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Published: Wednesday, 6/13/2007

What's on: Toledo

food and crafts for the family.

•Mustard Seed Walk during Point Place Days, June 16:Register at 9 a.m. and walk at 10 a.m. from Collins Park, 2820 York St. to the Friendship Center, 2930 131st St.

•Investigate the Mysteries of Ancient Egypt, 3 to 3:45 p.m. June 19, Kent branch library, Collingwood Boulevard. Grades K-5 'visit' ancient Egypt with songs, crafts, stories, and treats. Presented by the Art Tatum Resource Center.

•Saturday movies for grades K-8: June 16, 2 to 4 p.m., Lagrange branch library, Lagrange Street, for grades K-8. Cars Hotshot rookie race car Lightning McQueen meets quirky characters who help him discover that there's more to life than trophies and fame. June 23: Charlotte's Web, 2 p.m. June 30: Happy Feet, movie about Emperor penguins, 2 to 3:40 p.m. Free.

•St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish Festival, 6 to 10 p.m. June 21; 6 p.m. to midnight June 22; 2 p.m. to midnight June 23, and noon to 6 p.m. June 24 at the church, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd. Live entertainment: Johnny Rodriguez at 6 p.m. June 21; East River Drive at 8 p.m. June 22; The Watermelon Men at 2 p.m., Bonkers at 8 p.m. June 23, and Tito Slack at 1 p.m. June 24. Dinners at 5 p.m. June 23 and noon June 24. Food, games, rides, raffles.

•Mayores Senior Center pancake breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to noon June 23 at 2 Aurora Gonzlez Dr. $5. Seniors pay $3. Children under age 10, $2.

•Youth Baseball Leagues offered by the Toledo Community Recreation Program for boys ages 13 and under, and boys ages 17 and under. Girls Softball Leagues also offered. Call 419-356-1077.

t Jermain Park Shuffleboard Club, at the park at Upton and North Cove Boulevard behind the tennis courts. New members invited, $5 per season. Shuffleboard played at 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, through the summer. Call 419-824-5173.

t Betty Rich House of Ballet, free dance lessons for young women ages 4-17 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1702 Upton Ave. Saturdays from noon to 2 p.m., with praise dancing from 2:15 to 2:45 p.m. Outreach program teaches poise, etiquette, love of dance. Information: 419-537-1284.

West Toledo

t North Coast Theatre interactive play, The Mysterious Case of Goldilocks and the Three Little Wolves, 7 p.m. June 14 at Washington branch library, 5560 Harvest Lane. A case solved by Nancy Drew. Take blankets and lawn chairs.

t Martial Arts for grades K-5, June 19, 2 p.m., Reynolds Corners branch library, Dorr Street. Children join Kempo Martial Arts to learn basic moves. An Afternoon at the Theatre, June 26, 2 p.m. The North Coast Theater, an innovative acting ensemble, will present a short mystery play. Registration required for both programs: 419-259-5303.

t Understanding the Changing Dynamics of Retirement Living, June 21, 7 to 8 p.m. at Washington branch library, Harvest Land. This seminar provides an overview of senior living options and addresses the myths and benefits associated with senior housing. Free.

t Home Buyer seminar, 6 to 8 p.m. June 26 at Sanger branch library, 3030 West Central Ave. For those interested in buying a home. First time buyer programs, credit scoring, title insurance, and other topics. Other dates for the seminar: July 15, Aug. 12, and Sept. 9. Free to the public.

t Red Cross babysitting clinics, June 25-26 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. Participants must be age 11 or older. Students must attend all 6 hours to receive a certificate. Registration and $25 fee required: 419-259-5303.

