In Case You Missed It — “Meow Wolf: Origin Story”: A documentary about group of disenfranchised artists in Santa Fe spark the attention of George R.R. Martin and receive his support to take over an old bowling alley and build a massive exhibition, discussion to follow; 5:15 p.m.; $12 general admission; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; bendfilm.org or 541-388-3378.
Know Jo(e) — G.I. Joe: Get to know the real G.I. Joe with local historian Bob Boyd; 6-7 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1032.
Why Join a Genealogical Lineage or Hereditary Society?: Alice Miles shares her expertise about the Mayflower Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution among others; 10 a.m.-noon; free; Williamson Hall, 2200 NE U.S. Highway 20 (behind Jake’s Diner), Bend; 541-317-9553.
Girl Scout Cooking Pairing: Four beers will be paired with four varieties of Girl Scout cookies including Savanah Smiles, Samoas, Tagalongs and Thin Mints; 3-8 p.m.; $13 flight of four beers and cookies; Monkless Belgian Ales, 20750 High Desert Lane, Suite 107, Bend; 458-206-6865.
Write Here — Selling the Story or How to Write a Book Proposal: Kim Cooper Findling will go over how to sell your book to a publisher; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; free; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 NW Wall St., Bend; deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1032.
Women’s Bike Chains and Derailleurs Workshop: The workshop will cover how to care for and maintain bike derailleurs and chains while tuning, adjusting barrel adjusters and diagnosing common chain issues; 5:30-7 p.m.; $30 members, $50 nonmembers, registration required; REI, 380 Powerhouse Drive, Bend; rei.com or 541-385-0594.
Worthy Garden Club Plant Swap: Bring annuals, perennials, herbs, houseplants, bulbs, seeds or decorative pots to exchange with the Central Oregon gardening community; 6-7:30 p.m.; $10 if you have items to trade, $15 if you don’t; Worthy Brewing Company, 495 NE Bellevue Drive, Bend; 541-647-6970 ext 220.
Women’s Climbing Night: The Outdoor Women’s Alliance will hold weekly climb nights for ladies of all skill levels; 6-8 p.m.; $12 no gear included, $8 gear rental fee, free for BRG members; Bend Rock Gym, 1182 SE Centennial Court, Bend; outdoorwomensalliance.com or 541-388-6764.
Crater Lake Spirits Yoga and Tasters Winter Series: An all-levels yoga class followed by a cocktail tasting session, benefiting local nonprofits; 4:30 p.m.; $20; Crater Lake Spirits Tasting Room, 1024 NW Bond St., Suite 102, Bend; wildthingbend.com or 541-527-2033.
Argentine Tango Class and Práctica: Learn the basics of Argentine tango, followed by an intermediate lesson and practice, no partner needed; 6:30-10 p.m.; $5-$10; Sons of Norway Hall, 549 NW Harmon Blvd., Bend; 907-299-4199.
“The Human Element”: The film explores how humanity has become a force of nature, impacting the lives of everyday Americans on the front lines of Climate Change; 6:30-8 p.m.; free; The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-389-0785.
Cheers to Art Series: The Pre-Raphaelites: Lorna Cahall will lead a presentation on the group of English painters, poets and critics from the mid-1850s and the art movement they created; 7 p.m.; $10 includes wine; Bend Art Center, 550 SW Industrial Way, Suite 180, Bend; bendartcenter.org or 541-330-8759.
Nature Nights: Living in the Human Age: National Geographic photo editor Dennis Dimick will present a visual journey exploring the expanding footprint of humans in Central Oregon and beyond; 7-8:30 p.m.; free, tickets required; Tower Theatre, 835 Northwest Wall St., Bend; deschuteslandtrust.org or 541-330-0017.
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day Celebration: Kids 18 and under accompanied by an adult can skate for free, limit first 200 kids, also featuring raffles, contests and treats; 4-6 p.m.; free; The Pavilion Bend, 1001 SW Bradbury Drive, Bend; campfireco.org or 541-382-4682.
An Evening of Cowgirl Poetry and Music: Jessica Hedges and Trinity Seely will share stories, music and poetry on their lives on working ranches; 6:30-8 p.m.; $15 nonmembers, members receive 20 percent discount; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.
Nesting Bald Eagles of Smith Rock: Nature photographer George Lepp shares images and video of local nesting bald eagles, including portraits of tiny eaglets, feeding, sibling rivalry, flight development and fledging; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; free; The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave., Bend; ecaudubon.org or 559-940-0427.
Oregon Communicators: “Wisdom from the Sea” with Captain James Evanow: The sea captain, speaker, author and business coach will speak on what its like to be challenged when the unpredictable happens; 6:30-7:30 p.m.; free; La Pine Community Healthier Center Meeting Room, 51600 Huntington Road, La Pine; 541-408-7610.
“Medium Rare”: Harry and Bunny Polk move into their new home and are met with the things the previous owners left behind, like granny, her gentleman caller and more; 7 p.m.; tickets available at Culver City Hall and the Madras Chamber of Commerce; Madras Performing Arts Center, 412 SE Buff St., Madras; highdesertcommunitytheater.blogspot.com.