+ “Knitting Is Fun for Everyone,” Sept. 7, 21 at Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Man-alapan. Starts at 7 p.m.; bring knitting needles. Details: (732) 431-7220.

+ Michael’s Feat will host a Steel Drum Reggae and Hand-Rolled Cigar event from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como. Tickets for the benefit are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Details: Devon Gottshalk at or call (908) 295-0916.

+ Congregation Sons of Israel, Gordons Corner Road, Manalapan, will host an open house for prospective members at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8, beginning with a Friday night service. An Oneg Shabbat will follow, and then Monmouth County Prosecutor Luis Valentin will be a guest speaker. Details: (732) 446-3000.

+ Cub Scout Pack 155 of Freehold will hold a car wash to benefit the Free-hold First Aid and Emergency Squad, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the West Freehold School, 100 Castronova Way, off Route 537, Freehold Township.

+ Court Street School Education Community Center, Court Street, Free-hold Borough, open house and sign un-veiling, Sept. 9, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome. Details: (732) 303-8724.

+ September Song and Dance, music by Frank Albert Dance Band, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Road, Manalapan. Dance and enjoy music from the 1940s to the 1970s.

+ Patriots’ Day memorial service will be held Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Englishtown Borough Hall memorial park, Main Street.

+ Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Monmouth Chapter, will meet Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Colts Neck Library, 1 Winthrop Drive, for a thistle workshop. All are welcome. Details: (732) 536-0609.

+ Molly Pitcher Stitchers Quilt Guild will meet Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at Neff Chapel, Old Tennent Church, Tennent Road, Manalapan, to discuss quilting. All are welcome. Details: Gail Small, (732) 937-7532.

+ Heart of New Jersey Chorus will present a collection of patriotic songs in recognition of “The September Project,” fostering civic events at libraries around the world, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan.

+ The Freehold Township Woman’s Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Grace Lutheran Church, Park Avenue at Main Street, Freehold. The program will focus on perennial plantings and what to do in the fall garden by master gardener Linda Balzer. The club is open to women in the Freehold area. Guests are welcome at the meeting. Details: Joy Polon, (732) 462-1560.

+ Cub Scouts information session, sponsored by Pack 155 of Freehold, will be held Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of the West Freehold School, 100 Castro-nova Way, Freehold Township. Details: Karis, (732) 577-9250, or Stacey, (732) 409-1176.

+ A rabies clinic for dogs and cats will be held at the Freehold firehouse, 49 W. Main St., Freehold Borough, from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 14. Dogs should be on a short leash and cats should be in a carrier. The clinic is free and open to all New Jersey residents. Details: (732) 462-7057.