t●Tsunami Relief Fund breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Sunday by the Erie Firefighter's Association, 2048 Manhattan St. Adult/$5; child/$3. Under age 5, free.
t●Chess tournament 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Frenchtown-Dixie branch library, 2881 Nadeau Rd. Open to players of all ages. Groups established based on the ages and number of players registered. Registration: 734-289-1035.
t●Preschool storytime 10:30 a.m. today, Rasey Memorial branch library, 4349 Oak St. Stories, songs, crafts for 3 to 5-year-olds. Information: 734-848-4572.
t●Book club meets the third Tuesday of the month through May at 7 p.m. at Rasey Memorial branch library, 4349 Oak St. One Step From Grace by Barbara Petee will be discussed Jan. 18.
t●Library playgroup 10:30 a.m. today, Dorsch Memorial branch library, 18 East First St. Children can play, read, and interact with others their own age. Information: 734- 241-7878.
t●17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 7 p.m. today, Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. Bill Christen highlights the contributions of this regiment, of which nearly 200 Monroe County men were members, to the 9th Army Corps. Information: 734-241-5277.
t●LapTot Storytime 10 a.m. tomorrow, Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. For children 18-36 months. One adult must attend with each child and registration is required. Developmentally appropriate activities in small groups and one-on-one. Information: 734-241-5277.
t●Barbershop Quartet 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. Monroe Floral City Harmonizers perform. Information: 734-241-5277 or 800-462-2050.
t●Blues free series for Black History Month Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. at Monroe County Community College La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater, 1555 South Raisinville Rd. Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin's All-Star Blues jam. Information: 734-241-5277.
t●Read-In Chain 4 p.m. Feb. 6, L. S. Navarre branch library, 1135 East Second St. Public invited to this program of public readings from works by and about African-Americans. Information: 734-241-5577.
t●Bluesapalooza 7 p.m. Feb. 8, Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. All-ages blues concert that transforms the library into a rockin' Chicago blues club. Information: 734-241-5277 or 800-462-2050.
t●I Love a Mystery book club meets second Wednesday of each month, starting with coffee and tea klatch at 10 a.m., Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. Feb. 9: The Man With a Load of Mischief by Martha Grimes will be discussed. Information: 734-241-5277.
t●Bedford Artists Club meets 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Bedford branch library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Workshop conducted by Curt Olsen follows business meeting. Information: 734-847-7798.
t●Trade Fair sign-up Jan. 29 at Bedford Business Association office, 8100 Lewis Ave., Suite 5. Times: 9-10 a.m. new members and members who want a booth or want to change their location; 10-10:30 a.m. for non-members. Information: 734-850-2200.
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