Spring is finally upon us, and our staff is gearing up for warmer weather and transformation in the garden! Our first work party of the spring season is happening two weeks from today on Saturday, April 14th, from 10am-1pm. We recommend you bring your own water bottle and a light snack to stay energized. Please watch for a follow up email from us next week for details on work party projects.
Other work parties for the season to add to your calendar:
Saturday, May 12th, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Saturday, June 2nd, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Interested in volunteering more with us this spring? We will be holding a volunteer orientation on Wednesday, April 11th, from 12pm-1pm for anyone interested in learning more about what we do and how to get involved with us! If you are already familiar with LGL, please feel free to join us for our weekly volunteer drop-in hours:
Mondays, 9:30AM-12:30PM with Isabelle
Tuesdays, 9:00AM-12:00PM with Isabelle
Thursdays, 12:00-3:00PM with Brittnee
Fridays, 9:00AM-12:00PM with Brittnee
Please contact our Volunteer Coordinators with any questions or concerns you may have regarding volunteering at email@example.com.
Don’t miss the FREE Learning Gardens Lab 2017 Harvest Festival TODAY, Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 from 3:30-6:30PM. Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and pick up some sweet new neighborhood pride stickers!
It’s that time of year for the Annual Harvest Festival at the Learning Gardens Lab. Bring the whole family for a celebration of autumn with us 🍁🍃🎃! They will also be hosting a donation drive for Puerto Rico.
Check out the farm stand, pumpkin patch and get a garden tour from their wonderful staff and volunteer members! There will be kids activities and crafts such as posie making and pumpkin painting. Rain or shine they will be out there! Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and say, “Hi!”
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.
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:
Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Watch Facebook group requested BDNA sanction. As per discussion with Office of Neighborhood Involvement, group must go through city offered Neighborhood Watch trainings in order to be official.BDNA looks forward to working with this group and helping facilitate any desired trainings.
Portland Just Energy Transition Initiative.You can view their summary and FAQ here. We will be receiving a copy of the ballot initiative and will post it online for comments prior to the board meeting on November 7th.