Wednesday Community Calendar 2009 November 18

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Wed, 11/18/2009

Greetings Cascadia! This is Crystal, in for Steve, with the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, November Eighteenth, 2009
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Homeless Issues.  This is the topic for today's Community Meeting at the First United Methodist Church at 4pm.
Your comments will help the Multnomah County Housing & Community Development set priorities for the 2010 to 2015 Consolidated Plan, which will guide how federal resources will be spent on housing that is affordable to low- and moderate-income households, expanding access to economic opportunities, and programs serving the homeless and people with special needs.  The First United Methodist Church is located at 1838 SW Jefferson in downtown Portland. For more information call 503/823.2396 or TTY 823.6868 (bryan.swisshelm@ci.portland.or.us, interpreters and childcare available upon request.)
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The Oregon Jewish Museum presents its last exhibition in its Old Town/Chinatown location at 310 NW Davis! The exhibition, which ends this Sunday, pays tribute to one of Oregon’s most celebrated artists and the publication of her new book: Shirley Gittelsohn –
Paintings and Reflections.  The Oregon Jewish Museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10.30am to 3pm and Sunday 1 to 4pm.  For more information about the move please contact Richie Andler, richie AT ojm DOT org.
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This evening at 6pm at the University of Portland, come learn about north Portland's newest trail.  The Waud Bluff Trail is a short connector that provides access from North Willamette Blvd. near the University of Portland to North Basin Avenue on Swan Island.  The Open House is in the Chiles Center Hall of Fame Room at 5000 N Willamette Blvd.  For more information call George Lozovoy at Portland Parks & Recreation 503-823-5595 (pkloz@ci.portland.or.us.  To help modify policies/procedures and provide auxiliary aids/services to persons with disabilities call 503-823-4519, TTY 503-823-6868.)
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Also at 6pm tonight is a presentation and discussion to discover new perspectives in mental health.  New Visions of Mind and Crisis, a benefit for Portland Hearing Voices, is presented by Will Hall, host of KBOO's "Madness Radio" and Ed Knight, Vice President of Recovery, Rehabilitation and Mutual Support at ValueOptions and mentor in the Prison Dharma Network. This event takes place at the Bamboo Grove Salon, 134 SE Taylor.  There is a sliding scale donation, but no one will be turned away.
(Physical mobility accessible; call with other access needs.
Info: Portland Hearing Voices 413 210 2803, portlandhearingvoices@gmail.com, www.portlandhearingvoices.net)

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Keep Portland Green!  Save Fareless Square!  Each and ever Wednesday evening at 6pm is the weekly protest meeting for the Transit Riders Union at the Chit Chat Cafe near the PSU campus at 1906 SW Sixth.  Whatever your mode, you have the right to steer public transportation.  Call 503-222-2974 for more information.
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Face the challenges of aging with others who understand and care! Every Thursday at 1pm "VIEWS" Loss and Life Transition group meets at the Hollywood Senior Center. Call Patti at 288-8303 to pre-register.  The Hollywood Senior Center also has a Pinochle Group and Soup & Sandwich Lunches at the same time.  Hollywood Senior Center is located at 1820 NE 40th Avenue in Portland.  Sponsored by Volunteers Involved for the Emotional Well-being of Seniors (VIEWS).
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As part of the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project series, Lani Roberts will present "Walking Our Talk: Moral Integrity and Self-Deception" tomorrow, November 19th, at 1.30pm in the OASIS Adult Education Center Classroom on the 4h floor of Macy's Department Store on 621 SW 5th Ave.  At 3.30pm in the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront the conversation is led by Jeff Golden, "Of the People or For the People: Getting the Government We Deserve".  The Marriott is located at 1401 SW Naito Parkway.  Contact Cara Fisher at 585.8351 or check out oregonhumanities.org
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This has been the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, November Eighteenth, 2009. Thanks for listening. For more information about any of these events, please call the KBOO Receptionist at (503) 231-8032, or visit kboo.fm/CommunityCalendar.  If you support Full Strength, Volunteer Powered, Home Grown Community Radio, then become a member, or better yet, participate in YOUR community Radio Station.
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