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Published: Wednesday, 5/2/2012

What's On - North 5/2

Bedford

Spring rummage sale at New Bedford Academy, 6315 Secor Rd., Lambertville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Bedford Artists Club meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday monthly at Bedford Library. 734-856-6367.

Blissfield

Downtown enhancement workshop Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library, 407 S. Lane Rd., 7:15 p.m. Thursday. Participate in a market study and learn about Downtown Blissfield. Information: 517-486-3642.

Erie

St. Joseph Altar Society rummage sale, 2214 Manhattan St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Erie Mason swimming pool open to the public every Wednesday that school is in session, 2400 Mason Eagle Dr., 7-9 p.m. $1 per hour. 734-848-4257.

Ottawa Lake

Toledo Area Ministries Feed Your Neighbor food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Free food available for three days. 734-856-2921.

Monroe

81st Running Waters District 'Scout-O-Rama' Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 12. Information and registration: curtiss@scouting.org.

Toledo

Cinco De Mayo Diversity Dance at Local 14 UAW Hall, 5411 Jackman Rd., 5 p.m. Saturday. Dancing, entertainment, raffles, and door prizes. Tickets: $8 in advance and $10 at the door. Contact: Sharon Roach, 419-932-4196 or office 419-473-2854.

My Music is Major Art Showcase in the Fort Industry Square Building, Upstairs Ballroom, 136 Water St. (next to Promenade Park), 5:30-8 p.m. May 19. Showcasing talent from local student artists and a youth jazz band. Benefits the Charles W. McDaniel Scholarship Fund. Contributions and donations can be made payable to The Jeremy Lincoln Foundation, 3411 W. Lincolnshire Blvd., Toledo, Ohio 43606. Contact: 419-535-3126.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration at the Toledo Zoo, 2700 Broadway, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Performances by DJ Tony Rios and El Corazon de Mexico Folklorico Dance Group at the Zoo's main plaza; if rain it will take place indoors in the Museum of Science. All free with regular zoo admission.

Toledo Astronomical Association presents a lecture by David Corliss, The Transit of Venus, The Historical and Astronomical Significance, at the University of Toledo's McMaster Hall fourth floor classroom, 2801 W. Bancroft St., 7:30 p.m. Friday. Information contact Frank S. Merritt, frank.merritt@utoledo.edu or 419-535-8775.

Progressive Catawba Island Boat Show, Catawba Island Club, 4235 E. Beachclub Rd., Port Clinton, noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Featuring powerboats, cruisers, sailboats, fishing boats, pontoon boats and entertainment. Free.

National Train Day Toledo at Toledo Amtrak Station, 415 Emerald Ave., 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Amtrak train, Norfolk Southern engine, model trains, food, music, rides, kids' activities, and more. Featuring children's rail safety workshop. Free event. 419-536-0993 / tmacog.org. Free.

Walking Tour - Vistula Historic District, meet at the Casey-Pomeroy House, 802 N. Huron St., 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tour will continue at other locations until 6 p.m. Snacks and beverages available. Information: 419-255-8406.

Free Community Plant Exchange, join local gardeners at Original Sub Shop, 402 Broadway, plant drop off 9-10 a.m., free workshop 9:15 a.m., plant exchange 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions. Workshop on hydroponic vertical gardening. Bring plants and gardening paraphernalia in good condition. Plants should be labeled with as much information as possible. In exchange for your donations, you will receive tickets redeemable for plants and other goods. Even if you don't bring a donation, you'll have a chance to get some plants. Information: 419-243-4857.

REIA Real Estate Investors Association meeting at the Holiday Inn, French Quarter, Perrysburg, 8 a.m. May 9. Celebrating National Insurance Women's Week. Anyone in the insurance industry and related industries is welcome. Information: Sandy Fintel, sandy.fintel@huntington.com.

NAMI Walks - Join NAMI Toledo in efforts to bust the stigma that surrounds mental illness with walk at the University of Toledo Medical Center campus, 3000 Arlington Ave. (Arlington entrance) Parking Lot #44, walker check-in 9 a.m., start time 10 a.m. May 12. Teams forming now. Sponsors welcome. Distance 1.5 kilometers. Visit: nami.org/namiwalks/OH/Toledo to register or contact NAMI, 419-243-1119.

Old Newsboys meeting at Michael's Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St., noon May 11. Information: 734-856-3934.

Estate Tour, Wildwood Preserve, Manor House, 5100 W. Central Ave., 2-4 p.m. Thursday. Stories of life on the Stranahan Estate. Historical photos and stories from former workers. Free. Reservations needed, 419-407-9701.

