For the Hollywood Star News
Painter shows dynamic images at Jupiter
June 1. 24 hours, seven days a week. Painter Christopher St. John exhibits dynamic images in a world of shifting light. Through July 3. Gallery @ The Jupiter, 800 E. Burnside St.
Roseway neighborhood plans clean-up
June 1. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Roseway Neighborhood Association clean-up accepts yard debris, wood waste, metal, reusable building materials, electronics and garage sale items. Donations suggested. Glenhaven Park, 3001 N.E. 82nd Ave.
Guardino exhibits collages, puppet
June 1. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guardino Gallery main gallery features Mar Gorman’s wall-mounted boxes, collages, paintings and fabric figures as well as Deborah Fay Lawrence’s satirical collages reflecting social, emotional and historic events. Stephanie Brockway has transformed the Feature Area with Tree Girl, a 5-foot puppet surrounded by curious animals. Through June 23. Hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 281-9048. www.guardinogallery.com. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.
William Park studio features 13 artists
June 1 and 2. Noon to 5 p.m. The eighth annual William Park Studio Member Show. Thirteen monotype artists and painters will show their work. Information: (503) 201-2667. William Park studio, 2637 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Taoist tai chi classes scheduled
June 1. 1 p.m. A 90-minute, beginning Taoist Tai Chi class continues for four months. Other classes start at noon June 5, 6 p.m. June 5, 4 p.m. June 6. Information: www.oregon.usa.taoist.org or (503) 220-5970. Taoist Tai Chi Center, 2251 N.E. Glisan St.
Archbishop Howard School marks 100 years
June 1. 4-9 p.m. Celebrate 100 years of educational commitment at Archbishop Howard School at St. Rose. Food carts, beverage garden, kid zone and crafts, art and history walk. 4 p.m. musical performance. 5:30 p.m. Celebratory Mass. 7 p.m. introduction of special guests and alumni memories. Food and beverage tickets $1 per ticket in hospitality tent. Other events free. Information: gro.d1516115110rawoh1516115110pohsi1516115110bhcra1516115110@tnem1516115110polev1516115110ed1516115110 or (503) 281-1912. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 5309 N.E. Alameda St.
Imago Theatre stages comedy
June 1, 7 and 8. 8 p.m. Also 2 p.m. June 9. Carol Triffle’s comedy, “Beaux Arts Club,” is a send-up of 19th century “ladies’ clubs” for studying fine art and literature. Free tickets or suggested donation of $10 to $20. Reservations (503) 231-9581 or moc.l1516115110iamg@1516115110ertae1516115110htoga1516115110mi1516115110 . Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. 8th Ave.
Grant High juniors to paint bins, cut litter
June 2. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Grant High School junior class council and local elementary school students invite community members to help “paint the bins,” which will be placed in the neighborhood to reduce littering. Information: Taylor Hall-Debnam, firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant High School, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.
Local art shown in Concordia library
June 4. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Local artists and David Haidle art exhibit in the George R. White Library & Learning Center. Free to view. Through July 20. Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.
Legal aid offered for seniors
June 4 and 18. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Senior Law Project legal clinic, provided by Legal Aid Services of Oregon, for Multnomah County residents age 60 and older. Thirty-minute appointments are required: (503) 288-8303. Free. North Portland Senior Services office, 4610 N. Trenton St.
Recycling specialist to share tips
June 4. 6-7:30 p.m. Metro recycling information specialist Betty Shelley has filled just one garbage can each year since 2006. She shares tips on recycling, waste reduction and urges workshop participants to explore their behaviors and learn ways for lasting changes. Free. Information: (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.
Jazzkats plans party, art show
June 4. 6:30-9:30 p.m. New owners Natasha Stille and Adam Lee invite the neighborhood for sweets, drinks and art by Cloud.break Art, including Kaitlyn Nelson, Joe Risso, Cris Creath. Information: (971) 302-6359 or moc.l1516115110iamg@1516115110ellit1516115110sahsa1516115110tan1516115110. Jazzkats Coffee Bar, 1925 N.E. 42nd Ave.
Fred Meyer Junior Parade
June 5. 1 p.m. Enjoy kids in costumes; decorated wagons, floats and bikes; bands; community groups; dance teams; baton twirlers. Plan on fun and traffic delays. Free. Starts at Northeast 52nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard and then heads west through Hollywood district.
Story time to feature sign language
June 5. 11:15-11:45 a.m. Author and founder of SmallTalk Learning, Dawn Prochovnic, plans an interactive sign language story time for babies and toddlers featuring her alphabet book, “A-Z Sign with Me!” Autographed books available for $15 each. Event is free. Information (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Library seeks teen council advice
June 5. 4:15-5:30 p.m. Teen Council members learn new skills, meet new friends and help the staff make the library more teen-friendly. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.
