Dragonfly Days are here! We’re celebrating our favorite flying friends with two days of activities, art, and crafts for kids and adults alike. Join us on Saturday, July 23rd from 1pm - 3pm at Tegart Ponds in Gresham. You can…
- Watch dragonfly surveyors at work
Try your hand at catching dragonflies
Learn all about dragonflies and damselflies
Make dragonfly art and crafts to take home
Whatever you do, don’t miss Dragonfly Days! See you there!
Please REGISTER at jcwc.org so we know how many people to expect.
When: Saturday, July 23rd from 1pm - 3pm.
Where: Tegart Ponds, Gresham (directions below)
What to do & bring: This event will happen rain or shine, so dress for the weather. Optional: Folding chairs or a blanket to spread on the grass; water and snacks.
Directions: Tegart Ponds are located at the corner of SW 43rd Ave and SW Brixton Ave in Gresham. The closest street address is 4293 SW Brixton Ave, Gresham.
By transit: This site is not easily accessed by public transit. Take Bus #9 (Portland/Gresham TC) to W Powell & SW Duniway. Transfer to Bus #82 (Gresham Village) and take it to SW Heiney & Binford Lake. Walk about 1.5 miles south on Wonderview Dr, SW 27th D., SW Mawcrest Ave, SW Willow Pkwy, SW 31st St, SW Tegart Ave, SW 38th St, and SW Brixton Ave. Take the access path from the corner of SW Brixton and SW 43rd south to the wetland trail.
By bike: Take the Springwater Corridor Trail to SW Highland Dr. Follow SW Highland Dr south (it will become SW Pleasant View Dr and then SE 190th Dr) for about 1.5 miles. Turn left (east) onto SW Butler Rd, then right on SW Tegart Ave, left on SW 38th, and right onto SW Brixton Ave. Find the access path to the wetlands at the corner of SW Brixton Ave and SE 43rd St.
By car: Take SE Powell Blvd (from Portland) or W Powell Blvd (From Gresham)/Hwy 26 to SW Highland Dr. Turn south onto SW Highland Dr (it will become SW Pleasant View Dr and then SE 190th Dr). Turn left onto SW 41st St, then right onto SW Brixton Ave. Park along SW 43rd St (please be respectful of our neighbors’ driveways!).