We offer the Memo Calendar to you to publicize events open to the community at large. When sending submissions, please include details that apply and a contact name and phone number or email address. Submissions for May are due Saturday, April 15. For best results, e-mail Darlene Vinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail your submissions to 3510 N.E. 134th Ave., Portland, OR 97230. To leave a phone message, call 503-287-8904.
EVENTS and ACTIVITIES
Share your thoughts to address cramped spaces and community access at libraries
Multnomah County Library is the oldest library system in the western United States and one of the busiest in the nation. It’s also the smallest of comparable libraries, by far, without broad access to adequate public meeting space, quiet rooms, dedicated homework and learning centers or performance spaces. At a public meeting at Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., Wednesday, April 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., library staff will present a draft framework of a long-term space plan for public feedback.
Multnomah County continues to see rapid growth and transformation. With the equivalent of two TriMet buses full of people moving to this region every day, the library needs a long-term vision and a plan to meet the needs of a growing community with changing demographics.
Since July 2016, Multnomah County Library has worked with Group 4 Architecture to gather information and input for a plan to guide the development of future library spaces. Project teams have reviewed demographic and library use data, analyzed challenges and opportunities and heard community needs and aspirations through focus groups, surveys and community conversations.
At the April meeting, members of the project teams will present the results of that work in the form of a draft framework for public input. That feedback will guide the development of a final plan for library spaces and placement over the next 15–20 years of library service. The Multnomah County Library District Board will consider a final version of this plan for adoption later this year. View more information and updates at www.multcolib.org/planning.
Maywood Park hosts safety summit
The City of Maywood Park will offer a public safety summit Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Maywood Park Mt. Hood Community College Campus, 10100 N.E. Prescott St. An increase of intrusions in the small community, break-ins and thefts has resulted in resident concern about ways to develop effective approaches to create a safer atmosphere in Maywood Park.
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Liaison Lt. Jorel Wedland and systems analyst Kevin Morrell will guide citizen discussion about experiences among neighbors, answering questions and collaborating on community safety involving Maywood Park citizens, the city council and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
Areas of discussion will include: crime and policing statistics, monthly patrol statistics, home vacation checkups, philosophy of community policing and techniques for making homes and the community safer.
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office will present options that include the Citizen’s Academy, a free program that offers working knowledge of policing procedures and opportunities for citizen ride-alongs. The summit is open to all Maywood Park residents.
Prelude to Earth Day March for Science
Join the League of Women Voters of Portland Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. at the Multnomah County building, 501 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., for a program on science and politics: “Stand for Science.” Why is science important in warning us about risks and evaluating perceived threats? Is science itself threatened today?
Following World War II, the government recognized the importance of science in developing a strong country. President Roosevelt commissioned a report on developing national policy on science. The report, “Science, the Endless Frontier: A Report to the President by Vannevar Bush, Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, July 1945” (United States Government Printing Office, Washington: 1945) begins with this introduction:
“Progress in the war against disease depends upon a flow of new scientific knowledge. New products, new industries and more jobs require continuous additions to knowledge of the laws of nature and the application of that knowledge to practical purposes. … This essential new knowledge can be obtained only through basic scientific research.
Science can be effective in the national welfare only as a member of a team, whether the conditions be peace or war. But without scientific progress, no amount of achievement in other directions can ensure our health, prosperity and security as a nation in the modern world.”
Today, the scientific community is concerned that science is being denied and taking a backseat both in outreach and funding. Members of the science community have announced a March for Science on Earth Day, April 22. In preparation for this march, the League of Women Voters Civic Education program on April 17 looks at the role of science.
The program will have three panelists sharing their expertise on the structure of science, current scientific issues and the politics of science. As a specific example of scientific research, Antonio Baptista will share his work on the impacts of climate change on the Columbia and estuaries. There will be an opportunity for questions.
Share traffic safety concerns around Parkrose schools
Plan to attend the Safe Routes to School Fixing Our Streets open house for the Parkrose School District, Tuesday, April 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Parkrose Middle School.
Portland Bureau of Transportation will spend $619,000 in the district to help make major routes used by students and families to walk to school. This open house will help identify what safety improvements are needed most.
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Art classes will focus on acrylics
Portland Fine Arts Guild classes are Mondays, April 3, 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Rivercrest Community Church 3201 N.E. 148th Ave.
