Monday, May 28, 2018
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tTeen Cafe, 3-4:30 p.m. May 23 at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Conversation, music, and treats. Teen Advisory Board meets May 18 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to share suggestions for teen materials for the library.

Ottawa Hills

tOttawa Hills community education adult classes include yoga, Sun style tai chi, pilates, adult and youth boating safety, genealogy. Children s classes are limited to Ottawa Hills residents and include babysitting safety, yoga for kids, printmaking monotype. For brochure, call 419-537-9852.


tBook discussion: The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch, 1:30-2:30 p.m. April 20 at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. Nature book discussion.


t Community Education classes by Sylvania Community Services: or 419-885-4126. Classes coming up include: Partner Yoga, Lose Weight with Hypnosis, Calligraphy for Beginners, Upholstery and more. Check website for complete listing, times and cost.

tSwiss steak dinner, 5-7 p.m. April 21 at Diehn American Legion, 5580 Centennial Rd.

tRummage sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 at Sylvania United Church, 7240 Erie St. Bag of clothing $3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fill a bag sales noon to 1 p.m. Clothing, household items. Information: 419-882-0048.

tSylvania Conservation Corps hiring junior high school students for the earn and learn program; June 13-July 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays each week. Get applications at the Sylvania junior high schools. Information: 419-885-8992.

tCommunity card party 7-10 p.m. April 29 at the Christian Life center of Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St. Tallies are $6.50 and includes refreshments, prizes, and dessert. Information: 734-269-2319.


t Farmer s Market season at the Erie Street Market has started. Market Day hours of operation for April and May are Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Poultry House is open Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed on Mondays.

t Customer Appreciation Day, by Lagrange Street businesses and organizations of Polish International Village, will be April 21 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Variety of activities for young and old, sidewalk sales, raffles and give-aways, plus many discounted items. Tom s Carry Out will feature a live radio broadcast and outdoor barbeque.

t Euchre Tournament at Knights of Columbus Hall, Council 3122, 4256 Secor Rd., April 21 at 7:30 p.m. $5 Entry fee. Call 419-474-9233.

tWinnie the Pooh films for all ages: 2:30 p.m. April 22 and 10:30 a.m. April 21, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St. Free.

tCommunity Health Plan, information and discussion, 10-10:45 a.m. April 22 at Warren A.M.E. Church, 915 Collingwood Blvd. Open enrollment on prescription discount drug card. Information: 419-243-2237.

tEarth Day celebration at West Toledo branch library, for grades K-6, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. April 22 at 1320 West Sylvania Ave. Plant flowers, make crafts.

tSteak or chicken barbecue, 5-7 p.m. April 22 at American Legion Post 135, 2404 West Sylvania Ave. $7 donation.

tRummage sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22 and noon to 5 p.m. April 23 at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 5050 Jackman Rd. Sunday 3-5 p.m. fill a bag for $2.50. Information: 734-856-3153.

tDahlia root sales, all sizes and colors, by the Toledo Dahlia Society, 2-4 p.m. April 23 and May 7, Toledo Botanical Garden conference center, 5403 Elmer.

tWildflowers and butterflies walk, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 23 at Swan Creek Preserve, 4659 Airport Hwy., use Glendale Avenue entrance.

tSalesian Club card party, 1:30-5 p.m. April 23 at St. Clement Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Tallies, $7. Lunch, raffles, prizes. Reservations: 419-478-0987.

tFestival of the Lively Arts and open house 5-7 p.m. April 27 at Central Catholic High School, 2550 Cherry St. Event features student artwork, musical programs, poetry and dramatic readings. Tours of school available, as well as international cuisine. Free. Information: 419-255-2306.

tChicken paprikas dinner, 4 p.m. April 27, VFW Post located at 415 East Central Ave. $8.

tMS Update 2006, 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 28 at Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. The seminar provides current information available on treatment alternatives, research initiatives, symptom management, and complementary therapies. For Multiple Sclerosis to health professionals, persons with MS their families and caregivers. Information: 419-897-9533.

tRummage sale, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29 at Faith Community U.C.C., 1201 South Byrne Rd. Information: 385-3747.

tBarbecue chicken or pork chop dinner, noon to 3 p.m. or till sold out, April 30 at St. Adalbert Church, 3233 Lagrange St. $7 and $8.

tMake a pinata, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 and 4 at the Toledo Museum of Art Family Center, 2445 Monroe St. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by making a pinata. Free. Information: 419-254-5771.

tRummage sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 1 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 at St. Clement Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Lunch available. Tuesday is $2 bag day. Sponsored by the Roasary-Alter society. Information: 419-472-2111.

tSpring card party, noon May 5 at Friendship Park Senior Center, 2922 131 St. Cost is $6 which includes lunch. Proceeds benefits activities and programs at the center. Information: 419-936-3079.

tPancake and sausage breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m. May 6 at Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee. Cost: Adults $5, ages 5-10 $2, and ages 4 and under free. Eggs strata also served. Information: 419-836-7048.

tChili mac dinner, noon to 4 p.m. May 7 at Clark Street Church, 1133 Clark St. Adults $6, ages 3-11 $2.50, and under 3 years free. Information: 419-666-3147.

t Card playing from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at Jamie Farr Park shelter house, 2140 Summit St. Free breads and sweets to participants; bring your own lunch. Information: 419-509-0255.

tJamie Farr Park Community Center, 2140 Summit St., open 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Hot meals to the community 3-4 p.m. each weekday. Sweets and bread given away 11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week. Commodities given out 10:30 a.m. the first Tuesday each month to area residents with proper ID. Emergency food boxes given to those in need who have a referral from First Call for Help. Donations and information: 419-936-2707.

t Clothing Closet of Faith Lutheran Church, open 10 a.m. to noon Fridays at 2440 South Ave. Women s and children s clothing, $1 per bag, or donation.

t Next-to-New Shop, Trinity Episcopal Church at One Trinity Plaza, Adams and St. Clair streets. Open 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Clothing for adults and children available.

