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What's on

East Toledo

● VFW Maumee Val­ley Post 2510 meet­ings, 617 Second St., near Platt St., 7 p.m. first Tues­day of the month for Men’s Aux­il­iary; third Tues­day for the Post, and fourth Tues­day for the Ladies Aux­il­iary. All dues are due now. Post: 419-697-4503.

●Toledo Com­mu­nity Recre­ation Pro­gram Youth Bas­ket­ball leagues: high school (19 and un­der); ju­nior high school (15 and un­der); 5th and 6th grade (12 and un­der). Fee: $150 per team. Sea­son be­gins this month. Con­tact: Jim, 419-936-3090 or 419-356-1077.


● Glass City Singles host­ing Lady in Red Night at Hol­land Gardens, 6530 An­gola Rd., 8 p.m.-mid­night Jan. 11. 734-856-8963.

Lake Town­ship

● Age­less Wonders of Lake Town­ship meet­ing for lunch at Amer­i­can Table Res­tau­rant, 846 W. Wheel­ing, Ore­gon, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Details: 419-836-3811.


● Area Women are in­vited to Orig­i­nal­ity In the New Year lun­cheon and pro­gram at Bay­side Board­walk, 2759 Sea­man Rd., doors open 11:30 a.m., lunch buf­fet noon Jan. 10. Spe­cial fea­ture with Nancy Mills. Speaker: Bar­bara Falls, shar­ing how cri­sis pro­vided an­swers to life’s most im­por­tant ques­tions. Mu­sic by Hol­i­day Tho­mas. Cost: $10.50. Spon­sored by the Toledo East Women’s Con­nec­tion. Res­er­va­tions: Doro­thy, 419-691-9611 or Mari­lyn, 419-666-1633.

● The 577 Foun­da­tion of­fers pro­grams for adults and chil­dren, 577 E. Front St., in­clud­ing adult classes: Yoga Nidra in­te­gra­tive re­lax­ation, 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 9, fee $15; Satur­day Pot­tery, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1:30-430 p.m. Jan. 12, fee $15. In­for­ma­tion and res­er­va­tions: 419-874-4174 or 577­foun­da­tion.org.

Port Clin­ton

● Port Clin­ton Art­ists’ Club wa­ter­color paint­ing work­shop with na­tion­ally known guest art­ist/in­struc­tor Mark Polomchak at Island House, 102 Madi­son St., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 11-13. Cost: $60 per day. In­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion: Paula Hart, 419-734-5436 or port­clin­tonart­ist­s­club.com.

South Toledo

●Three Kings Day Cel­e­bra­tion and Fund-raiser for Club Taino Puer­tor­ri­queno at the Be­lieve Center, 1 Aurora Gon­za­lez Dr., din­ner 6:30 p.m., dance 8 p.m. Satur­day. Cash bar. Tick­ets: $15 at the door; $100 for ta­ble of 10 (with adult); chil­dren un­der 11 free (gift giv­ing), res­er­va­tions with child’s age and fe­male/male. Details or do­na­tions: Maria, 419-385-1150.


● Euchre tour­na­ment, 1 p.m. un­til fin­ish Satur­day at Wal­bridge VFW Post 9963 , 109 N. Main St. En­try fee of $10 in­cludes lunch. Cash prizes awarded for first, sec­ond, and third places. Spon­sored by the Men’s Aux­il­iary.


● Pa­rade floats and card­board sleds needed for the White­house Win­ter­fest to be held at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9. Busi­nesses, civic groups, churches, schools, and in­di­vid­u­als are in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in the pa­rade and sled races. Com­plete in­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion forms will be avail­able soon. Details: 419-877-5383.

● Vil­lage of White­house en­rich­ment class: Emer­gency pre­pared­ness in the home with Jeanie Giesler from Diver­si­fied In­sur­ance, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Reg­is­tra­tion: 419-877-5383.

● Winter Art Classes/Work­shops, Vil­lage Hall, 6925 Prov­i­dence St.: FUNky Clay Jewelry, 6-8 p.m. Mon­day and Jan. 14, ages 13 and over, make a brace­let/neck­lace/ear­rings set, cost $32 and in­cludes all ma­teri­als and fir­ing; chil­dren’s acrylic paint­ing class, ages 7-12, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 15, paint an 11x14 snow­man on can­vas, all sup­plies and step-by-step in­struc­tions pro­vided, cost $28 per child. Res­er­va­tions: 419-877-5383 or white­houseoh.gov.

