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“Frosted Fete” Holiday Celebration! Sunday, December 8th, 10a-3p

Sellwood Community House is excited to announce our first annual “Frosted Fete” Holiday Celebration! This festive neighborhood event will have something for everyone! Visit with St. Nicholas, shop our “Handcrafted Marketplace,” treat yourself in our “Confection Boutique” and enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and performers, including a Nutcracker performance by Classical Ballet Academy ballet […]

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November to Remember! November Newsletter

Friends, Neighbors, Supporters: We hope everyone has been enjoying this beautiful Autumn! As the leaves begin to fall and the temperature begins to drop, Sellwood Community House is feeling warmer and cozier than ever in our new routine.  We want to thank the volunteers who continue to come by to clean and organize the attic, […]

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The Halloween Spooktacular is coming!

SPOOKTACULAR The always-popular Halloween Carnival is coming back, Monday, October 28th, 6:30-8 PM!  Admission is just $3/person and includes tickets to play the the spooky games.  Additional game tickets will be available at the door.  Interested in volunteering to run a game?  Vonderful!  Reach out to our office staff Liz and Erin or our Director […]

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September Wrapping up, Gearing up for October!

Friends, Neighbors, Supporters: Whew, what a month it has been!  September has been a hectic month as we officially moved into our building on Spokane St and started preschool and after-school programs.  Thank you to the many neighbors who came out to help us clean out and organize the building, as well as paint the playground fence.  […]

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Sellwood Community House Registration Update

Returning families are now able to register for preschool and after-school care online.  Returning families should have received an email with registration instructions as well as a password.  If you are a returning family and interested in registering for preschool (3-4y), pre-Kindergarten (4-5y), or after-school care (K-5 enrolled at Duniway or Llewellyn Elementary schools) and […]

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Big update!! Sellwood Community House is happening!!

Friends of Sellwood Community House had a very productive meeting with PPR today.  PPR and FSCH have agreed upon the terms of the lease agreement for Sellwood Community Center and PPR is drafting the lease this week. It will need to go through their legal review before coming back to us for review and discussion, […]

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Volunteers Needed

We expect volunteer opportunities August-September (depending if PPR will let us work on/in the building before we take over) likely to include a scrub the building down party, interior painting party, a fence makeover work party, and perhaps an attic clean-out day. Friends is still actively looking for the following: – volunteer accountant who can commit to […]

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Pre School and After School Classes are first to launch

The first two classes available for the fall will be the preschool and afterschool programs. Returning families will be notified about registration the week of August 11th. New families will be able to enter into a lottery to fill the remaining spots the week of August 18th. Please sign up for our email newsletter list […]

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Community Survey

The Friends of Sellwood Community Center, a sub-committee of the Sellwood-Moreland Improvement League (SMILE), is conducting an important community survey. We would appreciate your input and ideas to help us create a vision for the future of Sellwood Community Center, located at SE 15th Avenue and Spokane Street. Whether you are new to the neighborhood, […]