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What's On

Bowling Green

■ Bluebird Monitors, a volunteer opportunity meeting, at the Park District Headquarters, 18729 Mercer Rd., 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Learn about the eastern bluebird. Details: wcparks.org or 419-353-1897.

■ Save the Squirrels program at Otsego Park, 20000 W. River Rd., 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 14. Learn about the different species of squirrels in northwest Ohio. Make a squirrel feeder. Register at: wcparks.org or call 419-353-1897.

■ Northwest Ohio Apraxia Support hosting Zumbathon for children with Apraxia of Speech at Bowling Green State University’s Perry Field House, 801 N. Mercer Rd., 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Jan. 31. $15 for dance only or $25 for dance and T-shirt. Details: nwoapraxiasupport.org or contact Beth McIntosh, NWOApraxia@gmail.com or 419-494-9352. Proceeds to help those affected by Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Northwest Ohio.

Lake Twp.

■ Ageless Wonders of Lake Township meeting for lunch at ICONS, 3150 Navarre Ave., Oregon, 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Questions: 419-836-3811.


■ Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission meetings at Side Cut Metropark’s Lamb Center, 1025 W. River Rd., 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday. Help shape the future of this site by participating in commission meetings. Details: Dave Westrick at evadwest@buckeye-express.com.

■ Nature Crew: The Science of Sledding for ages 8-12 at Side Cut Metropark’s Lamb Center, 1025 W. River Rd., 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. The Crew meets rain, shine, or snow. Enjoy an afternoon of bobsled, speed skating, and curling. Bring sled, toboggan, or inner tube, and ice skates. Program meets even if there is no snow. Fee: $5. Reservations are needed; call 419-407-9701.


■ Seed cleaning marathon, a volunteer opportunity at Reuthinger Preserve, 30730 Oregon Rd., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Help clean the native seed collected this year. Work as long as you want. Snacks provided throughout the day. Details: wcparks.org or call 419-353-1897.


■ Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society’s general meeting at Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St., 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Guest speaker will be Robyn Hague with program on the Old Westmoreland neighborhood. Free. Light refreshments will be served. Details contact: Betty Metz, 419-691-5367.


■ Programs at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Rd.: Winter Bird Count for Kids, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. Search and count out as many birds as possible and eat some pizza; Historical Tales with Clint Mauk, local historian, refreshments provided, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Jan. 16. Register: wcparks.org or call 419-353-1897.


■ Square and Contra Dancing at Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Hwy., beginner’s instruction at 7 p.m., dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday. Music by: Wes Linenkugel Quartet. Calling: Ed Vincent. Admission $7 adults; $5 students. Details: 419-691-5389.

South Toledo

■ UTMC Community Cares Free Medical Clinic at the CedarCreek’s South Campus, 2150 S. Byrne Rd., 6-8 p.m. every Thursday. Available for general medical care. Women’s health available by appointment only. Tetanus and flu shots, dental assessments and ​referrals, and confidential HIV testing. No immunizations. Information: utcommunitycare.org/​patients, 419-482-8127, or info@communitycare.org.


■ Altered Book Techniques with Claudia Cooper at the Waterville Branch Library, 800 Michigan Ave., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Learn techniques to create a journal, scrapbook, or theme book. Bring your own book or choose from some provided. Registration required and details: toledolibrary.org or 419-878-3055.

Let's Eat


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

■ Pancake and sausage breakfast sponsored by the Woodville Township Fire Department at 321 E. Main St., Woodville, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. All-you-can-eat pancakes. Cost: $6.50 adults; $6 seniors; and $5.50 children under 12. Free blood pressure checks.

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

Fish fries

■ Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd., Northwood, 5 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Friday. 419-666-7762.

■ Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. 419-471-0587

■ Maumee Eagles 2562, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. Fridays. All-you-can-eat pollock for $7.95. 419-893-3821.


■ Bigos (Polish stew) dinner at Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Jan. 16. For delivery in Bedford Township area and south to Alexis Road, call 419-509-1115 (before Jan. 16). Cost: $10. Details: 734-847-5052.

■ Dinners at VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St. at Platt St., 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Cost between $7 and $8. Details: 419-697-4503.