Page 10 n THE ASIAN REPORTER Community “Saturday University” COMMUNITY CALENDAR Dec 6, 9:30-11am, Seattle Asian Art Museum (1400 E Prospect St, in Volunteer Park, Seattle). Attend “Images of Science and Technology in South and North Korea,” a talk by professor Dong-Won Kim of Johns Hopkins University. The event is held as part of the “Saturday University” lecture series. For info, or to buy tickets, call (206) 654-3210 or visit <www. seattleartmuseum.org/gardnercenter>. “Asian Games and Influences” Bodhi Day service & retreat Currently on display (Tue-Sat), 11am-7pm, Interactive Museum of Gaming and Puzzlery (8231 SW Cirrus Dr, Beaverton, Ore.). Attend “Asian Games and Influences,” an exhibit that explores the many ways game culture has been influenced by Asian innovations. Display subjects include xiangqi, kwan p’ai, mahjong, go, yut, and pachisi. For info, call (503) 469-9998 or visit <www.imogap.org>. Dec 6, 6pm (potluck), 7:30pm (service), Oregon Buddhist Temple (3720 SE 34th Ave, near Powell Blvd, Portland). Attend the all-night Bodhi Day service and retreat celebrating the enlightenment of Sakyamuni Buddha. After the service, participants chant the nembutsu while circling around the hondo (chapel). For info, call (503) 234-9456 or visit <www.oregon buddhisttemple.com>. “Do You Know Bruce?” Currently on display (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St, Seattle). Learn about Bruce Lee — including his personal story and his connection to Seattle — at “Do You Know Bruce?” Scheduled to be on view at The Wing for three years, the display follows Lee’s arrival in Seattle in 1959, where he attended the University of Washington, met and married his wife, opened his first martial-arts studio, and was ultimately laid to rest. For info, call (206) 623-5124 or visit <www.wingluke.org>. “30 Years of HIV Activism and Action” Through Dec 7, 10am-5pm (Sun), 10am-8pm (Mon), noon-8pm (Tue-Wed), 10am-6pm (Thu-Sat); Dec 1, 5:30-7:30pm (reception); Dec 3, 6-7:30pm (panel discussion); Multnomah County Central Library, Collins Gallery (801 SW 10th Ave, Portland). View “30 Years of HIV Activism and Action,” an exhibit highlighting the growth, passion, and creativity of Portland’s gay and arts communities through historical memorabilia, posters, program materials, and artifacts. The display captures 30 years of HIV prevention, outreach, and advocacy in Portland. The December 1 reception features poetry readings, live entertainment, and light refreshments. “We Are Survivors,” a panel discussion with long-term HIV survivors, takes place December 3 at 6:00pm. For info, call (503) 988-5123 or visit <events.multcolib.org>. “Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II” Through Dec 12 (Mon-Sat), 10am-5pm, Four Rivers Cultural Center (676 SW Fifth Ave, Ontario, Ore.). View “Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II,” an exhibit about Japanese-American farm labor camps. On February 19, 1942, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which authorized the forced removal and incarceration of more than 120,000 U.S. residents of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Between 1942 and 1944, approximately 33,000 individual contracts were issued for seasonal farm labor, with many incarcerated Japanese Americans working in the sugar beet industry. “Uprooted” tells the story of the first such labor camp in Nyssa, Oregon, which, at its peak, held 350 people. The display includes a selection of images documenting the labor camps near Nyssa as well as the towns of Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls, Idaho taken by Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographer Russell Lee. For info, call (541) 889-8191, or visit <www.4rcc.com> or <www. uprootedexhibit.com>. Myanmar photo exhibit Through Dec 31, 7:30am-6pm (Mon), 8:30am-6pm (Tue-Fri), 9am-5pm (Sat), Pro Photo Supply (1112 NW 19th Ave, Portland). View images taken by documentary photographer Geoffrey Hiller and included in Daybreak in Myanmar, a book featuring 170 color photographs of Myanmar, also known as Burma — one of the least-known places in the world. For info, call (503) 241-1112 or visit <www.hillerphoto.com>. “Labor: A Working History” Through Dec 31 (Tue-Sat), 11am-4pm, Clark County Historical Museum (1511 Main St, Vancouver, Wash.). View “Labor: A Working History,” an exhibit following the path of workers’ rights locally and on a national scale beginning in the 1800s with Hawaiian and Native-American laborers for the Hudson’s Bay Company. The display explores the past, present, and future of local labor through images, words, artifacts, and interactive displays. For info, call (360) 993-5679 or visit <www. cchmuseum.org>. “In Struggle: Asian American Acts of Resistance” Through Jan 18 (Tue-Sun), 10am-5pm, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (719 S King St, Seattle). View “In Struggle: Asian American Acts of Resistance,” an exhibit featuring archival photographs, oral histories, and interactive elements that explore what leads people to resist, the consequences faced, and the work necessary to build successful movements. The display looks at Chinese laundrymen who refused to comply with discriminatory regulations, Japanese Americans who resisted World War