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Fort Building 101

TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 11:00 AM

We’re taking over the Community Area to make the biggest fort ever! Work with your friends to build structures from recycled boxes of all shapes and sizes.

All programs are free and open to the public. Ages 5+ recommended.

Building Communities in Oregon: An Archaeological Perspective

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 6:00PM

Join us to hear archaeologist Alexandra Williams-Larson from Archaeological Investigations Northwest speak to us about the communities built by different waves of immigrants to Oregon and the challenges they faced, beginning after the fur trade era up through the mid-twentieth century.

Ms. Williams-Larson will bring artifacts to help illustrate her discussion of the typical archaeological sites associated with different cultural groups and what they can teach us about these groups’ experiences.

Hearts of the Dulcimer

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 6:30-8:30PM

Hearts of the Dulcimer is a feature-length documentary film about the mountain dulcimer boom in the 1970s on the West Coast and its lasting impact. Through colorful interviews, rare archival footage, and live performances, Hearts of the Dulcimer gives a firsthand account of living life in the counterculture, following one’s passion, and playing and building mountain dulcimers. A film by Patricia Delich and Wayne Jiang.

Summer Performer: Michael O’Neil

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 11:00AM

Michael O’Neill is the Co-founder of Nomadic Theatre Co. and is an acting, directing, and clowning extraordinaire. Join him for family fun and lots of laughs!