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Published: Tuesday, 5/4/2010

What's on: South

Bowling Green

Girl Scout Living History Lantern Walk, sponsored by the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, May 13, 13660 County Home Rd. 40-minute tours begin 6 p.m.; last tour 8 p.m. Troops must reserve a time: 419-352-0967.

Hope, support group for those who have lost a loved one through suicide, 7-8:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1033 Conneaut Ave. 419-352-0777.

Holland

Frog Town Low Vision support group meets 10 to 11 a.m. May 5 Holland Branch Library, 1032 South McCord Rd. 419-867-1940.

Cruisin' at the Creek Classic Car Show and outdoor barbecue, 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 13, Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd. Free admission. Rain date, May 20. 419-861-5619.

South Toledo

PERI Chapter 4 meeting, 1:30 p.m. May 5 at the AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Headquarters, 420 South Reynolds Rd. Information on 2010 Health Insurance Coverage. Refreshments served.

'50s-'60s Dance at the American Legion Post 553 at 206 South Byrne Rd., 7 p.m. May 8.

tPaws for Plants, plant and bake sale, noon to 5 p.m. May 8, Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet Shelter, 5250 Hill Ave. Plant donations welcome: 419-537-9663.

South end Block Watch 711B, 6:30 p.m. May 10 at New Hope United Methodist Church, 2025 Airport Hwy.

Highland Heights Neighborhood is one of the areas targeted for city of Toledo funds to help qualified homeowners make repairs to their homes. Requirements include property taxes paid, house insurance, proof of low-to-moderate income or residency in targeted neighborhood such as Highland Heights area. For details, contact a Neighborhood Development specialist at 419-245-1400 or Betty Galloway at 419-245-1439 or Larry Wagner at 419-245-1415.

Spring rummage sale at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8. Thrift Shop open 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Texas hold'em poker tournament, May 14 at Little Flower Church, O'Grady Community Center, 5522 Dorr St. at Olimphia Road. Register from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Free food and drink. No alcohol. Must be 18. Call John Stover at 419-349-5546 to register.

Our Lady of Lourdes School will honor its history, tradition and legacy on May 23 at the school, 6149 Hill Ave. Alumni and Family Mass at 11 a.m. in the school gym, with a pot luck after. RSVP: 419-865-2345 by May 14. Take a side dish or dessert, stroll the grounds, and visit the classrooms.

Maumee

The Elegance of the Edwardian Era, exhibit, Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1031 River Rd. Guided tours at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Thursdays to Sundays. 419-893-9602.

Rummage sale at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Elizabeth and East Wayne streets, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 5; bag sales.

Mom's Nite Out Gala and Auction at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, 7 p.m. May 7. Tickets, $100 or $950 for a table of 10. Benefits Mom's House. 419-241-5554, ext. 112.

Sunshine Plant Sale, May 7 and 8, Sunshine Greenhouse, 7223 Maumee Western Rd. Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 8.

St. Luke's Hospital Auxiliary presents “Fashionation 2010 Hidden Heroines: Their Recipes for Style”, May 11, hospital auditorium, 5901 Monclova Rd.

Marietta College Concert Choir will perform at First Presbyterian Church, 200 East Broadway, 7:30 p.m. May 11. Free.

Perrysburg

Farmers Market on Louisiana Avenue downtown Perrysburg will be open 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, May 6 through Oct. 14. 419-874-9147.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 3-mile walk for the American Cancer Society, 9:30 a.m. May 8 at Town Center, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. Bowling competition between Ohio Senator Teresa Fedor and Toledo Mayor Michael Bell. www.cancer.org/stridesonline.

NIKE Reuse-A-Shoe Recycling program drop-off sites Dave's Running Shop, 26567 North Dixie Hwy., Fort Meigs YMCA, 13415 Eckel Junction Rd., and Jazzercise, 114 West South Boundary.

Christian Seniors Interacting meets 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church at Abundant Life 2, 200 Zoar Drive. To register, call 419-872-0846 by Sunday before the meetings.

Benefits of rooftop gardens, topic for the Friends of the Wood County Parks meeting on May 16 at the W.W. Knight Preserve. Speaker is Holly Myers-Jones of BGSU. A light luncheon at 1 p.m. For reservations, call the Wood County Parks office, 419-353-1897 or 1-800-321-1897 by noon, May 13. The preserve is at 29500 White Rd. at East River Road (SR65) in Perrysburg.

