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December    2014

Every Wednesday at Portland City Hall we will gather to fight for and demand a $15 per hour minimum wage! This Wednesday we will meet at 2 p.m. for a short rally before heading out into the city to talk to people and hand out informational fliers on
why we should raise the minimum wage to $15 in Portland
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First Wednesday of every month. 

"Polly's Corner" - Liberty St. @ Chemeketa,
noon-1 p.m.
 
This is an ongoing vigil sponsored by several local organizations, including Salem Fellowship of Reconciliation. It takes place every month, rain or shine. Signs provided, or bring your own. During the hot summer days, they meet on the southeast side in the shade.
Sponsored by the Friends Meeting and the Salem Area Fellowship of Reconciliation. For information: Bruce Stock, 503-371-6109.
 
  The Old Church :: 1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland Oregon
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The December 2014 Events Calendar

Thurs, Dec 11 & 30,  ~ 9am

Vinyasa with Veranda – All Levels Yoga Class.  Please see November 6 for more information.  PLEASE NOTE:  No Classes December 18 & 25.


Mon,  Dec 22

12noon

PDXCHRISTMAS presents A Christmas Carol: A Victorian Reading. Working from the text of the author’s original reading copy, veteran professional actor Thom Bray faithfully re-creates the theatrical experience that Dickens’ Victorian audiences had! NOTE: No one under 8 years old will be admitted. Tickets: $18 Adult General Admission; $14 Seniors; $12 Children (8-16). SPECIAL FRONT ROW RESERVE SEATS: $25. Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/892695 or call 1-800-838-3006 and order event 892695. For more info go to pdxchristmas.com


Wed, Dec 31

7:30pm

Friends of Chamber Music presents Dinner with Friends: Porter Play’s Porter – A New Year’s Eve Party. Join jazz pianist Randy Porter for an hour-long concert of favorite Cole Porter songs. Think about joining one of the intimate pre-concert suppers or meet us at The Old Church for the concert & champagne/dessert reception. You’ll be home in bed by 9:30 PM or ready to move on to your next party! Concert & reception only:  $35. Dinner, concert & reception: $125. For more information the dinner parties or to purchase tickets go to focm.org.


 
DEC 18
Know Your Rights Training
with Kenneth A. Kreuscher
of Portland Law Collective
 
Thursday, December 18
at 6:00pm - 8:00pm in PST

Smith Hall Portland State University of Portland, Oregon 97201

more info:  http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/knowyourrights
 
Colored Pencils Art and Culture Night ~ Literacy Project : Journey to HOME
Friday, December 19
at 6:00pm - 9:00pm in PST
 
World Affairs Council of Oregon
1200 SW Park Ave, Third Floor, Portland, Oregon 97205
Friday Dec.19th : 6.30-9.30pm
World Affairs Oregon : Madison Room.


Regional Arts & Culture Council once again co-sponsored Colored Pencils Art and Culture Council event with World Affairs Council of Oregon and Oregon Historical Society allowing ColoredPencils to showcase Portland's local authors.

DEC  20  NVDA Strategy & Planning Workshop
 
DEC 20 Don't Shoot Portland #DontShootPDX #Ferguson

Saturday, December 20 at 10:30am - 1:00pm in PST
 
SEIU Local 49 3536 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202


Don't Shoot PDX and members of local collectives (Migrant Collective, Portland Rising Tide) will host a workshop on nonviolent direct action! We'll cover campaign strategy, targets and allies, tactics, action planning, action roles, and affinity groups and mass mobilizations. In 3 short hours and a highly interactive format!
more info:
http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/dontshoot

DEC 20  2014 EFRYTING DRIVE
 
Saturday, December 20    at 12:00pm - 11:59pm in PST
 
Cadigan's Corner Bar    

5501 SE 72nd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97206

It is time once again for our annual "Efryting Drive" benefitting
St. Andre Bessette parish in Downtown Portland. all warm weather gear will be laundered and then redistributed to those sleeping on the streets.  This is annual 12 hour multi-thon entertainment event featuring some of the best musicians and comedians in the city,
more info:  http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/cadigans

Saturday, December 20
at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Allen Temple C M E Church
4236 NE 8th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97211
The police violence happening across our nation is hard to comprehend, especially for our children. Our city is not immune to the injustice of police targeting and harassing people of color, and our youth are bearing witness to this. Let us create a safe space for all ages, to help amplify their thoughts and feelings. Young voices be heard!
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http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/pdxkidsforjustice
DEC 20
The "Cry for Justice" Vigil and March
 
Saturday, December 20
at 4:00pm - 7:00pm in PST
ALLEN Temple-Cme Church Portland,Oregon
4236 NE 8th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97211

more info:  http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/AMA
 
LOVE SOSA WINTER EDITION HIP HOP MEETS TECHNO
Saturday, December 20 at 9:00pm - 2:00am in PST
Dec 20 at 9:00pm to Dec 21 at 2:00am in PST
Branx
320 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97214

THIS IS THE FIRST OF MANY EVENTS COMING TO PDX, I WANT TO SHOWCASE THE BEST ARTIST IN THE NW AND ALSO BRING IN SOME INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS, MIXING DIFFERENT STYLES OF MUSIC ALL IN ONE NIGHT !!
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http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/music

Come to celebrate

the ancient Iranian Tradition of

Shab e Yalda

  the longest night of the year,

among friends and family.

Saturday Dec. 20th

at 5:00pm - 10:00pm

at   Tiffany Center

1410 SW Morison St. – Portland, OR 97205
more details:
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"Gathering of the Native Nations"/ Kapak Raymi

Saturday, December 20 at 5pm-10pm in Alberta Arts District


Saturday, January 24, 2015
at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in PST
Oregon State Capitol
900 Court St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301
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