Archive for March, 2014

Information on Illegal Dumping from Metro

March 18, 2014

Our friends at SE Uplift recently forwarded us a message from Metro regarding the dumping of furniture, large appliances, and other items on our neighborhood curbs. Timely stuff, considering the upcoming Kerns/Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup event taking place on Saturday, April 19th from 9am-12:00pm in the parking lot of Hinson Baptist Church at SE 20th Avenue & Salmon! Read on for details on Metro policies regarding this practice…

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20’s Bikeway Open House

March 11, 2014

A major addition to Portland’s bicycle network is being planned now. The NE/SE 20s Bikeway will extend 9 miles from the north end of the city to the south, running along streets generally between 26th and 29th avenues, connecting numerous neighborhoods more safely to schools and other local destinations. The Portland Bureau of Transportation and the Stakeholder Advisory Committee are holding Open Houses to discuss route alignment options, design options and issues, and crossing improvements at major streets.

The Open House in Buckman is Tuesday March 18th at Central Catholic High School. Please join us any time between 6 PM and 8:30 PM at any of the Open Houses.

The other Open Houses are Thursday March 13th at Fremont United Methodist Church, and Monday March 17th at Cleveland High School.

For more information, contact the BCA or Rich Newlands: rich.newlands@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-7780. Online at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/20sbikeway

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Buckman Art Show and Sell

March 1, 2014

It’s almost time for the 24th annual Buckman Art Show & Sell! – a benefit for the Buckman PTA.print

This 24-year tradition features the original artwork of approximately 140 to 150 artists and craftspersons, including paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, textile and other wearable art, toys, and much more, in a fun festival setting. A student gallery showcases the work of Buckman students and alumni. Food carts, live music, dance performances and hands-on art activities for kids make the Buckman Art Show & Sell a fantastic event for the whole family. Don’t miss it!

Saturday, March 8, 11am to 7pmpainting2

Sunday, March 9, 11am to 5pm

Venue: Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School, 320 SE 16th Avenue, Portland, Oregon

Admission: $2 suggested donation per person (children 4 and under free)

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