Ourtowns Calendars 2/19


What's On


● The Maumee Val­ley His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Lec­ture Ser­ies “Set­tle­ment and Growth of Maumee River towns in NW Ohio”, 1035 River Rd., 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tues­days, to­day, Feb. 26 and March 5, 12, and 19. Cost: $10 per per­son ($5 for MVHS mem­bers). Re­fresh­ments and ma­teri­als pro­vided. wol­cott­house.org or Dar­lene Lim­mer, 419-666-6632.

● Amer­i­can Cancer So­ci­ety’s '80s Skate Night for the Cure at Ohio Skate, 1370 Conant St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 28. The Re­lay for Live Team, Papa Toolz Pit Crew, in­vites pub­lic to take part. Ad­mis­sion: $4. Skate rental: $1. Pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Amer­i­can Cancer So­ci­ety.


● Au­di­tions for Are We There Yet? for the Ore­gon Com­mu­nity The­atre’s spring show will be held at the Fas­sett Au­di­to­rium, 3025 Starr Ave., 6 p.m. to­day. Shows are April 19-21 and April 26-27, 2013. Details: 419-691-1398.

● Mem­bers of P.E.R.I., Chap­ter 93 meet­ing at the Ore­gon Fire Sta­tion 2, 1102 S. Wheel­ing St., 1 p.m. Feb. 28. Speaker, busi­ness meet­ing, cof­fee, cook­ies, and fel­low­ship. All P.E.R.S. re­tirees wel­come.

● Homestead­ing: Maple Sugar­ing at Pear­son Metropark’s Joh­lin Cabin, 4600 Starr Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 2. See how much home life has changed in the last 145 years. Free; res­er­va­tions needed. 419-407-9701.


● ISOH/IMPACT 2013 Hope Gala spon­sored by the Hil­ton Garden Inn at Levis Com­mons, 6 p.m. with a re­cep­tion and si­lent auc­tion, fol­lowed by pro­gram at 7 p.m. Feb. 28. WTVG 13abc an­chor­man, Jeff Smith as em­cee. Spe­cial mu­sic by harp­ist Joy Cam­bell. Ben­e­fits to build the In­ter­na­tional Hope Center. Details and tick­ets: iso­him­pact.org.

● Amer­i­can Girl doll tea at First United Meth­od­ist Church, 200 W. Second St., 1 p.m. March 2. Bring your Amer­i­can Girl doll or stuffed an­i­mal. All girls will re­ceive a free piece of doll cloth­ing and do a craft. Sweets, sand­wiches, and cold drinks pro­vided. Hand­made doll clothes avail­able for pur­chase. Lim­ited seat­ing. Cost: $10 for girl and doll; $5 adult. For tick­ets: 419-874-1911 or call Tolanda Kron­field, 419-874-3675.


● All Saints Cath­o­lic School open house, 630 Lime City Rd., 2 p.m. March 3. For pre­school to eighth grade. Details: 419-661-2070.

South Toledo

● Card party, Cath­o­lic War Veter­ans Logs­don Walla Aux­il­iary, 2857 Air­port Hwy., 12 p.m.-4 p.m. March 3. Join us for lunch, fun, prizes, raf­fles. Dona­tion: $8. Res­er­va­tions by Feb. 28: Bar­bara Hagen, 419-882-6785.


● Y for Your Com­mu­nity Si­lent Auc­tion for An­thony Wayne Com­mu­nity YMCA in the Mon­clova Com­mu­nity Center, 8115 Mon­clova Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fri­day. Free ba­by­sit­ting avail­able at the cen­ter. Ben­e­fits schol­ar­ship fund. Ad­mis­sion: $5 at the door; $4 in ad­vance (at the AW Y). Details: Gail McNeely, 419-441-0013 or gmc­neely@ym­catoledo.org.

● Wa­ter­ville Play­shop Au­di­tions for the pro­duc­tion of Joseph and the Amaz­ing Tech­ni­color Dream­coat at Zion Lu­theran Church, 22 N. Second St., adults only 7-9 p.m. March 1; chil­dren only 4-5 p.m. March 3; and adults only 5-7 p.m. March 3. Come pre­pared to sing with ac­com­pa­ni­ment with some­thing from the show or a song sim­i­lar to the mu­sic of the show and to dance. Chil­dren and any adult in­ter­ested in just the cho­rus will be re­quired to dance. Per­for­mances will be May 3-5 at the Maumee In­door The­atre. In­for­ma­tion: Sam at SMac­era859@aol.com or 419-878-6826.


● Winter art classes, Vil­lage Hall, 6925 Prov­i­dence St.: Fairy Garden Houses with Diane Gid­dens from Oak Park Land­scape, teach­ing how to paint houses for your fairy gar­dens 6-8 p.m. Mon­day. All ma­teri­als sup­plied. Wear old cloth­ing or bring a smock (ages 12 and over). Cost: $23 per per­son. Res­er­va­tions: 419-877-5383 or white­houseoh.gov.

