Yearly Archives: 2018

Come Celebrate WCC!

This year our beloved Community Center is celebrating 60 years as a Community Center! Built in 1928 it was a firehouse until Portland Parks and Recreation turned it into a Community Center in 1958. The Friends of the Woodstock Community Center are throwing a family friendly Birthday party on September… Read More»

Recycling 101

  Bonita Davis, Master Recycler, came and did a presentation on recycling in Portland at our August Neighborhood Meeting. Our recycling program is not perfect, but the most important thing to remember is to reduce contamination of good recycling, be sure not to put things in your blue bin that… Read More»

Save The Dates!

TBD: The Woodstock Neighborhood Association board is considering transitioning WNA’s organizational status to a 501(c)(3), otherwise known as a non-profit organization. We are convening a special meeting to discuss these proposed changes. If you have experience starting or running a 501(c)(3) organization, please consider attending. The meeting will be held… Read More»

New Date for July WNA Meeting

Hello Woodstock Neighbors! Due to Independence Day, our July meeting will be postponed. Enjoy this beautiful summer day with friends and family. And please remember, Portland Fire and Rescue are asking you to keep the big fireworks to the pros! Check out this list of Independence Day events around Portland. July… Read More»

Woodstock Plant Sale: A Huge Success Again!

Our thanks to everyone in the community who turned out for this year’s plant sale on Saturday, May 12th to benefit the Woodstock Community Center. Gross sales came to $5,300, the highest sales total in our history! We’d like to thank our generous plant donors and the 45 volunteers who… Read More»

Don’t Miss Our Plant Sale!

Join us Saturday, May 12th from 9am to 3pm at the Woodstock Community Center for the Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale! A splendid variety of plants at wonderful prices awaits you at this popular annual event. Come by and hang out with neighbors who love to garden just like you. Location:… Read More»

Volunteer for the Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale

We need your help for this year’s Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale scheduled for Saturday, May 12th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 E 43rd Ave. Proceeds from this annual event go into the Woodstock Community Center Maintenance Fund and support volunteer efforts to provide… Read More»

SAVE THE DATE: May 12th—Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale

Our 2018 Plant Sale takes place Saturday, May 12th, from 9 am to 3 pm. The location is the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave., Portland. We will be selling: • Perennials, herbs, vegetable starts, succulents • Native plants, ornamental grasses, trees • Miniature sedum gardens and house plants… Read More»

Save Our Community Centers!

The Woodstock Community Center has been tagged for possible closure in the city’s budget process, along with several other small centers. As reported in last month’s e-news, Portland Parks and Recreation’s Requested Budget for 2018-19 recommends closing Woodstock Community Center (WCC), as part of a package of 5% budget cuts.… Read More»

Hypertufa for the Woodstock Plant Sale

Seven Woodstock neighbors recently kicked off preparations for the annual Woodstock Neighborhood plant sale by holding a hypertufa work party. Drinking hot cider and sharing conversation over a couple of hours, they crafted the hypertufa plant pots that will hold Shelly Keach’s beautiful miniature sedum gardens, a popular Mother’s Day… Read More»