2015 Neighborhood Events Archive

December 2015

“The Book of Merman,” a new musical comedy, spoofs The Book of Mormon.

“The Book of Merman,” a new musical comedy, spoofs The Book of Mormon.

SMALL ART SHOW SET
Dec. 1. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 15th annual “Little Things” show features work in many media fitting within a 7-inch-by-7-inch square or cube. Paintings, stitchery, glass and mixed media included. www.guardinogallery.com. Hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

MADELEINE OPENS MARKET
Dec. 3. 2-8 p.m. The annual Madeleine Marketplace includes the parish’s Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m. More than 50 artisans and vendors offer gifts and holiday treats. Santa and Mrs. Claus pose for pictures. Dinners are available. Christmas trees, poinsettias and wreaths are for sale. www.themadeleine.edu/marketplace. The Madeleine Parish Hall, 3123 N.E. 24th Ave.

REBALANCE HORMONES
Dec. 3. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Learn about the symptoms of hormone imbalance after menopause and hear about an alternative therapy to help combat it. Free. Registration: moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936 or (971) 339-3405. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 N.E. Glisan St.

LEARN VILLAGE LIFE
Dec. 3. 6:30-7:30 p.m. In “Village 101,” learn about the growing “village” movement that helps people remain in their homes and neighborhoods as they age, surrounded by a caring community. Free. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

‘MERMAN’ HITS TOWN
Dec. 3-19. Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees 2 p.m. Dec. 6 and 13. “The Book of Merman,” a musical starring Amy Jo Halliday as Ethel Merman, is a spoof of “The Book of Mormon.” Directed by Donald Horn. Tickets $15-$35: (503) 239-5919 or www.trianglepro.org. Group rates available. The Sanctuary @ Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

CENTER DISPLAYS ART
Dec. 4. Center hours. Painter Celeste Bergin, with a preference for bold expression, will exhibit her work through December in the Northeast Community Center lobby. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

CHRISTMAS IN KENTON
Dec. 4. 7 p.m. A Kenton Business District Christmas includes live music, snacks, and possibly a Santa sighting. The district center is North Denver Avenue, north of Schofield Street.

LISTEN TO BOSSA NOVA
Dec. 4. 7-9 p.m. Malea with Kit Taylor presents jazz and bossa nova. No cover. Wine, brews small plates. Say “Decanter” to get $2 off first drink. www.magnoliascorner.net/. (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

ART FAIRE PLANNED
Dec. 5. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Art Faire features a variety of artisans’ works for sale plus local jams. Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1535 N.E. 17th Ave.

31st SCANFAIR SLATED
Dec. 5. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Dec. 6. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crown the Lucia Bride at 12:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Scandinavian Heritage Foundation’s 31st annual ScanFair features the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of a Nordic Christmas market. More than 70 vendors showcase foods, arts, crafts and other products of the northern countries. Pippi Longstocking craft area for children. Event schedule: www.scanheritage.org. Admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors/students; children under 12 free. Memorial Coliseum, 300 N. Winning Way.

HEAR FOLK TALES
Dec. 5. 11-11:45 a.m. Families may hear suspenseful stories from African-American folklore, collected by many authors and delivered by Chetter Galloway. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

KIDS TO BUILD BRIDGES
Dec. 5. 1-3 p.m. Kids learn to build a bridge with Sharon Wood Wortman, whose newest book is “The Big & Awesome Bridges of Portland & Vancouver.” Use low-temperature glue guns, wooden craft sticks and take home a model truss fashioned after a local span. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

RAIN GARDEN PLANNING
Dec. 5. 1-5 p.m. Learn step-by-step how to plan, design, build, and select plants for a rain garden, which helps cleanse water run-off to protect local streams. Includes a field trip to a nearby rain garden. A free program of East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. Register online: http://emswcd.org/workshops-and-events/upcoming-workshops or call (503) 935-5368. Meet at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

LEARN SEISMIC RETROFIT
Dec. 5. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Learn about seismic retrofitting, basic load calculations, earthquake insurance, foundation quality, permits. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

HEAR AFRO BEAT
Dec. 5. 5 p.m. Polyrhythmics will bring modern Afro-beat and syncopated, horn-driven funk to a free, in-store performance. Information: (503) 231-8943. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.

HEAR JOHNNY KEENER
Dec. 5. 7-9 p.m. Hear Johnny Keener present fast soundtracks for slow walking. No cover. Wine, brews, small plates with vegetarian options. www.magnoliascorner.net/. (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

ART SALE AIDS PTA
Dec. 6. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 80 local artisans show work, plus bake sale, hot food, wreath auction, babysitting. Benefit for Laurelhurst School Parent-Teacher Association. 840 N.E. 41st Ave.

UPDATE DRIVING SKILLS
Dec. 7 and Dec. 14. 9 a.m. to Noon. AARP Smart Driver class. Update driving skills and knowledge of road rules. Fee $15. Attend both days with an authorized AARP driving instructor. Limit 25 participants. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

ENROLL IN INSURANCE
Dec. 7. 4-6:30 p.m. Learn about the application and enrollment process for health insurance. In partnership with the Multnomah County Health Department and others. Interpreters available upon request. Registration required: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

WINTER CLASSES SET
Dec. 8. Center hours. Ages 0-15 may register for winter activities including soccer and volleyball skills, adaptive movement and dance, youth and adult ballet, watercolors, theater. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required. Information: www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

ROYAL BLUES TO SING
Dec. 8. 11 a.m. to Noon. Hear Grant High School’s Royal Blues ensemble. Meals on Wheels lunch available. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

LEARN TO MAKE KRAUT
Dec. 8. 6-8 p.m. Learn how to make fermented vegetables such as sauerkraut and kimchi and how they aid digestive health. Bring 2 quart jars or 4 pint jars with lids to fill and take home. Fee $30. Registration: moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936 or (971) 339-3405. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 N.E. Glisan St.

‘RIDERS’ TO HEAR MUSIC
Dec. 9. 10:15 a.m. A Riders’ Club Trip hears a sack lunch recital, “Heartstrings,” with Nancy and Rob Downie, at Old Church. Nancy plays dulcimer and violin. Rob plays stand-up bass. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. At 10:30 a.m., leave with a Ride Wise Ambassador from the Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘VILLAGE’ TO SOCIALIZE
Dec. 9. 7-8:30 p.m. Come with a holiday treat, socialize with neighbors and sing songs with others involved in the Northeast Village PDX movement. Free. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5380 N.E. Alameda.

LEARN COMPUTER CODE
Dec. 10. 4-5 p.m. Ages 6 and older and parents, too, can learn to create and play games designed to demystify computer code. Learn the basics and discover resources to use at home. Self-guided tutorials work on a browser, tablet or smart phone. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

FILMS FEATURE MURALISTS
Dec. 10. 7 p.m. A film, “Joe Cotter’s Buckman Community Mural,” shows how the muralist worked. The Buckman art is on the south wall of a Plaid Pantry building at Southeast 12th Avenue and Morrison Street. Also showing is “Diego Rivera: I Paint What I See,” an overview of the public murals by the Mexican artist. Free. McMenamins’ Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St.

MIPSO TO PLAY DOUG FIR
Dec. 10. 8 p.m. Mipso, the young Americana stringband, performs music from a new album, “Old Time Reverie.” Age 21 and over. www.mipsomusic.com. Tickets $11-$13. www.ticketfly.com. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St.

HOLMES FILM SLATED
Dec. 11. 1 p.m. In the film “Mr. Holmes,” a retired Sherlock Holmes deals with early dementia as he tries to remember his final case and a woman, whose memory haunts him. $1 donation suggested. Pizza and salad lunch available for $2. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

JAZZ AT MAGNOLIA’S
Dec. 11. 7-9 p.m. Hear jazz with Kacy Colleen. No cover. Wine, brews, menu with vegetarian options. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net/. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

NEW BEANSTALK OPENS
Dec. 12. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beanstalk children’s shop celebrates the grand opening of Beanstalk Montavilla. Folk songs and puppets with Red Yarn, face painting with Nicole, balloons with clowns Olive & Dingo. Information: beanstalkpdx.com. (503) 327-8506. Beanstalk Montavilla, 8021 S.E. Stark St.

FOOD AS POWER
Dec. 12. 4-5:30 p.m. Wendy Willis, executive director of Portland State University’s Policy Consensus Initiative, leads a discussion on how food production, preparation and consumption may create self-sufficiency and empowered citizenship. Free. First come, first seated. Supported by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

JAZZ DUO SLATED
Dec. 12. 7-9 p.m. Hear the Andrew Becker jazz duo. No cover. Wine, brews, menu with vegetarian options. Tell the bartender “Decanter” for $2 off first drink. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net/. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

BELL CONCERT SET
Dec. 13. 1 p.m. Hear Westminster Concert Bells present “A Celebration in Bronze” with Whitechapel handbells and Malmark chimes. Free-will offering to help support the bell program. Disabled accessible. On bus lines #8 and #9. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

TALK WITH NUTRITIONIST
Dec. 14. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Join nutritionist Teri Sprouse to learn how to read food labels and make choices to promote good health. Free. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

LEARN TO STOP DRAFTS
Dec. 14 or 16. 6-8 p.m. Learn how to stop drafts around doors and windows to save energy and increase home comfort. Qualified participants receive a free kit of weatherization supplies. Registration required: www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827 ext. 108. Community Energy Project, 2900 S.E. Stark St., Suite A.

SAVE HOME ENERGY
Dec. 15. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn how to stop drafts around doors and windows to save energy and increase home comfort. Qualified participants receive a free kit of weatherization supplies. Registration required: www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827 ext. 108. Peninsula Park Community Center, 700 N. Rosa Parks Way.

SENIOR HOLIDAY PARTY PLANNED
Dec. 16. 1:30-3:30 p.m. A seniors’ holiday party with desserts, music and gift swapping. Bring a gently used and wrapped book, CD or DVD to exchange with another guest. Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

LEARN THAT LAPTOP
Dec. 17. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Make a 45-minute appointment to learn how to operate a phone, tablet or PC or Apple laptop. Free. Appointment required: (503) 288-8303. Computer laboratory in Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

READ TO THE DOG
Dec. 17. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Kids and teens may “Read to the Dog,” a therapy dog from Pet Partners, to improve reading skills and make a new friend. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

KIDS PAINT ORNAMENTS
Dec. 17. 4-5:30 p.m. Bring a child to paint a holiday ceramic ornament. Ornament, ribbon, lead-free paint, aprons, water buckets and paint brushes provided. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

READERS TO MEET
Dec. 17. 6:30-7:45 p.m. A Pageturners group discusses “A Place on Earth” by Wendell Berry. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

FREE SING ALONG MESSIAH
Dec. 18. 8 p m. 22nd annual Twietmeyer Properties’ Sing Along Messiah concert. Director David York with organist Lauri Chinn. Scores provided. No soloists or orchestra. Three youth pianists will present solo piano performances from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Doors open 6:15 p.m. No reservations required. Early arrival encouraged. Salvation Army Bell Ringers will accept contributions. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st. Ave.

HEAR WESTERN SWING
Dec. 18. 7-9 p.m. Sagebrush Sisters bring Western swing and blues. No cover. Wine, beer and small plates. . (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net/. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

BACH ORATORIO SLATED
Dec. 18. 7:30 p.m. Cantata Choir’s Baroque Holiday Concert features J.S. Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio,” parts 1-3.  Tickets: $30 adults, $25 students/seniors. Purchase online: www.brownpapertickets.com. Information: (503) 702-1973. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

WRITE YOUR RESUME
Dec. 19. 2-4 p.m. Get one-on-one help describing your accomplishments for a resume. Bring a paper copy of your resume, if available. Registration required for 30-minute appointments: (503) 988-5370 or multcolib.org. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

PAINT ELEGANT NAILS
Dec. 19. 4-4:30 p.m. An artist will help teens paint elegant snowflakes on their nails. Free. First come, first served. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

WALK A LABYRINTH
Dec. 19. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second floor Great Hall. At 5:30 p.m., a healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. (503) 287-1289. Www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

‘FOLKSLINGER’ SLATED
Dec. 19. 7-9 p.m. Listen to Mark MacMinn, a self-declared “folkslinger.” No cover. Wine, brews, small plates. (503) 459-4081. www.magnolia.net/. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

BUILD A WEBSITE
Dec. 20. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn how to build a basic website using the Google Sites application. Google or gmail account required to participate in class. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

DAY CAMP TO OPEN
Dec. 21-23 and Dec. 28-30. 9 a.m. to 4 p..m. Ages 6-11 may join holiday day camp for crafts, games, sports and swimming. Members $40/day, non-members $50/day. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

TARANTINO FILM OPENS
Dec. 25. Check website for times. Quentin Taratino’s “The Hateful Eight” stars Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Samuel L. Jackson in 70 mm. Eight strangers take shelter from a snow storm in post-Civil War Wyoming. Through betrayal and deception, none may get to Red Rock. $15 general, $12 students/seniors. Check times: www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

CELEBRATE KWANZAA
Dec. 27. 2-3 p.m. Kwanzaa, a celebration of family, community and culture, will be observed with a program on “Kujichagulia” or self-determination. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

SENIORS TO READ
Dec. 28. 12:30-1:30 p.m. All seniors are welcome to the book group, which discusses “Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight,” by Alexandra Fuller. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

ONGOING

TOPS SETS MEETING
Dec. 1. 8:30-10 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Tuesdays. Fees apply. Information: (503) 236-7835. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.

LEGAL AID OFFERED
Dec. 1 and Dec. 15. 9:30 a.m. to Noon. Continues first and third Tuesdays. Senior Law Project legal clinic, for Multnomah County residents age 60 and older. Volunteer attorneys, with Legal Aid Services of Oregon, provide free, 30-minute meetings. Appointments required: Call Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Doss St.

SENIOR EXERCISES SET
Dec. 1 and 3. 11 a.m. to Noon. Continues Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hollywood Senior Center exercise program. $1 donation appreciated. Promotes joint flexibility, muscle strength, coordination and cardiovascular conditioning. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Leaven Community Center at Salt & Light Lutheran Church, 5431 N.E. 20th Ave. at Killingsworth.

COPE WITH ANXIETY
Dec. 1. 6:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. A depression and anxiety support group, Recovery International, is a non-profit, Cognitive Behavioral Training system to help cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, and other issues. Free-will offering. (503) 810-2789. www.recoveryinternational.org or www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angels Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.

VETERANS AID SET
Dec. 7. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Multnomah County Veterans’ Services offers help advocating for benefits and resources. Continues Mondays. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-8387. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

GRANDPARENTS GROUP MEETS MONTHLY
Dec. 7. 10-11 a.m. Continues first Monday of each month. A support group for grandparents, aunts, uncles and others raising children they didn’t expect to have. Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9000 N. Foss Ave.

UPCOMING

LEARN TO RUN SAFELY
Jan. 7. 7 p.m. Learn to run safely and effectively for fitness, competition or for fun. Presentation with Bob Nelson, personal trainer and running coach. Free. Information: www.bobfitpdx.com or (503) 502-6708. Portland Team Fitness, 3311 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  — Janet Goetze

November 2015

Elias Weiss Friedman, who photographs dogs of all kinds will introduce his book at Furever Pets on Novenber 5. A portion of book sales a will go to the Humane Society. (Elias Weiss Friedman)

Elias Weiss Friedman, who photographs dogs of all kinds will introduce his book at Furever Pets on Novenber 5. A portion of book sales a will go to the Humane Society. (Elias Weiss Friedman)

Guardino shows fabric arts
Nov. 1. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adriene Cruz shows fabric arts and mixed media, Anne Mavor shows encaustic and Noah Starer shows ceramics. Nov. 21 the annual “Little Things” exhibit of small works suitable for gifts runs through the holidays. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday. (503) 281-9048. www.guardinogallery.com/. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Artists view light side of life
Nov. 1. Noon to 1 a.m. “Looking at the Light Side of Life” through the eyes of 10 local artists. Free. Www.cu-portland.edu. Hours: Noon to 1 a.m. Sunday; 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; closed Nov. 22 and 26; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 23; 8 a.m. to midnight. Nov. 25. Concordia University’s George R. White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Kenyan artist shows work
Nov. 1. noon-6 p.m. Jacob Wachira Ezigbo shows figurative abstractions in palettes inspired by the life of an artist transplanted from Kenya. Through Nov. 25. See works of the gallery’s members through the holidays. Hours: noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. (503) 280-6329. Www.albertastreetgallery.com. Alberta Street Gallery, 2124 N.E. Alberta St.

Carter family film slated
Nov. 1. 2 p.m. “The Winding Stream,” a film about the original Carter family, their influence, the alliance of June Carter and Johnny Cash, and efforts of the family to keep the legacy alive. Afterward, a performance by instrumentalist-songster Dom Flemons, Annalisa Tomfelt, the Coupe Duet. Q&A with musicians and filmmaker Beth Harrington. Tickets $10. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Writing workshop set
Nov. 1. 2:30-4:30 p.m. The Voices & Stories of She includes a writing workshop to reclaim an authentic voice. Participants read from their work. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth.

Authors to read women poets
Nov. 2. 7 p.m. Local authors read from the recently published anthology of poems, “Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace,” edited by Carolyne Wright, Eugenia Toledo and M.L. Lyons. ten.e1513290936ciffo1513290936tsewq1513290936@sdao1513290936rbkoo1513290936b1513290936. (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Learn safe online surfing
Nov. 3. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Securely shop, surf and socialize online after learning about antivirus software, e-mail safety, secure passwords, social media safety and more. Must be comfortable using a web browser and navigating websites. Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Review plan proposals
Nov. 3. 10 a.m. to noon. An informal session to talk with city staff about new proposals for Portland’s Comprehensive Plan. The proposals would affect the size, shape and location of shops, apartments, houses and places of employment. Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Learn senior legal issues
Nov. 3. 5-6 p.m. Gain an overview of legal issues related to long-term care for the elderly, advanced directives, power of attorney and estate planning. Free. A program of Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program. Information: Coordinator Loriann McNeill, (503) 988-8210. Concordia University, George White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Flu shots available
Nov. 4. 2-4 p.m. Rite-Aid offers a flu shot clinic for seniors. Please bring a Medicare card and your doctor’s name and telephone number. Medicare covers the cost. For further information about the cost, call Katie at Rite-Aid (503) 249-2757. For shots, register at (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Create on SCRATCH
Nov. 4. 4-6 p.m. Teens in grades 6-12 may create stories, games and animations on SCRATCH. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library. 512 N. Killingsworth St.

View Addams cartoons
Nov. 5 and 6. 4-8 p.m.; Nov. 7 and 8, noon to 4 p.m. An exhibit of 52 Charles Addams’ original cartoons created for The New Yorker magazine. Includes the Addams family and other bizarre and beloved characters. Continues to Dec. 13. 4-8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Tickets: $10 general, $8 students & seniors. Large groups and field trips please make appointments: gro.e1513290936suohn1513290936omire1513290936c@sno1513290936itavr1513290936eser1513290936. Cerimon House, 5131 N.E. 23rd Ave.

Yoga to improve posture
Nov. 6:30-7:30 p.m. A yoga workshop to improve posture, especially for those who sit at a desk all day, slump or feel neck and back stiffness. Registration: (971) 339-3405 or moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 N.E. Glisan St.

Siren Nation plans fest
Nov. 4-15. Times and venues vary. The Siren Nation Music and Arts Festival presents music, a night of Northwest women comedians and a visual art show. Schedule with ticket information: www. sirennation.org.

The Dogist introduces book
Nov. 5. 6:30 p.m. The Dogist, aka Elias Weiss Friedman, who photographs dogs of all kinds to post on his blog and Instagram feeds, introduces his book ($24.95, Artisan) in conjunction with Furever Pets, Broadway Books and the Oregon Humane Society. A portion of book sales and other items will go to the Humane Society. Free event. Information: Sally McPherson or Kim Bissell, ten.e1513290936ciffo1513290936tsewq1513290936@sdao1513290936rbkoo1513290936b1513290936, or Janet Takayama, moc.s1513290936tepre1513290936veruf1513290936@tena1513290936J1513290936. Event at Furever Pets, 1902 N.E. Broadway.

Sale to benefit preschool
Nov. 6 and 7. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual basement sale, benefiting the non-profit Rose City Neighborhood Preschool, includes clothing for babies and children, kitchenware, home furnishings, books, CDs, toys, games, electronics, sporting goods, collectibles. www.rosecitypreschool.org. In the basement of Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Cool crafts to benefit NECC
Nov. 6. 5-8 p.m.; Nov. 7. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fine Art & Cool Crafts Show and Sale opens with live music, complimentary wine and cheese and work by local artists. Proceeds benefit the Northeast Community Center, an independent non-profit center. (503) 284-3377. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Clothing sale to aid ‘Success’
Nov. 6. Noon to 7 p.m.; Nov. 7 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Nov. 8 -11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Nov. 8 – 2-4 p.m. Dress for Success Oregon opens Acey’s Closet for bargains on new and gently used women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. Proceeds benefit career programs for low-income women to get jobs and transition out of poverty. https://oregon.dressforsuccess.org. (503) 249-7300. Dress for Success Oregon, 1532 N.E. 37th Ave., Suite B.

Theater books ‘Wild Bunch’
Nov. 6-8. 7 p.m. Sam Peckinpah’s Western classic, “The Wild Bunch,” about an aging outlaw seeking a final robbery before retiring but he’s set up by an old partner. In 70mm. Tickets $12. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Art, music in installation
Nov. 6. 7 p.m. First Friday features “Four Weeks,” an evolving installation with a 12-piece orchestra in the Denizen Gallery. James Halvorson shows new mixed media in the Lofts Gallery. Free. (503) 278-6952. ten.t1513290936sopel1513290936imsts1513290936itra@1513290936ytinu1513290936mmoc1513290936. Art Haus at Artists’ Milepost, 850 N.E. 81st Ave., No. 122, enter on Oregon Street.

Review slated for Grant plans
Nov. 7. 9 a.m.-noon. Free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Grant High School’s second master planning workshop to gather community input on a rebuilt school. The design team will develop a proposed plan from the two workshops and present it to for comment on Dec. 3. Spanish translation provided. Free child care. ten.s1513290936pp@do1513290936mSHG1513290936. Http://GrantBondpps.net. Grant High School library, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.

Holiday bazaar planned
Nov. 7. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holiday bazaar featuring Christmas decorations, baked goods, Native American crafts, gift items. Indian taco lunch served 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring beverage bottles and cans for recycling. Wheelchair accessible. (503) 281-0324. Wilshire United Methodist Native American Fellowship, 3917 N.E. Shaver St.

Find pet in special visit
Nov. 7. 3 p.m. Shop and adopt a pet during the Oregon Humane Society visit to FureverPets. (503) 416-5026. FureverPets, 1902 N.E. Broadway.

Folk duo scheduled
Nov. 7. 7-9 p.m. Hear the folk duo, “Bullet and Belles.” No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” and get $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Author to read kids’ book
Nov. 8. 11 a.m. Author Jami Gigot presents her new picture book, “Mae and the Moon,” who love to play hide-and-seek together. Free event. Signed books will be available for purchase after the reading. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Music based on literature
Nov. 8. 1 p.m. Musician Emily Arrow, who creates children’s music inspired by literature, shares songs from her album, “Storytime Singalong,” to be released in January 2016. Free. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Choir to present ‘St. Cecilia’
Nov. 8. 2-4- p.m. The Bach Cantata Choir of Portland, directed by Ralph Nelson, will present G.F. Handel’s “Ode to St. Cecilia” and J.S. Bach’s Cantata No. 97 “In Allen Meinen Taten” and Motet No. 6 “Lobet den Herm.” Free-will offering. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Earn cash with spare room
Nov. 8. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Learn how to monetize that spare room with travelers using Airbnb and Beyond. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Alan Stone shows work
Nov. 9 to Dec. 4. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Artist Alan Stone shows work in the community center lobby. Free. (503) 284-3377. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn eating for health
Nov. 9. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Wholistic nutritionist Teri Sprouse talks about intuitive eating supporting health. Free. (503) 284-3377. Www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Reduce family stress
Nov. 9. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn a holistic approach for the family to reduce stress and lessen chaos at home, school and work. Free. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn to use iPad
Nov. 10 and 17. 9:30-11:30 a.m. A two-session class on using your iPad, settings, apps and more. Bring your own iPad fully charged. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Author to read kids’ books
Nov. 10. 11 a.m. Children’s author Abraham Schroeder reads “The Gentleman Bat” and “Too Many Tables.” Free event. Signed books available after the reading. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Talking tough with seniors
Nov. 10. 5-6 p.m. Caregivers and others who must have tough conversations with elders can gain ideas and strategies for collecting the car keys, making plans for the future and deciding care issues. Free. A program of Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program. Information: Coordinator Loriann McNeill, (503) 988-8210. Concordia University, George White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Get help with health insurance
Nov. 10. 5-7:30 p.m. Get information and assistance with health insurance. Open enrollment is Nov. 1, 2015, to Jan. 31, 2016. Interpreters available upon request. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Make bracelet with beads
Nov. 10. 6-7:30 p.m. Join Valerie Bluenet to make a colorful holiday memory wire bracelet, using a variety of beads. For a loved one or a treat for yourself. Finish the bracelet with wire and pliers. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Spy novel on schedule
Nov. 10. 7 p.m. Linda Lee Peterson will read from her new Maggie Fiori mystery, “The Spy on the Tennessee Walker.” Free. (503) 284-1726. ten.e1513290936ciffo1513290936tsewq1513290936@sdao1513290936rbkoo1513290936b1513290936. www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Parade route set
Nov. 11. 9:45 a.m. The 41st annual Ross Hollywood Veterans Day Parade begins at Northeast 40th Avenue and Hancock Street, travels east on Sandy Boulevard to 48th Avenue for a memorial flag raising ceremony. Team Red, White and Blue, formed in 2010 to enrich the lives of veterans, will be the grand marshal. www.veteransdaypdx.org.

Learn Craigslist points
Nov. 11. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn how to post an item to sell on Craigslist, how to search for a job or rental home and tips for staying safe when using Craigslist. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

‘Aladdin’ film slated in pool
Nov. 11. 4-5:30 p.m. All ages splash in warm water while watching the film “Aladdin.” Free for members, $10 for adult non-members, $5 youth non-members. (503) 284-3377. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Village PDX to meet
Nov. 11. 7-9 p.m. Meeting for Northeast Village PDX, an organization that helps people stay in their own homes as they age. Free. Information: Margaret Baldwin (503) 895-2750 or moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpeg1513290936alliv1513290936en1513290936. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Cartoonist to speak
Nov. 12. 3:30 p.m. Cartoonist Dana Simpson presents her graphic novel, “Phoebe and Her Unicorn.” A cartoon drawing demonstration and book signing will follow the reading. Event is free. (503) 954-2354. www. greenbeanbookspdx.com Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Prepare for quake
Nov. 12. 6-7:30 p.m. Learn how to prepare for a big earthquake. Make a family plan, build an emergency kit and learn how to store it. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Review due for boundary plan
Nov. 12. 6-8 p.m. Community members may review proposals for new school boundaries. A goal is to balance enrollments because Portland is projected to gain 5,000 students, for a total of 53,000, by 2025. E-mail: ten.s1513290936pp@sw1513290936orgsp1513290936p1513290936. Online information: www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/enrollment-transfer/9522.htm. Center for Intercultural Organizing, 700 N. Killlingsworth St.

Author slates reading
Nov. 12. 7 p.m. Author Scott Nadelson reads from his new novel, “Between the World and Me,” about a man who discovers the quiet beauty, doubt and longing of a blended family’s life in the suburbs. Free. (503) 284-1726. ten.e1513290936ciffo1513290936tsewq1513290936@sdao1513290936rbkoo1513290936b1513290936. www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Film follows Doug Sahm
Nov 12, 7:30 p.m. “Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove,” a film about Doug Sahm, who landed in San Francisco in the 1967 Summer of Love then returned to Texas to build the Austin music scene before forming The Texas Tornados. Director Joe Nick Patoska. Tickets $8. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Pizza served before film
Nov. 13. 1 p.m. View the film “Testament of Youth,” about a British woman who recalls coming of age during World War I, young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of dark times. Free but donations appreciated. Pizza and salad lunch available at 11:30 a.m. for $2. Call to order: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Movie features WWI period
Nov. 13. 1 p.m. View the film “Testament of Youth,” about a British woman who recalls coming of age during World War I, young love and the futility of war. Free. Please register in advance: (971) 285-6939. North Portland Senior Services, 4720 N. Trenton St.

Magnolia’s to feature singer
Nov. 13. 7 p.m. Hear singer-songwriter Michael Howard. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” for $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Seniors slate bazaar
Nov. 14. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A holiday bazaar featuring handcrafted items, including baby clothes and toys, quilts, bags, aprons, soap and more. Call Judy Hallman for details: (503) 867-5630. Other information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Artisan Faire planned
Nov. 14. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ; Nov. 15. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual Antique & Artisan Faire. A quilt is raffled to support the church general fund. $5 each ticket, five for $20. (503) 282-0965. gro.s1513290936erpkr1513290936apyti1513290936cesor1513290936@ecif1513290936fo1513290936. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Pet portraits offered
Nov. 14. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa Paws pet portraits: cats, dogs and other pets pose with Santa for a holiday photo. $20 covers sitting fee, two 5X7 portraits, holiday card and copy of the images. Proceeds benefit the Oregon Humane Society. Hollywood Fred Meyer, 3030 N.E. Weidler St.

Kids to explore electronics
Nov. 14. 3:30-5 p.m. Kids in grades 3 and up use snap circuits to explore the fundamentals of electronics and build models using LEDs and fans. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Holiday shopping planned
Nov. 14. 6-10 p.m. Holiday one-stop shopping featuring homemade goods, doTerra Essential Oils, Jamberry Nails, Pampered Chef and more. Free entry at Alma Midwifery Education and Movement Space, 1233 S.E. Stark St.

Folk, pop music slated
Nov. 14. 7-9 p.m. Hear Sam Densmore’s modern folk/pop music. Tell the bartender “decanter” for $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Disjecta plans art auction
Nov. 14. 7-11 p.m. The Disjecta art auction features works donated by more than 50 local artists. Proceeds raised support Disjecta’s free contemporary arts programming. Age 21 and older. Tickets $40 at door or $30 in advance: http://bit.ly/disjectaauctionpreview. Work for viewing Nov. 6-8 from noon to 6 p.m. By appointment Nov. 9-13. Information: gro.a1513290936tcejs1513290936id@ya1513290936fanaj1513290936. Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, 8371 N. Interstate Ave.

