Ourtowns Calendars 6/18


What's On

East Toledo

● Toledo Com­mu­nity Recre­ation Pro­gram late night bas­ket­ball for any­one 16 years and older at East Toledo Fam­ily Center, 1020 Var­land Ave., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Mon­days and Wed­nes­days start­ing Mon­day. Cur­fews will be fol­lowed. Days and times sub­ject to change. IDs re­quired. Details: Jim, 419-356-1077.

Bowl­ing Green

● Alz­hei­mer’s As­so­ci­a­tion hosts “Lis­ten to What I Am Do­ing: Under­stand­ing Be­hav­ior as Com­mu­ni­ca­tion” at Ster­ling House of Bowl­ing Green, 121 Winter­gar­den Rd., Bowl­ing Green, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 26. Fee: $25. Three CEU hours are avail­able. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired; call 419-537-1999 or 800-272-3900.


● El­more’s Red, White, and Boom fire­works show and ac­tiv­i­ties at Well Park, State Street, June 29. Chicken bar­be­cue at Wood­more High School, 633 Fre­mont St., 5 p.m, cost $8, drive-through avail­able. En­ter­tain­ment will be­gin at 8 p.m. fea­tur­ing the El­more Fudd Band (bring lawn chairs and blan­kets). Fire­works will be­gin at dusk. Spon­sored by the El­more Area Cham­ber of Com­merce.

Grand Rap­ids

● What’s Cook­ing on the Canal? pro­gram at Prov­i­dence Metropark’s Isaac Lud­wig Mill, 13827 U.S. 24 West, 10-11:30 a.m. Satur­day. Travel back in time to see what the ca­nal boat cook is stir­ring up. Vis­i­tors help pre­pare the menu of au­then­tic food over an open fire and in a wood stove. Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Cost: $5. Res­er­va­tions needed. 419-407-9701.


● Su­san G. Komen Bikers For the Cure Poker Run pre­sented by the North­west Ohio Law Dogs LE/MC at Bunker's Bar and Grill, 1950 Eber Rd., reg­is­tra­tion 9 a.m. first bike out at 11 a.m./last bike in at 4 p.m. June 29. Rain or shine. $500 win­ning hand; $50 worst hand. Non­rid­ers wel­come too.Cost: $35 sin­gle rider or $25 non­rider and pas­sen­ger. In­cludes 80-mile poker run, BFTC Patch, cof­fee, dough­nuts be­fore ride, all Amer­i­can fare and af­ter event party at the bar. Raf­fle, si­lent auc­tion, mu­sic, and fun for all. Chil­dren's meal: $10.


● Side Cut Metropark’s Pro­grams: Side Cut Ex­plorer at Riverview Area, 1025 W. River Rd., 10-11 a.m. to­day. Travel along the banks of the Maumee River and down the ca­nal tow­path on an open-air trol­ley, wheel­chair ac­ces­sible, cost $3. Side Cut Ex­plorer, Twi­light Ad­ven­ture, 8-9 p.m. June 25, cost $5. Res­er­va­tions needed, 419-407-9701.

● Twylite Thurs­day at the Pin­na­cle, 1772 In­dian Wood Cir­cle, 5-8 p.m. Thurs­day. Tick­ets: $10 each and in­clude a chef’s bar. Cash bar. En­ter­tain­ment by the Toledo School for the Arts Stu­dent and Glass­men Drum and Bugle Corp Alumni. Ben­e­fits Scrap 4 Art, Glass­men Drum and Bugle, Toledo School for the Arts, Maumee Val­ley Hab­i­tat for Human­ity.

● Maumee Rec 5K Race/Walk hosted by the Maumee Se­nior Center at the Maumee High School, 1147 Saco St., July 6. Race be­gins and ends at the high school. Reg­is­tra­tion: $15 on day of event or $10 if reg­is­tra­tion is post­marked by June 29. Reg­is­ter at im­a­th­lete.com. To vol­un­teer, call 419-893-1994 by July 1.


● Mem­bers of P.E.R.I., Chap­ter 93 meet­ing at the Ore­gon Fire Sta­tion 2, 1102 S. Wheel­ing St., 1 p.m. June 27.

● Toledo Light­house meets at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge, 1750 State Park Rd. #2, 7 p.m. June 27. Details: Jean, 419-874-6704 or to­led­olight­house.org.

South Toledo

● Toledo Com­mu­nity Recre­ation Pro­gram late-night bas­ket­ball for any­one 16 years and older at the Be­lieve Center, 1 Aurora Gon­za­lez Dr., 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Thurs­days and Sun­days be­gin­ning Sun­day. Cur­fews will be fol­lowed. Days and times sub­ject to change. ID’s re­quired. Details: Jim, 419-356-1077.

