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Published: Tuesday, 5/26/2009

What's on: South

Bowling Green

•Preserving Family Treasures at the Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., 7 p.m. May 27. Curator Randy Brown presents a workshop on preserving family photographs and heirlooms. Learn correct ways to preserve and store photographs, quilts, books, and documents. Take home sample preservation materials and catalogs. For information: 419-352-0967.

Holland

•Crissey Carnival, sponsored by the Crissey Elementary Parents Club, at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at the school. The family event includes games, inflatables, karaoke, bingo, food, raffles,and entertainment. A small bonfire before dusk precedes a fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Details: 419-867-5678 or 419-654-1926.

•Families of wartime veterans and surviving spouses are invited to a free seminar on veterans' benefits at 6:30 p.m. May 28 at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek Chapel, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd. Learn from experts Beacon Associates of Maumee about the Aid & Attendant Benefit for wartime veterans and/or living spouses living in or considering assisted living or nursing homes. Reservations from Sue at 419-861-5619.

Maumee

•The Rock-the-Block Concert takes place from 4:30-11 p.m. June 6 in the 100 block of West Dudley Street. Live bands will perform for the 21-and-older crowd. The Haywire band performs from 5-6:30 p.m., followed by the Reaganomics playing from 7-11. Admission is $5. Vito's Pizza and Salsarita's Fresh Cantina will provide the food.

•Teachers' field trip to Hayes Presidential Center and the Toledo Lucas County Library, June 16 and 17. Sponsored by the Maumee Valley Historical Society, the cost is $45; registration forms and agenda are available at wolcotthouse.org or from Darlene Limer at 419-666-6632.

•Maumee Valley Historical Society's Annual Lawn Sale June 20 at the Wolcott House Museum, 1031 River Rd. Collectibles and antiques; free admission and parking. Details: 419-893-9602 or wolcotthouse.org.

Monclova

•A meeting for those who are divorced or separated will be from 6:30-8 p.m. June 3 at River of Life, 8353 Monclova Rd. The cost is $5 and includes seminars, a support group, and a DivorceCare workbook. Details: Jeff 419-270-5552 or Kathy 419-261-8363.

South Toledo

•The Libbey High School Alumni Association will meet in the Libbey High School library, 1250 Western Ave., from 6-9 p.m. on May 27, to elect officers and develop a mission statement. All Libbey graduates are encouraged to attend.

•Scott High School is having its 50th year reunion for the class of 1959 June 12 and 13. The group will meet at Scott High School from 1-3 p.m. June 12. Information from Nancy Clark at njcwriter@hotmail.com.

•Rogers High School 1980s multi-year reunion will be held June 19 at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 East Erie St., Sylvania. Details from Jon Brickey at 719-648-8010 or at rogersclassof87.org.

Swanton

•The Swanton Area Community Coalition will meet at 5:30 p.m. June 2 at the Swanton Village Chambers.

Waterville

•ISOH/IMPACT will host a charity bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 30 at their warehouse, 905 Farnsworth Rd. The "donation only" event will feature a variety of new and used items including clothing, shoes, jewelry, furniture, cookware, small appliances, and shelving. All proceeds support ISOH/IMPACT's child sponsorship and medical rehabilitation programs. Details: 419-878-8548.

Whitehouse

•Nature's Nursery will host its first Walk for Wildlife on June 6 at the Blue Creek Conservation Area, 7790 Schadel Rd. Registration begins at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. The walk will be held rain or shine. Participants are asked to carpool because parking is limited. Details: 419-877-0060.

Astronomy

•The Toledo Astronomical Association in cooperation with the Olander and Park Systems will conduct public viewing at Sylvan Prairie (off Brint just west of Centennial) from 9-11:30 p.m. May 29, weather permitting. Saturn will be the principal object of interest. The relative position of Earth and Saturn are such that Saturn's rings have largely disappeared. The rings will appear as a black line across the face of the planet and a brighter line on either side of the planet. This event occurs approximately every 13 years. The program is free and open to the public. Information from Frank Merritt, 419-535-8775 or frank.merritt@utoledo.edu.

•The Echoes of Poland Folk Song and Dance Ensemble announces their 41st Annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. May 31 at the Ohio Theatre, 3114 Lagrange St. Adult tickets are $7, senior tickets are $6, and childrens tickets are $3 from 419-531-8658 or 419-475-6262 or at the door.

•Families ot wartime veterans and surviving spouses are invited to a free seminar on veterans' benefits at 6:30 p.m. May 28 at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek Chapel, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd. Learn from experts Beacon Associates of Maumme about the Aid & Attendant Benefit for wartime veterans and/or living spouses living in or considering Assisted Living or Nursing Homes. This event is open to the public. Reservation from Sue at 419-861-5619.



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