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Published: 29 April 2009


Thursday April 30
POWERFUL OR POLARIZED? NE Coalition of Neighborhoods will host the 3rd annual gathering in our series. Join your neighbors for dinner and conversation about how you feel about this economic situation. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. St. Andrews Community Center 806 NE Alberta and 8th. For more info call 503-823-4113

PAPER SHREDDING EVENT.  Up to 5 boxes of paper shredded with an unopened toy to benefit the Shriner's Children's Hospital. 1 – 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
11TH ANNUAL SAFE KIDS DAY EVENT. Visitors to the Oregon Zoo will take part in fun, hands on activities during "Safe Kids Day at the Zoo." This event is free with paid admission to the Zoo. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Oregon Zoo.
ROOSEVELT'S SENIOR CLASS GRAD PARTY FUNDRAISER. Fundraiser car wash to support the senior class party. Car wash is free however, donations will be gratefully accepted. There will be hot dogs, chips, and drinks. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Les Schwab on North Lombard and VanHouten.

Monday May 4
REINVENTING THE WORLD -- WORK AND TIME. This is Jefferson High School's last free multicultural film festival presentation. 6 p.m. Jefferson High School. Room C-39

Tuesday May 5
JUST IN TIME FOR HARD TIMES. Cascade Job Fair. More than 40 employers will be featured at the Portland Community Colleges 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 May 7
47TH ANNUAL ST. JOHNS PARADE. This year's theme is "Great Moments in History." Also planned is an outdoor market in downtown St. Johns. Parade starts at noon. Parade route is west on Lombard between Buchanan and St. Louis. Ends at St. Johns Community Center.

Friday May 8
BRUNCH WITH THE BIRDS. Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for brunch and a birding tour of Whitaker Ponds. Advanced Registration 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Whitaker Ponds Nature Park. 7040 NE 47th Ave. for registration call 503-281-1132.

Saturday May 9
"UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY." The public is invited to come share, and help develop.  11 a.m. PCC Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall Room 107.
Saturday May 16
DOZER DAYS ARE COMING. Where kids drive real construction equipment. Plus many fun activities for the kid in all of us. Advance tickets available at Riverview Comm. Bank, IQ Credit Unions, and First Independent Banks. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Cemex- Fisher Quarry North of SR-14 on Exit 10. Vancouver Washington




Friday May 1
FREE MARINERS GAME FOR TEENS. Join us for a free Marniers game against Oakland. Bus leaves Hiawatha Community Center at 6 p.m. For more info and to sign up call 206-684-7441.
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 per seat. For more info call 425-452-7155.

Saturday May 2
CINCO DE MAYO PARTY. Celebrate Cinco De Mayo early. We'll eat traditional Mexican fare, smash a piñata, sing songs and much more. 3 – 5 p.m. Ravenna- Erickstein. 6535 Ravenna Ave. NE Admission is $3 per person. For more info call 206-684-7534.
"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 FAMILIES. 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
FAMILY MOVIE TIME. Come and enjoy the movie "Beverly Hills Chihuahua." Movie times are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Free and open to the public Alki Community Center SW Stevens St.
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.

Thursday May 7
TRACES OF THE TRADE. A screening of the documentary followed by a community discussion with one of the family members in the film. The event is free and open to the public 7 – 10 p.m. Columbia City Cinema 4816 Rainier S. A $5 donation is suggested.

Saturday May 9
SPRING SWAP MEET. This fun neighborhood event is sure to be fun for everyone. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. High Point Community Center 6920 34th Ave. SW For more info call 206-684-7422.

Sunday May 10
MOTHER'S DAY SOCIAL. Open house featuring light refreshments, music and a celebration of the opening of the rhododendron glen at the garden. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St. For more details call 425-451-3755.

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