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Free women's and youth shoot, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 15 by Wolf Creek Sportsmen's Association, at the clubhouse. Lunch and equipment provided. Information and directions: 419-292-1806.

East Toledo

Rummage and bake sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today and tomorrow and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada St.

Friday fish fry, 4-8 p.m. tomorrow at VFW 2510 at 617 Second St. Fish and chips dinner, $6.

Gear Up youth volunteer programs for grades 7-11 students who attend East Toledo Junior High and Waite High School: Tuesdays-Thursdays 3-6 p.m. at the Sofia Quintero Hispanic Arts and Cultural Center. Help beautify Prentice Park and/or read to ages 3-7. Sign up at the East Toledo Family Center: 419-351-5415.

Saturday bingo weekly at 5 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas School, 1430 Idaho St. Information: 419-693-5849.

East Toledo Historical Society building and gift shop, open 1-3 p.m. the first Sunday each month through October and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Wednesday each month. To donate historic relics: 419-691-1429, ext. 115.


●Beginning line dancing at 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Elmore Community Center building, 319 Toledo St.

Jerusalem Twp.

Free blood pressure checks and health counseling for seniors ages 60 and over, 8-11 a.m. the second Wednesday each month at Jerusalem Food Pantry, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Lake Township

Ageless Wonders, noon pizza lunch Aug. 12 in the township administration building, 27975 Cumming Rd., Millbury. Joe Rutherford from Ohio Department of Transportation will speak on the I-280 bridge.


Millbury Golden Gang, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peters Church, 28505 Main St. Car pool to lunch, then visit McGee Marsh.


Immunization clinic, Aug. 12, Aug. 26 (WIC only), and Aug. 24, municipal building, 6000 Wales Rd. Bring shot records.

Veteran's Appreciation Day flea market and garage sale Aug. 20-21 at Northwood VFW, 102 Andrus Rd. Events include a parade, rides, music, police and fire demonstrations, car show. Information for vendors: 419-693-2668.


Chicken and ribs barbecue, noon Sunday at St. Ignatius Church, 212 North Stadium Rd. Chicken, $7; ribs or combo dinner, $9. Children ages 11 and under $5. Handicapped dining available.

Internet beginner class, 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Oregon branch library, 3340 Dustin Rd.


Cruisin' Nite today, car registration at 4 p.m. and show from 5-8 p.m. downtown. Classic cars, strolling entertainment, 50s and 60s music, food, shopping. Information: 419-287-3271.

Historical Society quilt show, Aug. 19-21 at Pemberville Elementary School, 120 East College Ave., sponsored by the Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society.


Immunization clinic, Wednesday (WIC only) and Aug. 24, St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary St. Bring shot records.

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.

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

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


Co-ed adult power volleyball league, 6-8:30 p.m. Sundays from Sept. 19-Dec. 5 and Jan. 9-March 13. Fee per team, per session, $195. Call Rossford Recreation Center to register.

Babysitting workshop for ages 11 and older, 1-4 p.m. Aug. 11-12 at Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie hwy. Fee, $25, due Wednesday.

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.


Garage and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 pm. tomorrow and Friday at Good Will Spiritualist Church, 300 East Breckman Rd.

Wood County

Rummage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today to Saturday at Wood County Senior Center, 305 North Main St.

Beginning Plants: Botany in a Bowl, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Carter-Loomis Farm Park, 18331 Carter Rd., Bowling Green. Make a "yard salad" of edible plants. Register: 419-353-1897.

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

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


Paper and can drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Bring newspapers and cans for recycling to St. Clements Church, 3030 Tremainsville Rd. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 195.

Thursday Downtown Toledo walking tours: 12:10-12:50 p.m. weekly through Sept. 9. Today: Meet at 1600 Madison Ave. for a tour of 'Hillcrest to The Club'; parking lot is across the street from the Hillcrest. Aug. 12: Meet at plaza entrance to Maumee Bay Brewing Co. on Broadway for a tour of the Oliver House. Full schedule: 419-259-5233.

