My name is Melissa. I grew up in PA, but moved to NC to attend college. Although I couldn't wait to leave the cold and the small town behind, in the city I can't seem to find the the comfort and warmth like I did back home.
Fall Leaves Walk/Art Craft: Saturday, Oct. 12, 1-2:30 p.m.; Asbury Woods Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Road; children 5 and older will learn why leaves are changing color and make a craft. Cost: $9; $6 members. Info: 836-6178,www.asburywoods.org.
GREEK HOT DOGS AND GREEK FRIES DAY: Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4376 West Lake Road; benefits the church; Greek pastries also available. Cost: $5. Info: 838-8808.
Erie Cemetery Tours: Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; 2116 Chestnut St.; Caroline Reichel will focus on the War of 1812; additional tours Oct. 20 and 27, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., on "Ghosts & Legends." Cost: $10; $8 children 12 and younger. Info: 868-4423, email@example.com.