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Tue, 06/08/2010


This is Paula with the KBOO Community Calendar for Tuesday, June 8th 2010.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

Tonight at 7 pm is the Open Poetry Reading in the Gallery at Walters Cultural Arts Center 527 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97124.


Poets and lovers of poetry alike will enjoy these evenings of readings in the gallery, every 2nd Tuesday of the month. Readers and listeners are welcome to enjoy works by established or yet to be discovered talent. A sign-up sheet is available, so please arrive early.


For more information on these or other events, visit: http://www.ci.hillsboro.or.us/Arts/WCAC/Events.aspx


Tomorrow night at 8 pm, be ready to share and/or hear “everything from music and poetry to monologues” at the weekly open mic at the Alberta Street Pub, located at 1036 NE Alberta Street in Portland. Hosted by Tamara J. Brown, this 21 and over event has a sign-up at 7:30 pm sharp.


http://www.myspace.com/albertastreetpub http://www.myspace.com/suckmyopenmic


Coming up on Tuesday, June 15th at 7 pm is The Story Behind the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center with Christine Rontal as part of the Spoken Word Series at Walters Cultural Arts Center 527 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97124.


The Executive Director of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation, Christine Rontal, tells the captivating story of a little girl named Virginia Garcia and the history of the health centers that were inspired by her death in 1975. 


Since then, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has provided healthcare to the communities of Washington and Yamhill Counties with a special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farmworkers and others with barriers to receiving health care. 


For this edition of Spoken Word, a series held every 3rd Tuesday of the month, come and be inspired by this incredible tale of how a community, coming together, can truly make a difference.<?xml:namespace prefix = v />






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