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A garage sale to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Team of Delta takes place from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m. June 19 and 8 a.m. to noon June 20 at GB Manufacturing Co., 1120 East Main St. Donations will also be accepted.


A townwide garage sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 20; rain or shine. A portable restoorm will be located at the corner lot at West Main and Swanton Street.

Point Place

Friendship Park Community Center presents family movie night at 6 p.m. June 18. Showing will be Marley and Me. Admission is $1, with popcorn and a soft drink provided. The park is at 2930 131st St.

West Toledo

The next Angel Food distribution pickup for previously taken orders will be from 8:30-10:30 a.m. June 20 at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave.

The Sunset House Auxiliary will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18 and 9 a.m. to noon June 19 at Sunset House, 4020 Indian Rd.

Mountain Mentors Community Outreach Program for Youth will host a Move That House Golf Scrambles at noon June 19 at Tamaron County Club. The cost is $75 for 18 holes with a cart and dinner. Registration from 419-481-3606 or

Glass City Singles Dances, Friday nights at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $7. Details: 734-856-8963 or


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. Sept. 6 and from 8-10 p.m. Aug. 10. Local historian Fred Folger tells stories and points out sights. 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.


Art on Adams, an event featuring local artists from the MLC Studios, 7-9 p.m .at The Ottawa Tavern, 1815 Adams St. downtown. The event will be held every second Thursday of the month to give local artists and art lovers an opportunity to meet. Patrons are invited to stay for an evening of acoustic music starting at 9 p.m. Information: 419-539-9590.

The World Exchange, a nonprofit educational organization, will host two groups of young students, ages 14-18, from France. They will be here July 13 to Aug. 1 and Aug. 1-20.

Each student comes with ample pocket money, full insurance and are fairly fluent in English, so host families do not need to know French. Host families will need to provide a bed, daily meals, and time to experience as much of American life as possible. Program directors plan two group activities. Information: Yvonne Goodwin at 419-461-1894.


Children s Art Summer Camp, Toledo Artists Club at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, July 20-24. Also offering children s art classes. Register by calling 419-841-8153.


Crafters needed for Birmingham Ethnic Festival Juried Craft Show scheduled for Aug. 16. Details: 419-882-2027.

Needle Arts

Holey Toledo Knitters Guild will not meet this month at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. The group will resume in July. Call: 419-537-9325.

Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at Common Space Library, Glann Elementary School, 1700 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month. Call: 419-535-1064.

Crochet Now of the Crochet Guild of America meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd. Call: 419-241-2683.


Photo Arts Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Details: 419-536-8422 or

Alzheimer s

Alzheimer Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter invites caregivers of those with Alzheimer s to attend support groups:

6:30 p.m. the second Monday of every month at St. Charles Mercy Hospital in the Oregon Room, 2600 Navarre Ave., Oregon. Facilitator is Donna Koehn: 419-693-5030.

6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at the Alzheimer s Association, 2500 North Reynolds Rd. Facilitator is Jeri Schultz: 419-537-1999.

10:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of every month at Trinity United Methodist Church, 210 North Main, Swanton. Facilitators are Kathy Krupitzer, 419-825-3505 and Karen Nees, 419-825-1145.

10 a.m. the second Tuesday of every month at St. Paul s Episcopal Church, 310 Elizabeth St., Maumee. Call: 419-537-1999.

10 a.m. the third Thursday of every month at Scrambler Marie s, 3344 Secor Road, Toledo. Facilitator is Bob Hausch: 419-537-1999.

1:30 p.m. the second Saturday of every month at Scrambler Marie s, 570 Dussel Drive, Maumee. Facilitators are Karen Decker, 419-385-3958. and Sue Blevins.

Noon the fourth Wednesday of every month at Parkcliffe Community, Building No. 2, 4226 Parkcliffe Lane. Facilitator is Jenny Bucher: 419-381-9447.

The support groups are free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but it is recommended that the facilitator is contacted the first time to confirm the time, place, and date of the meeting. For information on Alzheimer s disease and dementia, call 1-800-272-3900 or visit


Ritter Planetarium & Brooks Observatory, family Fridays at 7:30 p.m., University of Toledo. Saturday afternoon programs for all ages at 1 p.m. All programs: adults, $5; seniors and children 3 and older, $4 Details: 419-530-2650 or


The YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral provides assistance in becoming a child-care provider and locating affordable child care in the counties of Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Williams, and Wood. Information: 419-255-5519 or 1-800-632-3052.

Toledo Artists Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host art classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Details: 419-841-8153.

American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St. Call: 419-877-5414.

Black Swamp Wood Carvers meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Common Space, 1700 North Reynolds Rd., new members and guests welcome. Call: 419-534-2230.

Bridge group meets for duplicate bridge noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave. Call: 419-476-0866.

Chinese Association of Greater Toledo nonprofit group in partnership with Sister Cities International, Families with Children from China, University of Chinese Student Union, Chinese Center of Toledo, and the UT Asian Study Program. Membership fees: $15 per person, $25 per family, $5 student, $35 per business. Details: e-mail or call 419-530-1916.

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. For ages 55 and older. Details: or 419-865-8848.

Cygnets 4-H Club of Swan Creek, ages 5-18, invites new members. 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, gardening, cooking, creative arts, and sewing. The group meets the second Monday of each month. Call: 419-872-2091.

Czech Dancers Polka Club holds dances from noon to 6 p.m. and dinner from noon to 2 p.m. some Sundays at the Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109 in Seward, Fulton County, about once a month. Details: or call 419-644-4271.

Genealogy by Computer Society meets 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Details: 419-382-6559 or

Glass City Miniatures Guild meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday, Conference Center at Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Miniproject each month. Details: 734-854-6652.

Glass City Singles Dances, Friday nights at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $7. Details: 734-856-8963 or

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

Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings second Wednesday each month at Charlie s Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by a meeting. Call: 419-878-2041.

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

Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at6:30 p.m. the first Thursday each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, Sail, and Static boat runs held 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday each month. Guests welcome. Details: 419-472-1331.

Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet meets monthly at the Ground Round Restaurant on Dussel Drive, Maumee, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday each month. Details: or 419-471-3698.

Mother s Center of Greater Toledo hosts weekly meetings and social activities for stay-at-home moms and their children. Details: or 419-868-1067.

Newborns in Need, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Saturday of each month at Calvary Church, Glendale Avenue and Reynolds Road. Knit, sew, and crochet baby items for those in need in northwest Ohio. New volunteers and beginners welcome. Supplies provided. Details: 419-865-4470.

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

Youth Baseball Instruction at Yankee Road Sports, 6581 Memorial Highway at Yankee Road, Ottawa Lake, Mich., ages 6-14, Group Sessions from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday; 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday and 5:30-7 p.m. Cost: $15. Individual P & H Sessions, Monday-Saturday. To schedule, call: Tim Best 419-460-1924 or, or

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