Opening Friday night is David Douglas High School‘s fall play. This year’s production is classic musical tale of Mary Poppins. Reserve tickets here. 1001 SE 135th Ave * Nov 11 – 19 @ 7:30 pm, Nov 13 & 20 @ 2:30 pm * $8 students & seniors, $10 adults


Introduction to Seed Saving at Midland Library. Presented by Grow Portland, a non-profit dedicated to growing food in the city. “Come learn to save your favorite fall crop seeds! Each participant will receive a printed seed saving guide.” Registration (here) is required. The event is on a waiting list at the Holgate Library. 1 pm – 4 pm * free


Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is proud to present the Fall Neighborhood Tree Steward Training Program begins Saturday. The cost of the course is $25, and scholarships are available. “This seven session course will provide an overview of: tree biology, tree identification, tree pruning and maintenance, proper planting technique, ecosystem services, pests and pathogens of the urban forest, and urban forest management and policy.” For more information visit the program’s web page.


At Duff’s Garage, one of East Portland’s best places for live music, The Wanna Be-52’s are performing Saturday night. Spicy Tuna (surfy, mod, doo-wop, soulful, beachy) from Seattle are opening the night @ 9:30 pm. 2530 NE 82nd Ave * $10


There’s a wide variety of films playing at Academy Theater now, including The Magnificent Seven, The Secret Life of Pets, the most recent Jason Bourne release, and two dramas based in feudal Japan.