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August 2016
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Green Your Garden with Greywater

August 13, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Greywater Action, Portland, 97232 + Google Map

Have you ever thought about diverting used sink and shower water to your yard, to feed your garden? As water rates escalate and summer droughts become more commonplace, Northwesterners need to use water more efficiently. If you want a beautiful and productive landscape that uses very little water, attend one or two August 2016 workshops in Portland to learn about low-cost DIY greywater systems that you can implement to conserve water and enhance your home landscape. Depave, in partnership with Greywater…

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$20

Hands-on Greywater System Installation Workshop

August 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Greywater Action, Portland, 97232 + Google Map

Learn how to install a simple laundry-to-landscape system and see a branched drain system from a shower up close in a Portland backyard. Participants will participate in the construction of the system (no prior experience is necessary) and learn tips and techniques for successful home-built systems. Lunch will be provided, with options for vegetarians. Space is limited (20 people maximum), enroll today! Who should attend: Homeowners, home renters, plumbers, and professionals in the landscaping and construction industry. No prerequisites are…

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September 2016

Depaving at Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences

September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences, 1306 12th Street
Oregon City, 97045
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Join us at Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences to transform their courtyard into a vibrant student space. We will we removing some concrete and sod, digging out areas for infiltration, and placing new soil and rocks. Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Depave will provide all the necessary tools, safety gear, snacks and lunch. We’ll be starting at 10am and working until about 1:30pm. Volunteers are encouraged to come early – orientation is at 9:45. However, all are welcome to come at any time…

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October 2016

2016 Volunteer Celebration

October 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cooper’s Pad, 5516 NE 32nd Place
Portland, 97211
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Join the crew to wind down the season, honor everyone's amazing dedication, and toast to our greenspace accomplishments! Lots of fun people and things. Don't be shy if you're new to Depave — open to all. Please RSVP to Cooper.

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Planting at Human Solutions Family Center

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
East County Family Center, 16015 Southeast Stark Street
Portland, 97233
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Come on by to help put the finishing touches on the gardens and play space at the Human Solutions Family Center. Depave will provide the tools, gloves, and gear. Snacks provided too. Please dress appropriately for the weather. This is an all ages event. We typically have activities for young stewards to be involved in depaving and planting, but parents are responsible for attending their children. Unaccompanied minors, please email us in advance about your parent/guardian's signature. Please sign up to attend the planting here.

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Planting at Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences

October 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences, 1306 12th Street
Oregon City, 97045
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Join us to help put the finishing touches on the courtyard gardens at the Clackamas Academy of Industrial Sciences. Depave will provide the tools, gloves, and gear. Snacks and lunch provided too. Please dress appropriately for the weather. This is an all ages event. We typically have activities for young stewards to be involved in depaving and planting, but parents are responsible for attending their children. Unaccompanied minors, please email us in advance about your parent/guardian's signature. Please sign up to attend the planting here.

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March 2017

Green Thumb Work Party at Saint Mary Ethiopian

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saint Mary Ethiopian Orthodox Church, 7715 SE 92nd Avenue
Portland, 97266 United States
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Join visiting crews from Vanderbuilt University and Salesforce for a refreshing round of spring cleaning at our 2013 depaving site - Saint Mary Ethiopian Church. Activities include weeding, mulching, and general garden tasks. Please dress for the weather and getting dirty. Water bottle, hat, sunglasses, coat, boots are all great items to bring along. Gloves and tools provided. Please rsvp to Tim below.             

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April 2017
$30

Transformation — A Celebration of Depave

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lagunitas Community Room, 237 NE Broadway Street, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97232
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Join us to celebrate.

Please join us for our inaugural gala as Depave embarks on its 10th year of urban greening!  Help us celebrate greater Portland's homegrown radical placemaking and look ahead to Depave's bright green future.  Catch up on the past and future of Depave's unique work transforming urban landscapes from grey to green, and mingle over tacos from the Honduran Tamale Factory + drinks to the smooth, regenerative sounds of DJ Depave. You can be a part of advancing Depave's groundbreaking work this year with your show…

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New Volunteer Chill & Chat

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cartopia, 1207 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
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If you've been interested in Depave for some time, but haven't yet dug in, now's your chance to meet the Depave Crew to learn all about what we do and how we do it. This is where the pry bars meet the parking lot, so come on out and hear what's involved with depaving and where you can get involved - from site recruitment to landscaping and everything in between. We love meeting new depavers, so don't be shy! Please RSVP to Tim.

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May 2017

2017 Crew Leader Orientation

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Faithful Savior Lutheran Church, 11100 NE Skidmore Street
Portland, OR 97220
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Join us for the 2017 depaving season as a Crew Leader! Our fun and inspiring, action-packed events are made possible by the support of our volunteer crew leaders. At our orientation we'll go over what it takes to be an excellent and effective Crew Leader and then get to know the tools of the trade. The day will consist of both inside and outside time, please dress for the weather. Returning Crew Leaders need not attend orientation. Please read about crew leading and rsvp to…

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