Portland Last Tuesday Happy Hour and Action Night

Last Tuesday Volunteer Happy Hour

Interested in hearing more about what we're working on in the Portland Metro area and ways to help out? Join us on the last Tuesday of the month for a Volunteer Happy Hour and Action Night to learn more about our work, share ideas with other volunteers and then spend a little time helping us follow up with supporters up upcoming events.

This month, we'll talk about Metro's urban growth boundary expansion proposal and discuss opportunities to get involved. We'll have drinks and snacks for everyone.   

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The McCall Speaker Series: Regional Planning in America

The McCall Society Speaker Series: Regional Planning in America

For the next event in the Tom McCall Speaker Series, please join 1000 Friends in welcoming editors of and contributors to The Lincoln Institute for Land Policy's recent book, Regional Planning in America: Practice and Prospect for a forum and discussion about regional planning in the Portland Metro area and how we measure up to other regions around the country.

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/19/2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Metro Council 2011 Urban Growth Boundary Expansion: Public Hearing & Decision

Metro Council 2011 Urban Growth Boundary Expansion: Public Hearing & Decision

The Metro Council holds its second public hearing and vote on a potential urban growth boundary of up to 3800 acres. Click here to learn more about this proposal, and why 1000 Friends believes it is unnecessary in 2011.

Thursday, October 20, 2pm
Metro Regional Center

600 NE Grand, Portland (see map)

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/20/2011 - 2:00pm

Portland Metro Council Urban Growth Boundary Hearing

Metro Council 2011 Urban Growth Boundary Expansion: Public Hearing

The Metro Council holds a public hearing on a potential urban growth boundary of up to 3800 acres. Click here to learn more about this proposal, and why 1000 Friends believes it is unnecessary in 2011.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Active Transportation Forum: BINGO for Better Communities in Washington County

 

CORRECTION - this event will be held at the 390 SW Adams St. Elmers in downtown Hillsboro, not the location listed above. 

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/24/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Volunteer Happy Hour

Volunteer Happy Hour

Interested in getting involved with 1000 Friends of Oregon's work to promote cool communities and protect family farms, forests and natural resources? Come join us for a summer happy hour at Valentine's, located on the newly car-free SW Ankeny St. in Old Town Portland. We'll chat about projects we're working on, ways to get involved and ideas for future events. 

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/30/2011 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

1000 Friends Portland Office-Warming Party!

We're Moving! Help Us Celebrate!

1000 Friends' Portland headquarters are moving a few blocks north, to the Haseltine Building, in Portland's historic Skidmore/Old Town district.

We want you to help us celebrate, so mark your calendars for our office warming party! 

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/19/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Willamette Pedestrian Coalition Advocacy Speed Dating

Willamette Pedestrian Coalition Advocacy Speed Dating

Tuesday, August 2, 6-8pm

240 N Broadway, Portland

 
There's a confusing world of committees, projects and government agencies out there. It's easy to be full of ques
Event Date: 
Tue, 08/02/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Metro Considers 3800-acre Urban Growth Boundary Expansion

On July 5th, 2011 Metro released its recommendation of options for where the Portland region should expand its Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) to accommodate projected residential and industrial uses over the next 20 years.  Metro is considering expansion areas that total approximately 3800 acres to the UGB, primarily in Washington County.

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