By Janet Goetze
For the Hollywood Star News
Day of Dead art
Nov. 1. Continues through November. Thirty-four artists join in a Day of the Dead group show ranging from stylized, whimsical and political to painfully personal interpretations. Main gallery features Paul X. Rutz with figurative works in oil and Christopher B. Wagner with carved sculpture from reclaimed lumber. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. www.guardinogallery.com. (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.
Trio speeds up Shakespeare
Nov. 1-3 and 8-10. 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Oregon Children’s Theatre’s Young Professionals Company presents “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).” Three actors attempt to perform all 37 Shakespeare plays in less than two hours. The tongue-in-cheek and sometimes bawdy and irreverent production is recommended for ages 11 and older. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at door. Box office: (503) 228-9571. Oregon Children’s Theatre’s studio theater: 1939 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Paintings show depth on wood
Nov. 1-24. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Tripper Dungan’s paintings made from salvaged wood and reused plaques may be experienced in 3D with chromadepth glasses. Titled “Going No Place at All,” the works evoke the mysteries of adventure. www.screamingskygallery.com . (503) 922-1500. Screaming Sky Gallery, 2025 N.E. Alberta St.
Fine art, cool crafts in show
Nov. 1. 5-8 p.m. Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Portland area artisans and crafters show and sell their work to support programs of the nonprofit Northeast Community Center. www.necommunitycenter.org/fine-art-cool-crafts-show. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Photos in show, sale
Nov. 1. 6-8 p.m. Opening reception for a juried exhibit of work by 25 Portland Photographers’ Forum members. Free. Exhibit continues through January. Pieces are suitable for holiday and gift purchases. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. www.visitahc.org/content/portland-photographers-forum-fall-2013-show. (503) 231-7264. Architectural Heritage Center, 701 S.E. Grand Ave.
Pair wine with an aquarium
Nov. 1. 7-9 p.m. Sip wine, nibble cheese and consult a plant specialist to arrange your own aquarium. Tickets: $150 per couple or $135 singles. (503) 287-3339 or moc.h1502997930sifla1502997930cipor1502997930ttops1502997930tew@o1502997930fni1502997930. The Wet Spot Tropical Fish, 4310 N.E. Hancock St.
‘Wicker Man’ film slated
Nov. 1-7. 9:30 p.m. A film, “The Wicker Man” (1973), is a new digital restoration and director’s cut, part of the MINDWARP: Cult Classic Brain Benders. A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl. He finds an island lord who leads the townsfolk in worship of pagan gods demanding a sacrifice. Tickets $8, seniors and students $6. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Gourd becomes a lampshade
Nov. 3. noon-3:30 p.m. Cuco Barbosa will share Mexican folk art information and provide materials to create a lampshade from a gourd. Come prepared to use a drill to create decorative patterns for inlaying colored glass. Adults only. $35. Registration: (503) 281-6757. Sparks Art Center, 1805 N.E. 39th Ave.
St. Charles turns 100
Nov. 3. noon to 6:30 p.m. St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church celebrates its 100th anniversary with a spaghetti and meatball dinner. Adults $10; youths ages 6-12 $5; under 6 free. The hospitality room features live jazz, take-out meals and fun for all. Information: (503) 281-6461. St. Charles Church, 5310 N.E. 42nd Ave.
Library exhibits portraits
Nov. 3. 1-3 p.m. Meet portrait artist Joanne Kollman and view her paintings of people in every day life. Exhibit continues through November. Free. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.
‘Village’ for aging proposed
Nov. 3. 2-3:30 p.m. Get information about creating a Northeast Village to help people grow old in their own homes, surrounded by a caring community. Free. Information: Margaret Baldwin (925) 788-6526. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Wind Ensemble to perform
Nov. 3. 3-4:30 p.m. The Wind Ensemble’s fall concert in the Fine Arts Building. Free. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.
