News about area fundraisers.


Sole Support for Parkinson's Disease, 1k and 5k walks benefit local services for those with Parkinson's disease, 1:30 p.m., Willamette Park, Southwest Macadam Avenue and Nebraska Street, $15 adults, $10 children, includes T-shirt while supplies last. Register at or call 1-800-426-6806.

Paws for Tea, fundraiser for Canine Corporations for Independence, 3 p.m., 5th Avenue Suites Hotel, 506 S.W. Washington St. Registration required at


Friends Art Fair, auction of Portland artists' work benefits Friends of the Children, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friends of the Children-Portland, 44 N.E. Morris St., $30 advance, $35 at door. Call 503-281-6633.

Heart in Hand Auction, Folk Time auction supports those with mental illness, 6 p.m., Miller Hall, World Forestry Center, 4033 S.W. Canyon Road, $100. Call 503-238-6428.

Rose City Wine Opener, benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lawrence Gallery, 903 N.W. Davis St., $50 ($30 tax-deductible). Call 503-226-3435 or 1-800-448-8404.

26th annual Cans Film Festival, benefit for the Oregon Food Bank Network at all Regal Cinema shows except 'The Guardian,' three or more cans or boxes of nonperishable food earns free admission to a movie and a free small popcorn. Call 503-282-0555, ext. 244.


Hospice training, course for volunteers, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., continues Sept. 30 and Oct. 6 and 7, must be at least 18 years old, free. Call 503-574-9598.


Portland Area Asthma Walk, 5k walk benefits American Lung Association of Oregon, 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Willamette Park, Southwest Macadam Avenue and Nebraska Street, participants encouraged to raise at least $100. Visit or call 503-924-4094, ext. 20.

Mad Hatter Walk and Roll, benefits Pacific Northwest Chapter of Lupus Foundation of America, 9 a.m. check-in, walk starts 10 a.m. Oct. 7, Willamette Park, Southwest Macadam Avenue and Nebraska Street, free participation but pledges encouraged. Visit


Tutors needed, help for African children attending elementary, middle and high schools with limited English skills living in inner Southeast Portland. Call Sundus Ali, 503-231-7480, ext. 592.

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