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SW Events

April 2015

Wednesday, April 1 2015

  • Bridlemile Neighborhood Association Board meeting

    Bridlemile School staff room, 4300 SW 47th Drive

    Wednesday, April 1 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    The BNA Board meets the first Wednesday of the month.  Contact Steve Mullinax, (503) 768-9065, steve.mullinax@comcast.net, More: http://swni.org/node/5853

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association meeting

    NCNM Annex, 2719 SW Kelly St.

    Wednesday, April 1 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    South Portland Neighborhood Association meets the first Wednesday of every month, except July.

  • Collins View Neighborhood Association Meeting

    Riverdale High School, 9727 SW Terwilliger

    Wednesday, April 1 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Collins View Neighborhood Association meets the first Wednesday of the month (except July/August). Contact: Samantha Walker, CVNAmail@gmail.com Website: collinsview.org

  • Hillsdale Neighborhood Association meeting

    Meeting locations vary: See http://swni.org/event/2012/jan/5245

    Wednesday, April 1 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Hillsdale Neighborhood Association meets monthly, on the first Wednesday. No meeting in August. The Board Meets quarterly from 6:30-7:00pm at the same location. Contact:  Mikal Apenes, 503-705-9777, mikal@windemere.com

Thursday, April 2 2015

  • Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association Special meeting

    Stephenson Elementary School, staff lounge, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Thursday, April 2 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meets on the second Tuesday of the month.  There will be a Special General Membership meeting on April 2, 2015.  Contact:  Hugh McGavick, (503) 246-2094, acna.hugh@gmail.com, More: http://swni.org/event/2011/dec/5228

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Thursday, April 2 2015, 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

  • SWNI Public Safety Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 3333

    Thursday, April 2 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Public Safety Committee meets the first Thursday of the month. Contact James Nobles, PublicSafety@swni.org

Saturday, April 4 2015

  • Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Board Retreat

    Neighborhood House Children's Center, 6650 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Saturday, April 4 2015, 8:45 AM to 2:30 PM

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, April 4 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Tryon Creek hold work parties every Saturday, 9am-noon. Contact:  Sarah Kreisman, sarah@tryonfriends.org, (503) 636-4398 or http://tryonfriends.org

Monday, April 6 2015

  • Multnomah Historical Association

    2929 SW Multnomah Blvd.

    Monday, April 6 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Multnomah Historical Association meets the first Monday of every month, except in September, the meeting is on the second Monday, 2929 SW Multnomah Blvd., Contact: Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen, 503-893-5549 Website: www.multnomahhistorical.com

Tuesday, April 7 2015

Wednesday, April 8 2015

  • Bridlemile Neighborhood Association meeting

    Bridlemile School staff room, 4300 SW 47th Drive

    Wednesday, April 8 2015, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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

  • Maplewood Neighborhood Association meeting

    Maplewood School, 7452 SW 52nd Ave.

    Wednesday, April 8 2015, 6:45 PM to 8:30 PM

    The MNA meets on the second Wednesday of the month. Arrive at 6:45 for some social time with neighbors. Meeting starts promptly at 7. Contact: maplewood@swni.org  Website:  swni.org/maplewood

Thursday, April 9 2015

  • Marshall Park Neighborhood Association meeting

    Capitol Hill School, 8401 SW 17th Ave.

    Thursday, April 9 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association Comm/Fin/Pks

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Thursday, April 9 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The South Portland Neighborhood Association Communications/Finance/Parks Committees meet the second Thursday of the month. Contact: Lee Buhler (503) 227-0160, More: http://swni.org/event/2012/mar/5290

  • South Burlingame Neighborhood Association meeting

    Capitol Hill School, 8401 SW 17th Ave.

    Thursday, April 9 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    South Burlingame Neighborhood Association meets the second Thursday of every month except August when our National Night Out event is held.

  • West Portland Park Neighborhood Association meeting

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Street

    Thursday, April 9 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    WPPNA meets the second Thursday of the month, during the school year from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Contact: Mike McNamara, mike@mcnamaraconsulting.net  Website: http://swni.org/w_portland_park

Saturday, April 11 2015

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, April 11 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Tryon Creek hold work parties every Saturday, 9am-noon. Contact:  Sarah Kreisman, sarah@tryonfriends.org, (503) 636-4398 or http://tryonfriends.org

  • 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, April 11 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    SW Urban Trails walks are held on the second Saturday of the month. Read more about the walks at http://swtrails.org/events/

  • April Hill Park Work Party

    April Hill Park in southwest Portland (Maplewood neighborhood)

    Saturday, April 11 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Come when you can and stay as long as you can.  Get to know your neighbors & learn about the park.  A community work effort, families of all ages welcome, children must bring an adult.  Tools provided.  Refreshments. http://swni.org/node/5868

Sunday, April 12 2015

  • Hillsdale Farmers' Market

    Wilson High School/Rieke Elementary School parking lot (Park and enter from SW Vermont St near13th Ave or from SW Capitol Hwy near Sunset Blvd)

    Sunday, April 12 2015, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    The Hillsdale Farmers' Market is a year-round market.  Market Hours Sunday 10am-1pm, twice monthly (January - April) Sunday 10am-2pm, every week (May - November)  Website: http://www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com

Monday, April 13 2015

  • Tryon Creek Watershed Council meeting

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

    Monday, April 13 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    TCWC meets the 2nd Monday of every other month. Everyone is welcome to attend. Contact: Corrina Chase, TCWC Coordinator, tcwc@tryonfriends.org, (503) 636-4398 x121 or TryonCreek.org

  • Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Monday, April 13 2015, 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

Tuesday, April 14 2015

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Marquam Nature Park in southwest Portland

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Marquam Nature Park work party 2nd Tuesdays and last Saturdays. Also check FMNP website for guided hike schedule.  Contact: Robin Jensen, fmnp@comcast.net, 503-799-8435 or http://www.fmnp.org.

