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t Maumee Eagles 2562 special raffle, Sept. 22 at 827 Illinois Ave. Madison Avenue Band plays from 8:30 p.m. onward in the banquet room, and Bob Wurst from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. in the social room. Door fee, $5. Lunch from noon to 3 p.m. and hobo dinner from 5-9 p.m. Food available from the grill, noon to midnight. Raffles.

t Maumee Eagles fish fry, Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. at 827 Illinois Ave. Pollock, $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, and chicken available.


tHarrison Rally Day Festival, Sept. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Louisiana Avenue in downtown Perrysburg. Sponsored by the Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce and the Perrysburg Area Arts Council. Parade at 10 a.m., marketplace and service organization booths, Rally for the Arts fine arts exhibits, craft booths. Taste of Perrysburg food court. Live entertainment all day on the main stage, area youth bands, and children s games and art activities.

tRockin at RiverPlace Parking Lot Party, Sept. 15 from 7 p.m. to midnight in The Shoppes at RiverPlace, State Rt. 25 at Eckel Junction Rd. Food, beverages and live entertainment for those age 21 and over. The East River Drive band will perform, $5 per person admission charge. Must have valid ID to enter. For more information: Perrysburg Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-874-9147.

t To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 13, book discussions, Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave. Madame Bovary, written by Gustave Flaubert, 7 p.m. Sept. 17.

t Book sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 15, at Way Public Library, East Indiana Avenue.

t Health lecture, Cervical Health by Shannon Lucente M.D., 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Way Public Library, East Indiana Avenue.

tEnforcement of Immigration Law and Local Police: Some Surprising Answers, a lecture by David Harris, 7 p.m. Sept. 18, Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave.

t Planning College Admissions, workshop for high school students with an adult, guardian, 7 p.m. Sept. 19, Way Public Library, East Indiana Ave.

t Ohio: A Sentimental Journey, PBS Program Club, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 20, with a discussion at 11:30 a.m., Way Public Library, East Indiana Avenue. The Chorus, French film at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at the library; free, with refreshments.

tSetting Up a Small Business, free workshop by SCORE at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24, Way Public Library, East Indiana Avenue.


t Homestead Exemption for senior homeowners ages 65 and older and for the permanently disabled, for tax year 2007: forms from new applications must be received by Oct. 1. Forms available at the Rossford Board of Education offices, 601 Superior St. Call James Rossler, Jr., with questions, 419-666-2010.

t Passport Application Event, 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Passport application fees apply. Call 419-666-0924 for details.

t Local historian Jim Marshall, 2 p.m. Sept. 23, Rossford Public Library, Dixie Highway. The importance of local history to a community discussed.

t Rossford Public Library programs include Tales for Tots ages 2-3 and Storytime for ages 3-6. Call 419-666-0924 for details.


t Roche de Boeuf Festival and parade, 10 a.m. Sept. 22 downtown. All U.S. Service Members returning from active duty are invited to join the parade. Call the Chamber for information, 419-878-5188. Parade will also feature a variety of floats, including a Beauty and the Beast themed float by the Waterville Playshop. Live entertainment, car and motorcycle show, crafts, lost arts demonstrations, games, carvers, food. Pre-Roche de Boeuf party, 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 at Keeter s parking lot. Sanderlings band will perform.

t Escabana in the Moonlight, auditions held 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 14 and noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at Zion Lutheran Church in Waterville. Production dates Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1 by the Waterville Playshop at the Maumee Indoor Theater. Visit

t Rock Day Bash 07, 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 in Conrad Park next to the Waterville Library, 800 Michigan Ave. Live music by East River Drive. Pizza and pop available. Free admission and parking. Held by the Waterville Firefighters Association.

t OTAKU Anime Club for grades 6-12, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m., Waterville branch library, 800 Michigan Ave. Anime and manga teen fans join the teen fan club for movie clips and snacks. Free.


t Exhibit of photos by Katrina Kuhn, through Nov. 30 at the Whitehouse Library located on Rt. 64 and open noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Photos include landscapes, portraits, and weddings.

t Pythian luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at Pythian Hall, 6761 Providence St. Chicken and biscuits with salad and pie, $5. Open to all.

t Progressive Fishing Assoc. fish fry: Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 to Nov. 16 and Jan. 4 to April 25 at 8050 Schadel Rd. Adults $7, seniors $6.50, and child $4. For additional information, please call: 419-392-4715.

t Big breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 16 at American Legion Post 384, Providence Street. Cost, $6. Seniors $5, child $3.


t Life Line Screening for stroke, heart attack, or bone fracture risks, Sept. 13 at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 800 South Main St. Appointments begin at 9 a.m. Cost for a package of four screenings is $129, with free osteoporosis screening. Call 1-800-697-9721 for pre-registration or visit for information.

t Boy Scout Troop 338 s 50th anniversary celebration, Nov. 4 at St. John s Lutheran Church in Findlay. Anniversary weekend at Camp Berry on Nov. 10-11. Past members and leaders, contact Bob Schriner at or

