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Allen Goretski, 13, of Carleton, Mich., gets an affectionate lick from a friend's 2-month-old heifer during Kids Day at the Monroe County Fair.

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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 through October. 517-265-6348.


St. Michael Altar Society rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 502 West Front St., Monroe. Many items to choose from.

Monroe Fine Arts Festival seeking photographers, woodcarvers, silversmiths, potters, and other artists for the art festival on Saturday and Sunday. Applications at or 734-241-5147.

Caring Alternatives Sexual Assault Recovery Program, confidential information free of charge through its hot line, 734-243-6410, and a weekly support group. Individual therapy for adults and children ages 3 and older; call 734-242-8711 for information and fees.


MOMS Club of Monroe County West meets 10 a.m. the last Tuesday each month at New Life Church, 6023 Summerfield Rd. 734-819-6142 or

Point Place

Music, dancing, jam session, 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St. Area musicians invited to participate. 419-729-9282.


Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor has scheduled narrated history and architectural tours aboard the Sandpiper boat on the Maumee River through September. The cruises travel upstream from downtown Toledo and visit such highlights as the SS Willis Boyer freighter, the grain elevators, the casino location, estate homes in Eagle Point Colony, and one of the nation's busiest railroad bridges. Historian Fred Folger will narrate the tours. Dates for the two-hour cruises are 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9; 1 p.m. Sept. 5, and 1 p.m. Sept. 19. The cost is $18 per person, or $15 for members of any historical organization in the Maumee Valley. For reservations, call the Sandpiper at 419-537-1212.

Levis Square Concert Series: noon-1:30 p.m., Levis Square, Madison Avenue and North St. Clair Street downtown: Tomorrow: Johnny Rodriguez light rock. Aug. 19: The Swamp Kings blues-rock. Aug. 26: Glass City Steel steel drum-island music.

Jermain Park Shuffleboard Club plays 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week through September at Upton and North Cove. To join, call 419-824-5173.


4th Annual Josh Project Save a Life; learn to swim summer fund-raiser, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, 640 Indiana Ave. Fun, food, homemade ice cream and music.

Kingston Healthcare will host a special USO dance, 7:30 to 11 p.m., Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd. Big Band Era with the Johnny Knorr Orchestra. Complimentary dessert provided by Kingston, and a full cash bar and concessions will be available. Cost: $5 per person.

2011 OSU Extension Master Gardener Training seeking volunteer, meeting at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. The meeting is free of charge and open to the public. Information: 419-578-6783.

Lawrence F. Monroe Memorial Golf Scramble, Aug. 21, South Toledo Golf Club, 3915 Heatherdowns Blvd. The entry fee is $75 and will cover 18 holes of golf, plus dinner. Tee time is 2 p.m. Proceeds go to scholarship awards for Maumee High School and Gateway Middle School students through the VFW-sponsored Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen essay contests. Register at or call 419-381-2138. Other sponsorships are available. Registration deadline is Saturday.

Nature Photography Seminar by Mark Perry, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 28, Maumee Bay State Park Nature Center, 1400 State Park Rd., Oregon. Free. Limited to 50 participants. Bring your cameras. RSVP: 419-304-4776.

Crafters needed for Tontogany Festival, 10:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday . Spaces cost $15. Call 419-823-3359 for details.

Craft and gift displayers invited to display at the 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 19 show at the Gladieux Meadows, 4330 Heatherdowns Blvd. Rental information: leave message at 419-537-7657.

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

Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society meets 7 p.m., Maumee Bay State Park Lodge, 1400 State Park Rd., the last Thursday of each month. 419-691-3788.

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