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Published: 25 March 2009

Portland 2009

Thursday March 26
THE MONEY BUS IS COMING TO PORTLAND. It's traveling across the country to provide free financial advice and answer general financial planning questions. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Friday March 27
GREEN JOB FAIR. A place for employers and job seekers with green values to connect. Free Admission. Noon- 4 p.m. The Portland Expo Center.

SPRING BREAK BLAST 09.' Come and party with us at our Fantastic Friday Luau. Enjoy food, music and games. Don't miss it! 3 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Drop in programs required to fill out registration and code of conduct card. Peninsula Park Comm. Center 700 N. Rosa Parks Way. For more info call 503-823-3620

Saturday March 28
ZOO'S GONE WILD SPRING BREAK PARTY! Wear your Hawaiian shirt and stroll around to tropical tunes. Free with Zoo admission. For more details or prices call 503-226-1561. The Oregon Zoo.

AMERICAN RED CROSS OPEN HOUSE. Come celebrate Red Cross Month. Many children's activities. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. 3131 N. Vancouver Ave.

Sunday March 29
OPEN CASTING CALL. Seeking extras for a feature film starring Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell. Casting Approx 2,000 extras of all ages and all types. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Double Tree (Lloyd Center) 1000 NE Multnomah. Enter at banquet entrance.

Saturday April 4
WALK MS 2009! Registration opens at 8 a.m. Walk starts at 10 a.m. ending at Pioneer Courthouse Square. 715 SW Morrison St. 

Monday April 6
REINVENTING THE WORLD CITIES. Jefferson High School Multicultural Film Festival documentary, an exploration of various cities from East L.A. to Curitiba, Brazil where sustainability is becoming a priority. 6 p.m. Jefferson High School, 5210 N. Kerby Avenue. See you at the movie! 

Tuesday April 7
CARING ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. Monthly Series. Understanding nutrition, absorption & digestion with Dr. Steven Bailey. 10 – 11 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Mahalia Jackson Hall inside Celebration Tabernacle. 8131 N. Denver. For more info call 503-890-5393.

Saturday April 11
Humboldt Community Workshop. An interactive community event to voice your concerns and shape the future of the Humboldt Neighborhood. Bring your kids; bring your neighbors. Free to the public; refreshments will be served. Humboldt Gardens Opportunity Center (N Killingsworth & Alberta)





Thursday March 26
Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Yusef Komunyakaa, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. A Vietnam-era vet, his work is considered some of the best writing on that war. 7:30pm, Benaroya Recital Hall. Call 206-621-2230 for tickets and information.
Saturday March 28
SEATTLE GREEN FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. Washington State Convention and Trade Center 800 Convention Place. For more info call 800-584-7336.

Monday March 30
YOUTH APPRECIATION WEEK! Dozens of teen programs offered this week to honor youth. Most events are free and do not require sign ups. Multiple Seattle Parks and Recreation Community Centers and Pools. Call for list of activities and more info. 206-684-4075.

Tuesday March 31
HIGH POINT COMMUNITY CENTER SPRINGFEST. Bounce toys, carnival style games, and much more. This is a day of fun for everyone. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Ages 1 and older. 6920 34th Ave. Activity fee is $3. For more details call 206-684-7422.

SEATTLE AUTHOR KNUTE BERGER READS FROM "PUGETOPOLIS." Berger discusses the regional character of Puget Sound. 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Ballard Branch Library 5614 22nd Ave NW. For more info call 206-684-4089.
Wednesday April 1

FUN IN THE KITCHEN—FOR TEENS. The basics of cooking in a pan on the stovetop, baking goods in the oven. 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. South Park Community Center 8319 8th Ave. S. For more info call 206-684-7451.

SERVING OUR VETERANS  IN CHALLENGING TIMES. Town Hall meeting. 6 p.m. Shoreline Center, Shoreline Room 18560 1at Ave NE Shoreline. For more details call 206-296-1001.
Thursday April 2

WEARABLE RECYCLED ROBOTS. Participants will create wearable robots with boxes, tubing, old radio parts, toys and more. For ages 5 and older. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Seattle Public Library South Park 8604 Eighth Ave. S. For more info call 206-615-1688.

Friday April 3
NORTHGATE BUNNY HOP. The 3rd annual Bunny sock hop is back for you and your honey bunnies. 6:30– 8:30 p.m. 10510 5th Ave. NE. For more details call 206-386-4283. Fee $5 per family.

Monday April 20
SONGS OF THE SOUL, The Music of Sri Chinmoy performed by acclaimed world, classical, and jazz musicians from around the globe. Concert is free, but reservations are required. Call 206-446-9409, or go to the event 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday May 5
HEALTHY AGING FAIR. Calling all seniors and baby boomers. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Central Building 810 3rd Ave. (between Columbia & Marion) For more details call 206-684-0500.


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