A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

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 […]

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!

#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item {
float: left;
margin-top: 10px;
text-align: center;
width: 25%;
#gallery-1 img {
border: 2px solid #cfcfcf;
#gallery-1 .gallery-caption {
margin-left: 0;
/* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

(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 […]

Civic Ecology Event May 19th FREE & Open to all

Hawthorne Area Civic Ecology Community Charrettes

Saturday, May 19th 10am – 2pm ~ Doors at 9:30am Western Seminary 5511 SE Hawthorne Blvd Free & Open to All Lunch Provided

This is the first workshop in a series of two.


Noise Variance Hearing for Light Rail Construction, Wed. May 9

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project is applying for a City of Portland noise variance for construction where the alignment will be constructed in southeast Portland.

Normal construction hours are Monday–Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The variance would allow night and/or Sunday work in areas where it’s critical to minimize the duration of major […]

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 […]

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 […]