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Even though Portland, Oregon, is renowned for its parks and open space, there’s nonetheless work to done before the city can meet its goal of putting a park inside a half-mile walk of just about every resident by the year 2020. Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) seeks a qualified piano instructor for group piano classes for youth at the Community Music Center in the 2016-17 college year. Since 2012, Verde and PP&R have involved more than 600 community members in the project, including 191 youth. Board Rescue Offers skateboards and security gear to organizations operating with underprivileged and/or at-threat youth. Portland Parks & Recreation is hiring inclusion assistants for our Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation plan.

Portland Parks and Recreation is hosting an open residence for a skatespot in Powell Park on Thursday, April 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Cleveland High School Library (3400 SE 26th Ave). The mission of The Ian Tilmann Foundation is prevention of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with a focus on Skateboarding. Whilst weddings might be scheduled at a picnic website, receptions cannot be scheduled in a wedding garden (only the ceremony portion). City code requires that a permit be obtained for any wedding in a public park where guests are invited.