Category: Woodstock Community Center

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»

Woodstock Needs Plants for Our May 2018 Community Plant Sale

This year’s Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Avenue in Portland. Proceeds from this annual event support volunteer efforts to provide routine maintenance for the Woodstock Community Center, including custodial service and… Read More»

Keep the Woodstock Community Center open!

The Woodstock Community Center is best known for its famous plant sale, but did you know it also offers: Preschool Art and Music Exercise and Movement classes Tae Kwon Do much, much more The Center is in danger of being closed due to City budget cuts. Here’s how you can… Read More»

Woodstock Community Center on chopping block again!

Proposed Closure part of the PP&R FY 2018-19 Budget Proposal The Portland Bureau of Parks and Recreation (PP&R) has just released its proposed budget cuts for fiscal year 2018-19. Included in the package is a proposal to close the Woodstock Community Center at an alleged savings of $35,000. We have… 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 13th, 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»

From the community, for the community

The Woodstock Neighborhood Association Plant Sale This year’s pre-Mother’s Day Woodstock Plant Sale is slated for Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Woodstock Community Center. Proceeds from the annual sale go into the Woodstock Community Center Maintenance Fund to cover routine maintenance costs, including… Read More»

Woodstock Halloween party, Oct. 31 (of course)

Monday, October 31 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Avenue at Knight St. Get ready for the Woodstock Neighborhood Association (WNA) Halloween party!. Festivities include refreshments, crafts and games, cool backdrops for DIY photos, a raffle, and acoustic music by Status Crow and the Squeezebox… Read More»

Planning Your Garden? Annual Sale Seeks Donated Plants

  Each year the Woodstock Neighborhood Association holds a pre-Mothers Day plant sale to support maintenance of the Woodstock Community Center. The success of that spring sale may depend on garden plans you’re making right now. All the plants for the sale are donated, often due to folks redesigning their… Read More»