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Published: 22 April 2009


Friday April 24
8TH ANNUAL CHILDREN'S CULTURAL PARADE. Celebrating the diversity of Vancouver. The parade provides an opportunity for each child to share with the community his or her own unique culture. 9 – 11 a.m. 5th St. in front of Pearson Air Museum and ends inside the Fort. 610 E. Reserve St.

COMMUNITY WELLNESS FAIR. Free family health screenings, guest speakers, demos, chair massages, several vendor booths and much more. Great for all ages. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Holladay Park Plaza. 1300 NE 16th Ave. In the Lloyd District. For more details call 503-280-2221.

Saturday April 25
82ND AVENUE OF ROSES PARADE! 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Starting at Eastport Plaza and ending at SE Yamhill and 78th.
5K/WALKATHON TO KICK OFF JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOLS ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. This event will benefit Jefferson Student Activities and The Jefferson Centennial Celebration. Run walkathon starts at 8:15 a.m. entry forms available at Jefferson High School Alumni Office. 503-709-2654.

Sunday April 26
2009 STUDENT DAY OF SUCCESS! Annual competition for all cosmetology students. The next generation of beauty professionals show their skills in this exciting and fun all day competition. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Double Tree Hotel 1000 NE Multnomah. General Admission is $5. For more info call 503-348-1798.

Tuesday April 28
METABOLIC SYNDROME AND THE RISKS OF HEART DISEASE. Learn more about a group of risk factors related to being overweight or obese. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Providence Portland Medical Center Social room 4805 NE Glisan St. For more info call 503-215-6433.

Wednesday April 29
A SWEET CELEBRATION. 31 cent scoop night is back at Baskin – Robbins! Hosting its Third annual event. All locations of Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide 5 – 10 p.m.

Thursday April 30
PAPER SHREDDING EVENT.  Up to 5 boxes of paper shredded with an unopened toy to benefit the Shriner's Children's Hospital. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Heights at Columbia Knoll 8320 NE Sandy Blvd.

Friday May 1
COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER. Come show your support for your NE Community Center Mallory Avenue Community Center Enrichment Center. (M.A.C.E.) Car wash $8 donation 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 5520 NE MLK

Saturday May 2
ROOSEVELT'S SENIOR CLASS GRAD PARTY FUNDRAISER. Fundraiser car wash to support the senior class party. Car wash is free however, donations will be greatly accepted. There will be hot dogs, chips, and drinks. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Les Schwab on Lombard and VanHouten.

Tuesday May 5
JUST IN TIME FOR HARD TIMES. Cascade Job Fair. More than 40 employers will be featured at the Portland Community College's 12th Annual Cascade Job Fair. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Physical Education Building gym, Cascade Campus. 705 N. Killingsworth St. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes. For more info call 503-977-4421.

Thursday April 23
WOMEN'S CENTER HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR. This event features workshops, demos, and informational booths. Staffed by local health care providers. 11 a.m. -  2 p.m. South Seattle Community College, Jerry Brockey Student Center. 6000 16th Ave. SW. For more details call 206-768-6801. This event is free and open to all.
Saturday April 25
HEAR IT, SEE IT, DO IT. Don't miss the East Side Arts Coalition Education Fair. An exciting mix of workshops, live performances and informational booths. 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Crossroads Of Bellevue. NE 8th & 156th Ave. NE Bellevue.
MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING. The YWCA and the Tukwila School District are conducting a mobile mammography screening. Free for income eligible women age 40 and older who are uninsured or under insured. For an appointment or more info call 425-226-1266 ext 1006. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Showalter Middle School 4628 S. 144th St Tukwila.
Monday April 27
LEARN HOW TO WRITE POETRY. "Poetry writing for beginners." Learn how to write a poem from scratch. Free and open to the public. Registration is required. Call 206-684-4063. The Seattle Public Library University Branch 5009 Roosevelt Way NE.
Wednesday April 29
A SWEET CELEBRATION. 31 cent scoop night is back at Baskin – Robbins! Hosting its Third annual event. All Baskin-Robbins locations nationwide 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
MORTGAGE INTERVENTION SESSIONS. Are you experiencing a financial hardship affecting the ability to pay your mortgage? Interested in your options Noon – 2:30 p.m. Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle. 105 14th Ave. For more info call 206-461-3792.
OPENING DAY IS HERE. Columbia City Farmers Market. 30 farmers and food vendors selling a delicious assortment of spring vegetables, organic poultry, meats and dairy, wild salmon, and seasonal cut flowers. Opening day celebration starts at 3:30 p.m. Columbia Plaza 4801 Rainer St. S. at South Edmunds.
Friday May 1
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS. Join us for a night of madcap adventure as we present Shakespeare's "The Comedy Of Errors." 7 p.m. Bellevue Youth Center 16661 Northup Way. $9.00 per seat. For more info call 425-452-7155.
Saturday May 2
"GREEKS IN THE PARK." Greek letter organizations in the Seattle area will participate in a day of Restoration Service in honor of Earth Day at Seward Park. Noon – 2 p.m. 5902 Lake Washington Blvd S. For more info call 206-652-2444 Ext 101
KIDNEY HEALTH FEST FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILES. Free health screening and healthy food samples made by celebrity chefs. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. African American Academy 8311 Beacon S.
Tuesday May 5
HEALTHY AGING FAIR. Calling all seniors and baby boomers. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central Building 810 3rd Ave. (between Columbia & Marion) For more details call 206-684-0500.

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