What's on: North



Mason High School swimming pool is open to the public every Wednesday night for two sessions: 7 to 8 p.m. and 8 to 9 p.m. $1 a session. Lifeguards will be on duty. Information: 517-676-6520 or 517-244-6416.

Dads of Foreign Service Veterans seeks members. Open to any male relative, 21 or older, of a male or female foreign service veteran. To learn more, visit vfwpost9656.com, e-mail the post commander at colrichardm@yahoo.com, or call 734-856-3245.


Caring Alternatives' clinical staff is available to assess the difference between “feeling blue” and seasonal depression. Home visits are available to qualified individuals. Offices are at 2092 South Custer Rd. and 7400 Lewis Ave., Temperance. Information, 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4983 or caringalternatives.com.


tBook Bingo will be held at the Senior Center of Tecumseh, 703 East Chicago Blvd. at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 17.

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Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St., is hosting two events. A Family Night from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 18, includes games, Wii, parachute, and bingo. Admission is $1 with beverages and snacks provided. And a Mexican Night from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 20. Cost is $7, or $6 with membership card for Mexican food and beverages. Details: 419-936-3079.


About $60 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased for $30 through Angel Food Ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd. Orders for February are 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 13. Information, 419-882-6488.

The African-American Read-In, a national event sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in Ebeid Center in Delp Hall at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd.

Lourdes College will host its annual Celebration of Black History Month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Franciscan Theatre. Participants include the Director of the City of Toledo Board of Community Relations Juanita Green, poet Annette McClair, and Director of the Office of Equity and Diversity at BGSU Marshall Rose. The event also features a musical performance by the Clarence Smith Community Chorus, Lourdes College Chorus and Good Company Ensemble, and the Sylvania Community Orchestra. Free and open to the public.

A Family Night is planned for 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at First Christian Church of Sylvania, 5271 West Alexis Rd. A light dinner will be serve followed by a family movie. Information: 419-882-3313.

The Toledo Lucas County Chapter of Project Linus is having its annual “Make A Blanket Day” from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 20 at Sonflower Quilts in Saxon Square, 6600 Sylvania Ave. Volunteers who sew and those who don't are welcome. All blankets made benefit the foster children of Lucas County and Toledo Children's Hospital. Details: 419-885-4438 for sign up for a shift time.

Project SPEAK (Supporting Parents through Empowerment, Advocacy, and Knowledge) invites parents of children with special needs to a relaxed parent-to-parent networking, information sharing opportunity at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Vera & Leo Sekach Community Services Building (Jewish Family Services), 6505 Sylvania Ave. Childcare, interpreters and some transportation assistance available. Call 419-291-4353.

Olivet Christian Nursery School is having their 4th annual B'Sketti Benefit from 5-7:15 p.m. Feb. 23 at the school, 5840 Monroe St. Included is a plate of spaghetti, children's activities, and a 50/50 raffle. Call, 419-882-4616.


St. John's Jesuit Fathers and Mothers Clubs offers Mardi Gras night and reverse raffle Feb. 20 at the school, 5901 Airport Hwy. Doors open 5 p.m., dinner 5:30-6:45 p.m., followed by raffle, gaming and entertainment. $30 for dinner, gaming and entertainment; $50 includes the reverse raffle. Call 419-635-6570.

The Dosti Foundation supports Hut Outreach and Zakuska's Haiti Relief Efforts with music, food, and a silent auction, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 Holland Gardens on Angola Road. Call 419-345-9550.