SAN-lot-tree-flyer-colorCome to the next SAN general meeting learn about the plans

Since the I-205 S at Killingsworth Ave. on-ramp was expanded, there’s an opportunity for new trees to be planted in the area referred to as the “SAN lot”. This name came about because the old-timers in the neighborhood referred to this field next to I-205 (along NE 92nd Ave north of NE Sandy Blvd) as the “sandlot” — their pronunciation dropping the ‘d’. Before the I-205 freeway was completed in 1976, the SAN lot was the Sandy Blvd Drive-In movie theater.

The planting will be in December of this year. Learn more details at the meeting. View the draft of the proposed tree planting plan for the SAN Lot area.

A representative from Friends of Trees will be at the meeting to talk about the types of trees being planted and answer any questions. ODOT still needs to get final approval on the proposed plan prior to moving forward. We look forward to hearing any helpful input from Sumner residents.

SAN General Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
-refreshments and social time starts at 6:30pm
-meeting starts at 7:00pm
CNN Office: 4415 NE 87th Ave, Portland, OR 97220
(behind the fire station

You can be a part of this historic planting!

As a volunteer you can learn from the experts about the proper methods of introducing trees to our area. Over the years you can watch the trees take root and grow, knowing you had a hand in it all. The planting is currently scheduled for Saturday, December 12th, 2015, from 9am to 1pm.

Here are a couple of helpful for those wanting to explore more about the species at the Friends of Trees and USDA – NRCS Plants Database websites:

27. July 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: san
Click the image above to download the full list of sales and map.

Click the image above to download the full list of sales and map.

We have 17 garage sales on the map and expect that more neighbors will join in between now and the weekend. Click on the map image to download/view a printable pdf of the map.The map includes detailed descriptions of items for sale at each house. Neighbors had a choice of running their sale all three days, or any combination of one or two days. Check the map for dates and times for individual sales.

You can also view an interactive version of the map here

We’re looking forward to a great Sumner Garage Sale for both buyers and sellers!

Sumner Neighborhood Garage Sale
Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1 and Sunday August 2, 2015

Days and times vary for each sale, please check the map.

To join in on the sale, or for more information contact committee chair Scott at at 503 781 1373.


15. July 2015 · 1 comment · Categories: san

The Sumner Association of Neighbors (SAN) Summer 2015 is off the press and in the process of being delivered to your door.

We have some exciting upcoming events…right here in your neighborhood! Read all about the SAN Garage Sale, Ice Cream Social and our neighborhood BBQ. All are great opportunities to visit with neighbors, meet new neighbors (we’ve got great new people moving to Sumner), and enjoy some free food and fun.

If you haven’t received your printed copy of the newsletter delivered by Sunday, July 19, email with your address and we’ll get one to you.

As always, a big thank you goes out to Jody and her crew of dedicated volunteers. We couldn’t do it without you, and your work is appreciated.

21. June 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: san


You can choose to have your sale on just ONE day, TWO days or all THREE days!

The 6th Annual SAN Neighborhood Garage Sale is a three-day event this year. This is a great chance to clear out the garage, de-clutter the closets, and pass on the toys and clothes your family has outgrown.

Take advantage of the added traffic and free advertising that comes with a neighborhood garage sale.

What you get:

  • Your address and merchandise info will be printed on a map for shoppers attending the garage sale
  • Your sale will be included in our advertising on Craigslist and promoted elsewhere
  • Printable signs available for download
  • A day of fun and some extra cash!

The cutoff date to register is Tuesday, July 21, 2015. DEADLINE TO SIGN-UP IS EXTENDED!! We’ll keep the sheet open through the end of the week. To sign up your Sale fill out the form below.

We’ll confirm by mail or phone to be sure you’re still in. There is no registration fee. Maps and signs will be available online at 5 PM, July 23rd & at the Sumner Association of Neighbors Good Ole Days Ice Cream Social on Saturday July 25, 2015, 1-4pm at Helensview School playground.

After you sign up, get ready for the big day(s)! Here’s an article with helpful tips on organizing your sale: Garage Sale Tips.

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