Loading…
Monday, April 21, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeHome
Published: 7/7/2004

What's on: Areawide

Bowling Green

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

Bingo at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at VFW Post 1148 at 719 South Main St. Doors open 5:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids

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

Holland

Tie-dye at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. For grades K-5, 2 p.m. Wednesday or 7 p.m. for all ages. Take clean white T-shirt to use; wear old clothing. Call library to register.

Summer Recreation Day at University of Toledo for grades 5-12, noon-3 p.m. Tuesday. Get free tickets and permission slips for parents to sign from Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Transportation not provided.

Health and beauty for adults: "Why a Spa?" at 11 a.m. Saturday; Yoga at 11 a.m. July 17, and Holistic Health at 11 a.m. July 24 at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Register at the library.

Teen scrapbooking, 2 p.m. July 22 at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Take photos to do a scrapbook layout. Register at the library.

Babysitting clinics for ages 11 and older at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 26-27 or Aug. 9-10. $25.

Maumee

Blood drives, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Church, 3520 Strayer Rd.; and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital, 5901 Monclova Rd.

Pioneer Days program for grades 3-6, Wolcott House museum, 1031 River Rd. Wednesday: Native American Indian Days, with native crafts. July 21: Pioneer Chores. Two sessions each day, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. $7 per session. Registration: 419-893-9602.

Perrysburg

Thoreau-ly Inspired 7:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Rd. Read poems and nature writing while walking on the trail. Canceled in bad weather. Call 419-353-1897 to register.

Blood drive, 1-6 p.m. July 15 at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg, 333 East Boundary Rd.

Healthy Hearts, women's step aerobics and more, 9-10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at First Baptist Church, 590 West South Boundary. Free classes, registration required: 419-874-3546.

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

577 Foundation classes at 577 East Front St. for adults and children. Information: 419-874-4174.

Reynolds

Corners

●Get fired up for reading 7 p.m. today at the Reynolds Corners branch library. Ralph Emery will bring his antique fire engine to the parking lot for this outdoor program for children of all ages.

Children read to therapy dogs, 2 or 2:30 p.m. Fridays through July 30 at the Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. For all ages. Call library to register.

Rossford

Tales for Tots ages 2-3 with an adult caregiver, Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings at Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Weekly programs for grades 1-5. Paws, Claws, and Tales reading program for teens runs weekly until an ice cream social on Aug. 4.

Paws with a Heart dogs visit the Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. from 7-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays through July 28. Children read to a dog of their choice at 7 or 7:25 p.m.

Bingo on Thursdays 8 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church McAlear Center, 628 Lime City Rd. Doors open at 5 p.m., early bird at 6 p.m. Information: 419-666-1393.

South Toledo

● Parish rummage sale at Our Lady of Perpetual Help church, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 17, 2255 Central Grove, at Anthony Wayne Trail and Sherwood.

Pig roast dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m. July 24 at Church of St. Andrew United Methodist, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Adults/$7; $3/child. Open to all.

You're Never Too Old to Surf: Internet 101 for older adults, 2 p.m. Aug. 10 at Heatherdowns branch library, 3265 Glanzman Rd. Registration required: 419-259-5270.

Spencer Twp.

Free wet prairie hike, 7-8:30 p.m. July 15 at Kitty Todd Preserve, 10420 Old State Line Rd., off Airport Highway. Wear rubber boots and use insect repellent. Registration: 419-867-1521; space limited. Weed pull, 10 a.m. July 17; wear old clothes and take a sack lunch. Call park to register.

Swanton

● Learn to use a lasso 10:30 a.m. July 16, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Swanton cowboy Bruce Slusher will teach grades 3- 5 some cowboy rope tricks. Free program, no registration required.

● Hoedown10:30 a.m. July 21, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Free games and prizes for grades 3-5; no registration required.

● Emerald ash borer information 7 p.m. July 22, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Fulton County Extension Service describes how to identify the ash borer insect and gives current strategies for battling its destruction. Information: 419-826-2760.

●Local 4-H Clubs will show their animals to children ages 2-5, at 10:30 a.m. July 27, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St. Final summer reading program for this age group.