Author to outline slavery trial
Nov. 4. 7 p.m. Author R. Gregory Nokes will discuss his book, “Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory,” an Oregon Writer’s Colony book club selection. The book centers on the only slavery case adjudicated in Oregon’s pre-Civil War courts. Free. Information: (503) 284-1726. www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Lawyers to aid seniors
Nov. 5. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Senior Law Project Legal Clinic every Tuesday. Free service for people 60 and older by Legal Aid Services of Oregon and volunteer attorneys. Make a 30-minute appointment: (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.
Kids prepare for ‘Nutcracker’
Nov. 5 to Dec. 19. Tuesdays 3:30 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 5:10 p.m. Thursdays 3:40 p.m., 4:45 p.m. Girls and boys, ages 3-8, explore “The Nutcracker” characters with movement and acting, then perform at the end of session. Fees $80-$96 for members, $100-$120 for non-members. Advance registration required. (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Theatre to show ‘Nebraska’
Nov. 5. 7 p.m. The New York Film Critics’ Series presents an advance screening of Alexander Payne’s new film, “Nebraska,” about a tempestuous Missouri father (Bruce Dern) who is convinced he’s won a $1 million magazine sweepstakes. His son (Will Forte) grudgingly agrees to drive him to Nebraska to claim his winnings. Film critic Peter Travers will give an introduction via video streaming. Travers will host a video streamed post-screening Q&A with Dern and Forte. General admission $18; Hollywood Theatre members $12. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Cooking class aims at simplicity
Nov. 6. 4-5 p.m. Accessible cooking group will show how to prepare a variety of delicious and healthy meals without a stove or too much knife work. Focus is on healthy recipes, techniques and utensils suited for seniors, adults with disabilities, and those with limited space or appliances. Maximum of 10 people. $5 per month. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Library schedules TED Talk
Nov. 6. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Watch a short, inspiring TED Talk then discuss it. TED Talks present today’s thinkers and doers, usually talking about an incident in their lives. Free. Information: (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.
Blackwell’s to present Lloyd Jones
Nov. 6. 8 p.m. Lloyd Jones and Soul Cookin’ perform. $5 minimum purchase. Blackwell’s Grub/Steak Grill, 1815 N.E. 41st Ave.
Youths to learn cartooning
Nov. 7 to Dec. 12. 4:30-5:50 p.m. Youths ages 9-13 learn to draw cartoon people and develop their own styles. Advance registration required: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Pub to present Rita Hosking
Nov. 7. 7 p.m. Singer-songwriter Rita Hosking in concert with guitarist and mandolin player Lincoln Crockett. Tickets $15 at door or $12 advance: ritahoskingpdx.brownpapertickets.com Alberta Street Pub, 1036 N.E. Alberta St.
Short story writers to read
Nov. 7. 7 p.m. Authors Natalie Serber of Southeast Portland and Stevan Allred of Estacada read from their linked short story collections. Information: (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Co-housing project proposed
Nov. 7. 7 p.m. Kathryn McCamant will describe co-housing, a concept of retirement living in a supportive community. A co-housing development is proposed at North Williams Avenue and Ivy Street. Free. Information: www.pdxcommons.com. Q Center, 4115 N. Mississippi Ave.
Film features school project
Nov. 8. 1 p.m. Film, “Won’t Back Down,” follows two determined mothers who want their children’s inner-city Pittsburgh school to become a place of learning. Free. Registration (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.
Center to show ‘Hitchcock’
Nov. 8 and 15. 1 p.m. The film, “Hitchcock,” tells the story of the 1959 marital strain between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife, Alma, as he works on the film “Psycho.” Alma, his creative collaborator, gets fed up with his roving eye and controlling habits with his actresses. Pizza and salad lunch for $2 on Nov. 8. Film free but $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Sale to feature ski gear
Nov. 8, 9 and 10. Annual Grant/Cleveland High School ski race team’s winter gear swap. Consignment items accepted 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Sale, with used gear donated by The Mountain Shop, will be noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10. Information: www.grantclevelandskiteam.com. Adventure Boot Camp, 1606 N.E. 37th Ave.
