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Published: Wednesday, 4/21/2010

What's on: South

Bowling Green

Annual Artwalk Festival downtown; art galleries open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24, with artwork on view and for sale. downtownbgohio.org

Smithsonian Exhibit, Between Fences, now through May 7 at 13660 County Home Rd. Highlights the importance of literal and figurative fences in daily life. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1 to 4 weekends.

Rock 'N Bowl with Eastwood Softball, 2 to 5 p.m. April 25 at Varsity Lanes, 1033 South Main St. Fund-raiser for a new scoreboard for the school. Cost, $20, includes shoes, pizza, and pop.

Humane Society fund-raising 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.

Wood County chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, 6:30 p.m. April 27 meeting, Wood County District Public Library, 251 North Main St. Program, “What ‘Stuff' is New in Online Research” and information on wiki.familysearch.org

Holland

Springfield Schools, additional school funding information meetings: 6:30 p.m. April 21 at Springfield Middle School, 7001 Madison St.; 6:30 p.m. April 22 at Holloway Elementary School, 6611 Pilliod Rd. Citizens for Springfield Schools meeting, 5:30 p.m. April 26 at the administration offices, 6900 Hall St.

Beatrix Potter, creator of “Peter Rabbit,” will be portrayed by Mary Louise Glen at the Holland Springfield Spencer Historical Society meeting, 7 p.m. April 22, Holland Community Center, 940 Clarion Ave. 419-304-2342.

Blessing of the Bikes at 12:30 p.m. April 25, sponsored by the Holland Post 646 American Legion Riders, 1074 Clarion Ave. South Toledo

GLAD Federated Women's Club bus trip to Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Mich., April 24. Boarding at 8:45 a.m. at the Home Depot on Secor Road. Return to Toledo at around 6 p.m. For ages 21 and over. Reservations: 419-344-4865 or 419-381-6579.

Spring luncheon fund-raiser by the Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center, noon April 23, Gladieux Meadows, Heatherdowns Boulevard. Cost, $100. Reservations: 419-244-3053.

Great Food for All offers low-cost food at Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave. Call 419-385-7459 for details.

Maumee

“Cruising for Murder” mystery dinner theater by Maumee St. Joseph School, 6 p.m. April 24-25 and 3 p.m. April 25 at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St. Catered dinner by La Petit Gourmet. Tickets are $20 or $15 for grades 8 and under. Reservations: 419-893-3304.

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. Cost, $30 or $20 for students. 419-283-6648.

Perrysburg

League of Women Voters award ceremony, 7 p.m. April 27 at Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave. Denny Barrett and Gary Samples will be honored for community service.

American Legion Post 28 speaker, Cmdr. Janet Schofield, will talk about her military service, 7 p.m. April 26 in the Schaller Memorial Building, 130 West Indiana Ave.

Perrysburg High School's spring musical, Peter Pan, 8 p.m. April 29-30, 2 and 8 p.m. May 1, and 2 p.m. May 2, school auditorium, 13385 Roachton Rd.

577 Foundation classes at 577 East Front St. include Seascape with Lighthouse painting, April 24; Stamped Cards and Paper Crafts, April 26. Family pottery, April 28. Reservations and fees: 419-874-4174.

Waterville

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 silverlining@bex.net

“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.

Buying, Selling, Remodeling, and Maintaining in Today's Housing Economy, a seminar, 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 26, Waterville Library, 73 Elm St. Reservations requested: 419-878-2931.

Whitehouse

Anthony Wayne High School invites area senior citizens to free dessert and a special 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. Other performances: 7:30 p.m. April 22-24. Adults $8; students and seniors, $7; 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 30. First-place cash award.

Reverse Raffle by the Sons of the American Legion, 6 p.m. to midnight April 24 at Post 384, 6910 Providence St. Donation, $40. For ages 21 and over.

Grand Rapids

“Native American Patterns of Life: the Ottawas along the Lower Maumee River,” the Historical Society of Grand Rapids will host Randy Buchman of Defiance College, 2 p.m. April 25, Grand Rapids Library 17600 Bridge St. 419-832-5231.

Astronomy Day, April 24, shares information with young people. General astronomy viewing from 8 to 11 p.m. at Beaver Creek Park in Grand Rapids. Details: 419-535-8775.

Rossford

Rossford High School Wall of Honor to exhibit photos and information on RHS graduates who have served or who are currently serving in the military. To submit information, call 419-666-5262.



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