Wood County

Pioneer Mini Camp from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for ages 8-12 and 8:30 a.m.-noon July 22-23 for ages 6-8 at William Henry Harrison Park, 17101 Pemberville Rd., Pemberville. Buttermaking, tin punching, and more activities of Ohio's earliest settlers. Reservations limited; cost is $15. Register: 419-353-1897.

Junior naturalist canoeing 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 16 at Otsego Canoe Livery 20000 West River Rd., Bowling Green. For ages 6-12; one adult per 3-person canoe required. Canceled in bad weather. Register: 419-353-1897.

Trolley on the Trail 10 a.m.-noon July 21 at Slippery Elm Trail, southern section. Meet at 218 East Broadway in North Baltimore for an open air ride with a naturalist. Register: 419-353-1897.

Toledo

Breakfast and bake sale 8-11 a.m. Sunday at VFW Post 5530 at 415 East Central Ave. Pork chop dinner, 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Barbecue pork chop carryout dinner to benefit the Soup Kitchen in Jamie Farr Park, 1-7 p.m. Sunday in the Erie Foods parking lot at Galena and Ontario streets. $5.25. Child's hot dog dinner, $2.50.

Blood drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at Four SeaGate building.

Christmas in July card party and luncheon for senior citizens, noon-4 p.m. July 15 in the St. Hyacinth church hall at 728 Parkside Blvd. Raffle and door prizes. Tallies, $6.50 at the door. Reserve: 419-882-6785.

Talent contest auditions for elementary through high school students, Toledo Rep-A-Looza, 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Toledo Repertoire Theater, 10th Street stage downtown. Cost to audition, $10. Contest on five Saturdays from July 17-Aug. 14. Information: 419-243-9277.

Farmer's Market hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 am.-4 p.m. rest of week with limited vendors. Poultry House open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays and 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.

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

Storytime with Red Robin 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Saturdays at Red Robin restaurant, 4850 Monroe St. Games, crafts, prizes each week. Free. Information: 419-475-9318.

Internet and e-mail classes at Mott branch library, 1085 Dorr St. Register: 419-259-5230.

Saturday breakfasts 10 a.m.-noon, Zenobia Shrine, 1511 Madison Ave. $4. Free parking. Information: 419-243-7887.

Coffeehouse 7:30 p.m. the second Saturday each month at Riverpoint Ministries, Christian Life Center, 5649 Suder Ave. Entertainment, refreshments, donations at the door. Call 419-729-1703.

●Art classes Sundays in Frog Towne Square Bay at the Erie Street Market at 237 South Erie St. Local artist Jan Revill teaches 11 a.m.-3 p.m. for $5, which includes all supplies. For adults and children age 5 and older.

Areawide

Daylily Expo 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday, conference center of Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. All about daylilies by the Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society. Information: 419-874-8964

Clothes Make the Man/Woman display of theatrical costumes , 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday through July 29 at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Twp., Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery. Information: 419-662-2787.

Community Emergency Response Teams training program, 6-9 p.m. tomorrow; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Workforce and Community Services Division of Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Twp. Sponsored by the college and Lucas County Emergency Management Agency. Information: 419-661-7357.

Maumee Recreation 5,000 Meter Race registration 7 a.m. Saturday at Maumee High School. Race starts at 8 a.m. Competition in age groups from under 9 to over 60 for men and women. Information: 419-897-7175.

●Express basketball tryouts for men, Mondays and Wednesdays through July 28 from 5-7 p.m. Information: 419-661-7974.

Life Flight Program celebrates 25 years of serving northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan with a reunion picnic 1- 5 p.m. July 25 at Fifth Third Field, for all former Life Flight patients and families and area emergency care providers.Register by July 11: www.lifeflight.cc or call 1-800-632-7826.

Benefits

Haskins Ice Cream Social, 4:30-7 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 17050 Rt. 582. Food, games, face painting, music, classic car show. All proceeds benefit medical expenses for Lollie Brossia, Bowling Green, who is on kidney dialysis and is on the kidney transplant list. Information: 419-823-1887.

Charity Tour Golf Tournament and Auction to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio, 11 a.m. Aug. 30, Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd., Perrysburg. Dinner, 4 p.m. and auction. Information: 404-256-7152.

