4th of July and Soak-It-Week Buckets at the Moose Lodge

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Everyone is invited to the 4th of July Block Party at Portland Moose Lodge #291(7414 SE 52nd Ave) on Monday, July 4th, 2022, 2:00-6:00pm! Enjoy live music, BBQ, art, games, and more!

Plus, pick up blue Soak-It-Week buckets and fire prevention materials from BDNA!

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Soak-It-Week 2022 Bucket Distribution TODAY!

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Our 2022 Soak-It-Week bucket giveaway is happening TODAY Saturday, June 18th, 11:00AM-1:00PM! 

Pre-drilled buckets are here and ready to water your trees this summer!  Join us at the Moose Lodge (7414 SE 52nd Ave, Portland, OR 97206) to pick up your free buckets today, June 18th, 2022 from 11:00am-1:00pm.

Click here to learn more about Brentwood-Darlington Soak-It-Week

Lower Southeast Rising Project 2nd Neighborhood Walk Tuesday, June 14th

From the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) and the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). 

Join us for the second neighborhood walk along SE 72nd Avenue on Tuesday, June 14th from 5:30pm – 6:45pm.  
This walk along SE 72nd Avenue will meet and end at the northwest corner of SE 72nd and Flavel in front of Three Sisters Nixtamal. We hope you will join us and invite others to participate, too. These are approximately 1.5-mile walks.

Remember to check out the Lower Southeast Rising Project online open house and survey!

Lower Southeast Rising Project Online Open House, Survey, Neighborhood Walks, and More!

From the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) and the Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). 

We are reaching out to you regarding the Lower Southeast Rising Project online open house and survey because we want to hear from community members in your neighborhood. You may have already heard about this project via the postcards, emails, community bike rides, or door-to-door outreach since last summer that helped to identify project area needs and issues. Now, we would like to invite you to participate in a self-guided online open house and survey as part of the next round of community feedback. 

The online open house features a welcome and introduction video, an overview of four future community development scenarios, and a synopsis of potential transportation improvements. After learning about the options, you can take an online survey to give us your feedback and preferences. You can also help us spread the word to your community to make the public outreach as robust and inclusive as possible. The online open house and a survey are available now through June 30. 

The project team is also available to present at upcoming neighborhood association meetings. Please contact us if you would like BPS and PBOT representatives to share a project overview and answer any questions or concerns that you or other community members might have. We are planning to complete the current round of public engagement by June 30. 

Additionally, two neighborhood walk events are planned in June. We hope you will join us and invite others to participate, too. These approximately 1.5-mile walks will focus on two focus areas: 

  1. SE 52nd Avenue neighborhood walk on Thursday, June 2nd from 5:30pm – 6:45pm.  
    This walk along SE 52nd Avenue will meet and end at the northwest corner of SE 52nd and Duke, across the street from ROSE CDC. 
  2. SE 72nd Avenue neighborhood walk on Tuesday, June 14th from 5:30pm – 6:45pm.   
    This walk along SE 72nd Avenue will meet and end at the northwest corner of SE 72nd and Flavel in front of Three Sisters Nixtamal. 

June 2022 Public Board Meeting Agenda + Guest Speaker

The BDNA June board meeting features Guest Speaker Marisa A. Zapata, PhD, Director of Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative at Portland State University.

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Vote for 2022-23 Board Members!

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Did you miss the May 2022 board meeting and elections? You can still vote!

Ballots will be open for 24 hours: https://forms.office.com/r/Y2sgCJRjGG

Did you want to join the board? It’s not too late! Come to our June 2nd meeting and join the BDNA!

CANCELLED 2022 Incredible Edibles Plant Sale from MCMGA

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID PROTOCOLS.

Multnomah County Master Gardener Association’s Incredible Edibles Plant Sale 2022

From seedlings to supper, grow your own!

Join the campaign for healthy eating with organic veggie, fruit and herb starts at the ninth annual Multnomah County Master Gardener Association’s Incredible Edibles Plant Sale on Saturday, May 7, 10am to 3pm, 1624 NE Hancock St., Portland. 

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