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Oregon Red Cross chapter to celebrate 90th birthday
The Red Cross Oregon Pacific Chapter will celebrate 90 years of service in Lane County on Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lane Community College Center for Meeting and Learning.
The event will include birthday cake, a timeline of Red Cross history, Volunteer of the Year awards and more. For information, visit www.oregonpacific.redcross.org.
Group to offer free tests for HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. on Friday night
HIV Alliance will offer free HIV testing Friday from 10 p.m. to midnight at Snafu, 64 W. Eighth Alley. The testing is confidential.
HIV Alliance is a local nonprofit agency that supports individuals living with HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and preventing new HIV infections. The agency provides community education, outreach information and services including counseling and testing.
For information, call 342-5088, Ext. 112.
Photographer to present show on history of Burma The History of Burma (or Myanmar) is long and complex. Several races of people have lived in the region, the oldest of which are probably the Mon or the Pyu. In the 9th century the Bamar (Burman) people migrated from the then China-Tibet border region into the valley of the
BROWNSVILLE - Travel photographer Don Lyon will present a one-hour show on the history and culture of Burma The culture of Burma (or Myanmar) has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon people. Its neighbours, particularly India, China, and Thailand, have made major contributions to Burmese culture. , also known as Myanmar.
The free presentation will be held at the Brownsville Library at 8 p.m. Friday.
For information, call Lyon at 466-5969.
Professor to discuss Jewish architecture at UO
Architecture professor Thomas Hubka Thomas C. Hubka (b. 1946) is an American architectural historian whose primary focus is vernacular architecture and related issues of architecture and cultural meaning.
Hubka received his Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch. will discuss his research on vernacular form and Jewish culture Friday at 5 p.m. in Lawrence Hall, Room 177.
His lecture, "The Art and Architecture of Eighteenth-century Wooden Synagogues" is sponsored by the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. School of Architecture & Allied Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Jeff Merkley Jeff Merkley (b. 1956 in Myrtle Creek, Oregon) is the Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives. Merkley, a Democrat, represents House District 47, located in eastern Multnomah County within the Portland city limits. to appear?at Erb Memorial Union
U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Merkley will be at the University of Oregon's Erb Memorial Union today at noon. He will address issues geared toward college students and answer questions.
For information, call 510-8078.
Entry deadline is Saturday for sports art contest
Students have until Saturday to submit entries for the Windermere Art Challenge, a sports-themed contest for students in grades K-12 in connection with the Olympic Trials for track and field later this summer.
Artwork should be submitted to the Windermere office at 1600 Oak St., along with an official entry form, no later than Saturday. Entries must be original, hand--produced works of art on a flat surface no larger than 16 inches by 20 inches.
The entry form and complete rules are available at www.windermerelanecounty.com.
Monthly meeting planned for Calligraphy calligraphy (kəlĭg`rəfē) [Gr.,=beautiful writing], skilled penmanship practiced as a fine art. See also inscription; paleography. European Calligraphy
In Europe two sorts of handwriting came into being very early. Guild
The Valley Calligraphy Guild will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Emmaus Lutheran church, 1250 W. 18th Ave.