5 things to do today in Portland: Monday, January 6

Jan 6 2020, 5:00 am

With so much going on in Portland, you don’t need to be plagued by the seemingly inevitable Monday blues.

Here are five fun events taking place today that will turn that frown upside down.

Body Home: Fat Dance Drop-In Class with KT

What: Got a New Year’s resolution yet? How about starting 2020 by joining KT in exploring joyful movement and connecting with a body-positive community. Come learn an accessible dance routine to your favorite pop song — you can even make some new like-minded friends.

When: January 6, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Where: 4050 Northeast Broadway Street, Portland
Admission: $9. Buy tickets here

First Sweater: Hard Cider by Thea Colman

What: Learn how to knit top down sweaters, with customized neckline for a turtleneck or classic crew at this knitting workshop

When: January 6, 2020
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Where: 8836 North Lombard Street, Portland
Admission: $65. Register here

What: On the first Monday of every month, join their original restaurant located at 107 SE Washington St for a night of meaty pizza! They’ll have 4-5 different pies to choose from, a special menu of the restaurant’s favorite affordable pizza wines, and they’ll be playing snazzy music from Portland bands all night long!

When: January 6, 2020
Time: 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: 107 Southeast Washington Street, Portland
Admission: Pizza’s are $25 per pie

Furry Friends First Aid

What: This class will teach the basics of first aid for our furry friends, mainly focused on dogs and cats. This will include the basics of first aid including what you should have in a pet first aid kit, obtaining vital signs, basic CPR, how to identify potential signs of toxicity, safely handing an injured pet, how to handle specific injuries (like choking, trauma, etc).

The class will include demonstrations of these skills, opportunities to practice, and resources to take home. By request, guidance will be provided from experience on how to handle advice from your vet.

When: January 6, 2020
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 11 NE Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Buy them here

What: Enjoy an evening of country and folk music by the talented artist, Little Sue.

When: January 6, 2020
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: 1036 NE Alberta Street, Portland
Admission: $5. Buy tickets here