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t Brown Bag Concerts downtown, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 8 on the north lawn, Main Library, 325 Michigan St. June 20: Bonkers, oldies rock. June 27: Moody Flutes, light eclectic pop music. July 11: Just Kiddin' Around, children's music. July 18: Diamonds in the Rough folk and bluegrass. July 25: Extra Stout Irish music. Aug. 1: Jessica Stewart Trio performs jazz. Aug. 8: Bandera plays country music. Food and refreshments available from vendors.


t Rotary Club of Toledo, noon June 18 at the Park Inn, 101 North Summit St. Speaker Barbara Floyd on "Toledo's Attic." June 25 speaker: Rodney Schuster on "Homelessness: Myths, Perceptions, and Realities." There will be no meeting on July 2. Information: 419-241-7060.

t St. Vincent de Paul 55 Plus Club, June 19 at 3257 Brigham St. A meal will be served by the men of the club.

t Frogtown Philatelist Club, June 21 picnic at 6 p.m. at Side Cut Metropark, shelter house near Riverside parking, 1025 West River Rd. Take a side dish or dessert to share; meat, beverage, and table ware provided. RSVP to 419-691-1657 or email: Guests welcome.


t Wildwood Preserve pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon June 16 at Metroparks Hall, 5100 West Central Ave. Pancakes, sausage links, orange juice, coffee and hot chocolate. Cost: $4.95 adults, $2.50 children under 12. Indoor seating available. Sponsored by Volunteers in Parks.

t Happy Trails 5K walk and run to benefit Metroparks trail projects, 9 a.m. June 16 at Wildwood Preserve's east entrance, Central Avenue near Corey Road. Walkers are also invited to participate. Entry fee is $25; registration forms available at Wildwood and on the website. The course is marked for runners to practice; see the map at

t Maumee River Canoe Float off-site, 1 to 5 p.m. June 16. Explore the State Scenic Maumee River by canoe. Co-sponsored with Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. For ages 13 and older. All minors must be in the same canoe as their legal guardian. Two people per canoe. Free, donations welcome. To register: 419-407-9700.

t Father's Day on the Canal: Dads ride for free, noon to 4 p.m. June 17. Providence Metropark, Kimble's Landing, 13827 U.S. 24 West. Treat dad to a free ride on "The Volunteer," a mule-drawn canal boat. At the Isaac Ludwig Mill, see the millers saw lumber and grind grain into flour. Free.

t Artists in the Garden exhibit, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 18, off-site at Parkwood Gallery, 1838 Parkwood Ave., suite 120. Opening reception and award ceremony from 6 to 8 p.m. June 22 at the gallery. Open to all. Information: 419-407-9720.

t Picnic with Nature's Nursery, Side Cut Metropark, 7 to 8 p.m. June 19 at the Side Cut riverview shelter, 1025 West River Rd., Maumee. An annual picnic featuring a wildlife demonstration by Nature's Nursery. Refreshments provided by Friends of Side Cut. Everyone welcome.

Kitty Todd Preserve

t Lupine seed collection, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at the Kitty Todd Preserve, 10420 Old State Line Rd. off Eber Road, Spencer Township. For information on how to volunteer for this event, call 419-867-1521 or 419-877-5009.

Military Encampment

• Muster on the Maumee at Fort Meigs State Park, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16-17 at State

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