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What's On


Toledo Astronomical Association is hosting a public viewing session at Sylvan Prairie Park, 8601 Brint Rd., 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday. Free. Information: 419-535-8775.

“Out of the Darkness” suicide prevention benefit walk held at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8. Supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Information: 419-277-1946 or 419-290-6219.

Sylvania Recreation is accepting registrations for fall outdoor soccer, football, baseball, volleyball, cheer leading, and adult softball and soccer. Registration: 419-882-1500 or

The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio’s White Cane Walk will be held at the ProMedica Flower Hospital, 5200 Harroun Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 29. Pre-registration online: or or register the day of the event. Cost: $15/individual and $30 for family of four.


Grand opening of the Kitty Cabana cat enclosure at the Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet, 5250 Hill Ave., 7-9 p.m. Friday. Includes prizes and refreshments. Detrails: 419-725-3119.

West Toledo

First aid and CPR/AED courses hosted by the American Red Cross at the Red Cross of Northwest Ohio, 3100 W. Central Ave. in August and September. Details: 419-276-8498 or

Lunchtime concert with the Navy Band Horizon at Levis Square, downtown Toledo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday. Information:

Children’s art classes at the Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr., 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Sponsored by the Toledo Artists’ Club. Registration: 419-841-8153.

Firefighters cancer charity car show at ProMedica Flower Hospital Campus’ Hickman Cancer Center, noon-4 p.m. Sept. 8. $10 entry per car, registration begins at 10 a.m. Details:

Toledo Opera is issuing a call for children ages 8-13 to join the Children’s Chorus for an upcoming production of Puccini’s La Boheme at 8 p.m. Oct. 5, and 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Rehearsals will be at the Opera’s studio, 425 Jefferson Ave., Suite 601 from 4-5 p.m. Sundays. Email: Jennifer Cresswell, Children’s Chorus Director, at

Master Gardener Volunteer training classes mandatory informational meeting at Toledo Botanical Garden Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Dr., 2 p.m. or 7 p.m. Wednesday. This meeting will be the only place in which you will receive an application for the classes. Need only attend one session. Registration: call 419-578-6783 or email

City of Toledo Division of Recreation and Toledo Community Recreation Program offering Flag Football for ages 6-9, 10-12, and 13-15 years. Cost: $120/team, individuals welcome. Games will be at Scott Park Sports Complex, 5 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, beginning Sept. 10. Informational meeting will be held at the Zablocki Center, 3015 Lagrange St., 1:30 p.m. Sept. 4. To register contact Jim, 419-936-3090 or 419-356-1077 by Sept. 4.

Toledo Area Ministries Feed Your Neighbor food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Free food. Details: 734-856-2921.

Adams Township Auxiliary craft show, bake sale, and car show, 206 South Byrne Rd., 9 a.m. Sept. 8. Food/drinks available. Tables available. Paula, 419-531-2421. Proceeds to help veterans.

Benefit to assist Erin Pollzzie, 20 years old, diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma at Delta American Legion, 5939 State Rt. 109, 2 p.m.-midnight Sept. 8. Donations of items and gift cards for the silent auction are being accepted. Monetary donations can be made to: Erin Pollzzie at any Fifth Third Bank. Questions: Joyce Wilson, at 419-822-0402 or 419-822-9666.

Point Place

Antique and classic boat show at the Toledo Yacht Club, 3900 N. Summit St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Details:


Blissfield tractor cruise-in in downtown Blissfield, 5-8 p.m. Friday. Details:

“Movies On Lane Street” held on Main Street, downtown Blissfield, Sept. 20. Information:


Monroe County Jam Festival 6 p.m. Saturday at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, 3775 S. Custer Rd. 734-241-2600 or 734-241-5775.

Ottawa Lake

Polish-American Community of Toledo hosts $5 Million Golf Skills Challenge at Legacy Golf Club, 7677 US 223, Sept. 5-9. Details: 419-356-1811 or


The Andrew Gulch Memorial Golf Outing to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Aug. 25. Registration at 11 a.m. and shotgun starts at 1 p.m. Details: 419-726-1095 or

At the Library

Delta Public Library

402 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3110.

Read-To-Me Program: for preschoolers ages 2-5, Aug. 27-Sept. 24. Parents can read books at home. Awards Day, 10 a.m. Sept. 26.

Storytime, 10 a.m., every Tuesday. Registration is required.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Weekly chess sessions, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 Michigan St., Toledo; 419-259-5381.

Chess, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All skill levels welcome.

West Toledo Branch Library

1320 W. Sylvania Ave..; 419-476-0892.

Discussion of Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland, 2 p.m. Sept. 6.

Bedford Branch Library

8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.

Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. Today and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

One-on-one computer help, 1-3 p.m. Friday. Registration required.

E-reader club, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Registration suggested.

“Think Before You Speak,” 6 p.m. Wednesday. Child Care Network presents a workshop for teachers. Participants will receive 2.5 training hours (certificate included) for attending. Registration required.

Bedford anime club, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

Ida Library

3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, 734-269-2191.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Thursdays.

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Book club, 6:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month.

Viewing of The Hunger Games, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. Rated PG-13.

Dundee Branch Library

144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11:30-12:30 Mondays.

Small Fries, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays.

“Game On” card games, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic: The Gathering, and Pokemon: The Card Game. Ages 8 and up. Registration required.

Computer help, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Registration required.

“Arts After Dark,” 7-9 p.m. Friday. Bring your own poems, drawings, comedy acts, or other talents to perform. Ages 11 and up.

Lenawee County Library

4459 W. US Highway 223, Adrian,.; 517-263-1011.

Family storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Bookmobile visit, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday.

“Using Facebook to Promote Your Small Business,” 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration: 517-442-4796.

