•Dundee book discussion group meets the first Tuesday each month at 6:30 p.m., Dundee branch library, 144 East Main St. Wide variety of books chosen for discussion. Information: 734-529-3310.
•Annual GermanFest, 6 p.m. March 3 at Old Mill Banquet Hall and Community Center, 242 Toledo St. Traditional German dinner served 6:30-8:30 p.m., cost $18. Dance to the music of Encore (formerly known as the Tirolers) at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door or call 734-529-8596.
•St. Joseph Catholic School open house and registration, 5-7 p.m. March 16, 2238 Manhattan St. Information: 734-848-6985.
t Red Hat Society book club, 7 p.m. the second Monday each month, Erie branch library, 2065 Erie Rd.
•Mason Consolidated Schools family open swim, 7-9 p.m. every Wednesday, 2400 Lakeside Rd. Cost $1 per person per hour. Certified lifeguards on duty. Information: 734-848-4257.
•Lions Club of Bedford dinner meeting, first and third Wednesday each month except June through August, at Erie Restaurant, 9788 Dixie. Open to the public. Information: 734-856-7985.
•Ida Elementary art show March 1-15 at Ida Branch Library, 3016 Lewis Ave., during library hours. View the various art projects by the students of Tracy Steils. Information: 734-269-2191.
•Ida branch library book club, 4:30 p.m. the second Tuesday each month at the Ida branch. Selection of the month is Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier. Information: 734-269-2191.
t St. Joseph's lake perch dinners, 4 to 8 p.m. March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 6 at 8295 Van Aiken St. Lake perch and shrimp dinner with dessert, $11 adults, $10 for seniors ages 65 and over. Child fish or grilled cheese dinner, $5. Homemade macaroni and cheese, $2 per bowl. Free for ages 3 and under. Information: 734-269-6262.
•Rummage sale 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 3 at Lamberville United Methodist Church, Douglas at Dean roads. Proceeds benefit cancer patients. Information: 734-241-8888.
•Fish dinners, 5-8 p.m. Fridays through April 6, at American Legion Post at 11045 Harold Dr. Cost is $10 and $9 for seniors.
t Women's fiction book club, 10 to 11:30 a.m. the first Friday each month at Ellis Reference Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. March 2 selection: Sweetgrass by Mary Alice Monroe, and April 6, Endless Chain by Emilie Richards.
t Popcorn, movie, and soda, 7 to 9 p.m. March 2 for the ladies, Frenchtown-Dixie branch library, 2881 Nadeau Rd. Chick flick shown; bring your own soda.
t 50 years of Cat in the Hat, celebration from 11 a.m. to noon March 3 at Blue Bush branch library, 2210 Blue Bush Rd. Trivia, games, and a visit from the famous cat.
•Spring craft show, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Michael's School, 510 West Front St. For table rental call 734-269-2780.
•Monroe Camera Club meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 4010 North Custer in Monroe. For more information, phone: 734-243-3346.
•Wordsmiths, Monroe Writers Group meets 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. the second Tuesday each month, Ellis Reference Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. t I Love A Mystery book club, 10 a.m. to noon the second Wednesday each month, Ellis Reference Center, South Custer Road. Coffee and tea at 10:15 a.m. Information: 734-241-5277.
t Monday night study group for elementary through high school students, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at Navarre branch library, 1135 East Second St. Held each Monday during the school year, except for holidays or a school cancellation. Homework helpers available; volunteers needed. Information: 734-241-5577.
t Weekly crafts for ages 8-12, from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Navarre branch library, 1135 East Second Street. Materials provided to make key chains, bird feeders, decorations.
t Homeschool Science Fair, 12:30 to 2 p.m. March 2 at Summerfield-Petersburg branch library, 60 East Center St. Homeschooled students can present their projects and hear about other projects. Bring a dish to pass for the potluck before the presentations. Registration required.
