Week on the Cheap: Monday, April 15th – Thursday, April 18th

Article of the Week:
– “2013 Tax Day Freebies & Discounts,” from FatWallet.com
– “Taxed? Relax! The Best Tax Day Freebies: Massages, Curly Fries, and More!,” from dealnews.com.

Monday, April 15th:
– Tax day deals, please check out the articles above.
Art of the Story: 9th Annual Storytelling Festival, a week long celebration of National Library Week with free storytelling performances at area libraries in Washington County all week long!

Tuesday, April 16th:
– Attorney Michelle Shari offers a free workshop on “Wills and Estate Planning,” 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Garden Home Community Library.
Lucy Knisley Loves Food: An Evening with the Graphic Memoirist, 6:30pm – 7:30pm at the Multnomah County Central Library. Free.
– Conversation Project presentation “S/he-bop: Making Sense of Gender in American Pop Music,” 6:30pm – 8:00pm at the Capitol Hill Library. Free.
– The Sunset Traffic Jam Jazz Band performs at the Tigard Public Library, 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Free.
– OMSI Science Pub presents “Nature vs. Nurture: A Story of Adoption, Reunion, Neuroscience and Shock Therapy,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. $5 suggested cover charge, minor okay with guardian or adult.

Wednesday, April 17th:
Food Front Film Series: Temple Grandin, 5:30pm – 7:45pm at the Northwest Library. Food Front staff will be on hand for Q & A and discussion after the film. Free.
– Free workshop “Barefoot Running/Barefoot Walking,” 6:30pm – 7:30pm at the Portland Pearl REI. Register online before all spots are taken!
– Movie premiere “Operation: RAVEN,” 9:00pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. Free, 21 and over only.

Thursday, April 18th:
– PCC Brown Bag Lunch and Learn series presents “Building Your Job Search Network,” 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the Multnomah County Central Library. Free.
– Forbes columnist Kare Anderson will give a free presentation “Crafting Your Career: Strategies and Tactics for Journalists and Communicators,” 6:00pm at the Turnbull Center in downtown Portland. Open to the public, please RSVP online.
– Powell’s book event with author Robert Melillo, discussing findings in his new book “Autism: The Scientific Truth about Preventing, Diagnosing, and Treating Autism Spectrum Disorders — and What Parents Can Do Now,” 7:00pm at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing. Free.
– Powell’s book event with Rebecca Lerner and her new book “Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness,” 7:30pm at Powell’s Books on Hawthorne. Free.
– The 6th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival kicks off tonight with shows all around town. The weekend pass is $79 plus service fees and grants admission to festival shows on a first-come, first-served basis (subject to availability).

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