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Published: Wednesday, 8/11/2004

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Berkey

t Older adults potluck, noon today at the Berkey Township fire hall, 5817 State Rt. 295. Blood pressure checks from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and blood sugar screens at 11:30 a.m. Card playing at 1 p.m.

Holland

t Preserving Memories: Beyond Scrapbooking, 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at Holland branch library, 1032 South McCord Rd. Picture quilts, online photo publishing, ways to preserve family memories. Bring a project for show and tell. Registration: 419-259-5240.

Ottawa Hills

t Community Education classes: For a brochure, call 419-537-9852.

Reynolds

Corners

t Internet classes available for seniors and beginners at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. Call library for schedules and registration.

Sylvania

t Internet basic training 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sylvania branch library, 6749 Monroe St. Internet search techniques, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 28. Registration required: 419-882-2089.

t Ballroom dancing film and lecture, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sylvania branch library, 6749 Monroe St. Free, but registration required.

t Antique, collectible sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 22 at Sylvania Historical Village, 5717 North Main St. Vendor space: 419-882-4865.

t Chicken barbecue 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Sylvania United Church, 7240 Erie St. Children's activities, music. Tickets: $6/adults, $4/child.

t Community Services education classes in August: Crystal butterfly necklace and the ABCs of trees. For a brochure call 419-885-4126 or access www.scsonline.org

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

West Toledo

t Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter, a film, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday and 2:30-4 p.m. today at Washington branch library, 5560 Harvest Lane. Sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association.

t Neighborhood carnival 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Church, 1375 West Sylvania Ave. Games, rides, face painting, music, chicken dinner. Free.

t Rummage sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 20-21 and noon-4 p.m. Aug. 22 at St. George Orthodox Cathedral, 3754 Woodley Rd.

Toledo

t Thursday Downtown Toledo walking tours: 12:10-12:50 p.m. weekly through Sept. 9. Today: Meet at plaza entrance to Maumee Bay Brewing on Broadway for a tour of the Oliver House. Aug. 19: meet at 830 North Summit St. on the Maumee River side of the street for a tour of Duket, Porter & MacPehrson. Full schedule: 419-259-5233.

t Voter registration drive Monday and Tuesday at Marco's Hot 2 Go and the Car Spa, 1841 Dorr St. Free hot dogs for registering voters.

t Rummage sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 20-21 at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3077 Valleyview Dr. Sponsored by the Friendly Center. Donations of items for the sale accepted Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Barbecue chicken dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 21, $8/adults,;$4/child. Tickets: 419-243-1289.

t Wheeling and Dealing on the Web, 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sky Bank meeting room in the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Intermediate Word, Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Free programs using the library's laptop computers. Register: 419-259-5207.

t 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.

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

t 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.

t 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.

t●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

t Summer cheerleading clinic for girls entering grades 5-8 in the fall, Saturday, 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.

t AAA Classic Car & Truck Show, Sunday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at AAA Northwest Ohio main office, 7150 West Central Ave. Free and open to the public. Family event with classic cars and trucks, food, music and prizes.

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

t Girls fast-pitch softball tryouts for the 2005 Lady Lasers teams Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at Rolf Park in Maumee for 9-18-year-olds. Information: 419-294-3265.

t 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.

Benefits

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

t Car Wash for Toledo Area Humane Society, sponsored by Expresso Car Wash, tommorrow through Sunday. $1 from each car wash at each of the six locations donated to the Toledo Area Humane Society. For locations visit www.expressocarwash.com.

t 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 Road campus of Monroe County Community College. For entry form: www.misd.k12.mi.us. or call 734-242-5799 ext. 1325.

t●Gabby's Ladder fund-raiser, noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 22, Dolce Vita Restaurant, 391 North Telegraph Rd., Monroe, Mich. Eat Italian cuisine while supporting programs at Gabby's Ladder family grief center. Information: 734-242-8773.

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

t Light The Night Walk to benefit the Northern Ohio Chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Oct. 2 at COSI, 1 Discovery Way, Toledo. Walk in the evening and carry illuminated ballons that light up the sky. Information: Today at the Maumee banch library, 501 River Rd., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.; Monday at the Sylvania branch library, 6749 Monroe St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 5-7 p.m.; or call 1-800-589-5721.

t 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

t 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.

Camps

t 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.

