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What's on: West


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.

Ottawa Hills

Adult education summer class registration for cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification, beginner tennis, aqua aerobics, basic dog obedience. For a brochure of all classes: 419-537-9852.



Babytime for ages 1-2 and 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.


Pancake, sausage and egg breakfast, 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 5271 Alexis Rd. Adult/$4; child/$2.

Summer swim lessons for ages 4 and up: June 21 to July 2, July 5-16, and July 19-30 at the Sylvania Schools pool, 5403 Silica Dr. Cost is $40 for a 2 week session. Information: 419-824-8717.

Sylvania community education classes: 419-885-4126 or visit

Hall of Fame distinguished alumni nominations accepted for 2004 by the Sylvania Academic Excellence Foundation. Nomination forms: 419-824-8553.

West Toledo

Old Orchard Elementary School carnival, 4:30-8:30 p.m. tomorrow, 2402 Cheltenham Rd. Indoor games and prizes for all ages. Carnival, pony, and train rides outdoors.

Rummage sale by the Toledo Emblem Club, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and tomorrow at the Toledo Elks Lodge 53 at 3520 Holland-Sylvania Rd. Last day bag sale at $2.

Garage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdy at Trilby Elementary School, 5720 Secor Rd. Clothies, toys, household items.

Safe Proofing Your Home for Dementia Care, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Washington branch library, 5360 Harvest lane. Program and information by the Alzheimer's Association. Register: 419-537-1999.

Kids Closet rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 22 at Hope United Methodist Church, 4069 West Sylvania Ave. Infants' and children's clothing, toys, books, games.


Farmer's Market's new Wednesday hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Open regular hours on Saturdays at Erie Street Market.

Carnival, flea market, farmer's market and crafter's show, Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday noon-5 p.m., Lakeside Center, 343 New Towne Square Dr.

Women's Day at United Missionary Baptist Church, Saturday and Sunday, 2705 Monroe St. Mother and daughter luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday with a speaker, style show, doll exhibit, and door prizes. Donation, $15/adults; $5/youth. Speaker Diane Turner-Sharazz at church service,10:45 a.m. Sunday.

Food, clothing giveaway, 9-11 a.m. Saturday and every third Saturday each month at Christian Community Church, 2500 Nebraska Ave.

Spring luncheon card party, 11:30 a.m. May 20, First Congregational Church, 2315 Collingwood Blvd. with jewelry presentation scheduled. Bring a favorite table game. $10. Reservations: 419-891-0481.

Spring clothing giveaway, 9-11 a.m. May 22 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1430 West Bancroft St. Take your own bags.

Bike safety fair and poster contest, bike decorating contest, noon-3 p.m. May 22 at Northtowne Toys R Us, 340 New Towne Square Dr. Bring decorated bike, scooter or wagon.


Native American Heritage program, Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1031 River Rd., Maumee, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, activities for the whole family.

Auditions for Notre Dame Academy's fall musical, today and Sunday with call backs on Monday at 3535 West Sylvania Ave. Information: 419-475-9628.

Quilt Exhibition, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, Owens-Illinois Gallery, One SeaGate in downtown Toledo. Exhibit is sponsored by Black Swamp Benefit, Inc. Open to the public. Quilting demonstrations on Tuesday and May 25 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.

Bowsher High School Athletic Hall of Fame accepting nominations for the class of 2004. Forms are in the Bowsher athletic office or call 419-385-5776 or 419-385-6042. Deadline is May 31.


Darel Brainard In Concert, a benefit for the preservation of Toledo's only theater pipe organ in a public venue, Sunday at the Ohio Theatre, 3114 Lagrange St., 2:30 p.m. $8 in advance or $10 at the door. Information: 419-478-5959 or 419-472-9671.

Heart of Caring Auction, for The Gathering Place Childcare Centers, 5-10 p.m. Saturday at The Toledo Zoo Nairobi Event Pavilion, tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple and are available at the door. For information call Lisa at 419-691-6313 ext. 114.

2004 Jazz on the River sponsored by River East Associates, 6 p.m. Saturday in the Weber Block Building, corner of Front and Main streets in East Toledo. Food and entertainment. Proceeds benefit programs for business development and cultural heritage of East Toledo and the Main Street Community. Advance tickets are $50 per person or $80 per couple. Information: 419-779-6965.

Belmont Spring Fling dinner and fashion show to benefit the Battered Women's Shelter, Saturday at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd., Perrysburg. Cocktails at 6 p.m. Dinner, raffle and fashion show at 7 p.m. $30 per person. Reservations: 419-666-0440.

Mother-Daughter Friendship fund-raiser tea, to renovate the 'Lagoon Porch' at the Toledo Yacht Club, 2 p.m. Sunday, 3900 Summit St. $8/adults and $6/ children under 10. Information: 419-923-3361.

Walk and 5K Run for the Animals, Sunday at 1920 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Walkers bring donations for Humane Society and walk the 1.5 mile loop with their pets from 1-3 p.m. Prizes awarded for money raised. A 5K Run without pets at The Pinnacle at 10 a.m. Runners pay a flat fee, $15 in advance or $20 at the start. Registration forms:, or by calling 419-482-7101.

Relay for Life at Anthony Wayne High School May 21-22 with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. May 21. Overnight team event where participants walk around a track relay-style to raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society. Information: 419-891-9200.


Ohio boating safety education courses offered statewide and on the internet, visit the ODNR Web site at


Book Fair Treasure Hunt, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today at EduCare Center, 1932 Birchwood. Crafts for kids, books, arts. Information: 419-381-7300 ext. 265.

Carrie Hauman, author and artist who grew up in Toledo, will be featured at "Claire's Day" at the Maumee branch library, 501 River Rd., on Saturday. She will also be signing copies of her children's book at Thackeray's Book Store, Westgate Shopping Center, at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Steve Donahue will discuss and sign copies of his new book, Shifting Sands, A Guidebook for Crossing the Deserts of Change, at Fireside Books, 7111 Orchard Centre Dr., Holland, 1 p.m. Saturday.

Michael T. Krieger, author of bestselling novels, will read, discuss and sign copies of his latest book Dancing Over Quicksand, at Brewed Awakenings, 2636 West Central Ave., May 22 at 7 p.m.


Cheerleading summer day camps for kids K-12, dates available in June and July. No experience needed. Information:l 419-345-4220 or visit the Web site

Ohio Forestry Camp, for high school students with an interest in forestry, June 13-18 at Camp Muskingum in Carroll County. Camp is open to students 15 years or older who have completed eighth grade. Week, $190, includes all meals and access to camp facilities. Information: 419-337-9112 by June 4.

Conservation Camp from 6:15 p.m. June 9 to 10:30 a.m. June 12 at 4-H Camp Palmer near Fayette. Open to youth of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan ages 9-14. Registration deadline is May 21. For more information call the Soil and Water Conservation office in your county.

Art summer day camp sponsored by SCS Childcare and the Sylvania Arts Commission, Wednesdays beginning June 23 through Aug. 11. Information: 419-885-2451 or visit

Childrens' Art Camp at the Toledo Artists' Club at the Toledo Botanical Garden, July 12-16 and July 19-23. Information: 419-841-8153.

Girls Basketball Camp at Central Catholic High School, incoming fifth through ninth graders in mid June. Register: 419-824-5450.

Adventure Camps at the Maumee Chamber of Commerce and Springfield High School, for ages 3-12 years. Dates, times: 419-861-4618 or send email:


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.

●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 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.


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.


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

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


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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