Native history to be revealed
Nov. 15. 2-3 p.m. Historian Tracy J. Prince offers information and photos in “A Shared City: Native Americans in Early Portland History.” They outnumbered white arrivals three-to-one and often lived along the rivers. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Versatile organist to play
Nov. 15. 3 p.m. Christoph Bull, a versatile organist versed in classical and popular music, will present the second of seven programs in the 2015-16 concert series. Free-will offering. (503) 281-1229. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Molly Gloss to speak
Nov. 16. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet Molly Gloss, author of “The Jump-Off Creek.” Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Library slates storytelling
Nov. 16. 6-7:30 p.m. An interactive workshop introduces the storytellers, authors and organizations preserving African-American culture and history through the art of storytelling. Also learn about the stories, styles and performance techniques used by African-American storytellers. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Reduce caregiver stress
Nov. 17. 5-6 p.m. Learn tips to reduce the stress in talking to family members about memory loss and changes in behavior. Free. Offered by Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program. Information: Coordinator Loriann McNeill, (503) 988-8210. Concordia University, George White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Pageturners to hear author
Nov. 17. 7-8 p.m. Meet author Kate Gray, author of “Carry the Sky,” with Pageturners book group. Albina library information: (503) 988-5362. Meet next door at Whole Foods Market, Mt. Bachelor conference room. 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Basketball league set
Nov. 17-19. Center hours. Registration required for winter youth basketball league for ages 5-11. League runs Jan. 18-March 6, 2016. League emphasizes fair play, fundamentals, relationship building and fun. Center members $79, non-members $99; scholarships available. Information: (503) 284-3377. Www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn about memory loss
Nov. 18. 1-2 p.m. Find out how to prevent memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease in an informational session on the A-4 Study: A Clinical Trial on Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

See school boundary plans
Nov. 18. 6-8 p.m. Community members may review proposals for new school boundaries. A goal is to balance enrollments because Portland is projected to gain 5,000 students, for a total of 53,000, by 2025. E-mail: ten.s1513290936pp@sw1513290936orgsp1513290936p1513290936. Online information: www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/enrollment-transfer/9522.htm. Roseway Heights School, 7334 N.E. Siskiyou St.

Learn about phone, laptop
Nov. 19. 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. Meet with the “computer tutor.” Bring a fully charged phone, tablet or laptop for a 45-minute session. Free. Registration required at (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Coping with life’s changes
Nov. 19. 10-11:30 a.m. “Bridging Life’s Transitions” is a session to explore ways to cope with life’s changes, using a lifetime of strengths and learned skills. Facilitated by VIEWS (Volunteers Involved in the Emotional Wellbeing of Seniors). Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Jazz singer billed
Nov. 20. 7-9 p.m. Hear Mitzi sing jazz. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” for $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Teens to build robot
Nov. 21. 1-2 p.m. Teens in grades 6-12 can build a robot that can doodle on its own. Use a motor, a battery, a marker and craft supplies. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn to use iPad
Nov. 21. 1-4 p.m. iPad Part 2 includes navigating the App Store, reading books and magazines, taking photos and editing, using Facetime or Skype to videochat and managing podcasts. Bring iPad fully charged. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Labyrinth, healing service set
Nov. 21. 4-5:45 p.m. Walk a candlelight labyrinth in the second-floor Great Hall. Free. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. Free-will offering. (503) 287-1289. www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Singer to perform
Nov. 21. 7-9 p.m. Hear singer Caryn Jamieson. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” for $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Turkey on menu
Nov. 22. Noon to 2 p.m. Thanksgiving dinner celebration and social time with Wy’East Unitarian Congregation in cooperation with Hollywood Senior Center. Turkey with all the fixings, music and fellowship. You may bring a dish, but it’s not necessary. Free. Space is limited. Please make a reservation: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

e-Bay tips offered
Nov. 22. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn to buy and sell on e-Bay. Free. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Center plans holiday meal
Nov. 26. 3:30-6 p.m. Enjoy Thanksgiving Day dinner with folks who like to be in good company. Appetizers at 3:30 p.m. Dinner at 4 p.m. You may make a donation of a grocery store gift card or other donation, but it’s not necessary. Please make reservations by Nov. 16 at 503-288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Bazaar to aid Humane Society
Nov. 27-29. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. America’s largest Christmas bazaar to benefit the Oregon Humane Society. Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr.

Hear Latin jazz, blues
Nov. 27. 7-9 p.m. Byron & Johny play Latin jazz and blues. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” for $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. www.magnoliascorner.net . Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Shop plans book events
Nov. 28. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At 2 p.m., a mystery book giveaway as part of Indies First Day, offering special events at independent book stores. Scavenger hunt all day. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Powerful singer slated
Nov. 28. 7-9 p.m. Hear powerful singer Maria Webster. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Create herb scented gifts
Nov. 30. 6-7:30 p.m. Make holiday gifts with herbs: dream pillows, a sugar scrub for at-home spa treatment and a culinary salt blend for the chef in your life. Learn about traditional uses of herbs while working on projects. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Ongoing

Support to raise children
Nov. 2. Continues first Monday of the month. 10-11 a.m. A support group for grandparents and other relatives raising children. Understand the stress and find ways to deal with it for physical and emotional health. Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9000 N. Foss Ave.

Take off pounds
Nov. 3. 8:30-10 a.m. Continues Tuesdays. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Information: (503) 236-7835. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.

Deal with depression
Nov. 3. 6:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. A depression and anxiety support group Recovery International, a non-profit cognitive behavioral training system to help cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other issues. Free-will offering. (503) 810-2789. www.recoveryinternational.org or www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave. near Broadway.

Computer skills offered
Nov. 4. 4-5:30 p.m. Continues Wednesdays except Nov. 25. Library volunteers offer one-on-one assistance with basic computer functions for Vietnamese speakers. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Caregivers plan class
Nov. 11. 1-3 p.m. Continues second Wednesday of the month. A support group through the Alzheimer’s Association. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Alzheimer’s support group meets
Nov. 15. 2-3:30 p.m. Continues third Sunday of the month. An Alzheimer’s Association support group. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Group helps Alzheimer’s caregivers
Nov. 24. 6-7:30 p.m. Continues fourth Tuesdays. Youth and young adults caring for or helping care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders may benefit by sharing experiences with others who understand what they are going through. Free. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Upcoming

Event to aid library
Jan. 20. 7 p.m. The Grant High School library staff is hosting “A Literary Evening with Pauls Toutonghi” Proceeds go to the library and its programming. Tickets $25 in the library, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave. Information: librarian Paige Battle, ten.s1513290936pp@el1513290936ttabp1513290936. Event at Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Mozart’s favorites
Jan. 28. 7:30 p.m. Chamber Music Northwest reimagines Mozart’s favorites and rarely heard masterpieces as they might have sounded in court-styled wind arrangements. One performance in the organization’s six-part Winter Festival from Jan. 27 to Feb. 1. Tickets $30 general and $10 ages 7-25: gro.w1513290936nmc@s1513290936tekci1513290936t1513290936. (503) 294-6400 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Concert at Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St. — Janet Goetze

October 2015

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin will appear at the Hollywood Theatre on October 31.

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin will appear at the Hollywood Theatre on October 31. (Hollywood Theatre)

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Micah & Me to perform
Oct. 1. 9:30 a.m. Micah & Me will perform rollicking songs for kids of all ages. $5 suggested donation. (503) 284-1276. www.smallfrypdx.com/ Smallfry resale and consignment, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Learn electronic device
Oct. 1. 9:30 a.m. Computer tutor John Lucas will give one-on-one guidance for understanding an electronic device. Free 45-minute appointments at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Sign up at (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Photo art exhibited
Oct. 1. noon to 7 p.m. A photography exhibit of work by R.J. Cartasegna, “Revelating Light,” will continue through October. Free viewing. Hours noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday. (503) 280-6329. www.albertastreetgallery.com. Alberta Street Gallery, 2724 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn to control weeds
Oct. 1. 6:30-9 p.m. Identify common weeds and other plant invaders and learn ways to control them without turning to synthetic herbicides. Free. Presented by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. Register: www.emswcd.org. or (503) 222-7645. Bridgeport United Church of Christ, 621 N.E. 76th Ave.

Art to adorn lobby
Oct. 2-Nov. 6. The work of Northwest artist Joanne Radmilovich Kollman will be displayed in the Northeast Community Center lobby. Www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Lovecraft inspires films
Oct. 2-4. Times vary. The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival features the weird tales of H.P. Lovecraft adapted by professional and amateur filmmakers. www.hplfilmfestival.com. Weekend passes $65. Single day passes $18, $20, $32. Tickets: www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Films examine climate
Oct. 2. 7 p.m. View short films from international filmmakers on a variety of themes related to climate change. Popcorn and cookies available. Free. (503) 284-2331. www.centralportland.org. Fellowship Room at Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Humorist to perform
Oct. 2. 8 p.m. Antsy McClain, singer, songwriter, humorist and small-town philosopher, performs. His shows originate from a fictitious trailer park, Pine View Heights. www.Antsy.net. Tickets $25 in advance, $28 day of show: TicketBiscuit.com or box office: (503) 764-4131. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Library slates book fair
Oct. 3. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Portland library and the Urban League of Portland invite families with children from pre-school through fifth grade to the 17th annual Children’s Book Fair. Join in activities, book making, button making, other crafts. Meet superheroes Bookman and Bookwoman, who read in several languages. On the back lawn. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Performer to present tales from Africa
Oct. 3. 1-1:45 p.m. Chetter Galloway uses animation, sound effects and audience participation to perform a potpourri of fun-filled stories from the African diaspora. The program is “Juba This and Juba That: A Collection of African American Folktales.” Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Hope of ‘New Creation’
Oct. 4. 9 a.m. Dan Brunner, a professor of Christian history at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, will lead a session on “Living Out the Hope of a New Creation.” Free. (503) 284-2331. www.centralportland.org. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Class to study Islam
Oct. 4. 10 a.m. Worship service marks World Communion Sunday. 11:20 a.m. Adult education series on world religions begins with Islam. gro.s1513290936erpkr1513290936apyti1513290936cesor1513290936@ecif1513290936fo1513290936. (503) 282-0965. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Animals to get blessing
Oct. 4. 10:15 a.m. St. Francis Sunday and the blessing of the animals. Bring furry, feathered, finned friends, or a photo, to receive the special blessing. Children’s plush companions also are welcome. Free. (503) 284-2331. www.centralportland.org. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Book holds nature theme
Oct. 4. 11 a.m. Northwest artist Phoebe Wahl shares her new picture book, “Sonya’s Chickens,” with themes of comfort, nostalgia and intimacy with nature. Free reading. Signed copies of the book available for purchase. (503) 954-2354. Www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Racial diversity in future
Oct. 4. 1:30-3 p.m. Willamette University professor Emily Drew leads a conversation about the future of racial diversity in Oregon, one of the whitest states in the country. What does the racial integration of place require of us and how might we prepare to embrace the opportunity? Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn programming
Oct. 4. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn what computer programming is, what to do with programming information and where to learn more. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Raitt tribute planned
Oct. 4. 5 p.m. Bre Gregg brings a tribute to Bonnie Raitt. Free. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.

Tech questions answered
Oct. 5. 6-7 p.m. Meet one-on-one for 30 minutes with a knowledgeable tech helper who will answers questions about mobile devices, websites, downloading, e-readers. First come, first served. Bring the device, if possible. ?Tiene preguntas de tecnologia? Le gustaria saber mas sobre el use de celulares, tabletas, descargas de aplicaciones (apps), libros electronicos? Las sesiones duran 30 minutes. Atencion segun el orden de llegada. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn about e-mail
Oct. 6. 9:45-11:45 a.m. In e-mail 101, learn to set up a web-based e-mail account, Gmail. Learn how to send and reply to mail, set up a contacts list, send attachments and create labels. A class for beginners who are comfortable using a keyboard and a mouse. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Musicians to visit library
Oct. 6. 4-5 p.m. Continues Wednesdays in October. An Oregon Symphony musician will visit each week to play an instrument and provide an introduction to the instrument and orchestra music. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Build basic website
Oct. 6. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn to build a basic website using Google Sites. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Zippers to blossom
Oct. 6. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Make “zip pins,” flowers made from zippers. Use as a magnet, a brooch, a headband or hat accessory. Free. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. (503) 988-5368. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Make climate choices
Oct. 6. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Volunteers with Organizing for Action/Climate Reality Project provide climate change information to help residents make informed choices at home, work and how they influence politicians. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Musician to perform
Oct. 6. 7 p.m. Deborah Martin performs. Free. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.

Learn about e-tablet
Oct. 7 and 14. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn the basic layout of your Android tablet, settings, apps and more. Bring your own fully-charged tablet. Must have a Google or Gmail account before coming to class. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Healing class slated
Oct. 7. 1-3 p.m. A class called “Change Your Energy, Change Your Life — Focus on Physical Healing,” with Liza Burney of Heart-to-Heart Healing. Learn tools to treat cuts, scrapes and burns; reduce stress; support general well being with Pranic healing, a no-touch technique offering procedures to strengthen the body’s vital energy. Free. Information: www.heart-to-heart-healing.com. RSVP: moc.g1513290936nilae1513290936h-tra1513290936eh-ot1513290936-trae1513290936h@azi1513290936l1513290936 or (503) 502-5186. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Teens to make pillows
Oct. 7. 4-5:45 p.m. Teens in grades 6 to 12 may transform two flat pieces of fleece into soft pillows in various shapes. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Herbs make ‘Fire Cider’
Oct. 7. 6-7:30 p.m. Learn to make “Fire Cider,” an age-old way to infuse apple cider vinegar with fresh and spicy herbs. Traditionally, fire cider helps boost the immune system, increase circulation and support the liver. Free. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Concussion class slated
Oct. 7. 7:15-8:45 p.m. Adults, parents and children may learn about concussions, baseline testing, rehabilitation and resources for support. Free. Register at (971) 339-3405 or moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 N.E. Glisan St.

Learn Excel 2007
Oct. 8. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Learn about spreadsheets, an introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Writer to teach class
Oct. 8. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Award-winning writer Linda Ferguson teaches a creative writing class for adults and school-age students. Continues to Dec. 17. Write from prompts to create ideas for poems, stories and personal essays in a supportive class. All experience levels welcome. $49 for Portland residents, $68 for non-residents. Register at www.PortlandParks.org (course #1036652) or (503) 916-5615. Beaumont SUN Community School, 4043 N.E. Fremont St.

Panthers film planned
Oct. 8. 7 p.m. Advance film showing of “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” to benefit NAACP of Portland. Directed by Stanley Nelson, it premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. It features rare archival footage and interviews with the people who were there for the cultural and political awakening of many African Americans. Tickets $10. Www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Strasser to read work
Oct. 8. 7 p.m. Arn Strasser reads from his new collection of poetry and prose, “Before Dreaming,” described as varied in tone, “from deeply moving to light-hearted.” Free reading. www.broadwaybooks.net. (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Spruce up the parks!
Oct. 9 and 10. Times vary. The non-profit Portland Parks Foundation and Portland Parks & Recreation Bureau seek volunteers for work parties to help maintain the 50-plus properties in the city park system during Parke Diem. View projects and sign up by neighborhood, category or activity on www.portlandia.org./parkediem.

Heal that pain
Oct. 9. 10-11 a.m. Continues Fridays. Healing chronic pain using gentle movement and awareness exercises with the Feldenkrais method. $10-$20. www.somaspace.us. (971) 258-1885. su.ec1513290936apsam1513290936os@tc1513290936atnoc1513290936. Soma Space, 4050 N.E. Broadway.

Kids learn about cheese
Oct. 9. 10:45 a.m. Curd nerd Cheyenne Terbrueggen of Elephant’s Delicatessen will help children learn about tasting cheese and learn about the animals that make it. $5 suggested donation. Advance sign-up appreciated at (503) 284-1276. Proceeds go to Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon. www.smallfrypdx.com/ Smallfry children’s clothing, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

See Kevin Costner film
Oct. 9. 1 p.m. See film “Black or White,” starring Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Gillian Jacobs. A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his bi-racial granddaughter, whom he has cared for most of her life. Free but $1 donation suggested. In advance, order pizza and salad for $2 for dining at 11:30 a.m.: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Learn ballroom dances
Oct. 9. 6-7 p.m. Learn to waltz. Series continues Oct. 16 waltz and a little foxtrot; Oct. 23 dance review party. $12 each session. margueritefishman@gmail. www.somaspace.us. Soma Space, 4050 N.E. Broadway.

Jazz singer to perform
Oct. 9. 7 p.m. Jazz singer Natalia K. Burgess performs. No cover. Tell the bartender the secret word, “decanter,” to get a $2 discount on the first drink. Full menu, wine, microbrew. Www.magnoliascorner.net/ (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

82nd Ave. forum slated
Oct. 10. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 82nd Avenue Community Forum gives residents and business people opportunities to meet city planners and give testimony on Portland’s mixed-use zoning and employment zone projects. Other issues include transportation, housing and small business. Transit to meeting includes Tri-Met No. 4 and 72. Sign language interpretation provided by request five business days in advance: (503) 823-7728. Free. Jade/APANO Multicultural Space, 8114 S.E. Division St.

Meet artists in studios
Oct. 10 and 11; 17 and 18. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Portland Open Studios is a self-guided tour to see the working processes of more than 100 artists in the metro area. Tour guides, $15 each, admit two adults all four days. Under 18 are free. Guides at New Seasons locations and Muse Art + Design. Apps for iPhone or Google Play. Tour guides: http://www.portlandopenstudios.com/tourguide/#singleTG.

Families to make masks
Oct. 10. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families with children may sculpt paper masks using various templates for bases and covering them with vibrant papers. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Troy Dixon to perform
Oct. 10. 7 p.m. Singer-songwriter Troy Dixon performs. No cover. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. Full menu, wine, microbrew. Www.magnoliascorner.net/ (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Class to view LNG
Oct. 11. 9 a.m. Ted Gleichman, political director for the Center for Sustainable Economy’s Climate and Energy Program, will lead a session on “How and Why God Calls Us to Go Beyond Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).” Free. (503) 284-2331. www.centralportland.org. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Art to aid Kidney Kids
Oct. 11 and 18. 1-4 p.m. Local artists show work to benefit NW Kidney Kids. Donations appreciated. (503) 287-8989. RE/MAX Equity Group, 237 N.E. Broadway, Suite 100.

Foods bring good skin
Oct. 12. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Wholistic nutritionist Teri Sprouse discusses food choices to support healthy skin, hair and nails. Free. Www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Register for swim class
Oct. 13 and 15. 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Registration opens for swim lessons using the American Red Cross curriculum. Members $42; non-members $56. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required. Www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Kids to taste plants
Oct. 13. 9 a.m. Preschoolers learn about and explore tastes of plants, including roots, shoots, leaves, seeds and fruit, with Joanna Sooper of Turnip the Heat Cooking. $12 fee. Limited to 10 children ages 3-5 with advance registration: (503) 284-1276. www.smallfrypdx.com/ Smallfry children’s resale and consignment, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Elephant in school?
Oct. 13. 11 a.m. Author Ellen Fischer reads her new picture book, “If An Elephant Went to School.” Through questions and answers, readers learn about animals and their unique behaviors. A free craft will follow the reading. Www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Readers to meet editor
Oct. 13. 6:15-7:45 p.m. In “Black Voices” book group, meet Walidah Imarisha, co-editor of “Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements,” this month’s book selection. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Parking on agenda
Oct. 13. 6:30-9 p.m. The Rose City Park Neighborhood Association will meet state Sen. Michael Dembrow, discuss deconstruction in Portland, and discuss a city Parking Committee proposal for a parking permit concept applied to all residential zones. A catered meal and music precede the meeting. Take Tri-Met bus lines 12 and 71. German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda, north of Sandy Boulevard.

Roseway views bylaws
Oct. 13. 7 p.m. The Roseway Neighborhood Association’s general meeting will include a vote to update the association bylaws and a vote for new board members. www.roseway.org. Grace Lutheran Church, Northeast 76th Avenue and Fremont Street.

Urbani to read new book
Oct. 13. 7 p.m. Ellen Urbani will read from her second novel, “Landfall,” about the destinies of two teenagers, one black and one white, affected by Hurricane Katrina. Free reading. Www.broadwaybooks.net. (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Elders to taste apples
Oct. 14. 12:45 p.m. Elder Day for tasting apples and cider at the Portland Nursery plus senior discounts on gardening items. Free. Registration for up to 12 required: (503) 288-8303. Two wheelchair spots available. Transportation provided from Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Women vets to write
Oct. 14. 5:45-7:45 p.m. and Oct. 21-28. 5:30-7:30 p.m. “Lioness Writing,” women military veterans of any era, write their lives with prompts at each session. Also practice revising and reading to others. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E.Hancock St.

Keep bones healthy
Oct. 15. 7-8 p.m. A talk about low bone density (osteoporosis) includes the right foods, supplements and exercises to keep bones strong. Free. Register at (971) 339-3405 or moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5736 N.E. Glisan St.

Mark ‘Day of Dead’
Oct. 15. 7:30 p.m. preview. Oct. 16 – 7:30 p.m. opening night for “La Muerte Baila,” a bilingual celebration of the Day of the Dead, conceived and directed by Rebecca Martinez. Tickets start at $24. Discounts for students, seniors, veterans, groups of 15 or more, and those with Oregon Trail card in Arts for All program. Tickets (503) 236-7253 or www.milagro.org. El Centro Milagro, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Haunted House and Carnival
Oct. 16. 6-8 p.m. carnival 5-9 p.m. haunted house. Fundraiser for Rose City Heights PTA. Games food, prizes, family fun. Open to community, children must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per entry to haunted house. 7334 N.E. Siskiyou St.

Read with blankets
Oct. 16. 5-6 p.m. Wear pajamas and bring your own blanket for “Blanket Fort Fun.” Read books with blanket themes and sing blankety songs. Kids may craft plush pillow pets to take home. $10 per child, adults free. Registration required: (503) 954-2354. Www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Swing music booked
Oct. 16. 7 p.m. The Big North Duo presents swing music. No cover. Say “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. Full menu, wine, microbrew. Www.magnoliascorner.net/ (503) 459-4081. Magnolia’s Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Dine with commissioner
Oct. 17. 8:30-11 a.m. Pancake breakfast with Loretta Smith, a Multnomah County commissioner. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Brunch aids counseling
Oct. 17. 10 a.m. to Noon. The 14th annual “Circle of Strength” fund-raising brunch by women helping low-income women and children overcome barriers to mental health services at Northwest Catholic Counseling Center. Speaker is Sheila Hamilton of KINK radio. Tickets $35 or $250 per table. www.nwcounseling.org or (503) 253-0964. Riverside Golf & Country Club, 8105 N.E. 33rd Drive.

Repairs offered
Oct. 17. 1-3:30 p.m. Repair Cafe includes volunteers who repair small appliances, bikes, computers and mend garments. Free. www.repairpdx.org. Community Warehouse, 3969 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Learn to insulate
Oct. 17. 1-3:30 p.m. Do-It-Yourself insulation workshop. Learn how to weatherize a flat attic from prep to choosing correct insulation. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Resume help offered
Oct. 17. 2-4 p.m. One-on-one help writing a resume is offered in 30-minute appointments with a trained volunteer. Bring a paper copy of a resume, if available. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Labyrinth walk slated
Oct. 17. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second floor Great Hall. At 5:30 p.m., a healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. (503) 287-1289. www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Teen driving class set
Oct. 18. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The non-profit Tire Rack Street Survival’s teen driving school teaches drivers ages 15 to 21 to avoid accidents and control a vehicle rather than just operate one. Fee $75 each. Forms and information: www.streetsurvival.org. Local contact: Jim Weidenbaum moc.l1513290936iamto1513290936h@XDP1513290936laviv1513290936ruSte1513290936ertS1513290936. Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd.

Vikings serve pancakes
Oct. 18. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Viking pancake breakfast includes eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, orange juice, tea and bottomless cups of coffee. Children’s Nordic storytime begins at 10 a.m. in the library. Breakfast: $7 adults, $4 children ages 5-12, free under age 5. Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th Ave.

Kids learn basketball
Oct. 19 to Dec. 12. Times vary. Basketball league for ages 5-6 to enhance self-esteem, learn fundamentals and have fun. Members $79, non-members $99. Scholarships available. Preregistration required. Www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Slavery in Oregon?
Oct. 19. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Pageturners Book Group, sponsored by Friends of the Library, discusses “Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory,” by R. Gregory Nokes. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn 3D printing
Oct. 19. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bring thoughts and questions about 3D printing to this open-ended session. How does it work, from prosthetics to pizza to organs? Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Self-care for caregivers
Oct. 20. 10 a.m. to noon. Continues Tuesdays to Nov. 24. “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” are sessions designed to help unpaid family members or friends to care for themselves while caring for a chronically ill person. Learn to reduce personal stress, communicate needs effectively, deal with difficult emotions, make tough caregiving decisions. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Spooky tunes slated
Oct. 20. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Jazz singer Judy Dwyer sings spooky tunes. Free. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Block those drafts
Oct. 20. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn to stop drafts around home doors and windows to save energy and increase comfort. Qualified participants may receive a free kit of weatherization supplies. Register at www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827, ext. 108. Peninsula Park Community Center, 700 N. Rosa Parks Blvd.

Poet to read new book
Oct. 20. 7 p.m. Floyd Skloot reads from his eighth poetry collection, “Approaching Winter,” which evokes the fluid and dynamic nature of memory as it ebbs and floods our daily lives. Free reading. Www.broadwaybooks.net. (503) 284-1714. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Milepost5 sets readings
Oct. 20. 7:30 p.m. A fifth season of readings continues with Brittney Corrigan and Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo. Free. (503) 729-3223. Milepost 5, 900 N.E. 82st Ave.

Learn effects of food
Oct. 21. 7-8 p.m. Hear about foods that drive pain, foods that help us improve and the importance of intestinal health and its effect on inflammation and musculoskeletal healing. Free. Register at (971) 339-3405 or moc.y1513290936pareh1513290936tsthg1513290936iehwe1513290936n@stn1513290936eve1513290936. New Heights Physical Therapy, 5735 N.E. Glisan St.

Bonding with music
Oct. 22. 10:30 a.m. In “Mommy & Me” with a Jewish twist, join other moms and bond with your child while exploring your Jewish world through play, music, movement, stories and crafts. For parents with newborns to 3 years old. Free. (503) 284-1276. www.smallfrypdx.com/. Smallfry resale and consignment, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Poet to visit library
Oct. 22. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hear poet Bao Phi, whose new poems deal with his background as a Vietnamese refugee born during war and raised in South Minneapolis. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Writer to read novel
Oct. 22. 7 p.m. Jill Postlewait Meengs reads from her debut novel, “Trigger.” In the book, Jordan Shaw is thrown into a dangerous, international organization from an innocuous summer backpacking trip. She has one chance to out-maneuver a world class killer. Free reading. Www.broadwaybooks.net. (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Hollywood Neighborhood meeting set
Oct. 22. 7-8:30 p.m. The quarterly general meeting of the Hollywood Neighborhood Association includes residents working to maintain and enhance the livability of the neighborhood. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Seniors to see film
Oct. 23. 1 p.m. View film “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” with Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott. After her dog dies, a widow and former singer discovers that life can begin at any age. She pursues a relationship with her pool maintenance man. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Honors due pioneers
Oct. 23. 6-8:30 p.m. The people who transformed the old Northeast YMCA into the Northeast Community Center will be honored at a gathering with appetizers and drinks. Pre-registration required: www.necommunitycenter.org or (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Dine with commissioner
Oct. 24. 8:30-11 a.m. Pancake breakfast with Loretta Smith, a Multnomah County commissioner. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Help design Grant High
Oct. 24. 9 a.m. to noon. The Design Advisory Group for modernizing Grant High School seeks community input in this first of four workshops. Free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Free childcare. Interpretation available in Spanish. http://GrantBond.pps.net. E-mail: ten.s1513290936pp@do1513290936mSHG1513290936. Www.facebook.com/pps.homepage. (503) 916-2222. Grant High library, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.

Paint sugar skull
Oct. 24. 12:30-2:30 p.m. Paint your own edible sugar skull and dedicate it to an ancestor or loved one in a Day of the Dead tradition. Pinta tu propia calaverita de azucar y dedicaseta a un antepasado o a un ser querida por el Dia de los Mertos. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 1921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Center slates carnival
Oct. 24. 1-4 p.m. An old-fashioned Halloween carnival for children ages 0 to 10, with an adult. Wear a costume and enjoy booths, games and music. Admission: one can of food for the Oregon Food Bank. Www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Tree talk planned
Oct. 24. 1-3 p.m. Tree expert Jim Gersbach provides information on species that thrive in Portland’s mild climate, followed by a 90-minute walking tour to find examples of the best trees for our urban spaces. Friends of Trees and the city’s Urban Forestry department will have information about tree types and how to order trees. Free. Registration: http://tinyurl.com/Tree-selection-workshop. Hollywood library community room, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Theater plans musical
Oct. 24-Nov. 22. 2 and 5 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays plus 11 a.m. Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and Nov. 22. Oregon Children’s Theatre presents “Junie B. Jones,” a musical adapted from the series of books by Barbara Park. Recommended for ages 4 and older. Come an hour early for craft activities with Art a la Carte. Tickets $18-$32 adults, $14-$28 for children, group rates $8-$21. Box office 503-228-9571 or www.octc.org. Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway.

Library sets ‘Illusion’
Oct. 24. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Family members can become “Masters of Illusion” with 3-D glasses, flip sticks and fun animation games. Take creations home to fool friends. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Club to raffle plants
Oct. 24. 4 p.m. The Metropolitan Garden Club’s annual plant raffle raises scholarship funds. Raffle tickets $1 each. gardenclubpdx.org or e-mail: gardenclubpdx.@gmail.com. German American Society Center, 5626 N.E. Alameda, north of Sandy Boulevard.

Celebrate gala opening of Cerimon House
Oct. 24. 6-10 p.m. Celebrate the grand opening of Cerimon House, a sanctuary for the humanities in the Alberta Arts District and a convening space for the arts, sciences, math, history, philosophy. Dining, dancing in a restored Masonic temple. www.CerimonHouse.org. Gala tickets $100 at gro.e1513290936suohn1513290936omire1513290936c@sno1513290936itavr1513290936eser1513290936. Subject line: Reservation for Gala. Cerimon House, 5131 N.E. 23rd Ave.

