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Monthly book sale, Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. Hwy. 223, fourth of Saturday each month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Begins March 27.

After Dark Gaming for ages 13-18 only, Lenawee County Library, 4459 West U.S. Hwy. 223, 5 to 7 p.m. March 30. Pizza, Nintendo Wii, computer games. 517-263-1011.


Dads of Foreign Service Veterans seeks members. Open to any male relative, 21 or older, of a male or female foreign service veteran. Information:, e-mail the post commander at, or call 734-856-3245.


Advanced welder training course, an accelerated program, Monroe County Community College beginning March 29. Ten-week course prepares students for the QC-11 American Welding Society Advanced Welder Certification examination. Tuition assistance available. Classes noon to 5 p.m. weekdays. Information: 734-384-4145.

Caring Alternatives' clinical staff is available to assess the difference between “feeling blue” and seasonal depression. Home visits are available to qualified individuals. Spring cleaning available at a reduced rate for seniors in single-family homes or individual rooms at local residential facilities. Information, 734-242-8711 or 734-847-4983 or


Easter at the Olde Schoolhouse Commons, 8336 Monroe Rd. at Secor Road, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27. Free candy and books for kids; pictures with the Bunny available.


St. Luke production, “Vianney,” performed by Leonardo Defillippis, 7 p.m. March 26, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 4605 St. Anthony Rd. Free-will offering. 734-854-1143.


Easter Egg Hunt, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1920 Lewis Ave., 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 27. Crafts, cookies, prizes, refreshments. Register at 734-269-2420.

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Humane Society of Monroe County auction, Furry Friends Auction and Dinner, 6 p.m. March 27, LaRoy's Hall, 12375 South Telegraph Rd. Tickets: 734-240-0562.


Mom's Club of Monroe County-West, monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m. March 30, New Life Church, 6023 Summerfield Rd. For stay-at-home or part-time-working moms. 734-279-5133.

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


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

Lucas County Retired Teachers Association lunch, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon March 24. “Chip” Carstensen, president of Buckeye CableSystem, will speak on “Tooling the information highway.” Bring towels and washcloths for donation to the Beach House. 419-531-5906.

Information session about completing a bachelor's degree, 6 p.m. March 25, Rocket Hall, Room 1530, University of Toledo, Dorr Street and Secor Road. Information on adult liberal studies or individualized degree program. Free; reservations required, 419-530-3311.

Pictures with your pooch and the Easter Bunny, noon to 3 p.m. March 27-28, PetCo, Monroe near Talmadge. Proceeds benefit Animal House Rescue, Inc. 419-344-3702.

Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, performed by the Palm Sunday Choir and Orchestra and the Ohio Northern University Singers, 7 p.m. March 28, Monroe Street United Methodist Church, 3613 Monroe St. Bernard Sanchez, conductor. Free. 419-473-1167.

Queen of the Planet Earth fund-raiser, 5 p.m. March 28, co-sponsored by the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., to commemorate National Women's History Month. Talks by women leaders including keynote speaker Kelly Miner. Performance by Self Expression Teen Theater. Tickets: $10 from SETT, 1001 Indiana Ave.

St. John's Jesuit High School spring musical, Guys and Dolls, at the Valentine Theatre, 510 Adams St. Performances 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 26 and 27. Tickets available at the Valentine box office.

“A Knight of Insight: Parenting Your Son,” a talk by the Rev. Ron Olszewski, 7:15 p.m. March 31 in St. Francis de Sales High School chapel, 2323 West Bancroft St. 419-531-1618, ext. 351.

Pierogi dozen sale by Echoes of Poland Folk Song and Dance Ensemble: cheese, kraut, and potato pierogi, $8 a dozen. Advance orders only; 419-475-6262 or 419-531-8658. Pickup 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 26, PRCUA Hall, 5255 North Detroit Ave.


March is MS Awareness Month: Women on the Move cocktail event, 6-8:30 p.m. March 25, The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Speaker, Zoe Koplowitz, author of The Winning Spirit-Life Lessons Learned in Last Place. 419-350-6320.

Fairlawn Haven Auxiliary Auction, 3:30-7:30 p.m. March 25 and 4-9 p.m. March 26, Founders Hall, Sauder Village, State Rt. 2, Archbold. Health fair begins 3:30 p.m. March 25; auction at 5 p.m. March 26. Hand-crafted quilts, furniture, and toys. International Ten Thousand Villages store displays and sale. Visit or call 419-445-3075.

Annual Sister Gretchen's Easter Bake and Craft Sale, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26 and 9:30 a.m.-noon March 27, Evergreen Room, Rosary Care Center, Lourdes College campus, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania.

Toledo Ski Club annual meeting, 7:30-9 p.m. March 26, Danberry Building, 3555 Briarfield Blvd., Maumee. Appetizers at 6:30 p.m. Election of officers.

Prom dress resale fund-raiser, 4-9:30 p.m. March 27 and11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 28 at Arcade Shoppes, Country Charm Shopping Plaza, 110 West South Boundary St., Perrysburg. Gently used and clean formal dresses, shoes, and accessories. Proceeds benefit Planned Pethood Inc.

WAVE Festival (Women Artists, Visionaries, and Entrepreneurs), noon-5 p.m. March 27, Franciscan Theatre and Conference Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. In honor of Women's History Month, indoor art exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts, live entertainment. Proceeds to a local women's charity. Free admission.

Chocolate Affair benefit for Sylvania Area Family Services, 2-4:30 p.m. March 28, Father Wurzel Family Center, St. Joseph Parish, 5411 South Main St., Sylvania. Silent auction, samples of chocolate desserts and confections, entertainment. Tickets, $20 in advance at 419-882-8415 or $25 at the door. Information:

PRIZM Creative Community book fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 27-28 at the 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., Perrysburg. New and used books and magazines available. Workshop on children's books at 2:30 p.m. March 27. Open mic at 3 p.m. March 28 for visitors to read parts of their literary work. Children's art project and activities, juggling show, acoustic guitar performance. Details: or 419-872-0019.

The Ohio Great Dane Rescue Yappy Hour, 2 p.m. March 28 at the Village Idiot, 309 Conant St., Maumee. Buffet, raffles, music by Brian Bocain at 2 p.m. and Joey and the Traitors at 3 p.m. Proceeds aid Ohio Great Dane Rescue. $10, children 12 and under free.

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