5 things to do in Portland today: Tuesday, January 7

Jan 6 2020, 10:55 pm

There’s never a boring day in Rose City. If you’re unsure how to spend your Tuesday evening, check out these five fun activities taking place today, January 7.

Icelandic Cocktail Crush — Experimental Cocktail Night


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What: Featuring Icelandic cocktail concepts from the other land of beards and fire, you can try some interesting and delicious libations at the Botanist tomorrow evening

When: January 7, 2020
Time: 7 pm to 12 am
Where: 1300 Northwest Lovejoy Street, Portland
Admission: Free. Register here

Sound-Healing journey at Near East Yoga with Viola Rose

What: Join Sound-Healer Viola Rose at Near East Yoga where she will be offering healing sounds while you lie down and deeply relax. You will be bathed by the sounds and vibrations of multiple gongs for clearing and balancing, heart-opening handpans, flutes and drum, chimes, crystal, and Tibetan singing bowls, didgeridoo, and song, lulling you into deep relaxation.

When: January 7, 2020
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Where: 707 NE Broadway, Portland
Admission: Tickets start at $22. Buy them here

Spicy Peanut Chicken and Shrimp Stir Fry: Cooking Class


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What: Ring in Chinese New Year learning how to cook this lightly spicy, festive dish featuring shrimp and chicken sautéed with red bell peppers and Chinese broccoli topped with crunchy peanuts.

When: January 7, 2020
Time: 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Where: 5035 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

Speed Dating for Gay Men

What: A low key, sophisticated approach to gay dating in Portland. Preferring a ‘less is more’ environment devoid of typical event trappings. Gone are the name-tags, shouting and over-the-top party trimmings. Meeting your special someone shouldn’t be anything but a comfortable and relaxed experience. For ages 22 to 44.

When: January 7, 2020
Time: 8 to 10 pm
Where: 220 Southwest Ankeny Street, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

One Thousand Hands Buddha Qigong – Holistic Wellness Workshop

What: Join Qigong instructor and East Asian medicine practitioner, Jillann Morlan, for a three-part One Thousand Hands Buddha Qigong training at Wild Hearts Wellness.

Qigong is the practice of cultivating energy. With intention, gentle movements, and conscious breathing we all have the ability to increase our Qi and activate the meridian system within our bodies in order to treat imbalances and create harmony.

When: January 7, 2020
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: 4230 Northeast Fremont Street, Portland
Admission: Buy tickets here

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