Salon to feature Chas Addams art
Oct. 25. 5 p.m. A salon to view an exhibit of 52 pen and ink drawings by the delightfully macabre New Yorker cartoonist Charles Addams. Hear Kevin Miserocchi, the executor of the Addams estate, reveal details of the cartoonist’s life. Suggested donation of $25. See www.cerimonhouse.org/the-macabre-charm-of-chas-addams/. Reserve at gro.e1513290936suohn1513290936omire1513290936c@sno1513290936itavr1513290936eser1513290936 with subject line: Reservation for Salon. Cerimon House, 5131 N.E. 23rd Ave.

Birthday party slated
Oct. 27. Noon. A birthday celebration for those with September birthdays. Free lunch for birthday people; suggested donation of $3 for seniors over 60 and $6.80 for those under 60. Wee Works Daycare students to provide entertainment. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Study ‘The Cloud’
Oct. 28. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about “the cloud” and what it means in computer terms. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Save on energy bill
Oct. 28. 2-4 p.m. Learn how to save on the energy bill with a weatherization workshop with the Community Energy Project. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Qualified residents may receive a free kit of weatherization materials. Hollywood Senior Center, (503) 288-8303.

Writer reads kids’ books
Oct. 29. 3:30 p.m. Author Barbara Herkert shares two biographies written for kids: “Sewing Stories and Harriet Powers’ Journey from Slave to Artist” and “Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter.” Free. Www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Trick-or-treat in Kenton
Oct. 29. 5-7 p.m. Downtown Kenton businesses host trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities. Sponsored by Kenton Business Association. Businesses are on and near North Denver Avenue, from Schofield to Argyle streets.

Ghostly Gathering at Hipbone Studio
Oct. 30 and 31. 8:00 p.m.  Join Anne Penfound, storyteller Duo Artemesia, and singers Diana Tracy and Kathleen Wilkins to celebrate Halloween with spooky, spine chilling stories and songs. An evening of frightful delight. Tickets $15-$20 (adults and mature teens). 1847 E Burnside, Suite 104.

Housing forum offers alternatives, answers for aging adults
Oct. 31. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration $25. “Where to Next? Creating Home Sweet Home” forum on housing and community resources for people as they age, including co-housing options and intentional communities, featuring experts from more than 15 Portland are housing communities and organizations. More information: www.pcc.edu/climb/life/housing. (971) 722-6634. PCC CLIMB Center, 1626 S.E. Water Ave.

Learn to use ‘Word’
Oct. 31. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn how to use Microsoft Word to make greeting cards, invitations or flyers. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

See Lon Chaney in film
Oct. 31. 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. View “Phantom of the Opera,” starring Lon Chaney and Mary Philbin. Live music accompanies the film, presented by Columbia River Theatre Organ Society. Tickets $10 at the door or in advance online: www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Lions to collect eyeglasses, hearing aids at farmers market
Oct. 31. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join the Hollywood Lions in eyeglass collection. Bring used eyeglasses to the Lion’s booth at the market. Glasses are used to bring sight to those in need. Hollywood Farmer’s Market, 4420 N.E. Hancock St. 503-709-7403.

Ongoing

Speak Spanish, English
Oct. 3. 4-5:30 p.m. Converse with native English speakers who want to practice Spanish and with native Spanish speakers who want to practice English. Conversacion para los hablantes nativos de ingles Y espanol que quieien mejorar el segundo idioma. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Take off pounds
Oct. 6. 8:30-10 a.m. Continues Tuesdays. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). Information: (503) 236-7835. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.

Cope with anxiety
Oct. 6. 6:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. A depression and anxiety support group, Recovery International, is a non-profit, Cognitive Behavioral Training system to help cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other issues. Free-will offering. (503) 810-2789. www.recoveryinternational.org or www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., at Broadway.

Upcoming

Youth slate play
Nov. 5-15. 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. The Young Professionals of Oregon Children’s Theatre present “The Wrestling Season,” which explores issues of peer pressure, sexual orientation, the search for identity and the destructive power of rumors. Recommended for ages 12 and older due to mature themes. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at door. (503) 228-9571 or www.octc.org. Young Professionals Studio Theatre, 1939 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Sale to aid preschool
Nov. 7. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Rose City Neighborhood Preschool’s Basement Sale includes clothing for babies and children, toys, furniture, electronics and more. The sale supports the non-profit pre-school. Northeast 58th Avenue and Alameda.

Artists sell work
Nov. 7. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 40 artisans offer handmade items for holiday gifts or decor. Also available are a “treasure table,” a children’s shopping room, homemade baked goods and a day-long cafe with lunch, pastries and coffee. Raffle tickets $1. Www.allsaintsportland.org. (503) 232-4305. All Saints Catholic Church, 3847 N.E. Glisan St.

Faire slated at church
Nov. 14. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 15. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fourth annual Antique and Artisan Faire includes handcrafted items, food, collectibles. Special guest artists from the Zimbabwe Artists Project, connecting rural African women artists and U.S. markets. Information: moc.n1513290936sm@2x151329093605rre1513290936k1513290936. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Northeast 44th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. — Janet Goetze

September 2015

Paul X Rutz’s “Nurse” (oil on wood) is on display at Guardino Gallery.

Paul X Rutz’s “Nurse” (oil on wood) is on display at Guardino Gallery.

Papas paintings at Hellenic center
Sept. 1. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Retrospective of paintings by Bill Papas who called his art “My Passport to People.” He was a London political cartoonist then began chronicling day-to-day events in Greece in acrylic and watercolor. Free. Exhibit continues through December. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, noon-1 p.m. Sunday. www.hellenicamericancc.org. (503) 858-8567. Hellenic-American Cultural Center & Museum, 3131 N.E. Glisan St.

Guardino shows wood carvings
Sept. 1. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Christopher B. Wagner works in carved, painted wood. Paul X. Rutz paints in oil. Their show is “The Tattooed” in the main gallery. Jennifer Joyce’s works, “Imaginary Landscapes,” are whimsical and colorful in the feature area. Free viewing. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 281-9048. www.guardinogallery.com. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn to prevent lead exposure
Sept. 1. 6-7:30 p.m. A free workshop to learn how to prevent lead exposure in housing older than 1978. Qualified participants may receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Register at www.communityenergyproject.org or call (503) 284-6827, ext. 109. Community Energy Project, 2900 S.E. Stark St.

Understanding electronic devices
Sept. 3, 10 or 24. 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Computer tutor John Lucas makes 45-minute appointments to help owners understand their electronic devices. Schedule appointment: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations to the center appreciated. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Bike clinic offered for women
Sept. 3. 7-8:30 p.m. Bike clinics for women may help improve skills and confidence for all areas of riding. Riders are grouped based on ability. Drop-in fee: $25. www.LumberyardMTB.com. Lumberyard Bike Park, 2700 N.E. 82nd Ave.

Center shows plein air paintings
Sept. 4 – 30. Plein air paintings by Chas Martin are in the lobby. Free. Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. www.necommunitycenter.org. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn about pet adoption
Sept. 5. Noon to 3 p.m. Oregon Humane Society personnel provide information about pet adoption and care. Free. Furever Pets, 1902 N.E. Broadway.

The Alkis perform at Magnolias
Sept. 5. 7 p.m. Hear the folk duo “The Alkis” with wine, microbrew or dinner. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

NE Village PDX sets meeting
Sept. 9. 7-8:30 p.m. General meeting of Northeast Village PDX, a non-profit dedicated to helping people live independently in their own homes surrounded by a caring community. Free. Information: www.nevillagepdx.org. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Author to read melded fairy tale
Sept. 10. 3:30 p.m. Author A.A. Livingston reads from her new book, “B.Bear and Lolly: Catch that Cookie.” The story melds the former Goldilocks and Baby Bear tale with the Gingerbread Man in a search for perfect porridge. A craft will follow the story. Free. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Hispanic chamber to give awards
Sept. 10. 6-9 p.m. The Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber’s annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration will include dinner and awards to outstanding Latinos. A silent auction will benefit the Latino Scholarship Program. Tickets: $130 members, $135 non-members. RSVP (503) 222-0280 or moc.n1513290936ogero1513290936ccmh@1513290936ofni1513290936. Chamber information: www.hmccoregon.com. Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Hear bomb survivor by Skype
Sept. 10. 7-8:30 p.m. Hear an atom bomb survivor from Hiroshima, Japan, by Skype. Part of “Educating for Peace: Never Again.” Free. www.cu-portland.edu/libraryevents. Hagen Hall, Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Andy Daly sets Portland show
Sept. 10. 7 p.m. Stand-up comedian Andy Daly, star of the Comedy Central series “Review,” performs. Tickets $17 advance and $20 day of show. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

‘Madding Crowd’ film planned
Sept. 11. 1 p.m. View the film “Far From the Madding Crowd,” starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen. Based on the Thomas Hardy novel set in Victorian England. $1 suggested donation. Pizza lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $2. Order at (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘My Old Lady’ film scheduled
Sept. 11. 2 p.m. See the film “My Old Lady,” starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas. A New Yorker inherits a Paris apartment with an unexpected resident who refuses to leave. Free. Information and registration (971)-285-6939. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss Ave.

Magnolias sets bossa nova singer
Sept. 11. 7 p.m. Enjoy jazz and bossa nova music with singer Maela. Full menu, with vegetarian options, plus wine or microbrew. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net. Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Work on resume at library
Sept. 12. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet with an experienced volunteer for one-on-one help in writing a resume. Bring a paper copy of a resume, if available. Free. Register for a 30-minute session in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Warehouse sets community tour
Sept. 12. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour the Community Warehouse, which receives donated furniture and other household items to distribute to families in need. Free. At noon, Gary Germer will appraise antiques for $5 each. Shop the antiques store where funds help support the warehouse’s work. Www.communitywarehouse.org. Community Warehouse, 3969 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Sidewalk sales offered on Alberta
Sept. 12 and 13. Times vary. Alberta Street businesses offer sidewalk sales. Sept. 14. 4:30 p.m. to midnight. Cruzroom, 2338 N.E. Alberta St., will donate 15 percent of sales to support Alberta Main Street, which develops the street as a vibrant, equitable and sustainable commercial district.

Magnolias schedules troubador
Sept. 12. 7 p.m. Hear post-folk troubador Alex Wiley with microbrew, wine or dinner. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net. Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Vikings to serve pancakes
Sept. 13. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with scrambled eggs, sausage, fresh fruit, orange juice, tea and bottomless cups of coffee. Adults $7, children 5-12 $4, under 5 are free. Children’s Nordic story time begins at 10 a.m. in library. Norse Hall, 111 N.E. 11th Ave.

Director to visit film screening
Sept. 13. 7 p.m. View the film, “The Cockettes,” a theatrical troupe of late 1960s, early 1970s in San Francisco. Director David Weissman in attendance. Tickets $8. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Reduce stress with right foods
Sept. 14. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Wholistic nutritionist Teri Sprouse will lead a discussion on how food choices can reduce stress and anxiety. Free. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn painting techniques
Sept. 14. 3-5 p.m. “Paint Your Own Van Gogh” is a guided workshop teaching acrylic paint skills and a little art history while participants create their own version of a Van Gogh landscape. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Author to discuss Meyer bio
Sept. 15. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Meet Fred Leeson of Portland, author of “MY-TE-FINE Merchant: Fred Meyer’s Retail Revolution.” Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn to grow native plants
Sept. 16. 6:30-9 p.m. Explore the benefits of gardening with native plants. Learn about common plant communities, which species do well together and how to help them thrive. A slideshow will highlight their features and desired growing conditions. Free. Register at www.emswcd.org. Information: (503) 222-7645. Sponsored by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and Bridgeport United Church of Christ, 621 N.E. 76th Ave.

Understanding your tablet
Sept. 17. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The computer tutor sets 45-minute appointments at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Gain confidence and learn to understand your phone, tablet or laptop. Free. Register at (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Gain enjoyment in life
Sept. 17. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoyment coaching with Carmen Farmer to gain more enjoyment in life. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Songwriter featured in festival
Sept. 17. 7:30 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Month arts festival includes Laura Rebolloso, singer and songwriter, with Alonso at piano, Vladimir Coronel on percussion and Hans Barklis on the jarocho requinto and guitar. Festival continues to Sept. 26. Program in Spanish and English. Tickets, $15 to $28, at www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Play looks at U.S. health care
Sept. 17. 8 p.m. A national touring production, “Mercy Killers,” is a love story that looks at health care in America. Blue collar Joe grapples with care for his beloved wife. Playwright Michael Milligan joins post-show conversation. A benefit for Health Care for All Oregon. Tickets $15 in advance at www.tickettomato.com/event/2882 or $20 at the door. (503) 719-6055. Alberta Rose Theater, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Book teaches perseverance
Sept. 18. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. A book, “Fly,” a simple story told in 12 action words, helps kids learn about perseverance. Kids hear the book then crawl, dig, roll and jump. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Songwriter booked at Magnolias
Sept. 18. 7 p.m. Hear singer-songwriter Tim Uecker over wine, microbrew or dinner. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net. Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

First Nations arts set for festival
Sept. 18. 7:30 p.m. First Nations music, dance and storytelling presented by Ed Edmo and Felix Chuma Pinguil. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month arts festival continuing to Sept. 26. Tickets $5 to $10 at www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Benefit to aid Artichoke Music
Sept. 18. 7:30 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m. Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band, The Cabin Project and Wilkinson Blades raise funds for non-profit Artichoke Music to find a new space for its educational and outreach programs. Tickets $20: www.albertarosetheatre.com. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Apply insulation safely
Sept. 19. 3-5:30 p.m. A free Community Energy Project workshop for do-it-yourself insulation applied in a flat attic. Includes safety, air sealing, ventilation, insulation installation and potential help with costs. Register at www.communityenergyproject.org or call (503) 284-6827, ext. 108. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Labyrinth, healing service set
Sept. 19. 4-5:45 p.m. Walk a candlelight labyrinth in the second floor Great Hall. Free. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. Free-will offering. (503) 287-1289. www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Czar of noir film to speak
Sept. 19. 4 p.m. A conversation with Eddie Muller, the czar of noir film. Followed by a book signing. (503) 493-1128. www.hollywoodtheatre.org/noir-city/. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Copper & Crow to perform
Sept. 19. 7 p.m. Hear husband and wife duo, Copper & Crow, with wine, microbrew, dinner. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net. Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn to create terrariums
Sept. 20. 9 a.m. People of all ages may build terrariums — one to take home and a larger one to remain at the church It is part of creative creation care. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Festival to include Nuestro Canto
Sept. 20. 1 p.m. Nuestro Canto presents theater and music legends of Mexico in the annual Hispanic Heritage Month arts festival, continuing to Sept. 26. Tickets $5 to $15 at www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Holocaust survivors to speak
Sept. 20. 2-4 p.m. Les and Eva Aigner, Holocaust survivors, give a presentation as part of “Educating for Peace: Never Again.” Www.cu-portland.edu. Lobby of George R. White Library, Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Kids to learn basketball skills
Sept. 21-Nov. 18. Various times. Ages 5 to 11 learn basketball fundamentals with an emphasis on fun. Preregistration required. NECC members $26, non-members $32. Scholarships available. www.necommunitycenter.org or (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn resources for aging
Sept. 21. 6:30-8 p.m. Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods’ safety and livability committee hears presentations from Our Oregon on the state economy, North Star village on aging safely in one’s home, and Multnomah County with resources for the aging. Free. Information: (503) 388-9030. www.necoalition.org. Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods office, 4815 N.E. Seventh Ave.

Puppets to tell folktales
Sept. 22. 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Arts festival books “When Animals Were People” with Tears of Joy puppet theater. Folktales of Mexico and Argentina are told in Spanish and English. Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month, continuing to Sept. 26. Tickets $20 advance www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253, or $25 at the door. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Avoid lead while remodeling
Sept. 22. 6-7:30 p.m. Avoid exposure to lead paint in a free workshop for those planning to scrape paint, sand old doors or window frames or remodel pre-1978 housing. Register at www.communityenergyproject.org or call (503) 284-6817, ext. 109. Community Energy Project, 2900 S.E. Stark St.

Author to read at library
Sept. 22. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet Daniel Forbes as he reads from his new book, “Derail This Train Wreck.” Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Garden club to learn pruning
Sept. 22. 7 p.m. Glen Andresen, natural gardening educator for Metro and KBOO gardening host, discusses pruning small trees and shrubs. Metropolitan Garden Club, gardenclubpdx.org. E-mail: moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpbu1513290936lcned1513290936rag1513290936. German American Society center, 5626 N.E. Alameda or 57th Avenue north of Sandy Boulevard.

Library sets publishing class
Sept. 24. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Become your own publisher in a workshop on editing, design, distribution, publicity and marketing. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood Library, 4040 N.E. Hancock.

Maggie Smith film slated
Sept. 25. 1 p.m. View film, “My Old Lady,” starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas. A New Yorker inherits a Paris apartment with an unexpected resident who refuses to leave. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Teens to sew ‘monster’
Sept. 25. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Students in grades 6-12 learn sewing by hand while creating an 8-inch alien, but adorable, stuffed monster. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Jazz vocalist slates performance
Sept. 25. 7 p.m. Hear jazz vocalist Mitzi with wine, microbrew or dinner. Tell the bartender “decanter” to get $2 off the first drink. No cover. Magnoliascorner.net. Magnolias Corner, 4075 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Church plans annual sale
Sept. 26. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual mega sale includes furniture, furnishings, household items, tools and more. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Eat chili, buy books
Sept. 26. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Book sale. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chili cook-off. Taste and judge the best and hottest chili. $6 bowl or $1 taste. (503) 281-0324. Wheelchair accessible. Wilshire United Methodist Native American Fellowship, 3917 N.E. Shaver St.

Dinosaur activities planned
Sept. 26. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Yoga Dino Ramp invites children and a favorite grown-up to be a dinosaur egg, dance a dino boogie, practice dino breath and romp like a favorite dinosaur. Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Family to show Mexican roping
Sept. 26. 11 a.m. to noon. Floreo de Soga — Mexican roping. La familia Mendoza presenta maniobras y bailes tradicionales de soga que se han transmitido de generacion en generacion. The Mendoza family presents traditional rope maneuvers and bailables of Mexican cowboys that have been passed on for generations. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Cartoonists to show new book
Sept. 26. 1 p.m. Cartoonists Graham Annable, Vera Brosgol and Charise Mericle Harper celebrate the release of “Fable Comics,” with classic tales in comics format. A drawing session follows the reading. Free. (503) 954-2354. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn about iPad at library
Sept. 26 and Oct. 3. 1-3 p.m. A two-session class teaches how to use an iPad’s layout, settings, apps and more. Bring an iPad fully charged. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood Library, 4040 N.E. Hancock St.

Funds to aid Zimbabwe artists
Sept. 26. 5:30-9 p.m. A Zimbabwe Artists Project fundraiser supports women artists and assists in health care and education of orphaned children. Dinner, arts and crafts marketplace, silent auction, live music. Tickets: $50 at www.zimbabweartistsproject.org or call (503) 232-7057. Olympic Mills Commerce Center, 107 S.E. Washington St.

Festival includes dance of India
Sept. 26. 6:30 p.m. The students of the Anjali School of Dance, learning dance tradition of India, present a program including an interactive session with audience members. Part of the Hispanic Culture Month’s arts festival. Tickets: $5 to $12 at www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Climate activist to share story
Sept. 27. 9 a.m. Marilee Dee, a public health nurse involved with EcoFaith Recovery, Beyond Fossil Fuels, Grounding for Action and other groups, will share her personal story about becoming a climate activist. She will outline opportunities for action. Free. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Moms to exercise with strollers
Sept. 27. 11 a.m. Stroller Strides class, a total body, all levels workout for moms to do with stroller-aged kids. Dads welcome. Kids enjoy movement, songs, games and puppets. Event at Irving Park, Northeast Seventh Avenue and Fremont Street. Free. Pre-register for the event: www.cedarmill.fit4mom.com or by 10:45 a.m. before event at Beanstalk children’s resale store, 3527 N.E. 15th Ave.

Film shows Cuba’s 1961 project
Sept. 28. 6-7 p.m. A film, “Maestra,” takes place in Cuba in 1961 when 250,000 volunteers, over half women and 100,000 under age 18, taught 700,000 people to read and write in one year. Many volunteers were deeply transformed in the process. After the screening, director Catherine Murphy will participate in a question-answer session via Skype. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Coping without a car
Sept. 29. 10-11:30 a.m. “Giving Up Your Keys” is for those who have stopped driving or are thinking about it. Share your feelings with others and explore ways to cope with the changes. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kids to learn volleyball skills
Sept. 30. to Nov. 18. Various times. Ages 8 to 15 learn volleyball skills in a positive environment. Registration required. www.necommunitycenter.org or (503) 284-3377. NECC members $51, non-members $64. Scholarships available. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Ongoing

Take off pounds
Sept. 1. 8:30-10 a.m. Continues Tuesdays. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meeting. Monthly dues $5. Information: (503) 236-7835. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., south of Sandy Boulevard.

How to cope with anxiety
Sept. 1. 6:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. A depression and anxiety support group, Recovery International, is a non-profit Cognitive Behavioral Training system to help cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other issues. Free-will offering. Information: (503) 810-2789. www.recoveryinternational.org or www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., south of Sandy Boulevard.

Play bingo on Wednesdays
Sept. 2. 9 a.m. to noon. Continues Wednesdays. Play Bingo. Information: (971) 285-6939. Free but donations appreciated. Trenton Terrace Community Center, 4710 N. Trenton St.

Tai chi aids balance
Sept. 7 and 9. 10-11 a.m. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance. Also improves flexibility, mobility, muscle strength. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Upcoming

Films highlight climate change
Oct. 2. 7 p.m. A festival of short films from around the world focuses on climate change. Free. Popcorn and cookies provided. Fellowship room, Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Hope offered in creation care
Oct. 4. 9 a.m. Dan Brunner, professor of Christian history and formation at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, offers reason for hope and action in care for creation. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Blessing offered for pets
Oct. 4. 10:15 a.m. For St. Francis Sunday, bring your furry, feathered and finned friends, or a photo, to worship service for a special blessing. Children’s plush companions also welcome. Central Lutheran Church, 1820 N.E. 21st Ave.

Providence plans annual meeting
Nov. 16. 7 p.m. Providence Portland Medical Center’s annual meeting with Laurelhurst and North Tabor neighborhood associations will include an update on transportation issues on campus and in neighborhoods, a presentation on Zipcar which has cars on campus, information on recent and future construction including the new Providence Guest House. Attendees may bring a new book, puzzle or movie to help outfit the family room at the guest house. Providence Portland Medical Center social room, 4805 N.E. Glisan St. — Janet Goetze

August 2015

Jeff Bales’ garden is just one of the private gardens featured in the August 15 Green on Green Portland Garden Tour to benefit Albertina Kerr. (Albertina Kerr)

Jeff Bales’ garden is just one of the private gardens featured in the August 15 Green on Green Portland Garden Tour to benefit Albertina Kerr. (Albertina Kerr)

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Pacific Islands influence art
Aug. 1. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Michelle Gallagher’s clay sculptures show her attraction to Asia and the Pacific Islands. Diane Archer works with paper, maps, mixed media. Amy Ruedinger hammers copper into three-dimensional forms. Margaret Van Patten shows uniquely personal prints. To Aug. 23. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.guardinogallery.com. (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Dream Run events planned
Aug. 1. Noon to 10 p.m. The fourth annual MLK Dream Run starts with entertainment: Noon to 4 p.m. children’s events; 4-6 p.m. youth to young adult entertainment; 6-9 p.m. speeches, dance performances, music. Aug. 2. 6:45 a.m. opening ceremony and staggered races begin at 7 a.m. Race fees: $40, $55, $60. (503) 841-5032. www.mlkdreamrun.org. Sponsored by N/NE Business Association. Events at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Alberta Street.

Poets to begin ‘Peace’ education
Aug. 1. 3-5 p.m. “Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age 70 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” including Oregon poet laureate Peter Sears. The first in a series of events in “Educating for Peace,” continuing into September. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Symphony to play at Laurelhurst
Aug. 1. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, celebrates its 35th year of live classical music in Portland parks. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. Laurelhurst Park, Southeast Caesar Chavez Boulevard, between Stark and Ankeny streets.

Speaker to back global justice
Aug. 1. 6 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Mel White is keynote speaker for an event, “Awaken: Let Global Justice Roll,” a fundraiser for the world’s Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, Queer (GLBTQQI) community. Tickets $75 each online www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1714231 or Metropolitan Community Church office: (503) 281-8868. Information: Kelly McFarland, moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936lekis1513290936um1513290936.

Montavilla plans street fair
Aug. 2. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Montavilla Street Fair opens with music, street performers, a kids’ area, farmers market, vendors and food. Southeast Stark Street between 76th and 82nd avenues.

Book recalls two years in tree
Aug. 2. 11 a.m. Author-illustrator Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw will read “Luna and Me: The True Story of a Girl Who Lived in a Tree to Save a Forest.” It’s about environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill’s two-year tree-sit in a redwood tree. Children may paint an animal rock after the reading. Free. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase after the reading and craft. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Hear Second Wind Jazz Band
Aug. 2. 3-5 p.m. Hear the Second Wind Jazz Band, a 20-piece big band formed in 1998. www.secondwindjazz.com/ . Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Music set for Peninsula Park
Aug. 2. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, celebrates its 35th year of live classical music in Portland parks. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. Peninsula Park, North Albina Avenue and Ainsworth Street.

Teens learn to create games
Aug. 3-7. 1-3 p.m. Teens may join Pixel Arts for a week to create tabletop and video games. Use cards, paper, tiles, dice and tokens. Use Twine, a game-making software, and Scratch, visual programming software. Learn about game developer careers. Plan to attend all five sessions. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Swim free at Montavilla pool
Aug. 4. 1-4 p.m. Free swimming continues Tuesdays to Aug. 28. Tri-Met buses #72 and #19. Montavilla Park pool, 8219 N.E. Glisan St.

Practice jazz singing
Aug. 4. 1:30-2:30 p.m. “Let’s Be Singers” workshop. Learn the basics of jazz singing and vocal technique to free your voice with musicians Willis Miller and Wade Kirtley. Free. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Learn to hula with family
Aug. 4. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Hula for the family includes Hawaiian language, songs, basic hula steps and hand motions. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library,
8226 N. Denver Ave.

Hollywood plans ‘Night Out’
Aug. 4. 4-8 p.m. National Night Out event features food, games, karaoke, prizes and opportunity to meet neighbors. Free. Hosted by Hollywood East and Hollywood Neighborhood Association. 4400 N.E. Broadway.

Learn to design flyers
Aug. 4 and 11. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Introduction to Microsoft Publisher to design a flyer, brochure or newsletter. Create master pages, create a flyer or newsletter and use templates to make the job easier. Free. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Kerns plans annual picnic
Aug. 4. 6 p.m. to dark. Kerns Neighborhood Association’s annual picnic and National Night Out. Free hot dogs, live music, kids’ activity table, raffle, silent auction, local business support. Information: www.kernspdx.org. Oregon Park, Northeast 30th Avenue and Oregon Street.

Prevent lead exposure
Aug. 4. 6-7:30 p.m. A workshop gives information about preventing lead exposure in homes, especially those with children or pregnant women in housing built before 1978. Free. Registration: (503) 284-6827 ext. 109 or www.communityenergyproject.org. Community Energy Project, 2900 S.E. Stark St., Suite A.

Swim free at Grant pool
Aug. 5. 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Continues Wednesdays to Aug. 28. Tri-Met bus #70. Free open swim at Grant Park pool, 2300 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Free swims at Columbia pool
Aug. 5. 2-3:50 p.m. Continues Wednesdays to Aug. 28. Tri-Met bus #75. Free open swim at Columbia Pool, 7701 N. Chautauqua Blvd.

Computer tutor sets times
Aug. 6, 13, 27. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Computer tutor John Lucas teaches you how to operate your electronic device. Free but donations appreciated. Call for 45-minute appointment at 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Swim free at Peninsula pool
Aug. 6. 1-2:55 p.m. Continues Thursdays to Aug. 27. Tri-Met buses #44 and #4. Peninsula Park pool, 700 N. Rosa Parks Way.

Author to read new kids’ book
Aug. 6. 3:30 p.m. Author/artist Claudia McGehee reads her new picture book, “My Wilderness: An Alaskan Adventure,” featuring an imaginative boy in an adventure inspired by real events. After reading, kids may craft fox masks. Free. Signed copies of the book available for purchase. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Babysitter training offered
Aug. 7. 5-9 p.m. and Aug. 8. 1-4:30 p.m. Red Cross babysitter training for students ages 10-15. Learn to care for children and infants, make good decisions, solve problems and handle emergencies. NE Community Center members $88, non-members $110. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Milepost 5 plans First Friday
Aug. 7. 6-11 p.m. First Friday at Art Haus. Visit artists’ studios, including collage at Denizen Gallery, a group show celebrating tattoo art and culture at The Lofts Gallery. Aerial performance with Blair Crissman in the courtyard and music in the chapel. Milepost 5, 850 N.E. 81st Ave.; enter on Oregon Street.

‘101 Dalmations’ set for in park
Aug. 7. 6:30 p.m. Music by Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers. At dusk, watch the film “101 Dalmatians.” Free. Alberta Park, Northeast 19th Avenue and Ainsworth Street.

LA music documentary slated
Aug. 7 and 8. 7:30 p.m. Director Penelope Spheeris will answer questions following showings of the digitally restored documentary, “Decline of Western Civilization,” which captures the Los Angeles music scenes of 1970s-90s. Part 2, the metal years, shows Aug. 7. Part 1, punk bands, and Part 3, lifestyles and backgrounds of fans, will show Aug. 8. Tickets $8 each. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Vegetarian clown offers fun
Aug. 8. 10:30-11:30 a.m. A little singing, a little dancing and a lot of fun with Portland’s first female, African-American, Muslim, mostly vegetarian clown. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Film features Holocaust survivors
Aug. 8. 2:30 p.m. A documentary, “Oma & Bella,” part of the Movies for Grownups series, features two elderly Jewish women in Berlin who survived the Holocaust. They answer questions of heritage, memory and identity through recreation of the sumptuous foods from childhood. Information: www.hollywoodtheatre.org or (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Kids to explore tastes
Aug. 8. 3-3:30 p.m. Joanna Sooper, of Turnip the Heat cooking programs, will lead children ages 3-5 in an exploration of the five tastes – sweet, salty, bitter, sour and umami. Then they will make a snack. Limited to 10 children. Fee: $12. (503) 284-2276. Www.smallfrypdx.com. Smallfry Children’s Resale Shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Symphony to play at Grant Park
Aug. 8. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, celebrates its 35th year of live classical music in Portland parks. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. U.S. Grant Park, Northeast 33rd Avenue and U.S. Grant Place.

