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Jun

Lead Safe Homes

 

 
Lead Safe Home Projects Workshop
Tuesday June 20th 6:30-8pm

This introductory class is perfect for those living in a home built before 1978 who want to know more about lead and basic poisoning prevention methods.
  • How to protect you and your family from the dangerous affects of lead on the body
  • Sources of lead in the home
  • Information and resources on blood-lead testing and screening items for lead
  • Prevention strategies and lead safe cleaning
  • Connections to related resources
Qualified participants receive a free safety kit which includes lead-safe cleaning supplies and testing materials, as well as the opportunity borrow a sealed HEPA vacuum.
Registar here.
We will be closed on Tuesday July 4th, 20017
Tools checked out on June 27th will be due Saturday July 8th 
Please stay safe.
 
Contact:
North Portland Tool Library
2209 N Schofield Portland Oregon
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North Portland Tool Library, 2209 N Schofield St, Basement of Historic Kenton Firehouse, (Enter at side of building),Portland, OR 97217
08

Jun

Explore the Columbia Slough

 

The Columbia Slough Watershed Council presents its annual Explorando el Columbia Slough, a bilingual nature festival with fun educational activities for the whole family! Guests enjoy guided canoe rides, music and dance, storytelling, community groups, nature crafts and more. 

 
Date: Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Time: 1-5pm, volunteer shifts vary
Location:
Colwood Golf Course
7323 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR, 97218

With your help, over 500 community members have the opportunity explore their watershed and walk away with tips for low-cost sustainable lifestyles!

Click here to learn more and register.
 
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El Columbia Slough Watershed Council presenta su festival anual Explorando el Columbia Slough, un evento bilingüe y divertido para toda la familia. Los invitados disfrutarán de paseos guiados en canoa, música y danza, cuentos, grupos comunitarios, manualidades y mucho más. 

Fecha: Saturday, June 24th, 2017
Hora: 1-5pm, volunteer shifts vary
Lugar:
Colwood Golf Course
7323 NE Columbia Blvd.
Portland, OR, 97218

Con tu ayuda, más de 500 miembros de la comunidad tendran la oportunidad de explorar su cuenca hidrográfica y aprender nuevos consejos para estilos de vida sostenibles de bajo costo!

Haz click aqui para aprender mas y registrarte.

17

May

Tool Sale at NPTL

Tool Sale 
June 3rd 10am-2pm


As donations come in we up date our inventory. That means we have a back room full of older tools that can be yours for as little as $1. 

Come on down to the Historical Kenton Firehouse Saturday June 3rd between 10am and 2pm to see the what we we have available. 
Volunteers Needed
Friday June 2nd 3-6pm & Saturday June 3rd 9:30am-2:30pm

Of course we need people to help set up and run the tool sale. We need about 4 people to help on Friday June 2nd from 3-6pm, we will haul the tools up into the firehouse. We also need people on Saturday June 3rd to help out with the tool sale, 2 people from 9:30-noon & 2 people from noon-2:30pm. We will have a couple of board members running the cash register but we need volunteers to help members locate tools and answer questions about items that we have for sale. 
If you have time to help please let us know: 
Lead Safe Home Projects Workshop
Tuesday June 20th 6:30-8pm

This introductory class is perfect for those living in a home built before 1978 who want to know more about lead and basic poisoning prevention methods.
  • How to protect you and your family from the dangerous affects of lead on the body
  • Sources of lead in the home
  • Information and resources on blood-lead testing and screening items for lead
  • Prevention strategies and lead safe cleaning
  • Connections to related resources
Qualified participants receive a free safety kit which includes lead-safe cleaning supplies and testing materials, as well as the opportunity borrow a sealed HEPA vacuum.
Registar here.
 
 
 
 

 

North Portland Tool Library, 2209 N Schofield St, Basement of Historic Kenton Firehouse, (Enter at side of building),Portland, OR 97217

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