Ice cream social at Erie United Methodist Church, 1100 East Samaria Rd., 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. Food for sale includes hot dogs, sandwiches, pies, and more. Information: 734-847-1503.
Sylvania’s “Rockin’ BBQ” idol contest auditions at the Sodbuster Bar at Haymarket Square, 5758 North Main St., July 6. Must register by July 4 and be 18 or older. Paul@EnterTheNetwork.com
Sylvania’s Star Spangled Celebration at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., 7 p.m.-12 a.m. July 3. Fireworks will begin around 10 p.m. Live music, food, and activities. $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. Parking is $5. No carry-in food permitted. Information: 419-882-1500.
Toledo Astronomical Association public viewing at Olander Park System at Sylvan Prairie, 8601 Brint Rd., 9:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday. Information: 419-535-8775.
Sylvania Veterinary Hospital “Adopt-A-Thon” at the Sylvania Veterinary Hospital, 4801 North Holland-Sylvania Rd., 12-3 p.m. July 22. Dogs and cats of all ages and sizes will be available for adoption. Information: 419-885-4421.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Village Life in Ottawa Hills classes and camps being offered in the spring and summer. Classes include ACT prep and boating instruction. Information: 419-537-9852 or ohvillagelife.com.
Polka night at Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131 St., 2-6 p.m. Sunday. Music will be provided by Bernie Gorak’s Polka Generation. $10 fee to enter.
2012 5K Heroes’ Run/Walk at International Park, Downtown Toledo, 8 a.m. Saturday. $20 registration fee in advance, or $30 the day of the event. Registration: toledoblade.com/heroesrun.
LaGrange Street Polish festival, at the Chester J. Zablocki Senior Center, 3015 LaGrange St., July 13-15. Information: 419-255-8406 or polishfestival.org.
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 chicksforcharity.net.
5th annual “Golf for Heartbeat” golf outing held by Heartbeat of Toledo at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance, Saturday. $75 per person. Prizes will be awarded. Information: 419-241-9131 or email@example.com.
Cherry Street Mission family & arts festival in downtown Toledo Friday through Sunday. An outdoor family movie will be at Festival Park, 7:30 p.m. Friday. The family & arts festival will be on 18th St. from Monroe St. to Jefferson Ave. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. A community service celebration will bet at 53 Field beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. Information: 419-242-5141 or cherrystreetmission.org.
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 or rideforkeith.com.
American Legion Toledo Post #335 luncheons at the Toledo Club, 235 14 St., 11:30 a.m. Friday. Information: 419-868-3039.
Community blood drive at ProMedica Toledo Hospital’s Croxton Auditorium, 2142 North Cove Building 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday. 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. Tuesday. 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 Slyvania 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Latino heritage night at Fifth Third Field when the Toledo Mudhens host the Indianapolis Indians, 6 p.m. July 22. Fireworks after the game. $12 tickets. Proceeds go to support the Spanish American Organization. To order tickets and details: 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.
Monroe County Quilt Guild meeting held the second Thursday of every month at Monroe Post 1138 Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 400 Jones Ave., 7 p.m. Visitors welcome. Information: 734-850-8888.
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.
Morenci town and country festival at Wakefield Park, 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Games, food, music, car show, a marathon, and more. Information: 517-458-1333.
“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 towards myriad of charities, including the American Cancer Society and Toys for Tots. Information and registration: 419-346-7195 or www.helping-horses.com.
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. Information on sponsorship levels and registration: 419-473-8360 or 419-473-8235. Register by July 13.
Senior Citizens' Activities
Archbold Nutrition Site
Ruihley Park, Scout Cabin., Archbold; 419-445-3590.
Today: Starberry parfait day, 11 a.m.
Wednesday: Information session with Sarah Zeiter, 11 a.m.
Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.
Bedford Senior Center
1652 Samaria Rd.,, Temperance, Mich., ; 734-856-3330.
Mondays: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 a.m.
Tuesdays: Bridge, 9 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.
Wednesdays: Fitness, 9 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 a.m.
Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 12:30 a.m.
Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.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.
Mondays: Movie day, 9:45 a.m.; thift store open 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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: Poker/Keno, 11 a.m.
Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.
Fayette Nutrition Site
105 E. Main St., Fayette; 419-237-1340.
Tuesday: Bingo with Americare, 11 a.m.
Thursday: Bingo with Community Health Professionals, 10:30 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.
AARP meeting, 12:30 p.m., first Thursday of every month.
Boosters, 12:30 p.m., first Tuesday of every month.
Concerned Citizens, 12:30 p.m., second Monday of every month.
Quilters, 12:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month.
Polka jamboree, 2-6 p.m. Sunday. $10 per person, $5 for children under 12.
Fulton County Senior Center
240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.
Today: Fulton County Historical Society meeting, 11 a.m.
Tuesday: Show and tell, 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Wii games, 11 a.m.; pepper party, 1 p.m.
Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.
Friday: Ladderball, 11 a.m.
JFS Senior Adult Center
2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.