Will the monster share cake?
Aug. 9. 11 a.m. Author Jory John will read his new picture book, “I Will Chomp You,” illustrated by Bob Shea. A blue monster doesn’t want to share his delicious cakes. Free. Signed copies of books available for sale after the reading. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Film ‘Happy Gilmore’ slated
Aug. 9. 6:30 p.m. Music by POPgoji. At dusk, view film “Happy Gilmore,” a Portland Park Bureau program. Free. Colwood Golf Course. 7313 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Campers learn transit system
Aug. 10-14. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers ages 8-12 learn the layout of Portland’s mass transit system, explore downtown fountains, walk a Southwest trail and ride on the aerial tram. Each day ends with a swim. NE Community Center members $236, non-members $295. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Hollywood library renovates
Aug. 10-30. Hollywood library closes for renovations. 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Help tots sleep, share
Aug. 10. 11:15-11:45 a.m. Fill your parenting toolbox with Tracey Biebel Johnson, LCSW, who has strategies for helping children with eating, sleeping, handling transitions, sharing, waiting their turn. (503) 284-2276. www.smallfrypdx.com. Smallfry Children’s Resale Shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Kayak to wildlife refuge
Aug. 12. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adventure Without Limits: kayak trip to the Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge. All equipment, clothing and transportation provided. View birds and river otters as you paddle along the banks of Sauvie Island with trained staff. $60. Registration required with Adventures Without Limits: (503) 784-9354. Meet at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

View Pee-Wee film
Aug. 13. 6:30 p.m. Music by The Sale. At dusk, view film “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure.” Free. Oregon Park. Northeast 29th Avenue and Oregon Street.

Learn sign language for baby
Aug. 14. 11-11:30 a.m. Introduction to sign language for baby with Christina Schabow of Portland Early Learning Project. Through songs, play and games, families learn about benefits of signing with a baby or toddler. Suggested age range: 6-20 months. (503) 284-2276. Www.smallfrypdx.com. Small Fry Children’s Resale Shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

See ‘Marigold Hotel’ film
Aug. 14. 1 p.m. View “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Free. Information or register with North Portland Senior Services: (971) 285-6939. Trenton Terrace, 4720 N. Trenton St.

Film ‘Woman in Gold’ slated
Aug. 14. 1 p.m. View “The Woman in Gold” film. An aging Jewish refugee takes on the Austrian government to recover family art. Stars Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. Free but $1 donation suggested. Pizza lunch available for $2. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

See ‘Captain America’ film
Aug. 14. 6:30 p.m. Music by Echoes of Yasgurs. At dusk, view film “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Free. Irving Park, Northeast 10th Avenue and Fremont Street.

Holocaust Memorial tour set
Aug. 15. 10-10:45 a.m. Holocaust Memorial tour led by Jill Slansky, past president of the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center. Free. Part of the Concordia University series, “Never Again: Educating for Peace,” in August and September. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. Registration required for tour: ude.d1513290936naltr1513290936op-uc1513290936@hcru1513290936hcl1513290936.

Learn crazy camp songs
Aug. 15. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sing crazy camp songs for all ages with Greta Pedersen, with accompaniment on guitar and lap dulcimer. Songs perfect for the campfire, family car and the library. Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Garden tour to aid Albertina’s
Aug. 15. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Self-guided Green on Green garden tour to benefit the Albertina Kerr services for children, adults and families with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges. $20. 9:15-10:30 a.m. Pre-event container planting demonstration with continental breakfast. $20. Limit 15 attendees. Tickets www.albertinakerr.org. (503) 239-8101. Albertina’s Place, 424 N.E. 22nd Ave.

Book reveals truths in chickens
Aug. 15. 2 p.m. Phoebe Wahl shares her new picture book, “Sonya’s Chickens,” which offers important truths about the interconnectedness of nature and the joys and sorrows of caring for another creature. Free. Signed copies of the book available for sale after the reading. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

‘Paddington’ film scheduled
Aug. 15. 6:30 p.m. Music by The Sale. At dusk, view the family movie, “Paddington,” in cooperation with the Portland Parks Bureau. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/about/events/campus-calendar. On the green in front of the library. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Prevent injury with foam roller
Aug. 16. 1-3:15 p.m. A workshop to increase flexibility, prevent injury and increase blood flow using a foam roller. For ages 13 and older. NE Community Center members $20, non-members $25. Scholarships available. Foam roller not provided but available for purchase. Preregistration required: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

‘Mary Poppins’ due in park
Aug. 16. 6:30 p.m. Music by Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers. At dusk, view “Mary Poppins” film. Free. Arbor Lodge Park, North Delaware Avenue and Bryant Street.

Film shows loss of arts classes
Aug. 16. 7 p.m. “Arts Exit: Saving the Creative Kid” is a documentary about the reduction of the arts in Portland Public Schools and the quest to bring them back through the city arts tax. A question and answer session will follow with the filmmakers. Tickets: $10. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Bug Chicks teach about insects
Aug. 18. 3:30-4:30 p.m. The Bug Chicks help kids explore the biology and importance of insects, spiders and their relatives. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn about oral health
Aug. 19. 2 p.m. “Tooth Wisdom: Get Smart about Your Mouth” with dental hygienists providing information and materials for oral health. Free. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Writer to discuss new youth book
Aug. 19. 3:30 p.m. Will Ritter, who writes for middle-grade readers, will visit the Family Book Club to discuss his gripping, paranormal mystery, “Jackaby.” He also will talk about the sequel, “Beastly Bones,” due in September. Free. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Film ‘E.T.’ scheduled in park
Aug. 19. 6:30 p.m. Music by Echoes of Yasgurs. At dusk, view film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” Free. Wellington Park, Northeast 66th Avenue and Skidmore Street.

Computer tutor sets times
Aug. 20. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Computer tutor shows how to use a phone, tablet or laptop, PC or Apple. Make a 45-minute appointment for 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. Register at Hollywood Senior Center (503) 288-8303. Class at Charles Jordan Community Center in the computer lab, 9009 N. Foss St.

‘Cinderella’ film scheduled
Aug. 21. 6:30 p.m. Music by Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers. At dusk, see 1950 animated film “Cinderella.” Free. Laurelhurst Park, Southeast 37th Avenue and Oak Street.

Learn to make cool dessert
Aug. 22. 3-4:30 p.m. Teens in grades 6-12 learn to make Nam Vanh, mixed fruits with tapioca pearls in sweet coconut milk. A perfect dessert for a hot summer day. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Birthday party planned
Aug. 25. Noon. Birthday celebration for those born in August. Lunch is free for celebrants. Suggested donation of $3 for those over 60, $6.80 for those under 60. Cake for everyone. Entertainment by Wee Works Daycare. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Plan meals for one or two
Aug. 27. 2 p.m. New Seasons staff member demonstrates how to create tasty meals for one or two people using seasonal ingredients from the deli department. Free but donations appreciated. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

See ‘Marigold’ movie
Aug. 28. 1 p.m. View “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Free but $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘Labyrinth’ film slated in park
Aug. 28. 6:30 p.m. Music by The Terry Robb Trio. At dusk, view film “Labyrinth.” Free. Dawson Park, North Williams Avenue and Stanton Street.

Movie ‘Home’ planned in park
Aug. 28. 6:30 p.m. Music by The Knotty Pines. At dusk, view film “Home.” Free. Montavilla Park, Northeast 82nd Avenue and Glisan Street.

Search African-American roots
Aug. 29. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get started or continue a search into African-American genealogy. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Kids’ book offers inspiration
Aug. 29. 2 p.m. A release party for Emily Winfield Martin’s newest picture book, “The Wonderful Things You Will Be.” It’s a celebration of possibilities. Cupcakes will be served. Free. Signed copies available for sale after the reading. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Blues fest slated on The Green
Aug. 29. Noon to 8 p.m. Blues Festival, in partnership with The Original Halibuts, featuring local and national blues artists plus local food vendors. www.cu-portland.edu/about/events/campus-calendar. Free. On the green in front of the library. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Joe Gibbons film slated
Aug. 30. 7 p.m. Benefit screening of “Confessions of a Sociopath” by filmmaker Joe Gibbons. He was arrested for robbing a Northeastern bank with only a camera in hand. Advance tickets, $8, www.prod3.agileticketing.net . (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Ongoing

Exercise with Hi-Steppers
Aug. 3 and 5. 8:45-9:45 a.m. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Hi-Steppers exercise group. Drop-ins welcome. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Tai chi for good balance
Aug. 3 and 5. 10-11 a.m. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance, developed by Oregon Research Institute researchers, progresses from easy to difficult to prevent falls. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Chair Yoga scheduled
Aug. 3. 2:30-4 p.m. and Aug. 6. 9-10 a.m. Continues Mondays and Thursdays. Chair Yoga designed for individuals 55 and up to improve balance and breathing. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

How to cope with anxiety
Aug. 4. 6:30 p.m. A depression and anxiety support group, Recovery International, is a non-profit Cognitive Behavioral Training system to help cope with symptoms of a nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other mental health issues. Free-will offering. Information: (503) 810-2789, www.recoveryinternational.org or www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., between Broadway and Sandy Boulevard.

Play Bingo on Wednesday
Aug. 5. 9 a.m. to noon. Continues Wednesdays. Play Bingo. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (971) 285-6939. Trenton Terrace Community, 4720 N. Trenton St.

Hear stories at Children’s Place
Aug. 6. 10:30 a.m. Story time continues Thursdays. www.achildrensplacebookstore.com. (503) 284-8294. A Children’s Place, 1423 N.E. Fremont St.

Rollicking kids’ songs slated
Aug. 7. 9:30 a.m. Micah and Me presents a program of rollicking kids’ songs on Fridays. www.achildrensplacebookstore.com. (503) 284-8294. A Children’s Place, 1423 N.E. Fremont St.

Group offers parental support
Aug. 28. 11 a.m. to noon. New parent support group, facilitated by Winn Asay of Artemis Lactation. For newborns to 12-month-olds. Discuss the joys and challenges of parenthood while building a sense of community. Babies may be weighed. (503) 284-2276. Www.smallfrypdx.com. Smallfry Children’s Resale Shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Upcoming

Peers aid in mental health
Sept. 5. 10 a.m. to Noon. A 10-week, Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program continues Saturdays, developed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness. A combination of lecture, discussion, interactive exercises and stress management techniques led by trained peer counselors. Free Location near Portland Providence Medical Center. Information and registration: (503) 228-5692 or gro.h1513290936amont1513290936lumim1513290936an@of1513290936ni1513290936.

‘Toy Story’ film scheduled
Sept. 6. 6:30 p.m. Music by Danny Black. At dusk, see 1995 film “Toy Story.” Free. Overlook Park, North Interstate Avenue and Fremont Street. — Janet Goetze

July 2015

 Trinity Lutheran School’s 8th Alumni Picnic will be held August 1. This photo was taken at last year’s picnic. (Trinity Lutheran School)

Trinity Lutheran School’s 8th Alumni Picnic will be held August 1. This photo was taken at last year’s picnic. (Trinity Lutheran School)

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Nature inspires artists
July 1. 11 a.m. Carolyn Garcia’s art includes graphite and acrylic observations of nature. Thomas Soule creates complex wood sculpture. Sarah Ferguson uses many mediums to explore nature, myth, story. Through July 28. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 281-9048. www.guardinogallery.com. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Concordia shows Oregon photos
July 1. 7:30 a.m. A group show, “Uniquely Oregon: A Visual Exploration,” by Portland Photographer’s Forum. To July 31. Free. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. (503) 288-9371. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/libraries. Concordia University’s George R. White Library and Learning Center, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Guitars, glass paintings in exhibit
July 1. Noon to 8 p.m. Celeste Le Blanc creates serene landscapes in reverse paintings on glass and found object assemblages. Eric Daws shows his guitars. Through July. Noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. albertastreetgallery.com. (503) 280-6329. Alberta Street Gallery, 2724 N.E. Alberta St.

Library features animation camp
July 1. 3:45-5:45 p.m. Art of animation camp for teens continues Wednesdays in July. Teens learn simple techniques for making cartoon characters move and show expressions. Each workshop focuses on a specific topic or technique such as character design, paper stop-motion, claymation and hand-drawn animation. Beginners and experienced artists welcome. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Photos of Portugal in exhibit
July 1. 6-7:30 p.m. Reception for Portland photographer Keith Buckley, who is showing new color work, “Visions of Portugal.” Through July. Free. Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 954-1091. MUD Coffee, 4128 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Film to gain Oregon premiere
July 1. 6-8 p.m. A documentary film, “Dead When I Got Here,” directed by Mark Aitken, will have its Oregon premiere. Free. Limited seating. Lorenzen Conference Center at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.

Learn about your computer
July 2, 9, 23, 30. 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Sign up for a 45-minute session to get individual computer guidance with John Lucas. Free but donations to center appreciated. Appointments: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Greek culture influences art
July 5. Noon-1:30 p.m. “Treasures of Age,” an exhibit of paintings by Katherine Pappas-Parks showing the influence of Greek culture, Greek landscapes and the beauty of the Oregon coast. Through Aug. 15. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday; 1-3 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Private tours by appointment. Free. Information: (503) 858-8567. The Father Elias Stephanopoulos Center, 3131 N.E. Glisan St.

Library offers Andean program
July 7. 3:30-4:30 p.m. A “Magical Journey to the Andes” is offered families through music, history, geography and culture of the Latin and Andean worlds with Chavag Andean Folk Music. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Prevent lead exposure
July 7. 6-7:30 p.m. Learn how to prevent lead exposure in your pre-1978 home, especially if children or pregnant women are present. Qualified participants receive a free testing and safety kit. Free. Register: (503) 284-6827 Ext. 109 or www.communityenergyproject.org. Community Energy Project, 2900 S.E. Stark St., Suite A.

Mix it up with Alberta Main Street
July 8. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Alberta Main Street invites you to join their mixer. Mixers are a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, network with fellow business and& commercial property owners and catch up with community leaders. July mixer will be hosted by Helser’s and sponsored by Coco B. LLC. Light appetizers will be provided, cash bar. RSVP to gro.s1513290936niama1513290936trebl1513290936a@pvs1513290936r1513290936. Information: albertamainst.org.

Rocket Hamster to save the day
July 8. 4-4:45 p.m. Families may meet Rocket Hamster, who dreams of becoming an astronaut. However, a villain, Luna Tick, tries to stop him. In his space odyssey, only Rocket Hamster and his team of heroes can save the day. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

NE Village plans a picnic
July 8. 5 p.m. Northeast Village PDX plans a potluck picnic. Bring a dish to share, a non-alcoholic beverage and lawn chair or blanket. Wilshire Park, Area B, Northeast 33rd Avenue and Skidmore Street.

Micah & Me to sing with kids
July 9. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Micah & Me play rollicking songs for kids of all ages. (503) 284-1276. smallfrypdx.com Smallfry resale shop, 4207 N.E. Tillamook St.

Dance, sing with a clown
July 9. 2-3 p.m. Families may join the woman billed as Portland’s first clown who is female, African-American, Muslim and mostly vegetarian. Join in singing, dancing and lots of fun. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn to make freezer jam
July 9. 6-7 p.m. Learn to make freezer jam. Basic recipe and ingredient list provided. Information available on local farms and services. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Film depicts dementia, family
July 10. 1 p.m. View “Still Alice,” a film starring Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin and Kristen Stewart. A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she develops Alzheimer’s disease. Register at (971) 285-6939. Free. North Portland Senior Services at Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St. Room 128.

Movie reveals ‘Mr. Turner’
July 10. 1 p.m. Film explores last 25 years of great, eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner. Directed by Mike Leigh. $1 suggested donation. Pizza lunch at 11:30 a.m. for $2. Order at (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Group reveals personal stories
July 10. 5-7 p.m. Artist reception and reading with 10 older adults who told their stories in photography and journaling last spring. Artist Emily Fitzgerald reads from a book highlighting their memories and self-discovery. Free. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Groups offer free health care
July 11. 8:30 a.m. Join Compassion North Portland for free basic health care: medical exams, dental cleaning and emergency treatment, chiropractic exams, eye exams, a social service information fair, children’s activities and free lunch. A collaboration of churches, volunteers and professionals to bring health and dental care to uninsured, under insured or those unable to obtain treatment. In conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club. (971) 285-6939. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Find ‘super powers’ in songs
July 11. 10:30 -11:15 a.m. Families may “Suit Up and Save the World” with Rick Huddle, using the audience’s super powers in songs and skits. Free. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Actors to present ‘Shrew’
July 11 and 12. 7-9:30 p.m. Portland Actors Ensemble presents “The Taming of the Shrew.” Free. www.cu-portland.edu/about/events/campus-calendar. On the campus green, Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Film explores police violence
July 12. 1:30-3:30 p.m. View “Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon,” a film by Julie Perini. Post-film discussion led by Emily Drew, associate professor of sociology, Willamette University. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Climate information on tap
July 13. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Organizing for Action/Climate Reality Project volunteers help educate neighbors about how to make informed choices about climate change and how to influence political leaders. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn to make freezer jam
July 13. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn to make freezer jam, get a recipe and ingredient list. Information also provided on local farm locations and services. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Physics reveals super powers
July 14. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Use physics to uncover the stories behind your favorite hero’s abilities, such as Spider Man’s wall crawling and Iron Man’s rocket flight. Kids create super gadgets in the library laboratory, then take their prototypes home. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Author to read ‘Batty Bwoy’
July 14. 6-7:30 p.m. Author Max Mantle will read excerpts and discuss the inspiration for his book, “Batty Bwoy,” a coming-of-age story of Mark Palmer, a black, gay Jamaican. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Library plans Musica en Accion
July 15. 4-4:45 p.m. Musica en accion! Music in Action for families. Una fiesta de canciones, movimiento creativo, comedia y participacion del publico dirigida por el irresistible, Rich Glauber. A fiesta of songs, movement, comedy and audience participation led by bilingual Rich Glauber. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Rider’s Club to view art
July 16. Meet at 8:25 a.m. for Rider’s Club: Art and Conversation. Ride a Tri-Met bus to view exhibits at the Portland Art Museum. $1 donation suggested. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Ride Ambassador will provide bus fare to go downtown. Meet at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Protect seniors from fraud
July 16. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to protect seniors and others from financial fraud. Workshop hosted by US Bank, Elders in Action and Hollywood Senior Center. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Clowns’ heroic deeds revealed
July 16. 2-2:45 p.m. For families, circus performer Tommy Twimble tells stories about magicians, jugglers and clowns performing heroic deeds. Free. Information: (503) 988- 5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Film documents The Seeds
July 16. 7 p.m. The documentary film, “The Seeds: Pushin’ Too Hard,” chronicles the group’s 1960s driving sound that helped lay the groundwork for punk. With lead singer Sky Saxon, the quartet went from rags to riches to rags again. The film uses vintage performances, rare photos and interviews. Ticket information: www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Rummage, yard sales set
July 17. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rummage and yard sale. July 18. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. sale continues; Indian tacos lunch at 11:30 a.m. Bring cans and bottles to recycle to benefit mission projects. Wheelchair accessible. Information (503) 282-6431. Wilshire United Methodist Native American Fellowship, 3917 N.E. Shaver St.

‘Vertigo’ to show in 70mm
July 17-19. 7 p.m. A 70mm print of director Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo,” starring James Stewart and Kim Novak. A retired San Francisco police detective checks a friend’s wife’s activities because she seems to believe she is the reincarnation of a woman who died many years ago. Is she who the ex-detective thinks she is? (503) 281-1142. Tickets: $12. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Imago plans new movements
July 17-19. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. ImagoTheatre presents Soiree #1, including a movement series inspired by Charles Baudelaire’s poem “Paris Spleen.” Also includes surreal animation, classic experimental theater and eccentric original works. Tickets $10-$20. (503) 231-3959 or Tickets West (503) 224-8499 or ticketswest.com or at the door. Imago Theatre, 17 S.E. Eighth Ave.

Market slates ‘Senior Day’
July 18. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Senior Day at the Hollywood Farmers Market. A special tour at noon. Cooking demonstrations, tips for shopping at the market on a budget, special discounts, live music. Market accepts Senior FDNP vouchers and SNAP/EBT cards. Information from market manager: (503) 709-7403. Hollywood Farmers Market, between Northeast 44th and 45th Avenues at Hancock Street.

Author, wrestlers to speak
July 18. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Autor Xavier Garza, quien compartira historias y hablara sobre algunos de sus famosos libros infantiles como lo son “Lucha Libre: El hombre en la Mascara Plateada” y autros. Author Xavier Garza and Luchadores will share stories and talk about his book, “Lucha Libre: The Man in the Silver Mask” and other books. Two luchadores will demonstrate and talk about experiences as wrestlers. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Labyrinth, healing service set
July 18. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second-floor Great Hall. Free. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service with music in the Taize tradition in the sanctuary. Free-will offering. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Rose City plans golf tourney
July 18. 10 a.m. check-in, tee time at 11 a.m. An 18-hole scramble golf tournament with Rose City Park Neighborhood Association. Advance registration required by July 13 with Adrian Esteban (971) 219-0287. Fee of $65 includes greens fee and BBQ after play. Proceeds will go toward restoration of the club house, on the National Register of Historic Places. Rose City Golf Course, 2200 N.E. 71st Ave.

Norman Sylvester to perform in Rose City Park
July 18. 6-8 p.m. Norman Sylvester, a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, is the featured musician at a free concert sponsored by Hollywood and Rose City Park Neighborhood Associations. Bring a picnic and the family to Rose City Park, Northeast 62nd Avenue and Tillamook Street.

Eat for Alberta Street at The Knock Back
July 21. 4-6 p.m. Eat For Alberta Street is a monthly fundraising event benefiting Alberta Main Street, a volunteer-driven nonprofit community and economic development organization. The July event will be hosted by The Knock Back at 2315 NE Alberta St. 30% of the evening’s proceeds will be donated back to the community. Information: albertamainst.org.

Kids to paint ceramics
July 21. Noon to 2 p.m. Kids can paint a ceramic car, truck, butterfly, princess or dragonfly with lead-free acrylic paint, then take a piece home. Materials provided. Free. Space is limited; first come, first served. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

‘Clean Slate’ offers fresh start
July 21. 6-7 p.m. Project Clean Slate helps people with a record in Multnomah County gain a fresh start. Supported by the Multnomah County district attorney’s office, Metropolitan Public Defender, Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles and the Independent Development Enterprise Alliance. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Group reads ‘Color of Water’
July 21. 7-8 p.m. Albina library’s Pageturners Book Group discusses “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother,” by James McBride. Free. Information: (503) 988-5362. Mt. Bachelor Conference Room, second floor, Whole Foods Market next to the library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Mad Scientist to talk about gas
July 22. 4-4:45 p.m. The Mad Scientist brings information to kids and their families about gas, the misunderstood element. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Who was Mary Magdalene?
July 22. 7 p.m. Who was the “real” Mary Magdalene? She has been portrayed in many ways over the centuries. Gnostic gospels discovered in 1945 provide more information about the historical Mary. A class on her portrayals continues to Aug. 26. Free. Information: (503) 281-1229. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Kids to learn about reptiles
July 23. 2-3 p.m. Families may explore the world of reptiles with Steve Lattanzi. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Teens to create bottle cap art
July 23. 3:30-5 p.m. Teens learn to create tiny works of art inside bottle caps with drawings, beads or small found objects. With artists from Free Arts NW . Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Hollywood neighbors to meet
July 23. 7-8:30 p.m. The quarterly meeting of the Hollywood Neighborhood Association, comprised of residents working to maintain and enhance the livability of the neighborhood. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Share music with baby
July 24. 11-11:45 a.m. Parents, parents-to-be and grandparents learn the benefits of sharing music with their child. Led by Julia Vaara, a postpartum doula and lactation specialist. She also welcomes questions about baby care and feeding. (503) 284-1276. smallfrypdx.com. Smallfry resale shop, 4207 N.E. Tillamook St.

‘Still Alice’ to show
July 24. 1 p.m. View “Still Alice,” a film about a linguistics professor and family finding their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Teens to learn claymation
July 24. 4-6 p.m. Teens learn simple claymation techniques for making clay characters move in simple animation. For beginners and experienced artists. Free. Space limited. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Alameda walk to reveal past
July 25. 10 a.m. to noon. An Alameda neighborhood walking tour, exploring events and players that shaped the area. Conducted through the Architectural Heritage Center (503) 231-7264. Center’s hours 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Cost of walk $20 general, $12 AHC members. Advance registration required through the center or online: Architecturalheritagecenter.z2systems.com/.

Ice cream social slated
July 25. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. An ice cream social, with the Meals on Wheels people, encourages residents to meet their neighbors. Free. Downstairs at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Northeast 44th Avenue between Sandy Boulevard and Hancock Street.

Lions seek eyeglasses
July 25. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Hollywood Lions Club collects new or used eyeglasses for re-use by low-income people in U.S. and abroad. At Hollywood Farmers Market, Northeast Hancock Street between 44th and 45th avenues.

Sleuths to use chemistry
July 25. 1-2 p.m. Kids and families may use chemistry to crack the case of “The Black Widow, Batman and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Collect forensic evidence, from fingerprints and fibers to spatter patterns and handwriting samples. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn circus arts at library
July 25. 3:30-4:30 p.m. A beginning circus arts class for children ages 7-11. Warm-up stretching, light strength building, light physical theater and juggling arts for creative storytelling. Registration required in the library or call: (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Festival Symphony slated in parks
July 25. 6 p.m. Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, presents a concert of classical music. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. Free. Cathedral Park, North Philadelphia Avenue north of Edison Street.

Tony Starlight to perform in Rose City Park
July 25. 6-8 p.m. Tony Starlight presents a concert of music and comedy, sponsored by Hollywood and Rose City Park Neighborhood Associations. Free. Bring the family and a picnic to Rose City Park, Northeast 62nd Avenue and Tillamook Street.

View film ‘Labyrinth’
July 25. At dusk. View the film “Labyrinth,” in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/about/events/campus-calendar. On the campus green at Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Homan St.

Film follows ‘Pink Floyd’
July 25. 9:30 p.m. A 35mm film, “Pink Floyd the Wall,” chronicles a rock star’s descent into madness. Directed by Alan Parker. (503) 281-1142. Tickets: $8. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Bilingual program for kids
July 28. 3:30-4:15 p.m. “Comedia Para Los Ninos” or “komedy 4 da kidz” with Angel Ocasio. Disfruta de comedia, malabarismo y magia. A bilingual and interactive performance combining physical comedy, juggling, balancing and magic. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Families to learn hula
July 29. 4-5 p.m. Families may learn Hawaiian language, songs and simple hula dance steps, songs, hand motions. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn unsung science heroes
July 30. 2-2:45 p.m. Mad Science takes children and teens on a journey of the inventions and stories of unsung science heroes. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Sale to benefit Haitians
July 31 and Aug. 1. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Aug. 2. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Haitian Project garage sale. Includes furniture, clothing, tools, books, toys, collectibles, housewares, electronics. Madeleine Parish, 3123 N.E. 24th Ave.

ONGOING

Alberta Retail Happy Hour on Wednesdays
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. 3-6 p.m. Nearly 40 Alberta Street businesses will offer special deals every Wednesday starting June 24th. Visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. Coordinated by Alberta Main Street, Retail Happy Hour is free and open to the public.

Senior center offers information
July 1. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continues week days. Seniors with questions about Medicare, legal assistance, transportation services, a support group or other issues may call Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303 at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Acupuncture clinic slated
July 6. 8:15 a.m. to noon. Continues Mondays. Acupuncture clinic. $10 per visit. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Tai chi aids balance
July 6 and 8. 10-11 a.m. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance, developed at Oregon Research Institute. Information: (503) 288-8303. Donations appreciated. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Seniors offered exercise group
July 7 and 8. 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Continues Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Hi-Steppers exercise group. Drop-ins welcome. $1 donation suggested. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Class eases arthritis
July 7 and 9. 11 a.m. to noon. Continues Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hollywood Senior Center exercise program is designed for those with arthritis, promotes joint flexibility, muscle strength, coordination, cardiovascular conditioning. Free. Register: (503) 288-8303. Leaven Community Center at Salt & Light Lutheran Church, 5431 N.E. 20th Ave.

Vietnamese, English exchanged
July 11. 3-4 p.m. Vietnamese language exchange: for English speakers to practice Vietnamese half the time and native Vietnamese speakers to practice English half the time. Continues Saturdays. Free. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

UPCOMING

Trinity sets alumni picnic
Aug. 1. 11:30 a.m. registration for Trinity Lutheran School’s eighth annual alumni picnic for families, faculty, congregation and friends. Lunch 12:15 to 2 p.m. Activities for young children. Free-will offering. More information from Linda Kuhlmann moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936inmul1513290936a.nna1513290936mlhuk1513290936l1513290936 or gro.d1513290936naltr1513290936opyti1513290936nirt@1513290936inmul1513290936a1513290936. RSVP (503) 288-6403 or gro.d1513290936naltr1513290936opyti1513290936nirt@15132909362ecif1513290936fo1513290936. Trinity Lutheran School, 5520 N.E. Killingsworth St.

‘Dream’ run slated
Aug. 1. Noon to 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. continuing Aug. 2. Fourth annual MLK Dream Run ‘15, benefits youth and young entrepreneurs. Walkers and runners. Registration: $40 for 5K, $55 for 10K and $65 for 15K. Information: MLKDreamrun.org. Begin and end at green space on Northeast MLK Boulevard and Alberta Street.

Poets to begin ‘Peace’ education
Aug. 1. 3-5 p.m. “Poets Respond to the Nuclear Age 70 Years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” including Oregon poet laureate Peter Sears. The first in a series of events in “Educating for Peace,” continuing into September. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. Concordia University, 2811 N.E. Holman St.

Fest Symphony due at Laurelhurst
Aug. 1. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, presents a concert of classical music. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. Laurelhurst Park, Northeast Cesar Chavez Avenue between Ankeny and Stark streets.

Music planned for Peninsula
Aug. 2. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, presents a concert of classical music. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. Peninsula Park, N. Albina Avenue between Ainsworth Street and Rosa Park Way.

Emanuel sets health fair
Aug. 8. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A family wellness fair with information, fun and community building. Free. www.legacyhealth.org/familyfun. Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and Randall Children’s Hospital, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.