Wood County

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

● The Wood County Chap­ter of Ohio Ge­ne­a­log­i­cal So­ci­ety meet­ing in the Wood County Dis­trict Pub­lic Li­brary Meet­ing Room, 251 N. Main St., Bowl­ing Green, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Judy Jus­tus, Per­rys­burg His­to­rian will pres­ent “How NOT to Write Your Fam­ily His­tory.” In­for­ma­tion: 419-352-3303.

Let's Eat


● Cabin Fever Brunch, Hun­gar­ian Club of Toledo, 224 Paine Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Satur­day. Menu in­cludes Hun­gar­ian stuffed cab­bage, salad, and Hun­gar­ian filled crepes (pa­las­cinta). Cost: $8 in ad­vance; $10 at the door; $5 for chil­dren un­der 12. Craft and art sale. En­ter­tain­ment 10:15-10:45 a.m. Details: Carol LaBounty, 419-874-1060 or Eric Berg­man, 419-260-2553.

● Pan­cake break­fast at First St. Mark’s Lu­theran Church, 1121 Grasser St., Ore­gon, 8-11 a.m. Satur­day. Cost: $5 adults; $3 chil­dren.

● Genoa Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 324, all-you-can-eat pan­cake break­fast, 302 West St., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun­day. Cost: $7 adults; $4 chil­dren. 419-855-7049.

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

● Cass Road Bap­tist Church’s pan­cakes and sau­sage break­fast with eggs strata, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, 8:30-10:30 a.m. March 2. All the pan­cakes you can eat. Cost: $5 adults; $2 chil­dren 6-10; and free to chil­dren 5 and un­der. Tick­ets may be pur­chased at the door. Details: 419-893-2008.


● Owens Com­mu­nity Ter­race View Cafe co­or­di­nated by the Food, Nu­tri­tion, and Hos­pi­tal­ity Depart­ment at Owens Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s Col­lege Hall Room 148, 30335 Ore­gon Rd., Per­rys­burg, lunch 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tues­days and Thurs­days. Pro­gram is stu­dent-run. Seat­ing lim­ited and avail­able un­til 12:15 p.m., take-out meals will take place from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Cost: $9. Res­er­va­tions re­quired. Bak­ery items also will be avail­able for pur­chase. For a com­plete list of menus/res­er­va­tions: owens.edu/ter­race. Details or res­er­va­tions 567-661-7359.

● 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

● St. Paul’s Epis­co­pal Church fish fry, 798 S. Coy Rd., Ore­gon, 4-7 p.m. Fri­day. Dine in or car­ry­out. 419-691-9400.

● Len­ten fish fry at St. Tho­mas Aq­ui­nas Par­ish, 729 White St., 5-7 p.m. Fri­day. Cost: $8 adults. Chil­dren’s menu: $4 for chil­dren un­der 12. 419-698-1519.

● Our Lady of Per­pet­ual Help Church’s Len­ten fish fry in the caf­e­te­ria, 2255 Cen­tral Grove Ave., 5-7:30 p.m. Fri­days. Fried or baked fish. Cost: $7.75 adults; $7.25 se­niors; $4.25 chil­dren 10 and un­der. Car­ry­out avail­able. 419-382-5511

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

● North­wood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. An­drus Rd., North­wood, 5-7:45 p.m. Fri­days. All-you-can-eat Alas­kan wall­eye, $8. Steaks, shrimp, chicken, and a chil­dren’s menu avail­able. 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.


● Fried chicken din­ner at Lake Town­ship Fire Sta­tion No. 1, 4505 Wal­bridge Rd., Wal­bridge, 5-7 p.m. Satur­day. Cost: $7.50 adults; $4 chil­dren 12 and un­der. There will be a si­lent auc­tion. To make do­na­tions or for tick­ets: Elsa Caud­ill, 419-666-3415, Mela­nie Bowen, 419-662-6561, or any fire­belle. Ben­e­fits the Feed Our Neigh­bors pro­gram.

● Pigs-in-a-blan­ket din­ner at White­house Le­gion Post 384, 6910 Prov­i­dence St., White­house, 5-7:30 p.m. Satur­day. Cost: $7 per per­son.

At the Library

Heat­h­er­downs Branch Li­brary

3265 Glanz­man Rd.; 419-259-5270.

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

● Tween and adult knit­ting group, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Mon­days.

Rey­nolds Corners Branch Li­brary

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

● Home­work helper, 6 p.m. Mon­days and Tues­days.

Ross­ford Pub­lic Li­brary

720 Dixie Hwy.; 419-666-0924.

● Tues­days with Adam, be­tween 1-7 p.m. Tues­days. Free gen­eral com­puter and tech­nol­ogy help.

Birming­ham Branch Li­brary

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

● Crafter­noon at the Li­brary, 4 p.m. to­day.

● Teen­s­pace, 4 p.m. Tues­days. 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 avail­able.

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

● Crafter­noon at the Li­brary, 4 p.m. to­day.

Genoa Branch Li­brary

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

● Sto­ry­time, 11 a.m. Tues­days.

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

Har­ris-El­more Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Pre­school Sto­ry­time, 11 a.m., Wed­nes­days.

● Book dis­cus­sion group, 10:30 a.m., Thurs­day.

