THURSDAY

  • MINISTRY SEMINAR: 6:30 p.m., Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center, 17560 George O’Neal Road. A two-night ministry seminar with Christian personality John Michael Talbot, of The Church Channel show “All Things Are Possible.” Reservations required. Donations accepted to benefit the ministries of Talbot and the Brothers and Sisters of Charity. Call (225) 752-8480.

SATURDAY

  • SATURDAY BEADING SOCIAL: 11 a.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Free, but RSVP is required because seating is limited. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts.

SUNDAY

  • SAINTS PROGRAM: 1:30 p.m., Most Blessed Sacrament Church Office, 15615 Jefferson Highway. Call (225) 753-7046.
  • BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Cathedral World Worship Center, 5810 McCann Drive. Judge John Michael Guidry will be the guest speaker.

MONDAY

  • HOPE GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive. Free. Hospice of Baton Rouge offers Hope Grief support groups in the evenings at Ochsner Medical Center, 17000 Medical Center Drive. For details, call (225) 767-4673.

TUESDAY

  • GRIEF SUPPORT GROUPS: 10 a.m., Sunrise Assisted Living, 9351 Siegen Lane. Free six-week Hope Grief Support Group sessions. Call the Hospice of Baton Rouge at (225) 767-4673 for more information or to register.
  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Instruction is free and RSVP is required because seating is limited. Visit www.facebook.com/cajunbeadcrafts.

WEDNESDAY

  • LENTEN SERVICE: 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 17510 Monitor Ave. Free Lenten service. Communion will be served. Childcare provided.

FEB. 26

  • 3 LIVES BLOOD DRIVE: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Remington College Baton Rouge Campus, 10551 Coursey Blvd. Free. Remington College hosts drive as part of 3 Lives Blood Drive, a national effort to recruit minority blood donors and help supply local hospitals with blood.