The Woodstock Neighborhood Association (WNA) is an all-volunteer community organization with free membership for anyone who lives, works, or owns property or a business in the Woodstock Neighborhood in SE Portland, Oregon. WNA’s purpose is to enhance community connections and livability in Woodstock and surrounding neighborhoods by promoting and supporting projects and activities that contribute to these goals, and to provide a means for citizen participation and communication in affairs that directly and indirectly affect the Woodstock neighborhood and the greater Portland area in which we reside. WNA meetings are held every 1st Wednesday of the month, at 7pm, at the Woodstock Community Center (5905 SE 43rd Ave., at the corner of Knight St., just west of Bi-Mart). Please join us!
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»
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»
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»
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»
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»
The southernmost section of Southeast Portland offers numerous Halloween events for children and families this year. Here is a chronological listing: Sun, Oct 22, 4pm-7pm Spooktacular 2017 Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association’s 3rd Annual Spooktacular and Trunk-or-Treat event! Refreshments provided. Everyone is welcome, regardless of neighborhood! Brentwood-Darlington Community Center 7211 SE 62nd… Read More»
Is it healthful for children to consume sugary drinks? A growing number of people are coming to the conclusion that it is not. Some cities—Philadelphia, Oakland, San Francisco, Boulder, Colorado, among others—have passed a tax on sugary drinks. The Navajo Nation also supports a tax. At the August Woodstock Neighborhood… Read More»