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FRIDAY

'The Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Arrow of Time,' sponsored by Science Integration Institute and Portland State University, public lecture by institute President Todd Duncan and discussion, designed for people with no formal science background, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Portland State University, 107 Science Building 1, 1025 S.W. Mill St. Call 503-848-0280.

SATURDAY

TomatoFest, sponsored by Portland Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Park Blocks (at Portland State University), recipes and demonstrations, plus petting zoo, pickling contest and more. Call 503-241-0032.

Forest Legacy Tour, sponsored by Clackamas County office of Oregon State University Extension Service, 9 a.m. to noon, Hopkins Memorial Tree Farm, end of Brockway Road, Oregon City, (near Beavercreek). Call 503-655-8631.

Willamette River bridge walk, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by Portland Parks & Recreation, meet at One Pacific Square, 220 N.W. Second Ave, $18 adults, $14 children 14 and under. Call 503-823-5132.

SUNDAY

Portland's sign code's effect on public art, sponsored by Blackfish Gallery, 3 p.m., Blackfish Gallery, 420 N.W. Ninth Ave., public discussion including City Council representatives, Office of Planning and Development Review, Regional Arts and Culture Council and others. Call 503-224-2634.

MONDAY

Arnold Creek Neighborhood Association meeting, 6 p.m., Stephenson Elementary School, 2627 S.W. Stephenson St.

St. Johns Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., St. Johns Community Center, 8427 N. Central St.

Boise Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Self-Enhancement Inc., 3920 N. Kerby Ave.

Eliot Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Emanuel Hospital & Health Center, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.

King Neighborhood Association meeting, Districts No. 4 and No. 5, 7 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lutheran Church, 4219 N.E. MLK Jr. Blvd.

Montavilla Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Montavilla Community Center, 8219 N.E. Glisan St.

Centennial Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Harold Oliver Intermediate School, 15840 S.E. Taylor St.

Richmond Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Central Christian Church, 1844 S.E. 39th Ave.

Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Powellhurst Baptist Church, 3435 S.E. 112th Ave.

Multnomah Historical Association meeting, 7 p.m., Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc., conference room, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway.

South Burlingame Neighborhood Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Burlingame Baptist Church, 125 S.W. Miles St.

Ashcreek Neighborhood Association potluck, 7:30 p.m., Multnomah Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway.

TUESDAY

'County Government: Mission Impossible,' sponsored by League of Women Voters of Portland, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., panel discussion includes league past presidents and Multnomah County chairwoman's chief of staff, Kathleen Turner, Montavilla Community Center, 8219 N.E. Glisan St. Call 503-228-1675.

Alternatives prioritizing for North Killingsworth Street improvements planning project, sponsored by Portland Office of Transportation, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Multnomah County Library North Portland branch, 512 N. Killingsworth St. Call 503-823-7238.

Creston Kenilworth Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 4028 S.E. 34th Ave.

CENTER Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Shogren House, 401 N. 63rd Ave.

Cathedral Park Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Bureau of Environmental Services Water Lab, 6543 N. Burlington St.

Grant Park Neighborhood Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Fernwood Middle School, 1915 N.E. 33rd Ave.

Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association meeting, 6:30 p.m., Ardenwald Elementary School Library, 8950 S.E. 36th Ave.

East Columbia Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., East Columbia Bible Church, 10615 N.E. Second Ave.

Roseway Neighborhood Association general/board meeting, 7 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 7610 N.E. Fremont St.

Sylvan-Highlands Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 6100 Raab Road.

Mill Park Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m. Call 503-256-4591 for location.

Wilkes Community Group Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Teamsters Complex, Jo Edgar Hall, 1850 N.E. 162nd Ave.

Hayhurst Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Vermont Hills United Methodist Church, 6053 S.W. 55th Drive

Multnomah Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Multnomah Center, Williams Room, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway.

Far Southwest Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Comfort Suites Hotel, 11340 S.W. 60th Ave.

Hillside Neighborhood Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Hillside Community Center, 653 N.W. Culpepper Drive.

Sullivan's Gulch Neighborhood Association meeting, 7:30 p.m., Holladay Park Plaza, 1300 N.E. 16th Ave.

WEDNESDAY

Heart screening, sponsored by Holistic Health PC, appointments throughout day, 833 S.W. 11th Ave., Suite 717. Call 503-294-0070 for reservation.

'What Can I Do About Hearing Loss?,' sponsored by Oregon Health & Science University, lecture by OHSU's Robert Folmer, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., followed by question-and-answer session, Westmoreland's Union Manor, 6404 S.E. 23rd Ave. Call 503-494-0060.

King Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m. Northeast Neighborhood Office, 4815 N.E. Seventh Ave.

Kenton Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Historic Kenton Firehouse, 8105 N. Brandon Ave.

Bridlemile Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Fanno Woods Community Room, 4105 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

Crestwood Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., West Portland Methodist Church, 4729 S.W. Taylors Ferry Road.

Maplewood Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., West Hills Friends Church, 7425 S.W. 52nd Ave.

THURSDAY

'Dollar-Wise Destinations: Big Bang for the Buck!,' sponsored by Elders in Action, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Pete Ward Travel and Cruise Center, 16889 S.W. 65th Ave., Lake Oswego. Call 503-823-5269.

Citizen-Police Interaction After 12 Years of Community Policing,' sponsored by the city Independent Police Review Board's Citizen Review Committee, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Kaiser Permanente's Town Hall Education and Conference Center, 3704 N. Interstate Ave. Call 503-231-1319.

Pearl District Neighborhood Association meeting, 5:30 p.m., Pacific Northwest College of Art, 1241 N.W. Johnson St.

Buckman Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Ritzdorf Apartments, first-floor community room, 1225 S.E. Belmont St.

Hayden Island Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Oxford Suites, 12226 N. Jantzen Drive.

Irvington Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 N.E. 14th Ave.

Madison South Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Central Northeast Neighbors Inc., 4415 N.E. 87th Ave.

Sunnyside Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Mount St. Joseph, 3060 S.E. Stark St.

West Portland Park Neighborhood Association meeting, 7 p.m., Capitol Hill Library, 10723 S.W. Capitol Highway.

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