Theater Thursday, 10 a.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Lenawee County Library book sale, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Mondays.

One-on-one computer help, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Registration required.

Viewing of The Hunger Games, 1 p.m. today. Rated PG-13.

Event for Pokemon: The Card Game and Yu-Gi-Oh, 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Registration required.

Tecumseh District Library

215 N. Ottawa St.; 517-423-2238.

Showing of the film The Grace Card, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday afternoon at the movies, 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Hot lunches, weekdays, $2.50 donation. Reservations required.

Mondays: Movie day, 9:45 a.m.; thrift store open 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: Boccie, 5 p.m.; coffee hour, 9:45 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Wednesdays: Fitness walk, 10:30 a.m.; karaoke, 10; Tripoley, noon.

Thursdays: Boccie, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Fridays: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.; Yahtzee, 10 a.m.

Friendship Park Senior Center

2930 131st St., Point Place; 419-936-3079.

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays. Suggested donation: 60-plus $2.50; others, $5.32. Reservations required.

Quilting and sewing, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday, weekly.

Wellness clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m. every other Monday.

Strength and balance, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. Call for registration.

Thursday: Woodshop, 1-3 p.m.

Friday: Scrabble, 1:30 p.m.

Eleanor Kahle Senior Center

1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 419-476-2745.

Today: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; square dancing, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Friday, Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; yoga, 9:30 a.m.

JFS Senior Adult Center

2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.

Doctor and grocery bus, nurse 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every weekday.

Saturday: Video movie.

Archbold Nutrition Site

Ruihley Park, Scout Cabin., Archbold; 419-445-3590.

Today: Big Yellow Book, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Music with Gray and Grace Kinsey, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

401 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3452.

Tuesday: Birthday day, 10:45 a.m.

Thursday: Americare Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

105 E. Main St., Fayette; 419-237-1340.

Tuesday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.; grocery shopping and bill paying, 1 p.m.; blood pressure checks, 1 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.

Today: Sight center of Toledo, 11 a.m.; watercolor class, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m.; OPERS meeting, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Cards, 11 a.m.; HEAP cooling and heating, 1 p.m.; pepper party, 1-3 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Friday: Ladderball, 11 a.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

210 N. Main St., Swanton; 419-826-9776.

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Friday: Amanda Podach, 11 a.m.

Bedford Senior Center

1652 Samaria Rd.,, Temperance, Mich., ; 734-856-3330.

Today: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 a.m.

Tuesdays: Bridge, 9 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.

Wednesdays: Fitness, 9 a.m.; hobby/crafts, 10 a.m.; speaker Monroe County Health Department, 10:30 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; euchre tournament, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.

Frenchtown Senior Center

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210.

Today: Bridge, 9 a.m.; quilt class, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Acrylic painting, 12:30 p.m,; Bunco Babes, 1 p.m.; Chix and Stix, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Hand and foot care, 9 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; tap dance class, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:45 p.m.

Thursday: Pool league, 1 p.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.

Friday: Swedish weaving, 9 a.m.; water color class, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging

15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe; 734-241-0404.

Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; hearing support, 10 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.; sign language 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Christian Widows, 10 a.m.; Bingo, 1:30 p.m.; 6 p.m.; Bridge, 7 p.m.; Coin club, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; exercise, 9:15 a.m.; Sing-along, 10:15 a.m.; yoga, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Bible study, 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Friday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; brain aerobics, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Saturday: Euchre tournament, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday: Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Let's Eat


Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. All you can eat. Cost: $6.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 3. 419-822-4526.


Rib or chicken dinners, United Church of God’s building fundraiser in parking lot, 1122 Bronson Ave. off Stickney Ave., immediately after church service about 1 p.m. Sunday. Meal includes meat, choice of two vegetables, cake, and roll. Cost: $8/rib plate and $7/chicken plate.


Men’s Club Chicken Barbecue at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd., 3:30-7 p.m. Saturday. Dinner includes: chicken, beans, potato salad, roll, beverage, and dessert. Children’s menu: 1/4 chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll/butter, tomato, beverage and dessert. Tickets: $8 adults /$5 children, and can be purchased at the church or day of event. Dine-in or drive-thru. Church, 419-473-1294.

American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, and side dishes. All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No take-out orders. 734-847-9245.

Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. Dinners include fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and applesauce. 419-471-0587.


Whitmer High School class of 1972 planning its 40th Reunion Icebreaker at Hazzard County Bar, 2640 W. Laskey Rd., 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Reunion Sept. 15 at Toledo Yacht Club, 3900 N. Summit St. #2. Cost $40 person and $75 couple. Information:

Roy C. Start High School 40th reunion at Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 6 p.m.-midnight Sept. 22. Cost: $40 per person. Tour new school Sept. 21, with a casual get-together at Pat and Dandy’s, 3340 W. Laskey Rd. Golf outing will be the morning of Sept. 22. Details:

Rogers High School class of 1962 reunion, Saturday. Contact: Dave Sieja, or 419-877-0109.

Whitmer class of 1950 62nd reunion at Toledo Elks Lodge 53, 3520 Holland Sylvania Rd., meet at 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Still looking for some students. Call Alvin and Nancy (Ray) Striggow, 734-854-2558 or

Central Catholic High School Hall of Fame/Music Department reunion in the Sullivan Center, 2550 Cherry St., registration 4:30-5 p.m., reunion 5-7 p.m., program 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Cost: $35 per person. Details:

Rogers High School class of 1965 47th reunion, Holiday Inn, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, 5-11 p.m. Sept. 15. Casual mixer. Details on Facebook.

Sylvania High School’s reunion classes from 1978-1982. If you attended the school and would like information on the 30th reunion, email your address to:

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