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Grab your seat at the Seasonal Feast and 1 year anniversary of Urban Abundance

Urban Abundance and Slow Food Southwest Washington have partnered to host our 2nd Seasonal Feast, Friday June 10th .   The event starts at 6:00pm with appetizers, mingling and opportunity to meet the farmers, dinner will be served at 6:30. Anna Petruolo has stepped up to the Seasonal Feast challenge and will be creating a 3-course meal made from ingredients grown in SWWA. The Seasonal Feast is an event to connect the dots in the local food system.

When:  June 10th 6:00-8:30pm

What: Seasonal Feast and 1 year anniversary of Urban Abundance

Where:  Historic Pioneer Grange Hall

Voices of Portland lecture & book release on oral histories of PDX Thurs May 26

On Thursday, May 26th at 7PM, the Dill Pickle Club and Publication Studio present Voices Of Portland at Project Grow (2156 N Williams), a book release and lecture on oral histories, urban development and approaches to ethnography. The lecture will begin with Christine Ermenc (in person from CT) in conversation with Chiron Studies Director Rozzell Medina. Original audio recordings from the book project, on loan from Oregon Historical Society, will be played. We will then open the conversation to Judith Mowry, Celeste Carey and Arlie Sommer, who will speak about their respective work with the Restorative Listening Project and Eliot Oral History Project. For more information, visit: http://dillpickleclub.com/events/.

Reminder- Anne Seeley seminar this week

Hello Gay & Grey Participants:

Anne Seeley, financial advisor and Gay & Grey volunteer, will lead an "End
of Life" seminar this Wednesday at MCC directly following the Loaves &
Fishes meal. 12:30-1:30. No charge. Pre-registration is not required but is
appreciated. Please email me at [email protected] or call at


Maggie Trimbach

Program Assistant

Adult Recreation&Education

Friendly House, Inc.



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Amble and Skedaddle 5k/10k run and walk

Slip on your running shoes, grab a friend and run for a good cause.  Join us at Greenway Park in Beaverton for this fun run benefiting The Arc of Washington County.  

Sunday, June 5, 2011
8:00am Registration begins
9:15 Kids Run (free for 10 and under)
9:30 5k/10k Run and Walk

Souvenir drawstring bag for all pre-registered participants.

Awards for Overall male and female, Masters male and female

Entry fee:  $20 by June 1
                $25 after June 1 and day of race

Register at www.signmeup.com/76191

Report back from Honduras and Tamale Sale

Wednesday, May 25th
7pm Musicians' Union Local 99
325 NE 20th Portland, OR 97232
(just South of Sandy Blvd.)
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Honduras Report-back and Tamale Sale
Portland native and PCASC-volunteer Rachael Townsand recently spent 8 months
in Honduras. She will be sharing her experiences living and working with
rank-file union activists and campesino organizers, who are part of the
united front in Honduras struggling for true democracy and critical economic

Mental Illness, Where Do We Go from Here: Accepting and Adapting to an altered way of life

Discovery to Recovery

Free Seminar Series on Mental Health
at Clackamas Community College

Wednesday evenings
6:30-8:30 PM
at Clackamas Community College McLoughlin Auditorium
19600 Molalla Avenue , Oregon City, Oregon.

Registration is requested but not required.
Please call the NAMI-CC office at 503-344-5050 or [email protected]
Open to the public

Weekly topics: 

May 25th: Where do we go from here?
Accepting and adapting to an altered way of life & support resources for
people with mental illnesses and those who love them.

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth while also helping the National Alliance on Mental Illness!

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth while also helping the National Alliance on Mental

On Tuesday May 24th Cupcake Jones will be donating 5% of their proceeds to
the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Clackamas County (NAMI-CC)

5% of anything you buy on our "Benefit Day" including walking-in and
buying a cupcake or placing an order. You can support a local business and
NAMI at the same time, while getting yourself a sweet treat.

Cupcake Jones
307 NW 10th Avenue
Portland, OR
Open 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project Presents: 2011 Celebration!

06/17/2011: "Con Trabajo, Poder y Apoyo, Luchamos por un Futuro Mejor" ("With Work, Power and Support, We Struggle for a Better Future")

When: 6pm-10pm

Where: Eliot Center
First Unitarian Universalist Church
1226 SW Salmon St
Portland, OR 97204

Join VOZ for a great night of food, friends, music and dancing!

Summer Solstice Celebration at Tryon Creek

Summer Solstice Celebration, Tuesday, June 21, 7 – 9 p.m.   

Portland, Oregon – The Friends of Tryon Creek will host a fun, active evening in celebration of the longest day of the year. Park visitors can look forward to great craft activities for children followed by a guided hike in the woods as the sun sets on this special day.

Guides will lead hikers through the forest and will focus on the scientific explanation of the solstice as well as the roles that folklore, anthropology and astronomy play in shaping today’s understanding of the summer solstice.


Our Neighborhood Spring Clean-Up is Coming

Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 28th. We’ll help you process your “junk” in the most en­vironmentally friendly way. Come prepared to help unload your load and get educated on recycling! Consider donating a small amount of your time and volunteer for this community building and earth-loving event. Please contact us for general info or to volunteer at 503-975-0220 or email us, [email protected]southtabor.org.
• Saturday May 28th
• 2700 SE 67th, parking lot behind Trinity Fellowship Church
• 9am-1pm, or until bins are full