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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

Tell Portland City Council: No Cooperation with ICE
Local activists have occupied the streets outside the ICE facility in Southwest Portland since June 17 and, after calling on other activists, have sparked similar occupations across the country including movements in New York City, Los Angeles, and Tacoma. According to the Facebook event page, the Portland Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) invites people to “demand that Portland withdraw from the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), of which ICE is a member... Portland has withdrawn from the JTFF before and can do it again, this Wednesday.” Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th, 2nd floor, 9:30-11 am, FREE

PDX Freeway Revolts, Past and Present
Join BikeLoudPDX and No More Freeways PDX for an educational bike ride through the lens of Portland’s history of freeway expansion. Ride starts at Piccolo Park which was the demolition site for the Mt. Hood Freeway that never was. The ride will weave through other neighborhoods, and you can learn more about the topic in “The Dead Freeway Society,” a 2009 Mercury feature written by former reporter Sarah Mirk. Piccolo City Park, 2535 SE 28th, 5:30-7:30 pm, FREE

NXT LVL presents Flawless BINGO: A Benefit for Pueblo Unido PDX
NXT LVL, an entirely volunteer-run grassroots org, capitalizes on their excellent event planning skills to host jaw-droppingly fabulous fundraisers for good causes. Join them at 6 pm to learn about how to get involved and then again at 8 pm for three rounds of bingo in support of Pueblo Unido PDX, the Portland Menstrual Society, and the Portland State Women’s Resource Center. Bring cash for $2 bingo cards. Century, 930 SE Sandy, 6-11 pm, FREE


THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Celebrating Natural Medicine: NUNM Annual Gala
National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) is an international leader of evidence-based natural medicine education. They’re also the oldest accredited naturopathic medical university in North America. Support another year of budding naturopathic medicine education by attending the university’s annual gala. This year, donations will benefit generous tuition scholarships to support students with financial need. National University of Natural Medicine, 049 SW Porter, 5:30-8:30 pm, $125


FRIDAY, JUNE 29

Free Toothache Clinic
Despite the very real necessity of dental care, countless people can’t afford adequate services. To make matters worse, many employers and their insurance providers don’t offer dental care benefits. Thankfully, locally owned Timber Dental offers free clinics for patients experiencing toothaches and provides treatments including fillings and extractions at no cost. First come, first served. Call 503-765-7355 to ask questions confidentially. Timber Dental, 3500 NE MLK, 8 am-1 pm, FREE

Silver Moon Brewing F* Cancer Bottle Release Party
It’s a well-known fact that cancer fucking sucks, but now you can support the Portland chapter of the American Cancer Society and their Relay for Life team by purchasing special-edition bottles and pints of Silver Moons’ F* Cancer IPA. Two dollars will be donated for every bottle sold and $50 for every keg sold. Be sure to also pick up some fly swag for the cause. North 45 Pub, 517 NW 21st, 5-8 pm, FREE


SATURDAY, JUNE 30

Pet First Aid and CPR Training
Consider signing up for a pet first aid and CPR training led by Tricia Case of Trailblazing Tails. A portion of class fees will support adoption center and rescue Pixie Project. The five-hour workshop will cover rescue breathing, restraining and muzzling, seizures, and much more—all of which benefits pets everywhere. Signing up in advance is suggested. Courtyard at Mt. Tabor, 6125 SE Division, 10 am-3 pm, $90

Friends of Noise presents: Pride All-Ages Concert and Workshop
Friends of Noise is an amazing nonprofit that focuses on fostering youth-engagement in the music scene by providing a variety of resources including workshops and monthly open mics at S1. Hear from the Mercury’s own Jenni Moore on the dos and don’ts of press releases and media relations, and be sure to catch performances by Maarquii, [E]mpress, Kids’ Table, and Brody Gray. S1, 7320 NE Sandy, 3-10 pm, FREE

Defend PDX: Patriot Prayer’s Violence Must End
Yet another alt-right rally and counter-protest is set to take over Terry D. Schrunk Plaza in Downtown Portland when far right group Patriot Prayer returns. Several anti-fascist organizations such as Rose City Antifa and RASH NW have invited other activists to join them in a demonstration against the group and their beliefs. Be safe. Terry D. Schrunk Plaza, 364 SW Madison, 4-7 pm, FREE

Benefit Gig featuring Little Star, Surfer Rosie, Alien Boy, and Vari Vice
You don’t have to limit your environmental engagement to Earth Day, especially when there’s a slew of very good bands that promise to play and donate money to nonprofits on your behalf. Head over to vegan punk bar Black Water for a killer, kill-free burger and a great show in support of Bikes for the World, Bikes Not Bombs, Climate Solutions, National Parks Conservation Association, and People for Bikes. Black Water, 835 NE Broadway, 7 pm, $7-10


TUESDAY, JULY 3

Volunteer Night and Book Sale
Help Portland Books to Prisoners’ weekly mailing night by showing up, stuffing packages with vital educational materials, and bringing supplies if you can. Top needs include packaging tape, 8.5- by 11-inch paper, and dictionaries. Can’t make it? Consider sending funds via Paypal to bookstoprisoners [at] riseup [dot] net. In Other Words Feminist Community Center, 14 NE Killingsworth, 5-7 pm, FREE