West Toledo

tSalad buffet luncheon and concert by the Masterworks Chorale, 10:30 a.m. April 21, Wildwood Preserve, Manor House, 5100 West Central Ave. Reservations: 419-407-9700.

tPreschoolers make ice cream at the Oak Grove School in Wildwood Preserve, 10-10:45 a.m. April 21 at 5100 West Central Ave. Cost, $3 per child or $2 for members, ages 3-5. $10 for the program series. Reservations: 419-270-0498.

tCollection of eggs displayed, 10 a.m. April 25, Wildwood Preserve Manor House, 5100 West Central Ave. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m.

tGlobal climate change and the Great Lakes region, a talk by a specialist, 7-8:30 p.m. April 27 at the Ward Pavilion, Wildwood Preserve, 5100 West Central Ave. Groups welcome.

tPilgrim Church Flea Market 2006, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 28, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 29, Pilgrim Church, 1375 West Sylvania. Items available include: collectibles, antiques, jewelry, toys, games, puzzles, books, glassware, gift ware, and much more.

t The Discovery Shop of the American Cancer Society offers gently used adult clothing, furniture, jewelry, antiques, other items for sale. Open Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday to 8, at 6600 Sylvania Ave. Call 419-882-6567.


t Donations be collected for victims of recent tornadoes across six Midwest states. Items needed include bottled water, canned foods, manual can openers, tarps, ropes, garbage bags, cleaning supplies, toiletries, towels, blankets and building materials. No clothing or glass. Donations can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the ISOH/IMPACT warehouse, 905 Farnsworth, Waterville.

t Auditions to be held for Fiddler on the Roof, to be presented by the Historical Society of Grand Rapids in July during Rapids Rally Days. Auditions are April 21 from 7-9 p.m. and April 23 from 2-4 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre in Grand Rapids. Come prepared to sing, either a piece from the show or one of your own choosing, and read from the script. Information: 419-878-6826.

t Quilts on display at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3077 Valleyview Dr., April 24-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The exhibit will feature several quilts donated to the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar and Quilt Auction from donors in Indiana and Ohio., to benefit Sunshine Inc. of Northwest Ohio. Quilts on display will be auctioned June 17 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Wauseon.

t Great American Cleanup for community groups and businesses during April. All encouraged to conduct their cleanup on Super Saturday, April 22. Clothes collection through April 30 at the Erie Street Market, 237 Erie St., Tuesdays through Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items collected include clothes, shoes, fabric and used textiles. Information: 419-213-2255.

t Planting the Seed: Tools for Growing Your Family Tree, annual conference presented by The Ohio Genealogical Society, April 27-29 at the SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Genealogical exhibitors will be on hand displaying the latest in genealogical merchandise and Ohio county information. For information or to receive a registration booklet, contact them at 713 South Main St., Mansfield OH 44907, or 419-756-7294.

t Wolcott House Museum Complex presents a new exhibit Reading, Riting and Rithmetic, where visitors can see what it was like to attend school in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Open Thursdays through Sundays until Oct. 29, with guided tours at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Closed on holidays. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors and $2.50 students. Museum members free.

t Photo contest Life On Lake Erie sponsored by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission. Open to anyone 18 years or older who would like to submit a photo taken on Lake Erie between Aug. 3, 2005 and July 10, 2006. Deadline for submissions is July 20. Rules and entry form available on commission s website: or by calling 419-245-2514.

t North American Model Engineering Expo will be at the SeaGate Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 22 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23. Free seminars on learning to build your own model, model kits, books, tools and machinery new and used for sale. Models of old/new hot air, gas and steam engines and free train rides. $8 ticket good for both days.

t Juried student art exhibition at Owens Community College in the Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery through April 29. Gallery hours are: Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: 567-661-2721 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 2721. Free to the public.


t Preservation of Trees and Environment project by The Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, 6832 Convent Blvd., is asking the community for financial support for removal, replacement and/or treatment of ash trees. For information: call 419-824-3624 or email to

t Gospel play College Bound to be presented at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee, 7 p.m. April 21 and 22, with proceeds to go to Rahab Ministry s Rahab House, Christian Ministry for hurting women in North Toledo. Tickets are $10 ($12 at the door), call 419-340-5852.

t Spaghetti Dinner and silent auction, to raise funds for Lee Parke, liver transplant recipient, April 22 from 4-9 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 4256 Secor Rd. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under. Information: 419-376-4663.

