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Adrian Farmers' Market, city parking lot downtown, 100 block of Toledo Street, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October. 517-265-6348.


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, offering 9 to 9:45 a.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 are $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.


Vendors for the June 12 Samaria Day Festival may rent space for arts and crafts and rummage sales for $10 each by calling 734-856-3490. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a mile on Samaria Road, between Lewis and Jackman roads.


The Bedford Historical Society monthly meeting, 7 p.m. June 7, Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Committee reports and more Show 'n' Tell. Take your memories, pictures, collections, or something of interest to share. The public is welcome.


Gun licensing class for Michigan and Ohio, June 12-13, Todd Guns, 8019 Summerfield Rd. For class requirements, time, and fees, call 734-241-9131.


Flower Day Weekend, Farmers' Market, 237 South Erie St. downtown, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 29 and 30, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 31. Flowers, plants, baked goods, produce, poultry, and beef. Advice from master gardeners, food available. 419-255-6765.

Toledo Community Recreation Youth Baseball: for boys ages 14 and under and ages 17 and under and girls ages 12, 14, and 17 and under. Team fees are $150 and league play begins June 21. To register: Jim at 419-936-3090 (boys teams), or Danielle, 419-691-1429 (girls teams).


War of 1812 Re-enactment, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 29 and 30, Fort Meigs State Park, 29100 West River Rd., Perrysburg. Woodland Indian encampment, ladies tea, crafts. Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony, 2 p.m. May 31. The park is open noon to 5 p.m. May 31. Admission $9 adult, $8 seniors, $5 for ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and under.

Canoe Paddle on the Maumee, leaving from Farnsworth Metroparks boat launch parking lot, 8505 South River Rd., Waterville, 10 a.m. to noon May 29 and again June 12. $10. Reservations: 419-407-9700.

Canoe Trips on the Maumee: Otsego Canoe Livery open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. Located at the intersection of State Rt. 235 and State Rt. 65, Bowling Green. Depart hourly from the park to Grand Rapids, transportation provided, to begin a self-guided canoe tour of eight miles down the Maumee River back to Otsego Park. Sponsored by the Wood County Park District. Reservations: 800-321-1897, or 419-353-1897 locally. Information:

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 transport you to the starting point at Coupling Metropark for a canoe, paddles, and life jackets. Paddle down the 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. Call 419-537-6800. tSide Cut Explorer tram ride, a 12-passenger, wheelchair accessible tram ride along the Maumee River and canal tow-path, 10 and 11:15 am. Tuesdays from June 1-22, and 6 and 7:30 p.m. June 29. Leave from Sidecut's riverview area, 1026 River Rd., Maumee. Fee, $2. Reservations required: 419-407-9700.

Summer Camps

Toledo Zoo's Summer Safari Camps, for ages 4-14, weekly from June 21 through Aug. 20, on zoo grounds, 2 Hippo Way. Register online at Details: 419-385-5721, ext. 2042.

St. John's Jesuit High School and Academy's enrichment camps include a Math Overview and a Writing Overview, both one-week courses. For times and fees, visit and click on summer camps.

Mercy College of Northwest Ohio, Camp Scrubs I and II, June 7-11 for grades 6 and 7 and June 21-25 for grades 8 and 9. Hands-on science activities. Cost, $299.

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

Free Boys Football Camp for grades 3-8 from June 14-18 at Libbey High School. Daily registration from 10 to 11 a.m. and camp from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration forms: 419-917-3547. Sponsored by Mentoring, Education, and Leadership Inc.

Central Catholic High School boys basketball camp, June 21 to 24; 9 to 11:30 a.m. for boys entering grades 4-6, and 12:30 to 3 p.m. for incoming grades 7-9. Cost, $50 each or $40 for each of four or more from the same team. Football camp for incoming grades 3-9, 9 a.m. to noon July 7 to 9. Cost, $40 each. Register by June 7.

CHAMPS three-day camp for children ages six and older who have a parent, sibling or 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 call 877-291-1441. Information:

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