‘Visitor’ part of film series
Nov. 8-9. 9:30 p.m. “The Visitor” (1979) is a digital restoration of a film in the MINDWARP: Cult Classic Brain Benders series. An intergalactic warrior and a cosmic Christ figure battle against a demonic 8-year-old girl and her pet hawk as the fate of the universe hangs in the balance. Tickets $8, seniors and students $6. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Sale to include art, antiques
Nov. 9. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Antique and Artisan Faire features handcrafted art and antiques from around Oregon. Fall and holiday decor, jewelry, paper crafts, contemporary paintings, garden art, etc. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.
Hitchcock classic slated
Nov. 9-10. 2 p.m. Cinema Classics presents a 35mm print of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Strangers on a Train.” A pushy socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory about how the two complete strangers can get away with murder. Written by Raymond Chandler. Starring Farley Granger, Robert Walker and Ruth Roman. Tickets $5. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Artist to teach collage class
Nov. 10. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Artist Amy Stoner will teach a collage class with melted beeswax. Teenagers and adults only. $65. Register: (503) 281-6757. Sparks Arts Center, 1805 N.E. 39th Ave.
Pianist to perform
Nov. 10. 4 p.m. Pianist Byron Schenkman will play Bach, Ginastera Danzas Argentinas, Haydn Sonatas and Scarlatti Sonata. $10 donation suggested. ByronSchenkman.com. Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1535 N.E. 17th Ave.
‘Possession’ part of film series
Nov. 10-11. 9:30 p.m. A new 35mm print of “Possession” (1981), in which Mark (Sam Neill) comes home from months on the road to find his wife, Anna, (Isabelle Adjani) is ready to divorce him. He tracks down her lover and discovers a secret: She’s given birth to a demon lover she will protect violently. Part of the MINDWARP: Cult Classic Brain Benders series.Tickets $8, students and seniors $6. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Parade to honor veterans
Nov. 11. 9:45 a.m. The 39th annual Ross-Hollywood Veteran’s Day Parade starts at Northeast 40th Avenue and Hancock Street. It will move south on 40th Avenue and east on Sandy Boulevard to 48th Avenue for a flag raising ceremony. Free. A Hollywood Veterans Mile race will precede the parade at 9:30 a.m.
Lewis, Clark subject of program
Nov. 12. noon to 1 p.m. Vista House board member Richard Cassidy will give a costumed presentation, retelling the journey of Lewis and Clark down the Columbia River. Free. Information and to register: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Book group reads ‘Five Rings’
Nov. 12. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Samurai! book group reads “The Book of Five Rings,” a graphic novel by Sean Michael Wilson, in conjunction with the Samurai armor exhibit at the Portland Art Museum. The original book by the 17th century samurai Miyamoto Musashi has inspired martial artists and others aspiring to a strategic mind. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.
Poet to read from first novel
Nov. 12. 7 p.m. Poet Lindsay Hill will read from his first novel, “Sea of Hooks.” It recounts the main character’s youth in San Francisco, where he struggles with the icy Victorian household of his mother, and his subsequent journey to Bhutan for answers to questions that haunt him. Information: (503) 284-1726 or www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Slaid Cleaves to perform
Nov. 13. 7 p.m. Singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves performs. Tickets $22 at the door or $18 in advance: ticketfly.com. Secret Society, 1036 N.E. Alberta St.
Group to discuss Manhattan history
Nov. 13. 7:15-8:15 p.m. Albina library’s Pageturners Book Group discusses “The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America” by Russell Shorto. Information: (503) 988-5362. Second floor of Whole Foods Market next to the Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.
Writer to offer tips from Julia Child
Nov. 14. 7 p.m. Portland writer Karen Karbo discusses her new book, “Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life.” She dissects the life of the sunny, unpretentious chef to show how we, too, can savor life. Information: (503) 284-1726 or ten.e1502997930ciffo1502997930tsewq1502997930@sdao1502997930rbkoo1502997930b1502997930 or www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.
