Archive for the ‘Community Events’ Category

Whispering Roses at Ardenwald Concert

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

The Celtic sacred folk band group Whispering Roses performed to a couple hundred spectators on a cool Thursday afternoon in Ardenwald Park. Ian McFeron will perform with acoustic folk music next Thursday, August 21.  More details about the concerts is found at the Concerts in the Park page. (Photo: Bryan J. Dorr.)

Big turnout for first concert of 2014

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

About 300 people turned out to bask under the blue sky with the setting sun and listen to the fantastic blues sounds of Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes at the first Ardenwald Concert Thursday evening. While the crowd kicked back on the lush green lawn in Ardenwald Park, Liz’s Creative Cafe and Milwaukie High School […]

Share your humorous neighborly tales at Southeast Uplift’s ‘Knock-Knock 2014′

Monday, July 7th, 2014

From Southeast Uplift: Calling All Storytellers! Knock, Knock! It’s Your Neighbor Open-Call Auditions, July 12th from 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. and July 22nd from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Helium Comedy Club. This year’s Knock, Knock! It’s Your Neighbor storytelling extravaganza will take place on September 24, 2014 and could feature your story of […]

And, the 2014 Summer Concerts bands are…

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Ardenwald-Johnson Creek’s Summer Concerts in the park is back this summer for four, family fun-filled nights with live concert. Each Thursday in August, the concert kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and goes on until dusk. The band line up for 2014 is: August 7, 6 p.m.-dusk Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes Blues (Guitar, Bass and […]

Riverfront ‘Dig With Dignitaries’ phase II groundbreaking ceremony

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

From Beth Ragel, City of Milwaukie: You and your family are invited to ‘dig with dignitaries’ to celebrate the groundbreaking of Phase II of Milwaukie Riverfront Park as part of the First Friday festivities on June 6, 2014, at 4 p.m. near the Jefferson Street Boat Ramp. There will be hard hats and shovels for […]

Environmental films line up for the 3rd Annual Watershed Event

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Have you ever wondered what hydrofracting does to the environment? How about what impact coal trains have on the enviornment? The Third Annual Watershed Event on Saturday, January 25, 2014, is presenting four short films on environmental subjects at the Milwaukie Masonic Lodge (10636 SE Main St., Milwaukie, Oregon), 7:00 p.m.: Walk on Water (Andy […]

Wear your favorite tacky holiday sweater to the potluck!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

This year’s Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association holiday potluck theme will be tacky! Guests are suggested (not required) to wear their favorite tacky holiday sweater to the Neighborhood potluck on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Milwaukie Grind (9401 SE 32nd Ave., Milwaukie). If you plan on attending, bring your favorite […]

Seed Exchange event Nov. 24

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

By Lisa Gunion-Rinker Attention:Ardenwald Gardeners, Seed Savers, & Curious Neighbors alike: Please come to the Milwaukie Grind (SE 32nd & SE Olsen) on November 24, 2013 from noon – 3pm to participate in a Seed Exchange. What is a seed exchange you ask?  It is a fun event where people who garden and collect seed […]

2013 Milwaukie Holiday Events: Umbrella Parade & Tree Lighting and Christmas Ships & Bonfire

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

From City of Milwaukie The Umbrella Parade & Tree Lighting will be held on Saturday Dec. 7th. The Winter Solstice Bonfire & Christmas Ships will be held on Saturday Dec. 14th. Milwaukie Umbrella Parade & Tree Lighting Saturday, December 7th Decorate an umbrella in the theme of your choice and join us for the Milwaukie […]

Tour the graveyard, watch MHS dancers perform at the upcoming Davis Graveyard open house

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

It’s that time of year when the tombstones, ghosts, zombies, and eerie sounds emerge from the Davis Graveyard! Davis Graveyard is hosting an open house Sunday, October 13, 2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the corner of SE Johnson Creek Blvd. and SE 43rd Ave. The open house offers visitors to learn about […]