Join us May 28 at our next RCPNA General Meeting: Rose City Golf Course Trail Project – learn more and give feedback!

Interested in the Rose City Park Golf Course Trail? Come to the next RCPNA General Meeting to learn more.

Rose City Park Golf Course frontage along NE Tilamook street. Shows two rows of trees in sunshine

On May 28th, the Rose City Recreational Trail Improvements Project Committee is presenting at our RCPNA General Meeting (5:30-7:30 at the German American Society, pizza included, kids welcome and invited!). There will be a Q&A at the meeting. Between now and then, here’s an opportunity to give feedback with a survey regarding the Rose City Recreational Trail Improvement Project Community Meeting #1 held in April. Please take a moment to fill it out. Take the survey, share your thoughts!

We look forward to seeing everyone at the General Meeting!


The Rose City Park Golf Course trail project team had their kickoff meeting last week and now they’re offering a survey to collect your feedback, please take a moment to fill it out.

Your Feedback Matters:

map of Rose City Golf Course and Rose City park

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First Thursdays on Fremont Street

Support our local neighborhood business community and head over to Fremont for First Thursdays on Fremont!

The Beaumont Business Association (BBA) is starting an event series called “First Thursdays on Fremont Street” beginning Thursday, May 2nd and running through Thursday, September 5th. Businesses along Fremont will be celebrating the warmer weather with special events for you! A list of all businesses participating will be posted on the BBA’s instagram (@bbapdx), where you can find more information about what your favorite businesses have planned ahead of time. However, if you happen to find yourself along Fremont on the first Thursday of the month,  be on the lookout for balloons in front of all participating businesses!

Come on out and spread the word!

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Rose City Golf Course Trail Project Kickoff Meeting – two opportunities to join

Interested in the Rose City Park Golf Course Trail? There are two opportunities to learn more and give your feedback!
On April 25th, Portland Parks & Recreation’s is hosting the Rose City Golf Course Trail Project Kickoff Meeting. This is a virtual meeting. See meeting information below.
On May 28th, the project team will be at the Rose City Park Neighborhood Association General Meeting. This will be in person at the German American Society from 5:30-7:30pm. You will be able to learn more and have more time to give feedback.

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Rose City Park Golf Course frontage along NE Tilamook street. Shows two rows of trees in sunshineJoin the Project Kickoff Meeting!

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Rose City Golf Course Trail Project Kickoff Meeting

Come meet the project team, and learn about project goals and opportunities. We are excited to embark on this journey to create a new trail along the golf course, and need your input to make it a success!

Event Details:
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2024
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Virtual Meeting on Zoom
Zoom Link:

Your Input Matters:

This kickoff meeting is just the beginning of our engagement process! We want to hear from you as we develop the trail location, surface, and meaningful elements of engagement along the trail. Your feedback will shape the future of this project and ensure that the trail meets the needs and desires of our community.

Your input will help inform
Trail Location:
Help us identify the best route for the trail and areas of interest along the way.

Trail Surface:
Share your preferences for trail surfaces and amenities that will enhance your experience.

Engagement Elements:
We are eager to hear your ideas for bench placement, signage options, and other features that will make the trail inviting and accessible to all.

Spread the Word:

Please help us spread the word about this important kickoff meeting! Share this invitation with your friends, family, and neighbors, and encourage them to join us in shaping the future of the Rose City Park Trail. Remind them to sign up for the project email list to get all updates and invites.

We look forward to your participation and input at the kickoff meeting. Together, we can create a trail that reflects the values and aspirations of our community.

Thank you for your support!

Need Accommodations?
To request accommodations for this meeting, please contact Community Engagement Coordinator at or 503-201-6567.

This project is funded by the 2019 Metro Regional Parks & Nature Bond Local Share and will provide a new trail around the perimeter of the Rose City Golf Course and Rose City Park.

Learn more about the Rose City Golf Course Trail Project

map of Rose City Golf Course and Rose City park

Portland Parks & Recreation
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Bid Now! Rose City Neighborhood Preschool Online Auction

Neighborhood Preschool Fundraiser

RCNP is housed in the Rose City Park United Methodist Church Building at NE 58th and Alameda and has been a fixture in the neighborhood for over 50 years educating generations of kids. We now have alumni parents bringing their own kids to RCNP! Our annual auction helps raise money to keep this unique parent-run cooperative preschool running. Follow the website link to find great deal on restaurants, play spaces, birthday packages, sporting events, garden supplies, the list goes on!

Visit their online auction at for great deals from local businesses, including many of your favorites from our neck of the woods!