At the Library

Li­brar­ies are closed to­day in ob­ser­vance of New Year’s Day.

Heat­h­er­downs Branch Li­brary

3265 Glanz­man Rd.; 419-259-5270.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 7 p.m. Mon­days and 10 a.m. Thurs­days. Call for reg­is­tra­tion.

Rey­nolds Corners Branch Li­brary

4833 Dorr St., Toledo; 419-259-5320.

● Frog­town low vi­sion sup­port group ses­sions, 10 a.m.-noon on the first Wed­nes­day of each month. Ses­sions of­ten in­clude guest speak­ers and spe­cial fea­tures on ed­u­ca­tion and sup­port, with prac­ti­cal help and ad­vice.

Ross­ford Pub­lic Li­brary

720 Dixie Hwy.; 419-666-0924.

● ABLE mo­bile ben­e­fit bank, Ad­vo­cates for Ba­sic Legal Equal­ity rep­re­sen­ta­tive will be at the li­brary from 3-5 p.m. ev­ery third Mon­day of the month to as­sist peo­ple with ba­sic le­gal is­sues and ap­pli­ca­tions for pub­lic ben­e­fits.

Birming­ham Branch Li­brary

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

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

● ABLE mo­bile ben­e­fit bank, 6-8 p.m. Tues­days. Bank staff can as­sist with ap­ply­ing for food stamps, home en­ergy, child care as­sis­tance, and other ser­vices. Free le­gal as­sis­tance is also avail­able. Free and avail­able to all. Call for in­for­ma­tion.

● Home­work helper, 3:30 p.m. Mon­days, Wed­nes­days, and Fri­days.

Genoa Branch Li­brary

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

● 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..

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.

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.

Maumee Branch Li­brary

501 River Rd.; 419-259-5360.

● Book ex­plor­ers, 10-11 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

Ore­gon Branch Li­brary

3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.

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

● Bay Chap­ter book re­view and dis­cus­sion, 1 p.m. third Tues­day of ev­ery month.

● ABLE Mo­bile Ben­e­fit Bank Ad­vo­cates for ba­sic Legal Equal­ity rep­re­sen­ta­tive, 2:30-5 p.m. ev­ery sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month, avail­able to as­sist with ba­sic le­gal is­sues.

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 7-7:30 p.m. ev­ery Mon­day. Ages 3-5. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10:30-11 a.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day. Ages 3-5. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Baby­time, 10:30-10:50 a.m. ev­ery Thurs­day. Ages 1-2. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Wal­bridge Branch Li­brary

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

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Way Pub­lic Li­brary

101 E. In­di­ana Ave., Per­rys­burg; 419-874-3135.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

Wood­ville Pub­lic Li­brary

101 E. Main St., Wood­ville; 419-849-2744

● Pre­school sto­ry­times, 7 p.m. Mon­days and 10 a.m. Thurs­days.

● Ki­dzArt, a once-a-month art club com­bin­ing books and art, for grades K – 6, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. first Satur­day of the month (Satur­day; Feb. 2, March 2, and April 6).

● Lego Club for Grades K – 6, 10 to 11 a.m. first Satur­day of the month (Satur­day; Feb. 2, March 2, and April 6). Bring your imag­i­na­tions and the li­brary will sup­ply the Legos.

● Cou­pon Swap Meet at 4 p.m. on sec­ond Tues­day of the month (Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, and April 9).

Let's Eat


● Cass Road Bap­tist Church’s pan­cakes and sau­sage break­fast with eggs strata, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Satur­day. Cost: $5 adults; $2 chil­dren 6-10; and free to chil­dren 5 and un­der. Details: 419-893-2008.

● Break­fast at Voi­ture 141, 2231 Air­port Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon Sun­day.

● North­wood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. An­drus Rd., North­wood, 9 a.m.-noon Sun­days. Cost: $5. Chil­dren’s menu also avail­able. 419-666-7762.


