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Abernethy Harvest Dinner, Nov. 3

Harvest Dinner: November 3rd, 2012 St. Philip Neri: Carvlin Hall

Locally-produced food provided by Bon Appetit. Live music, Local Microbrews and Willamette Valley Wines Tickets:$65 per person

Please contact us to find out more about our multiple levels of sponsorships from $250 (raised bed) & $500 (trellis). Our garden program relies entirely on donations and [...]

Abernethy Harvest Festival, Oct. 24

HARVEST FESTIVAL and FARMERS MARKET Come celebrate another year of bounty in the Garden of Wonders! Bring the kids to enjoy a garden scavenger hunt, apple tasting, arts, crafts and more! Support your local farmers and get your week’s veggies at the festival!

Abernethy Elementary School 2421 SE Orange Ave Wednesday, October 24th 3:00-5:00pm

Abernethy [...]

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

ATTENTION: DOG OWNERS AND ABERNETHY FIELD USERS!

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 [...]

Traffic Alert: Abernethy’s 4th Tour de Ladd, Wed., Oct. 5

Tomorrow morning, October 5th, Abernethy students and their parents will be taking part in the fourth annual “Tour de Ladd.”

Please see the parking restrictions/suggestions outlined below and map. (See link: TourdeLaddParkingInfo )

If you can, be sure to pass this on to any neighbors you may know who may be affected.

Abernethy Elementary [...]

Abernethy Harvest Festival & Farmers Market, Wednesday, Oct. 12

ABERNETHY HARVEST FESTIVAL and FARMERS MARKET Come and celebrate another year of bounty in the Garden of Wonders!

Bring the kids to enjoy a garden scavenger hunt, apple tasting, Chef Nicole’s famous pumpkin muffins, arts and crafts and more! Support your local farmers and get your week’s veggies at the festival!

Abernethy Elementary [...]

Parks “Nuts About Nature” Pre-School Programs in our Area

It’s time! The low-limbed trees are waiting. The underground moles are tunneling away from the surface. The dirt is piled and ready for exploration. We are armed with spoons and magnifying lenses, bug boxes and collection bags. We have curious minds, imaginative ideas and swift-moving feet. We are not stopped by wind, rain, clouds, or [...]

Mmmm… CHILI! Next Thursday, March 10th, Abernethy Chili Cook-off!

Take the night off from cooking on March 10th and come on down to Abernethy Elementary for the 3rd annual School Kitchen Garden Chili Cook-off ! We will have 25+ chili’s on board! Let’s see who will win the “Best Chili” title. We will choose from entries in the following categories: Best Vegetarian,Best Meat Lovers, [...]

Abernethy Pruning Workshop and Spring Clean Up!

The announcement below is from Tom, the Food & Garden Educator at Abernethy Elementary School. Everyone from the neighborhood is welcome to attend!

Pruning Workshop and Spring Cleanup hosted by: Abernethy School Kitchen Garden February 27th, 10am-1pm

Abernethy parent Bryan French will prune our plum, apple, and pear trees and teach us some pruning basics. [...]

Washington High Community Center – Project Status

For those interested in finding out the latest on the Washington High Community Center project, please take note of the upcoming meeting:

The meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 24th has been reschedule for Monday, February 28th.

There was a conflict with a Buckman Neighborhood meeting, so we rescheduled. The draft report will be available by [...]

Abernethy Elementary School Kindergarten Roundup, Wednesday, Feb. 16

If you know a family with preschoolers in the neighborhood, please be sure to pass this on!

Abernethy Elementary School’s kindergarten round up is Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Find out more about your neighborhood elementary school, register your child and more! For more information, visit http://www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/abernethy/