World Forestry Center Map 

These are details if you are registered for this year's conference.  You should have received an email with this info. as well. 
The 7th Annual Northwest Magic Conference is almost upon us!  If you are registered for the weekend, there are no paper tickets, your name will be on the list at the door,  Thanks.  

April 20th and 21st, 2019
World Forestry Center
4033 SW Canyon Road
Portland, Oregon

About the Location: The conference will be up at the lovely world forestry center by the Portland zoo, info about the location HERE.  This link includes directions, transit info, a campus map, and places to stay.  

Check in: Please check in at Cheatum Hall 9:15-9:45 am, Please be on time for check in!  There are no paper tickets, your name (the one you registered under) will be on a list at the door. 

Parking:  Please note there are over 1,000 parking spots up at the world forestry center, however if it's a sunny day so many people will come to the zoo!  The zoo opens at 9:30 am so you might want to try and come before that.  If you come early you should be fine! Otherwise there is overflow parking but if it's a busy day beware the shuttle could have lines.  That said carpooling and the max are great options too!  Here is all the pertinent shuttle and PARKING INFO. 

Food: You can bring your own food with you or you can order lunch from Elephant's Deli which be delivered around 12:30both days.  These are the best options, you can drive to get food but please note the world forestry center is up on a hill and about a 10/15 min. drive to downtown. You might want to bring lots of snacks, magic can be exhausting!   If you would like to pre-order from Elephants, you must do so by Monday April 16th.   Please order food HERE.  

ASL + Accessibility:
Please contact me (asap)  if you need park close to the building, 

Bathrooms are gender neutral for the weekend in Miller Hall and Cheatum Hall, There is a single stall bathroom in david douglass.  The bathroom in the museum next to the Mt. Hood room is public and binary gendered. 

There will be ASL interpretation in select classes through the weekend, please be mindful and leave space for people who need it in the front row.  A reminder that ASL interpretation is a two way road!  The interpreters are there to interpret ASL to english for english speakers and english to ASL for ASL speakers.

There are enough chairs in all the classrooms for those attending but sometimes more people go to one class or another, if you are able bodied and able to sit on the floor in a full classroom, please let people who need to sit in a chair do so.  If you can't find a chair  you might want to go to another class! Please be mindful of blocking doorways and aisles and overcrowding spaces, thank you. 

There will be a BIPOC (black,indigenous, and people of color) only healing space in the library,this will be on the map!  Please only be in this space and if you identify as such, thank you. 

This is a sober event, please no drugs or alcohol. 

The space will be low fragrance, please no chemical perfumes and try and keep scents to a minimum. 

Please contact me if you have accessibility questions or needs for the weekend, thank you.  MORE ACCESS INFO HERE

Magic Marketplace:  We have a wonderful variety of artists and readers in the marketplace this year.  Bring cash!  Some vendors may have card readers but definitely not all and there are no nearby atm machines.  The marketplace officially opens at 9:15am on Saturday and will be open until5pm on Sunday so  make sure to get your shopping done before then! 

Raffle: Bring cash for the raffle to support Radical Meditation for BIPOC and the NWMC scholarship fund!  

Schedule: Here is the schedule for the weekend!  You do not need to pre-sign up for classes, you can choose when you get there.   A few classes are limited, get there early and please attend another class when full!  There are BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) only classes, please respect this and thank you. Schedule HERE.  The conference will end with a ritual, please join us, it will be awesome. 

This conference is rooted in queerness and anti-oppression.  We are dedicated to supporting marginalized folks and offering a safe space as possible, please ask if you need support. Bad behavior will not be tolerated.  

Super excited to make magic with you all! May we be grounded in equity, beauty, and protection. May we come together to celebrate and transform. May our work be pleasing in all the realms. 

See you all soon! Please let me know if you have any questions.

Places to Stay in Portland 
Unique houses, shared homes and apartments around town at a variety of price levels. Distance to NWMC (Forestry Center) varies by location
Price Varies by location
Traveler's House
Casual hostel offering mixed dorms and private rooms, plus a communal kitchen, free    Wi-Fi and a garden.                                                                                                                    5.5 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$35 and up

Friendly Bike Guest House
Friendly Bike Guest House is a cyclist oriented "hostel" for individuals and groups in one of Portland's historic neighborhoods.                                                                                          5.5 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center) 
$36 and up

Northwest Portland Hostel
This hostel is housed in a village of historic buildings and offers both dorms and private rooms.                                                                                                                                          3.1 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$37 and up

Portland International Guesthouse
Cozy budget guestrooms with shared baths and a common kitchen, plus free coffee and Wi-Fi.                                                                                                                                          2.8 miles  to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$75 and up

The Society Hotel
Airy dorms and private rooms in a hip 19th century sailors' hotel with a cafe/bar and a roof deck.                                                                                                                                            3.7 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$100 and up

Parklane Suites and Inn
Casual rooms and suites in a straightfoward hotel offering complimentary Wi-Fi and parking.                                                                                                                                      2.4 miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)
$110 and up

Inn at Northrup Station
Eclectic suites, some with kitchens, in a vibrant hotel offering free breakfast and a rooftop terrace.                                                                                                                                      3.5  miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$159 and up 

Hotel deLuxe
Old Hollywood-influenced hotel with elegant lodging, art deco and a 1950's-style cocktail lounge.                                                                                                                                      2.5  miles to NWMC (Forestry Center)  
$173 and up