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 ~April Activity Calendar - You're Invited!
                 1st Monday Gathering at Chapel Pub
                 Planning Team Meeting
                 Nature Walk in Woodlawn Park
                 Village at Home Talk
                 Murder, Mayhem & Melodrama
                 Woodlawn Criminal History Tour
                 Burgerville Benefit
~Invite someone from North Star Village to speak to your group
1st Monday Gathering
1st Monday Gathering
Come for dinner, come for drinks, come for conversation.  No need to RSVP, just come!

McMenamins Chapel Pub
in the private dining room
Monday, April 3
5:30 - 7:30 pm
 430 N. Killingsworth Street, 97217

 North Star Village
Planning Team Meeting

Find out more about the plans for North Star Village and how you might become involved.  

When: Thursday April 13, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Charles Jordan Community Center
near the intersecti
on of N. Portsmouth
9009 N Foss Avenue.  

Check at the front desk for the room location.  
Nature Walk in Woodlawn Park 

Friday, April 14, 10 to 11 a.m., rain or shine!  Bring your binoculars, bird i.d books, questions and your pets on leash and take a slow walk around Woodlawn Park.  It is a sloping walk but not too steep with a circuit of about one mile.  This walk is led by local Woodlawn historian, amateur naturalist/birder and North Star Village Planner Anjala Ehelebe.  Meet at the Woodlawn Park sign on NE Dekum Street at approximately NE 9th and NE Dekum.  Easy and frequent bus access.  Starts PROMPTLY at 10 a.m.

Join us to learn all about North Star Village

When: Sunday, April 2, 2:00 3:30 p.m., call for location

When: Saturday, April 15, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Good Neighbor Pizza, 800 NE Dekum Street

For more information or to RSVP, contact 503 793-8518 or email

A Village is not a placeit's a plan for living independently in the home
you love with a little help from trained and screened volunteers!

Murder, Mayhem & Melodrama; 
free community play reading group

Come and participate in an informal reading of mystery and melodrama plays.  No acting skills are needed --think of it as a gathering around the kitchen table or fireplace for a few hours of reading plays (no rehearsals or memorizing needed!) with a few other folks.

When: Sunday, April 16, 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Kenton Library Community Room

Interested in the group,  which meets on the third Sunday each month?  Contact Patt at or 503-978-0540 with your private email and telephone number, and she'll add your name to the group's email list.
Woodlawn Triangle Criminal History Tour

Friday, April 21, 10 to 11 a.m., rain or shine!  Learn the secret criminal histories of some of the more prominent business buildings in the Triangle!  Led by Woodlawn Historian Anjala Ehelebe.  Meet in front of Good Neighbor Pizza, 800 NE Dekum Street.  Tour leaves PROMPTLY at 10 a.m.  Mostly flat walking.  The tour is one hour long.
Wednesday, April 26 - Eat at St. Johns Burgerville and Help North Star Village!
Come and enjoy a meal among North Star friends.  The St. Johns - North Star Village will receive 10% of the St. Johns Burgerville's proceeds between 5 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday April 26th (new date, update your calendars).   Come and support North Star Village and enjoy fun, food and friendship!  

St. John's Burgerville is at 8671 N. Ivanhoe Street, 97203.
 Invite someone from North Star Village to talk to your group
Schedule a free presentation about North Star Village for your church, club or other organization.  To arrange to have someone come and speak about what's planned for North Star Village and how the nonprofit can help its members remain in their own homes as they age, contact 503-793-8518 or email        
Like what you see?  Share the North Star Tidings with a friend, neighbor or family member!                      
North Star Village Neighborhoods
Peninsula North
Hayden Island, Kenton, Arbor Lodge, Overlook,
University Park, Portsmouth, St. Johns, Cathedral Park
Inner North/Northeast
Piedmont, King, Humboldt, Boise, Eliot, Sabin,
Vernon, Woodlawn, Bridgeton, East Columbia
Outer Northwest
Forest Park, Linnton, Sauvie Island

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