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The Skanner Report
By The Skanner News
Published: 09 July 2008

Portland July 2008


ROALD DAHL'S 'WILLY WONKA.' Featuring the music from the 1971 Movie. 6:30 p.m. Washington Park Amphitheatre. SW Kingston right next to the Rose Garden. For more info call 503-402-1994.


FUN DAY AT COLUMBIA POOL. A splash party for everyone. Admission $3.50 adults. $2 youth. 2:10 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Columbia Pool 7701 N. Chautauqua.


MISSISSIPPI STREET FAIR. This year's fair "Celebration of our vibrant and diverse community." 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mississippi Avenue District.


GARDENS OF NATURAL DELIGHT. Free self-guided tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the Metro Recycling Information line for details. 503-234-3000


NOELLE OXENHANDLER. Reads a delightfully candid memoir into the art and soul of wishing. 7:30 p.m. Powell's Books, 1005 W. Burnside. For more info call 800-87-7323.


NOON TUNES SUMMER CONCERT. Make the square this summer's destination for noontime fun. Pioneer Courthouse Square, noon to 1 p.m.


THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE BLUES. The focus is on the 1900s and 1930s. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Albina Library, 3605 NE 15th Ave. For more info call 503-988-5362.


SUNSET CONCERTS. Patrick Lamb Band plays at the sunset concert at Esther Short Park in Vancouver. 6 p.m. Columbia Street between 6th and 8th streets. For more info call 360-619-1131.


SAND IN THE CITY. Come view Portland's largest sand box and sand sculptures. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fun for all ages, Pioneer Courthouse Square. For more info call 503-736-3200.


SUMMER CONCERT IN ROSE CITY PARK. Chica Marimba, an all-female marimba band. 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Rose City Park, NE 64th and Tillamook.


ICE CREAM & BERRIES SUMMER CELEBRATION. Share the spirit of community and enjoy Oregon's summer bounty. 1 to 3 p.m. Irving Park, NE 7th, near the tennis courts and playground. For more info call 503-788-7311.

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