The lowdown on events happening in your neighborhood


Job Finders Support Group, noon to 2 p.m., Capitol Hill Library, 10723 S.W. Capitol Highway. Visit


'Crisis in America,' featuring speaker Robert Schmidt, sponsored by the Humanists of Greater Portland, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friendly House, 1737 N.W. 26th Ave. Visit

Cherry Blossom Walk in the Japanese American Historical Plaza, led by Henry Sakamoto, president of Oregon Nikkei Endowment, noon, Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, 121 N.W. Second Ave., $3, free to ONLC members. Call 503-204-1458, or visit

Vancouver Farmers Market, opening weekend for outdoor market, featuring vendors selling produce, vegetable starts, flowers, along with juried arts and crafts, food and drink, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Esther and Eighth streets (on the west side of Esther Short Park), Vancouver, Wash. Visit


'The Changing Face of Leadership,' the Bauccio Lecture in Entrepreneurship by strategic marketing expert and University of Portland regent G. Kelly O'Dea, 4 p.m., University of Portland, Buckley Center Auditorium, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Call 503-943-7706.


'Understanding the RMB and Managing Trade Risks,' presented by the Northwest China Council's China Business Network, noon to 1:30 p.m., featuring Chris Fernandes and Steve Herrick of Bank of the West, House of Louie, 331 N.W. Davis St., $30, $20 NWCC members, $15 students with valid ID; add $5 for on-site registration. To register, visit, or call 503-973-5451 by April 3.


Portland community meetings: Buckman Community Association board, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Central Catholic High School, 2401 S.E. Stark St.; Irvington Neighborhood Association, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Irvington Elementary School, 1320 N.E. Brazee St. East Portland Parks Coalition, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., East Portland Neighborhood Office, 1017 N.E. 117th Ave. Madison South Neighborhood Association, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Glen Haven, 8100 N.E. Tillamook St.; Brentwood Darlington Neighborhood Association, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Brentwood Darlington Community Center, 7211 S.E. 62nd Ave.; SWNI Parks Committee, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway. Visit


Bunny Bonanza, featuring two egg hunts for children, along with face painting and coloring activities, sponsored by Metro, 10 a.m. to noon April 7, Blue Lake Regional Park, located between Marine Drive and Sandy Boulevard off Northeast 223rd Avenue. All activities are free with an annual pass, or $4 per car or $7 per bus for park entrance. No pets allowed. For information, visit

Events are free unless noted. See Page A2 to notify the Tribune about events. The full Crossroads calendar is at

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