Two Events on Saturday 16-June: Garden Tour and Paint the Town Green

Though it isn’t officially summer yet, it certainly feels like it with the warm, dry weather we’ve been having. With the nicer weather comes lots of events to choose from. We have two coming up on Saturday 16-June.

Saturday, June 16th 10AM – 2PM
11th Annual Foster-Powell Garden Tour
Tour the gardens of Foster-Powell residents! See what is possible and gain inspiration. You can pick up a copy of the map from either the Holgate Library or the Foster-Powell Community Garden. We will also be posting a link to the map here once it is complete.

Saturday, June 16th 9AM – 1PM
Paint the Town Green
Meet at Essex Park, 7730 SE Center St (map)
Kink 101.9 FM, Solve, Metro Graffiti Program, South East Uplift and Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association invite you to help make the neighborhood even more beautiful.  We will meet at Essex Park for breakfast snacks and a quick training then start the clean-up on 82nd and SE Powell Blvd (route map).  In teams we will work our way south on both sides of 82nd to pick up trash and remove graffiti. At the end of the clean-up lunch will be provided at a central location for all of the participating neighborhoods.
Follow this link to sign-up for the event.

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2016 Foster-Powell Garden Tour Recap

The third Saturday in June was hopping in Foster Powell Neighborhood! The 9th Annual FoPo Garden Tour went off without a hitch.

From 10pm to 2pm, fifteen residences, the Foster-Powell Community Garden, Wild Lilac Kitchen Garden and the Holgate Library opened up for public perusal. Most gardens saw between 60 and 80 patrons. We estimate as many as 250 people attended some portion of the tour.

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9th Annual Foster-Powell Garden Tour Map Now Available!

Find out what’s possible on a city lot and get inspired by your neighborhood “green thumbs” with this self-guided tour.

The Foster-Powell Garden Tour is organized annually by the Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association. It is held on the third Saturday in June and free for anyone who would like to attend.

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