Blood drive at library
A blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at North Regional Library, 7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh. To schedule an appointment, search www.redcross.org and enter the sponsor code Wake Library. Walk-ins are accepted.
Loose as a Goose
A program on waterfowl is set for 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Blue Jay Point County Park, 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh. Registration is required. Cost is $5 per family. For information, call 919-870-4330.
Thrift shop sale for AnimalKind
A 50 percent off sale is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at ReTails Thrift Shop, 1608 N. Market Drive, Raleigh. Profits will help low-income pet owners to spay or neuter pets through AnimalKind. For more information about the group, call 919-872-0019 or go to www.animalkind.org. Donations of gently used items are accepted 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are also needed; call to find out when the next orientation tour will be conducted.
First Night Raleigh
First Night Raleigh 2013 is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 11 p.m. Monday in downtown Raleigh. The childrens celebration is 3 to 6 and nighttime events begin at 7. A First Night button is required for entry. For more information, call 919-832-8699 or visit www.firstnightraleigh.com.