Spaghetti dinner: Thursday April 20, 4-6:30 p.m.; Weis Library United Methodist Church, 6020 Heidler Road, Fairview. Cost: $6; takeouts available. Info: 833-3225.
'Social Safety for Children & Adults with Special Needs': Thursday, April 20 from 5:30 — 6:30 p.m. at the Barber National Institute, 100 Barber Place; parents and professionals are invited to attend a program addressing safety issues for children with autism and other special needs; child care for all ages will be provided at no cost (with preregistration). Cost: Free. Info: LaurenGlass@BarberInstitute.org 878-5903.
Earth Day cleanup: Friday, April 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Mercyhurst North East Campus and Route 89; sign in at the Ridge Library lobby; sponsored by the Criminology-Criminal Justice Club. Info: 504-4546, 725-6397, email@example.com.
Pressure-cooking class: Friday, April 21, 6-8 at the Whole Food Co-op Community Room, 1341 W. 26th St.; join Lisa Rose of VeganCheers, for a pressure cooking demo. Cost: $10. Info: www.vegancheers.com, 746-6381.
Designer purse bingo: Friday, April 21, doors, 4:40 p.m.; bingo, 6 p.m.; Blessed Sacrament School, 2510 Greengarden Blvd. Cost: $25. Info: 454-0171, 455-1387.
The Tamburitzans in Erie: Saturday, April 22, 7 p.m.; Mercyhurst Preparatory School Performing Arts Center, 538 E. Grandview Blvd.; renowned dance troupe featuring Mercyhurst Prep alum Kaeli Stolar. Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for students. Info: 824-2408, www.mpslakers.com/tamburitzans.
Erie Food Tours: Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; meet outside Like My Thai Restaurant, 827 State St.; learn the history and culture of Erie’s downtown area while enjoying food from locally owned restaurants, bakeries and specialty shops. Cost: $25-$35; advance tickets required. Info: www.eriefoodtours.com.
Edinboro University open house: Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Frank G. Pogue Student Center, 405 Scotland Road, Edinboro University; speak with financial aid and admissions representatives, tour campus and speak with the academic department representatives. Cost: Free admission; registration requested. Info: www.edinboro.edu/visit.
Tri-state antique show: Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Zem Zem Shrine Club, 2525 W. 38th St.; china, glassware, old trunks, jewelry, memorabilia, furniture, lamps, and more. Cost: $5 admission. Info: 725-1094.
House of Mercy 15th Anniversary Spring Tea: Sunday, April 23, 1-3 p.m.; Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Scheffner Hall, 1531 E. Grandview Blvd.; tea sandwiches, cookies and fresh fruit; entertainment by Mercyhurst University Carpe Diem Women's Ensemble. Cost: $25. Info: 898-0167, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Greene Township Lioness Card Party: Sunday, April 23; doors, 1 p.m., and lunch, 2 p.m.; St. Boniface Coleman Center, 9637 Wattsburg Road; raffles, door prizes, lunch, more. Cost: $7.
Orphan Angels Milk Bowl 2017: Sunday, April 23, 1 p.m.; Greengarden Lanes, 1583 W. 38th St.; pizza, pop, chips, gift auction; registration and pledge forms due by April 16. Cost: $25 minimum pledge. Info: 746-0511.
Work Day for Operation Christmas Child: Tuesday, April 25, 6-9 p.m.; Flagship Freewill Baptist Church, 2728 Pebble Drive. Info: 907-301-7327.
Mental Health First Aid class: Tuesday April 25 and Thursday, April 27, 4:30-8:30 p.m.; National Alliance on Mental Illness of Erie County office, 1611 Peach St., Suite 105; learn how to recognize signs and symptoms and guide people to help. Cost: $35. Info: 456-7217.