Students write, perform Depression play
Nov. 15, 16, 22 and 23. 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. A play, “I Ain’t Got No Homes,” based on local seniors’ recollections of the Great Depression, written and presented by DaVinci Middle School students. Tickets: $10 for reserved seating, $5 general admission. Call (503) 916-5356 DaVinci Middle School, 2508 N.E. Everett St.
Artist to teach fused glass class
Nov. 15. 7-9 p.m. Artist Carole Smith will show a class how to make fused glass ornaments. Adults only. $25. Registration: (503) 281-6757. Spark Arts Center, 1805 N.E. 39th Ave.
Off the Couch plans activities
Nov. 15. 7-9 p.m. Off the Couch activity night includes games, crafts, dancing and snacks for differently-abled people age 18 and older. Admission is $7 each but first companion is free. Information: (503) 702-2394 or moc.l1502997930iamg@1502997930stnev1502997930Ehcuo1502997930CehTf1502997930fO1502997930. St. Charles Catholic Church, 5310 N.E. 42nd Ave.
‘Mindwarp’ series to continue
Nov. 15-16. 9:30 p.m. “Manic Cop 2” (1990) is a digital restoration in the MINDWARP: Cult Classic Brain Benders film series. William Lustig and Larry Cohen teamed up for an over-the-top action/horror film about an undead killer cop and a Times Square serial killer wreaking carnage on the streets of New York. Tickets $8, seniors and students $6. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Center raises funds with pancakes
Nov. 16. 8:30-10:30 a.m. All-you-can-eat pancakes with sausage and eggs. Adults $4, children $2.75. Information: (503) 288-8303. A fund-raiser for Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Author to read, to lead art activity
Nov. 16. 1 p.m. Author, illustrator Emily Winfield Martin will share her new picture book, “Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey.” Close your eyes, discover your dream animal and what dream will it take you to? After reading, Martin will lead kids in a drawing activity. Free. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.
Kids to make kaleidoscopes
Nov. 16. 2-3 p.m. Kids 8 and older make kaleidoscopes, discover cool optical illusions and marvel at the science of color. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Labyrinth walk, healing service planned
Nov. 16. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the Great Hall. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service in the sanctuary. (503) 287-1289. www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.
Gospel concert scheduled
Nov. 16. 7-9 p.m. Totally Gospel concert. All styles of gospel music with host Riny Horst and guest Christyl Beck and others. Contest for the best Western hat. At open mic, sing a gospel song or give testimony. Free. Come as you are. Information: (503) 335-3132 or (503) 281-7656. Northeast Baptist Church, 6701 N.E. Prescott St.
Concordia to feature six artists
Nov. 17. 2-4 p.m. Meet six local artists whose work is exhibited in the George R. White Library and Learning Center. Exhibit continues through November. Free. Hours: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday noon to 1 a.m. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.
Energy-saving class set
Nov. 17. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn simple measures to weatherize a home for comfort and financial savings. Receive a free kit of materials. Register online with the Community Energy Project: www.communityenergyproject.org/get-involved/calendar. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Theatre slates Stone Roses film
Nov. 17. 7:30 p.m. A film, “Stone Roses: Made of Stone,” spans the history, personal experiences of many touched by the band and its music, and recalls sellout concerts from summer 2012. Directed by Shane Meadows. Tickets $8. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
‘Parkland’ film scheduled
Nov. 22. 1 p.m. “Parkland” is a film recounting the chaotic events at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital on the day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Free but $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Church plans holiday bazaar
Nov. 23. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Holiday craft bazaar features locally made jewelry, stained glass, potted plants, baked goods and more. Information: (503) 284-7144. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.
Spreadsheet class scheduled
Nov. 23. 1-3 p.m. A spreadsheets class introduces the basic functions of Microsoft Excel 2007 and other free spreadsheet products. Learn terminology and how to create, edit and save a workbook. Word processing skills required. Information: (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.
