t "Current Developments on Global Warming -Alternative Energy and How It Could Affect Ohio," a talk by Louis Tosi, 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Franciscan Theater and Conference Center, Lourdes College campus, Convent Boulevard. Sponsored by Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment. Free. For more information, phone: 419-824-3691.
•Women's Connection West January event, Jan. 11, coffee and tea at 11:15 a.m. followed by lunch at The Toledo Club, Belvedere Room, 235 14th St. Fashion show, Angela Williams provides vocal entertainment, and talk by Mary Haddad, "Survival and Success in the Search for Significance." Cost, $12. Deadline Jan. 8. Reservations can be made by phoning: 419-841-9653. Future luncheons will be Feb. 8, and March 14 at the Sylvania Country Club.
t Southview High School Farewell Concert for Tim Hoffman, band director at Southview for 30 years, is planned for spring. The Southview Spring Alumni reception concert is 7:30 p.m. May 15 at the Theater for Performing Arts at the school. All band alumni are invited to join band members on stage. To reserve a place, contact the band boosters at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1.
t Euchre tournament at Providence Lutheran Church, 8131 Airport Hwy., 6:30-10 p.m. Jan. 12. Bring an appetizer or snack to share; beverages provided. Prizes awarded.
t Ottawa Hills Community Education classes: registration for adult classes in chocolate desserts, genealogy, bridge, yoga, and instinctive self-defense. Children's classes open to Ottawa Hills residents only and include K-3 bowling or basketball, dance team clinic, cheerleading clinic, and bowling for grades 4-6. Brochure available at www.ohschools.K12.oh.us or by phoning 419-537-9852.
t Book discussion, Atlantis Found by author Clive Cussler, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 8, Reynolds Corners Branch Library, Dorr Street.
t Tai Chi, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from Jan. 8-22; Alexander Technique, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 9-16, and Amrit Yoga, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 10-24, at Sanger Branch Library, West Central Avenue. Registration required by phoning: 419-259-5295.
•Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 West Alexis Rd., Fridays 5-7 p.m.
•Diehn American Legion Post 468, first and third Friday each month through May 2, from 5-7 p.m. at 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Deep fried and baked fish. Chicken strips and shrimp will be available.
•Fraternal Order of Eagles 197, 5050 Jackman Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fridays, shrimp and frog legs, senior menu.
t Holland American Legion fish fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday through April 18 at the post, 1074 Clarion Ave. For more information, phone: 419-865-8511.
•Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. Cost, $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken.
•New Hope Christian Church, 2457 Holloway Rd., Holland, Jan. 4, $7.
t Northwood VFW 2984 Friday fish fry, 5-8 p.m. every week at 102 West Andrus Rd. Steaks and chicken available.t Progressive Fishing Association fish fry, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 4 to April 25 at 8050 Schadel Rd. Adults $7, seniors $6.50, and child $4.
t Rossford Eagles, 658 Lime City Rd., Rossford, fish fry first and third Friday each month.
•VFW Post 3013, 5-7 p.m. Fridays at 1950 South Eber Rd., Holland.
•AFSCME 1184 sub-chapter 109 meets 10 a.m. Jan. 28 at Ohio Council 8 Headquarters, 420 South Reynolds Rd. Sue Rowe from Marcy Kaptur's office will speak. Information: 419-475-8380 or 419-726-2599.
•PERI Chapter 4 meets 1 p.m. Jan. 9 at 410 South Reynolds Rd. Information: 419-536-3468 or 419-478-7392.
•Toledo Potters' Guild offers classes, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays beginning Jan. 5 for ages 7-18. Cost of $160 covers tuition, supply and clay fees. Classes for ages 14 and older offered at 6:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 7. Cost is $175. Classes are held at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Information: 419-535-6937 or 419-243-9030 or at www.toledopottersguild.org.
•American Sewing Guild meets the second Wednesday monthly at 6:30 p.m. at Sew Nice in the Diamond Plaza, 1855 South Reynolds Rd. New members welcome.
•BMW Riders of Toledo motorcycle club meets the second Tuesday of the month. For more information: 419-874-2780 or
•Bridge Group meets for duplicate bridge every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Eleanor M. Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest, everyone welcome. Information: 419-476-0866.
•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 the public. Information: 419-865-8848.
•Crochet Now of the Crochet Guild of America meets the first Thursday each month from
6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd. Information: 419-241-2683.
t Cygnets 4-H Club of Swan Creek, for ages 8-18, invites new members. The club promotes learning, leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Includes summer camp, community service, and 4-H projects, such as small and large animal care, photography, carpentry, insects, gardening, cooking, creative arts, and sewing. The group meets the second Monday each month. For details, call 419-872-2091 or 419-825-3509.
t East Toledo Historical Society meetings, Navarre Park shelter house, White Street near Navarre Avenue. Held 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.
•Genealogy by Computer Society meets 1 p.m. the second Saturday each month at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Information: 419-382-6559 or www.gcstoledo.org.
•Glass City Miniatures Guild meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday, Conference Center at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Rd. Mini-project each month. Information: 419-936-2986.
•Glass City Singles Social Club offers line dance instruction at 6:30 p.m. and ballroom dance instruction at 7:30 p.m. at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. Toast of the Town dining experiences at various restaurants on Thursday nights. Information: 1-800-937-4616 or www.toledosingles.com.
•Greater Toledo Republican Club meets the last Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. at Wernert's Corners Civic Association building, 5068 Douglas Rd. For more information, phone: 419-476-3884.
•Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets the third Monday of every month at the Common Space Library, 1700 North Reynolds Rd., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, phone: 419-535-1064 or 419-882-0461.
•Holey Toledo Knitters guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Information: 419-537-9325.
•IPMS Toledo Plastic Modelers meets 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays each month, Rider's Hobbies of Toledo, Starlight Plaza Shopping Center, 5700 Monroe St., Sylvania.
•Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings held the second Wednesday each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner at
6:30 p.m., followed by a meeting. For more information, call: 419-878-2041.
•Lucas County Amateur Radio Emergency Services meets the fourth Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at St. Luke's Hospital near the cafeteria. For more information: www.lcares.org.
•Lutheran Home Coffee Club, 1:30 p.m. second Thursday each month, 131 North Wheeling St., Oregon. For more information, phone: 419-693-0751, ext. 246.
•Machine Embroidery Guild meets the second Saturday every month at Hancock Fabrics, 5700 Monroe St. at 11 a.m. Dues per meeting is $2. For more information, phone 419-841-5373 or e-mail email@example.com.
tMaumee Valley Ford Model T Club, 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month at Brondes Ford, 1511 Reynolds Rd., Maumee. Information: 419-877-0513.