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Ice cream social at Erie United Methodist Church, 1100 East Samaria Rd., 5-7 p.m. June 26. Hot dogs, sandwiches, pies, and more for sale. Details: 734-847-1503.


Pizzapalooza 2012 sponsored by the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., 5 p.m.-12 a.m. July 27 and 4 p.m.-12 a.m. July 28. $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12 and free for children under 5. Information:


Friendship Days festival at Pettisville Community Park, 4780 Dame St. June 22-24. 5K run, basketball tournaments, tractor pull, and beanbag toss tournament. Event registration:

West Toledo

Feed Lucas County Children fundraiser at Manhattan’s Restaurant, 1516 Adams St., 4-8 p.m. June 24. Music, food, a silent auction, and more. Tickets: 419-260-9265 or

Rummage sale at Bethel Lutheran Church, 1853 South Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 22 and 23.

Community garage sale at Fairgreen Presbyterian Church, 3220 W. Laskey Rd., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. July 7. Details: 419-475-4436.

2012 5K Heroes’ Run/Walk at International Park, Downtown Toledo, 8 a.m. June 30. $20 registration fee in advance, or $30 the day of the event. Information and registration:

LaGrange Street Polish festival held at the Chester J. Zablocki Senior Center, 3015 LaGrange St., July 13-15. Information: 419-255-8406 or

7th annual Chicks Mix community event held at the Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. 5:30-9 p.m. July 11. Girls and women of all ages are encouraged to attend. Information: 419-241-2221 or

5th annual Golf for Heartbeat golf outing held by Heartbeat of Toledo at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance, June 30. $75 per person. Prizes will be awarded. Information: 419-241-9131 or

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 5K run/walk sponsored by the Scleroderma Foundation Ohio Chapter at the University of Toledo Medical Center Campus, 3000 Arlington Ave., 7:30 a.m. June 24. Information: 866-849-9030

Cherry Street Mission family & arts festival in downtown Toledo June 29-July 1. An outdoor family movie will be at Festival Park, 7:30 p.m. June 29. The family & arts festival will be on 18th Street from Monroe Street to Jefferson Avenue 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 30. A community service celebration will be at Fifth Third Field beginning at 3 p.m. on July 1. Information: 419-242-5141 or

6th annual Keith Dressel memorial ride begins at Powertrain Park, 5444 Jackman Rd., registration and check-in begins at 9 a.m. July 7. $25 for a single rider, $35 with a passengers. Fee includes shirt and lunch after the ride. Registration required. 419-351-0072

American Legion Toledo Post 335 luncheons at the Toledo Club, 235 14 St., 11:30 a.m. June 22 and 29. Reservations: 419-868-3039.

Community blood drive at ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Croxton Auditorium, 2142 North Cove Building 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26. Sponsored by the American Red Cross. Information: 419-887-2954.

Loss support seminar hosted by Sunset House Activities Center, 4020 Indian Rd., 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 19 and 26. For professional care-givers or those suffering from a loss. $25 for professionals. Information: 419-535-3299.

Taoist tai chi courses hosted by the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA at the Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, 1:30-2:30 p.m. July 3 and at the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave., 6-7:30 p.m. July 11. Information:

Latino heritage night at Fifth Third Field when the Toledo Mud Hens host the Indianapolis Indians, 6 p.m. July 22. Fireworks after the game. $12 tickets. Proceeds go to support the Spanish American Organization. Tickets: 419-290-3082, 419-215-7941, or 419-870-6565.


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


Vet-To-Vet veterans support group meeting at Merkles Funeral Home, 2442 North Monroe St., 9 a.m. June 20. Guest speaker will give a presentation on Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome. No registration is required. 734-241-9131.

Monroe County Jam Festival tickets on sale at the Monroe County Fair Box Office, 3775 South Custer Rd., through Aug. 25. Information: 734-241-2600 or 734-241-5775.


The Helping Horses charity fun show at the Harry Hughes Youth Equestrian Center, 5563 Waterville-Swanton Rd., 8 a.m. July 1. Show is open to any horse and rider and proceeds go toward myriad of charities, including American Cancer Society and Toys for Tots. Registration: 419-346-7195 or


27th annual Washington Local Schools golf outing at Bedford Hills Golf Course, 6400 Jackman Rd., July 27. Proceeds benefit student substance abuse and prevention programs. Sponsorship and registration: 419-473-8360 or 419-473-8235. Register by July 13.

At the Library

Delta Public Library

402 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3110.

Dial-a-Story at 419-822-5200 available 24 hours a day. Stories change every Monday.

Guitar Lessons 101 with Brad, 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Storytime, 10 a.m., every Tuesday. Registration is required.