t Steak and Eggs Landing Party to benefit the Lou Diamond Detachment Marine Corps League, Toledo, will be April 23 at Sommerset Hall, 2458 Tremainsville Rd., from 7 a.m.-Noon. Tickets are $25 per person, call 419-666-3430 or tickets available at the door, open to the public.

t Bag Purse Auction to support the YWCA of Greater Toledo. Purses will go up for auction on April 20 and to conclude at 7:30 p.m. April 27, at Loft and Home Essentials, 7103 West Central Ave., and can also be viewed at To make a bid on a purse prior to the event, call 419-843-7200.

t Art on the Avenue, fundraiser for Notre Dame Academy, will be April 28 at 20 North Gallery, 321 Perry St., to include artwork by students, alumnae, local artists and demo artist. Student artwork will not be sold but other artists will sell their work with a portion of the sales going to the school. Information: 419-475-9359 ext. 3136.

t Transplant Fundraiser for David Hoffman will be April 29 from 2-11 p.m. at the Holland American Legion Post 646, 1074 Clarion Ave., Holland. Donations needed for auction and raffles. Cost is $10 for food, music and draft beer. Information: 419-340-1933 or 419-356-2986.

t Spring Manicures for Pets to be offered at Toledo Pet Supplies Plus , 4115 Talmadge Rd., April 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For a $5 donation per animal, with proceeds to benefit the Toledo Humane Society, animal care techs and certified avian specialists will clip, trim and file cats, dogs, birds and any other critters nails. Birds can also get their wings clipped. Appointments available but not necessary, call 419-472-5505.

t Kidney Foundation seeks volunteers for lollipop fund-raiser April 29 and 30 at various sites in Toledo, Perrysburg, Maumee, Sylvania and other outlying areas. Volunteers work 3 hour shifts with a goal of collecting $125 per shift. Proceeds used locally to defray costs of dialysis treatment, nutritional supplements, medications, transportation and emergency needs. Information: 419-329-2353.

t St. Jude Dream Home raffle tickets are on sale, The $100 ticket buys a chance to win a $245,000 house in the Saddlebrook Subdivision in Perrysburg. Other prizes include shopping sprees. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Tickets available at area Meijer locations, Hancock Fabrics stores or by visiting Information: 1-800-831-7061. Drawing, April 30.


t Used Book Sale, sponsored by the St. Luke s Hospital Auxiliary, will be April 27-28, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the auditorium, 5901 Monclova Rd., Maumee.


t Bedford Community Services to offer summer camp: The Magic School Bus Rides Again, for children 4-8 years old, June 12-16. Information: 734-850-6051.

t Camp SUPERKIDS, the American Lung Association of Ohio s resident camp, is accepting applications and is offered free of charge for boys and girls ages 7-12 who are under a physician s care for asthma. The camp will be held at Camp Libbey, Defiance, from June 18-23. Assistance for transportation may be available. The camp is under the medical direction of Dr. David Hufford, a pediatric pulmonologist from Toledo. All pre-applications must be received by May 1, full applications are due May 15. Pre-application brochures are available by calling 1-800-231-LUNG or may be downloaded from

t Catholic Club summer camp for ages 5-14 is accepting registration, 1601 Jefferson Ave., open 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Financial assistance is available. Information: 419-243-7255.

t Children s Art Summer Camp, sponsored by the Toledo Artists Club, at the Toledo Botanical Garden from July 10-14 and July 17-21. Also offering children s art classes: 419-841-8153.

t Music Camp to be offered by the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts for students grades 7-12 through its Summer Music Institute. First session June 11-16 will be the Recording Studio Camp, Brass Camp and Vocal Arts Camp; second session June 18-24 will be Piano Camp and Musical Theater Camp; and third session June 25-July 1 is Super Sax Camp and String Orchestra Camp. Information: 419-372-2181 or email to

t Northwest Ohio Conservation Camp to be held at 4-H Camp Palmer near Harrison Lake State Park in Fayette June 7-10, for youths ages 9-14 (or 3rd through 8th grade) and living in NW Ohio and SE Michigan. Camp is sponsored by the Soil and Water Conservation Districts and Ohio State University Extension Offices of NW Ohio, campers will explore soils, animals, various marsh and wetland environments and experience what pioneer life was like in the Great Black Swamp. Camp fee is $90 for the four day and three night event which includes meals, overnight accommodation, activities and camp picture. For a registration form call 419-893-1966.

t Ohio 4-H Shooting Education Camp, July 2-7 at Canters Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio. Open to ages 12 through 18. Both 4-H and non-4-H are eligible to attend. For entry requirements and registration information visit or call 740-286-4058. Registrations due by June 10.

t Summer Arts and Science Creativity Camps, June 12 Aug. 25 at Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. For ages 5-12, held weekly, full-day camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and half-day camps from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Extended care available. Information or registration call 419-531-2046 or go to

t Summer Baseball Camp to be held by the University of Toledo Baseball Team, June 19-22 and June 26-29, for grades 1-12, and Hitting and Pitching/Catching camps for grades 7-12. For information contact Assistant Coach J.J. Brock at 419-530-3097 or go to

t Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp is accepting applications for boys and girls ages 10-19. The camp is by invitation only. College scholarships are possible for players selected to the All-American Team. Information: 704-373-0873.

