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Published: Wednesday, 9/21/2011

What's On - East 9/21

Genoa

Farmers' market at the Genoa Town Hall parking lot, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., every Saturday until Oct. 29. Vendor and general information: 419-855-3322.

Oregon

Garage and bake sale by Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Northwestern Ohio German-American ethnic chorus rehearsals at Oak Shade Hall, 3600 block of Seaman Rd., 7:30-9:30 p.m. every Monday. Details: 419-351-0722.

East Toledo Historical Society meeting at Navarre Park shelter house, 1001 White St., 7 p.m., Thursday.

Wood County

Fall Mushroom workshop, Carter Historical Farm, 18331 Carter Rd., Bowling Green, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, and 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 8 and 15. Four classes. 419-353-1897.

Park Clean-up volunteer opportunity at Buttonwood/Betty C. Black Recreation Area, 27174 Hull Prairie Rd., Perrysburg, 9:30-11:10 a.m. Saturday. 419-353-1897.

Planting Trees, volunteer opportunity at Cedar Creeks Preserve, Walbridge Rd., Northwood, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. 419-353-1897.

Scarecrow Contest, Wood County Historical Center, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, workshop Oct. 4. Build your own, deadline Oct. 3. Winners announced at the Folklore and Funfest, 5 p.m., Oct. 15. Entry forms available: wcparks.org. Information: 419-661-1697, ext. 201.

Wood County Committee on Aging needs volunteers to deliver meals for the Rossford Area Senior Center, 400 Dixie Highway, Rossford, and Northeast Area Senior Center, 705 North Main St., Walbridge. Requirements: valid driver's license, insurance, vehicle, and a kind heart. Delivery times are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jacqueline Metz, 419-353-5661, 800-367-4935, or jcmetz@wccoa.net.

Ohio Genealogical Society meeting at Wood County District Public Library meeting room, 251 North Main St., Bowling Green, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Details: 419-352-3303.

Toledo

Christian Festival Choir and Orchestra invite area singers and instrumentalists to join in preparation Dec. 8 for a Christmas concert to benefit for Cherry Street Mission Dec. 8 and for its "Exaltation 2012" concert in March. Rehearsals at Reformation Lutheran Church, 4543 Douglas Rd., 9 a.m. Saturdays. Information: toledoexaltation.org or 419-865-5795, 419-260-8284.

Adobt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet week, Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter, 32 Hillwyck Drive, through Sunday. 419-536-1914, pawsandwhiskers.org or petfinder.com.

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children information meeting, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Reynolds Corners Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St.. RSVP: casainfo@co.lucas.oh.us or 419-213-6753.

Canaan Outreach Center's Fall Enrichment Program for youth ages 5-14 years, sessions in math and language arts Tutoring, homework help, physical activity, drama, dance, field trips, and more. Registration: Canaan Outreach Center in Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 1333 Western Ave., 419-244-5700.

Glass City Academy Open House, 1000 Monroe St., 3-6 p.m. Wednesday. The Academy provides a second chance for young adults 16-21 years to complete high school, learn work skills, and explore post-secondary training options. Information: 419-720-6311 or gca_sj@nwoca.org.

Toledo Area Aboriginal Research Society will open its season at Manor House, Wildwood Metropark, 5100 West Central Ave., 7 p.m. Thursday. Following meeting, guest speaker: Barbara Laird's presentation "A Glimpse Into China's Treasures." Free. Light refreshments served. Questions: Kathi Sund, randksund@aol.com or 419-893-4213.

Mercy St. Vincent and Mercy Children's Hospital Foundation "A Night to Remember" at the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St., dinner/silent auction 6 p.m., entertainment/live auction 8 p.m., Friday. Performing Colin Hay formerly of "Men at Work." Tickets: 419-251-8742 or mercysvfoundation.org.

Heywood Banks, comedian to perform at the Collingwood Arts Center, Lois M. Nelson Theater, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $22 available at the center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 419-244-2787, brownpapertickets.com, or 800-838-3006.

Northwest Ohio Dance Club event, Alfredo's Studio of Dance, 5224 Renwyck Drive, lesson 7-8 p.m., open dancing 8-11 p.m., Saturday. Member: $7/event member $10. Bring a snack to share and your beverage of choice. Singles and couples welcome. 419-376-6071 or northwestohiodance@bex.net.

Toledo Rowing Club's FrogTown Regatta with race starting at International and Promenade Parks, Main and Water Streets, racing starts 8 a.m., Saturday. Rowers to compete over three-mile course. Boats start about every 15-20 seconds. Ages ranges from 14 to 70 plus. Race singles, doubles, fours, and eights. 877-713-9773.

Nature's Corner hosts Pink Day, a breast cancer fund-raiser at Glass City Landscape, Inc., 6036 Angola Rd., Holland, begins 10 a.m. Saturday. This is part of the Invincibelle Spirit Campaign to raise $1 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Dress in pink clothing/costumes and enjoy music and food. bcrfcure.org/. To volunteer, become a sponsor, or to make a donation: Jenny Amstutz, 419-866-0420.

Toledo Repertoire Theatre holding auditions for its annual performance of A Christmas Carol at the Valentine Theatre, Dec. 2-4. Auditions will be held at Toledo School for the Arts, 333 14th St., for adults 1 p.m. Saturday and for children 1 p.m. Sunday. Be prepared with 16 bars of music and bring sheet music. Dance only from 1-3 p.m. both days. Dress accordingly. If interested in a speaking role, you will be asked to read from the provided script. Information: toledorep.org. The Rep is also looking for volunteers for theater operations, 419-243-9277.

The Clarence Smith Community Chorus seeking good singers. For interviews and information: Clarence Smith, 419-534-2299; cscchorus.com or Engagements@cscchorus.com.



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