Week on the Cheap: Monday, March 18th – Thursday, March 21st

Article of the Week:
Best Days, Months and Hours to Spend Money,” by Farnoosh Torabi for Yahoo Finance.

Monday, March 18th:
March Madness celebration with free nachos and a chance to win prizes, 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the PSU Urban Plaza (SW 6th and Montgomery). Free and open to the public.
6th annual Smallpressapalooza, a marathon reading of small press authors, 6:00pm – 10:00pm at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside, free.
– Powell’s book event with author Hanna Neuschwander’s book “Left Coast Roast: A Guide to the Best Coffee and Roasters from San Francisco to Seattle,” 7:30pm at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, free.

Tuesday, March 19th:
– Free workshop “Eating With The Seasons: Spring,” 1:30pm – 2:30pm at the Beaverton City Library.
– OMSI Science Pub presents “Through the Eyes of a Zebrafish: Cell Behaviors and Clues to Cancer,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. Admission is $5 per person, minor okay if accompanied by parent or guardian.

Wednesday, March 20th:
– Free test screening of the documentary “Wrenched,” 6:00pm at the Academy Theater.
– Free Career Change Workshop, 6:00pm at the Beaverton City Library.
– REI Tualatin presents a free demonstration class “Cross Training for Outdoor Fitness – REI Nature’s Gym,” 6:30pm – 8:00pm.
– Free presentation “Women on Wheels,” 6:30pm – 7:30pm at Portland REI. Author April Streeter will discuss women, cycling, and why riding a bike is (still) a revolutionary act.
– Book reading and presentation “Shanghai Tunnels and Salty Dogs: Portland’s Lost Waterfront,” 6:45pm at the St Johns Library, free for all ages.

Thursday, March 21st:
– It’s the start of the March Madness NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, catch the day’s action at McMenamins St Johns Theater & Pub from 11:00am – 5:00pm.
– Oregon Humanities presents “Dissent and Defend” as part of their Think & Drink Series, 6:30pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. Free admission, minor okay if accompanied by parent or guardian.

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