RODEO LECTURE—There's one fact all Portlanders unanimously agree upon: Rodeos and beer are awesome. Increase your knowledge of Oregon's rich rodeo and horse racetrack history (while increasing your alcohol consumption) with this fascinating History Pub titled Ropin', Ridin', Racin': Colorful Life at and around Oregon's Rodeos and Horse Tracks, featuring veteran rodeo master and horse trainer Dave Berman! Yee-to-the-haw! WSH
Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd, 7 pm, FREE, all ages

FILM—One of three absolutely un-fuck-with-able movies directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell, 1982's The Thing is an undisputed horror classic—a gnawing, bloody, ice-cold plunge into the depths of pitch-black paranoia. It's a hell of a lot of fun! Here's your chance to see it as God intended—in 35mm, huddled deep in your seat. EH
Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, see Film Times, $7