Science Wire: WIS Talks @ Guilder
5:30 PM17:30

Science Wire: WIS Talks @ Guilder

Have you ever found yourself wondering what turn your career would have taken, if you had accepted one or the other opportunity that presented itself but was totally unrelated to your job at the time? Join our upcoming Science Wire, where we will be hearing from these three awesome speakers who have all taken weird career turns throughout their life:

Marcie Colledge is cofounder of Yellow Scope, a Portland company that makes science kits that take girls seriously. She has a PhD in neuroscience and in her previous life before starting Yellow Scope she worked in academic research for over 15 years, including running her own research lab. After taking a hiatus from the lab bench when her two daughters were young, she started volunteering at their elementary school. It was here she met Kelly McCollum, another scientist-mom. Marcie and Kelly worked together as volunteers for seven years leading STEM programs at the school. Yellow Scope grew out of their shared a passion for science, education, and closing the gender gap in STEM!

Mike Nelson has worked in the coffee industry as a barista, consultant, roaster, trainer, and company co-owner with various specialty coffee companies in the US and abroad. He combined his love of scientific research and coffee by focusing his graduate research on climate change and coffee, and holds an MSc in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science and an MSc in Geography. He is co-founder of Junior’s Roasted Coffee, and oversees the company’s green coffee buying, roasting, and wholesale training. In April 2017 Mike and his business partners opened Guilder, a cafe and bar in Northeast Portland that also serves as the roastery for Junior’s Roasted Coffee.

Rather than having a career endpoint that was clear from the beginning, Jennifer Seamans sees her vocational process as iterative, continually updating with changing local conditions and information.  Over the last two decades she has engaged her experience and expertise in math, sociology, science education and assessment, systems and pattern language, and environmental science project management — with an eye toward changing who is engaged in science/STEM, how it is done, and who benefits. Jen is halfway through the MPH program in biostatistics at OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, with interests in social and environmental determinants of health, public health education, and measuring health outcomes related to public policy.

Join us for an evening of fun and inspiration. We will provide some refreshments, drinks and more substantial food will be available for purchase at the bar.

Doors open at 5:30pm.

This event is free, registration is required. Please register here.

All are welcome!

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12:00 PM12:00

First Friday Cupping

Please join us for our monthly cupping on Friday, June 1st from 12-12:45pm at Guilder. This free event is open to the public. Come cup (taste) coffees from our coffee menu. 

First Friday cuppings take place the first Friday of every month unless otherwise noted.

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5:00 PM17:00

Princess Bride Screening

You're invited to join us on Tuesday, May 22nd for our second annual screening of the Princess Bride at 5:30pm. The film will be projected on the wall and will include subtitles along with sound. Bring the whole family! The movie will start at 5:30pm and runs 1 hr 40 mins.

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Gado Gado Pop up at Guilder
6:30 PM18:30

Gado Gado Pop up at Guilder


Gado Gado PDX is celebrating the bounty of spring with an Indonesian inspired vegetarian dinner at Guilder! 

Guests can expect bright coconut curry, braised jackfruit, beet chips with green coffee sambal and so much more. Junior's Roasted Coffee has sourced and roasted coffee beans from Sumatra which will be integrated into dishes and used for beverage service. 

Tickets are $55 and will you get a seat at our communal table and a full vegetarian meal and some coffee beans to bring home. Cocktails, beer, and wine by Guilder will be offered for purchase. A portion of proceeds will help end childhood hunger by going directly to Chefs Cycle for No Kid Hungry.


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6:00 PM18:00

Aeropress Brewing Course

Join us Wednesday, March 21st for a brewing course dedicated to one of our favorite manual brewing methods - the Aeropress! This one hour course will guide you through making the perfect Aeropress at home or on the road. $15 entry at the door also gets you a drink from the Guilder bar.

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6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Brewing Class

We love making coffee for you but also love to help you make coffee for yourself! We're hosting an Intro to Brewing Class on Tuesday, 1/30 from 6:00-7:00pm at the cafe. Join our Director of Coffee, Mike Nelson as he leads you through the basics of brewing the perfect cup at home.

The course fee is $15 at the door and will include a drink of your choice from our coffee or spirits bar! Please RSVP to

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8:00 PM20:00

Portland Coffee Social Club Holiday Cocktail Party

Celebrate the end of the 2017 season with cocktails & Holiday tunes by DJ Yule Sprudge. Break out your bow ties & sparkly adornments, because we're taking a break from Portland-casj and going fancy for this one! Don't have anything formal? Get creative with glitter, or...may we suggest an elf costume!

*FREE to attend, cocktails available for purchase!

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12:00 PM12:00

Beer Release with Upright Brewing!

