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Published: Monday, 5/22/2006

Coming up

BELLEVUE

  • Historic Lyme Village, 5001 State Rt. 4, will present Native American Heritage Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The program includes drums, songs, flutes, folklore, and crafts. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

    DEFIANCE

  • The Ohio Advisory Council for Aging will hold a community forum at 9:30 a.m. today in the Serrick Campus Center at Defiance College, 701 North Clinton St.

    FINDLAY

  • The Findlay Civic Band will kick off its 55th season with its first rehearsal of the summer from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Egner Fine Arts Center at the University of Findlay. The band will rehearse each Tuesday in preparation for concerts at Riverside Park July 12, 19, and 26.

  • Owens Community College will hold "rapid registration week" at its Findlay campus this week. Interested students may learn about program offerings, receive academic advising, complete electronic financial aid applications, and select classes for summer or fall terms. For information, visit www.owens.edu.

  • Community members are invited to join "A Tribute to Memorial Day" sponsored by the University of Findlay's Student Veteran Association at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the flagpole on the front lawn of Old Main, 1000 North Main St. The service will include the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Honor Guard presenting the flag to the 5-year-old daughter of Zachary Wobler, an area native killed in Mosul, Iraq in February, 2005.

    LIMA

  • A panel of seven residents will talk about what it meant to grow up Jewish in Lima during a program on 20th century Jewish life in Lima at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Allen County Museum on West Market Street. The presentation, which will encourage discussion and audience participation, is free and open to the public.

    PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP

  • Owens Community College's Toledo-area campus is hosting a rapid registration this week. Students may register from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Thursday; and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, and Friday.

  • "The Synergy of Regionalism" is the topic of a regional summit to be convened by Lake Erie West from 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow at Owens Community College's Student Health and Activities Center on Oregon Road. Admission is free. Attendees are requested to make reservations by contacting LakeErieWest@aol.com.

  • Thomas K. Wray, owner and president of Waste Away Services, will discuss "Zero Workplace Injuries and Illnesses: Eliminating Unsafe Conditions and Unsafe Acts" during Toledo's 16th Annual Safety and Health Day event, to be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Owens Community College Audio Visual Building on Oregon Road. Admission is free.

    PORTAGE

  • As many as 200 motorcyclists are expected to take part in the Central Joint Fire District Fire House Run on Saturday. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the fire station, 13179 Mermill Road, and the 91-mile route will stop at five firehouses before returning to the Central Joint Fire station for prizes. Proceeds from the event will support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Northwest Ohio Chapter.

    TOLEDO

  • A workshop on senior adult substance abuse will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare System, 930 South Detroit Ave. Admission is $10.

  • Sally Burton-Hoyle, executive director of the Autism Society of Michigan, will speak at the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio's 2006 annual meeting to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Medical University of Ohio's Health Education Building. Her topic is "Behavior as Communication, Developing a Positive Support Plan for Individuals with Autism."

  • The Northwest Ohio Construction Education Center, 4535 Hill Ave., will host an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

  • The Epilepsy Center of Northwestern Ohio will host a garden party at 9 a.m. Saturday at its two residential homes in the Toledo area, with volunteers helping weed flower beds, plant flowers, and spread mulch. After the work is completed, volunteers are invited to a cookout at the center's Glendale Road home. For more information, call the center.

  • The Lucas County Foster Parent Association will sponsor the sixth annual Walk-A-Thon on Saturday to benefit the Johnson Family Memorial Scholarship Fund. Registration will be at 10:15 a.m. at Liz Pierson Shelter House at Ottawa Park across from Toledo Hospital. The walk starts at 11 a.m.

  • The next meeting of the Roger Brenahan/Mud Hens Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the main branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 North Michigan St., and conclude with a pregame picnic at Fifth Third Field.

    The meeting at the library is free. The cost of picnic and a box seat ticket to the Mud Hens-Rochester Red Wings game is $22.40 a person.

    WHITEHOUSE

  • The Butterfly House, 11455 Obee Rd., will host free blood pressure screenings from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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