II incarceration, protests against the construction of the Kingdome in Seattle’s Chinatown- International District in the 1970s, current campaigns for immigration reform and rights for workers, and more. For info, call (206) 623-5124 or visit <www.wingluke.org>. “Immigration, Ethnicity, and Exclusion in Oregon, 1850-1910” Dec 1, 7pm, McMenamins Kennedy School (5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland). Attend “‘Looks Like a Good Beginning’: Immi- gration, Ethnicity, and Exclusion in Oregon, 1850-1910,” a talk presented as part of the Oregon Encyclopedia’s “Oregon History 101” series. For info, call (503) 249-3983, or visit <www.oregonencyclopedia.org> or <www.mcmenamins.com/ history>. Xmas Without China Dec 2, 7-8pm; repeats Dec 4, 4-5am; Oregon Public Broadcasting Plus (OPB Plus). Watch Xmas Without China, a documentary in which pride and mischief inspire Chinese December 1, 2014 Bikes for Humanity PDX bike drive BEFORE MEMORIES FADE. “Before Memories Fade: Un- covering the Story of the Kida Family of White Salmon,” an exhibit follow- ing the footsteps of Kenjiro and Kay Kida and their son George, opens at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center in northwest Portland on December 13. Pictured is a polaroid taken outside the Kida family home in White Sal- mon, Washington, circa 1985. (Photo courtesy of the Oregon Nikkei Endowment) immigrant Tom Xia to challenge his American neighbors in southern California to celebrate Christmas without any Chinese products. The film is an intimate portrait of families wrestling with the drive to consume cheap products and the desire for human connection while attempting to find a sense of who they are in a fast-changing world. To verify showtimes, call (503) 293-1982 or visit <www.opb.org>. Healthcare enrollment open houses in Oregon Dec 2, 6, 8, 9 & 13; Dec 2, 3-7pm, Portland Community College (PCC) Willow Creek Center, Great Room (241 SW Edgeway Dr, Beaverton, Ore.); Dec 6, 9am-2pm & Dec 13, 9am-2pm, PCC Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall (705 N Killingsworth St, Portland); Dec 8, 10am-4pm, Cover Oregon Headquarters, Training Room (16760 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Durham, Ore.); Dec. 9, 3-7pm, Cedar Hills Recreation Center (11640 SW Park Way, Portland). Oregonians are invited to attend enrollment open houses held across the state to assist them in renewing their health insurance or shopping for insurance for the first time. Fifteen Oregon insurance companies are offering plans through the healthcare.gov website. Prior to arriving at an event, attendees are asked to preregister online and obtain a checklist of items to bring to the appointment — Social Security number(s) or non-citizen ID number(s), income information, and more. To locate and/or register for an open house in your city, or to obtain a list of information to bring, visit <www.coveroregon.com>. For assistance signing up for insurance, call the federal Health Insurance Marketplace call center (open 24 hours a day, seven days a week) at 1-800-318-2596 or visit <www.healthcare.gov/ apply-and-enroll>. Healthcare enrollment events in Clark County Dec 4, 11 & 18, Jan 8, 15 & 22, and Feb 5; Dec 4, Jan 8 & Feb 5, 3-6pm, Battle Ground Community Library (1207 SE 8th Way, Vancouver, Wash.); Dec 11 & 18, Jan 22, 3-6pm, plus Dec 18, 9am-noon, Cascade Park Community Library (600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, Wash.); Jan 15, 3-6pm, Vancouver Community Library (1901 C St, Vancouver, Wash.). Learn about health insurance options from in-person assisters certified by the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange at upcoming open enrollment events. Open enrollment for qualified health plans began November 15, 2014. Under the federal Affordable Care Act, a qualified health plan is certified by the Health Insurance Marketplace, provides essential coverage, follows established limits on cost-sharing, and meets other requirements. Residents may select and pay for a qualified plan between November 15, 2014 and February 15, 2015 for coverage that begins January 1, February 1, or March 1, 2015, depending on the enrollment date. For info, call (360) 397-8020 or visit <www.clark.wa.gov/ public-health/insurance/enrollment.html>. To enroll online, or to see if you qualify for free or low-cost coverage, visit <www. wahealthplanfinder.org>. For assistance by phone, call 1-855-WAFINDER (1-855-923-4633). “A Path Forward for Children’s Dental Health” Dec 5, 12:15pm, Sentinel Hotel (614 SW 11th Ave, Portland). Attend “A Path Forward for Children’s Dental Health,” a City Club of Portland Friday Forum presenting alternatives to community water fluoridation in Multnomah County. The talk is held in anticipation of a report by the Children’s Dental Health Task Force. The task force brought together supporters and opponents of water fluoridation to find effective, attainable measures that can improve the dental health of children in Multnomah County. The recommendations produced by the task force are supported by both sides of the debate. For info, or to register (required), call (503) 228-7231 or visit <www. pdxcityclub.org>. “Confucian Sacred Landscapes” Dec 6, 9:30-11am, Portland State University, College