Aging Well in the 21st Century, sponsored by Ainsworth United Church of Christ, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., lunch provided, 2941 N.E. Ainsworth St. Call 503-284-8767.
Civil Liberties Salon, sponsored by West County Coalition for Human Dignity, discussion focuses on USA Patriot Act, 2 p.m., Forest Grove Power and Light Building, 1818 B St., Call 503-720-0014.
Architecture as Icon: Form Versus Function, sponsored by Portland Aerial Transportation Inc., part of a series of talks by finalists to design the proposed OHSU tram, 7 p.m., Oregon Museum of Science & Industry, 1945 S.E. Water Ave. Call 503-223-8757.
Water Conservation Workshop, sponsored by Community Energy Project, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Montavilla Community Center, 8219 N.E. Glisan St. Call 503-284-6827.
Coming to Terms with Serious Health Issues, sponsored by Providence Health Systems, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, 9205 S.W. Barnes Road. Call 503-216-7192.
Panarchy: Understanding Human and Animal Systems, sponsored by Illahee, C.S. Holling, University of Florida professor emeritus of zoology, discusses destruction and creative regeneration of life in systems and organizations, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 1126 S.W. Park Ave., $14 general, $10 students. Call 503-222-2719.
Be Aware and Prepare, sponsored by OASIS, American Red Cross helps participants prepare for disasters, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Meier & Frank, 621 S.W. Fifth Ave., 10th floor, large classroom. Call 503-241-3059.
Watershed Stewardship for Communities of Faith, sponsored by Portland Environmental Services, Interfaith Network for Earth Concerns and others, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Multnomah County Central Library, 801 S.W. 10th Ave., meeting room 801. Call 503-823-7863.