RUNNERS HUDDLE UP: WHAT WORKS AND WHY: Listen to a panel of elite racers discuss their racing and training strategies; free; 4 p.m. today; The Riverhouse Convention Center, 2850 N.W. Rippling River Court, Bend; 541-419-8208 or

BODY, MIND, SPIRIT WELLNESS: FOCUS ON BRAIN HEALTH: A set of three trial classes to improve your brain health; free, registration requested by Monday; 9 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. Movement with Meaning, 10:30 a.m. Everyday Brain Fitness and 11:45 a.m. Tai Chi for Better Balance Tuesday; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-382-4401 or

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT DEMENTIA: Learn how to talk with your family about challenging or uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia; free, registration required by Tuesday; 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday; Deschutes County administration building, 1300 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 800-272-3900.