Flower Hospital plant sale, 5200 Harroun Rd., 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 5 to 6. Hanging baskets and potted plants for sale.
St. Francis de Sales High School play, “Footloose,” 7:30 p.m. May 7-8 at the Franciscan Center, Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd. Adults $12, seniors $10, students $8.
Maplewood Elementary School carnival, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 7 at 6769 Maplewood Ave. 419-824-8613.
Downtown Sylvania sidewalk and garage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22. Spaces available at $35. 419-824-4153.
Weekly Friday dance, Diehn American Legion Post 468 at 5580 Centennial Rd., 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. $5. Music by the Silver Creek Band or the Silver Lights Band. 419-882-9080.
Meet the Author, Rick Sowash, writer and illustrator of children's books, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 6, Ward Pavilion, Wildwood Preserve, 5100 West Central Ave. Teachers and home school families invited. Reservations needed, $2. 419-407-9769.
Paws for Plants Sale and bake sale, noon to 5 p.m. May 8, Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet Shelter, 5250 Hill Ave. Donations of plants welcome: 419-537-9663.
Flower sale at Pilgrim Church, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8, 1375 Sylvania Ave. Sponsored by the church's Jamaica Mission.
White Elephant Sale at Hope Manor Senior Complex, 4702 Violet Rd., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7 to 8.
PERI Chapter 4 meeting, 1:30 p.m. May 5 at the AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Headquarters, 420 South Reynolds Rd. Information on 2010 Health Insurance Coverage. Refreshments served.
Free skin care screening at Mercy St. Anne Hospital, 3404 West Sylvania Ave., 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. May 8. Appointments required: 419-251-4000.
Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, May 14 at Little Flower Church, O'Grady Community Center, 5522 Dorr St. at Olimphia Road. Register from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Play starts at 7 p.m. Free food and drink. No alcohol. Must be 18 to participate. Call John Stover at 419-349-5546 to register or for information.
Delta Community Outreach seeking co-ed and men's teams to play in the Memorial Day Tournament. Registration deadline and a drawing at 7 p.m. May 10 at Delta's Poth Shelter house on the north end of the park. $150 per team. Call 419-822-5806 and leave a message.
NASCAR Darlington Race party and hog roast, May 8 at the American Legion Post, 200 South Hallett Ave. Roast pork dinner, $7, begins 5 p.m. NASCAR Darlington Race Party, 7 p.m.
Fulton County Humane Society meeting, 6:30 p.m. May 5, in the Administration Building, second floor Conference Room, Chestnut and South Fulton streets, Wauseon.
Happy Birthday, Lagrange Branch Library, 3422 Lagrange St., 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 5. Treats and activities for all ages.
Auditions for the play, “Tomorrow May Very Well Be Too Late,” for ages 6 and up, May 6 to 7 at Kent Branch Library, 3101 Collingwood Blvd. For appointment and time, call 419-243-3329.
Kids Rock the Zoo! 7 to 9 p.m. May 7 at the Toledo Zoo, 2700 Broadway. DJ music, karaoke, games, music, prizes. Tickets, $14, must be purchased in advance. toledozoo.org/events/kidsrock.
Greek Community rummage sale, 9 a m. to 5 p.m. May 6 to 7 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at Greek Community Center, 740 Superior St. Lunch, baked good available. Last day bag sales.
Ed Jones' presentation on his self-designed telescopes and optical devices at 7:30 p.m. May 7, in Room 1005 of McMaster Hall, University of Toledo, 2801 Bancroft St., at the monthly meeting of the Toledo Astronomical Association.
Euchre tournament at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m. May 7 and 14. Entry fee, $5.
Family Bird Festival to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 West State Rt. 2, Oak Harbor. 419-888-0014.
Migratory Bird Day bird hike, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 8 at Oak Openings Preserve, Buehner Center parking lot, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton.
International Migratory Bird Day at the Toledo Zoo, May 8. Follow a migratory path around the zoo with games and activities. Mother's Day at the zoo on May 9 offers free admission for moms who take their children. Mother's Day brunch available, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call 419-385-5721, ext. 3092 to reserve a table. Zoo hours on the weekend are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in May.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 3-mile walk for the American Cancer Society, beginning 9:30 a.m. May 8 at Town Center, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. Bowling competition between Ohio Senator Teresa Fedor and Toledo Mayor Michael Bell. cancer.org/stridesonline.
Yell and Tell: Stop Child Abuse Now, non-sanctioned bowling tournament fund-raiser, noon May 8 at Interstate Lanes, 819 Lime City Rd., Rossford. Cost, $12 per person.