Fleur de Lis to feature blues singer
Nov. 23. 5:30 p.m. special dinner followed by music with blues singer Duffy Bishop and guitarist Chris Carlson. Dinner and music $50. Music only at 7:30 p.m. is $20. Desserts, coffees and libations available. Reservations: (503) 459-4887 or moc.y1502997930rekab1502997930siled1502997930ruelf1502997930@ylli1502997930l1502997930. Information: fleurdelisbakery.com/events. Fleur de Lis Bakery & Cafe, 3930 N.E. Hancock St.
Speaker to outline senior ‘village’Nov. 24. 2-3:30 p.m. Get information about creating a Northeast Village to help people grow old in their own homes, surrounded by a caring community. Free. Information: Margaret Baldwin (925) 788-6526. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.
Grant High PTA to sell books
Nov. 25. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nov. 26. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Grant High School PTA will have its annual book sale to benefit the school library. All books $1 to $2. Grant High School, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.
Large-print book club to meet
Nov. 26. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Book club, with large print books provided by Multnomah County Library. Free but donations appreciated. Information: North Portland Senior Services (503) 943-5662. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.
Seniors to celebrate birthdays
Nov. 26. Noon. November birthday celebration with free lunch for seniors over 60. Non-celebrating seniors dine for $3. Meal for others is $6.80. Cake for everyone. Wee Works Daycare provides entertainment. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Fiestaware feature of play
Nov. 27. 7:30 p.m. Northwest premiere of Steven Tomlinson’s 2004 play, “American Fiesta.” Gary Wayne Cash stars as an obsessive collector of vintage Fiestaware, the colorful dinnerware, who also must deal with his parents’ opposition to his same-sex marriage. Continues Nov. 29-Dec. 22. Thursdays to Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Information and tickets (503) 239-5919 or www.tripro.org. Prices $15-$35. The Sanctuary @ Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Kids to enjoy Black Friday
Nov. 29. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. While parents shop on Black Friday, kids play games, swim and enjoy the day. $38.40 for members, $48 for non-members. Advance registration required: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.
Messy Art Studio for young kids
Nov. 4 and 5. 9-11 a.m. Continuing Mondays and Tuesdays. Nov. 6. 9-11 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Continuing Wednesdays. Messy Art Studio for kids ages 2-6. One hour $7 or two hours $10. (503) 281-6757. Spark Arts Center, 1805 N.E. 39th Ave.
Exercises ease arthritis
Nov. 4 and 6. 11 a.m. to noon. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Arthritis Foundation exercise program. Free but $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Seniors to practice tai chi
Nov. 5. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tai Chi classes continue Tuesdays for seniors. Free but donations appreciated. Information: North Portland Senior Services (503) 943-5662. Trenton Terrace Community Room, 4720 N. Trenton St.
Nurses offer foot care
Nov. 6. 9-11:15 a.m.; Nov. 8. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continues Wednesdays and Fridays. Foot care clinic with registered nurses. $30 per visit. $40 for home visit. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Insurance aid offered
Nov. 8 and 22. SHIBA — Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance — helps with Medicare and other health insurance the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Trained volunteers are associated with Multnomah County Aging & Disability Services. For seniors, family members, caregivers and advocates. Information and appointments: Kristina John Baptiste (503) 288-8303. Free. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.
Diabetes group offers support
Nov. 19. 10:30-11:30 p.m. Continues the third Tuesday of every month. Diabetes support group offers support and ideas for living with the disease. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.
Young violinist plans benefit concert
Dec. 3. 7-8 p.m. Violinist Byron Fulop Laing, 16, will present Romantic and Baroque music in a recital to benefit Portland’s homeless and hungry. www.BuskinginPortland.com. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.
Santa to visit Fremont fest
Dec. 6. 5 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by Portland Fire Bureau truck at Grand Central Bakery, 4440 N.E. Fremont St., to open the season’s Fremont Holiday Fest. Families may reserve a time for a photo with Santa: www.businessonfremont.com. Umpqua Bank, 4335 N.E. Fremont St., will sponsor a tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. (For more information, see page 21.)