Before heading into your weekend events below, here’s the 1st Annual African Cultural Celebration “I am Afrika”, brought to you by the Madison SUN African Student Group. Click on the slideshow for a look at an evening of food, a bazaar, poetry readings, music, and a fashion show!
It’s Colored Pencils Art and Cultural Night at Ron Russel Middle School (every last Friday, location varies). Enjoy an international smorgasbord of food and entertainment including music and dance from Portugal, Somalia, West Africa, Himalayas, India and Bhutan, and India!
Portland Rock-n-Filmfest is back with tropical night and special guests, Foster’s very own 18-piece jazz orchestra big band, “The Bobwhite Big Band” playing its **first-ever public performance** with a 30-minute set that promises to turn up the heat and get the entire crowd off their feet.
Defense Arts Northwest invites you to join a free Muay Thai Kickboxing class (more info 503-779-9800).
Spend a relaxing afternoon at Bong Hit Bingo with National Green Friends, promising plenty of green for you OMMP cardholders.
Get an early start on your evening and take part in Mt. Scott Community Center’s 2nd annual Sock Hop. Dress up in your 50′s finest for dancing and root beer floats.
Take your hips on a journey to the sounds of Melao de Cuba, an eight person salsa band, who promises to fill the Bobwhite Theatre with traditional Cuban music.
Celebrate with Lion’s Eye carnival style and wish them an amazing 4th anniversary! Boozy root beer floats, carnival games, and a piñata, cotton candy and popcorn for your inner clown.
Enter on the Red carpet, dress as styling or campy as you like, imbibe on special cocktails and mocktails. It’s Oscars Night at the Bobwhite Theatre! Watch the Academy Awards projected on the wall of the theatre and be ready to deliver an acceptance speech if your ballot is chosen.
Kick back and enjoy the Headhunter Jam at The Lodge Bar & Grill with a deluxe bloody mary and Sunday comfort food. Sweet tidings all ’til Monday, enjoy!