PORTLAND FREE EVENTS, January 2009
SAFETY & DISABILITY AWARENESS EVENT AND EDUCATIONAL DRILL. This event will include training and educating students with disabilities. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. PSU 4th floor Student Lounge. For more info call 503-839-3494.
BEAUTY OF THE CITY. Join author Philip Niles as he talks about The Central Library, Benson Hotel, and Reed College. These are just a few of the grand icons he will discuss. 7:30 p.m. Powell's Books 1005 W Burnside. For more details call 800-878-7323.
VANCOUVER NAACP MEETING. 10 a.m. – noon. Community AME Zion Church, 3605 E 13th Street. Installation of officers for 2009-2011. 360-885-0644, www.naacp vanc.org
JAZZ STORIES 2009. Stories accompanied by live jazz, writer Lynn Darroch, guitarist John Stowell, and Saxophonist Rob Davis. 2-3 p.m. Woodstock Library 6008 SE 49th For more details call 503-988-5399.
MULTICULTURAL FILM FESTIVAL. Presentation, " Life and Debt." Guest facilitator will be JoAnn Tsohonis, a Jefferson High School educator of Social Studies. 6 p.m. Jefferson High School Community Rm. A-43.
LEARN THE SPORT OF CURLING. Find out what people are doing with those brooms in the Olympic Games. 6-8 p.m. Lloyd Center Ice Rink.
SECRETS OF CRATER LAKE. An unusual partnership has come together to help bring Crater Lake National Park to Portland. 5:30- 7:30 p.m. PSU Smith Memorial Student Union 1825 SW Broadway. For more info call 541-708-5125.
ST. JOHNS LIBRARY THURSDAY HOURS OF OPERATION ARE AS FOLLOWS. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
CHAT AND PLAY WITH METRO MOCHA MOMS. Join us for good conversation and good company. 11 a.m. This allows moms to discuss important parenting and personal issues. Milagros, 5433 NE 30th.
PORTLAND BRANCH NAACP MEETING. The Membership meeting will be at 2 P.M.. and the Advisory meeting will be at noon. Emmanuel COGIC United, 4800 NE. 30th Avenue.
LIVING THE DREAM DRUM ECUMENICAL. Local dignitaries, clergy and musicians honor the lives and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Coretta Scott King and more. 3-5:30 p.m. Vancouver Avenue Baptist Church. 3138 N. Vancouver.