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Published: Wednesday, 4/29/2009

What's On: South

Bowling Green

•Wood County Historical Center & Museum gives anyone 16 and older the chance to play on its vintage baseball team, the Wood County Infirmary Inmates, which has played 1860s base ball for five years. Schedule includes six home games at Wintergarden Park in Bowling Green and away games at the Ohio Historical Center and Middle Bass Island. Contact Michael McMaster at 419-352-0967 or online at education@woodcountyhistory.org.

Maumee

•Wolcott House Museum complex presents a new exhibit, "Corsets to Camisoles: Fashions of the Flaming 1920s," featuring gowns on display for the first time. Guided tours are at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays at the complex, 1031 River Rd. Call: 419-893-9602.

•Mother's Day tea is planned at 1 p.m. May 6 at the Wolcott House Museum, 1031 River Rd. Included is a tour of the museum's new exhibit, "Corsets to Camisoles: Fashions of the Flaming 1920s." The cost is $15. Reservations: 419-893-9602.

tRummage sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 5 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 6 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 310 Elizabeth St. May 6 is half-off day and $5 or $10 bag day in The Boutique.

Wood County

•National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Wood County will sponsor the NAMI Famiy-to-Family Education Program specifically for families of persons diagnosed with neurobiological brain disorders (serious mental illnesses). The 12-week series of classes will start in the First United Methodist Church, 200 W. Second St., Perrysburg from 6:30-9 p.m. May 6. Classes will cover information about major depression, bipolar disorder (manic depression), schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, co-occuring brain disorders and addictive disorders. This course is structured to help family members understand and support their ill relative while maintaining their own well being. For information or to register call 419-352-0626 or 800-472-9411, or e-mail namiwoodcountry@wcnet.org.

Perrysburg Twp.

t Owens Community College will host a photovoltaic installation training program 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11-15 in the college's Workforce and Community Services Building on Tracy Road. The program will be offered again Aug. 3-7. Students successfully completing the program will qualify to test for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioner PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge program. With additional work experience students will qualify to take the national certification test as a photovoltaic system installer. Information: 567-661-7375.

Rossford

•Rossford High School's after-prom seeks family volunteers to assist with fund-raising events. Call 419-666-5262.

South Toledo

•Riverby Hills Golf Club ladies league is looking for new members. The 18-hole league plays at 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Information from Charlotte Long, 419-878-6781 or 419-346-9748.

tGiant rummage sale, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 2, Faith Community U.C.C., 1201 South Byrne Rd. Information: 419-383-3747.

tSpringfield High School JROTC boosters group is hosting a reverse raffle fund-raiser from 6-11 p.m. May 1 at Holland Gardens on Angola Road. Tickets are $30 per person, which includes a meal. Meal-only tickets are $20. Adults only, no children. Tickets from Col. Jim Coomler, 419-867-5679, or from any booster.

t4th Annual Sgt. David R. Christoff, Jr., Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots will be May 16 at Heather Downs Golf and County Club. This is a tribute to the Rossford area Marine who died May 22, 2006, while on a second tour in Iraq. Fees, $65 per person, includes golf, cart, door prizes and a buffet meal. Information from Sgt. Jeremy Decker at 419-666-6992, ext 223.

t'50s-'60s dance will be at 7 p.m. May 2 at the American Legion Post 553, 206 South Byrne Rd. Information: 419-893-8087.

Toledo

• Bunco Club of Toledo - Pre Mother's Day bunco party at 2439 Tremainsville, from 2-6 p.m. May 3. Doors open at 1 p.m. with lunch served from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Cost: $20 per player.

Waterville

•Pancake-and-sausage supper, music program, and electronic recycling at Waterville Primary School, 473 Sycamore Lane, from 5-7 p.m., May 4. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Waterville. Cost: $5 adults and $3.50 for children under 10 years old. Tickets are available from any Waterville Rotarian or at the door. Proceeds from the dinner will be used for Anthony Wayne and Otsego scholarship program and other community projects. Waterville Primary music department will be providing a children's music program. Goodwill Industries will have an electronics recycling center available all day in the rear parking lot of the school for used TVs, radios, computers, monitors, and related items.

Walbridge

tGathering Place Childcare Centers' 9th Annual Heart of Caring Auction at Mainstreet Church, 795 Campus, 5465 Moline-Martin Road, 5-10 p.m. on May 8. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple and are available at the door.

Swanton

tSwanton Area Community Coalition meeting 5:30 p.m. May 5 at Swanton Village Council Chambers, 219 Chestnut St. Meeting to promote the benefits of a drug-alcohol free youth lifestyle while promoting leadership and coping skills.

Metamora

tMay Day in the Park, 3 p.m. May 3 at Metamora Community Park. Guest speaker is Dave Holmes, winner of ESPN's 2004 Dream Job and local sports anchor for WTVG Channel 13-ABC sports. Dedication of memorial nameplates and an appearance by Toledo Mud Hens mascots, Muddy & Mudonna.

Fulton County

tFulton School Alumni Association will celebrate its 101st annual alumni banquet at 5 p.m. May 2 at Evergreen Elementary School on County Road 6. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tables will be provided for those who wish to bring memorabilia. Reservations are $12, payable to the Fulton Alumni Association in care of Penny Burkey Reder, 6115 Foxcroft Rd., Toledo, OH 43615.

tEighteen area churches join together to host the Hands of Grace Faith In Action Buffet Luncheon & May Day Basket silent auction from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 1 at First Christian Church, 129 East Elm St., Wauseon.



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