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SW Events

March 2015

Monday, March 2 2015

  • Multnomah Neighborhood Association Board meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Monday, March 2 2015, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    Contact: Carol McCarthy, mnachair@gmail.com

  • Multnomah Historical Association

    2929 SW Multnomah Blvd.

    Monday, March 2 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 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, March 3 2015

Wednesday, March 4 2015

  • South Portland Neighborhood Association meeting

    NCNM Annex, 2719 SW Kelly St.

    Wednesday, March 4 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, March 4 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, March 4 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, March 5 2015

  • SWNI Parks and Community Centers Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Room 4

    Thursday, March 5 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, March 5 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, March 7 2015

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, March 7 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

  • April Hill Park Work Party

    Street parking is available along SW Logan Ct or SW Miles St.

    Saturday, March 7 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Show your love for April Hill Park by volunteering with Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of April Hill Park for a morning of blackberry removal and native planting.  More: http://swni.org/node/5841

  • New community garden planned for SW Portland; kick-off

    6948 SW Capitol Highway

    Saturday, March 7 2015, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    A work party to create a new community garden at the Hillsdale Community Church, site of the proposed garden. Everyone is invited and encouraged to participate. Contact: Leslie Pohl-Kosbau, info@portlandcommunitygardens.org, http://swni.org/node/5857

Sunday, March 8 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, March 8 2015, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    The Hillsdale Farmers' Market is a year-round market running weekly from the first Sunday in May through the Sunday before Thanksgiving and twice monthly December through April. Website: http://www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com

Monday, March 9 2015

  • Ashcreek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Monday, March 9 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

  • Hayhurst Neighborhood Association meeting

    Hayhurst School, 5037 SW Iowa.

    Monday, March 9 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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

Tuesday, March 10 2015

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Meet at 9:00 at the Marquam Shelter at the end of SW Marquam St, off SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.

    Tuesday, March 10 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, March 10 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

  • Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meeting

    Stephenson Elementary, 2627 SW Stephenson St.

    Tuesday, March 10 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

  • Multnomah Neighborhood Association meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, March 10 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

  • Markham Neighborhood Association Meeting

    Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Ave.

    Tuesday, March 10 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Markham NA meets on the second Tuesday of every month at Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Ave. Contact:  Donna Herron, (503) 452-0000, Markham.President@gmail.com  Website:  http://swni.org/markham

Wednesday, March 11 2015

  • Bridlemile Neighborhood Association meeting

    Bridlemile School staff room, 4300 SW 47th Drive

    Wednesday, March 11 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, March 11 2015, 6:40 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Maplewood Neighborhood Association meets on the second Wednesday of every month, except August. Arrive at 6:45 for some social time with neighbors. Meeting starts promptly at 7.

  • Crestwood Neighborhood Association meeting

    West Portland United Methodist Church library (basement), 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd (corner of Taylors Ferry and 48th)

    Wednesday, March 11 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Crestwood Neighborhood Association meets the second Wednesday of every other month (odd months). Contact: Tony Hansen, CrestwoodNABoard@gmail.com, Website: http://swni.org/crestwood

Thursday, March 12 2015

Saturday, March 14 2015

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, March 14 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

  • Stormwater Workshop for Challenging Sites: Introduction to Stormwater

    Location will be provided to registered participants prior to workshop.

    Saturday, March 14 2015, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Do you want to save money on your landscaping? Or learn how to reduce runoff, improve stream health, and reduce flooding in the challenging hills and soils of SW Portland? This workshop series will help!  More: http://swni.org/stormwater

  • Gabriel Park Planting Work Party

    Meet at the bulletin board in parking lot off of SW 45th Ave by the tennis courts.

    Saturday, March 14 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join Portland Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Gabriel Park for a morning of planting native plants to help keep Gabriel Park's natural area healthy and beautiful! More: http://swni.org/node/5840

Monday, March 16 2015

Tuesday, March 17 2015

  • SPNA Land Use

    Ross Island Grocery, 3502 SW Corbett

    Tuesday, March 17 2015, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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

  • Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Land Use Committee meeting

    Multnomah Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Tuesday, March 17 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The 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_committee

Wednesday, March 18 2015

Thursday, March 19 2015

  • SWNI Schools Committee Meeting

    Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy.

    Thursday, March 19 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Schools Committee meets the third Thursday of odd months. Contact:  Chair Will Fuller, 503-764-5501, schools@swni.org Website:  http://swni.org/schools

Saturday, March 21 2015

  • South Portland Riverbank Work Party

    Willamette Park, SW Macadam & Nebraska

    Saturday, March 21 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, March 21 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, March 21 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

Sunday, March 22 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, March 22 2015, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    The Hillsdale Farmers' Market is a year-round market running weekly from the first Sunday in May through the Sunday before Thanksgiving and twice monthly December through April. Website: http://www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com

Tuesday, March 24 2015

  • Far Southwest Neighborhood Association meeting

    Comfort Suites, 11340 SW 60th Avenue at SW Barbur Blvd.

    Tuesday, March 24 2015, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    The Far Southwest Neighborhood Association meets quarterly, on the fourth Tuesday of January, March, June and September. Contact: Marcia Leslie, (503) 246-9938, mmac_les@yahoo.com Website:  http://swni.org/far_sw

Wednesday, March 25 2015

Saturday, March 28 2015

  • Friends of Tryon Creek Work Party

    Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd

    Saturday, March 28 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 Marquam Nature Park Work Party

    Meet at the trailhead at SW 12th and SW Gaines.

    Saturday, March 28 2015, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    We will be doing ivy removal along the Marquam Trail near SW 12th and SW Gaines.  More: http://www.fmnp.org/events.php