Week on the Cheap: Monday, February 15th – Thursday, February 18th

Article of the Week:
The Best Stuff to Buy In Bulk.” Shop at Costco? Then you’ll like this slideshow comparing bulk pricing of products purchased at Costco versus the regular supermarket.

Monday, February 15th:
Portland Meadows Big Value Day and Trail Blazers Fun Day. Come watch the races and meet the Blazer Dancers. Wear your Trail Blazers gear and get a free chance to win Trail Blazers merchandise and tickets. Dollar hot dogs, soda, drinks, pretzels, popcorn and a $9.95 buffet.

Pearl Bakery celebrates 13 years in business with freebies, tours and demos all week long.

Tuesday, February 16th:
OMSI Science Pub: “Snowflakes, Stress, and Semiconductors: Do You See A Pattern Here?” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater, $2 suggested donation.

Wednesday, February 17th:
– Death Magazine launch party at Reading Frenzy in downtown Portland, 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Ninkasi Brewing will be pouring free beer as part of the festivities.

Thursday, February 18th:
– Book reading at Powell’s on Hawthorne, 7:30pm, “Crossing the Gates of Alaska.” From web site: In the spirit of Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild, seasoned wilderness survivalist Dave Metz takes on Alaska’s backcountry in his most daring trek to date. Crossing the Gates of Alaska: One Man, Two Dogs, 600 Miles on the Map (Citadel) is Metz’s inspiring account of survival on a death-defying trek across the perilous Alaskan Arctic. Free.

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