This month’s guest instructor is Edith Turner. Turner works primarily in acrylic but has also worked in oil, watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil, pastels and other mediums. She has judged art shows and given demonstrations for organizations and television and radio programs. Her artworks are displayed in galleries in California, Oregon, Washington and New Mexico.
The class fee is $15 per class for guild members and $20 per class for non-members. You do not need to preregister.
Visit www.portlandfineartsguild.org for a list of class materials and more information.
Parkrose High class of 1969
The Parkrose High class of 1969 Second Wednesday gathering is Wednesday, April 12, at the Wooden Chicken Pub, 12500 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Meet up for lunch at 11:30 a.m. or happy hour at 4:30 p.m. No host.
This summer, classmates will gather at Bistro 23, 5530 N.E. 122nd Ave., Saturday, June 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. to celebrate the 48th anniversary of its commencement. This is a no-host, casual social event. There is no registration fee. Classmates will choose food and beverages from the Bistro 23 menu.
RSVP to email@example.com. Bring your friends.
Watch for postings on the Parkrose Class of 1969 Facebook page and the Parkrose High Alumni Association Facebook page.
Parkrose High class of 1965
The PHS class of 1965 will have a class picnic Saturday, July 22, at Blue Lake Park, 20500 N.E. Marine Dr. in Fairview. Details are still being worked out. Watch for more information on the Parkrose Class of 1965 Facebook page or get in touch with Emily Reed or Erlene Tarilton.
Columbia Christian to celebrate 70 years
Columbia Christian Schools, 413 N.E. 91st Ave., plans a full slate of activities Saturday, July 15, as it celebrates 70 years. Everyone who has worked at or attended Columbia since 1947 is invited.
Registration and a continental breakfast are at 8 a.m. followed by chapel, tours of the campus, various activities throughout the afternoon and a barbecue dinner beginning at 6 p.m. The program will close with a devotional after the dinner.
Registration is $15 per person, $30 per couple and $45 per family. Go to www.columbiachristian.com and click on the link to the 70 Year Reunion to register. You may also register by sending payment to Columbia Christian Schools, June Andersen, 413 N.E. 91st Ave., Portland, OR 97220. Make checks payable to Columbia Christian Schools and note “70 Year Reunion” on the memo line of your check.
If you prefer, registration payments by credit card can be made over the phone. Call Carrie Rude in the school office at 503-252-8577.
Bloom where you’re planted
The Parkrose Educational Foundation invites you to attend its 14th annual dinner auction Saturday, April 22, at the Portland Airport Sheraton, 8235 N.E. Airport Way. “Bloom Where You’re Planted” is guaranteed to be a fun evening raising money to enhance the educational experiences of Parkrose students. Your $55 ticket gives you a silent auction with appetizers and wine and a live auction during a scrumptious full-course meal, and the evening is topped off with music and dancing emceed by Portland radio personality Scott Tom. Tickets can be purchased at all Parkrose school offices, the district office and at www.parkroseedfdn.org.
The first Saturday is can and bottle day
Parkrose Bronco Boosters, and a host of student volunteers will be at the ready from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. when you pull into the Parkrose Middle School turnaround, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., on Saturday, April 1, with a trunkload of returnable bottles and cans. They will relieve you of the responsibility of taking them to a recycle center leaving you with plenty of time to carry out your April Fool’s Day pranks. The May collection date is Saturday, May 6.
Raising money for safe graduation night
If you’re looking for something exciting to do with friends and family and you want to support the Parkrose High Senior All-Night Party (SANP), book a room now at Hour to Midnight Room Escape Games, 11525 N.E. Halsey St.
You and your teammates will be locked in a room. You will have 60 minutes to escape the room by working together to find the hidden clues, solve puzzles and escape.
Book on line at www.hourtomidnight.com now through the end of April using promo code PHS2017, and Hour to Midnight will donate a percentage of sales to the SANP.
Call 503-673-3948 if you have questions.
Burritos for Broncos
Make dinner a selfless act. Stop in at Chipotle Mexican Grill, 9687 N.E. Cascades Parkway Saturday, May 6, between 10:45 a.m. and 10 p.m. in support of Parkrose Cheer. Go to the Parkrose Cheer Facebook page to download the flier that tells the cashier you want 50 percent of proceeds from your purchase to benefit Parkrose Cheer. You may present a copy of the flier or show it on your phone. Funds raised will help the squad acquire a full set of competition practice mats and help with cheer camp and competition fees.
