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The Bite of Oregon!


The Bite of Oregon celebrates its 32nd anniversary August 7‐9th at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. During the three‐day weekend event, Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries, along with celebrity chef demonstrations and challenges, live entertainment and children’s activities, will join forces to make the Bite of Oregon one of the state’s premier outdoor culinary events. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Oregon. General Admission Tickets are $5, available now at biteoforegon.com/tickets

Dollar for Portland


Join Dollar For Portland for our Official Launch Party. Dollar For Portland is a nonprofit that tries to inspire young people to be generous by helping local families with medical debt. All ages welcome. Enjoy $1 beer and wine, live music, live comedy, Timber Joey and the Rip City Slammers! 
Where: PIONEER COURTHOUSE SQUARE
When: AUGUST 1ST 6:00PM - MIDNIGHT 
To find out more, watch their video HERE or visit their website at Dollarfor.org

Smokin Down the Highway


Smokin Down The Highway has its first annual festival August 1st and 2nd. With BBQ Championship, Car Show, Community Recognition and Celebration event will be held at the Sublimity Harvest Festival Grounds and is presented by Hillyer’s Family of Dealerships. Smokin Down the Highway is a 100% non-profit with proceeds benefiting the community groups that help put on the festival, Marion-Polk Food Share, and Disabled American Veterans. Smokin Down the Highway is searching for great participants in the communities around Oregon to help spread the word and make our event successful this year and for years to come. You can find all the information about the event online or on Facebook

Trudy's Summer Savings Event and Painting Party!


Check out Trudy's huge variety of patio furniture just perfect for your outdoor entertaining!  And get in fast for her Sizzlin Summer Savings Event with an additional 10% off many pieces form name brands like Jonathan Louis, Uttermost Accents, Broyhill and more! Also experience an exclusive Painting Party at Trudy's on Thursday, August 6th from 6pm-8pm where YOU become the artist!  Let Trudy's treat you to Local Mexican Cuisine and her very own HOMEMADE MARGARITAS!  Call to reserve your spot today at #503-427-0870. Come celebrate the Artist in YOU at Trudy's.

Beaverton First Friday August 7th 2015


On Friday August 7th, visitors to First Friday in the historic downtown district of Beaverton will be treated to the sound of music – four different locations will feature live music from 5 to 8 pm.
Country music fans will enjoy Zach Bryson at Beaverton Bakery; Rich Layton & The Troublemakers will entertain with a blend of Cajun/rock/blues at West & Broadway;  Power Pep will be rockin’ ‘n rollin on First Street between Watson and Angel; and Suzanne Calloway & Two Spirit Jazz will be featured at the Beaverton Florist’s parking lot.  Enjoy all four bands by taking a short stroll through the downtown or hopping on the Pacific Cascade Party Bus that provides free hop on hop off service during event hours.
Popular Portland food truck, Grilled Cheese,  will be on First Street between Rose City Modern and Beaverton Music.  Many participating Beaverton merchants will have special First Friday in-store offers and discounts.
Come on out and enjoy First Friday in Beaverton, dance dine and shop!
***Remember, Broadway will be closed between Hall and Watson and First Street between Watson & Angel.***

Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon


Nestled in the heart of Willamette Valley just 45 minutes from Portland, participants rave about the incredible sunrise views at the start at Stoller Family Estate, the small town charm, friendly atmosphere and amazing Pinot Noirs poured at the post-race Wine & Music Festival in downtown Carlton. The race expo is held at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville. Bring your family and friends and plan to stay and play! Two-person relay also offered. 

Anonymous Theatre presents The Real Inspector Hound


The Anonymous Theatre Company Presents The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard Directed by Darius Pierce ABOUT ANONYMOUS Auditions are held... in secret. The play is cast... in secret. Cast members rehearse the show one-on-one with the director... secretly... and do not learn the identity of the other cast members. On the night of the performance, the actors arrive in street clothes and enter the theatre as if they are members of the audience. They take their seats. They read their programs. They chat with their neighbors. The house lights dim and the play begins... with each actor delivering his or her first line from their seat. The audience gets to see the story happen as if it is happening for the first time... because it is happening for the first time. In its fourteenth year, Anonymous Theatre will continue to astound audiences with its overwhelmingly exciting energy. Come be a part of the secret. ABOUT THE PLAY In The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, two feuding theater critics are swept into the whodunit they were sent to review. In this hilarious spoof of Agatha Christie-like melodramas, the dead body hidden under the sofa proves to be just the beginning. As mists rise about isolated Muldoon Manor, everyone becomes dangerously implicated in the lethal activities of an escaped madman. This evening of theatre also includes On the Porch One Crisp Spring Morning by Alex Dremann. In this ten-minute curtain-opener that premiered at the Humana Festival, a mother and daughter sip coffee on the porch one gloriously crisp spring morning. And then try to kill each other.
 

