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Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE
Performance
An Evening at the Ballet: Franciscan Theatre & Conference Center of Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; 475-0458; Sat., 7:30; Sun., 3. Presented by Cassandra School of Ballet.

The Wizard of Oz: River Raisin Centre for the Arts, 114 S. Monroe St., Monroe; 734-242-7722; Fri.-Sun., 7. Presented by RRCA Dance Academy.

Moving Connections: Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin: 448-8544; Sat., 7:30. Presented by trideaDANCE.


Ballroom, Big Band, Polka, Country, Latin, and Salsa
Toledo Party Hall: 4052 Airport Hwy.; 349-0258; Mon.; salsa lesson, 7; dance party: 8.

Diehn American Legion Post 468: 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 882-9080; Crimson Lights Band: Fri., 7:30-11; Wed., dance parties, 7-10.

American Czech & Slovak Dance Club: Millbury Fire Hall, 28410 Oak St., Millbury; Fred Ziwich Band: Sun., 2-6.

Young at Heart Dance: VFW Post 606, 3005 W. Laskey Rd.; Silver Creek: Sat., 7-10:30.

Alfredo's Studio of Dance: 5224 Renwyck Dr.; 536-3243; Fri.; rumba lessons: 8; dance party: 8:30-10:30; Wed.; technique group class: 7.

Ballroom Company: 2319 S. Detroit, Maumee; 893-1850; Fri.; beginner swing lessons: 8; dance: 9-11.

Toledo Dance Club: Club Soda, 3922 Secor Rd.; 475-3055; Fri., 8-10.

Northwest Ohio Dance Club: Toledo Yacht Club, 3900 N. Summit St.; 376-6071; Sat.; lesson: 7; dance: 8-11.

Mi Hacienda Restaurant: 3302 Glanzman; 380-0411; salsa lessons: Wed., 8.

Seniors
Bowman Dance Club: Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 255-0792; Wed., 1-3:30.

Perrysburg Senior Center: 140 W. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg: 255-0792; Bill and Barb: Thursday night, 6-9.


ETC.
Events
Blue Ribbon Coin and Stamp Show: St. Clement's Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd.; Sun., 9:30 a.m.-3:30.

Artist's Signing: Garden Smiles, 211 Mechanic St., Waterville; 878-5412; George Carruth: Sat., 10 a.m.-5.

Showcase on Commerce Expo: Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg; Sat., 9 a.m.-2.

Sister Gretchen's Bake and Craft Sale: Evergreen Room of the Rosary Care Center on the campus of the Sisters of St. Francis, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-noon.

Packer Creek Pottery Open House: 103 E. 8th St., Genoa, O.; 855-3858; Fri., Sat., 9 a.m.-7; Sun., 11 a.m.-4.

Learning
Northwest Ohio Writers Forum: Sanger Branch Library, 3030 W. Central Ave.; science fiction author Mary Turzillo: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon.

English-Speaking Union Speakers Series: Inverness Club, 4601 Dorr St.; 536-2396; Randy Buchman: Abraham Lincoln's Assassination; Thursday night, 8.

Civil War Lecture: Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg; Neil Buttermore: Gettysburg; Tue. 7.

Civil War Roundtable: T.J. Willie's Restaurant, 738 West Market St., Tiffin, O.; 447-7514; John Diller: Diaries of the Rev. Charles Caddy: Sun.; dinner 5:15, roundtable, 7.

Planetarium Programs
Lourdes College's Appold Planetarium: 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Reservations: 517-8897; The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth: Sat., 7:30.

Ritter Planetarium: University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St.: 530-2650; Spring Skies Over Toledo: Fri., 7:30; Amazing Stargazing: Sat., 1; through April.

University of Michigan Exhibit Museum Planetarium: 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0478; The Sky Tonight: Star Talk: Sat., 11:30 a.m., 1:30, and 3:30; Sun., 1:30 and 3:30.

Dining
Roast Beef Dinner: Erie United Methodist Church, 1100 E. Samaria Rd., Erie; 734-847-1503; Sat., 5-7.

Chicken Dinner: Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance; 734-847-5052; Thursday, 5-7.

Fish Fries: St. Pius X Parish, 3011 Carskaddon Ave., Fri., 5-7. St. Jerome Church, 300 Warner St., Walbridge, Fri., 5-8. Blessed Sacrament Parish, 4255 Bellevue Rd.; 472-2288, ext. 246; Fri., 4-7:30. Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587: 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; Fri., 5-7. American Legion Post 646: 1074 Clarion Ave., Holland; Fri., 4:30-7:30. Harry E. Pond American Legion Post 99: 3247 E. Manhattan; Fri., 5-8. Maumee Eagles: 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; Fri., 5-8. Northwood VFW Post 2984: Fri., 5-7:45. American Legion Post 193: 11045 Harold Drive, Luna Pier, Mich., 734-848-2162; Fri.


