Groundwork Portland 4th Annual Fundraiser & Network Social
Time: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 700 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97217
Details: A raffle includes 2 tickets, with great seats, to see the famous Wynton Marsalis
This will be an exciting event featuring spoken word by S. Renee Mitchell and Blacque Butterfly, and music by Tito Amaya Hernandez and DJ Doc Rock.
Enjoy delicious food, raffle, silent auction and the opportunity to meet fellow community members, Groundwork Portland board, staff and volunteers, and other environmental, community and social justice activists.
We look forward to seeing old and new friends at our event to continue our work in Portland communities!
Fourth Annual Fundraiser! We hope to see you all there for an evening of friends, food and spoken word! If anyone is interested in volunteering the day of the event please contact Mackenzie at email@example.com
Winter Wellness Event this Friday 6 pm- 8 pm
- Learn about Cover Oregon
- Blood Pressure Screenings
- BMI Testing
- Nutrition Information
- Samples of winter green veggies
- DOOR PRIZES
Gardening with Children
- Children’s Garden in Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
- Civic Garden Center’s Youth Education Program, Cincinnati
- The Classroom Victory Garden Project was created by the National World War II Museum and includes cross-curricular lessons that teach students not only about World War II and the role of victory gardens, but also about health, science, and citizenship.
- Edible Schoolyard, Alice Waters started it all here
- Evergreen’s Learning Grounds, Students, teachers and neighbours working to transform concrete school grounds into natural ‘outdoor classrooms’
- Farm in the City, children’s gardening program in St. Paul
- GardenABCs.com, the learning garden forum for educators, parents & community
- Garden Launch Pad (Kids), a huge page of curriculum and activity links
- Garden Mosaics, a fascinating research program involving children
- Gardening With Kids, how to tips
- Green Education Network
- Green Thumbs/Growing Things, children’s gardening program in Toronto
- Interactive Plant Biology: A Kid’s Guide To The Life Cycle Of A Flower
- Involving Children In Children’s Gardens Farm In The City St. Paul, Minnesota by ACGA Board member Anna Wasescha, Ph.D and Karla Ness, MFA
- Junior Master Gardening Program
- Kids Gardening, National Gardening Association
- KinderGardening, School Gardens
- Life Lab Science Program
- Michigan 4-H Children’s Garden at MSU, an inspired garden for children
- Plant the Seeds of Greatness
- School Garden listserve’s archives, listserve is hosted by Mallorn, same as the ACGA’s
- School Gardening Resources
- School Gardens, City Farmer’s extraordinary links
- School Gardens, on the Journey to Forever website
- School Gardens, The School Gardens Coalition, Providence RI
- School Gardens, Texas A & M’s excellent resource
- School Gardens, University of California Cooperative Extension – San Diego County
- School Gardens, University of Florida Agricultural Extension
- Seeds of Change Garden
- Youth Gardening in Maricopa County, Arizona
- Wisconsin Fast Plants
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