Toastmasters: Davidson Toastmasters is welcoming new members. Toastmasters helps members learn and practice public speaking and leadership skills.
Davidson Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the YMCA, 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius.
Art festival: The Spring Craft at the Crossing Art Festival will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 31 at the Shoppes at Birkdale Crossing in Huntersville.
Event planners are accepting vendor applications.
About 25 to 30 regional artists will set up in the greens exhibiting and selling jewelry, pottery, paintings, candles and more.
Fitness program: The Cornelius PARC Department presents The Couch-to-5K Running Plan for participants ages 14 and up.
This six-week program will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from March 5 to April 11. All classes will be at the Bailey Middle School Track, 11900 Bailey Road in Cornelius.
The program will help participants prepare for a 5K. Registration fee is $40 for residents and $48 for nonresidents.
Register in person at Cornelius Town Hall or at www.cornelius.org/parc. Details: 704-892-6031 ext. 160. Elisabeth Arriero