Bowling Green Curling Club, open curling at BGSU Ice Arena, 101 East Wooster St., 6-8 p.m., tomorrow and Feb. 17. Free. Wear exercise clothes in layers to keep comfortable at 40 degrees. All equipment provided. Limited spots. To register: bgcurlingclub.com or 419-701-4279.
Eighth Grade Open House at Springfield High School, 1470 South McCord Rd., 6:30 tonight. All eighth graders and their parents can learn about the high school's academic and extra-curricular programs. Information: guidance department, 419-867-5619 or 419-867-5632. In case of bad weather, the event will be the same time the following day.
Sweetheart Dinner Dance, 2301 Detroit Ave., 5 p.m.-midnight, Saturday. Dinner: steak or shrimp. Music: Sneakers Band. Cost: $15. Details: maumeeeagles.com or 419-893-3952.
Ice Fishing, W.W. Knight Preserve, 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg Upper Level area, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday. Dress for the weather. Hot chocolate and cookies provided. 419-353-1897.
577 Foundation offers classes for all ages, 577 East Front St. Beginner Native American flute, third grade-adult, 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 19, fee $40.Intermediate Native American flute, third grade-adult, 1-3 p.m., Feb. 19, fee $40. For additional classes offered or information: 419-874-4174 or 577foundation.org.
American Legion Toledo Post 335 Luncheon at Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon, Friday. "The Humorous Abe Lincoln" and tribute to Abe with a portrayal of his wit and sense of humor by Fred Harrington. toledopost335.com.
Divorced and Separated Support Group in the conference room at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 7-9 p.m., Tuesday. 419-381-1540.
"Uncorked" Wine Tasting and Art Auction, sponsored by the Waterville Chamber of Commerce, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, 7 p.m., March 12. Semiformal event features silent and live auction items donated by area businesses. Tickets: $50 each which include hors d'oeuvre stations and a cash bar. Deadline for corporate sponsorships is Feb. 25 and deadline to purchase tickets is March 2. Contact the chamber at 419-878-5188 or watervillechamber.com.
Blood drive, American Legion Post 384, 6910 Providence St., noon-6 p.m., Feb. 16.
Whitehouse Arts Advisory Board (WAAB) seeks volunteers to represent all areas of the arts, including music. Next meeting at Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., 7 tonight. Information and volunteer application form, 419-877-5383 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindergarten registration for Anthony Wayne Local Schools runs Monday through April 1. Children must be 5 by Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten this fall and must be a resident of the Anthony Wayne School District. Call 419-877-5377 to make an appointment to register your child by April 1, 2011. Registration forms available at Central Administrative Office, 9565 Bucher Rd., at each primary school, or at anthonywayneschools.org/registration.html.
Whitehouse Winterfest, Downtown Whitehouse, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday. Events include cardboard box sled races, snowman building contest, snow angel contest, Toledo Roadrunners 5K race, horse and carriage rides, snowball throwing contest, ice sculptures, music, food, petting zoo, and a Snowy Night Light Parade. Registration forms, event times, and additional information: village Facebook page and whitehouseoh.gov/play.
Waterville and Whitehouse chambers of commerce presenting the Anthony Wayne Business Expo and Anthony Wayne Spirit of Giving's spaghetti dinner, Anthony Wayne High School Auxiliary Gym, 5967 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse, 4:30-8 p.m., Feb. 18, during Anthony Wayne vs. Perrysburg girls basketball game. Information: Waterville Chamber, 419-878-5188 or Whitehouse Chamber, 419-877-2747.
Annual Meeting of the Friends of Wood County Parks at Otsego Park Pavilion, 1 p.m., Sunday. Lunch and brief business meeting. Program "Owls and Their Pellets," by Joanne Roehrs. For lunch reservations, call Wood County Parks office, 419-353-1897 or 800-321-1897 by tomorrow.
The Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Society presents Jazz Master, Delfeayo Marsalis. Free public lecture at University of Toledo Center For Performing Arts, Recital Hall, 2801 West Bancroft St., 7:30 p.m., tomorrow, with Matthew Wikander, UT professor of English, "When It Sounds Good, It Is Good: Duke Ellington on Shakespeare." Master Class by Delfeayo Marsalis for students in the Recital Hall, 3:30 p.m., Sunday. Concert For Lovers with Delfeayo performing "Sweet Thunder" honoring Duke Ellington and Shakespeare at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle, 2445 Monroe St., 7:30 p.m., Monday, tickets, $75, $45, and $25, 419-246-8000.
Toledo Opera Gala, The Romance of the Ring with soloists Deborah Mayer, soprano; Michael Hayes, tenor; and Gustav Andreassen, bass with the Toledo Symphony, at the Peristyle, Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., 8 p.m., Saturday. Tickets: $30; student tickets available one-half hour prior to curtain for $10; senior citizen and group discounts also available. Tickets: ToledoOpera.org or 419-255-7464. Wagnerian soprano Jane Eaglen will speak about her life, career and challenges of singing Wagner's music in the Green Room, 7 p.m., Saturday.
The Toledo Mothers of Twins Club, meeting in the Croxton Auditorium at the Toledo Hospital, 2142 North Cove Blvd., social time 7 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Support group for mothers, foster mothers, and guardians of multiple births meets the second Thursday of each month through June. 419-472-5032 or tmotc.org.
The Greater Toledo Volkswagen Club annual winter meeting at Tony Packo's Restaurant, 1902 Front St., noon, Sunday.
Festive Gala: Mayor Mike Bell and Toledo Sister Cities International will sign a Sister City pact with a delegation from Hyderabad, a city in the province of Sindh, Pakistan, then host a gala dinner to celebrate at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St., 6 p.m., Tuesday. Featuring ethnic music, food, and a fashion show. Tickets: $35. Checks may be made payable to Toledo Sister Cities International with "Toledo-Hyderabad Committee," in the memo line. Information and registration, Dr. Ali, 419-908-0440, or email@example.com or Jessica Weinberg, 419-535-3214.
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