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Published: Thursday, 6/23/2011

Plan It calendar: 6-23

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE

Performance

Beledi Connections: Maumee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St., Maumee; Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance: Sat., 7:30.

Ballroom, Big Band, Polka, Country, Latin, and Salsa

Dine and Dance: Hungry I Restaurant, 6060 Renaissance Place; 517-5570; Sat., 9.

Toledo Party Hall: 4052 Airport Hwy.; 349-0258; ballroom dance and potluck: Tue., 6-8:30.

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

VFW Post 606: 3005 Laskey Rd.; 836-3308; Crimson Lights: Sun., 3:30-7.

Dancing Under the Stars: Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 882-1500; Jeff McDonald's Swingmania Big Band: Wed., 7-10:30.

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

Czech Dancers Polka Club: State Rt. 109 and 120, Seward, O.; 644-4271; Sun.; dinner: 12:30-2:30; Czech Us Out Polka Band: 2-6.

Seniors

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

 

ETC.

Events

Eli Portala Magic Shows: Oregon Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., Oregon, Mon., 2; South Library, 1736 Broadway, Mon., 6:30; Holland Library, 1032 South McCord Rd., Holland, Tue., 2; Reynolds Corners Library, 4833 Dorr St., Tue., 7; West Toledo Library, 1320 Sylvania Ave., Wed., 10:30 a.m.; Locke Library, 703 Miami St., Wed., 2.

Glass City Swap Meet: Toledo Speedway, 5639 Benore Rd.; 579-4845; Sun., 8 a.m.-3.

Glass Show and Sale: Seneca County Opportunity Center, 780 E. County Rd. 20, Tiffin; Sat., 10 a.m.-5, Sun., 11 a.m.-4.

Pirolli Park Charity Car Show: Pirolli Park RV Resort, 6030 Petersburg-Sylvania Rd., Petersburg, Mich.; 734-279-1487; Sat., 10 a.m.-10:30. Benefits Josh Donnelly medical fund.

Fairs and Festivals

Crosby Festival of the Arts: Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr.; 536-5566; Sat., 10 a.m.-7; Sun., 10 a.m.-4.

St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish Festival: 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd.; Fri., 6-midnight, Sat., 2-midnight, Sun., noon-6.

Thunder Over the Point: Shoreland Park, Patriot St. and Foch Dr.; Sat., 2-midnight; fireworks, 10. Benefit for Washington Township firefighters.

Pesto, Wine, and Cheese Tasting: Bittersweet Farms, 12660 Archbold-Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse; Sat., 3-5.

Riverside Wine Festival: Riverside Park, 219 McManness Ave., Findlay; 422-4624; Sat., noon-8.

Portage River Festival: Depot Park, 253 Ottawa St., Elmore; Sat., Sun.

Learning

Rose Bush: Truth Art Gallery and Event Center, 1811 Adams St.; 243-0007; book signing; Fri.

Nancy Schilb: Borders, 5001 Monroe St.; book signing; Sat., 11 a.m.-1.

Civil War Roundtable: T.J. Willie's Restaurant, 738 West Market St., Tiffin, O.; 447-7514; The Common Soldier of the Civil War: Sun.; dinner 5:15, roundtable, 7.

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Toledo Astronomical Association: toledoastronomy.org; Beaver Creek Preserve: 23028 Long Judson Rd., Grand Rapids, O.; public observing session; Sat., 9.

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. Expanded View: Sat., 12:30. Hubble Vision: Sat., Sun., 2:30.

Dining

Spaghetti Dinner: Glass City Boardwalk, 27820 E. Broadway, Walbridge; 838-7000; Sun., noon-5. Benefits Hartzell family medical fund.

Chicken Barbecue: Sylvania First United Methodis Church, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania; 882-2205; Sat., 5-7.

Fish Fries: Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587: 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; Fri., 5-7. Maumee Eagles: 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; Fri., 5-8.

 

FUN PLACES

Northwest Ohio

Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; weekly lectures, tours, and events. 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. Rocket Challenge: Sat., noon-5. Bodies Revealed: through Sept. 18. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Toledo Zoo: 2700 Broadway; 385-4040. Natural Feeding and Enrichment Demos: through Sept. 5. Hours: daily: 10 a.m.-5.

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 Farmers' Market: Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg; 874-9147; Thurs., 3-8.