Erie Branch Library

2065 Erie Rd., Erie,.; 734-848-4420.

“Dream Big, Read” event, 6:30 p.m. today. Registration required.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Weekly chess sessions, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Summer reading program for adults. Call for more information.

“Under the Stars” presentation 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday. Toledo astrologer Janet Amid will be answering questions on astrology.

“Traveling at Night,” 10:30 a.m. June 26. For children ages 6 months to 2 years.

Sylvania Branch Library

6749 Monroe St.; 419-882-2089.

One-on-one computer training, Monday-Saturday. Call for times.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 Michigan St., Toledo; 419-259-5381.

Summer reading club. Register at

Celebrating Spider-Man’s 50th birthday, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday. Local comic book writer and historian Jim Beard will speak about the history of the character. Free.

One-on-one tutorials, 9 a.m. Today.

Computer basics, 9:30 a.m. Today . Registration required.

Internet basics, 11 a.m. Today. Registration required.

“Nighttime Adventures” puppet show, 10 a.m. Tuesday. No registration required.

Chess, 9 a.m. Saturday. All skill levels.

Washington Branch Library

5560 Harvest Lane; 419-259-5330.

Family storytime, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday. All ages welcome.

American Red Cross babysitting clinic, 1-4:30 p.m. today and Tuesday. $85 fee covering the course and materials. Call for registration.

Bedford Branch Library

8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.

Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. Today and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

One-on-one computer help, 1-3 p.m. Friday. You are welcome to bring your own devices you want help with. Registration required.

Classic movie series, 1-3:45 p.m. Tuesday. Pal Joey starring Frank Sinatra.

“Dream Big, Read,” 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

Movie, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Girls’ night out book club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

“Paws to Read,” 7 p.m. Wednesday. Read to a registered therapy dog from “Paws with a Heart.” Registration required.

Day dreaming, 9-9:55 a.m. and 11-11:55 a.m. Thursday. Games, crafts, and more. Registration required.

Anime club, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday. Movies, games, manga, and more.

Alternative book club, 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Ida Library

3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, 734-269-2191.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Thursdays.

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Book club, 6:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month.

“Dream Big, Read” event, 10 a.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

Teen summer reading, 1 p.m.

Dundee Branch Library

144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.

Small Fries, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays.

“Dream Big, Read” event, 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. today. Registration required.

Preschool storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

Inspirational book club, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday.

Computer help, 11 a.m. Friday. Registration required.

Lenawee County Library

4459 W. US Highway 223, Adrian; 517-263-1011.

Teen movie night, 5-7 p.m. today.

Lenawee County Library board meeting, 6;30 p.m. Tuesday.

“A Soldier’s Life — War of 1812 Discussion.” 2-3 p.m. Wednesday.

Downloadable audio and ebooks course, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Book sale, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Mondays.

One-on-one computer help, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Participants welcome to bring their own devices. Registration required.

“Dream Big, Read,” 10 a.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Let's Eat


Just Pancakes at Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 N. Huron St., 8-10 a.m. every Saturday. Free. 419-693-9082.

Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. All you can eat. Cost: $6.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 3. 419-822-4526.


American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Michigan, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday nights through September. Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, and side dishes. All-you-can-eat, $5 a person. No take-out. Rain or shine. 734-847-9245.

Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. Dinners include fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and applesauce. 419-471-0587.

American Legion Post 135, steak or chicken dinner, 2404 W. Sylvania Ave., 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $8. Dinner includes dessert and salad bar. 419-472-2455.

Pork chop dinner, Resurrection PN Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Menu: pork chop, kielbasa, pierogi, salatka (potato and vegetable salad), carrot salad, coffee cake, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $10. 734-847-5052. Bedford Township area delivery by calling 419-509-1115 before Thursday.

American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays. Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, and side dishes. All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No take-out orders. 734-847-9245.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Archbold Nutrition Site

Ruihley Park, Scout Cabin., Archbold; 419-445-3590.

Today: Father’s Day memories, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Summer with Meredith, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Thrift store: weekdays, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Hot lunches, weekdays, $2.50 donation. Reservations required.

Tuesdays: Boccie, 5 p.m.; coffee hour, 9:45 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m..

Wednesdays: Fitness walk, 10:30 a.m.; karaoke, 10; Tripoley, noon.

Thursdays: Boccie, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Fridays: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.; yahtzee, 10 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

401 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3452.

Tuesday: Birthday party, 10:45 a.m.

Thursday: Americare Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

105 E. Main St., Fayette; 419-237-1340.

Tuesday: Summer with Meredith, 11 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 1 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Friendship Park Senior Center

2930 131st St., Point Place; 419-936-3079.

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

Fulton County Senior Center

240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.

