Valentines for Africa Banquet with Carl Wilkens, 7 tonight, Toledo First Adventist Church, 4909 West Sylvania Ave. Appetizers at 6 p.m. Cost is $15 from 419-882-6200.
Worship Service with Rev. Paul Grout, 10:30 a.m. tomorrow, Lakewood Church of the Brethren, 27009 Lemoyne Rd., Millbury. The Rev. will be leading the Northern Ohio Pastor Retreat tomorrow through Tuesday in Perrysburg. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.
Mardi Gras celebration, 10 a.m. tomorrow, Park Congregational UCC, 1456 Harvard Blvd. Worship with Ragtime Rick's Ecumenical Jazz Band. Luncheon, 11:30-1:30.
Kate Jordan & Soul Venture in concert, 10:45 a.m. tomorrow, East Toledo Baptist Church, 807 Broadway.
Deacon and Deaconess Day, 11 a.m. tomorrow, United Missionary Baptist Church, 2705 Monroe St.
Annual Mardi Gras, 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave. Free. All welcome.
Toledo Symphony Neighborhood Concert, 3 p.m. tomorrow, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2770 West Central Ave. Chelsea Tipton conducts. Adult tickets are $15; $10 for students from 419-473-1367.
Third Tuesday for Peace Prayer Service, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel on the Sisters of St. Francis Campus, 6632 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Information, 419-824-3627.
Prayer, healing, and meditation, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave.
YES-FM radio station, WYSZ-FM (89.3), online auction fund-raiser to benefit YES FM, runs through March 1. The station partners with biddingforgood.com. To register visit yeshome.com and clink on the online auction link and register; once registered, participants can view auction items. Information, 419-389-0893.
Arrested by Mercy - Caught in the Healing Glance of Jesus, a retreat day of reflection, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 20, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 4605 St. Anthony Rd., Temperance, Mich. Free-will offering. Register for light lunch at 517-265-8748 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, A prelude to St. Patrick's Day with John Connolly & Company, 7-10 p.m. Feb. 20, in the church's Kenna Hall. Tickets are $6 from 734-847-7301.
Financial Peace University, 13-week financial freedom program with Dave Ramsey on DVD, begins 2 p.m. Feb. 21, Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church, 5240 Talmadge Rd. Register at 419-473-1187.
The deadline for news items for the Religion Calendar is noon Wednesday. Items can be mailed to the Religion Editor, The Blade, 541 North Superior St., Toledo, Ohio 43660; faxed to 419-724-6439, or e-mailed to email@example.com. To change or place a listing in the Directory of Worship, call 419-724-6431.To speak to the Religion Editor, call 419-724-6154.