American Legion Post 335 luncheon meeting, noon May 7, Toledo Club, 235 14th St. Speaker on Earthquakes.
ACT preparation class, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, May 10 - June 7, Owens Community College's Arrowhead Park Learning Center, Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Register by May 5. 567- 661-7357.
Golf for the Troops, a benefit for the USO of Northern Ohio, May 14 at Stone Ridge Golf Club, Bowling Green. Opening ceremony, 9 a.m. Register by May 7 by calling 419-662-1373.
Comedy for the Cure, an Operation Pink Ribbon benefit for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure event, May 14 at Connxtions Comedy Club, 5319 Heatherdowns Blvd. Silent auction, 6 to 8 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. with comedian Mark Poolos. Tickets, $15. For ages 18 and older. Cash bar, menu available. 419-867-9041.
Chess Tournament for grades K-6 on May 8, Huntington Meeting Room, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register: 419-259-5231.
Lucas County Bar Association meeting, noon May 10, Georgio's Cafe International, 426 North Superior St., downtown Toledo. Lunch, $10.
Rotary Club of Toledo meeting, noon May 10, the Park Inn, 101 North Summit St. Keith Burwell and Bill Kitson will speak on the state of non-profits in Northwest Ohio and the future ahead.
Lucas County Retired Teachers will meet noon May 18 at the Toledo Country Club, 3949 River Rd. Mike O'Rourke from Black Diamond Gardens will speak on “Hydrangeas, Flowering Bushes and Perennials.” There will also be a round-up of children's books for ages 0-8 and picture books for Read For Literacy. Cash donations also accepted. Lunch, chicken focaccia or croissant club, is $17. Send reservations to Kathleen Brunt, 3460 Shadywood Circle, Lambertville, Mich. 48144.
Water Gardens and Spring Preparation, 6:30 to 9 p.m. May 13, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Cost, $15. 419-578-5367.
Essay contest for grades K-12, the 2010 Ruth Blank Venner and Mary Jane Blank McCormick essay contest, “A Salute to American Heroes: A Letter from Home,” is open through May 8. Contest forms available at all Toledo-Lucas County Public Library branches and Bookmobile. Prizes awarded. Visit toledolibrary.org or call 419-259-5207.
Toledo Public Schools preschool program is enrolling ages 3 and 4 for the 2010-2011 school year. Classes meet mornings or afternoons, Monday through Thursday. Cost is $350 per year; fee waivers available. Space is limited. 419-671-8755.
YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral offers assistance in locating affordable child care and in becoming a child care provider in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Williams, and Wood counties. Information: 419-255-5519 or 800-632-3052.
Caring Alternatives Inc., recovery therapy and a weekly support group. Volunteers help solicit donations and raise awareness of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 734-242-8711.
Inverness Caddies Alumni Association meets at Charlie's Restaurant, 6945 West Central Ave., Sylvania Township, 8:15 a.m. the first Wednesday each month. 419-537-1064.
The Ohio State Bar Association offers continuing legal education courses for lawyers. Kenneth A. Brown, 800-282-6556 or 614-487-4426.
Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, 6:30 p.m. dinner meetings first Thursday of month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. Radio-controlled, sail, and static-boat runs, 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of month. 419-472-1331.
English-language classes throughout Toledo area, for those who speak other languages. Information: 419-824-8539.
DivorceCare, weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.
Summer Rep Ed, University of Toledo Theatre Camp for ages 6-16, UT Center for the Performing Arts, 2801 West Bancroft St., June 21-25 and July 26-30, from 9a m. to 3 p.m. daily. Cost, $100 per week. Register: 419-243-9277.
University of Toledo Volleyball Camps, Savage Arena and Fetterman Training Center, 2801 West Bancroft St., July 12-15, Nike Camp (resident/commuter) $415/$315; July 19-22, Rocket All Skills Camp (Commuter) $120; July 25-27, Positional Clinics (Commuter) $100. Visit utrockets.com for more information or 419-530-7256.
Catholic Club Summer Camp, Educational Child Care and Family Center, summer camp for ages 6-14, open 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays, 16th and Jefferson Streets. Art lessons, musical theater program, swimming, field trips, some meals. 419-243-7255.
St. Ursula Academy summer and sports camps in June and July for young women in grades 1-11 at 4025 Indian Rd. Basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer, computer graphic design, dance, creative writing, Spanish, and Laffalot Summer Camp. toledosua.org or 419-329-2254.
Central Catholic High School sports camps available. Visit centralcatholic.org under Breaking News or call 419-255-2280. Deadline to register is June 7.