2019 Movies in the Park – UPDATED!

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Join Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association for our annual FREE Movies in the Park event at Brentwood Park on Friday, July 19th, 2019!  We’ll rock out to Soul Progression at 6:30PM and then watch Ready Player One (PG-13) at Dusk!  Visit Portland Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park site for more information.

Featuring food Vendors: Poblano Pepper and Portland Ice Cream Company!

Check out Soul Progression in action and get excited for this fun summer event in Brentwood-Darlington! (Scroll down for video.)

UPDATE! New entertainment and information just added!  Local business Sparkle Movement will be demoing and teaching hula hooping.  (If you fall in love with hooping, custom hula hoops will be available for purchase with cash/card, $20-$35.)  Plus, check out information from our local Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) and find out how you can be prepared in case of the Big One!

¡Únase al Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association para nuestro evento anual de Movies in the Park en Brentwood Park el viernes 19 de julio de 2019! Vamos a rockear a Soul Progression a las 6:30 PM y luego veremos Ready Player One (PG-13) al atardecer. Visite Portland Parks and Recreation’s Movies en el sitio del parque para obtener más información.

Con vendedores de comida: Poblano Pepper y Portland Ice Cream Company!

¡Echa un vistazo a Soul Progression en acción y emociona este divertido evento de verano en Brentwood-Darlington!  (Desplácese hacia abajo para ver el video).

¡ACTUALIZAR! ¡Nuevo entretenimiento e información recién agregados! El negocio local Sparkle Movement estará demoing y enseñando hula hooping. (Si te enamoras del hooping, los hula personalizados de hula estarán disponibles para comprarlos con dinero en efectivo / tarjeta, $ 20- $ 35). Además, revisa la información de nuestro Equipo de Emergencia del Vecindario (NET) local y descubre cómo puedes prepararte en caso del grande!

Присоединяйтесь к Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association, чтобы принять участие в ежегодном мероприятии «БЕСПЛАТНЫЕ фильмы в парке» в Brentwood Park в пятницу, 19 июля 2019 года! Мы отправимся в Soul Progression в 18:30, а затем посмотрим на Ready Player One (PG-13) в сумерках! Посетите портлендские парки и развлекательные фильмы в парке для получения дополнительной информации.

Представители продуктов питания: Poblano Pepper и компания Portland Ice Cream!

Проверьте Soul Progression в действии и получите удовольствие от этого веселого летнего мероприятия в Брентвуд-Дарлингтон!  (Прокрутите вниз для видео.)

ОБНОВИТЬ! Новые развлечения и информация только что добавлены! Местный бизнес Sparkle Movement будет проводить демо-тренинг и обучать хула-хупу. Если вы влюбитесь в пяльцы, вы сможете приобрести специальные обручи для хула за наличные / карту, от 20 до 35 долларов. Кроме того, ознакомьтесь с информацией от нашей местной команды по чрезвычайным ситуациям в окрестностях (NET) и узнайте, как вы можете подготовиться в случае крупной!

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Leach Botanical Gardens April/May 2019 Events

Leach Botanical Gardens April/May 2019 Events

The bridge at SE 122nd Ave is OPEN!

PLANT SALE, Saturday, April 13th, 9:00AM (LBG Friends), 9:30AM (general) to 2:00PM at Floyd Light Middle School.

SPRING BIRDS IN THE GARDEN with Laura Whittemore, April 21, 9:00AM- 12:00PM This workshop takes the mystery out of bird observation and identification by giving you the tools to see the whole bird—not just its color, but its shape, size, pattern, behavior, and more. Bring binoculars if you have them and dress for the weather. Meet at the Manor House. $30 General/ $25 LBG Friends

SHINRIN YOKU TOUR, Saturday, April 27, 2019, 11:00AM – 12:00PM Leach Garden is a powerful place of respite in bustling SE Portland. Join us for a soothing, expansive walk through the forest, meadow, and creek side.

BOTANICAL ECO-DYEING, April 28, 9:00AM – 4:00PM Textile artist Anna Zell will lead you step-by-step through the eco-printing process and you’ll take home your own eco-printed silk noil and either crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf. Cost: $125 general/$115 LBG Friend. Includes all silk fabric and dying supplies.

CREATING WILDLIFE HABITAT TREES, Saturday, May 4, 11:00AM-12:30PM More than a quarter of woodland wild-life species use dead and dying trees for food, shelter, and cover. Learn how snags can be coaxed into critical habitat with Board Certified Master Arborist and PCC instructor Anne LeSenne. Meet at the entrance to the Claybourne Parking Lot. $25.00 General/$20.00 LBG Friend

NATIVE BEE WORKSHOP Saturday, May 11, 1:00-4:00PM Join Jess Tyler for an overview of Oregon’s native bees, an examination of bees through dissecting scopes, followed by a chance to catch and release some as we take a guided tour through the Garden. $20 general/$15 LBG Friend

CHILDREN’S NATURE FAIR, Saturday, May 18, 10:00AM-2:00PM  Please let Annie Winn know if you’d like to volunteer!

LILLA LIT, Sunday, May 19th, 4:00-6:00PM. We’re thrilled to announce Lilla Lit, a new signature literary reading series held at Leach Botanical Garden. Please join us for the inaugural Lilla literary event on the East Terrace to hear from these six acclaimed Portland authors: Justin Hocking, Apricot Irving, Keetje Kuipers, Nastashia Minto, Liz Prato, and Liz Scott. $10 suggested donation at the door.

