Welcome October with We Love Clean Rivers!

Sep 29, 2013 by

Welcome October with We Love Clean Rivers!

Hello!

Believe it or not, next Saturday and Sunday is the first weekend in October.  It’s also it is time for the 2nd Annual Willamette Falls festival and We Love Clean Rivers will be part of the festivities, so come join us!

For a full list of events which include: the Great Willamette Cleanup, a 5K Funathalon, Tribal Demonstrations from the Confederated Tribe of the Grand Ronde, an Artisan Farmers Market, Tours of the Blue Heron industrial facility, Carnival Rides, and many more CLICK HERE

The Following is a list of events that you can join to support We Love Clean Rivers:

October 4th:

Benefit Dinner, 6pm, Museum of the Oregon Territory: TODAY, SEPTEMBER 30th IS THE LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS!
Enjoy Native NW foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde at Willamette Falls Festival’s benefit dinner. Your dinner ticket will help us continue our programming to keep our rivers healthy: Check out the delicious menu here!

October 5th

Great Willamette Clean Up, presented by the Willamette Riverkeeper –  8:30 – 11:30 am Clackamette Park – Registration Required
– Join the cleaning efforts of hundreds of volunteers, scour 191 miles of the Willamette River to promote healthy and sustainable river use!

Legacy Sculpture Dedication – 12:00pm Clackamette Park
– Celebrate the success of the We Love Clean River’s legacy project, crafted by local artist Ben Dye, at a community event.  Clackamette Park is going to have a new entrance facade!

Ripple Art Demonstration – 10am – 6pm Clackamette Park
– Meet the wonderful artists that came to the Down the River Cleanup as they upcycle found items of trash from the Clackamas River into art.

FIREWORK SHOW – Dusk, Downtown Oregon City
– After an inspiring day of community events, stick around for yet another jaw dropping display of loud fireworks!  This is by far the best firework display in Oregon City each year.

October 6th

Ripple Art Demonstration – 10am-2pm
– If you did not have a chance to meet artists, on Saturday, there will be more to time to come meet them on Sunday!

We are looking forward to this awesome weekend, the weather forecast is looking favorable too!

See you there!

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