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Findlay Dance Party: Findlay Moose Lodge, 1028 W. Main Cross St., Findlay; 992-1215; Sat.,7-11.

Ballroom, Big Band, Polka, Country, Latin, and Salsa

Diehn American Legion Post 468: 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 882-9080; today: dance 6:30; line dancing, 7; Just Us Two: Fri., 7-10:30.

Paulette's Studio of Dance: 4853 Monroe St.; 654-3262; today:Latin, 7:30; Fri.:ballroom, 7.

Alfredo's Studio of Dance: 5224 Renwyck Dr.; 536-3243; Fri.;beginner group class 8; open dance 8:30-10:30.

Czech Dancers Polka Club: Czech Hall 6, State Rts. 120 and 109, Seward, O.; 644-4271 / 517-443-5523; Millie and the Czech Us Out Polka Band: Sun.,dinner, 12:30 a.m.-2:30; dancing, 2-6.

Young at Heart Dance: VFW Post 606, 3005 W. Laskey Rd.; Flyte ‘66: Sat., 7-10.

American Legion Post 384: 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse; 567-225-4817; Sat., 7-10.



Happy Feet Dancers: Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 255-0792; Wed., 1-3:30.




American Legion Post 384: 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse; 877-5171; Pickers' Country Open Jam: Tue., 7-10.

STEM in the Park: Bowling Green State University's Perry Field House, 801 N. Mercer Rd., Bowling Green;​STEMinPark; Interactive displays and activities to engage children in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics(STEM): Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show and Sale: Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club at the Stranahan Theater Complex, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 531-8124 /; Fri., 2-8; Sat., 10 a.m.-6; Sun., 11 a.m.-5.

Appliance Center Parking Lot Party and Sale: 321 Illinois Ave., Maumee; 893-3374; Music by Scoobie Snaks and East River Drive, food concessions, children's activities: Sat., 9 a.m.-9; Music by Velvet Jones and My 80's Vice, food concessions, children activities: Sun., 11 a.m.-6.

Workin' Joe Fundraiser Event: the Toledo Repertoire Theatre, Washington and 10th Sts.; Musical performances by Bliss, Skoobie Snacks, Bob Rex Trio, and a jazz combo from Toledo School for the Arts, additional entertainment by the Toledo Rep, the Young Rep, and Toledo School for the Arts: Sat., 2-10. Benefits the Toledo Repertoire Theatre.

Book Sale: Washington Branch Library, 5560 Harvest Lane; 259-5330; today-Sat., 9 a.m.-5.


Fairs and Festivals

Black Swamp Arts Festival: Downtown Bowling Green;; Art exhibits, music, concessions: Fri., 5-midnight; Sat., 10 a.m.-midnight; Sun., 11 a.m.-5.

Greek-American Festival: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 740 N. Superior St.243-9189; Food, live music, and dance performances: Fri., 11 a.m.-midnight; Sat., noon-midnight; Sun., noon-7.



"What Makes the Great Lakes Great?": Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.) Inc. at Lourdes University, Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; 824-3691 /; lecture by Matt Markey: Tue., 7:30-9. Free and open to the public.

American Legion Toledo Post 335 Luncheon: Toledo Club, 234 14th St.; 868-3039 / 382-4401 ; "William Dudley's defeat during the 1st siege of Fort Meigs," speaker James Emch: Fri., buffet lunch 11:30 a.m., speaker 12:45.

Authors! Authors! 2013 Series: Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 259-5200 /; Sherman Alexie: Wed., 7.

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Ritter Planetarium: University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St.: 530-2650; Earth Quake: Fri., 7:30; One World, One Sky, Big Bird's Adventure: Sat., 1.



Chicken and more dinners: St. Clement's Community Center, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.; Beer tent, live music: Sun., dinner starts at noon, beer tent, noon-6.

Brats/​Hamburgers/​Hot Dogs All-you-can-eat: American Legion Post 192, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Mich.; 734-847-9245: Wed., 5-7.

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast with Egg Strata: Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee; 893-2008; Sat.,8:30-10:30 a.m.

Steak Fry: American Legion Post 384, 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse; Sat., 5-8.

Double Kielbasa Dinner: Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance; 734-847-5052; today, 5-7.

Baked Steak or Ham Loaf Dinner: Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, O.; 822-4526; Fri.,5-7.

Friday Dinners: VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St.; 697-4503; Fri., 4-7.

Lunch or Dinner: Eagle Cafe, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; 893-3952; Mon.-Fri.: lunch 11 a.m.-2; Mon.-Thu.: dinner 5-8.

Fish Fries: Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; Fri., 5-7. Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; 893-3821; Fri., 5-8.



Northwest Ohio

Downtown Bowling Green Farmers' Market: Downtown Bowling Green;; Wed., 4-8.

Perrysburg Farmers' Market: Louisiana Ave. at Second St., historic downtown Perrysburg; 874-9147; today, 3-8.

Sylvania Farmers' Market: 5723 N. Main St., downtown Sylvania; Hours: Tue., 4-7.

Toledo Farmers' Market: 525 Market St.; 255-6765; Market hours: Sat., 8 a.m.-2. Poultry House: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4; Sat., 6 a.m. to 4; Sun., 10 a.m.-2.

Westgate Farmers' Market: at Elder-Beerman parking lot, 3301 Secor Rd.; Wed., 3-7.

Whitehouse Farmers' Market: Providence St. next to the Wabash Cannonball Trail, Whitehouse; 877-5383; Hours: Sat., 9 a.m.-noon.

African Safari Wildlife Park: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton; 800-521-2660 or 732-3606; Hours: today, Fri., Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-5 (last car enters at 4); Sat., Sun., 9 a.m.-6 (last car enters at 5).

