Spooktacular 2017!

Spread the word to ghosts and goblins far and wide that the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is haunting the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center on October 22nd, 2017, 4:00-7:00PM.  Bring your costumes to wear and some to share for the costume exchange.  Fun, games, food (bring some to share, if you can!), and a Trunk-or-Treat make this FREE family-friendly event a must!  Everyone is welcome, regardless of neighborhood!  RSVP to our event on Facebook!

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October Meeting Recap

Thank you, everyone, who made it out last night!  We had a great turnout, including several new neighbors!  If you missed the meeting, here’s a quick recap:

Lane Middle School PTA President Esther Crowell-Duncan gives an update.

Community Announcements:

  • Lane PTA has volunteer opportunities open on Oct 16th and November 8-9th.  Contact PTA President Esther Crowell-Duncan or visit their website for more info or to volunteer.
  • New library events at Woodstock and Holgate. Library will soon begin taking submissions from local authors to publish as e-books.  For more info visit the library in person or online.
  • Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington is actively working to start troops at Kelly, Woodmere, and Whitman.  Contact Alexandria Robinson for more information.

Alexandria Robinson with Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington.

Upcoming Events:

  • Learning Gardens Lab is having its annual Harvest Festival on October 18th, 3:30-6:30PM.  Visit their event on Facebook for more info.
  • BDNA Spooktacular is October 22nd, 4:00-7:00PM.  Visit our event on Facebook for more info.
  • Next BDNA meeting: November 2nd, 7:00-9:00PM. Special Guest Mayor Ted Wheeler!  Visit our event on Facebook for more info.

Request for Endorsement/Support:

Representative Jeff Reardon at October 5, 2017 BDNA meeting.

Special Guest:

Representative Jeff Reardon spoke briefly about successes and disappointments during the last legislative session.  He brought an informational handout and took questions.  If you have questions for Rep. Reardon, you can submit them to us and we’ll pass them on.

Land Use and Transportation: 

  • New LUD discussed: 6628 SE 62nd Ave
  • Board Member Stephenie Frederick is taking a 10-week course from PBOT on transportation.

**Please note, this is a general summary and not official minutes!**

Photo and Video Credit: Derek Covey, Board Member

Three Events in BD to Celebrate Halloween! Oct. 30th and 31st

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Three Events in Brentwood-Darlington for Halloween fun!

1. Sunday, October 30th from 4-5p.m. at the BD Community Center-The BDNA’s 2nd annual Halloween Spooktacular. Wear a costume and bring one to share in the costume closet. Bring a snack or potluck item to share. Costume Parade and Trunk or Treat to follow….after 5p.m.

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2. Monday, October 31st from 5-8p.m. head to the Moose Lodge on 52nd and Flavel and prepare for spooky family fun! Thanks Moose Lodge!

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3. Monday, October 31st–3:30-8p.m. Trick or treating at Cartlandia for kids in Costume. Lots of other activities for grown ups too, plus 5 new carts and all your old favorites. Support local BD business!

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We live in an awesome community. Remember if you live in BD, turn your porch light on if you’re having trick or treaters. Last year was a terrible rainy night but we all still had a blast. Watch for kids and drive slow. Have fun, and stay safe!

-Chair Lesley McKinley