Community Building

Community building, gatherings, rallies, parties, etc.

SWNI Office Cloed

Date of event: 
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. office will be closed on Presidents Day.

Friends of Spring Garden Park Volunteer Open House

Date of event: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Location: Nectar Frozen Yogurt Lounge in Multnomah Village

Friends of Spring Garden Park is a group of funny, smart, interested, outdoorsy, dog-owning, kid-wrangling neighbors who live near Spring Garden Park and are committed to seeing it become the coolest park in town. We're looking for interested neighbors to join our all-volunteer band of do-gooders and are throwing a party to meet you.
Nectar Dough Dollars and bite size desserts provided!
 

Boones Ferry Culvert Replacement

Environmental Services and its partners are working on a project to replace a culvert on Tryon Creek under Boones Ferry Road. The existing culvert blocks all upstream fish passage and is too small to allow adequate flow during wet weather. The project will:

  • Allow fish to pass into Upper Tryon Creek and Arnold Creek upstream of Boones Ferry Road and will improve stream flow.

Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 6 ** Open House **

Date of event: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Second Floor, Room 2500B
What is RICAP? Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Packages provide an ongoing and rapid vehicle for technical and minor policy amendments to land use regulations to ensure they are clear and do not hinder desirable development. Requested amendments are identified by staff and community members, then ranked and prioritized with the final work plan approved by the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC).

2014 Street Tree Inventory applications due January 15

Walking around your neighborhood, do you see spaces to plant a tree, street trees in need of maintenance, and neighbors who are concerned about their trees but don't know where to begin? Through the Tree Inventory Project, Urban Forestry is helping Portlanders take action to improve their community's street trees, one neighborhood at a time. More at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/53181

Community Watershed Stewardship Program pre-application due February 14th

Funding for YOUR community project. Including neighborhood improvements, community gardens, youth leadership, and more!
Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) helps Portlanders make improvements in their neighborhoods and communities, while also improving the health of our watersheds. CWSP is a partnership between Environmental Services and Portland State University. CWSP administers two grant programs: Stewardship Grants of up to $10,000 and Native Plant Mini-Grants of up to $500.

Go Native! Portland Parks & Recreation work parties

Date of event: 
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm


Winter is the time to Go Native! January is a great time of year to get native plants in the ground so they can get established before the dry summer season. Join your neighbors and Portland Parks & Recreation to plant natives - and make our natural areas healthier places for people and wildlife. Saturday, Jaunary 25th, 9 am - 12 noon at Marquam Nature Park. For details and to pre-register, please contact PP&R Westside Stewardship Coordinator Mary Verrilli at (503) 823-9423 or mary.verrilli@portlandoregon.gov

Go Native! Portland Parks & Recreation work parties

Date of event: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm


Winter is the time to
Go Native!

January is a great time of year to get native plants in the ground so they can get established before the dry summer season.

Go Native! Portland Parks & Recreation work parties

Date of event: 
Saturday, January 4, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm


Winter is the time to
Go Native!

January is a great time of year to get native plants in the ground so they can get established before the dry summer season.

Nature in Neighborhoods deadline: January 14th

Funding for Metro's Nature in Neighborhoods grants has more than doubled thanks to voter approval of Metro's 5-year local option levy. The levy includes $3.7 million for community partnerships that:
• connect people to their watershed
• preserve and restore local fish and wildlife habitat
• support larger conservation initiatives
• support nature education for school-aged children
• improve the ability of all communities to experience and connect with nature
• implement the Regional Trails Plan.

SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Anyone interested is welcome to attend and participate. The Portland working group is a forum to learn about the plan refinement and provide input on high-capacity transit alignment alternatives and associated roadway and active transportation projects.

SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Anyone interested is welcome to attend and participate. The Portland working group is a forum to learn about the plan refinement and provide input on high-capacity transit alignment alternatives and associated roadway and active transportation projects.

SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Anyone interested is welcome to attend and participate. The Portland working group is a forum to learn about the plan refinement and provide input on high-capacity transit alignment alternatives and associated roadway and active transportation projects.

Canceled: SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This meeting has been canceled. Please attend the March 12th SW Corridor Plan design option workshop:
Southwest Corridor Plan: Design option workshop
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy.

SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, February 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Anyone interested is welcome to attend and participate. The Portland working group is a forum to learn about the plan refinement and provide input on high-capacity transit alignment alternatives and associated roadway and active transportation projects.

SW Corridor Plan Portland Working Group

Date of event: 
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Over 40 people attended the first Southwest Corridor Plan Portland Working Group (SWCP-PWG) meeting held in December. The next SWCP-PWG meeting will be Monday, January 6, 2014. Anyone interested is welcome to attend and participate. The Portland working group is a forum to learn about the plan refinement and provide input on high-capacity transit alignment alternatives and associated roadway and active transportation projects.

TriMet Service Enhancement Plan Community Meeting

Date of event: 
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: West End Bldg., Santiam Room
4101 SW Kruse Way
Do you wish the bus ran later or more frequently? Would you like to take transit to work, school, appointments or recreation? If so, TriMet would like

SWNI Office Closed

Date of event: 
Monday, January 20, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. office will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

SWNI Office Closed

Date of event: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The SWNI office will be closed New Year's Day.

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