•YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral: information on becoming a child care provider and locating affordable child care in Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood counties. Information: 1-800-632-3052.
•Childbirth education classes at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Drive, Oregon. Sign up: 419-690-7735.
•Community Writers workshop for area residents who enjoy writing prose or poetry, 6-9 p.m. Fridays at Owens Community College, College Hall Room 156 D. Information: 567-661-7385.
•GED test preparation and practice tests for adults: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-9 p.m. at 7035 Madison St., Holland, or Wednesdays from 12:30-8:30 p.m. at 6850 Monroe St., Room 210, Sylvania. Sponsored by Sylvania schools' adult basic, literacy education. Information: 419-867-5763.
t GED test preparation offered at Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood. GED classes, practice tests, instruction in math, reading, and writing offered at no charge. Free five-class fast-track program with test offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. Information: 419-473-2364.
t GED and COMPASS test preparation: Adult Basic and Literacy Education classes offered by Owens Community College on the first Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. in College Hall Room 151. Call: 567-661-2721 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 2721.
t YW Child Care Connections provides assistance in becoming a child care provider and locating affordable child care for the following counties: Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa and Wood. Information: 419-255-5519 or 1-800-632-3052.
t Hypnosis clinics to stop smoking or lose weight, American Lung Association. Cost, $50. Details: 1-800-231-5864.
•In-home respite financial assistance program by the Alzheimer's Association. Eligible families could receive up to $150 for in-home respite. Information: 419-537-1999 or 1-800-272-3900.
•Smoking cessation program at Toledo Hospital, a series of four classes each month, $58. Day or evening classes. Information: 419-291-8033.
•Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Lane, Basil Goes Activities Bldg., Feb. 8 from 5-8 p.m. To benefit Boy Scout Troop 263. Adults $8; students and seniors $7; and children 5 and under $4. Carryout available. Information: 419-841-2206.
•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. Fried and baked fish. Chicken strips and shrimp 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. Information: 419-865-8511.
•Knights of Columbus Council 3122 will have their fish fry from 5-7:30 p.m. every Friday through March 21 at Sommerset Hall, 2458 Tremainsville Rd. Fish dinners $7; baked cod $7.50; shrimp $7.50; and frog legs $8.
•Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. Cost, $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken.
•Mayfair-Plymouth Church, 5253 Bennett Rd., 5-7 p.m. Feb. 15, 29, and March 14. Dine in or carry out. Fish, fries, coleslaw, rolls, beverages, and homemade desserts, all-you-can-eat: adults $7 and children under 12 $5, 419-476-7093.
t Northwood VFW 2984 Friday fish fry, 5-8 p.m. every week at 102 West Andrus Rd. Steaks and chicken available.
•Our Lady of Lourdes, 6149 Hill Ave., Feb. 8, starting at 5 p.m. Alaskan pollock, french fries, baked potato, cole slaw, roll, drink, and dessert. Adults $7.50; seniors $6.50; children 12 and under $4. Carryout available. Macaroni & cheese dinners $4.50.
•Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 2255 Central Grove Ave., Fridays from 5-7:30 p.m. through March 14. All-you-can-eat fried or baked fish. Adults $7.50; seniors $7; children 10 and under $4; macaroni and cheese available.
t Progressive Fishing Association fish fry, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. through April 25 at 7675 Schadel Rd., Whitehouse. Adults $7, seniors $6.50, and children $4. Information: 419-392-4715.
t Rossford Eagles, 658 Lime City Rd., Rossford, fish fry every Friday during Lent.
•St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4555 North Haven, Fridays through March 21. Dinners will be served 5-7 p.m. except Good Friday when serving starts at 4 p.m. Cost, $7 adults, $6 seniors, and $4 children. Information: 419-478-9558.
•St. Jerome Church, 300 Warner St., Walbridge, every Friday 5-8 p.m. through March 21. Lake Erie yellow perch, shrimp, macaroni and cheese, baked potato, french fries, bread, beverage, and salad bar. Adults $10; seniors $9; children $5. Children under age 4 eat free. Pop and dessert sold separately. Carryout available.
•St. Joseph's-Ida, 8295 Van Aiken St., 4-8 p.m. Fridays through March 21. Lake perch, shrimp, augratin potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, dessert and beverage. Adults $11; seniors (65 & over) $10; child fish (4-12) $5; grilled cheese $5; children 3 & under free. Carryouts available: 734-269-6262.
•St. Pius X Parish, 3011 Carskaddon, 5-7 p.m. Feb. 8, 15, 22, and March 14. Fish, fries, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, rolls, and dessert. Adults $7.50; seniors $6.50; children 12 and under $4.50.
•St. Rose School, 215 East Front St., Perrysburg, 5-7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays through March 14. Fish, baked potatoes, french fries, mac & cheese, pizza ($2 kids only), coleslaw, soup, rolls, and beverages. Adults $8; seniors $7; children 4-11 $5. Proceeds support Boy Scout Troop 167 and The Knights of Columbus. Carryout: 419-874-1867.
•St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 729 White St., every Friday from 5-7 p.m. through March 21. Alaskan pollock, scalloped potatoes, green beans or corn, cole slaw or tossed salad, bread, butter, coffee or milk, and homemade desserts. Adults $7; seniors $6.50; children under 12, fish or macaroni and cheese, $3.50. Carryout available. For more information, phone: 419-698-1519.
•VFW Post 2898, 3925 West Alexis Rd., all-you-can-eat for $6.50, 5-8 p.m. every Friday through March 14.
•VFW Post 3013, 5-7 p.m. Fridays at 1950 South Eber Rd., Holland.
•VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul St., 4-8 p.m. Feb. 1, 15, 29, and March 14. Yellow perch, frog legs, shrimp, cole slaw, and french fries. Take out or eat in. Information: 419-698-4411.
•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. For more information, phone: 419-885-1551.
•One-stop employment and job training. Information: Lucas County, 419-213-JOBS, or Wood County, 419-352-4172.
•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.
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