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All Saints Preschool open house, 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd., 2 to 4 p.m. March 21. Information:

Annual card party by the Logsdon Walla Auxiliary, 1 to 4 p.m. March 21 at the Post 639, 2857 Airport Hwy. Donation, $6, includes tally, lunch, raffles, door prizes. Tables: 419-824-2406.

”Great Food for All” offers low-cost food at Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave. Cost is $30 for a box of food stuffs normally valued at $60-70. Different boxes range from $15-$35. To order, call 419-385-7459. Distribution of orders is on March 20, 24, 27, 31, and April 3 and 24.

Bowling Green

Indoor garage sale, benefit for Serenity Farm's children's programs, FOP building, Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 West Poe Rd.; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18-19 and 9 a.m. to noon March 20. Antique appraiser David Guinther available 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 18. Details: or 419-833-1308.

Out of Darkness, 6:30-8 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, Family Services of Wood County, 1616 East Wooster St. Support group for individuals who have lost a loved one through suicide. Information: Barbara Applebaum, 419-352-0777.


Independent living open house at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., 1 to 3 p.m. March 24. 419-861-2233.


American Girl Doll Tea, Perrysburg First United Methodist Church, 200 West Second St, 1 p.m. March 27. Girls may take their favorite doll or bear to the tea. Cost, $20 adult, $10 girl. Doll clothing for sale, craft project, free doll clothing item, doll raffle at $5. 419-874-1911.

Musical Jamboree for ages 2-4, eight weeks beginning March 22, The 577 Foundation, Perrysburg. 419-874-4174.

Health clinic, St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary St., include WIC and immunizations April 14. Information, hours: 419-352-8402. Bring immunization records.


The Maumee Valley Historical Society lecture series, 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays in March, at church on Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1035 River Rd. Teachers can earn 10 contact hours. $15 for series, $3 per session. Members free. 419-309-0080.

March Art Showcase, art from the Sunshine Studio at Georgette's Grounds & Gifts, 311 Conant St., Maumee, 419-891-8886, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m Saturdays.


Preserving the Family Treasures, a hands-on slide program by the Waterville Historical Society, Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Rd., 7 p.m. March 17, by Randy Brown, curator of Wood County Historical Museum. Free.

Wakeman Archival Research Center, 401 Farnsworth Rd., open until May by appointment only. 419-878-2576.

Bunco for 55 and older, 2 p.m. the first Friday of the month and euchre the second Friday of the month, Browning Masonic Community, 8883 Browning Drive.


Beer and Wine Tasting, fund-raiser by Anthony Wayne Crew Club Parents Association, Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova, 7 p.m. to midnight March 19. Includes hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, raffle tickets, souvenir glass, plate. $25 advance, $30 at the door. Ages 21 and older. 419-877-9540.


Whitehouse HIstorical Society meeting, 7 p.m. March 18 at Pythian Castle, 6761 Providence St. Program: “Indian Artifacts of the Whitehouse Area,” by Chip Plymale, who will answer questions about Indian artifacts brought to the meeting. Open to the public. 419-878-3141.

Round and square dance with live music by “Five O'Clock Rush” and DJ music, Hope United Methodist Church, 10610 Waterville St./State Rt. 64, 7 to 11 p.m. March 20. Tickets at the door: $7.50 adults, $4 child. Benefits the Sunshine Foundation, Inc. 419-392-6868.

Red Cross blood drive, Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., noon to 6 p.m. March 19. Whitehouse police and fire departments will compete to donate the most. All donors receive a “Battle of the Badges” t-shirt and vote for their favorite department. 419-877-0607.

Band Night, American Legion Post 384 , 6910 Providence St., 7 to 11 p.m. March 19. Karaoke Night, 8-11 p.m. March 26. $45 first-place award.

Power House 5K Run/Walk, Whitehouse Primary School, 6510 Texas St., April 10. The 5K race and 5K walk begin 9 a.m. Preregistration, $15 fee, must be postmarked by March 19. Race day fees, $20 and $15. Make entry fees payable to Whitehouse Parents Club. Kids 1K fun run available at 10 a.m. 419-376-8770.

American Legion Post 28 speaker, Hollis. W. Merrick, MD at 7 p.m. March 22 at the Schaller Memorial Building, 130 West Indiana Ave. He will speak on the U.S. Army Evacuation Hospital in Korea, 1965-66.


Little Shop of Horrors musical, Otsego High School choral department, Otsego Performing Arts Center, 18505 Tontogany Creek Rd., 8 p.m. March 18-20, 3 p.m. March 21. $8. 419-823-4381.


Rossford teachers and staff vs. the 13 ABC All Stars, 7:30 p.m. March 20, in the school field house, 701 Superior St. Admission, $3 adults, $2 students. Proceeds from the basketball game benefit the school's After Prom.

Poetry and Lyric Contest for grades 7-12, Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy., March 22 through April 19. Prizes awarded for first through third places. Deadline is April 19. Call to register: 419-666-0924.

