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Pet Wash by the Lenawee Humane Society, 705 West Beecher St., 9 a. m. to 1 p.m. June 12. Cost, $10 for a cat or dog wash, $8 flea dip, and $7 nail trim. Tour the shelter to see pets available for adoption. Shop at the Pawpourri store for pet supplies. 517-263-3463.


Meet Teddy Bear Artist and Las Vegas costume artist, Mary Ann Racheau, 2 to 4 p.m. June 13, Victorian Garden, 102 West Adrian St. Her decorated teddy bears will be on display.

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


Annual Garage Sale weekend, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 11 and 12, Village of Deerfield. 517-447-3138.


American Legion Riders meeting, noon June 12, VFW Post 1138 at 400 Jones Ave. A ride follows the meeting, weather permitting. 734-241-9131.

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


Samaria Day Festival, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 12 for a mile on Samaria Road, between Lewis and Jackman roads. Flag raising at 9 a.m. Garage and rummage sales, arts and craft vendors, Toledo Street Rods car show. Bake sale and Ice Slush booth. Grilled brats and hot dogs served at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 West Samaria Rd. The new Samaria mayor and Vice mayor will be announced. 734-856-3490.

Ice Cream Social, Erie United Methodist Church, 1100 E. Samaria Rd., 5 to 7 p.m. June 15. Beef barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, pie, and ice cream sundaes.


Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12, Bedford Senior Center, 1653 Samaria Rd. Trash and Treasures sale and quilt raffle. 734-856-3330.


Household hazardous waste disposal, 3 to 7 p.m. June 16 at Kroger Grocery Store, 3462 West Sterns Rd.

Ottawa Lake

VFW Post 9656 Golf Outing, June 11 at the Legacy Golf Course, Piehl Road. Cost, $75 per golfer, includes 18 holes, cart, steak dinner after the tournament. Sponsors, $50 per hole. Fundraiser for families with financial difficulties. Registration, times, and details: 419-345-1575.


Antique Tractor and Engine Show, noon to 8 p.m. June 15, Tecumseh District Library lawn, 215 North Ottawa St., sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Antique Tractor and Engine Association, Inc. The show is open to the public. To exhibit your tractor, call Chuck Harpst, reference/local history librarian, 734-423-2238.

Point Place

Point Place Days continue through June 26, with a variety of events including a community garage and yard sale June 10 to 12 and amusement rides 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 12 at 4633 Suder Ave. On June 11, the annual Point Place Canoe Race will be 6 to 8 p.m., plus a chicken and ribs barbecue 4 to 8 p.m., both at Cuillen Park and Marina, 4500 North Summit St. For a complete schedule of events, call 419-727-8777.

St. John the Baptist Church rummage sale, 5153 North Summit St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 and 11, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12. Last day bag sales. Light lunch served.


Brown Bag Outdoor Concert Series: Jason Quick Trio plays jazz, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. June 9, north lawn, Main Library downtown, 325 Michigan St. Free.

Summer Concerts, 11:30 am. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through June 29, outdoors in the Courtyard, 1 SeaGate downtown. June 15: Jeff Williams Group. Free.

“Death by Chocolate” live music, visual arts, sculpture, dessert buffet featuring chocolate, 7 to 9 p.m. June 15, Toledo School for the Arts garden, 333 14th St. $30. For ages 18 and over. Tickets: 419-246-8732, ext. 217.

Free hearing screenings for ages 3 to adult, Toledo Hearing and Speech Center, 3148 West Central Ave. Dates: June 14, 21, and 28 between 1 and 4 p.m. each day. No appointments needed. 419-241-6219.

St. Vincent de Paul 55+ Club, noon lunch meeting June 15, and music at 1 p.m. by the West Park Place Senior Choir, 3157 Brigham St. 419-476-4686.

Richard Kazmaier Open Charity Golf Outing, 9 a.m. June 14, Heatherdowns Country Club, 3910 Heatherdowns Blvd., $85. The 1951 Heisman Trophy winner Richard Kazmaier will be in town to play.

Kingston HealthCare Company charity golf outing, June 14, Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd, Perrysburg. Benefits Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio. Details: 419-517-8200.

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, 9:30 a. m. to 5 p.m. June 15 and 17, with exam at 8:30 a.m. June 22, One Government Center downtown, Suite 550. Cost, $175. Open to any manager or employee of food service operations. 419-337-9210.


Bus Tour of Five Gardens in Marshall/Battle Creek, Mich., sponsored by the Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society, June 19, leaving at 7 a.m. sharp from the Toledo Botanical Garden's parking lot, 5403 Elmer Drive. $43 fee includes a box lunch. Fee due in advance: 419-841-3905.

Blues and Jazz Festival fund-raiser for the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, 4 p.m. June 19, Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Tickets, $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. 419-242-5000, ext. 216.

Maumee Valley Historical Society, annual lawn sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19, Wolcott House Museum grounds, 1031 River Rd., Maumee. Vendor space available: 419-893-9602.

Humane Ohio, low-cost neutering of male cats during the month of June, $20. 419-266-5607 or

Canoe Trips on the Maumee: Otsego Canoe Livery open through Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Located at the intersection of State Rt. 235 and State Rt. 65, Grand Rapids Township. Reservations: 800-321-1897, or 419-353-1897 locally.

Canoe Trips on the Huron River, now through Sept. 26. Park in the Huron River Valley Campground in Erie County's Milan Township; Erie Metroparks staff transport you to the starting point. 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

Side Cut Explorer tram ride, a 12-passenger, wheelchair accessible tram ride along the Maumee River and canal towpath, 10 and 11:15 am. Tuesdays through June 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.

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.

Toledo Public Schools preschool program is enrolling ages 3 and 4 for the 2010-2011 school year. Classes meet mornings or afternoons, Monday through Thursday. $350 per year; fee waivers available. 419-671-8755.

YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral offers assistance in locating affordable child care and in becoming a child care provider in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Williams, and Wood counties. Information: 419-255-5519 or 800-632-3052.

Summer Camps

Waterville Playshop: Youth Summer Theater workshop for ages 8-13, 9 a m. to noon June 14-25, Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova. Teen Theater Intensive for ages 14-18, 1 to 3 p.m. June 14-25. Fees due June 7; $160 per student. E-mail:

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

Summer Camp at the Catholic Club, 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, swimming, field trips, some meals. 419-243-7255.

Owens Community College, New Heroes Youth Camps, for ages 8-17, 8 a.m. to noon June 14-16 or June 21-23, Center for Emergency Preparedness, Owens' Toledo-area Campus, Oregon Road, Perrysburg Township. For details, visit

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; league play begins June 21. To register: Jim at 419-936-3090 (boys' teams), or Danielle, 419-691-1429 (girls' teams).

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.

CHAMPS three-day camp for children ages six and older who have a parent, sibling or close relative/friend diagnosed with cancer, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22 to 24 at St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St. 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. Call 877-291-1441.

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

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 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, scholarship information: 419-407-9701.

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. 419-329-2254.

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.

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.

Owens Community College, Express Girls “Summer Slam” Individual Basketball Camp, for ages 8-15, June 21-24 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the College's Student Health and Activities Center, Oregon Road, Perrysburg Township. $75 per player includes a camp “gym sack” and awards. 567-661-7941.

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. $100 per week. 419-243-9277.

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

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