We offer the Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. Share news about events of interest, meetings, fundraisers, celebrations, classes, reunions and the like. When you send submissions, please include all details that apply: date, start time, finish time, address, admission fee, a brief description of the event including who it benefits if applicable, and a contact name and phone number or email address. Send a photo if you have one. Please identify each individual from left to right (large group shots can simply be identified by the group name) and provide the name of the photographer so we can give proper credit. Calendar submissions for the August issue are due Wednesday, July 15. For best results, e-mail Darlene Vinson at email@example.com or mail your submissions to 3510 N.E. 134th Ave., Portland, OR 97230. To leave a phone message, call 503-287-8904.
ACTIVITIES and CELEBRATIONS
Annual Wooden Chicken Pub Cruise-In date set
The 32nd annual “Cruise to the Wooden Chicken” is Saturday, July 11 from noon to 6 p.m. at 12500 N.E. Sandy Blvd. See dozens of beautiful cars like this 34 Chevy.
The 32nd annual “Cruise to the Wooden Chicken” is Saturday, July 11. The Rose City Classics Car Club produces the show for the Argay Terrace bar at 12500 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Registration begins at noon until 4 p.m., with show awards announced at 6 p.m. The Show and Shine entry fee is $15. With more than 100 entrants, the popular event overflows not only into Uncle Vinny’s Eatery & Pizza next door but also Kmart’s parking lot, so get there early to register.
In addition to awards for the best cars, the event features a beer garden with DJ, 50/50 raffle and t-shirts.
Movies in the Park dates set
Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and settle in with your family for a free movie in your local park. Food vendors will be on hand or pack a picnic. Free entertainment begins at 5 p.m., movies begin at dusk unless otherwise noted.
Watch “The Book of Life” in Spanish with English subtitles, Sunday, July 12 at Glenhaven Park, Northwest 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy “Back to the Future” in English with Spanish subtitles, Saturday, July 18 at Glenhaven Park, Northwest 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
“The Goonies” will be screened at Lents Park, Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard, Sunday, July 19. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy “Wreck it Ralph” in Russian with English subtitles, Saturday, July 25 at Lents Park, Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
Hazelwood and Woodland Park neighborhood associations present “Field of Dreams” Friday, July 31, at Gateway Park, Northeast 106th Avenue and Halsey Street.
Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association presents “How to Train Your Dragon 2” Saturday, Aug. 1 at Earl Boyles Park, Southeast 112th and Boise Street.
Mill Park Neighborhood Association presents “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” Tuesday, Aug. 4 at Mill Park, Southeast 117th Avenue between Division and Market streets.
Parkrose Neighborhood Association presents “The Incredibles” Wednesday, Aug. 4 on the upper soccer field at Parkrose High School, 12003 N.E. Shaver St.
Centennial Neighborhood Association presents “McFarland, USA” Thursday, Aug. 6 at Parklane Park, Southeast 155th Avenue and Main Street
Glenfair Neighborhood Association presents “Big Hero 6” Friday, Aug. 7 at Glenfair Park, Northeast 154th Avenue and Couch Street.
Wilkes Neighborhood Association presents “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” Saturday, Aug. 8, at Wilkes Park, Northeast 154th Avenue and Beech Street.
Watch “Happy Gilmore” Sunday, Aug. 9, at Colwood Golf Course, 7313 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
Head to Montavilla Park, Northeast 82nd Avenue and Glisan Street, Friday, Aug. 28 for a screening of “Home.” Pre-movie entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m.
Sign up for fall soccer
Parkrose Youth Soccer is accepting signups for next season.
Register online now for Parkrose Youth Soccer at www.parkrosesoccer.com. Kids between the ages of 5 and 14 are eligible. In-person registrations are scheduled for Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesdays, July 7 and 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Round Table Pizza, 4141 N.E. 122nd Ave.
The fee for U5 and U6 players is $50 per person and includes a uniform t-shirt. Registration for U7 through U14 players is $75 per person (uniform not included) through Friday, July 31, after which a $15 late fee will be assessed.
