By John Liu

The Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association (LNA) seeks neighborhood volunteers for the following positions: SW quad rep to coordinate newsletter delivery (must reside in the SW quad); newsletter ad manager; website coordinator (WIX and WordPress).

The Laurelhurst Garage Sale is June 22.  Sellers, $25 gets your sale listed in the garage sale guide and map and receive a garage sale sign; your signup fee goes to maintain the Laurelhurst arches.  Sign up at https://www.laurelhurstpdx.org/donate.

The 2019 World Naked Bike Ride will depart from Laurelhurst Park on June 29.  The ride organizers are working with the neighborhood to protect sensitive plantings, and the neighborhood will staff a bike repair and water station for riders.  Learn more at https://pdxwnbr.org.

The Friends of Laurelhurst Park is holding work parties on second Wednesdays, June 12, July 10, August 14, and September 11 at 9 am, meet south of the Ankeny St restroom building and bring your gloves and garden tools.   On May 18 at 9 am, there will be a special Family-Friendly Park Cleanup, meeting at the same location.

Visit the “pop-up arboretum” in Laurelhurst Park from May 15 to June 15.  The park’s notable trees will be marked with information signs.  The full park tree inventory is at www.tinyurl.com/pdxparktrees.

The Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association is holding its annual Family Picnic in Laurelhurst Park on August 6 at 5 pm.  Music, face painting, and ice cream for the whole family!  Volunteers needed for setup and cleanup.

Laurelhurst houses reaching 100 years old are eligible for a “Laurelhurst Century Home” plaque.  To learn more or order, visitlaurelhurstpdx.org/century-home-plaques.

Contact laurelhurstnewsletter@gmail.com with any questions or to volunteer.