t YMCA/JCC summer camps offers a variety of summer programs: child care, day camp, teen camp, sports camps, specialty camps, day tripper programs and overnight camping at YMCA Storer Camps. Information: 419-725-7866 or go to

t YMCA Storer Camps is accepting applications for youth entering grades 2-12, offering one and two-week resident camping programs, teen leadership development programs and exciting adventure trips. Located at 7260 South Stony Lake Rd., in the Irish Hills of southeast Michigan. Sessions begin June 18. Information: 1-800-536-8607 or go to


t American Legion, Conn-Weissenberger Post 587 dinner dances, 2020 West Alexis Rd. Doors open 1 p.m. Members $10; guest $13. Dance only after 3 p.m., $6. Reservations, 419-476-5851. April 30 and May 14.

t Artist Club meets twice a month for hands-on activities and guest speakers at the Arts Council office, 134 West South Boundary St., Suite T, Perrysburg. Information: Arts Council, 419-873-2787 or

t Bowling Green Skating clubs: Adults ages 18 and up meet Thursdays 8-10 p.m. at the BGSU Ice Arena, Mercer Rd., Bowling Green. Information 419-878-6604. Junior Club, ages 5 and up, meets Saturdays 8-11 a.m. Information 419-878-3509 or visit

t Compass Club luncheon, speaker and discussion 11 a.m. Wednesdays at El Matador, 7011 Airport Hwy., and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Uncle John s Restaurant, 3131 Secor Rd. Open to all. Information: 419-865-8848.

t Genealogy by Computer Society meets the second Saturday each month at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St., at 1 p.m. Visitors welcome. Information: 419-382-6559 or go to

t German Lutheran Heritage Association to meet April 23 at 2 p.m. in the meeting room of the Lutheran Social Services building, T-793 St. Rt. 66, Archbold.

t Glass Capital Decorative Artists, 9 a.m. the second Saturday each month, Faith Community Church, 1201 South Byrne Rd. Information: 419-385-0012.

t Glass City Miniatures Guild meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday, Conference Center at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer. Public welcome, mini project each month. Information: 419-936-2986.

t Glass City Singles Club: group dance instruction for singles age 35 and up, Fridays 7:30-8:30 p.m. at DC Ranch, 25740 North State Rt. 25, Perrysburg. Also, Sundays 6-7 p.m. at Tamaron Country Club, 2162 West Alexis Rd. $6. Dining group formed for singles. Information: 734-856-8963 or visit

t Grand Rapids Club dances, Friday and Saturday nights, $5. Information: 419-832-9915.

t Great Eastern Toastmasters of Oregon meet at 6:30 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month at Bay Park Hospital. Improve public speaking and self confidence. Information: 419-836-5556 .

t Greater Toledo Republican Club meets the last Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. at Wernert s Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Information: 419-476-3884.

t Holey Toledo Knitters guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd., visitors welcome. Information: 419-537-9325.

t IPMS/Toledo Plastic Modelers meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at Rider s Hobbies of Toledo, Starlight Plaza Shopping Center, 5700 Monroe St., Sylvania, at 6:30 p.m. Information: 419-472-9163.

t Kaffeestunde, German coffee hour, Wednesday in the school semester, 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Student Union 3020, University of Toledo Bancroft campus. Information: 419-530-5506.

t Lake Erie British Car Club meets the second Wednesday each month at Charlie s Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton, 6:30 p.m. dinner, meeting at 7:30 p.m. Information: 419-878-2041.

tLicensed Practical Nurse Association of Ohio, monthly meeting, 7 p.m. April 20 at Academy of Medicine, 4425 Secor Rd. Open to the public.

t Lions Club of Bedford dinner meeting, first and third Wednesday each month at Erie Restaurant, 9788 Dixie, Erie, Mich. Information: 734-856-7985.

t Lucas County Retired Teachers will meet at Noon on April 26 at Tamaron Country Club, 2162 West Alexis Rd., speaker Ann Hanning, Executive Director of ORTA will discuss legislation and health care issues. Information: 419-826-7342.

t Lutheran Home Coffee Club, 1:30 p.m. second Thursday each month, 131 North Wheeling St., Oregon. Information: 419-693-0751, ext. 246.

t Machine Embroidery Guild meets the second Saturday every month at Hancock Fabrics, 5311 Airport Hwy., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Public welcome. Dues per meeting is $2. Information: 419-841-5373 or email Diane at

t Maumee Bay Country Quilters Guild meets 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Charles Mercy Hospital, Oregon Room, Navarre Avenue, Oregon. Guest fee: $3. Information: 419-698-2755.

t Maumee Stamp Club meets the first Thursday of the month except June, July and August at the Maumee Senior Center, 2450 South Detroit Ave., at 2 p.m. Information: 419-874-6241.

t Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, 7 p.m. first Wednesday each month in meeting room of the Lake Township Headquarters complex, 27975 Cummings Rd. R/C, Sail &Static. Boat runs are 1 p.m. on second Sunday of the month. Guests welcome. Information: 419-472-1331.

t Maumee Valley T s (Ford Model T Club), 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month at Brondes Ford, 1511 Reynolds Rd., Maumee. Information: 419-877-0513.

t Monroe Camera Club meets the first and third Thursday of the month at 4010 North Custer, Monroe, Mich. Information: 734-243-3346.

