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Welches: Fat Girls Hiking, Oregon: Winter Retreat on January 23-26

Fat Girls Hiking’s Adventure Club is heading to the Mount Hood National Forest for their 4th annual winter weekend retreat! Spend three nights in a cozy home in Mt. Hood Village, cosmic tubing, hiking, crafts, journaling, games/karaoke in the evenings. Meals are provided. The focus will be on self care, community, body liberation and connecting to ourselves, each other and nature!

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Portland Area: Nature Education Grants Application due January 29

Metro’s Nature in Neighborhoods community grants provide opportunities to connect people with nature across greater Portland. The nature education grants are offered every two years. Nature education and outdoor experiences grants support and create partnerships in local communities that improve water quality, restore fish and wildlife habitat and connect people with nature.These grants prioritize programs that advance racial equity, diversity and inclusion, make communities more resilient to climate change and include greater community engagement. Applications are due January 29, 2020.

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Portland Area: Metro’s 2020 Community Placemaking Grant Application due February 3

The Community Placemaking program supports creative, community-driven projects that strengthen social fabric, foster connection to place and involve and benefit communities of color and other historically marginalized communities. These grants support community-driven initiatives. Learn more about the application process and consider attending an optional information session. Applications are due February 3, 2020.

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Klamath Falls: Thursday Walking Moai December 5, 12, 19

Join Blue Zones Project Klamath Falls’ volunteer leaders Rob and Dana for a walk every Thursday between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. in Mike’s Fieldhouse at Steen Sports Park. To join the moai, you just have to show up!

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Portland: NAYA 2019 Winter Gathering December 18

Save the date for Native American Youth and Family Center’s annual holiday celebration! Enjoy food, drinks and activities for the whole family!

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