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COMING UP

ADRIAN

Stars of Spring, Adrian College, Robinson Planetarium, Peelle Hall, April 29, 7 p.m. Free admission.

BOWLING GREEN

Meet first-time novelist Judy Clemens at the Wood County District Public Library at 7 p.m. today. Her book, Till the Cows Come Home, a story about modern farm life, corporate and personal greed, and the value of extended family, was nominated for an Agatha Award in the debut mystery category. Call the library for more information.

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Wind down with the color and stories of spring wildflowers during a walk at Cedar Creeks Preserve just northwest of State Rt. 51 and Walbridge Road at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Call or register online with the Wood County Park District, www.wcparks.org.

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Find out what native species will grow at your home by attending a workshop at Wood County Park District headquarters on Mercer Road north of Bowling Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The fee is $3, and participants will receive a native plant. Call or register online with the park district, www.wcparks.org.

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David Baker, director of psychology archives at the University of Akron, will present "Age Matters: Psychology and the Archival Record'' at 4 p.m. Friday in Room 108 of the Psychology Building at Bowling Green State University.

He will speak again at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wood County Historical Center on "A History of Helping: The Evolution of Counseling in America.'' After that lecture, there will be a guided tour of the Lunatic House, the mental asylum on the grounds of the historical center. Both lectures are free and open to the public.

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Watch and listen for wildlife during a walk along the Slippery Elm Trail from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Meet at the North Baltimore entrance to the trail. Call or register online with the park district, www.wcparks.org.

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Travel around Wood County with park district staff to see the bald eagles that live here. Takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Meet at park district headquarters. Fee is $5. Call or register online with the park district, www.wcparks.org.

LIMA, OHIO

Bring your lunch to the Lima Public Library on West Market Street at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to view and discuss two segments of the PBS series, The Question of God. The WBGU-PBS Program Club is free and open to the public.

OREGON

The first of four weekly "Boat Smart" classes put on by the Toledo Power Boat Squadron will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. today at the Clay High School library.

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft is offering a one-day Ohio boating education course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Maumee Bay State Park's Nature Center, 1400 State Park Rd.

SYLVANIA

David Kessler, of the Ohio attorney general's office, will speak on "Crimes Against Seniors" at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd.

TOLEDO

The Salvation Army will hold a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. today at the Salvation Army gymnasium, 620 North Erie St.

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Sally Wright will present a talk called "Behind the Bonehouse: Ideas that Become the Bones of Books," at today's noon luncheon meeting of the Rotary Club of Toledo, 1511 Madison Ave.

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The Toledo Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. today in the Community Room of the Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr.

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The board of directors of Autism Academy of Learning will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. tomorrow on the topic "Discussion of Pending and Threatening Litigation." Takes place at 219 Page St.

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The Sickle Cell Project of Northwest Ohio and Sickle Cell Awareness of Toledo Inc. will hold an awareness/planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Mott branch, 1085 Dorr St.

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Dr. Michael Nagel will present the seminar "Anti-Epileptic Medications," from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Epilepsy Center, 5405 Southwyck Blvd.

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Mark Luetke, president of the Sylvania Board of Education, will speak to the American Legion Toledo Post No. 335 on "The Affluenza Epidemic: Causes and Cures," at noon Friday at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St.

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The Eleanor Kahle Senior Center will host a Texas hold 'em poker tournament at 8 a.m. Saturday at the center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave. Qualifying rounds will begin at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. with the finals scheduled for 7 p.m.

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