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Published: Wednesday, 9/15/2004

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Curtice

t One Club Open Oct. 2, Chippewa Golf Club, 23550 West State Rt. 579. A two-person alternate shot tournament sponsored by Oregon Parks and Recreation. $40 per team for 18 holes walking and lunch. Team fees due Sept. 24. Carts are $8 per person. Register: 419-698-7145.

East Toledo

t Family Fun Day noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave. Games, rides, food, and entertainment by Puro Tejeno Sounds. Volunteers need: 419-691-1429, ext. 157.

t Housing East Redevelopment Corp. fund-raiser, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in Mutt Lynch's Old Dog Saloon, 141 Main St. Adults $35; children $10. Tickets: 419-693-0938.

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

t Child care registration at the East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave., for ages 3-5 and school-age children. Information: 419-691-4609, ext. 10.

t 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.

Elmore

t Chili and soup supper 5-7 p.m. tomorrow in the Woodmore High School multi-purpose room, 633 Fremont St., prior to the Woodmore football game. Tickets, $5 adults, $4 ages 12 years and under.

Genoa

t Genoa Civic Theatre play The Dinner Party, 8 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday at the Genoa Town Hall Opera House, 509 1/2 Main St. Reservations: 419-855-3103.

t Auditions for the musical, Suds, 7-9 p.m. Sunday and Monday in the Genoa Town Hall Opera House, 509 1/2 Main St. Three women and one man needed. Information: 419-862-2372.

t Cub Scout Pack 310 registration, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Genoa branch of the Harris-Elmore Public Library, 602 West Ave. Open to all boys first through fifth grades. Need adult leaders and volunteers. Information: 419-855-1908 or 419-855-7307.

t Genoa High School open house, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2980 Genoa-Clay Center Rd. Open to the public. Information: 419-855-7735.

Jerusalem Twp.

t 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.

Millbury

t Craft show and bake sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church at Rt. 795 and Main Street, during the Millbury Ox Roast. Craft tables available: call 419-836-5371.

Northwood

t Stuffed cabbage dinner, noon-6 p.m. Sept. 26 at Northwood Fire Department at Andrus and Sheffield roads. Full dinner, $6; half, $3. Carry-out: 419-666-4341.

Oregon

t Fish fry 4-7 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 798 South Coy Rd. All you can eat Alaskan walleye, dessert included. Adult/$7.75; child/$3.50.

t Clay High Alumni and Friends party for ages 21 and over, 6 p.m. to midnight Sept. 25 at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman St. Chicken dinner, beverages, and dancing for $20. Music, dancing, and beverages only, $15.

WHAT'S ON, Page 3 Tickets: 419-693-066.

Perrysburg

t 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.

t Farmer's Market downtown, 4-8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 7. Plants, flowers, fruits, vegetables, art, baked goods, crafts.

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

Rossford

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

t Rossford High School open house 5-7 p.m. tomorrow, 701 Superior St. Open to students, parents, and the community. Dedication ceremony of the Jackson-Ferguson stadium before the football game.

t Fall rummage sale 4-7 p.m. Sept. 16 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 17-18 at Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Hwy. Half price and $2 bag sales on Sept. 18. Square and contra dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 18, $6. Information: 419-536-3747.

t Polish dinner noon Sept. 26 at VFW Post 6409 at 175 Osborn St. Adults $7, child $4. Carryout: 419-666-9563.

t StoryTimes for ages 3-6, Tales for Tots ages 2-3 with an adult companion, and Lapsit programs for babies 12-24 months and their caregivers, Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Register: 419-666-0924.

t Back to School trivia contest for grades 6-12 at the Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Contest forms and questions in the young adult section of the library. Prizes for winners.

t 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.

Wood County

t Immunization clinics open weekdays at Wood County Health Department, 1840 East Gypsy Lane, Bowling Green. Walk-in or call 419-352-8402 for an appointment. Northwood clinic: today and Sept. 28 at the municipal building, 6000 Wales Rd. Perrysburg clinic, Sept. 21 at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary St. Take shot records.

t Late summer star gaze 8:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bradner Preserve, State Rt. 23 between Caldwell and Greensburg Pike roads. Take blanket or chair. Program canceled if it is cloudy. Reservations: 419-353-1897.

t Wood County Day, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green. Living history re-enactors and activities such as blacksmithing, weaving, and spinning. Museum exhibits and tours, antique tractors, farm implements, farm toys. Recycling and waste program exhibits, local music, food, entertainment.

t Eastwood High School Alumni Band performs Oct. 1 at the home football game vs Gibsonburg. Gather in the school gym, 4900 Sugar Ridge Rd., Pemberville, at 5:30 p.m. for a social time, followed by rehearsal at 6:15 p.m. All former Eastwood band members welcome to visit, march, and or perform in the pre-game show with the high school marching band. Limited number of instruments available. Register: 419-287-3217 by Sept. 24.

