'Opera Heroines': Monday, April 24, 7 p.m.; H.O. Hirt Auditorium, Blasco Library, 160 E. Front St.; presented by Edinboro Chamber Players with Elizabeth Etter and Meghan DeWald. Cost: Free. Info: 240-8860.
'Miscast': Monday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.; Room 117, Reed Union Building, Penn State Behrend; concert of Broadway songs performed by members of the opposite sex. Cost: Free.
Gem City Concert Band spring concert: Tuesday, April 25, 7-8:30 p.m.; St. John's Lutheran Church, 2216 Peach St. Cost: Free. Info: 456-7596.
Symphonic Wind Ensemble/Jazz Ensemble Concert: Tuesday, April 25, 7 p.m.; Louis C. Cole Auditorium, 205 Meadville St., Edinboro University. Cost: Free.
Candidates forum: Monday, April 24, 6 p.m.; McDowell High School, 3580 W. 38th St.; candidates for public office will be invited to attend; open to public; hosted by Millcreek Democratic Committee and Millcreek Republican Committee. Cost: Free.
Work Day for Operation Christmas Child: Tuesday, April 25, 6-9 p.m.; Flagship Freewill Baptist Church, 2728 Pebble Drive. Info: 907-301-7327.
Faculty Recital Series — Presque Isle Saxophone Quartet: Wednesday, April 26, 8 p.m.; Walker Recital Hall, Mercyhurst University; Presque Isle Saxophone Quartet includes Allen Zurcher, soprano saxophone; Bethany Dressler, alto saxophone; Rebecca Wunch, tenor saxophone; and Scott Meier, baritone saxophone. Cost: Free. Info: 824-2394.
'Facts, Alt-Facts and Anything but the Facts — Politics in the Digital Age': Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m.; Alex Theatre, Mercyhurst North East; Jim Wertz will lead this discussion on the history and power of the alt-fact state, as well as Pennsylvania’s pivotal role in the 2016 presidential election. Cost: Free. Info: 725-6277.
Benefit dinner: Friday, April 28, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Conneautville Community Building, 13380 Rundelltown Road; chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, noodles, corn, salad, rolls, dessert; sponsored by Conneautville Amish Church. Cost: Donation. Info: 814-587-6499.
Sausage sub sale and cake auction: Friday, April 28, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Schmid Towers, 153 E. Sixth St.; Housing Authority of the City of Erie sponsored lunch and cake auction to raise money for March of Dimes before its April 30 walkathon; bid on a cake when you pick up your grilled lunch; must preorder by April 26. Cost: $6. Info: 452-2425.
'Sleeping Beauty': Friday, April 28, 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 29, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, April 30, 2 p.m.; Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, Mercyhurst University; this spring performance by the Mercyhurst Dancers features Sleeping Beauty (Act III). Cost: $15; $10 for seniors and students; $5 for Mercyhurst students and children 12 and younger. Info: http://miac.mercyhurst.edu.
Mercyhurst Jazz Ensemble concert: Saturday, April 29, 8 p.m.; Taylor Little Theatre, Mercyhurst University; conducted by Scott Meier. Cost: $5; $2 for Mercyhurst faculty and students and children 12 and younger. Info: 824-2394.
'Furry Lives Matter' casino night: Saturday, April 29 from 2-6 p.m.; Sacred Heart Usher’s Club, 716 W. 26th St.; beer, pop, food, music, games of chance and gift auction; benefits A.N.N.A. Shelter. Cost: $5 admission. Info: 490-7933.