GIVE A SHIT—Do you give one (or even two!) shits about politics and your community? Stop by the Mercury/Bus Project's Give a Shit happy hour today to meet other young, shit-giving people like you and hear about some worthwhile local projects. Also, there will be drinking. SM
Guild Public House, 1101 E Burnside, 6-8 pm, FREE, all ages

SMELLS LIKE—To mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, Baby Ketten Karaoke is pulling out the stops, singing the entire album with a little help from guest star musicians (like Doug Jenkins from the Portland Cello Project), and with regular karaoke, too! In other news: You are old. MS
The Woods, 6637 SE Milwaukie, 9 pm, FREE