POW!—The Portland Women's Film Festival (POW Fest) kicks off its fifth year tonight with a program of locally made short films at the Hollywood, followed by a beer and music-filled opening-night party. Then, throughout the weekend, they'll be showing films made by women filmmakers. Go. EH
"Locals Showcase" short film program at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, 7 pm, $7-10; opening night party at @Large Films, 807 NE Couch, 9 pm, $5-10, 21+

—Calling wildlife enthusiasts and vampire fetishists alike: Tonight, the World Forestry Center opens its door for a 21+ evening of their exhibit Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats. Learn about your favorite flying furry goth creatures without the children and with a complimentary alcoholic beverage. Mwahahahaha! MS
World Forestry Center, 4033 SW Canyon, 6 pm, $9, 21+