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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Calendar

October 2017

Wednesday, October 4 2017

  • No Ivy League Wednesday Work Party

    Forest Park at Lower Macleay: 2960 NW Upshur St.

    Wednesday, October 4 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the the community to help aid in the removal of ivy!

  • Garden Plot Renewal Event

    Centennial Community Garden - 17630 SE Main St

    Wednesday, October 4 2017, 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Length

    1.5 hours

    Renewal event for registered community gardeners. Russian and Mien interpretation provided.

  • Tree Walk: Best Tree Care Practices in Lents & Brentwood-Darlington

    Brentwood-Darlington Community Center | 7211 SE 62nd Ave.

    Wednesday, October 4 2017, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Take a guided tree tour with a certified arborist and get all of your tree care questions answered

  • Community Gathering for Mill Park and Midland Park

    Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Avenue

    Wednesday, October 4 2017, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Join us to celebrate the park designs you helped create. See the designs for Mill and Midland Parks, tell us what you think, and learn about next steps.

Thursday, October 5 2017

  • SW Trails volunteer event

    Gabriel Park entrance by the community garden at SW Canby St

    Thursday, October 5 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join PP&R and SW trails for a morning of trailwork in SW Portland

Friday, October 6 2017

  • Rieke Field Celebration

    Rieke Field, 1405 SW Vermont Street

    Friday, October 6 2017, 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

  • Director Park- Clean & Safe

    Director Park- Lower Terrace

    Friday, October 6 2017, 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM

    Length

    1.5 hours

    Yearly gathering to celebrate the hard-working employees at Clean & Safe.

Saturday, October 7 2017

  • Tree Walk: The Trees of Alameda & Beaumont-Wilshire

    Grand Central Bakery & Cafe, 4440 NE Fremont

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Meet some amazing trees on this guided tree tour in the Alameda & Beaumont-Wilshire neighborhoods.

  • Garden Work Party/Dia de Trabajo

    Wood Elementary School — 3615 SE 174th Ave

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Help Build a New Community Garden/Ayude Construir un Nuevo Jardín

  • Tideman Johnson - Friends of, and JCWC

    Tideman Johnson Park

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3

    Join the Friends and Johnson Creek Watershed Council to improve this little gem of a park!

  • Willamette River Keeper litter pick-up

    Kelley Point Park

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3 hrs

    Join PP&R and Willamette River Keeper to clean up the beaches at Kelley Point park!

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    Forest Park at Lower Macleay: 2960 NW Upshur St.

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the the community to help aid in the removal of ivy!

  • Garden Plot Renewal Event

    Oliver-Parklane Community Garden - 15811 SE Main St

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Length

    1.5 hours

    Renewal event for registered community gardeners. Mien interpretation provided

  • Garden Plot Renewal Event

    Madison Community Garden - 2735 NE 82nd Ave

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

    Length

    1.5 hours

    Renewal event for registered community gardeners. Mien interpretation provided.

  • Garden Work Party

    Portsmouth Community Garden - 8702 N Courtenay Ave

    Saturday, October 7 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Garden Work Party

Tuesday, October 10 2017

  • Which Tree to Plant?

    Leaven Community Center | 5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

    Tuesday, October 10 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Learn which trees will thrive in your space, bring year round enjoyment, and contribute to a healthy city.

Wednesday, October 11 2017

Saturday, October 14 2017

  • Garden Work Party

    Pier Community Garden - 10198 N Iris Way

    Saturday, October 14 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Garden Work Party

  • Neighborhood Tree Steward Class 1

    East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Ave, Portland OR 97216

    Saturday, October 14 2017, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Length

    4

    Learn how to care for, protect and support our urban forest. Over the course of this seven- session program, you will gain the tools, skills and knowledge to "speak for the trees."

  • Hands on Portland trail work

    Powell Butte Nature Park

    Saturday, October 14 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3

    Join Hands on Portland volunteers to improve trails for park visitors!

