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Published: 5/19/2004

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Bowling Green

Immunization clinic open weekdays at Wood County Health Department, 1840 East Gypsy Lane. Walk-in or call 419-352-8402.

Bingo at 8 p.m. every Wednesday at VFW Post 1148 at 719 South Main St. Doors open 6 p.m.

Volunteer gardener needed to take care of plants at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 North Main St. Fertilizer and soil provided.

Grand Rapids

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

Fish fry tomorrow night at 5 at the Alva Sidle American Legion Post 232 at 12580 River Rd.

Holland

Crissey Bell Choir, fourth and fifth grade group, will perform at noon today at the Holland branch library, 302 South McCord Rd. Free.

Holland-Springfield-Spencer Historical Society, ice cream tasting festival and piano music by Greg "Ragman" Thibodeau, 7:30 p.m. May 27 at the Providence Lutheran Church, 8131 Airport Hwy.

Book discussion, 7 p.m. June 8 at Holland branch library, 302 South McCord Rd. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates.

Maumee

Pancake and sausage breakfast, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd. Continental breakfast available.

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

Perrysburg

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

Rummage sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, 26535 Pemberville Rd.

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

Cards for Charity, single elimination euchre tournament with live entertainment, food, raffles, 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 27 at Perrysburg Commons Retirement Center, 10542 Fremont Pike. Fund-raiser for Friends of Perrysburg Relay for Life team to benefit the American Cancer Society. Registration: $30 per team due today. Senior team of 65 plus, $20. Call 419-874-1930.

Reynolds

Corners

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

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.

Rossford

Steak dinner, noon Sunday at VFW Post 6409 at 175 Osborn St. Cost, $8.

Red Cross babysitting clinic for ages 11 and older, from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday at the Rossford Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Fee, $25. Call to register.

Tales for Tots ages 2-3 with an adult caregiver, Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. Register to reserve a space. Paws, Claws, and Tales reading program for teens begins June 7 and runs until an ice cream social on Aug. 4 at Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Prizes.

Flip-Flop and Sunglasses Flair, 4-5 p.m. June 2 for ages 5 and older at Rossford

Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Wear flip-flop sandals or sunglasses to decorate with your own design.

Pancake breakfast and antique car show, 7:30 a.m.-12;30 p.m. June 6 at the fire station, 133 Osborn St. Car display by the Placers Car Club and other local clubs. Breakfast is $5/adults, $3 for ages 4 and under.

CPR/First Aid course, 6-9 p.m. June 7 and 9 at Rossford Recreation Center, 400 Dixie Hwy. Fee, $35. Call 419-666-2905 to register.

Volunteer as reading buddies or math buddies at the Rossford Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Reading buddies listen to grades 2-4 reading aloud, Wednesdays from June 23-July 31. Math buddies help grades 2-4 practice math skills, Tuesdays, June 22-July 30. Call 419-666-0924 to sign up.

South Toledo

Parents Night Out, free child-care for ages 2-12 at Asbury U.M. Church, 6:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow at 4725 Dorr St. Meal, games, art project, play time, snack. Register in advance: 419-536-1985.

200 Years of Visitors to NW Ohio, 2 p.m June 8 at Heatherdowns branch library, 3265 Glanzman Rd. Registration: 419-259-5270.

Medicaid Eligibility seminars, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 10 at Heatherdowns branch library, 3265 Glanzman Rd. Register: 419-865-6586.

Swanton

Community bloodmobile, Tuesday at American Legion Hall, 200 South Hallett Ave. Take identification. Appointments: 419-829-2684.

Teen readers eligible for prizes at the Swanton Library this summer. Teen auction and pizza party at 2 p.m. July 24 for all teen summer 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. Call 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.

Waterville

Public works open house, 4-7 p.m. today at 1215 Waterville-Monclova Rd. Rain date, tomorrow. Equipment demonstrations. Free raffle drawings at 7 p.m. Free blood pressure tests.

Community bloodmobile, noon-6 p.m. Wednesday at Waterville American Legion, 210 Mechanic St. Bring ID. Appointments: 419-878-6271, or walk in.

