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I FEEL BETTER: Distract yourself from pig plague and unemployment with Titanic: Treasures from the Deep, a free exhibition of artifacts from the doomed ship whose name will forever be synonymous with hubris. The show’s sponsored, ironically, by Country Financial—an insurance company. Washington Square Mall, 9585 SW Washington Square Road, countrytitanic.com. Noon-8 pm Thursday-Saturday, 11 am-4 pm Sunday, May 7-10.
WHAT, NO 7&7S? Noble Rot, the wine bar that recently relocated to the space that last housed nouveau diner Rocket, celebrates its seventh birthday with a tasting of seven Oregon wineries and seven different appetizers for $7. Mothers admitted free of charge. A Brandon Roy jersey (No. 7) will be on display. Retta Christie and Dave Frishberg (he’s 76) will provide music. 1111 E Burnside St., 233-1999. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 2-5 pm Sunday, May 10. 21+.
FIX IT! For those of us who love to bike to work but are incompetent when it comes to fixing our rides, River City Bicycles offers free bike-maintenance classes every Thursday at 5:30 pm. First and third Thursday classes cover fixing flats, second Thursdays are brake and derailleur adjustments, and fourth Thursdays are shifting and riding techniques. 706 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 233-5973.
ART PARTY: SCRAP (School and Community Reuse Action Project) celebrates the opening of its new location with jazz, free food and drink, crafts tables and a Junk2Funk fashion show. 2915 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 294-0769, scrapaction.org. 6-8 pm Saturday, May 9. Free. All ages.
BARDCORE! Metal Shakespeare Company isn’t your stodgy English lit professor’s cover band but a group of Iron Maiden worshippers who channel the classics through good old rock-’n’-roll sleaze. Backspace, 115 NW 5th Ave., 248-2900. 8 pm Saturday, May 9. Free.
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RÉSUMÉ RELIEF: Office Depot offers free résumé printing and faxing for job seekers through May 30. 604 SW Washington St., 417-8199, and 10 other locations, officedepot.com.