Alberta sets street fair
Aug. 8. 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The 18th annual Alberta Street Fair offers a mix of activities. Kids in costume line up for a parade starting at Northeast 15th Avenue. Kids’ Activity Corner at 18th Avenue. Dancing and music at three stages: Northeast 11th, 21st and 30th avenues. Activities and demonstrations between 10th and 11th avenues. Unique products and crafts at local businesses. Sponsored by Alberta Main Street, albertamainst.org. Northeast Alberta Street, 15th to 30th avenues.

Symphony to play at Grant Park
Aug. 8. 6 p.m. The Portland Festival Symphony, directed by Lajos Balogh, presents a concert of classical music. Free. www.portlandfestivalsymphony.org. U.S. Grant Park, Northeast 33rd Avenue and U.S. Grant Place.

Montavilla sets jazz festival
Aug. 15-16. Times to be announced. Second annual Montavilla Jazz Festival’s headliner is Darrell Grant, internationally recognized pianist and educator. The lineup includes Portland’s premiere progressive jazz musicians. Tickets $10-$25. Information: montavillajazzfest.com. Portland Metro Arts, 9003 S.E. Stark St. — Janet Goetze

June 2015

 June 7. 7 p.m. “Pride,” a film about United Kingdom gay activists who help miners during a lengthy 1984 strike of the National Union of Mineworkers. $8. hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

“Pride,” a film about United Kingdom gay activists who help miners during a lengthy 1984 strike of the National Union of Mineworkers. $8. hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

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Anomalies provide whimsy in art
June 1. noon to 7 p.m. “Anomalies,” featuring the whimsical, attention-grapping paintings by Maquette, who works in acrylic on canvas. Continues through June. Hours: noon to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. (503) 280-6329. AlbertaStreetGallery.com Alberta Street Gallery, 2724 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn how to blog
June 1 and 8. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn to share knowledge or express yourself by creating a blog, or web log. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Library offers citizenship class
June 1-July 6. Six Mondays. 5:30-7:30 p.m. In a citizenship class taught by a library volunteer, learn about the process for becoming a citizen, prepare for a citizenship interview and study U.S. history and government for the examination. Classes are in English. Free. Information: (503) 988-6318. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234.

Guardino schedules varied art
June 2. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dayna Collins’ abstract paintings are created with layers of plaster, oil, cold wax and markings. Tamae Frame’s ceramic sculptures depict emotions through the female figure. Kim Hamblin works in cut paper. Daniel Granias works in ceramic sculpture to mimic the qualities of living tissue as it folds, wrinkles, stretches. Free viewing. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Flash mob to sing old songs
June 2. 12:15 p.m. An a capella flash mob will form with Philip Haines to sing the old songs, like the ones heard on the Ed Sullivan Show. Come to enjoy and sing classical pop tunes. Free but donations appreciated. Information and registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Sing Portland! books concert
June 2. 7-9 p.m. Sing Portland!, a non-audition, adult community choir, will celebrate its second anniversary. Directed by Marion Van Namen. (503) 956-4046. www.singportland.com. The Little Church, 5138 N.E. 23rd Ave.

Puddles plans pity party
June 2. 8 p.m. Puddles Pity Party. Age 21 and older. Tickets $30. Available from Ticketbiscuit.com. (503) 764-4731. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Parade’s fun, traffic’s not
June 3. 1-2 p.m. Fred Meyer Junior Rose Festival Parade brings kids in costumes, on decorated bikes and in marching bands through the Hollywood District. Parade forms after 11 a.m. from Northeast 53rd to 57th avenues, between Sacramento and Tillamook streets. Parade route is west on Sandy Boulevard, north on 40th Avenue, west on Tillamook Street to 36th Avenue, disbanding at Grant High School. Traffic will be disrupted in the area. Free viewing.

Tutoring for new devices
June 4, 11 and 25. 9:30 a.m. Computer tutor John Lucas will give one-on-one guidance for understanding your electronic device. Registration required for 45-minute appointments at 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. Free but donations to center appreciated. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Micah & Me to sing
June 4. 10:30 a.m. Micah & Me perform rollicking songs for kids of all ages. Smallfrypdx.com/events. $5 suggested donation. Smallfry shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Dogs to listen to readers
June 4. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Also June 18. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Kids and teens may “Read to the Dogs” to improve reading skills and make a friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog from Pet Partners. Registration required: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Housing Expo scheduled
June 4. 6-9 p.m. An Evening Expo will offer information and ideas for affordable and neighborhood-friendly infill housing. Housing and development groups will give presentations during the evening. Sponsors: Central Northeast Neighbors, North Portland Neighborhood Services, Rose City Park Neighborhood Association, Southeast Uplift. Information: Tamara DeRidder moc.x1513290936inap.1513290936sresu1513290936.redd1513290936irdt@1513290936opxel1513290936lifni1513290936 or (503) 706-5804 or Sandra Lefrancois gro.n1513290936oitil1513290936aocnn1513290936c@lar1513290936dnas1513290936 or (503) 823-2780. German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda, off Sandy Boulevard.

Twilight Theater sets times
June 4. 8 p.m. The Twilight Theater Company presents “George Washington Slept Here,” chronicling the tribulations of Newton Fuller, who gets a little place in the country. Then trouble ensues. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, until June 14. Tickets $15. 8 p.m. June 11 pay-what-you-can night. www.twilighttheatercompany.org/. Box office: (503) 847-9838. Old Kenton Firehouse, 7115 N. Brandon Ave.

Gallery to show book art
June 5. Noon to 6 p.m. “Hello Hedi,” an international, juried exhibition of book art featuring 56 books by 53 artists influenced by Hedi Kyle, who revolutionized books arts with a penchant for play and by exploring materials. Through July 25. Artists’ reception: 5-7 p.m. June 26. Free. Hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. (503) 927-4409 or moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936yrell1513290936agydn1513290936as321513290936 or www.23sandy.com. 23 Sandy Gallery, 623 N.E. 23rd Ave.

Memory activities set
June 5. 1-2 p.m.; June 9. 1-3 p.m. Students from a Portland Community College gerontology class will demonstrate their own cognitive activity designs, based on emerging research, to enhance memory and address real life memory challenges. Students invite feedback of their 20-30-minute activities. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kenton market continues
June 5. 3-7 p.m. Kenton Farmers Market. Continues Fridays until Sept. 25. Fresh produce, locally crafted goods, music. www.portlandfarmersmarket.org/. North Denver Avenue at McClellan Street.
Spare Room slates Klauder
June 5. 9 p.m. The Caleb Klauder Country Band plays music composed by Caleb and the classics of George Jones, The Louvin Brothers and Dolly Parton. 21 and older. $10 at the door. The Spare Room lounge, 4830 N.E. 42nd Ave.

Learn to prune trees
June 6. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Join the Albina Neighborhood Tree Team to practice tree pruning skills with the Portland Parks and Recreation Bureau. All equipment provided. No experience needed. Free. Register: vog.n1513290936ogero1513290936dnalt1513290936rop@s1513290936eert1513290936. Unthank Park, North Kerby Avenue and Shaver Street.

Tour Laurelhurst trees
June 6. 1-3 p.m. A walking tour of trees in Laurelhurst Park and neighborhood streets with the Laurelhurst Tree Team. Family friendly. Free. Information: (503) 974-4721. Meet by green service building at the park entrance on Southeast Ankeny Street.

Visit Roseway gardens
June 7. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Roseway Garden Walk featuring 13 gardens. Information: www.roseway.org.

Learn about ‘Villages’ living
June 7. 11 a.m. Learn about “The Villages” concept in which people live independently in their own homes as they age with the help of neighbors. Free. Presented by Northeast Village PDX and NorthStar Village. Information: Margaret Baldwin (503) 895-2750. Oscar Romero Room, St. Andrew’s Community Center, 806 N.E. Alberta St.

How to use Android tablet
June 7 and 14. 2:30-4:30 p.m. A two-session course in learning to use an Android tablet. Bring the tablet fully charged. Must have a Google or Gmail account before coming to class to participate. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Sandy inspires musical suite
June 7. 7 p.m. “Suite Sandy Boulevard,” an experimental concert by Portland-based artist Lou Watson. Music, video, statistical data, dance and a leaf blower provide a sometimes humorous and sometimes thought-provoking performance. Tickets $5. www.louwatson.net. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Theatre slates ‘Pride’ film
June 7. 7 p.m. “Pride,” a film about United Kingdom gay activists who help miners during a lengthy 1984 strike of the National Union of Mineworkers. $8. hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 281-1142. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Build meals around fresh foods
June 8. 12-12:30 p.m. Nutritionist Teri Sprouse will outline benefits of building meals around freshly harvested foods, such as those in farmers’ markets or gardens. Free. (503) 284-3377. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn to make a belt
June 8. 2-5 p.m. Make a belt from a strip of leather, learning skiving, punching and edging. A starting point for leather projects. Beginners welcome. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Aid offered for resume writing
June 8. 3-5 p.m. Meet with an experienced volunteer for one-on-one help in writing a resume. Bring a paper copy if it’s available. Registration required, for a 30-minute session, in the library or (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Paint a flower on your nail
June 9. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Artist Joi will share the technique for painting a little flower on your manicured nails. Free. Information: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Riders’ to hear pianist
June 10. 10:15 a.m. “Rider’s Club” members to travel by bus to hear a noon concert by pianist Phillip Mandel at the downtown Old Church. Free but $1 donation suggested to the center. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Meet at the Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Lotion lesson slated
June 10. 6-7:30 p.m. Make lotions and balms, with two local experts, using equipment you have around the house. Take home lotions plus written procedures and recipes. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Health on Kenton agenda
June 10. 6 p.m. Open house. 7 p.m. General meeting for Kenton Neighborhood Association with public health information. Oregon Department of Environmental Quality representative to discuss nuisance odors in the neighborhood. Information: moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936riahc1513290936ANK1513290936. Disjecta arts center, 8371 N. Interstate Ave.

Meeting set for ‘Village’ people
June 10. 7-8:30 p.m. Northeast Village PDX, which helps people age in their own homes aided by neighbors, plans a general meeting. moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpeg1513290936alliv1513290936en1513290936. Information: Margaret Baldwin (503) 895-2750. Enter from the west side of Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Learn about Alberta Main Street
June 11. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Residents, business owners and community members are invited to learn about volunteer opportunities and the goals of Alberta Main Street, a non-profit working to keep the street vibrant. Free. Information: (503) 683-3252. Alberta Main Street, 1722 N.E. Alberta St.

Concordia slates photo exhibit
June 12. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. “A Visual Exploration” of people, places and a potpourri of Oregon images by Portland Photographers Forum. Continues to June 30. Catered reception with photographers 2-4 p.m. June 14. Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. George R. White Library at Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Film scheduled about ‘Selma’
June 12. 1 p.m. View the film “Selma,” the chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign for equal voting rights, including the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965. Free. Information: (971) 285-6939. Charles Jordan Community Center, Room 128, 9009 N. Foss St.

View film of Keane’s ‘Big Eyes’
June 12. 1 p.m. View “Big Eyes,” a film about the painter Margaret Keane and the success of her paintings of children with large eyes. She had subsequent legal difficulties with her husband, who claimed credit for her work. Donation of $1 suggested. Order ahead for an 11:30 a.m. lunch of pizza and salad for $2. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Market slates day for kids
June 13. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids’ Day at the Hollywood Farmers Market will include music by Steve Cooper and Talullah’s Daddy; face painting and a scavenger hunt. Free. Information: wwwhollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Hollywood Farmers Market, Northeast Hancock Street between 44th and 45th avenues.

School sets Braille camp for kids
June 13. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An open house at The Portland Montessori School, which is expanding its summer camps for pre-school and school-age children with themes of art, cooking, reading, science, music, soccer, yoga and Lego robotics. New is a Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) program for blind and low-vision children. (503) 688-2960. www.portlandmontessori.org/. The Portland Montessori School, 205 N.E. 50th Ave.

Start summer reading with dogs
June 13. 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Meet the Read to the Dogs teams and their owners to start Summer Reading 2015. Sign up for the program. Dogs will be available to share books and reading with children 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn to make spreadsheets
June 13. 1-3 p.m. An introduction to spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2007 and other products. Learn to create, edit, format and save a workbook. For beginners who can use a keyboard and mouse or those who have used older products. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Author to share picture book
June 13. 3 p.m. Author Jennifer K. Mann shares her new picture book, “I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs. Benson’s Blackboard.” An empowering book for the child with unconventional talents. Craft included. Free. Signed copies of the book available after the reading. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Women’s ensemble plans concert
June 13. 7:30 p.m. Also 4:30 p.m. June 14. Portland Revels’ ViVoce Women’s Ensemble presents an a cappella concert, “Love’s Labor’s Lyric.” Folk and other music comes from Ireland, Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria, North America, Renaissance France and Italy. Tickets: $15 adults, $12 students and seniors, free under age 6. Online: www.portlandrevels.org or (503) 274-4654. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., between Sandy Boulevard and Broadway.

Make a bamboo flute
June 14. 2-3 p.m. 14 de junio. Oportunidad para que construya y aprenda a tocar su propia flauta de bambu. Todos los materiales seran incluidos. Necesita registrarse con anticipacion; llame al (503) 988-5370. An opportunity to create and play a bamboo flute. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn to trace family history
June 14. 2-4:30 p.m. Learn to trace family history with online techniques and other basic research, including vital records. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. Registration required: (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Fagan soccer camps slated
June 15-19. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bernie Fagan soccer camp for 5 to 12-year-olds at beginner to intermediate level. Grant Park, Northeast 33rd Avenue and U.S. Grant Place. June 22-26 at The Madeleine School, 3240 N.E. 23rd Ave. $185 per child. Full schedule: berniefagansoccer.com/soccer-camp-for-kids.

Author to read with kids
June 16. 11 a.m. Pre-schoolers through second-graders will meet with author Ellen Fischer, who has several books in the PJ (pajama) Library. She reads from “If an Armadillo Went to a Restaurant” and “It’s a Mitzvah, Grover!” Kids may decorate a placemat as a mitzvah or “good deed” for Meals on Wheels clients. Signed copies of Fischer’s books available for purchase after the reading. Free. www. greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn about Hepatitis C
June 16. 1-2:30 p.m. Learn the facts about Hepatitis C and why it’s important to be tested. Learn about test options and how Hep C impacts Oregon. Free. Registration and information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘Village’ to offer information
June 16. 4-5:30 pm. Learn about “The Village” movement and Northeast Village PDX, which helps people live in their own homes as they age. Free. Information: Margaret Baldwin (503) 895-2750 or moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpeg1513290936alliv1513290936en1513290936. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 NE 45th Ave.

Prevent lead poisoning
June 16. 6-7:30 p.m. A workshop to prevent lead poisoning, especially important for households with children and pregnant women living in homes built before 1978. Through Community Energy Project, receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Free. Registration: (503) 284-6827 ext. 109 or www.communityenergyproject.org. Portland Miracle Revival Church, 8333 N. Ivanhoe St.

Help babies sleep soundly
June 17. 10:30 a.m. Natalie Willes, an infant sleep consultant, offers ideas to get your newborn, up to 12 weeks, sleeping longer stretches at night and napping more soundly during the day. Bring questions. Smallfrypdx.com/events. $5 suggested donation. Smallfry shop, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Bookkeeping for seniors set
June 17. 11:30 a.m. Brown Bag Bookkeeping with Vicki Zook. Find out how to stay on top of the bills, know where your money is going, keep the checkbook balanced. Lunch provided. Free but donations appreciated. Registration required: 503-288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Family book club to meet author
June 17. 3:30 p.m. Author Deborah Hopkinson will meet with kids 8-12 and parents to discuss her middle-grade historical novel, “The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death and a Boy Called Eel.” The Family Book Club selection for June. Free. Signed copies available for purchase after the meeting. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

NAMI offers peer-to-peer class
June 17. 6-8 p.m. A free, 10-week course, Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program, for people with mental illness. Identify feelings, thoughts, behaviors and events that can lead to relapse. Led by trained mentors who have worked to achieve recovery and coping skills. A program of National Alliance on Mental Illness-Multnomah. Pre-registration required: (503) 228-5692 or gro.h1513290936amont1513290936lumim1513290936an@of1513290936ni1513290936. Portland Providence Medical Center, 4805 N.E. Glisan St.

Shadow puppets due in library
June 18. 2-2:45 p.m. Oregon Shadow Theatre brings the informative and humorous story of marine scientist Jack Chapeau, who uses submarines, diving suits, robotics and sonar to discover the fantastic Gill Man in shadow puppetry. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Eat for Alberta Street at Donnie Vegas
June 18. 6-10 p.m. Donnie Vegas is host for June’s “Eat for Alberta Street,” a series of fund-raising events benefiting Alberta Main Street, a non-profit community and economic development organization. Donnie Vegas will donate 10 percent of the evening’s proceeds back into the community. Information: albertamainst.org. Donnie Vegas, 1203 N.E. Alberta St.

Safe driver class set for seniors
June 19 and 26. 9 a.m. to noon. AARP Smart Driver class. Update driving skills and knowledge of road rules and hazards to avoid traffic violations or accidents. $15 AARP members, $20 non-members. Limit of 25 participants. Registration: (503) 288-8303 at Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Labyrinth walk, healing service set
June 20. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second floor Great Hall. At 5:30 p.m., a contemplative healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. Free-will offering. (503) 287-1289. www.westprespdx.org. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

First annual Lung Love Run/Walk
The Lung Love Run/Walk Portland 5k will be held at Laurelhurst Park , Southeast 39th avenue and Stark street. Family friendly event. On-site registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The 5k starts at 9:00am and is an untimed event. Online Registration is $25 for adults, $20 for youth ages five to 12, and free for kids four and under. Event Day Registration will increase by $5 for adults 13 and over. See more at: lungloverunwalk.kintera.org.

Literary camp set for kids
June 22-25. 9 a.m. to noon. Mini-camp for ages 4-6 to explore children’s authors while engaging in related crafts and activities. Pre-registration required Members $68, non-members $85; scholarships available. (503) 284-3377. www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

NE Center schedules bike camp
June 22-26. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Licensed to Bike” camp for ages 8-10. Learn bike safety, maintenance, rules of the road and take group rides, ending each day with a swim in the pool. Members $236, non-members $295; scholarships available. Pre-registration required. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Learn to operate Android tablet
June 22 and 29. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn the basics of operating an Android tablet. Bring the tablet fully charged. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Irvington Club sets tennis matches
June 22. 6:15 p.m. Professional-amateur match opens the Adidas Open Tennis championships. Matches begin 8:15 a.m. June 23-28. Information: www.irvingtonclub.com. (503) 281-6568. Irvington Club, 2131 N.E. Thompson St.

Learn about Medicare
June 23. 5-7 p.m. Getting ready to turn 65? Learn about Medicare before your birthday. Get helpful information and meet others in the community. Bring a dish for a potluck supper plus non-alcoholic beverage, plate, utensils. Free. Registration required: 503-288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Alberta shops plan Retail Happy Hour
June 24. 3-6 p.m. Nearly 40 Alberta Street retail businesses offer special deals as part of Retail Happy Hour on Alberta Street. Hashtag: #retailhappyhour. Information: albertamainst.org. On Northeast Alberta Street.

Reptiles to visit library
June 24. 4-5 p.m. Wildlife expert Steve Lattanzi will bring amazing reptiles for families with young children to see, hear and touch. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Bug Chicks to teach about insects
June 25. 2-3 p.m. The Bug Chicks, two entomologists, teach families with kids about the world of insects, spiders and their relatives in a fun, interactive way using preserved specimens and live arthropods. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Graphic novel duo to speak
June 25. 6-7 p.m. Paul Tobin and Ben Dewey, the writer/artist team behind “I Was the Cat,” discuss how they work together, what goes into making a successful graphic novel and why cats are simultaneously loved and hated creatures. Information: (503) 788-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Seniors to view ‘Selma’ film
June 26. 1 p.m. View “Selma,” the story of Martin Luther King’s campaign for equal voting rights and the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. Free but $1 donation appreciated. (503) 288-8303 Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Class slated for babysitters
June 27-28. 12:30-4:30 p.m. In Red Cross babysitter training, students learn how to care for children and infants, make good decisions, solve problems and handle emergencies. Members $88, non-members $110; scholarships available. Pre-registration required. (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Children’s Theatre plans event
June 27. 4-7 p.m. Oregon Children’s Theatre offers a family event, including acting class samplers, photos with costumed characters, improvisation performances by the Young Professional Company, theater games, music and prizes. Free event but donations appreciated for scholarships and youth programming. RSVP: (503) 228-9571, ext. 105 or gro.c1513290936tco@n1513290936ebur1513290936. Oregon Children’s Theatre, 1939 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Book store to host ‘Superheros’
June 28. 2 p.m. Celebrate “Superhero Day” with mask and cape-making, a kryptonite scavenger hunt, super songs and stories. $10 per child. Register: (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Camp set for ‘Jungle Explorers’
June29-July 2. 9 a.m. to noon. “Jungle Explorers” mini-camp for ages 4-6 Coconut bowling, pin the tail on the zebra, catch the lion by the tail and explore jungle nature. Pre-registration required. Members $68, non-members $85; scholarships available. (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Parrots to visit Kenton library
June 30. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Families may meet the Oregon Bird Man and his parrots, from four continents, in an educational and entertaining program. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Use social media for job search
June 30. 7:30-7:30 p.m. An interactive workshop will outline how to use social media during a job search. It will cover what to do and not do while using Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Free. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Ongoing

Tai chi improves health
June 1 and 3. 10-11 a.m. Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance, a program developed at Oregon Research Institute for older adults. Improves physical health, balance, muscle strength, flexibility, mobility and self-esteem and reduces social isolation. Free but donations appreciated. Information: (503) 288-8303. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Service agency aids veterans
June 1. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Continues Mondays. Multnomah County Veterans’ Services will help U.S. armed forces veterans navigate the system and receive benefits to which they are entitled. Free. Register with a veterans service officer: (503) 988-8387 Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Chair yoga brings benefits
June 1. 2:30-4 p.m. and June 4. 9-10 a.m. Continues Mondays and Thursdays. Chair Yoga, for those 55 and older, aims to improve balance and breathing. Free but $1 donation suggested. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kids build Legos @ library
June 2. 4-5 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. Kids ages 5-11 may build a new structure each week with Legos @ the Library. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Group helps with depression
June 2. 6:30 p.m. Continues on Tuesdays. A support group for those with depression, anxiety and stress, developed by Recovery International, a non-profit cognitive behavioral training system. Also helps those with anger, sleeplessness and other mental health issues. Information: (503) 810-2789 or www.recoveryinternational.org and www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael & All Angles Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave. at Broadway.

Legal clinic set for seniors
June 2 and 16. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Continues first and third Tuesdays. Senior Law Project Legal Clinic, a free service through Legal Aid Services of Oregon and affiliated attorneys. Multnomah County residents, age 60 and older, may make 30-minute appointments. Call Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Acupuncture offered for vets
June 3. 5-7 p.m. Free acupuncture for veterans continues Wednesdays. Community style acupuncture available for active, inactive or retired veterans, spouses/partners and children. Scheduling not required but appreciated. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/acupuncture-veterans/ . (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Suite 100A.

Market offers fresh produce
June 6. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continues Saturdays. Shop for fresh produce, meat, fish and other food products at Hollywood Farmers Market. www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street.

Vietnamese story time slated
June 6. 11:15 a.m. Continues Saturdays. Story time presented in Vietnamese for children ages 0-6, with an adult. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Upcoming

British comedian due in July
July 10. 8 p.m. Russell Howard, one of the United Kingdom’s most successful stand-up comedians with upbeat musings and razorsharp wit. 21 & older. (503) 764-4731. Tickets $25 advance, $28.50 day of show, available from Ticketbiscuit.com. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Actors Ensemble slates ‘Shrew’
July 11 and 12. 7-9:30 p.m. Portland Actors Ensemble presents “The Taming of the Shrew.” Free. www.cu-portland.edu/about/events/. On the campus green by the George R. White Library at Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

‘Vertigo’ to show in 70mm
July 17-19. TBA. Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” shows in 70mm film projection at five screenings. Film hotline: (503) 281-4215. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

May 2015

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Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Nectar Cafe to host solo art show
May 1. 5-8 p.m. Opening for Janelle Schneider’s solo art show, “Musings.” Meet the artist, view “The Seven Contemporary Sins” and other works. Check out Schneider’s work at www.paintbetty.com. Continues through May, daily, 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (971) 302-6359. www.nectarcoffeebar.com. Nectar Cafe, 1925 N.E. 42nd Ave, Suite E.

Exhibit includes walnut ink art
May 1. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibits include walnut ink paintings, oil paintings and folk art with a Portland twist. To May 26. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. (503) 281-9048. www.guardino gallery.com. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Gallery exhibits jewelry
May 1. Noon to 7 p.m. Jewelry by Kat Sturgeon. Hours: noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. www.albertastreetgallery.com. (503) 280-6329. Alberta Street Gallery, 2724 N.E. Alberta St.

Dance to mark special month
May 1. 3:30-5:30 p.m. “Spring Fling” dance to celebrate Older Americans Month. Music by Ellen Whyte and J.P. Garan. Everyone welcome. Free. (503) 288-8303. www.hollywoodseniorcenter.org. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Studio shows ‘Outsider Art’
May 1. 6-9 p.m. Opening reception for a month-long exhibit of “Outsider Art” created by Full Life clients, who have developmental disabilities. Free. After the reception, call ahead to arrange a viewing: (503) 232-3457. www.100thmonkeystudio.com. 100th Monkey Studio, 1600 S.E. Ankeny St.

Storytellers to swap tales
May 1. 6:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild story swap and potluck. Listen or tell a 5-minute story. For listeners, newcomers and experienced tellers. Feedback upon request. Free. Information: Ken Iverson (503) 631-2167. McMenamins’ Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Center slates family yoga
May 1. 6:45-7:30 p.m. Yoga for the entire family, ages 3 and older. Improve balance, reduce stress, get limber. Free for members; $10 for non-member adults, $5 youth. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Milagro to stage ‘Juan Jose’
May 1. 7:30 p.m. Portland premiere of “American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose,” a kaleidoscopic, moving tapestry of America’s journey by Richard Montoya, directed by Elizabeth Huffman. Times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through May 23. Sing language (ASL) interpretation at 2 p.m. May 10. Tickets start at $24: (503) 236-7253 or www.milagro.org. Discounts available for students, seniors, veterans, groups of 15+. Milagro (Miracle) Theatre, 425 S.E. Sixth Ave.

Show finds humor in Grimm
May 1 and 2. 8 p.m. May 3 2 p.m. Continues Friday to Sunday through May 10. “Terrifying Shrubbery,” a comic take on Grimms Brothers’ dark forests and true love. A show for all ages by Nomadic Theatre. Admission: $12 general, $10 students and seniors, $8 children. Tickets and information: www.nomadictheatre.org or shrubbery.brownpapertickets.com. The Headwaters Theatre, 55 N.E. Farragut St. No. 9.

Paint ceramics for Mom
May 2. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Paint ceramic mugs, bowls, plates and magnets to be fired in time for Mother’s Day. Cost of ceramic pieces ranges from $6 to $22, including glazes and firing. Information: (503) 281-6757. www.sparkartscenter.com. Spark Arts Center, 1805 N.E. Caesar Chavez Blvd.

Animals to visit pet shop
May 2. Noon to 3 p.m. Oregon Humane Society volunteers will outline OHS programs and present animals looking for loving homes. Information: (503) 416-5026. Furever Pets, 1902 N.E. Broadway.

Theater to mark Welles’ birthday
May 2 and 3. Time: Check website. Cinema Classics presents “Citizen Kane,” directed by Orson Welles, in honor of Welles’ 100th birthday. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn more about iPad
May 2 and 9. 1-3 p.m. iPad Part 2 will show how to navigate the App Store, read books and magazines, take photos, organize and share photos, videochat and manage podcasts. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Publisher to show proofs
May 2. 2 p.m. Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day and the start of Children’s Book Week with the founders of Portland’s newest publisher, Ripple Grove Press. They will bring proofs of their new book, “Too Many Tables,” by Abraham Schroeder, to show the publishing process. Kids may make their own tables at an arts-and-crafts table. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Poet to read at Concordia
May 2. 3 p.m. Reception and book signing by award-winning poet and memoirist Judith Barrington. 4 p.m. She reads from her latest collection, “The Conversation.” Free. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/libraries/library events. Concordia University George R. White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Learn to tame lunging dog
May 2. 4-6 p.m. Learn positive training and management techniques for dealing with your “Reactive Rover:” a class for dogs that lunge and otherwise react while in the leash. Leave the pet at home. Free but donations accepted. www.oregonhumane.org. (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society Manners Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Earrings class slated
May 3. 2-3:15 p.m. Make drop earrings for pierced ears. Learn terminology and materials. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Native Americans show art
May 3. 2-5 p.m. A reception for artists with work in an exhibit, “Honoring Native American Art.” Free. Continues to June 6. Library hours: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 1 a.m. Sunday. Concordia University George R. White Library, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Police-community forum set
May 4. 6-9 p.m. Provide input at a forum on Portland police and community, with partners Albina Ministerial Alliance, Portland Human Rights Commission, Community Police Reform Committee, Race Talks and Portland Public Schools. Free. Grant High School, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.

Taste test salsas
May 5. 4-6 p.m. Cinco de Mayo Salsa Smack Down. Decide whether the best salsa is in produce or grocery. Free. (503) 281-2644. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/sandy.com. Whole Foods Market, 4301 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Tone up with tai chi
May 5. 6-7 p.m. Tai chi for balance, muscle tone, flexibility with Dr. Arn Strasser. Continues for seven sessions. $15 each class. Pre-registration required. (503) 287-2800. www.pdxchiropractor.com. Irvington Tennis Club, 2131 N.E. Thompson St.

