Our summer picnic is usually held on a Sunday afternoon by the outdoor pool on the Lewis & Clark campus (#23 on campus map)
In case of rain we can gather at the Templeton Campus Center Level 2 (#36 on map). This has yet to happen.
No July or August neighborhood association meeting!
Due to construction on the college campus, we held an Ice Cream Social outside at St Mark's Church (instead of our usual ambitious picnic).
Serving area — salads, side dishes, and desserts at the far end. Drinks at the bar in back!
Seating and eating and drinking.
The NET Team had their red canopy up and gave out loads of info on preparedness. One person fainted, and Doug sprang into action to diagnose and call for help! Click: [NET]
Neighbors were stationed at tables for info on Friends of River View Natural Area, The Intertwine, Leave No Trace, etc.
VisionZero table. Check out the program which is about way more than just the signs you see here. [VisionZeroPortland.com]
Brendan tending Hot doggies on a Hot grill toward the end of a Hot day! Gene Lynard also flipped patties.
Two double-sided cards are delivered with these five topics: Collins View Neighborhood Association, Fred Meyer Rewards, and the Picnic each have one full side. NET (Neighborhood Emergency Team) and FoRVNA (Friends of River View Natural Area) share a side on one of the two cards.
Thanks to Tryon Creek Grill for providing food for the Grill! A Big Thanks to Lewis & Clark College for providing drinks, the picnic grounds, and use of the outdoor swimming pool!
Quote from Dylan: It was an absolute pleasure to help staff the NET table and to have the opportunity to meet so many wonderful folks from our community! The food was delicious too! :)
Here's the NET sector map.
(We need to get a version of this on the website.)
naturescapingand certification of Backyard Habitat. See Friends of Riverview page about Nature in Our Backyard: [LINK].
Denny also gave away two native plants, and suet for bird feeder!
See more on the Friends of River View Natural Area website.