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Published: Wednesday, 5/12/2004

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Curtice

Curtice Kidz meeting, 10 am. Saturday at Cornerstone Inn, 7150 North Curtice Rd. Plan Curtice Kidz Day on June 13.

East Toledo

Bingo every Thursday at St. Stephen's School Hall, 1880 Genesee St. Doors open 5 p.m. Early Bird at 7 p.m. and regular series at 7:30 p.m. Information: 419-691-1673.

Bingo every Saturday evening 5 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas School, 1430 Idaho St. Information: 419-693-5849.

Chicken paprikas dinner with dessert, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at 1133 Clark St. Adults/$6, children ages 5-10/$3.

Elmore

Pancakes, sausage, eggs breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Benefit for a local family with medical costs for two children. Donation, $3 or more.

Elmore Golden Oldies meet at the Senior Center at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Hot lunches at noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, open to 2 p.m. Reservations required: 1-877-862-1122.

Northwood

Immunization clinic, today and May 25 at the municipal building, 6000 Wales Rd. Also, May 27, WIC only. Bring shot record. Information: 419-244-1610.

Oregon

Pancake breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Unity United Methodist, 441 Oakdale Ave. Proceeds to boys and girls church-related camp.

Book discussion of Jim and Louella's Homemade Heart-Fix Remedy by Bertice Berry, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oregon branch library, 3340 Dustin Rd.

Oregon Fest 2004 planning meeting Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Oregon branch library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Information: 419-691-9750.

Bloodmobile, noon-6 p.m. May 20 at Christ United Methodist, 5757 Starr Ave.

Perrysburg

Farmer's Market downtown, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 7. Plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables, art, baked goods, crafts.

Perennial plant sale 8 a.m. until gone Saturday at Farmer Jack supermarket parking lot, 26625 North Dixie Hwy. Held by the Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society, rain or shine.

Artists amateur and professional needed to display at the Art Dabblers' Fair June 6 at the 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St. Register: 419-873-ARTS.

Immunization clinic, Tuesday at 871 East Boundary St. in St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Take shot records.

Rossford

Afternoon tea 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the Rossford Community Center, 400 Dixie Hwy. Fund-raiser for the Arts Commission, featuring Kathie Smith, The Blade food editor. Social hour, preview of silent auction items before 2 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and desserts; reservations $15 per person: 419-661-1801.

Tales for Tots ages 2-3 with an adult caregiver, Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. Register to reserve a space.

Walbridge

Tony Maas Mid-Season Classic baseball tournament, May 28-31 at Railway Park, 200 Breckman St. and Loop Park, 200 Guy St. Round-robin style tournament for teams ages 10 and under; entry fee is $100 plus fee for one umpire per game. Entry form: 419-666-0030.

Clubs

Compass Club luncheon and discussion Wednesdays at El Matador, 7011 Airport Hwy. at 11 a.m., and Thursdays at Uncle John's Restaurant, 3131 Secor Rd., at 11:30 a.m. Visitors welcome. Information: 419-385-1858.

Democratic Business and Professional Women's Club, Swing into Spring style show Tuesday at United Building Trades Hall, 4652 Lewis Ave. Wine and appetizers, 5:30 p.m. Show starts 6 p.m. $10 per person. Information: 734-269-3219 or 419-385-0611.

Expectant Mothers Group is being formed at Living Faith United Methodist Church, 1240 Columbus, Holland.This group is free and all expectant mothers invited to join. Information: 419-389-0921 or 517-443-5987.

Glass City Miniatures Guild meets at the Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., each third Tuesday at 7 p.m. The public is welcome, for information call 419-936-2986.

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

‚óŹNaturalists' 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 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.

Northwest Ohio Writers Forum meets Saturday from 10 a.m.-Noon at Sanger Branch Library, 3030 West Central Ave., free and open to the public. Information: 419-666-7120.

Ohio Genealogy Society, Lucas County Chapter, will meet Saturday at the Sky Bank Room at the Toledo-Lucas County Main Library, 325 North Michigan, at 1:30 p.m. Ken Dickson to speak about "The Schooner David Dawes, the fastest schooner on the Great Lakes." Guests are welcome: 419-843-7805.