Learn to make earrings
May 5. 6:15-7:30 p.m. Create drop earrings for pierced ears. Learn terminology and basic materials. Free. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Activities set for pre-schoolers
May 6 continuing Wednesdays to May 27. 9-9:45 p.m. Ages 3-5. Activity of running, jumping, skipping, throwing and age-appropriate games. $20 members, $24 non-members. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required: www.necommunitycenter.org or (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Micah & Me to sing in shop
May 7. 10:30 a.m. Micah & Me play rollicking songs for kids of all ages. $5 suggested donation. smallfrypdx.com/events. Smallfry, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Mazza’s slates musicians
May 7. 7:30 p.m. Trumpeter John Dover and vocalist Marti Mendenhall bring a night of originals, classic ballads and more. Minors welcome until 10:30 p.m. Full bar and restaurant menu available. $10 cover. Reservations: (503) 719-7980. Mazza’s, formerly Tony Starlight’s, 3728 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Grant plans ‘Shop of Horrors’
May 7-9. 7:30 p.m. Continues May 14-16, 7:30 p.m. “Little Shop of Horrors,” the campy musical, features nerdy Seymour with his unusual, singing plant promising fame and fortune. But the plant has an appetite for blood. Tickets: $12 adults, $6 students. Available at the door or www.granthighschooltheater.com. Blossoms from Flowers in Flight will be for sale as a fund-raiser for Grant theater programs. Grant High School, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.

Make meals with seasonal foods
May 8. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Learn about seasonal eating and building meals around just-harvested food, from farmer’s markets or gardens, with nutritionist Teri Sprouse. Free. Information: www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

‘Imitation Game’ film scheduled
May 8. 1 p.m. View a film, “The Imitation Game,” about mathematician Alan Turing working to crack the Nazi enigma code during World War II. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley and Matthew Good. Free. Information and registration: (971) 285-6939. North Portland Senior Services at Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St., Room 128.

Cash’d Out sets local show
May 8. 9 p.m. Cash’d Out with special guest Josh Kelley. 21 and over. Tickets $16.50 advance, $20 day of show. Available from TicketFly.com. (503) 288-3895. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N.Mississippi Ave.

Kids to learn about beets
May 9. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Farmers Market kids’ activity is “Getting to Know the Beet,” including beet painting, with Joanna Sooper from Turnip the Heat Cooking School. www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Hollywood Farmers Market, Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street.

Talk to focus on gluten-free living
May 9. noon to 2 p.m. Lecture and discussion, “Living the Gluten-Free Lifestyle,” for those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Free. Registration required: moc.s1513290936doofe1513290936lohw@1513290936eroom1513290936.eiss1513290936eJ1513290936 . (503) 284-2644. 4301 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Bug Chick to speak at library
May 9. 1-2 p.m. “Amazing Arthropods!” with the Bug Chick, who will present information about insects, spiders and their relatives. Free but tickets for seating will be available 30 minutes before the program. (503)988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Mom’s Day tea, dance set
May 9. 1-2:30 p.m. or 3-4:30 p.m. Mother’s Day Tea & Dance, for ages 3-6 plus adult. Create movement together and share the joy of dance. Members $45, non-members $56. Register and information: www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Musicians to help pay bills
May. 9. 7 p.m. “The Sirens” and musicians of the congregation present a benefit concert for custodian Mike Richardson to assist with his medical bills. Free-will offering. (503) 281-1229. www.rcpumc.org. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Library slates ‘Wake of Vanport’
May 10. 3-4:30 p.m. View “The Wake of Vanport,” a 2014 multimedia project for collecting Vanport survivors’ stories. Discussion follows with survivors and producers. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn iPhone essentials
May 11 and 18. 3-5 p.m. Learn iPhone essentials. Bring your own device, fully charged. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Author to read from two books
May 12. 10 a.m. Author-illustrator Bob Shea will read from two new children’s books, “Dinosaur vs. Mommy” and “Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret.” Free. Signed copies of Shea’s books will be available for purchase. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

‘Bananas’ part of Jeff film fest
May 12. 6-7:45 p.m. View “Bananas,” part of Jefferson High School’s Multicultural Film Festival with the theme “Defy the inevitable! Harvest beyond the brim.” Discussion follows the film. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Spruce-up set for Laurelhurst
May 13. 9 a.m. to noon. Friends of Laurelhurst Park invite volunteers to a maintenance party of pruning, planting, mulching and improving the park’s condition. Meet at the Park Bureau building, 3600 S.E. Ankeny St. Bring work gloves. Tools are provided. Information: Peggy Glascock (503) 232-2406 or moc.l1513290936iamg@151329093635kco1513290936csalg1513290936.ygge1513290936p1513290936; Barry Kast (503) 477-7469, kastb.@peak.org or www.laurelhurstpdx.org. Laurelhurst Park, 3600 S.E. Ankeny St.

Magical fun set for children
May 13. 9:30 a.m. Storytelling and imagination will lead children 3 and older to a magical adventure with Yoga Continuum teacher Jacquie Hill. $5 suggested donation. Smallfrypdx.com/events. Smallfry, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Playhouse plans wacky play
May 13. 8:30 p.m. “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play,” by Anne Washburn, directed by Brian Weaver. The wacky, geeky theatrical event imagines a post-catastrophic future in which survivors pass the time recounting episodes from “The Simpsons.” Opening night May 16. Continues to June 7. 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $20-$36. Box office (503) 488-5822. www.portlandplayhouse.org. Portland Playhouse, 602 N.E. Prescott St.

Senior center seeks feedback
May 15. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A community listening session and luncheon to gain feedback on what services and activities the public desires. Free. (503) 288-8303. www.hollywoodseniorcenter.org. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Laurelhurst to take discards
May 16. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association clean-up accepts household items, electronics and books. No yard debris. $10 fee for cars, $15 for pick-up trucks. Information: www.laurelhurstpdx.org. Go to Royal Court side of Laurelhurst Elementary School, 840 N.E. 41st Ave.

Neighborhood plans clean-up
May 16. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rose City Park Neighborhood Association’s annual clean-up and yard sale. Items accepted include wood waste, furniture, garden tools, mattresses, glass, plastic, rubber, tires, scrap metal and Styrofoam. Don’t bring paint and other hazardous waste, liquids, building and landscape materials or fluorescent bulbs. Modest payment accepted. To volunteer call Michael Roth, (503) 493-8316. Information: Rob Coleman (503) 473-2482 or www.rcpna.org. Archbishop Howard School, 5309 N.E. Alameda.

Plan aimed at GED success
May 16. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “GED Success: Plan of Action” outlines the GED Testing Service website, computer skills needed to take the test, access to practice tests and study materials. Email account and Multnomah County library card needed to participate in class. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn enlightened eating
May 16. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Enlightened Eating 101,” a free class on eating with intention and awareness. Includes snacks, recipes and a cooking demonstration. Free. Registration required: moc.s1513290936doofe1513290936lohw@1513290936eroom1513290936.eiss1513290936eJ1513290936. Whole Foods Market, 4301 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Artist to share new picture book
May 16. 1 p.m. Rilla Alexander, an internationally renowned graphic artist, will share her new picture book, “Her Idea.” It’s about Sozi, who loves thinking up new ideas, but can’t seem to finish them. Free. Signed copies of Alexander’s books will be available for purchase. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Make origami flowers
May 16. 1-2:30 p.m. Flor al estilo origami de 5 petalos (Make origami flowers with five petals). La clase es dirigida para mayores de 8 anos, menores de edad son bienvenidos en compania de un adulto (For children 8 years and older, or younger with adult). Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn Japanese book binding
May 16. 1-4 p.m. Learn to bind books with Japanese stab binding, which makes decorative patterns on the book spine. Take four little notebooks home. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Labyrinth walk, healing time set
May 16. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second floor Great Hall. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service with music in the Taize tradition in the sanctuary. Free-will offering. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Peace Choir to present program
May 16. 7 p.m. Portland Peace Choir presents a free, family-friendly program of popular songs with the theme “A Lasting Peace.” Intermission includes a bake sale. portlandpeacechoir.org. Unity of Portland, 4525 S.E. Stark St.

Bach choir to sing ‘Sanctus’
May 17. 2 p.m. Bach Cantata Choir, directed by Ralph Nelson, presents the season finale concert with “Sanctus” and “Agnus Dei” from J.S. Bach’s “B Minor Mass;” Cantata No. 69 by Bach and “Agnus Dei” by Palestrina. Free-will offering. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Older Americans to celebrate
May 19. 12:45-2:15 p.m. Celebrate Older Americans Month with music, cake and prizes. Free. Information: (971) 717-6570. Charles Jordan Community Center, Two Rivers Meals on Wheels dining room. 9009 N. Foss St.

Unpaid fines? Get a clean slate
May 19. 4:30-5:15 p.m. Unpaid fines? Minor conviction? Project Clean Slate introduces resources and services to help make a fresh start. Supported by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office, Metropolitan Public Defender, Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles and the Independent Development Enterprise Alliance. Free. Registration required in the library or (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Therapy dogs ready for books
May 19. 6-7 p.m. Kids may read to a therapy dog, from Pet Partners, to improve their reading skills. Free. Registration required (503) 988-6574. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Author to share picture book
May 22. 2 p.m. Author Marcia Berneger will share a new picture book, “Buster the Little Garbage Truck.” The little truck wants to be just like dad, but the horns and trash collection noises are very loud. In the end, he overcomes his fears to save a friend. Free. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Kids’ book features Haiku
May 23. 2 p.m. Local illustrator, Lee White, will share his poetic picture book, “Maine Coon’s Haiku and other Poems for Cat Lovers.” An activity and craft also included for kids. Free. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Sing Portland! concert slated
May 23. 7:30-9 p.m. Sing Portland! a community choir, will have a singing party, presenting songs they have learned over the past five months and inviting the audience to sing with some numbers. Suggested donation $5. www.singportland.com/events. Red Rose Ballroom, 1829 N.E. Alberta St.

Container gardening on agenda
May 26. 7 p.m. The Metropolitan Garden Club will hear Betsy Huber, of Betsy’s Blooms Planters for Home & Business, discuss container gardening. Free. Information: gardenclubpdx.org or moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpbu1513290936lcned1513290936rag1513290936. German American Society Center, 5626 N.E. Alameda or Northeast 57th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard.

Jupiter to show encaustic, steel art
May 27. Open 24 hours. “Travels,” a collection of encaustic work and steel fabrication by Jill Torberson and Jeff Schnabel. Continues to July 28. Free viewing. Gallery @ the Jupiter Hotel, 800 E. Burnside St.

Church plans Taize service
May 27. 7 p.m.  A candlelight Taize service, based on the contemplative form of worship practiced by the Taize community in France. (503) 282-0965. gro.s1513290936erpkr1513290936apyti1513290936cesor1513290936@ecif1513290936fo1513290936. Follow the ramp from the parking lot and enter through office doors. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Teens to learn portrait art
May 28. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Artist Joanne Kollman will show teens, in grades 6-12, how to interpret a face using charcoal, white chalk, kneaded eraser and a blender on colored mat board, oatmeal charcoal and paper. Bring a magazine or photos to cut up to integrate in the art. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Methodists plan rummage sale
May 29. 5-8 p.m. May 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual rummage sale features clothing for men, women and children; jewelry, hardware, furniture, books, plants, housewares and baked goods. Snack bar both days. Enter by ramp on 58th Avenue. (503) 281-1229. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Roseway prepares for clean-up
May 30. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Roseway Neighborhood’s clean-up accepts yard debris, wood waste, metal, plastics, reusable building materials, electronics. Also a you-price-it garage sale section. No paint or other hazardous waste. Suggested donation: $10 per car, $15 per truck and $20 per large truck. Information: www.Roseway.org. Glenhaven Park, Northeast 82nd Avenue and Siskiyou Street.

Film examines effects of conflicts
May 30. 2:30 p.m. “On Paper Wings,” a film directed by Ilana Sol. Forty years after World War II, Japanese and American civilians folded 1,000 paper cranes, remembering the woman and five children killed by a Japanese balloon bomb near Bly, Oregon, the only known civilian deaths on the U.S. mainland. Historian Linda Tamura and Sol discuss the effects of World War II conflicts and reconciliation. Tickets $5: hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Families to create magnets
May 30. 3-5 p.m. Families may make butterfly magnets from felt, fabric, glitter and other embellishments. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Gain new dog leash
May 30. 4-7 p.m. Bring your dog and swap a walking chain for something new. Humane Society trainers will help select equipment and how to use it effectively. Gear is at discounted price. Bring the dog in the choke chain or prong collar and trainers will trade it for free gear. www.oregonhumane.org. (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society Manners Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Service to include jazz, pop music
May 31. 10 a.m. Celebrate the birth of the Christian church in a vibrant Pentecost service with jazz and pop-inspired vocal and instrumental music. Wear the colors of fire. Free-will offering. (503) 282-0965. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

ONGOING

Studio offers kids’ art
May 1. 3:15-5:30 p.m. Continues Fridays. Creative fun for kids 5 1/2 and older. $15 for two-hour open studio session. Information: (503) 281-6757. www.sparkartscenter.com. Spark Arts Center, 1805 N.E. Caesar Chavez Blvd.

Farmers market open Saturdays
May 2. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continues Saturdays. Hollywood Farmers Market includes produce, meat, fish and other food products. www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street.

Center slates volleyball
May 4. Continues Mondays 7:15-8:45 p.m. Age 13 and older drop in for recreational volleyball. Free for members; non-members $10 adult, $5 youth. Information: www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

TOPS meets Tuesdays
May 5. 8:30 to 10 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Tuesdays. Monthly dues $5. Information: (503) 236-7835. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave.

Seniors offered free legal aid
May 5 and 19. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Continues first and third Tuesdays. Senior Law Project legal clinic. Multnomah County residents, age 60 and older, may make a free, 30-minute appointment with attorneys volunteering with Legal Aid Services of Oregon. Appointment: Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Spirituality group to meet
May 5. 10-11:15 a.m. A contemplative spirituality group with prayer, reflection and listening for God in the lectionary. Continues Tuesdays. (503) 282-0965. Take the ramp from the parking lot and enter through the office doors. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Group aids with anxiety
May 5. 6:30 p.m. Depression and Anxiety Support Group: Recovery International, a non-profit, peer-based cognitive behavioral training system to help with symptoms of nervous imbalance, anxiety, depression, stress, anger, sleeplessness and other issues. Continues Tuesdays. Free-will offering. Information: (503) 810-2789. www.recoveryinternational.org, www.selfhelptools.org. St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., at Broadway.

Session set for dog talents
May 26 to June 16. Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 p.m. Bring dogs for such activities as agility, rally and nosework. Discover your dog’s hidden talents. $100 for four weeks. Register: www.oregonhumane.org/training. (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society Manners Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

UPCOMING

Puddles, monkey to appear
June 2. 8 p.m. “Puddles Pity Party,” the traveling roadshow of Puddles the clown and his companion, MonkeyZuma. 21 and over. Tickets $30 from Ticketbiscuit.com. www.puddlespityparty.com. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Talk slated on good food
June 7. 6:30 p.m. A community conversation, “Good Food, Bad Food: Agriculture, Ethics and Personal Choice,” with Kristy Athens. Arranged through Oregon Humanities to connect Oregonians to ideas that change lives and transform communities. Free. Seating limited. Registration: www.slowfoodportland.com, click on Events. McMenamins Kennedy School community room, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Kids to learn to make videos
July 13-17 for ages 7-10. July 27-31 for ages 11-13. Music Video Camp with Hollywood Theatre Education Programs. Learn to visualize, produce, shoot and edit a collaborative music video using animation arts and free-form live-action. Information: www.hollywoodtheatre.org or Lila Yanow gro.e1513290936rtaeh1513290936tdoow1513290936ylloh1513290936@alil1513290936. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Jeff Daniels to perform
Nov. 10. 8 p.m. Jeff Daniels, star of “Dumb & Dumber” and “The Newsroom,” plays guitar with the Ben Daniels Band. 21 and over. Tickets available now: $35 advance, $37.50 day of show, from TicketFly.Com. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave.  — Janet Goetze

April 2015

The Other Place, directed by Brian Weaver, will be performed through April 12 at Portland Playhouse. (Portland Playhouse)

The Other Place, directed by Brian Weaver, will be performed through April 12 at Portland Playhouse. (Portland Playhouse)

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Cafe shows photographer’s work
April 1. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Photographer Michael Laus, a Laurelhurst resident, shows work through May. Cafe hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free viewing. (503) 546-1833. The New Deal Cafe, 5250 N.E. Halsey St.

Guardino exhibits varied art
April 1. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit includes Becky Busi’s Duralar drawings and Rick Gregg’s metal and other materials through May 28; Bridget Benton’s encaustic and mixed media through April 26. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 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.

Drama slated at Playhouse
April 1. 7:30 p.m. “The Other Place,” a psychological drama by Sharr White, features a successful pitchwoman for pharmaceutical companies specializing in dementia drugs . She discovers she may be suffering from a similar medical condition. Hours: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sundays through April 12. Tickets: $20-$36. Box office: (503) 488-5822. www.portlandplayhouse.org/the-other-place/ Portland Playhouse, 602 N.E. Prescott St.

Micah & Me to visit Smallfry
April 2. 10:30 a.m. Songs for kids of all ages with Micah & Me. $5 suggested donation. smallfrypdx.com/events . Smallfry, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Students to read to therapy dogs
April 2 and 16. 5:30 p.m. Kids and teens may improve reading skills by reading aloud to a therapy dog from Pet Partners. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Church plans Tenebrae service
April 2. 6 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service of Tenebrae, exploring the history of the Seder and Service of Tenebrae. Remember the Last Supper in a progressive, inclusive Christian community. Dinner provided. (503) 258-0992. Bridgeport United Church of Christ, 621 N.E. 76th Ave.

Poet to read from chapbook
April 2. 7 p.m. Poet Melissa Madenski will read from her new chapbook, “Endurance,” described by writer Kim Stafford as “poems in a musical key rarely encountered but indelibly remembered.” Madenski, who has taught throughout the Northwest, also has received a Literary Arts fellowship in non-fiction. Free. (503) 284-1726. www.broadwaybooks.net . Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Comedy to play at Sandy Plaza
April 2, 3, 4. 7:30 p.m. “Jewtopia,” a play by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, features a gentile boy who wants to marry a Jewish girl and a Jewish boy who wants to marry a Jewish girl to please his parents but can’t get a date. They form a pact and stereotypes collide, cultures clash and chaos ensues. Tickets $15-$35. Box office: (503) 239-5919. Www.trianglepro.org. The Sanctuary@Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Easter House features sugar eggs
April 3-4. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rose City Park Easter House offers a show and sale of panorama sugar eggs, Ukranian eggs, lightly scented candles, polymer clay food to wear and home decor and more. Bring a camera to take a photo “inside” the gigantic egg. moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936sekas1513290936peekr1513290936agus1513290936. 1904 N.E. 56th Ave. at Hancock Street.

Puppies learn friendly manners
April 3 or 18. 4:30-6 p.m. In “Puppy Romps,” expose your puppy to new dogs when he is young to help prevent behavioral problems as he matures. For puppies 5 months or younger. Trainers will answer questions about potty-training, play biting and more. Free but donations accepted. Visit www.oregonhumane.org/training to find out which session is best for your pup. Information: (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society Animal Medical & Learning Center, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

First Friday features four artists
April 3. 6-9 p.m. First Friday reception featuring four artists. Artists’ reception 2-4 p.m. April 12. The four are Lee Ann Slawson, photographs; Raymond Keller, paintings and collages; Richard Enger, black and white prints; Carol Basch, oil stick on paper. www.12×16 gallery.com. (503) 432-3513. 12X16 Gallery, 8235 S.E. 13th Ave. No. 5.

Storytellers to swap tales
April 3. 6:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild story swap and potluck. Listen to or tell a 5-minute story in a safe environment. For newcomers and experienced tellers. Feedback upon request. Free. Information: Ken Iverson (503) 631-2167. Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Center plans family yoga
April 3. 6:45-7:30 p.m. Yoga for the entire family, ages 3 and older. Reduce stress, gain balance, get limber, enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep. Free for Northeast Community Center members; non-member drop-in rates: $10 adults, $5 youth. Information and registration: www.necommunitycenter.org or (503) 284-3377. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Market extends seasonal hours
April 4. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop for produce, meat, fish and other food products in a year-round farmer’s market, which continues every Saturday in spring and summer. www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street.

Adoptable pets to visit shop
April 4. Noon to 3 p.m. Shop & Adopt event with Oregon Humane Society showing animals looking for loving homes. Information: (503) 416-5026. Furever Pets, 1902 N.E. Broadway.

Learn about retrofitting homes
April 4. 1-3 p.m. Learn about seismic retrofitting. Topics include the goal of retrofitting, basic load conditions, earthquake insurance, features to avoid in next home purchase, permits, assessing foundation quality, tools. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or in the Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Communion set for Easter service
April 5. 9 a.m. free breakfast. 10:30 a.m. Sing Hallelujah and receive Holy Communion on Easter in a progressive, inclusive Christian community. Hear a blend of traditional and contemporary music. Childcare provided. (503) 258-0992. Bridgeport United Church of Christ, 621 N.E. 76th Ave.

Joyous service planned
April 5. 11 a.m. All ages are welcome to attend a joyous Easter service. (503) 232-9129. Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst, 935 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Learn about eating fresh foods
April 6. Noon to 12:30 p.m. Join Teri Sprouse, a holistic nutritionist, in a conversation on benefits of building meals around newly harvested foods. Information: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Legal clinic offered for seniors
April 7 and 21. 9:30 a.m. to noon. The Senior Law Project legal clinic offers free services, for Multnomah County residents age 60 and older, through Legal Aid Services of Oregon and affiliated attorneys. Thirty-minute appointments required: Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303. North Portland Senior Services at Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Learn to make phad thai noodles
April 7. 5:30-7 p.m. Learn to make phad thai noodles. The group will prepare the dish together then sample the creation. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Writer to read at book store
April 7. 7 p.m. Sandra Stone, an Oregon Book Award winner, will read from her new book, “A Sum of Whirlygigs.” Her previous book, “Cocktails with Brueghel at the Museum Cafe,” was selected as one of 150 outstanding books by Oregon poets. Free. (503) 284-1726. www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Eat at Binks for Alberta
April 8. 6-10 p.m. Binks will host April’s “Eat for Alberta Street,” one in a series of fund-raising events for Alberta Main Street, a volunteer-driven non-profit organization. Brinks will donate 25 percent of the evening’s proceeds to the community. Information: albertamainst.org. Binks, 2715 N.E. Alberta St.

NE Village meeting set
April 8. 7-8:30 p.m. A general meeting for Northeast Village PDX, an organization to help people age in their own homes. Free. Information: Margaret Baldwin (503) 895-2750. moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpeg1513290936alliv1513290936en1513290936. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Club slates Anna Webber
April 8. 7:30 p.m. doors open; 8 p.m. Gavin Castleton band; 8:45 p.m. Anna Webber Trio; Blue Cranes band 10 p.m. Advance tickets $10 at ticketfly.com; $12 at door. Age 21 and older. The Secret Society, 116 N.E. Russell St.

Shop invites two writers to read
April 9. 7 p.m. An Oregon Book Award finalist, Lisa Ohlen Harris, author of “The Fifth Season,” and Jared John Smith, author of “Rabbit:(a novel?)” will read and talk about their works. Harris’s book recounts her years as a caregiver for her mother-in-law while raising young children. Smith’s book is a meditation on the meaning of love and family that writer Steven Allred calls a “mind-bending trek through the disordered shards of a 21st century life.” Free. (503) 284-1726. www.broadwaybooks.net. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Eco-Film Fest at Hollywood
April 9. 7 p.m. “How to Change the World,” the opening of the Portland Eco-Film Festival. It continues to April 12 featuring 14 films covering such topics as protecting wild salmon, ending food waste, reconnecting with nature, disconnecting with technology. Tickets and schedule at portlandecofilmfest.org or hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

‘Whiplash’ film on schedule
April 10. 1 p.m. View “Whiplash,” a film about a young drummer who enrolls in a music conservatory where his instructor will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Includes Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons in supporting role. Free but donations appreciated. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senor Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

NE Village plans meeting
April 10. 2-4 p.m. Learn how to age in place in your own home with help from a supportive community of friends and neighbors through Northeast Village PDX. Free. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Hancock St.

Home tour to show adaptations
April 11. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On spring tour of vintage homes, see great kitchens and other spaces that demonstrate Portlanders living in older houses and paying respect to the past while making the homes their own. Tickets $25 general, $20 members. (503) 231-7264. Val Ballestrem gro.c1513290936hatis1513290936iv@bl1513290936av1513290936. Architectural Heritage Center, 701 S.E. Grand Ave.

Artist to teach basket making
April 11. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The whole family may join papercraft artist Sarah Fagan to make baskets from recycled cardstock, road maps, old sheet music and magazines. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Library hosts ceramic painting
April 11. 1:30-3 p.m. Paint a ceramic bug, butterfly or other creature with lead-free acrylic paint. All supplies provided, including ceramic pieces. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn about, make a pinata
April 11. 3-5 p.m. Learn the meaning and tradition of the Mexican pinata with instructors Nelda Reyes and Geraldo Calderon. Create your own from cardboard and decorate with colored papers. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Chorus to sing 1860s music
April 11. 7:30 p.m. The Satori Men’s Chorus, with artistic director Susan Dorn, will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Music of the day and later, with songs from the North and the South. Adults $12 in advance at Satori message phone: (503) 242-4244. $15 at the door. Youth under 18 $7; children under 3 free.

Library slates Latin film series
April 13. 6-8 p.m. La pantella de oro: Peliculas en espanol — Spanish films. Las peliculas demostrarles una variedad de temas y talentos en el cina Latino Americano contemporaneo. The film series highlights the talent and topics in contemporary Latin American cinema. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

NE Village PDX plans meeting
April 13. 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to age in place in your own home with help from a supportive community of friends and neighbors through Northeast Village PDX. Free. Northeast Baptist Church, 6701 N.E. Prescott St.

Saving? Serving? Intervening
April 14. Noon. “From Saving to Serving: On Intervening in the Lives of Others,” facilitated by Adam Davis. Free. Part of the Oregon Humanities’ Conversation Project. Portland State University School of Social Work, 1800 S.W. Sixth Ave.

Lick a cone, back the dogs
April 14. Noon to 8 p.m. Enjoy a free cone and learn about the Oregon Humane Society’s May 9 fund-raising Doggie Dash. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Shop, 301 N.W. Tenth Ave.

Film fest plans ‘Harvest of Empire’
April 14. 6-7:45 p.m. Jefferson High Multicultural Film Festival features “Harvest of Empire,” followed by a discussion. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Improve sleep naturally
April 14. 7-8:15 p.m. A free workshop to learn natural solutions to improving sleep, which is essential to health and wellness. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/events. (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Suite 100A.

Tots learn yoga with music
April 15. 9:30 a.m. Yoga Tots introduces toddlers, 18 months to 3 years, to yoga through music, rhymes, stories and play with Yoga Continuum teacher Jacquie Hill. $5 suggested donation. Smallfrypdx.com/events. Smallfry, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Seminar focuses on brand
April 16. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. A small business seminar, “Look Where You Throw, Throw Where You Look,” will outline why a brand is important. Presented by Kurt Saberi of Counterform. Register at gro.t1513290936sniam1513290936atreb1513290936la@pv1513290936sr1513290936. Alberta Main Street, 1722 N.E. Alberta St.

Cully neighbors plan clean-up
April 18. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cully Association of Neighbors plans Earth Day clean-up and donations, including food, furniture, clothing, reusable appliances. Also limited yard debris, lawn mowers, block Styrofoam, tires on rim $3, tires off rim $2. Fees for vehicle loads. Residential households only. No hazardous waste. Information: www.cullyneighbors.org/newsdetail.asp?NewsID=24. Collection at Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 5520 N.E. Killingsworth St.

Alberta Street plans spruce-up
April 18. 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pick up litter and remove graffiti along Northeast Alberta Street between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 33rd Avenue. Volunteer: albertamainst.org/whats-happening/earth-day. Check-in 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Alberta Central, Northeast 18th Avenue and Alberta Street.

Library to gather kids, books
April 18. 2-4 p.m. Dia de los ninos y dia de los libros — Children’s day and day of the books, including music, crafts and special activities. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Laurelhurst to view tree care
April 18. 3-5 p.m. The Laurelhurst Tree Team and Portland Urban Forestry will present information and walk about to view the good, the bad and the ugly examples of tree maintenance. Free. Information and registration: http://tinyurl.com/laurelhursttreecare or call (503) 974-4721. Conference room A/B, Providence Hospital, 4805 N.E. Glisan St.

Labyrinth walk, healing time set
April 18. 4 p.m. Walk a candlelight labyrinth in the second floor Great Hall. At 5:30 p.m. a healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, begins in the sanctuary. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Dawes to perform at Millennium
April 18. 6 p.m. Dawes, a quartet of musicians and songwriters working in folk, country, indie, rock and Americana, performs in “record store day.” (503) 231-8926. Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St.

Dinner to fund counseling center
April 18. 7 p.m. The annual “Swing into Spring” dinner, with music and prizes, raises funds for the non-profit Northwest Catholic Counseling Center, which provides mental health services to about 1,200 people each year. Tickets $45 each or a reserved table for 8 at $275 at www.nwcounseling.org or call (503) 253-0964. Riverside Golf and Country Club, 8105 N.E. 33rd Drive.

Tribute to support Siren Nation
April 18. 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. “Lady Sings the Blues — A Tribute to Billie Holiday.” Proceeds to benefit the 2015 Siren Nation Festival. Musicians of many genres pay tribute to jazz singer Billie Holiday. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at door. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Library sets programming class
April 19. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Get a taste of programming, learning how to use it, the difference between programming and coding and where you can learn more. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or at the Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Mississippi Studio slates Rumer
April 19. Doors at 7 p.m., concert at 8 p.m. Rumer performs. Age 21 and older. Tickets $17.50 advance, $20 day of show. TicketFly.com. (503) 288-3895. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave.

Musicians to play for seniors
April 21 and 28. Noon to 1 p.m. MusicianFest Performance Series presents a program for seniors. In partnership with the National Council on Aging, the Music Performance Trust Fund and Musicians Union Local 99. Free. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Peek behind the scenes at OPB
April 22. 12:15 p.m. Ride a 14-person van to tour Oregon Public Broadcasting, seeing behind the scenes and learning about OPB’s history and favorite programs. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations appreciated. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Baseball players to gain honors
April 23. 4:30 p.m. The Grant High Athletic Hall of Fame will announce new baseball members at the Grant-Lincoln game: Pete Williams and Jim Ruggles 1951; John Keller and Jerry Exley 1952 ; Larry Hoffman and Jim Rice 1955; Jack Riley 1956; Jim Sandsness 1958; Bumper Wilson 1959; Mark Hardin 1960; Artie Wilson 1970; Darryl Motley 1978; Joe Gerber 1996; Paul Raglione 2005, and Andre Broadous 2008. Grant High School baseball field, Northeast 33rd Avenue and U.S. Grant Place.

