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What's on: Perrysburg

Rt. 65, a mile west of downtown Perrysburg. The soldier through history, including Roman soldiers, Viking warriors, Revolutionary War and Civil War soldiers, Woodland Indians, cowboys, and troops from both World Wars and modern wars. Camps and weapons demonstrations by each group, historic fashion show. Viking encampment, raiding boat, Viking Village and crafts. Period merchants and musicians, living historians and artisans. Traditional Irish and Scottish music, street ballads, Mocking Bird 1860s theater. Information: or 1-800-283-8916.


t "The Summer Skies Over Toledo," Fridays from June 15 to 29 at 8:30 p.m., Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory, University of Toledo, Bancroft Street campus. Live, interactive program on the stars, constellations and planets that are visible from backyards in the Toledo area. "Our Planet," program for children ages 6-12, held 1 p.m. Saturdays through June 30. The Earth's interaction with the sun and moon and how it affects daily life on the planet. Admission: $5 adults, $4 seniors and children ages 3-12. Children 2 and younger admitted free. Observing of the sky offered at either the Ritter Observatory or the Brooks Observatory after all evening programs, weather permitting. Information, 419-530-4037 or visit

t The Appold Planetarium at Lourdes College presents its summer full dome show at 7:30 p.m., June 22. "The Universe and All That" explores the universe from its beginning to the present. Admission is $4 adult and $3 child. Reservations required: 419-517-8897.

t Free summer writers' forum at Owens Community College, now through July 25, open to community members and writers of all ages and genres, meeting every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. in the Writing Center, College Hall Room 156-D to discuss and critique creative writing with college faculty, peers and published authors. Topics: June 20, fiction and flash-fiction; June 27, narrative poetry; July 11, image and language poetry; July 18, performance poetry; and July 25, publication. The forum will not meet on July 4. Information, 567-661-7385.

t Open tryout for pitchers for intercollegiate men's baseball; high school graduates and area residents invited, must bring own equipment, 4 p.m. June 14 at Owens Community College's baseball complex, Oregon Road, Perrysburg Township. Scholarships still available. Information: 567-661-7973.

Fish Fries

•Amazon Lodge No. 4, first and third Fridays each month, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 638 North University St., 419-531-7079.

•Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 West Alexis Rd., Fridays 5-7 p.m.

•Fraternal Order of Eagles 197, 5050 Jackman Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fridays, shrimp and frog legs, senior menu, smoke-free.

•Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, Fridays from 5-8 p.m., $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken available.

•VFW Post 3013, Fridays at 1950 South Eber Rd., Holland, 5-7 p.m.


•Aquatic arthritis exercise and tai chi in a warm-water therapeutic pool, Anne Grady Center, 1525 Eber Rd. Information: 419-866-6500, ext. 214.

•Aquatic exercises, prenatal aquatics, fitness classes, and tai chi at St. Charles Mercy Hospital in Oregon. Call 419-696-7203 for aquatics; 419-696-7412 for prenatal/fitness classes; 419-537-0131 for tai chi.

•Aquatic exercises classes offered 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Collingwood Center, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., water temp. 90 degrees. Cost is $20 per month, registration necessary. Information: 419-245-6200.

•Childbirth education classes at Toledo Hospital, Monday through Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Information: 419-291-5666.

•Dance and exercise firming and toning class at the Toledo Yacht Club, Summit Street in Point Place, for ages 40 and over, Wednesdays from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Open to the public, $5 per class or $30 for 10 weeks. For additional information: 419-381-1956.

•Focus on Healing therapeutic exercises, Wednesday mornings at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, and Thursday evenings at Mercy Health Partners Conference Center, 3400 Meijer Dr. Call 419-345-3986.


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