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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Calendar

Check out the 2014 calendar for public events in Portland parks!


October 2014

Wednesday, October 1 2014

Thursday, October 2 2014

Friday, October 3 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Irving Park

    Friday, October 3 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Clean & Safe Appreciation Day - Director Park

    Director Park - Lower Terrace

    Friday, October 3 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Clean & Safe Appreciation Day

  • Forest Park Colloquium

    Portland Bldg, 1120 SW Fifth Ave, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    Friday, October 3 2014, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Join us to hear about the latest and greatest Forest Park research, discoveries and action plans. Presentations by Bureau of Environmental Services, Forest Park Conservancy, Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland State University researchers.

Saturday, October 4 2014

Wednesday, October 8 2014

Friday, October 10 2014

Saturday, October 11 2014

Sunday, October 12 2014

Tuesday, October 14 2014

Wednesday, October 15 2014

Friday, October 17 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Albert Kelly Park

    Friday, October 17 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Harvest Social

    Mt. Scott Community Center - 5530 SE 72nd Avenue

    Friday, October 17 2014, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Length

    3 Hours

    A fun event for all ages!  Join us for live music, dancing, refreshments and more!

  • Harvest Hoopla

    St. Johns Community Center - 8427 N. Central - 503-823-3192

    Friday, October 17 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Bring your children and join us for Carnival games and more! (games best for children 9 and under).

Saturday, October 18 2014

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    Lower Macleay Field House, Forest Park

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM

    Remove ivy from our natural areas!

  • CANCELLED: Friends of Errol Heights

    Errol Heights Natural Area

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Restore this little gem of a natural area!

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    Lower Macleay Field House, Forest Park

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Earl Boyles Community Garden Work Party

    SE 110th Ave. & Francis St.

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

  • Putting Your Garden to Bed Workshop with Oregon Tilth

    Ed Benedict Community Garden - 10441 SE Bush St.

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

  • Monster Mash 4:00-6:00pm

    Southwest Community Center - 6820 SW 45th - 503-823-2840

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Fee

    $6-14

    Pre-register today!  Come for games and fun!

  • Costume Carnival

    East Portland Community Center -- 740 SE 106th - 503-823-3450

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Length

    2.5 Hours

    17th Annual Family Friendly event featuring a costume parade!

  • Monster Mash 6:30-8:30 PM

    Southwest Community Center - 6820 SW 45th - 503-823-2840

    Saturday, October 18 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Fee

    $6-14

    Pre-register today!  Join us for games and fun!

Sunday, October 19 2014

  • $5 5k

    Pier Park

    Sunday, October 19 2014, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    5$ 18-up kids run free (17-younger) kids fun run (8-younger)  Rockwall, Family Avtivities , Vendors. Space is limited.

Friday, October 24 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Forest Park – Newton Rd

    Friday, October 24 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Halloween Carnival

    Mt. Scott Community Center

    Friday, October 24 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Family Friendly event!  Admission is $3/person OR 4 canned food items.

  • Monster Mash

    Peninsula Park Community Center - 700 N. Rosa Parks Way - 503-823-3620

    Friday, October 24 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Join us for family fun, food and more!

Saturday, October 25 2014

  • Friends of Woods Park

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Friends of Marquam Nature Park

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

  • No Ivy Day

    Sites throughout the Portland area

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Join in the effort to remove English ivy from our parks, natural areas and neighborhoods!

  • No Ivy Day

    Sites throughout the Portland area

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

    Join in the effort to remove English ivy from our parks, natural areas and neighborhoods!

  • Lents Community Garden

    5208 SE 88th Ave.

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

  • Westmoreland Park Grand Reopening & Salmon Celebration

    Westmoreland Park, SE 22nd & Bybee

    Saturday, October 25 2014, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Formal program, Native American blessing, tours, games, crafts, inter-tribal activities

Monday, October 27 2014

  • Health Republic Insurance Annual Meeting 2014 - Director Park

    Director Park - Plaza & Teachers Fountain

    Monday, October 27 2014, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    A free, open to the public event & public meeting for Health Republic Insurance, a new health care cooperative company.

  • Halloween Spooktacular

    Sellwood Community Center - 1436 SE Spokane St. - 503-823-3195

    Monday, October 27 2014, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    1.5 Hours

    A Carnival and Café that's fun for the entire family!

Wednesday, October 29 2014

  • Hillside Halloween Carnival

    Hillside Community Center - 653 NW Cullpepper Terrace - 503-823-3181

    Wednesday, October 29 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Fee

    $5-10

    Family Friendly evening of fun and games!

Friday, October 31 2014

  • Ladybug Walk

    Grant Park

    Friday, October 31 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Fee

    $4.00

    Adults: Take a nature walk with your child (ages 2-5)!

  • Harvest Hoopla

    Charles Jordan Community Center - 9009 N. Foss - 503-823-3631

    Friday, October 31 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Length

    2 Hours

    Free family event with lots of harvest-time fun!