Article of the Week:
“17 Things You Should Always Buy New,” by Megan Durisin for AOL.com.
Monday, May 13th:
– Powell’s book event with author C. B. Bernard and his new book “Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now,” 7:30pm at Powell’s City of Books, free.
Tuesday, May 14th:
– Oregon Zoo second Tuesday offers $4 admission for all. Ride public transit, show proof of fare and receive an additional $1.50 off.
– Oregon Music Hall of Fame Performance Celebration, 5:30pm – 7:30pm at Jimmy Mak’s in the Pearl district, free.
– The Audubon Society of Portland welcomes nature photographer David Muench for a free public presentation of his new book “David Muench’s National Parks,” 7:00pm – 8:30pm.
– Alberta Rider Elementary School’s marimba ensemble performs a free concert at the Tigard Public Library, 7:00pm – 8:00pm.
– Race Talks: Opportunities for Dialogue presents “The Law & Racial/Ethnic Profiling,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Kennedy School. Free, minors admitted with parent or guardian.
– Free reading and puppet show by Portland novelist Jacob Young and music by Hansa El Din, 8:00pm at downtown Portland’s Backspace.
Wednesday, May 15th:
– Free film screening of “King Corn. King Corn,” 5:30pm at the Northwest Library on 23rd Avenue.
– Free workshop “Saving for a Sunny Day: Budgeting for the Things You Want,” 6:30pm at the St Johns library.
– Oregon Humanities presents “Reinvent America” as part of their Think & Drink Series, 6:30pm at McMenamins Mission Theater. Free, minors admitted with parent or guardian.
– The Renegade Rose Morris dance group performs with the Bridgetown Morris Men at the Tigard Public Library, 7:00pm – 8:30pm, free.
– Free documentary film screening of “Pollution in Paradise: Tom McCall’s Environmental Documentary,” 7:00pm at McMenamins Kennedy School. Free for all ages.
Thursday, May 16th:
– The Kid’s Company Northwest presents “Peanuts,” 7:30pm at the Tualatin Public Library.