of Urban & Public Affairs, Room 250 (506 SW Mill St, Portland). Attend “Confucian Sacred Landscapes,” a talk by Dr. Linda Walton, an emerita professor of Chinese history at Portland State University. The lecture provides both a historical overview and a look at how Confucian tradition is being revived today in China in the context of cultural heritage tourism. For info, call (503) 725-8576 or visit <www.pdx.edu/asian-studies>. Dec 6-7, 10am-3pm, Centennial High School, West Gym (3505 SE 182nd Ave, Gresham, Ore.). Donate an underutilized bicycle, watch 40 area students receive bicycles and accessories, access free bike repairs and helmets, and more at the bicycle grant and donation drive of Bikes for Humanity PDX (B4HPDX). For info, to make a monetary donation, or to donate a used bicycle, call (503) 957-6672, e-mail <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or visit <www. b4hpdx.org>. Portland Shogi Club Dec 6, 13, 20 & 27, 1-6pm, Kalé (900 SW Morrison St, Portland). Join the Portland Shogi Club on Saturdays to play Japanese chess. The free gathering is open to all levels. Participants can drop in at any time and are encouraged to bring a playing board if available. For info, call (503) 282-1242 or e-mail <email@example.com>. College Night in Oregon Dec 9, 6:30pm, Clackamas Community College, Gregory Forum (19600 S Molalla Ave, Oregon City, Ore.). Attend College Night in Oregon, a free event designed to help students and parents/guardians select a college and apply for financial aid and scholarships. The event, which is also held at other Oregon community colleges this month, features information and strategies for accessing, attending, and paying for college. For info, call Chippi at (503) 594-3099 or Tawnya at (503) 594-6136. Free admission to JSMA Dec 10, 11am-8pm, University of Oregon (UO), Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (1430 Johnson Lane, Eugene, Ore.). In honor of Human Rights Day in Oregon, admission to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) is free on December 10. One of the many exhibits currently featured is “Shades of White,” a display that explores the many colors of race, which is on view through December 14. For info, call (541) 346-3027 or visit <jsma.uoregon.edu>. “Cease Violence” Dec 12, 7pm, Augustana Lutheran Church (2710 NE 14th Ave, Portland). Attend “Cease Violence,” a second-anniversary memorial of the Clackamas Town Center and Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The event is held in remembrance of all victims of violence, including those affected by domestic violence, gang violence, or suicide, as well as community members dealing with the shootings at Reynolds High School in June 2014 and Marysville-Pilchuck High School in October 2014. For info, call (503) 220-1669 or visit <www.ceasefireoregon.org>. Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships Dec 12-14, Oregon Convention Center (777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland). Watch or participate in the Pan Am Open International Taekwondo Championships, an opportunity for local and national athletes of all ages to experience competition at an international level. For info, call (503) 772-8000. To obtain a complete competition schedule, or to register, visit <www.patu.org>. “Before Memories Fade” Dec 13-Feb 22, 11am-3pm (Sat), noon-3pm (Sun), Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center (121 NW Second Ave, Portland). View “Before Memories Fade: Uncovering the Story of the Kida Family of White Salmon,” an exhibit featuring first-hand materials, community recollections, video, and more that give voice to a Japanese family’s story, a story that was at risk of being lost forever. The display walks attendees along the footsteps of Kenjiro and Kay Kida and their son, George. Their journey included immigration, working the sugar beet fields of Eastern Oregon, forced removal during World War II, and more. While the branch of their family tree ended when George passed away in 1998, the memory of the Kidas is still carried in the hearts of their friends and neighbors, the letters they wrote, and the places they lived. For info, call (503) 224-1458 or visit <www.oregon nikkei.org>. Borneo Project event Dec 14, 1-4pm, Mississippi Pizza (3552 N Mississippi Ave, Portland). Attend “Borneo Craft Sale, Short Films, and Presentation,” an event featuring short films and a talk by Borneo Project founder Joe Lamb about industrialization in Northern Borneo and what is being done to save the area’s rainforests and people. Crafts made by the forest-dwelling people of Borneo are also available for sale at the event. For info, call John at (503) 380-1376 or visit <www.borneoproject.org>. Bull Run Dec 15, 9-9:30pm; repeats Dec 17, 2-2:30am; Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB). Watch Bull Run, an episode of Oregon Experience about the Portland watershed, which features lush old-growth forest, boasts beautiful views of Mount Hood, and supplies nearly 25 percent of the fresh water consumed in Oregon. The show combines old photographs and charts with modern aerial footage and GIS mapping to reveal the history of the more than 115-year-old water source. To verify showtimes, call (503) 293-1982 or visit <www.opb.org>.