PCC Retiree Network Calendar of Events, May 2017

Here are the events coming up in May 2017 (and a few future dates to save below):

Annual Foundation Retiree Luncheon, Friday, May 5th, 11:30 a.m. social, 12:00 p.m. lunch.  At PCC Southeast Campus, Tabor Hall, Room 143 (2305 SE 82nd Avenue, Portland).

May Happy Lunch, Wednesday, May 10th, 1:00 p.m.:  The group decided to meet at ‘Gather’ (menu link), the restaurant within the Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel (location and parking link).  We’ll need RSVP’s by Monday, May 8th to make our reservation.  RSVP either by using the comment field below or by hitting reply to your emailed version of this message.

May Art & Conversation, Portland Art Museum, Thursday, May 18th, (coffee at 9:15 a.m., lecture at 10:15 a.m.:   The May 18th presentation will be a discussion of the special exhibition titled “Constructing Identity”.  Mike Murawski, Director of Education and Public Programs will speak on highlighted works from the exhibition and will be joined by special guests to discuss the Art is Ours community gallery, a collaboration with the Museum of Impact that features creative response to the Constructing Identity exhibition by Portland-based artists of color.

Pinot & Prose Book Club, Wednesday, May 24th, 11:30 a.m.:  Our May selection is book 2 of “Suite Francaise” (Dolce’) by Irene Nemirovsky, we’ll hold the discussion at Walter Mitty’s Restaurant.

Retiree Network Business Meeting, Wednesday, May 24th, 1:00 p.m., at Walter Mitty’s Restaurant.

Future Events include:

NeighborWalks: Beginning in mid-May and continuing through the summer months, the Oregon Chapter of AARP will sponsor a series of walks through Portland neighborhoods. For more information and schedules:  NeighborWalks

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 mercycorps.org/action-center/events or call 503-896-5747.

39th Annual PCC Retirement Dinner:  Friday, June 2nd.  For more information: Retirement Dinner.

Zero Cancer project run/walk, Sunday, June 11th, TBA a.m.  Gary is working with the Zero Cancer group and developing a concept of 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 we read in November 2016 will be returning to Portland Center Stage in June.  All our group tickets have been sold, but tickets are still available from Portland Center Stage.

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