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August Second Saturday Cleanup

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
SOLVE
Address: 
NW 23rd Place and Thurman Street
Portland, OR 97210
United States

Join volunteers for this monthly Second Saturday Cleanup in Northwest Portland. Pick up litter from NW Vaughn to Raleigh, NW 22nd to 26th. Coffee/tea and pastries hosted by Food Front on their front terrace. Come dressed for the weather.

Register online here: http://solveoregon.org/get-involved/events/august-second-saturday-cleanup

Contact Name: 
Kaleen Boyle
Contact Phone: 
503-844-9571 ext. 332
Contact Email: 
kaleen@solveoregon.org
Venue Details: 
Meets at NW 23rd Place & Thurman Street - access from I-405 Vaughn Street off-ramp.
Cost: 
$0.00

5th Annual Cougar Mountain Riders Association Woods Cleanup

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
SOLVE
Address: 
Forest Service Rd 1726 and NE East Devils Lake Rd.
Otis, OR 97368
United States

Join Cougar Mountain Riders Association members as we remove garbage from the woods in order to continue to enjoy our beautiful forest. 

Register online here: http://solveoregon.org/get-involved/events/5th-annual-cougar-mountain-ri...

Contact Name: 
Kaleen Boyle
Contact Phone: 
503-844-9571 ext. 332
Contact Email: 
kaleen@solveoregon.org
Venue Details: 
Meet about one mile up from Forest Service Road 1726. Bring your own transportation. Handicap accessible.
Cost: 
$0.00

War on Weeds - WOW Week July 31 to August 7

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00am to Friday, August 7, 2015 - 1:00pm
SOLVE
Address: 
Sunriver
Sunriver, OR 97707
United States

Friday July 31, 2015 to Friday August 7, 2015 War on Weeds WOW Week. Coordinated volunteer effort to pull noxious weeds in Sunriver and surrounding neighborhoods. (Bring water, sunscreen, and gloves for pulling.) NEW FOR 2015: WOW has been changed to a week-long event. Pull noxious weeds anytime during the week then join fellow volunteers for a celebration lunch at 12 noon on Friday August 7th! Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal.

Register online here: http://solveoregon.org/get-involved/events/war-weeds-wow-week-july-31-au...

Contact Name: 
Kaleen Boyle
Contact Phone: 
503-844-9571 ext. 332
Contact Email: 
kaleen@solveoregon.org
Venue: 
Sunriver
Venue Details: 
Park at the SROA Administration building. Additional parking permits will be available. Drop in at the Sunriver Owners Association (SROA) Administration building during regular business hours. M-F 8am to 5pm. Friday July 31 to Friday August 7.
Cost: 
$0.00

Improve your community at the SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup, Sept. 19

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
SOLVE

We all love Oregon's beaches, rivers and natural areas. For over three decades Oregonians have been proving that by volunteering at the annual SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup, presented by the Oregon Lottery. Be part of this volunteer movement, impacting Oregon's environment, wildlife and communities. It's an easy, fun way to get outside, meet your neighbors, and make a difference by cleaning up Oregon's rivers, beaches, parks and trails, removing invasive plants or planting plant native trees and shrubs. 

 

There are over 100 volunteer-led projects across the state for you to choose from, including 46 beach cleanup sites coast-wide. Only you can ensure our beaches, rivers and natural areas are kept clean and healthy. Learn more and get involved today at www.solveoregon.org

 

This event is part of the International Coastal Cleanup and National Public Lands Day.

 

SOLVE is an Oregon nonprofit that helps people take care of where they live, work, and play. Join our team of volunteers and see how you can make a difference in just a few hours! Contact SOLVE at 503-844-9571 ext. 332, email us at info@solveoregon.org or visit us on the web at www.solveoregon.org.

 

Contact Name: 
Kaleen Boyle
Contact Phone: 
503-844-9571 ext. 332
Contact Email: 
kaleen@solveoregon.org
Venue: 
Oregon Beaches and Riversides
Cost: 
$0.00

16th Annual Wilsonville Festival of Arts

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 4:00pm
Wilsonville Festival of Arts
Address: 
Town Center Park
29800 SW Park Place
Wilsonville, OR 97070
United States
Park/Trail: 

Art Show. Live Music. Beer and Wine. History and Authors. Student Art. Food and More. Free Admission and parking.

Contact Name: 
Bob Bresky
Contact Phone: 
503-631-8289
Contact Email: 
bobthenatureguy@gmail.com
Venue: 
Outdoors art and book sale
Cost: 
$0.00

Incredible Edibles Plant Sale

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Multnomah County Master Gardeners
Address: 
1624 NE Hancock St.
Portland, OR 97212
United States

Multnomah County Master Gardeners'

Incredible Edibles Plant Sale 2015

From seedlings to supper, grow your own!

Give new meaning to "Picking up something for dinner!" with organic veggie starts and herbs for your home garden at the fourth annual Multnomah County Master Gardeners' Incredible Edibles Plant Sale.

Plant starts from the Incredible Edibles Plant Sale  are local, organically-grown varieties specifically selected for their ability to thrive in Pacific Northwest conditions, so you'll soon be harvesting nutritious, fresh-picked goodness for your table! Look for a luscious array of both heirlooms and hybrids among the proven varieties of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, lettuces, herbs, edible flowers and more.

OSU Extension-trained Master Gardener volunteers will be on hand so you can 'Get the Real Dirt'  on plant problems, pest control and other gardening questions.

