Updated: April 8, 2013 6:22AM
Dinner dance: The Slide Dancers third annual dinner dance is being held from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the YWCA, 150 W. 15th Ave. Cost is $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Vendors are welcome. For tickets or more information, call Maxine at 887-5947 or 730-6274, Diana at 886-2051 or Tammy at 614-3130.
Healing Hearts for Kids: A support group sponsored by Hospice of the Calumet Area for children ages 6 to 12 who have lost a loved one, begins a six-week program from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13. The group meets at Ridge United Methodist Church, 8607 Columbia Ave. The program is free. Registration deadline is Friday, March 8; call from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., 922-2732.
Shamrock Shuffle: Volunteers are needed for the annual Shamrock Shuffle Mini Pack-a-thon at Opportunity Enterprises, 2801 Evans Ave. Packing takes place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, starting March 11 and continuing to March 29, and until 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, and Tuesday, March 19. Volunteers age 6 and older are needed, but those 18 and younger can only assist after 3 p.m. Registration is required; call 464-9621, Ext. 283, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.