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Yoga is focus of South Salem community

STATESMAN JOURNAL January 6, 2015 | Cindy Ulshafer In a secluded yet inviting subdivision, a class is held every Thursday afternoon. Located off of Industrial Drive SE, a few residents call Pringle Creek Community home, and it also is the setting of Painters Hall where yoga was practiced on Dec. 18. A handful of students bring their yoga mats every week. The class is open to the public, according to resident and community general manager Jane Poznar, who sponsors the class and also participates. Teacher Alyson Budde asks a nominal fee to help cover the rent of the hall. She said she leads ... Read more

‘Honoring Our Rivers’ features children’s art

STATESMAN JOURNAL October 9, 2014 | Tom Mayhall Rastrelli Pringle Creek Community will host its fourth annual student art exhibition and open house from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 25 at Painters Hall Café, 3911 Village Center Dr. SE. The cafe is located behind the Hoop on Fairview Industrial Blvd. There will be refreshments. The event will feature the art of students who were published in the community's 2014 anthology, "Honoring Our Rivers." A project of the Willamette Partnership, the anthology aims to connect students with their watersheds. For information, call (503) 315-1055 or go to honoringourrivers.org. Read more

Two events celebrate Earth and community Sept. 21

STATESMAN JOURNAL September 17, 2014 | Carlee Wright Two community events celebrating earth and the environment are happening in Salem on Sunday, Sept. 21. The Salem Community Earth Fair is an opportunity for families to spend time together while celebrating and learning about the environment. The event is in support of the People's Climate March in New York, as well as the International Day of Peace, which both take place on Sunday. Organizations will offer information about local environmental and peace efforts. DIY Studio will be hosting an upcycled, cultural craft activity for fair attendees. There also will be other family-friendly, community-building and ... Read more

Open House and Community Celebration at Pringle Creek Community

SALEM WEEKLY September 9, 2014 Come tour one of America’s most sustainable communities; explore our green homes and infrastructure, enjoy our glasshouse gardens, and interact with our community partners. On Sunday, September 21 from 1:00 – 4:00p.m, Pringle Creek Community invites the public to our Open House and Community Celebration. Tour our homes and our vintage glasshouses. Enjoy samples of local fresh produce and wonderful treats from our café, glasshouses and local producers like, Full Circle Creamery, Salem Food Co-op, Life Source, and Gilgamesh Brewing. Learn more about local organizations such as Straub Environmental Center, Garten Services, Marion County Environmental Services, and ... Read more

What’s new at the old Fairview Training Center site?

View Original Source Michael Rose, Statesman Journal | 6:36 a.m. PDT September 3, 2014 All seems quiet at the former Fairview Training Center site, a home for developmentally disabled people for nearly 100 years, but activity has begun to stir behind the scenes. The 275-acre Fairview Training Center site is bordered by Reed, Pringle and Strong roads. The state institution closed in 2000 and the property was sold to private owners. Here's an update on Fairview. Another park for Salem? Sustainable Fairview Associates, owner of a large chunk of Fairview, recently offered to sell 35 acres to the city for park. Public records — a city email ... Read more
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