United As One, a golf outing fund-raiser benefiting the Armed Forces Relief Trust, 1 p.m. shotgun start Sept. 7 at Brandywine Country Club, 6904 Salisbury Rd. Information: 419-865-2393.

Backpack to the Future, gently used backbacks and new school supplies needed for low-income elementary school children in Northwest Ohio. Items collected by Owens Community College Alumni Association. Information: 419-661-7410.

Boating

Narrated boat tour on The Swan Creek Explorer, every Saturday through August. Organized by Toledo Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry. Tours leave from the landing at The Erie Street Market at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. and last about 45 minutes. $5 per person. Information: 419-936-3848.

Books

Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas Maumee, 1360 Conant St. Kids admitted free to children's films at 10 a.m. every Wednesday when they present a book report at the Showcase Cinema box office. Official book report forms available at the theater and online at www.Showcasecinemas.com.

Camps

Hot Shots Camp, Nestle Crunch and Shaquille O'Neal are looking for 10 teens with the basketball skills for the annual camp in Los Angeles. Males and females ages 12-19 are eligible to submit a 60-second video showcasing their basketball talent by July 15. Information: 323-866-6035.

Hands-on science and history summer camps at the University of Toledo's Stranahan Arboretum, 4131 Tantara Dr. Field trips around Toledo. Weekly camps July 12 through Aug. 13 open to children ages 7 to 11. $135 per child per week or $95 for a half-day. Information or to register : 419-841-1007 or www.arboretum.utoledo.edu.

Summer Science Camp at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., for youth entering grades 5-10. Three sessions, July 12-16; July 19-23; and Aug. 9-13. $85 per studen per session. Information: 419-824-3691.

Summer Arts and Crafts Camp hosted by Michaels Stores, Inc., July 12-16 at all Michaels Arts & Crafts stores. Daily sessions, 9:30-11:30 a.m. for 5 to 8-year-olds and 1:30-3:30 p.m. for 9 to 12-year-olds. $7.50 per session or $30 for week. Information: 419-389-0012.

Music/Drama Camp for children 6 years old through sixth grade, July 26-30, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 590 West South Boundary St., Perrysburg. Cost of the camp is $30 for the first child and $20 for each additional child. Information: 419-874-3546.

Epilepsy Family Camp weekend at Camp Libbey in Defiance, Aug. 6-8. Open to individuals and families from northwest Ohio who are living with or caring for someone who has epilepsy/seizure disorders. The cost is on a sliding fee scale, with scholarships available. Information: 419-867-5950.

Summer Camps for ages 3-12 years by Maumee Chamber of Commerce and Springfield High School. Information: 419-861-4618.

Summer Sports Camps sponsored by Sylvania Recreation. Information: 419-882-1500 or visit www.sylvaniarecreation.org.

Summer Sports camps sponsored by Anthony Wayne Athletics. Information: 419-877-9352.

Art, History and Creativity camps at Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. Weekly through Aug. 27. Information: 419-531-2046 or visit www.ArtsCouncilLew.org.

University of Toledo summer day camp for ages 5-12 years at the Student Recreation Center, 2801 West Bancroft St. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Extended care available. $115 per week. Registration: 419-530-3706.

Summer Adventure camps at Bedford Church of the Nazarene, 7866 Douglas Rd. Wednesdays 7-8:15 p.m. until Aug. 25. Information: 419-854-8603.

Cheerleading summer day camps for grades K-12 in July. No experience needed. Information: 419-345-4220 or visit the Web site www.americancheeracademy.com.

Summer sports and enrichment camps by Notre Dame Academy, for second to eighth-grade girls. Information: www.nda.org, click on summer camps, or 419-475-9628.

Arts summer day camp sponsored by SCS Childcare and the Sylvania Arts Commission, Wednesdays through Aug. 11. Information: 419-885-2451 or visit www.scsonline.org.

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

Clubs

Beta Sigma Phi invites professional women to join their organization, a cultural, social and service sorority of women with 12 chapters in the Toledo area. Information: 1-888-238-2221 or email membership@betasigmaphi.org.

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

Expectant Mothers Group at Living Faith United Methodist Church, 1240 Columbus, Holland. Free to all expectant mothers. Information: 419-389-0921 or 517-443-5987.

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.

