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Pompeii Exhibit Comes to OMSI

See a city frozen in time by catastrophic eruption

A worldwide exhibit examining life in Pompeii both before and after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. opens Saturday, June 24 at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

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Nikki Brown Clown Party

Portland’s favorite brown clown is having a party.

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New Craft Beer Festival

More than 60 craft beverages will be served this weekend at the first annual BrewFest in the Park, scheduled June 23-25 at Overlook Park in north Portland.

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Urban Kids Fishing Derby

A free fishing excursion for youngsters will be held on Saturday, June 24 at Mt. Hood Community College.

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Food, Crafts and Live Music

Three blocks of food, crafts, and live music highlight the Broadway Street Festival in Beaverton.

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Enticing Kids for Summer Reads

Kids of all ages are encouraged to sign up for summer activities at any neighborhood branch of the Multnomah County Library system.

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Just in Time

Warmer temps arrive as pools open

Portland Parks and Recreation opened all of its outdoor pools for summer Tuesday just as the school year ends and warm warmer arrives in the Northwest.

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An Assault on the Least Among Us

We cannot let our neighbors go hungry

With President Trump's budget, Congress has now seen his plans for low income Americans, and Congress must wholly reject his vision in their own upcoming budget.

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Juneteenth Still Resonates in Powerful Ways

It reminds us how far we have yet to go

So why, amid all this progress, does the Juneteenth holiday still resonate so powerfully for so many Americans? Because Juneteenth reminds us how far we have yet to go. Racial inequality remains one of the top issues of our time.

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What Black Parents Must Do This Summer

Activities to make up for the education gap

There is a three year educational gap between black and white students. Many people love to believe it’s due to income, fatherlessness, educational attainment of the parent, and lack of parental involvement. I believe a major reason for the gap is we continue to close schools for the summer as if we are an agrarian economy.

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Staying Strong

‘Good in the Hood’ festival will go on

Community refuses to buckle from fear and intimidation

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Returning to the Stage

An award winning adult musical with actors and puppets telling stories of racism, homophobia, and homelessness while also taking on issues like finding the purpose of life is returning to a Portland stage.

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Charles Drew Blood Drive

Event critical for saving lives

Eligible donors are encouraged to give at the 12th annual Dr. Charles Drew blood drive Saturday, June 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Red Cross Portland Blood Donation Center, 3131 N. Vancouver Ave.

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Celebrate Juneteenth!

‘Freedom Day’ in Portland and beyond

Free celebrations for Juneteenth, also called Freedom Day, are held Saturday, June 17 in Portland and Vancouver, and on Monday, June 19 at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland.

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NBA Title with Best Run Ever

Golden State finished the playoffs 16-1 when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120

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Life of an Iconic President

The Oregon Historical Society’s current exhibition “High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy” explores Kennedy’s early life, his road to the presidency, and the changes he effected during his time in office.

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Field Trips Open Minds

Local students from schools across the region have a chance to visit Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) with its hands-on exhibits thanks to a free program sponsored by Google to introduce students in underserved communities to science and math careers.

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PDX Jazz June Concerts

PDX Jazz closes out the month of June with trumpet sensation Ambrose Akinmusire on Saturday, June 17 at McMenamin's Mission Theater, and The Legendary Murray/El'Zabar Duo on Thursday, June 29 at The Old Church.

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On Alberta Street

Now Showing at Guardino

Several artists are featured this month at Guardino Gallery, 2939 N.E. Alberta St.

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