Wood County

tFall Squash and Veggie Fest at the Pearl Street Farmers Market, 534 Pearl St., Bowling Green, from 9 am. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15. Cooking demonstrations of sushi, sauerkraut balls, squash dishes. Live music by the Root Cellar String Band. Baked goods, artwork, jewelry, local crafts. NW Ohio Foodways Traditions on display.

tPearl Street Farmers Market, 534 Pearl St., Bowling Green, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Dec. 1.

t 1860s Tailgate Party and Vintage Baseball Game, Sept. 22 at the Ned Skelton Stadium, Maumee. Tailgate with ballpark foods at 6:30 p.m. and game at 7 p.m. The Wood County Infirmary Inmates play the Cary Cayugas at 7 p.m. Samples free; donations suggested. Reservations suggested; call by Sept. 21 to 419-352-0967.


t Harvest Theatre Shakespeare production, The Taming of the Shrew, 3 p.m. Sept. 15-16 at Ottawa Park amphitheater, Kenwood Boulevard at Midwood Avenue. Outdoor performances. Free.

t Highland Heights Neighborhood Association meeting, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Toledo Heights branch library, 423 Shasta Dr. Use the back door. Neighborhood improvement projects for South Toleo and Highland Park discussed. Open to all.

t Library Homework Helpers needed at South branch library, 1736 Broadway. Paid openings for adults to help early elementary school-aged children through grade 6 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. or from 4 to 6 p.m. during school days. E-mail a resume to marilyn, or send one by mail to Youth Services Manager, Main Library, 325 Michigan St. Toledo, OH 43604.

tToledo Farmer s Market at Market and Huron streets: Main Market Day on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Dec. 29. Direct from grower fruits and vegetables, plants, herbs, beef and poultry, eggs, baked goods, flowers, coffees, honey and more. Cooking demonstrations and live musical schedule available at

Health, safety

t Autism Spectrum Disorder workshops at family community centers: Sept. 13 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Aurora Gonzalez, 1949 Broadway St. Oct. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grace Community Center, 406 West Delaware Ave. Oct. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at East Toledo Family Center at the Heffner Early Childhood Center, 255 Hefner. Strategies to facilitate learning and positive behavior at home and school. Information: 419-354-9010 ext. 137.

t New Parent series: Baby and Me Yoga, Sept. 22; Baby Signs, Oct. 13 with the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center, and Read to Me, Oct. 27. Free, but registration required 2-3 weeks in advance. Classes held in the Children s Room, second floor of Main Library, 325 Michigan St., downtown Toledo. Call 419-259-5231.

tToledo Mother of Twins Club, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 and the second Thursday in October and November at Toledo Hospital. Support group for mothers and guardians of multiple births. For additional information, please call 419-472-5032 or see

t Free inspections of child safety seats, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at State Farm s Claim Office, 5212 Hill Ave. Appointments required: 419-291-5993, Safe Kids - Greater Toledo.

t Medication Review Clinic, free to the public, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 and 9 to 11 and 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Bay Park Community Hospital, Oregon. Licensed pharmacists will check medications for duplication, drug interactions, side effects, and more. Medications, herbal products and over-the-counter products will be reviewed. Space limited; reservations required in advance. Call 419-690-7979.

tClass for recovering cancer patients, 9:30-11 a.m. Oct. 9, 11, 16, 18 at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Great Lakes Conference, Oregon. Free class is designed for recovering patients 18 years and older to regain strength and reduce stress and tension. Registration: 419-690-7675.


tWomen United: Our Vision and Voice in the 21st Century: a panel discussion from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3077 Valley View. Panelists from the AAUW of Ohio, League of Women s Voters of Toledo and Lucas County, YWCA, Maumee Valley Girls Scout Council, The Toledo Club of the National Assoc. of Negro Business and Professional women s Clubs, and Toledo Women Alive! Coalition. Display tables, networking, continental breakfast buffet. Open to all interested persons. Information: 419-531-6849.

tAmerican Association of University Women s book sale, noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 11, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 12-13 as well as noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 14, at 3057 West Bancroft St. near Ferdo s Restaurant. Last day bag sale for $10. Preview books from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 11. Donations of books collected at the sale site 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Park behind the store and on Bancroft Street. Funds educational grants and scholarships for women.

tWomen s Wellness Weekend, Nov. 10 and 11 at Our Lady of the Pines Retreat, Fremont, Ohio. Relax and rejuvenate with Yoga, tai chi, massage, manicures, pedicures, crafts, and more. 419-381-1956.


t Native American Skylore, 8:30 p.m. Fridays to Sept. 28 at the Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory, University of Toledo, Bancroft Street campus. Adults $5, senior citizens and children $4. Free viewing of the skies after all evening programs, at the Brooks Observatory, weather permitting. Information hotline: 419-530-4037.

t Kaffestunde, German coffee hour, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays during the school semester, University of Toledo Student Union 2562, Bancroft Street campus. Anyone who speaks German is welcome to attend. Information:419-530-5506.

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