahoo.com  Website: http://swni.org/marshallpark

  • South Burlingame

    Capitol Hill School, (Room #111) 8401 SW 17th Ave

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    South Burlingame Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of every month. Contact:  Sam Pearson, sfpjr@gmail.com  Website:  http://swni.org/sburlingame

  • West Portland Park

    Jackson Middle School, (Library) 10625 SW 35th Street

    Thursday, May 12 2016, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    West Portland Park Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of the month. Mike McNamara, mike@mcnamaraconsulting.net  Website: http://swni.org/w_portland_park

Saturday, May 14 2016

  • SW Urban Trails Walk

    Park and meet in the parking area of Wilson High School; at the west entrance, just east of the SW Capitol and Sunset intersection.

    Saturday, May 14 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    SW Urban Trails walks are held on the second Saturday of the month. Park and meet in the parking area of Wilson High School; at the west entrance, just east of the SW Capitol and Sunset intersection.  More about the walks at http://swtrails.org/events/

Sunday, May 15 2016

  • Shomrei Teva at Neveh Shalom Work Party

    Wooded area next to lower parking lot of Congregation Neveh Shalom, off of SW Dosch just north of Beverton-Hillsdale Highway

    Sunday, May 15 2016, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

    Monthly work party is held the 3rd Sunday of every month.  Jordan Epstein, (503) 246-6580 or yaakovm@comcast.net

Monday, May 16 2016

  • SWNI Transportation

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Room 29

    Monday, May 16 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Transportation Committee meets the 3rd Monday of every month. Contact: Chair, Roger Averbeck, 503-679-1447, transportation@swni.org Website: swni.org/transportation_committee

Tuesday, May 17 2016

  • SPNA Land Use

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, May 17 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Land Use Committee meets the third Tuesday of the month. Contact: Jim Gardner, (503) 227-2096

  • SWNI Land Use Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, May 17 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Land Use Committee meets the third Tuesday of every month. Contact:   John Gibbon, 503-708-6708, jtgorygun@aol.com Website:  http://swni.org/land_use

Wednesday, May 18 2016

  • SWNI Finance Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 5

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Finance Committee meets Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting every month. The board meeting is usually the 4th Wednesday but will be rescheduled to accommodate holidays. No meeting in July.

  • SW Hills Residential League

    Ainsworth School, 2425 SW Vista Ave.(May, Jan, Oct), Ascension Episcopal Church, 1823 SW Spring St. (Feb, Mar, Apr, Jun, Sep)

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    SW Hills Residential League neighborhood association meets the third Wednesday of every month. No meeting Jul, Aug, Dec. Picnic in August.

  • SWNI Executive Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods Inc. (SWNI) Executive Committee meets Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting every month.  Contact: Sylvia Bogert, (503) 823-4592, sylvia@swni.org

  • Friends of Gabriel Park

    Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Ave

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Friends of Gabriel Park meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

  • Friends of Gabriel Park

    Southwest Community Center, 6820 SW 45th Ave

    Wednesday, May 18 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Friends of Gabriel Park meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm.

Thursday, May 19 2016

  • SWNI Schools

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Thursday, May 19 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Schools Committee meets the third Thursday of odd months (January, March, May, September, November). No meeting in July. Will Fuller, 503-764-5501, schools@swni.org, http://swni.org/schools

Wednesday, May 25 2016

  • SWNI Board Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy

    Wednesday, May 25 2016, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) board meets the 4th Wednesday of every month. Contact:  SWNI Executive Director, Sylvia Bogert, (503) 823-4592, sylvia@swni.org Website:  http://swni.org/board

Saturday, May 28 2016

  • Friends of Woods Park Work Party

    Saturday, May 28 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Woods Park holds work parties the 4th Saturday of every month.     Contact: Jesse Johnston, jesse@teamjohnston.net

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Saturday, May 28 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Marquam Nature Park work parties are held the 2nd Wednesday and last Saturday of the month. Also check FMNP website for guided hike schedule.  Contact: Robin Jensen, fmnp@comcast.net, 503-799-8435 Website: http://www.fmnp.org.