The Long Island Floor Covering Association (LIFCA) will be holding a Pattern Carpet Installation training session 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 24. Hosted by ProSource of Nassau based at 303 Sunnyside Blvd. in Plainview, N.Y., the event will feature installation trainers reviewing installation techniques for all types of pattern carpets, including woven Wiltons, Axministers, as well as tufted patterns. The event is sponsored by Kane Carpet and Milliken Carpet. RSVP by March 18 to (516) 576-000.

Additionally, LIFCA will be holding a member meeting on April 13 at the Sheraton Four Points in Plainview. Topics will include floating floor tips, licensing issues and carpet installation and repair. For more information, visit