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Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 6:30-11:30pm
Join us on Tuesday, November 25th at 6:30pm for our very first Village Founders Night at the Green Dragon Bistro and Pub. The event will be featuring a fifteen minute presentation from Chrissy Mulkey and Chip Reese, the placemaking coordinators of Sunnyside Piazza, from last year's Village Building Convergence about their project. They will be presenting about the history of the Sunnyside Piazza, how the neighborhood mobilized and transformed into a village and the benefits and the realities of living in communities. Mark Lakeman will be introducing these lovely speakers with a few words of his own about his experience with Sunnyside Piazza. After the presentation, audience members interested in hosting a placemaking site will be invited to ask Chrissy and Chip any questions they may have. Placemaking applications will be on hand for folks to take home and start mobilizing their neighbors! The Green Dragon has kindly donated a keg of beer that City Repair supporters can purchase a pint for $5. All beer proceeds will go to City Repair. The Executive Director of City Repair, Marc Tobin, will be performing acoustic guitar tunes after the presentation. Please invite your friends and future village members.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 11am-4pm
City Repair is hosting is an Autumn Action & Visioning Day across new/ existing Placemaking sites across Portland. Fall is a special season in the garden and in community - a time for root energy in plant and human worlds. The leaves slowly return to the earth to nourish the next cycle of growth and abundance. -------------------- Who is this for? We are serving community gardens associated with the City Repair Project, a non-profit that does creative Placemaking to support localized communities using permaculture and art. This 11/15 event is supporting existing Placemaking sites, community partners, and will act as a way to activate and educate volunteers interested in gardening, permaculture, ant-gentrification, and equity. -------- When: On Saturday 11/15 we have two sessions (11 pm - 1 pm & 2 pm - 4 pm) dispersed among various sites listed below. --------- Where: 11 AM - 1 PM SITES: - Urban League of Portland Harvest Garden @ N Albina & N Beech. Planting and structure maintenance. http://ulpdx.org/get-involved/volunteer/urban-harvest-garden/ - Ujima Center, 2003 NE Holman Street; ujimacenter.com Transplanting, propagation, planting and mulching! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 PM - 4 PM SITES - Groundwork Portland Emerson St. Garden @ 822 NE Emerson. Planting and site maintenance. http://www.groundworkportland.org/programs/page-brownfield/emmerson-garden/ - 2405 NE 88th ave (corner with sacramento) Mulching, community visioning. AND MORE Signing Up! For up-to-date info visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/308877452638350/ For more info on City Repair visit: www.cityrepair.org
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 4pm through Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 6pm
4pm through Sunday, June 1 at 6pm
City Repair's Village Building Convergence (VBC) is an annual ten-day placemaking festival that combines crowdsourced activism, creative community development, hands-on education and celebration. Our mission is to facilitate an annual collaboration and cross pollination of neighbors, groups, and civic partnerships to transform our city through village life patterns, education, and placemaking projects. This culminates in a 10 day springtime celebration.