Annual Freedom Day Celebration, sponsored by the Grotto, procession and special mass for recent immigrants to celebrate independence, noon, outside the Grotto's central plaza, Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 85th Avenue. Call 503-254-7371.


Cholesterol and glucose screening, cardiovascular test, sponsored by Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, 12-hour fast beforehand is recommended, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, 2334 W. Burnside St., $35. Call 503-226-6211.

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.


The Germans and Their Cars, sponsored by Portland State University Office of International Affairs and others, talk by PSU Professor Ingo Klein, part of PSU's 'Tour the World at Home' lecture series, noon to 1 p.m., Smith Memorial Union, Multicultural Center, Room 228, 1825 S.W. Broadway. Call 503-725-5859.

Lessons from Venezuela: The People Are Powerful!, sponsored by Radical Women, showing of the video, 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,' and discussion, 7 p.m., buffet at 6:30 p.m. for $6, Bread and Roses Center, 819 N. Killingsworth St. Call 503-240-4462.

All events are free unless otherwise 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.