Week on the Cheap: Tuesday, May 28th – Thursday, May 30th

Article of the Week:
“7 gotchas of cheap car insurance” by Barbara Marquand for CarInsurance.com.

Tuesday, May 28th:
– Oregon Encyclopedia History Night presents “Cataclysms on the Columbia, the Great Missoula Floods,” 6:30pm at McMenamins Edgefield Power Station Theater. Free, all ages welcome.
– The Portland Center for Public Humanities presents a free documentary screening of “How’s Your News?” 7:00pm at PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union 298.
Stumptown Stories Tuesday Night Free Lecture Series presents “Caffeinated PDX: the History of Portland’s Love Affair with Coffee,” 7:30pm at the Jack London Bar in downtown Portland.

Wednesday, May 29th:
SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) Basics workshop, 6:30pm at Tualatin REI. This program offers you an overview of Stand-up Paddleboards and the necessary equipment. Free, please register online.

Thursday, May 30th:
– Free admission to the Rose Festival City Fair at Waterfront Park, gates open at 3:00pm.
– “The Vanport Flood: An Informal Tour,” 4:00pm – 6:00pm as part of the Audubon Society 27th Annual Great Blue Heron Week. Free, meet at the Portland International Raceway/Delta Park MAX station at 4:00pm sharp.
Disability Art and Culture Project hosts a disability justice reading group, 6:00pm at Portland Community College Cascade Campus’s 112 Terrell Hall. Free and open to the public.
Last Thursday on Alberta, between MLK and NE 33rd. Streets will be closed from 6:00pm – 10:00pm.
– Local author Jon Bell presents a reading and slideshow from the newly-released paperback version of his book “On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak,” 6:30pm at Portland’s REI in the Pearl. Free.
– Powell’s book event with author Barbara Damrosch and her new book “The Four Season Farm Gardener’s Cookbook,” 7:00pm at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing.

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