KBOO sponsored

Self Enhancement, Inc. Financial Empowerment Clinic

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Sat, 05/17/2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Bettering your financial future is the name of the game at Saturday, May 17th’s Financial Empowerment Clinic at Self Enhancement, Inc.  At this free event, you can meet with a financial planner, pull and review your credit report with an expert, attend workshops on getting ready for college, budgeting for back to school, summer activities for youth and more! Community resources will be available as well as food, raffles prizes and kids activities. Make this the time that you get in control of your finances and your financial future!

Workshop Schedule:

In addition to workshops, there will be raffles for gift cards, refreshments, kid-friendly activities and access to other community resources. Professional financial planners will also be on hand for those who need additional guidance, at no charge.

Walk-ins welcome, or register at http://www.innovativechanges.org/about/what-we-do/financial-planning-days or by calling Misha: 503-249-5205.

This event is organized by the following organization: Bradley Angle, Department of Consumer and Business Services, Innovative Changes, Financial Planning Association of Oregon and SW Washington, Metropolitan Family Service, REACH CDC, Self Enhancement, Inc.
Location: 
Where: Self Enhancement Inc., 4134 N Vancouver, Portland, Or 97217<br /> Public Transit: located walking distance from bus lines 4 and 44.
Contact name: 
Misha
Phone: 
503-249-5205

First Debtors’ Assembly: Portland, Rockwood

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Sat, 04/12/2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm
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 Strike Debt Portland (w/ We Are Rockwood) sponsors this one day public gathering of neighbors and community leaders seeing debt in a new way: one of social justice. Experts will speak on how the debt industries work and how it enables poverty and wealth inequality. Debtors will share their personal testimonies on how debt controls their daily lives. And finally, organizers will lead group conversation on building creative ideas for local, collective resistance against unjust debts.

facebook.com/groups/strike.debt.rolling.jubilee.pdx/
Location: 
St. Aidan&rsquo;s Episcopal Church<br /> 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97230
Contact name: 
Daniel Hong
Email: 
hongd@reed.edu
Phone: 
503-442-3399

10th Annual Storytelling Festival at Washington County Libraries

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Sat, 04/05/2014 (All day) - Sat, 04/12/2014 (All day)
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The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) hosts the 10th Annual Storytelling Festival - Art of the Story . The festival features five professional storytellers: Bil Lepp (South Charleston, WV), Alton Takiyama-Chung (Vancouver, WA), Olga Loya (San Jose, CA), Will Hornyak (Portland, OR) and Habiba Addo (Portland, OR & Ghana, West Africa).
 
The festival performances are designed for the enjoyment of adults and children ages 6 and up, unless otherwise noted. The week-long storytelling extravaganza features 14 storytelling performances at the WCCLS member libraries, the Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center and the Washington County Museum in Hillsboro.
 
www.wccls.org/festival

2014 Storytelling Festival Events
 
Saturday, April 5: Beaverton Library, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

    Tales From The Monarchy: Alton Chung

Stories from the Kingdom of Hawaii.
 
    The Myth of Skeleton Woman & Other Tales from the Edge: Will Hornyak
 
Saturday, April 5: Tualatin Library: 4 p.m.

    So, That’s Why! Habiba Addo

Pourquoi tales from Africa explaining in fantastical ways how and why particular animals look and act a certain way.
 
Sunday, April 6: Washington County Museum: 1 – 4 p.m.
(at Hillsboro Civic Center, 2nd Floor above Starbucks: 120 E Main Street, Hillsboro 97123)
Phone: 
503-846-3235

The Earth Day Celebration

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Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
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This year’s Earth Day celebration will feature:

    100+ sustainable businesses and organizations,
    2 stages of live music & entertainment,
    Kids’ Village & Procession of the Species parade,
    The Soapbox Speakers’ Stage,
    Health and Wellness Village,
    Better Transportation Fair,
    Full effort to recycle all materials and
    Volunteer opportunities in the Kenton Neighborhood through Earth Day clean-up projects!

The 2014  theme is “Reverse Migration“.

The Earth Day Celebration is an annual event organized by the Portland Earth Day
Coalition, LLC. The Portland Earth Day Coalition is a collection of individuals, organizations, businesses and neighborhood associations that hosts the event. We value and respect the partnerships formed by bringing people together to create a mindful Earth Day celebration in a neighborhood each year. (This is the celebration formerly organized by The City Repair Project)
Location: 
Kenton Park<br /> 8417 N Brandon Ave, Portland OR
Email: 
info@earthdaypdx.com

Bridge to Brews 10k and 8k run

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Sun, 04/06/2014 (All day)
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The race still features many of the very unique qualities that set it apart from other events. We continue to be the only running / walking event to take participants over the Fremont Bridge, offering very unique views of the city! We also continue to provide lots of entertainment on the course, great race support, chip timing and a fun kids area.

After the race will be a festival-style event, with several breweries showcasing more than 18 of their best brews! There will be tons of great food from local eateries and lots of live music too! The event has moved to the wide open, four acre Lilis-Albina park where we will have plenty of room to party down!