Artists show food-related books
June 6. noon to 6 p.m. “Feast!” is a juried show featuring 46 food-related artist books and broadsides by 43 artists. Hours: noon- 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Through June 15. (503) 927-4409. 23 Sandy Gallery, 623 N.E. 23rd Ave.
Learn how to dine for good health
June 6. 3-4 p.m. Metropolitan Family Services shows how to get the most out of dining for good health. Free but registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Writers to read memoirs
June 6. 7 p.m. Scott Nadelson will read from his memoir, “The Next Scott Nadelson: A Life in Progress,” and Jay Ponteri will read from “Wedlocked: A Memoir.” Nadelson writes about a life falling apart. Ponteri provides those in monogamous relationships with rich material to consider. Information: (503) 284-1726 or www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Lincoln High student to exhibit art
June 7. 6-8 p.m. Opening of an exhibit featuring the work of Kathryn Liu, a Lincoln High School junior. Her work includes drawings, paintings and photography. Continues to July 27. Information: (503) 231-7264 or www.VisitAHC.org. Hours, except when educational programs are in progress, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Architectural Heritage Center, 701 S.E. Grand Ave.
Crystal, Midler star in film
June 7. 1 p.m. Matinee movie, “Parental Guidance,” with Billy Crystal and Bette Midler. Grandparents agree to look after the grandkids for a weekend when their old-school methods collide with the kids’ 21st-century behavior. Shown again at 1 p.m. June 21 with subtitles. Free but donation accepted. Information: (503) 943-5662. Trenton Terrace Community Room, 4720 N. Trenton St.
Museum shows works of Lovejoy Columns artist
June 8. 2-5 p.m. The “Master Penworks of Tom Stefopoulos,” the Greek immigrant who created the Lovejoy Columns, on display through April 2014. He also created flora, fauna, Americana and quotations with pen and ink on paper. Many were preserved by Greek families who received them as gifts or barter. Information: hellenicamericancc.org. Tours: (503) 858-8567. Free. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 1 p.m. Sunday. Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum of Oregon & Southwest Washington, 3131 N.E. Glisan St.
Farmers market to offer recipes
June 8. 3-4 p.m. The Portland Farmers Market will provide quick recipe ideas, with opportunities to taste the results. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave. The Kenton Market, North Denver Avenue and McClellan Street, is open 3-7 p.m. Fridays.
Viking pancakes on menu
June 9. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All-you-can-eat Viking pancakes, with scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, juice, tea and bottomless coffee. Children’s Nordic story time 10-11 a.m. Breakfast $7 adults, $3 children 5-12, under 5 free. Information: (503) 236-3401 or norsehall.org . Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th Ave.
Learn to make paper roses
June 11. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Artist Kathy Karbo will show how to create handmade roses with vibrant tissue papers. Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.
Portland writer to read new novel
June 11. 7 p.m. Portland writer Amanda Coplin will read from her novel, “The Orchardist,” about a bachelor farmer who disrupts his ordered life when he opens his heart and lets the world in. Information: (503) 284-1726 or www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
AARP offers driver safety class
June 13 and 14. 8:30-11:30 a.m. AARP driver safety class. $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Builders and Butchers to play folk rock
June 13. 5 p.m. The Builders and the Butchers play folk-rock. Free. Music Millennium East, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Author to discuss slavery in Oregon
June 13. 7 p.m. R. Gregory Nokes will present his book, “Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory,” published by Oregon State University Press. Drawing on the court record, he tells the story of the only slavery case adjudicated in Oregon. Free. Information: (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Avenue Q at triangle productions
June 13-29, Thursday, Friday, Saturdays @ 7:30 p.m. Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets Kate (the girl next door), Rod (the Republican), Trekkie (the internet sex-pert), Lucy The Slut (need we say more?), and other colorful types who help Princton finally discover his purpose in life! Come celebrate the month of June in a big way at The Sanctuary @ Sandy Plaza – 1785 NE Sandy Blvd with triangle productions! 503-239-5919
Film features visit with FDR
June 14. 1 p.m. The film “Hyde Park on the Hudson” centers on the relationship between FDR (Bill Murray) and his distant cousin Margaret “Daisy” Suckley (Laura Linney) on the weekend in 1939 when England’s king and queen came to visit. $1 suggested donation. Film with subtitles shown at 1 p.m. June 21. Lunch of pizza, salad and drink for $2 both days. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Dealers plan used, rare book fair
June 14.2-8 p.m. Plus 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 15. The seventh annual Rose City Used Book Fair includes used and rare books, prints and ephemera from more than 40 dealers. Admission $2 or $1 plus a can of food for the Oregon Food Bank. www.pauba.org . Double Tree at Lloyd Center, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St.
Laurelhurst homes plan sales
June 15. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 120 homes participate in the annual Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association garage sale. Find map stations to see participating homes after June 14 at www.laurelhurstpdx.org or www.facebook.com/LaurelhurstPDX.
