2014-2015  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
unless otherwise specified.
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September 4, 2014  9am  No-Host Breakfast -- Mehri's Cafe  6923 SE 52nd Ave, Portland
Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda. 
To reserve your seat, please
 
RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com

September 12, 2014  3:30-6 pm  PAT Picnic ~~ PAT-R members are invited!
Laurelhurst Park ~~ A BBQ meal is provided with beverages (including beer and wine).
Stop by the PAT-R information table and sign up for the 2014-15 year.

September 28, 2014  matinee No-Host Activity -- Words that Burn  Milagro Theater
The play is written from the perspective of three characters: William Stafford, Lawson Inada (former Poet Laureate of Oregon) and Guy Galbaldon (a Latino who had been a foster child of a Japanese American family and became famous as the Pied Piper of Saipan). This play is written by local writer Cindy Williams Gutierrez. RSVP: marleenwong@comcast.net



October 9, 2014  General Meeting

9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program;
12 noon optional lunch/social time
Program:  Speaker George Nakata from the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center.  Mr. Nakata was born in Portland, Oregon.  When he was a child he was incarcerated at the Portland Assembly Center formerly known as the Portland Livestock Exposition Center.  Mr. Nakata will speak about his experiences during World War II. This will be a fascinating look at Portland’s little known past.  Mr. Nakata retired from the Port of Portland after opening and managing the Far East offices. He now has his own consulting firm, George Nakata International, Ltd.  Also, there will be a statewide ballot update to prepare for the November elections.

October 23, 2014  9:30am  No-Host Activity -- PSU: Walking Tour of Art on Campus

Meet at Neuberger Hall, Park Block side, 724 SW Harrison St. 
There are 18 works of art and the tour will take approximately 2 hours.  Most of the art is outdoors so bring your umbrella.  PDU's available.  Lots of food carts and restaurants nearby.                      RSVP: marleenwong@comcast.net

November 2, 2014  2 pm  No-Host Activity -- O Romeo!  DÍA DE MUERTOS World Premiere

A Latino Look at Shakespeare’s dead heroes. Created & Directed by Olga Sanchez
Milagro Theater 525 SW Stark $17 advance, $19 after Oct 17                  RSVP: marleenwong@comcast.net

November 6, 2014 
9am  No-Host Breakfast -- O’Connor’s Restaurant 7850 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland
Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda. 
To reserve your seat, please  RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com

November 13, 2014  Board Meeting 10am-12 noon   PAT Office

November 21, 2014 10am-2pm  No-Host Activity -- Genealogical Forum  Ford Building 2505 SE 11th Ave

Learn about the research capabilities and the resources available.  Bring your laptop.  Lunch nearby.  PDU credits available.       RSVP: marleenwong@comcast.net



December 11, 2014  General Meeting
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program;
12 noon optional lunch/social time
Program:  Edith Fuller booktalks her favorite books of the year and asks you to share one of yours.  And the under $10 gift exchange.


January 8, 2015  9am  No-Host Breakfast -- Utopia Café 3308 SE Belmont St., Portland
Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda. 
To reserve your seat, please
 
RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com

January 15, 2015  Board Meeting 10am-12 noon   PAT Office


February 9, 2015  OEA-Retired Lobby Day  Capitol Building  Salem, OR

February 12, 2015  ANNUAL ASSEMBLY
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program;
12 noon Lunch provided by PAT-R

February, 2015 date/time tba  No-Host Activity -- Visit Oregon Jewish Museum


March 5, 2015  9am  No-Host Breakfast -- New Deal Café 5250 NE Halsey St, Portland
Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda. 
To reserve your seat, please
 
RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com

March 12, 2015 Board Meeting 10am-12 noon   PAT Office

March 19, 2015  PAT-R Lobby Day + Capitol Tour  Salem, OR


April 9, 2015  General Meeting

9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program;
12 noon optional lunch/social time

April 16, 2015  PAT-R Lobby Day  Capitol Building  Salem, OR

April/May, 2015  date/time tba  No-Host Activity -- Hulda Klager Lilac Garden tour


May 7, 2015  9am  No-Host Breakfast -- Industrial Cafe  2572 NW Vaughn St, Portland

Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda. 
To reserve your seat, please
 
RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com

May 14, 2015 Board Meeting 110am-12 noon   PAT Office

May 21, 2015   PAT-R Lobby Day  Capitol Building  Salem, OR


June 11, 2015  General Meeting
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program;
12 noon Lunch at Albertina Kerr restaurant (no-host)


July, 2015  date/time tba  No-Host Activity -- Bull Run Tour

July 2, 2015
9am 
No-Host Breakfast -- Tilt Restaurant 3449 N Anchor St, (Swan Island) Portland
Join your fellow retired educators for breakfast, interesting conversation, and free-flowing enjoyment of each other with no agenda.
To reserve your seat, please RSVP to Jane Morgan jsmorgan@spiritone.com


August 3, 2015 Board Retreat   9am  PAT office

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