"In It Together" Community Summit

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Ambridge Center, 1333 MLK Blvd. Register: 503-823-3093 or online www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/inittogether2015 Presented by The City of Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement.

April Hill Park Work Party

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Show your love for April Hill Park by volunteering with Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of April Hill Park for a morning of blackberry removal and native planting.

Street parking is available along SW Logan Ct or SW Miles St.

New community garden planned for SW Portland; kick-off

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Friends of Portland Community Gardens logo

On Saturday, March 7, a work party to help create a new community garden for the Multnomah-Hillsdale area will take place at the Hillsdale Community Church, site of the proposed garden. Neighbors and interested others are invited and encouraged to participate as volunteers.

Gabriel Park Planting Work Party

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Join Portland Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Gabriel Park for a morning of planting native plants to help keep Gabriel Park's natural area healthy and beautiful!

Stormwater Challenge: Introductory Workshop

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
2015 Stormwater Challenge Workshops flyer

 

Save money on landscaping. Reduce runoff. Improve stream health. Reduce flooding in challenging slope and soil conditions. In this workshop you'll learn how to identify and locate a variety of landscape approaches that are safe, simple, cost-effective, and environmentally effective regardless of the site's natural conditions. We'll visit residences, perform a site assessment to look for opportunities, and then return to our desks to collaborate on site designs for each one. Register: swni.org/stormwater.

April Hill Park Work Party

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Construct a split rail fence with Portland Parks & Recreation, Friends of April Hill and Oregon State University Alumni to protect the natural area. Street parking is available along SW Logan Ct or SW Miles St. Please dress for the weather, wear close-toed shoes, bring a water bottle and be ready to get dirty! This is a family-friendly event and all ages are welcome but children must be supervised by an adult.