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Scandinavian Celebrations: Savor These Swedish Meat Pies

OPB | Aug. 10, 2016 4:15 p.m.

Chow down on Loven Oven's popular Swedish meat pies at the Scandinavian Festival in Junction City or follow Lulu the Baker's adaptation and make them at home for a summer feast. 

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Blazers, Special Olympics Team Up For Rip City 3-On-3 Tournament

OPB | July 27, 2016 4:17 p.m.

At Portland's annual 3-on-3 tournament, a different kind of athlete gets to shine.

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Oregon Country Fair Preserves Its Past While Looking To The Future

OPB | July 9, 2016 9 a.m.

If the dream of the '90s is alive in Portland, then every July the dream of the late '60s dusts off the cosmic cobwebs and gives peace, love and harmony another whirl in Veneta, Oregon.  

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Where To Have A Blast On The Fourth Of July In The Northwest

OPB | July 1, 2016 11:45 a.m.

Here are some of the Northwest’s top Fourth of July celebrations, offering everything from Main Street parades to glittering fireworks displays.

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When God Meets TED

OPB | May 14, 2015 10:37 a.m. | Portland

New York Times best-selling author William Paul Young is hoping to bring his message of salvation and faith to people through a TED-style talk: “Where’s God When?”

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Toast The Holiday Weekend With Local Winemakers

The Register-Guard | May 20, 2014 8 p.m.

Most Lane County-area wineries will swing their doors open wide this Memorial Day weekend, and even some vineyards that normally are not open to the public will swing their gates wide to greet visitors with open houses, entertainment and tastings.

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Kúkátónón Teaches Kids African Culture Through Dance

OPB | July 10, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Started 30 years ago as an after-school program, the Kúkátónón Children's African Dance Troupe has grown into a performance group that seeks to spread awareness of African cultural traditions.

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Laurie Wolf’s Seasonal Recipes: Strawberries

OPB | April 29, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Food lover, chef and cookbook writer Laurie Wolf shares recipes for mini strawberry trifles, strawberry streusel muffins, and arugula and cilantro salad with chicken.

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Community Members Help Create Marquam Nature Park Mosaic

OPB | April 22, 2013 7:15 a.m.

Marquam Nature Park in southwest Portland is the site of a new community art project. The public is invited to help create a new mosaic during a series of free workshops.