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Free and Cheap events around Portland this weekend

Saturday, March 20

Pooches on the Green
: Dogs and their friends are invited to celebrate St. Paw-trick’s day at Beaverton City Park from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Live music, Irish dancing, contests, and more.

Jeff Garlin of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” will talk about his book “My Footprint,” which documents his year-long journey to reduce his physical footprint and his carbon footprint. Powell’s City of Books on Burnside, 2:00 pm.

Title Wave Used Bookstore 22nd anniversary sale this Saturday. All used material at 55% off, 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Haggen Food Show this Saturday from 11:00am – 4:00pm with free product samples at all area locations.

Oregon Historical Society Family Day, two children admitted free with one paid adult admission. View the Smithsonian exhibit, “Becoming American.” Explore immigration from the unique perspective of teenagers. Saturday 11:00am – 3:00pm.

McMinnville Third Saturday Art & Wine Walk, Saturday 2:00pm – 8:00pm.

It’s National Corndog Day this Saturday, celebrate by eating corndogs! See web site for public gatherings.

Portland 2010 biennial exhibition of contemporary artwork, continues with an opening reception this Saturday from 6:00pm – 10:00m at the Templeton Building and Leftbank Project.

Sunday, March 21

Kids Reading Fair: This event for pre-kindergarten to middle school kids includes crafts, games, an obstacle course, a puppeteer, and storytelling performances. Every student will receive a free, new book. University of Portland, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

World Water Day 2010: Musicians, speakers, and nonprofit organizations come together to raise awareness for the worldwide need for safe drinking water. World Trade Center, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Portland Opera Preview: “Trouble in Tahiti”: This lecture/concert includes historical background, composer information, and musical selections. Central Library, 2:00 pm.

“The Man Who Ate His Boots,” book reading at Powell’s City of Books this Sunday at 7:30pm, free. Learn about the whole story of the search for the Northwest Passage.

Willamette Week’s new Cheap Skate Deal Box includes a by-donation Pilates mat class, $2.50 pints of house brews at Lompoc Brewing, a free screening of the classic flick “Roman Holiday” and more.

(from Around the Sun and Portland on the Cheap)

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