Main Library

t Family Fun Day, noon to 3:30 p.m. June 16 at Main Library downtown, 325 North Michigan St. Family activities, games, crafts, entertainment, raffles, prizes, community and agency information booths. Admission and parking are free. Co-sponsored by the Coalition for Youth Enrichment. Children's Library puppet shows, 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. June 16. Three favorite, funny puppet shows: 'Little Blue Riding Hood,' 'Chicken Reads,' and a surprise. Program is part of Family Fun Day.

t Martial Arts for grades K-6, June 20, 1:30 p.m., Main Library, North Michigan Street downtown. Children join Kempo Martial Arts to learn basic moves. Registration required: 419-259-5231.

t Brown Bag Concerts downtown, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 8 on the north lawn, Main Library, 325 Michigan St. June 20: Bonkers, oldies rock. June 27: Moody Flutes, light eclectic pop music. July 11: Just Kiddin' Around, children's music. July 18: Diamonds in the Rough folk and bluegrass. July 25: Extra Stout Irish music. Aug. 1: Jessica Stewart Trio performs jazz. Aug. 8: Bandera plays country music. Food and refreshments available from vendors.

Meetings

t Rotary Club of Toledo, noon June 18 at the Park Inn, 101 North Summit St. Speaker Barbara Floyd on "Toledo's Attic." June 25 speaker: Rodney Schuster on "Homelessness: Myths, Perceptions, and Realities." There will be no meeting on July 2. Information: 419-241-7060.

t St. Vincent de Paul 55 Plus Club, June 19 at 3257 Brigham St. A meal will be served by the men of the club.

t Frogtown Philatelist Club, June 21 picnic at 6 p.m. at Side Cut Metropark, shelter house near Riverside parking, 1025 West River Rd. Take a side dish or dessert to share; meat, beverage, and table ware provided. RSVP to 419-691-1657 or email: allancunninghamsr@yahoo.com. Guests welcome.

t PERI Chapter 93, meeting 1 p.m. June 28 in the Oregon fire station 2 located at 1102 South Wheeling St., Oregon. Business meeting, speaker, refreshments.

Metroparks

t Wildwood Preserve pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. June 16 at Metroparks Hall, 5100 West Central Ave. Pancakes, sausage links, orange juice, coffee and hot chocolate. Cost: $4.95 adults, $2.50 children under 12. Indoor seating available. Sponsored by Volunteers in Parks.

t Maumee River Canoe Float, off-site, 1 to 5 p.m. June 16. Explore the State Scenic Maumee River by canoe. Co-sponsored with Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. For ages 13 and older. All minors must be in the same canoe as their legal guardian. Two people per canoe. Free, donations welcome. To register: 419-407-9700.

t Happy Trails 5K walk and run to benefit Metroparks trail projects, 9 a.m. June 16 at Wildwood Preserve's east entrance, Central Avenue near Corey Road. Walkers are also invited to participate. Entry fee is $25; forms available at Wildwood and on the website. The course is marked for practice; see course map at www.MetroparksToledo.com.

t Father's Day on the Canal: Dads ride for free, noon to 4 p.m. June 17. Providence Metropark, Kimble's Landing, 13827 U.S. 24 West. Treat dad to a free ride on "The Volunteer," a mule-drawn canal boat. At the Isaac Ludwig Mill, see the millers saw lumber and grind grain into flour. Free.

t Artists in the Garden exhibit, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 18, off-site at Parkwood Gallery, 1838 Parkwood Ave., Suite 120. Opening reception and award ceremony from 6 to 8 p.m. June 22 at the gallery. Open to all. Information: 419-407-9720.

t Picnic with Nature's Nursery, Side Cut Metropark, 7 to 8 p.m. June 19 at the Side Cut riverview shelter, 1025 West River Rd., Maumee. An annual picnic featuring a wildlife demonstration by Nature's Nursery. Refreshments provided by Friends of Side Cut. Everyone welcome.

t Side Cut Explorer tram rides along the Maumee River, every Tuesday 10 to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon, now through October, at Side Cut Metropark, riverview parking lot. Board the 12-passenger, wheel-chair accessible tram for a ride along the river and canal towpath. Free. Groups can schedule separate times for a nominal fee. Information: 419-407-9700.

Kitty Todd Preserve

t Lupine seed collection, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the Kitty Todd Preserve, 10420 Old State Line Rd. off Eber Road, Spencer Township. For information on how to volunteer for this event, call 419-867-1521 or



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