Article of the Week:
“Last-minute tax tips for slackers and cheapskates alike,” by Brent Hunsberger for the Oregonian.
Monday, April 8th:
– Portland Center for the Performing Arts Volunteer Program presents Noontime Showcase: Jefferson Dancers, 12:00pm, free for all ages. Located in the Rotunda of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Portland Center for the Performing Arts at 1111 SW Broadway in downtown Portland.
– Authors In Pubs monthly reading event, 7:30pm – 9:30pm at downtown Portland’s Jack London Bar (beneath the Rialto Pool Room). Free for 21 and over, donations are encouraged.
Tuesday, April 9th:
– Ben and Jerry’s Free Cone Day, 12:00pm – 8:00pm, expect a wait!
– Oregon Zoo second Tuesday offers $4 admission for all. Ride public transit, show proof of fare and receive an additional $1.50 off.
– Portland Audubon’s monthly Nature Night lecture series presents “Celebrate the Oregon Coast with Kim Stafford,” 7:00pm at Heron Hall. Free and open to the public.
– Powell’s book event with author Mary Roach and her new book “Gulp: Adventures in the Alimentary Canal,” 7:30pm at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside. Free.
Wednesday, April 10th:
– The Lake Oswego Public Library welcomes Lauren Pelon as part of their Performing Arts series, 1:00pm – 2:00pm at the library. Free.
– An evening with Tim Wise, best-selling author and lecturer on racism and privilege in today’s society. 6:00pm at PSU’s Stott Center Gymnasium. $5 general admission tickets are available online.
– Workshop “Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning,” 6:00pm at the Woodstock Library. Learn the basics of wills, living trusts, powers of attorney and health care directives with attorney and author Richard Schneider. Free for the public.
– Workshop series “Seed to Supper: Beginning Gardening on a Small Budget,” 6:00pm at the North Portland Library. Free, please register online.
– Free presentation “Multi-day Bike Touring in Oregon,” 6:30pm at the Portland REI in the Pearl district. Please register online.
– Free presentation with Dr. Neal Barnard as he discusses findings in his new book “Power Foods for the Brain,” 7:00pm at Adventist Medical Center. Join to share in the secrets of the healing powers of food to preserve and enhance memory. For reservations, please call 503-256-4000. If you can’t make this event, he’ll also be at Powell’s on Thursday.
Thursday, April 11th:
– PCC Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series presents “Connect Passion, Purpose and a Paycheck,” 12:00pm at the Multnomah County Central library. Free.
– Powell’s book event with author Dr. Neal Barnard and his new book “Power Foods for the Brain: An Effective 3-Step Plan to Protect Your Mind and Strengthen Your Memory,” 7:30pm at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside. Free.