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Published: Wednesday, 4/14/2004

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●April at the Toledo Zoo 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Tomorow: Louis the African elephant calf sniffs out painted watermelons and papier-mache eggs stuffed with goodies. Information: 419-385-4040.

●Cheerleading tryouts for Owens Community College Express Cheerleading Squad, April 13-16 for prospective high school graduates and area residents who are high school graduates interested in cheering at the intercollegiate level. Information: 419-666-0650.

Benefits

●Memorial fund for funeral expenses for Je'Juan Jordan who was killed March 13. The fund was founded by school friends and teachers and is managed by Chase Elementary School Principal Steve Riddle. Donations can be made at Charter One Bank in Toledo. Information: 419-726-1416.

●Building Fund Dance for Hospice of Northwest Ohio 7-10 p.m. Saturday at Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois Ave., Maumee. Co-sponsored by The Toledo Swing Dancers, 50's, 60's, and 70's music, cost is $7 per person. Open to the public.

●Magic of Tanzania, sponsored by the Great Lakes Consortium, learn about the people, culture and business in Tanzania, April 17, 1-3 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd. Proceeds benefit community and humanitarian projects in the Dodoma Region and Tanga. $15.

●Pettin' On the Ritz 6 p.m. April 24, Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance, Mich. $45 per person. Dinner and silent auction benefits the Humane Society of Monroe County. Information: 734-856-7326 or 734-847-1130 or 419-240-0562.

●Bowl-A-Thon for Autism, noon-3 p.m. April 17 and 5-9 p.m. April 18, at 20th Century Lanes in Oak Harbor, Harbor Freeway Lanes in Port Clinton and Allstar Lanes in Oregon. Sponsors or bowlers: 419-862-0098.

●Salvation Army food drive throughout April. Boxes for donations throughout the community. If interested in partnering with other businesses call: 419-241-1138.

Boating

●Ohio boating safety education courses offered statewide and on the internet, visit the ODNR Web site at www.ohiodnr.com.

●Boating education course, April 20 and 22 at the Wood County Park District in Bowling Green from 6-9:30 p.m. Information: 419-836-6003. $5 covers materials.

Clubs

●AARP Toledo Trilby Chapter No. 1990 card party, noon-3 p.m., April 15 at St. Clement Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Doors open at 11 a.m., hot lunch, door prizes and raffles. Tallies $6. Information: 419-475-8652 or 419-474-7057.

●t●Golden Retriever Club conformation and obedience match, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Toledo Kennel Club, 1161 Clarion Ave., Holland.

●Great Eastern Toastmasters, 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday, Sallock's Restaurant, 2900 Woodville Rd., Northwood. Information: 419-726-3131.

●Korean War Veterans meet the second Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the South Toledo Senior Center, 2121 Garden Lake Rd. Vets and wives welcome. Information: 419-697-3717.

●Mudjaw Bowmen Archery Club reverse raffle 5:30 p.m. April 17, at the club, 6240 Benore Rd. $30 for meal and a raffle ticket. Information: 419-726-5319 or 734-848-4097.

●Naturalists' Camera Club of Toledo meets the second Friday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Secor Metropark, National Center for Nature Photography, 10001 Central Ave., Berkey. Guests welcome. Information: 419-474-2911.

●New Neighbors League Club hosts a variety of interest groups and special activities, including monthly luncheons with speakers. Meet other new people in the area. Information: 419-841-5642.

●Ohio Genealogical Society, Lucas County Chapter, 1:30 p.m. April 17 in the Sky Bank Room on the first floor of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St. Information: 419-843-7805.

●Old Newsboys Goodfellows Association, luncheon meetings, first and third Friday, Spaghetti Warehouse, 42 South Superior St. Information: 419-381-0755.

●Photo Arts Club of Toledo meets today at 7 :30 p.m. at the Crosby Center in the Toledo Botanical Garden. Bring in any photos that were entered in the photo contest.

