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Published: Thursday, 5/5/2011

Plan It calendar: 5-5

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE

Ballroom, Big Band, and More

Toledo Party Hall: 4052 Airport Hwy.; 349-0258; Mon., 8.

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

Paulette's Studio of Dance: Main Ballroom, 4853 Monroe St.; 654-3262; big band dance: Sun., 5:30-7:30.

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

Alfredo's Studio of Dance: 5224 Renwyck Dr.; 536-3243; Fri., 8:30-10:30.

Ballroom Company: 2319 S. Detroit, Maumee; 893-1850; Fri., 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., 8-11.

Seniors

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

 

ETC.

Events

Spring Plant Sale: Toledo Botanical Garden, 5434 Bancroft St.; Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5.

St. Luke's Hospital Relay for Life Car Show: 6005 Monclova Rd., Maumee; Sat., noon-3.

Tea for Two and Two for Tea: Sanger Branch Library, 3030 W. Central Ave.; Sat., 2-4.

Mom's Night Out: the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee; 241-5554. Fri., 7. Benefits Mom's House.

Girls and Grace Tea and Fashion Event: WPOS 102.3 FM Christian Center, 7112 Angola Rd., Holland; Sat., 2-4.

Learning

Civil War Lecture: North Baltimore Public Library, 230 N. Main St, North Baltimore, O.; 257-3621; Tom Boltz: Wood County's Role in the Civil War: Thurs., 7.

Toledo Astronomical Association: University of Toledo, McMaster Hall (Fourth Floor Classroom), 2801 West Bancroft St.; 535-8775; lecture by J.D. Smith, assistant professor of physics and astronomy: Fri., 7:30.

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Astronomy Day Toledo 2011: Sat.; solar viewing: Sylvan Prairie Park, 8601 Brint Rd., Sylvania; 1-4; general astronomical viewing: Sylvan Prairie and Beaver Creek Preserve, 23028 Long Judson Rd., Grand Rapids, O.; 8:30-11.

Ritter Planetarium: University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St.: 530-2650; Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico: Fri., 8:30; Bear Tales: Sat., 1.

Dining

Mother's Day Breakfast: Washington Township Fire Department, 2469 Shoreland Rd.; Sun., 8 a.m.-1.

Mother's Day Tea: Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1035 River Rd., Maumee; reservations 893-9602; Sat., 10-11:30 a.m.

Fish Fries: New Hope Christian Church: 2457 Holloway Rd., Holland; Fri., 4:30-7. Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587: 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; Fri., 5-7. Maumee Eagles: 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; Fri., 5-8.

Swiss Steak Dinner: Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich.; Sat., 4:30-7.

 

FUN PLACES

Northwest Ohio

Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; Club Friday: the Quick Trio: Fri., 6:30-9:30; TMA Derby Party: Peristyle; Sat., 4-8. 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. Bottlecap Mural: Fri.-Sun. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Toledo Zoo: 2700 Broadway; 385-5721, ext. 3092; Mother's Day Celebration and Brunch: Sun.; Hours: daily: 10 a.m.-4.

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.

Perrysburg Farmer's Market: Louisiana Ave. at Front St., Perrysburg; 874-9147; Thurs, 3-8.

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.

Frogtown Froggy Museum: Fort Industry Square, Suite 1-A, Summit St.; 567-694-2351; Hours: Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., 1-5.

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

Schedel Arboretum and Gardens: 19255 W. Portage S. River Rd., Elmore; 862-3182. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4.

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.

Wolcott House Museum Complex: 1031 River Rd., Maumee: 893-9602; Hearts and Hands on the Homefront: through Nov. 6. Hours: Thu.-Sun., 12:30 and 2:30.

Butterfly House: 11455 Obee Rd., Whitehouse; 877-2733. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Hancock Historical Museum: 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 423-4433. Hours: Wed.-Fri., 12:30-4:30, Sun., 1-4.

Kingwood Center: 900 Park Ave. West, Mansfield; 522-0211. Garden hours: daily, 8 a.m.-5. Kingwood Hall: Sun., 1-5.

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

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.

Sauder Village: State Rt. 2, Archbold; 800-590-9755. Spring on the Farm: Sat. Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3:30; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-4.

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.

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.

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.

The Henry Ford: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 800-835-5237. Greenfield Village, 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.

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.

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.

Train Rides

Adrian and Blissfield Railroad: U.S. 223, Blissfield; 888-467-2451; Murder Mystery Dinner: Sat., boarding, 6; departure, 7; Mother's Day Murder Mystery: Sun., boarding 1; departure 2.

Horseback Riding

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

Theme Parks

Kings Island: I-71, Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati: 800-288-0808; Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-10; Sun., 10 a.m.-8.

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.

 

SPORTS

Baseball

Toledo Mud Hens vs. the Charlotte Knights: Fifth Third Field; Thurs, 6:30; Fri., Sat., 7; Sun., 2; vs. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs: Mon., Wed.,and May 12, 6:30; Tue., 10:30 a.m.

Bowling Green State University vs. Wright State University: Warren E. Steller Field, Stadium Drive, Bowling Green; Wed., 3.

Softball

Bowling Green State University vs Ohio University: Meserve Softball Field, Stadium Drive, Bowling Green; Fri., 1 (doubleheader); vs. Akron: Sat., 2; Sun., 1.

Owens Community College vs. Oakland CC: Softball Complex, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg; Fri., 3.

University of Toledo vs. Akron: Scott Park Softball Complex, Parkside Blvd.; Fri., 1 (doubleheader); vs. Ohio University: Sat., 2; Sun., 1.

Vintage Base Ball

Wood County Infirmary Inmates Double Header: Wintergarden Park, Bowling Green; vs. the Columbus Capitals, then the Whiskey Island Shamrocks of Cleveland: Sat., 1-7.

Running/Walking

Making Strides 5K Walk: Levis Commons, 4130 Levis Commons Blvd.; Perrysburg; Sat.; registration, 8:30 a.m.; walk, 9:30 a.m.

Horse Racing

Raceway Park: 5700 Telegraph Rd.; 476-7761; post time: Sat., 7; Sun., 6; gates open 2 hours before racing starts; through Sept. 18.

Motor Sports

Toledo Speedway: 5639 Benore Rd.; 727-1100; Telegraph Rd.; Fri.; sportsman, figure-8s, street stocks, 4-cylinders: Fri.; gates open, 5; racing, 7:30.

Flat Rock Speedway: 14041 Flat Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, Mich.; 734-782-2480; Sat.; late models, figure-8s, street stocks: gates open, 4; racing, 7.



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