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Published: Tuesday, 9/11/2012

Ourtowns Calendar 9/11

What's On

Bowling Green

Black Swamp Ice Frogs Open House at Bowling Green State University's Ice Arena, Multi-Purpose Ice, 417 N. Mercer Rd., 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Program is for players with developmental disabilities. The American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) gives people of all ages and abilities a chance to learn and grow by playing hockey. Sign-ups for volunteers, coaches, and players will take place. Rental skates available for free. Questions email: Michael Howick, mjhowick@hotmail.com. Website: americanspecialhockey.org.

International Convention and Old Equipment Exposition hosted by the Historical Construction Equipment Association (HCEA) at the National Construction Equipment Museum, 16623 Liberty Hi Rd., 9 a.m. to dusk Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Admission for age 12 and over $7 daily or $15 for a weekend pass. Details: hcea.net or 419-352-5616 or email info@hcea.net.

Hospice Awareness Series at Peace Lutheran Church, 1021 W. Wooster at Martindale Rd., 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays: Hospice 101, this Wednesday. Presenters: Bridge Hospice Staff. Pastors: Debbie Conklin and Meg Boger. Public welcome. No cost. Details contact Conklin, 419-352-0241 or pastordeb@peacechurchbg.org.

Findlay

Owens Community College-Findlay Campus and the American Red Cross to host a community blood drive, 3200 Bright Rd., 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today. Register for an appointment at redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code OWENSCCFINDLAY or call 1-800-828-1975.

Express Fall 5K Run and Walk benefit at Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus, Bright Rd., starting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Cost: $20. Registration: 567-429-3629.

Genoa

Genoa Street Fair on Main St., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Lots of entertainment, crafters, and food.

Grand Rapids

The Toledo Astronomical Association will conduct a public viewing at Beaver Creek Park, part of the Wood County Park District, 23028 Long Judson Rd., 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday.Free and open to the public. Weather permitting. More information contact Frank S. Merritt at frank.merritt@utoledo.edu or 419-535-8775 or Web site toledoastronomy.org.

"Live In The House" concert series at the Grand Rapids Opera House, 23564 Front St.: Performing are the Harmony Commanders Barbershop Quartet, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10 and available at Washers in Grand Rapids or by calling Carol, 419-287-4848. Details: grandrapidsartscouncil.org.

Holland

New Hope Church holding The Beauty and The Beast auditions, 2457 Holloway Rd., Monday. Details: 419-861-4618.

Toledo Ski and Snowboard Club will host a Pig Roast at Club 16, 316 S. King Rd., noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $14 adults; $7 children under 12 years. To purchase tickets: toledoskiclub.net or contact Dave Zirn, 419-304-8442.

Craft Show/Car Show/Family Fun, Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., craft show 10 a.m.-4 p.m., car show 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Free admission, parking, and prizes throughout the show. Pet food drive for Humane Ohio. Benefits Life Connections of Ohio. Information: 419-320-8631.

Glass City Singles wild T-shirt contest, for singles 21 and up at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., 8 p.m.-midnight. Friday, cost $8. Information: toledosingles.com/734-856-8963.

Lake Twp.

Ageless Wonders of Lake Township meet for dinner at Empire Restaurant, 2502 Navarre Ave., Oregon, 5 p.m. Thursday. Questions: 419-836-3811.

Maumee

Celebrity Chefs, hosted by Little Sisters of the Poor at the Pinnacle,1772 Indian Wood Circle, 6-10 p.m. Wednesday. For more information and to register contact: 419-698-4331 or devsoregon@littlesistersofthepoor.org.

Northwood

Northwood VFW Post 2984 Gun raffle, a WW II commemorative Thompson submachine gun. Raffle tickets: $20. Only 1,000 sold. Details: 419-666-7762.

Oregon

Health Fair sponsored by the Luther Hills Senior apartment community, 2472 Luther Hills Circle, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday.Open to the public. For details: Somica Alexander, 419-697-5192.

Mathews Ford presents: Drive For Your School, Clay High School, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. For details contact: Mike Johnson, 419-708-8396.

DivorceCare Support Group at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Family Life Center Room B, 212 N. Stadium Rd., 7-9 p.m. Monday through Nov. 19. For more information: rectory, 419-693-1150; or Kay Drill, 419-691-7387.

Area Men and Women are invited to "Outdoor Adventure" evening dinner and program at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd., dinner 6:30 p.m., program 7 p.m. Thursday. Speaker: Ron Rightnower. Special feature: Theresa Cleland from Cleland's Outdoor World. Singer: Skip Jacobs. Cost: $10.50. Reservations: Dorothy, 419-691-9611 or Marilyn, 419-666-1633. Sponsored by the Toledo East Women's Connection.