2019 Orange Egg Drop Event Registration Opens in March!

Save the date! Hopecity Church’s 8th Annual Egg Drop at Brentwood Park is Saturday, April 13th, 2019!

Registration Dates:

  • Sunday, March 10th: Pre-Registration in-person at Hopecity Church
  • Monday, March 11th: Open online registration (always free for the Brentwood Darlington neighbors – but it sells out in less than a day!)

Generous neighbors who purchase a donation ticket directly benefit the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association.  Last year’s donation from this event was over $2,000!  The BDNA is grateful to Hopecity Church for using their event to give back to our neighborhood.

February and March Events at Leach Botanical Gardens

YOGA CLASS: Tuesdays, 1:00-1:50PM, Manor House. Optimize your overall well-being with yoga. All levels welcome. Taught by Jill Russell or Kelly Carsley. $10 LBG Friends, $12 non-members.

WINTER INTEREST WALK: Saturday, Feb. 9, 11:00AM-12:00PM. Join Gardener/Curator Courtney Vengarick on a winter garden highlights walk. Free for LBG Friends/$5 non-members. Pre-registration requested

WHY THERE ARE WORDS PDX: Sunday, February 17, 4:00-6:00PM. Six acclaimed authors will read from their work on the theme of Peace & Justice. WTAW is an award-winning national reading series that we are fortunate to host at the Garden, thanks to Virginia Brandabur and Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet. The $10 requested donation benefits the garden.

BEDROCK THEATRE: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7:00-8:00PM. An evening of live music and storytelling with Bedrock Band. This inaugural Bedrock Theatre event kicks off the Garden’s partnership with Bedrock in presenting seasonal events that connect audiences with the environment. Suggested $5-25 donation; no one turned away. Proceeds benefit the garden. Click here to learn more!

BENEFICIAL INSECTS WORKSHOP: Sunday, March 3, 1:00-3:30PM. EMSWCD is presenting this workshop at the Garden on how native insects keep gardens healthy and thriving. Click here to register!

SPRING GARDEN FAIR: Saturday, March 16, 10:00AM-2:00PM. Seed Exchange, Tool Sharpening, Kid’s Nature Walk at 11:00AM, Ethnobotany Tour at 1:00PM, Stone Cabin Open House, and mini-cupcakes while they last!

NATIVE PLANTS WORKSHOP: Saturday, April 6, 9:00-11:30AM. EMSWCD will provide information on the benefits of gardening with native plants, which ones do well together, and other tips on growing natives. Click here to register!

Errol Heights Park Community Open House

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From Portland Parks and Recreation:

Help us develop the final design for Errol Heights Park!

December 1, 2018, 10:00AM – 1:00PM
Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave (cafeteria)

We have received hundreds of comments about what makes Errol Heights Park special and the types of activities people would like to do there in the future. Based on that feedback, we now have a proposed design for the park.

Join us for this family-friendly, interactive event to help us review and refine the final recommended design.

Can’t make the open house? Take the online survey, open Dec. 1 – 16.

Over 100 people shared their ideas for park programming at the October open house. You can see what they said in our outreach summary on the project website.

Questions? Contact George Lozovoy via email at george.lozovoy@portlandoregon.gov or phone at 503-823-5595.

Video from the Candidate Debate on April 14, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended our event!  It was great to see so many neighbors come out to vet their potential elected officials.  If you missed our Portland City Council Candidate Debate on Saturday, April 14, 2018, you’re in luck!  Andrew from Village Portland made a great recording of the event, complete with marked time stamps to make it easier to get to the issues that matter most to you!

Events like these don’t happen overnight.  They take hard work and dedication from many volunteers, as well as contributions from the community.  Which is why we  have so many huge thank yous for this event!

-Thank you to our hard working volunteers from Brentwood-Darlington, Montavilla, Lents, and Foster-Powell!
-Thank you to The Gathering Church for letting us use their space and equipment!
-Thank you to Andrew Wilkins from Village Portland for recording our event!
-Thank you to Signing Resources & Interpreters for providing our ASL interpretation!
-Thank you to AlmaLuna LLC for providing our Spanish translation!
-Thank you to New Seasons MarketPuddletown Bagels, and Bee’s Cakes for donating refreshments!
-Thank you to Philip Wolfe, Julia DeGraw, Nicholas Sutton, Corky (surrogate for Nick Fish), Felicia Williams, Loretta Smith, Stuart Emmons, Andrea Valderrama, and Jo Ann Hardesty for participating in our event!
-Thank you to everyone who attended this event!

Love what we do? JOIN US!  Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is having board elections on May 3rd at our monthly meeting, 7:00-9:00PM at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206). For more information, click the link above or visit us on Facebook.

EPIC Meeting – Traffic Division

Join EPIC for their bi-monthly meeting!

Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 6:00PM
East Precinct Community Room (727 SE 106th Ave, 97216)

Keynote Presentation: PPB Traffic Division

Most of us drive to get to where we want to go. Usually we feel safe on the road, but who do we expect to help us when something goes wrong?  Who investigates serious vehicular injuries and fatal collisions?  Who enforces DUII laws and major traffic crimes?  Who provides traffic control for parades, demonstrations and motorcades?

Captain Mike Crebs will address these and other questions about the Portland Police Bureau’s Traffic Division on Wednesday January 24th.

Other agenda items:

Vision for East Precinct
Name Recognition Interaction

Please bring a friend or neighbor.  This is a meeting that you won’t want to miss! For more information, contact Dave Smith at Dave.Smith@portlandoregon.gov.