Article of the Week: “The Dining Strategy: How to Eat Out for Less,” from Smart Money, offers up tips and suggestions for saving money when eating out.
Monday, September 28th:
– History Pub Mondays at McMenamins Kennedy School, 7:00pm. Free; bring canned goods to donate to Oregon Food Bank, all ages welcome. Tonight’s topic: “The Other Portland: Ethnic Groups and Workers in Portland’s North End during the 19th and 20th Centuries.”
– Camden Corner Block Party offers up free dinner eats and cheap drinks at Yakuza, Fats and DOC restaurants. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, NE Portland.
Tuesday, September 29th:
– OMSI Science Pub lecture @ McMenamins Mission Theater, 7:00pm. $2.00 suggested donation. Tonight’s topic: “Spider Venoms: Tools of Tiny Predators.”
Wednesday, September 30th:
– People’s Coop Harvest Festival, 2:00pm – 9:00pm, features a farmers market and craft fair, pie eating contest, beer garden, square dancing, live music and more.
– Friendly House Annual Street Party and Open House, 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Live music, children’s activities, food, raffle prizes, acupuncture clinic and more.
– In Cheap We Trust, book reading at Powell’s City of Books in downtown. “From dumpster-diving and the psychology of hoarding to Americans’ thrifty responses to war and recession, Lauren Weber’s In Cheap We Trust (Little, Brown) teases out the connotations behind the word “cheap” and explores the wisdom and pleasures of not spending every last penny.” Ah, perfect!
Thursday, October 1st
– Yes, it is First Thursday. But it is also the start of the Oregon Day of Culture, and Thursday kicks off a week of performances, film screenings, exhibits and special events taking place all around over the state. Check the web site for a complete listing of all the events and activities.