Week on the Cheap: Monday, September 27th – Thursday, September 30th

Article of the Week:
Seven deals to shop for this fall,” from The Daily Green News Blog.

Monday, September 27th:
– Powell’s City of Books on Burnside book reading, 7:00pm featuring “The Sheikh’s Batmobile.” From web site: “pop culture commentator Richard Poplak explores what becomes of his and America’s obsessions — pop songs and sitcoms, Hollywood movies and shoot-‘em-up video games, muscle cars and punk music — when they make their way into the Muslim world.”
Last Monday History Pub, 7:00pm at McMenamins Kennedy School. Free admission, though participants are encouraged to bring a canned good for the Oregon Food Bank. Tonight’s topic is “Pierce v. Society of Sisters,” the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Oregon’s compulsory school law, which had been sponsored by the KKK.

Tuesday, September 28th:
– It’s the end of September so check out the last few days of Swift Watch 2010 with the Audubon Society of Oregon at Chapman School. Free.

Wednesday, September 29th:
Community Cinema presents “Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian,” starting at 5:30 with a Gala reception and film beginning at 6:00pm. Free screening at the University of Oregon Turnbull Center (at the Skidmore Fountain MAX stop).
People’s Food Coop Annual Harvest Festival, 2:00pm – 9:00pm with craft fair, farmer’s market, live music, square dancing, pie eating and much more.

Thursday, September 30th:
PCC Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series at the downtown Multnomah County Library branch, 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Today’s presentation is “How to Follow Your Passion…” Free.
9th Annual World’s Largest Ice Cream Social…get a free 3oz. “Katie’s Creation” at Cold Stone Ice Creamery from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Waffle products and extra mix-ins available for additional charge. Valid only during published date and time. While supplies last. No substitutions. Limit one per customer.
– Last Thursday Alberta Arts Walk and Friends of Trees Benefit with artists reception, 5:30pm – 10:00pm.

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