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Bowling Green

Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce mid-year luncheon at Stone Ridge Golf Club, 1553 Muirfield Dr., promptly at 11:30 a.m. July 10. Guest speaker, Lt. Governor Mary Taylor. Cost: $20/member, $25/non-member. Reservations and fee required by July 5. Website: Contact: Earlene Kilpatrick or Sandy Kerr, 419-353-7945 or or

East Toledo

Flea Market at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 729 White St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, noon-6 Saturday and noon-2 p.m. Sunday.

The Black Swamp Wood Carvers meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Common Space, 1700 N. Reynolds Rd. New members and guests welcome; no prior experience necessary.


Elmore Kiwanis is sponsoring an evening at the Mud Hens game 6 p.m. Sept. 2. Mud Hens vs. Columbus Clippers (affiliated with the Cleveland Indians). Tickets: $12 per person and may be purchased by contacting Dick Kuhlman, 419-862-2417, Georgiana Huizenga, 419-862-3533 or or any Kiwanis member. A fireworks show after the game.


Parker’s Purpose Dinner/Chinese Auction Fundraiser at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed, 1387 Ohio 590, open 5 p.m.-11 p.m., auction 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. July 13. Keynote speaker: Robert “Rocky” Bleier, a Notre Dame great, Vietnam veteran, and four-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steeler. Emcee: Dan Cummins, WTOL sports director. Pre-sale tickets: $50, table of 8 for $350. Benefits Parker Ink a 7th grade student at St. Joseph Elementary School in Fremont, who was diagnosed at the age of 6 months with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. Details: Todd Drusback, 419-334-7275,, or

Grand Rapids

Centennial: Party Like It’s 1876, Providence Park, Kimble’s Landing, 13827 U.S. 24 West, noon-4 p.m. July 4. Board a canal boat and experience life along the Miami and Erie Canal back in the 1870s. Boat departs the dock every hour between noon-4 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at a nominal fee. Details: 419-409-9701.


Haskins Community Ice Cream Social at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17050 Route 582, 1 mile west of Haskins, 4:30-7 p.m. July 8. Benefits Tim Downey who battles a cancerous brain tumor.


Springfield Athletic Boosters annual golf outing at Valleywood Golf Club, 13502 Airport Hwy., Swanton, check-in 7 a.m., shotgun start 8 a.m., Aug. 4. Cost: $70 per golfer($280 per team) - 4 person scramble format, includes green fees and cart, lunch, and dinner. Deadline July 19. Details and to mail checks to (payable to “Springfield Athletic Boosters”): Lew Anderson, 2013 Old Planke Rd., Holland, 43528; 419-340-8784 or e-mail

Dream Interpretation with Janet Amid at Holland Branch Library, 1032 S. McCord Rd., 7-8 p.m. July 17. 419-259-5240.

The Holland-Springfield-Spencer Historical Society meeting,7154 Front St., 7 p.m. Thursday.


“Your Street to Main Street” a village-wide garage sale along Main St., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14.

Yard Sale at Chapel on the Lake, 145 S. Bridge Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5-7. Supports missions, camps, and retreats. Gently used items may be donated at 330 W. 5th St., Port Clinton or call 419-603-6473.


The Epilepsy Center of NW Ohio hosts a free seminar Living with Epilepsy titled “Epilepsy and Women” at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, 2213 Cherry St., Conference Room #2, Toledo, 7-8:30 p.m. July 11. Presentation by Dr. Imran Ali, professor of neurology. Reservations: 419-867-5950 before July 9.

Side Cut Explorer, Riverview Area, 1025 W. River Rd., 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Tuesday through October. Cruise along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal towpath in the Metroparks open air trolley. A naturalist will highlight the scenery.

ASSESTS Toledo and the Eberly Center For Women Golf Outing at Brandywine Country Club, 6904 Salisbury Rd., registration noon with shotgun starting at 1 p.m. July 23. Golfing from $85-$420 and includes golf, golf cart, and dinner. Dinner only: $35. Details: 419-530-8575.

