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Published: Wednesday, 6/27/2007

What's on: Areawide

t Side Cut Explorer tram rides along the Maumee River, every Tuesday 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to noon, now through October, at Side Cut Metropark, riverview parking lot. Board the 12-passenger, wheel-chair accessible tram for a ride along the river and canal towpath. Free. Groups can schedule separate times for a nominal fee. Information: 419-407-9700.

Areawide

•Family Miniature Golf Outing, 10 a.m. July 14 at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance, Mich. Cost is $2 per child and $3 for adults. Snacks and refreshments available for sale. Event sponsored by parent advocates in cooperation with Monroe County Great Start Collaborative, the Early childhood Investment Corp., and the Monroe County Intermediate School District. Reservations by July 6 call: 734-242-5799 or online at amyzarend@aol.com.

Benefits

•Furry Father's Day celebration, 9 a.m. to noon June 30 at Karnik Pet Lodge, 2921 Fairbanks Ave. Event includes Dacshund rescue, pet psychic, free Papa Murphy's pizza, pet caricature, horse rides for children and more. Proceeds benefit the Toledo Humane Society. Information: 419-841-6621.

•Backpack to the Future project. Collection of gently-used backpacks and new school supplies for distribution to primary level school children. Sponsored by Owens Community College Alumni Association. Drop off points are OCC campus, Books- A-Million at Levis Commons, or any branch of the Great Lakes Credit Union. Information: 567-661-7410.

••5K Pickle Chase, June 30, 7 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. race start, 9:15 a.m. Fun Run start at Elmwood High School, 7650 Jerry City Rd., Bloomdale, Ohio. Registration is $20; first 300 receive a T-shirt. Kids Fun Run $2 (no shirt.) Prizes awarded. Information: 419-353-4330.

•Annual 2-mile Walk With Me fundraiser at the Toledo Zoo, June 30, 9 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. walk begins, 11 a.m. post event activities. Sponsored by Easter Seals Northwestern Ohio. Information: 419-241-2600.

••Ladies Day golf scrambles, July 18 at Hidden Hills Golf Club, 4886 County Rd. 16 in Woodville, Ohio. Proceeds benefit ovarian cancer research, in memory of Violet Bolger. Cost is $40 per person. Includes 18-holes of golf, cart, continental breakfast, steak dinner, team and pin prizes. Registration at 7 a.m. with shotgun start at 8 a.m. Reservation deadline is July 15. Call 419-849-3693.

•• Beach, Beach, Beach, 5:30 to 9 p.m. July 19 at the Toledo Zoo, held by Chicks for Charity, an informal group of women, to benefit Beach House Family Shelter. Appetizers, cocktails at the Nairobi Pavilion in the African Savanna area; theme bag raffle. Cost, $35 adults, $20 for girls ages 20 and under. Information: www.chicksforcharity.net or call 419-241-2221.

Camps

•City Parks and Metroparks Nature Camps, for ages 7-12 from July 2 through Aug. 17 at Ottawa Park, 2201 Kenwood Blvd., Toledo. Visit various metroparks, Fossil and Olander parks, Toledo Botanical Garden. Activities include wildlife watching, nature art, pond and river studies, swimming, boating. Week-long camps begin 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays at $70 each week. To register, call 419-407-9702.

••Sylvania Summer Camp, now through Aug. 17 from

6:30 p.m. for ages 5-11. Includes weekly field trips and daily swimming, art class taught by a local artist. Call Sylvania Community Services at 419-885-2451, located at 6850 Monroe St., Sylvania. Registration forms at www.scsonline.org.

•University of Toledo Baseball Team's baseball camp, now through June 29. Comprehensive camps are available for grades 1-12, and a Prospect Camp is available for students entering grades 11-12. Information: 419-530-3097 or email oliver.wolcott@utoledo.edu.

•Owens Community College Basketball camp for grades 5-12, July 9-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oregon Road campus. Cost, $75. Call 419-720-5252. Express Volleyball Camp for grades 4-7 and 8-12, July 16-19 at $80 per player. Call 567-661-7939 to register. Youth basketball training camp is July 23-26 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Owens Community College Student Health and Activities center. Camp instructors include Detorit Pistons officials and players. For grades 1-11. Cost $175. Details: 567-661-7973.

•Children's Summer Theater Workshop registering through June 29 session, for grades 2-8. Morning camp from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and afternoon camp from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Cost, $80. Registration forms: www.watervilleplayshop.org.

•History Day Camps at Wolcott House Museum Complex, hosted by the Maumee Valley Historical Society for grades 3-6. June 28: Old Fashioned Food & Fun; and June 29: Old Fashioned School Days. Each session is offered 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost per session is $10. Call 419-893-9602 or www.maumee.org/recreation/wolcott.htm.

•577 Foundation Musical Jamboree Mini-Camp July 2, 3, 5 and July 6 at 577 East Front St., Perrysburg. For 2-4 year olds and Voice Mini-camp for 7-12 year olds. Information: (419) 861-4618 or pianoadventures@buckeye-express.com.

•Children's art camp by the Toledo Artists Club at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Summer camp sessions offered July 9-13 and July 16-20. Information: 419-841-8153.

•South Toledo Golf Club junior golf league camp for 9 to 15 year old boys and girls, now through August 8. Space is limited. Register: www.southtoledogolf.com.

•Acting Workshop for Teens now through July 26. Monclova Community Center: 419-861-4618.

•Summer Arts and Sciences Creativity camps weekly at Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 North Reynolds Rd., for children ages 5-14, now through Aug. 24. Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Half-day camps from 8:30 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4:30 p.m. Registration: 419-531-2046 or go to www.aclew.org.

•Salvation Army residential camp: sponsorships needed to help send 133 children to Camp Neosa in Carrolton, Ohio. Cost is $270 per child per week. To donate, call 419-241-1138, ext. 16.

Concerts

•Music Under the Stars at the Toledo Zoo: 7:30 p.m. Sundays July 8 to Aug. 26 in the zoo amphitheater, Anthony Wayne Trail. Free.

Crafts,

Rummage Sales

t Attic sale at Sylvania Senior Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 at 7149 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania.

•Lagrange Street Polish Festival needs crafters for July 13-15. Call for contract: 419-255-8406.

•Vendors tables available for Aug. 4 quilt and craft show at Genesis Dreamplex, 2429 South Reynolds Rd. sponsored by the First Church of God. Information: 419-255-0849.

•Crafters sought for Tontogany Festival Aug. 11. A 10'x10' space costs $15. Information: 419-823-3359.



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