●Stamp Collectors Club of Toledo meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Wernert's Corner Civic Association Hall, 5068 Douglas Rd. Open to the public.

●Teen Arts Council Fridays 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Common Space, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. Visual arts, literary arts and performing arts. All supplies included. Information: 419-531-2046.

●Toledo North After 5 Women's Connection dinner 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Tamaron Country Club, 2162 West Alexis Rd., for women of all ages. $14; reservations: 419-476-1145 or 419-841-7330.

Crafts

●Craft and Flea Market, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 1 in the parking lot of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 306 Jefferson St. Information: 517-486-3506 or 517-486-2597.

●Crafters needed for Craft and Gift Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2 at Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., by Crafters Who Care, benefiting the Toledo Area Humane Society. Information: 419-327-9739.

●Crafters, fea market, and antiques and collectible dealers needed for Weston Ohio Sesquicentennial June 25-27. Information: 419-669-2488 or ebrents@bgnet.bgsu.edu.

●Artists and crafters wanted for One Hundred Year Toledo Harbor Light Festival at Maumee Bay July 16-18. Information: 419-691-3788.

Education

●Registration Rocks for high school students interested in taking college classes or starting a career. Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses of Owens Community College today and April 12-15, from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7413 or 419-661-7413.

●Smart Discipline for Parents seminar 7-9 p.m. April 19 at Providence Lutheran Church, 8131 Airport Hwy., Holland, based on the book Smart Discipline and presented by the author, Dr. Larry Koenig. $10 per person or $15 per couple. Information: 417-269-7254 or visit www.smartdiscipline.com.

●University of Toledo Ritter Planetarium family programs: "Street Smart Astronomy" Fridays in April at 7:30 p.m. and "Bear Tales and Other Grizzly Stories" Saturdays in April at 1 p.m. Gazing at stars and Saturn at Brooks Observatory following each Friday night program, weather permitting. Information: 419-530-4037 or visit www.rpbo.utoledo.edu/.

●Amateur radio class by Toledo Mobile Radio Association, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Local 8 Training Center, 803 Lime City Rd., Rossford. Register: 419-385-5624 or 419-476-2947.

Fish dinners

● Fish Fry tomorrow at Indiana Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 640 Indiana Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Information: 419-535-3126.

●Fish dinner tomorrow 5:30-8 p.m., Dundee Veterans Club, 418 Dunham St., DUndee, Mich. $8/adults; $6/seniors and children under 12 years.

●Fish fry from 4-7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 798 South Coy Rd., Oregon. $7.75/adults; $3.50/children.

●Fish fry 5-7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Sherman H. Osborne American Legion Post 192, 620 West Temperance Rd., Temperance, Mich. $7; open to the public.

●Fish Fry 4:30-7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Archbold Knights of Columbus Hall, 700 West Lutz Rd., Archbold. $6.50/adults; $3.50/children under 12 years. Carry-out available: 419-446-7495.

●Lake perch fry, 5-7 p.m. tomorrow at VFW Post 1148 at 719 South Main St.

●Fish fry 4-7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Richard Church, 333 Brookside Dr., Swanton.

●Fish Fry tomorrow 5-8 p.m. at St. Jerome School, 300 Warner St., Walbridge.

●Fish fry 5-7 p.m. tomorrow at VFW Post 3013 at 1950 South Eber Rd.

●Fish fry tomorrow from 4:30-7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 646, 1074 Clarion Ave. Meat available.

●Pollock fish fry every Friday at Maumee Eagles 2562 at 827 Illinois Ave., 5-8 p.m. $6. Prime rib, perch, snow crab and shrimp available.

●Fish fry every Friday through April, 5-7:30 p.m. at Rossford Eagles 2322 at 658 Lime City Rd., Rossford. $7.50.

●Fish fry 4-8 p.m. tomorrow at Commodore Perry VFW 3338 at 2231 South St.

●Fish fry, 4-8 p.m. tomorrow at American Legion Post 193, 11045 Harold Dr., Luna Pier, Mich. $7/adults; $6.50/seniors.