Jolly Restaurants Golf Tournament!


The Jolly Roger golf tournament benefitting the Northwest Autism Foundation, will be held Monday,  August 10th at Eastmoreland Golf Course.
Sign up today at any location:  (Tax deductible!)  
The Sports Page - 8590 SW Hall Blvd Beaverton.  Newly remodeled with a fantastic deck.  25+ hi-def TV's.  The best sports viewing in town!
The Jolly Roger - 1340 SE 12th Ave.  Remodel planned August - Sept 1st and will reopen with an updated look and a great patio!
The Jolly Roger at John's Landing - 5627 SW Kelly St.  Great neighborhood hide-out!! Comfortable & fun!
$80 entry fee per person.  There are a few hole sponsorships left, only $500 (includes a 4-some.)
A fun day of playing golf planned with lots of beer & liquor companies on the course with games & prizes!
After the tournament is over, join the "Hawaiian luau" themed party at The Jolly Roger at John's Landing, with a full roasted pig! Tons of prizes and raffle tickets will be sold all day for prizes.  This is a super fun day, great people, some great golf, and lots of great prizes! For location and direction information, logo onto jollyrestaurants.com.

Wheels for Wheels Fundraiser!


Micah Snell and his dad run marathons to benefit great charities. Now they need a little help. Join Portland Family Foundation for Wheels for Wheels Fundraiser, a benefit to buy Micah a new, custom-built running wheelchair. Wheels for Wheels will take place August 14th at 6pm, beginning at 6320 SW Macadam Avenue. For more information, click here.

Seaport Celebration!


Come join in the fun at the most family-friendly, fun-filled day of adventure on the river this summer! Seaport Celebration will take you inside the fences of an active marine terminal to explore the working waterfront with activities and excitement for all ages.  Saturday, August 15th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  You'll enjoy live entertainment including musical headliner Recess Monkey, interactive displays and demonstrations, free giveaways and prizes, $10 jet boat rides, and much more!  The best part, admission and parking are free!
Due to federal security regulations, government-issued photo ID is required for all adults. 

Scrub Run!


The Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland and Uberthons proudly presents our First Annual Scrub Run benefiting Doernbecher Children's Hospital!  This unique 5k run involves much more then just sweating.  Join us for dinner, wine, and a concert your run. Wait till you see the medals each runner receives!
Details:  August 15, 2015, St. Josef's Winery Canby, Oregon. 5K Run begins at 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM Qdoba Dinner, 7:00 PM Music provided by the Winner of MSMP's The Battle of the Doctor Bands - Wolf Meetings. Special Thank You to our sponsors Envirolux, KGON, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group.

Old Fashioned Picnic & Melanoma Cancer BENEFIT for OHSU


FUN Old-Fashioned Picnic & Skin Cancer Awareness Benefit for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute with a BIG BBQ, pony rides, Oregon Zoo, micro mini trick pony show, puppies, old fashioned field games, FREE GIFT BAGS (1st 300 cars), kid prizes and more! Games for grownups and a silent auction. LIVE music and a drawing presented by the Roloff Family. Benefit for the Knight Cancer Institute (Melanoma Research) and sponsored by Albertsons, Mercedes-Benz of Beaverton, Frontier Communications and Coastal Farm & Ranch. Located at Roloff Farms where the family featured in the Little People, Big World TV series on TLC is filmed. A LIVE talk by OHSU Research Scientist & Physician Sancy Leachman M.D., PhD & kids. Survivors speak, then a LIVE show with Animals, Zoo & MORE! Small fee gets BBQ, all games & show! Price FREE 6 & Under, $3 for 7-12 & $7 for FUN Old-Fashioned Picnic & Skin Cancer Awareness Benefit for the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute with a BIG BBQ, pony rides, Oregon Zoo, micro mini trick pony show, puppies, old fashioned field games, FREE GIFT BAGS (1st 300 cars), kid prizes and more! Games for grownups and a silent auction. LIVE music and a drawing presented by the Roloff Family. Benefit for the Knight Cancer Institute (Melanoma Research) and sponsored by Albertsons, Mercedes-Benz of Beaverton, Frontier Communications and Coastal Farm & Ranch. Located at Roloff Farms where the family featured in the Little People, Big World TV series on TLC is filmed. A LIVE talk by OHSU Research Scientist & Physician Sancy Leachman M.D., PhD & kids. Survivors speak, then a LIVE show with Animals, Zoo & MORE! Small fee gets BBQ, all games & show! Price: FREE 6 & Under, $3 for 7-12 & $7 for 13+ 

Third Annual Fun in the Sun Benefit for Special Olympics!


