Retiree Network Events Calendar – April 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 1:00 p.m. April Happy Lunch  The group selected the South East Portland location of La Petite Provence (4834 SE Division St, Portland) for this month’s luncheon.  Come join us!

Wednesday, April 20th, 9:15 a.m. lecture at 10:15 a.m.: Art & Conversation, Portland Art Museum.  The April 20th presentation will be a discussion of Arts education in Portland led by Mama Stalcup, Director of Arts Education at the Regional Arts and Culture Council and Kristen Braysen, Portland Public Schools Arts Teacher on Special Assignment and will highlight the PPS arts showcase “Heart of Portland” on view at the Museum from April 12th through April 22nd.  View the “Heart of Portland” showcase between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m. in the Miller Room, Mark Building and/or attend the lecture/discussion at 10:15 a.m. in the Whitsell Auditorium.  As always, this monthly series is free to those 62 and over.

PCC Gala, Saturday, April 22nd, 5:30 p.m. PureSpace, 1315 NW Overton St., Portland.  This event is nearly sold out, contact the PCC Foundation office for last minute tickets.

Wednesday, April 26th, 11:30 a.m., Pinot & Prose Book Club: Our April selection is “Suite Francaise” by Irene Nemirovsky, we’ll hold the discussion at Walter Mitty’s Restaurant.

Wednesday, April 26th, 1:00 p.m., Retiree Network Business Meeting, at Walter Mitty’s Restaurant.

Future Events include:

Friday, May 5th, PCC Foundation Annual Retiree Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – Social, 12 p.m. Lunch & Program.  This year’s luncheon will be held at PCC Southeast Campus, Tabor Hall, Room 143, (2305 SE 82nd and Division, Portland).  Join us for this always well attended annual event. At this special luncheon for retired faculty and staff, you’ll hear updates from students, PCC Southeast Campus President Jessica Howard, and more.  And, you’ll also have the opportunity to take a campus tour.  If you still think of the “SE Center”, this is your opportunity to see the amazing transformation at this Campus!

Cascadia, Our Geology, Our Selves, Thursday, May 25th, 7:00 p.m. Mercy Corps Center, 45 SW Ankeny Street, Portland. A presentation on preparedness for “the Big One”, led by environmental scientist Robert Butler and Mercy Corps’ Director of U.S. Disaster Preparedness. Tickets are $5 for seniors and students. Purchase tickets by visiting or call 503-896-5747.

Zero Cancer project run/walk, Sunday, June 11th, TBA a.m.  The Retiree Network plans to field a team again this year.  Gary Lesniak is working with the Zero Cancer group to develop a Dance Walk” for this South Water Front event.

June 25th, The Pianist of Willesden Lane, a play based on the book The Children of Willesden Lane which the Book Club read in November 2016 will be returning to Portland Center Stage.  A few tickets at our group price remain, but must be reserved by Sunday, April 2nd.  Contact Jerry Donnelly for more information or to reserve your seat.

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