‘Repair cafe’ to fix items
April 23. 6-8:30 p.m. Repair PDX plans a free repair cafe that brings volunteers who like to fix things together with people who have items needing fixing, such as small appliances, electronics, bikes and garments. www.repairpdx.org/. Bike Farm, 1810 N.E. First Ave.

Hollywood neighbors to meet
April 23. 7-8:30 p.m. The Hollywood Neighborhood Association invites all residents to a general meeting. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Senior center slates ‘Birdman’
April 24. 1 p.m. View “Birdman,” winner of Academy Awards for best picture, director and screenplay. A washed-up actor, who once played a superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, career and himself before his Broadway play opens. Free but donations appreciated. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Square dance to aid team
April 24. 6:30-8:30 p.m. A fun, family square dance with dancer and musician Kristin Andreassen to raise funds for Laurelhurst School’s fifth-grade Destination Imagination Team. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 children, free for 5 and younger. www.eventbrite.com/e/family-square-dance-tickets-15916569889.

Catholic women to confer
April 25. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Portland’s Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women will hold its 2015 conference with the theme “Fix Your Gaze on Mary.” Registration fee of $40 includes continental breakfast and lunch. The Grotto, 8840 N.E. Skidmore St.

Fellowship plans plant sale
April 25. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plant and garden sale. Information: (503) 281-0324. Wheelchair accessible. Wilshire United Methodist Native American Fellowship, 3917 N.E. Shaver St.

Vegan baked goods for sale
April 25. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. House of Dreams cat shelter has its annual sale of vegan baked goods and plants, pots, garden art. Proceeds benefit the no-kill, free-roam shelter in Northeast Portland. kittydreams.org. moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpsm1513290936aerdy1513290936ttik1513290936. 1923 S.E. 58th Ave.

Beanstalk to mark third birthday
April 25. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beanstalk children’s consignment shop celebrates its third birthday with a party and shopping event. The public is invited to festivities including face painting, prizes and a sidewalk sale with special discounts. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Portland Public Schools’ clothing closet and Insights Teen Parent Program. No cost to attend. http://beanstalkpdx.com/ . 3528 N.E. 15th Ave. at Fremont Street.

Market seeks volunteers
April 25. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about volunteer opportunities at the year-round farmers market. Free. (503) 803-7279. Www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, Northeast 44th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard.

Music to aid Parkinsons group
April 25. 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. concert begins as a tribute to singer Linda Ronstadt, recently diagnosed with Parkinsons, and to raise funds for Parkinsons Resources of Oregon (www.parkinsonsresources.org). Musicians include Ara Lee, Anne Weiss, Nancy Devine and The Get Ahead band performing work from Ronstadt’s repertoire. Tickets: $20 general, $25 reserved seating. www.albertarosetheatre.com. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Party planned for NE Center
April 26. 2-3:30 p.m. Storybook party and book swap for all ages to celebrate 10th anniversary of the Northeast Community Center. Refreshments, door prizes, games, crafts. Bring one book in good condition and take home two books. Free. Information: (503) 284-3377 or www.necommunitycenter.org. Northeast Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Neighborhood looks to future
April 28. 6:30 p.m. Rose City Park Neighborhood Association opens with performance by blues musician Norman Sylvester. Speakers outline livability issues and facilitate discussions then gather ideas for how to shape growth and development to benefit residents and business owners. For child care contact Chloe Carter at (503) 933-9150 or moc.d1513290936e-11@1513290936retra1513290936c.eta1513290936n1513290936. Information: chairwoman Tamara DeRidder (503) 706-5804 or moc.x1513290936inap.1513290936sresu1513290936.redd1513290936irdt@1513290936ngise1513290936Delba1513290936niats1513290936uS1513290936. German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda.

Learn how to relieve muscle pain
April 28. 7-8:15 p.m. Free workshop to learn effective and money-saving techniques to relieve muscle pain and discomfort. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/events. (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Suite 100A.

ONGOING

Tai Chi aids balance
April 1. 11 a.m. to Noon. Continues Wednesdays. “Moving for Better Balance” with Tai Chi taught by a registered nurse. All ages welcome. Donation of $1 to $4 appreciated but no one will be turned away. (503) 232-9129. Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst, 935 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Acupuncture offered vets
April 1. 5-8 p.m. Continues April 8, 15, 22 and 29. Free acupuncture for veterans in community-style setting. Available for active, inactive or retired U.S. military veterans, their spouses/partners and children. Scheduling is not required but is appreciated. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/acupuncture-veterans/ . (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Suite 100A.

Volunteers offer tax aid
April 2. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continues noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to April 14. AARP tax aid volunteers will help with simple tax form filing. Come early to fill out registration forms. Appointments required: (503) 833-8303. Free. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Learn to operate your device
April 2, 9, 23 and 30. 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. John Lucas gives guidance for understanding your electronic device. Free but donations appreciated. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Story, music set at book store
April 2. 10:30 a.m. Continues Thursdays. Story time with music. achildrensplacebookstore.com/. Free. (503) 284-8294. A Children’s Place Book Store, 1423 N.E. Fremont St.

Music slated for Fridays
April 3. 10:30 a.m. Continues Fridays. Music with Micah & Me. Free. achildrensplacebookstore.com/ (503) 284-8294. A Children’s Place Book Store, 1423 N.E. Fremont St.

Writer plans writing class
April 2-June 4. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Creative writing class for adults and school-age students of all experience levels. Write from prompts to create ideas for poems, stories and personal essays. A supportive class led by poet and fiction writer Linda Ferguson. $47 for Beaumont SUN School area residents, $65 non-residents. Register online at www.PortlandParks.org, course #1022762 or call (503) 916-5615. Beaumont Middle School, 4043 N.E. Fremont St.

Control Fido positively
April 4 – May 16. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Dog owners learn positive training techniques to gain better control of their dogs and make walks more enjoyable. Fee: $180 per dog. Register at www.oregonhumane.org/pet_training or call (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society Manners Hall, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Market offers cider tasting
April 4. noon to 2 p.m. Continues Saturdays in April. Hop-inspired beer and cider tasting. Learn about the producers in casual tasting. Free. www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/sandy. (503) 284-2644. Whole Foods Market Hollywood, 4301 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Tai chi classes slated
April 6 and 8. 10-11 a.m. Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance progresses from easy to difficult . Continues Mondays and Wednesdays. Free but donations are appreciated. Information and registration: (503) 288-8303. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Exercise for flexibility
April 7 and 9. 11 a.m. to noon. Hollywood Senior Center Exercise Program for joint flexibility, muscle strength, endurance, coordintaion and cardiovascular conditioning, designed to accommodate those with arthritis. Continues Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. Register: (503) 288-8303. Leaven Community Center, 5431 N.E. 20th Ave., at Killingsworth Street.

Depression relief offered
April 7. 6:30 p.m. A depression and anxiety support group through Recovery International. Symptoms may include stress, anger, sleeplessness and other mental health issues. Continues Tuesdays. Free-will offering. www.recoveryinternational.org. (503) 810-2789. St. Michael & All Angles Episcopal church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., between Sandy Boulevard and Broadway.

Aerial dance program set
April 9. 8 p.m. Continues 8 p.m. April 10; 5 and 8 p.m. April 11; 4 p.m. Sunday. A-WOL Dance Collective presents “Closed Doors,” an aerial dance production showing what happens when people think they are behind closed doors. Tickets $12-$30. www.awoldance.org. (503) 351-5182. Warehouse Theatre, 512 N.E. Schuyler St.

Tell stories with photos, drawings
April 16. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Continues Thursdays to May 21. “Visual Storytelling” offers a way to tell your story through photography, drawing, simple writing. Share stories and hear those of others. Cameras and art supplies will be provided. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Free but donations appreciated. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Tai chi class slated
April 28. 6-7 p.m. Tai chi continues for seven sessions. Improve balance, tone, strength and flexibility in a relaxed class with experienced teacher Dr. Arn Strasser. $15 each class. Pre-registration required: www.pdxchiropractor.com or (503) 287-2800. Irvington Tennis Club, 2131 N.E. Thompson St.

UPCOMING

Fund-raiser set for school
May 2. 5-8 p.m. “Viva Las Vegas!” is an auction and dinner to raise funds for Holy Cross School. Cindy Scheel with Exuberance Catering will serve a gourmet meal including organic and local food. Tickets $35 each before April 15, $50 afterward. Information: Eva Varga (971) 219-9720 or the school (503) 289-3010. Holy Cross Parish Hall, 5202 N. Bowdoin St.

Musicians to raise funds
May 9. 7 p.m. An evening of fun and song to help custodian Mike Richardson with medical bills. Performances by The Sirens singing group, Praise Band musicians and Miss Kita Montgomery. Free-will offering. (503) 281-1229. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Bike fest films scheduled
May 22-24. 5 p.m. Program A, 7 p.m. Program B. “Filmed by Bike” Festival includes films from around the globe. Programs vary, discussions follow some showings, some directors to visit. VIP festival pass $42 for all showings. Details: filmedbybike.org/fest-schedule/. Velocult, 1969 N.E. 42nd Ave., and Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Walk, run for lung cancer group
June 20. 7:30 a.m. Registration opens; 9 a.m. start time at Laurelhurst Park, Southeast 39th Avenue and Stark Street. A 5K run/walk affiliated with the Lung Cancer Alliance to help those diagnosed, at risk and those who love them. Register at LungLoveRunWalk.org/Portland. Information: gro.e1513290936cnail1513290936la@re1513290936cnacg1513290936nul.s1513290936tneve1513290936 or 1-800-298-2436.

March 2015

Events are listed in the order in which they will take place, followed by ongoing and upcoming events. To be considered for inclusion, entries must be submitted by e-mail to ofni.1513290936swen-1513290936rats@1513290936lairo1513290936tide1513290936 by the 15th of the prior month. If possible, follow the format used in the calendar.

Neighbors, friends and family will promenade to herald the arrival of spring and St. Patrick’s Day at the 26th annual Northeast Neighborhood St. Paddy’s Day Parade on March 15 in the Grant Park neighborhood. (Jane Perkins)

Neighbors, friends and family will promenade to herald the arrival of spring and St. Patrick’s Day at the 26th annual Northeast Neighborhood St. Paddy’s Day Parade on March 15 in the Grant Park neighborhood. (Jane Perkins)

‘Peonies’ featured in art show
March 1. 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. Arielle Adkin shows “Peonies” in colored pencil and gouache on paper; Anne Goodrich explores the concept of letting go. Both exhibits end March 24. Lisa Bledsoe shows mixed media; Shelly Caldwell creates mixed media sculpture for “Redemption, Passage & Escape.” Both end March 22. Www.guardinogallery.com. (503) 281-9048. Hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Seniors, 2nd graders to read
March 3. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on National Read Across America Day when seniors can read with second graders from Beverly Cleary Elementary School. Students will bring their favorite Dr. Seuss book to read with a senior buddy. Please register: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Tai chi to improve balance
March 3. 5:45-6:45 p.m. Improve balance, tone, strength and flexibility with tai chi, taught by Dr. Arn Strasser. Seven sessions, $15 each. Pre-registration required: www.pdxchiropractor.com or (503) 287-2800. Hollywood Soma Space, 4050 N.E. Broadway.

Trio to examine race, place
March 3. 6-7:30 p.m. Portland State University professors Lisa Bates, Derrais Carter and Roberta Hunte form a roundtable discussion, “Race, Place and Gender,” examining community, family and Portland’s changing contours in “The Residue Years,” which is Multnomah County’s Everybody Reads book. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Opera to sing songs of love
March 3. 7:30 p.m. Portland Opera presents Songs of Love, the first of a three-part “The Great American Songbook.” Tickets $12 in advance from www.albertarosetheatre.com; $15 at door. Minors welcome if accompanied by a parent or guardian. The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn age-friendly planning
March 4. 8:30-11 a.m. AARP presents a session to learn about age-friendly planning and what our communities need to become great places for people of all ages and abilities. Registration required: 1-(800) 926-8300. Doubletree Lloyd Center.

‘Village’ idea outlined
March 4. 1:30-3 p.m. Learn about the “Village” concept to help people age in their own homes. www.nevillagepdx.org. Free. Grace Presbyterian Church, 6025 N.E. Prescott St.

Visualization restores vitality
March 5. 9:30-10:45 a.m. Continues March 12, 19 and 26. Seniors can restore vitality, boost energy, improve balance and fine-tune memory with creative visualization, invocations and hand positions. A free book will be provided. Free but donations appreciated. Register at (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kids to read to dogs
March 5 and 19. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Kids and teens can improve reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog from Pet Partners. Registration required: (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Library plans Lego event
March 6 and 20. 4-5 p.m. Children and youth, ages 5 to 11, may help build a Lego structure for display. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations are welcome. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Puppies learn to socialize
March 6 and 21. 4:30-6 p.m. “Puppy Romps” is a class to expose puppies to new dogs when they are young to prevent later behavioral problems. Trainers also will answer questions about potty-training, play-biting and more. For puppies five months or younger. Free but donations accepted. www.oregonhumane.org. (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Storytellers to swap tales
March 6. 6:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild story swap and potluck. Listen or tell a five-minute story in a safe environment. Feedback upon request. Information: Ken Iverson (503) 631-2167. McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Film probes ‘Dr. Moreau’
March 6. 7:30 p.m. “Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley’s The Island of Dr. Moreau” is a documentary about filming “Dr. Moreau.” Also plays 9:30 p.m. March 7; 9:30 p.m. March 8. Tickets $10 and $8. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

How to weatherize an attic
March 7. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn how to weatherize a flat attic with Community Energy Project. Taught in English and Spanish. Free. Register at www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827 ext. 108. Hacienda CDC, 5136 N.E. 42nd Ave.

Buckman school plans art show
March 7. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 8. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The 25th annual Buckman Art Show and Sell with 140 artists and craftspeople to benefit the arts focus elementary school and its PTA. Also included are music, silent auction, kids’ area and food carts. Suggested donation $2-$5. Children under 4 free. (503) 916-6230. gro.y1513290936ratne1513290936melen1513290936amkcu1513290936b@rp1513290936. Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School, 320 S.E. 16th Ave.

Screenwriting session set
March. 7. 1-2 p.m. Monty Mickelson will give a presentation on screenwriting, addressing the artistic and temperamental differences between writing prose and scripts. He also will cover terminology, software and formatting and describe how story, character and scene structure work in scripts. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or in the library. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Book features paper-cutting art
March 7. 2 p.m. Author and paper-cutting artist Nikki McClure will share her new picture book, “In,” illustrated with her paper cuts. www.greenbeanbookspdx.com. (503) 954-2354. Green Bean Books, 1600 N.E. Alberta St.

Eat, drink to aid animals
March 7. 7-10 p.m. At “Stouts and Snouts,” enjoy food and drinks, and the proprietor will donate a percentage of proceeds for animals at the Oregon Humane Society East Burn, 1800 E. Burnside St.

Genealogy session set
March 8. 2-4 p.m. “Me, My Family and I: An Introduction to Genealogy” is for beginners who are comfortable using a keyboard and a mouse. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland Library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Crock pot recipes offered
March 8. 3-4:15 p.m. Learn about simple crock pot recipes and menus, both savory and sweet. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn Japanese book binding
March 9. 5-8 p.m. Learn non-adhesive, Japanese stab binding for books. Decorative patterns appear on the spines of books. Free. Register in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Where is missing Lilly?
March 9. 6:30-7:15 p.m. Families with small children may enjoy a musical mystery puppet show, “Where is Lilly the Catapilly?” She is expected at Miss Spider’s tea party with friend Ducky Daddles, but never appears. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Prevent lead exposure
March 10. 6-7:30 p.m. With Community Energy Project, learn how to prevent lead exposure in your household, especially if it includes pregnant women or children in homes older than 1978. Qualified participants will receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Free. Registration: (503) 284-6827 ext. 109. Peninsula Park Community Center, 700 N. Rosa Parks Way.

Film focuses on Koch brothers
March 10. 6-7:45 p.m. Jefferson High’s Multicultural Film Festival continues with “The Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition” followed by discussion. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Stay safe while exercising
March 10. 7-8:15 p.m. A free workshop for athletes, exercisers and those recovering from injuries who want to increase performance and stay safe. (503) 841-6079. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/events. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

‘Village’ people to meet
March 11. 7-8:30 p.m. A general meeting for NE Village PDX, which helps people remain in their own homes as they age. Information: www.nevillagepdx.org. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

H&R Block to give tax advice
March 12. 6-7 p.m. H&R Block will offer general tax advice and answer tax-related questions. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

‘Safe Routes’ meeting set
March 12. 6-8 p.m. Fifth annual Safe Routes to School networking night. Learn about resources for creating, promoting and expanding safe routes. Organized by Portland Bureau of Transportation. vog.n1513290936ogero1513290936dnalt1513290936rop@s1513290936etuor1513290936efas1513290936. Information: Janis McDonald, (503) 823-5358. Free. Community Cycling Center, 1700 N.E. Alberta St.

Tax assistance planned
March 13. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. AARP tax aid volunteers will help with simple tax form filing. Come early to fill out registration forms. Call (503) 288-8303 to make a one-hour appointment. Free. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

Film views Hawking romance
March 13. 11:30 a.m. View a film, “The Theory of Everything,” the story of the relationship between physicist Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde, as he learns of his motor neuron disease. Free. Information: (971) 285-6939. North Portland Senior Services at the Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St., Room 128.

Film focuses on Hawking, wife
March 13. 1 p.m. View a film, “The Theory of Everything,” the story of the relationship between physicist Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde, as he learns of his motor neuron disease. $1 donation suggested. Pizza and salad available for $2. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Library to celebrate Pi Day
March 14. 1:30-3 p.m. Families will celebrate Pi Day, 3/14/15, everyone’s favorite irrational number and mathematical constant. Find out what makes this number special. Create art with circles and finish pie to take home. Space is limited; first come, first served. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Writers to read from memoirs
March 14. 1:30 p.m. Readings by local memoir writers Mamie Freeman, Melissa Gittelman, Fredrick Swan, Marjorie Belson, and Veronica Esagni. Free. Recommended for mature audiences. www.anotherreadthrough.com. (503) 208-2729. Another Read Through Book Store, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave.

Storytellers to present program
March 14. 7:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild to present stories of growing, healing, descending and transcending. Adults $10, members and students $8. Tickets at the door or www.PortlandStorytellers.org. Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside St.

St. Paddy’s Day Parade set
March 15. Noon. The 26th annual Northeast Neighborhood St. Paddy’s Day Parade. Neighbors, friends and family will promenade to herald the arrival of spring and St. Patrick’s Day. www.st-paddys-day.com. Begin at Fernwood campus of Beverly Cleary School, 1915 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Seniors to move to world rhythms
March 17. 12:30 p.m. World Rhythms for the Young at Heart offers gentle movement to a variety of music styles. Wear supportive footwear and comfortable clothing. Free but donations appreciated. Registration: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Dine to aid Alberta Main Street
March 18. 5-10 p.m. Dine out to benefit Alberta Main Street, a neighborhood non-profit organization. “Eat for Alberta Street” at Bamboo Izakaya, which will donate 10 percent of the evening’s proceeds back to the community. Bamboo Izakaya, 1409 N.E. Alberta St.

How to weatherize an attic
March 18. 6-8:30 p.m. Learn to weatherize a flat
attic with Community Energy Project. The topics include safety, air sealing, baffling, blown-in insulation and ways to pay for a project. Free. Registration required at www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827. Peninsula Park Community Center, 700 N. Rosa Parks Way.

Smallfry plans story, art
March 19. 9:30-10:15 a.m. Keira Havner of Little Loft, a creative space, leads a hands-on storytime art project for 21/2 to 5 year olds. Suggested donation $5. smallfrypdx.com/events. (503) 284-1276. Smallfry, 4107 N.E. Tillamook St.

Lick ice cream, aid animals
March 21. Noon to 11 p.m. Get a lick of ice cream where 10 percent of proceeds will go to the Oregon Humane Society. Fifty Licks homemade ice cream, 2021 S.E. Clinton St.
Class aims at problem pooch  March 21. 1-2 p.m. A “Problem Pooch” class is led by a certified professional dog trainer for those with new dogs or those feeling frustrated by their four-legged friend. Free but donations accepted. www.oregonhumane.org. (503) 285-7722. Oregon Humane Society, 1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

Labyrinth, healing service set
March 21. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second-floor Great Hall. Free. A healing and wholeness service with music in the Taize tradition at 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Variety show to raise funds
March 21. 6 p.m. Saffron Supper Club includes Maverick Main Stage Productions and Alberta Main Street teaming up to present a fund-raising variety show. Tickets $45-$75. Order at albertamainst.org next to Saffron Supper Club picture. Alberta Abbey, 126 N.E. Alberta St.

Women to play the blues
March 21. 8 p.m. Doors open 7 p.m. Third annual “Women with the Blues” musical event marking National Women’s History Month. Musicians include Anne Weiss, Mary Flower and LaRhonda Steele. Vocalist Sarah Steele, pianist Mark Steele and harmonica player LynnAnn Hyde also featured. A video will honor the late Janice Scroggins, who participated in past events. Tickets $17 in advance; $21 general admission at the door; $25 VIP reserved seating. www.albertarosetheatre.com. Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Bach choir plans Lenten concert
March 22. 2-3:30 p.m. The Bach Cantata Choir presents a Lenten concert, directed by Ralph Nelson. The selections include the “Credo” of J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass; Bach’s Cantata No. 101 and the first movement of Giovani Pergolesi’s “StabatMater.” Free-will offering. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Learn to build a website
March 24. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn to build a basic website using the Google Sites application. Participants must have a Google or Gmail account. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Pianist, choirs to benefit PTO
March 24 6:30 p.m. A Michael Allen Harrison piano concert, with appearances by the Celebration and Junior Choirs, will benefit the Parent Teacher Organization at Trinity Lutheran School. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 ages 17 and under. Tickets available at the school 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday or at the door. www.trinityportland.org/ (503) 288-6403. Trinity Lutheran School, 5520 N.E. Killingsworth St.

Gardeners to learn about dahlias
March 24. 7 p.m. Larry Smith, a life member of the Portland Dahlia Society and a national award winner, will discuss dahlias with the Metropolitan Garden Club. gardenclubpdx.org. German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda, north of Sandy Boulevard.

Natural methods may aid fertility
March 24. 7-8:15 p.m. Free lecture on how acupuncture and herbal medicine may help those having trouble starting a family. (503) 841-6079. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/events. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Women song writers revived
March 24. 7:30 p.m. The second part of Portland Opera’s “Great American Songbook” features women who wrote songs sung to great success while the composers have been neglected: Kay Swift, first woman to write a hit Broadway musical; Dana Suesse, once called “The Girl Gershwin;” Ann Ronnell and others. Tickets: $12 in advance at www.albertarosetheatre.com or $15 at the door. Minors welcome with parent or guardian. The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

String band on Crystal ticket
March 26. 8 p.m. Yonder Mountain String Band with special guests The Cave Singers. Age 21 and over. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 day of show. (503) 225-0047. Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St.

Aid offered to write resume
March 27. 1-3 p.m. An experienced volunteer will offer one-on-one help with writing a resume. If you have a paper copy, bring it along. Register in the library for a 30-minute session or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

‘St. Vincent’ film planned
March 27. 1 p.m. View the film “St. Vincent,” about a young boy whose parents have divorced. He finds an unlikely friend in a misanthropic, war veteran neighbor. $1 donation suggested. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Trio sings in many styles
March 29. 3 p.m. Nadine Sanders, Chela Sloper and Laurie Vischer sing harmonies of the soul as “Straw Into Gold,” creating programs ranging from folk songs to jazz. Free-will offering. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Cully artist to show work
March 30. 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Artist Paul Barthol, one of The Cully Seven, will open a show, “On the Brink.” Meet the artist at 2 p.m. April 4. Exhibit continues to April 30. Cafe hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Nectar Cafe, 1925 N.E. 42nd Ave., Suite E.

County promotes healthy homes
March 31. 6-7 p.m. The Multnomah County Health Department will outline seven fundamentals of a healthy home environment and share resources and information about local healthy home programs. Register in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Upcoming

Young actors explore shootings
April 10. 7 p.m. The Young Professionals Company of Oregon Children’s Theater presents “columbinus,” which explores events surrounding the shootings at Littleton, Colo. Not recommended for children under 15 but ages 13-14 may attend with a parent. Tickets $12 advance, $15 at the door. Continues through April 19. Hours: 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. www.octc.org or (503) 228-9571. Young Professionals Studio Theater, 1939 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Opera to salute Astaire in songs
April 14. 7:30 p.m. Portland Opera’s third Great American Songbook performance, “Steppin’ Out,” features songs written for or introduced by Fred Astaire. Tickets $12 in advance, www.albertarosetheatre.com, or $15 at the door. The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Ongoing

Legal clinic to aid seniors
March 3. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Continues first and third Tuesday of each month. Senior Law Project legal clinic, a service by Legal Aid Services of Oregon and affiliated volunteer attorneys. For Multnomah County residents age 60 and older. Free. For 30-minute appointment, call Michelle Wilson (503) 288-8303. Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Tai chi classes scheduled
March 3. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tai Chi classes continue every Tuesday. Free but donations are appreciated. Information from North Portland Senior Services (971) 285-6939. Trenton Terrace Community Room, 4720 N. Trenton St.

Tax assistance offered
March 2. Noon to 4 p.m. AARP volunteers offer assistance with simple tax form filing. Come early to fill out registration forms. Assistance continues noon to 4 p.m. Mondays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Through April 14. Free. Registration required for 1-hour appointment: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Services available for veterans
March 2. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Continues Mondays. Multnomah County Veterans’ Services helps navigate and advocate for veterans of U.S. Armed Forces entitled to benefits. Free. Make 1-hour appointment: (503) 988-8387. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Anxiety support group forms
March 3. 6:30 p.m. Continues Tuesdays. A depression and anxiety support group through Recovery International. Symptoms may include stress, anger, sleeplessness and other mental health issues. Free-will offering. www.recoveryinternational.org. (503) 810-2789. St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave., between Sandy Boulevard and Broadway.

Acupuncture to aid veterans
March 4. 5-8 p..m. Continues Wednesdays. Community style acupuncture for active, inactive, retired military service members, spouses, partners, children. Free. Scheduling appreciated. (503) 841-6079. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/acupuncture-veterans/ . Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Suite 100A.

Computer tutor gives help
March 5. 9:30 a.m. Get free guidance for operating an electronic device with computer tutor John Lucas. Sign up for 45-minute sessions 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, March 5, 12 and 26. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Center offers line dancing
March 6. 11 a.m. Continues Fridays. Beginning line dance class for seniors. Fee $1. Registration: (503) 239-1221. The Salvation Army Rose Center, 211 N.E. 18th Ave.

Learning to live well
March 13 to April 17. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn to live well with chronic conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, asthma and heart disease. Free. Open to the public. Information and to register: (503) 288-8303. Bridge Meadows, 8502 N. Wayland Ave.

February 2015

"Becoming Dr. Ruth," a one-woman play about the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a holocaust survivor who became an international sex therapist, opens February 5. (Triangle Productions)

“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” a one-woman play about the life of Dr.
Ruth Westheimer, a holocaust survivor who became an international sex therapist, opens February 5. (Triangle Productions)

Guardino shows varied works
Feb. 1. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artist Jill Torberson shows work in steel and acrylic with the theme of “Navigation,” including influences from 1700s diagrams of canoe building. Jeff Schnable also follows a navigation theme in steel, canvas and charcoal. Print maker Bryan Harding creates portraits of people, real and imagined. (503) 281-9048. www.guardinogallery.com. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Disjecta exhibits three constructs
Feb. 1. noon to 5 p.m. “Constructs” begins with the gallery wall. Laura Vandenburgh’s netlike constructions explore the relationship between wall and floor. Nathan Green explores patterns and geometry using a blurred roller technique. Pablo Rasgado creates a collage of wall fragments from around the world. Hours noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday until March 1. (503) 286-9449. Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, 8371 N. Interstate Ave.

Class to teach attic weatherization
Feb. 1. 1-4 p.m. Learn how to weatherize a flat attic with the Community Energy project. Information includes safety, air sealing, baffling, blown-in insulation and incentives to help cover the costs of a project. Registration: (503) 284-6827 Ext 106 or www.communityenergyproject.org. Bridgeport United Church of Christ, 7550 N.E. Irving St.

Choir to present ‘Super-Bach’
Feb. 1. 2-3 p.m. The Bach Cantata Choir presents a “Super-Bach” concert including works by J.S. Bach, Handel and Lotti, directed by Ralph Nelson. Free but a free-will offering will be taken. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 N.E. 45th Ave.

Learn to navigate the iPad
Feb. 1 and 8. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Learn how to make your iPad work for you. OASIS Connections will teach you to read books, take photos, edit and share photos, Skype, videochat, manage podcasts and more. Bring your iPad fully charged. Free. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Carol Basch exhibits artwork
Feb. 2. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Continues to Feb. 25. Artist Carol Basch exhibits “Brooklyn Figures,” on canvas in oil and acrylic, and the “Tom Torso” series of monoprints. Eastside Exchange Building, 123 N.E. Third Ave.

Nutrition linked to heart health
Feb. 2. 12-12:30 p.m. Wholistic nutritionist Teri Sprouse discusses how nutrition can support heart health. Free. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Artist explores roots, reality
Feb. 2. 6-7:45 p.m. Teens and pre-teens in grades 6-12 may take a poetic journey with Turiya Autry into “Roots, Reality & Rhyme.” She uses her voice and vision to address the complications of identity, isolation, power and privilege. Free but first come, first seated. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Lovejoy ramp artist’s work on display
Feb. 3. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday; 2-5 p.m. Saturday; noon to 1 p.m. Sunday. The artwork of Tom Stefopoulos, known as the artist of the Lovejoy ramp, is on display until April 26. Born in 1882, he studied at the Greek National Art Institute in Athens.He is known for elaborate pen and ink drawings. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1910, and he worked many jobs. Free but contributions appreciated. For group tours: (503) 858-8567. www.hellenicamericancc.org. Hellenic-American Cultural Center and Museum of Oregon and Southwest Washington. 3131 N.E. Glisan St.

Help offered with insurance
Feb. 3. 6-7:30 p.m. The Multnomah County Health Department will answer questions and assist with health insurance enrollment. Interpreters are available upon request. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Vets to get free acupuncture
Feb. 4. 5-8 p.m. Free acupuncture for veterans, their spouses/partners and children. Continues Feb. 11, 18 and 25. Scheduling is appreciated. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/acupuncture-veterans/. (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Suite 100A.

