Ourtowns Calendars 3/5


What's On


● Maumee Val­ley His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Lec­ture Ser­ies “Set­tle­ment and Growth of Maumee River towns in NW Ohio,” in the coun­try church, 1035 River Rd., Maumee, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tues­days. Cost: $10 per ses­sion ($5 for MVHS mem­bers). Re­fresh­ments and ma­teri­als pro­vided. In­for­ma­tion: wol­cott­house.org or call Dar­lene Lim­mer, 419-666-6632.

● The Chris­tian Fes­ti­val Choir in­vites area sing­ers to join in prep­a­ra­tion for the an­nual spring con­cert “Ex­al­ta­tion 2013” in April. Re­hears­als will be held at Cal­vary As­sem­bly of God, 1360 Conant St., 9 a.m.-noon Satur­days through March 25. In­for­ma­tion: to­le­do­ex­al­ta­tion.org, 419-865-5795, or 419-260-8284.

● ProMed­ica St. Luke’s Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary scrap­book­ing crop in the hos­pi­tal’s au­di­to­rium, 5901 Mon­clova Rd., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Satur­day. Cost: $40 in­cludes half of an 8 foot ta­ble, con­ti­nen­tal break­fast, lunch, din­ner, bev­er­ages, snacks, and one ticket for a raf­fle prize. Call Su­zan Pant, 419-893-5911, ext. 6152. Pro­ceeds to Aux­il­iary’s pledge to the Mind, Body, and Soul Women’s Re­treat in Sep­tem­ber.

● Tra­di­tional Jiggs Din­ner with per­for­mance by the Per­rys­burg Dance Acad­emy’s Ir­ish danc­ers at the Maumee Se­nior Center, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., 5-7 p.m. March 15. Cost: $7.50 adults; $4 chil­dren. Res­er­va­tions, car­ry­out, or trans­por­ta­tion call 419-893-1994.

● St. Joseph Cath­o­lic School presents The Lit­tle Mer­maid, Jr., at the Maumee In­door The­atre, 601 Conant St., 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 16, and 2:30 p.m. March 17. Tick­ets: $10 adults; $7 chil­dren (14 and un­der). Call 419-893-3304. All seats re­served.


● Maumee Val­ley Civic The­atre and Kurtz/Ace Hard­ware pres­ent The Odd Cou­ple (fe­male ver­sion) at the Na­po­leon Amer­i­can Le­gion, 500 Glen­wood, cock­tails 6:30 p.m., pre-show 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. March 21, 22, and 23. Din­ner and show, $20; show only $10. Res­er­va­tions must be made by March 13 by call­ing 419-592-1786.


● The Amer­i­can Le­gion Christ Dun­berger Aux­il­iary’s rum­mage sale, 4925 Pickle Rd., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thurs­day and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri­day. Dona­tions ac­cepted from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to­day and Wed­nes­day. Cash only. Bake sale.

● March Lec­ture Ser­ies: Pear­son Metropark’s Packer-Ham­mer­smith Center, 4600 Starr Ave., 2-3 p.m. Sun­day. High­light­ing flora and fauna of the Great Black Swamp; event in­cludes a na­ture walk pre­sen­ta­tion. Free. 419-407-9701.

● Area Women are in­vited to “Scents of Spring” lun­cheon and pro­gram at Bay­side Board­walk, 2759 Sea­man Rd., doors open 11:30 a.m., lunch buf­fet 12 p.m. March 14. Spe­cial Fea­ture: Scentsy Can­dles by Kris­ten Slater. Mu­sic: Holl­i­day Tho­mas. Speaker: Mary Had­dad “Sur­vival and Suc­cess in Search for Sig­nif­i­cance.” Cost: $10.50. Spon­sored by the Toledo East Women’s Con­nec­tion. Res­er­va­tions: Doro­thy, 419-691-9611 or Mari­lyn, 419-666-1633.


● East­wood High School presents the mu­si­cal Beauty and the Beast, 4900 Sugar Ridge Rd., 7 p.m. March 15 and 16, and 2 p.m. March 17. Details: 419-833-3611.


● Owens Com­mu­nity Col­lege Toledo-area cam­pus to host Col­lege Pre­view Night with ta­bles set up in the col­lege’s Stu­dent Health and Ac­tiv­i­ties Center and pre­sen­ta­tions in the Center For Fine and Per­form­ing Arts, 30335 Ore­gon Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day. In­for­ma­tion: 567-661-7777 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7777.


● Ross­ford Junior High Par­ent Boost­ers in­vite par­ents of cur­rent 6th grad­ers to its next meet­ing at the Junior High School, Room 200, 651 Su­pe­rior St., 4 p.m. Mon­day. Par­ents in­ter­ested in a lead­er­ship role with the boost­ers for next school year are en­cour­aged to at­tend.

● Ross­ford High School host­ing the Wood County Junior Teen In­sti­tute Re­treat, 701 Su­pe­rior St., 4-10 p.m. March 22. Reg­is­tra­tion dead­line Satur­day. Junior high stu­dents are wel­come to at­tend. Ques­tions: 419-666-5262, ext. 1304 or 419-308-3797.

● Ross­ford High School class­mates who grad­u­ated at least 50 years ago are in­vited to a lun­cheon at the Car­ra­nor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 E. 2nd St., Per­rys­burg, so­cial hour at noon and lunch at 1 p.m. Sept. 28. Details: Car­o­line, 419-868-7670.

South Toledo

● Feather party at the Com­mo­dore Perry VFW Post 3338, 2231 South Ave., be­gin­ning at 5 p.m. Satur­day. Details: 419-381-0153.

● The Toledo Crafts­man’s Guild Spring Fes­ti­val of Crafts, Strana­han Great Hall, 4645 Heat­h­er­downs Blvd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Satur­day and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun­day. Free.

● Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show spon­sored by Toledo Toy­mas­ters at Pre­mier Com­plex, 4480 Heat­h­er­downs Blvd., 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (“early birds”) Sun­day. Ad­mis­sion: $6 adults/”Early Birds” $8; chil­dren 12 and un­der free (with paid adult). Details: Randy Ram­sey/Toledo Toy­mas­ters, train­mas­ters@bex.net or 419-215-4181.


● Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 384’s Easter Raf­fle, 6910 Prov­i­dence St., 5-8 p.m. Satur­day. Tick­ets en­tered in 25 prize draw­ings and 50/50. Free food for par­tic­i­pants dur­ing draw­ing. Need not be pres­ent to win. Tick­ets avail­able from le­gion mem­bers and at Can­teen. 419-877-5171.

● An­thony Wayne Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion meet­ing in the An­thony Wayne High School Me­dia Center, 5967 Finzel Rd., 7 p.m. March 13. Hall of Fame ap­pli­ca­tions are due March 31 and can be found at awalumni.com.


● Wood­ville 4th of July com­mit­tee meet­ing at Wood­ville Youth Center/Le­gion Hall, 200 S. Elm St., 7 p.m. March 12.

● Wood­more Ath­letic Boost­ers’ scrap­book­ing week­end at Wood­ville United Meth­od­ist Church, 201 W. First St., starts at 5 p.m. March 15 and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16. Cost: $35 for ta­ble/week­end or $20 per day. In­cludes, ta­ble, snacks on March 15; break­fast, lunch, and snack on March 16. Res­er­va­tions: Donna Sand­wisch, 419-265-5640.

Wood­ville and El­more

● Two Vil­lages’ 2013 Com­mu­nity Fo­rum for the El­more and Wood­ville Com­mu­ni­ties at Grace Lu­theran Church, 19225 Witty Rd., 3-4:30 p.m. Sun­day. Pre­sen­ta­tions on teen health and safety based on re­view of Ot­tawa and San­dusky coun­ties com­mu­nity health as­sess­ments. Second pre­sen­ta­tion on Fetal Al­co­hol Spec­trum Dis­or­ders. Two Vil­lages pro­vides aware­ness pro­grams de­signed to keep adults cur­rent on in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing the core is­sues sur­round­ing high risk be­hav­iors in teens. Details: Jayne Klett at gun­niek@aol.com.

Let's Eat


● Pan­cake Day at Haskins Com­mu­nity Church, 209 W. Main St., Haskins, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Satur­day. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $8 adults; $2 chil­dren 4-10 years; chil­dren 3 and un­der eat free. 419-823-1972

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

Fish fries

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

● Len­ten fish fry at St. Tho­mas Aq­ui­nas Par­ish, 729 White St., 5-7 p.m. Fri­day. Cost: $8 adults. Chil­dren’s meals, $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. (cor­ner of An­thony Wayne Trail and Sh­er­wood 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

● VFW 4906 fish fry, 2161 Con­saul St., 4:30 p.m. un­til sold out March 15. Cost: $10. Fish sand­wich with chips, $5. 419-698-4411.

● New Hope Chris­tian Church Len­ten fish fry, 2457 Hol­lo­way Rd., Hol­land, 4:30-7:30 p.m. March 15. Cost: $9 adults; $4 chil­dren un­der 10. 419-867-1535.

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

● North­wood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. An­drus Rd., North­wood, 5-7:45 p.m. Fri­days. All-you-can-eat, $8. 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.


● Jiggs Din­ner at Faith Com­mu­nity United Church of Christ, 1126 Ander­son Ave., Maumee, 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 14. Cost: $10 adult; $5 chil­dren. Tick­ets avail­able at 419-887-1976 or at the door.

At the Library

Heat­h­er­downs Branch Li­brary

3265 Glanz­man Rd.; 419-259-5270.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 7 p.m. Mon­days and 10 a.m. Thurs­days. Call to reg­is­ter.

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

Rey­nolds Corners Branch Li­brary

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

● Frog­town low vi­sion sup­port group ses­sions, 10 a.m.-noon Wed­nes­day.

Gib­son­burg Pub­lic Li­brary

100 North Web­ster St., Gib­son­burg; 419-637-2173.

● Ba­sic com­puter classes, 1-2:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day and March 8, 13, and 15. Call to reg­is­ter.

Birming­ham Branch Li­brary

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

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

Genoa Branch Li­brary

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

● Sto­ry­time, 11 a.m. Tues­days.

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

Har­ris-El­more Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 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.

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. Thurs­days.

● Show Me the Movie: Moon­rise King­dom, 2 p.m. Thurs­day.

Wa­ter­ville Branch Li­brary

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

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

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

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

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

● Erin Hunter’s The War­rior clan gath­er­ing, 7 p.m. March 12. Grades 4-8.

Wood­ville Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Ereader Es­sen­tials, 7 p.m. Wed­nes­day.

● Cou­pon swap meet, 4 p.m. March 12.

Senior Citizens' Activities

East Toledo Se­nior Ac­tiv­i­ties Center

1001 White St.; 419-691-2254.

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

Jigg’s din­ner, 4:30 p.m. March 13; $8 for se­niors 60 and older.

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.

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. 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.

Maumee Se­nior Center

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

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.

Per­rys­burg Area Se­nior Center

140 W. In­di­ana Ave.; 419-874-0847.

Gro­cery shop­ping, by ap­point­ment. Res­er­va­tions re­quired.

Bible study, 10 a.m. Tues­days.

Jam ses­sion, 1-4 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

Bridge, 1 p.m. Tues­days.

Wood County Se­nior Center

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

Class: Club F.I.T., 10-11 a.m. Tues­days.

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

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