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July 2016

Depaving at Roses Ice Cream

July 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Roses Ice Cream, 5011 NE 42nd Ave
Portland, 97218
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Join us at Roses Ice Cream for a delicious regreening This complete project will be implemented in one day – we will be doing a little bit of everything: depaving, digging, planting, and eating. Click to read about recent happenings on NE 42nd with Roses Ice Cream and the Cully Farm Store. Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Depave will provide all the necessary tools, safety gear, snacks and ice cream. We’ll be starting at 9am and working until about noon. Volunteers are encouraged to come early – orientation…

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Depaving at Human Solutions Family Center

July 30, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
East County Family Center, 16015 Southeast Stark Street
Portland, 97233
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Join us at the new Human Solutions Family Center to improve the facility grounds with lots of cool play areas, raised beds, a rain garden, naturescaping, and more! Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Depave will provide all the necessary tools and safety gear. Snacks and lunch will be provided as well. We’ll be starting at 9am and working until about 1:30-2pm. Volunteers are encouraged to come early – orientation is at 8:45. However, all are welcome to come at any time during the day…

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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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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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Depaving at Vernon School

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vernon Elementary School, 2044 NE Killingsworth Street
Portland, 97211
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Join us at Vernon School to add some stormwater treescaping! We'll be ripping up five small areas to add trees with surrounding benches to the playground. This project is lead by the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership in collaboration with Open Architecture Portland and Turner Construction Company, and funded by a grant from the City of Portland's Community Watershed Stewardship Program.     Volunteers of all ages are welcome! We typically have activities for young stewards to be involved in depaving, but parents are responsible for attending their children. Unaccompanied minors, please email us…

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October 2016

Depaving at Bridgeport Church

October 8, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bridgeport Church, 621 Northeast 76th Avenue
Portland, 97213
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Join us green Bridgeport Church! Come out for a lovely fall neighborhood improvement project. We'll be doing a little bit of everything here - including: depaving, digging, planting, mulching, eco roof installation, and more. Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Depave will provide all the necessary tools, gloves, safety gear, and food. We’ll be starting at noon and working until about 4:00pm. Volunteers are encouraged to come early – orientation is at 11:45. However, all are welcome to come at any time during the…

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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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