TUES 6/12: Green Acres Farm Sanctuary Fundraiser Green Acres Sanctuary

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6

Queer APIs + Mental Health Roundtable

As part of APANO’s Mic Check! series, several community members who identify as queer and API will participate in a panel about these intersections while discussing a multitude of topics including health impact, self-care, and navigating LGBTQ+ spaces. Hear from Nancy Haque, Anna Vo, Camtu Tran, Touk Keo, and Manumalo Ala’ilima. Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont, 6-8 pm, FREE

What’s Happening in Our Streets?

Self Enhancement, Inc. will open up their facilities to provide space for Black community members to voice their concerns and inform the Oregon Department of Transportation and PBOT about investments they’d like to see. This event is for Black folks who live in or travel to the North and Northeast Portland quadrants. Dinner provided, children welcome, translation and interpretation available upon request, and gift certificates offered to survey participants. Self Enhancement, Inc., 3920 N Kerby, 6-8 pm, FREE


THURSDAY, JUNE 7

Third Annual New Orleans Jazz Funeral Ride

Join BikeLoudPDX for their third annual bicycle-led memorial to honor and highlight traffic fatalities in Oregon, “Big Easy style.” After a rally at City Hall, a slow, somber walk to ODOT will follow, with a music-backed bike ride to conclude the ceremony. Black or black-and-white attire is suggested. Brass, woodwind, and percussion musicians are encouraged to join in. Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th, 5-8 pm, FREE


FRIDAY, JUNE 8

Pitch a Tent 2018

Since 2009, Right2Survive has hosted Pitch a Tent, a direct action in response to the city of Portland’s allowance of Rose Parade campers and simultaneous, ongoing sweeps of houseless camps and shelters. Bring a tent or borrow one on site, listen to houseless people speak, and enjoy food and music during this 24-hour event. Volunteers and donations are vital and still needed, so contact the organization through Facebook to help in a variety of ways including set-up, food prep, donations, and peace-keeping. SW 4th & Washington, June 8 at 10:30 am through June 9 at 10:30 am, FREE


SATURDAY, JUNE 9

Muscles for Money! Arm Wrestling for Charity

Get loud at this ’80s-inspired edition of arm wrestling for charity that will feature an all-womxn lineup and plenty of food and libations. Although funds benefit the youth at SMYRC, kids should stay home—so speed dial your sitter now. Bring lots of dollar bills for tips and prepare to leave the night doused in glitter and other peoples’ sweat. Bleeding Hearts Kettlebell Club, 2043 SE 50th, 4-7 pm, $20-25

June Chef Dinner at Zenger Farm

Zenger Farm offers important programming to all of Portland, but especially folks who live past Southeast 82nd. Now you can indulge in a mouthwatering three-course meal celebrating Korean, Chinese, and Filipino cuisine prepared by distinguished chefs Carlo Lamagna, Helen Jo, Jasper Shen, and PJ Yang in support of Zenger Farms! Reserve seats early and arrive at 6 pm for an hour of hors d’ouevres and wine before dinner. Zenger Farm, 11741 SE Foster, 6-9 pm, $85


SUNDAY, JUNE 10

2018 Pride Volunteer Orientation

It’s not too late to lend Portland’s 2018 Pride a hand by volunteering! This orientation is the final opportunity to learn how to get involved, and two 60-minute sessions are available according to interests: Prospective festival volunteers should arrive at 11 am while parade volunteers can arrive at 1 pm. Not sure which best suits your skills? Attend both! Q Center, 4115 N Mississippi, 11 am-2 pm, FREE


Native Wisdom Film Screening and Community Consultation

Wisdom of the Elders has preserved Native American stories, developed inclusive curriculum, and hosted countless multicultural celebrations since their incorporation in 1993. Join the organization for a screening of their documentary, People of the Oregon Interior, and support independent media. All elders can enter for free, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, 2-4 pm, $9 suggested donation

Emerson Street House presents The Cats of Mirikitani

Wars weaved in and out of Jimmy Mirikitani’s life. After surviving atomic bombings at Hiroshima and spending years in a Japanese internment camp on US soil, his neighborhood and livelihood were devasted while living on the streets near the World Trade Center on 9/11. Although the effects of trauma lingered, the healing power of art did as well. The Cats of Mirikitani follows his life and focuses on his love of cats and world peace. Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton, 7-8:30 pm, $10 suggested donation


TUESDAY, JUNE 12

Green Acres Farm Sanctuary Fundraiser

When the hankering for a burger or hot dog calls, turn to Next Level for exclusively plant-based alternatives. Enjoy your choice of extensive patty offerings and top off your meal with sides like crinkle-cut fries, coconut coffee shakes, and sautéed kale. Five percent of all sales will benefit Green Acres Farm Sanctuary in Silverton, Oregon. Next Level Burger, 4121 SE Hawthorne, 11 am-10 pm, FREE

Sexual Harassment: Taking a Stand & Creating a Safe Place

The American Society of Media Photographers will host a panel discussion about sexual harassment and violence, especially as they relate to the creative industry. Hear from Kit Garrett, Meg Garvin, Jonathan Gates, Gia Goodrich, Kasey Huber, Mitra Shahri, Kristin Schotterbeck, and Christine Taylor as they each speak from personal experience and expertise. Lewis & Clark Law School, 10015 SW Terwilliger, 6:30- 9 pm, FREE