Today: Diabeties education course, 11 a.m.; watercolor painting course, 1 p.m. $10 pre-registration required.

Tuesday: Blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m.; legal aid help, 11 a.m.; PERS meeting. 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Pokeno, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Extended bingo, 10 a.m.; cards, 1 p.m.

Friday: Bean bag baseball, 11 a.m.

JFS Senior Adult Center

2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.

Doctor and grocery buses, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Prime Movers, 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Yiddish, 1-2:30 p.m. Friday.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays. Suggested donation: 60-plus $2.50; others, $5.32. Reservations required.

Quilting and sewing, 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday.

Strength and balance, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. Call to register.

Facebook for beginners, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. June 26. Call to register.

Swanton Nutrition Site

210 N. Main St., Swanton; 419-826-9776.

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Site council, 10:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Friday: Chair yoga, 11 a.m.

Bedford Senior Center

1653 Samaria Rd., Temperance; 734-856-3330.

Wednesday: Fitness, 9 a.m.; hobby and crafts, 10 a.m.; library, 11 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood-pressure checks, 10 a.m.-noon; pinochle, 12:30 p.m.

Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.;

Monday: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Bridge, 9 a.m.; tai chi, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.

Frenchtown Senior Center

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210.

Probate Judge Frank Arnold question and answer session, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The judge will discuss estate disputes and how proper planning can prevent court controversy. Information: 734-240-7335.


Airport High School (Carleton, Michigan) 1962 50th class reunion to be held Aug. 18. We are still missing classmates. Contact: Ruth/Joe Kuderik, 734-587-3158 or

Start High School class of 1982, 30th reunion at the Blarney Bullpen, Aug. 11. Cost: $25 in paid in advance. Details: Larry, 419-356-5086 or Karen, 419-292-1619 or website,

Whitmer High School class 1950, 62nd reunion at Toledo Elks Lodge 53, 3520 Holland-Sylvania Rd., gather at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., Sept. 8. Contact: Alvin and Nancy (Ray) Striggow, 734-854-2558 or

Woodward High School Polar Bears Alumni Summer Dance and Car Show at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, Aug. 11. Classic/Custom/Hot Rod Car Show, 5-7 p.m.; live dance music by the Cheeks and DJ, 7 p.m.-midnight. Open to all Woodward alumni (special areas for class reunions) and the public. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Food/refreshments available for purchase. Tickets: Woodward High School email or contact Becky Nowak Erd, 419-729-8711; Larry Quillen, 419-902-0149; or Carl “Chip” Nielsen, 419-865-7031.

Woodward High School class of 1962 reunion at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center, Aug. 10. Contact: Michelle (Jaworski) Jacob at or Jackie (Hirschberger) Beutler at

Rogers High School class of 1967 seeking classmates, graduates from 1966 and 1968, and Rogers faculty (1964-67) for 45th reunion at Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg, Aug. 11. Details: ’67 grads call, Marsha, 419-381-7606 or Joan, 419-472-6064; faculty, ’66 and ’68 grads RSVP by calling Bob, 419-893-4586.

Whitmer High School alumni meet at 11:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month in a different restaurant in northwest Ohio or southeast Michigan. Contact Alvin and Nancy at 734-854-2558 or

Sylvania High School’s reunion classes from 1978-1982. If you attended the school and would like information on the 30th reunion, email your address to:

Whitmer High School class of 1967 reunion, June 22-23 in Toledo. Contact: Debbie Ryan Cook at Reunion Web site:

Macomber/Whitney class of 1956 reunion at Bayview Yacht Club, 4 p.m. July 28. Graduates of 1953-1959 are invited. For reservations: Dave Czajka, 419-385-2292 or 419-699-1532 (reservations only). All reservations prepaid, no walk-ins.

Start High School class of 1967 45th reunion Aug. 4. Contact:

Scott High School class of 1952 is planning its 60th reunion at Toledo Hilton, Aug. 24-26. Missing classmates contact: Marlene Spencer,, 419-385-9602 or Joe Goldberg,, 239-454-2714.

Central Catholic High School Hall of Fame/Music Department reunion in the Sullivan Center, 2550 Cherry St., registration 4:30-5 p.m., reunion 5-7 p.m., program 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Cost: $35 per person. Calling 20 years of band, orchestra, and glee club participants for this event. Details:

Rogers High School class of 1965 47th reunion, Holiday Inn, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, 5-11 p.m. Sept. 15. Casual mixer. Details on Facebook.

The Macomber-Whitney high schools reunion committee is planning a 2013 all-class reunion and looking for alumni to participate. Details: 419-450-8085 or e-mail or Facebook page under Mac-Whit All Classes reunion.

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