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Disclaimer
PLEASE NOTE: Events listed may be endorsed by the Occupy, or sponsored by people who share the goals of the Occupy movement. In addition, there are listings of free or inexpensive events/activities in and around Portland. All events are open to anyone interested in attending.

Daily

RIDESHARE OPPORTUNITY

Daily Vigil at City Hall. Please join us!

MayDay Coordination - Let's do this!!

Today

Free Women's Self Defense Class!!!

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  • Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
  • Time: 10:00am until 4:00pm
  • Location: PCC Cascade Campus 705 N. Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
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Purpose

Come learn verbal, emotional and psysical assertiveness skills in a safe, fun enviroment!

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Please stop by the Women's Resource Center in SSB 103 or call 971-722-5249

Other details
Presented by the Cascade WRC and facilitated by Sydney Thompson

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Dogcupy Portland

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  • Date: Saturdays thru Mar 31
  • Time: 11:00am until 2:00pm
  • Location: Bank of America Hawthorne Branch 3757 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR
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Purpose

MAN'S BEST FRIEND IS NOT THE BIG BANKS!
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This is a creative and PEACEFUL protest to draw positive media attention to our cause.

Who could talk badly about a bunch of God's most loyal creatures?

We will be meeting at the corner of 37th and Hawthorne, and protesting in front of all 3 banks in the immediate area...

Although you are welcome to protest wherever is convenient and oppressive.

This is a creative way to involve all of our friends who still want to participate in the Occupy movement but don't necessarily want to go downtown. We are showing that the Occupation is more than just downtown.

We also hope that this kind of event will inspire creativity within the ranks of the Occupiers.

So please join us. I'll bring the dog treats and you guys bring the creative dog signs...



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This event is held in solidarity with the Occupy Portland movement.

PLEASE BRING YOUR DOGS ON A LEASH
IF YOU DON'T HAVE A DOG, BORROW A DOG.

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Peace and Safety Meeting

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  • Date: Saturdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Backspace 115 Northwest 5th Avenue Portland, OR (on 5th between Couch and Davis)
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Purpose

Peace and Safety Meeting


Portland Lindy Exchange Music & Dance

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  • Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
  • Time: 1:00pm until 4:00pm
  • Location: Director Park
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Purpose

Portland Lindy Society is hosting a weekend of jazz music from the 1920s thru the 1950s both from local and out of town bands. Visit Director Park on Saturday, March 3 for a chance to listen (and dance) to some great music that has played a huge part in our musical heritage.

The event is free and open to everyone.

For a detailed listing of the 2012 Portland Lindy Exchange events and venues, please visit Portland Lindy Society at http://www.pdxlx.com

For more information on programs and events at Director Park, part of Portland Parks & Recreation, please visit our website at http://www.DirectorPark.org or call 503-823-8087.


Workshop: Interactive Theater for Social Change

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  • Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012
  • Time: 1:00pm until 5:00pm
  • Location: The First Unitarian Church – 1011 SW 12th Ave. Portland, Or
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Purpose

Theater of the Oppressed can be a powerful technique for affecting radical social change and helping to bring about social justice for historically oppressed and disadvantaged populations.
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In this class, we'll be introducing and techniques and methods designed to create real change, both in working groups and in the world at large.

Depending on the group's needs, we'll explore working with issues of:

  • power
  • consensus
  • race
  • class
  • culture
  • gender
  • immigration
  • religion and/or sexual orientation.

Who: Anyone who'd like to learn new skills and fun, interactive techniques for moving towards a shared-power culture. Folks who have a strong commitment to social justice. Groups who'd like to foster more sustainability in how they work together. Folks, in general, who'd like to create social justice, peace and empowerment of people who have historically been oppressed and disempowered, and affected by prejudice and discrimination--people whose voices have too often been silenced. This could be a good start for a street theater group.

rsvping on this group is nice but not an official sign-up.

Please RSVP by emailing Eleyna at: efugman@gmail.com

This group needs 18-20 people minimum and a maximum of 40 people.

Cost: Offered on a gift economy: experience the workshop and offer back whatever truly makes your heart smile.

This is a very active workshop--come prepared to play and have fun. (All abilities and ages welcome)

Here is the link to Terayani the facilitator's Web page: http://lebendig.org/interactive.htm

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Feather Circle

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  • Date: Saturdays (temporary change Friday only on July 6, 2012)
  • Time: 7pm – 10pm
  • Location: Portland City Hall
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Purpose

Feather Circle (Facilitated by Rumorz)


FREE CHALUPA COUPON COLLECTION @ Blazer games

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  • Date: Blazer games at Rose Garden
  • Time: 9:30pm until 10:30pm
  • Location: Rose Garden One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227
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Purpose

In an effort to put food in hungry bellies, we will be gathering at all exits of the Rose Garden after the Blazer/Laker game and asking people to donate their FREE CHALUPA coupons, which we will then donate to homeless outreach programs.

20,000 people per night go to Blazer games if we only collect 10% of the possible stubs we still get 2,000 free chalupas there are 2,000 people sleeping on the streets of Portland every night.

Events like this won't cure hunger, but it will be putting a finger in a leaky dam and raise awareness about the problem in general.

WE WILL BE DOING THIS AT EVERY BLAZER HOME GAME

Hopefully with our new uptempo offense we will hit chalupas every night!

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Sunday

Chakra Dance

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  • Date: Every Sunday
  • Time: 10:30am until 12:30pm
  • Location: Tiffany Center 1410 SW Morrison St Ste 600, Portland, OR 97205-1930
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Purpose

Each Sunday a special guest will guide us through a "Chakra Dance."

Among the best tools to evolve the spirit are the energy centers known as chakras. Chakra, an ancient sanskrit term meaning “wheel of light,” describes a complex human energy system of awareness.

The seven chakra centers are associated with specific areas of the physical body. Each chakra is equally important to our energy flow and vitality, and each affects all the others.

Developing one chakra while neglecting others only creates an imbalance, weakening overall strength. The goal is to have all seven chakras open, balanced and integrated.

Other details
Every Sunday morning at the Tiffany Center

  • 10:30 warmup, circle at 11, ends at 12:30
  • Cost: $10, Kids welcome and free!

