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Free Ice Cream, Wednesday, August 8 @ Piccolo Park

Come join HAND at Piccolo Park next Wednesday, August 8, from 5-8pm for an ice cream social to celebrate National Night Out. Thanks to New Seasons Market for providing the treats!

Police and fire crews may stop by for a visit!

National Night Out is a unique community event celebrated in the U.S. and Canada […]

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us this morning at Piccolo Park to celebrate the new drinking fountain! Special thanks to Little T American Baker, Spielman Bagels and Stumptown coffee for the breakfast treats. Here are a few pictures of the event! A full list of thank you’s to follow!

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(from left to right: Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Randy Rapaport, Executive Director of Portland Parks Foundation Nick Hardigg, HAND Vice Chair Bill Crawford)



Piccolo Park Drinking Fountain – Community Dedication & Ribbon Cutting, July 28th @ 9 a.m.

Drink Up! Thanks to generous contributions from our community, Piccolo Park is getting a drinking fountain installed this week! Please join us to celebrate!

Drinking Fountain Dedication & Ribbon Cutting 9 aM, Saturday, July 28 Piccolo Park , SE 28th (between Division & Clinton), PORTLAND, OR Drinks, treats and a small party! All are […]

Piccolo Park Drinking Fountain – Save the Date, July 28

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

To all of you who contributed to our Piccolo Park Drinking Fountain fund, or ate out at Sunshine Tavern and Savoy last month, a hearty thanks and congratulations!

Last Wednesday, we delivered a check of $7,000 to the Portland Parks Bureau. An order is now in for a brand […]

Dine Out for Piccolo Park, Friday, May 4 @ Savoy Tavern + Bistro

Dine Out for Piccolo Park Friday, May 4 4pm – Closing Savoy Tavern + Bistro 2500 SE Clinton Street | 503.808.9999 http://www.savoypdx.com/

On Friday, May 4, join your neighbors for happy hour, or a dinner out at Savoy Tavern. Savoy will donate 10-percent of ALL sales that evening to our Piccolo Park Drinking Fountain […]

Re-Seeding Grass in Abernethy Field: ATTENTION dog owners!


Portland Public Schools Facilities Dept. has allocated funding and staff to repair the field at Abernethy Elementary School starting MONDAY APRIL 30th 2012. (This field is on the South side of the school building.)

The field will be off limits to all dogs and people for 6-8 […]

Dine Out April 17, 18 & 19th for Piccolo Park

EAT DINNER, APRIL 17, 18 & 19 @ SUNSHINE TAVERN Dine out at Sunshine Tavern April 17, 18 or 19th and help us get a few steps closer to a drinking fountain installed at Piccolo Park!

Sunshine Tavern will donate 10% of food sales from those nights to the Portland Parks Foundation for the […]

City Budget Chopping Block = Buckman Pool? Neighbors Create Petition to Save It

Once again Buckman Pool is slated for closure as one of the proposed cuts to the Park Bureau’s budget and once again the community is circulating a petition to keep Buckman Pool open.

To sign the petition please go to — https://www.change.org/petitions/save-buckman-pool

Every signature will be transmitted as an e-mail to City Council […]

Donate Now to Piccolo Park – Help Us Get a Drinking Fountain

Neighbors of HAND have organized a new group affectionately called, “Friends of Piccolo Park” with the hopes of raising $7,000 so that the parks bureau can install a new drinking fountain at the playground this summer.

Many have already submitted donations to this effort, and neighbor Randy Rapaport, the inspiration behind the project, has […]