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Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills Community Education's February adult classes open to all: Cooking a meal to remember; Crochet: advanced, beginner; and open bridge for adults. 419-537-9852 or visit

West Toledo

A special book-reading and discussion group at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. Feb. 24, March 17, 24, and April 21, 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Proceeds go to the missions and ministries. 419-478-6012.

Big'z Bar and Grill is a Haiti earthquake relief drop-off location. ISOH/IMPACT leads relief efforts in northwest Ohio. Drop off canned goods, nonperishable food items, bottled water, and medical supplies to Big'z, 2600 West Sylvania Ave. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily. Donations or checks payable to ISOH/IMPACT, 25182 West River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551. 419-720-9090.

Every Saturday in February, Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, 3034 Wilford Rd., offers wax services and makeup applications for donations to raise funds for Haiti. To make an appointment call 419-866-4489 or online at

Point Place

A Musicians Jam Night 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St.


Lourdes College offers Celebration of Black History Month, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Franciscan Theatre. Participants include the director of Toledo's Board of Community Relations, Juanita Green, poet Annette McClair, and director of the Office of Equity and Diversity at BGSU, Marshall Rose. Musical performance by the Clarence Smith Community Chorus, Lourdes College Chorus and Good Company Ensemble, and the Sylvania Community Orchestra. Free, open to the public.

Shoot for the Moon Basketball Challenge at Northview High School, 5403 Silica Dr., at 2 p.m. on Feb. 27. Staff members of the elementary schools will play against Channel 13 All-Stars to raise money to send 5th grade students to the Challenger Learning Center in Oregon. Tickets $5. $2 for children under 5.

Cougar Cheer Clinic at Southview High School, 7225 Sylvania Ave., from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 24, sponsored by the SHS cheerleaders. Kindergarten through junior high from any school welcome. Cost: $25, includes T-shirt, certificate and chance to cheer at the basketball game on Feb. 26. Register online at or 419-517-3188.


DC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 of families facing divorce or separation, at North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 West Linfoot St., 6:30 p.m. Mondays through April 5. 419-337-4776.

DivorceCare, a seminar and support group for people experiencing divorce, North Clinton Mennonite Church, 831 West Linfoot St., 6:30 p.m. Mondays through April 5. Child care available. Register 419-337-4776.


St. Francis de Sales High School annual Fun-a-Rama is Feb. 28 from noon to 8 p.m. Bancroft Street and Parkside Boulevard. Events include gladiator jousts, cash-prize raffles, radar speed pitching, a clown and magician, bingo, barbecue chicken dinners, Ferdos hommos and pita, and Stanley's kielbasa dogs. Admission and parking free.

St. John's Jesuit Academy, 5901 Airport Hwy., will host an information night at 7 p.m. Feb. 24.

Ecumenical Bereavement support group will meet from 2:30-4 p.m. March 2 at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd. Call Susie Waible at 419-704-4641.


ISOH/IMPACT collects donations for Haiti. Needed items include bagged rice and beans, heavy duty tarps, and everything household, including over the counter medications; no glass items or clothing will be accepted. Donations can be dropped off at Tireman Auto Service Centers and ISOH/IMPACT's warehouse, 905 Farnsworth Rd., Waterville. Cash and credit card donations can be made online at or sent to: ISOH/IMPACT, 25182 W. River Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551.

The 577 Foundation has classes for adults. Chinese New Year Cooking, celebrate the Lunar New Year with traditional dishes from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 26. Dim Sum to roasted pork, and seafood to vegetarian herbal dishes. Bring an apron. Meal included. Limited to 15. Fee: $20. Call 419-874-4174 for information and registration.


Vertical Garden System information night 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 25 at EMS Training Center, 129 21st St., by Ohio State University Extension, health departments, and other organizations.

The Choraliers, under the direction of Brian Seever, are seeking alto, tenor, and bass voices. Rehearsals have begun for the spring show, Give Us That Spotlight, May 13-15 at Fassett Middle School in Oregon. Contact Kay Karrick at 419-698-1862.

Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. Radio-controlled, sail, and static-boat runs from 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.

English-language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area. Call 419-824-8539.

DivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.

Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes for ages 5-17. Information, 419-841-8153.

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

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

The International Fellowship Inc., a nonprofit exchange student program is seeking host families for high school students. Call 800-647-8839 or visit

Needle Arts

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

Holey Toledo Knitters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Call 419-537-9325.


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

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