'Plant. Grow. Eat.' workshops  are scheduled throughout the day to inspire and provide education for new adventures in growing your own food. New to growing edibles? The Incredible Edibles Plant Sale is the place for you, with lots of information and helpful Master Gardeners to launch you successfully on growing your own food.

Bop while you shop to fun, lively, musical entertainment  and check out the art and food vendors.

Proceeds  from the sale further the work of the Multnomah County Master Gardeners, whose mission is to support the OSU Extension Service Master Gardener program and to educate the public about all aspects of successfully and sustainably growing and caring for plants.

You've seen Multnomah County Master Gardener volunteers at your neighborhood Farmers Market and other community events, but Master Gardener volunteers also:

*Donate produce from the Multnomah County Community Demonstration Garden to local food banks

*Host a monthly Speaker Series, free and open to the public, where guest horticulture experts share their knowledge on a range of relevant gardening and environmental topics.

*Provide horticulture lessons to young people being treated at Doernbecher Children's Hospital

*Instruct Seed to Supper classes in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank

*Teach gardening methods that support successful gardening and environmental stewardship at area schools, libraries, parks, and community gardens throughout Multnomah County

For more information go to www.multnomahmastergardeners.org/edibles or email

multmastergardeners@gmail.com, or call (503)445-4608

Free admission. Everyone welcome.

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Contact Name: 
Abby Haight
Contact Phone: 
(503)806-5290
Contact Email: 
abhaight@gmail.com
Venue: 
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Cost: 
Free

Trip to the Beach - Yes! SOLVE's 2015 Spring Beach Cleanup

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
SOLVE
Address: 
2000 SW 1st Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
United States

Each year thousands of volunteers head out to the beach to clear the entire Oregon coastline of litter and marine debris. On March 28th, you can be part of this monumental effort, celebrating 30 years of teamwork between coastal communities, volunteers, local haulers, sponsors and more. Join the 30th Annual SOLVE Spring cleanup event on Saturday, March 28th from 10 am to 1 pm! Your efforts will help protect people, wildlife and coastal economies, and keep our state beautiful. Sign up to go to your favorite beach or to explore somewhere new at http://solveoregon.org/what-we-do/solve-spring-oregon-beach-cleanup

Contact Name: 
Kaleen Boyle
Contact Phone: 
503-844-9571, ext 332
Contact Email: 
kaleen@solveoregon.org
Venue: 
Multiple sites

KPFF Stormwater Dog Walk

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
KPFF Consulting Engineers
Address: 
810 NW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97209
United States
Contact Name: 
Katie Taylor
Contact Phone: 
503-542-3830
Contact Email: 
katie.taylor@kpffcivil.com
Venue: 
The Fields Park (walk starts at Jamison Square)
Venue Details: 
Stormwater walk starts at Jamison Square (810 NW 11th Ave, continues on to Tanner Springs Park and winds up at The Fields (1099 NW Overton St). Gather at Jamison Square (NW corner of NW Kearney & NW Park southbound). The Fields, The Pearl District’s newest and largest park, is a 3.2-acre engineering marvel of Fido-friendliness, featuring a dog park with three-foot-high fences and soft gravel surfaces for sensitive paws. There’s an 8,000-sf off-leash area and even a special spot for small/shy dogs. KPFF civil engineers kept the dogs in mind in our design, with permeable pavement and vegetated rain garden infiltration basins to mitigate the need for piped storm drainage utilities.
Cost: 
Free

Gresham 12th Annual Art Walk

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Gresham Art Walk
Address: 
3rd and Main St
Gresham, OR 97030
United States
Contact Name: 
Robert Bresky
Contact Phone: 
503-631-8289
Contact Email: 
michele@greshamartwalk.com
Venue: 
Historic Downtown Gresham-Springwater Bike Trail and Light Rail Station
Venue Details: 
140 artists including nature inspired photographers, painters, jewlers, and fused galss artists including my bobthenatureguy booth (88) and my wife's fused glass booth next to mine. Free admission and plenty of food and entertainment for the whole family. Puppet show, jazz, pet paw art, balloons, face painter, BLUES BAND, Flamingo dancing, foot stomping BLUEGRASS band, and classic twang. Fun time guranteed. Come by bke or ride the Max light rail.
Cost: 
Free admission

SW Trails PDX Monthly Urban hike

Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 9:00am
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SW Trails PDX
Address: 
SW Sunset Ave and SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR
United States

Cole Trusty will lead the walk on Saturday, Jan. 12.  It will be about 6 miles with about 500 feet elevation gain.  We will meet at Wilson High School and walk on parts of SW Trails 6, 3, 7 and 1 and some parts of the soon to be constructed Red Electric Trail.  The walk is steep in places and has some muddy downhill sections.  Bring clippers to remove a few overhanging branches.  It will be a very interesting and somewhat challenging hike.

Bring a snack and water and dress for the weather.  Well behaved dogs are allowed.  They must be on leash.  For health reasons, there is no smoking on SW Trails hikes.  Meet behind the bleachers at Wilson High School and be ready to leave at 9:00 am. (Sunset Blvd. and Capitol Highway)  For more information contact Sharon Fekety (fekety@hevanet.com).

Contact Name: 
Sharon Fekety
Contact Email: 
fekety@hevanet.com
Venue: 
North side of Wilson High School
Venue Details: 
We meet behind the bleachers.
Cost: 
Free

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