Sibling discounts are available. For more information, contact Rebecca Berwager, registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s not too late to sign up for drama camp
For the ninth summer, Parkrose United Methodist Church, 11111 N.E. Knott St., is offering a music and drama camp to young people entering third through eighth grades. The camp is under the direction of talented music instructors Molly Fazio from Lloyd Light Middle School and Lesley Bossert from Parkrose High School. The camp fee is $50. Scholarships and family prices are available on the basis of financial need. The camp runs July 27 through July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A family barbeque will be held July 31 at 5 p.m., followed by a performance at 6 p.m. For more information and to receive a registration form, contact Jan Schmidt at email@example.com. Space is limited to 40 campers.
Chiro College invites neighbors to summer social
University of Western States, home to the nation’s second-oldest doctor of chiropractics program, invites the public to its annual Summer Social Saturday, Aug.1 from noon to 4 p.m. at 2900 N.E. 132nd Ave.
Neighbors are invited to share a meal with UWS staff, have family fun with games and enjoy live music. In addition, UWS announces the launch of their Northwest Center for Lifestyle and Functional Medicine at the event. The center’s goal is to educate health professionals, support community outreach and conduct research in the areas of lifestyle medicine, health promotion, functional medicine, diet and nutrition, according to its website. During the Summer Social, UWS physicians and interns offer free health screenings, suggest wellness activities and provide information on UWS educational and health service opportunities.
To learn more, visit the center’s website: www.uws.edu/nwclfm.
Kids learn soccer from high school stars
Parkrose Youth Soccer Camp, Monday, Aug. 3 through Friday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Parkrose High main soccer field, 12003 N.E. Shaver St., is for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 and of all skill levels. Parkrose High girls’ soccer team members will coach at this camp. Players will have fun learning the game and improving soccer skills. Campers will play in small sided games and participate in drills.
Registration is $40 per player. There is a $5 sibling discount for additional family members. Registration fees support the high school team providing for uniforms, equipment and team building. Email Coach Pha Lo at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
This event is not sponsored by the Parkrose School District.
Argay neighborhood garage sale revived
The Argay Neighborhood Association is dusting off one of its old traditions, and Argay Terrace residents are dusting off their old possessions and putting them up for sale Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26. Most sales will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
To register for the sale, arrange for a directional arrow sign, and to have your sale placed on the sale event map, Argay residents should contact Katie Beymer, events committee chair at email@example.com. For those without email, call 503-807-9284. Also, see the notice at the Argay website: www.argay.org. This is a free event for all Argay residents, and there is no charge for participating.
You may find something you need, but you’re sure to find something you can’t live without.
Argay Terrace is bordered by Northeast 122nd Avenue on the west, I-84 on the south, 148th Avenue on the east, and Columbia River on the north.
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Get artistic with landscape photography
Jason Waicunas of Outdoor Viewfinder brings his instruction to Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Saturday, July 18 from noon to 6 p.m. He teaches the artistic side of outdoor digital photography and provides technical information with an emphasis on proper exposure and composition. You will photograph a wide range of outdoor subject matter, including close-ups of flowers and plants, water features, forest patterns, and wide-angle views of the landscape. The fee is $115 Leach Garden Foundation members and $120 for non-members. To register or for more information, call or email Waicunas at 503-705-6769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free summer meals for kids to 18-year-olds
Free summer meals are available weekdays to all kids ages 18 and younger at the following locations through the Summer Food Service Program for Children. No registration is necessary. There will be no food service Friday, July 3.
Alice Ott Middle School, 12500 S.E. Ramona St., now through Aug. 14, breakfast 9 to 9:30 a.m., lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Parkrose High School, 12003 N.E. Shaver St., now through Sept. 4, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Ron Russell Middle School, 3955 S.E. 112th Ave., now through Aug. 14, breakfast 9 to 9:30 a.m., lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Russell Elementary School, 2700 N.E. 127th Ave., now through Aug. 21, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Shaver Elementary School, Aug. 3–Aug. 27, no meals on Fridays, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
West Powellhurst Elementary, 2921 S.E. 116th Ave., now through Aug. 20, no meals on Fridays, lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Programs at Portland Park & Recreation sites also include organized sports, games, and crafts Monday through Friday, now through Aug. 21.
