PORTLAND February March 2008
Learn Something New About Juneteenth on Feb. 28
Woodrow Brodnax will be holding a humorous and informational presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 about the true meaning behind Juneteenth: Respect. Brodnax will be talking about the holiday and why it's meaning has been lost over the years at Bethel AME Church,N.E. Jarret Street
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"SWEET CRUDE" offers an unbiased look at oil drilling in the Niger River Delta. 7:30 pm at the PCC Cascade, Moriarty Arts Building. For more info visit www.africanfilmfestival.org
DISCUSSING GREAT DECISIONS with speaker Rev. Claude Pomerleau, Director, Peace Studies Program at University of Portland. Noon-1 pm, PSU School of Business, Room 190. For more info call 503-274-7488.
NONVIOLENCE OR NONEXISTENCE Wheels of Justice Tour on the occupation of Iraq and Palestine with Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh. 7-9pm at the First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 12th Ave. For more info call Yvonne Simmons at 503-288-8958 or visit www.JusticeWheels.org.
THE UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND JAZZ BAND AND CHORAL UNION will perform at 7 pm in the Buckley Center Auditorium, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. For more info call 503-943-7228.
ILLUMINATION PROJECT: Interactive Theater spotlights racism. PCC Cascade, 6 – 7:30 pm. Rm 104, MAHB. For more info call Jeannie La France at 503-977-8149.
CHANGING COMMUNITIES ONE TEEN AT A TIME Discuss a new approach to helping teenagers caught in the cycle of drugs, alcohol, and crime. 7:30 pm, PSU, Smith Memorial Student Union, 3rd Floor.
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION 11 am-2 pm, PCC Cascade Cafeteria. Eat cake and celebrate women in history. Celebration circle at noon.
INTERNATIONAL FAIR: ONE WORLD, MANY PEOPLE hosted by the PSU Capstone program and King School teachers includes food, dancing, prizes & booths with info & activities from many different cultures and countries. 6-8 pm, King Elementary School, 4906 NE 6Th Ave.
SOLVING FAMILY CONFLICT seminar with O. Virginia Phillips, counselor and Founder of Women of Purpose International Ministry. 6:30 pm, Talking Drum Bookstore, 446 NE Killingsworth. For more info call 503-537-2070.
SEX IN THE DARK PART II an HIV/AIDS awareness event for Middle & High School youth and adults too. 11 am-2 pm at Concordia University/ Luther Hall 2811 N Holman
Fun, Prizes, & Food. For more info email Charlene McGee at email@example.com
IRAQ BODY COUNT EXHIBIT using 120,000 surveyor flags representing American and Iraqi deaths will be displayed at PSU through 3/20/08. To volunteer call Rudy Dietz at 503-381-6264, firstname.lastname@example.org.