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August 23, 2017
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Home Office, Bloomingon, Illinois 61710
503-221-3050 • Fax 503-227-8757
We are located at:
9713 S.W. Capitol, Portland, OR
MLK Jr Blvd
Veterans Seniors Day: Monday/Tuesday
Life of an Iconic President -- One hun-
dred years after his birth, John Fitzgerald
Kennedy remains a subject of endless
fascination for millions of Americans.
The Oregon Historical Society’s current
exhibition “High Hopes: The Journey of
John F. Kennedy” explores Kennedy’s
early life, his road to the presidency, and
the changes he effected during his time in
office. Runs through Nov. 12.
History Hub -- Oregon Historical Society exhibit for young people ex-
plores the topic of diversity with
interactive objects and pictures
that tell the stories of the peo-
ple of Oregon, past and present.
With puzzles, touch screen ac-
tivities and board games, Histo-
ry Hub asks students to consider
questions like “Who is an Ore-
gonian?,” “How has discrimina-
tion and segregation affected people who live in Oregon?,” and “How
can you make Oregon a great place for everyone?”
E ssEncE H air D Esign
Norman Sylvester -- ‘Boogie Cat’ Norman Sylvester plays Friday,
Sept. 1 at the Vinyl Tap; Monday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m. for the Oaks Park
Labor Day Picnic on the Carpenters Union 1503 stage and Friday, Sept.
8 at 9 p.m. at the Spare Room.
American Classics -- One of America’s most beloved composers is
celebrated when the Clackamas Repertory Theatre presents the music
of Irving Berlin with “The Melody Lingers On” at the Osterman The-
ater on the Clackamas Community College campus. Shows are Thurs-
day-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees through
Aug. 27. Tickets at ClackamasRep.org or call 503-594-6047.
with diversity in
Pompeii Exhibit at OMSI -- Preserved bodies cast by volcanic debris
in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and nearly
200 other artifacts on loan from the unpar-
alleled collection of the Naples National
Archaeological Museum in Italy are part
of the new OMSI exhibit, Pompeii: The
Exhibition. Now showing through Oct. 22.
E-Waste • Car Towing
Appliances • Debris
Scrap Metal • Recycling
ABLE ARM Reycling
Discount Tickets -- Low income families and individuals can purchase
$5 tickets to classical musical performances in Portland as part of a
unique program called Music for All. Participating organizations in-
clude the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, Oregon Ballet Theater,
Chamber Music Northwest, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland
Baroque Orchestra, Friends of Chamber Music, Portland Chamber Or-
chestra, Portland Piano International, Portland Symphonic Choir, Cap-
pella Romana and Portland Vocal Consort.