•Clay High School retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. May 5 in the high school's Golden Eagle Cafe. The cost of the catered lunch is $7.50 per person. Spouses and guests are welcome. Reservations required: 419-691-7561. A tour of the renovated high school will be available.
•Oregon Safety Town, 8 and 10:30 a.m. from June 9 to 20 at Starr Elementary School, 3230 Starr Ave. Registration forms are available at the Oregon Library or at Oregon elementary schools. Children from Oregon and surrounding communities are invited to attend.
tOregon Community Theatre presents Ladies of Harmony, a comedy written by local playwright Ron Hill, at 8 p.m. May 1 and 2, and 3 p.m. May 3 at Fassett Middle School Auditorium, 3025 Starr Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and are available by phoning 419-691-1398, going online at orgeoncommunitytheatre.org, or at the door.
•Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home will sponsor a Silver and Gold Club Day Trip to Bryan, Ohio, and More on May 20. Seniors will board the bus at 8:15 a.m. at the funeral home, 3500 Navarre Ave., and return about 7 p.m. Cost is $55 per person and includes a trip to Carruth Studios, the Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe, lunch at the Barn Restaurant at Sauder Village, and a tour of the Spangler Candy Co. Transportation via luxury motorcoach bus. Limited seating remains. Reservation deadline is May 11. Make checks payable to Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home, 3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon, Ohio 43616. Also needed is an emergency contact person and phone number. Information: 419-691-6768.
•Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society is hosting a Style Show with Casablancas models wearing old wedding gowns owned by the society at 6 p.m. April 29 at the museum, in Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St. Call: 419-693-2956.
t Christ United Methodist Church rummage & bake sale at 5757 Starr Ave., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 30 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 1. Lunch is available for purchase. May 1 is a $2 bag day.
tOregon Fest 2009 planning meetings, 6 p.m. every Thursday at the Oregon Library, 3340 Dustin Rd,. until the festival on May 17. Information: 419-691-9750 or online at OregonFest.net.
tEast Toledo Family Center will register for youth summer ball leagues through May 22. Leagues include T-ball for ages 4-6, Coach's Pitch for ages 7-9, Instructional Baseball for boys 12 and younger, Instructional Softball for girls 12 and younger, Boys' Baseball for 17 and younger and Girls' Softball for 17 and younger. Register at the Family Center for all programs; fees are due at registration. Scholarships are available. Practice begins at the end of May; games start in mid-June. Details: Danielle: 419-691-1429.
t5th Annual 2009 Charmed and Cherished Wine Tasting and Silent Auction, 5:30-8 p.m. April 30 at Cousino's Navy Bistro at the Docks in International Park. The event offers a chance to taste more than 40 wines, sponsored by Heidelberg Distributing Co., and samplings of hot and cold appetizers. Cherished Friends of Ahava, the event's sponsor, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to restore hope and healing to individuals with cancer. Tickets, $40 per person, are available by phoning 419-241-5877 and at the door.
t Gathering Place Childcare Centers' 9th Annual Heart of Caring Auction at Mainstreet Church - 795 Campus, 5465 Moline-Martin Rd., 5-10 p.m. May 8. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple and are available at the door.
tSpring bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at St. John's UCC, 1213 Washington St. Lunch will be available.
t Bunco Club of Toledo, pre-Mother's Day Bunco Party will be at 2439 Tremainsville Rd. from 2-6 p.m. May 3. Doors open at 1 p.m. with lunch served from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Cost: $20 per player.
t Bingo: Split-the-pot prizes sponsored by Clay Center Fire Social Association, Clay Center Fire Station #2 at 420 Main Street, from 7-10 p.m. May 2.
tMillbury Golden Gang meets at noon for a potluck lunch May 5 at the Township Hall, 27975 Cummings Rd. Information: Wilma Smith: 419-836-9273.
tBunco party, May 3 at the Josie Reinhart Center, 6000 Wales Rd. Lunch begins at noon, followed by bunco at 1 p.m. Cost: $6. The party is sponsored by the Author Daly Auxiliary.
tRummage and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 and May 1 at Northwood Church of God, 1838 South Coy Rd.
tChurch Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 at Hampton Park Christian Church, 4234 Monroe St.; $1 bag sale at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the youth summer trip.
t Electronic waste recycling will be conducted by Cub Scout Pack 196 of Monac Elementary School and Boy Scout Troop 263 of Christ the King from noon to 7 p.m. April 30 through May 4 at Westfield Franklin Park Mall in the parking lot near Borders Books and Music on Sylvania Avenue. Computers, telephones, microwave ovens, and batteries (with the exception of car batteries) will be accepted, but not televisions. For details, call 419-474-3929 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
tThe Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 50 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hinde Field, 1819 Boos Rd., Huron, Ohio. The program will feature Lonnie Prince, the founder of Prince Aircraft Co., which makes propellers for customers around the world. The public is welcome. Call 440-258-1761 or visit EAA50.org.
tThe Victory Center, which supports cancer patients, will hold its Treasures of the Vine wine-tasting fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. May 9 at Stone Oak Country Club, 100 Stone Oak Blvd, Holland. For tickets, call 419-531-7600 or e-mail email@example.com.
tPlanned Pethood, Inc., a local nonprofit dog and cat rescue organization founded on spay/neuter advocacy, will be hosting its Annual Huge Rummage Sale from May 7-9 at the Junior Fair Building at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 2901 Key St., Maumee. Hours wil be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 and 9. Items for the sale will be accepted is at the fairgrounds from May 2-5. All types of merchandise donations are welcome. Contact Jane at 419-866-1790 or firstname.lastname@example.org for donated items. May 9 is $3 a bag.
tThe Zepf Center will host the second A.R.T. Gallery Opening from 6-8 p.m. April 30 at 6605 West Central Ave.
tThe 2nd Annual Yell & Tell: Stop Child Abuse Now singles non-sanctioned bowling tournament fundraiser will be at 1 p.m. May 2 at Interstate Lanes (off the Buck Rd. exit of I-75). Trophies will be awarded. State Sen. Teresa Fedor (D., Toledo) and former State Fire Marshal Michael Bell will roll the first balls and compete against each other for the first game. Also scheduled will be a silent auction, raffles, and a DJ. The event is sponsored by the UT main campus electricians. The cost is $10 per person with proceeds going to Yell & Tell, to prevent child abuse. To register contact Pam at 419-865-4687 or online at yelltell.org.
tThe World Exchange, a nonprofit educational organization, will host two groups of young students, ages 14-18, from France ready to spend part of their summer vacation in America. They will be here July 13 to Aug. 1 and Aug. 1-20. Each student comes with ample pocket money, full insurance and are fairly fluent in English, so host families do not need to know French. Host families will need to provide a bed, daily meals, and time to experience as much of American life as possible. Program directors plan two group activities. Information from Yvonne Goodwin at 419-461-1894.
tThe Old Mill Stream Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2 at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 East Sandusky St., in Findlay. More than 300 exhibitors from eight states will attend. Admission is $5 with free parking.
tThe musical Hello, Dolly will be staged by Central Catholic High School May 8-10 at the Valentine Theatre, 400 North Superior St. Curtain times will be at 8 p.m. May 8, 3 and 8 p.m. May 9, and 3 p.m. May 10. Tickets range from $10 to $14. Call: 419-255-2280 ext. 1061.
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