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

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

Toledo

t Toledo walking tour: 12:10-12:50 p.m. today. Meet at St. Clair and Lafayette streets, for last tour of the summer. Details: 419-259-5233.

t Barbecue pork chop or chicken dinners, 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Jamie Farr Park, 2225 Summit St. Proceeds to the a soup kitchen. Sponsored by North Toledo Area Corp. $5.25 and $4.25.

t Fall Fantasia Dance 7-11 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Great Hall, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Johnny Knorr Orchestra, snacks, door prizes, cash bar. $5 at the door. Doors open 6 p.m. Couples and singles of all ages invited.

t Classic car show Sept. 18 at St. Clement School parking lot, 3020 Tremainsville Rd. Registration 8-11 a.m. and award presentations at 2 p.m. Food, music, raffles, door prizes. Proceeds to the school. Information: 419-474-6680.

t Breakfast at St. Adalbert Parish, 8-11 a.m. Sept. 19 in the school gym, entrance at 3233 Lagrange St.

t Know It Now free on-line information assistance for the public, available 24-hours, seven days per week at www.toledolibrary.org. Available through any computer with Internet access. Specialized homework assistance also available, 2-10 p.m. daily. Information: 419-259-5266.

t Poetry Lives Here free program for teens interested in poetic expression, Saturdays Sept. 18-Nov. 13 in the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St., McMaster Family Center for Lifelong Learning. Register: 419-259-5297.

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

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 Mollenkopf Stadium 70th anniversary celebration at Waite High School during the Waite vs. Woodward varsity football game on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. Fireworks follow the game.

t Contemporary Ohio Landscape regional artists showcase their work through Sept. 17 at Owens Community College's Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery on Oregon Road, Perrysburg Township, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 567-661-2721.

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

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 Safety Council Golf Benefit Sept. 17 to support the Safety Patrol Leadership Camp for area youngsters who serve as leaders in their safety patrol programs, to attend a three-day leadership program at Storer Camps. Reservations required, $55 per person or $220 per team includes golf, contests, prizes and raffles. Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Rd., Temperance. Information and sponsorships: 419-662-7777.

t Broadway On Bancroft, performed by Broadway veterans Tim Shew, Susan Powell and Phil Reno on Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Doermann Theatre in University Hall at The University of Toledo's Bancroft Campus. Limited reserved seating must be purchased by tomorrow, call 419-530-4927. Tickets are $125, $60 and $30 and benefit the Shew Music Education Scholarship in UT's College of Education and the Susie Shew Counseling Scholarship in UT's College of Health and Human Services.

t For the Life of Your Dog open forum, with Greg Louganis, professional obedience agility dog trainer and Olympic diving gold medalist, book signing and reception to follow for Canine Companions for Independence, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 24, Fulton County Fairgrounds (Poultry Barn). $35; reservations required: 419-861-2557 or visit www.mariposaltd.com/ess/louganis.htm.

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 balloons that light up the sky. Information: 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.

Books

t Quality used books being collected by American Association of University Women Toledo Chapter for annual book sale Oct. 14-17. Drop off point at Westgate Shopping Center between Stone Computer and H&R Block on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 a.m.-noon and Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Proceeds used for scholarships and grants for women attending college or working on educational programs promoting women's education. Information: 419-868-1762.

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 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 Maumee Valley T's (Ford Model T Club) meets the third Wednesday of each month at Brondes Ford, 1511 Reynolds Rd., Maumee at 7 p.m. Information: 419-877-0513.

t Mothers of Preschoolers will meet at CrossRoads Community Church, 1590 West Temperance Rd., Temperance, Sept. 21 and 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Information: 734-847-4135.

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 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.

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. Open to members and non-members. Information: 419-885-0200 or 1-888-839-1289; Pamela_Hill@mhsnr.org.

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 Collectors Club of Toledo meets first and third Thursdays at Wernert's Corner Civic Assn. Hall, 5068 Douglas. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with business meeting starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 will feature an APS Slide Show on "70 Years of 'Firsts' on First Day Covers". Public and guests welcome.

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 Mothers of Twins Club meets 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at Toledo Hospital. Meetings are open to mothers, foster mothers and guardians of multiple births. Information: 419-472-5032.

