This weekend

FRIDAY

Whitenoise Project 2nd Anniversary Reading & Potluck:

“Join Whitenoise Project as we begin our 3rd year amplifying Artists/Writers of Color and underrepresented voices, and celebrate POC-Centered Arts spaces with De-Canon’s continued Residency at Milepost 5!  
Please bring a dish and label it with a description of ingredients!” 

Featured Readers: Christopher Rose, Maryam Miri Gabriel, Mike Copperman, Roland Dahwen Wu
 
Milepost 5, 8155 NE Oregon St * 6:30 pm *$5-10 suggested donation

Montavilla movies:

“They Shall Not Grow Old”, Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”, and a film about Ruth Bader Ginsberg called “On the Basis of Sex”, and four other films are playing at Academy Theater this weekend.

SATURDAY

City of Portland Fix It Fair (event):

Exhibitors at Fix It Fair

At this event, there’ll be:

“Free lead blood testing; free giveaways; hourly door prizes; free professional childcare; free minor bike tune-ups and flat tire repair for students and families; and a free lunch”

As well as presentations on (schedule): “water and energy savings; safe and healthy home; food and nutrition; neighborhood and community resources; recycling; weatherizing your home; gardening and growing your own food; yard care and composting; and transportation”

You can also bring a counter top appliance or article of clothing to be repaired, while learning how to do it yourself.

Floyd Light Middle School, 10800 SE Washington St * 10 am – 2 pm 

Stewardship Saturdays (event):

“We have been removing invasive blackberry from this site all summer it is ready to be replaced! Help plant native species along the Slough banks at this public boat launch and walking trail.” 

Water Bureau Groundwater Pump Station, 16650 Ne Airport Way * 9 am – noon


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Eastside Bar & Grill, 2530 NE 82nd Ave * 8:30 pm * $7

Mountain dulcimer workshops and concert (event):

There’s a full day of workshops and music featuring the mountain dulcimer!

Tabor Space, 5441 SE Belmont St * 11 am – 9 pm 

SUNDAY, FEB

Black Family Festival + City Resource Fair:

“Various bureaus and offices will share information on city programs, resources, jobs and contracting opportunities. City bureaus will be distributing information about City services, programs, jobs and contracting opportunities.”

Montavilla Community Center, 8219 NE Glisan St * 11 am – 4 pm

Tender Table: Stories About Food, Family, and Identity:

Stories & Food by: Jewels Leo Ariel Janessa Bautista. February 24 marks Tender Table’s 2 year anniversary!

“Tender Table seeks out stories from women, trans men, and non-binary folks who are black, indigenous, or people of color about traditions around food, the restaurant industry, food’s impact on the body and body image, and everything in between our sweet, savory, sour, bitter relationships to food.”

Milepost 5, 8155 NE Oregon St * 3 pm * $10 – $15 donation is suggested

Community cooking workshop (event):

With Chef Jeniffer Kirton-Bernard.

“Join us for an afternoon of community and cooking! We come together to cook a full meal in a family friendly space. There are activities for kids over 4 + and adult.  Chef Jeniffer will also be sharing about Black inventors and culture in honor of Black History Month.  Menu: Jamaican Brown Stew Chicken, Sweet Potato & Bean Casserole and bean stew.”

Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster Rd * 4 pm – 6:30 pm * $5 – $15 per group

File Taxes for Free (event):

VNCO

“Get free individualized tax preparation assistance in Vietnamese, Korean and English provided by IRS Certified Volunteers in partnership with Vietnamese Community of Oregon. Please bring photo ID and documented proof of Social Security number, last year’s W2/1099/1098, last year’s tax return, last year’s medical and educational receipts, as well as any current tax documents.”

Midland Library, 805 SE 122nd Ave *10 am – 4 pm

Talk Time:

“Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. First come, first served.”

Gregory Heights Library, 7921 NE Sandy Blvd * 12:30 pm – 2 pm

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