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September 2009 Blog Posts (11)

An Interview With Fflur Dafydd - Welsh Novelist, Singer-Songwriter



Fflur Dafydd is an award winning novelist, singer-songwriter…
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Added by Ceri Shaw on September 30, 2009 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland September 26 - October 3

Ahoy Portland! No plans for the weekend? Well, the weather promises to be awesome-- upper 70s and sunny. Perfect for the Portland Polish Festival which should be on your calendar for this weekend if it isn't already!



About the Portland Polish Festival:



"The Polish Festival, one of Oregon's premier ethnic events, celebrates it's 15th anniversary Sept. 26-27 on the Polish Library Hall and St. Stanislaus Church grounds at 3916 N. Interstate Ave. Admission… Continue

Added by Angela Higgins on September 26, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

Fun on Foster/Foster Art Walk and Street Fair

Saturday, September 26th, 10 am - 5 pm

The festival runs from SE 5oth & Powell to SE 93rd & Foster. There will be a trolly operating all day, bands, children's activities, bouncy inflatables, artist presentations, sidewalk arts & crafts booth, food vendors, and lots of international flavor!



MorphisStudios is sponsoring a Community Arts Booth with hourly presentations from local artists and teachers. There will be kids activities all day (coloring, collaging), and you… Continue

Added by Justine Avera & Vincent Ramirez on September 21, 2009 at 9:52am — 1 Comment

moving to Portland from a small town in Alaska-- help!!!

So, i live in a small town in Alaska and plan on moving to Portland when my lease is up in February.

I do not know anyone in Portland or any of the surrounding areas! I have never been to Portland either, the closest i have been is Medford lol.

How hard is it to get a job right now? i know the jobs are pretty limited right now but if you are not picky how hard is it?

What about Apartments? Does anyone know of some good 1 bedroom apartments that are around 700 + utilities? I want… Continue

Added by amy rawding on September 20, 2009 at 5:27pm — 3 Comments

Another new arrival

We just made it in last Sunday from the Bay Area and I couldn't be happier. We are in the NW area and one block north of NE Alberta and life couldn't be better. I'm glad to know that Portland is home to one of the leading Multiple Sclerosis research and treatment centers in the nation- something I'm just finding out. I wont feel so alone with this.

I love this site and I will refer to it often!

Added by Carla on September 19, 2009 at 9:46am — 6 Comments

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland, September 19 - 26, 2009

It's getting dark out...so...early...ugh. I found myself over sleeping all this week because it is just darker in my bedroom. My alarm clock broke, and I tend to wake up naturally early anyway...but not this week. This is a sign that our darker (and wetter) months are soon upon us. But have no fear, it isn't too late for more Portland outdoor fun. In fact, you know we have lots of autumn classics in store, like the Maize at the… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on September 19, 2009 at 9:15am — 1 Comment

Daycare?

Can anyone give a good recommendation for daycare in the Sellwood-Moreland area? We are moving back to SE Portland from Seattle and need full-time child care for a 2 year old.

Added by Amy Caine on September 16, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland, Sept 12-19, 2009

Woo boy, it is hot out today. This is that time of year when our Portland weather can mysteriously change overnight. One day it feels like summer time (like today), and the next you could swear that summer is gone forever because it is cool and rainy. I love autumn in Portland, although I am already feeling the nostalgic pang of this summer's past. I love to stroll through the streets of Irvington, which features huge old trees, and watch the leaves change colors. Soon,… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on September 12, 2009 at 9:24am — No Comments

moving to portland, looking for helpful information

Hello Portland,



I am moving to your city in about and month and have a few questions for members of the community.



I am 32, single, two golden retrievers, looking for place to rent on VERY low budget. Moving to start over after life-shattering event that left me with almost nothing. I am used to a higher quality of life than I will be ablel to provide for myself, but I suppose you have to start somewhere. When I was there last summer for the first htime I fell in love,… Continue

Added by S o on September 5, 2009 at 4:28pm — 8 Comments

Recommendations for veterinarians?

Seeking recommendations for veterinarians in/around Lake Oswego. I have mostly geriatric dogs, so senior canine care is my primary concern. I'll be new in town so your suggestions will be a welcome guide.

Added by Holland on September 5, 2009 at 1:44pm — 2 Comments

Portland Blog - This Week in Portland, September 5-12, 2009

Happy Labor Day Weekend! I overslept this morning and woke up to the soft pitter-patter of raindrops falling outside my window, and now that I have already gone out for coffee, I see that it is indeed an overcast and drizzly kind of day out there today, the kind that looks like it might linger for awhile. Like maybe all weekend long. Bummer. If you had planned on outdoor activities today in Portland, you might need to wait until mid-day, when weather.com is promising at least *some* sun… Continue

Added by Lorri E. on September 5, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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BodyVox and Chamber Music Northwest team up once again with the Grammy nominated wind quartet, Imani Winds, for fresh performances at Portland’s beautifully renovated, state-of-the-art performing arts center, Revolution Hall. On the heels of their popular 2013 collaboration, Imani Winds’ penchant for adventurous and dynamic music pairs beautifully with BodyVox’s exquisite and playful choreography. This evening promises to be an exciting and multifaceted production. Tickets start at…See More
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   W2D is pleased to welcome candidates W2D has endorsed in the upcoming May primary races for State and Metro: Val Hoyle (Oregon Commissioner of Labor & Industries), Lynn Peterson (Metro Council President), and Rachel Prusak (House District 37). Val Hoyle’s background includes serving in the Oregon State House and as Democratic House Majority Leader. The Bureau of Labor & Industries (BOLI) is tasked with upholding the rights of workers and citizens, making sure that workers are…See More
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Gathering of the Guilds at Oregon Convention Center

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More than 350 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2018 Gathering of the Guilds featuring the Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase.Features: daily art demonstrations, live music, hourly door prizes, family-friendly crafts & education.Event runs from Friday, April 27 to Sunday April 29.  Event times vary per day.See More
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May Primary: Your Vote is Your Voice - Use It! at Celebrate Conference Center

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   W2D is pleased to welcome the candidates in the upcoming May primary for Clackamas and Washington County Commission and Metro. They are Joe Buck for Metro, Sonya Fischer for Clackamas County Commission and Kathryn Harrington, Greg Malinowski, and Kimberly Culbertson for Washington County Commission.   County Commissioners and Metro officials have a significant impact on our daily lives, however, if there is low voter turnout, a commissioner or Metro candidate, can be elected by receiving…See More
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2018 Wizard World Comic Con Portland at Oregon Convention Center

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Sophisticated Beads Spring Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

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Refreshments, prizes and more. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver. Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty jewelry lines include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds goes to five cancer foundations.We also support Nairobi tribal women in Kenya by purchasing their beads. Stop by and see our…See More
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Clean Energy Jobs Bill: Curbing Pollution Creates Clean Energy Solutions at Celebrate Conference Center

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Tera Hurst of Renew Oregon and Nancy J. Hamilton of the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate will discuss Oregon’s Clean Energy Jobs bill with Lisa Adatto, Board Member of Climate Solutions.   The Clean Energy Jobs Bill is one of the most important bills in this year’s short legislative session. It puts in place a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, and charges companies that exceed their allowance. These funds pay for the expansion of wind and solar power, public transit and for other…See More
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