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Last updated with corrections and even more information on May 1, 11:10 a.m.
Morning 6:30 a.m.: PDX Bike Swarm converging in front of the Clinton Street Theatre (SE 26th Avenue & Clinton Street) for a group ride to the Portland Public Schools Headquarters. New: The Swarm is planning on blockading the intersection of 26th/Clinton with tents "to obstruct traffic."
Morning 7:30 a.m.: Portland Public Schools Headquarters, 501 N Dixon St. Student strike in response to budget cuts and school closures.
Morning 9 a.m.: Woodlawn Park, NE 9th Avenue & Dekum Street.
Liberate May Day with the Portland Liberation Organizing Council (PLOC); "reclaiming" of land and block party to follow a march from the park. NEWS: The house at the corner of NE 6th Avenue and Bryant Street is liberated; block party is now occurring.
Morning 11:30 a.m.: Under west end of the Burnside Bridge at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Unpermitted (with "unfriendly tactics") General Strike Rally (11:30 a.m.) and March (12:30 p.m.).
Noon: Wallace Park, NW 25th Avenue & NW Pettygrove Street,
Occupy Beltane with the Interfaith Guild of Chaplains! An interfaith/ecumenical gathering to mark the festival of Beltane and to discuss the nexus between spirituality and social justice. NEWS: Due to possible traffic issues the start time has moved to sometime shortly after 12:30 p.m. Please get the word out.
Afternoon 1:30 p.m.: Portland State University - Smith Memorial Student Union/South Park Blocks - feeder rally and march organized by PSU student groups starting at/around 1:30 p.m.
Afternoon 2 p.m.: Shemansky Park (South Park Blocks), SW Salmon Street & SW Park Avenue, 2 p.m. Permitted rally and march (4:30-6 p.m.) organized by the May Day Coalition.
Evening 6 p.m.: Oregon State Capitol, Salem, 6 p.m.
Causa and PCUN's "The Light of Hope" march and rally with featured speaker Gov. John Kitzhaber, M.D., with announcements on the drivers' license restoration.
Evening 6 p.m.: Food Not Bombs will be at Shemansky around 6 p.m., in addition to their regular Tuesday serving at Col. Summers Park in Southeast Portland at 5:30 p.m.
Evening 6:30 p.m.: CELEBRATORY DANCE PARTY at the South Park Blocks for a roaming dance party throughout downtown with possible stops at the Pioneer Courthouse Square and the City Hall among others, to celebrate the day’s events and revel in community.
Evening 6 p.m.: Red & Black Cafe (SE 12th Avenue & SE Oak Street) will be having a post-march music and celebration.
Also: Occupy Gresham has endorsed the May Day General Strike and an action is being planned. See http://www.occupygresham.org for any new development.
Hashtags: #M1GS and #M1PDX, in addition to #OPDX, #OPDXalert, etc.
Cannot make it to any of these? Watch Livestream channels on http://OPDXlive.org.