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Zday 2012 - Portland

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  • Date: Sunday, March 4, 2012
  • Time: 12:00pm until 6:00pm
  • Location: University Place Hotel, Columbia Falls Ballroom 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR
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Purpose

Celebrate the Spirit of the times this Zday with Zeitgeist PDX, as we reflect on community activism this past year and into the future!

Join us on Sunday, March 4th starting at noon for presentations, discussions, information tables, videos, music and refreshments!

Come enjoy presentations from Portland activists and organizations about how they are making shift happen and fostering environmental and social sustainability at this critical time. Then engage in unconference style discussions to add your voice and explore directions that we can take together to become part of a more sane community.

More details can be found, as they develop here: http://zeitgeistpdx.org/zday2012/

There is a $10 suggested donation, no one turned away from lack of funds, and any proceeds from the event going to the Oregon Food Bank.



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Sunday OccuPeace Meeting

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 12:00pm until 3:00pm
  • Location: Pioneer Courthouse Square 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
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Purpose

Join the Occupy Portland movement as we gather every Sunday at noon.

We will discuss and plan upcoming events and actions, hold trainings, support OWS nationwide, support each other and our community.

This will be an ongoing nonviolent effort to maintain focus and attention to the issues of inequality that 99% of America face as the result of corporate greed and corruption.

Families and all walks of life welcome. Let us come together in unity and use our voices in unison to bring about the changes needed in our economic system.

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Communications Cluster Party!

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 1pm – 4pm
  • Location: Viking Court (Smith Building, PSU)
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Purpose

Any committee that wants to join in improving cross committee communication and start solving our challenges face to face is invited to our weekly party/meeting.

Anyone that wants to is invited to bring a snack or treat to share. Coffee will be available.


Women's Caucus weekly meeting

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Purpose

Women's Caucus weekly meeting.

Women’s Caucus invites all women to meetings.

Contact: opwomen@googlegroups.com

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March Forth!

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  • Date: Sunday, March 4, 2012
  • Time: 2:00pm until 6:30pm
  • Location: PSU Park Blocks, SW Park close to SW Harrison, Portland, OR
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Purpose

Occupy Portland began in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street on October 6th, 2011. With a united mission, almost 10,000 people took to the streets to speak out against decades of abuses of power and socioeconomic inequities. Since then, the national conversations concerning politics has been majorly impacted as people around the United States have become more informed on a number of issues.

On March 4th, 2012, we will gather in an effort to continue to drive positive changes in the nation, and even world wide.

The concept is simple. Each person picks an issue they are passionate about and want to see changed. Then each person will do some research and create one sign with a fact about that issue, for example:

Homelessness - "There are 24 empty houses for every 1 homeless person in the United States."

My hope is that people will stick to facts, and if so driven, will put one solution on the opposite side of their sign.

When we gather at 2pm on the 4th, everybody will unite with a group which is related to their issue where they will be able to speak to one another about their ideas, experiences, and why that issue is important to them. People should also feel free to travel between groups if they see something that interests them, after all, this event is about the free exchange of knowledge.

At approximately 3pm, each group will step off and march together to promote a better world.

We may encounter people who disagree with what we say. That's OK, in fact, I encourage people to engage those people in a calm and intelligent discussion. On many issues, we may be able to find a middle ground and even a solution to a problem that affects all of our lives. And in the end, if that person truly does not want to have a calm discussion, that is their choice and they don't have to join.

There will likely be police presence there. That's OK. My intent is that this march will have a number of contingency plans for a wide variety of situations. This will allow the march/parade to go on unimpeded and will make our action flexible, agile, and mobile. These plans will be discussed at the 2pm pre-march rally. We will avoid engaging the police to prevent the march from getting side-tracked.

This event is non-violent and peaceful.

While certain officers may show up looking for a fight, it's my intent to deprive them of that. The same thing goes for provocateurs. They may wish to start a negative interaction with the police, it's my intent to deprive them of that as well. This serves to protect the overall message. It also serves to protect people who want to bring their children.

With that in mind, everybody is welcome. My goal is to attract at least 2,500 to 3,000 people to this event.

Things I'm specifically seeking for the event
  1. Clowns - If you have a clown suit/make-up...I want to see you in it
  2. The Disco Trike and other mobile musical systems.
  3. Creativity - Dress up. Be artistic. Express your message uniquely
  4. Volunteers - An event like this is only as good as the people involved.
  5. A couple of megaphones - If the crowd is large enough, I'll have a hard time reaching people in the back without one.
  6. Livestream coverage
  7. A good time.

Can't think of an issue or having a moment of writer's block? Here, let me help you:

  • Internet legislation and freedom of information
  • Healthcare (Universal, Single-payer, Public Option, Privatized...)
  • Foreign Policy and use of US Armed Forces
  • Higher Education (College) and Public Education
  • Corporate Personhood (Citizens United)
  • Economy and National Debt
  • Social Justice and Equality
  • Police Brutality (Facts only. No "Fuck the Police" / "ACAB" signs)
  • Campaign Finance Reform
  • Climate Change / Environmental Issues



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Solutions Committee Meeting (for working groups only)

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: The Occupy Portland Office at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1131 SE Oak, Portland
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Purpose

Meeting for working groups only. map

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Meet Tuesdays at 6:00 with the whole committee.


Weekly Arrestee Mutual Support Meeting

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Location: wherever GA is
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Purpose

Arrestees gather every week before GA to meet with each other, share experiences, ask questions, update on recent events, and make plans. ELK generally has a representative there. This is a great way to build mutual aid and feel more part of a movement while going through the system!

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Women's History Month Meeting

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  • Date: Sunday, March 4, 2012
  • Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm
  • Location: In Other Words 14 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR 97217
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Purpose

March is women’s history month (or herstory, though unless “history” literally comes from “his story,” “herstory” is just a pun).

So let’s talk about women’s history and feminist history! 2012 is the one hundredth anniversary of women’s suffrage in the state of Oregon.

The local author Ruth Tenzer Feldman has just got her YA novel The Blue Thread published this month, and it’s available at bookstores.