Wood County

Volunteer at the Wood County Park District: greenhouse planting at the Reuthinger Preserve, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 17 and park clean-up at Bradner Preserve, 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 20. 800-321-1897.

Sky Whistler: observe the woodcocks' mating dance; meet at Baldwin Woods, Euler Road, east of Range Line Road, 7:30-8:30 p.m. March 24. Ducks Galore: watch migrating ducks return to Lake Erie, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27. Meet at Park District headquarters, bring binoculars. Transportation fee, $5. Members, $4. Wood County Parks, 800-321-1897.


St. Patrick's Day party, West Toledo Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 4 to 7 p.m. March 17. Free. Jigg's dinner, Irish music and dancers, performance by Central Catholic's Alumni Glee Club. Benefit AOH scholarship fund and St. Patrick's Historic Church in Toledo. 419-472-6946.

Euchre tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7:30 p.m. March 19. Entry fee, $5. 419-474-9233.

The Mix Twenty10, art and music fundraiser for the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Secor Building, 425 Jefferson Ave., 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 20. Grazing stations, live entertainment, exhibits by 30 local artists, silent auction of area artwork, raffle. Tickets, $75. 419-254-2787 or

Heart and Soul benefit, Notre Dame Academy and the Junior Academy, 6:30 p.m. March 20, 3535 West Sylvania Ave. Dueling pianos with audience participation, gourmet chef bars, and entertainment by the women of Notre Dame; benefits scholarship fund. $50, 419-475-9628. Information online

Knight Fest 2010: A Celebration of the Arts, St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 West Bancroft St., 6 p.m. March 21. Students' art and music by the SFS Concert Band and Men's Chorus. Guest appearance by pianist Ryan Behan, class of 1995, a graduate of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Free.

Toledo Sister Cities International Festival, Erie Street Market, 237 South Erie St., noon to 5 p.m. March 20. International music, dance, martial arts, and food. Admission is $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Free for ages 9 and under. 734-856-2913.

3 Years of Miracles, benefit for Jayden and Regan Cassidy, Cambridge Place, Alexis and Jackman roads, 5 to 9 p.m. March 20. Mexican food bar, children's activities, music, raffles to help with medical bills. 419-343-8193.

Spring Festival of Crafts by the Toledo Craftsman's Guild, Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21. Floral arrangements, handcrafted spring items, yard and home decorations. Free admission and parking.

Annual “Running of the Brides” bridal sale, Atlas Bridal Shop, 4895 Monroe St., March 21-22. Entry fee of one non-perishable food item will be donated to the Cherry Street Mission Ministries. Designer gowns marked down 20-90%, with prices starting at $99. Each bride will have only 45 minutes to try on and choose a dress; only 2 people allowed in with her. 419-474-9119.

Lucas County Retired Teachers Association lunch meeting, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon March 24. W.H. “Chip” Carstensen, president of Buckeye Cable System, will speak on “Tooling the Information Highway.” Bring towels and washcloths for donation to the Beach House. 419-531-5906.

College Resource Night at Main Library, 325 Michigan St., McMaster Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 23. Free information on colleges, scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial aid. Advance registration required: or 419-259-5297.

Autism Academy of Learning board of directors monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. March 18 at 219 Page St., Toledo. 419-865-7487.

Annual pierogi dozen sale by Echoes of Poland Folk Song and Dance Ensemble: cheese, kraut and potato pierogi, $8 per dozen. Advance orders only; 419-475-6262 or 419-531-8658. Pickup 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 26, PRCUA Hall, 5255 North Detroit Ave.


Humane Ohio's “Puttin on the Glitz” shopping fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m. March 19, Country Charm Shopping Plaza, Perrysburg. Appetizers and refreshments provided.

Easterfest at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, 738 Glenwood Rd., Rossford, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20. Ethnic foods, bookstore, Easter breads, specialty foods, 1 p.m. presentation in the church. 419-662-3922.

Central Catholic High School “Tip Off to Spring” dinner with celebrity waiters, The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, 5:30 p.m. March 21. Details: or 419-255-2306.

“These Songs Are Our Songs - An American Tapestry,” spring concert by The Children's Choir of Northwest Ohio, an auditioned community choir of grades 4-7 children, 7 p.m. March 21, Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. Information:

Automobile Tour, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 20, 14000 West State Rt. 2, Oak Harbor. Drive at your own pace through seven miles of the refuge normally closed to the public. Tour brochure available at route entrance. or 419-898-0014.

Bockbier Fest by the Toledo Schwaben Verein, 12:30 to 7 p.m. March 21, Oak Shade Hall, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon. The Encore Band will play, with dancing from the Bavarian Schuhplattlers. German foods served 12:30 to 4 p.m. at $14 adult, $5 for ages 12 and under. Tickets; 419-472-9721.

Flag City Train Show by the Northwest Ohio Railroad Museum, County Road 99, Findlay, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21. Last show at this location. Train ride for children, $1. 419-423-2995.

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