Foodways Expo & Culinary Conference, April 17-18, Bowling Green Expo Center inside the Woodland Mall, 1234 North Main St. Admission: $2. Information: 419-353-9445 or visitbgohio.org
New Perspectives in Art History, a symposium, April 17 in room 204, School of Art, Bowling Green State University main campus. Keynote address by Karin Jacobson of the Art Institute of Chicago; B.A. candidates from five universities present papers at panels beginning 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 3:45 p.m. Reception follows the 5:15 p.m. closing remarks.
18-Hole Ladies Golf League plays 9 a.m. Wednesdays beginning May 1. Pre-season meeting at 9 a.m. April 21 at Riverby Hills, 16571 West River Rd. Looking for new members. 419-346-0748.
Hope, open support group for those who have lost a loved one through suicide, 7-8:30 p.m. April 14 and the second and fourth Wednesday each month, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1033 Conneaut Ave. 419-352-0777.
Identity Theft seminar given 6:30 p.m. April 15, Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland. Free. Rd.
In the Park After Dark, 9 to 10 p.m. April 14, Swan Creek Preserve. Meet at Airport Highway parking lot for a walk under a full moon. Fee, $5. Members $4. Reservations required, 419-407-9700.
Highland Heights Neighborhood Association, 6:30 p.m. April 20 meeting at Toledo Heights Branch Library, 423 Shasta Dr. Humane Ohio presentation on pet neutering; discussion of community gardens, and a problem- properties update. highlandheightsneighborhood.blogspot.com
Spring luncheon fundraiser by the Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center, noon April 23, Gladieux Meadows, Heatherdowns Boulevard. Cost, $100. Reservations required: 419-244-3053.
Great Food for All offers low-cost food at Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave. Cost is $30 for a box of foodstuffs normally valued at $60-$70. Boxes range from $15-$35. To order, call 419-385-7459. May orders taken April 24, 28, and May 1 and 5. Call 419-385-7459 for details.
Swinging on the Stars event at the Maumee Senior Center, 2430 South Detroit Ave., 6 to 9 p.m. April 17. Hors d'oeuvres, wine, dancing to the music of Darryl Gatlin, silent auction, raffles. Cost, $10. 419-893-1994.
Toxic Chemicals in the Environment, a conference by the American Association of University Women, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 24 at Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 South Reynolds Rd. Continental breakfast, panel discussion included. Cost, $25 or $15 for students before April 16; add $5 after. 419-283-6648.
Quit Smoking workshop at St. Luke's Hospital, 5901 Monclova Rd., April 14. Refreshments served. Register: 888-866-0843.
577 Foundation classes in April include Beginner and Intermediate Native American Flute on April 17, Garden Art Pottery on April 17, and Natural Herbal Cleaning products on April 18. Fees are charged and registration required. 577foundation.org
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.
Spring Style Show and Luncheon, a benefit for the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 17 at the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 East Second St. Silent auctions, boutique tables, luncheon, and fashion show. Cost, $40 at the door or $320 for a table of eight in advance. 419-874-1479.
Bringing Your Ideas to Life, free women's networking event, 6 to 8 p.m. April 21, Silver Lining Gallery, 122 Mechanic St. Space limited. Call 419-441-0025 to register or e-mail email@example.com
”Buried Treasures of Toledo in Woodlawn Cemetery,” a free talk by Fred Folger at the Waterville Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. April 21, Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Rd.
Anthony Wayne High School invites area Senior Citizens to free dessert and performance of the musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” April 21 in the high school auditorium, 5967 Finzel Rd. Dessert at 5 p.m. and the musical at 6 p.m. 419-297-1194.
Anthony Wayne High School presents the musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 7:30 p.m. April 22 to 24, high school auditorium, 5967 Finzel Rd. Adults $8; students and seniors, $7, and children under age 12, $6.
Band Night from 7 to 11 p.m. April 23 at American Legion Post 384 at 6910 Providence St. Karaoke Night from 8 to 11 p.m. April 16 and 30. First place cash award.
Live country music at the Grand Rapids Roadhouse, 11900 Jeffers Rd., 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays in April. Pickers Nite, April 30 and the last Friday each month. Schedule: 419-832-4909.
Rossford High School musical, Mame, presented 7:30 p.m. April 15-17 and 2 p.m. April 18, school auditorium, 701 Superior St./Dixie Highway. Tickets at the door, adult $10, seniors and students $8.