● Eagle Cafe of­fers lunch and din­ner, Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon­day-Fri­day, $4.95; din­ner 5-8 p.m., Mon­day-Thurs­day, $4.95. Carry-out avail­able. For menu: 419-893-3952 or maumeeea­gles.com.

Fish fries

● Hol­land Amer­i­can Le­gion fish fry, 1074 Clar­ion Ave., 4:30-7:30 p.m. Fri­days. Lake perch or pol­lock. Take-out: 419-865-8511.

● North­wood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. An­drus Rd., North­wood, 5-7:45 p.m. ev­ery Fri­day. All-you-can-eat Alas­kan wall­eye, $8. Chil­dren’s menu avail­able for pur­chase. 419-666-7762.

● Maumee Eagles 2562, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. Fri­days. All-you-can-eat pol­lock for $7.95 (dine-in only). 419-893-3821.


● Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 384 steak fry, 6910 Prov­i­dence St., White­house, 5-8 p.m. Satur­day.

●El­more Ki­wa­nis pasta sup­per at Wood­more High School, 633 Fre­mont St., 4:30-7 p.m. Jan. 12 be­for Wood­more vs. Gib­son­burg bas­ket­ball game. Tick­ets: $6 adults; $5 se­niors, and $4 chil­dren un­der 12, or fam­ily ticket (im­me­di­ate fam­ily only) $15. Ki­wa­nis will feed the team af­ter the sup­per.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Call the in­di­vid­ual se­nior cen­ters for hol­i­day hours and ac­tiv­i­ties.

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.

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.

Pem­ber­ville Area Se­nior Center

220 Cedar St., 419-287-4109.

Trivia, 11:45 a.m. Fri­days.

Cur­rent events dis­cus­sions, 12:45 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Com­puter help desk, 12:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

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.

North­east Area Se­nior Center

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

Yoga for Arthri­tis by video, 10:15 a.m. Mon­days and Thurs­days. De­signed for be­gin­ners and the phys­i­cally fit.

Mugs and Muf­fins, 9:30 a.m. Fri­day. En­joy card games with fresh cof­fee and dough­nuts.

Birth­day cel­e­bra­tion, noon Jan. 16.

Cold weather pre­pared­ness pre­sen­ta­tion, 11:45 a.m. Jan. 16. Learn first-aid tech­niques.

Winter weather safety class, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 18.

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.

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.

Per­rys­burg Area Se­nior Center

140 W. In­di­ana Ave.; 419-874-0847.

Gro­cery shop­ping, by ap­point­ment. Res­er­va­tions re­quired.

Jam ses­sion, 1-4 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Zumba Gold course, 9 a.m. Thurs­days. $2 per class. In­for­ma­tion: call Cheryl Fix, 419-874-0847.

YMCA fit­ness course, 9-9:45 a.m. Mon­days, Wed­nes­days, and Fri­days in Jan­u­ary. $1 per class or $20 for 8 weeks. Light weights re­quired.

Cold weather pre­pared­ness course, 12:30 p.m. Jan. 9.

Wood County Se­nior Center

305 N. Main St. Bowl­ing Green; 419-353-5661

Wii bowl­ing, 1 p.m. Mon­days and 10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

Writer’s group, 10 a.m. Thurs­days.

Water­color art courses, 10 a.m. Fri­days. Bring your own sup­plies.

Movie day, 1 and 6 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Support Groups

Families Behind Bars support group for families with a loved one in prison meets at Waterville Library Meeting Room, 800 Michigan Ave., Waterville, 7 p.m. Monday. Group assists with information on topics such as visitations and policies. Call Carol, 419-350-6619 or Joyce, 419-878-5796.

Bereavement Groups offered by the Hospice of Northwest Ohio: Grief 101 (a must to participate in other classes); Coping with any loss; Kids Grief Support; Mid-life spousal or partner loss; Men in Grief; Supportive Spouses; After Your Parent Dies; and Pathways. Free. Information and registration: Hospice Bereavement Department, 419-661-4001 or hospicenwo.org.

Ecumenical Bereavement support group at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 3-4:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Title: Moving Forward. Speaker: Susie Waible-Rose. Contact: Rita Hoff, 419-724-4675 or rita.hoff@toledostpats.org.