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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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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

  • 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.

  • Rieke Field Celebration

    Rieke Field, 1405 SW Vermont Street

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

Saturday, October 7 2017

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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 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

  • 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.

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

  • 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!

  • 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."

  • 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

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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."

  • 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

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!