Week on the Cheap: Monday, May 14th – Thursday, May 17th

Article of the Week:
Fix It or Trash It? When to Toss or Keep Your Appliances, Electronics, and More,” by Just Heather on Babble.com.

Monday, May 14th:
-PCPA Noontime Showcase: Chinook Winds Woodwind Trio, 12:00pm at Antoinette Hatfield Hall Rotunda Lobby, free.
– Free screening of documentary film “Undamming the Elwha,” 12:00pm at Multnomah County Central Library. From web site: “In partnership with OPB’s EarthFix, join us for a screening of the KCTS 9/EarthFix documentary Undamming the Elwha. Following the film, we will have a Q & A with the filmmakers, Katie Campbell and Michael Werner, about their experience making the film and about the dam removal project on the Elwha River.

Tuesday, May 15th:
– Election day, vote and get your ballots in! Drop off sites here.
– Free health education event “Eating Right When Money’s Tight,” 6:00pm at Hillsboro’s Tuality Health Education Center. From web site: “Learn how to access local resources to help you and your family plan and eat healthy affordable meals. Resource information for teens, seniors and families will be included.” Register online.
OMSI Science Pub presents “Oregon’s Summer Resident Gray Whales: Unleashing a Well-Kept Secret,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $5 suggested cover charge, 21+ with ID, or minor with adult.
– Spoken Word series: Sing & Tell with Jeni Foster, 7:00pm at the Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center in Hillsboro. Free.

Wednesday, May 16th:
Third Annual Stumptown 40, races begin at 7:00pm at Spirit of 77. Free to watch and cheer on the racers.
ShanRock’s Triviology hosts Star Wars Trivia Night, 8:00pm at The Eagles Lodge, free.

Thursday, May 17th:
Free estate planning workshop for seniors and their families, 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME) at 4134 North Vancouver Avenue. Sponsored by Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives (PCRI) and the Minority Homeowner Assistance Collaborative (MHAC).
– Powell’s book event “The Man Who Quit Money,” 7:30pm at Powell’s on Hawthorne, free. From web site: “Mark Sundeen’s The Man Who Quit Money (Riverhead) is an account of how one man learned to live, sanely and happily, without earning, receiving, or spending a single cent.

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