  • Lents Park Play Date

    Lents Park, SE 92nd Avenue and Steele Street

    Saturday, October 14 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Tuesday, October 17 2017

  • Argay Park Tennis Play Day

    Argay Park, NE 141st Avenue and Failing Street

    Tuesday, October 17 2017, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Thanks to the Parks Replacement Bond, Argay Park's tennis courts are new again.

Thursday, October 19 2017

  • Neighborhood Tree Steward Class 2

    Central Northeast Neighbors Office, 4415 NE 87th Ave, Portland OR 97220

    Thursday, October 19 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

    Fee

    $25.00

    Learn how to care for, protect and support our urban forest. Over the course of this seven- session program, you will gain the tools, skills and knowledge to "speak for the trees."

Saturday, October 21 2017

  • Neighborhood Tree Steward Class 3

    East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Ave, Portland OR 97216

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Learn how to care for, protect and support our urban forest. Over the course of this seven- session program, you will gain the tools, skills and knowledge to "speak for the trees."

  • Errol Heights, Friends of

    Errol Heights Park

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3

    Join the Friends of Errol Heights to improve beaver habitat in this small but interesting neighborhood park!

  • No Ivy League Work Party

    Forest Park at Lower Macleay: 2960 NW Upshur St.

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join the the community to help aid in the removal of ivy!

  • Tree Planting at Roseway Park Blocks

    NE 72nd Ave between NE Sandy Blvd & NE Beech St.

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Come get your hands dirty this fall with the Roseway Tree Team and plant trees to revitalize their park blocks!

  • Garden Work Party

    Kenton Community Garden - N Houghton St & Burrage Ave

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    2.5 hours

    Garden Work Party

  • Luuwit View Park Grand Opening

    NE 129th Avenue and Fremont Street, next to Shaver Elementary School

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    You're invited to the Grand Opening Celebration of Portland's newest park!

  • Garden Work Party

    Vestal Community Garden - NE 81st Avenue & Everett Street

    Saturday, October 21 2017, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Length

    2 hours

    Garden Work Party

Tuesday, October 24 2017

  • Mt Tabor Yard Open House

    Warner Pacific College, Egtvedt Hall 203, 2219 SE 68th Avenue

    Tuesday, October 24 2017, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 25 2017

  • Garden Work Party

    Lents Community Garden - 5208 SE 88th Ave

    Wednesday, October 25 2017, 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    Length

    2.5 hours

    Garden Work Party

Saturday, October 28 2017

  • Garden Work Party/Dia de Trabajo

    Wood Elementary School — 3615 SE 174th Ave

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Help Build a New Community Garden/Ayude Construir un Nuevo Jardín

  • Green Thumb Community Orchard Work Party

    Green Thumb Community Orchard - SE 57th & SE Cooper St

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3 hours

    Work Party

  • Neighborhood Tree Steward Class 4

    Grace Lutheran Church, 7610 NE Fremont St, Portland OR 97213

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Learn how to care for, protect and support our urban forest. Over the course of this seven- session program, you will gain the tools, skills and knowledge to "speak for the trees."

  • No Ivy Day 2017

    Throughout the city of Portland

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM

    Become a steward of our treasured natural areas on No Ivy Day!

  • No Ivy Day: Friends of Woods Memorial Park

    SW Woods Parkway

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Restore Woods Park!

  • No Ivy Day- Friends of Marquam Nature Park

    Marquam Nature Park Shelter, SW Marquam St and SW Sam Jackson Park Rd.

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Join PP&R and Friends of Marquam Nature Park to restore this natural area!

  • No Ivy Day - JCWC and PGNA

    Springwater Corridor trail at SE 128th

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Length

    3

    Join watershed council and neighborhood volunteers to beautify the Springwater Corridor trail and improve habitat for red-legged frogs!

  • Monster Mash: "A Grimm Gala"

    Southwest Community Center

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Fee

    $14

    Wear your costume! Dance, make creepy crafts, play bewitching games, and more!

  • Monster Mash: "A Grimm Gala"

    Southwest Community Center

    Saturday, October 28 2017, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Fee

    $14

    Wear your costume! Dance, make creepy crafts, play bewitching games, and much more!