American Civil War Museum of Ohio: 217 S. Washington, Tiffin; 455-9551; Hours: Wed.-Sat., noon-4.

Butterfly House: 11455 Obee Rd., Whitehouse; 877-2733; Hours: today-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship: 1701 Front St.; 936-3070 /; Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 (last admission at 4); Sun., noon-5.

Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center: 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg; 874-4121 /; Hours: Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Harbor View Historical Society Museum: 2083 Autokee St., Oregon; 691-1517; The Cannons that Changed America, showcasing what the U.S. and British naval forces used in the Battle of Lake Erie: through Oct.; Hours: Sat., 9 a.m.-5.

Mazza Museum of International Art from Children's Picture Books: University of Findlay's Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion, Findlay; 434-5521. Hours: Wed.-Fri., noon-5; Sun., 1-4.

Merry Go Round Museum: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky; 626-6111; Hours: Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center: Spiegel Grove, Fremont; 332-2081. the War of 1812 on the Ohio Frontier: through Oct. 7. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Sauder Village: State Rt. 2, Archbold; 800-590-9755 /; Celebrate Our Artisans Event: Tue.through Sept. 15; Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3:30; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-4.

Schedel Arboretum and Gardens: 19255 W. Portage South River Rd., Elmore; 862-3182; Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4.

Stranahan Arboretum: 4131 Tantara Dr.; 841-1007; Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3.

Tiffin Glass Museum: 25 S. Washington, Tiffin; 448-0200. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 1-5.

Toledo Botanical Garden: 5403 Elmer Dr.; 536-5566. Wild About Wildlife: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon; Peter Navarre Day: Sun., noon-4; Hours: open daylight hours. Visitors Center: daily, 10 a.m.-5.

Toledo Firefighters Museum: 918 Sylvania Ave.; 478-3473. Hours: Sat., noon-4.

Toledo History Museum: 2001 Collingwood Blvd.; 215-2437; Hours: Sat., Sun., 10 a.m.-6.

Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 385-4040; Hours: Tue.-Wed., 10 a.m.-4; Thu.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Toledo Police Museum: 2201 Kenwood Blvd.; 720-2485; Hours: Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Toledo Zoo: 2 Hippo Way; 385-4040; Senior Safari: Tue.; I Do at the Zoo Bridal Show: Sun., 3-7;Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 (last admission at 4); Sat., Sun., 10 a.m.-6 (last admission at 5).

Wolcott House Museum Complex: 1035 River Rd., Maumee: 893-9602; Hours: today.-Sun., 11:30-4:30.

Woodville Historical Museum: 107 Main St., Woodville; 849-2349. Hours: Wed., Fri., 2-4.


Train Rides

Adrian and Blissfield Railroad: U.S. 223, Blissfield, Mich.; 888-467-2451; Murder Mystery Dinner: Sat., boarding 6 departure 7; Grand Parents Pizza Train: Sun., boarding, 1; departure 2.

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.: 11600 County Rd. 99, Findlay; 423-2995 / 721-1175; Tracks to the Past: Sat., 9 a.m. to dusk; Sun., 10 a.m.-5;


Boat Rides

Sandpiper: Promenade Park, Jefferson St. Dock; 537-1212 /; Picnic Lunch Cruise: Thu., noon-2; Discover the River: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon; Sunset and City Lights Cruise: Sun., 7-9. Musical Dinner Cruise: Wed., 6:30-8:30.

Miller Ferries from Catawba to Put-In-Bay 2013: 5174 E. Water St., end of State Rt. 53 North, off State Rt. 2; Port Clinton; schedules, Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie Islands: check Web site for daily schedules.


Theme Parks

Cedar Point: Sandusky; 627-2350; Hours: Fri., 6-10; Sat., 1-10; Sun., noon-8.


Water Parks

Cedar Point's Castaway Bay: 2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky; 627-2106; Fri., 3-10; Sat., 9 a.m.-10; Sun., 9 a.m.-9.

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 888-779-2327; registered guests only.

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Dr., Maumee; 482-7777; Hours: Sat., 4-9; Sun., 10 a.m.-3; For registered guests and the public.

Kalahari Indoor Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 877-525-2427; open daily for registered guests and for the public.




Ohio State vs. San Diego State: Ohio Stadium; Sat., 3:30.

University of Michigan vs. Notre Dame: Michigan Stadium; Sat., 8.



Group Run: The Shops at Fallen Timbers, Maumee; 3-mile lighted course starts behind Red Robin; Wed., 6:30.

Group Run: start at Second Sole, 4130 Levis Commons Blvd.; Perrysburg; run through Levis Commons (approximately 3 miles); 931- 8484; Thu., 6:30.



Black Swamp Bicycle Club Tour: at City Park, 520 Conneaut Ave., Bowling Green; 346-9814; Routes of 25, 50, 75, and 100 miles, full service tour with snack and food stops: Sat., registration 7-9 a.m.

Toledo Area Bicyclists: /; rides at Side Cut Metropark at Silver Lake parking lot, 4 rides A, B, C, D: today, 6:30; and downtown Whitehouse at the trail, 25 miles, all levels: Mon., 6:30.


Motor Sports

Flat Rock Speedway: 14041 Telegraph Rd.; Enduro-250 laps, 4 Cylinder Championship, F8 Train Race, MCR Dwarf Cars: Sat.,6.



Toledo Walk for PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease): Olander Park, 6930 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania;​toledo; Sat., registration 9 a.m.; penny kids' dash 9:30 a.m.; walk at 9:45 p.m.

Good Librations VIII: Around the World in 80 Days (or One Night): Johnson's Island Clubhouse, 3100 Confederate Dr., Marblehead, O.; 798-8210; Fundraising Gala, book theme: Sat., 7:30.

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