This weekend

It’s been awesome partnering with new contributors in new neighborhoods… some are experienced writers, while others are people who are interesting in writing and journalism but didn’t quite know how to get started.

There are several stories in the works, and the most recent completed piece came from Derrick McCormick in the Mississippi District. As a student of philosophy unsatisfied by the current state of discourse in the United States, he is developing a procedure to improve communication called Debate by Agreement.

He’s been testing it on the streets of Mississippi Ave, and is looking for more people willing to try out the process. Read more about Debate by Agreement here.

SATURDAY, NOV 17th

Zoiglhaus turns 3!:

“We’re rolling back beer to 2015 prices which means each pint will be $4.50 all day long PLUS a free basket of fries with your first pint! And we’ll have a special menu featuring some of our favorite dishes from yesteryear. (Facebook event

Face Painting for the kiddos from 1 pm – 3 pm!”

Zoiglhaus Brewing Company, 5716 SE 92nd Ave * 11 am – 10 pm 

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East Portland Chamber of Commerce Turkey Bowl: 

“This family friendly event (Register here) is fun for all ages! Bring your family, friends, employees, coworkers, and potential new Chamber members to enjoy an early afternoon of bowling, socializing, and networking as we kick off the holiday season. This fundraising event for the East Portland Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. 

Your entry fee includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, beverages, dessert and bowling prizes. Raffle tickets are available for $1.00 each.”

Kingpins, 3550 SE 92nd Ave * 10:30 am – 1:30 pm * adult $24, child under 11 $18

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Fix-It Fair, from the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability:

“Bring one item to be fixed by a Repair PDX volunteer, while learning how to do it yourself. (Volunteers will do their best, but do not guarantee a complete repair.) You may bring a small counter-top appliance, such as a toaster, or an article of clothing.”

There’ll be workshops on sustainability, energy savings, and community resources, as well as: free lead blood testing; free giveaways; hourly door prizes; free professional childcare; free lunch; and free minor bike tune-ups and flat tire repair for students and families.

For more information, go here.

Madison High School, 2735 NE 82nd Ave * 9:30 am – 2:30 pm 

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Dance Mosaic:

“Metro Dancers’ annual repertory concert! Dance Mosaic features our company in works by gifted local choreographers, and spans a variety of styles from classical to modern, and from ballet to jazz. 

In addition, several guest companies will present their own works.  Don’t miss this opportunity to see local artists at their best!” (Tickets here)

 “Also! please join us between shows for our Italian Dinner fundraiser, catered by Olive Garden, Flying Pie Pizza, Stark Street Pizza & more!” (4:30 pm – 6:00 pm).

 Portland Metro Arts, * 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm * door: adult & HS $18, for children and seniors $13; presale: adults & HS $15, children & seniors $15

SUNDAY, NOV 18th

Cooking Around the World Club: Apple and Pumpkin Pies:

Apple pie

“Learn to cook a different dish each month. 

This month, you will get a demonstration on how to make apple pie and pumpkin pie, just mention that we will simplify how to make two classic holiday pies from scratch. People will learn how to make the crust, and filling and take one small pie home to finish baking and have a slice of both to try. 

First come, first served. (Event)

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