Join the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association for our annual Spooktacular and Trunk-or-Treat on October 27th, 3:00-5:00PM! This FREE family-friendly outdoor event is open to everyone! Children and their accompanying adults are encouraged to dress up and trick-or-treat at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center parking lot (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206). Bring gently used costumes and dress-up pieces for our free costume exchange. We will be gathering non-food items for the Lane Middle School Food Pantry. See the list below and donate if you can! Children under 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian!
What is a “Trunk-or-Treat”? Cars are parked in a closed lot with their trunks decorated. Costumed children trick-or-treat the decorated vehicles. Interested in participating in our Trunk-or-Treat event with your vehicle? Sign-up here!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!