Nadaka Community Festival

Everyone is invited to the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival to be held on the south two acres of Nadaka and on the meadow.  There will be free hot dogs while they last, fun activities for children and families, live music and dancing. There will be an Interpretive Nature Walk with the Audubon Society of Portland from 9am to 10am.

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Event Date: Saturday, August 22nd

Main Event Time: 12PM – 3PM

Interpretive Nature Walk Time (meet at the picnic structure): 9-10am.

Location: 17615 NE Glisan Street Portland, OR 97230. (Even though the address says Portland the park is located in Gresham).

 Entrances/Parking: Parking is available in the Wilkes East neighborhood or in the St. Aidan’s parking lot next to Nadaka. Entrances are at 176th and NE Pacific St. or 176th and NE Glisan St.

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Tadpole Tales for Children at Nadaka

Children aged 3-5 with their parents are invited to a short story and guided nature walk. Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes, and learn about local trees and flowers. Themes change monthly. Event runs rain or shine.  $3 admission/donation per child, no charge for adults.  Families are welcome to bring a snack.

Meet at the picnic shelter at Nadaka, NE 176th & NE Glisan.

Contact Info

Nadaka Ambassadors Meeting

The Friends of Nadaka are forming an Ambassador program to involve volunteers who are willing to volunteer at Nadaka.  Some things Ambassadors may do will be walk through the park to be eyes on the park, talk to people and perhaps pick up any liter they see.  The program is brand new and we need volunteers with suggestions and the desire to improve Nadaka.  Come to help the Friends of Nadaka figure out what an Ambassador will do.

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Tadpole Tales for Children at Nadaka

Tadpole Tales for Children at Nadaka

 Children aged 3-5 with their parents are invited to a short story and guided nature walk. Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes, and learn about local trees and flowers. Themes change monthly.  Event runs rain or shine.  $3 admission/donation per child, no charge for adults.  Families are welcome to bring a snack. 

Register for this event.  Meet at the picnic shelter at Nadaka, NE 175th & NE Glisan.

Contact Info

  • Monica at monica@friendsofnadaka.org or 503-956-8558

Nadaka Tea Party Fundraiser

2015-04-28 16.36.19Everyone is cordially invited to a Nadaka Tea Party Fundraiser to celebrate the Camp Fire Girls of Nadaka.  Come and enjoy delicious scones, sandwiches, desserts and tea while enjoying stories from some of the Camp Fire Girls who spent time at Nadaka Camp.  Then enjoy a quick walk through the forest to feel the magic.

You are encouraged to wear a hat and there will be a prize for the best one.

Seating is limited so make your reservation now.

Reservations can be made a 4 ways.

1.Online by clicking the button below and submitting electronic payment,

Eventbrite - Nadaka Tea Fundraiser

2. By printing, completing, scanning, & emailing form below to monica@friendsofnadaka.org and sending a check to our fiscal agent Columbia Slough Watershed Council (7040 NE 47th Ave Portland , OR 97218).

Tea Registration Paper Form

3.Mailing completed form and check to: Monica McAllister- Nadaka Nature Park /Columbia Slough Watershed Council 7040 NE 47th Ave Portland , OR 97218.

4.Handing completed forms with check or cash to Monica-Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator or Lee Dayfield– Friends of Nadaka.

 

All checks should be made out to Columbia Slough Watershed Council (CSWC),

  Nadaka’s fiscal agent, with the memo stating Nadaka Tea Fundraiser.

Any questions should be directed to Monica McAllister- Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator. Email at monica@friendsofnadaka.org or call at 503-956-8558.

 

Tadpole Tales for Children at Nadaka

This is a weekly event occurring on Wednesdays in May (Please RSVP for each date you plan to attend). Children aged 3-5 with their parents are invited to a short story and guided nature walk. Watch birds fly overhead, search for hidden animal homes, and learn about local trees and flowers. Themes change weekly.Event runs rain or shine.  $3 admission/donation per child, no charge for adults.  Families are welcome to bring a snack.  Additional event dates can be found here: Tadpole Tales

Register for this event.  Meet at the picnic shelter at Nadaka, NE 176th & NE Glisan.

Contact Info

  • Lianne Bailey (Education Coordinator)
  • (503) 281-1132

Grand Opening Celebration at Nadaka

You’re Invited to the Grand Opening Celebration
of Nadaka Nature Park

Saturday, April 4th 10:00am to Noon

The official opening of the newly created community garden, nature based play area, and picnic shelter on the south two acres of the park.

Com GardenCome and see our new community garden at Nadaka. There are six ADA raised beds for those needing them. Plots are available for 50 families depending on size desired. Adam Kohl of Outgrowing Hunger will be managing this City of Gresham community garden.
You can register online with the City of Gresham or register at the Grand Opening.

The amazing nature based play area for children will connect them to the natural world longhousethrough play. Wood elements for this structure donated by Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation. Other wood elements are from Doug Firs in the forest that had to be removed & boulders are from the new Rockwood Police Station site on NE 181st.

 

 

Audubon Live BirdsThe Audubon Society of Portland’s Education birds will be present and teaming up with Slough School to provide environmental education.  Attendees can spread seeds on the new eco lawn areas and enjoy a walk in the forest stopping to view the Camp Fire Girls kiosk.

Refreshments and fun for the whole family!  Meet the many partners of Friends of Nadaka that have made this possible.