Opportunities for neighbors to get together at free and low-cost public events and future community events that Neighbors of Baker hopes to host soon.
Challenge Day: Our vision is to create a world where every person in our communities feels safe, loved and celebrated.
humanlibrary: A library of people, Human Library is a place where difficult questions are expected, appreciated and answered.
National Do Something Good For Your Neighbor Day – May 16 every year! Celebrate with simple acts of kindness to your neighbors in Baker County.
Speak Your Peace: A campaign to improve public discourse by simply reminding ourselves of the very basic principles of respect.
Turkey Trot: Annual Run/Walk to Feed the Hungry 5k Turkey Trot. Come out Thanksgiving morning to help feed the hungry in Baker County before sitting down to your own Thanksgiving dinners. Hosted by Northeast Oregon Compassion Center.
Powder River Cleanup Days: Twice a year in spring and fall the Powder Basin Watershed Council organizes river cleanup days in Baker City. The Council’s mission is “to facilitate community-supported maintenance and restoration of the streams, rivers, and lakes within our watersheds.”
Powder River Music Reviews: Free summer concerts in Geiser-Pollman Park in Baker City.
One Book, One Community: What if everyone in Baker County read the same book and joined together to talk about it?
First Friday Art Walk: On the first Friday of every month, Baker City residents and visitors celebrate the art community by hopping from one gallery to another, sharing wine, hors d’oeuvres and stories, and enjoying the variety of new art pieces showcased in each location. Music sounds through the streets, retail shops and restaurants are open late, and many artists are available to discuss their work. Festivities in Downtown Baker City get underway about 5 pm.
Braver Angels is a citizens’ organization uniting Americans in a working alliance to depolarize America. The foundation of all our activities is what we refer to as patriotic-empathy: the idea that our love for our country is shown by our concern for our fellow citizens.