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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

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Mayor Wheeler Announces Plans to Keep Columbia Pool in North Portland Open Through June 2021

Mayor Ted Wheeler announced he will include funding for Columbia Pool in his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Portland Parks & Recreation Urges Physical Distancing, other Health Directives to be Followed

Advisory on maintaining physical distancing and how staff will be at parks to help people remember the public health guidelines - especially during this warm weather.

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Portland Parks & Recreation to close several parks to vehicle traffic March 26, 2020

Portland Parks & Recreation will close several parks to vehicle traffic on or by early Thursday morning to help promote safe physical distancing practices and discourage overcrowding.

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Portland Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Closures and Postponements

Portland Parks & Recreation has monitored the COVID-19 situation since it began. We continue to be in communication with, and to follow the guidance of, the Oregon Health Authority, Multnomah County Health Department, and the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management regarding the situation.

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POSTPONED - 2020 Portlanders STAND with Refugees & Immigrants

A free evening of multicultural music and dancing; open to all

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Portland Parks & Recreation’s commitment to sustainability continues

Energy and water efficiencies implemented at nine park sites

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PP&R announces the new Glenhaven Park Community Garden

Grand opening celebration on Saturday, February 29, 2020

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PP&R opens new Bond-funded bridge on Springwater Corridor

New bridge at SE 45th Avenue opens Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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PP&R recruiting High School Freshman Students for EAGLE Caddie Program

Opportunities for Summer Employment and a full College Scholarship

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Commissioner Nick Fish passes away

Our thoughts and condolences are with Commissioner Fish's family and friends.

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Portland Parks Board statement on Commissioner Fish's passing

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PP&R's Native American Family Day & Marketplace returns Saturday, November 23

Annual celebration of Native culture includes food, arts, crafts

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Major Bank of America Grant Enhances PP&R’s Mobile Lunch + Play Program

Crucial Summer Free For All program provides free lunches, games, and activities to kids citywide

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Glenhaven Park playground set to reopen; public celebration set

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PP&R Urban Forestry Celebrates Arbor Day 2019 and the Fall planting season

FREE yard tree giveaways and other family-friendly events

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New Bond-funded bridges complete in Southwest Portland parks

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PP&R and partners host Charles Jordan Birthday Celebration on August 31, 2019

A celebration of the life of one of Portland’s most influential leaders, held at his namesake community center

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