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Southern Lucas County at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 1406 Key St., 6 p.m. Friday June 29 to noon Saturday June 30. An 18 hour run or walk event. Live music, games, and food available for purchase. Mail entries to: Relay for Life, Attn: Kay Heinriches, 4314 Suder Ave., Toledo 43611; or call 419-729-4360 / 419-654-1113. Checks payable to the American Cancer Society with “TRRC Team” on the memo line. Suggested individual donation $10 for participating at the event.

Second Annual Bow Wow Bash at the Maumee Summer Fair, corner of Conant and Broadway Sts., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 18. Details: or contact Taylor at the Maumee Chamber, 419-893-5805.

Side Cut Explorer, Side Cut Park, 1025 W. River Rd., 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. every Tuesday through Oct. Cruise along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal tow path in the Metroparks open air trolley. A naturalist will highlight scenery. Wheelchair accessible tram. Cost: $3. Reservations needed, 419-407-9701.

Maumee Valley Historical Society presents their new exhibit “Let’s Have a Ball,” elegant ball gowns and fancy dress wear from 1865-1870 at the Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1035 River Rd. Guided tours: 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through December. Information: 419-893-9602.


Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Waterfront Festival at Maumee Bay State Park, 1400 State Park Rd., Oregon, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 7 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 8. Details: 419-691-3788.

Johlin Cabin Open House, Pearson Park, 4600 Starr Ave. (Lallendorf Rd. at State Rte. 2), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Free. 419-409-9701.

The Bavarian Sports Club’s Annual Picnic at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., 1-8 p.m. July 8. German music by Jay Fox and the Bavarian Showtime Band, 3-7:30 p.m. and Bavarian Holzhacker Baum Schuhplattlers, 4:45 p.m.; soccer exhibition game with Bavarian Sports Club vs. Dearborn Rovers at noon. Food, drinks, and children’s activities. Details:

Members of P.E.R.I. Chapter 93 meeting, 1 p.m. Thursday, Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St.

Toledo Lighthouse meets at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge, 1750 State Park Rd. No. 2, 7 p.m. last Thursday of the month. Details: Jean, 419-874-6704 or


First Fridays in downtown Perrysburg, 6-8 p.m. July 6. Features children’s art activities, music/other performance art, community art exhibits, street performers, horse carriage rides, and artisan vendors.

Music at the Market with Gene Parker performing at Commodore Square, 140 E. Indiana Ave., 7 p.m. Thursday. In case of inclement weather, concerts will move inside to the Judy Beck Auditorium on the Commodore site. Details: 419-873-2787.

Perrysburg Day at BGSU, the Bowling Green State University Football will host Perrysburg Day at Doyt Perry Stadium, Stadium Dr., Bowling Green, 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Idaho vs. BGSU. Fireworks after the game. All Perrysburg residents get a special rate, $8 ticket. Call ticket office 419-372-0000 or Mark Hazel, 419-372-2762.

Toledo Submariners scuba diving club meeting at Charlie’s Restaurant, 26555 Dixie Highway, Perrysburg, in the River Place Shopping Center, 7 p.m. every first Monday of the month. Anyone interested in scuba diving is invited to attend. Information:

South Toledo

Toledo’s All Vintage Car Show on the grounds of the Margaret Hunt Senior Center and Area Office On Aging at Arlington and S. Detroit Aves., registration 9-11 a.m., show hours 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 21 (rain date July 22). Vintage cars must be 30 years or older and 90 percent of the original production. Registration $12 by July 14/$14 at the door. Checks payable to: Students for Other Students, 3171 N. Republic Dr., Toledo 43615.

Beverly Block Watch meeting at Zion United Methodist Church, 2600 Copland Blvd., 7-8 p.m. Monday. Lt. Dan Gerken from the Toledo Police Investigative Bureau, will speak.

