Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Lineage workshop by the Daughters of the American Revolution, noon to 4 p.m. May 22 at the Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter house, 228 North Broad St. Registration required by May 20. 517-263-3203.

Blissfield Farmers Market, 350 West Adrian St., in the parking lot, open Tuesdays from May through October. 517-447-3784.


Ida area garage sales, May 22, sponsored by the Ida Branch Library, 3016 Lewis Ave. Signup required by May 18 to participate. Book sale at the library the same day 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Cruise-In Classic Car Show, 4-8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month, May through September in downtown Blissfield.


Mason High School swimming pool open to the public, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, 2400 Lakeside Rd. Cost: $1 a session. Lifeguards on duty. Summer Instructional Swim for children only, 9 to 9:45a.m. or 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. classes, June 7 to 25. Register before June 1 at 734-848-9300 or at


Golf Classic by Mercy Memorial Hospital System, June 7 at Monroe Golf and Country Club, 611 Cole Rd. Shotgun start at 11 a.m. Tickets $225 each or $800 for a foursome. Benefits cancer treatment assistance fund for patients. 734-240-4488.

Monroe Fine Art Festival seeking photographers, woodcarvers, silversmiths, potters, and other artists for the Aug. 14-15 festival. Applications at or 734-241-5147.


May Day Tea by the Bedford Herb Group, 4-7 p.m. May 19, Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Speakers, teas, food, raffles, silent auction, sales table. Donation, $5.

Bedford Historical Society monthly meeting, 7 p.m. June 7, Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Committee reports and more Show 'n' Tell of memories, pictures, collections, or other items of interest. Public welcome.


Gun class information, 6-8 p.m. May 19 and June 23, Todd Guns, 8019 Summerfield Rd. Information on June and July firearms classes. 734-241-9131.


Knight Academy co-ed charter school, open house, 5 to 7 p.m. May 19 at 110 Arco Drive. Summer classes and a martial arts athletic camp, $75 per class. 419-720-4444.

Returning to Learning, 6 p.m. May 20, University of Toledo, Rocket Hall, Dorr Street and Secor Road. Information on completing a degree at University College. Reservations: 419-530-3311.

Free Family Fun Day at Sportway of Toledo in exchange for canned goods for the local food bank, 1 to 10 p.m. May 19 at 5950 Angola Rd. Two canned food donations per person. Rain date, May 20. 419-867-1006.


Northwest Ohio Veterans' Business Movement Launch, 3 to 7 p.m. May 24, Main Library, 325 Michigan St., downtown Toledo. For U.S. military veteran business owners. Free.

Canned food drive for seniors, sponsored by Deana's Helping Hands, through May 30. Canned goods accepted at: Maumee Senior Center, 2430 Detroit Ave., Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St., Zablocki Senior Center, 3015 Lagrange St., and Friendship Park Senior Center, 2930 131st St. For donation pick-up, call 419-392-8165.

Northwest Ohio Safety and Health Day, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 19, Owens Community College Audio Visual Building, Oregon Road, Perrysburg Township. Free admission. 419-360-0942.

Relay for Life, American Cancer Society fund-raiser, 6 p.m. May 21 to noon May 22, Maumee High School stadium, 1147 Saco St., Maumee. Teams camp out for 18 hours and take turns walking or running the track. 888-227-6446, ext. 5211. tKevin Hofmann, local author, 7 to 9 p.m. May 21, African Lodge, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way. Discusses his book, Growing Up Black in White.

Group Canoe Trips available on the Huron River, now through Sept. 26. Park in the Huron River Valley Campground on Perkins Road, Huron, Ohio; Erie Metroparks staff will transport you to the starting point at Coupling Metropark for a canoe, paddles, and life jackets. Paddle down the scenic Huron back to the campground. Two hour trips begin 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. only on Sundays, $15 per canoe. Must register five days in advance. Directions: 419-625-7783, ext. 221 or visit

Toledo Glass City Bridge Regional, June 7 to 12, Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 3536 Secor Road. 419-537-6800.

June 9 bus trip to Shipshewana, leaving 7:30 a.m. from Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2045 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland. Return 6 p.m. Tickets, $45, include continental breakfast at 7:15 a.m. and lunch. Register by May 31. 419-861-5619.

Annual Fiber Art Show sponsored by the Perrysburg Area Arts Council, June 5 and 6, 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., Perrysburg. Juried art show.

Free Basic Skills and GED classes at 18 locations, Penta Career Center Adult Education. Registration: 419-661-6555.

Motorcycle safety training courses through October, Owens Community College, Oregon Road. Register: 800-GO-OWENS.

Summer Camps

Nature Camp for ages 7 to 12, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall, 5100 West Central Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, June 28 through Aug. 20. Fee, $95 per week. Preschool Summer Camp for ages 3-4, 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 14-18, $45. Metroparks Explorers ages 5 to 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26-30, $95. Teen Adventure Camp for ages 12 to 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 to 25, $125. Reservations and scholarship information: 419-407-9701.

Wolcott Days History Day Camp for children entering grades 3-6, June 28, 29, 30, and July 1 at Wolcott House Museum Grounds, 1031 River Rd., Maumee. Morning session, 10 a.m. to noon or afternoon, 1 to 3 p.m. Cost, $10 per session, $8 for members. Dig It! Archaeology for Kids one-day camp, for grades 5-7, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 2, $20. 419-893-9602 or

Camp is TreeMendous, Northwest Ohio Conservation Camp at 4-H Camp Palmer near Harrison State Park, in the Fayette area, June 9-12. Open to youth ages 8-14 in the tri-state area. Fee, $110, covers meals, overnight accommodations, activities. For a registration form, call the OSU Extension, Wood County office, 419-354-9050 or visit

Summer Rep Ed, University of Toledo Theatre Camp for ages 6-16, UT Center for the Performing Arts, 2801 West Bancroft St., June 21-25 and July 26-30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost, $100 per week. Register: 419-243-9277.

University of Toledo Volleyball Camps, Savage Arena and Fetterman Training Center, 2801 West Bancroft St., July 12-15, Nike Camp (resident/commuter) $415/$315; July 19-22, Rocket All Skills Camp (Commuter) $120; July 25-27, Positional Clinics (Commuter) $100. Visit or call 419-530-7256.

Catholic Club Summer Camp, Educational Child Care and Family Center, for ages 6-14, open 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays, 16th and Jefferson Streets. Art lessons, musical theater program. 419-243-7255.

St. Ursula Academy summer and sports camps in June and July for girls in grades 1-11 at 4025 Indian Rd. Basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, computer graphic design, dance, creative writing, Spanish, and Laffalot Summer Camp. or 419-329-2254.

CHAMPS 3- day camp for children ages 6 and older who have a parent, sibling, close relative, or friend diagnosed with cancer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 to 24 at St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St. Swimming, arts and crafts, and other activities led by licensed health care professionals. The Next Step is a one-session, three-hour session at Hickman Cancer Center, Flower Hospital, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 18, and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. To register for CHAMPS or The Next Step, call 877-291-1441. Details:

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