STEPtember Is Finally Here!

Walks happening this week, September 1-7

Walk leaders came up with some creative walks this week!

Make sure to check out the STEPtemberpdx.org for the ful walk calendar and walk details.

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Sunday, September 1st

4 pm – NW Waterfront Exploration

Join Bridget to explore NW Natio Parkway and the river access and paths. It will be a fun exploration of the Waterfront along Natio.

Monday, September 2nd

6 pm – NE Placemaking Tour

Join City Repair to learn more intersection ratings, food forest, and ecologically-oriented placemaking. This walk ends at Oregon Public House where our friend’s Bikes For Humanity PDX are having a fundraiser. Walk, learn, connect and support a great cause!

NE Placemaking With City Repair Walk

Tuesday, September 3rd

10 am – NeighborWalks W/ AARP: Gateway 4 Parks and a Push

Join AARP as they visit Portland’s newest park. Hear the history of Gateway and see recent improvements for biking and pedestrian safety. Walk to three other neighborhood parks including Hazelwood hydropark and visit the East Portland Community office.

AARP NeighborWalks Steptember

12 pm – Noon Coffee @ Old School and Montavilla Neighborhood Walk

Grab a cup of coffee or tea at Old School Coffee and then walk around the neighborhood! Meet at campus quad (82nd Division, near library)

Wednesday, September 4th

8 am – Kelly Butte Morning Walk

Join Portland Community College for a morning walk along the Kelly Butte Trailhead

12 pm – Go Lloyd: Eastbank Esplanade Walk

Take a guided stroll along the Willamette River with Go Lloyd during your lunch break.

Go Lloyd Eastbank Esplanade Walk

Thursday, September 5th

12 pm – Go Lloyd: Holladay Park Trash Mob

As part of the Holladay Park Safety Plan, Go Lloyd and SOLVE are partnering to host weekly trash clean ups in Holladay Park this summer.

12 pm – Jade District Walk + Lunch Picnic

Join Portland Community College and walk around the Jade District, and pick up food to eat together!

Friday, September 6th

5 pm – Go Lloyd: Streetcar Walk

Hop on a Portland Streetcar with Go Lloyd and discover innovative parks and art installations in the Pearl. Transit passes will be provided.

Go Lloyd: Streetcar Walk

6 pm – Ten Toe Express: Historic Kerns

Take a historic tour of the former Jantzen Swimwear manufacturing hub and see many of the new uses and buildings in the Kerns neighborhood.

Saturday, September 7th

9 am – East County Windwalkers: Sandy River Walk

Stroll on pathways, paved and gravel trails through Lewis and Clark State Park (5K) and through the Sandy River Delta Park, a restored forest ecosystem (10K).

10 am – Brooklyn Neighborhood Curb Ramps Inventory

The Brooklyn neighborhood is very walkable, but missing curb ramps are a barrier to those using a wheelchair, walker, or stroller. So join forces to catalog the missing or deficient curb ramps to help make a priority list to get them fixed.

Brooklyn Neighborhood Curb Ramps Inventory

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