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Published: Wednesday, 4/13/2011

What's On - West 4/13


AAUW Toledo Branch presents A Discussion of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn at Franciscan Center Board Room at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday. Light refreshments. Jane Hankenhof Curry, janemhcurry@sbcglobal.net or 419-654-8512.

Sisters of St. Francis Sister Gretchen's Bake and Craft Sale, Sylvania Franciscan Village, Evergreen Room of the Rosary Care Center on the campus of Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. Homemade Easter pies, cakes, bread, cookies, jams, jellies and candy, even sugar-free cookies. Crafts. Proceeds to support the ministries of the Sisters of St. Francis.

West Toledo

Dental Health Fair For Families, Warren AME Church, 915 Collingwood Blvd., noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Dental Center of Northwest Ohio will provide free dental screenings. Activities for preschoolers and toddlers. Sponsored by Christian Education Department Youth Activities. Darlene Sawyer, 419-243-2237.


Fulton Soil & Water Conservation District is selling rain barrels, 8770 State Rt. 108, Suite B. fultoncountyoh.com/swcd or 419-337-9217.


2011 Bowl for Kids' Sake a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Ohio, Southwyck Bowling Lanes, 5255 Heatherdowns Blvd., noon-3 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Minimum pledge $35 per person with four or five people per team; minimum student pledge is $25 per person. 419-243-4600, ext. 14.

Insurance Women of Toledo meeting at Arturo's Fritz and Alfredo's, 3024 North Summit St., 5:30 p.m., Wednesday. Speaker: Pat Crawford of the American Red Cross, topic "Disaster Preparedness." Sandy Dobbins, president, sandy.dobbins@hylant.com.

Central Catholic High School Lady Irish Powder Puff flag football fund-raiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation, Gallagher Stadium, 2550 Cherry St., games at 6 and 7:15 p.m., Friday and May 13. Freshmen vs. seniors and sophomores vs. juniors in the first evening. In May, the two winning teams and the two losing teams will battle it out. Tickets: $3 students; $4 adults, available at the gate. Direct donations to Tony Katafiasz. 419-255-2306.

Birth Your Business Success workshop, End Time Christian Fellowship, 2902 Auburn Ave., noon-1:30 p.m., Saturday. Free. 419-346-7426 or bizexcellence@aol.com.

Lunch with the Easter Bunny to benefit Easter Seals at Outback Steakhouse, 5200 Monroe St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday. Reservations required. Tickets: $10 adults and $5 children 12 and under. Includes lunch, goodie bag for kids, and a picture with the Easter Bunny. Proceeds to support local programs and services to adults and children with disabilities. Patti, 1-888-710-3020.

Master Gardener 2011 Lecture Series, OSU Extension at Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Drive, 6:30-9 p.m., April 25. Cost: $15 payable at the door. Learn how to enjoy landscaping environment with the addition of basic home food preservation. For reservations: 419-213-4254 or powers-barker.1@cfaes.osu.edu.

Autism Awareness Breakfast, Autism Model School, 3020 Tremainsville Rd., 9-10 a.m., Friday. Learn about autism in the community, meet individuals affected and see educational programs. Reservations: Jeana, 419-917-8335.

11th annual Connect to Creativity Teen Art Show, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St., through Saturday. Drawings, paintings, sculpture, and jewelry made by artists in grades 6-12.

American Legion Toledo Post 335 Luncheon, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon, Friday. The Spectacular Doolittle Raid, Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Baum.

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