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GOIN’ TO A PARTY PARTY: New Oregon Arts Letters and Yoga Shala host a big-ass art party, A Night of Light and Shadows, with performances and installations by Linda Austin, Vanessa DeWolf, Lena Munday and others; music by Meaghan Gannett and Michael Stirling, Amoree Lovell, Grey Anne and others; readings by Jon Raymond, Lidia Yuknavitch and others; and film works by Andy Blubaugh, E*rock, Vanessa Renwick and others. Free season passes to the New Oregon Interview Series will be given to the first person in the door each hour from 7-11 pm. 3808 N Williams Ave., neworegon.org. 7-11 pm Friday, June 20. $5-$20 suggested donation. All ages.
FRIES FOR TIES: Bring the cute but unwearable Transformers tie your adorable but clueless children gave you for Father’s Day (or any other clean men’s clothing suitable for interviews) to H50 Bistro and Bar Friday-Sunday and get one free entree. All clothes will be donated to social-service provider Impact Northwest. 50 SW Morrison St., 484-1415, H50bistro.com. Offer runs June 19-21.
FREE PARKING: Portland Parks and Recreation has launched “Summer Free for All,” a website listing all of the free events, classes and services offered by the department during the summer months, from teen breakdancing classes to concerts by Aaron Meyer and Tony Furtado, among others. portlandonline.com/parks.
HANDS ON: Harmony Farms hosts a “healing arts” expo, of sorts, at which practitioners of acupuncture, reflexology, rolfing and several schools of massage will offer 10-minute sample sessions for $10. Jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass and electronica artists will perform and free fruit will be provided by Papa G’s Organic Deli. Proceeds benefit KBOO Community Radio. 5220 NE Mason St., 231-8032, kboo.fm/touchofportland. 11 am-7 pm Sunday, June 21.
PREMIUM BLEND: ER Wine Shop offers 2006 Este de Bodegas Alto Almanzora, a nice blended Spanish red that goes well with barbecue, for $8 through the end of the month. 6141 SW Macadam Ave., 246-6101.
FREE CHOCOLATE!: The first 15 people to cross the threshold of Alma Chocolate after 5 pm Friday, June 19, will receive a free iced drink from the chocolate and espresso bar—including drinking chocolate, “shakeratos,” mochas and the “Cascadia Shaker,” a shaken chocolate drink with puréed local fruit. All other customers will receive $1 off drinks until 7 pm. 140 NE 28th Ave., 517-0262, almachocolate.com.