Golf with the Cleveland Browns at the Central Catholic Irish Open, Stone Oak Country Club, 100 Stone Oak Blvd., tee times 7:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. July 23. Cost: $125 per person for morning session and $150 per person for afternoon session. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, breakfast, lunch, hors d’oeuvres, cocktail hour, prizes, and an auction. Featuring hole-in-one contests, mulligans, and skins. Golf with the Browns players for the afternoon session only and limited to the first four reservations. Cost for the Celebrity Foursome, $1,000. The players will also be available at cocktail hour beginning at 6 p.m. For other detail/activities contact Tracy Koralewski, 419-255-2280, ext. 1076 or email

Hospice of Northwest Ohio is offering After Your Parent Dies support sessions at their Toledo Center, 800 S. Detroit Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. Mondays through July 30. This is a five-week group session for adults. Free. To register, contact Hospice Bereavement Department, 419-661-4001 or

WGTE Free Family Fun Day, 1270 S. Detroit Ave., 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Activities for families with young children ages 2-8. Accepting gently used storybooks for Early Literacy Partners. Information: 419-380-4600.

Summer Creativity Camps at Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 N. Reynolds Rd., 8:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, through Aug. 17. Camps for children ages 5-14. Camper memberships $15 and $45 for family memberships per year. Camp fees: $110 for members and $120 for non-members. Details or to register: 419-531-2046 or

Canaan Outreach Center’s Summer Enrichment Program for youths 5-14 years at 1333 Western Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through July 27. Six-week programs offer sessions in math/language arts enrichment, physical activity, drama, dance, field trips, and more. Pre-registration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday at the center. Cost to register: $20. 419-244-5700.


Party Your ARTS Off! sponsored by the Waterville Area Arts Council and the Water Rotary on N. Third St. downtown, from 6-11 p.m. July 7. Featuring music of Kentucky Chrome. Beer and food available for purchase. Cost: $2 donation.


The Whitehouse Arts Advisory Board hosts a workshop on designing and making wind chimes out of copper tubing and beads, Whitehouse Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., 6-8 p.m. July 16. For adults and children over 13. Cost: $33 and includes supplies. Details: 419-877-5383 or Payment required in advance.

Whitehouse Farmers’ Market, downtown on Providence Street next to the Wabash Cannonball Bike Trail, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Oct. 6. Information: 419-877-5383 or

Founders’ Day Event behind Village Hall, 6:30-9:30 p.m. July 5. Live music with Brad Burkhart of Mt. Fuji and the Eruptions, children’s activities, flamingo auction, games, and fireworks. Food by the Whitehouse Fire Company available for purchase.

Summer Rec Program joint event with the YMCA and Village of Whitehouse, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, and July 30-Aug. 3. Forms available at Village Hall.

Wood County

The Kitchen of Hope serving a free dinner at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, noon-1 p.m. Friday. Free to all Wood County residents on fixed incomes including senior citizens.

“Feed Our Families” summer food program for those in the Northwest Section of Wood County including Perrysburg and Rossford at the Family Life Center, Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, noon Fridays through Aug. 17. Provided for families will be a hot lunch and a food distribution. On your first visit must show identification and proof of residency. If you plan to attend call 419-874-4346.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Holland Community Senior Center

330 Oak Terrace Blvd.; 419-868-1340.

Weekdays: Hot lunches for seniors 60 and older. Reservations due by day before. Cost: $2.

Maumee Senior Center

2430 S. Detroit Ave.; 419-893-1994.

Open weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Daily noon lunch; reservations due by noon the day before.

Computer lab is available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes on computer use are offered. Call for details.

Watercolor, drawing, and oil/acrylics classes offered in six-week sessions. Call for times and fees.

Monclova Community Center

8115 Monclova Rd.; 419-861-1336.

Weekly lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, $2 donation. Reservations due the Monday before.

Body Recall exercise at 9:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Free 60-plus health screenings, 1:30-3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Danbury Senior Center

8470 E. Harbor Rd., Lakeside-Marblehead; 419-798-4101.

Today: Dominos, 9:30 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday: Exercise, 9 a.m.; Michelle visits Crosser Funeral Home, 12 p.m.

