Emergency preparedness fair set for March 4
After a devastating series of catastrophic hurricanes, wildfires and mudslides across the U.S., the need for disaster preparedness is apparent. From noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, SW Neighborhoods Inc. will host an Emergency Preparedness Fair to heighten awareness about what to do in an emergency.
The fair will take place in the auditorium of the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway in Portland. The event is free and open to all.
View herons from rookeries
The Friends of Maddax Woods invite the community to view the largest Great Blue Heron rookeries on the Willamette River from the Maddax Woods Observation Deck at 5785 River St. in West Linn.
Friends will be available to share interesting facts about the herons and their special adaptations from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.
The view is free and open to all. Call 503-557-8905 for more information.
Block Party to raise funds for mental health services
The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center (NCC) is inviting the public to help raise funds for those seeking mental health services by attending a Community Block Party from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 6, at Lagunitas Brewing, 237 N.E. Broadway, Suite 300, in Portland.
The event will include beer, wine, food trucks, a raffle and much more. Tickets are $50 each, or four tickets for $190.
NCC is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professional mental health services to people, across all ages, social and economic spectrums.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit nwcounseling.org/block_party or call 503-253-0964.
— The Review, Tidings