Week on the Cheap: Monday, May 3rd – Thursday, May 6th

Article of the Week:
How to Be a Savvy Cheapskate,” from US News and World Report profiling Jeff Yeager, “America’s Ultimate Cheapskate,” about the most effective ways to economize.

Monday, May 3rd:

– The Friends of the Hillsboro Library continues their Spring Used Book Sale this week until Sunday, May 9th. Look for a special 50-cents off coupon near the information desk that you may use once each day.

Tuesday, May 4th:

– Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Bonnaroo Flavor Release Party with giveaways, music and free samples. Stop by your participating shop between 5:00pm – 7:00pm.

– Hillsboro First Tuesday with Walters Cultural Arts Center opening reception at 6:00pm. Free.

– Free public lecture “Eating Well As A Family,” 6:00pm at Tuality Health Education Center in Hillsboro. Free.

– Book reading of “The Roadmap to 100,” 7:30pm 7:00pm at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing. Free. From web site: “From Randall Stickrod, a founding editor of Wired magazine, and longevity expert Walter M. Bortz, comes The Roadmap to 100 (Macmillan), which uses cutting-edge research to show that we need to take a second look at our preconceptions about growing old.”

Wednesday, May 5th:

Cinco de Mayo Festival at Waterfront Park with special activities and musical performances all day 11:00am – 11:00pm. Admission is just $6 per adult.

4th Annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Retreat, 9:00am – 2:30pm. Free lunch and door prizes, pre-registration is required by calling Loriann McNeill at (503) 988-3646 to reserve your space.

– World Forestry Center Wondrous Wednesday offers $2 admission for all to the Discovery Museum. Ride the wet-free rapids, try your smoke-jumping skills and discover interesting things about forests all over the world.

Community Cinema Independent Lens series presents “Horse Boy” at the Turnbull Portland Center. Free screening, starts at 6:00pm.

Thursday, May 6th:

PCC Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series at 12:00pm at the Multnomah County Central library. Free lecture “Managing Conflict: Tips, Tricks, Traps, Tools.”

– Portland First Thursday takes place downtown, the Pearl District and Old Town.


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