5 things to do in Portland today: Wednesday, January 29

Jan 28 2020, 3:30 pm

Wednesday is called hump day for a reason. With the weekend in the distance, you might feel your motivation slowly disintegrating as your day feels more like a year. Don’t let your spirit falter; there are a variety of activities waiting to help you de-stress and get on over that hump.

Check out these five fun activities taking place in PDX this Wednesday, January 29.

Vietnamese Style Wings

What:Ā Learn the techniques to making crispy roasted wings with all the wonderful and aromatic flavors of the Vietnamese pantry – lemongrass, lime, cilantro, ginger and garlic.

When: January 29, 2020
Time: 5:45 pm to 8:30 pm
Where:Ā 5035 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland
Admission:Ā RegisterĀ here

Tour and Tasting Freeland Spirits

 

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What:Ā Freeland Spirits is one of very few women-owned and -run distilleries. Come for a tour and tasting and treat yourself to a unique gin and whiskey experience.

When: January 29, 2020
Time: 3 pm to 4 pm
Where:Ā 2671 Northwest Vaughn Street, Portland
Admission: $20. Register here

Beyond Meditation – An Introduction to Sahaj Samadhi in Portland

What:Ā In this workshop, you will learn about a powerful, ancient technique that takes you into a deep state of effortless meditation. In Sanskrit, Sahaj means effortless and Samadhi is a deep blissful state – beyond waking, sleeping and dreaming- that is an unlimited reservoir of energy, awareness and creative power.

This ancient technique, now backed by modern science brings you a focused mind, a body full of energy and makes your day stress free.
When: January 29, 2020
Time:Ā 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where:Ā 4375 SW Edwards Place, Aloha, Oregon
Admission:Ā Free. RegisterĀ here

Nia Holistic Dance Fitness – Free Class

What:Ā Nia is a transformative movement and lifestyle practice that blends dance arts, mindful healing arts and power of the martial arts.

When: January 29, 2020
Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Where:Ā 918 Southwest Yamhill Street, Portland
Admission: Free. RegisterĀ here

The Blue Velvet Comedy Show

What:Ā A free weekly comedy show every Wednesday night at 9 pm featuring a hand-picked selection of some of Portlandā€™s funniest comedians as well as special out-of-town guests. Hosted by comedians Bjorn R-G and Todd Basil with fresh lineups each week. Come out, enjoy a drink, and laugh!

When: January 29, 2020
Time: 9 pm to 10 pm
Where:Ā 18 Northeast 28th Avenue, Portland
Admission:Ā Register here