Thank you and happy bidding


Rose City Park Preschool Online Auction

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Join us for a Listening Session to Shape Future City Council Operations – March 14, 19, 21

The Government Transition Advisory Committee and the City’s Transition Team are making recommendations to the 2025 City Council to help lay the groundwork for a collaborative and responsive council. Your insights on accessing council members, staying informed about key topics, expectations for district engagement, and public input in council and committee meetings will inform our June draft recommendations.
Join us for one of the following listening session!
All sessions offer the same content including an educational presentation followed by an hour of small group discussion. All sessions will include interpretation in ASL and Spanish with additional languages upon request.
We will have a recording of our presentation and a survey with the questions asked in discussion posted at  The survey will open Friday, March 8 and will close on Thursday, April 4.
Get to know your new government! Sign up for transition updates!
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U.S. Grant High School is proud to announce that it will be celebrating its 100th year in operation this year.

Through the years, many Rose City Park neighborhood residents attended Grant High School. This year it turns 100 years old! There are a number of ways to participate in the celebration. See the attached flyers for more information.

U.S. Grant High School is proud to announce that it will be celebrating its 100th year in operation this year.

To commemorate this milestone, a series of events tare planned hat are sure to be enjoyed by alumni, current students, and members of the community.

Mark your calendars for the following events:

March 16th – A SENSATIONAL CENTURY OF EXCELLENCE: Open House featuring Tom Grant Performance at Grant High School. Taking place from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, the open house will feature a myriad of school groups . In addition, visitors may tour the building and alumni can reconnect with classmates. The open house will be capped off by a special concert by Tom Grant, GHS alum and acclaimed jazz musician. The concert will begin at 4:00pm. Attending the open house is free of charge.

May 30th & 31st – A SENSATIONAL CENTURY OF STARDOM: Celebrating 100 Years of Performing Arts at Grant High School You won’t want to miss this theatre, music and dance extravaganza with performances by the Royal Blues, Jazz Ensemble, Grant Dance Collective, and Guest Alumni Stars! Current students and alumni join forces to delight and entertain our community. The show begins at 7:30 pm.  Tickets will be available starting in March.

September – A SENSATIONAL CENTURY ENDS AND THE NEXT ONE BEGINS: Birthday celebration begins September 2nd with a special rose planting ceremony by the Royal Rosarians. Details forthcoming.

Cheers to 100 years!

GHS Open House & Concert ticket
GHS Open House Ticket (click to open and print)

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Normandale Park — Shooting Victims Memorial Conversation

Hello Neighbor, the Rose City Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a public outreach event to discuss the possibility of a community memorial for the victims of the Normandale Park mass shooting of February 2022. Event to be held Thursday, March 7, 7pm at the German American Society.

A display of planters and lighting has been installed by volunteers to remember and honor victims at NE 55th and Hassalo. Painting a street mural in the intersection has been suggested by community members. Please join us to listen and to share your thoughts in a conversation of community healing.

Expected to attend:

  • Allison Stoll, Central Northeast Neighborhood Coalition
  • Stephanie Howard, Mayor’s Office,
    Director of Community Safety
  • Kimberely Dixon, Restorative Justice Specialist
  • Survivors & relatives of the 2022 mass shooting
  • Members of the Rose City Park Neighborhood Association

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Multnomah County warming shelters are seeking community volunteers immediately and in the coming days.

Dear neighbors,

During this last winter storm 344 of our neighbors found warmth and safety at our severe weather shelters. But with increasingly dangerous conditions settling over our region, we anticipate that many more people will need these warming resources over the next few nights and days. Please share widely with your neighbors.

Severe weather shelters remain open today, Monday, Jan. 15, through Tuesday, Jan. 16 at noon.

Multnomah County warming shelters are seeking community volunteers immediately and in the coming days. Anyone is encouraged — especially people who have volunteered before and those with experience in human services and health-related settings — to join us.

Multnomah County Press Release: Care for When it’s Cold: (updated Jan 15)
Warming Shelter Flier: English | Spanish

The warming shelters open are:  

Other volunteer opportunities:

Logistics Support: The Logistics Staff role can work in the supply warehouse in Northeast Portland, install protective floor coverings in shelters, deliver and pick up materials, and more. Shifts on Tuesday (for driving materials) and Wednesday (for demobilization) are still open.
Passenger Transportation: The three roles in the Passenger Transportation Unit (Driver, Partner-Navigator, Dispatcher) work together to help community members who need a ride to a County warming resource get there safely.
Behavioral Health Specialists (multiple sites): Those who meet the Behavioral Health Specialist requirements can help create a safe and supportive environment for all guests and staff. You can also see all available shift opportunities from this All Positions/Sites Landing Page.

More information – Trainings and Transportation

Trainings: Prioritize the required Bloodborne Pathogens Training series listed under each position description. General Staff and PICs should also prioritize the “Saving Lives with Naloxone” training.
Other considerations: Review this list of things to keep in mind about signing up to support an emergency activation.
Find more information, including time entry instructions for shifts worked during an emergency, in the Disaster Service Worker FAQ.If you have any questions, contact We continue to be grateful for your willingness to meet our community’s needs.
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