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Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room at Bay Park Community Hospital. Information: 419-836-5051.

Euchre is played at 2 p.m. every Sunday at VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Drive. Details: 419-698-8178.

The Sunoco Retirees hold a luncheon at 11:15a.m. the first Monday of each month at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St. Information/reservations from Al McEwen at 419-893-3075.

The Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society meets at 7 p.m. at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge the last Thursday of each month. Call 419-691-3788.

Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary presents Bag Lady and More from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Oregon Room at St. Charles. Information, 419-691-3255.

Area women are invited to a “Sweet Hearts” luncheon and program Feb. 11 at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Doors open at 11:45 a.m., the lunch buffet begins at noon, followed by the program at 12:30. Featured will be “Cookies” by Marianne Pirolli, with music by Liz Walbom, and Sandi Lemmon speaking on “Confessions of a Workaholic.” Cost is $10.50 inclusive from 419-260-0151.

Clay High School's Band will host an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the school cafeteria on Seaman Rd. Entertainment will be provided by the Jazz Band. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger.

Western Lake Erie Association meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Learn about algal blooms, open lake dumping, and fish kills. Information from 419-691-3788 or 419-693-8617.

East Toledo

Basketball for men age 50 and older every Tuesday at 6 p.m. through April at the East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave. Call 419-691-1429.


The Genoa FFA is holding its 30th annual Leadership Sale. Students will be selling Florida strawberries for $25 a flat or $14 for a half flat; berries will be available for pickup the week of March 15. Sausage orders should be picked up at the high school Agriculture Education Department after 1 p.m. Feb. 19. Call 419-855-7735, ext. 321.

The Genoa Music Boosters Annual Truckload of Groceries Raffle is under way. Tickets are $1 each and are available through music students and at First Federal and Genoa Bank. Call 419-862-3142.


Mayor Mark A. Stoner will hold “A Moment with the Mayor” from 3:30-5 p.m. Feb. 10 at Northwood Fire Station No. 1, 2100 Tracy Rd. Residents can meet individually with the mayor on a first-come, first-served basis. To request a specific time, call 419-693-9327.

Point Place

A Musicians Jam Night 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St.


Women's Connection West of Sylvania meets 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Feb. 12 at Sylvania Country Club, 5201 Corey Rd. Complimentary nursery available. Pam Bettinger will talk about Nazareth Hall and Christine Bassett will speak on “Help, I need Someone.” Reservations by Feb. 8, 419-841-9653.

About $60 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased for $30 through Angel Food Ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd. Orders for February are 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 13. Information, 419-882-6488.

Sylvania Northview High School collects for garage sale fund-raiser after 3 p.m. Feb. 12 at the school. Items needed include small appliances, clothing, jewelry, toys, books, electronics, tools. Volunteers needed on collection days. Garage and bake sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 13 at the school. Proceeds benefit After Prom, an alcohol and drug-free event. Information, Scott Sandstrom at 419-843-2659 or Rick Wisniewski, 419-472-9945.

PACT presents Fat Tuesday “Family Fun Day” from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 14 at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania. The day, sponsored by the Polish-American Community of Toledo, includes PACT Bingo, and entertainment by magician Pattrick. Cost is $12 for members, $15 for non-members, and $5 for children 12 and younger.

A Valentine Dinner Dance, Feb. 13, Diehn American Legion Post 468, 5580 Centennial Rd. A candlelight dinner 6-7 p.m., followed by dancing to Bob Wurst 7:30-11:30 p.m. Single tickets $12.50; couples tickets $25 from 419-882-9080.


The 2nd annual Zac & Zane Fight Against Friedreich's Ataxia Disease fund-raiser 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 20 at Outback Steakhouse, 401 West Dussel Drive, Maumee. The restaurant will offer $20 meals, a cash bar and silent auction. Tickets from 419-705-1360. Proceeds benefit research. and


St. John's Jesuit Academy, 5901 Airport Hwy., will host Information Nights at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10 and 24.

Toledo's WinterFest 2010 offers fun and great deals Feb. 12-14. Destination Toledo is joining forces with Imagination Station, the Toledo Zoo, the Toledo Museum of Art and Tam-O-Shanter Ice Rink to offer dozens of family activities, admission deals and great exhibits to help take the blah out of winter. Add restaurant discounts and special hotel rates and packages, and you're set for a get-a-way weekend. Information from Pride of Toledo Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, a nonprofit music education association, is offering Singing Valentines on Feb. 12, 13, and 14. To arrange a personalized gift of music, in person for $20 or by phone for $5, call Kay Seymour at 419-377-9149.

