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Published: 10 October 2007

Portland: OCTOBER 2007


CRAFT ANIMATION. Film series examines the changing form as it relates to craft work. Exhibit shows until Nov. 11. 11-6 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Craft, 774 N.W. Davis St.


OREGON COMMISSION on Black Affairs meets from 3-5 p.m. at the Morrow Crane Building, 3218 Pringle Road SE, in Salem. For more information call Roslyn Farrington at 503-378-2649.


FALL NATIVE PLANT SALE. Help improve water quality and wildlife habitat by choosing native plants for your yard. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., S.W. Community Center, 6820 S.W. 45th & Vermont, Bus #1. For more info call the Tryon Creek Watershed Council at 503-636-4398 x 109 or Email  tcwc@tryonfriends.org.


MARYHILL MUSEUM. Free admission for persons who reside in Multnomah and surrounding counties, need only driver's license. See   works by Northwest artists. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, Wa.  For more info call 503-773-3733 or Email: maryhill@maryhillmuseum.org

BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS. Visit the art exhibit that shows why motherhood should not be a class privilege in America. Noon-4 p.m. PSU, Smith Center, room 250, 1825 S.W. Broadway St.


ZINESTERS TALKING. Local, independent publishers share their writing. Madison High School Slam Zine Team performs. Central Library, 801 S.W. 10th Ave., 6:30-7:45 p.m. For more info, visit www.multcolib.lrg/books/zines/events.html


TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY. Support and fellowship while letting go of excess weight. Every Wednesday, 8:45 a.m.-10 a.m.; Antioch room; entrance on 24th (circle driveway); Madeline School, N.E. 24th and Siskiyou.  For more info call 503-287-7178.


WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOP. Learn simple measures to lower home energy using only basic tools. 6-8 p.m., at the Community Energy Project, 422 N.E. Alberta & MLK, Jr. Blvd. To register, please call Perry at 503.284.6827 x107 or Email lead@communityenergyproject.org.


POWELL'S CITY OF BOOKS. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes 'The Terror Dream' (Henry Holt), an unflinching dissection of the mind of America after 9/11.
7:30 p.m., 1005 W. Burnside, visit www.powells.com.


WELLNESS VILLAGE. African American Health Coalition promotes wellness in the community with free health screenings. Activities will include African drumming, cooking demos, children's activities and raffle prizes.  Blazers' Boys & Girls Club at N.E. MLK, Jr. Blvd. & Killingsworth from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 


CELEBRATE THE 62ND. Anniversary of the United Nations with  speaker – Ramu Damodaran, chief, Civil Society Service Dept. of Public Information United Nations. 3-5 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 1838 SW Jefferson. Registration recommended. Email: Info@una-oregon.org.

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