Rummage sale by St. Adalbert's parish, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. tomorrow, in the school building at 3233 Lagrange St.

Community Fun Day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Glendale Presbyterian Church, 4609 Glendale Ave. Garage sale, bake sale, garden cafe, kids activities, preschool tours. Information: 419-385-3567.

Neighborhood carnival, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 14 at Pilgrim Church, 1375 West Sylvania Ave. Games, rides, face painting, entertainment, chicken dinner. Free to the public.

Hobo dinner, 4 p.m. Aug. 18 at VFW Post 5530 at 415 East Central Ave. $7.

"Wheeling and Dealing on the Web," 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at Sky Bank meeting room in the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St. "Intermediate Word," Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Free programs using the library's laptop computers. Register: 419-259-5207.

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.


Northwest Ohio Cheer Challenge, hosted by St. Francis de Sales High School, Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., five divisions compete for best squad in Northwest Ohio. $40 per squad. Information: 419-349-2038.

Free school supplies distributed at the White Castle restaurant, 1615 Cherry on Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon, for children in grades four through six. Organized by White Castle and the School, Home and Office Products Association.

Monarch Egg Hunt at the Butterfly House and Garden Center, 11455 Obee Rd., Whitehouse, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday. Information: 419-877-2733 or visit

Excursion Train on Saturday, listen to the true story of the 1901 Wreck On the Wabash as told by Laurie Dickens. Departs the Waterville Station, 49 North Sixth St., at 4 and 7 p.m. Tickets: $10/adults; $9/seniors (65 and older); and $6/children 3-12. Reservations suggested: 1-866-63train or visit to reserve your seats online.

Summer cheerleading clinic for girls entering grades 5-8 in the fall, Aug. 14, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. $15 per girl includes a T-shirt. Clinic held at St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 West Bancroft St. Information: 419-349-2038.

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball League, Sundays from 6-8:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 19. Information: 419-666-2905.

Flag exhibit at The Wolcott House, 1031 River Rd., Maumee through Oct. 24. The museum is open Thursdays through Sundays with tours at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is $5/adults, $4/seniors 60+ and $2.50/students.


Breakfast 4 Champions, today, at Jackson's Lounge and Grill, 233 North Huron St., to benefit the Victims Forum, Reaching Youth to Prevent Violence, a local juvenile crime prevention program. $100 admits one adult and two children under 18 years old. Reservations required: 419-213-4379.

Glo Bowling to raise funds for the Perrysburg Fire Fighters Association fund-raising campaign, tomorrow 6-8 p.m. at Miracle Lanes, 5030 Jackman Rd. Reservations requested: 419-872-8025.

Grand Prix Race to raise funds for Junior Achievement of Northwest Ohio, Saturday in downtown Toledo beginning at 10 a.m. Proceeds help pay for materials used in area classrooms to help inspire kids to learn about business and the free enterprise system. Web site:

A Midsummer Night - Up On The Roof on the rooftop civic plaza of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St., Aug. 14, 8-11 p.m. Party-goers can watch the sun set, the stars come out and the Toledo city lights sparkle. Entertainment, grazing foods and a cash bar. No ties allowed. $75 per person, proceeds benefit youth services at the library.

Car Wash for Toledo Area Humane Society, sponsored by Expresso Car Wash, Aug. 13-15. $1 from each car wash at each of the six locations donated to the Toledo Area Humane Society. For locations visit

15th Annual Energy Run to benefit adult literacy programs, Aug. 21 with a 1-mile fun run starting at 8:30 a.m. and 5K and 8K runs starting at 9 a.m. on the Raisinville Rd. campus of Monroe County Community College. For entry form: or call 734-242-5799 ext. 1325.

●Gabby's Ladder fund-raiser, noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, Dolce Vita Restaurant, 391 North Telegraph Rd., Monroe, Mich. Italian cuisine while supporting programs at Gabby's Ladder family grief center. Information: 734-242-8773.

