Free Events in Portland: Mar 26–28

March 25th, 2010

Here are this weekend’s free events. Have fun!

All weekend

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 more free and low-cost events, check Portland on the Cheap and PDX Pipeline.

For free concerts, see Concert Co-op.

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