ARTICLE OF THE WEEK:
“Trying to Cut Back on Spending? Go BIG,” by Gary Foreman focusing on trimming fat from the three major areas of expenditures: housing, transportation and food.
WEEK ON THE CHEAP
Monday, May 24th:
– Submission: Sri Karunamayi free Public Program “Spiritual Discourse/Darshan Program,” 7:00pm at Unity Church of Portland. Please visit web site for more information.
– Book reading at Powell’s at Cedar Hills Crossing, 7:00pm, featuring author Louis Sachar’s latest book ‘The Cardturner.’ Free.
Tuesday, May 25th:
– Submission: Sri Karunamayi free Public Program “Individual Blessings and Saraswati Mantra Diksha,” 9:00am – 1:00pm at Unity Church of Portland. Please visit web site for more information.
– PlayWrite’s WordVoice spring showcase of short plays and songs by area students, performance at the World Trade Center at 5:00pm and 8:00pm. Tickets are free, but please register to guarantee a seat.
Wednesday, May 26th:
– OMSI Science Pub, 7:00pm – 9:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $2 suggested cover charge, open for 21 and over, or minor with an adult. Tonight’s topic is “What’s Eating You: People and Parasites.”
– Ground Kontrol’s monthly free play party begins at 5:00pm and runs til’ late; just a $5 cover charge gets you all the great classic video arcade and pinball games you want to play.
Thursday, May 27th:
– Free morning nature walk from the Portland Audubon Society, 7:30am – 8:30am. From web site: “In celebration of Great Blue Heron Week, join Jim Labbe with Audubon Society of Portland and Lee Dayfield with Wilkes East Neighborhood Association for morning stroll through Nadaka Nature Park in West Gresham.”
– Take a stroll along Alberta Street for their monthly art walk and street fair ‘Last Thursday‘
– Book reading by author Lynn Schooler at Powell’s on Hawthorne, 7:30pm. From Powell’s web site: “Walking Home (Bloomsbury) chronicles Lynn Schooler’s solo journey into the Alaskan wilderness â€” first by small boat across the formidable Gulf of Alaska, then on foot along one of the wildest coastlines in North America.” Free.