(Mostly) FREE EVENTS AROUND PORTLAND, Oct. 7th – 10th

NO CLASS MONDAY! Yep, we have a THREE-DAY WEEKEND! What are your plans?

Fall is here in full force, and there are so many great things to do this weekend!  Before you go out, read PELA’s guide to the many FREE events in and around Portland!
Friday, October 7th
Click on the EVENT TITLE for the event website.

2355166933_cbbdab2e23_b FREE MOVIES at FRIGHT NIGHT FRIDAYS!
Do you like SCARY movies? Do you like FREE BEER? EVERY FRIDAY IN OCTOBER, ADX will be showing free horror movies! Sorry, this event is for people 21 years old and over, ONLY.
Friday, Oct. 7th from 5PM – 9PM
ADX Portland
417 SE 11th (map & directions)

money folded democracy politics dollar ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION: ON DEMOCRACY
It’s ELECTION SEASON! Are you curious about democracy in the U.S.? ON DEMOCRACY will open with photographs, video, and a discussion about how democracy in American looks in 2016.
Friday, Oct. 7th from 6PM – 8PM
Newspace Center for Photography
1632 SE 10th (map & directions)

13012682_10154258201762446_2356585907367923586_n-700x525 ONE NIGHT IN CUBA DANCE & SOCIAL
It’s not a free event, but it’s JUST DOWN THE STREET FROM PELA! Come to the ALL NIGHT DANCE PARTY, featuring Cuban music. Our neighbors are a GREAT PLACE for Latin dancing! Check them out! $6 per person.
Friday, Oct. 7th from 10PM – 2AM
Aztec Willie’s Taquería
1501 NE Broadway (map & directions)

Saturday, October 8th
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12036636_10153065023736109_608795195598637340_n COMMUNITY FREE DAY at the OREGON ZOO

The Oregon Zoo is TOTALLY FREE today! Come see the polar bears, elephants, otters – all your favorites!
Saturday, Oct. 7th from 9:30AM – 4PM
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd(map & directions)

6430939803_1007feb397_b HISTORIC TOUR of the LONE FIR CEMETERY
Visit Portland’s historic cemetery! This guided tour will talk about famous architecture and the history behind this famous Portland location. (And it’s during the day, so it’s not SCARY!) Free, but they suggest a donation of $10.
Saturday, Oct. 7th from 10AM – 12PM
Lone Fir Cemetery
SE 26th Ave at Start Street (map & directions)

peche_fest_2016_poster_1  PECHE FEST: PEACH BEER AND CIDER FESTIVAL!
Do you like peaches? Do you like beer and cider? Come to this amazing festival with OVER 25 BEERS and CIDERS! 21 and over, $10.
Saturday, Oct. 7th from 3PM – 10PM
1004 N Killingsworth St(map & directions)

Sunday, October 9th

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hillary-clinton-donald-trump-presidential-debate-2016 2nd PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES
Clinton and Trump will debate AGAIN this weekend! It will be a TOWN HALL style debate – this means the audience will ask HALF the questions, and the moderators will answer the other half. You can watch the debate ONLINE or at MANY LOCATIONS AROUND PORTLAND.
Sunday, Oct 8th at 6PM
Various Locations
Find a list of locations to watch around Portland! (map & directions)

Monday, October 10th
(No School – Indigenous Peoples Day)
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Celebrate the culture, art, dance, and stories of Oregon’s FIRST PEOPLE! This will be an AMAZING event, and it’s TOTALLY FREE! Come early, because there are only a few tickets!
Monday, Oct. 1oth from 12PM – 6PM
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Rd(map & directions)

13412959_10153548433486034_6084831872325354162_n FREE BINGO! CHEAP BEER!
Sure, Bingo is a bit silly, but it’s FUN, too! Come out for FREE Bingo, CHEAP BEER ($3 per pint!), and it’s ALL AGES!
Monday, Oct. 10th from 6PM – 8PM
HOTLips Pizza Hollywood
4001 SW Canyon Rd(map & directions)

14115385_10153954260402239_1111787482288682584_o DODGEBALL!
YEP! Dodgeball for adults! PLAY with strangers and make NEW FRIENDS! $5 per person, cash only.
Monday, Oct. 10th from 6:45PM – 8:45PM
Beaumont Middle School
4043 NE Fremont(map & directions)