North Star Village Activities

For Everyone
Meet the Artist: Bonnie Halfpenny
Saturday, June 1st 10:00 a.m.- Noon

NSV member and artist Bonnie Halfpenny will be on hand in the second-floor gallery at the North Portland Library to discuss the mixed media artwork Smoke Screen she created to commemorate those who died as a result of large-scale gun violence. If you go Saturday morning (see, plan to join Bonnie and other villagers for lunch along NE Alberta afterwards.

Bonnie will also be at the North Portland Library on Monday, June 3rd from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., before our First Monday Gathering at Chapel Pub, which is next door to the North Portland Library. The Library is located at 512 N. Killingsworth, 97217.

For Everyone
Building Memories Art Exhibition
Recent Watercolors by Henk Pander
Sunday, June 2nd, Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Originally from the Netherlands, Henk Pander was a child during WWII. Since immigrating to the Pacific Northwest in 1965, he has become one of the region’s most renowned artists. This series of large format watercolors about the Vanport Flood and Nazi-occupied Amsterdam invites us to reflect on the invisible histories held by buildings, streets, and empty places. What is the danger of forgetting? See the exhibition at Cerimon House, 5131 NE 23rd Ave, 97211.
Note: The ADA ramp access is located on the front of the building (left side, facing the front doors, by the bike shelter).

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