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What‘‍s On

Bowling Green

■ Tea Series “Children’s Tea” at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., 2 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $10 members; $12 nonmembers; $3 children 10 years and under. Reservations: 419-352-0967.

Grand Rapids

■ Sunset Jazz and Art Festival at the Towpath, 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday. An evening of fun with live jazz music, artists’ booths, brew, and food. Bring lawn chairs. Details: Rita, 419-832-2787.

■ Providence Metropark program, 13200 S. River Rd.: Mill Fest: Kernal of Truth, see the power of corn through historic baking, crafts, and demonstrations, and more, noon Saturday. Details: 419-407-9701.


■ Maumee Summer Fair, Uptown, Friday and Saturday: the Beer Garden on W. Dudley St., from 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with live music; the Taste of Maumee from 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Saturday; Family fun with CedarCreektv Kid Zone on E. Dudley St., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. There will be a Green Tree Media Classic Car Show, entertainment, and more than 250 craft and commercial vendors along Conant Street. Details: MaumeeSummerFair.com.

■ Taoist Tai Chi Society Open House, 406 Illinois Ave., 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 23. Visitors welcome. Other locations in Bowling Green, Sylvania, Toledo, and Walbridge. Details: toledo.ohio.usa.taoist.org or 419-537-0131.


■ Ageless Wonders’ dinner at the Black Forest Cafe at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon, 5 p.m. FridayAug. 15. Reservations: 419-836-3811.


■ Pearson Metropark program, 761 Lallendorf Rd. at St. Rt. 2: Sunday in the Park with Art (ages 13 and above), pioneering paintbrushes, 1 p.m. Sunday Aug. 24. Some supplies provided. Register by calling 419-407-9701.


■ Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner and Silent Auction for Humane Ohio at the Holiday Inn Perrysburg French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 14. Tickets: $30 per person, deadline Sept. 8. Details or to sponsor: events@humaneohio.org or call 419-266-5607, extension 113.


■ Heartbeat of Toledo’s “Crawl, Stroll, and Walk“ fundraiser at the campus of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., planned for Sept. 13. Individuals and teams wishing to join in the two-mile walk can register at heartbeatoftoledo.org and create a giving page. Call 419-241-9131 for a pledge form. Registration is free and begins at 8 a.m. with the walk at 9 a.m. Individuals who raise at least $200 will get a T-shirt.

■ Lace It, Face It charity walk at Olander Park, 6930 Sylvania Ave., Sept 6. Advance registration available until Aug. 15. Details: asno.org or 419-578-2766.


■ Glass City Record Show at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

■ Community and fun day at United Vision Baptist Church, 821 E. Manhattan Blvd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Barbecue dinner and yard sale, vendors, and horse rides. Details: 419-720-0050.

South Toledo

■ Tammy’s Walk at the Walbridge Park Gazebo, 2761 Broadway St., registration 8:30 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m. SaturdayAug. 23. In memory of Tammy Bowlin-Macrea (domestic violence homicide victim). Walk is 2.5 miles. Refreshments, raffles. Benefits to local Lucas County Communities through the Advocates for Victims and Justice, Inc. Details: Robin, 419-508-6152.

West Toledo

■ Sanger Branch Friends of the Library Book Sale, 3030 W. Central Ave., 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. FridayAug. 15, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. SaturdayAug. 16, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. SundayAug. 17. Details: 419-259-5370.


■ The Ken Russell/​Glen Hecox Memorial Vintage Baseball Game at Loop Park, SaturdayAug. 16. Rematch of the Walbridge team vs. CSX team! Baseball contest for ages 5-12 (4 age groups), registration at noon. Children’s activities at 12:30 p.m. Presentation to Russell/​Hecox Families at 3 p.m. If you are a resident of Walbridge and would like to join the Walbridge team, please contact Mayor Ed Kolanko,cq 419-283-7053 or mayor@walbridgeohio.org.


■ Farnsworth Metropark program, 8505 S. River Rd.: Geocaching, scavenger hunt around the park, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday8/​13. Details: 419-407-9701.

■ Waterville Playshop Auditions for the production of Oliver! will be at Zion Lutheran Church, 22 N. 2nd St., 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 22 and 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 24. Those auditioning will be asked to prepare to sing, read from script, and perform a simple dance routine. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing. Those auditioning just for the choir, will be required to sing only. Rehearsals will be 2 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Details: watervilleplayshop.org.

■ ArtPrize Event Bus Trip sponsored by the Waterville Area Arts Commission to Grand Rapids, Mich., Sunday, Oct. 5. More than 1,500 artistic entries representing 51 countries and 42 U.S. states. Cost: $50, registration deadline Aug. 30. Details: Silver Lining Gallery, 419-441-0025.


■ Enrichment Classes: “Understanding Bicycles” by Dave Pickering from Cycle Werks at the Whitehouse Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., 6 p.m. Aug. 25. Topic: gearing use, conditions, proper size, and more. To register: 419-877-5383.

■ Blue Creek Conservation Area program, Nature Shoot - Morning Dew, 7 a.m. Aug. 21. Registration: 419-407-9701.

■ Auditions for the Children’s Choir of Northwest Ohio will be held at Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Sept. 4, 8, 10, 15, and 17. Children grades 3-10 for the 2014-2015 season. No experience necessary, just a love of music is a must! To schedule an audition contact at: ccofnwo.org or call 419-377-7710.

