Week on the Cheap: Monday, February 20th – Thursday, February 23rd

Article of the Week:
7 Things that Will Be Cheaper in 2012,” by Amanda Greene-Kelly for WomensDay.com.

Monday, February 20th:
– Free admission at the Japanese Garden, 10:00am – 4:00pm.
President’s Day Value Village sale, most items at 50% off, 9:00am – 9:00pm.
– Celebrate Asian New Year 11:00am – 1:30pm with Portland Community College’s SE Campus at Legin Restaurant. There will be music, arts, performances, games and more; admission is just $2 (free for under 12 years of age).
– Free screening of the documentary “Food Stamped,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Bagdad Theater. Bring a donation for the Oregon Food Bank, open to all ages.
– Free screening of the film “Mother: Caring for 7 Billion,” 7:30pm at the Hollywood Theatre. Audiences will learn about population issues and how they affect our world.

Tuesday, February 21st:
– Book event at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside, 7:30pm featuring David Wolman and his book “The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers — and the Coming Cashless Society,” free.

Wednesday, February 22nd:
– Panda Express free Peppercorn Shrimp with this coupon, single serving while supplies last, no purchase necessary.
– OMSI Science Pub Portland presents “Scientific and Humanitarian Lessons from the Haiti and Japan Earthquakes,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $5 suggested cover charge.

Thursday, February 23rd:
Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series at Multnomah County Central Library features speaker Grace Antares and her topic “Sheconomics,” 12:00pm – 1:00pm, free. From web site: “Understand the emotional forces and barriers that influence women’s success with money. Using a clinical study from the University of Hertfordshire, speaker Grace Antares shares solutions to better spending.”
Free Portland Jazz Festival performance, 9:30pm at the ArtBar inside the Portland Center for the Performing Arts.

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