t MOPS group at St. Paul s Lutheran Church meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month during the school year from 9:15-11 a.m., 112 East Wayne St., Maumee. Child care provided: 419-380-0365 or 419-380-8492.

t Mudjaw Bowmen Archery Club Annual reverse raffle on April 29 beginning at 5 p.m. Tickets are $40 and includes meal and raffle number. For tickets call 734-848-4097.

t Naturalists Camera Club of Toledo, 7:30 p.m. the second Friday each month, Secor Metropark, National Center for Nature Photography, 10000 Central Ave., Berkey. Information: 419-474-2911 or

t Needle Arts Guild of Toledo meets 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday each month in the Conference Center, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer. Information: 419-832-3801.

t Newborns In Need, Toledo chapter, meets second Saturday each month 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave. Participants quilt, knit, sew, crochet and prepare gift bags and baby items. Instructors help; supplies provided. Information: 419-472-4667.

t New Neighbors League Club hosts interest groups and special activities for those new to the area, including monthly luncheons with speakers. Information: 419-841-5642.

t Ohio Singles Club sports night, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sundays monthly. Dance instruction at 6:30 p.m. and the party from 7:30 to midnight at Nashville s, 1260 West Alexis Rd. Information:

t Old Newsboys Goodfellows Association luncheon meetings at noon the first and third Friday each month at Michael s Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St. Information: 419-381-0755.

t Oregon Business and Professional Women will meet April 20 at Bay Park Community Hospital in the Great Lakes Room at 6 p.m. Reservations due by Saturday, call 419-693-8659.

t Pals of Long Ago Remembering Athletic Club meets the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. for breakfast at the Zonobia Shrine Temple, 1511 Madison Ave. Information: 419-536-8525.

t Panera s Professionals Club, newly formed book talk group of professionals, managers, and educators, meets Thursdays from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Panera Bread at 4050 Talmadge Rd., moderated by Virginia Jan. Information: 419-351-8254.

t Past President s Club to the VFW will meet April 26 at 7:30 p.m., hosted by Auxiliary 2898, 3925 West Alexis Rd.

t Photo Arts Club of Toledo will have its Spring Seminar on April 22 at the Toledo Botanical Gardens Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Dr., from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Speakers will be Andy Morrison, Blade photographer and Master Nature photographer, and Lyle Sizemore, award winning nature photographer. The event is open to the public, cost is $40 per person for the whole day, and $30 for PAC and TBG and Metropark members. Information: 419-536-8422.

t Playwright s forum is being formed by the Harvest Theatre of Toledo to provide a new opportunity for playwrights and those who aspire to playwriting and will meet every other Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. Information: 419-902-0608 or by email:

t Public Employee Retirees Chapter 33 meets the first Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Bowling Green Senior Center. Information: 419-833-5999.

t Public Employee Retirees Chapter 93 will meet April 27 at 1 p.m. in the Oregon fire Station #2, 1102 South Wheeling St., Oregon.

t Quarter Century Wireless Association meets every second Saturday of the month at Big Boy Restaurant, 1405 Reynolds Rd., Maumee at 9 a.m.

t Real Estate Investment Association meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. at Sullivan Hall behind Gesu Parish, 2049 Parkside Blvd. Information: 419-843-3094 or 419-283-8427.

t Rotary Club of Toledo meets Mondays at noon at Zenobia Shriners, 1511 Madison, information: 419-241-7060 or email

tSt. Lawrence Council Knights of Columbus is having a 50-year anniversary, Mass, dinner and program on April 22 at HJ s Banquet Hall, 206 New Towne Square. Cost is $25 per person, call 419-729-2770 or 419-726-3692.

t St. Luke s Hospital Auxiliary will meet April 24 in the auditorium. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Program by Peter Hountras Coping With Stress . Lunch will be $4, guests are welcome.

t Scott High School Alumni Association meets the first Tuesday of the month at Scott High School at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Information: 419-241-8856.

t Singles Group Bowling League is accepting bowlers or teams of three for games every other Sunday in Oregon. Cards, conversation, potlucks. Information: 419-862-0098,

t Toastmasters International, Anthony Wayne Chapter, meets 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesdays each month at 6:30 p.m. at Charlie s Restaurant, 6945 West Central Ave. Information: 419-893-9759 or go to

t Toledo Camera Club meets 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday each month, Toledo Botanical Garden conference center, 5403 Elmer Dr. Open to the public. Information: 419-478-7594.

t Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club meets the third Wednesday each month at the Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Dr. Open to the public. Information: 419-531-8124 or

t Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Society meets the last Thursday each month at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge, 7 p.m. Public is invited.

t Toledo Mothers of Twins Club, 7:30 p.m. the second Thursday each month at Toledo Hospital, 2142 North Cove. Open to mothers, foster mothers, guardians of multiple births. Information: 419-472-5032.

t Toledo PC Users Group meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the UAW Local 14 Hall, 5411 Jackman Rd. Information:

t Toledo Plastic Modelers meet every second and fourth Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at the Gander Mountain store, 320 South Holland-Sylvania. Information: 419-472-9163.

t Toledo Polish Genealogy Society will meet April 22 at 2 p.m. at the Lagrange Street Library. New members welcome. Call 419-478-1476.

