$5 for 5 bands at The Blue Monk tonight. I’ve never heard any of these groups, but A Happy Death seems to rock it ably. Also appearing: Mad Caps, Mufassa, Space Shark, Sam Densmore, The Blue Monk, 3341 SE Belmont * 9 pm * $5

There’s a hip hop show at the Alhambra Theater with Kool Skull, Operation Mission, and Greightbit. Alhambra Theater, 4811 SE Hawthorne * 9 pm * $5


During the day, KBOO is having a meet and greet with their new co-station managers, and the SE Portland Tool Library is having a seed swap, and organizers invite the community to: “stop by, meet some fellow gardeners, and pick up some free seeds to take home for your garden. And if you have some extra seeds of your own to share, bring them in to donate!”

A band recommended by a co-worker, The Lovely Lost, are at Eastburn. Eastburn, 1800 W Burnside * 9 pm * free

From Tryon Farm’s Owl Fest: “If you love owls, come out to Tryon Creek State Natural Area for an evening of Owl Celebration! Activities for the entire family including owl pellet dissection, owl crafts, owl presentations, guided hikes, snacks by Clif Bar, and close-up encounters with the Audubon Education Owls: Hazel and Julio!” Tryon Farms, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd * 5 pm * free

photo from USFS