Portland observer. (Portland, Or.) 1970-current, March 23, 2016, CAREERS SPECIAL EDITION, Page Page 13, Image 13

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CAREER special
March 23, 2016
Arts &
The search for candy
eggs during the Oregon
Zoo’s annual spring
celebration, Rabbit
Romp. This year’s event
takes place Saturday,
March 26, from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m.
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Eggs-citing Time for Kids at the Zoo
Eggs-citing times are in store
Saturday, March 26, when the
Oregon Zoo hosts its annual Rab-
bit Romp, a celebration of spring
geared toward families. Rabbit
Romp is free with regular zoo ad-
Rabbit Romp features candy
“egg” hunts every 15 minutes be-
tween 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Children
ages 3 to 10 are invited to hunt for
eggs, candy and prizes. Toddlers 2
and under can participate in a spe-
cial hunt organized especially for
them. Guests should bring their
own baskets to collect the treats.
Rabbit Romp festivities also in-
clude pettable animals at the Fam-
ily Farm, bunny crafts, games,
photo opportunities, KIND snack
samples, plus a free prize wheel
with fun giveaways and informa-
tion about how to save for college,
hosted by the Oregon College
Savings Plan.
General zoo admission is
$11.50 (ages 12-64), $10 for se-
niors (65 and up), $8.50 for chil-
dren (ages 3-11) and free for those
2 and younger.
Director Shares
Short Works
Portland filmmaker and educator Jodi Darby
has been making festival rounds with her
award- which she co-directed with Julie Peri-
ni and Erin Yanke. Darby will join audiences
at the Northwest Film Center to present a
program of some of her earlier short works,
including Stonewall (2010), an essay film
exploring the American Civil War through a
queer lens; 100 Suns (2011), a found foot-
age work utilizing film from a Los Alamos nuclear testing lab and set to a score by Marisa Anderson;
Man Movie (2013), a deconstructive look at male-centric cinematic action, and Constellation (2014),
a visual documentary exploring the border wall between the US and Mexico and the ideological divide
it represents for the two cultures on either side of the fence. Darby will introduce the program sched-
uled for Wednesday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at. Whitsell Auditorium located in the Portland Art Museum.
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Making Career Connections
C ontinUed from p age 9
and career opportunities in-
cluded are as diverse as the job
seekers attending. Employers
will be hiring for a large range
of positions in a large range of
fields and will be looking for
people of all experience and
skill levels.
Recruiters from federal,
state, county, and city gov-
ernments will be there. Paid
apprenticeship programs like
roofers, waterproofers, elec-
tricians, and carpenters will
be represented. Nonprofit
organizations will also be re-
cruiting. Job seekers and career
changers of all experience and
skill levels are encouraged to
This event is free and open to
the public and conveniently lo-
cated at the DoubleTree Hotel
near Lloyd Center with transpor-
tation access by both MAX and
TriMet bus stations.
The Urban League of Port-
land, founded in 1945, helps
empower African Americans
and other Oregonians to achieve
equality in education, employ-
ment, and economic security.