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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

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

Upcoming Deadheading Orientation

North Ainsworth and North Albina

Residents of the Piedmont neighborhood who would like to help deadhead and weed the Peninsula Park Rose Garden are invited to a one-hour orientation session on June 5 or June 7 at 9:00 am.
From the first week of June until the first week of September, volunteers help Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) deadhead and weed Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8 a.m. to noon. All you need are comfortable garden gloves. Pruners are available, but you are welcome to bring your own.  If you would like more details about volunteering at the Peninsula Park Rose Garden, please contact Ann Gardner, OSU Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator, at or Steve Pixley, PP&R Volunteer Coordinator, at

400 SW Kingston
Deadheading training will be held on May 22 and May 29, starting at 9:00 am. Meet at the kiosk. For questions, call the Washington Park Rose Garden office, 503-823-3636.

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