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Around the Sun: A Blog About Saving Money in Portland, Oregon, and beyond

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Saturday, April 20 SOLVE IT Volunteer Events: To celebrate Earth Day, volunteer at one of the many events happening in the Portland area from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Activities [...]

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, April 12 Wool Day:  Wool-crafting demonstrations, crochet lesson, entertainment, and more. Museum of the Oregon Territory (211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City), 2:00 pm to 4:00

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, April 5 Portland Children’s Museum: It’s the first Friday of the month, which means admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Camas First Friday: This month’s theme is [..

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Saturday, March 30 Gresham Firefighters Easter Egg Hunt: The Easter Bunny invites children ages 0–12 to search for 10,000 eggs filled with chocolate and prizes. West Gresham Grade

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend Better Living Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show: An earth-friendly event featuring kids activities, gardening workshops, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, and more. P

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, March 15 “Big Data”: Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier present their book, an exploration of the effects of our n

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Saturday, March 9 Guided Nature Walk at Tryon Creek State Natural Area: This week’s theme is “Urban Wildlife.” 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, 10:00 am. Dark Days Tour: Mee

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, March 1 Portland Children’s Museum: It’s the first Friday of the month, which means admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Camas First Friday: This month’s theme is [..

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend Portland Jazz Festival: Several free performances and events throughout the weekend. Friday, February 22 Portland Art Museum Free Day: It’s the fourth Friday of the mont

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Enjoy free admission to the Portland Japanese Garden on Monday, February 18, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information, go to the garden website. Photo by kaoruokumura/Flickr If you like this post, please use the icons to print, save, or share it:

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What do you love about Portland? Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, February 15 Cascade Festival of African Films: The festival runs now through March 2. All films are free. See the event website for [...]

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend The One Motorcycle Show: Looks to be an amazing exhibit of custom motorcycles and helmets. Live music, too. 420 NE 9th Ave, Portland. Friday, February 8 Cascade Festival [

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, February 1 Portland Children’s Museum: It’s the first Friday of the month, which means admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Camas First Friday: This month’s theme is

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, January 25 Portland Art Museum Free Night: It’s the fourth Friday of the month, which means admission is free from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. “Portlandia” and More: Mission

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Why a picture of the Sellwood Bridge? Because it’s moving on Saturday! For details, click here. Otherwise, the weekend seems pretty quiet. Feel free to post more events in the comments. Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by sta

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As the holidays wind down, the free events pick up. A nice assortment this weekend, including a birthday bash for one “precious” author. Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, January 11 Lan Su Chinese

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Happy New Year! One of this weekend’s highlights is free admission to the Lan Su Chinese Garden, starting on Saturday and running through January 12. A great start to 2013. Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Fr

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Here’s to the final days (and final post) of 2012. Have fun, be safe, see you on the other side. Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. This month Lights on Peacock Lane: See the lights every evening [...]

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A relatively quiet weekend. Hope you’ll take the opportunity to relax and snuggle your loved ones a little bit more. Happy Holidays! – Amy Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. This month Lights on Peacock Lan

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. This month Lights on Peacock Lane: Residents of this SE Portland street have been decorating their homes for nearly a century. See what they’ve come up with this year. Every evenin

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend Reindeer Magic: Visit Santa and his reindeer, and enjoy kids activities, food, and more. Dennis’ 7 Dees locations. See event website for schedule. Christmas Ship Par

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend “Princess and the Pea” Performance: Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 30 through December 23, see a live performance of “Princess and the P

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Happy Thanksgiving! Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Thursday, November 22 PROPER Thanksgiving Meal: North Portland community enhancement organization, PROPER, and non-profit soul food cafe, Po’Shines, are hosting

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Saturday, November 17 Fix-It Fair: Free workshops on saving money, healthy living, and more. Also free: lunch, professional childcare, lead blood testing, bicycle tuneups. Madison Hi

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend International Passive House Days: A collection of high-performance homes and offices will open their doors to the general public. Each location has a different schedule,

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. Friday, November 2 Portland Children’s Museum: It’s the first Friday of the month, which means admission is free from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. First Friday Art Walks: First Friday Art [..

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Happy Halloween! Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Multnomah Village: Trick-or-treat at businesses in the village from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. SW 32nd to 36th and Capitol Hwy, Portland. Lake Oswego Harvest Festival: Games, crafts, trick-or-treat street

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Note: Admission is free for the following events, but you might be charged for activities or food and drink. Events are sorted by start time. All weekend Davis Graveyard: Each October, the Davis’s transform their yard into a realistic, haunted graveyard. Get the full experience (sound, fog, ghost effects, and animations)

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Portland Perks is offering 50% off tickets to Four Horsemen and Scream Portland. The deals are available through October 30, 2012, or until they sell out. Half-Off Entry to the Four Horsemen Haunted Attractions: $9. Additional 13% off with the promo code BOOBUYS (one code per customer). For more information, click here. Hal

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Portland Perks is offering 50% off a one-day pass to the Great American Distillers Festival. With the discount, the pass is $7.50 and includes admission and 5 taster tickets. Enter promo code BOOBUYS for an additional 13% off. For more information about the festival, click here. For details about the deal, click here. No

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