Important Information

Please visit the links below to view important parent information.

Baby/Toddler Play Group

We are starting a baby/toddler playgroup at Cherry Park starting on Fridays from 9:00-9:45 AM.  This is a time for our birth-five year old children to socialize and parents and caregivers to connect.  We will be reading stories, have toys to play with and snacks to share!  Our first session will be on April 7th and will continue each Friday.   Please share with your friends and neighbors who may not be connected yet to Cherry Park.  All are welcome to attend!  If you have questions, please contact Heather Mackris at 503-902-8766.

Vamos a comenzar un grupo de juego para bebes/niños pequeños en Cherry Park cada viernes de 9:00-9:45AM. Este es un tiempo para que nuestros hijos desde recién nacidos hasta cinco años socialicen y para que los padres y cuidadores se conecten. ¡Estaremos leyendo cuentos, tenemos juguetes para jugar y bocadillos para compartir! Nuestra primera sesión será el 7 de Abril y continuara cada viernes. Por favor comparta con sus amigos y vecinos que tal vez todavía no estén conectados con Cherry Park. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Si tiene preguntas, por favor contacte a Heather Mackris al 503- 902-8766.

Common Core

Would you like to know more about Common Core? This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to get to graduation and beyond.

Video in English –

Vídeo en Español: –


Coffee Clubs

Please join us every Wednesdays from 10:00-10:30AM for a cup of coffee (or tea) and a chat. This is an informal time to make connections with other parents and community members.IMAG0678

We are starting coffee/tea clubs specifically for two other community groups. The third Thursday we will have a Russian coffee/tea club and the fourth Thursday we will have Spanish coffee/tea club. Translators will be provided.





Free Food for Our Cherry Park Families Every Monday & Friday!

Each Monday and Friday we will be having food available for our Cherry Park families to take home through generous donations from Urban Gleaners. If you are interested in getting food, please come to Cherry Park at 11:00 AM on Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 with your bags and boxes. Each week we have different fruits, vegetables, meats, bread and dairy products. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please call our office at 503 256 6501.
To find out more about Urban Gleaners please check out their web site:

Volunteering at Cherry Park

We love volunteers at Cherry Park!!! We have many volunteer opportunities and would love to have you be involved. Our first step is to have our volunteers fill out a Volunteer Background Check form. Our number one goal is to keep all of our children safe! Please see below for the form. Please turn in the form to the Cherry Park office and then you can start making a difference in the lives of our children by volunteering.

2016-17 Volunteer Registration Form

Volunteer Program Goals and Frequently Asked Questions