Polish-American Golf Tournament, to benefit restoration and preservation of St. Anthony Church, Aug. 23 at The Legacy Golf Club, Ottawa Lake, Mich. $75 per golfer or $300 per team includes 18 holes, cart, range balls, refreshments, Polish dinner. Information: 419-861-7313.

Charity Tour Golf Tournament and Auction to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest 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, Brandywine Country Club, 6904 Salisbury Rd. Information: 419-865-2393.

Dealers wanted for Antiques and Collectors Fair, a fund-raiser by the Maumee Valley Historical Society, Sept. 11, noon-5 p.m.; and Sept. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dealer information: 260-281-2669.

High Five for History, a Wolcott House fund-raiser; $5 donation enters you to win gift certificates to local restaurants, $100, $50 or a "Slip Away Weekend" package. Information: 419-893-9602.

Light The Night Walk to benefit the Northern Ohio Chapter of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Oct. 2 at COSI. The walks are in the evening and walkers carry illuminated ballons that light up the sky. Information: Aug. 12 at the Maumee Library, 501 River Rd., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.; Aug. 16 at the Sylvania Library, 6749 Monroe St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-7 p.m.; or call 1-800-589-5721.

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.


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.


Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas Maumee, 1360 Conant St. Kids admitted free to children's films at 10 a.m. every Wednesday until Aug. 11, when they present a book report at the Showcase Cinema box office. Book report forms available at the theater and online at Final showing is Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (G, 82 min.).


Hands-on science and history summer camps at the University of Toledo's Stranahan Arboretum, 4131 Tantara Dr. Field trips around Toledo. Weekly camps 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

Summer science camp at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd., for youth entering grades 5-10. Session, Aug. 9-13. $85 per student . Information: 419-824-3691.

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 with epilepsy/seizure disorders. Sliding fee scale, scholarships available. Information: 419-867-5950.

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.

Arts summer day camp sponsored by SCS Childcare and the Sylvania Arts Commission, Wednesday. Information: 419-885-2451 or visit


Beta Sigma Phi for professional women, a cultural, social and service sorority of women with 12 chapters in the Toledo area. Information: 1-888-238-2221 or email

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.

Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 606, 3005 Laskey Rd., monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at the home post. The annual picnic is 6 p.m. at the back lot of the Eagles on Jackman Road. Bring a dish to pass.

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 Dimensions in Medical Office Management, Greater Toledo Chapter, Sept. 16 at Wildwood Metropark Ward Pavilion, 5100 West Central Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to

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, Michael's Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St., downtown, noon the first and third Friday. 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.

Stamp Collector's Club of Toledo will have APS circuit books available at summer meetings today and Aug. 19 at Wernert's Community Hall, 6:30 p.m. Information: 419-691-1657.

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

Women's Connection West brunch Aug. 13 at Sylvania Country Club, 5201 Corey Rd. Coffee and juice bar open at 9:15 a.m. $12. Information: 419-882-4438 or 419-841-9653 by Aug. 9. Complimentary nursery available.


Music in the Park series by the Perrysburg Area Arts Council, Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at Woodlands Park, corner of Boundary Street and Indiana Avenue in Perrysburg.

Music in the Park, 6:30-8 p.m. tomorrow at Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Millbury. Country Boys country music. 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.

Free concert sponsored by the Waterville Arts Council, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Gazebo in Conrad Park.

Music Under the Stars 2004. Free concert every Sunday through Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater. Sam Szor continues in his 52nd season as music director and conductor of the Toledo Concert Band. This week: "Andrew Lloyd Webber and More with Pride of Toledo barbershop chorus".

Brown Bag concert 12:15-1:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library on the north lawn, 325 North Michigan St. "Song Sister Julie Austin and David Mosher" present a children's program as a special Summer Reading Club finale.


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

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

Crafters needed for Craft Show on Sept. 5 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Information: 419-836-7681.

