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.”