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

Parents without Partners meets the first Thursday of the month at Grace Lutheran Church, 4441 Monroe St., at 7 p.m. Information: 419-381-1338 or 419-246-8037.

Shuffleboard club meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at Jermain Park, Upton and North Cove Blvd., behind tennis courts. New members welcome, $2.50 per season. Information: 419-824-5173.

Glass City Miniatures Guild meets every third Tuesday of the month at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., Terrace Room of the Conference Center. Public welcome. Mini project each month. Information: 419-936-2986.

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.

Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 606 meets 11 a.m. Saturday at the home post, 3005 Laskey Rd. Publicity and historian programs. Information: 476-0114.

AARP, Toledo Trilby Chapter 1990 meets 1 p.m. July 15 at St. Clement Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. An African slide presentation from the Toledo Zoo will be shown, and refreshments served. New members and guests welcome. Information: 419-476-1237.

Bavarian Sports Club annual picnic noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon. German music, dancing, German and American food. Soccer tournament 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Information: 255-6040.

Stamp Collector's Club of Toledo will have APS circuit books available at all summer meeting on July 15, Aug. 5 and 19. All summer meetings are at Wernert's Community hall, 6:30 p.m. Information: 419-691-1657.

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, 1320 South Holland-Sylvania Rd., Springfield Township. Information: 419-472-9163.

Toledo Rose Society meets 7:30 p.m. July 27, Toledo Botanical Garden conference room. Lew Schupe and Gary Barlow, professors from Wright State College who have written articles for the American Rose Society magazine, will speak. Open to the public.

Concerts

Thursday on the Square, corner Madison and North St. Clair Street, Levis Square, every Thursday in July from 5-8 p.m. Join the after-work crowd for food and music featuring local musicians. Information: 249-5018.

Concerts on the lawn: Kerry Clark, folk singer, 7-8 p.m. July 18 at the 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., Perrysburg. Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 22. Free to the public. If it rains, concerts held at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Ave.

Music in the Park, 6:30-8 p.m. Fridays at Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Millbury. Tomorrow: Dixie Land Band; July 16: Genoa American Legion Band; July 23: Barbershop by Seaway Commanders. Refreshments available.

●Summer concerts 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 28 at Ottawa Park in the Glyn M. Smith Amphitheater, off Kenwood Blvd. Information: 936-2311.

Brown Bag concerts 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 11, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library on the north lawn, 325 North Michigan St.

Crafts

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

Crafters, artists, flea market or antiques and collectibles wanted for Tontogany Community Festival on Aug. 14. Information: 419-823-3359 or email bgnet.bgsu.edu.

Crafters Needed for Birmingham Ethnic Juried Craft Show on Aug. 15. Information: 419-882-2027.

Education

Open Enrollment for Community Christian Academy in Genoa is under way. Information: 419-855-4187 or www.mycca.org.

Summer Skies Over Toledo - Ring World, Friday evenings through Aug. 27, on the iCassini/Huygens mission to Saturn and its moon Titan. $4/adults, $3/seniors and children age 4-12 years. Free for ages three and under. Information: 419-530-4037.

t Toledo Accelerated Academy accepting applications for the 2004-5 school year. Forms available at the school, 1501 Monroe St., or by calling 419-242-6160. The school's new home will be at 2913 South Republic Blvd.

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

Employment Resources

Employment Resource Center, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, St. Stephen Church, 7800 Erie St., Sylvania. Free help with resumes, interview skills, networking. Budget and debt counseling available. Information: 419-885-1551.

Joint apprenticeship training, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays, Northwest Ohio Construction Education Center, 4535 Hill Ave. $10. Information: 419-535-7265.

YW Child Care Connections nonprofit resource and referral agency provides assistance in locating affordable child care. Call Toledo office at 419-255-5519 or 1-800-632-3052, Wood County 419-353-7801 or 1-800-632-3053, and Ottawa County 419-732-7807 or 1-877-228-1700.

One stop employment and training in Lucas and Wood counties. Toledo: 419-245-2950 or 419-865-7248; Wood Co.: 419-352-4172.

Exchange students

●Adventures in Real Communication, year program, looking for host families for teenage foreign exchange students. Information: 419-698-5513.

