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YOU’LL FLIP: Farmers Ending Hunger has donated 225,000 pounds of baking mix to the Oregon Food Bank. To celebrate, Mayor Sam Adams has declared this Thursday “Portland Pancake Day,” with free pancakes in Pioneer Square from noon-1 pm. 1021 SW 4th Ave. Noon Thursday, Sept. 3. Free.
DICK FLICKS: Southwest Stark Street gay bar Boxxes shows two movies every Monday night on its impressive video-projection setup. This week’s screenings: Dazed and Confused at 8:30 pm and Repo Man at 10:30 pm. Free popcorn and cotton candy are provided. 1035 SW Stark St., 226-4171, boxxes.com. 8:30 and 10:30 pm Monday, Sept. 7. Free. 21+.
KABOOM!: Oregon Symphony and the Oregon National Guard 218th Field Artillery perform Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, with requisite cannonfire, along with music by Verdi, Glinka, Elgar, Williams and Strauss, in a free concert at the Waterfront on Thursday, Sept. 3. Portland Taiko and the Portland Youth Philharmonic will also perform. Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Southwest Naito Parkway between Harrison and Glisan streets, orsymphony.org. Taiko at 4:30 pm, PYP at 5 pm, Symphony at 7 pm Thursday, Sept. 3. Free.
ROCK CHEAPER: Get $10 off your MusicfestNW wristband with coupons available at the Heineken displays at local Jacksons convenience stores—they’re the ones at Shell stations. What’s better than five days of music for $60? The same, but $10 cheaper. The offer’s only good through Labor Day, so don’t wait. Illustration by Tim Root. See musicfestnw.com/heinekenpromo.html for details.
IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY, YEAH: All-ages venue the Artistery is throwing a bash for its eighth anniversary (it’s now almost half as old as its average concertgoer!) with Jonny X and the Groadies, White Fang, Eternal Tapestry, Purple Rhinestone Eagle, Guantanamo Baywatch and BOOM! The Artistery, 4315 SE Division St., artistery.net. 7 pm Friday, Sept. 4. Free.
JERSEY SALE!: Portland Web retailer bicyclinghub.com is having a warehouse sale this Friday and Saturday of summer jerseys, caps, shorts, gloves and more. 211 SE Madison St., 234-9898. 9 am-5 pm Friday, 10 am-2 pm Saturday, Sept. 4-5.