Doctor and grocery buses, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday weekly.
Prime Movers, 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday weekly.
Yiddish, 1-2:30 p.m. Friday weekly.
Today: Tai yoga, 1-2 p.m.; night bingo, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Book hauler, 10 a.m.
Thursday: Tenants’ meeting, 7 p.m.
Kingston of Sylvania
4125 King Rd., Sylvania; 419-872-6200.
Community chats with Kingston, 10 a.m. first and third Fridays of each month. Free informational talks. Information: kingstonhealthcare.com or 419-724-CARE.
for Healthy Aging
15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, Mi.; 734-241-0404.
Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; hearing support, 10 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.
Tuesday: Computer class, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; exercise, 9:15 a.m.; movie, 1 p.m.
Thursday: Ohio China breakfast, 8 a.m.; bible study, 1 p.m.
Friday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; tai chi, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday: Euchre tournament, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
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, weekly.
Wellness clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m. every other Monday.
Men’s Breakfast Club, 9-10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.
Strength and balance, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. Call for registration.
Facebook for beginners, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday. Call for registration.
Swanton Nutrition Site
210 N. Main St., Swanton; 419-826-9776.
Today: Cards, 11 a.m.
Wednesday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.
Friday: Nature’s Nursery, 11 a.m.
Frenchtown Senior Center
2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Web site: frenchtownsenior.com.
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.
Erie book club, 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month. Registration required.
“Dream Big, Read,” 6:30 p.m. today. Registration required.
Swanton Public Library
305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.
Chess, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.
Summer reading program for adults, running until July 21. Call for more information.
“Traveling at Night” event, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. For children ages 6 months to 2 years.
Sweet Dreams,’ 10:30 a.m. July 3. For ages 6 months to 2 years. Registration required.
“Night Animals,” 10:30 a.m. July 5. Grades K-5. Registration required.
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 registration runs until July 21. Register at www.src.toledolibrary.org.
Washington Branch Library
5560 Harvest Lane; 419-259-5330.
Family storytime, 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday. All ages.
Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.
“Dream Big, Read,” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration required.
Movie day, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.
“Between the Covers” film festival 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.
Paws to Read event, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Read to a registered therapy dog from Paws with a Heart. Registration required.
MI Works. 9 a.m.-noon Thursday. Job and hiring information course.
Summer reading day event, 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Registration required.
Tot Tales, 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Registration required.
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,” 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday. Stories around the campfire. Registration required.
Teen summer reading, 1 p.m. Thursday. Ages 13 and older. Registration required.
Dundee Branch Library
144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.
Small Fries, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays.
Preschool Storytime, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11:30-12:30 Mondays.
“Dream Big, Read,” 1-2 p.m. today. Registration required.
Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Registration required.
“An Evening of Relaxation,” 7 p.m. Tuesday. Adult summer reading program for ages 18 and up. Registration required.
Lenawee County Library
4459 W. U.S. 223, Adrian,.; 517-263-1011.
Family storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Event with Doug Spade, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday.
Theater Thursday, 10 a.m. Thursday. Registration required.
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library
60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.
Teen summer reading, 1 p.m. today. Ages 13 and older. Registration required.
“Dream Big, Read,” 10 a.m. Wednesday. Registration required.
Card game event, 10 a.m. Friday. Play Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! card games with friends. Registration required.
Macomber class of 1962, 50th reunion at Valleywood Golf Club, 13501 Airport Hwy., Oct. 6. Buffet dinner will be served. Cost: $70 per couple, $35 single. Reservations contact: Don Martin, email@example.com or call Dick Beyer, 419-865-3807. Reservations only, no walk-ins. Deadline July 6.
Airport High School (Carleton, Michigan) 1962 50th Class Reunion to be held Aug. 18. Contact: Ruth/Joe Kuderik, 734-587-3158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start High School class of 1982, 30th reunion at the Blarney Bullpen, Aug. 11. Cost: $25 paid in advance. Details: Larry, 419-356-5086 or Karen, 419-292-1619.
Whitmer High School class of 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Becky Nowak Erd, 419-729-8711; Larry Quillen, 419-902-0149; or Carl “Chip” Nielsen, 419-865-7031.
Sylvania High School class of 1972 at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie Street, Sylvania, 7 p.m. July 21. Contact: Tom Konz, 419-356-2377.
Woodward High School class of 1962 reunion at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center, Aug. 10. Contact: Michelle (Jaworski) Jacob at email@example.com or Jackie (Hirschberger) Beutler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Sylvania High School’s reunion classes from 1978-1982. If you attended the school and would like information on the 30th reunion, send your address to: email@example.com.
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: startclassof67.com.
Scott High School class of 1952 is planning its 60th reunion at Toledo Hilton, Aug. 24-26. Missing classmates contact: Marlene Spencer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 419-385-9602 or Joe Goldberg, email@example.com, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 MacomberWhitneyReunion@aol.com or Facebook page under Mac-Whit All Classes reunion.
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, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, and side dishes. All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No take-out orders. 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.