Support Neighborhood Parks
Peninsula Park Rose Garden, 700 N Rosa Parks Way
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn about rose care from the very best. We will teach you everything to need to know and allow you hands-on practice time, with expert supervision. Look for our Red Vest Garden Host near the fountain on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 AM to noon. If you can't make these dates, no worries, visit penrosefriends.org for more opportunities. We can't wait to share our garden with you!
Friends of Laurelhurst Park Return.
Wednesday, June 12 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Volunteer with the Friends of Laurelhurst Park to clean up the park for spring. Work includes pruning, invasive plant removal, and spreading mulch. Meet at the blue-green park building at 3600 SE Ankeny Street. Wear grubby clothes that you don't mind getting dirty, and bring work gloves - expect a good time with neighbors and new friends. We will provide the tools and instructions needed. If interested, email Steve Pixley, or just show up.
Saturday Stewardship at Hoyt Arboretum - Portland's tree museum.
First and last Saturday of the month through October.
Help spruce up the arboretum's trees and trails with a variety of stewardship projects. With 6,000 trees to care for across 189 acres, volunteers are incredibly important in the maintenance of Hoyt’s global tree collection. Dress in long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Gloves, tools, and training are provided; no previous experience required. Registration is encouraged - sign up here.
Fernhill Park – Operation Pitch Invasion
Saturday, August 17 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Led by our friends in the Timbers’ Army, we will get the pitches ready for the youth soccer season. Everyone is welcome to “pitch” in. Please register by email so we can assemble tools and supplies.