NRA Mega Weekend will be at Cabela's, 110 Cabela Blvd., Friday-Sunday. Seminar, speakers. Talk by Brian Anse Patrick of the University of Toledo on Second Amendment rights, 11:30 a.m. to noon Sunday.
Mason High School swimming pool is open to the public Wednesday nights from 7 to 9. $1 a session. Lifeguards on duty. Information: 517-676-6520 or 517-244-6416.
Dads of Foreign Service Veterans seeks members. Open to any male relative, 21 or older, of a male or female foreign service veteran. Information: vfwpost9656.com, e-mail the post commander at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 734-856-3245.
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.
Caring Alternatives' clinical staff is available to assess the difference between “feeling blue” and seasonal depression. Home visits are available to qualified individuals. Offices are at 2092 South Custer Rd. and 7400 Lewis Ave., Temperance. Information, 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4983 or caringalternatives.com.
A Musicians Jam Night 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St.
Relay for Life fund-raiser, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday for cancer awareness and research, at 4120 Piehl Rd. Cost is $35. Checks should be made out to Ladies Auxiliary Post 9656 and mailed to Ladies Auxiliary, P. O. Box 182, Lambertville, MI 48144. Information, 734-854-6209 or 734-856-4513.
Free Family Fun at Little Lamb Preschool, 2843 Sterns Rd., 2 p.m. Saturday. Story time with music and crafts. 734-856-1461.
Knitter's Group is to meet from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. Hwy. 223, Adrian. Knitters of all experience levels, as well as needleworkers who crochet, cross-stitch, and quilt are invited to join and to bring odds and ends, duplicate needles, and unused yarn to swap.
Book Bingo for adults at Orchard Terrace Apartments, 205 South Adrian St., 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Play bingo to win donated books and other prizes. Free, sponsored by the Tecumseh District Library.
A special book-reading and discussion group at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. tonight, March 24, and April 21 and 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Benefits the missions and ministries. Information, 419-478-6012.
St. Patrick's Day party, West Toledo Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 4 to 7 p.m. March 17. Free. Jigg's dinner, Irish music and dancers, performance by Central Catholic's Alumni Glee Club. Benefit AOH scholarship fund and St. Patrick's Historic Church in Toledo. 419-472-6946.
Euchre tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7:30 p.m. March 19. Entry fee, $5. 419-474-9233.
The Mix Twenty10, art and music fund-raiser for the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Secor Building, 425 Jefferson Ave., 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 20. Grazing stations, live entertainment, exhibits by 30 local artists, silent auction of area artwork, raffle. Tickets, $75. 419-254-2787 or acgt.org
Heart and Soul benefit, Notre Dame Academy and the Junior Academy, 6:30 p.m. March 20, 3535 West Sylvania Ave. Dueling pianos with audience participation, gourmet chef bars, and entertainment by the women of Notre Dame; benefits scholarship fund. $50, 419-475-9628. Information online nda.org.
Knight Fest 2010: A Celebration of the Arts, St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 West Bancroft St., 6 p.m. March 21. Students' art and music by the SFS Concert Band and Men's Chorus. Guest appearance by pianist Ryan Behan, class of 1995, a graduate of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Free.
Toledo Sister Cities International Festival, Erie Street Market, 237 South Erie St., noon to 5 p.m. March 20. International music, dance, martial arts, and food. Admission is $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Free for ages 9 and under. Informaton, 734-856-2913.
3 Years of Miracles, benefit for Jayden and Regan Cassidy, Cambridge Place, Alexis and Jackman roads, 5 to 9 p.m. March 20. Mexican food bar, children's activities, music, raffles to help with medical bills. Information, 419-343-8193.
Spring Festival of Crafts by the Toledo Craftsman's Guild, Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21. Floral arrangements, handcrafted spring items, yard and home decorations. Free admission and parking.
College Resource Night at Main Library, 325 Michigan St., McMaster Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 23. Advance registration required: toledolibrary.org or 419-259-5297.tAnnual “Running of the Brides” bridal sale, Atlas Bridal Shop, 4895 Monroe St., March 21-22. Entry fee of one non-perishable food item for the Cherry Street Mission Ministries. Designer gowns marked down 20-90%, with prices starting at $99. 419-474-9119.
Autism Academy of Learning board of directors monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. March 18 at 219 Page St., Toledo. 419-865-7487.
Annual pierogi dozen sale by Echoes of Poland Folk Song and Dance Ensemble: cheese, kraut and potato pierogi, $8 per dozen. Advance orders only; 419-475-6262 or 419-531-8658. Pickup 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 26, PRCUA Hall, 5255 North Detroit Ave.
Humane Ohio's “Puttin on the Glitz” shopping fund-raiser, 6 to 9 p.m. March 19, Country Charm Shopping Plaza, Perrysburg. Appetizers and refreshments provided.
Easterfest at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, 738 Glenwood Rd., Rossford, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20. Ethnic foods, bookstore, 1 p.m. presentation in the church. Call 419-662-3922.
Central Catholic High School “Tip Off to Spring” dinner with celebrity waiters, The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, 5:30 p.m. March 21. Details: 419-255-2306.
“These Songs Are Our Songs - An American Tapestry,” spring concert by The Children's Choir of Northwest Ohio, an auditioned community choir of grades 4-7 children, 7 p.m. March 21, Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. Information: ccofnwo.org