Film Screening: Trans Dudes with Lady Cancer
Filmmakers YeeWon Chong and Brooks Nelson documented their experiences as transmasculine people navigating breast and ovarian cancer diagnoses and the US medical system. Watch their short documentary (closed-captioned in English) and stay for the panel discussion featuring the filmmakers and several community orgs. PCC Cascade Campus, 705 N Killingsworth, 5:30-7:30 pm, FREE


An Armful of Words
Celebrate the works of several local AAPI writers at this community reading celebrating the opening of H Mart, featuring art by Conner Choi and Seungdo Hyun. High Low Art Space, 936 SE 34th, 6-8:30 pm, $0-10 sliding scale


Power of the Pig
Blanchet House provides meals to low-income and houseless communities six days per week. In addition to addressing hunger, the org operates a transitional shelter program at their farm in Carlton, Oregon. Thanks to the hungry pigs on Blanchet Farm, their meal program boasts zero food waste. Pet beloved pot-bellied pig P. Iggy Smalls and feed some piglet friends ($10 donation) at this fundraiser in support of Blanchet House. Q Center, 4115 N Mississippi, 11 am-2 pm, FREE

Native Gathering Garden Spring Tending Party
The Native Gathering Garden is a special healing space that embraces and honors indigenous land practices. Take care of the land and learn alongside PSU’s Indigenous Nations Studies, National Indian Parent Information Center, and Portland Parks & Rec at this quarterly, community-led tending session. Cully Park, 5810 NE 72nd, noon-3 pm, FREE

PDX Trans & Queer Clothing Swap
Whether you’re in need of some basic duds or are on the hunt for trendy threads, the quarterly PDX Trans & Queer Clothing Swap is always filled with plenty of pickin’s. For up-to-date FAQs, check out PCC Cascade Student Union Building, Room 203/204, 5575 N Albina, 12:30-3:30 pm, FREE

The Amazing Acro-cats Pounce on Portland
A touring live band. With an entirely-feline line-up. Need we say more?! Pick up your tickets to catch The Rock Cats ASAP as tickets sell out quickly and a purr-tion of all proceeds benefit local cat and kitten rescue! Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, Saturday, May 25, 3-5 pm, 8-10 pm; Sunday May 26, 1-3 pm, 6-8 pm, $22-39


Fuck Cancer (and the American Healthcare System) Flash Day
Line up for some sweet new ink for a great cause at Scapegoat Tattoo as they host a full day of flash designs in support of Scapegoat’s Cody Zeek and Food Fight!’s Linda Pear, who are both fighting cancer. All proceeds benefit Pear and Zeek. Cash only. Scapegoat Tattoo, 1223 SE Stark, noon-8 pm, FREE


Fundraiser for Books to Prisoners
Pop into Los Gorditos’ North Portland location to support Books to Prisoners—a non-profit mailing books and reading materials every week to incarcerated people. A portion of all food and beverage sales will be donated. Taqueria Los Gorditos, 902 N Killingsworth, 9 am-9 pm, FREE


We the Wild Youth
Help kick off We the Wild Youth’s inaugural event by showing up to listen to a TEDx-inspired lineup with several impressive youth speakers and tunes provided by local musicians White Lotus, Wav Pro, and New Moon. This grassroots group is entirely youth-led and eager to spark change. Open School East, 16570 SE Oak, 4:30-8:30 pm, FREE for youth under 21; $10 suggested donation for adults

Taste: United for Equity
Enjoy a decadent showcase and samplings from more than a dozen local chefs and winemakers at this evening filled with delicious fare, dancing, music, and more in support of local vital community nonprofits. A portion of all proceeds benefit KairosPDX, Latino Network, NAYA, and Q Center. Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park, 5:30-11 pm, $200

Mulugeta Seraw Film Screening and Discussion
Mulugeta Seraw immigrated to the United States from Ethiopia in 1980 to further his education and escape war. While enrolled in graduate school at 28, Seraw was murdered by three white supremacist skinheads. Learn more about Seraw’s life and his legacy at this screening—one of many events held as part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival, happening through June 5. Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center, 5340 N Interstate, 7-9 pm, $5 suggested donation


Black Business Summit 2019
Celebrate Black-owned businesses and mingle with fellow Black entrepreneurs at the first-ever Black Business Summit hosted by the Pan African Festival of Oregon and several partners. Attend workshops on branding, taxes, marketing, and more. Free for previous Pan African Festival vendors and business owners. Registration required. Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, 7:30 am-2 pm, $45


National Animal Rights Day 2019
Celebrate and commemorate the billons of animals killed by humans every year at this annual day of remembrance. Activities include a memorial ceremony, moments of silence, plus time to peruse vegan pop-up vendors, listen to speakers, and enjoy music by local acts. Check Facebook for more details. Holladay City Park, NE Holladay & 11th, 11:30 am-3:30 pm, FREE


Drag Bingo Fundraiser for IPRC
Raise a glass and a giant bingo marker in support of the Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) at this fundraiser hosted by sensational drag queen Peachy Springs. Bring $10 to snag your own limited-edition bingo card in support of accessible art-making for all! Liberty Glass Bar & Restaurant, 938 N Cook, 8-11 pm, FREE


Rally for the Right to Livable Future
In 2015, 21 youth plaintiffs sued the government for violating protections for the generation’s rights to life, liberty, and property, citing a failure to adequately address climate change. The monumental case, now known as Juliana v. United States, is scheduled to have the next hearing here in Portland. Show up and gather with fellow supporters a few blocks away. Pioneer Courthouse, 700 SW 6th, 1:30 pm, FREE