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SCRAP's Rebel Craft Rumble is on Wednesday eve!

June 13, 2011

Sanne Stienstra at SCRAP, 503-294-0769 x 6, [email protected]


Portland crafters get ready to square off at SCRAP’s Rebel Craft Rumble, Wednesday, June 15th

PORTLAND, Ore. - Armed with scissors, glue and plenty of sass, some of Portland’s best crafters are ready to go head-to-head in the ultimate SCRAP smack-down.

Local crafters who believe they’ve got enough game to earn the title of Portland’s Craft Master will square off and put their talents to the test in front of a live audience at SCRAP’s annual Rebel Craft Rumble, June 15.

CNRG June Networking Night: June 16 (Resume Review)


CNRG June Networking Night: June 16 (Resume Review)


CNRG Networking Night   When: Thursday, June 16th - 5:30-7 p.m. 

Where:  Floyd's Coffee Shop - 118 NW Couch St


Retirement Celebration for Friends of Tryon Creek's Education Director Stephanie Wagner

Stephanie Wagner recognized for her contributions to the Friends of Tryon Creek


Portland, Oregon – The Friends of Tryon Creek announce the retirement of Stephanie Wagner, Education Director for the Friends, on July 1st. Stephanie has been connected to the Friends for 27 years, having started out as a volunteer and eventually becoming a staff member. Her contributions to the Friends and to the area’s outdoor education programs are immeasurable.

Movies and Meaning Group - "The Tree of Life" - June 16

Hello Movie Lovers,

Join us this month for Terrence Malick's new film, "The Tree of Life," starring Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and Sean Penn.  Roger Ebert writes, "The film's portrait of everyday life, inspired by Malick's memories of his hometown of Waco, Texas, is bounded by two immensities, one of space and time, and the other of spirituality."  Read his full review at http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article

JOIN US THIS MONTH FOR The Tree of Life, Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. (meet in lobby at 5:15 p.m.), PG-13, 2 hr. 18 min., Fox Regal Theater, 846 SW 9th Ave., Off Max line, $8.50 adults, $7.50 seniors.

Living Earth Dharma Circle

All our efforts to enhance peace, justice, beauty, and balance in our community benefit from enlivened compassion, clarity, and equanimity.

The evening Dharma Circle is an opportunity to reflect on insights from the world's non-dual spiritual traditions, followed by silent sitting and moving meditation. Wisdom from Eastern and Western paths open our gaze to the spacious field of the heart.

Check http://livingearthgatherings.org/living-earth-dharma-circle-15/ for info.

Monday evening 7:00-8:30 pm
The Little Church
5138 NE 23rd Ave., one block north of Alberta
Suggested donation $5-$10 but all are welcome.

Chairs are provided; bring cushions if you prefer floor sitting.

Growing Gardens' Healthy Soil for Healthy Plants workshop

Tuesday, June 14 - 6-7:30pm

Location: Historic Kenton Firehouse - 2209 N Schofield

Cost: $5-20 sliding scale donation

Soil is the foundation for a healthy garden. Learn tips to keep your soil
fertile and productive in order to grow tasty vegetables. This workshop is
in partnership between Growing Gardens and Metro.


Rodney Bender

Garden Programs Manager

Growing Gardens

2203 NE Oregon st.

Portland, OR. 97232



[email protected]

Planting Seeds for Good Food, Healthy People and Strong Communities.

Walk Around Portland and Lunch with Walkability Expert Dan Burden on June 17th!

*Walk Around Portland and Lunch with Walkability Expert Dan Burden!*
Friday, June 17th, 2011
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

*11-12pm Walk Around Portland*
Meet in front of PSU’s Urban Center Building at 11am (near the streetcar
stop at SW 6th and Mill St.). We’ll spend about an hour walking around
PSU’s downtown campus and end at Terwilliger Plaza (2545 SW Terwilliger
Blvd.), discussing walkability innovations and impediments along the way.

*12-1:30pm Discussion & Lunch*
Meet at Terwilliger Plaza Auditorium (2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd.) at noon
for lunch and a post-walk discussion.

This Wednesday is Kids Day at Interstate Farmers Market!

We invite all nonprofits that work with/for children as well as families & individuals to join us this Wednesday, June 15th for one of the season's Kids Days.  There will be lots of kid-centered fun including a kids cooking demonstration, activities in the Kids Booth, lots of free berry samples, and children's musician Uncle Yascha with his special Yachaphone that kids can use to help make music!

The market is held at Overlook Park, on Interstate Ave & Fremont St and runs from 3pm to 7pm each Wednesday.  There is a Kids Booth each week, but this day will especially be all about kids!

Daybreak Cohousing Community Offers Social and Tour on June 16

Meet members of Daybreak Cohousing, learn about cohousing and tour the community on Thursday, June 16, 6:30-8 pm on site at 2525 N. Killingsworth Street. (#72 Killingsworth bus or Max to the Killingsworth station). Daybreak Cohousing recently won a national Livable Communities Award and was named one of the nations “top 10 green cohousing developments” by Natural Home Magazine. Daybreak members range in age from babies to 70+. Homes have most of the features of conventional homes, and members also enjoy extensive common facilities.

For more information, contact Ken at [email protected], 503-310-7044 or visit www.daybreakcohousing.org