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Published: Wednesday, 4/27/2011

What's On - West 4/27

Point Place

Music, dancing, jam session, 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St. Area musicians invited. No cover charge. 419-729-9282. Seward

Dinner and Dance, Czech Dancers Polka Club, 8890 State Rts. 120 and 109 dinner 12:30-2:30 p.m., dance 2-6 p.m., Sunday. Cost: $8 dinner; $8 dance. 419-644-4271 or 517-443-5523.

Sylvania

Sylvania City Police taking back unwanted prescription drugs at 6635 Maplewood Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. Dispose of your expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications. Only drugs in pill form accepted.

Angel Food Ministries, King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., orders will be taken 9-11 a.m., May 7. Approximately $65-$75 worth of fresh and frozen food offered to anyone in need for $35. AngelFoodMinistries.com or 419-882-6488.

Benefit Concert at Sylvania Northview High School Performing Arts Center, 5403 Silica Drive, 7-9:30 p.m., Saturday. Tantric Soul, Skoobie Snaks, Mt. Fuji and the Eruptions. Dance by Dance FX. All proceeds to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Information: jdrf.com.

"Fit for Life!" Community Card Party, Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., 1-4 p.m., Saturday. Refreshments and prizes galore. Alice, 419-885-5826.

8th Grade Information Night Southview High School, 7225 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m., Tuesday. School staff will available for tours and information about curriculum. To schedule tour and/or shadowing opportunity, Southview, 419-824-8580.

High School Co-Ed Softball leagues are being formed for the summer, open to nonresidents. Sylvania Recreation: 419-882-1500 or playsylvania.com.

Volunteer Appreciation Event, Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave., 4:30-7 p.m., Friday. Dedicated to active volunteers and a guest. Dinner by Kingston of Sylvania. Jody Harris, 419-885-3913.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at Advent Lutheran Church, 6735 Sylvania Ave., 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. Mondays; 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 419-478-1103.

West Toledo

Rummage Sale, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd. at Sylvania, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday.

Wauseon

Weed Control Pond Clinic, Robert Fulton Agriculture Center, 8770 State Rt. 108, 6-8:30 p.m., Thursday. Featuring Bill Lynch, program specialist aquatics with Ohio State University Extension. Discussions on effective weed control options for area pond owners, fish stocking, and management.

Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District taking orders for annual fish fingerlings for stocking ponds. Deadline May 9 with pick-ups May 12 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Species for sale: bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, redear sunfish, yellow perch, fathead minnows, and Triploid White Amur. Order forms and stocking rates at: Fulton SWCD office, 419-337-9217. or fultoncountyoh.com/swcd.

Nursing Mom's Group, Crossroads Church, 845 East Leggett St., 10-11:30 a.m., meeting every first Thursday of the month. Nursing moms helping one another. Information: Alanna, Amy, or Maureen, 419-337-6979.

Toledo

Nuestra Gente Community Projects Inc. free health fair at San Marcos Supermarket, 325 Broadway, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Blood pressure, blood sugar, and HIV checks.

"Bids for Kids" Fund-raiser for Lucas County Children Services' fall levy information campaign at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St., 5 p.m., Thursday. Silent auction featuring gift baskets. Tickets: $60, includes a catered reception. Cash bar. 419-349-7124.

Edward Drummond Libbey Farewell Event Committee: Seeking college scholarship applicants from Libbey High School Class of 2010 and students who would have been in the Class of 2011. Submit an essay of 350 words stating need. Include name, address and phone number. Deadline is Sunday. Mail essays to: Mr. Albert Flores, 2258 Maplewood Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43620. Information: Francine Coogler Boyd, 419-250-0491.

Comedy for a Cause Show fund-raiser for walk to end Alzheimers at Connxtions Comedy Club, 7:30 p.m., May 6. Tickets: $15, $25 for a couple. Contact: Trina Myers, 419-250-1405.

American Legion Toledo Post 335 Luncheon, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon, Friday. A Salute to Admiral Chester Nimitz, Benjamin Marsh, U.S. Navy veteran.

Areawide

Toledo Astronomical Association with Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge conducting astronomical viewing at Refuge's visitors' center, 1400 State Rt. 2, Oak Harbor area, 8 p.m., Friday. Frank Merritt, 419-535-8775 or frank.merritt@utoledo.edu.