Poetry and lyric contest for grades 7-12 at the Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Prizes awarded for first through third places. Deadline to submit is April 19. 419-666-0924.
Finding Your Roots, Native American Genealogy workshop, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 17 at the W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg. Find out about research techniques, history connected to native ancestry, myths and facts about Native Americans. Cost, $15. Reservations: woodcountyparkdistrict.org or 419-353-1897.
Humane Society fundraising vegetarian dinner, April 25 at Naslada Bistro, 182 Main St., Bowling Green. Musical entertainment. Tickets, $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Raises funds for free spay/neuter for pets in Wood County. 419-266-5607, ext. 309.
Spring Job Fair, Owens Community College, Bright Road, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15. owens.edu.
Dining with Diabetes series, offered by the Ohio State University Extension-Fulton County in partnership with the Fulton County Health Department and the Fulton County Health Center, will be Wednesdays, from 2-4 p.m. April 14, 21, and 28 at the Robert Fulton Agriculture Center Conference Room, 8770 State Rt. 108, Wauseon. The series is open to those with diabetes, their family members and caregivers, or anyone looking to improve their eating habits. The cost is $10 person for the entire series, and pre-registration is required from 419-337-9210.
Autism Awareness Breakfast, Autism Model School, 4848 Dorr St., 8:15 to 9 a.m. April 16. Reservations: 419-917-8335.
Euchre tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m. April 16. Entry fee, $5.
Art Exhibition, Reception at Eberly Center for Women, University of Toledo Bancroft Street campus. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. April 22. Exhibition through May 7, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 419-530-8570.
Annual Glass City Marathon, April 25, starting at the University of Toledo Bancroft Street campus. Marathon, halfmarathon and relay team start at 7 a.m. The 5K starts at 8 a.m. Post race party in parking lot 10. April 24 events: registration and packet pick-up from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Opening ceremony at 4 p.m. and pasta dinner at 6. A percentage of proceeds go to Great Lakes Center for Autism. glasscitymarathon.org
Earth Day aluminum beverage can roundup; drop off cans to volunteers between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 17 at the Toledo Zoo, Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot entrance. Sponsored by Aluminum Cans for Burned Children of Northwest Ohio.
Shred Days, electronics recycling and document destruction event, 2010 Shred Days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17, Sylvania Market, 7638 West Sylvania Ave. near King Road, Sylvania. $5 donation. Co-sponsored by The Andersons.
Cardinal Stritch High School's “Stritch-A-Rita-Ville,” 7 p.m. to midnight, May 1, 3225 Pickle Rd., Oregon. Entertainment, pig roast, grazing stations, beverages, margaritas. Raffle prizes include a 1995 Chevrolet Caprice. Casual attire. Tickets, $25 per person or a table of 10 for $250. Checks must be received April 23. cardinalstritch.org
Spring Luncheon fundraiser, Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center, noon April 23, Gladieux Medows, Heatherdowns Boulevard. Reservations required, $100. 419-244-3053.
Lourdes College Luminations Gala, April 24, Convent Boulevard, Sylvania. Cocktails, grazing stations, and silent auction from 6 to 8 p.m., music by the Mazz Band. Performances by the Toledo Ballet, the Toledo Opera, the Toledo Symphony and former Miss America Susan Powell begin at 8 p.m. Desserts and drinks from 9 to 11 p.m. Tickets, $125. 419-824-3751.
Charmed and Cherished Wine Event and Auction, a fundraiser by the Cherished Friends of Ahava, 6 to 8 p.m. May 6, Navy Bistro downtown. Benefits the Ahava Special Guest program for those newly diagnosed with cancer or undergoing treatment for cancer. Tickets, $40. 419-241-5877.
Comedy for the Cure, an Operation Pink Ribbon benefit for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure event, May 14 at Connxtions Comedy Club, 5319 Heatherdowns Blvd. Silent auction, 6 to 8 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. with comedian Mark Poolos. Tickets, $15. For ages 18 and older. Cash bar, menu available. 419-867-9041.
Career Planning Workshop, Owens Community College, Arrowhead Park, 4 to 5 p.m. April 20, Indian Wood Circle, Maumee.
AAUW Conference on Environmental Toxins, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 24 at Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 South Reynolds Rd. Cost, $25 adult, $15 student until April 16; $30 and $20 after. Call 419-283-6648.