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PORTLAND February 2008


HEART HEALTHY LECTURES "Good Nutrition for a Heart-Healthy Life." 6:30-7:30 p.m., Providence St. Vincent, Souther Auditorium, 9205 SW Barnes Rd. Free, to register call 503-574-6595.


WORKSPACE EXERCISES. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Baltazar Ortiz Community Center, 6736 N.E. Killingsworth. For more info call 503-988-5236.



"BAMAKO" (Mali) Cascade Festival of African Films. 7:30 p.m., PCC Cascade Campus, Moriarty Arts & Humanities Building, room 104.



AMERICAN IRANIAN PEACE FORUM 2008 with Congressman Earl Blumenauer,  Professor Nosratollah Rassekh & others. Discussion/Music/Dance/Food. 2 -5:30 p.m.,  PSU, Hoffmann Hall, 1833 SW 11th Ave. RSVP to form@aifcpdx.org by Feb. 7.



"RACE, POLITICS, and the 2008 elections" lecture by Prof. Mary Frances Berry. Reed College, 3 p.m., Kaul Auditorium. For more info call the Black History Month line at 503-517-7935.


AFRICAN-AMERICAN READ IN continues with special guests reading from great works. 2-4 p.m., North Portland Library. For more info call 503-988-6280.



CHILDREN AT WAR exhibit opening. Part of "Everybody Reads" community reading project. PSU Library. For adults & seniors. 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.




JONES TUESDAY in the CommUnity Room at Jefferson High School. During lunch students read from their writings and share opinions. Drop-ins welcomed. After school tutors also needed. For more info call Daniel at 503-206-4511.



"HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION: Theological & Ideological Perspective on the Contemporary Black Family," Harold Burke-Sivers, University of Portland, Buckley Center, Rm 163, 4 p.m.  For more info call 503-943-8547.



PANEL ON MEDIA REFORM hosted by League of Women Voters. Multnomah Bldg., 501 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., Board Rm., 7 p.m. For more info call 503-524-0835.



WRITE AROUND PORTLAND begins 10-week workshop for low-income/disabled adults to explore the power of writing. 6-8 p.m., Reflections Coffee House, 446 N.E. Killingsworth. To register call 503-796-9224.


LIVING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS workshop at Loaves and Fishes Center, 1-3:30 pm, Montevilla Community Center, 8219 NE Glisan. For more info, to register, call Barbara at 503-736-6325 x 25953.



"EZRA" tells the story of a former child soldier in Sierra Leone's Civil War. Cascade Festival of African Films. 7 p.m., Hollywood Theater, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd.



MONEY TALKS workshop on economic literacy for mothers and daughters. Girls, Inc., 1233 SE Stark St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info call 503-230-0054.



PRISON ISSUES for African American Women. Whitefeather Peace Community roundtable topic by Mary Tompkins. 4:30-8 p.m., 3315 N. Russet St. For more info call 503-327-8250.

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