  • South Portland Riverbank Meeting

    DEQ building, 811 SW 6th Avenue, Room 5

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    South Portland Riverbank holds meetings the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Work parties are held the 3rd Saturday of the month 9am-noon at Willamette Park. Contact Marissa Dorais, marissa.dorais@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-7016

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association Land Use meeting

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    The SPNA Land Use Committee meets the second Tuesday of the month. Contact: Jim Gardner, (503) 227-2096

  • Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Stephenson Elementary, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meets on the second Tuesday of every month. Contact:  Hugh McGavick, acna.hugh@gmail.com, (503) 246-2094, Website: http://swni.org/arnold_creek

  • Markham Neighborhood Association meeting

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 Southwest 35th Avenue

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Markham Neighborhood Association meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Contact:  Donna Herron, (503) 452-0000, Markham.President@gmail.com Website: http://swni.org/markham

  • Multnomah Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, April 14 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Multnomah Neighborhood Association meets the second Tuesday of the month, 7 pm.  Contact: Carol McCarthy, mnachair@gmail.com  Website: http://swni.org/multnomah

Wednesday, April 15 2015

  • Friends of Gabriel Park meeting

    Southwest Community Center, Poolside Room, 6820 SW 45th Ave

    Wednesday, April 15 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Friends of Gabriel Park meets the third Wednesday of every month.  contact: Gary Miniszewski, garyminiszewski@gmail.com

  • Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc (SWNI) Finance & Executive Committee Meetings

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. (Room 5)

    Wednesday, April 15 2015, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The SWNI Finance and Executive Committees meet Wednesday of the week before the SWNI Board meeting: http://swni.org/event/2011/dec/5225 More: http://swni.org/event/2012/mar/5291

  • Southwest Hills Residential League Meeting

    Meeting locations vary: See http://swni.org/event/2012/feb/5270

    Wednesday, April 15 2015, 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    SW Hills Residential League neighborhood association meets the third Wednesday of every month.  The annual General Membership meeting will be held in May. In lieu of an August meeting, there is a neighborhood picnic.

Saturday, April 18 2015

  • South Portland Riverbank Work Party

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam & Nebraska

    Saturday, April 18 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    South Portland Riverbank work parties are held the 3rd Saturday of every month.  Contact:  Marissa Dorais, marissa.dorais@portlandoregon.gov or (503) 823-7016

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, April 18 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Tryon Creek hold work parties every Saturday, 9am-noon. Contact:  Sarah Kreisman, sarah@tryonfriends.org, (503) 636-4398 or http://tryonfriends.org

  • Friends of Terwilliger Work Party

    Meet at SW Terwilliger & Hamilton St.

    Saturday, April 18 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Terwilliger work parties are held the third Saturday of every month, 9am-noon. Contact: Robin Vesey, jack-robin@spiritone.com or (503) 293-1069, http://swni.org/event/2011/dec/5217

  • Earth Day: Friends of Gabriel Park Work Party

    Gabriel Park in southwest Portland

    Saturday, April 18 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    For work party and schedule updates, visit www.FriendsOfGabrielPark.com

Sunday, April 19 2015

Monday, April 20 2015

Tuesday, April 21 2015

Wednesday, April 22 2015

  • Watershed Open House

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy., Room 29

    Wednesday, April 22 2015, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    You're invited to the Southwest Watersheds Open House.  Stop by on your way home for refreshments and information about plans and projects to improve the health of southwest Portland's watersheds.  More: http://swni.org/node/5871

  • The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) board meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Wednesday, April 22 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Saturday, April 25 2015

  • April Hill Park Spring Bird Walk

    April Hill Park in southwest Portland (Maplewood neighborhood)

    Saturday, April 25 2015, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Walk lead by Sarah Swanson & Max Smith, authors of Must See Birds of the Pacific Northwest.  Meet at the Giant Sequoia.  Dress for weather, be sure to bring Binoculars.  Children Welcomed/ with a parent.  Bird list is available. http://swni.org/node/5861

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, April 25 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Tryon Creek hold work parties every Saturday, 9am-noon. Contact:  Sarah Kreisman, sarah@tryonfriends.org, (503) 636-4398 or http://tryonfriends.org

  • PCC Habitat Team Work Party

    Sylvania Natural Area Park in southwest Portland

    Saturday, April 25 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Contact: April Fong, afong@pcc.edu, 971-722-4422

  • Friends of Woods Park Work Party

    Woods Park in southwest Portland

    Saturday, April 25 2015, 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

    Meet at Marquam Shelter, SW Marquam St near Sam Jackson Park Rd.

    Saturday, April 25 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friends of Marquam Nature Park work parties are held 2nd Tuesdays and last Saturdays. Check website for guided hikes.  Contact Robin Jensen, fmnp@comcast.net, 503-799-8435, Website: http://www.fmnp.org. Help protect wildlife habitat and water quality.

Sunday, April 26 2015

  • Hillsdale Farmers' Market

    Wilson High School/Rieke Elementary School parking lot (Park and enter from SW Vermont St near13th Ave or from SW Capitol Hwy near Sunset Blvd)

    Sunday, April 26 2015, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    The Hillsdale Farmers' Market is a year-round market.  Market Hours Sunday 10am-1pm, twice monthly (January - April) Sunday 10am-2pm, every week (May - November)  Website: http://www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com