Multicultural event to raise funds for church programs
The annual Parkrose Community United Church of Christ auction is Saturday, May 20 beginning at 3 p.m. at 12505 N.E. Halsey St. The theme is “This Land Is Your Land.”
Enjoy live folk music and food representing many cultures.
Silent auction items include baskets, gift cards, quilts and hand-knitted items, and there will also be a kid’s table with auction items. The silent auction begins at 3 p.m., dessert and appetizers are served at 4 p.m. and the live auction begins at 4:30 p.m. Live auction items will include dinner, golf, a vacation getaway and more. There will also be a wall of wine and gift card raffles.
Tickets are $5 for individuals and $10 for families. All proceeds from the auction will go into the church general fund to support its many programs.
CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS
Plan now for summer bouquets
With the arrival of spring, our thoughts turn to the garden. If you have considered creating a cutting garden so that you will have flowers to bring indoors for lovely, fresh arrangements, the next Villa Garden Club meeting is for you.
Nicole Forbes from Dennis’ 7 Dees Garden Center will help you learn to select blooming plants for just this purpose.
The meeting is Thursday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Savage Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1740 S.E. 139th Ave. Bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee and dessert will be served. Call Chris McClure at 503-489-5437 for more information.
Northeast Rotary gets new member
Central East Portland Rotary meets at Elmer’s Restaurant, 10001 N.E. Sandy Blvd., every Thursday morning at 7 a.m. CEP Rotary funds college scholarships, mentors students and raises money to fight muscular dystrophy and polio.
Montavilla Kiwanis Club meets Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. at Chinese Village, 520 S.E. 82nd Ave. Montavilla Kiwanis is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time.
East Portland Chamber of Commerce (EPCC) brings small business tools and resources together at regular meetings and seminars. Enjoy free appetizers with members and guests at the monthly EPCC Happy Hour Thursday, April 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Zoiglhaus Brewing Company, 5716 S.E. 92nd Ave. Visit www.eastportlandchamberofcommerce.com to register and to view the group’s full schedule.
Midway Business Association meets Tuesday, April 11 at noon at Pizza Baron, 2604 S.E. 122nd Ave. The scheduled topic is brownfields.
Gateway Area Business Association meets Thursday, April 13 from noon to 1 p.m. at Bradford’s Sports Lounge, 10346 N.E. Halsey St. Network with local business owners over lunch. Lunch price is $8 per person.
Parkrose Business Association meets Thursday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m. for its monthly membership luncheon at Holiday Inn—Portland Airport, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd. These luncheons offer business-to-business networking and a unified voice with city officials. To learn more, visit www.parkrosebusiness.org.
82nd Avenue of Roses Business Association meets the fourth Tuesday of the month (except August and December) from 8 to 9 a.m. at APANO, 2788 S.E. 82nd Ave.
Parkrose needs pop can drive help
The monthly collection of refundable cans and bottles at Parkrose Middle School provides a large portion of PTO funding in support of scholarships, graduation parties, clubs and sports.
The Parkrose PTO is looking for a couple volunteers to assist with this monthly effort. A different student group sorts the donations on the first Saturday of each month.
Organizers are looking for one or two individuals or a couple who would like to partner with the current coordinators to learn how to help manage the can drive. This is a great way for a parent, friend or relative to get involved and make a difference for students. The time commitment is a few hours each month.
Also needed is an individual or two who will tow the group’s 24-foot trailer and offload bags of plastic and aluminum cans and bottles at the commercial recycler. The bags are not heavy; all you do is set them on the loading dock. The delivery typically is done on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning following the drive and can be set up for 9:30 or 10:30 a.m. This typically takes one and a half hours. Volunteer to do it monthly or let the PTO know you’re available a few months out of the year.
To learn more or to sign up to volunteer, please call Patty Meighen at 503-333-3969.
Connect to kindergarten
All Parkrose elementary schools invite incoming kindergarten students and their families to participate in the Connect to Kindergarten welcoming event Tuesday, April 11 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Prescott, Russell, Sacramento and Shaver teachers and principals will offer tours and answers questions. Register now for fall.
If you do not know which school your child will attend, call the Parkrose School District office at 503-408-2100.
Apply now for free preschool
Mt. Hood Community College Head Start and Early Head Start Preschool offers full-day and full-year programs, free preschool for eligible families and services for pregnant women and children from birth to 5 years old.
Apply in person at one of these events:
- Monday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Freedom Four Square Church, 660 S.E. 160th Ave.
