Events & Opportunities

Annual Events

National Night Out

National Night OutNational Night Out is an annual summertime event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. National Night Out promotes neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships to advance safer neighborhoods.  If you would like to in involved in this event, please go to the “Get Involved!” link above and click ” View and Sign Up” or contact the volunteer coordinator.

Roseway Garden Walk

Community Ice Cream Social

Movies in the Park

Concerts in the Park

Neighborhood Cleanup
Neighborhood CleanupThis event is held every spring. Drop boxes are provided to collect yard debris, household trash, and recyclable items such as paper, wood and metal. Because of hauler regulations, we cannot accept any TVs, computers, appliances, or hazardous items such as batteries, cleaning chemicals, lawn chemicals, and combustibles.  If you would like to offer a helping hand, visit the “Get Involved!” link above and click “Sign Up!” or contact our volunteer coordinator.

Friends of Trees

2015-02-14-Tree PlantingEvery year the RNA partners with the non-profit organization Friends of Trees to plant trees in the neighborhood parking strips. If you would like to help witJenny & Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have questions or need any further
information, call Jenny & Randi at (503) 595-0213. You don’t have to sign up, but it would help us to know if you plan to come. Also, please click HERE if you would like to have a tree planted at your house through this program.

Neighborhood Garage Sale

Taking place every summer, the Roseway Neighborhood Garage SaleNeighborhood Garage Sale is a chance to clean-out that neglected attic or find a bargain. If you would like to host a sale, the RNA will take care of advertising with local papers. The RNA also provides maps of the sale homes for you to distribute, as well as garage sale posters for you to personalize with your address. If you would like to host a garage sale, please contact our volunteer coordinator.


SMART Reading Program
The Start Making a Reader Today ( program is looking for volunteers to read one-on-one with students from kindergarten to 3rd grade at Harvey Scott Elementary School. For more information, please contact Dan Berkman.

RNA Committees
There are numerous opportunities to become involved in neighborhood issues by participating in the work of RNA Committees.  Watch the RNA blog or drop in at one of the monthly meetings for information.

Newsletter Delivery
Delivering newsletters takes one to two hours and takes place three to times a year. If you would like to volunteer to deliver newsletters, please contact Melinda Palmer.

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