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SATURDAY

'Sustainability Forum,' sponsored by Sustainable Northwest; speakers include Juliet Schor, author of 'The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure' and co-founder of the Center for a New American Dream; Michael Schuman, director of the Green Policy Institute and author of 'Going Global: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age'; and Dr. Mark Plotkin, president of Amazon Conservation Team, 9 a.m. to 3:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, 921 S.W. Sixth Ave. Call 503-222-7041.

'Open Days' garden tours, sponsored by the Garden Conservancy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., private gardens in Aloha, Helvetia and Hillsboro, tours start at Guinther Garden, 19885 S.W. JayLee St., Aloha, $5 each garden. Call 1-888-842-2442.

Water conservation workshop, sponsored by Community Energy Project, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Grace Presbyterian Church, 6025 N.E. Prescott St. Call 503-284-6827.

MONDAY

'Transforming a Legacy of Loss,' sponsored by Oregon Holocaust Resource Center, talk by author and artist Mindy Weisel, 6 p.m., Hilton Portland, 921 S.W. Sixth Ave., $100. Call 503-244-7180.

Masters and women's bicycle race series, sponsored by Lakeside Bicycles, 6:30 p.m., Portland International Raceway, 1940 N. Victory Blvd., $12, $1 off for those who pedal to the raceway. Call 503-975-8229.

Neighborhood discussions on citywide public involvement standards, sponsored by city of Portland, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., East Portland Precinct, Community Room, 737 S.E. 106th Ave. Call 503-823-4550.

TUESDAY

Neighborhood discussions on citywide public involvement standards, sponsored by city of Portland, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., City Hall, Council Chambers, 1221 S.W. Fourth Ave. Call 503-223-3331.

Showing of 'Inside God's Bunker,' sponsored by Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace, film followed by discussion of campaign to move Jewish settlers out of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, 7 p.m., Mittleman Jewish Community Center, 6651 S.W. Capitol Highway. Call 503-249-1957.

Sea Scouts open house and boat inspection, sponsored by Sea Scout ships Voyageur and City of Roses, Boy Scout-related sailing and seamanship program open to boys and girls ages 14 to 18, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., R.A. Rasmusen Sea Scout Base, 7005 N. Marine Drive. Call 503-667-7835.