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• An Ohio historical marker commemorating the Toledo & Western Railway Co. will be dedicated at 1 p.m. June 7 at the Ten Mile Creek Bridge just south of Sautter s Market, 5519 South Main St. Fred Folger, a local historian, will be the guest speaker along with a member of the Ohio Historical Society. A reception will follow at Sylvania Historical Village, 5717 North Main St. The event is open to the public. Information: Joy Armstrong at 419-882-4865 or

• About $60 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased by anyone in need for $30 through Angel Food Ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd. Orders will be taken from 1-3 p.m. June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 10, and 1-4 p.m. June 13. Information: 419-882-6488.

• The Sylvania Strider Distance Running Club begins its 27th season June 15. Junior/senior high athletes interested in training for fall cross country will meet behind Stranahan Elementary, 3840 Holland-Sylvania Road at 8 a.m. for registration. Cost is $25 for eight weeks. Information: 419-250-3349.

• Neighborhood yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 6 at Augsburg Lutheran Church, 1342 Sylvania Ave. Also scheduled are a bake sale, lunch, and a kids fun zone.

• Sylvania Senior Center Artists Group to exhibit their work at Toledo Museum of Art Community Gallery, 2445 Monroe, June 5 through July 19. There will be an opening night reception in the Community Gallery from 6-8 p.m., June 5, for the public, especially friends and family of the artists. For questions about the exhibition call Jennifer Bandeen at the museum, 419-254-5771, ext. 7495.


• Creekside Independent Living Open House will be from 1-3 p.m. June 10 at Luther Village at Wolf Creek, 2045 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland. Call: 419-861-5619.

• Auditions for Broadway Stars of Tomorrow and the Doo Wop Girls will take place from 3-5 p.m. June 9 and 11 at New Hope Christian Church, 2457 Holloway Rd. Details: 419-861-4618.

West Toledo

• The Lucas County Master Gardners Speakers Bureau will present its second session in the Victory Garden Lecture Series from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 10 at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Titled, Keep on Growing, topics to be covered in separate workshops include: growing herbs, themed gardens, permaculture (perennial agriculture), recipes, nutrition, cold frames for extending the season, composting, calculating yield, and sharing bounty with others. The cost is $15 or $25 for the second and third session being offered Sept. 9. Payment may be made at the door. Reservations: 419-578-6783.

• The Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 606 will meet at 11 a.m. June 13 at the post, 3005 Laskey Rd. Details: 419-850-1520.

• Blessed Sacrament Parish Festival will be June 11-14 at the church grounds on Bellevue Road, two blocks north of Sylvania Avenue, between Douglas and Upton. Festival hours will be from 6-11 p.m. June 11; 5 p.m. to midnight June 12 and 13; and noon to 7 p.m. June 14. Highlights and entertainment includes Haywire performing from 7-11 p.m. June 11; pig roast dinners June 12, followed by the Nu-Tones playing from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; grilled and barbecue chicken dinners June 13 with the Bridges performing from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; and Polish dinners June 14 with polka music from 1-6 p.m. Parking is available on the church grounds, Close Park, and at Start High School, 2100 Tremainsville Rd.

• A rummage sale takes place at Richmar Manor, 3433 West Alexis Rd. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 5 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6.


• Toledo historical and architectural cruises on the Maumee River aboard the Sandpiper boat are presented by the Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor. The two-hour cruises take place from 1-3 p.m. Sundays on June 14 and Sept. 6, and Mondays from 8-10 p.m. July 13 and Aug. 10. Cost is $18; or $15 for a member of any historical organization in the Maumee Valley. Reservations: 419-537-1212.

• Two groups of students from France are to be in the Toledo area this summer through The World Exchange, a nonprofit educational organization. The first group will be here July 13-Aug 1 and the second group from Aug. 1-20. The students are aged 14-18, have full insurance, and are fairly fluent in English. Host families are required to provide a bed, daily meals, and time to help students experience as much of American life as possible. Program directors have planned at least two group activities. Details: Yvonne Goodwin at 419-461-1894 or Tom Goodwin at 419-340-2945.


• The Lake Erie British Car Club will sponsor its 11th Annual Classic Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at Fort Meigs State Memorial in Perrysburg. Two hundred British cars will be on display. Details: 419-855-8567.

• The second annual Entire Point Place and Shoreland Community Garage Sale begins at 9 a.m. June 11, 12 and 13 and continues until homeowners and businesses close their doors each day. Details: 419-729-0744.

• The Placers Car Club s Annual Car & Truck Show takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 6 at Friendship Park, 2930 131st St. A rummage sale along with food and beverages will be available.

• The Toledo Yacht Club is hosting a Skippers and Mates Breakfast Buffet at 9 a.m. June 13 at the club, 3900 North Summit St. The speaker will be provided by Toledo Fire and Rescue; the topic will be Fire Fighting Afloat and Ashore, Can t Happen to Me, with a live simulation. Casual attire is requested. The breakfast is open to the public. Cost is $10 per person plus tax and gratuity. Reservations needed by June 5 by phoning: 419-726-3485. ext 201.

• An Ice Cream Social will be from 4-7 p.m. June 3 at the Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 North Wheeling St. The Cake Walkin Jass Band will provide music.

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