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John Doyle Ong, chairman emeritus of the B.F. Goodrich Co., will be the guest speaker at a midyear luncheon sponsored by the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce at 11 a.m. Thursday at Bowling Green State University's Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The "I Love BG" and scholarship awards will be presented.


Volunteers are needed to help improve wildlife habitat and beautify the Wood County parks from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at Otsego Park at State Routes 65 and 235. Register at wcparks.org.


Area residents will be offered stroke screenings tomorrow at St. Mary Catholic Church, 715 Jefferson Ave., beginning at 9 a.m.


The Findlay Civic Band will perform as part of the Riverside Summer Concert Series at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen P. Dudley Memorial Band Shell and Dick Daugherty Plaza at Riverside Park. The concert is free.


Hancock Heritage Days are Saturday and Sunday at Riverbend Recreation Area. The Civil War living-history event is noon-10 p.m. Saturday and noon-4p.m. Sunday.


The Genoa American Legion Band will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at Birchard Park.


Railroad historian John P. Hankey will present "Who is a Railroader?" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Allen County Museum, 620 West Market St. His presentation is free and open to the public. It is held in conjunction with the traveling exhibit "A Visible Past: Portraits of Work on the Baltimore & Ohio," which is on display at the museum through Sept. 30.


An Arts in the Park festival will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ottawa Memorial Park.


Ohio Democratic Chairman Chris Redfern will host a town-hall meeting with residents of Erie County from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Sandusky Library, 114 West Adams St.


Michigan State Rep. Dudley Spade (D., Tipton) will hold an ice cream parlor from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Family Frosty, 3171 Russell Rd.


The seventh annual Disability Information Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Toledo Zoo.


Oscar Bunch, president of UAW Local 14, will discuss labor and management partnership when the Rotary Club of Toledo meets at noon today at Zenobia Shrine, 1511 Madison Ave.


"Cleaning up the Streets: Taking Drugs Out of Our Neighborhoods" is from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Community Partnership Training Center, 5902 Southwyck Blvd.


Steve Wood Quintet will perform during a Cool Jazz on Hot Summer Nights concert to be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive.


Free health screening will be offered at the third annual Be Smoke Free community health fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in Savage Park, which is at City Park and Nebraska avenues.


The Rev. Heng Sure will discuss "The Buddha Comes West: A Toledoan's Encounter with Asian Religions" during the American Legion Toledo Post 335 luncheon regularly scheduled for noon Friday at the Toledo Club, Madison Avenue and 14th Street.


The fifth annual Great Maumee River Dragon Boat Festival to benefit Partners In Education will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at International Park.


Coming Up lists events in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. To be considered for publication, submit your listing at least one 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 due to space limitations.

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