Spring craft fair at New Hope Church of the Nazarene, 25 Hilltop Road: A craft sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Men of Mayflower meeting at Aspen Meadows, 3155 Avenue C: The Men of Mayflower meet at 7:15 a.m. to cook and serve breakfast for the male residents. Members, sons, grandsons and friends are encouraged to attend.
First Presbyterian Church Singles Group meeting at Perkins, 825 N. 27th St.: The monthly singles group meets at 10 a.m. For more information, call Phyllis at 702-7040.
ECK Worship Service meeting at Lexington Inn and Suites, 3040 King Ave. W.: The public is invited to an ECK Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. The topic is “Dreams — a Source of Truth.” The service is sponsored by ECKANKAR, Religion of the Light and Sound of God. For more information, call Shayla at 245-4771.
Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave.: At 10:30 a.m., Woody Henry, geologist and former college instructor, discusses “The Wisdom of Dr. Seuss.” As parents or grandparents, many of us have used the children’s books written and illustrated by Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, for bedtime stories, to teach phonetics or, admittedly, for our own enjoyment. However, like Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn,” Seuss’ works can be examined on several intellectual levels. Seuss commonly used art and storytelling as political and social commentary.
Billings Association of Humanists meeting at Amend Park: At 1 p.m., everyone is invited to meet at the south side of the park, on King Avenue East, where Drake Smith and Terry Zee Lee lead kite making and kite flying, in celebration of humanism. Materials are provided.
Youth of First Congregational and Mayflower Congregational meeting at Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: The older youth meet at 6 p.m.
Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Ave. D: Bells of Peace and Peace Pals (for kids up to sixth grade) meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A community taco dinner is served at 6:30. Folk Group, mid-week Bible study and Peace Youth (seventh-12th grade) meet at 7.
Hillcrest Academy Choir concert at Yellowstone Lutheran Brethren Church, 852 Governors Blvd: The Hillcrest Academy Choir performs at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy an evening of choral music.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave.: At the 7 p.m. Community Lecture Series, Ralph Scott presents “Is Natural History Science?” Americans place great emphasis on science education, especially with programs like STEM and school science fairs. But which sciences do we emphasize? Scott examines the historic causes for the steady decline in scientific natural history as an academic necessity for good citizenship, personal well-being and scholarship, and explains how it is fundamental for environmentalism, social and political matters, and all science.
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: Everyone is invited to join the Women of Mayflower and members of Epsilon Alpha sorority to make sandwiches for the Salvation Army food van at 10 a.m.
First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st St.: Spanish Culture & Language Class starts at 7 p.m.
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: Family Fun Night starts at 7 p.m. at Sunset Bowl, 1625 Central Ave. Bowling costs $5 per person, which includes shoe rental. Bumpers are available for ages 8 and younger. All ages are welcome. RSVP by calling Kimmie at 855-4317 or the church at 656-5414.
Craft fair at Open Bible Christian Center, 302 19th St. W.: Enjoy homemade crafts from multiple vendors, a bake sale, and lunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Proceeds benefit the EPIC Youth Group. For more information, call 656-4946.
Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: Volunteers are needed for indoor and outdoor clean-up projects from 9 a.m. to noon. Coffee and rolls are served.
Women of the ELCA spring event meeting at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd: All women are invited to the event, themed “Weave,” for devotions, music, a guest speaker, basket raffle, cluster meetings, luncheon and worship service. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
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