While Portlanders love to take their summer days outdoors, we’ll soon be cuddling up with the pets or loved ones in front of the fireplace. Many of us reading. Or, perhaps more than we care to admit, binge watching a new series on our tablets, laptops, or phones. Maybe even, Labor Day is good for these selections?
"Cadena de Vida is a free festival where the Spanish-speaking community can receive, in a joyful way, information about blood donation, as well as organ, eye, and tissue donation. It is a family event with live music, games, raffles, face painting, clowns, Zumba, snacks, and testimonies about donation." -- DonateLifeNW.org
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, the nation’s fastest-growing, extreme-value grocery retailer, is opening its first store in Woodland in August.
Held in partnership with Sunday Parkways and 68 community organizations, the WALK’s aim is to celebrate Portland’s compassionate, generous and welcoming spirit towards refugees & immigrants and, their presence. -- adapted from a press release distributed by Portland Parks & Recreation on August 17th, 2018
That we are not disturbed, that we are not outraged by those plaintive screams of children begins to suggest something about us, about who we want to be. About our consent, given. About our estrangement from our humanity. -- Alberto Moreno
Events, events, events!
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“Figures and Landscapes" further explores my love of this state, and the beautiful people in it. Included in this show are new large scale drawings, smaller paintings, and other previously unseen works on paper.”
A highlight for out community, Walk With Refugees & Immigrants on Sunday, August, 19th at Gateway Discovery Park.
"For the past eight years the event has functioned as a fundraiser for HAP. He explained the event generates only a modest profit most years, for their volunteer organizations. Instead, the benefit from the event is to foster a connection between the community to the river. He calls it “a grassroots movement of people who want to relate differently with our river.” -- Willie Levenson
Portland’s first stretch of hot summer weather is here. Keep cool in Portland Parks & Recreation fountains and neighborhood park splash pads where you can play in the water, located across the city.
"The bottom line is that by this method, Donald Trump will probably be successful in reducing legal immigration for people that are making minimum income and basic wages and who otherwise would have been able to immigrate their family members without issues just a short time ago under what was the commonly accepted method."
"La conclusión es por este método, Donald Trump probablemente tendrá éxito en reducir la inmigración legal para las personas que están ganando mínimos ingresos y salarios básicos y que de lo contrario hubiera podido inmigrar a sus familiares sin problemas de lo que hace poco tiempo era el método comúnmente aceptado."