News & Announcements

Freepons Park Stewardship Planting Party

Dec. 15, Sun. 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Tis the season to be jolly and plant important native species in Freepons Park!  Take a break from the holiday frenzy and hlep restore the habitat in the tranquil woods in Freepons Park. Thanks to the Friends of Hallinan Heights Woods for leading this work party. Dress for the weather and wear closed toe shoes. Bring water to drink and gloves.

Parking: 1399 Bickner St.

Contact: Barbara Fisher 503-636-3153 or

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East Waluga Park Stewardship Work Party

Dec. 7, Sat. 9:00 - 11:00am

Join Friends of East Waluga Parks and help rid the natural areas of the invasive species that crowd out the native species. Allow extra time to explore the forest trails that lead lead to the old quarry and the trail that connects to West Waluga Park. Please dress for the weather and wear closed toe shoes. Bring water to drink.

Parking: 15505 Quarry Rd.

Contact: Will Mahoney-Watson 503-752-3430 or

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Hallinan Woods Stewardship Planting Party

Dec. 1, Sun. 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Skip the mall holiday traffic and head into peaceful Hallinan Woods! Join Friends of Hallinan Heights Woods and plant native species to restore the habitat. No experience needed.  Dress for the weather, wear closed toe shoes and bring water to drink.

Suggested parking is near the Hemlock St. cul-de-sac, by the soccer field.  Hallinan Woods is behind Hallinan Elem. School's soccer field.  Follow the paved path into Hallinan Woods.

Contact: Barbara Fisher 503-636-3153 or

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Escape Room & Pumpkin Decorating

Try to escape from the spooky escape room, and decorate pumpkins to get in the fall spirit!

For grades 6 & up!

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CERT Final - For Registered Students Only
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CERT Class - For Registered Students Only
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Creating Backyard Habitat in Urban Spaces

Don't miss this free Urban & Community Forestry Workshop!

On Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., learn about creating natural habitat in your own yard space for native flora and fauna.

This workshop will include an indoor presentation, discussion, and native plant hike.

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Join educator/author Rick Reynolds for hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) and a reading of Beware of Mosquitula! Sponsored by Vector Control of Clackamas County, all ages will have fun learning how to avoid the mistakes of the zany zombies and FIG

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Star's Big Dream - Penny's Puppets

Penny Puppet's is celebrating its 17th year with the original puppet musical "Star's Big Dream."

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Paint Your Own Pumpkin

Participate in the Pumpkin Painting Party! Join us on the main floor to decorate your favorite roundish orange squash. Bring a pumpkin if you can. We'll also have plenty to share. We provide bright paints and brushes and plenty of drop cloths. Googly eyes too. All ages are welcome.

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