Friday: Mind games, 12 p.m.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center

1001 White St.; 419-691-2254.

Offering daily lunches, occasional day trips, and athletic programs.

Free painting classes, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday at Navarre Park Shelter House, 1001 White St., using acrylics, watercolors, and oils.

Housekeeping services for seniors 60 or older in East Toledo or Oregon. Cost is $10 per hour for members and $16 per hour for nonmembers. 419-691-2254.

Genoa Senior Center

514 Main St.; 419-855-4491.

Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; $3.

Today: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; games, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Site council, 10 a.m.

JWH Oregon Senior Center

5760 Bayshore Rd.; 419-698-7078.

Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. daily. Suggested donation is $2.50 for seniors 60 and older, $5.32 for others; reservations due 24 hours in advance.

Perrysburg Area Senior Center

140 W. Indiana Ave.; 419-874-0847.

Wednesday and Friday, 9-10 a.m. YMCA Instructor. Cost: $20 for 8 weeks paid in advance or $1 per session paid at each session to site manager. Registration required with advanced payment.

Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Open to all denominations.

Acoustic jam session, 1-4 p.m. every Wednesday.

Trivia, 12:45 p.m. today.

Northeast Area Senior Center

705 N. Main St.; 419-260-3228

Yoga for Arthritis, 10:15 a.m. every Thursday. Designed for beginners and the physically fit.

Pokeno, 12:30 p.m. today.

Birthday celebrations, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

At the Library

Heatherdowns Branch Library

3265 Glanzman Rd.; 419-259-5270.

Body art by Jen, 5 p.m. today. Henna and removable tattoo art. Registration required.

Jazzy jewelry, 2-3 p.m. today. Make jewelry with an artisan. Call for information.

Mott Branch Library

1085 Dorr St.; 419-259-5207.

Mott’s Community Garden, Monday-Friday. Learn about gardening. Call for garden times.

Teen laptop cafe, 1:30 p.m. today. Sign up at the reference desk.

Nighttime reading adventures, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. No registration required.

Sit! Stay! Read! 1-2 p.m. Thursday. Read to a licensed therapy dog. Registration required.

Waterville Branch Library

800 Michigan Ave.; 419-878-3055.

“Aliens Among Us” event, 2-3 p.m. today. For grades K-5. Registration required.

Toddler storytime, 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Whitehouse Community Library

10615 Waterville St., Whitehouse; 419-877-9088.

Summer reading program through July 31. Children and teens are encouraged to participate. Registration available during library open hours.

Youth and teen book discussion for The Hunger Games, 1-2 p.m. Saturday. Call for registration.

Birmingham Branch Library

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

Teenspace, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Games, snacks, crafts, and more.

Genoa Branch Library

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

Storytime, 11 a.m. every Tuesday.

Body art by Jen, 4 p.m. Thursday. Henna and removable tattoo art. Registration required.

Book discussion groups: morning group meets the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.; evening group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m..

“Dream Big, Read” summer reading club, until July 31. Children who read for 500 minutes during this time will receive a T-shirt courtesy of Diversified Insuance.

Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m., every Wednesday.

Harris-Elmore Public Library

328 Toledo St., Elmore; 419-862-2482.

Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m., every Wednesday.

Book discussion group, 10:30 a.m., every fourth Thursday of the month.

“Dream Big, Read” summer reading club, until July 31. Children who read for 500 minutes during this time will receive a T-shirt courtesy of Diversified Insuance.

Locke Branch Library

703 Miami St., Toledo; 419-259-5310.

Retooling Your Life — Getting the Skills You Need. Set up an e-mail account, learn how to search or apply for a job online, and update your resume. Call for a one-hour appointment. Free.

Oregon Branch Library

3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.

Dream Catchers crafting event, 7 p.m. July 9. Grades 5-12. Call for information.

Senior book discussion, first Friday of every month, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

“For Me, For You, For Later” fun fair, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. July 19. For ages 2-5. Performance by local puppeteers, activities, crafts, and more. Registration is required.

Walbridge Branch Library

108 N. Main St.; 419-666-9900.

Family storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesdays.