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

Clubs

t 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 membership@betasigmaphi.org.

t 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.

t 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.

t Glass City Miniatures Guild meets at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., 7 p.m. every third Tuesday in the Terrace Room of the Conference Center. Public welcome. Information: 419-936-2986.

t 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.

t Maumee Valley T's, (Ford Model T Club) meets the third Wednesday of each month at Brondes Ford, Maumee at 7 p.m. Information: 419-877-0513.

t 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.

t Professional Association of Health Care Office Management, Greater Toledo Chapter, will meet for a program on medical office management on Sept. 16 at Wildwood Preserve Metropark's Ward Pavilion, 5100 West Central Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to members and non-members. RSVP to Pamela_Hill@mhsnr.org or call 419-885-0200 or 1-888-839-1289.

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

t Stamp Collector's Club of Toledo will have APS circuit books available at Aug. 19 meeting at Wernert's Community Hall, 6:30 p.m. Information: 419-691-1657.

t 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.

t 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.

t Women's Connection West brunch tomorrow 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. Complimentary nursery available.

Concerts

t Concerts on the lawn at 577 East Front St., Aug. 22, 7-8 p.m., Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra. Free to the public. If it rains, concerts held at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 East Indiana Ave.

t 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. This week Fat Mouth Charley and the Biscuit Rollers present their blues sound.

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

t 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.

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

t 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.

Crafts

t Birmingham Ethnic Juried Craft Show on Sunday. Information: 419-882-2027.

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

t Craft and Flea Market, American Legion Auxiliary, 620 West Temperance Rd., Temperance, Sept. 18 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Booths available, register by Aug. 25: 734-850-3112.

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

t Crafters needed for craft show at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania. Call Joyce at 419-843-7841.

t 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.

t 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.

Education

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

t One Day Fun Day presented by The Toledo Young Repertoire, Saturday, 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.

t Guns Don't Kill People; Oh Yes They Do! PowerPoint presentation by the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at Downtown Latte, 44 South Saint Clair St.

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

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

t 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.

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.

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

t Fast Track GED Class, for those adults who are almost ready for the test. Class includes test-taking strategies, math brush-up and taking the official practice test. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m., next session begins Sept. 7. Information: 419-473-2364.

t English for Speakers of Other Languages classes offered through Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood Rd., Monday through Thursday 9:15-11 45 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m.. Information: 419-473-2364.

Employment Resources

t 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.

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

t 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.

t 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

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

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

t 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.

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

Festivals

t Festival of India at the Hindu Temple, 4336 King Rd., Sylvania, Friday through Sunday. The Hindu community showcases cultural heritage through dance, music, art forms and culinary delicacies. Celebration of 15th anniversary of the founding of the Hindu Temple and Heritage Hall. Indian merchandise and cuisine. For information call 419-843-4440.

t Tontogany Festival on Main Street downtown begins Saturday at 8 a.m. with a pancake breakfast until music ends at 11:30 p.m.; Sunday beginning with 10:30 a.m. church service followed by potluck and horseshoe and volleyball games 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. Events include pie contest and auction, antique car show, 1 p.m. parade on Saturday.

t South of the Border festival, 5 p.m.-midnight tomorrow; 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday; and noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Perrysburg Heights Community Park on Jefferson Street. Music, pinatas, jalapeno-eating contest, rides, games.

t Monclova Homecoming Festival, Saturday at Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd. Indoor craft show and outdoor flea market 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; parade at 10:30 a.m.; vintage baseball game at 1:30 p.m.; 50/50 raffle drawing at 4 p.m.; chicken dinner, childrens games. Information: 419-861-1336.

t Kornfest and chicken barbecue 5-7 p.m. Saturday 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.

t 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 1 p.m. Aug. 21 from the park to Front Street downtown. Quilt show at Pemberville Elementary School during the fair. Entries can be submitted at the school between noon and 8 p.m. on Aug. 18. Information: 419-287-3806.

Health

t Sleep Disorder Education Session Aug. 17 from 10-11 a.m. at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, Mich. Information: 734-457-0799.

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

t 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 available include child birth, smoking cessation, and diabetes. Information: 419-690-7979.

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

t 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.

t 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.

t First Aid and CPR certification classes offered by Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court. Information: 419-662-7777. Next class is Aug. 24. First Aid class 8 a.m.-noon and CPR from 12:30-4:30 p.m.

t 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.

t 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.

t Health lectures noon on Wednesdays, St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St., Springfield Township. Information: 419-841-5597.

t 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.

t 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.

t Hypnosis clinics to stop smoking or lose weight, American Lung Association. $50. Information: 1-800-231-5864.

t 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.

t Smoke Stoppers Staying Stopped 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Charles Mercy Hospital, 2600 Navarre Ave., Oregon.

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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