By The Skanner News | The Skanner News Published: 11 March 2019
New leadership is coming to Portland Parks & Recreation and Metro. PP&R is writing a parks plan for 2035. Metro’s third major green spaces bond will be on the November 2019 ballot. A Portland Parks Foundation speaker series hosted by Randy Gragg and PPF will focus on how Portland can have a parks system worthy of the bigger city it is becoming. All events will take place at Portland Center Stage at The Armory, 128 Northwest 11th Avenue.
Tickets for the series are available here.
- March 11, “State of the Union” featuring Portland Parks & Recreation's new director Adena Long, Metro Council President Lynn Peterson, and Metro Parks and Nature Director Jonathan Blasher. This event takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and tickets are available here;
- March 18, “Albina Vision + I-5 Rose Quarter: A $500-million Parks Opportunity," featuring Albina Vision leaders Rukaiyah Adams and Michael Alexander, Vanport Mosaic and others, takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and tickets are available here;
- March 25, "City of Gardens: What is the Portland We Want to Grow?" featuring community leaders and creative thinkers discussing the future of parks in Portland, takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and tickets are available here.