● The Lil­lian Swartz Step­ping Out to Cure Scle­ro­derma Run/Walk at the Univer­sity of Toledo’s Med­i­cal Center, 3000 Arling­ton Ave., reg­is­tra­tion 8 a.m., run/walk 9 a.m. Satur­day. Food, fun, 50/50 raf­fle, mu­sic, Chi­nese auc­tion, and a great cause. Con­tact: Robin Lan­drus, 419-359-0095, stepout4­lil­lian@gmail.com, or scle­ro­derma.org/step­ping­out­toledo.

● Easter Seals An­nual Walk with Me at Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, reg­is­tra­tion 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m. Satur­day. Two-mile fit­ness walk, ac­tiv­i­ties and fun for the whole fam­ily, scav­en­ger hunt dur­ing the walk, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties. Post-event party at Wal­bridge Park. Details/reg­is­tra­tion: walk­withme.org or 888-710-3020.

● High­land Heights Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion meet­ing at the Toledo Heights Li­brary’s base­ment meet­ing room, 423 Shasta Dr., 6:30 p.m. June 25.


● Clas­sic Car and Mo­tor­cy­cle Show at Main­street Church’s 795 Cam­pus, 5465 Moline-Mar­tin Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 29. Mu­sic, food, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, and more. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion $8; day of show $10. Details: 419-838-7600.


● Rum­mage Sale at Com­mu­nity of Christ Lu­theran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd. cor­ner of Dutch Rd., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­day, and 8 a.m.-noon Satur­day. All pro­ceeds go to­ward the Youth Group for youth gath­er­ings and mis­sion trips.

● The Cloth­ing Closet at Hope United Meth­od­ist Church, 10610 Wa­ter­ville St., will be closed June 29 through July 6.

Wood County

● Ladies in­vited to Down­town Diva Nite at First Chris­tian Church, 875 Haskins Rd., Bowl­ing Green, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 27. En­joy re­fresh­ments, choc­o­late des­serts, a jew­elry ex­trav­a­ganza, and purse auc­tion. Par­tic­i­pants are en­cour­aged to bring in slightly used purses and jew­elry for our sale ta­ble. Tick­ets: $5. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Wood County Com­mit­tee on Aging “Se­nior Center on Call Proj­ect,” a tele­phone pro­gram for those who are home­bound. Reg­is­tra­tion: 419-353-5661, 800-367-4935 or pro­grams@wc­coa.net.


● The Wood­ville 4th of July Cel­e­bra­tion Com­mit­tee is in need of vol­un­teers. Areas in need are: Pa­rade, 5k race, bingo, tent, Big 6, and raf­fle stand. If in­ter­ested, call or text 419-307-0914 or Wood­ville.net/fourth/vol­un­teer.htm.

Let's Eat


● Ter­race View Cafe lun­cheons at Owens Com­mu­nity Col­lege, Col­lege Hall Room 148, 30335 Ore­gon Rd., Per­rys­burg, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tues­days, June 25 through July 23. Area res­i­dents in­vited to ex­pe­ri­ence an ar­ray of foods. Cost: $9.50. En­tree for June 25 is seared At­lan­tic salmon. Res­er­va­tions re­quired by call­ing 567-661-7759 or owens.edu/ter­race.

● 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. Carry-out avail­able. For menu: 419-893-3952 or maumeeea­gles.com.

Fish fry

● 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, chicken strips at var­i­ous prices. 419-893-3821.


● Swiss steak din­ner at Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 642, 2810 Air­port Hwy., 4-7 p.m. Satur­day, 419-381-9259. Din­ner in­cludes po­ta­toes, salad, veg­e­ta­ble, rolls, and des­sert. Cost: $8.


● Clay High School class of 1983 will cel­e­brate 30 years with a re­union at the Mud Hens game on Aug. 31. Res­er­va­tions needed with pre­pay­ment by Aug. 8. Call Lori at 419-250-8696.

● The An­thony Wayne class of 1963 will hold its 50th year re­union Oct. 4 to Oct. 6. Foot­ball game with Gen­er­als vs. Bowl­ing Green at home on Oct. 4; ban­quet at Naza­reth Hall near Grand Rap­ids, Oct. 5, and pot­luck lunch at In­di­anola Shel­ter on Oct. 6.Details: Carol Heuer­man at car­ol­heuer­man@wind­stream.net.

● An­thony Wayne all-class re­union and sum­mer block party in down­town Wa­ter­ville, gates open at 5 p.m., band at 7-11 p.m. Fri­day. En­ter­tain­ment by Johnny Rocker and the Hit­men. No cover.

● Lib­bey High School all-class pic­nic on the grounds of the high school, 12 p.m.-8 p.m. Satur­day. Wanted all alumni; friends and fam­ily in­vited. Pot­luck. Con­tact: Francine Coogler Boyd, 419-250-0491; Keva Fisher, 567-288-5031; or Terry Fench, 419-297-6088.