Toledo Craftsman's Guild "Spring Crafters' Showcase," Tam-O-Shanter, Sylvania Sport and Exhibition Center, 7060 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Floral arrangements, fabric creations, jewelry, metal work, paintings, ceramics, seasonal items, and more. Free admission and parking.

Mom's Night Out Annual Gala and Auction at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, 7 p.m., May 6. Honoring Mom's House champion, Amy Weemes and her two sons. Tickets: $100, tables of 10 for $950. Cocktails, grazing stations, silent auction, and dancing. MomsHouseToledo.org or 419-241-5554.

Madison Williams Benefit Spaghetti Dinner, Northwood VFW 2984, 102 West Andrus Rd., Northwood, 1-8 p.m., Sunday. Bake sale, 50/50, raffles, and music. Cost: $7 adults and $5 children. Madison Williams, 5, of Perrysburg, has juvenile dermaloyositis, a rare autoimmune disease. Donations accepted at Fifth Third Bank.

Owens Community College Landscape and Turfgrass Crew Club annual spring plant sale in the college greenhouse, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday. Wide selection of shrubs, trees, annuals, and other items. 567-661-7623 or 1-800-466-9367, ext. 7623.

"From the Lab to the Living Room" Conference by the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, at Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg Township, 8:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Thursday. Information on the latest Alzheimer's research and caregiving strategies. 419-537-1999 or 1-800-272-3900.

Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida fund-raiser at the Shops at Fallen Timbers, 3100 Main St., Maumee, registration 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. walk, Saturday. Proceeds to help local residents with spina bifida.

Teutonia Mannerchor and Damenchor Northwestern Ohio's German-American ethnic chorus presents "Spring Fling," an open house to acquaint potential singers with the chorus at Oak Shade Hall, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon, 7:30, Monday. Information: Jim, 419-474-0333 or e-mail teutonia@sbcglobal.net.

Sunshine's Greenhouse Plant Sale, 7223 Maumee Western Rd., Maumee, 1-6 p.m. May 5, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. May 6, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7. Greenhouse open Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in May. sunshine.org.

Bittersweet Farms Plant and Art Sale, 12660 Archbold-Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 6, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 7.

Annual seedling sale, Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District, one to two-year-old seedlings offered at low cost. Conifers available in packets of 25 trees; hardwoods and bushes in packets of five. One-ounce packages of native prairie seed mix, collected from the rare Oak Openings Region. Two mixes offered: dry mix suited for sandy or well-drained soils and a moist mix for average to moist soils. Call 419-893-1966 for an order form or download from co.lucas.oh.us/lswed.

Mother's Day Tea at the Wolcott House Museum, 1035 River Rd., Maumee, 10-11:30 a.m., May 7. Cost: $17. Reservations required, 419-893-9602 or wolcotthouse.org.

2011 Golf for the Troops Benefit for the USO of Northern Ohio at Stone Ridge Golf Club, 1553 Muirfield Drive, Bowling Green, check-in 7:30 a.m., opening ceremony 9 a.m., May 13. Scramble, shotgun format, 18 holes with lunch, dinner, contests, raffle, and silent auction. Cost: enlisted active/reserve guard $65; $75 others; $25 dinner and raffle only; $65 gift of golf (for military). Reservations with checks payable to: USO and mailed to USO of Northern Ohio, 20637 Emerald Parkway, Cleveland, Ohio 44135. Information: 216-265-3680 or 800-503-8766.

Mercy Memorial Hospital's 23rd Annual Golf Classic, Monroe Golf and Country Club, 611 Cole Rd., Monroe, June 6. Cost: $225 each or $800 for group of four. Includes scramble format round of golf, cart rental, lunch, and dinner. To participate or be an event sponsor, contact: Molly Moore, 734-240-4488 by Monday.

Honor Flight Northwest Ohio Golf Outing presented by Owens Community College at Fallen Timbers Fairways, 7711 Timbers Blvd., Waterville, lunch 11 a.m., scramble noon, May 18. Featuring 18 holes of golf, lunch, dinner, door prizes, and on-course competition. Cost: $60 or $240 per team. Information: 567-661-7147 or 1-800-466-9367, ext. 7147. Registration deadline May 1.

Registration Rocks, Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday for prospective students to receive academic advising and register for summer and fall classes. Raffle prizes and free lunch. 567-661-7253 or 1-800-OWENS, ext. 7253, check out website at owens.edu and click on the Registration Rocks icon.



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