Wood County

■ The Wood County Historical Center to host Atari Video Game Tournament, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, 1 p.m. Aug. 30. Participants will be playing the original “Missile Command” video game on a vintage Atari 2600 game console. Gamers must be 18 years or older and pay a $10 entrance fee. RSVP to: Michael McMaster, 419-352-0967.


■ Rogers High School class of 1974 at Heather Downs Country Club, 3910 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Casual picnic buffet. Cost: $35 per person; $65 per couple. Details: Margo, mllpburg@bex.net; Karla, kjuergens2003@msn.com; Maricarmen, mckeeton@yahoo.com; or RSVP to RHS Class ‘74, P.O. Box 1021, Holland, Ohio 43528.

■ Bowsher High School class of ’1974, mixer at Maumee River Yacht Club, 2735 Broadway St., 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 19. Cost: $10 per person. The reunion will be at Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 20. Cost: $45 per person. Reservations by Aug. 25 and checks payable to “Bowsher 74 Reunion” at bowsher74.com. Details: Kim Pohlman at treasurer@bowsher74.com.

■ Whitmer High School class of 1950 64th reunion at Mancy’s Italian, 5453 Monroe St. at Whiteford Rd., 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 5. Cost: $25 per person, checks made out to Whitmer class of 1950 and mailed to: Alvin and Nancy (Ray) Striggow, 9496 Secor Rd., Temperance, MI 48182. Details: anstriggow@msn.com or 734-854-2558.

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. every Sunday. 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.


Greek Luncheons at Holy Trinity Community Center at Cherry and Summit Sts., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ThursdayAug. 14. Menu: Greek Platter, Tiropita (cheese pie), Pastichio (Greek lasagna), and Dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves). Also includes a Greek salad, bread, and coffee or iced tea. Greek pastries, pop, and bottled water available for purchase. Cost: $8.99.

Eagle Cafe offers lunch, and dinner, Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, $4.95. Carry-out available. For menu: 419-893-3952 / maumeeeagles.com.

Fish fries

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. Questions: 419-471-0587


Pigs in a Blanket at Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Michigan, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 21. Menu: pigs in a blanket, kielbasa, mashed potatoes/gravy, sweet/sour cabbage, creamed cucumbers, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $10. Dine-in or carryout. For delivery in the Bedford Township and S. Alexis Rd. area call prior to Aug. 21, 419-509-1115. For questions: 734-847-5052.

Chicken Barbecue dinner by the Men’s Club at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd. at Sylvania Ave., 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 23. Includes: potato salad, baked beans, roll/butter, tomato, beverage, and dessert. Cost: $9/adults (with 1/2 chicken) and $5/children (with 1/4 chicken). Tickets: 419-473-1294.

Chicken Barbecue at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Community, 20311 Pemberville Rd., Pemberville, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 24. Live music by the Polka Pirates, of Cleveland, Ohio, and the Rex Meyers Band. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Carryout available. Cost: $8/full meals and $6/small meals. Homemade pie available for purchase. Details: 419-833-8917.

Chicken barbecue dinner at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., Sylvania, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. SaturdayAug. 16. Carry out or dine in. Includes: half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $7 adults; $5 children ages 10 and under. There will also be fellowship, music by the praise band, children’s games. Questions: 419-882-0048.

Steak / Chicken dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church’s hall, 6149 Hill Ave., serving begins at 6:30 p.m., 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 22. Your choices of a 10 oz. strip steak or an 8 oz. chicken breast and includes a baked potato, tossed salad, vegetable, roll, and dessert. Cost: steak is $15 advance or $18 at the door; chicken is $10 advance or $12 at the door. Music, cash bar, 50/50 raffle, and silent auction. Tickets: 419-865-2345. Proceeds to “We Build” campaign to help build a new church.

“Raise the Roof Spaghetti Dinner“ at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich., 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Cost: $8 adults; $5 children 12 and under. Proceeds for installation of a new roof on the parsonage.

Dinners at VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St. at Platt St., 4-7 p.m. every Friday. Cost between $7 and $8. Public welcome. For information: 419-697-4503.

Support Groups

Caring for the Caregiver workshops held at two locations of Hospice of Northwest Ohio in partnership with the Area Office on Aging. Offering a free, three-week series designed to help those who are caring for the needs of a friend or family member. Locations: Toledo Center, 800 S. Detroit Ave., 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 13, 20, and 27; and Perrysburg Center, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 14, 21, and 28. For reservations call: Sandy Garrison, 419-661-4001.

Family Care Giver classes at two locations on Tuesday, Aug. 26: Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Rd., Swanton, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St., Swanton, from 7 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Learn how to juggle family, work, and care giving. For reservations contact: Chris, 419-825-1145.

Women’s Cancer Support Group at the First Church of God, 507 N. Fulton St., Wauseon, 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month. Sharing, fellowship, support, and speakers. For information contact: Carol, 419-337-1161 or Judy, 419-335-9250.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous group meetings at Epworth United Methodist Church’s Room 206, 4855 W. Central Ave., 7 p.m. Mondays. Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Are you severely overweight? Underweight? Bulimic or obsessed with food or weight? Come and join our support group. Contact Joyce, 419-699-1007 or visit foodaddicts.org.

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