Community Calendar, Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Wed, 03/24/2010

WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010

This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2010.

There is another opportunity to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Those born in the Year of the Tiger receive free admission to the Lan Su Chinese garden right now until April 2nd. From 10am to 5pm, families are invited to enjoy tiger tales, make tiger masks, play mahjong, try tai chi, and more. The Garden is featuring events such as demonstrations in flower arrangement, workshops in understanding and using aromatherapy and various lectures and tours. The Chinese Garden is located in downtown Portland at NW 3rd and Everett. For more information call 503.228.8131.

2010 will be the first US Census to allow same-sex couples to self-identify as either married or as unmarried partners. The Q Center has been designated an official Census Assistance Center, so stop in between 2 and 5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until April 2nd and speak with a census representative about any questions. The Q Center is located at 4115 N Mississippi Avenue, or check out


Portland's Office of Human Relations, located on 5315 N Vancouver Avenue, will feature the film Local Color. The 1991 OPB documentary chronicled the history of racism in Oregon and the people who worked for civil rights. For more info, call 503.823.4427.

The North-Northeast Economic Development Initiative Citizen Advisory Committee is having a public meeting to address increased funding for jobs, affordable housing, small businesses and livable neighborhoods in the Rose Quarter. This group will examine the Oregon Convention Center and Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Areas. You may follow this meeting on Twitter by searching for #NNEDI. Contact Joleen Jensen-Classen at 503.823.3352 for info. The meeting will be at Billy Webb Elks Lodge on 6 N Tillamook Street.

For more information about any of the events mentioned on this calendar, call the KBOO front desk at 503.231.8032, or check out the listings at kboo dot fm slash communitycalendar. You have just heard the KBOO Community Calendar on 90.7fm Portland, 100.7fm Corvallis and 91.9fm Columbia Gorge. Thanks for listening to independent, non-commercial, volunteer-run radio, supported by listeners like you!


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