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Published: 11 July 2007


EDUCATION RECEPTION. Come help the community welcome Connie Van Brunt, the new executive director of the Portland Schools Foundation. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Legacy Emmanuel Atrium, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.


CREATIVE MOVEMENT. Have a moving and grooving good time, Iris Nason provides creative ways for children to learn body awareness. For children 1 1/2 - 3 1/2 years with parent. 10:30-11:15 a.m. St. Johns Library, 7510 N. Charleston Ave.


BIKE HIKE. Enjoy a bike ride at the Columbia Gorge Hike with the African American Outdoor Association. All ages. 9 a.m. Meet at Matt Dishman Community Center, 77 N.E. Knott. Call for more info, 503-891-1529.

WORLD FESTIVAL. Delicious food, booths, activities and entertainment at the International Day Festival. 6 p.m. Roseway Park Blocks, Northeast 72nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard. For more information, visit pdxid.com.


TOP SECRET. A reading adventure that takes you around the world with secret agents and spy gadgets is combined with magic, puppets and a cute bunny rabbit. Grades K-5. 2-2:45 p.m. Gregory Heights Library, 7921 N.E. Sandy Blvd.


BEREAVEMENT COUNSELING. For those who have had a loss within two to 10 weeks, learn the stages of bereavement and what to expect. 5-6 p.m. Call to pre-register, 503-335-3500.


COURTHOUSE SQUARE TUNES. Go downtown and enjoy local musical talent at the Noon Tunes Concert. Noon-1 p.m. Pioneer Courthouse Square, 715 S.W. Morrison St.


BIKE LAW. Class on Oregon's vehicle laws from a bicyclist's perspective with bike attorney Ray Thomas. 6-7:30p.m. Bicycle Transportation Alliance Office, 233 N.W. Fifth Ave.

CONCERT. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy an hour of fine music performed by local artists. Noon. The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave.


WORLD OF REPTILES. Pet a python! "Reptile Man" Richard Ritchey, presents reptile wonders. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Fairview-Columbia Library, 1520 N.E. Village St., near City Hall. Bring your own chairs and blankets.


TEEN MATINEE. Bring your friends and a pillow to watch a movie. Popcorn and beverages provided. For teens in grades 6-12. 3-5:30 p.m. St. Johns Library, 7510 N. Charleston Ave.


AMAZING TRICKS. Magician Bob Eaton will demonstrate and teach beginners two magic tricks that they can do at home. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Central Library, 801 S.W. 10th Ave.

CHINESE CHESS GAME. Learn how to play Chinese chess. Chess equipment provided. All ages welcome. 1-5:30 p.m. Holgate Library, 7905 S.E. Holgate Blvd.


ARTS AND CRAFTS. Try knitting, crocheting, fabric and paper crafting. All ages, abilities and projects welcome. 2-4 p.m. Sellwood-Moreland Library, 7860 S.E. 13th Ave.

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