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  • "One in Christ? Christian Faith and Political Witness in a Red/Blue Culture," a talk by John D. Roth, a Goshen College history professor, will be the Bluffton University Forum at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Yoder Recital Hall. His lecture is free and open to the public.

  • "Shame the Devil! An Audience with Fanny Kemble," a one-woman performance, is set for 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Bluffton University's Ramseyer Auditorium. The show about Kemble, a 19th century British actress, author, abolitionist, wife, and mother, will be followed by a discussion with director Janet Wilson and actress Lori Adams. The performance is free and open to the public.

  • Step Afrika!, a precision step-dance troupe, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Bluffton University's Yoder Recital Hall. The event, part of the spring African-American and cultural events scheduled by the school's multicultural affairs office, is free and open to the public.


  • Bring a chair and observe the courtship of the American Woodcock at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday at Baldwin Woods on Euler Road between Range Line and Potter roads. Call the Wood County Park District to register.


  • John Thebes of Toledo, one of the attorneys defending the Rev. Gerald Robinson, a priest charged with the 1980 murder of a Toledo nun, will speak at the University of Findlay at 2 p.m. today at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary auditorium on North Main Street. His lecture is free and open to the public.

  • Bring a lawn chair and observe the spring ritual of the timberdoodle, also known as the American Woodcock, at Riverbend Recreation Area at 6:45 p.m. Friday. No registration is necessary. Call the Hancock Park District for more information.


  • The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft will offer a one-day Ohio Boating Education Course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the recreation center at Bowling Green State University.


  • The Medical College of Ohio School of Nursing will host a Nursing Careers and Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Grand Ballroom of the Toledo Hilton, 3100 Glendale Ave.

  • Area high school seniors are invited to learn about Owens Community College's many educational opportunities during a fun, music-themed event as the college hosts "Registration Rocks," today through Thursday and March 28-31. For more information, or to register, contact the College's Enrollment Services Office at 567-661-7253 or visit and click on the "Registration Rocks" icon.

  • Bill Spratley, president of Green Energy Ohio, is the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Toledo's noon meeting today at Zenobia Shrine, 1511 Madison Ave.

  • The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library presents college resource night from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the McMaster Center in the main library, 325 North Michigan St.

  • The 2005 spring season of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Authors! Authors! Series presented by The Blade opens at 7 p.m. on Wednesday with Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones, at the Stranahan Theater Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.


    Coming Up lists events in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. To be considered for publication, submit your listing at least a week before the Monday when the information needs to appear. Mail your listing, including your daytime and evening phone numbers, to: Coming Up, c/o City Desk, The Blade, P.O. Box 921, 541 North Superior St., Toledo, Ohio, 43697. We cannot assure listing of all events because of space limitations.

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