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STARLIGHT PARADE: This glittering illuminated night-time pa-
rade light up downtown Portland. Come see for yourself. Get
your seats early lining the parade route and enjoy all the Star-
light runners in costumes before the parade kicks-of. 8:30 p.m.
COME SWING WITH US AT THE 5TH ANNUAL CLARK COLLEGE BIG
BASH! Opening is the Beacock Music Swing plus the Clackamas
College Jazz Ensemble. The evening will inish with the interna-
tionally acclaimed Clark College Jazz Ensemble. The concert is
FREE and open to the public. 7 p.m., Clark College, Gaiser Center,
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.
6TH ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Montavilla Food Co-Op hosts
its 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast to beneit the efort to bring a
co-operative grocery to the Montavilla. Live entertainment from
local artist and a fantastic rale with prizes. Admission is $10
and free to those who join the co-op May 1 thru June 4. 8 a.m. –
noon. Montavilla United Methodist Church, 232 SE 80th St.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
ALLEN TEMPLE C.M.E. CHURCH FAMILY CELEBRATES PASTOR’S
NINETEENTH ANNIVERSARY! The church family extends a per-
sonal invitation to the community to join us to honor the Rev.
Dr. LeRoy Haynes. 4 p.m., Maranatha Church, 4222 N.E. 12th Ave.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7
HOMELESS YOUTH AND ACTIVITISTS HOST FILM SCREENING: A
new non-proit called Outside the Frame presents a documen-
tary about homeless and marginalized youth who produce ilms
about their life experiences. Presentation will feature a short
documentary titled “The Lost Boys of Portlandia.” Doors open at
6 p.m. Show starts at 7 p.m. FREE. Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark
St. Donations will be accepted.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2
DROP IN ART AT THE MAGNOLIA BRANCH LIBRARY: Come to the
Magnolia Branch Library for free drop – in art activities led by
teens. 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Magnolia Library, 2801 34th Ave. W.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
OPENING DAY AT THE BOTHELL FARMER’S MARKET AT COUNTRY
VILLAGE: Visitors will enjoy live music, children can get their
face painted and receive a balloon animal. Market customers
can shop the 40 locally owned shops and restaurants. Noon – 6
p.m., Bothell Farmer’s Market, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway,
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
WASHINGTON STATE PARKS OFFERS FREE DAY: National Trails
Day. Visitors will not have to display a Discovery Pass for day
use parks on this free day. All Washington State Parks day use
AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM SERIES: ‘BEBE’S KIDS’: The irst main-
stream animated feature ilm directly aimed at African Amer-
ican audiences. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., Seattle Public Library, 1000
Fourth Ave. Free for all to attend.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
6TH ANNUAL JUNIOR LEAGUE OF SEATTLE TOUCH- A- TRUCK:
Trucks on display include construction trucks, emergency ve-
hicles, vintage trucks and much more. Children of all ages wel-
come to this free event. The event also include face painting,
coloring activities, giveaways and of course an Ice Cream Truck.
This is an all - day event. Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way
MONDAY, JUNE 6
TEEN SERVICE LEARNING: Join other teens to help with programs,
guide the library and work on group projects this school year.
Service Learning credit is available for high school students. 4
p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Southwest Library, 9010 35th Ave. SW.
PHOTO BY SUSAN FRIED
SATURDAY, JUNE 4
Kids as young as four showed of their dance skills at the 206 Zulu’s 4th Annual Kids Breakdance Competition and Hip-Hop Showcase May
29 at the Experience Music Project during the annual Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center.
Portland News Briefs Seattle News Briefs
Multnomah County Gathering
Donations for World Refugee Day
Multnomah County staf are gathering donations
for local nonproits that serve refugees as they pre-
pare to celebrate World Refugee Day on June 20.
Volunteers are seeking basic items including dia-
pers, toiletries, toilet paper and more. Drop Boxes
will be availible through June 17 at the following lo-
• Troutdale Library: 2451 S.W. Cherry Park Rd.,Trout-
• Elections Division: 1040 S.E. Morrison St., Portland
• Multnomah Building lobby: 501 S.E. Hawthorne
• Rockwood Community Health Center: 2020 SE
182nd Ave., Portland
For more information, email the Multnomah Vol-
unteer Program at firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest Service to Waive Fees for
Day-Use Parks June 4
The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use
recreation sites in Oregon and Washington Satur-
day in recognition of National Trails Day. With more
than 24,000 miles of Forest Service trails in Oregon
and Washington, choosing which trail to hike may be
your biggest challenge.
Celebrated annually on the irst Saturday in June,
National Trails Day is the country’s largest celebra-
tion of trails. National Trails Day events will take
place in every state across the country and will in-
clude hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling
trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstra-
tions, stewardship projects and more.
No fees are charged at any time on 98 percent of
national forests and grasslands, and approximately
two-thirds of developed recreation sites in national
forests and grasslands can be used for free. To ind a
hiking trail near you, visit http://www.fs.fed.us/loca-
National Trails Day is also an opportunity to give
back by volunteering on trail projects scheduled
across Oregon and Washington. Visit the National
Trails Day web page (http://nationaltrailsday.ameri-
canhiking.org/ntd-events/) to ind volunteer oppor-
tunities near you.
To learn more about the U.S. Forest Service in the
Paciic Northwest, and to ind passes & permits,
please visit www.fs.usda.gov/r6.
Mark your calendars for additional Forest Service
fee-free days in 2016:
• National Get Outdoors Day, June 11, 2016
• National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, 2016
• Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, 2016
City of Seattle Seeks Contractors
for Outreach Work to
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking in-
dividuals to do part-time outreach work to underrep-
resented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods.
Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons
(POELs), these contractors must be connected to their
respective cultures, luent in the languages, and
bi-cultural and bi-lingual.
POELs are compensated independent contractors.
The positions are generally lexible with any type of
schedule and include either daytime or evening hours
as well as some weekends. The applicants much have
extensive experience organizing and facilitating
community meetings, and must be luent and able to
interpret and translate in at least one other language.
The languages we are presently seeking include Viet-
namese, Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese),
Spanish, Korean, and Somali. The applicants must
live or work in the following neighborhoods: North
End: Especially Lake City and Northgate; University
District; or West Seattle.
If interested, please send a resume or a short biog-
raphy, plus two references to: DON_Liaison@seattle.
gov or Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, POEL
Program, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124.
For more information about the POEL program,
Crat3 Receives $250,000 Grant From
Wells Fargo to Support Diverse
Small Businesses in Washington and
Wells Fargo has awarded Crat3 with a $250,000
grant to support the regional Community Develop-
ment Financial Institution’s (CDFI) diverse small
business lending eforts and inaugural summer in-
The award follows a $7 million loan made by Wells
Fargo to Crat3 in December 2015. Combined, these
resources will help to support Crat3’s plan to make
180 loans totaling $56 million over a three-year peri-
od to entrepreneurs-of-color and woman-, veteran-
and immigrant-owned businesses in Washington and
The grant funding will support development of
Crat3’s next ive year business strategy and plan, the
establishment of an internship focused on develop-
ing new talent from underrepresented populations
and an additional commercial lending team member
to speciically focus on diverse business development
and assistance based out of Crat3’s Seattle oice in