Events And Activities
OCTOBER 3Portland Chamber Orchestra concert at Reed College: The Portland Chamber Orchestra has scheduled its first concert of the season tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College. Check on the orchestra's website for late information; the concert could be cancelled if Reed is still officially closed to the public on this date – portlandchamberorchestra.org)
Neighborhood cooperation on agenda at WNA tonight: Tonight at the online Woodstock Neighborhood Association meeting, there will be a discussion about creating closer collaboration with the neighboring Brentwood-Darlington, Mt. Scott-Arleta, and Foster-Powell Neighborhood Associations. Click on the ZOOM link found at – www.woodstockpdx.org – by 7 p.m. this evening to attend the meeting.
New October dates for Multnomah County Fair: "Due to a change in schedule at the Oaks Park Historic Dance Pavilion, the dates of the Multnomah County Mini Fair and Harvest Festival, announced in the September BEE, have been changed to October 17 and 18, Saturday and Sunday. Entries in the departments of arts and crafts, photography, foods, floral and garden, and fiber arts are due between 1 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 16. Public viewing hours will be Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits may be picked up on Sunday between 5 and 7 p.m. These dates are subject to Oaks Park being cleared to open the Pavilion for events in October. Due to pandemic restrictions and prior reservations of the outdoor areas, this year's event will be confined to the Pavilion. All social distancing and pandemic safety measures required at the time will be in place," Smith informed THE BEE on September 3. This is all subject to change, so for the latest updates, go to the Multnomah County Fair website: www.multcofair.org
Red Cross blood drive at SMILE Station in Sellwood: This afternoon, 1:30-6:30 p.m., the Red Cross returns to Sellwood at SMILE Station, S.E. 13th at Tenino (a block south of Tacoma Street), to take much-needed donations of blood. This has been a year of disasters, and the need for blood is great. Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are accommodated as possible. Consider giving blood today.
IF YOU HAVE A NONPROFIT ACTIVITY COMING UP IN NOVEMBER FOR THE PUBLIC TO ATTEND, DON'T FORGET TO TELL THE BEE ABOUT IT!
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