●Fish fry 5:30 -7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Knights of Columbus hall, 2458 Tremainsville Rd.

● Fish fry with salad bar, 5-8 p.m. tomorrow at Fraternal Order of Eagles 197 at 5050 Jackman Rd.

● Fish fry 5-7 p.m. weekly, Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post, 2020 West Alexis Rd. $6.

●Fish fry 4-7 p.m. tomorrow at VFW 3265 at 5416 North Summit St., Point Place. $6.

●Fish dinners tomorrow at VFW Post 606 and auxiliary, 4-7 p.m. at 3005 Laskey Rd. Open to the public.

●Lenten fish fry 5-7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Catherine of Siena gym, 4555 North Haven Ave. $7/adults and $4/age 12 and under.

●Lenten fish fry tomorrow at St. Thomas Aquinas church basement, 729 White St. $6.50/adults, $6/seniors, and $3.50/child. Pizza available.

●Fish fry every Friday 5-8 p.m. through April at VFW Post 2984, 102 West Andrus Rd., Northwood. $7. Also serving steaks and frog legs.

●Fish fry, Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon, 4-7 p.m. tomorrow. $7/adults; children 10 and under are free. Carryouts available: 419-697-4776.

Health

●Aquatic arthritis and tai chi classes in a warm water therapeutic pool at Anne Grady Center, 1525 Eber Rd. Information: 419-866-6500, ext. 214.

●Aquatic exercise classes, 2-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St. $40 for one month. Prescription from physician required. Information: 419-530-2731.

●Diabetes education group meets 7 p.m. on the third Thursday each month at the Washington branch library, 5560 Harvest Lane. Information: 419-841-5992 ext. 6744.

●First Aid and CPR certification classes offered by Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 2602 Nebraska Ave. Information: 419-535-1400 or 877-457-1818.

●Healing care programs to help families through the cancer experience by ProMedica Cancer Center. Programs include Tai Chi, meditation, understanding medicines, vitamins and herbs, yoga. Information: 419-291-5899.

●Focus on Healing: A therapeutic exercise class for those with chronic illnesses and those who want to stay fit and flexible. Medical College of Ohio on Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings, and Wednesdays mornings at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. Information: 419-345-3986.

●Health lectures, noon on Wednesdays, St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St. Information: 419-841-5597.

● Health-related classes offered at Bay Park Community Hospital, including child birth, smoking cessation, and diabetes. Information: 419-690-7979 or 419-690-7863.

●Hypnosis clinics to stop smoking or lose weight, American Lung Association. $50. Call 1-800-231-5864.

●Psychotherapy analysis at the Center for the Study of Experiential Psychotherapy at the University of Toledo, in exchange for participation in research (videotaping of sessions, completing questionnaires). Information: 419-530-4014.

●Smoking cessation program at Toledo Hospital offers a series of four classes each month for $58, covered by Paramount. Day and evening classes available. Information: 419-291-8033 or 419-291-4474.

●Smoke Stoppers Staying Stopped, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Charles Mercy Hospital, 2600 Navarre Ave., Oregon.

●Stretch and Strengthen Class at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Oregon, 9:30-11 a.m. today and April 22.

●Taoist Tai Chi, gentle, oriental exercise promoting flexibility, balance and relaxation, demonstrations offered at area senior center locations. For dates and times call 419-537-0131.

●Ultrasound screenings, Mercy Women's Care at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Test to detect abnormal bone mass density in women over age 45. Registration: 419-251-4000.

●Women's Health Awareness Seminar, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library, 60 East Center St., Petersburg, Mich. Information available on PMS, migraines, depression, and osteoporosis. Refreshments will be served. Call 734-279-1025.

Reunions

For a listing of upcoming military and school reunions, log on to www.toledoblade.com/log.

Support Groups

For a listing of support groups in the area, log on to www.toledoblade.com/log.

Volunteers

For a listing of volunteer opportunities in the area, log on to www.toledoblade.com/log.



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