Article of the Week:
â€œ8 Mattress Mysteries: Consumer Reports answers your questions.” A very quick read regarding mattress purchases (wish we saw this article a few weeks ago before buying a mattress from the Bedmart Outlet Store near the airport!)
Monday, April 26th:
– Free Pretzel Day at PretzelMaker stores at Lloyd Center and Clackamas Town Center during store hours. Sing a snippet from your favorite song or just say ‘National Pretzel Day’ to get your free pretzel. Note—Auntie Anne’s is NOT participating in this promotion!
– 37th Annual Student Academy Awards Regional Final starting at 6:00pm at the NW Film Center, free.
– Jackpot Records Film and Music Festival continues its run this week with free screenings at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Hollywood Theater.
Tuesday, April 27th:
– 13th Annual Cascade Career Fair at Portland Community College Cascade Gymnasium, 11:00am – 3:00pm. Get your resume reviewed, attend a workshop and visit with employers and recruiters. All free!
– OMSI Science Pub presents “Crime Lab Confessions: A Forensic Scientist Tells All,” at 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $2 suggested donation, 21 and over or minor with an adult.
Wednesday, April 28th:
– Powell’s book reading featuring damali ayo and his humorous read “Obamistan! Land Without Racism: Your Guide to the New America.” Free, starts at 7:30pm at Powell’s City of Books.
– Reading Frenzy presents Lloyd Dangle performing his “Sly and Snide Slideshow” at 7:00pm. Admission is $5 or go in free with the purchase of one of his titles. This event will be held upstairs from Reading Frenzy at the ILWU Local 5 office; the free beer is courtesy of Ninkasi.
– Ground Kontrol’s monthly Free Play Party starts at 5:00pm and a $5 cover gets you all the video arcade and pinball games you can play.
Thursday, April 29th:
– Game 5 of our Portland Trail Blazers vs. the Phoenix Suns, catch it live on free TV KGW Channel 8.
– Last Thursday on Alberta Street, starts around 5:00pm.
Restaurant.com orders are now discounted 80% off every purchase including gift certificates, dinner of the month club and gift cards. Use promo code “MEAL” at checkout, now through Friday, April 30th. Pay just $2 for a $25 gift certificate.