● Lib­bey High School class of 1963 50th re­union at Hol­i­day Inn French Quar­ter, 10630 Fre­mont Pike, Per­rys­burg, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 3. Res­er­va­tions and de­tails: Sharon Bar­ton Ham­il­ton, 419-385-6765.

● Waite High School class of 1963 re­union Aug. 16 and 17. Tour of Waite High School meet at the Ca­reer Center on Mor­ri­son Drive at 4 p.m.; and a Toledo Mud Hens game, 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 16. Golf at Chippewa Golf course, 23550 State Hwy. 579, Cur­tice, 9:30 a.m.; din­ner 6-11 p.m. at Car­ra­nor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 E. 2nd St., Per­rys­burg, Aug. 17. Res­er­va­tions re­quired for golf, game, and din­ner. Details/costs: whs­class­of63-com.webs.com.

At the Library

Heat­h­er­downs Branch Li­brary

3265 Glanz­man Rd.; 419-259-5270.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 7 p.m. Mon­days and 10 a.m. Thurs­days. Call to reg­is­ter.

Ross­ford Pub­lic Li­brary

720 Dixie Hwy.; 419-666-0924.

● Tues­days with Adam, be­tween 1-7 p.m. Tues­days. Free gen­eral com­puter and tech­nol­ogy help.

Birming­ham Branch Li­brary

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

● Kid­space, 4 p.m. Tues­days. Games, snacks, crafts, and more.

● Zoom Zoom, 4 p.m. Wed­nes­day. All about cars. Grade school age only.

Genoa Branch Li­brary

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

● Pre­school Sto­ry­time, 11 a.m., ev­ery Tues­day.

● Make fairy gar­dens with Jill Bench of Bench’s Green­house, 6:30 p.m. Wed­nes­day.

● Un­der­ground An­i­mals with the Toledo Zoo, 1 p.m. June 27.

Har­ris-El­more Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Pre­school Sto­ry­time, 11 a.m., Wed­nes­days.

● Tat­too Sleeves for ages 8 to 19, 4 to 6 p.m. Thurs­day.

● Un­der­ground An­i­mals with the Toledo Zoo, 2 p.m. June 27.

Maumee Branch Li­brary

501 River Rd.; 419-259-5360.

● Book ex­plor­ers, 10-11 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

Ore­gon Branch Li­brary

3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.

● Bay Chap­ter book re­view and dis­cus­sion, 1 p.m. to­day.

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 7-7:30 p.m. Mon­days. Ages 3-5. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10:30-11 a.m. Wed­nes­days. Ages 3-5. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

● Baby­time, 10:30-10:50 a.m. Thurs­days. Ages 1-2. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Wal­bridge Branch Li­brary

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

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 11 a.m. Tues­days and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days.

● Paws for Read­ing, 6 p.m. Tues­days.

● Mys­tery book dis­cus­sion, 6 p.m. June 24.

Way Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Down­ton Ab­bey tea party, 7 p.m. to­day. Pe­riod dress en­cour­aged.

● Heart Saver First Aid cer­ti­fi­ca­tion class, 6 to 9 p.m. Wed­nes­day. $40 at time of reg­is­tra­tion.

● Reel Opin­ions with WGTE: Henry Ford, 10:30 a.m. Thurs­day.

● In­tro­duc­tion to Google Docs, 6 p.m. June 25.

● Dog­ging Stein­beck au­thor Bill Steiger­wald, 7 p.m. June 26. Mr. Steiger­wald re­traced the trav­els of Nobel Prize win­ner John Stein­beck for his book Trav­els with Char­ley.

● Mar­ket Day Book Sale, 2 to 6 p.m. June 27. $15 for large bag; $5 for small bag.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Tues­days and Wed­nes­days.

● Mother Goose time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Thurs­days.

Wa­ter­ville Branch Li­brary

800 Mich­i­gan Ave., Wa­ter­ville; 419-878-3055.

● Tod­dler sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

● Fam­ily sto­ry­time, 11 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

● Pre­school sto­ry­time, 10 a.m. Thurs­days.

● Tie-Dye Ma­nia, 2 p.m. Thurs­day. Grades 6-12. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

White­house Com­mu­nity Li­brary

10615 Wa­ter­ville St., White­house; 419-877-9088.

● Sum­mer read­ing pro­grams through July 31. Call for event times.

Wood­ville Pub­lic Li­brary

101 East Main St., Wood­ville; 419-849-2744.

● Kids’ cook­book club, 11 a.m. Satur­day. Grades K-4.

● Sum­mer read­ing club through July 27. Call to reg­is­ter.

● Fam­ily movie night, 7 p.m. June 26.

● Sum­mer sto­ry­time, 9 a.m. Wed­nes­days.

● Crafter­noons, noon-8 p.m. Wed­nes­days. Grades K-4.