The protagonist is a Jewish teen living in 1912 Portland who travels back to Biblical times, when the daughters of Zelosaphad (or whatever his name is) ask Moses to let them own property. It’s a fun novel, even if you aren’t into Judeo-Xian stuff. (Full disclosure: I was one of the developmental editors. –Susan)

FYI, the photo on the left is of a once-popular American author, Gertrude Atherton, who wrote a fairly gothic novel called The Californians, among other titles.

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General Assembly

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: no more GAs on Sundays
  • Location: 'Starting July 1, GA will be held on Mondays at the Terry Schrunk Plaza!'
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Purpose

GA is now on Mondays effective July 2012.

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Monday

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


T.U.P.A.C. meeting

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  • Date: Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Time: 3pm – 4pm
  • Location: Central Library 801 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR
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Purpose

Meet to discuss upcoming events and actions.

The United Performing Arts Collective, T.U.P.A.C.

TUPAC is an expanding group of persona who use visual literary, performance art, and music to spread messages, hopes, dreams and goals of Occupy Portland to the greater 99%.

Join us in Dance, Expression, Inspiration, and Solidarity.

Contact
occupytupac@gmail.com
Request to join the listserv
occupytupac@googlegroups.com
Follow us on Twitter



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Food Not Bombs - SE Feed

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  • Date: Every Mon Tues Fri
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm (sometimes we get to the park @ 5:30, sometimes we stay later than 8pm)
  • Location: Colonel Summers Park - SE 17th & SE Taylor under the brick pavilion
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Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
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Agenda Setting and Discussion

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  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: St Francis (OPDX HQ, Che Room) - 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

Agenda Setting, Proposal Announcement and Discussion

Other details
Proposals and agendas will then be posted online for the Thur and Sun meetings.


Dharma Circle

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  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Friends Meeting House, Downstairs 4312 SE Stark, Portland, OR, 97214
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Purpose

Dharma Circles invite us to rest in the ease of the present moment.

Frosty leaves as non-dual teachings from the world’s wisdom traditions open into the spacious field of the heart. Reflection, silent sitting, and silent movement soften our boundaries and open awareness of our essential nature, nearer to us than our own breath.

All contemplative practices and levels of experience (or no experience) are welcome.

The door is open at 6:45. At 7:00 pm we begin with dialogue and dharma reflection, followed by an hour of silent practice.

Feel free to bring cushions, mats, or whatever is comfortable for your sitting practice (some cushions and chairs are provided).

Grounded in the heart, our actions grow from deep soil to yield fruits that enhance peace, justice, beauty, and balance in all that we do.

In a tumultuous world, maintaining a spacious heart requires attention, intention, and ever-deepening love.

Sangha or satsang is created anytime we are present with others for reflection or practice in the space of the heart, in service of truth. Sharing that intention, our dialogues invite us into reflection on our deepest Being, Mystery, Emptiness, the Beloved.

Every faith or no faith are equally welcome here.

We embrace human nature just as it is, holy and broken, perfect and imperfect at the same time, and steep together in the timeless present moment, where definitions slip away.

Gathering in satsang, sangha, or a community of practice provides a rich common ground as we travel in the terrain of the Heart.

Other details
$5-$10 suggested donation (All are welcome)

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FREE CHALUPA COUPON COLLECTION @ Blazer games

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  • Date: Blazer games at Rose Garden
  • Time: 9:30pm until 10:30pm
  • Location: Rose Garden One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227
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Purpose

In an effort to put food in hungry bellies, we will be gathering at all exits of the Rose Garden after the Blazer/Laker game and asking people to donate their FREE CHALUPA coupons, which we will then donate to homeless outreach programs.

20,000 people per night go to Blazer games if we only collect 10% of the possible stubs we still get 2,000 free chalupas there are 2,000 people sleeping on the streets of Portland every night.

Events like this won't cure hunger, but it will be putting a finger in a leaky dam and raise awareness about the problem in general.

WE WILL BE DOING THIS AT EVERY BLAZER HOME GAME

Hopefully with our new uptempo offense we will hit chalupas every night!

more information


Tuesday

TESTN Group Meeting

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 10am – 12pm
  • Location: Peace House on NE 18th and Tillamook
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Purpose

T.E.S.T.N Group (Training, Education, Strategy and Tactics for Nonviolence)

Hold a weekly meeting to discuss strategy and tactics of the movement while using our skills and experience to bring nonviolence into every aspect of our lives internally and externally through training and education.


Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


Oregon Zoo Second Tuesdays

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Purpose

The second Tuesday of every month visit the zoo for only $4 a person!

Children 2 and under are always admitted free of charge.

Second Tuesday tickets are available at the gate only.

You will be amazed to discover what you didn't know about your zoo!

History

Since the late 1800's, the Oregon Zoo has been promoting conservation.

Vision

The Oregon Zoo promotes a better future for wildlife.

Our Exhibits

A listing of exhibits and a map of the Oregon Zoo.

Train

All Aboard! Learn about the history of the Oregon Zoo trains.

Earth-friendly Operations

The Oregon Zoo encourages earth-friendly habits.

Gardens

Learn about our special gardens and the plants within them.

Other details
The zoo rarely closes because of weather-related conditions. We attempt to post closures on our homepage, but may be unable to reach the office.

For the latest information on weather-related closures, call the zoo at 503-226-1561

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Occupy Super Tuesday GOP primary/caucus

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  • Date: Tue, Mar 6th
  • Time: TBD
  • Location: OPB studios 7140 SW Macadam Avenue Portland, OR 9721
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Purpose

2012 Presidential debates between President Obama and the eventual GOP nominee.

Other details
Always check with your local board of elections to verify election dates, times and locations ahead of time.

Raise awareness before "Super Tuesday".

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Building Intentional Community

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Location: Peace House 2116 NE 18th Ave, PDX
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Purpose

Every Tuesday from 4pm to 5:30pm the Peace House (2116 NE 18th Ave, PDX) is hosting a work group to help interested Occupy participants to find ways to establish functioning intentional communities.

Drawing on their 25-year experience of living in community, members of the Peace House will share ideas, resources and "hand holding" with those who would like to get started.

This is an exercise in mutual sharing. No one is an expert in how to live together in community, but together all can learn what is needed.

Bring your vision of what kind of community you want to live in and share it with us.

Together, we will work to bring that vision into reality.


