End of Summer Salsa BBQ Potluck & Food Drive @ Blue Lake


There will not be a specific meetup table or spot. Just one big group of people from several different meetup groups and facebook friends coming together for a day of salsa fun.

Everyone is invited. We mean everyone! The only goal here is to have a little salsa fun and give some salsa community support to a worthy cause, the Oregon Food Bank. So grab your family and friends and/or come make some new ones.

What to do if you want to attend
1. Bring a food item for the potluck*
2. Bring a food item to donate to the Oregon Food Bank
3. Show up ready to have a good time
*BYO (bring your own) non alcoholic drinks

Blue Lake Regional Park - Celilo shelter (near the swim beach)
20500 NE Marine Drive
Fairview, OR
There is a $5 per car admittance fee, so car carpooling would be a great idea.

-A reserved shelter with table seating for 120

-A large grassy are for blankets

-A dance floor and DJ salsa music

-A sand volleyball court

-A large play structure for the kids. A spray (water) playground and a swimming beach near the shelter.

This is a potluck event so please bring a dish or dessert to share. Be sure to bring your own drinks.

This is the perfect opportunity to come together as a group and pay something forward to others who are struggling to feed themselves and their families on a daily basis. If everyone brings a food donation for the Oregon Food Bank, this day of fun could also serve to help others in need of a little help.

Items on the food banks most wanted listed include
• canned meats (i.e., tuna, chicken, salmon)
• canned and boxed meals (i.e., soup, chili, stew, macaroni)
• peanut butter and other nut butters
• canned or dried beans and peas (i.e., black, pinto, lentils)
• pasta, rice, cereal
• canned fruits and vegetables
• 100 percent fruit or vegetable juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
• cooking oil shelf-stable milk

To learn more about the Oregon Food Bank check out their website at www.oregonfoodbank.org

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  • Vida

    I got a call from the park staff. The lake is experiencing an alge bloom going, so thy had shut donwn the swim beach until it is clear. The water spray is still open though. Weather for Monday looks perfect. See you all soon.

    September 1, 2012

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