Ecumenical Bereavement support group will meet March 2. For more information or questions, contact Susie Waible at 419-704-4641.

A special book-reading and discussion group at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. Feb. 24, March 17, 24, and April 21, 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Proceeds go to the missions and ministries. Information, 419-478-6012.

Big'z Bar and Grill is a Haiti earthquake relief drop-off location. ISOH/IMPACT leads relief efforts in northwest Ohio. Drop off canned goods, nonperishable food items, bottled water, and medical supplies to Big'z, 2600 West Sylvania Ave. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Donations or checks payable to ISOH/IMPACT, 25182 West River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551. Details: 419-720-9090.

A Valentine's Day Fashion Show by Elegant Rags, Feb. 10 at Fifi's Reprise Restaurant on Bernath Parkway. Social hour 11:30 a.m., show 12:30p.m. Reservations from 419-866-6777.

Every Saturday in February, Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, 3034 Wilford Rd., offers wax services and makeup applications for donations to raise funds for Haiti. To make an appointment call 419-866-4489 or online at

UT Focus on Veterans address given by Vern Snyder, noon Feb. 12, Toledo Club, 14th and Madison Ave. in downtown Toledo.

Central Catholic High School's faculty and staff play Channel 13 All Stars basketball game, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Sullivan Center. Admission is $2 students, $5 adults. In lieu of the $2 admission, students can bring donation items for Haiti.

The Naturalists' Club's Feb. 14 meeting 2 p.m. at Secor Metropark Nature Photography Center on Central Ave. Bob Jacksy will present a program on “The Wilds, Ohio's Conservation Link to the World.”

The Toledo Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation will hold a Healthy Living Series classes taught by Kris Johnson and Lisa Bowe, Feb. 15 at Grace Lutheran Church, 4441 Monroe St. Topic is “Eating for Vibrant Health, Achieving a Health Weight.” Information, 419-836-7637.

The Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society meet 1 p.m. Feb. 13 at Toledo Botanical Garden's Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Drive. The topic includes a member roundtable discussion. The event is free and open to all.

The I.M.A. Sunday Dance, 3-7 p.m. Feb. 14 with the Polka Family Band, Conn-Weissenberger Hall, 2020 West Alexis Rd. $12 members, $15 guests. Doors open at 1 p.m. for dinner at 1:30. Information, 419-478-6068.

A Valentine's Dance, 8 p.m - midnight Feb. 13 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, 728 South St. Clair St. Single tickets $8 or $15 couple from 419-243-3918 or at the door.

An afternoon brunch with Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, noon Feb. 11 at Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St. in Point Place. A free light lunch, question and answer session. Information, 419-936-3079.


Atlas Bridal Shop presents its third annual Fashion Show, project PROM, at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee. Area high school students will be showcasing the latest in prom fashions from top designers. Doors open at 3 p.m. Advance tickets are $5 from Atlas, or $7 at the door. Information online at

Lagrange Village Council will host its 20th annual Authentic Paczki Sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 14, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 15, and 5 a.m.-4 p.m. (or sell out) Feb. 16 in the old library building, 3101 Lagrange St. Cost is $6 per half dozen, Polish coffeecake is $10. Preorders of 3 dozen or more at 419-255-8406 or fax 419-255-7042. Cash or check only. tThe Choraliers, under the direction of Brian Seever, are seeking alto, tenor, and bass voices. Rehearsals have begun for the spring show, Give Us That Spotlight, May 13-15 at Fassett Middle School in Oregon. Contact Kay Karrick at 419-698-1862.

Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, sail, and static-boat runs from 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.

English-language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area. Call 419-824-8539.

DivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.

Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Call 419-841-8153.

American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St.

Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Call 419-476-3884.

Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton Township. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by a meeting. Call 419-878-2041.

The International Fellowship Inc., a nonprofit exchange student program is seeking host families for high school students. Call 800-647-8839 or visit

Needle Arts

Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at Common Space Library, 1700 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Call 419-535-1064.

Holey Toledo Knitters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month in Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd.: 419-537-9325.

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