t Toledo Sewing Guild meets third Monday each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Space Library, 1700 North Reynolds. Open to the public. Information: 419-882-0461.

t Toledo Woman s Club to have their Victorian Tea on April 30 at 3829 Woodley Rd. with seating at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are $12.50, call 419-474-7621.

t Topics Camera Club meets 7 p.m. the first Wednesday each month September through May at Way Public Library, 101 Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. For all level photographers. Information: 419-849-3108.

t VFW Post 587 Ladies Auxiliary meets the second Tuesday of the month at the post home, 214 Water St., Paulding.

t VFW Post 4906 will meet May 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the post hall, 2161 Consaul St.

t VFW Post 5536 Ladies Auxiliary meets the 3rd Thursday of the month at their post home, 1032 Sylvania Ave.

t VFW Post 8598 Ladies Auxiliary meets the 1st Monday each month at their post home, 1055 South Main St., Swanton.

t VFW Post 8847 Ladies Auxiliary meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at their post home, 700-715 South Walnut St., New Bavaria.

t Welcome Club of Northwest Ohio social group open to women new to the area or who want to make new friends. Needlework, card games, dining out, golf. Information: 419-531-5636.

t Westgate Toastmaster s meet Fridays 7-8:30 a.m. at West Park Place, 3501 Executive Pkwy., visitors welcome. Information:

t Wild Ones Natural Landscapers garden club meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7-8 p.m. at the Stranahan Arboretum, education room, 4131 Tantara. Free. Information: 419-539-6810 or


t Air National Guard, Band of the Great Lakes will be in concert at 2:30 p.m. April 23 at Maumee High School, Performing Arts Center, Craig Rd. and Fort St., sponsored by The Mirror Newspapers and Maumee Band Parents Association. This event is free and open to the public.

t Melodic Expressions Spring Concert Series at Owens Community College begins with Harp performances by Denise Grupp-Verbon and Friends at 6 p.m. on April 24 in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre, Room 111., followed by Owens Student Choir at 7:30 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre. April 26 will be a Solo Acoustic Guitar performance by Eric Wallack at 2 p.m. and Owens Jazz Express student performers at 7 p.m., both in the Studio Theatre, Room 111. April 27 will feature students from the College s voice classes at 7 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre. April 28 will feature students from Owens Percussion Ensemble in the Mainstage Theatre at 7 p.m. May 3 will be a performance by guitar students in the Studio Theatre, Room 111 at 6 p.m. All performances are free and open to the public. Information: 567-661-7081 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7081.

t Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra to perform April 30 at Owens Community College, Mainstage Theatre, at 8 p.m. Information: 567-661-2787 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. ARTS (2787).

t Swanton Band Boosters to present jazz legend Maynard Ferguson and his Big Bop Nouveau Band on May 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Swanton High School Auditorium, 601 North Main St. All seats are $20 (no reserved seating) and tickets can be purchased from any Swanton Band member or by calling 419-826-3045 or email


t Crafters needed for Lagrange Street Polish Festival July 7, 8 and 9. Call for contracts and costs: 419-255-8406.


t Anthony Wayne Schools Kindergarten registration is underway for children who will be five years old on or before Sept. 30, 2006. Kindergarten screening will be held the last two weeks of April. Parents should call their prospective primary school between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays. Monclova Primary: 419-865-9408, Waterville Primary 419-878-2436, Whitehouse Primary 419-877-0543.

t Art classes with Jan Revill Sundays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Frog Towne Square Bay at the Erie Street Market, 237 South Erie St. $5 for ages 5 to adult.

t Astronomy for the family, University of Toledo Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory, Bancroft Street campus. Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Serpents of the Sun through April 28, Saturday program, Bear Tales (and Other Grizzly Stories!) at 1 p.m. through April 29, Admission, $4 for adults, $3 for ages 3 and older and seniors. Information: 419-530-2650 or visit

t Bedford Child Development Center, child care facility for children 6 weeks to 12 years is open to serve surrounding communities. Hours are Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 734-847-5730.

t Brown bag seminars on women s topics, Thursdays 12:30-1:30 p.m., Catharine S. Eberly Center, Tucker Hall, room 180, University of Toledo main campus.

t Childbirth education classes, Thursdays 7-9 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Oregon. Sign up: 419-690-7735.

t Children s art classes by Toledo Artists Club at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Information: 419-841-8153.

t Choices 4 Successful Aging, a non-profit organization, to present a workshop for Baby Boomers and Beyond, April 29 at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 2770 West Central Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., to include lunch. Cost is $25 per couple. Information: 419-349-0274.

t Community Writers Workshop, for area residents who enjoy writing short prose or poetry, 6-9 p.m. Mondays, Owens Community College, College Hall room 156-D. Information: 567-661-7385.

t ElderVision classes at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd. One-day trips and programs for active adults. Information: 419-824-3707 or visit

t English classes for adult speakers of other languages Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Burnham Building, 6850 Monroe, room 208. Sponsored by Sylvania Schools adult basic and literacy education. Information: 419-824-8539.

t English for speakers of other languages, Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon or 1-3:30 p.m. offered through Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood. Call 419-473-2364.

t English for speakers of other languages at Owens Community College, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8 p.m. in the college s Workforce and Community Services on Tracy Rd., Northwood, and also Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30-3 p.m., Room 150 at Owens Findlay-area campus on Bright Rd. Information: 567-661-7357.

