Article of the Week:
“What to Expect from Presidents’ Day Sales,” by Louis Ramirez for dealnews.com.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH:
– Lake Oswego Reads program runs all month long and this week features a presentation on sustainability, the story of Olympic athlete Lopez Lomong and a film screening “Rwanda â€“ Do Scars Ever Fade?” All events are free and open to the public.
– The Portland Center for the Performing Arts Volunteer Program presents Noontime Showcase: Sally Harmon & Frank Gruner, a piano and bass duo beginning at 12:00pm. Free and open to the public.
– City Club of Portland presents “Dig into Under Wildwood,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. This event is free, but please RSVP by calling (503) 228-7231 x110.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH:
– Oregon Zoo Second Tuesday offers $4 admission per person. Ride the bus or MAX and receive an additional $1.50 off with proof of ridership. (Parking is $4 per car.)
– Fat Tuesday / Mardis Gras events — please refer to PDX Pipeline for the low down!
– Free library program “KBOO, the Willamette Bridge and the Psychedelic Supermarket: Portland in the 1960s,” 6:00pm at the Central Library US Bank room.
– Opportunities for Dialogue presentation “Race Talks: Race & The Housing Crisis,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Kennedy School gymnasium. Free admission, minor okay with parent or guardian.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH:
– Panda Express is giving away a single serving size of their new tangy jumbo shrimp, while supplies last. Must print out this coupon or show it on your mobile device to redeem the offer.
– Lunar New Year Celebration, 6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Holgate Library, free.
– Free presentation “Controlling Paper Clutter,” 6:45pm – 7:45pm at the Cedar Mill Community Library. Please see web site to RSVP.
– Smoke Signals Exhibition opening reception, 6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Multnomah County Central library, free.
– Avengers Assemble Signing with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Pete Woods, 7:00pm – 10:00pm at Things From Another World on NE Broadway. Come meet these amazing creators and enjoy free food and beer (21+ with valid ID).
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH:
– 23rd Cascade Festival of African Films runs all month long, with film screenings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All films are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-seated basis. Most films will be screening at the PCC Cascade Campus. Today’s film times are at 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 7:30pm.
– Happy Valentine’s Day — for ideas on dining, please visit this helpful post from PortlandFoodandDrink.com.