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#GivingTuesday

On November 28, 2017, people around the world will come together to celebrate and encourage giving—#GivingTuesday. Everyone can get involved, giving back in a way that is meaningful to them. You can give time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, food or clothing, or simple acts of kindness. We urge you to include us in your giving plans. Friends of Gateway Green (FoGG) was established in 2009, with a focus on getting the park built. Now that Phase 1 construction has been completed…

Volunteer Opportunities

#GivingTuesday On November 28, 2017, people around the world will come together to celebrate and encourage giving—on #GivingTuesday. Everyone can get involved, giving back in a way that is meaningful to them, giving time or expertise, monetary donations large or small, food or clothing, or simple acts of kindness. We hope you will include Friends of Gateway Green in your giving plans. IMMEDIATE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Do you like to organize small events? FoGG needs someone to help organize a…

Shop SmileAmazon

Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/26-4534441 and Amazon donates to Friends of Gateway Green.   You can also support FoGG by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card to Friends of Gateway Green. Link your Rewards Card to FoGG and we’ll get a donation each time you shop at Freddy’s, with no reduction to your rewards points.To register your card visit Fred Meyer Community Rewards or take your card to the Customer Service counter at any Fred Meyer store.…

Fall Dig @ the Dirt Lab

Northwest Trail Alliance has organized a trail work party at Gateway Green to prepare the bike trails for winter. More information (and to register) visit http://nw-trail.org/events/fall-dig-dirt-lab/

Wear work clothes; bring water & snack; lunch provided.

No experience needed! Bring the kids! We’ll put everyone to work. No dogs please.

 

 

No Ivy Day at GG - Oct 28

Gateway Green is participating in PP&R’s annual No Ivy Day. Saturday, October 28, 2017   -   9:00 am to Noon We’ve made great progress on control of the English Ivy in the wooded area. But more work is needed to prepare the park for the planting of a variety of native species in 2018. [We hope to schedule a planting work party this winter!] Tools, gloves, and snacks will be provided. Please bring a full water bottle, and dress for the weather. Please pre-register, so we know…

Help Shape the Future of Gateway Green

We are recruiting a diverse group of community advisors! Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of Gateway Green are looking for interested Portlanders to serve on the Gateway Green Project Advisory Committee. This group will help shape a refined park design to guide natural habitat restoration, improve pedestrian and bicycle access, and expand opportunities for a variety of recreation and outdoor activities for people of all ages and abilities. Park enthusiasts, outdoor adventurers, hikers,…

Rainy Season Advisory

The rainy season is upon us! Please respect the trails and features to ensure their sustainability. Please continue to follow the general rules of the park as well as these wet weather guidelines when you ride:  Exercise extra caution on wet or muddy days and scout your ride: Single track riders: Please stay off the trails following significant rain events. A good indication that you shouldn’t ride is if you leave a boot or tire track, the trail needs more time to drain…

Gathering at Gateway Green Recap

Sunny with temperatures in the nineties, more mountain bikes than you’ve ever seen, and more than 1,000 people coming together for the Gathering at Gateway Green presented by TriMet. There was delicious food, musical entertainment, and activities for everyone! It was an incredible celebration of the opening of Dirt Lab; you could feel the excitement from the kids and adults alike. The delicious food and cold treats were a crowd favorite, as well as the beer garden which was going strong long…