Waterville Founder's Day, 5 p.m. June 6 in Conrad Park, 800 block Michigan Ave., State Rt. 64. Chicken barbecue dinners, ice cream sundaes, vintage style show, costume contest, pie bake off and auction. Music by Prairie Orchard. Children's activities, face painting, clay sculpture contest. Safety City cars and more. Details: 419-878-0707.

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, no charge. Details: 419-878-6906.

Whitehouse

Golf scramble by the Anthony Wayne Rowing Club, Sunday at Riverby Hills Golf Club, 16571 West River Rd. Registration and lunch at noon; golf at 1 p.m. $75 includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, prizes. Registration forms available at the high school.

Charity dog wash, noon-2 p.m. June 5 at Whitehouse Animal Hospital, 6828 South Texas St. Bath and towel dry, $10. Nails, $5. Benefit for Hope for the Cities ministry.

Christian rock band members needed to play 5-6 p.m. Saturdays at Whitehouse Zion U.M. Church services. Guitarists, fiddlers, drummers, keyboardists needed for paid positions. Call 419-877-5820 between 1:30 and 5 p.m. for details.

Bingo 6 p.m. Sundays, Whitehouse American Legion 384, 6910 Providence. Doors open 5 p.m.

Wood County

Trolley on the Trail, 1-3 p.m. May 26 at Slippery Elm Trail's southern portion. Meet at 218 East Broadway, North Baltimore. Open air ride on the trail with a naturalist. Register: 419-353-1897.

Garage sale to benefit Wood County Humane Society, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 27-28 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 29 at the county fairgrounds, 13800 West Poe Rd., Bowling Green. Donations accepted 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday. No large appliances or furniture.

Boomers and Beyond conference and extravaganza by the Wood County Committee on Aging, May 28 at Bowling Green State University student union, 1001 East Wooster Rd. Lifestyle, home security and safety, motivational sessions, health screenings, lunch, entertainment. Cost, $10 for 60 plus and $15 for age 59 and under. Register by tomorrow.

Toledo

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

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

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

Spring clothing giveaway, 9-11 a.m. Saturday 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. Saturday at Northtowne Toys R Us, 340 New Towne Square Dr. Bring decorated bike, scooter or wagon.

Areawide

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.

Collectibles: Barbie - An American icon. Wildwood Manor House, 5100 West Central Ave., 10 a.m. Tuesday. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m.

Region IV Plastic Modelers Convention, Saturday at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township. Model builders of all ages are invited to enter model contest, Juniors (12 and under), Teens (13-18), adults and seniors (65 +). Admission for adults with up to three entries is $10, with $1 for each additional model, juniors with an unlimited number of models may enter for $5. General admission is free. Children will be given a chance to build a plastic model for free under close supervision.

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.

Benefits

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

Step Out For Kids Walk-A-Thon, sponsored by the Lucas County Foster Parent Association, will be Saturday at Ottawa Park, Liz Pierson Shelter House, across from Toledo Hospital. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., walk begins at 10:15 a.m. Money raised will be used to fund the Johnson Family Memorial Scholarship to benefit foster children graduating from high school who want to further their education. For information call 419-536-8963 or 419-698-6345.

Golf Outing for Autism, Sunday at Chippewa Golf Club, St. Rt. 579, Curtice, four person scramble, $200 per team, includes golf, cart, steak lunch, raffles, and prizes.

Money benefits the M.O.D.E.L. community School. Call 419-862-0098.

Annual Golf Classic hosted by Owens Alumni Association, Monday at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates, four person scramble with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m., lunch will be available from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and hors d'oeuvres and awards will follow the golf.

To sponsor or enter a team call 419-661-7410 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7410.

Sauder Village Open golf outing, to benefit Educational Programming at Sauder Village, will be June 5 at Riverside Greens Golf Course in Stryker. Shotgun start at 8 a.m., 5 person scramble, $50 per person or $250 per team. For information call Sauder Village at 419-446-2541, ask for Jan ext. 3061.

Tour de Cure, for the American Diabetes Association, June 6 with check-in/registration from 7-7:45 a.m. Start time is 8 a.m. at Side Cut Metropark-Riverview Area Shelterhouse, Maumee. For more information call 1-888-DIABETES or visit www.diabetes.org/tour.

Friendship Baptist Church Golf Outing for the benefit of New Attitude On My Image Transitional House, June 12 at Ottawa Park Golf Course, 2315 Walden Pond Dr., 4 person scramble with 9 a.m. shotgun start. Cost is $65 per player which includes prizes and food. Hole sponsors are needed for $100. Call 419-531-3242.