Summer Sizzler Invitational Lucas County 4-H Archery Shoot sponsored by Broncos On Target Archery Team and Mudjaw Bowmen Archery Club, 6240 Benore Rd., equipment checks 8 a.m., shooting begins 9 a.m. June 9. Open to all 4-H aged youth 9-18 enrolled in a 4-H shooting sports archery club and project. Age divisions: 9-11, 12-14, 15-18 all unsighted, sighted open. May only enter one age division. Eye protection and quivers required. Bring your own archery equipment. Registration deadline May 18. All forms mailed to: OSU Extension-Lucas County / 4-H Archery Shoot, One Government Center, Suite 500, Toledo, Ohio 43604, Attention Cynthia Toler. 419-213-4254. More information: Mary Lillie, 419-826-7464 or email Lillie8164@roadrunner.com

Walgreens Charity Ride/Cruise-In/Craft Fair "Poker Run" at Walgreens Distribution Center, 28727 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, motorcycle ride registration 8 a.m., Cruise-In/Craft Fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. June 2. Motorcycle ride fee $25 drivers/$20 passengers deadline May 18; Cruise-In/Craft Fair registration deadline May 25. Activities include: music, 50/50 raffle, and more. General admission: $3 per person or $10 for a family of 4 or more (2 adults and children under 16). Benefits Special Olympics of Lucas and Wood Counties. Information, cost, or sponsorship: Sheryl Grauman, 419-662-4638 or Darlene Gallaher, 419-662-4008.

Lourdes University Golf Outing at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance, shotgun start 8 a.m. June 1. For registration and details: lourdes.edu/hitthelinks, or contact Kelly Dilworth at 419-824-3751 or kdilworth@lourdes.edu. Individual player $125, Foursome $500. Registration due May 21.

Toledo Zoo's Dart Frog Dash 5k run/walk presented by Mercy Children's Hospital, starts 8:30 a.m. May 12. The course winds through the zoo's grounds, as well as the residential streets around the zoo. Also featuring the Kids' Fun Run sponsored by McDonald's, 1K walk/run for ages 12 and younger. Hugs the Hippo and Ronald McDonald will be at the finish line to greet the runners/walkers. Families encouraged to stay for the Get Active show at 11:30 a.m. in the zoo's Indoor Theatre. Participants who register by Sunday will receive a free T-shirt. Race packets available at Dave's Running Shop in the Starlite Plaza, Sylvania, 3-8 p.m. May 9 and 10. More information: toledozoo.org/dartfrog.

Areawide

Honor Flight Bowling Tournament hosted by ProMedica Air and Mobile at Interstate Lanes, 819 Lime City Rd., Rossford, 6-9 p.m. Friday. Entry fee $20 per person and teams can have up to five members per lane. Includes: three games, bowling ball, and shoe rental. To register contact Christina Crites at christina.crites@promedical.org or 419-843-8195.

History by Lantern Light tour at the Lathrop House in Harroun Park, 5362 Main St., Sylvania, 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday. The Underground Railroad and Toledo's critical role in fighting slavery come to life with characters from the 19th century on this walk. Reservations needed. Cost: $5. 419-407-9701.

Birder's Campout weekend at Maumee Bay State Park, 1400 State Park Rd., Oregon, May 11-13. For details: 419-836-9117.

Glass City Singles dance at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday. Cost: $8. 734-856-8963, toledosingles.com.

The Victory Center's Annual Treasures fund-raising at Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee, 7 p.m. May 11. Features music, dancing, auction items, and other activities. Tickets: $65. 419-531-7600.

Spina Bifida Assoiciation of Northwest Ohio's Walk-N-Roll For Spina Bifida at the Shops at Fallen Timbers, 3100 Main St., Maumee, Saturday. For times, to register, donate to a team, or more information contact Jennifer O'Brien, 302 Conant St., Ste. C, Maumee 43537, 419-794-0561, sbanwo.org or email sba@sbanwo.org.

"Guys and Dolls" musical performance by St. Francis de Sales High School, St. Ursula Academy, and Notre Dame Academy at the Franciscan Theatre at Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 11 and 12. Tickets: $15 adults; $12 seniors; $10 students. 419-531-1618

Native American Conference to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial at Defiance College, Sauder Village and Northwest State Community College, May 10-12. Cost: $70, includes all conference activities, two meals, and admission to the Native and Newcomers exhibit. Deadline for registration Friday. For conference schedules, location, and activities: defiance.edu/NACOR.html. More information call Sauder Village, 419-446-2541 or Defiance College, 419-783-2462.



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