●ASSE International Student Exchange Program looking for host families for boys and girls ages 15 to 18 from various countries. Each ASSE student is fully insured, and host families select student. Information: 419-874-0043 or 1-800-736-1760.

●Cultural Homestay International, a non-profit educational foundation, seeks host families for international high school students for the 2004-5 school year. Provide room, food and supportive environment. Students arrive in August, speak English and attend neighborhood schools. Have own spending money and health insurance. Information: 1-800-210-6080.

EF Foundation for Foreign Study seeks host families for high school foreign exchange students from around the world. Information: 419-836-1528 or toll free at 1-877-825-3607.

World Heritage seeks local host families for high school boys and girls from various countries. Information: 1-800-888-9040 or visit www.world-heritage.org.

Youth For Understanding International Exchange Student seeks host families for students from various countries. Information: 1-800-833-6243.

Festivals

St. Jerome's Church festival, 300 Warner St., Walbridge. Friday and Saturday 5 p.m.-midnight; Sunday noon-5 p.m. Music, food, poker, Bingo, family games, Information: 666-2857.

●Lagrange Street Polish Festival on Lagrange between Central and Everette, 5-10 p.m. tomorrow; noon-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday. $2, toddlers and under free. Crafts, music, pierogi eating and polka contests.

Grand Rapids Rally Days, downtown Grand Rapids, community musical review "Li'l Abner" at Town Hall, Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. Festival begins 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Watermelon spitting and pie eating contests, ice cream social, games, music. Information: 419-832-0835.

Christmas in July celebrations, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Beeker's General Store, 226 East Front St., Pemberville. Folk artisans in open-air market setting, Christmas merchandise, German music, sidewalk cafe.

Our Lady of Lourdes festival July 15-18, 6149 Hill Ave. Amusement rides for kids and adults, silent auction, live music, food. Sunday chicken dinner.

St. George Cathedral summer festival, July 22-25 at 3754 Woodley Rd. Games, amusement rides, camel and pony rides, petting zoo, Arabic entertainment, Middle Eastern dancing, Turkish coffee and food. Tours of the cathedral available. Information: 475-7054.

St. Agnes Parish festival, 5 p.m.-midnight July 23-24 at 3891 Martha Ave. Live entertainment both nights, pig roast on July 23 and chicken dinner on July 24, food, kid's activities and adult games, crafts, raffles.

Cheerfest 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 31, CheerWorks Gym, 3516 Marine Drive. Garage sales, flea market, crafts, food, raffles, massage therapy, trampoline time available. Information: 380-2711.

●South of the Border festival, 5 p.m.-midnight Aug. 13; 4 p.m.-midnight Aug. 14; and and noon-6 p.m. Aug. 15, Perrysburg Heights Community Park on Jefferson Street. Music, pinatas, jalapeno-eating contest, rides, games.

Kornfest and chicken barbecue 5-7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. Music by the Deutschmeiser German Band and dance music after dinner by the Tirolers. Reservations: 419-691-3537.

Health

Medicare training session 2 p.m. July 14, Lutheran Home at Toledo assisted living dining room, 2519 Seaman St. Overview of the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Program and Medicare coverage. Information: 419-693-0751.

High school sports physicals offered at Bay Park Community Hospital's Total Rehab, 2751 Bay Park Dr., Suite 150, Oregon, from 6-8 p.m. on July 20. $20 for medical exam, a review of medical history, musculoskeletal exam and vision screening.

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

Free Stretch and Strengthen Class at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Oregon, in the Great Lakes Conference Center. Open to anyone 18 years and older, 9:30 -11 a.m. July 8, 15 and 22. Other health-related classes available include child birth, smoking cessation, and diabetes. Information: 419-690-7979 or 419-690-7863.

St. Charles Mercy Hospital offers various aquatic exercise classes, prenatal aquatics, fitness classes and Tai Chi. Information: 419-696-7203 for aquatic classes, and 419-696-7412 for prenatal and fitness classes. For Tai Chi call 419-537-0131.

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.

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. 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.

Hypnosis clinics to stop smoking or lose weight, American Lung Association. $50. Information: 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. 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 the first week in July at seven Toledo area locations. For dates and times: 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.

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.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Points of Interest



Poll