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Published: Tuesday, 2/23/2010

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Erie

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.

Monroe

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.

Temperance

The Historical Society of Bedford will hold its' monthly meeting at the Bedford Library on Monday at 7 p.m. Mary Betley will speak about her experience teaching Native Americans in Arizona and Colorado. She will also talk about Navajo code talkers. The public is welcome.

Scott Kunst from Old House Gardens will be at the Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. on Feb. 25 from 7 -9 p.m. The program is sponsored by the Bedford Garden Club and the Bedford Branch Library. His presentation will feature Antique Gardens: American Home Landscapes, 1800-1940.

Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills Community Education's February adult classes open to all: Cooking a meal to remember; Crochet: advanced, beginner; and open bridge for adults. 419-537-9852 or visit ottawahills.org/community_ed.php

West Toledo

A special book-reading and discussion group at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. tonight, March 17, 24, and April 21, 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Proceeds go to the missions and ministries. 419-478-6012.

Big'z Bar and Grill is a Haiti earthquake relief drop-off location. ISOH/IMPACT leads relief efforts in northwest Ohio. Drop off canned goods, nonperishable food items, bottled water, and medical supplies at Big'z, 2600 West Sylvania Ave. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Donations or checks payable to ISOH/IMPACT, 25182 West River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551. 419-720-9090.

Every Saturday in February, Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, 3034 Wilford Rd., offers wax services and makeup applications for donations to raise funds for Haiti. To make an appointment call 419-866-4489 or online at toniguyacademy.com.

Point Place

A Musicians Jam Night 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St.

Sylvania

Lourdes College offers Celebration of Black History Month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Franciscan Theatre. Participants include the director of Toledo's Board of Community Relations, Juanita Green, poet Annette McClair, and director of the Office of Equity and Diversity at BGSU, Marshall Rose. Musical performance by the Clarence Smith Community Chorus, Lourdes College Chorus and Good Company Ensemble, and the Sylvania Community Orchestra. Free, open to the public.

Shoot for the Moon Basketball Challenge at Northview High School, 5403 Silica Drive, at 2 p.m. Saturday. Staff members of the elementary schools will play against Channel 13 All-Stars to raise money to send fifth grade students to the Challenger Learning Center in Oregon. Tickets are $5 and $2 for children under 5.

Cougar Cheer Clinic at Southview High School, 7225 Sylvania Ave., from 6-8 p.m. tonight, sponsored by the SHS cheerleaders. Kindergarten through junior high from any school welcome. Cost: $25 per person, includes a T-shirt, certificate, and chance to cheer at the basketball game Feb. 26. Registration required online at leaguelineup.com/cougarcheer or call 419-517-3188.

Toledo

St. Francis de Sales High School hold annual Fun-a-Rama Feb. 28 from noon to 8 p.m. Bancroft Street and Parkside Boulevard. Events include gladiator jousts, cash-prize raffles, radar speed pitching, a clown and magician, bingo, adult casino, fast food, barbecue chicken dinners with carryout available, Ferdos hummos and pita, and Stanley's kielbasa dogs. Admission and parking free.

Medal of Honor speech by Conrad Lippincott at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Toledo Club downtown, sponsored by American Legion Toledo Post 335. A history teacher and former member of the Air Force, he will speak about the highest military decoration awarded by the U.S. government. It was created in 1862 and signed into law by President Lincoln. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and costs $14. Program at 12:30 p.m. is free.

St. John's Jesuit Academy, 5901 Airport Hwy., will host information night at 7 p.m. Feb. 24.

Ecumenical Bereavement support group will meet March 2. For more information or questions, contact Susie Waible at 419-704-4641.

Areawide

Vertical Garden System information night 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at EMS Training Center, 129 21st St., by Ohio State University Extension, health departments, and other organizations.

The Choraliers, under the direction of Brian Seever, are seeking alto, tenor, and bass voices. Rehearsals have begun for the spring show, Give Us That Spotlight, May 13-15 at Fassett Middle School in Oregon. Contact Kay Karrick at 419-698-1862.

Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. Radio-controlled, sail, and static-boat runs from 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.

English-language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area. Call 419-824-8539.

DivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.

Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Call 419-841-8153.

American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St.

Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Call 419-476-3884.

Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton Township. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by a meeting. Call 419-878-2041.

The International Fellowship Inc., a nonprofit exchange student program is seeking host families for high school students. Call 800-647-8839 or visit internationalfellowship.org.



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