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SATURDAY

'Handwriting: Make Your Mark,' sponsored by Portland State University Continuing Education Press, handwriting improvement workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 355, 1825 S.W. Broadway, reservations requested. Call 503-725-4891.

Town Hall discussion on stem cell research, sponsored by Oregon Health & Science University, speakers include Ron McKay of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Markus Grompe, head of the OHSU Oregon Stem Cell Center, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., OHSU auditorium, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road. Call 503-418-2515.

'Share the Dream' march and celebration, sponsored by Sisters of the Road Cafe, event honors civil rights activists who led through nonviolence, gather at 1:30 p.m., march starts 2 p.m., meet at Sisters of the Road Cafe, 133 N.W. Sixth Ave., march ends at St. Francis Dining Hall, 330 S.E. 11th Ave. Call 503-222-5694, ext. 17.

TUESDAY

'Understanding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid,' sponsored by Northwest Education Loan Association, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1500 N.E. Irving St., Suite 135, reservations encouraged. Call 1-866-635-2669 (toll-free).

WEDNESDAY

Eye tests for glaucoma, sponsored by Devers Eye Institute, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Legacy Clinic St. Helens, 500 N. Columbia Highway, St. Helens. Call 503-413-8203.

'Seas the Day,' sponsored by Portland State University and Nike, talk by environmentalist and film producer Jean-Michel Cousteau, 7 p.m., Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 355, 1825 S.W. Broadway. Call 503-725-4422.

'Implications of President Bush's Faith-Based Initiatives,' sponsored by Columbia Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, meeting also will cover monitoring the media and other issues, 7 p.m., Peninsula Park Community Center, 700 N. Portland Blvd. Call 1-360-694-5373.

THURSDAY

Eye tests for glaucoma, sponsored by Devers Eye Institute, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Legacy Clinical Research & Technology Center (Holladay Park), 1225 N.E. Second Ave. Call 503-413-8203.

'Choosing the Right College,' sponsored by Portland Jewish Academy and Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 7 p.m., Portland Jewish Academy, 6651 S.W. Capitol Highway. Call 503-535-3592.

Enrollment Open House and State of the School Address, 7 p.m., Heritage Christian School, Sports Complex, Building 4, 1679 Enterprise Circle, Hillsboro. Call 503-640-1027.

Events are free unless noted. Send community event information two weeks before the event by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; by fax to 503-226-7042; or by mail to Community Calendar, 620 S.W. Fifth Ave., Suite 400, Portland, OR 97204. Include phone number for the public to call, reservation deadline if applicable, and street address of event; otherwise, items cannot be listed.