March 25th, 2010
Here are this weekend’s free events. Have fun!
Better Living Show: Entertainment, presentations, kids activities, exhibitors, and more, all focused on the topic of sustainable living. Portland Expo Center.
Friday, March 26
Free admission to Portland Art Museum from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Norwegian crime writer Jo Nesbo will talk about his latest book at Murder by the Book, 7:00 pm.
Author Cherie Priest will talk about her novel “Boneshaker” at Powell’s Books at Cedar Hills Crossing, 7:00 pm.
Saturday, March 27
Pearl District Bunny Hop: A number of merchants in the Pearl will offer free treats, kids activities, and more. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Musician, vegan, and social activist Moby will talk about his book “Gristle: From Factory Farms to Food Safety (Thinking Twice about the Meat We Eat),” a collection of essays from 10 contributors. Powell’s City of Books on Burnside, 4:00 pm.
Couponing 101: Learn how to use coupons to dramatically decrease the amount you spend on groceries and household items. Rockwood Library, 1:00 pm.
Dr. Seuss’ Horton: Emily Alexander of Tears of Joy Theatre will bring the words of Dr. Seuss to life. Gregory Heights Library, noon.
Costumes for Ramona: Children ages 4–10 and their families are invited to make costumes like Ramona Quimby would. North Portland Library, 11:00 am.
Guided nature walk: Join a park ranger for a free, guided nature hike at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 10:00 am.
Sunday, March 28
Turbo goal setting: Speaker Phil Mandel will teach you how to use Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to learn the goal-setting techniques of top achievers. Central Library, 12:30 pm.
Edible landscaping: This class will provide information on choosing plants for the home landscape that are edible and aesthetically pleasing. St. Johns Library, 2:00 pm.
More free events
For free concerts, see Concert Co-op.
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