Craft and Flea Market, American Legion Auxiliary, 620 West Temperance Rd., Temperance, Sept. 11 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Booths available, register by Aug. 25: 734-850-3112.

Artisans and crafters needed for Harrison Rally Day, Sept. 18, applications for booths are available at The Perrysburg Area Arts Council office, 134 W.S. Boundary St. Information: 419-873-ARTS.

Crafters needed for Craft Show at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 North Wheeling St., Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 419-693-0751 ext. 217.

Crafters needed for Crafting for Literacy show at Whiteford High School, Ottawa Lake, Mich., on Nov. 13. Proceeds will benefit elementary literacy. Information: 734-856-1443 ext. 312.


Free GED Orientation offered at Owens Workforce and Community Services Division, Saturday noon-3 p.m. on Tracy Road in Northwood. Students must attend the orienation to register for class. The GED classes will be on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. except holidays. Information: 419-661-7160 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7160.

Registration is under way for all students at Owens Community College. Classes begin on Aug. 23. Open registration 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 10-12 on the Perrysburg Township campus on Oregon Road; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13; 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 14. Information: 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7777 or 419-661-7777.

One Day Fun Day presented by The Toledo Young Repertoire, Aug. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the 10th Street Theatre. $5 (lunch included), will be applied toward tuition if you enroll in a fall class.

Montessori School of Bowling Green is accepting students in grades 1-7. Tours available by calling 419-352-4203 or go to

Community Christian Academy in Genoa open enrollment is under way. Information: 419-855-4187 or

Summer Skies Over Toledo: Ring World, the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn and its moon Titan, 8:30 p.m. on Friday evenings through Aug. 27, University of Toledo's Ritter Planetarium & Brooks Observatory. Crash Landing, Saturdays at 1 p.m. through Aug. 28. Children's program invites participants to join the alien Louie on his journey through the solar system. $4/adults, $3/seniors and ages 4-12. Free for ages 3 and under. Information: 419-530-4037.

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 student is fully insured, and host families select student. Call 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 419-868-8880; toll free at 1-800-498-2487.

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

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


Grace Temple Summer Festival on Saturday and Sunday, all day, 2730 Fulton St., entertainment, food, horseback rides, 3-on-3 basketball, carnival rides and clowns.

Lake Township Friendship Day, Saturday,10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Friendship Park, next to the township's administration building, 27975 Cummings Road. Includes a youth fishing derby, car show, quilt show, auction, bluegrass music, and health screening tests.

Arts in the Garden, Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. Artists' demonstrations, displays, tours, art raffle, entertainment and refreshments.

Festival of India at the Hindu Temple, 4336 King Rd., Sylvania, Aug. 13-15. The Hindu community showcases cultural heritage through dance, music, art forms and culinary delicacies. Indian merchandise and cuisine.

Tontogany Festival Aug. 14-15, including games, races and kiddie tractor pull, pie contest and auction, antique car show, 1 p.m. parade. Volleyball and horseshoe tournaments Aug. 15.

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., Oregon. Music by the Deutschmeiser German Band; dance music after dinner by the Tirolers. Reservations: 419-691-3537.

Pemberville Free Fair and 60th Jubilee celebration Aug. 18-21 at Memorial Park, 150 East College Ave. at Memorial Drive. Parades, nightly entertainment, contests, amusements. Grand Parade with floats and marching bands, antique vehicles, 1 p.m. Aug. 21 from the park to Front Street downtown,


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

Stretch and Strengthen, free class at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Oregon, in the Great Lakes Conference Center. Open to ages 18 and older, 9:30 -11 a.m. today. Other health classes include child birth, smoking cessation, and diabetes. Information: 419-690-7979.

St. Charles Mercy Hospital offers 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 NW Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court. Information: 419-662-7777. Next class will be Aug. 24. First Aid class is from 8 a.m.-Noon and CPR from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Healing care programs to help families through the cancer experience, by ProMedica Cancer Center. 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.

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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