Join us on Saturday, November 18th starting at noon to taste a new collaboration beer with Upright Brewing and Junior's Roasted Coffee. The Junior's Atitlán Stout was made with coffee from Santo Tomás Pachuj. The Santo Tomás Pachuj is grown by the Fahsen family in the Atitlán region of Guatemala. This Caturra, Catuai, and Bourbon coffee grows between 1300 and 1800 meters above sea level (masl; 4265ft to 5905ft), and is processed (washed) on site. The Fahsen’s efforts earned them first place in the 2017 Competencia de Cafés Regionales Traditional Atitlán, but have also earned them Rainforest Alliance Certification.

Meet the brewers from Upright and roaster Mike to learn how about this delicious stout!

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3rd Birthday & Roastery Opening
1:00 PM13:00

3rd Birthday & Roastery Opening

Join us on...

Sunday, October 1st from 1pm - 4pm for a Vendor Fair, Kids Activities, Latte Art Demos and complimentary coffee, wine, beer, and snacks! We'll also be sharing samples from our current coffee catalogue.

Vendors include: Shoofly Vegan Bakery (vegan pastries and baked goods), Oatly (Barista Edition Oat Milk), Tanglewood Beverage Company (chai), Coffee Beer (rad merch), and Mitchell Wine Group (wine tasting).

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5:30 PM17:30


Come meet T Ngu, the Founder and Designer of Upper Metal Class and Project Object. She'll be sharing her story and some tactical business tips for you to get kickin' on your own business dreams. We'll have cold brew from Junior's Roasted Coffee, raffles, and an opportunity to learn first hand from the best in the industry. Tickets are free but limited! Visit for more information.

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4:00 PM16:00

Rocky Darensbourg Art Reception & Performance

By Hope & By Cloak by Rocky Darensbourg aka Rochelle Koivunen

Opening reception will be from 4-8 pm on July 5th, 2017

Performance At 7pm!

This group of watercolor paintings, titled "By Hope & By Cloak," and new original songs speak to the juncture of surviving and thriving and the ways that our communal experience creates resilience, and they aspire to lift your spirits. 

The originals and life-size archival reproductions are for sale by inquiry, if you happen to be so inspired, and smaller archival prints are available at:


The Shadow.
The Rapture.
The Great Turning.
Interdimensional Shift.
The Lifting of the Veil.
The Shifting of the Magnetic Poles...

Many names for this prophesied time as we pass through the portal of chaos. Somehow, we will make it. With each other. Or at least the Earth will, in some form. By Hope and By Cloak. 

Rocky Darensbourg (AKA Rochelle Koivunen) grew up in the country outside of Portland with trees and a deep hole in the earth as forts and safe havens. As an adult nature is still the refuge of choice, but during rainy winters and long nights art does the trick. With an eye on the ways that we humans experience each other and the world, this work hopes to bring levity to our shared experience. 

A great thanks to those of the larger human family whose influences mark my early formative years: Teachers Judy Vogland-Dayton, Gail Young, Shelley Cole, Deanna Hunt, and Laura Ross-Paul; Writers and Illustrators Maurice Sendak, Tove Jansson, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Dr. Seuss, Astrid Lindgren, Jamake Highwater, Louise Fitzhugh; performers and musicians Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street, Ramblin’ Rod Anders, Ben Matlock, The Beatles, The Talking Heads, Paul Simon, Patty Loveless, John Denver, Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul, Michael Jackson, Yip Harburg, Walt Disney, Judy Garland, Julie Andrews. 

"Rochelle Koivunen's drawings portray a kinder, gentler post-apocalyptic world. Instead of Mad Max scavengers, Koivunen's survivors have learned their lesson and decided to band together and respect the earth. Through the artist's sheer conviction and carry-through, she rescues this premise from preciousness, building a world where humans, animals, and indeterminate in-betweeners coexist peacefully with Gaia herself, joined together by tentacles and squishy viscera. It's an inventive vision worth checking out." - R. Speer

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5:00 PM17:00

PNW AeroPress Competition


We're putting the PNW under pressure! Brew your way to victory, and win lodging & travel expenses to Seattle + Registration for the USAC!*

Join the Portland Coffee Social Club in collaboration with Junior's Roasted Coffee and Buckman Coffee Factory, as we host the 2nd Annual & FIRST fully Independent, locally-organized PNW AeroPress Competition at the newest Portland cafe serving coffee brewed on AeroPress: Guilder!

This event is free for spectators, but competitor brackets will be limited to the first 27 who register. $20 to compete. Competitor Registration opens at 10am on May 30 2017.

Bring your own AeroPress and brewing gear (we'll provide filtered water, and your competition coffee).

*This event is not affiliated with the international AeroPress championship circuit, and is not a "qualifying regional" event. First Place prize will include Registration fees which can be used for the USAC, and lodging expenses via airBNB, which can be used to stay in Seattle, if the winner so desires. The winner is responsible for their own registration to compete at the National Level, if they choose. We fully endorse unity in the PNW Coffee Community, and encourage competitor registration at both our indie event -&- the qualifying regional event in Bellingham, hosted by the good folks at Camber Coffee.

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