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

Samagama Club is on Wednesday at Brandywine Country Club, 6904 Salisbury Rd., Maumee, at noon. Reservations for the luncheon needed by tomorrow: 419-893-4137.

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 East Women's Connection will have their 'Penny Candy, Wooden Toys and More' luncheon at 12:15 p.m. today in the Oregon Room at St. Charles Hospital. Buffet $8.25. Reservations: 419-691-7319 or 419-666-3728.

Toledo Mothers of Twins Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Toledo Hospital. For information call 419-472-5032.

Greater Toledo Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the Navarre Park Shelter House, near the corner of Navarre and White St. Meeting is free and open to the public.

Toledo Plastic Modelers meet every second and fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Gander Lodge of the Gander Mountain store in the Springfield Commons Shopping Mall at 1320 South Holland-Sylvania Rd. in Springfield Township. For information call 419-472-9163.

Women's Connection West brunch and spring fashion show tomorrow at Sylvania Country Club, 5201 Corey Rd. Inspirational speaker and fashion. $12. Coffee and juice bar opens at 9:15 a.m. Reservations by May 10: 419-882-4438.

Concerts

Music In the Grand Manor: Woodwinds at Wildwood in the Wildwood Manor House, 5100 West Central Ave., 7:30 p.m. today. A dessert buffet will follow the performance for $7. Reservations: 419-535-3050 ext. 140.

Central Catholic Gospel Choir presents 'Write the Vision' at 6 p.m. Saturday in the school's Sullivan Center. $10 at the door. Information: 419-255-2280, ext. 200.

Crafts

Art & Craft Expo, House of Bread Ministries, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Bethlehem New Life Center, 1430 West Bancroft S., $5/adults and $3/seniors, 12 and under are free.

Craft and Gift Show benefiting Mobile Meals of Toledo, June 13 at Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1 at the door, children under 12 are free. Information: 419-327-9739.

Crafters, flea 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 State Park July 16-18. Information: 419-691-3788.

Education

Glendale Presbyterian Preschool will have Open Houses for Fall enrollment, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 2-8 p.m. May 20 at the school, 4609 Glendale Ave. Registration information will be available.

Toledo Accelerated Academy accepting applications for the 2004-5 school year. Available from the school, 1501 Monroe St., or by calling 419-242-6160. The school is moving to 2913 South Republic Blvd.

GED Test preparation, offered at Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, Westwood Building, 3939 Wrenwood, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. Information: 419-473-2364.

Festivals

Oregon Fest 2004 is May 23 on Dustin Rd., 12-6 p.m., rain or shine. Free. Entertainment on 3 stages. Arts & crafts, classic cars, grand parade at 3 p.m.

Health

Asthma Workshop for adults with asthma and parents of children with asthma, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Mercy Memorial Hospital, 718 North Macomb St., Monroe. Information: 734-240-4470.

Women's Natural Health & Healing Seminar, sponsored by LifeDance Theater, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, 7615 Airport Hwy., rear entrance of Express Bldg., cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and advance reservations are recommended by calling Annamarie Zilba at 419-382-3391.

Free Aquatic Exercise Classes, offered by Central Park West Rehabilitation Center, 3130 Central Park West Dr., 5-6 p.m. May 19 and 26. For more information call 419-841-9622.

Community Skin Cancer Screenings will be offered May 20 at the Monroe County Community College in the Welch Health Education Building on the north end of campus. No appointments are needed, screenings will be done on a walk-in basis. Information: 734-240-4565.

Speech Therapy screenings for children at Mercy Memorial Hospital System Rehabilitation Center, 650 Stewart Rd., Monroe, Mich. 9 a.m.-noon May 14. Screenings are free but appointments required: 734-240-1950.

Aquatic arthritis and tai chi 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.

t 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.

Living with Epilepsy, Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Epilepsy Center, 5405 Southwyke Blvd. Child care provided. Information: 419-867-5950 or 1-800-589-5958.

First Aid and CPR certification classes offered by Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court. Information: 419-662-7777 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 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 Wednesday 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.

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 at 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.

Retirees

Cullet Club, Local 9 Retirees, meets the third Wednesday of each month at Electrical Workers Local 8, 807 Lime City Rd., Rossford. For information call 419-666-0127.

Support Groups

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