Tuesday June 16 – Saturday June 20
ALLEN TEMPLE C.M.E. CHURCH HOSTS 43RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE. Alaska Pacific Region. The Ninth Episcopal District Theme, "From Good to Great: The Jesus Challenge – Building Leadership For Today And Tomorrow." For times and schedule of events call 503-287-0261. Holiday Inn Airport. 8439 NE Columbia
Saturday June 20
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM PARADE down Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, between NE Jarrett and NE Knott streets, 11 a.m. The parade ends at Jefferson High School at N. Killingsworth Street and N. Commercial, where the festival runs from 12:30 to 9 p.m.
NEW SPORTS PARK OPENING. Gresham welcomes the Portland Timbers and invites sports fans large and small to visit the new Gradin Community Sports Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2303 S.E. Palmquist Road off SE Hogan Road.
Sunday June 21
A TOUCH OF PORTLAND. Experience the healing arts of massage, acupuncture, music and good food. Massages $10/10mins. Hosted by Harmony Farms, Northeast 52nd and Prescott Streets. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. A benefit for KBOO Community Radio.
Monday June 22
PORTLAND PARKS AND RECREATION OPENS OUTDOOR POOLS FOR SUMMER. Free swim lessons and free open swim offered as part of "Summer Free For All." Call your local pool for summer schedule.
Friday June 26
GOOD IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. A weekend full of fun! Multicultural music & food festival, and don't forget the parade. King School Park 4800 block of NE 6th 6 – 9 p.m.; Noon – 9:30 p.m. June 27; and noon – 7:30 p.m. June 28.
RED BULL MANNY MANIA! An amateur skateboard contest. Get your balance in check and prepare for a lot of fun. 1 p.m. Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Saturday June 27
2ND ANNUAL NO FEST: NU MUSIC ARTS. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Downtown St. Johns 8500 N. Lombard – 8800 N. Lombard This is an all day and evening event for all ages.
NW BOOK FESTIVAL. Featuring Jennifer McCowan Nevills, author of the "Have You Ever?" children's poetry book series. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 21860 Willamette Dr. West Linn. Call 503-913-6006
CELEBRATING OUR NEW YOUTH PROGRAM. Join us for a fun filled open house. We are proud to announce that James Loving will be the guest speaker. 3 – 5 p.m. M.W. St. Joseph's Grand Lodge. 3503 N. Mississippi Ave. For more info call 503-493-1614.
STEP IT UP INC.'S School's Out Walk/Run at 8 a.m. Walk or run the 5K course to raise money for Step It Up, Inc.'s Summer 2009 Internship Program. Irving Park, at the corner of NE Fremont St. and NE 7th Ave. Breakfast will be available to participants who pay the $10 registration fee.
Sunday June 28
RECYCLED ARTS FESTIVAL OFFERS FUN FOR ALL. Live entertainment, family friendly activities and vendors selling recycled and reused materials. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ester Short Park Downtown Vancouver
Thursday June 18
FREE LUCHTIME PIANO RECITAL. A special "Comparative Listening" Lunchtime Concert with pianist Ann Cummings of Inside the Music, at 12:15 p.m., Sherman Clay downtown Seattle, 1624 4th Ave.
"SAVINGS FITNESS: A GUIDE TO YOUR MONEY AND YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE." Learn how and why you should save for retirement. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Room 1, Level 4.
Friday June 19
RESOURCE FAIR, 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNEY, DANCE CONTEST, BBQ. Come learn about available summer jobs & internships, youth resources & programs. There will be other opportunities also. 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Garfield Teen Life Center. 428 23rd Ave.
FATHER'S DAY CELEBRATION! Celebrate Father's Day at Laurelhurst Community Center. Meet by the fire pit for a BBQ, marshmallow roast and fun activities. $5 per person. 6 – 8 p.m. 4554 NE 41st St. For more info call 206-684-7529.
Saturday June 20
JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION PARADE. Noon, kicking off from 25th & E. Alder. Competition and judging will follow at Pratt Park. Call 206-325-2864.
NFL PROS VS LOCAL JOE'S CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME. Proceeds go to the Joey Thomas Foundation. Come watch some NFL players play a different game. Admission is $5 to $8. Kennedy High School. Burien Starting time is 7 p.m.
THE FREMONT OUTDOOR CINEMA ANNOUNCES ITS SHOWING OF "MAMA MIA." Sing along and enjoy the movie. ABBA karaoke, dancing queen photo booth, and more. Doors open at 7 p.m. Magnuson Park (sand Point Navel Base.) Suggested donation $5.
Sunday June 21
CAST OFF!! FREE PUBLIC SAIL. The cast off program allows visitors the chance to sail in classic boats, we sail rain or shine. This is a popular activity so arrive early to reserve a spot on the boat. 2 – 4 p.m. The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St.
SEA TAC INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL. Come listen to the hottest popular performers in the NW. Different types of ethnic and cultural music will be performed, as well as entertainment for kids. Call for details this is an all weekend event. Angle Lake Park. 19408 International Blvd. Sea- Tac Phone 206-973-4680.
Sunday June 28
MAGNUSON PARK SUMMER STREET CELEBRATION! Near Hanger 30, Meet neighbors and enjoy live entertainment. Noon – 3 p.m. 7400 Sand Point Way NE. For more info call 206-684-7026.
Saturday July 4
THE CHASE FAMILY 4TH. Free admission, full day, family tradition is an open civic celebration from noon to 11 p.m. at Lake Union, Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way.