Cat and kitten adoptions at Lenawee Humane Society, sterilized cats and kittens for $40; the fee for animals not sterilized is $65 and includes a $25 refundable neuter and/or spay deposit. Details: 517-263-3463.
Lenawee Weavers will meet at 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. 223. The informal group of weavers from the area meets once a month for a day of weaving, talking, and enjoyment. For additional information about the group, call 517-263-1011.
The Knitter s Group will meet from 1-3 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. 223. Beginners and experienced knitters welcome.
The Old Mill Museum Association s 12th annual GermanFest will be held March 7 at the Old Mill Banquet Hall-Community Center, 242 Toledo St. Doors open at 6 p.m.; German food will be served from 6:30-8:30 p.m., followed by dancing to the music of Encore at 8 p.m. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are $20 from Mary Schults: 734-529-7114 or at the door.
Family swim at Mason Consolidated Schools, 2400 Lakeside Rd., 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $1 per hour. Certified lifeguards on duty. 734-848-9300.
Boater safety classes will be offered by the Monroe County Sheriff s Office beginning in April. Five classes will be offered over five months. The classes are free, and no registration is required. Classes are offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the following Saturdays: April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, and Aug. 8. Participants must be at least 12 years old. Those who successfully complete one session will receive their certification to operate watercraft. Information: the Sheriff s Records Division, 734-240-7415.
Caring Alternatives community education department offers confidential information and support to adolescents and teens with questions about rape, incest, sexual coercion, and relationship violence. Information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit caringalternatives.com or call 734-242-8711 in Monroe, or 734-847-4986 in South County.
Recovery Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault meets from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Caring Alternatives, 2092 South Custer Rd., Monroe. The group is confidential, informal, and directed by professional staff. Information: 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4986.
Dining to Donate fund-raiser, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Applebee s in Monroe. Caring Alternatives Sexual Assault Recovery program offers support to survivors of sexual assault, incest, and molestation in the form of group support, and individual counseling. This program receives no outside funding and is funded by donations. Dining to Donate flyers must be presented to Applebee s server for the donation to be counted. Flyers can be obtained from Laura at 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4986.
Lunch and Learn: The Power of Your Mind with Dick Buckholtz, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 11 as part of the Winter 2009 Enrichment Events. Whitman Center of Monroe County Community College, 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance.
Lunch and Learn: Avoid Toxic Cosmetics and Beauty Products with Victoria McIntyre, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Whitman Center of Monroe County Community College, 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance.
The Piano Men will be staged at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the River Raisin Centre for the Arts, 114 South Monroe St. Jim Witter and his band take a musical journey through the 70s and perform songs of Billy Joel and Elton John. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $15 for students from the box office 734-242-7722. Whitman Center of Monroe County Community College, 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance.
Dog and cat rabies vaccination clinic and dog licensing, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14 at Monroe County Animal Control Division, 911 South Raisinville Rd. License cost male and female $15; unsexed $7.50. Rabies vaccination cost $10. Details: 734-240-3125.
Bedford Artists Club is meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Guest artist will be watercolorist David Smith. Information, call 734-856-4947.
No Limit Texas Hold em tournament will be held Feb. 21 at the Blissfield American Legion, 451 High St. Registration is at noon; play starts at 1 p.m. $40 if registered in advance, $50 at the door. It buys 2,000 chips. One time re-buy $25 for 1,000 more chips. Registration by Feb. 20 at the Legion Clubroom or Jen Kendall 517-486-0210.
Community Spiritual Movie Night takes place from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Bedford Library. The evening includes a potluck and the movie Tuning In. Details: 419-343-4921.
John Connolly & Company will perform from 7-10 p.m. Feb. 21 in a prelude to St. Patrick s Day party at St. Anthony Kenna Hall, 4635 St. Anthony Rd. Tickets are $6 from 734-856-1767 or 419-478-2034.
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