Week on the Cheap: Monday, February 21st – Thursday, February 24th

Here’s an early edition for this week’s post, enjoy!

Article of the Day:
President’s Day Electronics Deals and Shopping Tips,” by Carol Mangis, ConsumerReports.org.

Article of the Week:
What foods to buy and what to skip at Trader Joe’s,” by the editors of EatingWell Magazine.

Monday, February 21st:
– Free admission day at Portland Japanese Garden, 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Tuesday, February 22nd:
Nature After Hours: Adventures in Sustainability with travel expert Jeffrey Briley discussing eco-friendly Global Travels, 6:00pm – 8:30pm at the Nature Center in Tryon Creek State Park’s Natural Area. From web site: “This fun evening will explore the rewards and challenges of adventure traveling as Mr. Briley shares his knowledge of ecotourism, sustainable practices and the cultural experiences one encounters while traveling in environmentally-sensitive areas of the world. Jeffrey Briley’s passion for environmental education and respect for the natural world inspired him to create Natural Elements International (NEI), a Portland-based adventure travel company. Come and enjoy Jeffrey’s pictures and stories as we learn how to conserve even as we travel.” This is a free program and open to the public.
The Oregon Encyclopedia History Night at McMenamins Edgefield beginning at 6:30pm with tonight’s presentation “I’ve found her at last…the Love Affair of 20th Century Portland: John Reed and Louise Bryant.” This is a free program and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 23rd:
– Learn origami in a relaxing atmosphere with the free program “The Peace of Paper” at the Albina Library from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Space is limited and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thursday, February 24th:
– Preview performance of “Fefu and Her Friends,” by the Portland State University Theater Arts, 7:30pm at Lincoln Performance Hall. Tickets for the preview performance are $6, click here for ticket information.
– Book reading and presentation of “The Portland Stairs Book,” 7:30pm at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne.

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