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Grand Rapids

Spring Rendezvous at Seven Eagles Earth Center, starting 10 a.m. Saturday through Sunday at 16486 Wapakoneta Rd. Military re-enactor units set up camp free. Native American village, pioneer settlement, walks with naturalist, knife throwing contests. Information: 419-832-0114.

Spring meat shoot noon Sunday at VFW Post 4984 at 21950 Kellogg Rd. Ammunition provided; lunch available. Open to the public.

Noon lunches for seniors 60 and older, Fridays, Hosanna Lutheran Church, 239019 Kellogg Rd. Donation $2. Information: 1-800-367-4935.


Job skills workshop 7 p.m. today at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Hands-on workshop on resume writing and interview strategies. Register: 419-259-5240.


Claire's Day celebration of authors, illustrators, and reading excellence, Saturday at Maumee branch library, River Rd. In honor of storyteller Claire Lynsey Rubini.

Taco Tuesday at Maumee American Legion, 204 Illinois Ave., 5-7 p.m. each week.

Monclova Twp.

Spring yard sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and tomorrow, Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd. Proceeds to the old Monclova School and for more parking for the community center.


Park program for preschoolers through age 12 at Wood County Parks: Nighttime Nature, tomorrow, 8:45-9:45 p.m. at William Henry Harrison Park, 17101 Pemberville Rd., Pemberville. Registration and schedules: 419-353-1897.


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.

Blood drive, noon-6 p.m. May 21 at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Ave.

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

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



Babytime for ages 1-2 and their adult companions, 10 a.m. Mondays from May 17-June 14 at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. Stories, songs, fingerplays. Registration required.

Keyser Elementary student art exhibited today and tomorrow at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St.

Family storytimes for ages 2-5 years with an adult 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St.


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.

South Toledo

Viva South Toledo Community Development Corp. Mexican dinner, dance fund-raiser, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, 1225 Broadway St. $15. Information: 419-242-1071.

Barbecue chicken dinner 3-9 pm. Saturday at American Legion Post 531 at 881 Geneva Ave. Adults/$6.50; child/$4.

Homestyle chicken dinner, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help cafeteria, 2255 Central Grove Ave.

●Pets and People Health Fair noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds Village Club House, 961 South Reynolds Rd. Fair addresses health issues of people and their pets including reflexology, massage, ear coning, blood pressure checks and more. $3 admission benefits Planned Pethood. Information: 419-826-5149.


Aluminum can, cardboard, magazines, and paper drive, 8:30 am.-6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. Richard School back parking lot, 333 Brookside Dr. No newspapers in plastic bags.

Therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities, information meeting for youth and adults, 7 p.m. Tuesday at Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St.

Teen readers fill out an entry slip for each book read at the Swanton Library this summer and earn chances for prizes. Teen auction and pizza party at 2 p.m. July 24 for all teen readers.

Kindergarten registration at Swanton Local Schools: pick up registration packets at Park School or Crestwood School. Registering children age 5 on or before Oct 1. Information: 419-826-8991.

Babies and books for parent and baby, activities for infant development, 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Information: 419-826-2760.

Free computer instruction, for ages 18 and older, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Registration: 419-826-2760.


Historical Society program, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Wakeman Hall, 401 Farnsworth Rd. James Bowsher will speak on Ohio stories and trivia. Open to all.

Public Works open house, 4-7 p.m. May 20 at 1215 Waterville-Monclova Rd. Rain date, May 21. Equipment demonstrations and display. Free raffles with 7 p.m. drawings. Free blood pressure tests.

Wakeman Archival Research Center summer hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, upstairs at 401 Farnsworth Rd. Records of Waterville organizations, businesses, churches, schools, and family files available for inspection free of charge. Details: 419-878-6906.

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.


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.


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.

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.


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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.

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