4 events worth checking out in Portland this week

17 October 2019

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Looking for something to do this week? From a money management conference to pumpkin carving, here's a roundup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Town & Country Money Conference

From the event description:

From saving for retirement to caring for aging parents to raising children, Town & Country’s 5th annual money conference this Saturday has a workshop that will help you. Workshops include digital money management tools, credit scores and protecting your money from cyberattacks. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 12-5 p.m.
Where: University of Southern Maine, 96 Falmouth St.
Admission: Free
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Sheebah Karungi Live in Concert

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Sheebah Karungi is a Ugandan recording artist, dancer and actress with her hit single "Ice Cream" in 2006. In 2014, she released her debut project "Ice Cream," a five-track EP which did well commercially and led her to win HiPipo Music Awards for Best Female Artist four years in a row. She also won the Artist of the Year award twice in 2017 and 2018. The HiPipo Music Awards celebrate artists and musicians in Africa. 

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.-Sunday, Oct. 20, 1 a.m.
Where: Mechanics' Hall, 519 Congress St.
Admission: $30-$40
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A Guide Through Pregnancy and Motherhood Discussion

From the event description:

Join us for a half-day event of learning and thoughtful discussion on topics for expecting and current moms at any stage. Experts will discuss nutritional advice, birthing, prenatal mental health and how personal care and cleaning products can impact your health.

When: Sunday, Oct. 20, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Lavender, 63 Washington Ave.
Admission: $35
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Boo at the Zoo

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Kick off the Halloween season with pumpkin carving at the zoo this Sunday. DJ Zach-O'-Lantern will spin tunes starting at 3 p.m. Your ticket includes the pumpkin carving set. 

When: Sunday, Oct. 20, 2-6 p.m.
Where: The Portland Zoo, 41 Fox St.
Admission: $25
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