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Portland Oregon February 2009


COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE. We are Vancouver, nice to meet you. A family friendly evening where you can ask questions. In addition to updates and giveaways. 5-8 p.m. Westfield Vancouver Mall. Lower Level


SURVIVING, LIVING & WINNING. Exploring mental health and wellness in the Black community with Dr. Andrae L. Brown. Talking Drum Bookstore, 446 NE Killingsworth St. 6 to 8 p.m.


THE CROSSROADS DOLL, TEDDY BEARS SHOW & SALE. This lighthearted Valentine's day show and sale is for enthusiasts of all ages. Adults $6. 12 and under $3. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Kliever National Guard Armory, 10000 NE 33rd Dr.


WILL, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE PLANNING. Learn the basics of wills, living trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives. 2 - 3:30 p.m. Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd. For more details call 503-988-5392.


RESTORATIVE LISTENING PROJECT EVENTS ON GENTRIFICATION. Are you confused? Concerned? Curious about gentrification issues in Portland? Please join us to learn more. 6 p.m. First AME Zion, 4304 N. Vancouver Ave. For more info call 503-823-4112.


BLACK HISTORY FILM SERIES 2009. Black Preachers – Their Role/Influence in African American History. Noon. Portland Building Pine Room 10th floor Downtown SWth Fifth Ave. For more details call 503-823-6868.


TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS). Support and fellowship while letting go of excess weight. 8:45 a.m.- 10 a.m. Madeline School NE 24th and Siskiyou. For more info call 503-287-7178.


COMMUNITY BUDGET FORUM. Join city council, bureau directors, and your neighbors at Portland's Community Budget Forum. 6-8:30 p.m. St. Johns Community Center. 8427 N. Central St. For more info call 503-823-2559.


FAMILY SWIMMING. This time is dedicated to families to use the diving board, floating rock, or just splash around. 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. PSU Stott Center Pool.


FRONTRUNNERS FOR FREEDOM. A salute to insurgent Black women. Open mic at 7 p.m. $2 at the door. Southern Buffet at 6 p.m. for $8 donation. Bread & Roses Center, 819 N. Killingsworth. For more details call 503-240-4462.



THE UNTOLD STORY OF BLACK NEW ORLEANS. Watch the PBS documentary about the oldest Black neighborhood in America and the birthplace of jazz in "Faubourg Treme."
On OPB Television at 2 p.m.

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