Join us for Parke Diem 2016!

When: Sat, Oct 15, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Peninsula Park Rose Garden, 700 N Ainsworth St, Portland, OR
Specific Location:  Meet at the gazebo in the park
Ages: All children welcome with adult supervision.

Come explore Portland’s first and oldest rose garden and join the Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden for their 4th year participating in Parke Diem. We hope many neighbors will come join this fun, hands-on project. This is a family friendly event where volunteers will help plant 10,000 crocus bulbs.

Things to bring: Please dress for the weather, wear long sleeves and pants and sturdy closed-toed shoes and bring work gloves if you have them. Please bring a full water bottle. Please mark all personal items with your initials.

Sign up at http://www.portlandpf.org/parke-diem-1/peninsula-park as soon as possible if you want to get a free Parke Diem t-shirt!

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Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to preserve, protect and enhance Peninsula Park Rose Garden as a heritage resource for all generations. Founded in 2012, the organization received its nonprofit status in 2014. Members of the Friends group volunteer their time and energy to enhance and maintain the beauty of this historic garden for the benefit of the Piedmont neighborhood, the Portland community at large, and the many visitors who enjoy strolling through the garden, sitting by its fountain or using the garden as a backdrop for weddings and other important personal events.

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Peninsula Park Rose Garden

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Donations to Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden are tax-deductible, and are used to help us preserve and enhance the historic Peninsula Park Rose Garden and its 103 year old masonry. Click the button to make a donation via PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to donate. Thank you!
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Come for a Stroll Today

In 1912, Emanuel Mische designed the Rose Garden in a formal French style, with a central fountain, and intended the garden to be a ‘strolling’ garden. It’s still a wonderful place to spend a few hours, strolling, sitting, relaxing and enjoying thousands of roses.

Peninsula Park Rose Garden

Peninsula Park sits between N. Albina Ave. and Kerby St., bounded on the North by N. Rosa Parks Blvd. and on the South by N. Ainsworth St. Located in the historic Piedmont neighborhood, the Park and Rose Garden are easily accessible by bike, a half-mile walk from the Rosa Parks MAX station on Interstate Blvd., or by the TriMet #4 Division/Fessenden bus.

Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, dedicated to the preservation of the historic Peninsula Park Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.
You can reach us by email at info@dev.marksmallwood.com or by postal mail at:

Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden
1631 NE Broadway
PMB 421
Portland, OR 97232