PCC Cascade, and Portland International Raceway
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Monday, May 30, 2016 at midnight through Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at midnight
midnight through Tuesday, May 31 at midnight
SCREENING: LOST CITY, LIVING MEMORIES: VANPORT THROUGH THE VOICES OF ITS RESIDENTS PCC Cascade Campus, MAHB 104 monday - 3pm / FREE, RSVP RECOMMENDED A screening of community-produced short oral history documentaries, featuring former Vanport residents sharing their memories. With opening remarks by City of Portland Commissioner Nick Fish commemorating the 68th Anniversary of the Vanport flood, and PCC History Professor James Harrison. Sponsored by Oregon Historical Society. The stories are part of the on-going Vanport Mosaic oral history project, a community-based initiative directed by Story Midwife Laura Lo Forti, in collaboration with Portland Community Media, ReBuilding Center, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. TOUR: WELCOME HOME TO VANPORT PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 1940 N Victory Blvd, Portland, OR 97217 MONDAY - 10AM-3PM / FREE Hike- Bike- Listen- Learn! “Welcome Home to Vanport” includes speakers, two 5K self-guided walk and bike routes, and exhibits at Portland International Raceway, a part of historic Vanport City. Hike up the levee. Exhibits include artifacts from PIR. Others exhibits provide images of Vanport activities, buildings and other facilitie. Compare the “then” and “now” Free. Donations accepted. Sponsored by Multnomah County Drainage District, Peninsula District #1, #2. Vanport Mosaic Festival 2016 Vanport was a unique sociological experiment that forever altered Oregon’s racial history. The Vanport Mosaic Festival is a 4-day multi-disciplinary celebration commemorating the 68th anniversary of the Vanport Flood, uniting Portland area residents through historical and artistic tributes. http://www.vanportmosaic.org/festival2016/#festival-2016-2
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