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.
Lucky Symbols in Nature: Saturday, March 8, 1-2 p.m.; Asbury Woods Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Road; learn why certain items are considered lucky. Cost: $6; free for members. Info: 835-5356, www.asburywoods.org.
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday
'A Little Princess' Auditions: Monday, March 10, 4 p.m.; Erie Playhouse Rehearsal Hall, 1158 E. 12th St.; also March 11, 4 p.m.; open to ages 8-18; will also audition a few adults (male and female) for roles; prepare a short monologue or poem and a song with accompaniment (sheet music or CD with no lyrics); show dates, May 9-11 and 16-18, with school shows on May 14, 15 and 16. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.