n The initial First Friday of the year begins at 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the downtown core on both boulevards between Ten Eyck and Bluff roads. The event is sponsored six months a year by Sandy Main Street. For more information, call 503-489-2160.
n Open Mic Night is scheduled for anyone to perform who is age 3 and older, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, at AntFarm, 39140 Proctor Blvd. For more information, call 503-475-2347.
n The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie opens at 8 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Sandy Actors Theatre, 39181 Pioneer Blvd., behind Ace Hardware. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays until April 28. For information or reservations, call 503-668-6834.
n A town hall meeting will be held in Sandy at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the council chamber at City Hall, 39250 Pioneer Blvd. Present to answer questions about the Legislature and its actions will be state Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River.
n A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Community Church of Sandy, 39290 Scenic St. Make appointments by calling 503-668-4543 or online at redcrossblood.org, with the sponsor code SandyComm.
n The Community Church of Sandy offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every Friday at 39290 Scenic St. For more information, call 503-668-4543.
n Sandy Assembly Of God Church offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every third Monday at 39800 Highway 26, Sandy. The church also has its food pantry and clothes closet open those nights. For more information, call 503-668-5589.
n St. Vincent de Paul serves a free lunch from noon to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the Sandy Community Action Center, 38982 Pioneer Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-4746.
n St. Michael Catholic Church in Sandy offers a free dinner at 6 p.m. every Saturday at 18090 Langensand Road. For more information, call 503-668-4446.
n The Sandy Kiwanis Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Mt. Hood Hospice, 39641 Scenic St. A light meal is offered for $5. For more information, visit sandykiwanis.org or call 503-819-0511.
n The Sandy Optimist Club meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at the Sandy Senior Center, 38438 Pioneer Blvd. For more information, call 503-668-9542 or go to sandyoptimist.org.