Community Calendar Monday April 27 2009

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Sun, 04/26/2009
COMMUNITY CALENDAR 27 APRIL 2009 Happy Monday! This is Margaret with your community calendar for 27 April 2009. This evening from 7 to 9:30 pm, the Village Ballroom opens its doors for the Free Geek Benefit Square Dance, featuring the Greasy Chain String Band. All ages and experiences welcome; you’ll learn all you need to know as you go! This is a benefit to support Free Geek, and it takes place at the Village Ballroom, located at 700 NE Dekum. ************************* contact: (503) 232-9350 http://www.freegeek.org/ ************************* Tomorrow evening, and every Tuesday evening, you're invited to join Portland Books to Prisoners for their weekly mailing night. It will take place from 5 to 8 pm at 1112 N Morton, which is located between Dekum and Ainsworth in Portland. If you can't make it to a mailing night, Books to Prisoners reminds you that there is other volunteer work to be done, including outreach, fundraising, and picking up books. **************** pdxbookstoprisoners@riseup.net pdxbookstoprisoners.org **************** If you're an English speaker wishing to improve your Spanish, or a Spanish speaker hoping to improve your English, you might be interested in attending one of the weekly Intercambio sessions offered by the Multnomah County Public Library. Participants help each other improve their skills in a friendly atmosphere, speaking half the time in each language. Intercambio sessions are hosted at the Gresham, Rockwood, St. Johns, North Portland, Fairview-Columbia, and Gregory Heights branches on different afternoons and evenings throughout the week. *************** 503.988.5402 http://www.multcolib.org/events/intercambio.html *************** Portland Senior Recreation has recently started its Spring term of classes hosted at the Hollywood Senior Center. Classes include Country Line Dance, Geneaology, Paper Crafting Creations, and Mixed Media, among others, and they meet at various morning and afternoon times throughout the week 1820 NE 40th Avenue in Portland. More information about registration, fees, and scholarship informaion is available at 503-823-4328. ****************** For more information on this or about any of the events mentioned on today's calendar, call the KBOO front desk at (503) 231-8032 or check out the listings at kboo.fm/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! ***************The Mad Space between the Stars is a collection of people interested in building a strong radical mental health community in the Portland area, providing support to each other through weekly peer-led discussion groups. The group will meet this evening, and every Monday evening, from 7-9 PM at 4011 NE Garfield St in Portland. New visitors are welcome. ************* contact: themadspace@riseup.net ************* ee Geek Benefit Square Dance When: Monday, April 27th. Bar opens at 6:30 and dancing starts at 7:00. The shindig runs until 9:30 pm. Where: Village Ballroom (700 NE Dekum) Come get your square dance on to the sounds of the Greasy Chain String Band, with caller Steph Noll. All ages and experiences welcome; you’ll learn all you need to know as you go! This is a benefit to support Free Geek so a suggested donation of (at least) $5 sure is appreciated. And we’d love to see you even if you don’t want to dance, but just want to come on down and soak up the atmosphere of the hootenanny!

 

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