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Sleep Country USA Foster Kids


Sleep Country believes all children should have new warm coats to stay warm during the chilly winter months. Unfortunately, for nearly 20,000 foster children in the Northwest, the change in seasons can leave many without a warm coat to stay dry.  Help local foster children this fall and winter by bringing your gift of new coat to a Sleep Country store near you. Or donate online today, and the shopping will be done on your behalf. Click here for more information. 

Perky in Pink Beer for Breast Cancer


Stickman Brewery & Skewery announces the special release of their newest beer, Perky in Pink, a Fall Saison-style fermented with fresh cranberries created in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Perky in Pink is close to the brewers hearts. Tim's wife Margy is a breast cancer survivor, and a portion of sales for Perky in Pink will be donated to Breast Friends, an organization working to ensure no woman goes through cancer alone. You can also come down to Stickman Brewery at 40 N State St, Lake Oswego for a pint and choose to donate directly on your bill. Click here for more information. 

Dreamgirls


Dreamgirls, winner of six Tony Awards, is a groundbreaking musical loosely based on the career of The Supremes that takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history, where three friends form The Dreamettes and learn hard lessons about love, trust and the changing tastes of the American public. Dreamgirls runs from September 20-November 2, 7:30 P.M Tuesday-Sunday. Matinees are also offered Saturday and Sunday at 2 P.M and Thursday at noon. Portland Center Stage is a local 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. Click here for more information. 

Red Cross Blood Drive


The American Red cross is in dire need of blood. The Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at L'Espoir Preschool of the Arts in John's Landing, Portland Wednesday, October 29th, from 1 - 6 p.m. Come by and help this vital cause. Plus, be entered to win a $5,000 VISA gift card! Help L'Espoir make this drive a success! 

 

Corklandia


It's wine, it's food, it's local, it's different. It's Corklandia! Corklandia comes to the Sentinel Hotel November 5th from 5-9 p.m. celebrating all things deliciously local. Sample over 60 different local wines; try foods from 12 different area restaurants; enjoy live music with Tony Starlight and don't miss the Oregon Albacore Tuna Albacourse competiton, featuring area chefs getting’ fishy with it for bragging rights. Plus, a portion of Corklandia proceeds go to Meals on Wheels organization. Tickets are $45 dollars in advance—get them now here

The Investigation


The Evergreen High School presents The Investigation, a dramatic reconstruction of the Frankfurt War Crimes trials based on actual evidence given. This testimony, concerning Auschwitz and the atrocities which were enacted there, has been edited by Peter Weiss into a dramatic document relying solely on the facts. The show plays November 6-8 and November 14-15 at 7 p.m. at Evergreen High School at 14300 NE 18th St, Vancouver, Washington. Click here for more information. 

Grinched


Catch Grinched, a modern twist on the Dr. Seuss classic, December 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. at The Alberta Abbey. Mr. Grinch is the lonely, bitter owner of “Who-Mart,” a “one stop shop” in the heart of Whoville. It's the holiday season, and all the Whos in Whoville have a touch of holiday madness. Will the true spirit of the holidays triumph over materialism before every Who in Whoville goes broke? Adults: $12 at the door, $10 in advance. Students: $5.


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