Four person scramble golf tournament to benefit The Kiwanis Club of Monroe will be June 7 at Carrington Golf Club on M-50, just West of downtown Monroe. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Price is $80 per golfer which includes cart, practice balls, putting contest, door prizes, continental breakfast, lunch on the course and awards dinner. For information call 734-384-8114 or 734-240-4567.

Boating

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

Books

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., Saturday at 7 p.m.

Camps

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 www.americancheeracademy.com.

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.

Northwest Ohio Conservation Camp will be held 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 www.scsonline.org.

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:

pianoadventures@buckeye-express.com.

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.

East Toledo Club's Past President's Luncheon will be at Noon on May 27 at Cousino's Steakhouse, 1842 Woodville Rd.

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.

Gathering of Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave., free to members, $10 for guests.

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.

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.

Shuffleboard Club meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at Jermain Park, Upton and North Cove Blvd., behind tennis courts. New members welcome, cost is $2.50 per season. Call Bob at 419-824-5173.

Society for American Baseball Research, Roger Bresnahan/Mud Hens Chapter, will meet on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan Ave. Leslie Heaphy of North Canton will speak on the history of the Negro Leagues. After the meeting there will be a pre-game picnic and the game between the Mud Hens and the Scranton Red Barons at Fifth Third Field. The meeting is free, with picnic and box seats costing $22.50 per person. Call Steve Lauer at 419-882-1301.

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.

Sylvania Strider Distance Running Club for junior/senior high athletes interested in training for fall cross country, cost is $30 for eight weeks, call 419-829-4554.

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 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.

Crafts

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's 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

Ritter Planetarium and Brooks Observatory, weekend family programs for May: Is There Anybody Out There?? Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Don't Duck, Look Up! Saturdays at 1 p.m. Adults, $4; seniors and children 3-12, $3; under 3 are free.

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 Sunday 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.

t 14th Annual Flower Day Weekend Event at the Farmers Market, 525 Market St. in Downtown Toledo, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 29, 30 and 31. On Saturday and Monday farmers will be selling baked goods, produce, eggs, poultry, crafts, and flowers. Saturday is Flower Day with Toledo Area Vegetable and Flower Growers Association. Master gardners from Ohio State Extension Office will be on hand Sunday with tips. Food and entertainment plus the Boy Scouts will help with plant pick up.

First Siege 1813: The Grand Tactical, the largest 1812 encampment in the country, will take place May 29 and 30 at Fort Meigs State Memorial in Perrysburg. Reenactors portraying British and American soldiers, camp followers and Woodland Indians will encamp on the old fort grounds throughout the weekend. Tactical demonstrations are planned for 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with a Memorial Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Monday. Fort Meigs State Memorial will be open from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 29 and 30, and Noon-5 p.m. May 31. Admission is $6/adults and $2/students. For more information call 419-874-4121.

Health

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

Community Skin Cancer Screenings will be offered today 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.

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. $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.

CPR and AED Class offered by Westowne Tennis & Swim Club, 2850 South Republic Blvd., May 29 at 9:30 a.m., $20 per person, 2-year card. Call 419-957-3333.

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., Springfield Township. 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.

Joints In Motion informational meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at the Arthritis Foundation's office, 309 North Reynolds Rd. For information call 419-537-0888 or visit www.jointsinmotion.org.

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.

Sales

Spring rummage sale, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday by St. Clement's Rosary Altar Society in St. Clement Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Last day bag sales, $2.

Spring plant sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Toledo Animal Shelter, 640 Wyman Rd.

Meetings

Licensed Practical Nurse Association of Ohio, monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today, Academy of Medicine, 4428 Secor Rd. Program: medication update. Open to the public.

Toledo Woman's Club Victorian Tea, 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday at Toledo Woman's Club, 3829 Woodley Rd. Reservations: 419-474-7621.

Lucas County Retired Teachers, noon lunch Tuesday at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd., Perrysburg. An ODOT engineer will talk about the Maumee River crossing between Maumee and Perrysburg; an ORTA member will give current legislation updates. Cost, $16. Reservations due today; guests welcome. Call 419-382-0807.

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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