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

Article of the Week:
11 Things That Will Be Cheaper in 2013,” by Louis Ramirez for dealnews.com.

Monday, January 14th:
Week of Winter Specials kicks off today at all 39 Burgerville locations, with special deals daily until Sunday.
– Portland Center for the Performing Arts Volunteer Program presents Noontime Showcase: Scott Anderson’s “Magic and Slight of Hand,” 12:00pm, free. Located in the Rotunda of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Portland Center for the Performing Arts, 1111 SW Broadway, Portland.
– Oregon Encyclopedia History Night’s “Polluting Paradise: The Formative Years of Willamette River Pollution Abatement, 1920s-1960s,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. Free, minor okay with parent or guardian.

Tuesday, January 15th:
– “Music That Inspires the Country“: The Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Brass Quintet performs in Lincoln Recital Hall at Portland State University, 4:30pm, free and open to the public.
– Free library program “Celebrate Slavic New Year: Russian, Cossack and Gypsy Folk Songs,” 6:30pm at the Holgate Library.
– Free library program “A Will is NOT Enough in Oregon,” 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Tualatin Public Library. No registration required.
– OMSI Science Pub presents “Exploring the Deep Ocean: Strange Animals, Submarine Volcanoes, and Life in Extreme Environments,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $5 suggested donation, minor okay with parent or guardian.
– Lake Oswego Public Library Third Tuesday Author series presents “William Stafford Birthday Celebration,” 7:00pm – 8:30pm, free.
“Cafe Istanbul” – Middle Eastern music & dance, 8:30pm at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, free. 21 and over only.

Wednesday, January 16th:
– Free library program “DIY Weatherization Workshop,” 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Troutdale Library. Please register online.
– “Comedy Stand Down,” comedy showcase, 9:00pm at Mississippi Pizza, $5 suggested donation.

Thursday, January 17th:
– Free library program “Build an Effective Job Search Strategy,” 3:00pm – 5:00pm at the Central Library. Please register online.
– The Center for Japanese Studies presents Sho Dozono, CEO of Azumano Travel to share “The From Oregon with Love Story (Oregon kara ai),” 7:00pm at the PSU Multicultural Center. Free and open to the public.
– Powell’s Books on Burnside welcomes Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings and his new book “Because I Said So!” 7:30pm, free.

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