Community Calendar - June 20 and 21, 2009

program date: 
Thu, 06/18/2009

Community Calendar – weekend of June 20th and 21st, 2009

Happy Summer Solstice weekend! My name is Natalie and I am glad to present the KBOO Community Calendar.

On Saturday, Portland celebrates Juneteenth with a parade and festival.
Juneteeth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
The parade steps off at 11 a.m. from Bethel AME Church
and marches on to Jefferson High School sports field, between Kerby & Commercial, which is the site for the Juneteenth Freedom Festival beginning at12:30pm. For more information, parade on over to
 
If you feel like “kickin’ it” this weekend, Kicking Hunger is hosting a weekend festival at Overlook Park with live music. The group is attempting to break the current world record for the longest kickball game, while raising money for Oregon Food Bank. Admission is free, with donations suggested of 2 cans non-perishable food. www.longestkickball.com.
Save Refugees welcomes Portlanders for an Iraqi Food and Music Festival on Sunday noon-4pm. This is an opportunity to meet Iraqi refugees and hear their stories. The Festival takes place on the block of SE 79th Ave, between Ash and Pine. For more information, visit www.saverefugees.com.
 
KBOO invites you to celebrate the summer solstice with A Touch of Portland. Experience the healing energy of edible art, soothing soundscapes and therapeutic touch. This KBOO benefit takes place on Sunday 11 am - 7 pm at Harmony Farms, 5220 NE Mason St.
 
For information about this and other community events, check out the vibes at kboo.fm.

 

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