Solutions Full Committee Meeting

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: The Occupy Portland Office at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1131 SE Oak, Portland
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Purpose

Meet Tuesdays at 4:30 with the whole committee at the Occupy Portland Office

All are welcome.

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Other details
Sunday meetings are for working groups only.


Public Involvement Advisory Council Meeting

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  • Date: First Tuesdays of each month
  • Time: 5:30 PM
  • Location: City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave
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Purpose

The Public Involvement Advisory Council (PIAC) meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. In general, PIAC meets as a large group for half of the meeting and moves into small group meetings for the other half of the meeting.

For exact room location and agenda information click on link below.

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Occupy Portland Healthcare Committee

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  • Date: Tuesdays (except the third Tuesday of every month due to the JwJ meeting)
  • Time: 6pm
  • Location: PSU Smith Center (subject to change, please use the link under more info to verify meeting location)
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Purpose

This is a group that will focus on direct actions for Single Payer or Universal Healthcare.

We believe Oregon has a very good chance to be the next state after Vermont to form a Universal Healthcare system.

We will also be working with other organizations in organizing state-wide actions.

Healthcare is a human right!! Healthcare for all!! Everyone in, nobody out!!

occupypdxhealthcare@googlegroups.com

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Food Not Bombs - SE Feed

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  • Date: Every Mon Tues Fri
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm (sometimes we get to the park @ 5:30, sometimes we stay later than 8pm)
  • Location: Colonel Summers Park - SE 17th & SE Taylor under the brick pavilion
  • Jump to this event's wiki page, edit it, discuss it or return to the events page.

Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
More detailed and important information


Movement Building Open Forum

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: St Francis (OPDX HQ, Che Room) - 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

All are welcome to participate in this open forum!


Bikes For Humanity Volunteer Repair Clinics - Tuesdays

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  • Date: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Location: Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland
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Purpose

Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a community service project aimed at providing the public affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.

They have 100+ donated used bikes & need volunteers to catalog, clean and refurbish the bikes for bike adoption events.

Shop space has been donated for volunteer training and bike repair. Weekly volunteer clinics starting on Tuesday & Saturday.

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For full details see http://www.b4hpdx.org


Wednesday

Panel Meeting/Training

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  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: St. Francis in the Che Room on SE 12th and Pine
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Purpose

The first part of our time will be focused on discussion, tips and planning new panel events.

The second half of our time will be dedicated to practicing and role playing, telling our personal stories and taking tough questions.

See you there!


Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


T.U.P.A.C. meeting

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  • Date: Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Time: 3pm – 4pm
  • Location: Central Library 801 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR
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Purpose

Meet to discuss upcoming events and actions.

The United Performing Arts Collective, T.U.P.A.C.

TUPAC is an expanding group of persona who use visual literary, performance art, and music to spread messages, hopes, dreams and goals of Occupy Portland to the greater 99%.

Join us in Dance, Expression, Inspiration, and Solidarity.

Contact
occupytupac@gmail.com
Request to join the listserv
occupytupac@googlegroups.com
Follow us on Twitter



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FREE Sustainability Seminar on Ecosystem Services

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  • Date: Every Wednesday
  • Time: 5:00pm until 6:30pm
  • Location: Portland State University, Shattuck Hall Annex, SW Hall and Broadway
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Purpose

FREE Sustainability Seminar on Ecosystem Services

Join the Institute for Sustainable Solutions this winter as we explore economic solutions to sustain the vital services nature provides us.

Every Wednesday, 5-6:30 p.m.

FREE and open to the public

For a full description of each week’s seminar topic, visit http://pdx.edu/sustainability/solutions-seminars-ecosystem-services.

Other details
March 7th

Urbanizing delta regions: balancing water, health and economy

with Alan Yeakley (and panel), Professor of Environmental Science and Fellow of the PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions

Presented by the Institute for Sustainable Solutions, PSU Department of Environmental Science and Management, and the Solutions Journal.


Citizens Review Committee Meeting - Let's Occupy it

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  • Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
  • Time: 5:30pm until 8:30pm
  • Location: Portland City Hall
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Purpose

This is the monthly meeting for the CRC.

Let's show up to learn and work the system to better police accountability.

We need to let the mayor's office know that we are serious about this issue and will use all avenues to address the rampant problem of police brutality in this city.

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Action Committee

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  • Date: Every Wednesday
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Location: St Francis 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

Action Committee invites everyone to attend and participate in meetings.

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Contact at: actioncommitteepdx@googlegroups.com


Thursday

Museum of Contemporary Craft - Free!

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  • Date: First Thursday of every month
  • Time: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Location: Museum of Contemporary Craft‎ 724 Northwest Davis St Portland, OR 97209
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Purpose

Museum of Contemporary Craft (MoCC) is a vibrant center for investigation and dialogue that helps expand the definition and exploration of craft.

The Exhibition Galleries, 4500 square feet on two floors, at any time feature multiple exhibitions that look to the present, future and past of craft through the focused viewpoint of today.

Along with featuring some of the leading contemporary national and international artists, exhibitions frequently draw from the rich archives of the MoCC collection, a public legacy of over 1000 objects that documents the active role of both the Museum and the Pacific Northwest in the evolution of craft over the last seven decades.

The Gallery represents craft artists from across the nation working in ceramics, glass, wood, metal, fiber and mixed media.

Gallery artists routinely visit the Museum for public gallery talks and hands on demonstrations.



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Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


Outreach Weekly Organizer Training

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  • Date: Thursdays
  • Time: 1-2:30pm
  • Location: The Lucky Lab 915 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR
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Purpose

We will run a weekly training after the Outreach meeting.

We will train on many different aspects of grassroots organizing including: canvassing, phone banking, campaign power mapping, running effective meetings, public speaking, Civil Disobedience, etc.

Suggest a topic we can agree on and we WILL find an educator to train us.

Other details
occupyportlandstreetteam@gmail.com

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Women's Caucus weekly meeting

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Purpose

Women's Caucus weekly meeting.

Women’s Caucus invites all women to meetings.

Contact: opwomen@googlegroups.com

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3D Center of Art and Photography

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  • Date: First Thursdays
  • Time: 6 - 9 pm
  • Location: 3D Center of Art and Photography 1928 NW Lovejoy St Portland, Oregon 97209
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Purpose

First Thursdays FREE for everyone!