Montavilla Park, Northeast 82nd Avenue and Glisan Street, now through Aug. 26, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park, Southeast 135th Avenue and Mill Street, now through Sept. 4, lunch 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Raymond Park, Southeast 118th Avenue and Raymond Street, now through Sept. 4, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Ventura Park, Southeast 115th Avenue and Stark Street, now through Sept. 4, lunch noon to 12:30 p.m.
Additionally, Human Solutions will offer lunch at nine of its affordable housing sites in East Portland and East Multnomah County.
Human Solutions’ Arbor Glen apartment complex at 2609 S.E. 145th Ave. is the only site offering adult meals during the summer, and it is also the only location with free Portland Parks & Recreation programming weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. People do not need to live in a Human Solutions apartment complex to participate in the program.
In addition to a healthy meal, children who participate in the Summer Lunch Program have access to extracurricular activities such as arts and crafts and sports. To help ensure an adequate supply of materials, Human Solutions is seeking donations of new art supplies and gently used sports equipment, such as Nerf balls or soccer balls. Art supplies may include such items as sidewalk chalk, colored pencils, construction paper and paint.
Donations may be dropped off at the Human Solutions Annex, 12411 S.E. Powell Blvd., between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To make other arrangements or for more information, contact Fran Weick at 503-548-0281.
For a full list of summer lunch locations and dates of service, visit www.summerfoodoregon.org.
Mobile pantry takes food to those in need
The Portland Adventist Community Services COW (Commodities on Wheels) Mobile Pantry offers free food the third Thursday of each month from 4 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Powellhurst Baptist Church, Southeast 112th Avenue at Powell Boulevard. Find the van there July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15 and Nov. 19.
PHS class of 1963
Parkrose High class of 1963 will meet to remember graduation 52 years ago Monday, Sept. 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, 28242 E. Historic Columbia River Highway in Troutdale. No host. No reservations needed. Check in with Gary Grimes at 503-537-9431 if you have questions. The class web page is at www.pshs63.org.
JMHS class of 1965
“Man Alive That ’65!” Celebrating 50 years, the Madison High Class of 1965 will gather Friday through Sunday, Aug. 21 to 23 for a golf tournament, class picnic and more. Get in touch with Teri Almeter Shields at 503-363-4499 or 503-779-9695 to join the fun.
PHS class of 1965
Parkrose High class of 1965 celebrates 50 years since graduation on Saturday, July 25 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Colwood Golf Center, 7313 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Contact Emily Reed at 503-252-2685 to reserve seating or if you have questions.
PHS class of 1969
Second Wednesday event for the Parkrose High class of 1969 is Wednesday, July 8 at the newly remodeled and more casual RingSide Grill, 14021 N.E. Glisan St. Happy hour is from 3 to 6 p.m. Check the class Facebook page for start time of this event and to RSVP. No host.
DDHS class of 1975
Save the date: July 24, 2015. Plans are in the works for a 40-year reunion. Watch for news at www.reunionswithclass.com.
PHS class of 1975
Celebrating 40 years, the Parkrose High class of 1975 meets Saturday, Aug. 22 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Eastmoreland Golf Course, 2425 S.E. Bybee Blvd. If your address has changed in the past 10 years, please send new contact information to Kelly Greene Runnion at email@example.com.
PHS class of 1990 (and all other classes)
The Parkrose High class of 1990 will gather in celebration of 25 years since high school Saturday, Aug. 8 from 5 p.m. until close at McMenamin’s Edgefield Powerhouse, 2126 S.W. Halsey St. in Troutdale. The class of 1990 extends this invitation to all PHS alumni to gather at Edgefield to share stories and memories on this night. To learn more, contact Jenny Gordon Mason at 503-799-3601.
