2016-2017 Calendar
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 General and Board Meetings are held at: 
Portland Association of Teachers Office      345 NE 8th Avenue Portland, OR 97232-2708
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Sept 1, 2016  9:30am  Board Meeting.
Sept 6, 2016  11am-3pm  OEA-Retired Region I's Not-Back-To-School Picnic
Sept 8, 2016  9:30am  No-Host Breakfast  -– Toast  5222 SE 52nd Ave.  Portland.
Sept 14, 2016 10am   No-Host Activity  --City of Portland Tour: Exploring Why It is Called a "Green" City
Enjoy a day in the city, up close and personal, as we explore Portland by foot and streetcar with PAT-Retired member, Nancy Lewis.  We will use the street car to visit various neighborhoods, and cross the river on the Tillikum bridge. We will stop to examine new construction on the East side and see how the city is changing. A brief stop at the Convention Center will focus on the LEEDs awards it has earned and what that means. Lunch at Hotel Eastland gives us a view of Portland to see those changes from on high.

We will use the street car to cross the Broadway Bridge and visit the Pearl District where we will exam three parks for another aspect of being a green city. We will stop at the Eco Trust Building in the Pearl to see the first building in the USA to receive a Leeds award for remodel-repurposing. It originally was the McCracken Warehouse, built for grain storage. The building was purchased and remodeled and was the first to receive LEED certification. And we will end our tour with a visit to the Gerding Theater and the brewery blocks to note how that area was repurposed and remodeled.

Meet: Multnomah County Central Library 801 SW 10th SW Avenue at 10:00 AM        PDU credits: 4   
Cost: $2.50 for all-day Honored Citizen pass
Lunch: Hotel Eastlund (with view of City)                      
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net or 503-927-2766.
Sept 16, 2016  3:30-7pm  PAT Picnic, Laurelhurst Park. (PAT-R members are welcome).

Oct 13, 2016   General Meeting  
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon optional $10 lunch/social time.  
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.
         Oct    No-Host Activity  -- Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial & World Forestry Center  (details tba)

        Nov 3, 2016  9:30am  Board Meeting
       Nov 10, 2016  9:30am  No-Host Breakfast  -– Screen Door  2337 E Burnside St.  Portland.
       Nov     No-Host Activity  -- Sake One & Bull Run Cider  (details tba)

         Dec 8, 2016   General Meeting 
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon optional Potluck dish or $10 lunch/social time.  
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.
Dec     No-Host Activity  -- Seedy Portland Tours  (details tba)

  Happy 2017!  
Jan 5, 2017  9:30am  Board Meeting
Jan 12, 2017  9:30am   No-Host Breakfast  -- Tom's Pancake House  12925 SW Canyon Rd.  Beaverton.
Jan    No-Host Activity  -- Genealogical Forum  (details tba)

Feb 9, 2017   Annual Assembly
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon Lunch provided
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.
Feb     No-Host Activity     Puppet Master   (details tba)

Mar 2, 2017   9:30am  Board Meeting
Mar 9, 2017    9:30am   No-Host Breakfast  -- The Country Cat  7937 SE Stark St.  Portland.
Mar     No-Host Activity     Columbia Gorge Trip   (details tba)

Apr 13, 2017    General Meeting 
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon optional Lunch at Doug Fir.  
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.
Apr    No-Host Activity     Japanese Garden   (details tba)

May 4, 2017   9:30am  Board Meeting
May 11, 2017   9:30am   No-Host Breakfast  -- Tin Shed Garden Cafe  1438 NE Alberta St.  Portland.
May     No-Host Activity     Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge    (details tba)

Jun 8, 2017    General Meeting 
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon optional Lunch at Albertina's Kitchen.  
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.
Jun     No-Host Activity     Ft. Vancouver National Historic Site    (details tba)
        Aug 17, 2017  Board Retreat


A special thanks to Portland Association of Teachers for the use of their space.