Category Archives: Workshops

FREE Naturescaping Workshop, Sunday May 5th Kennedy School Community Room

Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores: pollution … Continue reading

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The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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Sign-up for Upcoming Workshops with the Portland Fruit Tree Project

Learn more about organic fruit tree care with Portland Fruit Tree Project. See below for some of their upcoming workshops this winter. More information (and how to register) for all of these workshops can be found at Pollinators Saturday … Continue reading

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Healthy Homes Workshop Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM

When: Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM Where: King School Facility, 4815 NE 7th Ave., entrance on 7th RSVP to katy at Reduce your family’s exposure to the contaminants and chemicals that can trigger asthma, allergies and other health concerns. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at the new Umpqua Bank on Alberta Street

Umpqua Bank Alberta’s Build Your Block Challenge We are giving away $10,000 in support of a project to better the Alberta neighborhood. The three finalists are a community garden, children’s art project, and vertical wall garden. Anyone can come into … Continue reading

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Home Energy Workshop, October 6, 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Pacific Power is sponsoring a Home Energy IQ Workshop: October 6 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. McMenamins Kennedy School The Gymnasium 5736 NE 33rd Ave Portland, OR 97211 The event is free for all Pacific Power customers and dinner is … Continue reading

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Lead Poisoning and Weatherization workshops to be held

Free Lead Poisoning Prevention Workshop – living in an older home? Participants learn how to prevent lead exposure while living in homes older than 1978. Participants receive a free safety kit worth $30. Contact Community Energy Project at 503.284.6827 x110 … Continue reading

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Concordia Street Tree Inventory needs volunteers

Saturday, August 21, 2010 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. McMenamin’s Kennedy School Corcordia Community Room 5736 Northeast 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97211 Citizens interested in the quality of Portland’s urban forest are invited to attend Concordia’s first street tree inventory … Continue reading

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Arbor Week Photography Show, Friday, April 9th, 6 pm to 8:30 pm

I love trees because… “Of their determination to live, grow, produce and harbor life” – Matthew Scoggins “They make me feel peaceful and happy” -Betsy Valle “Like people, they feel, grow, change with the seasons, develop their own roots, and … Continue reading

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How Do You Want Urban Renewal Investment Dollars to Impact YOUR Neighborhood?

Decisions will soon be made about Urban Renewal plans and money to be invested in inner North/Northeast neighborhoods. Come voice your community needs. Urban Renewal Area Town Hall 1: Community Truth-Telling Wednesday, February 10th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Place: Billy Webb … Continue reading

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