Pemberville

2K/5K Family Fun Walk/Run at the Fire Hall, 104 E. Front St., registration 9 a.m., 5k 10 a.m., 2k 10:15 a.m. Saturday. Cost: $5 children under 10; $15 all other. Details: serenityfarm.org or 419-833-1308. All proceeds benefit children and family programming at Serenity Farm.

Perrysburg

International Festival at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, 25877 Scheider Rd., 11 a.m.- p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Information: 419-874-3509 or icgt.org or festival@icgt.com. Parking Fee: $3 per car.

Downtown Perrysburg Inc. Volunteer Committee is looking for interested participants who would like to become actively involved in the First Friday Series, Rock the Docks, Winterfest, and Pumpkin Carving events. Currently needing volunteers for the upcoming "Rock the Docks" event, 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday. For details: 419-872-6246 or email downtownperrysburg@gmail.com.

Perrysburg Harrison Rally Day Festival, Louisiana Ave. downtown, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., parade 10 a.m. Saturday. Musical entertainment by Blowing Grains, Swingmania, and Rosie O'Grady's Good Time Jazz Band.

The 577 Foundation offers Programs for adults and children, 577 E. Front St.: Knitting for 4-8th grades, Mondays, 3:45-4:45 p.m., fee $15; musical jamboree, 2-4 years, call for details. Adult classes: Szechuan cooking, 6-8:30 p.m. Sept. 21 or Sept. 22, fee $20; Saturday pottery, 9 a.m.-noon or 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 22, fee $13; homemade dough, 1:30-4 p.m. Sept. 26, fee $15. Classes are limited. For reservations and other classes being offered, call 419-874-4174 or 577foundation.org.

South Toledo

Big Garage-Rummage Sale at St. Petri Lutheran Church's fellowship hall, 3120 S. Byrne Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Bag sale from noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds support missions.

Reynolds Corners Cruize-In, Reynolds Rd. from Bancroft St. to Nebraska Ave., noon-4 p.m. Sunday.Bring a chair. Details: Tom Baird, tom@toledocpas.com or 419-539-9590.

Whitehouse

Whitehouse Model A Ford Club to host Antique Car Show, downtown, 9 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday. Information: 877-5383 or whitehouseoh.gov. Along with this event the village and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive with the mobile donor center at the corner of Providence and Toledo Sts., next to the Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or redcrossblood.org.

CPR class at the Whitehouse Fire Department, 10550 Waterville St., 6:30 p.m. Monday. The American Heart Association, Heart Saver AED method will be taught, basic CPR. Instruction only, free. If you would like an ID card that shows you are certified, cost is $5. Register by emailing: jhartbarger@whitehouseoh.gov.

Wood County

Wood County Historical Center and Museum's Society Social: Cultures of Wood County, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, 1-4 p.m. Sunday.Bring a picnic lunch. Details: 419-352-0967.

 

Let's Eat

Breakfasts

Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd., Northwood, 9 a.m.-noon every Sunday. Menu: eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuit/gravy, hashbrowns, toast, coffee or orange juice. Cost: $5. Children's menu also available. 419-666-7762.

Lunches

Whitehouse Fire Company hosts chicken barbecue in Village Park in conjunction with the car show beginning at 11 a.m. until sold out on Saturday. Dinner includes: 1/2 chicken, one side dish, roll/butter, and drink. Cost: $7 per person. All proceeds benefit the fire company. Information: 419-877-5383.

Eagle Cafe offers lunch and dinner, Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, $4.95; dinner 5-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, $4.95. Carryout available. For menu: 419-893-3952 or maumeeeagles.com.

Fish fries

Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd., Northwood, 5-7:45 p.m. every Friday. All-you-can-eat Alaskan walleye with coleslaw and baked potato or french fries, $8. Steaks, shrimp, chicken, and a children's menu available for purchase. 419-666-7762.

Progressive Fishing Association's fish fry, 7675 Schadel Rd., Whitehouse, 5-8 p.m. every Friday. Cost: $8 adults; $7.50 seniors (60 and over); $5 children (11 and under). Carryouts, $8. Details: 419-392-4715.

Maumee Eagles 2562, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. every Friday. All-you-can-eat pollock for $7.95 (dine-in only). Also available: perch, steaks, and chicken strips at various prices. 419-893-3821.

Dinners

Steak Dinner at Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Dinner includes: Baked potato, vegetable, salad, roll/butter, and dessert. Cost: $10 donation.

