Vibe of Portland is hosting art and music camps for ages 5-14! See the above images for information on how to register. Some Summer Academy camps take place at Brentwood-Darlington’s very own Moose Lodge #291! Other Summer Academy camps take place at Green Tulip Peace and Nature School, whom neighbors may remember for doing face painting and activities and many past BDNA events.
BDNA hosted two great events to distribute buckets for Soak-It-Week!
Thanks to BDNA Board members Loralie, Stephenie, and Chelsea, community member Kim, Lents Youth Initiative intern Esme, and Jim from Trees for Life Oregon for working these events! Collectively, BDNA has given away over 100 buckets so far! Check out pictures from the events below.
What’s Provided: We will provide trash grabbers, safety vests, gloves, and trash bags.
What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering and comfortable closed-toed shoes. Consider bring a filled reusable water bottle and backpack. We will be working near traffic so also consider eye protection to shield your eyes from dust and possibly hearing protection if you are sound sensitive.
Parking: Parking is available in the Baxter parking lot. Limited neighborhood parking is also available. Event start location is half a block from the number 72 TriMet bus stop.
Bathrooms: Businesses along the cleanup path may allow access to restrooms. However, they may be closed to the public so please plan for limited availability.
Accessibility: This is a two hour cleanup along city sidewalks. The area covers mostly flat paved walkways.
Youth Volunteers: This event is family-friendly and open to kids eight years and older. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Youth volunteers ages 13-17 can also create their own SOLVE account online. A youth volunteer can attend without their guardian if they print out and bring a signed youth waiver form. Find the link to the youth waiver form here. Youth Waiver Form or here SOLVE | Volunteer Group Guide (solveoregon.org)
Our first Soak-It-Week bucket giveaway is happening this Saturday, June 12th, 10:00AM-12PM!
Pre-drilled buckets are here and ready for labeling! We’re so excited to see you at Brentwood Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd) to pick up your free buckets! Can’t make it this weekend? Don’t worry! We’ll be distributing buckets again at the same place and time on June 19th.
Please join Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association as we host the Woodstock Community Business Association March Board Meeting! Featuring special guest Sam Adams, City of Portland Director of Strategic Innovations.
Neighbors have partnered with the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association and Impact NW to open a warming and charging center at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave) on February 19th, 10:00am-2:00PM. Free WiFi access, drop-off charging, and hot coffee, tea, and pastries courtesy of neighbor Gillian W at Starbucks.
Come by, warm up, charge your devices, check your messages, vent with fellow neighbors. We hope to see you there! Please wear a mask and practice good social distancing standards. (Masks available on site if you do not have one.)
Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) is hosting a virtual candidate interview series! Submit your question(s) for the candidates for Commissioner, Position No. 4 and Portland City Mayor. Questions will be combined into “themes” with as many asked as possible. Interviews will be posted publicly via our website and social media in early October. Question submissions close at 7:00PM on September 19th, 2020.