ﾌﾫ6-7:30 p.m.From Left to Right. Join the College Republicans for intelligent discussion of the local, state, and national issues in an open forum format. Jam with us! All are welcome! Meet at the Market McMenamins.
ﾌﾫ1 p.m. The Baha’i faith. The Baha’i faith is a world religion that strongly emphasizes the elimination of all prejudices, equality of women and men, and is an independent investigation of truth and the oneness of humankind. Come to a meeting to find out more information. SMC 230.
ﾌﾫ4:30-6:30 p.m. Chinese Corner. Chinese speakers, both native and non-native, get together for conversation. The objective is to bring together different cultures in an environment, which supports learning of a second language for both Chinese and English speakers. Meetings are at the Meetro.
Saturday Sept. 22 and Sunday Sept. 23
ﾌﾫ11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wintering-In the Harvest Festival. A Northwest tradition for over 30 years. A variety of local artists, craft makers, traditional music performances, hands-on activities for children and adults alike. Event is at Howell Territorial Park, Sauvie Island. Suggested donation $3 for adults and $2 for children under 12.
Saturday Oct. 27
ﾌﾫWalk for the Gold. Special Olympics is planning its newest fund-raising event, a 5k fun walk. The walk starts and finishes in PGE Park. Teams and individuals must preregister before Oct. 20. Registrations packets are available via e-mail, phone or by mail at Special Olympics Oregon. For more information call 503-248-0600.
Now through Oct. 31
“Visions and Visionaries.” 30-plus paintings by Oregon artists from 1880-1930, will be on display at Pittock Mansion. For more information call 503-823-3624. $2.50-5.
Now through Jan. 6
“We Need to Remember.” A showcase of traditional artists from Oregon’s Native, cowboy and immigrant communities. The exhibit is displayed at the Oregon History Center, 1200 S.W. Park. Admission $6 for adults, $3 for students with ID., $1.50 for children 6-12 and free for children under 5. For more information call 503-306-5221.
workshops on campus
Monday Sept. 24
ﾌﾫ1-3 p.m. Effective Interviewing Workshop. Learn specific strategies to further develop interviewing skills. For more information contact the Career Center, 402 USB, or call 503-725-4613
Tuesday Sept. 25
ﾌﾫ11 a.m.-12 p.m. Resume Preparation Workshop. Get the latest information on how to write effective resumes and cover letters. For more information contact the Career Center, 402 USB, or call 503-725-4613
ﾌﾫ3-3:30 p.m. Campus Recruiting Orientation. Workshop design to teach those who plan to participate in on campus recruiting more about the on-campus recruiting program. For more information contact the Career Center, 402 USB, or call 503-725-4613.
Friday Sept. 28
ﾌﾫ1-1:30 p.m. Campus Recruiting Orientation. Workshop design to teach those who plan to participate in on campus recruiting more about the on-campus recruiting program. For more information contact the Career Center, 402 USB, or call 503-725-4613.
music on campus
Saturday Sept. 29
ﾌﾫ8 p.m. Flamenco De La Mision presents “Amistad.” One night only at Portland Sate University, Lincoln Hall. Admission $20 general, $16 students. For advance tickets and information call 503-725-3307.
music around town
Sept. 28- Oct. 21
“No, No Nanette.” This show takes the audience back to the roaring ’20s. Performances are at Eastside Performance Center, 51 S.E. 14th and Stark. Ticket prices ranges from $26 to $30 for adults, $24 to $28 for seniors, and $16 for students. Tickets can be purchase by calling The Musical Theatre Company box office 503-916-6592 or 503-224-5411.
Sunday Sept. 30
ﾌﾫ7 p.m. Women of Note Concert and Auction. Presented by In Other Words Women’s Nook and Resources, the concert features local jazz artists Nancy King and Mary Kadderly. Tickets are $13 in advance at In Other Words 503-232-6003 or $16 at the door. The concert is at The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th.
readings around town
Friday Sept. 21
ﾌﾫ7:30 p.m.“Heart of the Beast” by Joyce Weatherford, is a story about life in the 20th century American West. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside. For more information call 503-228-4651.
Monday Sept. 24
ﾌﾫ7:30 p.m.“All Families Are Psychotic” is a story about a heartwarming family created by Douglas Coupland. Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W. Burnside. For more information call 503-228-4651.
Tuesday Sept. 25
ﾌﾫ7:30 p.m.“Fateful harvest” is an expos? developed from a series of Seattle Times articles that made Duff Wilson a Pulitzer prize finalist. Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, 3723 S.E. Hawthorne. For more information call 503-238-1668.
ﾌﾫ The Family Center Outreach, a program of Volunteers of America, has opened their doors in Southeast Portland to provide services to women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence. This new community resource provides free support groups and drop-in services. For more information contact Natalie at 503-771-5503.
ﾌﾫ If you are a woman who has a physically abusive female partner, call the 24-hour crisis line, 503-281-2442, or women-battered-by-women support groups at 503-232-7805 or 503-289-6869, ext. 11. NH basement.
ﾌﾫ The Volunteer Alert is back. Check out the opportunities to help REACH and contact us to sign up or to get more information. Go to www.reachcdc.org for more details.
ﾌﾫ Hyalite is a nonprofit organization that needs volunteers with good skills in mentoring youth ages 12-17. For more information call 503-220-8282.
ﾌﾫ Street Roots is organizing a campaign to establish a campground for homeless people in Portland. The Out of the Doorways campaign meeting is every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Martial Arts Gallery at 18 N.W. Third. Please join us in our struggle for justice for homeless people in Portland. For more information call 503-228-5657.
ﾌﾫ The Metropolitan Human Rights Center is seeking knowledgeable and experienced people interested in becoming volunteer trainers on issues regarding diversity, human rights and much more. Please contact Michelle Neal at 503-823-5284 if interested.
ﾌﾫ Oregon Partnership is an organization dedicated to changing lives through substance abuse prevention, education and referrals. They are currently looking for volunteers to work on their various programs. For more information call 503-244-5211.
ﾌﾫ Clackamas Women’s Services has many opportunities for compassionate, open-minded women who want to help women and children survivors of domestic and sexual violence. You may also be able to earn college credit if you are a current student. We are currently seeking volunteers for days, evenings or weekends. For more information call 503-654-2807.
ﾌﾫ Wish you could do something to help end domestic and sexual violence? The Bradley-Angle House is looking for volunteers to work its 24-hour crisis line, staff emergency shelter and transitional houses, work with children’s groups and serve on the board of directors. They are also seeking volunteers to do administrative and maintenance work. The Bradley-Angle House provides quality service for women and children of all races, religions, sexual orientations, ages and backgrounds. Ongoing education regarding homophobia, racism and oppression is required of all staff volunteers. Please call and donate your services at 503-282-9940. Make a difference!
ﾌﾫ Shelter/Domestic Violence Resource Center is looking for caring individuals to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of women and children. There are many opportunities to share your skills and all are invited to apply. No prior experience is necessary as comprehensive training is provided. If you are interested, please contact Rebecca at 503-640-5352.
ﾌﾫ Transition Projects has a year-round need for hygiene items like soap, shampoo, and razors, as well as blankets. Volunteers are needed year round to help serve and supply food at the Clark Center and also the Glisan Street Shelter. Call 503-823-5845 for more information.