Swiss Steak Dinner at Clark Street Church, 1133 Clark St., E. Toledo, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 26. Includes salad and dessert. Cost: $8 adults; $4 children, and free for children under 3.

First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo's chicken barbecue, 6520 Pilliod Rd. at Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland, 11:30 a.m. until sold out, Sunday. Dining room closes at 5 p.m. Donation: $8 adults, $4 children (6-12 years), children 5 and under free. Details: 419-865-9171.

 

At the Library

Birmingham Branch Library

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

Teenspace, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Games, snacks, crafts, and more.

Genoa Branch Library

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

Story time, 11 a.m. every Tuesday.

Preschool story time, 11 a.m., every Wednesday.

Harris-Elmore Public Library

328 Toledo St., Elmore; 419-862-2482.

Preschool story time, 11 a.m., every Wednesday.

Locke Branch Library

703 Miami St., Toledo; 419-259-5310.

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 18.

Oregon Branch Library

3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.

ABLE Mobile Benefit Bank Advocates for Basic Legal Equality representative, 2:30-5 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month, available to assist with basic legal issues.

Family story ime, 7-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Ages 3-5. Begins Sept. 20. Registration required.

Preschool story time, 10:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday. Ages 3-5. Begins Sept. 20. Registration required.

Baby time, 10:30-10:50 a.m. every Thursday. Ages 1-2. Begins Sept. 20. Registration required.

Rossford Public Library

720 Dixie Hwy.; 419-666-0924.

ABLE Mobile Benefit Bank; an Advocates for Basic Legal Equality representative will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. the third Monday of every month to assist people with basic legal issues and applications for public benefits.

Walbridge Branch Library

108 N. Main St.; 419-666-9900.

Family story time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays.

Waterville Branch Library

800 Michigan Ave.; 419-878-3055.

"Sell It On Ebay," 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 18. Learn how to sell on the auction Web site. Registration required.

Toddler story time, 10 a.m. every Wednesday. Ages 18 months-3 years. Registration required.

Way Public Library

101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg; 419-874-3135.

Rebels on Lake Erie — A Pirate, A Prison, A Plot, 7 p.m. today.

Friends of Way Library used book sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Job search LEADS group, 7 p.m. Monday.

The War of 1812 in the Old Northwest, 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Discussion with producer Darren LaShelle.

Travelogue on Italy, 7 p.m. Sept. 19.

 

Senior Citizens' Activities

East Toledo Senior Activities Center

1001 White St.; 419-691-2254.

Volunteer painting instructor needed, interested call listed number at extension 202.

Offering daily lunches, occasional day trips, and athletic programs.

Housekeeping services for seniors 60 or older in East Toledo or Oregon. Cost is $10 per hour for members and $16 per hour for nonmembers. 419-691-2254.

JWH Oregon Senior Center

5760 Bayshore Rd.; 419-698-7078.

Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

Lunch: 11:30 a.m. daily. Suggested donation is $2.50 for seniors 60 and older, $5.32 for others; reservations due 24 hours in advance.

Maumee Senior Center

2430 S. Detroit Ave.; 419-893-1994.

Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Daily noon lunch; reservations due by noon the day before.

Computer lab is available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes on computer use are offered. Call for details.

Monclova Community Center

8115 Monclova Rd.; 419-861-1336.

Weekly lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, $2 donation. Reservations due the Monday before.

Body Recall exercise at 9:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Pemberville Area Senior Center

220 Cedar St., 419-287-4109.

Mouserzise, computer mouse session, 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Registration suggested.

Trivia, 11:45 a.m. Friday.

Perrysburg Area Senior Center

140 W. Indiana Ave.; 419-874-0847.

Grocery shopping, by appointment. Reservations required.

Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Open to all denominations.

Zumba Gold course, 9 a.m. every Thursday. $2 per class. Information call, Cheryl Fix, 419-874-0847.

Gadget club, 10-11 a.m. Thursday. Instruction on how to be safe buying online. Open to the community. Call for information and registration.

Northeast Area Senior Center

705 N. Main St. Bowling Green; 419-260-3228

Yoga for Arthritis by video, 10:15 a.m. every Monday and Thursday. Designed for beginners and the physically fit.

Wood County Senior Center

305 N. Main St. Bowling Green; 419-353-5661

Yoga course with certified instructor Danielle Trauth-Jurman, 10 a.m. Wednesdays, running thru Oct. 3 and Fridays running thru Oct. 12. $20 for eight weeks of courses. Registration required.



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