Come one come all to our Special Olympic Fund Raiser!  Something for everyone!  Third Annual Fun in the Sun, 10:00 am -2:00 pm Saturday August 15th.   Live entertainment, BILL BARNES two showings 10am – 11am & 1pm-2pm.  Games, Prizes, Vendors, Food, Face painting.  This year we are being joined by the classic car show   We will be having a raffle for Two men’s Oregon  non- conference Basket Ball tickets  Courtesy of University of Oregon Athletic Dept.  Tickets will be sold for: 3.00 each (10) for 20.00 (20) for 30.00 Admission is free Event will be held @WVRC 1853 west  Airway Rd Lebanon, or 97355.

Clark County Fair!


Don't miss Summer's Best Party - The 146th Annual Clark County Fair! August 7th-16th in Ridgefield, WA. As always, the fair is sure to provide you and your family endless entertainment in the FREE 99.5 The Wolf Grandstands including Demo Derby, Monster Trucks, Bull Riding, and more in addition to all the  great concerts! Plus, this year is bringing you the new Superhero Adventure exhibit! It's a city scape straight from the pages of your favorite comic books with a ton of interactive exhibits. Click here for more information.

Lake Oswego Collector Car & Classic Boat Show


Each August, Oswego Heritage Council invites the public to join in celebrating the beauty and function of over 300 collector cars and over 40 classic boats. Recreation has been a long-time hobby of Lake Oswego residents and what better way to honor that tradition than spending a day at the park, lake and river viewing rare cars and boats. This show spans three locations within the city of Lake Oswego: George Rogers Park, Lakewood Bay and Foothills Park. This event is free to the public, and will be held August 23rd. For more information, click here.

Johnson Creek Watershed Council - Clean Up!


Join Johnson Creek Watershed Council Saturday, August 29th for one of our most challenging and rewarding events of the year! Volunteers will walk through Johnson Creek in Teams to remove trash from designated stream segments. Each stream segment will have a designated Team Captain who will help guide the activities. Last year's event removed 3.5 tons from the stream. There will be a complimentary BBQ from 12pm-2pm at the park. Awards will be given for most unusual garbage items removed from the creek during the Clean Up. Participants will need to bring a water bottle and wear shoes and clothes they don’t mind getting wet and dirty. Some teams will stay dry removing litter from various park grounds nearby. RSVP to Danielle at danielle@jcwc.org

Alzheimer's Association


Are you or is someone you know caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia? There is help available. (Clark County) (May 12, 2015) Caring for someone with memory loss? Do you need information and support? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a consistent and caring place for people to learn, share and gain emotional support from others who are also on a unique journey of providing care to a person with memory loss. Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month, from 1:00-2:30 pm, at Mill Plain United Methodist Church, 15804 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98684. For information call Melody Mello at 360.882.7840. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the fastest growing concerns in the United States. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the nation and is the only cause of death in the top ten without a way to prevent, cure, or slow its progression. Within Washington State, Alzheimer’s disease is the third leading cause of death and the prediction is 140,000 people will be living with Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. In the year 2013, nearly 319,000 people in the state of Washington cared for loved ones living with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world leader in Alzheimer’s disease research and support, and we are continually striving to progress and make a difference in the fight against this disease. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. For more information on the Alzheimer’s Association, visit www.alzwa.org

Be the Match!


Every three minutes, someone in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia.
It can happen to anyone at any time—but so can a cure – a marrow transplant. Most of us won’t have a matching marrow donor in our family.
So, Be The Match connects patients with life-saving donors.  Help support this cause…with a click. Go to the Be Well Northwest Facebook page, and for every LIKE we get, we’ll donate a dollar to Be The Match
Save lives without spending a cent at the Be Well Northwest Facebook page.  

9th Annual Women's Leadership Luncheon


On October 1st, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the Center for Women's Leadership will host its annual fundraising luncheon at the Portland Art Museum. Each year over 550 of Oregon's top leaders join to celebrate and support another year of the emerging leadership stories of girls and women. Make sure you are among them this year by being a sponsor or purchasing a ticket, because we know that given the opportunity and training she will lead for a lifetime. Click here for tickets.or, for more information, contact cwlinfo@pdx.edu
 

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