2nd Annual, Detachment 1, 350th Evacuation Hospital Reunion at J. Patrick’s, Holiday Inn/French Quarter, Perrysburg, noon-7 p.m. July 28. Contact: Randall Factor, 419-234-5714.

St. John’s Jesuit High School hosting its annual Titan Weekend reunion celebrating the classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, and 2007. A golf outing will be held at Brandywine Country Club, flights at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 20. Alumni and their families are invited to the school’s campus for a family picnic, noon-3 p.m. July 21. An Alumni Mass will be in the St. John Berchmans Chapel, 5 p.m. and a reception to follow from 6 p.m.-midnight July 21. Details or reservations: Nick Butler ’01, 419-865-5743, ext. 260 or

DeVilbiss class of 1972 reunion July 20-22. Email:

Cardinal Stritch class of 1972 reunion at the Sportsman Club, 1420 Woodville Rd., Millbury, July 21. Cost: $25. Call Carl Zellner, 419-878-2262.

Anthony Wayne High School classes 1972 and 1973 combined reunion at home of Jenni Witte Yoder, July 7. Contact: Robin LaRue Lipinski, 419-509-7903 or Jenni Witte Yoder, 419-461-6663.

Bowsher class of 1972 reunion, July 13 and 14. Call Jim, 419-508-0795; Jean, 419-297-3067; or Debbie, 419-385-0373.

Libbey High School Class of 1957 reunion at Masonic Auditorium July 13; dinner at Elks Lodge July 14. Details: Barb Fyock, 419-385-1030.

Libbey High School class of 1962 reunion at Belmont Country Club, Perrysburg, July 14.

DeVilbiss class of 1952 reunion Aug. 3 and 4. Contact: Richard (Dick) Smalley, or 407-234-7873.

DeVilbiss class of 1957 55th-year reunion, Aug. 3 and 4. Contact: Dee Talmage, or 419-304-9321.

DeVilbiss class of 1962 reunion, Aug. 3 and 4. Contact

Waite High School Class of 1967 45th reunion at Bayside Boardwalk in Oregon, Aug. 4. Contact: Kathy Mastakas Danyi at or 419-836-7413.

USS Redpoll (AMS-57) reunion of 1953-1958 shipmates at Put-In-Bay Resort Center, on Lake Erie in Put-In-Bay, Aug. 19-22. For information: Joe Goldberg, 239-454-2714.

Monclova Historical Foundation, marking school building’s 100th year with an alumni dinner Aug. 10 and Aug. 11. Details: Dorothy Bunde, 419-865-2886; Thelma Zwyer, 419-865-4578; Dayle Reed, 419-866-0297; Donna Parker, 419-878-3115; or Martha Strayer, 419-865-4008. Monclova Historical Foundation and Community center, 419-861-1336.

Waite High School class of 1962 at Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg, Sept. 14-15. Details: Rosemary, 419-215-4733 or Bob, 419-878-3540.

Maumee High School Class of 1962 reunion at Belmont Country Club, Perrysburg, Sept. 15. Details: Sue DeGelnor, 419-893-2207; Nancy Schneider, 419-893-4708; Mike Hertzfeld, 419-872-0955; Buddy Motter, 419-290-3563; Larry Kanary, 419-893-1501; Sue Willier, 419-350-3207.



Genoa American Legion Post 324 chicken barbecue, 302 West St., Genoa, beginning at 11 a.m. July 15. Menu: chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, and dessert. Cost: $8 for a half and $5 for a quarter meal. Musical entertainment provided by the Genoa American Legion Band. 419-855-7049

Eagle Cafe, Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Lunch $4.95. Carry-out available. For menu: 419-893-3952 or

Fish fries

Maumee Eagles 2562, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. every Friday. All-you-can-eat pollock for $7.95 (dine-in only). Also available: perch, steaks, chicken strips at various prices. 419-893-3821.


Eagle Cafe, Eagles Club, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Dinner $4.95. Carryout available. For menu: 419-893-3952 or

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