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
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 14, 2016 1-3pm   No-Host Activity  -- Canceled!  Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial & World Forestry Center 


        Nov 3, 2016  9:30am  Board Meeting
       Nov 10, 2016  9:30am  No-Host Breakfast  -– Screen Door  2337 E Burnside St.  Portland.
       Nov 18, 2016  Noon-1pm  No-Host Activity  -- Mercy Corps Headquarters Tour
Our very own Mercy Corps, located in Old Town Portland, is a leading organization that has set a mission of making a better world through action. We will learn about their worldwide activities in more than 40 countries that helps people improve their lives and build stronger communities.  The tour will also include visiting their permanent exhibit on “A Hungry World” and a new exhibit of photographs of Mercy Corps working with people.                 PDU available: 1

Meet:  At entrance to Mercy Corps, 28 SW First Avenue. MAX line stop right in front.            Cost:  No charge.

Lunch:  Thirsty Lion Pub & Grill, 71 SW Second Avenue.    RSVPRay Johnson at 503-887-0467 or rayugene@att.net.

NEW!   Nov 30, 2016  10am-noon   No-Host Activity  -- Tour of ADX

ADX (Art Design Portland) is “a collaborative makerspace and fabrication house where individuals and organizations make and learn. By sharing tools, knowledge, space and experience, we’re doing things better by working together.” Located in industrial SE Portland, ADX provides rentable work area for craftspeople to use expensive industrial equipment. Also available are shop employees who offer encouragement or suggest timesaving techniques. We will have a chance to see approximately 40 artists doing welding, woodworking, sewing, screen printing, jewelry and more.

Meet: 417 SE 11th Avenue, Portland              Cost: No charge.                   PDU available: 1
Lunch: Tour will end with lunch at Zell’s Cafe, 1300 SE Morrison St., Portland.
RSVP: Ray Johnson at 503-887-0467 or rayugene@att.net.

P.S.  In case you have been following the PAT-Retired Activities Calendar, this replaces the Saké One & Bull Run Cider tours that were planned for Forest Grove.


         Dec 8, 2016   General Meeting 
9:30am gathering coffee/tea -- 10am-noon meeting/program -- 12 noon optional Potluck dish or $10 lunch/social time. 
Program:  Edith Fuller's Book Talks (bring 1 book title to share, too.)
Gift Exchange (optional)  (under $10)
RSVP marleenwong@comcast.net for lunch count.



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.