Columbia Group Calendar July 10, 2012-invitation to July 14th Portland/Vancouver Sierra club party

From: David B.
Sent on: Monday, July 16, 2012 6:39 PM
Columbia Group Calendar July 10, 2012

Welcome to the OREGON-COLUMBIA-NEWS; the list of the Sierra Club's Columbia Group. The purpose of this list is to provide club members with regular updates of club outings and events. 

Check out our website at http://www.oregon.sierraclub.org/groups/columbia and the Loo Wit group website at http://washington.sierraclub.org/loowit/main

 

Our latest Columbia Overlook newsletter is now available at http://oregon.sierraclub.org/groups/columbia/overlook/pdf/Columbia%20Overlook%20V22N2.pdf

 

JOIN US FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL
SIERRA CLUB SHINDIG SATURDAY, JULY 14!  FOR MORE DETAILS, SEE UNDER 5.)  OTHER EVENTS

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Items in this edition:

  1. Committee and Group Meetings
  2. Outings
  3. Volunteer Needs
  4. Singles
  5. Other events/notices

<!--[if !supportLists]-->1.      <!--[endif]-->Meetings (at our office at 1821 SE Ankeny Street)

Thu 19 Third Thursday, Potluck at 6:30 PM, Program at 7 pm
Location:  Office
Contact: Jeff Fryer,
jeff.fryer @oregon.sierraclub.org

 

Tue 24  Beyond Coal Taskforce 7:00 pm

Location: Office

Contact: Laura Stevens [address removed]

 

Tue 31 Liquefied Natural Gas Work Group potluck and meeting 6 pm

Location: Office

Contact: Ted Gleichmanmailto:[address removed]

 

2.)  Outings:

 

Chinidere Mountain from Wahtum Lake

When: Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 8:00 am

Where: Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center

9900 NE Multnomah, Portland, Portland, OR

Leader: Mary

RSVPs: 12 / 20 (8 spots available)

View the Outing Description - RSVP

 

Mt. Hood Wilderness, Elk Meadows & Gnarl Ridge: 12 mi., 2,200' gain, 6,500' peak

When: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 7:00 am

Where: Gateway Transit Center

NE 99th Avenue & NE Pacific Street, Portland, OR

Leader: Tom Lum Forest

RSVPs: 8 / 1 (FULL - Join the wait list and be notified of openings via email)

View the Outing Description - Join the wait list

 

Cairn Basin from Vista Ridge

When: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 8:00 am

Where: Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center

9900 NE Multnomah, Portland, Portland, OR

Leader: Mary

RSVPs: 1 / 12 (11 spots available)

View the Outing Description - RSVP

 

Trail Tending: Latourell Trail Tending in the Columbia Gorge

When: Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 8:15 am

Where: Gateway Transit Center

NE 99th Avenue & NE Pacific Street, Portland, OR

Leader: David Bybee

RSVPs: 2 / 12 (10 spots available)

View the Outing Description - RSVP

 

For details, go to our outings web site at http://www.outingsnorthwest.org

 

 

General Outings Information: All participants on Sierra Club outings are required to sign a standard liability waiver.

If you would like to read the liability waiver before you choose to participate on an outing, contact the Outings department at (415)[masked] for a printed version.

You don’t have to be a member to participate!

Arrive with adequate food, water and clothing. If in doubt about your ability to complete a hike, please consult with the leader before the trip.

Field guides, snacks to share and humor are welcome.

Please leave your pet at home unless otherwise specified or with prior approval from the leader. Entertainment devices are discouraged. Firearms are prohibited.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Most day trips require no advance reservations unless “reservations required” or “group size limited” is indicated.

Participants are encouraged to contribute a small donation for the outing. These optional donations help the Group Outings Program to offer professional leaders’ training courses, carbon offset contributions, and other outings activities to strengthen and diversify Columbia Group outings.

Carpooling is encouraged. Riders traditionally share expenses with drivers depending on vehicle and number of riders.

See www.trimet.org to find out how to get to the carpool location via mass transit.

 

<!--[if !supportLists]-->3.)   <!--[endif]-->Volunteer Needs:

Contact Jeff Fryer at [address removed] if interested in volunteering. 

 

<!--[if !supportLists]-->4.)         <!--[endif]-->Singles

July Sierra Singles Pub Night!

 

When: Friday, July 27, 2012, 5 p.m.

Where: Alameda Brewhouse, 4765 NE Fremont Street, Portland, OR 97213.

 

            To beat the summer heat, Sierra Singles are invited to attend a pub night on Friday, July[masked], 5 p.m. at the Alameda Brewhouse.  Along with their potent beers brewed on site, the Alameda Brewhouse offers a variety of exotic victuals like Cajun calamari, Romano Italian fried raviolis, and rock shrimp quesadillas. Their happy hours run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. so arrive early for the best prices. Hope to see you there!

            For more information about the Alameda Brewhouse, visit their website, http://www.alamedabrewhouse.com/index.html, or reach them at[masked]-9025. For additional information, contact pub night organizer Clay Spencer by email, [address removed] , or[masked]-0379.

 

Contact Dave Bybee at [address removed] if interested in hosting singles events.  The Singles Web page is http://www.oregon.sierraclub.org/groups/columbia/singles

<!--[if !supportLists]-->5.)                           <!--[endif]-->Other events/notices

 

JOIN US FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL
SIERRA CLUB SHINDIG SATURDAY, JULY 14!

We're throwing a party at our office so that you can learn about the work we're doing in Oregon, hear from compelling speakers, eat great food, and help us thank the
volunteers that make our work possible!


CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND RSVP!

Who:

Sierra Club friends, members, volunteers, and supporters! Everyone is welcome!
 

What:

The "Sierra Club Shindig" & BBQ

Where:

Sierra Club Office
1821 SE Ankeny Street, Portland
(map)

When:

Saturday, July 14, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Why:

Guest speaker: Robin Cody!
Author of "Voyage of Summer Sun," which recounts Cody's 82-day solo canoe trip down the Columbia River, from its source in Canada to its mounth at Astoria.)

Live music by "Unicorporated" and headliner Hunter Paye!

Delicious vegetarian food, salmon, and burgers (served buffet style).
The event is free, but to help us cover the cost of dinner, we're asking for a small sliding scale donation of $10 to $20.

Silent Auction featuring great gear from our friends at Patagonia!

Click here for the complete event schedule!


CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND RSVP!

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