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Published: Wednesday, 7/6/2011

What's On - West 7/6

Metamora

'Beautiful Ohio' polka event at the Czech Hall, State Route 120 & 109, 12:30-6 p.m. on Sunday Tickets are $8 at the door. Information: 419-644-4271.

Sylvania

Annual river-ball race at Harroun Park downtown, 1:30 p.m. July 16. Tickets: $2.50 each or five for $10. 419-885-8992.

Sylvania First's youth group at Sylvania United Methodist Church selling stock in its July mission trip to Cherokee Nation, N.C. Shares are $10. 419-882-2205.

Food purchase for those in need at King of Glory Lutheran Church, where orders can be made at 6517 Brint Rd. from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday. $65 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased by anyone for $35. Information: 419-882-6488.

West Toledo

Maumee Valley Save-a-Pet rummage sale, 5223 Monroe St, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 419-537-9663.

Jermain Park shuffleboard club plays every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1843 North Cove Blvd., 10 a.m. 419-824-5173.

Car wash to benefit Women Blessing Women at Auto Zone, 5325 Alexis Rd. from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday Donations are $5 per car. Information: 419-241-9789.

Toledo

Lagrange Street Polish Festival Chester J. Zablocki Senior Center, 3015 Lagrange St., 5-11 p.m. Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Food and entertainment. Barbecued chicken dinner available, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, $8.50. 419-936-3090.

"Golf for Hope" scramble to benefit Toledo Gospel Rescue Mission, Rebekah's Haven, and TGRM Outreach Center at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance; check-in 7 a.m., scramble 8 a.m., Aug. 27. Includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, team picture, warm up, hog roast lunch, and prizes. Registration by Aug. 19. Cost: $260 team ($65 golfer) before Aug. 19 and $85 per golfer after that date. Mini golf at 11 a.m. for ages 12 and younger with an adult, $10 and ages 13 and up, $15. 419-241-6579 or maryclapsaddle@sbcglobal.net.

Harbor House car raffle, chance to win a 2011 Chevy Camaro Convertible, drawing scheduled for Sept. 18 at the agency's car show, Hot Rods at the Hilton. Tickets: $50 each and can be ordered at 419-244-6300 or harbor-house.org. Benefits Harbor House a transitional housing facility for homeless women recovering from chemical dependency. Car can be seen at Dunn Chevy Buick in Oregon.

Learn how you can complete your bachelor's degree through college of adult and lifelong learning at the University of Toledo, session at Rocket Hall 1530, 2801 West Bancroft St., 5-6 p.m. July 13. Registration required: 419-530-3072 or CALL@utoledo.edu.

Youth rowing camp, ages 11-14, Toledo Rowing Club, 8 Main St., 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Fridayfor two weeks. Fee: $90. Register: SumPro and/or Youth Rowing at: toledorowing.org, click on Learn To Row.

Toledo Astronomical Association public viewing at Sylvan Prairie Park, Brint Rd. near Sylvania Ave., Sylvania, 9-11:30 a.m. Friday weather permitting. Free, public welcome. Frank S. Merritt, frank.merritt@utoledo.edu.

Wildwood Preserve Programs, 5100 West Central Ave.: Birders of a feather, beginning birding, 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, fee $2; Volunteer fun in the sun, Metz Visitor Center, 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, ages 12 and older; Nature camp session 3, Metroparks Hall, ages 7-12 years, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, fee $95. Reservations needed: 419-407-9701.

ALMA's West African Dance fitness class for adults, Common Space II, 10 South Holland-Sylvania Rd., 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m., Saturdays, fee $10.

Toledo Police Museum, 2201 Kenwood Blvd., explore police history, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday to Saturday. Admission free. Donations accepted. 419-720-2485.

Job Search Center, Toledo-Lucas County Public Main Library, Business Technology Department, 325 Michigan St., 6-6:45 p.m. and 6:45-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 2-2:45 p.m. and 2:45-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. One-on-one career and computer assistance. Learn basic computer, word processing and Internet skills and more. Registration required, 419-259-5209.

2011 Race for the Cure, Downtown Toledo, Sept. 25. Registration: komennwohio.org. To volunteer: racevolunteers@komennwohio.org.

Great Lakes, Great Songs! with Kevin Devine, for all ages, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's West Toledo Branch, 1320 Sylvania Ave., 1:30-2:20 p.m., Wednesday. Magic with Eli, 1:30-2:30, Wednesday. Wilson Lake and the Rock Bass, 1:30-2:30 p.m., July 13.

Toledo School for the Arts summer arts program, children 8 and up, 333 14th St., 9-10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-noon, Monday-Aug. 5. Classes include string instruments, junk band, jazz, pop voice and band, mixed media, urban arts, mask making, sewing, theater arts, ballet and jazz dance. ts4arts.org or Letha Ferguson, 419-246-8732, ext. 291.

American Cancer Society's Babe Zaharias Golf Classic, Toledo Country Club, 3949 River Rd., Aug. 8. Breakfast and 18-hole golf scramble for teams of four women, including carts, and lunch. Cash bar, raffle baskets, door prizes and more. Registration deadline Aug. 1. To volunteer, sponsor, or attend, call Christina Burton at the American Cancer Society, 1-888-227-2345, ext. 5202. Local cancer patients and their families who need help, information, or support call 1-800-227-2345 or cancer.org.

Children's art classes and summer camp, Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden, Monday-Friday. 419-841-8153.

Toledo School for the Arts summer evening classes, 333 14th St., Tuesday-Aug. 4. Classes in glass fusion, portrait drawing, digital photography, creative writing, steel-drum band, guitar, and cake decorating. Cost varies; full list and prices at ts4arts.org/academy. To register, print form from Web site or Letha Ferguson, 419-246-8732, ext. 291.

Free English classes for speakers of other languages, Owens Community College ABLE program, Washington Local campus, 3939 Wrenwood. Classes are 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Free adult basic education classes for the GED also offered. Call 419-473-2364.

Areawide

Sand-Tastic! The Town Center at Levis Commons, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, sand sculptures, noon-8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Chad Hartson and his team from Ice Creations bring to life three 8-ton sand sculptures. Community sandbox open with shovels, pails, and more.

Bittersweet Pemberville Friday Night Fun programs for people with autism ages 12 and older, 1926 Kahler Rd., Pemberville, 5-9:30 p.m., July 29, Aug. 26, Sept. 30, and Oct. 28. Participants must have a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum to attend. Evening includes outdoor activities, family style meal, arts and crafts, and a movie. Cost: $25. Application and registration: Jim Williams, 419-287-4985 or jwilliams@bittersweetfarms.org.

The Toledo Hospital Foundation presents "The Classic" fund-raiser for the hospital's Breast Care Center with former NFL football player, Chris Spielman, as keynote speaker at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd., Perrysburg, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday. Tickets: starting at $100. 419-291-3493.

Oak Openings Preserve program, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton: Metroparks Seniors: Beaver homecoming, Oak Openings Lodge, 2-3:30 p.m., July 13, fee $2. For reservations: 419-407-9701.

Researcher Michael Tellinger to visit Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday. Mr. Tellinger has investigated the orgins of mankind and will speak on "Forbidden Archaeology." 419-861-1336.



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