FUN PLACES
Northwest Ohio
Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; weekly lectures, tours, and events. Museum hours: Tue.-Thu., 10 a.m.-4; Fri., 10 a.m.-10; Sat., 10 a.m.-6; Sun., noon-6.

Imagination Station: 1 Discovery Way (Adams and Summit streets); 244-2674. EGGstreme Science: through April. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Toledo Zoo: 2700 Broadway; 385-4040; Hours: daily: 10 a.m.-4. Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration: Sat.

Toledo Farmers' Market: 525 Market St.; 255-6765. Market hours: Sat., 8 a.m.-2. Poultry House: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4; Sat., 6 a.m. to 4; Sun., 10 a.m.-2.

Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center: 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg; 874-4121; Museum Hours: Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5. Hands-On History: family activities; Sat., 1-4.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society's Brandville School: 1133 Grasser St., Oregon; 472-1331; museum and library open: Thu., 10 a.m.-2.

Schedel Arboretum and Gardens: 19255 W. Portage S. River Rd., Elmore; 862-3182. Spring Preview: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4; through April.

Stranahan Arboretum: 4131 Tantara Drive; 841-1007; Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1.

Toledo Botanical Garden: 5403 Elmer Drive; 536-5566. Open daylight hours. Visitors Center: Mon-Fri., 9 a.m.-5.

Toledo Firefighters Museum: 918 Sylvania Ave.; 478-3473. Hours: Sat., noon-4.

African Safari Wildlife Park: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton; 732-3606; today-Sun, 10 a.m.-5 (last car enters at 4).

Allen County Museum: 620 Market St., Lima; 222-9426. Hours: Tue.-Fri., 1-5; Sat., Sun., 1-4.

Fulton County Historical Museum: 229 Monroe St., Wauseon; 337-7922. Hours: Tue., 1-7, Thu. 10 a.m.-4, Sat. 10 a.m.-2.

Glass Heritage Gallery: 109 N. Main St., Fostoria; 435-5077; Fostoria glass on permanent view. Hours: Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Hancock Historical Museum: 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 423-4433. Hours: Wed.-Fri., 12:30-4:30.

Kingwood Center: 900 Park Ave. West, Mansfield; 522-0211. Garden hours: daily, 8 a.m.-5.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky: 125 Meigs St., Sandusky; 624-0274. Hours: Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4

Mazza Museum of International Art from Children's Picture Books: University of Findlay's Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion, Findlay; 434-4560. Hours: Wed.-Fri., noon-5 ; Sun., 1-4.

Merry Go Round Museum: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky; 626-6111. Hours: Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5, Sun., noon-5.

Milan Historical Museum: 10 Edison Drive, Milan, O.; 499-2968. Hours: Sat., Sun., 1-5.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: 751 Erieside Ave., Cleveland; 216-781-7625; Girls on Film: 40 Years of Women in Rock: through Sept. 5. Treasures from the Vault: ongoing. Hours: Thu.-Tue.: 10 a.m.-5:30; Wed., 10 a.m.-9.

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center: Spiegel Grove, Fremont; 332-2081. Civil War: Battlefield and Homefront: through Jan. 29, 2012. Hours: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Tiffin Glass Museum: 25 S. Washington, Tiffin; 448-0200. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 1-5.

Wood County Historical Center & Museum: 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green; 352-0967; Self-Guided Tours: Tue.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-4:30; Sat., Sun., 1-4. Civil War Weekend: Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., 10 a.m.-4.

Woodville Historical Museum: 107 Main St., Woodville; 849-2349. Hours: Wed., Fri., 2-4.

Michigan
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Blissfield Model Railroad Club: 115 East Adrian St. (U.S. 223); 517-486-2223; Open House: Sat., Sun., 11 a.m.-4.

Detroit Historical Museum: 5401 Woodward Ave. (at Kirby), Detroit; 313-833-1805; Streets of Old Detroit, Frontiers to Factories, the Motor City, and the Glancy Trains: ongoing. Hours: Wed.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Detroit Science Center and Dassault Systemes Planetarium: 5020 John R. St., Detroit; 313-577-8400; Hours: Wed.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3; Sat., 10 a.m.-6; Sun., noon-6.

Dossin Great Lakes Museum: 100 Strand Drive, Belle Isle, Detroit; 313-852-4051. Hours: Sat., Sun., 11 a.m.-4.

Exhibit Museum of Natural History: University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0478; Hours: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

The Henry Ford: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 800-835-5237. Greenfield Village, reopens Fri.; Henry Ford Museum: both daily: 9:30 a.m.-5.

Hidden Lake Gardens: 6214 Monroe Rd. (M-50), Tipton, Mich.; 517-431-2060; Hours: Daily, 8 a.m.-7.

Lenawee County Historical Museum: 110 E. Church, Adrian; 517-265-6071; Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2; Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens: 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor; 734-647-7600; gardens open daily: 8 a.m.-dusk. Conservatory hours: Mon., Tue., Thu.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4:30; Wed., 10 a.m.-8.

