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Paint the Town Green - Mt. Scott-Arleta

Paint the Town Green Litter and Graffiti Cleanup in SE Portland

Mt Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association

On Saturday June 1, 9am to 1pm, help pick up litter and clean up graffiti. Come meet your neighbors and grab a breakfast snack, then go and make our neighborhood more beautiful! Meetup is 9 am at Super King Buffet at 5015 SE 82nd Ave, north parking lot.  We will have a safety talk and hand out clean up supplies and tools.What to Wear and Bring: CleanUp will take place rain or shine. Check the weather forecast and dress accordingly. Open-toe shoes are not recommended. All supplies needed to pick up litter and clean graffiti will be provided by SOLVE. Please bring a resuable water bottle if you can.

Graffiti: If you want to focus on cleaning graffiti (painting over it or removing it with a safe citrus-based solvent) or removing stickers, we’ll give you the supplies, training, and help to remove it.

Morning Snacks: Water, coffee, and bagels (provided by Henry Higgins Boiled Bagels) at the Super King Buffet north parking lot. 

Lunch: Lunch will follow at Glenwood Park, 1 block south of SE Duke St and SE Clayburn St. Join us to share in food and conversation with surrounding neighborhoods to debrief about our experience and enjoy each other's company! 

Minors:  Teens under 18 need to have the waiver signed by an adult. Teens under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult, as well as have the waiver signed by an adult.  Waivers can be printed and pre-signed before the event; just bring it with you.

Qualifies for Portland Public School's Community Service Requirement.

This event is sponsored by the Mt. Scott Neighborhood Association, KINK Radio’s “Paint the Town Green” event, MetroSE Uplift District Coalition, the City of Portland’s Graffiti Abatement Program and Keep it Pretty Rose City anti-litter campaign. News Seasons Market. Pepinos Mexican Grill and Aprisa Mexican Cuisine are providing lunch.


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Litter Cleanup, Site Maintenance

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:16+

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
Tax Id #93-0579286