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Published: 25 February 2009

PORTLAND, Feb.- March 2009


BOOK OF RHYMES! The poetics of hip-hop. Professor Adam Bradley discusses his new book. Noon – 1:30 p.m. Multicultural Center Smith Memorial Student Union at PSU. Room 333.


TASTE OF SOUL MARKET PLACE. The last event of Black History Month. Shop the market of vendors Starts at 11 a.m. Grab a plate of soul food (get in line early). Portland Building Downtown Portland 2nd Floor. Festivities end at 2 p.m.


4TH ANNUAL MARDI GRAS PANCAKE DINNER BENEFIT. North Portland Lutheran Churches, Peace, Bethel and Portsmouth Trinity are sponsoring this benefit dinner at no cost with donation of nonperishable food for the Good Samaritan Food Bank. 5 – 9 p.m. 2201 N. Rosa Parks Way.


PORTLAND SATURDAY MARKET.  A Portland tradition since 1974. Kickoff to our 36th season. 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. SW Ankeny and Naito Parkway.


CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY PRESENTS FREE WINTER CONCERT. The concert will feature selections by Concordia's wind, brass, string and hand bell ensembles. St. Michael's Lutheran Church. 7 p.m. 6700 NE 29th Ave.


HUMBOLDT SPEAKS. A community listening event. Come to this free event to discuss your hopes and concerns about the Humboldt neighborhood. Humboldt Gardens Center. 7 p.m. (Westside)


CELEBRATING YOUR PREGNANCY DAY! Meet a birth companion/doula. Learn to be healthy and eat the right foods while you're pregnant. Noon – 4 p.m. 2823 N. Rosa Parks Way. For more info call 503-460-9324.


FAMILY CARGIVER SUPPORT GROUP. Wondering how to get extra help for a loved one? Preston Roth from Home Instead Senior Center speaks. 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Good Samaritan Hospital 1040 NW 22nd Building 2. For more details call 503-413-7655.


MOLLY WIZENBERG BOOK SIGNING AND READING! "A Homemade Life." 7:30 p.m. Powell's on Burnside 1005 W. Burnside For more info call 800-878-7323.


ELECTRATHAN AMERICA, ELECTRIC CAR RACES. Each car is between 5-6 feet in length, runs on one battery, seats one driver. Races start 11 a.m. Mt. Hood Community College 26000 SE Stark St.


BRIDAL FAIR AND OPEN HOUSE. Noon – 4 p.m. Persimmon Country Club 500 SE Butler Rd. Gresham.

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