“The Irish and How They Got That Way”: 2 p.m. March 14 and 21; 7:30 p.m. March 15, Greater Boston Stage Company, 395 Main St., Stoneham. Tickets: $50-$60 for adults; $45-$55 for seniors; $20 for students with valid ID. Girls’ Night Out will take place at the 7:30 p.m. March 15 performance. For information or tickets: 781-279-2200; http://greaterbostonstage.org. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Greater Boston Stage Company at “The Irish and How They Got That Way,” created by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt. This musical revue is a celebration of a heritage that confronts adversity with determination, good humor and a love of life. Directed by Dawn Simmons.

Selectwoman Caroline Colarusso’s Campaign Kickoff: 7 p.m. March 15, Montvale Plaza, 54 Montvale Ave., Stoneham. RSVP to CarolineColarusso@gmail.com. The event will feature hors d’oeuvers and a cash bar. Donations will be accepted. Checks should be made payable to the Colarusso Committee and must include a name, address and occupation. Donate online at http://Caroline4Stoneham.com.

Blood donation opportunity: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 17, First Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Stoneham. Make an appointment to give blood or platelets by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting http://redcrossblood.org or calling 800-733-2767.

Babes in the Woods and Hike and Seek: 10-11:30 a.m. March 20, Sheepfold Park, Route 28, Stoneham. For information: 781-662-2340; friends@fells.org. Babes in the Woods is an adult-paced hike designed for parents who carry their children. Trails do not accommodate strollers. For participants’ comfort, dogs are not allowed. Heavy rain or snow or extreme cold cancels.

March Forum on Mental Health: 6-8 p.m. March 22, First Congregational Church of Winchester, 21 Church St., Winchester. For information: 617-722-2210; Michael.day@mahouse.gov. Rep. Michael S. Day, D-Stoneham, along with community and state leaders, has invited the public to join a community discussion focused on behavioral health issues and local initiatives and resources available to support the community and better address mental health crises. The discussion will feature a panel of caregivers and service providers who will discuss mental health services. The event will provide an opportunity for the public to discuss the mental health system, talk about their own experiences and pose questions to leaders and service providers in the mental health field. This forum is one of an ongoing series of community discussions Day has held in the district in an attempt to bring a renewed focus on the state’s mental health system.

Boston Bruins Alumni vs. Freedom Fighters Game: 7 p.m. March 25, Stoneham Arena, 101 Montvale Ave., Stoneham. Cost: $5-$15. For information, tickets or advertising, visit Freedom Fighters Hockey on Facebook or contact Frank Scioli at freedomfightershockey@yahoo.com or 617-902-3148. The Boston Bruins Alumni, a nonprofit made up of past Bruins players, will play the Freedom Fighters of Stoneham in their sixth annual hockey match to benefit veterans. All proceeds from the game will be donated to the New England Center and Home for Veterans in Boston. The evening will also include a raffle for a custom goalie mask designed and painted by Jesse’s Custom Design of Wilmington.

Health & Wellness Expo: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 7, Stoneham Middle School, 101 Central St. For information: 781-438-0001; http://stonehamchamber.org. Everyone is invited to the Stoneham Chamber’s free Health & Wellness Expo, which will coincide with the indoor yard sale held by the Boys & Girls Club. Exhibitors will be on hand to introduce their businesses and answer questions. Many will have free goodies and giveaways, as well as discounts and introductory offers for their products and services. Exhibitors may also provide complimentary health screenings, chair massages, jump testing, sporting equipment demonstrations, stretching exercises, demonstrations and more for children and adults. New this year is Knucklebones, the large lawn games join-in activities for all ages that will be take place in the “Outdoor Classroom” at the school. CPR Training will return for those wanting CPR certification. The course fee is $40. Call the Chamber to register. The Massachusetts Dental Society will present “Saving Seniors Smiles.”

Ongoing

Adult Italian Classes: Tuesday evenings, beginning March 20, Stoneham. Cost: $150 plus a $20 textbook. For information: 781-438-5687; john02180@gmail.com. Beginners class will start with the basics — pronunciations, phrases, vocabulary build-up, etc. — and provide participants with a firm foundation for the language. Classes are 90 minutes. There is no testing. The class is sponsored by the Appian Club of Stoneham, a nonprofit organization that promotes Italian culture and heritage.

Concerned about pneumonia?: Free for qualified Stoneham residents. For information: 781-438-0501. Recommended for all persons 65 years and older, Stoneham Board of Health now has Prevnar 13 vaccine available to help protect against pneumonia. Prevnar 13 is a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine that protects against 13 types of pneumococcal bacteria. Prevnar 13 is given in addition to the pneumonia vaccine (Pneumovax 23). Shingles vaccines also available to qualified Stoneham residents.