Blending the unique features of running over the Fremont Bridge and an after-race party that focuses on the party, Bridge to Brews has risen to the top of local Portland running events. In 2014, to better enhance the after-race experience and allow us all to stretch out a bit, we have moved the party up the street to Lilis-Albina park. This year, we have also invited multiple breweries to come and share their wonderful brews with us! It is sure be a special year for this unique Portland event.


2014 REGULAR PRICING:
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8TH UNTIL TUESDAY MARCH 25TH AT 11:59PM
$44 - 8k or 10k run/walk
$99 - 8k or 10k VIP Experience
$5 - Kid's Half Miler (shirt not included)
Location: 
Lilis-Albina Park at N. Flint ave and Russell in N.Portland
Email: 
info@terrapinevents.com
Phone: 
503-926-2622

The INNER CITY BLUES FESTIVAL: Healing the Health Care Blues

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Sat, 04/05/2014 - 7:00pm - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 12:00am
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For the third year, we are throwing a party on Saturday, April 5 at the Melody Ballroom, featuring Norman Sylvester and a host of all-star Northwest musicians returning for a night of music that will benefit the work of the state-wide coalition, Health Care for All-Oregon, to get simple, fair, affordable, high quality health care for all Oregonians.

Award Winning, All-Star Performers on Two Stages Include:

Food and drink will be available for sale, with a no-host bar, 21 and over. There will be Community Village information tables, raffle prizes and a silent auction. Come party with us at the Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder in Portland, on Saturday, April 5. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show,starts at 7 and runs until midnight.

Tickets: $15.Advance--$20 Door ($1 discount for CBA members). Tickets available at: www.tickettomato.com
-  Music Millennium: 3158 E Burnside
-  Geneva’s Shear Perfection: 5601 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
-  Musicians Union Local 99: 325 NE 20th
Location: 
Melody Ballroom<br /> 615 SE Alder St. Portland, or 97214<br />

KBOO @ The Clinton: MODULATIONS

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Thu, 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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The Plugged In on KBOO show is hosting a film screening of the 1998 film Modulations at The Clinton Street Theater on Thursday, April 10th.

Following the film screening there will be an after party at Dot's Cafe - featuring a live hardware set from Audioelectronic and DJ Tronic | TronicPDX will be playing a variety of electronic musical genres.

Only $5 at the door!

We will have a couple of speakers before the film starts, but try to get there before 7pm in order to get a good seat.

This event is a fundraiser for KBOO Community Radio - I hope you can make it out. Going to be a fun night!
Location: 
Clinton Street Theater<br /> 2522 SE Clinton St, Portland, OR 97202<br />
Phone: 
(503) 897-0744

Oaks Park and KBOO Community Radio present "Bounce, Roll, Skate" KBOO 80's Roller Party

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Tue, 04/08/2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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This months "Bounce, Roll, Skate" is 80's themed.
We are doing an 80's theme for April and 90's for May...
When was your favorite year to skate?
 

Location: 
Oaks Park Roller Skating Rink<br /> 7805 SE Oaks Park Way<br /> Portland, OR<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />
Phone: 
(503) 233-5777

Joanne Rand & Jim Page - Still A Real World

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Tue, 04/08/2014 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
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Joanne Rand & Jim Page - Still A Real World - A Benefit for KBOO Community Radio

Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian
Doors open at 7:00

$12 Advance | $15 At the Door

Two stalwarts of the Cascadia folk movement join forces for an evening of songs and inspiration to celebrate the release of Joanne's new album, Still A Real World.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit KBOO 90.7 Community Radio in Portland
Location: 
Alberta Rose Theater<br /> 3000 NE Alberta Street<br /> Portland, OR<br /> <br />

Xtra Tuf #6.75 Report From Uyak Bay Release Parties

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Sun, 03/16/2014 - 4:00pm - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 7:30pm
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Erin Yanke and Moe Bowstern are proud and excited to announce the release of Xtra Tuf #6.75: Report From Uyak Bay, an Audiozine, featuring gorgeous artwork by Alec Icky Dunn and funding from RACC that allowed us to get fancy covers from the good people at Stumptown Printers as well as pretty cds from CDPDX.

We are celebrating with THREE Bear events in THREE Portland neighborhoods during the THIRD week of the THIRD MONTH.

                                BE BEAR OR BE SQUARE

NORTHWEST:
BEAR WITH US: Bear Hat Making and Listening Party. All Ages. Free.
Sunday March 16, 4-6 pm
SLABTOWN BAR 1033 NW 16th

SOUTHWEST:
BEAR WITNESS: Bear Storytelling Night
Thursday March 20
Location: 
Slabtown, 1033 NW16th Portland<br /> Jack London Bar, 529 SW4th Portland<br /> Independent Publishing Resource Center 1011 SE Division
Contact name: 
Moe Bowstern
Email: 
mostofeverything@gmail.com
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