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Tax preparation for seniors and a free pass (literally) to regional parks on Black Friday

Learn to prepare taxes, help seniors

Join the AARP TaxAide program as a tax preparer.

No experience is required.

Classes are available to learn how to use the tax programs and tax law as it pertains to 2019 taxes.

Contact local coordinator Brenda St. Vincent at 906-285-3450 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using the word Tax in the subject line.

Make Black Friday Green Friday

Oregon Parks & Recreation Department (OPRD) invites Oregonians to ditch the shopping bags and lace up their hiking boots to celebrate Green Friday Nov. 29. OPRD will waive day-use parking fees that day in 25 state parks across Oregon. 

"Fall weather brings a different flavor to many state parks, and we're encouraging folks to get outside and explore," said Lisa Sumption, OPRD director. "This is our fifth year celebrating Green Friday and we're excited to continue the post-holiday tradition."

Parking is free year-round at almost all state parks; the waiver applies to the 25 parks that charge $5 daily for parking. The waiver applies from open to close Nov. 29, except at Shore Acres State Park, where it expires at 3 p.m. for the Holiday Lights event that runs Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve. A list of parks that charge the $5 parking fee is available online.

Learn more about Oregon State Parks on oregonstateparks.org.


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