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 Toledo Trilby chapter 1990 AARP, 1 p.m. Sept. 16 in the St. Clement Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Injury prevention for seniors. Refreshments follow. Guests welcome.

t TOPICS Camera Club meets the first Wednesday of each month at Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy., at 7:30 p.m. Membership is open to area residents who are beginning, intermediate or advanced photographers. For information call 419-849-3108.

t U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association establishing a chapter for ballroom dancers in Toledo. Information: 1-800-447-9047 or e-mail central-office@usabda.org.

Crafts

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 Roche de Boeuf Festival in Waterville on Sept. 25. Contact the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-878-5188.

t Craft show at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., Sylvania, on Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafters needed: 419-843-7841.

t 13th Annual Fall Craft Show at Friendship Park Senior Center, 2930 131st St., Point Place, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 2. Tables for rent for $15 each. Information: 419-936-3079.

t Craft and Granny's Attic Show at The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 2820 West Alexis Rd., Oct. 7, 8 and 9 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafters needed: 419-474-0468.

t Craft and Gift Show to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Oct. 16 at the St. James Church, 3948 Brockton Dr., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Information: 419-327-9739.

t Craft Show 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16, Summerfield High School, 17555 Ida West Rd., Petersburg, Mich. Sponsored by the Summerfield Athletic Boosters. Information: 734-856-2267 or visit www.summerfieldathleticboosters.com.

t Crafters needed for Craft Show at Madison School in Adrian, Mich. on Oct. 23, sponsored by Lenawee 4-H Council. Information: 517-264-5314.

t Crafters needed for Craft Show at Bethel Lutheran Church, 1853 South Ave., Oct 23. Information: 419-385-6905.

t St. Mark Art, Craft Show, 611 Woodville Rd., Nov. 6. Crafters needed: 419-693-1689 or 419-693-8554.

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

t Maumee Bay Country Quilters Guild, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Charles Hospital Oregon Room, Navarre Avenue. $3. Open to all. Information: 419-698-2755.

Education

t Building the Literature Habit Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Workshop provides teachers with practical ideas for making children's literature an integral part of the total curriculum. $15; open to the public. Registration required by Sept. 17: 419-259-5388.

t Community Writers' Workshop for area residents who enjoy writing short prose or poetry, Owens Community College, College Hall Room 156-D, , 6-9 p.m., Sept. 20 and 27. Information: 567-661-7385 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7385.

t Northwest Ohio Writers Forum Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-noon at Sanger branch library, 3030 West Central Ave. Free and open to the public. Information: 419-666-7120 or visit www.nwowf.com.

t Marriage Workshop at Cardinal Stritch High School cafeteria, Pickle at Coy roads, 7-9 p.m. Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11. Cost per couple for all four sessions is $50. Register: 419-698-1519.

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

t ElderVision classes at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd. One-day trips and special programs for active adults beginning in October. Information: 419-824-3707 or gburke@lourdes.edu or visit www.lourdes.edu/eldervision.htm.

t English for Speakers of Other Languages 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.

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 practice test. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. Information: 419-473-2364.

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 Health Career Fair at Owens Community College, Sept. 21 noon-3 p.m. in the Student Health and Activities Center. Owens students will have a chance to speak with Northwest Ohio's health care community about various career oportunities. Information: 567-661-7501 or 1-800-GO-OWENS ext. 7501.

t High School Writer's Workshop for high school students who enjoy discussions about writing, Owens Community College, College Hall room 156-D, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays in September. Register: 567-661-7385 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7385.

t Project Succeed opportunities for those who have lost financial support, to become financially self-sufficient through education and career decisions. Information: Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women at the University of Toledo, 419-530-8570.

t Star Gazer Friday evening family program, 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 8, University of Toledo's Ritter Planetarium & Brooks Observatory. So, You Want to Be an Astronomer Saturday family program through Sept. 25 at 1 p.m., $4/adults, $3/seniors and ages 4-12. Free for ages 3 and under. Information: 419-530-4037.

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

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.

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 Monarch butterfly release, weather permitting, noon Sept. 25 at the Butterfly House and Garden Center, 11455 Obee Rd., Whitehouse. Hundreds of locally raised butterflies to be released to begin their migration to Mexico. Details: 419-877-2733.

Health

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 Aquatic exercise classes, prenatal aquatics, fitness classes and tai chi at St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Information: 419-696-7203 for aquatic classes; 419-696-7412 for prenatal and fitness classes; 419-537-0131 for tai chi.

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 Brown Bag seminars presented free by University of Toledo Eberly Center for Women, Sept. 16: "Hot Flash Stories or Are Menopausal Women Causing Global Warming?" Information: 419-530-8570.

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.

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

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

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 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.

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.

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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