Fireworks sales fund student activities
The David Douglas Dads Club fireworks stand has moved to a vacant lot at Southeast 115th Avenue and Division Street. It is open through Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Purchase $100 or more and receive a free pizza coupon from Pizza Baron.
Funds raised support David Douglas High student activities.
To learn more, call 503-660-3076 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dancing for donations
The monthly Parkrose Boosters pop can drive is Saturday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkrose Middle School, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., so that you can donate all your refundable cans and bottles from Independence Day celebrations. Members of the Parkrose High Elite Dance team will be there to collect and sort your generous gift.
Funds support Parkrose athletics, music and other activities. PHS Elite will get a share of the day’s collections for helping out.
Moose cruise-in for children in need
The 7th annual East Portland Moose Lodge Cruise-In is Saturday, July 25, 16411 N.E. Halsey St. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and is $15. Spectators are admitted free. The first 50 entrants will receive goodie bags. Trophies will be awarded for 1920s through 1970s American cars, car under construction, truck, People’s Choice and Governor’s Choice. Enjoy barbecue, music and door prizes.
Proceeds benefit the children of Mooseheart Child City and School, a residential childcare facility located in Mooseheart, Ill., and supported by local Moose chapters across the country.
CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS
Gardeners to celebrate at historic home
Join members of the Villa Garden Club for its annual potluck picnic, Thursday, July 23 beginning at 11 a.m. at Zimmerman Heritage Farm, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd. This historic farm home was occupied by a single family from 1874, the year it was built, until 1992. Your visit will include a glimpse of the past.
Bring a dish to share. Contact Chris McClue, vice president in charge of programs, at 503-489-5437 if you need more information.
Linda Highman, artistic director (left) and Rachel Keen, director, discuss details of the production of “Steel Magnolias” coming to Resurrection Lutheran Church next month.
COURTESY LINDA HIGHMAN
Louisiana lovelies come to local theater
The Resurrection Players present “Steel Magnolias” Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14 and 15 at 2 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1700 N.E. 132nd Ave.
Join this close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together in Truvy’s Beauty Parlor. The story is filled with humor and heartbreak.
Tickets are $10 per person at the door.
A nice walk and homemade ice cream
Bring a sack lunch for this exploration of the Alberta neighborhood in northeast Portland with the Gresham Senior Hiking Outdoor Group, Thursday, July 9. Peek into the shops, art galleries and restaurants along Alberta Street between Northeast 7th and 15th Avenues before your walk through the neighborhood to a nearby park for lunch. Treat yourself to hand-crafted ice cream at Salt & Straw before the return trip to Gresham.
Meet at Ambleside Center, 600 N.E. 8th Ave., in Gresham for a 9:30 a.m. departure. A $3 donation is requested to cover fuel for carpool drivers.
HEALTH and WELLNESS
Learn to live with arthritis, diabetes and other chronic conditions
Faithful Savior Lutheran Church, 11100 N.E. Skidmore St., hosts “Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition” Wednesdays, July 15 through Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Take part in this free workshop designed to help you better manage your health by exploring the social, emotional and spiritual impacts of chronic illness as well as the physical issues. The workshop will facilitated by registered nurses. Contact Sue Frymark at 503-255-4133 or email@example.com to sign up.
Read for fun and prizes this summer. Babies, kids and teens are all welcome to play the Summer Reading game through Aug. 31. Summer Reading is supported by gifts to The Library Foundation. Learn more at www.multcolib.org/summer-reading or at your local library.
Read 4 Life, an adult summer reading program
Pick up a Read 4 Life card at any Multnomah County library. You could win tickets to the Oregon Book Awards in April 2016 or a gift certificate to The Title Wave used bookstore. You’ll also be entered in a grand prize drawing to win tickets to Literary Arts’ 2015/2016 Portland Arts & Lectures series. Read 4 Life runs through Aug. 31 and is made possible by Friends of the Library. Learn more at www.multcolib.org/read-4-life-adult-summer-reading or at your local library.
