• Bring your project, tools and maybe lunch and join SewFriends for one of its two Open Sewing Labs each month. It’s at 11:30 a.m. today and Aug. 27; it’s free. A microwave oven, sink, iron and cutting table are on site. Meet at University Place Library Meeting Room, 3609 Market Place W., University Place; 253-565-8005.
• Pierce County libraries offer a variety of free computer classes at all their branches. Here are two happening today:
Learn Word 2007/2010 for Beginners from 1-2:30 today at the Graham Pierce County Library, 9202 224th St. E., Graham; 253-548-3322, piercecountylibrary.org.
Discover how to Navigate the Net from 6-7:30 tonight at Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road S.W., Lakewood; 253-548-3302, piercecountylibrary.org.Check out blog.thenewstribune.com/getout for more events.