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

 
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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.

Metro Urban Growth Boundary Expansion: Forum/Open House

Metro Urban Growth Boundary Expansion: Forum/Open House

On July 28, Metro will host an open house and information forum on the proposed expansion of the regional urban growth boundary, which was submitted to Metro Council by acting COO Daniel Cooper on July 5. The proposal would add new lands for industrial and residential development in various parts of the Metro region, helping to guide growth over the next 20 years. Metro Council must decide whether to expand the urban growth boundary, and if so, where to do so.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/28/2011 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

A Visit to Zenger Farm: Reflections from Our Summer Intern

Nathaniel Berger, Duke Intern

One of our Summer Interns, Nathaniel Berger, recently paid a visit to Zenger Farm, in Southeast Portland, where he participated in a volunteer project and learned about urban agriculture. Nathaniel hails from Atlanta, Georgia and is a rising Junior at Duke University.

Clackamas County Flexible Transportation Funds Hearing

Regional Flexible Transportation Funds Process: Public Hearings, July/August 2011

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/21/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Washington County Flexible Transportation Funds Hearing

Regional Flexible Transportation Funds Process: Public Hearings, July/August 2011

Event Date: 
Mon, 08/08/2011 - 12:00pm

Washington County Flexible Transportation Funds Hearing

Regional Flexible Transportation Funds Process: Public Hearings, July/August 2011

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/11/2011 - 12:00pm

1000 Friends at the Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace

1000 Friends Tabling at the Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace, July 26

1000 Friends will be at the Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace on Tuesday evening, July 26, 5-8:30 pm at 2nd and Main Streets in downtown Hillsboro.

Come stop by and say hello, listen to some toe-tappin' music, and support great local farmers, artisans, and businesses!

Visit www.tuesdaymarketplace.org for more information on this fun weekly event.

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/26/2011 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm
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