Learn to publish books
Feb. 4. 6-7 p.m. A workshop, “Becoming Your Own Publisher,” gives authors the knowledge of contemporary publishing, including editing, design, distribution and marketing. Free. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Computer tutor plans sessions
Feb. 5. 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. Computer tutor John Lucas gives 45-minute, one-on-one sessions for understanding electronic devices. Same hours on Feb. 12 and Feb. 26. Free but donations appreciated. Appointments required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Presentation for communication
Feb. 5. 10-11:30 a.m. Riders’ Club takes a field trip to PCC Southeast Center to enjoy S. Renee Mitchell’s presentation in poetry, song and storytelling. The aim is better communication and to become comfortable with our authentic selves. Free but donations appreciated. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Film features Gullah people
Feb. 5. 7:30 p.m. A new 35mm print of “Daughters of the Dust” is part of the Portland Black Film Festival. It explores the unique culture of the Gullah people, slave descendants on the Georgia Sea Islands. Tickets: $8 general, $6 students/seniors. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Play reveals life of Dr. Ruth
Feb. 5. 7:30 p.m. Oregon premiere of “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” by Martin St. Germain. The play reveals the pioneering sex therapist’s early life of fleeing Nazis as a child, joining the Haganah in Jerusalem, then emigrating as a single mother to the U.S. Shows Thursdays to Saturdays 7:30 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.; to Feb. 28. Tickets $15 to $35. www.trianglepro.org. (503) 239-5919. gro.o1513290936rpelg1513290936nairt1513290936@ofni1513290936. Triangle Productions, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Storytellers invite newcomers
Feb. 6. 6:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild invites listeners, newcomers, and experienced tellers for five-minute stories in a welcoming environment. Feedback upon request. Share potluck dinner. Free. Information: Ken Iverson, (503) 631-2167. McMenamins’ Kennedy School, 5736 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Hancock Preschool plans tour
Feb. 7. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Tour Hancock Street Preschool, a cooperative preschool since 1984. Applications being received for the 2015-16 school year. (503) 750-1904. Inside Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Preschools to offer information
Feb. 7. 10 a.m. to noon. Meet representatives from North and Northeast preschools to ask questions and gather information about their programs. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Learn history from folk songs
Feb. 7. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Newel Briggs sings old slave songs, now regarded as children’s folk songs, accompanied by his guitar, mandolin and banjo. Learn the history behind such songs as “Ham Bone” and “Shortinin’ Bread.” Free. First come, first seated. (503) 988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Learn to operate new iPad
Feb. 7 and 14. 1-3 p.m. OASIS Connections will teach you how to make your iPad work for you in reading books, sharing photos, using Skype and more. Bring your iPad fully charged. Free. Registration required in library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Library plans writing workshop
Feb. 7. 3-5 p.m. Renee Watson leads a workshop for teens and adults, “Writing About the People and Places that Shaped Us.” She will read from her novel, “This Side of Home” and share poetry about growing up as a black girl in Portland. Participants will write poetry and prose using prompts from characters and scenes in the book. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave

NE Center to mark 10th year
Feb. 8. 1-4 p.m. The NE Community Center celebrates 10 years with refreshments, free swimming, live music, games and activities. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Hear Afro-American literature
Feb. 8. 2-3:30 p.m. Local community leaders read from works by their favorite African American writers at the 18th annual African American Read-In. Co-sponsored by Portland Reading Council, Oregon Alliance of Black School Educators and Multnomah County Library. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

African fabric symbols revealed
Feb. 8. 3-4 p.m. Wendy Mamattah will use a digital slide presentation to outline the history of the Adinkra symbols of West Africa and those used today in fabric prints. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

‘Free Angela’ film planned
Feb. 8. 7:30 p.m. Film “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,” a documentary by Shola Lynch about activist Angela Davis. Part of the Portland Black Film Festival. Tickets $8 general, $6 students/seniors. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Test home for lead
Feb. 9. 6-7:30 p.m. A free workshop to learn how to prevent lead exposure in the home, especially important for children or pregnant women in housing built before 1978. Qualified participants receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Registration: (503) 284-6827 or www.communityenergyproject.org. Community Energy Project, 422 N.E. Alberta St.

Learn long-term care rights
Feb. 10. 2 p.m. Gretchen Jordan presents information from the Long-Term Care Ombudsman, an independent state agency that investigates complaints and advocates for improvements in care facilities. Questions answered. Handouts available. Free but donations appreciated. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Library sets ‘Great Debaters’ film
Feb. 10. 6-7:45 p.m. Jefferson High School’s Multicultural Film Festival features “The Great Debaters.” The series theme is “Defy the Inevitable! Harvest Beyond the Brim!” A discussion will follow the film. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Tales reveal love, laughter
Feb. 10. 7-7:45 p.m. Chetter Galloway draws from personal experiences and African American history to tell “Tailor Made Tales” of love, laughter and perseverance. Free. First come, first seated. (503) 988-5362, Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Fall asleep naturally
Feb. 10. 7-8:15 p.m. A free workshop on natural solutions to sleep problems. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/event/sleep-better/. (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Suite 100A.

Lingerie exposition scheduled
Feb. 10. doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Fourth annual Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition featuring more than a dozen vendors. Music by DJ Gregarious. $12 at door, $10 advance, www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/759427?utm_medium=bks. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St.

Aid offered for health insurance
Feb. 11. 1-3:30 p.m. The Multnomah County Health Department will provide information and enrollment assistance for health insurance before the open enrollment period ends Feb. 15. Interpreters available upon request. Registration required at (503) 988-5370. Kenton Library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

NE Village sets meeting
Feb. 11. 7-8:30 p.m. A general meeting of Northeast Village PDX, for neighbors to help neighbors age in their own homes safely and comfortably. Experienced members will answer questions about the village movement. nevillagepdx.org. Enter the office entrance of Alameda. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Seniors to view ‘Boyhood’ film
Feb. 13. 1 p.m. View “Boyhood,” winner of 2015 Golden Globe award for best picture. The film is vignettes of the joys and pitfalls of growing up, filmed over 12 years with the same cast. Free but $1 donation suggested. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Library to mark Lunar New Year
Feb. 14. 1-3 p.m. Welcome the Lunar New Year, one of the most important holidays in many Asian cultures. Celebrate life, good health and prosperity. Free but first come, first served. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Neville to attend Mardi Gras Ball
Feb. 14. 7:30 p.m. Charmaine Neville is among the Louisiana musicians expected at the fifth annual Mardi Gras Ball planned by the Mysti Krewe of Nimbus, a membership organization in the tradition of a New Orleans’ social club. The food and culture of Louisiana will be part of the evening. Tickets $25-$40.95 plus fees. Information: www.portlandmardigras.com. Tickets at Wonder Ballroom or Ticketfly: www.ticketfly.com/venue/975. Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St.

Stories to touch the heart
Feb. 14. 7:30 p.m. Portland Storytellers’ Guild plans a night of eclectic stories with a theme of “Touching the Heart and Tingling the Spine.” Tickets: Adults $10, guild members and students $8 at the door or PortlandStorytellers.org or Brown Paper Tickets. Hipbone Studio, 1847 E. Burnside St.

Day camp set for students
Feb. 16. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Day camp on President’s Day, with before and after care available; for ages 6-12. includes crafts, games, sports, swimming in warm water pool. $40 for members, $50 for non-members. Pre-registration required. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Discuss Portlander’s novel
Feb. 17 and 24. 6:15-7:45 p.m. Discuss “The Residue Years” by Mitchell S. Jackson, who grew up in Portland in the 1990s. It is Multnomah County Library’s “Everybody Reads” selection. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

‘Residue Years’ discussion set
Feb. 17. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Discuss “The Residue Years” by Mitchell S. Jackson, Multnomah County library’s “Everybody Reads” selection. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

‘Everybody Reads’ book slated
Feb. 17. 7-8 p.m. A Pageturners book group discusses “The Residue Years” by Portland native Mitchell S. Jackson, the Multnomah County library’s “Everybody Reads” selection. Free but first come, first seated. (503) 988-5362. Meet on the second floor of Whole Foods Market, next to Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Workshop offers pain relief
Feb. 17. 7-8:15 p.m. A free workshop to learn about natural ways to relieve headaches, migraines and other head related pain. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/event/help-headache-pain/. (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDZ, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Suite 100A.

Library plans Lincoln program
Feb. 18. 6-7 p.m. “Lincoln and the Oregon Country,” a slide-illustrated program, deals with Lincoln and politics, the Confederates, slavery, civil rights and his friends in Oregon. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Ash Wednesday service set
Feb. 18. 7 p.m. An Ash Wednesday service begins the season of Lent. (503) 232-9129. Presbyterian Church of Laurelhurst, 935 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Learn about Lunar New Year
Feb. 19. 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Elise Ho Tan outlines traditions that surround celebration of the Lunar New Year. Lion dancers and singers from the neighborhood Vietnamese school will join her. Refreshments provided. Free but donations appreciated. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kindergarten invites parents
Feb. 19. 9-10 a.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. An open house for parents to meet the principal and assistant principal and learn about the kindergarten program at Beverly Cleary Hollyrood campus. Registration packets will be available to return by March 19. Hollyrood campus, 3580 N.E. Hollyrood Court, off Knott Street.

Book discussion slated
Feb. 19. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Discuss “The Residue Years” by Mitchell S. Jackson, Multnomah County Library’s “Everybody Reads” selection. Free. (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Grant High to present ‘Tartuffe’
Feb. 19-21, 26-28. 7:30 p.m. Grant High School theater department presents “Tartuffe,” Moliere’s satiric comedy that skewers hypocrisy and the French nobility. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 students, available at the door. (503) 916-5160. Grant High School auditorium, 2245 N.E. 36th Ave.

Families to play floor hockey
Feb. 20. 6-7 p.m. Family floor hockey, with children at least age 5. Free for members. $10 adults, $5 youth drop-in rate for non-members. Preregistration encouraged. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Auction to aid Grant High
Feb. 20. 6 p.m. The annual Grant High School auction to raise funds for students’ benefits. Music, food and fun. Tickets $75 each: grantboosters.schoolauction.net/auction2015/tickets The Exchange Building, 123 N.E. Third Ave.

Kids to draw superheroes
Feb. 21. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Teens in grades 6 to 12 learn an easy process for drawing superhero and fantasy characters. They may submit artwork to the Summer Reading contest. Winning art will become the front cover of the summer’s teen gameboard. Free. (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

‘Black Girl in Suburbia’ film set
Feb. 21. 2 p.m. “Black Girl in Suburbia,” a documentary by local filmmaker Melissa Lowery, looks into experiences of black girls growing up in predominately white communities. Tickets $8 general, $6 students/seniors. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. (503) 493-1128. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Families to make books at library
Feb. 21. 3:30-5 p.m. Families may learn the art of creating two hardcover, accordion-pleated books for recording thoughts and drawings. Free. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Labyrinth, healing services set
Feb. 21. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth walk in the second floor Great Hall. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Concert to feature organist
Feb. 22. 3 p.m. Organist John Green will present a concert with vocalists Patricia Holman and Jennifer O’Leary, violinist and trumpeter Frank Holman and trumpeter Tom Tate. The music will include Bach, Franck and Boellmann. Green also will improvise familiar hymn tunes suggested by the audience. Free-will offering. Information: coordinator Patricia Holman, (503) 288-0353. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Seniors to discuss books
Feb. 23. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Bring a favorite book to share at the book discussion group. Suggested donation $1. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘Residue Years’ discussion set
Feb. 23. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Discuss “The Residue Years” by Mitchell S. Jackson, who grew up in Portland in the 1990s. The books is Multnomah County Library’s “Everybody Reads” selection. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Set goals for retirement funds
Feb. 24. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn to establish goals and strategies for a sustainable income in retirement Free. Registration required online, in the library or by calling (503) 988-5234. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.
Main Street review slated Feb. 24. 6:30-9 p.m. The Alberta Main Street community shares ideas, insights and imagination as it reviews what works after five years and where it is going in the future. Free. RSVP online: albertamainst.org. St. Andrew Catholic Church Community Center, Oscar Romero Room, 806 N.E. Alberta St.

Therapy offers pain relief
Feb. 24. 7-8:15 p.m. A free workshop to learn trigger-point therapy for relieving muscle pain and discomfort. www.shiftwellnesspdx.com/event/tpt-workshop/ . (503) 841-6079. Shift Wellness PDX, 8040 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Suite 100A.

Preschool activities planned
Feb. 25. 9-9:45 a.m. Continues to March 18. Ages 3-5 run, jump, skip, throw and play a variety of age-appropriate games. Members $20, non-members $24. Scholarships available. Pre-registration required. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Theater slates ‘Twisted Cabaret’
Feb. 26. 7:30 p.m.; Feb. 27 at 10:30 p.m.; Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Frank Olivier presents “Twisted Cabaret,” a comedy juggling act with singing, dancing. For adults and children over 8. Tickets $20 to $45. www.albertarosetheatre.com. The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St.

Jackie Robinson film planned
Feb. 27. 1 p.m. View “42,” the story of Jackie Robinson, including his historic 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers rookie season when he broke the Major League color barrier. Free but $1 donation appreciated. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Resume writing offered
Feb. 27. 1-3 p.m. A volunteer will help you develop a resume. If you have a resume, bring along a copy for a 30-minute session. Registration required in the library or call (503) 988-5234. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Learn to engage in city issues
Feb. 28. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. “In It Together,” a free Community Summit arranged by the city Office of Neighborhood Involvement. Open to all residents to learn how to engage in current issues, hear success stories and strengthen community connections. A welcome reception will be 6-8 p.m. Feb. 27 at City Hall, 1221 S.W. Fourth Ave. The summit will be at the Ambridge Center, 1333 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Pre-registration is required for lunch and, by Feb. 16, for accommodations for people with disabilities or language interpretation: (503) 823-3093. vog.n1513290936ogero1513290936dnalt1513290936rop@51513290936102re1513290936htego1513290936ttini1513290936liame1513290936. or www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/inittogether2015.

Marimba music to aid Africa
Feb. 28. noon to 3:30 p.m. Hear six marimba bands play high-energy music from Zimbabwe and South Africa. Free. All performers are students of MyLinda King of Boka Marimba. Raffle proceeds will benefit the Portland-Mutare Sister City Organization and Africa AIDS Response. Information: moc.t1513290936ropel1513290936et@ab1513290936miram1513290936. Portland Foursquare Church, 2830 N.E. Flanders St.

Film features local Somali girls
Feb. 28. 2 p.m. A film, “Lessons of Basketball and War,” by Portlander Ron Bourke, follows a Somali girls’ basketball team at Hosford Middle School as these refugees from famine and war deal with life in the U.S. and face old conflicts from their homeland. Part of the Cascade Festival of African Films. Free. Moriarty auditorium, Cascade Campus, Portland Community College, 705 N. Killingsworth St. Festival schedule, Feb. 6 to March 8, www.africafilmfestival.org.

ONGOING:

Practice speaking English
Feb. 1. 12:30-2 p.m. Continues Sundays. Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Free. (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Tai chi improves balance
Feb. 2 and 4. 10-10:45 a.m. Continues Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tai chi in a research-based regimen offers better balance for older adults and addresses functional impairments. Free for members. $10 drop-in rate for non-members. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

Volunteers to help file taxes
Feb. 2 to April 14. AARP tax aid volunteers assist with simple tax form filing. Free. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Registration required for one-hour appointment: (503) 288-8303. Arrive early to fill out registration forms. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Nutrition, herbs to aid wellness
Feb. 4. 7-9 p.m. Continues Wednesdays to April 1. Learn how nutrition, exercise and herbs can support your goals for wellness. Call for schedule and costs: (503) 223-8822 Ext. 1. Herb Shoppe Pharmacy, 3912 N. Mississippi Ave.

Rotary meets on Thursdays
Feb. 5. Noon. East Portland Rotary Club meets each Thursday. www.eastportlandrotary.org. Rose Room, Moda Center, 1 N. Center Court St.

Zumba slated for seniors
Feb. 6. 11-11:45 a.m. Continues Fridays. Zumba Gold for active older adults focuses on cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Free for members. $10 drop-in for non-members. www.necommunitycenter.org. (503) 284-3377. NE Community Center, 1630 N.E. 38th Ave.

January 2015

Jeff Hess' "Yoga Pose,” a photograph on aluminum, is on display at Guardino Gallery. (Guardino Gallery)

Jeff Hess’ “Yoga Pose,” a photograph on aluminum, is on display at Guardino Gallery. (Guardino Gallery)

Start 2015 with walk for peace
Jan. 1. Noon to 3 p.m. A labyrinth walk for peace offers a peaceful way to begin the New Year. Two labyrinths available for meditative walking. Suggested $10 donation to pay for musical accompaniment. (503) 287-0418. Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1535 N.E. 17th Ave.

Farmers market sets hours
Jan. 3 and 17. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shop for produce, meat, fish and other food products at the Hollywood Farmer’s Market on first and third Saturdays of each winter month. www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org. Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street.

Guardino to show varied art
Jan. 3. 6-9 p.m. Reception for artists Mary Tapogna with mosaic sculptures and installations; Samyak Yamauchi’s playful primitives; Jeff Hess’s photographs showing yogis from many perspectives; Sharon Agnor’s casts in glass and steel. Free viewing. Exhibits continue to Jan. 27. (503) 281-9048. Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

Photos to explore nature, man
Jan. 5 to 31. Artists’ reception 2-4 p.m. Jan. 11. “Exploring Nature and Man,” an exhibit highlighting the art of photography. Featured works are by Bruce Lee plus Jack McNally, Michael Seeker, Samara Howell, Phil Sedgewick. Hours: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Mon.-Thurs.; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sat.; noon to 1 a.m. Sun. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. George R. White Library and Learning Center, Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Aid offered for health insurance
Jan. 5: 6-7:30 p.m. ; Jan. 8: 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Jan. 12: 6-7:30 p.m.; Jan. 15: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Assistance and information for health insurance and enrollment, which continues to Feb. 15. Interpreters are available upon request. In partnership with Multnomah County Health Department. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Legal help offered seniors
Jan. 6 and 20. 9:30 a.m. to noon. The Senior Law Project Legal Clinic offers no-cost assistance with volunteer attorneys for residents of Multnomah County who are 60 or older. Call Michelle Wilson for a 30-minute appointment: (503) 288-8303. North Portland Senior Services at Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Test to prevent lead exposure
Jan. 6. 6-7:30 p.m. Learn how to prevent lead exposure in the home, especially if children or pregnant women live in housing older than 1978. Qualified participants receive a free kit of safety and testing supplies. Free. Registration required: www.communityenergyproject.org or (503) 284-6827. Community Energy Project, 422 N.E. Alberta St.

Eat taco, support Alberta
Jan. 6. 6-10 p.m. Stella Taco will host January’s “Eat for Alberta Street,” a monthly fund-raising event benefiting Alberta Main Street, a non-profit organization run by volunteers. The restaurant will donate 15 percent of the evening’s proceeds to the organization. Stella Taco, 2940 N.E. Alberta St.

Writer reveals rural life lessons
Jan. 6. 7 p.m. Barbara Drake, an Oregon Book Award finalist, will read from her new memoir, “Morning Light,” including rural life lessons learned while living in Yamhill County. Free. www.broadwaybooks.net. (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Computer tutor sets hours
Jan. 8, 15, 29. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Computer tutor John Lucas offers a 45-minute, one-on-one session to understand your electronic device. Free. Appointment required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Library plans Olmsted film
Jan. 8. 6-7:30 p.m. A film, “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America,” a biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. A discussion follows with Laurence Cotton, consulting producer, and Bill Hawkins, author of “The Legacy of the Olmsted Brothers in Portland, Oregon.” Free. First come, first-seated. Information: (503) 988-5391. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Writer to read from memoir
Jan. 8. 7 p.m. Gary Ferguson will read from his memoir, “The Carry Home,” which records his grief over the loss of his wife during a canoeing accident and the healing power of the natural world. Free. www.broadwaybooks.net or (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Play explores Chicano identity
Jan. 8-17. Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. “Searching for Aztlan” is a biting, satirical play exploring what it means to be Chicano in contemporary society. Written and directed by Lakin Valdez. Jan. 11 at 3:30 p.m. join the director and Chicano leaders in a conversation about their work and search for the legendary Aztlan. Tickets start at $24, with discounts for students, seniors, veterans and groups of 15 or more. Tickets and information: www.milagro.org or (503) 236-7253. Milagro Theatre, 525 S.E. Stark St.

Film recalls civil rights history
Jan. 8. 7:30 p.m. Advance screening of “Selma,” which chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., led a campaign for equal voting rights, including the march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., and President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Hosted by “Movies in Black & White.” Post-screening discussion with host Jason Lamb; David Walker, writer of the Shaft comic books, and film critic Shawn Levy. Tickets: General $8; senior, student $6. www.hollywoodtheatre.org. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Seniors to view ‘Jersey Boys’
Jan. 9. 1 p.m. “Jersey Boys” film tells the story of The Four Seasons’ rise from humble Jersey beginnings to musical success. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Free but $1 donation appreciated. Pre-movie pizza and salad served at 11:30 a.m. for $2. Information: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Kids to create arcade games
Jan. 10. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids may join Tinker Camp to create their own arcade games using cardboard, recycled materials, LED lights and electronic components. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Class set for screenwriters
Jan. 11. 3-4 p.m. Monty Mickelson will teach introduction to Screenwriting, including elements of story, character and scene structure, and how scripts differ from prose. Free. Registration required in library or (503) 988-5234. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Film chronicles ‘Jersey Boys’
Jan. 12. 9:30 a.m. View “Jersey Boys,” a film chronicling the rise of The Four Seasons from humble Jersey beginnings to pop fame. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Free. Register at (971) 285-6939. North Portland Senior Services at the Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N. Foss St.

Program to view Western films
Jan. 12. 6-7 p.m. A slide-illustrated program, “The Magic West on Film,” provides an overview of Western film from about the 1903 beginnings to the present. Free. First come, first seated. (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn about dementia, care
Jan. 13. 10 a.m. Professionals and people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease discuss “The Basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” which affects people in varying ways. Understanding what is happening helps those living with diagnosed people interact effectively and provide quality care. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

‘Pressure Cooker’ film slated
Jan. 13. 6-7:45 p.m. The Jefferson High School Multicultural Film Festival and North Portland library feature “Pressure Cooker,” followed by a discussion. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

NE Village sets meeting
Jan. 14. 7-8:30 p.m. A general meeting of NE Village PDX, which has the goal of enabling members to age in place, in their own homes, as long as they can. Information: www.nevillagepdx.org. Rose City Park United Methodist Church, 5830 N.E. Alameda.

Evening set with guitar duo
Jan. 14. 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m. An evening with guitar duo Nels Cline and Julian Lage playing jazz-influenced compositions and improvisations. 21 and older. Tickets $16-$18. www.ticketfly.com. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave.

Poets to honor William Stafford
Jan. 15. 7-9 p.m. Celebrate the 100th birthday of William Stafford, former Oregon poet laureate and National Book Award winner who died in 1993. Joanna Rose will be host for readings by poets Turiya Autry, Mark Pomroy and Harold Johnson. More Stafford birthday readings: stafford100.org. Information: ten.e1513290936ciffo1513290936tseuq1513290936@sdao1513290936rbkoo1513290936b1513290936 or (503) 284-1726. Broadway Books, 1714 N.E. Broadway.

Dog to join children’s story time
Jan. 17. 10 a.m. A special guest, Nero the Police Dog, will appear at the children’s story time. Free. Information: www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. George R. White Library and Learning Center, Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Stories, yoga set for families
Jan. 17. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Storytelling, music, rhymes and imagination will be used in a family yoga-inspired program. Free. First come, first served. Information: 503-988-5362. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Library plans GED assistance
Jan. 17. 3-5 p.m. A plan of action for GED success includes learning about the GED Testing Service website, reviewing computer skills required to pass the test, free practice tests and self-study materials. Class participants need an e-mail account and a Multnomah County Library card. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or in the library. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Labyrinth, healing service slated
Jan. 17. 4-5:45 p.m. A candlelight labyrinth in the second-floor Great Hall. 5:30 p.m. A healing and wholeness service, with music in the Taize tradition, in the sanctuary. www.westprespdx.org. (503) 287-1289. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 N.E. Hancock St.

Two authors to read at Concordia
Jan. 21. noon. Reading and book signing with authors Harold Johnson and Clem Starck. Free. www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events. George R. White Library and Learning Center, Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Tips to fight financial fraud
Jan. 22. 2-3:30 p.m. Because financial fraud affects one in five people over age 60, three agencies are presenting information on how to safeguard personal information, spot a potential fraud, stop a scammer and report a concern. The state Department of Justice, Multnomah County Fraud and Abuse team, and Elders in Action will present information. Free. Information: (503) 988-5394. North Portland library, 512 N. Killingsworth St.

Hollywood plans quarterly meeting
Jan. 22. 7-8:30 p.m. The Hollywood Neighborhood Association, which includes residents working to maintain and enhance the livability of the neighborhood, will have its quarterly general meeting. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Center slates romantic comedy
Jan. 23. 1 p.m. The film, “Magic in the Moonlight,” is a romantic comedy about an Englishman asked to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. Stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone and Marcia Gay Harden. Free but $1 donation appreciated. (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Storyteller to relate ‘Essex’ fate
Jan. 23-24. 8 p.m. The experiences of men on a ship, rammed by a sperm whale in the South Pacific, inspired Herman Melville to write “Moby Dick.” The tale is retold in “Survival at Sea: The Essex” by Lawrence Howard of the Portland Story Theater. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at door. www.portlandstorytheater.com Doors open at 7 p.m. at Alberta Abbey, 126 N.E. Alberta St.

Film recalls DIY music scene
Jan. 23. 9:30 p.m. A film, “It’s Gonna Blow: San Diego Music Underground 1986-1996,” is a documentary about the do-it-yourself music scene with kids from the sticks who found themselves mainstream. The band Physics will reconvene to play a live set after the screening. Director Bill Perrine will attend for a Q&A. www.sdmusicdoc.com. Tickets $10 in advance. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Madison High sets book sale
Jan. 24. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Jan. 25. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Madison High School’s used book sale with food, crafts and live music. Proceeds help purchase materials for the school library. Donated books, CDs, DVDs may be left at the school library. Sales prices $1 to $5. Cafeteria at Madison High School, 2735 N.E. 82nd Ave.

Make folk instrument in class
Jan. 24. 3-5 p.m. Make a folk instrument from common household items with musician Newel Briggs. Learn the history of the instrument and its musical family members from around the world. Free. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Seniors to find light in dark days
Jan. 27 10 a.m. “Conversations on Aging: Staying Engaged in Life” offers information on the difference between sadness, depression and grief. Learn how to help make dark days a little brighter. Free. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Teens to make Anime superhero
Jan. 27. 5-7 p.m. Teens can draw their own Japanese anime superhero characters in an introductory class. They may submit original artwork to the Summer Reading teen cover contest to see which masterpiece is selected as the front cover for the Summer Reading teen gameboard. Free. First come, first served. Information: (503) 988-5370. Kenton library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.

Learn to set retirement goals
Jan. 27. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Learn how to establish retirement goals and strategies for a sustainable income in retirement. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or in the library. Albina library, 3605 N.E. 15th Ave.

Kafoury, demolitions on agenda
Jan. 27. 7 p.m. Rose City Park Neighborhood Association will hear Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury, get an update on city demolition proposals and hear about the Neighborhood Emergency Teams, www.rcpna.org . German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda.

English gardens on agenda
Jan. 27. 7 p.m. Tom Barreto will present “A Tour of the English Countryside: The Gardens of the Cotswolds” for the Metropolitan Garden Club of Portland. Information: gardenclubpdx.org or moc.l1513290936iamg@1513290936xdpbu1513290936lcned1513290936rag1513290936. German American Society, 5626 N.E. Alameda.

Art gallery gains new name
Jan. 29. 6-9 p.m. Grand reopening of Alberta Street Gallery, formerly Six Days Gallery, celebrating 10 years on Alberta. Al Flory’s photographs will be highlighted through January. Information: (503) 280-6329, moc.o1513290936ohay@1513290936trasy1513290936adxis1513290936. Hours: noon to 8 p.m. Tues. to Sat.; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Alberta Street Gallery, 2724 N.E. Alberta St.

‘Knights’ reveal festivals of yore
Jan. 31. 2-3 p.m. Knights of Veritas present a family program about the passage of seasons in the Middle Ages, the traditions and festivals in winter months and what changing seasons meant for common people. Free. First come, first seated. Information: (503) 988-5386. Gregory Heights library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

Learn Japanese book binding
Jan. 31. 2-5 p.m. Learn how to bind books with Japanese stab binding, which makes decorative patterns on the spines of books. Free. Registration required: (503) 988-5234 or in the library. Hollywood library, 4040 N.E. Tillamook St.

Women to sing songs of world
Jan. 31. 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m. ViVoce, Portland Revels’ a cappella women’s group, will sing serious and silly songs from Croatia, Turkey, Newfoundland, England, Ireland, Scotland and North America. Tickets: http://portlandrevels.org/calendar/vivoce-singers/ or at the door: $15 general, $12 senior and students, free under 12. St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church, 1704 N.E. 43rd Ave

Upcoming:

Travelers to learn Italian
Feb. 5 to March 5. 10-11:30 a.m. Basic Italian for travel, taught by native speaker Alba Orsi. Text is Rick Steve’s Italian phrase book and dictionary. $40 for five sessions. Registration required: (503) 288-8303. Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 N.E. 40th Ave.

Concordia to host Ursula LeGuin
Feb. 7. 3-4 p.m. Reading and book signing with Portland author Ursula LeGuin, winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Free. Information: www.cu-portland.edu/academics/library/library-events . George R. White Library and Learning Center, Concordia University, 2800 N.E. Liberty St.

Kindergarten invites parents
Feb. 19. 9-10 a.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. An open house for parents to meet the principal and assistant principal and learn about the kindergarten program at Beverly Cleary Hollyrood campus. Registration packets will be available to return by March 19. Hollyrood campus, 3580 N.E. Hollyrood Court, off Knott Street.

Auction to benefit Grant programs
Feb. 20. 6 p.m. Grant High School Boosters’ annual auction, including music and buffet. Funds help support Grant’s extracurricular activities. www.pps.k12.or.us/schools/grant/1832.htm. Event at The Exchange Building, 123 N.E. Third Ave.

Want to go further back in time? 2014 events are archived here.