The world's only art gallery, museum and theater dedicated to the art and science of 3D!

About

The 3D Center of Art and Photography, a non-profit museum/gallery, features the best in antique and contemporary 3D imagery. The Center houses everything from antique stereocards to View-Master, contemporary 3D photography, lenticulars, anaglyphs, and computer generated 3D art.

Every visitor to the 3D Center learns the history of 3D imaging and the three main methods of viewing in 3D.

All visitors receive a new pair of 3D glasses (red/blue) and information on how to make your very own 3D photographs with your digital camera, your computer, the internet and your 3D glasses!

  • Includes entry to the 3D Center Movie Theater where you will experience 3D Movie shorts by artists from around the world!
  • Tours usually take 45 minutes to one hour.

Find us on Facebook

VIDEO TOUR OF THE 3D CENTER

Other details
Youth 14 years and younger and "Friends of the Center" are always FREE!

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Spending Committee

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  • Date: Thursdays
  • Time: 6:00pm – 6:50pm
  • Location: St. Francis, SE 12th & Oak Portland, OR 97214
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Purpose

Come and be a part of the Spending Committee Meetings for Occupy Portland.

Learn how money is reimbursed or approved to different entities within Occupy, or submit a proposal to be deliberated.

Other details
We needs more members representing committees.

Carrie Medina, Spending Committee P.O.C.


Food Not Bombs - NE Feed

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  • Date: Every Thurs
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm
  • Location: Alberta Park - 1905 NE Killingsworth St, under the over-covering
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Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
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Spokes Council

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  • Date: Thursdays
  • Time: 7pm – 10pm
  • Location: St. Francis 1131 Southeast Oak Street
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Purpose

Spokes Council

All are welcome!

Please spread the word through committee/caucus list servs and also ATTEND!

It is especially important to become involved with the Spokes Council meetings and other meetings where actions are decided on!

This will be a great chance to voice your ideas, to re-group as committees, assess, and plan for moving forward.



Other details
http://occupyportland.org/


Friday

Our School: Education Brain Trust

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  • Date: Fridays
  • Time: 1pm – 3pm
  • Location: 815 SW 2nd Ave. Ste. 510
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Purpose

Our School hosts the Education Brain Trust once a week to discuss and brainstorm ideas on the role that Occupy Portland can play in furthering the impending educational renaissance and our current self actualization as a community.


Portland Children's Museum Free

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  • Date: First Fridays of every month
  • Time: 4-8 p.m.
  • Location: 4015 SW Canyon Road Portland, OR 97221 (Across from Oregon Zoo)
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Purpose

Target Free First Friday Night - Come enjoy the Museum for free between 4-8pm!

The mission of Portland Children’s Museum is to inspire imagination, creativity and the wonder of learning in children and adults by inviting moments of shared discovery.

WHAT YOU’LL FIND HERE

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Museum members & children under age 1 are always FREE!

We encourage you to take public transportation but in case you drive, there is a $2 parking fee.

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OP Labor Outreach Committee Meeting

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Purpose

Need volunteers to facilitate & take notes.

Proposed Agenda
1. Review our committee work, the process for taking on work and moving it forward, and identify changes we should make now to prepare for a busy spring.
Current Work
- Community Assembly to Create a People's Budget - May 5th, First Unitarian Church
- East County Education Support
Future/Possible Work
- Unemployed organizing
- Labor Education
- Occupy/Labor Panel or conference
- Workers struggles: PSU Student workers, New Seasons workers



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See Also:

Facebook Pages


Food Not Bombs - SE Feed

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  • Date: Every Mon Tues Fri
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm (sometimes we get to the park @ 5:30, sometimes we stay later than 8pm)
  • Location: Colonel Summers Park - SE 17th & SE Taylor under the brick pavilion
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Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
More detailed and important information


Bmedia Arts & Cultural Friday Night Events

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  • Date: Fridays
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: Occupy Office - 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

Arts and Culture Night!

Arts and Culture committee along with the Media Coalition organize Friday’s evening events including movies, open mics, poetry slams, local acts, and visiting famous/not-so-famous musicians.


Saturday

HPC Health & Wellness Fair

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  • Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
  • Time: 9:00am until 4:00pm
  • Location: Hillsboro Presbyterian Church 172 NE 32nd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124-6736
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Purpose

2nd Annual HPC Health & Wellness Fair 2012

FREE - EVERYONE IS INVITED
FREE ...Health Screens, Resources, Activities, Demonstrations (details below)
FREE ...Zumba demo with LaTosha "Pardio" Wilson of Pardio Fitness
FREE ...Hula demo with Hula Hālau ‘Ohana Holo‘oko‘a School of Hula
FREE ...School of Respect - Martial Arts demo
FREE ...Yoga for EVERY body - An interactive Yoga demo with Santosha
FREE ....Health Screens in the LIONS Mobile Health Unit ...All day!

Hearing, Visual Acuity, Glaucoma, Blood Pressure and Diabetes health screens will be provided by the Lion's at the 2nd Annual HPC Health & Wellness Fair.

All ages welcome. No pre-registration necessary.

Diabetes testing will begin at 9am - a 3 hour fast IS necessary for this screen.

FREE ... Cholesterol testing by Tuality Community Health Education programs.
DONORS WANTED....

LOCKS OF LOVE hair donation followed by a FREE haircut.

THANK YOU to the Hillsboro Lions for providing the funding for the Lions Mobile Health Unit to be a part of the 2nd Annual HPC Health & Wellness Fair 2012

MORE FREE STUFF

Beaverton Barber & Coin - Free silver & Gold Appraisal of coin & jewelry

Rose Springs Center for the Healing Arts ..Bio-mat sessions


Space is filling up .... Reserve space today.

There will be a sliding scale tax-deductible donation ($5-20) for a table/space this year. All money raised will go directly to the HPC Health Ministry.

Reservations will include 6-ft table, cloth and chairs.

With prior permission...Non-profits and "no budget" groups may donate an item to the door prize basket in lieu of cash donation for table space.

Can't be with us in person this year?

Please send HEALTH RELATED resources and information to Martha Duncan-Perez, Hearth Fair Coordinator, c/o 172 NE 32nd Ave., Hillsboro, OR 97124

Questions?

