Brooklyn Neighborhood, Portland, Oregon

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BROOKLYN FOOT PATROL SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

FOOT PATROL IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Training Meeting: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24TH, 7 – 8:30 PM

Sacred Heart Villa Hall (Milwaukie & Center Sts. )

The Brooklyn Neighborhood Foot Patrol is gathering steam. We are looking for at least 12-20 adult volunteers to give 2 hours a month on patrols as well as 2 people to help coordinate details (1-2 hours per week).

If you are interested in meeting your neighbors and making our neighborhood safer by reporting suspicious activity, please attend this training time.

This initial training meeting for the Brooklyn foot patrol is provided by the Portland Crime Prevention Bureau. If for some reason you can’t make the training time but are still interested in participating, please email Matt McComas <mailto:matthew.mccomas@gmail.com>matthew.mccomas@gmail.com or call at <tel:971%2F409-8269>971/409-8269.

Matt McComas
Cru – Operations Director
Portland, Oregon
971.409.8269

email: matt.mccomas@cru.org
twitter: @matt_mccomas

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Brooklyn Community Garden Planting Session Saturday March 16 10-2

Brooklyn Community Garden
Planting Session
Saturday, March 16, 10AM to 2PM

Blueberries, Josta Berries, Strawberries have arrived!
Native plants will be delivered on *Friday.

Call for Volunteers
Help to plant these additions in our garden.
Rain or Shine–Dress for the weather!
Bring work/ garden gloves

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Brooklyn Community Garden Seed Starting Workshop and Garden Work Session March 9th

Brooklyn Community Garden
Seed Starting Workshop for Everyone
and
Garden Work Session
Saturday, March 9
at BCG–SE Franklin & McLoughlin

Seed Starting Especially for Kids
10 a.m. to Noon
Recommended ages 4 to 10 (approx.)
Seeds, soil, pots and instruction will be provided.
PLEASE RSVP via email with the number participants.

Seed Starting for Everyone
10 a.m. to Noon
Bring the *seeds you would like to start (and some to share).
Bring **seed starting soil (see below for details).
Labels and some pots will be available.
PLEASE RSVP via email with the number of participants.

*Be prepared to germinate the seeds you start indoors in a sunny window.

Garden Work Session
call for volunteers
10 to 2
All Plot Holders are strongly encouraged to attend.
Projects: pathway weeding & chip spreading, arbor installation, etc.
PLEASE RSVP via email.

Rain or shine. Dress for the weather. Bring garden gloves. [Read more →]

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Powell Little League Player Assessments March 2nd

It’s never to late to try baseball or softball!

To help place kids in the right skill level, Powell Little League will do player assessments for kids ages 8-18 on Saturday, March 2nd. The event is at Abernathy Elementary School, 2421 SE Orange, one block north of Division and 13th Avenue. From 10 am until 1 pm players will have the chance to rotate through a number of stations. Each player should plan to spend 30 minutes at the assessment. Kids ages 8-9 are encouraged to come from 10-11:30 am, while players ages 10 or older should attend from 11:30-1 pm.

It’s not too late to register for Powell Little League. Powell is a recreation league where we welcome new players of all ages. Follow this link to register for T-Ball, Farm Baseball & Softball, Minors & Majors Baseball, and Minors, Majors, and Juniors Softball. Powell’s programs for girls and boys, ages 4 to 18. All kids play! Scholarships are available. You can also register on-site on the March 2nd player assessments.

League boundaries are roughly from Bybee Blvd to Burnside, and the Willamette River to Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. You may contact Player Agent Matt Duckworth at this link for specific questions about player eligibility or scholarships. Little League Baseball, Incorporated does not limit participation in its activities on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual preference or religious preference.

Contact: Cindi Carrell
Secretary,Powell Little League
503-232-0880
ccarrell@gmail.com

http://powelllittleleague.blogspot.com/

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Let’s Welcome a New Acupuncturist to the Neighborhood!

Hello Brooklyn!

My name is Suzanne Chi, LAc and I am a board certified, licensed acupuncturist starting my practice on Milwaukie Ave in the Brooklyn neighborhood. With Chinese medicine, I aim to address your concerns in a comprehensive and holistic way. Acupuncture can be profoundly beneficial for acute and chronic pain, headaches, digestive concerns, insomnia, women’s health, colds and flus, and more. In addition to acupuncture, I use other tools in Chinese medicine including cupping, moxibustion, dietary and herbal recommendations. I also incorporate a variety of both Chinese and Japanese bodywork techniques. Additionally, I offer acupuncture facials to rejuvenate the body and minimize the signs of aging. I am pleased to offer monthly specials. All of January, Southeast Portland residents receive 50% off a New patient and follow up visit.

My office is located at 3769 SE Milwaukie Blvd in the Vitalia Health Center. To schedule an appointment, call (503) 235-2120.

More information at facebook.com/SuzanneChiLAc Thank you, Suzanne Chi, MSOM, LAc 503-662-8172 www.suzannechilac.com www.facebook.com/SuzanneChiLAc

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Don’t Miss The Warehouse’s Indoor Farmer’s Market Sunday November 18!

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Read the latest neighborhood info here.    BrookNews Nov 12

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Portland Parks and Rec Presents “Nuts about Nature” for Kids!

Hi! My name is Chrissy Larson, (also known as “Teacher Balsam”), and I am the creator/lead teacher for the “Nuts About Nature!” and “Nature’s Playground” programs through Portland Parks & Recreation – City Nature. I would like to let you know about some pretty cool nature programs happening in and near your neighborhoods this coming school year for children and youth. There are three main programs as detailed here.1.  Preschool children (ages 3-6) can become “Lil’ Nature Kids” and spend a couple hours a week with our outdoor teachers learning about and playing in one of our wild Portland Parks. “Lil’ Nature Kids” classes run at the following parks: FALL SESSIONS @ Mt Tabor Park, Hoyt Arboretum, and Sellwood Riverfront Park; WINTER SESSIONS @ Mt Tabor Park, Peninsula Park, and Sellwood Park; SPRING SESSIONS @ Mt Tabor Park, Whitaker Ponds Nature Area (NE PDX), Hoyt Arboretum, and Sellwood Park/Sellwood Riverfront Park. [Read more →]

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