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June 23rd, 2010 Sarah Davidson | Cheapskate
 

The Best Cheap And Free Deals In Town

     
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CHEAP READS: Beaverton-based online bookseller McKenzie Books is donating 100 percent of the proceeds from its third annual sidewalk sale to Donorschoose.org, an organization that purchases supplies for classrooms in need. Paperbacks of all genres, including children’s books, are on sale for 50 cents; hardcovers cost a dollar. 15370 SW Millikan Way, mckenziebooks.com. 10 am–6 pm Wednesday-Friday, June 23-25.

DOWNWARD-FACING DOLLARS: Stretch your body and your budget with a summer of unlimited yoga for $100 at Stumptown Yoga. The deal is “good for as many classes as you can stand,” says the press release. 3235 SE 39th Ave., stumptownyoga.com. Offer covers June 15-Aug. 31.

TAKE A BULLEIT: Fifths of very fine Bulleit Bourbon are discounted by $7 this month to $20.95 at all Oregon liquor stores. Bulleit is good neat, makes a great Manhattan and pairs nicely with tamarind Jarritos soda. Stock up!

MOONLIT FLICKS: Portland Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park series starts this week. Check out older favorites like Guys and Dolls (July 31) and The Princess Bride (Aug. 6), or popular blockbusters Avatar (July 24) and Alice in Wonderland (Aug. 19) in parks around the city. Various locations. June 25-Sept. 10 (see portlandonline.com/parks/index.cfm?c=52643 for schedule). Free.

GET BACK: Imago Theatre presents co-director Carol Triffle’s latest original work, Backs Like That, an off-kilter play about a woman striving to keep her job despite her father and brothers’ attempts to invade her office. Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave., 231-9581. 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday. Closes June 27. Free. Email imagotheatre@gmail.com for tickets.

SAY “OM”: Pull up a cushion in Portland’s living room for Maitripa College’s Portland City Sit, a day of group meditation in Pioneer Square. Everyone is welcome, and the event is free. Pioneer Courthouse Square, Southwest Morrison Street and Broadway. 9 am-5 pm June 25. Free.

 
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