t Free Adult Computer GED Enhancement Program by Toledo Public Schools Adult Basic and Literacy Education Program, will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 1530 North Superior St., Summit Annex second floor, room 232. Call 419-671-8700.

t GED test preparation and practice tests for adults: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-9 p.m. at 7035 Madison, Holland, or Wednesdays from 12:30-8:30 p.m. at 6850 Monroe, room 210, Sylvania. Call 419-867-5763 or 419-824-8539. Sponsored by Sylvania Schools adult basic, literacy education.

t GED test preparation offered mornings or evenings at Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood. Free 5-class fast track program with test offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. Information: 419-473-2364.

t George A. Phillips Academy is accepting enrollment applications for grades K-8 through April 21, at the school, 3648 Victory Ave. For information or to schedule a visit call 419-534-4272 or go to

t Ironworkers apprenticeships, applications accepted at the Toledo Area Ironworkers Apprenticeship Training Center, 1078 Atlantic Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. Picture ID and $10 non-refundable fee required. Information: 419-382-3080.

t Lifelong Learning Classes for adults at Monroe County Community College s Whitman Center, 7777 Lewis Ave., Temperance, Mich. Art, real estate, tai chi, more. Information: 734-847-0559.

t Mercy College Continuing Professional Education offers classes in New Year s Resolution, lose weight nutrition and gentle exercise, Yoga and Pilates. Information: 419-251-1799.

t Pottery classes by the Toledo Potters Guild, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., for ages 14 through adult. Clay class also available for children ages 7-18. Information: 419-535-6937 or go to

t Project ABC Family Arts Lab on Wednesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m., at Monroe Street United Methodist Church, 3613 Monroe, for children ages 3-5 with an adult, $3 per session. Drawing class Tuesdays for ages 6-13, from 4-5:30 p.m., $5 per session. Register: 419-480-0222.

t Project Succeed opportunities for those who have lost financial support; become financially self-sufficient through education and career decisions. Information: Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women at the University of Toledo, 419-530-8570.

t Registration Rocks for area residents at Owens Community College, Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, will be 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20. Information: 567-661-7253 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7253.

t Roofers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee applications accepted at Northwest Ohio Construction Education Center, 4535 Hill Ave., 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. For ages 18 or older who have completed 10th grade or more; have 30 days or more experience on the roof; must show a driver s license or birth certificate.

t Woodmore Local Board of Education will continue their Open Enrollment program for the 2006-2007 school year. Parents/legal guardians must submit enrollment applications for students in adjacent or non-adjacent school districts to the Superintendent s Office, 708 West Main St., Woodville, between May 1-31. Information: 419-849-2381.

t YW Child Care Connections provides assistance in locating affordable child care. Information: Toledo Office at 419-255-5519 or 1-800-632-3052; Wood County at 419-353-7801 or 1-800-632-3053, and Ottawa County at 419-732-7807 or 1-877-228-1700.


t Employment Resource Center 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, St. Stephen Church, 7800 Erie St., Sylvania. Free help with resumes, interview skills, networking, budget and debt counseling. Information: 419-885-1551.

t One stop employment and job training: Lucas County: 419-213-JOBS; Wood Co.: 419-352-4172.

Exchange students

t Aspect Foundation seeking volunteer host families for high school students from countries such as the Ukraine, Armenia and Tajikistan. Students are part of the US State Department s Future Leaders Exchange program. Host families may be married or single, with or without children, and will be responsible for providing room, board and a caring home environment. Information: 419-698-5513 or 1-800-US-YOUTH, or visit

t ASSE International Student Exchange Program needs host families for ages 15-18 from various countries. Students fully insured; host families select student. Call 419-868-4998 or 1-800-736-1760.

t Cultural Homestay International seeks host families for international high school students who speak English, attend local high schools, have spending money and insurance. Call 1-800-210-6080.

t EF Foundation for Foreign Study seeks host families for high school foreign exchange students. Information: 419-836-1528 or 1-800-498-2487.

t Into Edventures needs host families to welcome foreign students age 15-18 into their home. Must provide a bed for the student and include them in family meals. Students have spending money and are fully insured. Host families receive a $50 per month tax deduction. Information: 1-877-586-8586 or 419-726-2554.

t Fulton County families can host a Japanese exchange student, age 15-18, to attend local high school. Tuition, fees, medical costs covered by the Fulton County OSU Extension Service, 4-H. Families provide room and board. Information: 419-337-9210.

t Ocean, a non-profit international educational program, seeks host families for exchange students from Germany, Latvia, China, Thailand, Japan, Turkey, Korea, Mongolia, Slovakia, other countries. Call 419-344-0466.

t STS Foundation seeks host families for international exchange students who will attend local high schools. Students have their own spending money and insurance and will share their customs and culture with their host families. Information: 1-800-522-4678 or visit

t World Heritage seeks local host families for high school students from various countries. Information: 1-800-888-9040 or

t Youth For Understanding International Exchange Student seeks host families for students from various countries. Details: 1-800-833-6243.