West Side Farmers' Market: 2820 W. Alexis Rd.; 472-6127; Thurs. and Fri., 3-7.

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.

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 Dr.; 841-1007; Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1.

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

Toledo Police Museum: 2201 Kenwood Blvd.; 720-2485; Hours: Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-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.

American Civil War Museum of Ohio: 217 S. Washington, Tiffin; 455-9551. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5; Sat., 10 a.m.-5.

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

Henry County Historical Society's Dr. Bloomfield Home and Carriage House Museum: circa 1879; 229 W. Clinton St., Napoleon; 592-8006; Civil War: War on the Home Front: through Sept. Hours: Sun., 2-4.

Historic Lyme Village: 5001 State Rt. 4, Bellevue, Ohio; 483-4949; Hours: Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4.

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

Marblehead Lighthouse: 110 Lighthouse Dr., Marblehead; 734-4424. Tours: Mon.-Fri., 1-4:45.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky: 125 Meigs St., Sandusky; 624-0274. Hours: Tues.-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. Wild!: rare carrousel animals from private collections; through Dec. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5, Sun., noon-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: 22611 State Rt. 2, Archbold; 800-590-9755. Focus on Fiber Arts: Sat. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m-5, Sun., noon-4.

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; Wood County's Role in the Civil War: ongoing. 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.

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

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

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

Old Mill Museum: 242 Toledo St., Dundee; 734-529-3430. Hours: Fri.-Mon., noon-4.William G. Thompson House Museum: 101 Summit St., Hudson, Mich.; 517-448-8125; Hours: Mon., Wed., 12:45-3:30.

Train Rides

Toledo, Lake Erie and Western Railway & Museum, Inc.: Waterville depot; 878-2177; motorcar/lorry car rides: Sat., ticket counter 10 a.m., rides 11 a.m.-1.

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

Boat Rides

Sandpiper: Promenade Park, Jefferson Street Dock; 537-1212. Lunch Cruise: Thurs., noon-2. Family Cruise: Fri., 6-8. Discover the River: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Lighthouse Cruise: Sat., 12:30-5:30. Sunset and City Lights Cruise: Sun., 8-10. Dinner Cruise with Kerry Patrick Clark: Wed., 6:30-8:30. Web site: sandpiperboat.com

Volunteer Canal Boat: Kimble's Landing at Providence Metropark, U.S. 24 at State Rt. 578, Grand Rapids; 407-9741; Wed.-Sun., boarding at 12:30, 2, and 3:30.

Horseback Riding

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

Theme Parks

Cedar Point: Sandusky, O.; 627-2350; daily, 10 a.m.-10.

Kings Island: I-71, Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati: 800-288-0808; daily, 10 a.m.-10.

 

SPORTS

Baseball

Toledo Mud Hens vs. the Columbus Clippers: Fifth Third Field; Thurs., 7; vs. the Louisville Bats: Fri., Sat., 7; Sun., 6; Mon., noon.

Running/Walking

Northwood Firefighters Memorial 5K: Northwood Fire Department, 2100 Tracy Rd., Northwood; Sat.; registration: 7 a.m.; run and family fun walk: 8 a.m.; fire station open house: 11 a.m.-4.

Romp to Stomp: Flower Hospital Campus, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania; Sat.; registration: 9 a.m.; 1-mile Parkinson's Awareness Walk: 10 a.m.-noon.

Cycling

Group Bicycling: Side Cut Metropark, Maumee; 20-27 miles; Thurs., 6:30. Monclova Elementary School, 8035 Monclova Rd.; 40-plus miles; Sat., 8 a.m.

Horse Racing

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

Motor Sports

Mended Little Hearts Motorcycle Run: Toledo Harley Davidson, 7960 W. Central Ave.; Sat.; registration: 10 a.m.; ride: 12:30 p.m., ending at Mainstreet Bar and Grill, 141 Main St.

Toledo Speedway: 5639 Benore Rd.; 727-1100; Telegraph Rd.; ARCA ACME dismantling sportsman, street stocks, 4 cylinders, and the road course race: Fri.; pits open: 3:30; practice, front gates open: 5; time trials: 6:15; racing: 7:30.

Flat Rock Speedway: 14041 Flat Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, Mich.; 734-782-2480; Sat.; ARCA Allegiant Gold Cup Late Model Series, figure 8's, street stocks: pits open: 1:30; practice, front gates open, 3; time trials: 5; racing: 7.



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