Gregory Heights Library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 503-988-5386
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12-24 months with adult. Thursdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Book Babies: Storytime for children from birth to 12 months with adult. Thursdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., except July 4.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon, except July 4.
Parachute Playtime: Let’s sing and dance with the big parachute. For children ages 2 to 6. Fridays from 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Legos at the Library: Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. For kids ages 5 to 11. Tuesday from July 7, 4 to 5 p.m.
Rocket Hamster’s Dreamy Space Odyssey: Rocket Hamster may be small, but he dreams big. His dream is to become an astronaut and explore space. But a villain known as Luna Tick will try and stop him. Her alien space bugs steal the moon and try to take over the solar system. Only Rocket Hamster and his team of Home Grown Heroes can save the day. Wednesday, July 8 from 4 to 4:45 p.m.
Comic Con for Kids: Design your own superhero mask, cuffs and cape in this workshop with Puppetkabob. Create the elements to become a superhero or supervillain. Meet other super artists, take a snapshot as you soar through a cityscape photo booth and check out some amazing comic book art. Saturday, July 11 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Music in Action: A freewheeling fiesta of songs, creative movement, comedy and audience participation led by the irrepressible (and bilingual-Spanish) Rich Glauber.
You Hero 6—The Tech of “Big Hero 6” and How You Can Do It: Guess what? The technology used in “Big Hero 6” to turn a group of engineering nerds into superheroes exists TODAY. From 3D printing to 3D scanning and CAD modeling, come see the technology and learn how you can get started. Saturday, July 18 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Up, Up and Away: Let our mad scientist teach you about the many uses of that much misunderstood state of matter, gas. Enjoy a mad science magic trick and get ready to be dazzled by a series of experiments that feature the awesome power of gas: air, hot air, air pressure, moving air, smoke and suction are all up for demonstration. Come and let science float your boat. Wednesday, July 22 from 4 to 4:45 p.m.
Super-Spies: The Black Widow. Batman. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Before they were superheroes, they were super-spies. Relive their journeys to reveal your identity as a scientific sleuth. Collect forensic evidence from fingerprints and fibers to splatter patterns and handwriting samples. Use chemistry to crack the case. Saturday, July 25 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Hula for the Family: Your family is invited to learn Hawaiian language, songs and a simple hula dance in a warm, welcoming environment. You will learn some hula steps, easy-to-learn language and songs, hand motions, and then you will put your hands and feet together to perform a hula. Wednesday, July 29 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Teen Craft Time: Origami, crochet, weaving, decoupage and more. If there’s a craft you’d like to try or share with others, drop into this weekly time to make and do. Thursdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks and have fun. Teen Council members work with library staff to make the library teen-friendly. Thursdays, July 2 and 16 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Bottle Cap Art: Learn to create tiny works of art inside a bottle cap. Drawings, beads and small found objects are used to create these whimsical miniature artworks that are perfect as wearable art or magnets. Artists from Free Arts NW will be on hand to demonstrate and assist with this unique art form. Thursday, July 23 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
A Good Yarn: Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, come join the fun and learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Language Exchange: Practice Vietnamese or English and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Vietnamese. Beginners welcome. Saturdays from 3 to 4 p.m., except July 4.
Language Exchange: Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their Spanish and with native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English. Saturdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m., except July 4.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Sundays from 12:30 to 2 p.m., except July 5.
Freezer Jam: Learn how to make freezer jam from start to finish. Basic recipes, ingredient information, local Oregon farm locations and services will be provided. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Monday, July 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Pageturners Book Group: Read “My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor” by Alec Guinness. Engage in stimulating conversation about books. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Monday, July 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Computer Lab: Lab assistants are available to help beginners practice their computer skills. Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., 503-988-5392
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Book Babies: Storytime for children from birth to 12 months with adult. Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12 to 24 months with adult. Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Storytime for children 24 to 36 months with adult. Fridays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Mondays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m. to noon.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children 2 to 7 years with adult. Sundays from 3 to 4 p.m.
Black Storytime: The African and African American experience comes alive for children newborn to 6 years with a favorite adult and other
family members. Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to noon, except July 4.
