WHALIN'—Where else but OMSI's science pubs can you both be a total beer-drinking degenerate, and learn delightful facts about science? NOWHERE, THAT'S WHERE! Tonight's presentation introduces the pod of gray whales that makes the Oregon coast its summer home. AH
Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, 7 pm, $5, all ages

VOTE—It's Election Day! Get out there and cast your ballot before it's too late. Forgot who to vote for? Check out the Mercury's election guide online for our thoughtful and entirely logical advice—we made the tough decisions, so you don't have to. Also, Abe Lincoln hologram for president. AZ
Multnomah County Elections Office, 1040 SE Morrison (check online for other drop-box sites), ballots due by 8 pm