Waterville

Wakeman Archival Research Center, open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 401 Farnsworth Rd. From June-August, the center is also open 1-4 p.m. the last Saturdays of the month. The public may inspect records of Waterville organizations, family files, and local history free of charge. 419-878-2576.

Whitehouse

Wellness programs: Robert Spain will speak at the Whitehouse Library 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 25. Topics will cover arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, osteoporosis, and other issues. 419-877-9088.

Walk for Wildlife fund-raiser sponsored by Nature's Nursery, Blue Creek Conservation Area, 7790 Schadel Rd., 10 a.m. to noon May 8. Registration begins 9 a.m. 419-877-0060.

Rossford

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

Findlay

Auditions for Thoroughly Modern Millie, 9 to 11 a.m. May 8 at the University of Findlay, Egner Center for the Performing Arts, 1000 North Main St. Prepare 16 bars of an up-tempo song for the audition. Ages 15-25 should bring tap shoes for dancing. 419-434-4562.

Mt. Blanchard

Riverdale Soundsation Show Choir sponsors Harlan's Chicken Barbecue, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 6, Old Riverdale High School cafeteria in the administrative building, State Rt. 37. $7. 419-694-2211.

Toledo

Happy Birthday, Lagrange Branch Library, 3422 Lagrange St., 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 5. Treats and activities for all ages.

Auditions for the play, “Tomorrow May Very Well Be Too Late,” for ages 6 and up, May 6 to 7 at Kent Branch Library, 3101 Collingwood Blvd. For appointment and time, call 419-243-3329.

Kids Rock the Zoo! 7 to 9 p.m. May 7 at the Toledo Zoo, 2700 Broadway. DJ music, karaoke, games, music, prizes. Tickets, $14, must be purchased in advance. toledozoo.org/events/kidsrock.

Greek Community rummage sale, 9 a m. to 5 p.m. May 6 to 7 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at Greek Community Center, 740 Superior St. Lunch, baked good available. Last day bag sales.

Ed Jones' presentation on his self-designed telescopes and optical devices at 7:30 p.m. May 7, in Room 1005 of McMaster Hall, University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft St..

Euchre tournament at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m. May 7 and 14. Entry fee, $5.

Areawide

Family Bird Festival to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 West State Rt. 2, Oak Harbor. 419-888-0014.

Migratory Bird Day bird hike, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 8 at Oak Openings Preserve, Buehner Center parking lot, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton.

International Migratory Bird Day at the Toledo Zoo, May 8. Follow a migratory path around the zoo with games and activities. Mother's Day at the zoo on May 9 offers free admission for moms who take their children. Mother's Day brunch available, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 419-385-5721, ext. 3092 to reserve a table. Zoo hours on the weekend are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in May.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 3-mile walk for the American Cancer Society, beginning 9:30 a.m. May 8 at Town Center, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. Bowling competition between Ohio Senator Teresa Fedor and Toledo Mayor Michael Bell. cancer.org/stridesonline.

Yell and Tell: Stop Child Abuse Now, non-sanctioned bowling tournament fund-raiser, noon May 8 at Interstate Lanes, 819 Lime City Rd., Rossford. Cost, $12 per person.

American Legion Post 335 luncheon meeting, noon May 7, Toledo Club, 235 14th St. Speaker on Earthquakes.

ACT preparation class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, May 10 - June 7, Owens Community College's Arrowhead Park Learning Center, Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Register: 567- 661-7357.

Golf for the Troops, a benefit for the USO of Northern Ohio, May 14 at Stone Ridge Golf Club, Bowling Green. Opening ceremony, 9 a.m. Register by May 7 by calling 419-662-1373.

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.

Chess Tournament for grades K-6 on May 8, Huntington Meeting Room, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register: 419-259-5231.

Lucas County Bar Association meeting, noon May 10, Georgio's Cafe International, 426 North Superior St., downtown Toledo. Lunch, $10.

Rotary Club of Toledo meeting, noon May 10, the Park Inn, 101 North Summit St. Keith Burwell and Bill Kitson will speak on the state of nonprofits in Northwest Ohio.

Water Gardens and Spring Preparation, 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 13, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Cost, $15. 419-578-5367.



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