Events & Classes

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Jun 4

Teen Spirit Zine Thing

Tue Jun 4
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting craft time for teens who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+, and allies too. Come enjoy some 2S/Indigequeer culture and make zine things, listen to 2S music playlists, and view recent live stream footage from San Francisco’s Two-Spirit BAAITS pow wow.

Jun 8

Two-Spirit Rainbow Family Storytime

Sat Jun 8
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting storytime for families with parents or children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+ and their allies. Come sing, listen, learn and celebrate an hour of kid-friendly Two-Spirit and Indigequeer songs and books. Children, families, elders, aunties and uncles — everyone is welcome.

Jun 13

Two-Spirit Printmaking Social

Thu Jun 13
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting print-making night where adults who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+ can make pride bling with medallions, posters, flags, and learn more about local Two-Spirit resources.

Jun 21

Author event with Daniel Vandever

Fri Jun 21
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Central Library

The whole family is invited for a joyful and informative discussion with creator and publisher Daniel Vandever (Diné) about publishing books as a Native author and his award-winning picture books Fall In Line, Holden and Herizon. Free books to participants while supplies last.

Space is limited and attendance is first come, first served. 

Jun 22

Author event with Daniel Vandever

Sat Jun 22
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Gresham Library

The whole family is invited for a joyful and informative discussion with creator and publisher Daniel Vandever (Diné) about publishing books as a Native author and his award-winning picture books Fall In Line, Holden and Herizon. Free books to participants while supplies last.

Space is limited and attendance is first come, first served. 

Jun 26

Native Story Hour - rescheduled from June 19th

Wed Jun 26
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Online

Come sing, listen, learn and celebrate. Join Karen Kitchen (Osage Nation) for this story hour featuring songs and books from Native cultures. Children, families, elders, aunties and uncles — everyone is welcome.

Register/join via Zoom.

Jul 13

New Holgate Library: Two Generations of Hoop Dance

Sat Jul 13
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Holgate Library

Two talented Indigenous hoop dancers will share their culture and skills through the art of hoop dance, followed by a Q & A session. Hoop dancing originated as a healing ceremony and continues to be practiced and shared as a form of Indigenous tradition, artistic expression and cultural sharing opportunity. Hoops are utilized to make formations that honor various animals and nature, as well as new and creative designs.

Jul 14

New Holgate Library: Uke Time with Gigs

Sun Jul 14
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Holgate Library

Participants will learn how to hold, read, and strum along to popular songs from "I Lava You" to "Master of Puppets," while getting the chance to play with other types of ukuleles. Participants will be sent home with material to continue their uke journey! This event is encouraged for all ages.  

Fyre, also known as Giggles, is a two-spirit multidisciplinary artist based in Portland. They mainly focus on music and circus arts. 

Jul 15

New Holgate Library: Native Plants

Mon Jul 15
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Holgate Library

Learn about native plants of the Willamette Valley like huckleberry, cedar, sweetgrass and other plants. Stephanie Craig, Santiam and Yoncalla Kalapuya tribal member, will share how many plants in our backyards are used for food, basketry and medicine by Indigenous peoples.

Jul 17

Native Story Hour

Wed Jul 17
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Online

Come sing, listen, learn and celebrate. Join Karen Kitchen (Osage Nation) for this story hour featuring songs and books from Native cultures. Children, families, elders, aunties and uncles — everyone is welcome.

Register/join via Zoom.

Jul 18

Two-Spirit Beadwork Social

Thu Jul 18
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting beadwork night where adults who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+ can make pride bling with medallions, posters, flags, and learn more about local Two-Spirit resources.

Jul 23

Teen Spirit Fanfic Thing

Tue Jul 23
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting craft time for teens who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+ and their allies. Come enjoy some 2S/Indigequeer culture and make a hard copy of your favorite fan fic (fan fiction). While these publications are typically online/digital only, learn how to make a copy of your own “book”, with your own cover art and illustrations.