•AM Book Club, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 1 at Bedford branch library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Digging to America by Anne Tyler will be discussed. New members welcome. Call to register, 734-847-6747.
t Luck of the Irish Millionaire's party, 7 to 11 p.m. March 17 at Dusseau's Hall, 12200 Lewis. Sponsored by Our Lady of Mount Carmel's Knights of Columbus. Features games of chance, silent auction, and raffles. Admission is $40 and includes playing chips, hot snacks, dancing, karaoke, and ticket for a grand prize drawing. Proceeds benefit the Lady Irish Fast Pitch Softball organization. Information: 734-847-5125.
t Celebrating Women Everywhere, annual international women's day luncheon, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 2 at the Courtyard at the Navy Bistro at International Park downtown Toledo. Tickets in advance only, $25. Call the Great Lakes Consortium, 419-530-8572, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Brown Bag Seminar sponsored by Women Alive! Coalition, to celebrate Women's History Month, March 1 at 12:30 p.m. at Eberly Center for Women, University of Toledo. Topic will be: African-American Women Sexuality: What are our options, with CeCe Norwood, founder of Nirvana Now! Free. Information: 419-530-8570.
•Church Women United World Day of Prayer, March 2 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist, 200 West 2nd St., Perrysburg. Cost is $2. Call Carol Jackson at 419-727-3809.
•Zoo Job Fair, for seasonal and part-time employment opportunities, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Zoo's African Lodge. Applicants must be 18 or older, should park in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot and tell the gate attendants that they will be attending the Job Fair. The Zoo is looking for help in concessions, Cafe and Catering, Park Operations, Grounds and Merchandise, and Education. For those unable to attend, applications are available at the Visitor Services office every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
t 2007 Spring Fever Show by Spectrum: Friends of Fine Art, now through March 3 at the gallery at the Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Open noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays. Featuring 33 spring time pieces by 17 local artists. 2007 Figure and Portrait Show will be held at the gallery March 7 to 31.
•Leslie Adams Art Lecture March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Owens Community College in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Room 111, to discuss the Northern Renaissance technique and how it plays a sigificant role in her artistic expression. She is a featured artist in the "Faces" exhibit. Free. Information: 567-661-2721 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 2721. "Faces" Art Exhibit is open to the public during regular hours at OCC's Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. Hours are Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed March 12-18.
•Toledo Glass City Doll Collectors show and sale, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Admission is $3.50 or $1 for children under age 10. Door prizes, appraisals, doll raffle.
t "Canyons of Color," photo exhibit featuring the Arches National Park, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon and other areas of Utah and Arizona, 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Secor Metropark, Nature Photography Center, sponsored by the Naturalists' Camera Club of Toledo. Presented by Gene and Alice Sears. Tour the Nature Photography Center from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free.
•Women Alive! Women's History Luncheon, March 10 from Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave. Rhonda Sewell will speak on "Generations of Women Moving History Forward." Cost: $13. Call 419-841-3905.
•Changed Life Seminar, March 17 beginning at 8:15 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 4207 West Laskey Rd., a non-denominational program with speaker Jan Silvious, counselor and popular keynote speaker. Information is available at: www.changedlifeseminars.homestead.com, or by phoning 734-850-1135. Registration is $25, required by March 9.
•Girl Scouts 95th Anniversary Parade, March 10 at 1 p.m. at The Town Center at Levis Commons, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. Donation to Wood County Food Pantries requested. Call Angela Tennaro at 419-243-8216.
t Toledo Record Show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 at Sommerset Hall, 2458 Tremainsville Rd. Buying and selling of old and new CDs, tapes, records, videos, and more. Admission, $1. For more information, phone: 419-833-5040.
•Train and Toy Show of Greater Toledo, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stranahan Great hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., early birds from 9 to 11 a.m. Admission is $8 early birds, $6 general, and kids 12 and under are free. There will be activities for children, food, raffles, and dealers.
•NW Ohio "Toledo Blade" Spelling Bee for area middle school students, March 14 at Owens Community College in the Mainstage Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Information: 567-661-7421 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7421.
t "Styles, Smiles, and Shamrocks," style show and luncheon presented by Zenobia Divan and A-Team Ladies, March 17 at Zenobia Hall, 1511 Madison Ave. Doors open 11 a.m. Champagne luncheon at noon, fashions by Coldwater Creek and Dillard's. Tickets, $25. Door prizes, silent auction. For tickets, make check payable to Divan Ladies Style Show, and send with a self-addressed envelope to N. Lee, 336 East Church St., Bowling Green, OH 43402. Information: 419-241-3189.
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