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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 23 July 2008

PORTLAND July-August 2008


THE BIG GREEN BUS. A tricked-out school bus powered by waste vegetable oil – check it out at the East Bank Farmers Market from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Hinson Memorial Church on SE 20th and Salmon.


FLEET FOXES. Live performance. Their sound is a constant motion. 6 p.m., Music Millennium. 3158 E. Burnside. For more info call 503-231-8926.


MAKE A CHANGE. Social justice and civic leader training. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Urban League Multicultural Center, 5325 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more details call 503-280-2626.


RALLY AND FREE CONCERT TO SAVE OUR FORESTS. Take a stand with the Pitchfork Rebellion and other forest lovers. Noon–5 p.m. Pioneer Courthouse Square. For more details call 541-688-2600.


CALYX PRESS' 32nd ANNIVERSARY. The independent, nonprofit publisher of contemporary writing celebrates. 7:30 p.m. Powell's City of Books. 1005 W. Burnside. For more info call 800-878-7323.


GOD'S BIG BACKYARD. An outdoor adventure for kids preschool through sixth grade. 9 a.m. to noon. St. Johns Christian Church, 8044 N. Richmond Ave. For more info call 503-286-0613.


ROCK VIOLINIST AARON MEYER. Performs at Esther Short Park for a noon concert, until 1 p.m. Columbia Street between 6th and 8th in downtown Vancouver. For more info call 360-619-1131.


NOON TUNES. The Dimes will be playing for this summer concert series. Noon to 1 p.m. Pioneer Courthouse Square. For more info call 503-223-1613.


OPENING DAY CLARK COUNTY FAIR. Fair opens at 8 a.m. Carnival rides start at 9 a.m. Adults $9; children 7 through 12, $5. I-5 or I-205 to exit 9 in Washington. For more info call 360-397-6180.


LEGISLATIVE EDUCATIONAL DAY. Voter registration day. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Waterfall Plaza at the corner of NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Mason St. For more info call 503-548-7537.



LENTS INTERNATIONAL Farmers Market. Cooking demos and gardening tips, live music at noon. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crossroads Plaza SE 92nd & Foster Rd. For more info call 503-621-7655.

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