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GBBA – BBQ

Mark your calendars for the first –

Greater Brooklyn Business Association BBQ

August 9th

Come to the BBQ and stay for the “Movie in the Park”

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Brooklyn Clean-up

BROOKLYN
Neighborhood Cleanup
and Rummage Sale!!

Trash or Treasure? It’s time to clean house!

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2018
9 am – 2 pm

Where? 16th & SE Center
Mixed Waste: $20 for small pick up loads
$30 and up for large loads
Yard Debris: $15 (more for large loads)
Each vehicle will be quoted a price before unloading.

Prohibited Materials:
Hazardous waste, remodeling or demolition materials; kitchen garbage and curbside recyclables

Accepted:
Tires: $5 without rims, $8 with rims

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Friends of Brooklyn Park

Fund Raiser For Friends of Brooklyn Park
May 12

Fun for the whole family!  ‘Friends of Brooklyn Park’ benefit to support the Brooklyn Park Summer Youth Program.  Featuring nationally known children’s entertainment groups ‘Red Yarn‘ and the ‘Alphabeticians‘.  Games and more fun included!

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Ice Cream Social

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“Movie in the Park”

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TOY STORY

Thursday – August 11th 
Brooklyn Neighborhood Park
MOVIE BEGIN AT DUSK.  Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 PM, including live performances by local musicians (Echoes of Yasgurs) and free popcorn. Bring jackets or extra blankets, as it gets chilly when the sun goes down!
“Movies in the Park” is sponsored by your Brooklyn Neighborhood Association along with Portland Parks and Recreation

 

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Ice Cream Social in The Park

The Brooklyn Action Corps Sponsors the
13th Annual

“ICE CREAM SOCIAL IN THE PARK” 1–4 pm
Sunday, September 13, 2015

Many activities are planned so mark your calendar!
Help is needed for setup and take down.
Any volunteers?
Call the HelpLine 503/241-4540

Gather your neighbors and family and friends and join together in the Brooklyn Park.

  • Ice cream bars/cones/popsicles will again be featured for 25¢
  • Bouncer, Face Painter, Balloon Sculptor, Rock Wall .
  • Special music feature will be the return of the Yamhillbillies.
  • Free Raffle offering PRIZES for kids and adults.
  • The Meals on Wheels People are proud to be a Brooklyn resident and they are back with hot dogs, hamburgers, cheese burgers, chips and drinks.

Be a part of the Annual Brooklyn Ice Cream Social! We are seeking neighborhood groups, artisans, businesses and residents to set up information and/or sales booths at the Social. Booth space is free, but you will need to bring your own table.
If any Brooklyn business would like to offer gift certificates for the raffle, please e-mail:
brooknews@brooklyn-neighborhood.org.

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Neighborhood Event Transportation Willamette River

Upcoming Town Hall with Senator Diane Rosenbaum and others

TOWN HALL NOTICE:

Please join Senator Diane Rosenbaum, Representative Carolyn Tomei, Multnomah County Commissioner Deborah Kafoury and METRO Councilor Carlotta Collette for a joint town hall meeting.

Topics include current legislative issues, with a special emphasis on the new state transportation package and what it means for the Sellwood Bridge.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

SEPTEMBER 23rd
7:00 – 8:30pm
Sellwood SMILE Station

MAP HERE

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Brooklyn Sees Rise in Burglaries

Caught in the Act
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Recently there has been an increase in burglaries in the Brooklyn neighborhood, so I wanted to take the opportunity to share some home security tips with you. Often burglaries are a crime of opportunity, so these tips suggest ways to decrease the interest that a burglar might have in your home/apartment. For more in-depth information, please refer to the online resources listed below or contact Havilah Ferschweiler, Crime Prevention Coordinator for the Brooklyn neighborhood at 503-823-0540 or hferschweiler@ci.portland.or.us.

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Spring Cleanup Wrap Up

As far as spring cleanups go, we thought this was going to be the worst due to the unseasonably cold and wet weather we have been experiencing for weeks. How could anyone get out in their yards?