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Plan It calendar: 7-21

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.


Ballroom, Big Band, Salsa

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

Toledo Party Hall: 4052 Airport Hwy.; 349-0258; ballroom and tango: Tue., 7-10:30.

Diehn American Legion Post 468: 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 724-2586; Wed., 7-10.

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: Alfredo's Studio of Dance, 5224 Renwyck; 376-6071; Sat., 8-11.


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




Thunder Over Michigan: Willow Run Airport, 801 Willow Run, Ypsilanti, Mich.; 888-695-0888; U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper East Demo Team: Sat., Sun., gates open 9 a.m.

Classic Cruise-In Car Show: Browning Community, Inc., 8883 Browning Dr., Waterville; 878-4055 or 866-878-4055; farmers' market and more: Sat., 9 a.m.-10.

Puerto Rico's Constitution Day Picnic: Swan Creek Metropark, 4659 Airport; 385-1150; Sat., 1-5.

Downtown Walking Tours: Valentine Theatre, Superior Street entrance; 530-3591; Thurs., 11 a.m.-2.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs: downtown Ann Arbor; Thurs., Fri., 10 a.m.-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-6.

Fairs and Festivals

Maumee River Dragon Boat Festival: International Park, 26 Main St.; Sat., 8 a.m.-5.

Lucas County Fair: Lucas County Rec Center, 1406 Key St., Maumee; 893-2127; Tue.-Thu., 11 a.m.-10; Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-11; Sun., 11 a.m.-8.

Ottawa County Fair: 7870 W. State Rt. 163, Oak Harbor, O.; 898-1971; Thurs.-Sun.

KidsFest: Riverbend Recreation Area, 16618 Township Rd., Findlay; 422-4624; Thurs., 2-8.

Wayne Firefighter's Country Jamboree: 200 N. Center St., Wayne, O.; country-music concerts: Sat., gate opens 3, hog/steer roast dinner and first act, 4 (ages 18 and older).


Civil War Lecture Series: Sauder Heritage Inn, 22611 State Rt. 2, Archbold; 445-6408. Steven Nolt: Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War: Mon., 7:30.

Civil War Roundtable: T.J. Willie's Restaurant, 738 West Market St., Tiffin, O.; 447-7514; Making Do: Shortages and Substitutions on the Confederate Home Front: Sun.; dinner 5:15, roundtable, 7.



Northwest Ohio

Erie Street Market: 237 South Erie St.; Toledo Music Expo: Sat., 4 p.m.-midnight.

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. Club Friday Music: Peristyle Terrace; Voodoo Libido: Fri., 6:30-9:30.

Imagination Station: 1 Discovery Way (Adams and Summit streets); 244-2674. 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.

Byrne-Heatherdowns Village Farmers' Market: 2030 S. Byrne Rd., 382-7427; Tue., 2:30-7.

Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center: 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg; 874-4121; Hours: Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-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 Dr.; 841-1007; Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-1.

Toledo Botanical Garden: 5403 Elmer Dr.; 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.

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.

African Safari Wildlife Park: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton; 800-521-2660 or 732-3606; Hours: daily, 9 a.m.-7 (last car enters at 6).

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

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.

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, Sun., 1-4.

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.

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; The Beatles: ongoing. Hours: Daily: 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. Hours: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Sauder Village: State Rt. 2, Archbold; 800-590-9755. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m-5, Sun., noon-4. Explore the Crafts: pottery, woodworking, blacksmithing: Fri., Sat.

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.


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: Discovering the Civil War Exhibit; through Sept. 5. Hours: 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

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

Volunteer Canal Boat: Kimble's Landing at Providence Metropark, U.S. 24 at State Rt. 578, Grand Rapids; 407-9741; Wed.-Sat., boarding at 11 a.m., 12:30, 2, and 3:30.

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. Sunset and City Lights Cruise: Sun., 8-10. Web site:

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.

Cedar Point's Soak City: Sandusky, O.; 627-2350; daily, 10 a.m.-8.

Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom: 1100 Squires Rd., Aurora, Ohio; 330-562-8303; daily, 11 a.m.-8.

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

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Dr., Maumee. 482-7777; Hours: Thurs., 4-9; Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-9; Sun., 10 a.m.-3, 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.




Toledo Mud Hens vs. the Norfolk Tides: Fifth Third Field; Tue.-July 29, 7.

Vintage Base Ball

Wood County Infirmary Inmates vs. the Walker Wheels: Walker Tavern, Brooklyn, Mich.; Sat., 1.

Lah-De-Dahs vs. the Sidney Stars: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Mich.; 800-835-5237; Sat., 1:30; vs. the Royal Oak Wahoos: Sun., 1:30.


Farenheit 451 5K: Owens Community College's Center for Emergency Preparedness, 30150 Tracy Rd, Walbridge, O.; 242-7323; Sun.; registration: 6:30 a.m.; 5K: 8 a.m.; 1-mile fun walk: 8:15 a.m.


Group Bicycling: starts at Side Cut Metropark, Silver Lake side, Maumee; 20-27 miles; Thurs., 6:30. Fort Meigs Center for Health Promotion, 13415 Eckel Junction Rd., Perrysburg; 40-plus miles; Sat., 8 a.m.; General's Ice Cream Depot, 6751 Providence St., Whitehouse; 25 miles; Mon., 6:30.

Horse Racing

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

Motor Sports

A.D.A.M.S.House Ride and Concert: Sun.; registration: Fort Meigs parking lot in Perrysburg, 10:30 a.m.; ride: Fort Meigs to Grand Rapids, O., noon; concert in Toledo's Ottawa Park, 2.

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

Flat Rock Speedway: 14041 Flat Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, Mich.; 734-782-2480; Sat.; late models, street stocks, figure-8s: gates open, 3:30; time trials, 5; racing, 7.

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