MON 3/26: Feminist March: Tangerine and Kauai with NXT LVL PDX Magnolia Pictures

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

Sip for Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) Fundraiser
Best Friends is a warm and welcoming juice cart, and the cart’s co-owner, an alum of MSD, is raising money for the victims in her hometown of Parkland, Florida. Fifteen percent of all sales through March 27 will be donated. Best Friend, 1121 SE Division, 8 am-4 pm daily through Tues March 27, FREE

Doctors Without Borders Information Session
In the midst of crisis, Doctors Without Borders provides the support of aid workers to bring quality medical care to areas of conflict around the world. Medical and non-medical professionals interested in joining the movement are invited to attend this presentation and Q&A. Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th, 7-8:30 pm, FREE


THURSDAY, MARCH 22

Skin Deep: Marrow’s One-Year Anniversary
Support rad teens at the first anniversary of Marrow PDX—a youth-led community space that hosts workshops, resources, and a safe haven to commune with others. Browse tattoo artists’ work for sale and bring cash for raffle tickets and entry if you’re over 25. Marrow PDX, 7025 N Lombard, 6-9 pm, $5 suggested donation


FRIDAY, MARCH 23

Decolonizing Trans/Gender 101
Folks who identify as queer, trans, or anywhere “within the QUILTBAG of alphabet soup” are invited to a reading group led by Marilyn Buck Abolitionist Collective. The text, available on the Facebook event page, tackles the intersections of white supremacy, capitalism, and queer/trans identities. Cash donations accepted. Q Center, 4115 N Mississippi, 5-7 pm, FREE


SATURDAY, MARCH 24

Polish the Jade: a Community Cleanup Event
Pick up trash, clear the community garden of weeds, and scrub away graffiti at the third annual Jade District cleanup. Arrive early to enjoy coffee at 9 am, stay late for the reward of lunch, and get to know your neighbors better. Harrison Park School, 2225 SE 87th, 9 am-noon, FREE

March for Our Lives
Like the #Enough school walkouts last week, student organizers across the nation are rallying to march against gun violence in their communities. The protest will leave from the Park Blocks by 10:30 and will end at Pioneer Courthouse Square by noon for a performance by Grammy-winning rock band Portugal. The Man. North Park Blocks, NW 6th and Davis, 10 am-2 pm, FREE

Black Voices United Presents City Council Candidates Forum
Hear from five candidates in the running for the seat of City Council Commission Position 3, currently held by Dan Saltzman. Hear from Jo Ann Hardesty, Felicia Williams, Andrea Valderrama, Loretta Smith, and Stuart Emmons. Since there will be free food and childcare, RSVPs are highly encouraged. Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th, noon-1:30 pm, FREE


SUNDAY, MARCH 25

Zumba for OHS and DWJS
Put on your flashiest leggings and get ready to sweat in the name of pets and affordable dance studios. All proceeds from this 90-minute Zumba class will support the Oregon Humane Society and Dance with Joy Studios as they undertake costly seismic upgrades. Dance with Joy Studios, 7981 SE 17th, 9:30-11 am, $15

Just Desserts: a Bake Sale Against Gun Violence
Community bake sale organizers Tracy Puhl and Chelsea Wright are calling on Portlanders anew to buy baked goods for charitable causes. All money raised will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety, a gun control advocacy group, and you can stock up on tasty treats like mini apple pies, butter mocha cake, and vegan lemon coconut scones. Cash only! Books with Pictures, 1100 SE Division, 10 am-3 pm, FREE


MONDAY, MARCH 26

History Pub: Women of the Civil Rights Movement
Learn about the significant role that women of color played throughout the Civil Rights Movement in Oregon and beyond at this presentation hosted in partnership with Oregon Black Pioneers and the Oregon Historical Society. Speakers will also share advice and strategies with new and young activists on how to best make change in their communities. Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd, 7-8:30 pm, FREE

Clinton St. Resistance Series presents Space Jam
Playworks wants kids to stay healthy and active. The nationwide nonprofit focuses on serving low-income schools and advocates for safety, lower rates of bullying and exclusion, and engaging activities on the playground. Space Jam is the choice for this week’s installment of the Clinton St. Resistance series, a screening every Monday night that raises money for nonprofits. Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton, 7-10 pm, $5

Feminist March: Tangerine and Kauai with NXT LVL PDX
Take in two beautiful films about transgender women at this benefit screening for Trans Lifeline and Portland Menstrual Society. Bring unopened menstrual products to donate and receive a NXT LVL sticker or button as thanks. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, 7:30-10 pm, general $9, seniors, students and kids $7