Kids’ book features Ladybug, Fly
June 15. 2 p.m. Victoria Jamieson celebrates the release of her new picture book, “Pest in Show,” a sing-a-long sibling rivalry story about Ladybug and little brother Fly. Free. Information: (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Two guitarists to speak in music
June 15. 3-4 p.m. Two jazz musicians, one from Portland and one from New York, meet in Portland and explore the possibilities of the guitar duet. Barry Glick and Neil Mattson share their musical conversation. Free. Information (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.
Learn tips for brain health
June 17. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Learn four steps to improve brain health, including a fun discussion with examples of brain games and why they work. Registration required: (503) 288-8303 for Stay Sharp with Brain Games. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Concordia plans story time
June 18. 10 a.m. Summer story time in George R. White Library & Learning Center. Second floor, room 210 Information: (503) 180-8507. www.cu-portland.edu/calendar. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.
Millennium books eclectic musician
June 19. 5 p.m. Emily Wells, a violinist merging hip-hop and classical, also plays drums, glockenspiel and other instruments. Free. Music Millennium East, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Library plans Juneteenth celebration
June 19. 6-7:30 p.m. Celebrate Juneteenth with words and music on the lawn, marking the day Union soldiers brought Texans the news that the Civil War had ended and slaves were free. The date was June 19, 1865. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.
Yvette Landry to perform
June 21. 6 p.m. Singer, songwriter Yvette Landry performs honkey tonk, bluegrass, country zydeco and Americana. Free. 6 p.m. Music Millennium East, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Off the Couch plans activities
June 21. 7-9 p.m. Off the Couch Events, for differently-abled people age 18 and older, are invited to activity night for games, crafts, dancing and snacks. Admission $7 per participant and first companion is free. Information: moc.l1516115110iamg@1516115110stnev1516115110Ehcuo1516115110CehTf1516115110fO1516115110. Tabor Space, 5441 S.E. Belmont St.
Bug Chicks plan family fun
June 22. 2-3:30 p.m. Join the Bug Chicks, two women entomologists (bug scientists), for family fun in exploring the world of insects, spiders and their relatives. You may hold, pet and look at a range of creatures. Free. Information: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.
Book store plans ‘Superhero Day’
June 23. 1 p.m. Little heroes may celebrate “Superhero Day,” make masks and capes, go on a kryptonite scavenger hunt, sing super songs and hear super stories. $10 per child. Registration required: (503) 954-2354. Greenbean Book Store, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Computer tutor offers workshop
June 24. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Computer tutor Bob Cochran offers a workshop, “Understanding Windows 8.” Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations appreciated. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Seniors to celebrate birthdays
June 25. noon. Celebration for all seniors with June birthdays. Lunch is free for celebrants, $3 for those over 60 and $6.80 for those under 60. Birthday cake for all, with entertainment by Wee Works Daycare. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Rock n’ roll musicians slated
June 27. 6 p.m. Tango Alpha Tango includes Aaron, Nathan and Mitabai Trueb playing rock n’ roll. Free. Music Millennium East, 3158 E. Burnside St.
Spreadsheet class planned
June 29. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn about spreadsheets and the basic functionality of Microsoft Excel 2007 and other free spreadsheet products. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. Free. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.
Toastmasters offer speech skills
June 1. 9-10:30 a.m. Every Saturday in June, the Columbia Center Toastmasters meets in a supportive environment to develop oral communication and leadership skills. Guests are welcome and not required to participate. Coffee served. Information: David at (503) 724-4156. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda St.
Law, Medicare information available
June 3. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and continuing daily. Information or assistance about Medicare, legal assistance, transportation coordination or support group. Call Kristina John Baptiste (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Monday Bridge games slated
June 3. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bridge group every Monday. Information: (503) 288-8303. $1 suggested donation. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Classes teach good balance
June 3 and 5. 1-2 p.m. Learn techniques for better balance using simple exercises. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays in June. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Free but donation appreciated. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Sessions feature Tai Chi
June 4. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tai Chi classes continue Tuesdays. Information: (503) 943-5662. Free but donations appreciated. Trenton Terrace Community Room, 4720 N. Trenton St.
Tutor offers computer classes
June 4. 10 a.m. to noon. Every Tuesday. Learn to get more out of your computer in individual sessions with tutor John Lucas. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Free. Charles Jordan Community Center computer lab, 9009 N. Foss St.
Library offers Teen Lounge
June 4. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. Teen lounge & homework center. Use library computers, get homework help or do homework and listen to music. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Legal Aid offers services
June 7. 9-11:30 a.m. Every Friday, Legal Aid Services of Oregon offers free assistance for Multnomah County residents aged 60 and older. Make appointments with Kristina John Baptiste (503) 288-8303. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Stories slated for small kids
June 22. 11:15-11:45 a.m. Family storytime for children 6 years and younger with adult. Continues Saturdays. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights Library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Actors to perform ‘Merchant of Venice’
July 6. 6 p.m. Portland Actors Ensemble will perform Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” on the Campus Green. Information: portlandactors.com. Free. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.