Milwaukie to hold ‘Walk Safely Milwaukie Program’ workshop

The City of Milwaukie staff will be holding a workshop on the Walk Safely Milwaukie Program that will help anyone who is interested in improving pedestrian access and the livability of the neighborhood.

The workshop is on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Building, 3200 S.E. Harrison St. in Milwaukie.

Please visit the City of Milwaukie’s website for more details and contact information on the upcoming Walk Safely Milwaukie Program workshop.

Neighborhood Holiday Potluck

You’re invited to the Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association’s holiday potluck!

The potluck takes place in lieu of the Neighborhood Association’s regular meeting in December, therefore this is all fun and no business. This is a great time to enjoy some good food and to meet your neighbors and neighborhood leaders.

The potluck is on Dec. 14, 2010, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ardenwald School, 8950 S.E. 36th St. in Milwaukie.

If you have donations for the Neighborhood’s Christmas Families, you can drop them off at the potluck.

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Additional Tideman-Johnson Park work party Dec. 11

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The Portland Parks and Recreation has added an additional work party for this upcoming Saturday to finish the work from last week’s Tideman-Johnson Park work party.

Susan Hawes, the stewardship coordinator from Portland Parks and Recreation says the volunteers will return to the site to continue mulching plants and finish planting native plants into the ground.

Work tools and warm refreshments will be provided. Volunteers should be prepared to work in wet, cold and muddy conditions.

If you are interested in volunteering, please RSVP Susan Hawes by email at The RSVP is for determining how many tools and how much refreshments are needed.

The work party is Saturday, December 11, 2010, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tideman-Johnson Park at the S.E. 37th Ave. Trailhead.

(Photo: Marianne Colgrove/Friends of Tideman Johnson Park)