Family Night at Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St., 6 to 8 p.m. March 18. Big screen movie and bingo. Donation of $1 includes admission, snacks, beverages. 419-936-3079.
Book-reading and discussion at Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. March 17 and 24 and April 21 and 28. Books available for $17.95 paperback, $23 hardcover. Proceeds to missions, ministries. 419-478-6012.
Health fair at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 20. Free eye, hearing, osteoporosis screenings. 419-536-8383.
Co-ed bunco game by the Bunco Club of Toledo, 1:30 to 6 p.m. March 21, Tremainsville Hall, 2439 Tremainsville Rd. Lunch from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Registration, $20 in advance or $25 at the door, includes lunch. Registration: 419-787-3365.
Benefit for Gregg Trumbull, spaghetti dinner and silent auction at Westgate Chapel, 2500 Wilford Drive, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 27. Dance and music program, 6 p.m. Tickets: $13 adults, $5 children; e-mail: email@example.com
Sylvania Area Historical Society, Sylvania Heritage Center, 5717 North Main St., 7 p.m. March 17. Program is “Ohio in Brass,” pictorial tour of Ohio. Free. 419-318-9632.
Gathering of Quilters Guild meeting, 7 p.m. March 18 at the Elks Lodge, 3250 Holland-Sylvania Rd. Linda Poole, quilt artist, fabric designer, and author, to present “Turkish Applique — Bended Bias.” Show and tell of quilts, basket raffle. Member dues, $20. Visitor fee, $10. www.gatheringofquilters.org
Southview High School garage sale accepting donations 3 to 6 p.m. March 19 at portable storage unit at rear of school, 7225 Sylvania Ave. The sale will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20. Information: 419-824-8580.
History Comes Alive, a Lunch and Learn program by TOPS, noon to 3 p.m. March 20, Nederhouser Hall, Olander Park, 6930 Sylvania Ave. “Spring Brings Frogtown Tales” by Fred Folger. Optional lunch, $6; reservations required, 419-882-8313, ext. 30.
Chili Cook-Off at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., 5-7 p.m. March 20. Suggested donation $4. 419-882-6488. (suggestion $4).tFriday dance every week, Diehn American Legion Post 468 at 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania Township 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Cover, $5. Music by the Silver Creek Band or the Silver Lights Band, food, cash bar. Information: 419-882-9080.
Independent living open house at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., 1 to 3 p.m. March 24. Tour one, two, and three-bedroom units. 419-861-2233.
Annual cemetery cleanup by maintenance crews will begin in April. Winter grave decorations must be removed by April 1, or they will be removed by the crews. 419-865-0239, ext. 18.
This and That book chat for teens, Swanton Public Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m. March 18. Read An Abundance of Katherines by John Green for the discussion.
Aluminum can and paper drive by St. Richard Parent Club, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 20 and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 21, front parking lot at 333 Brookside Drive. Cardboard not accepted. Separate newspapers, magazines, and copy paper. No newspapers in plastic bags.
DC4K, for children ages 5-12 of families facing divorce or separation, 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. Patrick's Day party, West Toledo Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 4 to 7 p.m. March 17. Free. Jigg's dinner, Irish music and dancers, performance by Central Catholic's Alumni Glee Club. Benefit AOH scholarship fund and St. Patrick's Historic Church in Toledo. Information: 419-472-6946.
Euchre tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7:30 p.m. March 19. Entry fee, $5. 419-474-9233.
The Mix Twenty10, art and music fund-raiser for the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Secor Building, 425 Jefferson Ave., 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 20. Grazing stations, live entertainment, exhibits by 30 local artists, silent auction of area artwork, raffle. Tickets, $75. 419-254-2787 or acgt.org
Heart and Soul benefit, Notre Dame Academy and the Junior Academy, 6:30 p.m. March 20, 3535 West Sylvania Ave. Dueling pianos with audience participation, gourmet chef bars, and entertainment by the women of Notre Dame; benefits scholarship fund. $50, 419-475-9628. Information online nda.org.
Knight Fest 2010: A Celebration of the Arts, St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 West Bancroft St., 6 p.m. March 21. Students' art and music by the St. Francis Concert Band and Men's Chorus. Guest appearance by pianist Ryan Behan, class of 1995, a graduate of the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Free.
Toledo Sister Cities International Festival, Erie Street Market, 237 South Erie St., noon to 5 p.m. March 20. International music, dance, martial arts, and food. Admission is $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Free for ages 9 and under. 734-856-2913.
3 Years of Miracles, benefit for Jayden and Regan Cassidy, Cambridge Place, Alexis and Jackman roads, 5 to 9 p.m. March 20. Mexican food bar, children's activities, music, raffles to help with medical bills. 419-343-8193.
Spring Festival of Crafts by the Toledo Craftsman's Guild, Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21. Floral arrangements, handcrafted spring items, yard and home decorations. Free admission and parking.
Annual “Running of the Brides” bridal sale, Atlas Bridal Shop, 4895 Monroe St., March 21-22. Entry fee of one nonperishable food item to be donated to the Cherry Street Mission Ministries. Designer gowns marked down 20-90%, with prices starting at $99. Each bride will have up to 45 minutes to try on and choose a dress; only 2 people allowed in with her. 419-474-9119.
Lucas County Retired Teachers Association lunch meeting, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon March 24. W.H. “Chip” Carstensen, president of Buckeye Cable System, will speak on “Tooling the Information Highway.” Bring towels and washcloths for donation to the Beach House. Information, 419-531-5906.
College Resource Night at Main Library, 325 Michigan St., McMaster Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m. March 23. Free information on colleges, scholarships, grants, loans, and other financial aid. Advance registration required: www.toledolibrary.org or 419-259-5297.
Autism Academy of Learning board of directors monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. March 18 at 219 Page St., Toledo. Information, 419-865-7487.
Annual pierogi dozen sale by Echoes of Poland Folk Song and Dance Ensemble: cheese, kraut and potato pierogi, $8 per dozen. Advance orders only; 419-475-6262 or 419-531-8658. Pickup 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 26, PRCUA Hall, 5255 North Detroit Ave.
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