Community Calendar - Saturday May 2, 2009

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Fri, 05/01/2009

Community Calendar – weekend of May 2nd and 3rd, 2009

Hey, what do you say? It’s May today! This is Natalie with the KBOO Community Calendar on the 1st weekend of May. This information is also available at the website.

Ladies and Gentleman, it’s time for those red dresses to fly out of the closet in time for the 9th Annual Red Dress Party on Saturday. With this year’s “Red-Eye” theme, organizers are piloting a late-night on-ground flight to exotic places. Boarding begins at 9pm at the new Bodyvox Dance Center, 1201 NW 17th Avenue in Portland. Last year’s event raised $35,000 for local charities. For more information, you can strut down the runway to

Are you interested in preserving your home? Home Ownership Preservation Event takes place this Saturday, 10am-7pm at the Memorial Coliseum

Government agencies, non-profit counselors, and lenders will answer questions about: Refinancing or Modifying your loan, new government housing programs, and avoiding foreclosure scams. To learn more about the event and what documents to bring, check out

Although Cinco de Mayo is officially on Tuesday, the celebration begins this weekend at The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Waterfront Park.

This multi-day event celebrates the colors, cuisine, and folklore of Guadalajara, Mexico Portland’s sister city. And how appropriate since Saturday is national Brothers and Sisters Day. Details are available at

Did you know that the 1st Sunday in May is world laughter day? If you think that’s silly, it’s OK to laugh!
To read or hear about events, you can visit our website at This is Natalie on KBOO, leaving you with a quote from the Laughter Yoga movement, indicating that “Laughter is a positive and powerful emotion that has all the ingredients for individuals to change themselves and to change the world…” 


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