•Advanced welder training course, an accelerated program, available at Monroe County Community College, beginning March 29. The 10-week course will prepare students for the QC-11 American Welding Society Advanced Welder Certification examination. Tuition assistance available. Classes meet noon to 5 p.m. every weekday. Information: 734-384-4145.
•Elvis Show at the Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St., 7-8:30 p.m. March 12. Cost: $10 per person, $9 with membership card, includes pizza, beverage, and snacks. Information: 419-936-3079.
•Relay for Life fund-raiser from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 20 for cancer awareness and research, at 4120 Piehl Rd. Cost is $35. Make checks to Ladies Auxiliary Post 9656, and mail to Ladies Auxiliary, P. O. Box 182, Lambertville, MI 48144. Call 734-854-6209 or 734-856-4513.
•"Ottawa Lake Music Jam, Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., four miles north of Sylvania, 6:30 p.m. March 13, April 10, and May 8. Information: 419-654-0426.
•"Annie Get Your Gun," the musical, presented by the Whiteford Music Department and Music Boosters, 7:30 p.m. March 19-20 and 2:30 p.m. March 21, Whiteford Agricultural High School, 6655 Consear Rd. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens.. Advance tickets: 517-404-7394 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Canoeing Michigan Rivers, a free travel program by Doc Fletcher, Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., 2 to 4 p.m. March 14. Travel tips included.
•Bedford Artist's Club will meet at the Bedford Branch Library at 7 p.m. March 16. Kimberly Arden will give a demonstration of a polymer clay project. Each attendee will receive a small memento to take home. Guests, $2 donation. Information: 734-856-6367.
•"Monday Morning Reads" monthly book discussion group will discuss Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. Hwy. 223, Adrian, 10:30 a.m. March 15. Books available for loan before the discussion. Information: 517-263-1011.
•"An Evening of Michigan Ghosts," by Michigan author and paranormal investigator Mimi (Uptergrove) Staver, Tecumseh District Library, 215 North Ottawa St., 7 p.m. March 16. Staver will discuss her two books, Ann Arbor Area Ghosts and Detroit Ghosts. Free program. The building is handicapped accessible.
•A special book-reading and discussion group at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. March 17, 24, and April 21, 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Benefits the missions and ministries. Information: 419-478-6012.
•National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by Planned Parenthood of Northwest Ohio, information, giveaways, 2-6 p.m. March 10 at People Called Women Bookstore, 3135 West Central Ave., Cricket West. 419-255-1115, ext. 334.
•Lucas County Hibernian St. Patrick's Festival, Sullivan Center at Central Catholic High School, 2550 Cherry St., Toledo, from 5 p.m. to midnight March 12, and 11 a.m. to midnight March 13. Music, Irish dancers, food, vendors, bakery, student art fair, kids corner. tolaoh.com or 419-472-6946 or 419-475-7460.
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