Chinese Storytime: Storytime presented in Cantonese for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 2 to 2:45 p.m., except July 4.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Sundays from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Russian Storytime: Storytime presented in Russian for children ages newborn to 6 years with adult. Tuesdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Yarn Club: Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun and learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Chess at the Library: Have fun playing chess or Chinese chess. Library staff provides the chess equipment. All ages welcome. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., except July 4.
Creativity, Culture and Clowning: Join Portland’s first female, African American, Muslim, mostly vegetarian clown for singing, dancing and fun. Saturday, July 11 from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Musical Petting Zoo: Have you always wanted to try out new instruments and don’t know where to start? Come play with Vibe of Portland. Saturday, July 25 from noon to 1:30p.m.
The Mantis and the Moon: The proud praying mantis wants to capture the moon. Join Tears of Joy Theater for this entertaining performance. Saturday, July 18 from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show: Illustrator and songwriter Morgan Taylor presents a multimedia program of live music and animated art about a friendly alien. Sunday, July 19 from 2 to 2:45 p.m.
Five-Petal Origami Flowers: Learn how to make paper flowers with mother-and-daughter instructors Daisy and Natalia. This program is for children 8 years and older, or younger if accompanied by an adult. Sunday, July 26 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
See to Read: Come to the library for a free vision screening. See to Read is dedicated to the sight and the success of Oregon’s children. The Elks Children’s Eye Clinic at Oregon Health & Science University’s Casey Eye Institute is partnering with the Oregon State Elks Association, the Oregon Library Association and Oregon Lions to provide free screenings across Oregon as a part of a statewide initiative called See to Read. Oregon law now requires that public school students 7 or younger provide proof of vision screening or eye examination before entering school. Children who are screened for vision problems at the event will receive a certificate that can be used as proof of vision screening. Thursday, July 30 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Teen Council: Meet new friends, learn new skills, help the library, eat snacks and have fun. Teen Council members work with library staff to
make the library teen-friendly. Please contact library staff for more information on how to join Teen Council. Sundays from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Super-Physics: Use physics to uncover the stories behind your favorite heroes’ abilities, like Spider-Man’s wall-crawling and Iron Man’s rocket flight. Create your own super-gadgets in our library laboratory. Wednesday, July 1 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Language Exchange: Engage in conversation with native English speakers who want to practice their Spanish, as well as with native Spanish speakers who want to practice their English. Sundays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
English Classes: Free ESL classes. All levels welcome. No registration required. For more information, call 503-988-6318. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., except July 4.
Citizenship Classes: Learn about the process of becoming a citizen in an eight-session series of classes. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government for the examination. Classes are in English and are taught by volunteers from Mission: Citizen. For more information or to register, please call 503-988-6318. Saturdays, July 11 to August 29 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Pageturners Book Group: Join us for a party and bring a book to share for summer reading. Engage in conversation about books and get to know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Wednesday, July 15 from 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Know the 10 Signs—Early Detection Matters: Gain an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s and what to do if you or someone you know has signs of the disease. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Thursday, July 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Nutritional Supplements—Benefit or Harm: Learn about the origins of synthetic vitamins, the rationale for their use and the current scientific views on the risks involved in chronic consumption of supplements. Registration is required. Register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5234. Saturday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to noon.
TechnoHosts: Friendly, trained TechnoHost volunteers can help you with basic computer issues. Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., except July 4.
Computer Lab: Friendly, patient lab assistants are available to help you practice your computer skills. Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Assistance in Vietnamese is also available, and assistance in Russian is available Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m. from 2:30-5 p.m. when assistance in Chinese is also available.
Job Seekers Lab: Update your resume, file for unemployment or apply for your dream job in this special computer lab just for job seekers. Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
E-books and Audiobooks—Hands-on Help: Got an e-reader? Like to read on your tablet? Want to read or listen to a book on your phone or iPod? Drop in for one-on-one help. Please bring your device and any other equipment you need to download and/or transfer. Made possible in part by The Library Foundation. Friday,
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