Community Calendar, Thursday, April 2, 2009
City Repair is now accepting donations for their Most Magnimous Garage Sale taking place Saturday April 4th. If your Spring cleaning has recently unearthed any unused clothes, furniture, doo-dads, or family heirlooms, City Repair would be happy to take them off your hands--and all proceeds from the sale will go towards funding the annual Village Building Convergence. Bring all donations to City Repair headquarters at 3125 East Burnside in Portland. Drop off times are TODAY from 5-8pm and
Friday April 3rd from 2 – 7pm. For more information visit www.cityrepair.org The City Repair Project is an "organized group action" that educates and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live.
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You are cordially invited to SEA Change Gallery's upcoming exhibit: "Designing the Future" which features the SEA Change’s Gallery being "wallpapered" with architectural design plans, models, and flow charts that seek to aid the environment and build community---natural playgrounds, graywater systems, neighborhood energy utilities, community currencies and more. This Art Exhibit Opening is happening TONIGHT from 5-10 pm, at Gallery #110, located at 625 NW Everett Street in Portland. For more information visit www.seagallery.wordpress.com
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The Crag Law Center and the Mazamas are bringing an interdisciplinary group of scientists to discuss how forest systems work and to answer the most pressing questions of our time. The seminar will be held TONIGHT, starting at 6:30 pm, at the Mazamas Mountaineering Center, located SE 43rd and Stark Street in Portland. Fire, windstorms, insects and disease have been a part of Pacific Northwest forests for millennia. These natural disturbance are frequently dubbed "catastrophic" to the landscape. Yet in the past 150 years man has left a significant imprint on the land through logging, road-building and grazing. The Forever Forests Seminar will address questions such as: What are the greatest threats and restoration needs on Pacific Northwest forestlands? For more information call 503.331.0374.