VALPARAISO | American Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. in the gymnasium at First Presbyterian Church 3401 N. Valparaiso St. Call (800) 733-2767.
Youth art month opening reception
PORTAGE | Celebrate the creativity of youth at the Youth Art Month Opening Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. More than 200 Portage Township students will be exhibiting paintings, drawings and other multimedia pieces in the Youth Services Department and display cases. The art pieces will be displayed throughout the month. Call (219) 763-1508.
Spring card workshop
HEBRON | Hebron Public Library will hold a spring card workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hebron Public Library, 201 W. Sigler St. Participants may make as many St. Patrick's Day. Easter, Mother's Day, graduation and wedding cards as they want in two hours. Fee is $10. Call (219) 996-3684.
Preventing Identity Theft
KOUTS | Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the nation. Learn practical ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim in identity theft in this program presented by Ray Hewlett of Western and Southern Life from 6:30 to 8 p.m.a t Kouts Public Library, 101 E. Daumer Road. Call (219) 766-2271.
Family Movie Night
VALPARAISO | "Wreck-It Ralph," an animated family comedy set inside a video game starring the voices of John Reilly and Sarah Silverman, will be shown from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Haven branch of the Porter County Public library, 403 W. County Road 700 North. Call (219) 759-4474.
Kindergarten round up
UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Township School Corp. will hold its kindergarten round up from 6 to 7 p.m. at Union Center Elementary and John Simatovich School. Call (219) 759-2531.
Vision Loss program
VALPARAISO | Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County will present Vision Loss program from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Village Park Enrichment Center at Banta, 605 Beech St. This informational program will provide attendees with an increased knowledge of the importance of knowing about changes in vision and when to seek attention from a vision professional. Call (219) 531-8039.
Fish, chicken fry with silent auction
VALPARAISO | Boone Grove High School Wolfpack Football Club will hold an all-you-can-eat fish and chicken fry and silent auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Boone Grove High School cafeteria, 260 S. County Road 500 West. Cost is $30 for a family of 4; $5 each additional person; $8 for seniors, students; $10 for adults. Tickets available at the door. Carryouts available. There also will be a silent auction. Call (219) 308-1825.