Uncensored Celebration
Snag limited-edition prints and posters created by local artists, snack on tacos, and get your responsible drink on in support of the ACLU of Oregon. Try your luck at the raffle for your chance to win two tickets to the 2020 Liberty Dinner and a collection of screen prints to spruce up your space. Previous iterations have sold out, so getting your tickets in advance is recommended. Lagunitas Community Room, 237 NE Broadway, 6 pm, $15-20


Native Artist & Storyteller Symposium
Native-run educational and storytelling nonprofit Wisdom of the Elders, Inc. is hosting their annual symposium featuring stories and artwork from Native artists, a panel with Q&A to follow, and a shared community meal. All are welcome. PSU Native American Student and Community Center, 710 SW Jackson, noon, FREE

Nightmare on Knott Street
If spooky thrills and community activism are your thing, you’re in for a treat! This fundraiser combines ghostly performances, DJs, activities for kids of all ages, a costume contest, and a haunted house to raise money for good causes in feel-good, Halloween style. All proceeds benefit Portland Parks & Rec’s Teen Force program. Bring three canned food items for the Oregon Food Bank for free admission (or to double your impact by donating as well). Matt Dishman Community Center, 77 NE Knott, 7 pm, $5 suggested donation


Oregon Coast Trail Party – Cascade Head
Trail Keepers of Oregon need your help getting a spectacular 2.3-mile section of trail back in business for visitors. Help with log removal, tread restoration, drainage repair, and more. Visit to RSVP and for tips on how to prepare. No experience required. Directions provided to registrants 48 hours prior, Cascade Head, Tillamook County, 9 am, FREE


Not a Fashion Show: Women in Music Wear Coats for a Cause
For one night only, catch several incredible women from our city’s thriving music scene strut to raise funds for Rose Haven day shelter and collect warm women’s coats for the cold months ahead. Bring a coat to donate and these movers and shakers—who make music, curate inclusive lineups, and make sure artists get paid for their work—will don them on the catwalk. Attendees can exchange their own coat donations for raffle tickets and enjoy free snacks throughout the show. Dig a Pony, 736 SE Grand, 6 pm, FREE


¿Por Qué No? Tacos for Brown Girl Rise
Today is your day to stock up on burritos, tamales, margaritas, merch, gift certificates, and much more at either ¿Por Qué No? location. Not only do you get your fill of food and/or merch, but you give back to the radical, culturally-relevant youth programming of Brown Girl Rise. Ten percent of all sales will be donated. ¿Por Qué No?, 3524 N Mississippi; 4635 SE Hawthorne, 11 am-10 pm, FREE

PDX Grocery Workers: Lessons of the 2019 Contract Fight
Two grassroots groups—Retail Workers for a Democratic Union and Socialist Alternative Portland—are co-hosting a forum to discuss the recent boycott, bargaining period, and contract agreement between the UFCW and Kroger. Help shape and set a new plan in motion. Open to all Portland grocery workers and community supporters. Multnomah County Central Library, 801 SW 10th, 5:30 pm, FREE


Harvest Fest
If trick-or-treating isn’t on the agenda for your family this Halloween, you can still have a sweet, good time thanks to SEI. This year, they’re hosting a Lion King-themed evening filled with games and activities, music, food, community, and of course, candy. Self Enhancement, Inc., 3920 N Kerby, 5 pm, FREE


La Costa Chica Screening, Artist Talk, and Performance
Next year, Afro-Mexicans will have the option to identify with their roots in Mexico’s census for the first time. While this particular victory is new, Afro-Mexicans have always existed in spite of the erasure. La Costa Chica explores the rich Afro-Mexican diaspora living on the Pacific coast. In addition to the screening, guests will hear a Skype conversation with the filmmakers, a performance by Los Diablos de la Mixteca, an artist talk with Fernando Soto who will discuss his photo exhibition on display, and free pan de muerto and Mexican hot chocolate offered by Revolución Coffee House. PNCA, 511 NW Broadway, 5:30 pm, FREE

Benefit Show for Kelly’s Lyme Disease Treatment
Portland musician Kelly Chudler of “folksy, bluesy” punk outfit Dogtooth & Nail has been struggling with their Lyme disease diagnosis for over a year now. They’re paying for treatment out of pocket, and you can help relieve some of the financial burden by showing up for this evening of music, a raffle, and kombucha sales. ADA accessible. Social Justice Action Center, 400 SE 12th, 6 pm, $5-10 suggested donation


¿Qué Pasa Venezuela?: Stories from the Exodus
Listen to bilingual, first-person testimonies of Venezuelan refugees read by the organizers behind TodoSomos—a group that collected written stories via ledger book at a refugee rest house located in Pamplona, Colombia. This presentation marks one step of their project, which has evolved into working towards earning 501(c)(3) status and the publication of a book by spring 2020. Milagro Theatre, 425 SE Stark, 1 pm, FREE (donations accepted)


SHINE with Q Center
Start your morning with mimosas and brunch while donning your shiniest digs at this community fundraiser benefitting the Q Center. Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, 1401 SW Naito, 10:30, $10-100 sliding scale


Portland Books to Prisoners Volunteer Night and Book Sale
This weekly event invites community members to package and ship books to people currently incarcerated in the United States. Folks looking to build up their own bookshelves can also support the cause by stocking up on reasonably priced surplus books. Donations are always accepted via PayPal at pdxbookstoprisoners [at] riseup [dot] net to help cover their monthly operating expenses. Dismantle Change Build Center, 14 NE Killingsworth, 5 pm, FREE