•Cat and kitten adoptions at Lenawee Humane Society. Sterilized cats and kittens are $40; unsterilized animals are $65, which includes a $25 refundable neuter or spay deposit. Call: 517-263-3463.
tErie United Methodist Church rummage and bake sale at the church, 1100 East Samaria Rd., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 1.
tSt. Joseph Church rummage and bake sale at the church, 2238 Manhattan St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 and 2 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3. May 3 is $1.50 Bag Day.
tSecond annual Spring Fling, 7 p.m. to midnight May 2 at VFW Post 3925 in Erie. Music will be provided by the Hoozier Daddy Band. Admission is $5 at the door. Wear your favorite hat. A cash bar and light supper will be available. Information: 734-848-4299.
tA Mom2Mom sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2 at Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis Ave. Eight-foot tables rent for $20. Admission is $1. Strollers welcome. Details: 734-269-2420 or online at mom2momlist.com.
tAmerican Legion Post 514, Duane Malinowski & The Polka Jamboree at 11601 Lewis Avenue (Old Hickory Park), from 3-7 p.m., May 3. Doors open at 2 p.m. Food and refreshments available. Cost: $7.50 per person. Details: 734-856-6414 or POST514.com.
•Boater safety classes offered by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are free, and no registration is required. Classes are offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on these Saturdays: May 9, June 13, July 11, and Aug. 8. Participants must be at least 12 years old. Those who complete one session will receive a certification to operate watercraft. Call the sheriff's records division: 734-240-7415.
•Caring Alternatives' community education department offers confidential information and support to adolescents and teens on rape, incest, sexual coercion, and relationship violence. Information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Details: caringalternatives.com or 734-242-8711 in Monroe or 734-847-4986 in southern Monroe County.
•Recovery Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault meets from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Caring Alternatives, 2092 South Custer Rd., Monroe. The group, directed by professional staff, is confidential and informal. Call: 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4986.
•Monroe Mothers of Preschoolers is hosting a mom-to-mom sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2 at Monroe Alliance Church, 3975 South Custer Rd. Take your bottles, bibs, shoes, maternity clothes, and toys to sell. Six-foot tables rent for $15 each. Call: 734-457-2942.
•St. Michael's Church, Home Vendor Show at 502 West Front Street, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 2. Lunch will be available and prize raffles.
t "Be Their Hero from Age Zero" summit begins with dinner at 5:30 p.m. April 30 in the Professional Development Center at the Monroe County Intermediate School District, 1101 South Raisinville Rd. Author and educator Bob Sornson is the keynote speaker on "Improving Motor Skills to Enhance Learning." Registration from Andrea Murphy at 734-242-5799, ext. 1010.
tCommunity Spiritual Movie Night takes place from 6-
8:30 p.m. May 7 at the Bedford Library on Jackman Road. Socializating and a potluck begin at 6, followed by the movie The Celestine Prophecy at 6:30.
tMay meeting of the Bedford Flower and Garden Club will be May 6 at the Bedford Library on Jackman Road. Social time and refreshments begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. The program this month is "Plants and Lands of Ireland" by Kris Houstin.
tSupport Group for the unemployed meets from 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays at Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 West Temperance Rd. Information: 419-206-5979.
tNo Limit Texas Hold'em tournament will be May 2 at the Blissfield American Legion, 451 High St. Registration is at noon; play starts at 1 p.m. Pre-registration is $40 from 517-486-0210 or $50 at the door. Proceeds go to the legion auxiliary.
tFlea market and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at LaSalle Presbyterian Church, 13007 South Dixie Hwy.
tChurch Rummage Sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 at Hampton Park Christian Church, 4234 Monroe St.; $1 bag sale at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit the youth summer trip.
t Electronic waste recycling will be conducted by Cub Scout Pack 196 of Monac Elementary School and Boy Scout Troop 263 of Christ the King from noon to 7 p.m. April 30 through May 4 at Westfield Franklin Park Mall in the parking lot near Borders Books and Music on Sylvania Avenue. Computers, telephones, microwave ovens, and batteries (with the exception of car batteries) will be accepted, but not televisions. For details, call 419-474-3929 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
tThe Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 50 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hinde Field, 1819 Boos Rd., Huron, Ohio. The program will feature Lonnie Prince, the founder of Prince Aircraft Co., which makes propellers for customers around the world. The public is welcome. Call 440-258-1761 or visit EAA50.org.
tThe Victory Center, which supports cancer patients, will hold its Treasures of the Vine wine-tasting fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. May 9 at Stone Oak Country Club, 100 Stone Oak Blvd, Holland. For tickets, call 419-531-7600 or e-mail email@example.com.
tPlanned Pethood, Inc., a local nonprofit dog and cat rescue organization founded on spay/neuter advocacy, will be hosting its Annual Huge Rummage Sale from May 7-9 at the Junior Fair Building at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 2901 Key St., Maumee. Hours wil be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8 and 9. Items for the sale will be accepted is at the fairgrounds from May 2-5. All types of merchandise donations are welcome. Contact Jane at 419-866-1790 or firstname.lastname@example.org for donated items. May 9 is $3 a bag.
tThe Zepf Center will host the second A.R.T. Gallery Opening from 6-8 p.m. April 30 at 6605 West Central Ave.
tThe 2nd Annual Yell & Tell: Stop Child Abuse Now singles non-sanctioned bowling tournament fundraiser will be at 1 p.m. May 2 at Interstate Lanes (off the Buck Rd. exit of I-75). Trophies will be awarded. State Sen. Teresa Fedor (D., Toledo) and former State Fire Marshal Michael Bell will roll the first balls and compete against each other for the first game. Also scheduled will be a silent auction, raffles, and a DJ. The event is sponsored by the UT main campus electricians. The cost is $10 per person with proceeds going to Yell & Tell, to prevent child abuse. To register contact Pam at 419-865-4687 or online at yelltell.org.
tThe World Exchange, a nonprofit educational organization, will host two groups of young students, ages 14-18, from France ready to spend part of their summer vacation in America. They will be here July 13 to Aug. 1 and Aug. 1-20. Each student comes with ample pocket money, full insurance and are fairly fluent in English, so host families do not need to know French. Host families will need to provide a bed, daily meals, and time to experience as much of American life as possible. Program directors plan two group activities. Information from Yvonne Goodwin at 419-461-1894.
tThe Old Mill Stream Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2 at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 East Sandusky St., in Findlay. More than 300 exhibitors from eight states will attend. Admission is $5 with free parking.
tThe musical Hello, Dolly will be staged by Central Catholic High School May 8-10 at the Valentine Theatre, 400 North Superior St. Curtain times will be at 8 p.m. May 8, 3 and 8 p.m. May 9, and 3 p.m. May 10. Tickets range from $10 to $14. Call: 419-255-2280 ext. 1061.
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