Category: Nearby Neighborhoods

PPS Proposes Boundary Change for Woodstock School

Next nearby community meeting: Monday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave. Portland Public Schools (PPS) has proposed boundary changes that would route some children away from Woodstock School. The affected area — from approximately SE Martins south to Duke, and from SE… Read More»

Learn How to do Preparedness Outreach

Contributed by Liz Bryant On March 21, OregonLive.com published this article about our spring series of Disaster Preparedness workshops planned for SE Portland. Now I want to highlight the second workshop in the series, Help Friends & Neighbors Get Prepared, coming up this Tuesday, May 13 and next Tuesday, May… Read More»

SE Portland Showdown: Neighborhood Kickball Tourney!

Hats off to Mt. Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association for taking the lead on organizing this all-ages, all-for-fun kickball tournament for six Southeast neighborhoods with the help of a SE Uplift Creative Engagement Grant. Woodstock kicks it off July 19th in Game #1 against Creston-Kenilworth. This family-friendly tournament promises to be loads… Read More»

Be Prepared for Anything!

Members of the Woodstock Neighborhood Emergency Team, or NET, are collaborating with other SE Portland neighborhood volunteers to put on a series emergency preparedness workshops this April and May to help Southeast Portlanders prepare for “the big one“—or any other future catastrophe that may come our way. There are three… Read More»

New Berkeley Tennis Courts will be a Great Resource for Woodstock Neighborhood Families

Woodstock neighbors warmly welcomed Geri and Jim Rovello to our January 8th meeting to talk about the impressive tennis court renovation project they are spearheading at Berkeley Park, funded by the memorial fund named for their son. Click here to download a one-page PDF information sheet about the Alex Rovello… Read More»

Good-bye September, Hello October!

I don’t know about you, but Fall kind of took me by surprise this year. Still reveling in the warmth of what many were calling Portland’s “best summer ever,” temperatures suddenly veered toward cold and then the rain set up permanent residence. My garden doesn’t mind at all, but personally,… Read More»

Friends of Trees Woodstock Planting! – Saturday, December 8th –

Friend’s of Trees Woodstock Planting is coming up on Saturday, December 8th!  FREE TREES! It’s going to be a historic year for Woodstock because we are getting free street trees this season only. Friends of Trees has almost 190 trees ordered for the planting already with another 10 days to go… Read More»