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E-scooter riders, delete your Shared app. The e-scooter company is pulling its fleet from Portland, leaving four companies and 2,000 scooters on our city’s streets. (Willamette Week)
Portland’s top chefs are helping people in recovery with cooking classes. The support group teaches free monthly classes to those recovering from addiction at restaurants around town, and the next one is March 17 at Bunk. (Eater)
It’s a good time to try a Breakside brew. The Portland brewery won 12 medals at this week’s Oregon Beer Awards, including a silver for their pilsner. That took second place to Devin’s happy hour drink of choice: the pFriem pils. (New School Beer)
The O’s roundup of springtime concerts in Portland includes NAS, Justin Bieber, and Kristen Chenoweth. It’s a good mix of genres, but they missed including EVAN GIIA, who’s playing at the Doug Fir Lounge on March 14th. (OregonLive)
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🏊 Swim for free today. The Beaverton Swim Center opens up its pool to everyone on the third Friday of every month, and other pools in the Tualatin area do the same, just on different dates.
🏔️ There is no better time to take an avalanche preparedness course. Earlier this week we told you about the uncertain future for the search-and-rescue teams on Mt. Hood. Check out this free avalanche safety class to be extra prepared.
🎸 Listen to live bands while you work. McMenamins Edgefield is inviting people to an open hiring call next Thursday, and it sounds like they have some sweet employee perks.
⛲ Parents, mark your calendars. Portland Parks & Rec is opening registration for its summer camps on Monday, and slots fill up fast. Want to be first in line? Take the weekend to review the 2020 Summer Camp Guide with your kid(s).
🇩🇪 Taste German beer and sausage - through Sunday (Mt. Angel)
🙋 Play drag bingo with Peachy Springs (NW Portland)
💃 Dance to music from the 2000s (Downtown)
🍸 Try craft spirits from Oregon distilleries (Central Eastside)
👠 Dress up for a Prohibition party at Circa 33 (SE Portland)
🐧 Take a plunge in the river to support Special Olympics (NE Portland)
📖 Hear Mitchell Jackson talk about "Survival Math" (Clackamas)
📽️ Watch short films about Portland's black history and future (NE Portland)
🍺 Take a class on brewing kombucha (NW Portland)
🏀 Cheer on the Blazers vs. Detroit (NE Portland)
🙋 Play "Harry Potter" trivia (SW Portland)
📍 Get help navigating tech from women leaders (Downtown)
🤓 Watch a film about cutting-edge brain science (Central Eastside)
🎊 Celebrate Mardi Gras with a parade (N Portland)
🏔️ Get advice for climbing Mount St. Helens (Central Eastside)
📖 Hear Dan Pfeiffer talk about "Un-Trumping America" (NW Portland)
🍷 Learn how to talk like a wine connoisseur (Beaverton)
🍺 Drink winter ales at OMSI After Dark (Central Eastside)
🚌 Find out what's next for public transit (SE Portland)
The Broadway musical “Hamilton” is coming back to Portland!
But don’t hold your breath: The play isn’t set to premier at the Keller until March 2021, and tickets probably won’t be on sale for a while longer, unless you want to spring for a seven-show package.
Anyway, something to look forward to.
We’ll see you Monday. ✌️