News about area fundraisers.


• Haunted House, benefits Archbishop Howard School, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., continues 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 5309 N.E. Alameda St., $7.50 per person. Visit


• Tour of Untimely Departures, cemetery tour benefits Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lone Fir Cemetery, Southeast 21st Avenue and Morrison Street, $5 donation. Call 503-789-5887.


• Wonder Woman Day, superheroine-inspired benefit and silent art auction for Raphael House of Portland and Bradley-Angle House, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Excalibur Comics, 2444 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. Visit


• Chicano/Latino Scholarship Gala, hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Portland State University and featuring comedian Willie Barcena, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., $100. Call 503-725-4447.

• Independent Publishing Resource Center benefit, featuring a parade of costumes made up of words, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 4, Portland Art Center, 32 N.W. Fifth Ave., $15. For tickets, call 503-827-0249.

• The American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter Firefighter Calendar, sale volunteers needed, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4, Fred Meyer stores throughout the Portland metropolitan area. For information or to volunteer, call 503-528-5649.


• Turkey Swim, Portland Parks and Recreation's third annual turkey raffle, Nov. 1-17, offers swimmers the chance to win a free frozen turkey. Parks and Recreation pools will hand out entry forms for the drawing with paid admission for aquatic activities (lap swim or open play swim). Six turkeys will be given away Nov. 17 when each of the six participating indoor pools draws a winning entry. For information, visit

• New Avenues for Youth, nonprofit serving young homeless people seeks donations of prepared food, gift certificates to grocery stores, turkeys, hams and other holiday goods to provide Thanksgiving dinner to more than 150 clients. Call 503-517-3910.


• A total of 7,500 yellow University of Oregon hats were sold during halftime of the football game against the UCLA Bruins on Oct. 14. Proceeds benefit the Oregon Health and Science University's Cancer Institute Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program, UO and the Lance Armstrong Foundation. The $20 hats are still available at UO stores, the OHSU bookstore and any American Family Insurance agent. American Family Insurance is the corporate sponsor of the campaign.

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