CRESTVIEW — Poets and musicians can read, perform, improvise and play together during an open-microphone event 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Crestview Public Library.

The poetry starter is "space heater." Anyone can attend, and admittance is free.

The library is located at 1445 Commerce Drive in Crestview. Contact Esther Hurwitz, 682-4432 or ehurwitz@okaloosa.lib.fl.us; or Rick Sanders, 585-6399, for details.