Calendar of Events

3/1/19 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.

3/1/19 (Friday) — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church invites its neighbors to its community movie night at the church. The free event includes a family-friendly movie, popcorn, snacks and beverages.

3/3/19 (Sunday) — 2 p.m. — Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church invites its neighbors to the church for the installation service for the church’s new pastor, Rev. Jeff Ogonowski.

3/4/19 (Monday) — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Villages security meeting at Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church, covering Indian Village, West Village, Berry Sub and other Villages neighborhoods.

3/4/19 (Monday) — 7 p.m. — IVA block captains’ meeting at Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church.

3/4/19 (Monday) — 7 p.m. — IVA board meeting at Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church.

3/5/19 (Tuesday) — 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church’s Tutoring TREE program at the church. Adult volunteers work one-on-one at the church with Nichols School students in the second through fifth grades, helping them improve their math and reading skills. Snack, art and gym activities also are part of the weekly program.

3/6/19 (Wednesday) — 6 p.m. — Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church invites its neighbors to the church’s Ash Wednesday service.

3/6/19 (Wednesday) — 6 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church invites its neighbors to the church’s Ash Wednesday service. A dinner of soup, salad and rolls will be served at 6 p.m.; the communion service begins at 7 p.m.

3/6/19 (Wednesday) — 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. — West Village Association monthly meeting in the basement of the Metro Central Church of Christ, 1511 Van Dyke.

3/8/19 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash, bulk waste, yard waste and recyclables.

3/9/19 (Saturday) — 10 a.m. to 12 noon — Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church invites everyone to drop off gently used clothing, shoes, towels and bedding for the church’s clothes closet, the proceeds of which are sorted and distributed to area residents. Men’s women’s and children’s clothes are needed; toiletries, including travel samples, also are welcomed.

3/10/19 (Sunday) — 2 a.m. — Daylight saving time begins.

3/10/19 (Sunday) — 4:30 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church invites its neighbors to another free concert in its 2018-2019 music series at the church. This month, Rochester native and organist Sarah Simko will perform. A master’s student at the University of Michigan, Ms. Simko has studied both organ and harpsichord. Her accomplishments include taking first prize in the Schoenstein Competition in the Art of Organ Accompaniment, hosted by the University of Michigan.

3/11/19 (Monday) — 7 p.m. — Indian Village Woman’s Garden Club meeting.

3/12/19 (Tuesday) — 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church’s Tutoring TREE program at the church. Adult volunteers work one-on-one at the church with Nichols School students in the second through fifth grades, helping them improve their math and reading skills. Snack, art and gym activities also are part of the weekly program.

3/14/19 (Thursday) — 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — In conjunction with the American Red Cross, Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church will host its semi-annual blood drive at the church. Donors are eligible if they donated on or before January 16.

3/15/19 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.

3/20/19 (Wednesday) — 7 p.m. — The Indian Village Men’s Garden Club invites everyone to its annual St. Patrick’s corned beef dinner at the Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church. Chef Steve LaFraniere of the Capuchin Kitchen will serve a traditional corned beef dinner; a vegetarian gluten-free entree also will be served. Beverages will be available for a nominal donation.

3/22/19 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash, bulk waste, yard waste and recyclables.

3/22/19 (Friday) — 5 p.m. — Deadline for Smoke Signals articles.

3/22/19 (Friday) — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church invites its neighbors to its community movie night at the church. The free event includes a family-friendly movie, popcorn, snacks and beverages.

3/26/19 (Tuesday) — 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. — Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church’s Tutoring TREE program at the church. Adult volunteers work one-on-one at the church with Nichols School students in the second through fifth grades, helping them improve their math and reading skills. Snack, art and gym activities also are part of the weekly program.

3/29/19 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.