Contact Martha Duncan-Perez, Fair Coordinator

Cell 971-219-2872 Email dnc2010@comcast.net

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Solidarity through Companionship: a free training workshop

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  • Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
  • Time: noon-2 p.m.
  • Location: OPDX HQ Che Room, 1131 SE Oak St
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Purpose

Come learn how to engage people into conversation in a non-threatening and welcoming way.

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Based on the "congregational companionship ministry of presence" developed by the Rev. Craig Rennebohm, this training was originally designed for local churches and in mental health chaplaincy setting, but since then has been successfully used with little or no modification even in non-religious settings such as social service agencies and even by a few police departments in helping connect people with services and resources — and even in preventing escalation of aggressive/disturbing behaviors.

In particular, this training benefits those who are introverted or unaccustomed to interacting with people who are from very different background from who they are. The training focuses on building first an authentic human-to-human connection, instead of approaching a person through "frames" and roles one plays. Through a non-confrontational approach, the companionship also facilitates a person to address unwelcome behaviors by others without becoming confrontational and aggressive, and thereby proactively preventing any escalation that may lead to violence.

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Dogcupy Portland

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  • Date: Saturdays thru Mar 31
  • Time: 11:00am until 2:00pm
  • Location: Bank of America Hawthorne Branch 3757 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR
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Purpose

MAN'S BEST FRIEND IS NOT THE BIG BANKS!
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This is a creative and PEACEFUL protest to draw positive media attention to our cause.

Who could talk badly about a bunch of God's most loyal creatures?

We will be meeting at the corner of 37th and Hawthorne, and protesting in front of all 3 banks in the immediate area...

Although you are welcome to protest wherever is convenient and oppressive.

This is a creative way to involve all of our friends who still want to participate in the Occupy movement but don't necessarily want to go downtown. We are showing that the Occupation is more than just downtown.

We also hope that this kind of event will inspire creativity within the ranks of the Occupiers.

So please join us. I'll bring the dog treats and you guys bring the creative dog signs...



Other details
This event is held in solidarity with the Occupy Portland movement.

PLEASE BRING YOUR DOGS ON A LEASH
IF YOU DON'T HAVE A DOG, BORROW A DOG.

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Youth Empowerment, Leadership and Activism Workshop

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  • Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012
  • Time: 11am to 4pm
  • Location: Mount Scott Community Center 5530 SE 72nd Ave
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Purpose

Free youth empowerment, leadership and activism workshop through Portland Parks and Rec

For links and registration, see our website: http://yeacamp.org/?page_id=584

YEA Academy is a free monthly Saturday workshop program for 12-17 year olds who want to make a difference in their community or the world.

At YEA, participants will learn ways to bring about a change on social justice issues they care about, such as:

  • homophobia
  • climate change
  • racism
  • animal rights
  • bullying

Like our flagship program, YEA Camp, YEA Academy’s curriculum is based on four areas we feel are critical for activists to develop: knowledge, skills, confidence and community to take action on the issues that matter to them.

From 11am-4pm one Saturday a month, youth have an opportunity to learn key skills like:

  • running an effective school club
  • fundraising
  • running a campaign
  • and arts activism

All while finding out about inspiring ways others are having an impact in their community, building self confidence, creating a plan to impact a societal problem, and making friends with other young change-makers.

YEA Academy is being run in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation. Spaces are limited, so please register early.

Please note: you must enter the course codes below to find the “Youth Empowerment” course at the Portland Parks and Rec registration website. https://www.portlandparks.org/register/Start/Start.asp

March 10th, 2012 course # 365994

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Laura Carver at laura@yeacamp.org or 503-347-0223

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Peace and Safety Meeting

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  • Date: Saturdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Backspace 115 Northwest 5th Avenue Portland, OR (on 5th between Couch and Davis)
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Purpose

Peace and Safety Meeting


SE Occupy PDX Neighborhood Assembly 3/10/2012

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Purpose

We plan to meet twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays until further notice, with work groups scheduled in between as needed. The time is now to get our neighborhoods and the communities we live in involved as much as we can to promote discussion and change for the greater 99%. This is a chance to meet up with people from your area to decide together what we can do in our neighborhoods. Turn your concerns into actions and discuss future plans. We do NOT by any means condone violence, hate-speech, or abuse by our members, be it verbal or physical.


PDX Moms for Marijuana Meet & Greet Potluck

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  • Date: 2nd Saturday of every month
  • Time: 4:30pm until 7:30pm
  • Location: Alternative Medical Choices 4867 NE MLK Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97211
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Purpose

Want to get involved with PDX Moms for Marijuana?

Join us for a family friendly evening of food & new friends on the 2nd Saturday of every month.

Kids welcome.



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It's a potluck, so feel free to bring some food, but it's not required.

No Medibles please!


Feather Circle

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  • Date: Saturdays (temporary change Friday only on July 6, 2012)
  • Time: 7pm – 10pm
  • Location: Portland City Hall
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Purpose

Feather Circle (Facilitated by Rumorz)


FREE CHALUPA COUPON COLLECTION @ Blazer games

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  • Date: Blazer games at Rose Garden
  • Time: 9:30pm until 10:30pm
  • Location: Rose Garden One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227
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Purpose

In an effort to put food in hungry bellies, we will be gathering at all exits of the Rose Garden after the Blazer/Laker game and asking people to donate their FREE CHALUPA coupons, which we will then donate to homeless outreach programs.

20,000 people per night go to Blazer games if we only collect 10% of the possible stubs we still get 2,000 free chalupas there are 2,000 people sleeping on the streets of Portland every night.

Events like this won't cure hunger, but it will be putting a finger in a leaky dam and raise awareness about the problem in general.

WE WILL BE DOING THIS AT EVERY BLAZER HOME GAME

Hopefully with our new uptempo offense we will hit chalupas every night!

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Sunday

Chakra Dance

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  • Date: Every Sunday
  • Time: 10:30am until 12:30pm
  • Location: Tiffany Center 1410 SW Morrison St Ste 600, Portland, OR 97205-1930
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Purpose

Each Sunday a special guest will guide us through a "Chakra Dance."