- Monday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sunrise Center, 18901 East Burnside St.
Be sure to bring income verification (document from DHS, W2 or tax return or pay stubs for last 12 months); proof of child’s age; and immunization records, document of child’s disability or foster placement letter if applicable.
Transportation is available. Call 503-491-6111 to learn more.
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
Wilkes Community Group general meeting Tuesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2101 N.E. 162nd Ave.
Montavilla Neighborhood Association meeting Monday, April 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Montavilla United Methodist Church, 232 S.E. 80th Ave.
Hazelwood Neighborhood Association general meeting Monday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at EPNO, 1017 N.E. 117th Ave. Contact Chair Arlene Kimura at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sumner Neighborhood meeting Tuesday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 4415 N.E. 87th Ave.
Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association board meeting Tuesday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Fire Station #2, 4800 N.E. 122nd Ave. Contact Chair Doug Cook at email@example.com for more information.
Parkrose Neighborhood Association meeting Tuesday, April 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Russellville Grange, 12105 N.E. Prescott St. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Russell Neighborhood Association meeting Thursday, April 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. at University of Western States, 2900 N.E. 132nd Ave. For more information, contact Ron Glanville at email@example.com or visit www.russellneighbors.org.
Mill Park Neighborhood Association meeting Monday, March 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11560 S.E. Market St. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Gregory Heights Library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 503-988-5123
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12 to 24 months with adult. Thursdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Book Babies: Storytime for children newborn to 12 months with adult. Thursdays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m., except April 1.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Saturdays from 11:15 a.m.to noon.
FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Legos at the Library: Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. Bricks and supplies provided. Donations welcome. For kids ages 5 to 11. Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Follow the Reader: Practice your new reading skills with a teen buddy. Discover new books, learn new words and make a new friend. Sign up for a 30-minute session to read with a specially trained teen volunteer. Registration required; call 503-988-5123. Saturdays from 4 to 5 p.m.
A Good Yarn: Whether you are a beginner or an experienced knitter, come join the fun and learn together. All experience levels and ages welcome. Please bring your own supplies. Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Language Exchange: Practice Vietnamese or English and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Vietnamese. Beginners welcome. Saturdays from 3 to 4 p.m.
Language Exchange: Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Saturdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Sundays from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Pageturners Book Group: Read “Alexander Hamilton” by Ron Chernow. Engage in stimulating conversation about books. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Monday, April 17 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Computer Help: Friendly, patient lab assistants are available to help you practice your computer skills. Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Vietnamese Computer Help: Library volunteers provide one-on-one assistance with basic computer functions like setting up e-mails and filling out online forms and applications. Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Midland Library, 805 S.E. 122nd Ave., 503-988-5123
Space at programs is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis, except as noted.
Book Babies: Storytime for children newborn to 12 months with adult. Mondays from 11:30 a.m.to noon.
Tiny Tots: Storytime for children 12 to 24 months with adult. Tuesdays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Toddler Storytime: Storytime for children 24 to 36 months with adult. Fridays from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m.
Family Storytime: Storytime for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Fridays from 11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Preschool Storytime: Storytime for children 3 to 6 years with adult. Mondays from 10:15 to 11 a.m. and Tuesdays from 11:15 a.m.to noon.
Black Storytime: The African and African American experience comes alive for children newborn to 6 years with an adult and other family members. Saturdays from noon to 12:30 p.m., except April 1 and 22.
Chinese Storytime: Storytime presented in Cantonese for children newborn to 6 years with a favorite adult and other family members. Saturdays from 2 to 2:45 p.m., except April 22 and 29.
Vietnamese Storytime: Storytime presented in Vietnamese for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Sundays from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Russian Storytime: Storytime presented in Russian for children newborn to 6 years with adult. Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
STEAM Storytime: Enjoy a 15-minute storytime followed by age-appropriate science, math or art exploration. For children 2 to 6. Thursdays from 6 to 6:45 p.m.
Yarn Club: Whether your interest is knitting or crocheting, come join the fun and learn together. All levels and ages welcome. Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Chess at the Library: Have fun playing chess or Chinese chess. The library provides the chess equipment. All ages welcome. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., except April 29.
Black Storytime with Food-Sharing Farming and Nutrition Knowledge: Learn about gardening during this special storytime. The first 20 families will receive a starter kit to take home. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Saturday, April 22 from noon to 1 p.m.
