SnowCap dinner rescheduled March 15

SnowCap Community Charities has postponed its annual Valentine’s dinner and auction benefit until Saturday, March 15, due to inclement weather.

The dinner will take place at 7 p.m., with the auction opening at 5 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Zenger Farm offers new camp

Southeast Portland’s Zenger Farm is now offering an all-new camp, Spring Break Farm Camp, March 24-28 for second- and third-graders throughout the Portland and East County area.

Campers will spend a week on the urban farm exploring the wildness of the wetlands, checking in daily on chickens and other farm critters, waking up the garden beds, hunting for bugs and creating farm fresh food.

Aftercare is available from 3-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

For more information and pricing, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 503-282-4245.

Gresham City Council to vote on ballot measure

When the Gresham City Council meets at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at council chambers at 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway, it will consider approving a resolution to adopt a ballot measure for a five-year, $1.25 per $1,000 assessed value property tax levy for police, fire and parks to be placed on the May 20 ballot.

The meeting’s agenda states that the measure, called the Long Term Revenue Roadmap, will have a large financial impact.

Revenue generated from the levy will equal the cost of “about 19 police officers, the equivalent of nearly two fire/EMS stations, along with holding the line on basic park maintenance.”

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