Thursday March 12
SEE HOW THEY RUN. Attention all Roosevelt friends, alumni, parents and thespians. A hilarious British Farce by Philip King. 7 p.m. Roosevelt Auditorium 6941 N. Central St. Adult & Seniors $5, Students and children $2.
Friday March 13
A NIGHT OF WORSHIP: Deborah Kimbrough, will be leading a time of uplifting praise and worship for the soul .Along with other worship teams. Doors open at 6 p.m. Emmanuel Temple, 1033 N. Sumner For more info call 503-287-2223. Free and open to the public.
Saturday March 14
The Portland Branch NAACP membership meeting is 11 a.m. The Executive Committee will meet at 10:00 A. M.PCC- Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall- Room 107
The community is welcome to attend. The NAACP welcomes and needs your support.
Sunday March 15
BACH CONTATA CHOIR: Featuring Cantatas #12, and #131And rarely heard motet by Hans Leo Hassler. Cantata Choir to present free Lenten Concert. 2 – 3 p.m. Rose City Park Presbyterian Church 1907 NE 45th. For more details call 503-702-1973.
Wednesday March 18
YOUTH TRAINING EMPLOYMENT OPEN HOUSE. Come join us for "Supporting Success." Our annual spring open house. 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Youth Employment Institute 1704 NE 26th. For more info call 503-280-1058.
Thursday March 19
BRIGHT NEIGHBOR TRAINING. Free tools for community building workshop. Learn to swap and share with your neighbors. Please register by March 16. 6 – 8 p.m. New Columbia Community Center 4625 N. Trenton St. For more info call 503-546-7499.
PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION'S COMMUNITY GARDENS. has announced its schedule of Spring 2009 classes and work parties. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Intro to Vegetable Gardening Class Peninsula Community Center , 700 N Rosa Parks Way
Saturday March 21
FAMILY OF FAITH OF TACOMA, WASHINGTON. Free Concert. 6 p.m. Philadelphia CMB Church 238 N. Mason St. For more details call 503-281-6017 or 503-995-2306.
GEOLOGY ROCKS. Learn how rocks and minerals are used in our everyday life. Create your own pet rock. 3 p.m. Vancouver Mall Community Library 8700 NE Vancouver Mall Drive Suite 285. For more info call 360-892-8256.
SPRING PNACAC COLLEGE FAIR. Over 100 colleges will be represented. Students, and parents are invited to attend. 12 – 3 p.m. University of Portland.
SPRING FLOWER SHOW COMES TO PORTLAND'S JAPANESE GARDEN. The Ohara School of Ikebana brings more than a dozen beautifully created flower arrangements in a style that dates back to the late 19th century. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Garden is above Washington Park 611 SW Kingston Dr. The show is free with paid admission to the garden.
Monday March 23
FAMILY COMMUNICATION IN DIFFICULT SITUATIONS: Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) Class/Support group for parents & caregivers of children and teens with behavioral challenges; adapted from the books, "The Explosive Child" and "Treating Explosive Kids." Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Legacy Emanuel Children's Hospital
2801 N. Gantenbein Ave. Portland, 97227
Wednesday March 25
ROLLER FUN. Open to all ages Sponsored by National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives. 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Gresham Skate World 1220 NE Kelly Ave. Gresham. For more info call 503-793-9185. $6 admission and skate rental.
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Thursday March 12
JOIN TAVIS SMILEY. National television and radio talk show host for a discussion of "Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise." 6:30– 8:30 p.m. Central Library Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium. For more info call 206-386-4636.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT. "PLANET EARTH- SHALLOW SEAS." Dive down into our planet's shallow seas as we take a journey through an area filled with life. We will follow a humpback whale and her calf as they travel for thousands of miles in search of food. All ages welcome. Free. To register, call: 425-452-6885 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lewis Creek Visitor Center. 5808 Lakemont Blvd. SE.
Sunday March 15
DISCOVER IRISH SPIRIT AND CULTURE AT SAFECO INSURANCE FESTAL. Celebrate Irish spirit and cultures with music and dancing, films and much more. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Center House at Seattle Center.
Monday March 16
GOODWILL'S JOB TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAM. Free classes teach valuable skills in banking, retail, computers, and English. For enrollment information call 206-360-5791. 1400 South Lane St.
Tuesday March 17.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY LUNCHEON. "Irish for a day!" Wear your favorite green outfit and enjoy a traditional Irish meal. We'll play some Irish music and sing some favorite Irish songs. Your "Irish Eyes" are sure to be smiling! Lunch provided by Catholic Community Services of Pierce County for a suggested donation of $3 for 60+; charge of $6 for under 60 years old. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. North Bellevue Comm. Center. 4063 148th Ave. NE
Monday March 23
JONATHAN ALTER TO DISCUSS: THE DEFINING MOMENT. FDR'S Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope. Jonathan Alter is Newsweek's senior editor and NBC news correspondent. 7– 9 p.m. Town Hall 1119 Eighth St.
Friday March 27
SEATTLE CENTER WHIRLGIG. Presents non- stop craziness that keeps kids coming back for more. This is a child-focused festival. $4.50 for toddler 3 and under day pass. $7.50 for children 12 and under. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.