Among the best tools to evolve the spirit are the energy centers known as chakras. Chakra, an ancient sanskrit term meaning “wheel of light,” describes a complex human energy system of awareness.

The seven chakra centers are associated with specific areas of the physical body. Each chakra is equally important to our energy flow and vitality, and each affects all the others.

Developing one chakra while neglecting others only creates an imbalance, weakening overall strength. The goal is to have all seven chakras open, balanced and integrated.

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Every Sunday morning at the Tiffany Center

  • 10:30 warmup, circle at 11, ends at 12:30
  • Cost: $10, Kids welcome and free!

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Remembering Fukushima

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  • Date: Sunday, March 11, 2012
  • Time: 12:00pm until 2:30pm
  • Location: Pioneer Courthouse Square 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
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Purpose

On the one year anniversary of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, we hope you come down with friends, family and all loved ones in remembering this disaster and it's impact on not only the lives lost, but the toll this disaster will have on the future of humanity, and more to the point, our planet Earth.

All are invited as this is a peaceful gathering in remembrance and a chance to discuss changes that can be made to avert such disasters and what we can do to help with educating the public at large about nuclear energy, it's waste, and it's very real impact on our planet.

You are encouraged to bring a flower (sunflowers encouraged), candle, sign, flag, or just yourself. Let's gather together in peaceful solidarity for those affected by this horrendous disaster, after all, it will affect all of us.

“This is the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Routine reporting of elevated radiation levels was suspended in the early days of the crisis,” says Dr. Tim Takaro, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. “Although information about Fukushima is largely absent from our news media, suggesting that the danger is over, we know that efforts to contain the four troubled reactors – at least three of which sustained explosions - continues. Without reliable data regarding the amount of radiation released into seawater and the atmosphere, and the resulting concentrations in our food chain, we are ill-equipped to predict the longterm consequences.”

We cannot just wash it away.

Look forward to seeing you there, thanks!

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Sunday OccuPeace Meeting

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 12:00pm until 3:00pm
  • Location: Pioneer Courthouse Square 701 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
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Purpose

Join the Occupy Portland movement as we gather every Sunday at noon.

We will discuss and plan upcoming events and actions, hold trainings, support OWS nationwide, support each other and our community.

This will be an ongoing nonviolent effort to maintain focus and attention to the issues of inequality that 99% of America face as the result of corporate greed and corruption.

Families and all walks of life welcome. Let us come together in unity and use our voices in unison to bring about the changes needed in our economic system.

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Communications Cluster Party!

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 1pm – 4pm
  • Location: Viking Court (Smith Building, PSU)
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Purpose

Any committee that wants to join in improving cross committee communication and start solving our challenges face to face is invited to our weekly party/meeting.

Anyone that wants to is invited to bring a snack or treat to share. Coffee will be available.


Women's Caucus weekly meeting

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Purpose

Women's Caucus weekly meeting.

Women’s Caucus invites all women to meetings.

Contact: opwomen@googlegroups.com

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Solutions Committee Meeting (for working groups only)

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Location: The Occupy Portland Office at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1131 SE Oak, Portland
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Purpose

Meeting for working groups only. map

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Meet Tuesdays at 6:00 with the whole committee.


Weekly Arrestee Mutual Support Meeting

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Location: wherever GA is
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Purpose

Arrestees gather every week before GA to meet with each other, share experiences, ask questions, update on recent events, and make plans. ELK generally has a representative there. This is a great way to build mutual aid and feel more part of a movement while going through the system!

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General Assembly

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  • Date: Sundays
  • Time: no more GAs on Sundays
  • Location: 'Starting July 1, GA will be held on Mondays at the Terry Schrunk Plaza!'
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Purpose

GA is now on Mondays effective July 2012.

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Monday

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


T.U.P.A.C. meeting

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  • Date: Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Time: 3pm – 4pm
  • Location: Central Library 801 SW 10th Ave, Portland, OR
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Purpose

Meet to discuss upcoming events and actions.

The United Performing Arts Collective, T.U.P.A.C.

TUPAC is an expanding group of persona who use visual literary, performance art, and music to spread messages, hopes, dreams and goals of Occupy Portland to the greater 99%.

Join us in Dance, Expression, Inspiration, and Solidarity.

Contact
occupytupac@gmail.com
Request to join the listserv
occupytupac@googlegroups.com
Follow us on Twitter



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Food Not Bombs - SE Feed

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  • Date: Every Mon Tues Fri
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm (sometimes we get to the park @ 5:30, sometimes we stay later than 8pm)
  • Location: Colonel Summers Park - SE 17th & SE Taylor under the brick pavilion
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Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
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Agenda Setting and Discussion

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  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: St Francis (OPDX HQ, Che Room) - 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

Agenda Setting, Proposal Announcement and Discussion

Other details
Proposals and agendas will then be posted online for the Thur and Sun meetings.


Dharma Circle

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  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Friends Meeting House, Downstairs 4312 SE Stark, Portland, OR, 97214
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Purpose

Dharma Circles invite us to rest in the ease of the present moment.

Frosty leaves as non-dual teachings from the world’s wisdom traditions open into the spacious field of the heart. Reflection, silent sitting, and silent movement soften our boundaries and open awareness of our essential nature, nearer to us than our own breath.

All contemplative practices and levels of experience (or no experience) are welcome.

The door is open at 6:45. At 7:00 pm we begin with dialogue and dharma reflection, followed by an hour of silent practice.

Feel free to bring cushions, mats, or whatever is comfortable for your sitting practice (some cushions and chairs are provided).

Grounded in the heart, our actions grow from deep soil to yield fruits that enhance peace, justice, beauty, and balance in all that we do.

In a tumultuous world, maintaining a spacious heart requires attention, intention, and ever-deepening love.

Sangha or satsang is created anytime we are present with others for reflection or practice in the space of the heart, in service of truth. Sharing that intention, our dialogues invite us into reflection on our deepest Being, Mystery, Emptiness, the Beloved.

Every faith or no faith are equally welcome here.

We embrace human nature just as it is, holy and broken, perfect and imperfect at the same time, and steep together in the timeless present moment, where definitions slip away.

Gathering in satsang, sangha, or a community of practice provides a rich common ground as we travel in the terrain of the Heart.

