April Hill Park work party

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April Hill Park Event Volunteer Work Party
Saturday, May 6th, 2023
9am ~ 12pm

Project: Spread gravel & fill muddy puddles on the Miles St ~ Logan Ct. Pathway
Let’s fix this muddy pathway
Come when you can and stay as long as you can
For more information contact us at: friends@aprilhillpark.org

Sponsored by:
Portland Parks and Recreation
Friends of April Hill Park
Maplewood neighborhood Association

Gravel, tools and wheelbarrows will be provided
Dress for weather, bring glove and don’t forget your water bottle

Work Party Flyer

5th Annual OSU Alumni Work Party

Saturday, May 19, 2018
9am – 12pm

This is a community project and all are welcomed. Children must bring an adult.

Friends of April Hill Park
Portland Parks & Recreation
OSU Alumni Association

Work Party Flyer

April Hill Park Work Partybuilding a new trail

Thursday, September 7, 2017
9:00am – 12:00pm
Join SW Trails and Friends of April Hill Park for a trail building work party in April Hill Park. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather, it should be sunny.

Jill and a man standing by the AHP sign

Invitation to Celebrate our Gateway to Nature

Sunday, April 9th, 2017
2 pm – 4 pm
April Hill Park – SW 58th Ave. and Miles Street

Event flyer

This Event is Free and All are welcome. We’re also looking for volunteers to help with this event! Please call Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc., (503) 823-4592.

  • Robert Gray Middle School Marching Band
  • Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde drummers
  • Tours of natural area
  • Special guest: Metro Councilor Bob Stacey and more…
  • Booths and activities
  • Refreshments

Friends of April Hill Park partners: Metro, Portland Parks & Recreation, City of Portland Environmental Services, Maplewood Neighborhood Association, Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. and Southwest Watershed Resource Center.

Contact: Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc., (503) 823-4592

Work party flyer

April Hill Park Planting Native Plants Work Party

Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:00am to 12:00 pm

Meet by the Giant Sequoia. All ages welcome. Children must bring an adult. Get to know your neighbors and April Hill Park. Dress for the weather. Tools and refreshments provided. Sponsored by Friends of April Hill Park, aprilhillpark@gmail.com, Maplewood Neighborhood Association, maplewood@swni.org, and Portland Parks and Recreation.

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now.” ~ A proverb

Movie in April Hill Park

Sunday, August 14
April Hill Park

Free. Music by Rogue Bluegrass Band. Fun begins at 6:00pm. Movie: Star Wars-The Force Awakens begins at 8:30pm. Food for purchase, raffle, fire and police vehicles, climbing wall, kids activities, local booths and more. 

Sponsored by Maplewood Neighborhood Association and Friends of April Hill Park.

In order to make this an event that no one will forget, there is still a need for volunteers to help with activities before and during the movie and with the planning leading up to the event. Contact maplewood@swni.org to get involved in this wonderful event.

Construction Update – August 2016

There are new holes that were dug for the bridge footings next to Woods Creek. Contractor is pumping the water out to pace the footing forms in the holes.

Orange construction fencing
Forms for the 11 foot wide bridge footing
Muddy water in construction hole
New holes for the bridge footings
Boots in the mud
Tools needed for muddy work—- Boots
Construction wood forms
Forms for footings