t●Pond workshop 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at 480 Alford Rd. State biologists answer questions about pond construction, maintenance, weed control and fish stocking. Charge for information packet. Meeting held rain or shine; deadline to register is Aug. 15. Registration required: 734-241-7755, ext. 3
t●Red Hat Society book club, 7 p.m. Aug. 8, Erie branch library, 2065 Erie Rd. A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks will be discussed. All readers welcome. For more information, please call: 734-848-4420.
t●Wednesday fables 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10, Erie branch library at 2065 Erie Rd. For Children 18-36 months and accompanying adults. Registration required: 734-848-4420.
t Bingo every Sunday at VFW Post 3925, 1944 East Erie St. Lightning at 6:30 p.m.; regular at 8 p.m. Food for sale. Must be 18 years old. For more information: 734-848-6375.
t●Book club meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Frenchtown-Dixie branch library, 2881 Nadeau Rd. Last Call by Laura Pedersen will be discussed. Information: 734-289-1035.
t●Intro to spreadsheets 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Frenchtown-Dixie branch library, 2881 Nadeau Rd. Examine uses of spreadsheets and become familiar with functions of Excel 2003.
t●Book club meets 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Ida branch library, 3016 Lewis Ave. This month's selected genre is historical fiction. Adult readers welcome. Information: 734-269-2191.
t●Afternoon matinee: A series of Unfortunate Events, 1 p.m. Aug. 9, Ida branch library, 3016 Lewis. Bring a beverage and enjoy a PG-rated movie. Information: 734-269-2191.
t●Library playgroup for children up to age 5, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ida branch library, 3016 Lewis Ave. Children can play, read and hug.
t●Tuesday Tales for children 18-36 months at 2:30 p.m., Rasey Memorial branch library, 4349 Oak St. One adult must attend with each child and registration is required: 734-848-4572.
t●I Love a Mystery book club, 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at Ellis Reference & Information Center, 3700 South Custer Rd. Taste for Death by P. D. James will be discussed. All readers welcome. Information: 734-241-5277.
t●Children's Corner at the Art Fair, 1-2 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14 at the fountain end of the Detroit Edison Building. Ages 4 and up can make and take art projects. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Dorsch Memorial Library. For information, call: 734-241-7878.
t●Whiteford Old Fashion Day 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Old One Room Schoolhouse, 8004 Whiteford Center Rd. Car, truck and tractor show; entertainment, food, games. Crafters needed. For more nformation: 734-854-1752.
t●Flip-flops craft, 11 a.m. Monday at the Summerfield-Petersburg branch library, 60 East Center St. A pair of flip-flops, one skein of fun fur yarn, and a size K crochet hook are needed. For ages 13 years and older. Information: 734-279-1025.
t Free walking tours downtown feature Toledo architecture and history: 12:10-12:50 p.m. every Thursday through Sept. 15. Today: Casey Pomeroy House; meet at 802 Huron St. Aug. 11: meet at plaza entrance to Maumee Bay Brewing Company on Broadway Street for tour of Oliver House. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-530-3591.