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Published: Wednesday, 5/4/2011

What's On - West 5/4

Berkey

National Center for Nature Photography Gallery opens three exhibits, "10,000 Acres … Protected Forever," "Dragonflies," and "How Water Speaks to Us: A traveling exhibit from the University of Oregon," at Secor Metropark, 1000 West Central Ave. noon to 5 p.m Saturday. Free. 419-407-9700.

Junior Girl Scouts "Calling all Girl Scouts: Horse Fan" at Kimble's Landing, 13827 U.S. 24 West, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Pack a lunch. Discount tickets available for scouts in uniform to ride the canal boat with their leaders or families. Reservations required, $5. 419-509-0095.

Ottawa Hills

Summer Camps and classes for adults and children by the office of village life at ottawahills.org, 419-537-9852, or e-mail villagelife@nwoca.net.

Sylvania

Slyvania Senior Center afternoon tea, 3-5 p.m. Friday at 7140 Sylvania Ave. Guests age 12 and up welcome. Donations of new socks and underwear for men and women accepted. Tickets: $3, available from Sarah at 419-885-3913.

Kingston Residence of Sylvania hosts a seminar on Alzheimer's disease including a film and discussion, 4125 King Rd., 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday. 419-824-4200 to RSVP.

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

Sylvania First United Methodist Church car wash at Dave White Acura, 5868 Monroe St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 419-882-2205 or sylvaniafirst.org.

Flower Hospital stroke prevention workshop in its administrative board room, 5200 Harroun Rd., 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Free blood pressure and glucose screenings. Refreshments. 419-824-1685.

Scrapbooking Crop, Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., 8 a.m.-6 p.m., May 14. Raffles, prizes, breakfast, lunch. 419-882-2077.

West Toledo

Rummage Sale, Hope United Methodist Church, 4069 West Sylvania Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. $5 bag sale from 1-3 p.m. 419-473-8955

Blessed Sacrament Neighborhood Block Watch meeting, 4227 Bellevue Rd. at 7 p.m. Monday. Shirley Green speaking. 419-377-6461.

Neighborhood Properties Inc. dinner featuring Steve Luxenberg, author and Washington Post associate editor, May 5 at the Toledo Hilton, 3100 Glendale Ave. Book signing and reception, 5 to 6 p.m., dinner 6 to 8:30. Tickets $35 at the door. 419-473-2604, Ext. 119.

Wauseon

Fulton Soil and Water Conservation District taking orders for annual fish fingerling distribution for stocking ponds. Deadline Monday with pick-up May 12 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Species offered: 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.

All-Ohio Junior Conservation Camp preregistration until May 25 for the ages 8-14 camp June 8-11 at 4-H Camp Palmer near Fayette. Camp fee, $120, covers all program supplies, meals, T-shirt and activities. 419-354-9050 or www.wood.osu.edu.

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

Toledo

Toledo Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale, 5403 Elmer Drive, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday May 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 419-536-5566.

ProMedica free skin cancer screenings, ProMedica Woodley, 3909 Woodley Rd., Suite 200, 9-11:30 a.m., Friday. Register at 877-291-1441.

Toledo Astronomical Association lecture at University of Toledo McMaster Hall, Fourth floor classroom, 2801 West Bancroft St., 7:30 p.m., Friday. Presentation by J.D. Smith, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Toledo. Free. Frank Merritt, 419-535-8775 or frank.merritt@utoledo.edu.

Comedy for a Cause Show fund-raiser for walk to end Alzheimer's disease at Connxtions Comedy Club, 7:30 p.m., Friday. Tickets: $15 each of $25 for a couple. Contact: Trina Myers, 419-250-1405.

Tea for Two and Two for Tea, Sanger Branch Library, 3030 West Central Avenue, 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Honoring the sacredness of female relationships and the importance of the "mother" figure in the developmental lives of girls. 419-259-5370.

Parish Nurse Association of Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan meeting, Woodlands at Sunset House, 4030 Indian Rd., 10:45 a.m. Monday. Topic: "Ohio Nursing Laws and Rules." Presenter: Becky Zechman. Reservations: Alice Wink, 419-320-8485.

Spring Victorian Tea for the Ovarian Cancer Connection, Casey-Pomeroy House, 802 North Huron St., settings 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Saturday. Cost: $25 per person. All donations stay local to the Ovarian Cancer Connection. 419-243-1440.

Building Doctors Clinic for area old-building owners, Casey-Pomeroy House, 802 North Huron St., 7-9 p.m., Thursday. Free on-site consultations to examine old-building problems, by appointment, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday. Program made available through the Ohio Historical Society's Ohio Historic Preservation Office. To register, building-doctor.org or 1-800-499-2470.

I.M.A. 2011 Polka Dance, Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Hall, 2020 West Alexis Rd., doors open 1 p.m., lunch 2 p.m., music 3-7 p.m., May 15. Cost: $10 members, $13 guests. Membership: $5. Desserts appreciated. 419-478-6068.

Charmed and Cherished Wine Event, The Toledo Club, 235 14th St., 6-8 p.m., May 19. Helps Cherished Friends of Ahava with its Special Guests Program that caters to those who are newly diagnosed or currently in treatment for cancer by providing them a day of pampering and relaxation at the Ahava Spa and Wellness Center. Tickets: $50, $60 for Reserve Tasting, 419-241-5877.

Areawide

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

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

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

Astronomy Day Toledo 2011 with Toledo Astronomical Association, Astronomical League of the United States, the Imagination Station, and the Olander and Wood County Park Systems, 1-4 p.m. Solar viewing at Sylvan Prairie, Brint Road, Sylvania; 8:30-11 p.m. general astronomical viewing at Beaver Creek Park, Grand Rapids, Ohio and Sylvan Prairie all Saturday. Frank S. Merritt, frank.merritt@utoledo.edu or 419-535-8775.

"Painting with Glass," fused glass workshop by Prizm Creative Community at Fused Studio, 114 West South Boundary, Perrysburg, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Thursday and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday. Jim Barnhart, 419-666-8183 or myprizm.com. Fees: $90 for Prizm members and $125 for nonmembers. Laurie Cohen, 419-392-4688.

Safe in the Shade 5K Walk/Run for Melanoma; Run for Fun, Maumee Bay State Park Shelter 2, 1750 Park Rd., Oregon, 9 a.m., May 21. Cost: $20 per person includes a T-shirt; $25 per person the day of event. Registration: safeintheshadeohio.com or the day of event from 8-8:30 a.m.



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