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Woodlawn Triangle

Woodlawn Sidewalk Memorial

  The photograph (on the left) of this small memorial to George Floyd was taken in the Woodlawn neighborhood in September 2020, after the pandemic/protest summer. The photograph at the top of this post was taken in November 2023. How nature abhors a vacuum and fills in with its greenery…...

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Tips for Curbside Composting

Since 2011, Portlanders have been able to put food scraps in our green roll cart along with yard waste. All types of food scraps are welcome, including peels, pits, bones, shells, plate scrapings, leftovers, and spoiled food. Food scraps add nutrients to the finished compost that farmers and backyard gardeners…...

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Portland’s African American Historic Sites Honored by National Park Service

On July 1, 2020, the National Park Service (NPS) announced formal recognition of the historic significance of Portland’s African American experience through a pair of new listings on the National Register of Historic Places. The first listing — African American Resources in Portland, Oregon, from 1851 to 1973 — is…...

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Minutes from January 2024 General Meeting

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association General Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 7:00 pm Please make every effort to join us In Person at Classic Foods: 817 NE Madrona  Or online on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/3014662210?pwd=d3VKbXkzVldqYzNWU2RwVm9OUkZyZz09 Meeting ID: 301 466 2210 Passcode: WNA Also online at Facebook Live Welcome and Vision: “In the…...

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Looking for Our Website? We are gowoodlawn.com!

Just a friendly reminder that the home of the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association on the web is gowoodlawn.com. We will be working to add tags to all of our our posts to ensure that folks searching for us under other terms—WNA, Woodlawn Neighborhood Association, Woodlawn Triangle, Woodlawn in Portland, etc.—will find…...

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Woodlawn History Trivia #3

Round three of the Woodlawn Neighborhood online trivia fest. Once again, many of these tidbits were culled from the book, Portland’s Woodlawn Neighborhood , written by our neighborhood historian, Anjala Ehelebe, and published by Arcadia Publishing. Interestingly, the first history of Woodlawn was in booklet form and authored by a…...

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Northeast Portland Tool Library: A Community Resource

Tool libraries are just like traditional libraries, but with tools instead of books.  They are great for people who can’t/don’t want to buy/rent tools they are only going to use once in a while. The Northeast Portland Tool Library (NEPTL) is your neighborhood tool library.  We lend out free of…...

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Minutes from December 2023 General Meeting

Minutes from December 5, 2023 Meeting 7:00 – 7:15 Introductions Please share name, pronouns, & what brought you to tonight’s meeting Quick share: “What is your favorite way to celebrate the holidays?” 7:15 – 8:00 General Business Approve November meeting notes Approved Discussion of youth board member(s) Melody’s idea originally…...

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Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Back in 2009, Portland Audubon and the Columbia Land Trust teamed up to create a unique program that supports urban gardeners in their efforts to create natural backyard habitats. Since then, more than 10,000 properties have signed up for  Backyard Habitat Certification, covering over 2000 acres in the Portland metro…...

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Classic Foods Outlet Store

Classic Foods, our wonderful neighborhood business that so generously provides space for our monthly WNA meetings, has The Best Outlet Store, yes! They are open Thursdays through Saturdays, from 11 AM until 6 PM. You can now enjoy their fresh pastas, quality spices, cheese, oils, vinegars, and lots more that…...

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