Mardi Gras Animal Mask program will be held at 2 p.m. March 9 at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park. Participants will design their own animal-themed masks and eat a traditional cake that is served during the festival. Free. Information: 919-778-6234.

Ladies Facing Forward program, for girls in 10th and 11th grades will be held March 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Goldsboro Library. The library and alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. have partnered to create an educational summit to help girls. They will have the opportunity to network, collaborate and share their accomplishments. Topics will include computer skills, research for success, speech skills, easy writing and college prep. Free. Register at http:forms.media/lff.

Play Day for ages birth to 5, with an adult, will be held from 11 to 11:45 a.m. March 5 at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. It will be a morning of unstructured, creative play for children. Free. Information: 919-299-8105.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! event for ages 5 and older, with an adult, will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 5 at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. There will be games and crafts in celebration of his 115th birthday. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.

Teen Game Night, will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. March 7 at Steele Memorial Library for ages 13 through 18. Play board games and consoles at the library or take your own portable device. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.

Battle of the Books, practice for youth in sixth through eighth grade will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. March 7 at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.

Paper Circuits for Marketplace event, for those in grades six through 12 will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. March 9 at the Goldsboro Library. They will learn how to make simple electrical circuits on a flat piece of paper, using copper tape and surface-mount LEDs to make a fully functional circuit. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824.

S.A.S.I.E. Club, for ages 8 through 12 will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 11 at Fremont Library. Participants will make robotic creations and discover safe and fun ways to explore the internet. They will read and talk about the book “The Same Stuff as Stars.” Free. Register by calling 919-705-1893.

Shamrocks and Gold program, will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. March 13 at the Goldsboro Library. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with games, crafts, stories and songs. Free. Register by calling 919-735-1824.

Battle of the Books practice, for grades four and five will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. March 14 at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.

CrafTEENS program, for ages 13 through 18 will be held at Steele Memorial Library in Mount Olive from 5 to 6 p.m. March 14. Free. Register by calling 919-299-8105.

“The Cinderella Ballet”, will be performed by Goldsboro Civic Ballet March 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. and March 17 at 3 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $13 and $18, available at the Paramount box office, by calling 919-584-8432 or online at www.goldsboroparamount.com.

Stemulating story time, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. March 18 at the Goldsboro Library. Participants will read books, talk about different topics and do an experiment or two. Free. Information: 919-735-1824.