Motown Historical Museum: 2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-875-2264. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6.

Old Mill Museum: 242 Toledo St., Dundee; 734-529-3430. Hours: Fri.-Mon., noon-4.

Walter P. Chrysler Museum: Chrysler's Auburn Hills Campus, Featherstone and Squirrel Rds., Auburn Hills; 888-456-1924 or 248-944-0001. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

William G. Thompson House Museum: 101 Summit St., Hudson, Mich.; 517-448-8125; tour of 1890s Queen Anne-style home: Mon., Wed., 12:45-3:30.

Train Rides
Adrian and Blissfield Railroad: U.S. 223, Blissfield; 888-467-2451; Murder Mystery Dinner: Sat., boarding, 6; departure, 7.

Horseback Riding
Bedford Woods Stables: 2755 W. Samaria Rd., Temperance; 734-854-6140; daily, 9 a.m.-9.

Water Parks
Cedar Point's Castaway Bay Water Park Resort: 2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky; 627-2106; daily, 9 a.m.-10; day passes are available.

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 888-779-2327; registered guests only.

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Drive, Maumee. 482-7777; for registered guests and the public.

Kalahari Indoor Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 877-525-2427; open daily at 10 a.m. for registered guests and the public.

METROPARKS
Farnsworth: 202 acres on U.S. 24, one mile west of Waterville, along the Maumee River. Hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and a shelter house. Bend View: Hike in from Farnsworth's Towpath trail; scenic river overlook.

Oak Openings: 3,674 acres bounded by Wilkins Road, State Rt. 295, and State Rt. 64. Native deer herd roaming free. Hiking and horse trails, a lodge and shelter houses, picnic and play areas, and ponds.

Pearson: 320 acres on State Rt. 2, Oregon. Packer-Hammersmith Center, featuring Window on Wildlife and Black Swamp information; walking and bike trails, a shelter house, playgrounds, picnic areas, tennis courts, soccer fields, and softball diamonds.

Providence: 351 acres on U.S. 24 along the Maumee River, across from Grand Rapids. Hiking, fishing, preserved canal, and picnic shelter.

Secor: 600 acres on West Central Avenue, five miles west of Toledo. Hiking, bike trails, nature trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, a planted prairie, and a nature photography center.

Side Cut: 393 acres along the Maumee River, lower parking lot on West Broadway, Maumee, and an upper parking lot off the Anthony Wayne Trail. Walking trails on both sides of Broadway, river islands, preserved canal locks, playgrounds, picnic areas, shelter house, and Fallen Timbers monument and battlefield.

Swan Creek: 417 acres bounded by Airport Highway, Glendale Avenue, and Byrne and Eastgate roads. Entrances off Airport Highway and Glendale Avenue. Joseph A. and John W. Yager Center, featuring Window on Wildlife; trails, fields, bike paths, and picnic and play areas.

Wildwood Preserve: 460 acres. Central Avenue between Reynolds and Corey roads. Walking and bike trails, playgrounds, and Robert R. Metz Visitors Center, featuring Window on Wildlife. Manor House: Wed.-Sun., noon-5.


SPORTS
Baseball
Toledo Mud Hens vs. the Columbus Clippers: Fifth Third Field; Thursday, 4 (doubleheader, home opener); Fri., 7; vs. Indianapolis: Tue., 6:30; Wed., 10:30 a.m.; also April 21 and 22.

Bowling Green State University vs. the University of Toledo: Warren E. Steller Field, Stadium Drive, Bowling Green; Fri., 3; Sat., Sun., 1.

Owens Community College vs. Lorain County CC: Baseball Complex, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg; Sun., 1.

Softball
Bowling Green State University vs Detroit: Meserve Softball Field, Stadium Drive, Bowling Green; Wed., 3 (doubleheader).

Owens Community College vs. Jackson CC; Softball Complex, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg; Fri., 3; vs. Defiance College JV: Mon., 4; vs. Rochester College: Tue., 3:30.

University of Toledo vs. BGSU: Scott Park Softball Complex, Parkside Blvd.; Sat., 2; Sun., 1.

Running/Walking
Glass City Marathon and 5K: Start and finish at the University of Toledo, through West Toledo and Sylvania; registration: Sat., Savage Arena; race: marathon: Sun., 7 a.m.; 5K: 7:15 a.m.

Group Run/Walk: The Shops at Fallen Timbers, Maumee; three-mile lighted course starts behind Red Robin; Wed., 6:30; through May.

Group Run: start at Second Sole, 4130 Levis Commons Blvd.; Perrysburg; run through Levis Commons (approximately 3 miles); 931- 8484; Thursday night, 6:30.

Roller Derby
Sandusky Rollergirls vs. the Floral City Roller Girls of Monroe: Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, 3319 Milan Rd., Sandusky; 626-4467; Sat., 7.



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