¡Día de los Niños y Día de los Libros!: Celebrate children and bilingual literacy. Enjoy music, stories, books, fun activities and educational crafts. Each child in attendance will receive a free book. Día de los Niños y Día de los Libros is made possible in part by The Library Foundation with support from U.S. Bank Foundation and BNSF Railway Foundation. Saturday, April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.
FOR KIDS AND TEENS
Teen Council: Build leadership skills, work on creative projects, plan events, earn service hours and have fun with other teens and library staff. Snacks provided. Email email@example.com for info.
Read to the Dogs: Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog from Pet Partners®. Registration required; call 503-988-5123. Saturdays, April 8 and 22 from noon to 2 p.m.
Legos at the Library: Bring your mad Lego skills to the library and let your imagination flow. For kids 5 to 11. Mondays, April 10 and 24,from 4 to 5 p.m.
Mancala—An African Counting Game: Learn about the origins of Mancala, the rules of the game and strategies for winning. Players will then have the opportunity to compete. Best for kids 8 and up. Saturday, April 15 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Financial Aid Lab: Financial aid can be complicated and stressful. Yet for many, financial aid is the only pathway to an education. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the most important financial aid document that you will file. It determines your eligibility for grants, loans, work study and some scholarships. The Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) is an important document for accessing state aid and a source of college funding for those who are not eligible to fill out the FAFSA. If you’re going to college or thinking of going to college next year and want to learn more or get help with completing the FAFSA or ORSA, come to this session to get help from experts from Mt. Hood Community College. For teens and adults. Saturday, April 22 from 10:30 a.m.to noon.
Language Exchange: Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Sundays from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
English Classes: Free ESL classes. All levels welcome. Mondays and Fridays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Adult Literacy Tutoring: Drop in to work one-on-one with a tutor. Get help with reading, writing, math, English and the GED. Tuesdays from 5 to 7 p.m.
Citizenship Class: Learn about the process of becoming a citizen. Prepare for your citizenship interview. Study United States history and government for the examination. Classes are in English and are taught by Goodwill instructors. Fridays from 10:30 a.m.to noon.
Talk Time: Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., except April 29.
Community Meeting: Help plan the library’s future. Share your input as we create a long-range facilities plan. Learn more about Multnomah County Library facilities master planning process 2016–2017 at www.multcolib.org/planning/process. Wednesday, April 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Traditional Chinese Dough Figurines: This program provides an opportunity to see, understand and make traditional Chinese dough art. Program is conducted in Mandarin. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Saturday, April 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Pageturners Book Groups: Engage in conversation about books and get to know your neighbors. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Read “The March” by E.L. Doctorow. Tuesday, April 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Read “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake” by Anna Quindlen. Wednesday, April 19 from 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Lead Poisoning Prevention Workshop: This workshop provides the tools and resources needed to locate lead sources at home and at work, stabilize or eliminate hazardous lead conditions and find additional agencies and organizations in the Portland Metro area that can help to further limit lead hazards in the home. Participants receive a booklet and a kit of lead-safe cleaning and testing materials. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.
Seed to Supper—Beginning Gardening on a Small Budget: In this six-week course from the Oregon Food Bank, learn the basics of abundant produce gardening. Participants should plan to attend all six classes. Please find other arrangements for children; this is an adults-only course. Seed to Supper is a joint effort of Oregon Food Bank and the Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener™ Program. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Sundays, April 23–June 4 from 10:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.
Origami Ornaments, Mobiles and Garlands: There are many simple but beautiful geometric shapes that you can fold out of pretty paper for room decoration or for a special event. Sunday, April 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.
A Will Is Not Enough in Oregon: Learn the basics of wills, living trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives with attorney and author Richard Schneider. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Wednesday, April 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Computer Help: Volunteers help with basic computer functions. Tuesdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m.; assistance in Vietnamese also available; Russian assistance available 5 to 6 p.m. On Fridays from 2:30 to 5 p.m., assistance in Chinese is available.
E-Books and Audiobooks—Hands-On Help: Bring your device and drop in for one-on-one help. Fridays from 3 to 4:30 p.m., except April 28.
Beginning Cybersecurity: Curious about the basics of staying safe online? Come to this class to learn what you can do to protect yourself. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Tuesday, April 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Internet Basics: This class is an introduction to using the Internet on computers. Registration required; register online, in the library or by calling 503-988-5123. Tuesday, April 25 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Pat MacAodha contributed to this report.