Article of the Week: From the October 8th Oregonian, “Losing job was sweet to lifelong learner,” showcases a new learning company here in the Portland area, Mindglo. Offering classes in cooking, business/finance, health/wellness, art, personal growth and more, this is a great alternative for community education.
Monday, October 12th:
– Free! Complimentary 12-ounce mochas or hot chocolate at area Moonstruck Chocolate Cafe locations. See web site for locations and hours.
Tuesday, October 13th:
– Second Tuesdays of the month at the Oregon Zoo means that gate admission is only $2 per person. This is a great time to catch the new exhibit “Predators of the Serengeti,” plus ride the MAX to the zoo and get an additional $1.50 off!
– OMSI Teacher Open House: hopefully you checked our calendar tab and signed up for OMSI’s educator open house, which offers free admission and activities for teachers from 3:00pm – 8:00pm. If you haven’t registered, give them a call to see if you can still sign up. Valid teachers’ ID will be required at the door.
Wednesday, October 14th:
– Powell’s book readings: two great authors and books to choose from. Sarah Vowell will be at the Cedar Crossing location at 7:00pm for “The Wordy Shipmates,” and Michael Chabon will be at the downtown location at 7:30pm for “Manhood for Amateurs.” Click here for the Oregonian’s review of Chabon’s book.
Thursday, October 15th:
– McMenamin’s Kennedy School 12th anniversary Back to School celebration with live music, food specials and kid’s fun. Music begins at 5:00pm.
– USS Blueback 50th Anniversary with free submarine tours available from 9:30am – 5:00pm. There will also be a special celebration in the OMSI lobby at 2:00 p.m.
– Today is the final day of new ticket releases for the Free Night of Theater promotion. If Death of a Salesman comes back up, we highly recommend it!
Save 80% off on every $25 Gift Certificate order at Restaurant.com. Use promo code FOUR and pay just $2 through Monday, October 12th:
This Saturday October 17th is Family Day at the Oregon Historical Society. Two children are admitted free with one paid adult admission. Visitors will have a chance to visit our newest exhibit “The Art of Ceremony” and speak with Native American artists while they work on their craft. Activities will be held including an opportunity for children to create their own work of art!