Other details
$5-$10 suggested donation (All are welcome)

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FREE CHALUPA COUPON COLLECTION @ Blazer games

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  • Date: Blazer games at Rose Garden
  • Time: 9:30pm until 10:30pm
  • Location: Rose Garden One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227
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Purpose

In an effort to put food in hungry bellies, we will be gathering at all exits of the Rose Garden after the Blazer/Laker game and asking people to donate their FREE CHALUPA coupons, which we will then donate to homeless outreach programs.

20,000 people per night go to Blazer games if we only collect 10% of the possible stubs we still get 2,000 free chalupas there are 2,000 people sleeping on the streets of Portland every night.

Events like this won't cure hunger, but it will be putting a finger in a leaky dam and raise awareness about the problem in general.

WE WILL BE DOING THIS AT EVERY BLAZER HOME GAME

Hopefully with our new uptempo offense we will hit chalupas every night!

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Tuesday

TESTN Group Meeting

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 10am – 12pm
  • Location: Peace House on NE 18th and Tillamook
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Purpose

T.E.S.T.N Group (Training, Education, Strategy and Tactics for Nonviolence)

Hold a weekly meeting to discuss strategy and tactics of the movement while using our skills and experience to bring nonviolence into every aspect of our lives internally and externally through training and education.


Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally

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  • Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
  • Time: 12pm – 2pm
  • Location: Justice Center, 1120 SW 3rd ave Portland, OR
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Purpose

Peaceable Protesters Court Date Rally Justice Center

Come down to the Justice Center and support those who've put their bodies on the line to protect our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to address the grievances of the 99%.

Bring signs in support of the First Amendment. (Everyone's right to peaceably assemble)

We would really love to see you there!

Other details
See also: End the Camping Ban! 24/7 Daily Vigil


Oregon Zoo Second Tuesdays

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Purpose

The second Tuesday of every month visit the zoo for only $4 a person!

Children 2 and under are always admitted free of charge.

Second Tuesday tickets are available at the gate only.

You will be amazed to discover what you didn't know about your zoo!

History

Since the late 1800's, the Oregon Zoo has been promoting conservation.

Vision

The Oregon Zoo promotes a better future for wildlife.

Our Exhibits

A listing of exhibits and a map of the Oregon Zoo.

Train

All Aboard! Learn about the history of the Oregon Zoo trains.

Earth-friendly Operations

The Oregon Zoo encourages earth-friendly habits.

Gardens

Learn about our special gardens and the plants within them.

Other details
The zoo rarely closes because of weather-related conditions. We attempt to post closures on our homepage, but may be unable to reach the office.

For the latest information on weather-related closures, call the zoo at 503-226-1561

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Building Intentional Community

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
  • Location: Peace House 2116 NE 18th Ave, PDX
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Purpose

Every Tuesday from 4pm to 5:30pm the Peace House (2116 NE 18th Ave, PDX) is hosting a work group to help interested Occupy participants to find ways to establish functioning intentional communities.

Drawing on their 25-year experience of living in community, members of the Peace House will share ideas, resources and "hand holding" with those who would like to get started.

This is an exercise in mutual sharing. No one is an expert in how to live together in community, but together all can learn what is needed.

Bring your vision of what kind of community you want to live in and share it with us.

Together, we will work to bring that vision into reality.


Solutions Full Committee Meeting

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
  • Location: The Occupy Portland Office at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1131 SE Oak, Portland
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Purpose

Meet Tuesdays at 4:30 with the whole committee at the Occupy Portland Office

All are welcome.

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Other details
Sunday meetings are for working groups only.


Library Lovers Unite!

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  • Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
  • Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm
  • Location: The Old Church PDX 1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
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Purpose

Five beloved Portland authors (Jean M. Auel, Molly Gloss, Ursula K. Le Guin, Phillip Margolin, and Kim Stafford) will speak about the value of libraries in our community, followed by information from the Libraries YES! Political Action Committee and other Library supporters. After the event, attendees will be encouraged to mingle, ask questions, and sign up to volunteer for the campaign.

Other details
http://www.multcolib.org/ref/oregon.html

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Occupy Portland Healthcare Committee

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  • Date: Tuesdays (except the third Tuesday of every month due to the JwJ meeting)
  • Time: 6pm
  • Location: PSU Smith Center (subject to change, please use the link under more info to verify meeting location)
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Purpose

This is a group that will focus on direct actions for Single Payer or Universal Healthcare.

We believe Oregon has a very good chance to be the next state after Vermont to form a Universal Healthcare system.

We will also be working with other organizations in organizing state-wide actions.

Healthcare is a human right!! Healthcare for all!! Everyone in, nobody out!!

occupypdxhealthcare@googlegroups.com

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Food Not Bombs - SE Feed

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  • Date: Every Mon Tues Fri
  • Time: 6pm - 8pm (sometimes we get to the park @ 5:30, sometimes we stay later than 8pm)
  • Location: Colonel Summers Park - SE 17th & SE Taylor under the brick pavilion
  • Jump to this event's wiki page, edit it, discuss it or return to the events page.

Purpose

To feed whoever is hungry, delicious, nutritious, free vegan food! & to prevent perfectly good food from going to the dump. Living off of societies waste is awesome!

Do you ever get hungry?
Do you like food or like to cook?
Well why don't we know each other yet? I think we're already in love.

We are available to help with any Occupy related, or radical event!

We request those that partake to bring their own container and utensil, if at all possible.
More detailed and important information


Movement Building Open Forum

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  • Date: Tuesdays
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Location: St Francis (OPDX HQ, Che Room) - 1131 Southeast Oak St
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Purpose

All are welcome to participate in this open forum!


Bikes For Humanity Volunteer Repair Clinics - Tuesdays

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  • Date: Every Tuesday
  • Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Location: Community Exchange Bike School, 4038 SE Brooklyn St, Portland
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Purpose

Bikes For Humanity PDX(B4HPDX) is a community service project aimed at providing the public affordable refurbished bikes, repair classes & workshop space.

They have 100+ donated used bikes & need volunteers to catalog, clean and refurbish the bikes for bike adoption events.

Shop space has been donated for volunteer training and bike repair. Weekly volunteer clinics starting on Tuesday & Saturday.

Other details
For full details see http://www.b4hpdx.org


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