Fish Fries

t American Legion, 1074 Clarion Ave., Holland, every Friday, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Lake perch, walleye, steaks, burgers. Sunday breakfast buffet, 9 a.m. to noon.

t Commodore Perry VFW 3338, Fridays 4-8 p.m., 2231 South St., through April 28.

t Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 West Alexis Rd., Fridays 5-7 p.m., $6.

t Diehn American Legion Post 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, 5-7 p.m. first Friday of each month through May. Shrimp, chicken strips, fish.

t Fraternal Order of Eagles 197, 5050 Jackman Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fridays, shrimp and frog legs, senior menu, smoke-free.

t Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, every Friday 5-8 p.m. cost $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken also available.

t Northwood VFW Post #2984, 102 Andrus Road, 5-8 p.m. Fridays. Steaks, chicken available. Sunday breakfasts, 9 a.m. to noon, $4.

t Progressive Fishing Association, 8050 Schadel Rd., Whitehouse, every Friday from 5-8 p.m., through April 28. Information: 419-877-9909.

t VFW 2510, 617 Second St., Toledo, first Friday each month, 4-7 p.m., $6.

t VFW Post 3013 at 1950 South Eber, Holland, every Friday, 5-7 p.m.


t Aquatic arthritis exercise and tai chi in a warm water therapeutic pool, Anne Grady Center, 1525 Eber Rd. Information: 419-866-6500, ext. 214.

t Aquatic exercises, prenatal aquatics, fitness classes and tai chi at St. Charles Mercy Hospital in Oregon. Call 419-696-7203 for aquatics; 419-696-7412 for prenatal/fitness classes; 419-537-0131 for tai chi.

t Aquatic exercise 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the University of Toledo. $40 per month. Prescription from physician required. Information: 419-530-2731.

t Better Health For Living Fair, sponsored by First Church of God 50+ s, will be April 22 from 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at the Genesis Dreamplex, 2429 South Reynolds Rd., providing information on Diabetes, diet and exercise, Lupus, Arthritis, community resources, Cancer, Vascular screening, self exam-breast and prostrate. Blood sugar testing and Cholesterol screening ($5) will be available. Event is free and open to the public.

t Childbirth education classes at Toledo Hospital, Monday through Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Information: 419-291-5666.

t Diabetes education group meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday each month, Washington branch library, 5560 Harvest Lane. Information: 419-841-5992 ext. 6744.

t Focus on Healing therapeutic exercises, Wednesday mornings at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, and Thursday evenings at Mercy Health Partners Conference Center, 3400 Meijer Drive. Call 419-345-3986.

t Healthcare speakers available through Bay Park Community Hospital. Message tailored to schools, churches, service clubs, civic groups, businesses. Information: 419-690-7504.

t Healing care programs to help families through the cancer experience, offered by ProMedica Cancer Center. Tai chi, understanding medicines, vitamins, herbs, yoga. Information: 419-291-5899.

t Health lectures noon Wednesdays, St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St. Information: 419-841-5597.

t Hypnosis clinics to stop smoking or lose weight, American Lung Association. $50. Information: 1-800-231-5864.

t In-home respite financial assistance program by the Alzheimer s Association. Eligible families could receive up to $50 for in-home respite. Information: 419-537-1999 or 1-800-441-3322.

t Mercy Health Partners to offer classes in Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, and more, at Mercy Center for Integrative Medicine and Wellness, 3930 Sunforest Ct., call 419-251-8430; and aquatic classes for babies, prenatal exercise and arthritis at Mercy Center for Health Promotion at St. Charles, 1001 Isaac Streets Dr., Oregon. call 419-696-7203.

t Mammogram screenings free to any CareNet member, by Mercy Women s Care at St. Charles, with support from the NW Ohio Affiliate, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Information: 419-251-4000.

t Pet First Aid course at Owens Community College at the Workforce and Community Services building on Tracy Road in Northwood. Proper techniques to care for pets in a crisis. $30 includes a manual. Information: 419-661-7357.

t Psychotherapy analysis free at the Center for the Study of Experiential Psychotherapy, University of Toledo, in exchange for participation in research (videotaping of sessions, completing questionnaires). Information: 419-530-4014.

t Smoking cessation program at Toledo Hospital, a series of four classes each month, $58. Day or evening classes. Information: 419-291-8033.

t Smoke Stoppers Staying Stopped, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Charles Mercy Hospital, 2600 Navarre, Oregon.

t Tai chi for arthritis increases flexibility, muscle strength, heart-lung capacity, and balance, classes Thursdays at 7 p.m. at St. Timothy s Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary, Perrysburg, $35 per month. Call 419-537-0888.

t Tai chi classes by the Arthritis Foundation at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 North Wheeling, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Call: 419-691-9451.

t Ultrasound screenings at Mercy Women s Care at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Test to detect abnormal bone mass density in women over age 45. Registration: 419-251-4000.


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School Plays

t Wauseon High School to present Cinderella in the high school auditorium at 8 p.m. April 21 and 22 and at 2:30 p.m. April 23. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors.

t Perrysburg High School Theatre and Vocal Music Departments will present Disney s Beauty and the Beast at the high school auditorium at Roachton and Fort Meigs roads, 8 p.m. April 27, 28 & 29 and at 2 p.m. on April 29 & 30. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the high school box office one hour before each show.

t Performing Arts School of Metropolitan Toledo to present The Wiz at the Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., 7:30 p.m. May 5 &6.

Support Groups

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