Locke Branch Li­brary

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

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

● Home­work helper, 3:30 p.m. Tues­days, Wed­nes­days, and Thurs­days.

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.

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

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

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

Wal­bridge Branch Li­brary

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

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 11 a.m. Tues­days and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Way Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Tues­days and Wed­nes­days.

● Mother Goose time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Thurs­day.

Wa­ter­ville Branch Li­brary

800 Mich­i­gan Ave., Wa­ter­ville; 419-878-3055.

● Tod­dler sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Wed­nes­days. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Thurs­days. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Baby­time, 10 a.m. Fri­days. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Anime club, 5 p.m. Feb. 26, Grades 6-12.

● Home­school book club, 2-3 p.m. Wed­nes­day and March 20. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Sit! Stay! Read!, 7-8 p.m. Tues­days from March 5-26. Grades K-5. Prac­tice read­ing aloud with a com­pan­ion dog. Call to reg­is­ter.

White­house Com­mu­nity Li­brary

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

● Book Nuts dis­cus­sions on March 13 and April 10. Call for times.

Wood­ville Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 7 p.m. Mon­days and 10 a.m. Thurs­day that school is in ses­sion.

Senior Citizens' Activities

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 non-members. 419-691-2254.

Wii bowling, 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

Jiggs dinner, 4:30 p.m. March 13. $8 for seniors 60 and older. Call for information.

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.

Blood pressure and blood sugar checks, all day Wednesday.

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.

Activities: bingo, fitness, line dancing, bunco, euchre, health screenings.

Pemberville Area Senior Center

220 Cedar St., 419-287-4109.

Trivia, 11:45 a.m. Fridays.

Current events discussions, 12:45 p.m. every Wednesday.

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. every Monday and Thursday. Designed for beginners and the physically fit.

Texting 101, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday. Registration required.

Breakfast Club trip to The Skillet, 9:30 a.m. Friday. Registration required.

Presentation on North Carolina, 12:30 p.m. Feb. 25.

Sleeping Solutions seminar, 11:45 a.m. Feb. 28.

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.

Perrysburg Area Senior Center

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

Gadget Club, 10-11 a.m. Call for dates.

Grocery shopping, by appointment. Reservations required.

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

Jam session, 1-4 p.m. every Wednesday.

Bridge, 1 p.m. every Tuesday.

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

YMCA fitness course, 9-9:45 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in January. $1 per class or $20 for 8 weeks. Light weights required.

Sleep Solutions seminar, 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call for information.

Birthday celebration, noon Wednesday.

Lesson on whole grains, 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Call for information.

Wood County Senior Center

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

Club F.I.T. will provide you with information on strengthening and stretching, taught by a local physical therapist, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays.

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

Writer’s group, 10 a.m. every Thursday.

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

Movie day, 1 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Call for information.

Support Groups

Separated and divorced support group at St. Joseph Parish, 5373 Main St. at Ravine Dr., Sylvania, 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Surviving divorce, group discussions. Details: Mike/Linda, 419-913-9766.

Ecumenical Bereavement Support Group at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 3-4:30 p.m. today. Title: I wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye, speaker Sysue Waible-Rose. Contact: Rita Hoff, 419-724-4675 or ritahoff@toledostpats.org.

Grief Recovery and Support group at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, 6 p.m. Tuesdays starting Feb. 26 through May 21. Winter/Spring session of the renowned 13-week program. Nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. Information: 419-893-0223 or griefshare.org.

Separation/Divorce Recovery support group offered at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursdays. Program is DivorceCare, a non-denominational 13-week program. Free and open to the public. Register / information: 419-893-0223 or fpcmaumee.org.

NAMI Connection Recovery support group at the Pontifex, 416 W. State St., Fremont, 2-3:30 p.m. weekly on Mondays. This groups is for people living with mental illness. Share coping strategies, offer mutual encouragement and understanding. 1-888-582-8889 / 419-334-8021 / namissw.org.

Staying Tobacco free a support group offered at the Tobacco Treatment Center Conference Room, Fallen Timbers Medical Center, 5757 Monclova Rd., Maumee, 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday in Feb. Details: 419-893-QUIT(7848).

Grief Share at CedarCreek, 29129 Lime City Rd., Perrysburg, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays. This is a 13-week Christian video series Your Journey From Mourning to Joy. No cost and child care is available. Contact: Karen Kennedy, 419-680-5096 or penguingranny55@yahoo.com.

Families Behind Bars support group for families with a loved one in prison at Waterville Library Meeting Room, 800 Michigan Ave., Waterville, 7 p.m. Mondays, March 4, April 1, May 6, and June 3. We assist you in finding information on visitations, policies, and other needed information. Call Carol, 419-350-6619 or Joyce, 419-878-5796.

DivorceCare Support Group at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Family Life Center Room B, 212 N. Stadium Rd., Oregon, 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays through April 29. For more information: 419-693-1150.

Single and Parenting group at North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 W. Linfoot St., Wauseon, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Group is a 13-week program. Seminars include: “Your Children and Your Fears,” “Tired and Overwhelmed,” and “Conflict and Resolution.” Child care proved through age 12. Details: 419-337-4776.