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Portland Audubon’s Wild Arts Festival

Portland Audubon’s Wild Arts Festival — The Northwest’s premier show and sale of nature-related art and books is back in person on the PSU campus – just in time to kick-start holiday shopping Nov. 20-21. Something for everyone, all weekend long [Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.] [Kids under 12 get in free] This year’s Wild Arts Festival at PSU’s Viking Pavilion will highlight dozens of artists and authors plus a robust silent auction. Find the perfect gift or something for yourself, with proceeds benefiting Portland Audubon’s education and conservation efforts. Meet some of your favorite nature writers at the Book Fair! It’s a fun, safe weekend celebrating nature through the arts. [See the Wild Arts Festival website…

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Livestream Event: Belonging – Middle Grade Author Panel

Join Annie Bloom’s Books for a livestream event with middle grade authors Waka Brown (While I was Away), Kathleen Lane (Pity Party), Susan Hill Long (The Care and Keeping of Freddy), Rosanne Parry (A Whale of the Wild) and Kate Ristau (Clockbreakers series). The authors will discuss the theme of belonging: how kids search for and maintain connections, and how the books they read explore and support those connections too. This event is free and open to all ages. Please register in advance for this Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIud-CqqzgpG9UUTbHOhaYNOUq-9c1Smc0q If you would like signed or personalized copies of the authors’ books, please leave a note in the comments section of your order! Waka T. Brown‘s While I Was Away is an empowering middle grade memoir from debut author…

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GHOSTING a zine

Workshop Description: making concept, content, and single page zine / 4 page & poster in that je ne sais quoi style. together we will be: selecting a theme to find / curate digital images, using preview to edit images, using google docs to layout a make a single page zine, layout of zine, PDFing to potential printing *FREE* Workshop video will be available to watch September 20th at 3pm on Portland Sunday Parkway’s Facebook page Materials needed: computer with google drive / docs, apple preview / PC equivalent Target age range for participants: ALL AGES/PPLS Artist Bio: mononymously named, maximiliano, is a conceptual artist working in BLKwvv a generative multimedia mythos; A Black reclamation rococo aesthetic and agenda based in exploring and expanding the multiplicity…

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Exploring Our Inner Monsters

Exploring Our Inner Monsters: So many times we talk about our interests and desires, but what if we took the time to discover our inner monsters? What does that monster eat and thrive off? Ever wonder if someone else shares the same monster? Through guided writing prompts and dialogue, we will attempt to normalize our monsters and create from the exploration. Each participant will make a mini zine by the end of the workshop. *FREE* Register here Materials needed: Yourself, a pen or pencil, some paper, collaging material (an old magazine or two), scissors, glue stick or tape Age Range: All ages, but please have an adult with those who are 6 years and younger Artist Bio: A’misa Chiu (she/they) is a zinester, librarian and…

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Free Lunch + Play at St. Johns Park

Portland Parks & Recreation Free Lunch + Play Program  supports families by offering nutritious meals and recreational activities during the summer recess. Working alongside school districts, community partners, arts organizations, and hunger relief groups, PP&R coordinates Free Lunch + Play to ensure that it meets the needs in our community. During the school year, 57% of young Portlanders qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. Without school lunches, summer becomes the time when nearly 50,000 Portland children face hunger daily. Free Lunch + Play offers accessible meal service and engaging activities at multiple parks throughout the city. In addition, Mobile Lunch + Play allows us to expand our program directly to children and families at apartment complexes and parks in even more neighborhoods. See full schedule and more details at…

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Story Arc & Point of View

Improve your writing with this fun, interactive workshop for both teens and adults in any stage of their writing journey. Gain mastery of POV (Point of View) by determining whose head are we in, anyway? Learn about the elements of a great story, and prepare for writing success by developing great hooks and satisfying endings. Presented by Kendy Pearson, local author and educator [Sign up here.]

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A Tasting Flight of New Books

OSU Press History Showcase, Presented by the Authors History is always in the making at Oregon State University Press. As this historic year winds to a close, we’ve gathered together the authors of four books published in 2020 that deepen our understanding of and broaden our perspective on Oregon’s past. This sampling of new books explores the agricultural landscape of the hops plant, the underappreciated art of Clifford Gleason, one woman’s fight for racial equity in the U.S. Forest Service, and the emergence of the Pacific Northwest as a global economic force. Prior registration is not required to attend this program. Ability Accommodation Information This event provides the following accommodations: Handicap Accessible Black Woman in Green: Gloria Brown and the Unmarked Trail to Forest Service…

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November Origami Workshop

Come and fold with an IPRC member/volunteer & origami instructor/author, Yuki Martin on Zoom! You will need either origami paper*, or regular copy paper cut down to the dimensions of a square. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Materials needed: origami paper (6″x 6″) or copy paper cut down to those dimensions, and a cutting tool, if using copy paper. *Origami paper can be picked up at the IPRC. Coordinate with hquinn@iprc.org to pick origami paper up. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop.

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October Origami Workshop: Umbrella & Mushroom

Come and fold with an IPRC member/volunteer & origami instructor/author, Yuki Martin on Zoom! For October, the models we’ll be folding include an umbrella and a mushroom— images below. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop. *Materials needed: Origami paper (6″x 6″) or **copy paper cut down to those dimensions. *Origami paper can be picked up at the IPRC. Coordinate with hquinn@iprc.org to pick origami paper up. **Square sheets can be cut down from regular copy paper, using one of the methods explained in this link: https://www.origami-resource-center.com/cut-a-square.html

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September Origami Workshop

Come and fold with an IPRC member/volunteer & origami instructor/author, Yuki Martin on Zoom! You will need either origami paper*, or regular copy paper cut down to the dimensions of a square. All ages & skill levels are welcome. Materials needed: origami paper (6″x 6″) or copy paper cut down to those dimensions, and a cutting tool, if using copy paper. *Origami paper can be picked up at the IPRC. Coordinate with hquinn@iprc.org to pick origami paper up. Register here, and zoom link will be sent on the day of the workshop.

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