Pan African Festival – 8/12

Saturday, August 1 2, 201 7

FREE ADMISSION

Festival starts at 12PM-8:30PM

Pioneer Courthouse Square

 

ACTIVITIES Live Entertainment • Art, Crafts, & Merchandise Vendors • Food from African Countries, Caribbean & African American cultures • Performance by local talents• Storytelling• Speakers/panelist/discussion – The Impacts of Pan Africans in Oregon • Fashion Show • Information & Advice on Health & Well-Being, Careers & Educational Opportunities • Health Screening Services ——–

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HOSTED BY PAN AFRICAN PLANNING GROUP, LLC • AFRICAN WOMEN COALITION • OREGON COMMISSION ON BLACK AFFAIRS• AFRICAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF OREGON• OFFICE OF SENATOR JAMES MANNING • OFFICE OF REPRESENTATIVE JANELLE BYNUM • OFFICE OF SENATOR LEW FREDRICK• OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER LORETTA SMITH • CENTER FOR AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES OF OREGON • IRCO-AFRICA HOUSE • URBAN LEAGUE OF PORTLAND • SOMALI AMERICAN COUNCIL OF OREGON • MUSLIM EDUCATION TRUST • SEI • ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN STUDENTS AT PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY • AND MANY MORE

Expert in Your Own Aging – Friday, 7/14

First Baptist Church, July 14th

10am-12pm

909 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Join Elders in Action to discuss and learn about the many ways people experience aging.

The focus will be on how to find meaning and purpose in the next stages of our lives. A combination of videos of older adults on their experiences and a live discussion about your own.

 

We will explore many topic, including:

  • Surprises of aging
  • Pleasures and difficulties of aging
  • Deciding what you really want
  • What to tell your medical provider