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Published: Monday, 7/9/2007

COMING UP

ARCHBOLD

The summer quarterly meeting of the Lutheran German Heritage Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lutheran Social Services building on State Rt. 66 near State Rt. 34, about 21/3 miles south of Archbold.

BOWLING GREEN

The sixth annual Classics on Main Car Show will run from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Bowling Green. More than 250 classic automobiles, street rods, modifieds, trucks, and historic vehicles will line Main Street. For information, contact Main Street BG at 419-354-4332 or www.downtownbgohio.org.

Check out the old-fashioned heirloom garden, help out, and enjoy homemade ice cream at the Carter-Loomis Farm Park north of Bowling Green from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Register online at wcparks.org.

Bird-watch during a trolley ride on the Slippery Elm Trail from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow beginning in Rudolph. Register online at wcparks.org.

Children ages 3-6 will be able to look for the critters that call the Portage River home at 10 a.m. Thursday or Saturday at William Henry Harrison Par in Pemberville. Register on-line at wcparks.org.

Junior Naturalists ages 6-9 will explore the Portage River that flows along the edge of William Henry Harrison Park in Pemberville at 10 a.m. Saturday. Naturalist Explorers ages 9-12 will wade into the stream to see the critters also at 10 a.m. Saturday. Register online at wcparks.org.

FINDLAY

The Riverside Summer Concert Series continues at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with a concert by the Findlay Civic Band in the Allen P. Dudley Memorial Band Shell in Riverside Park. The concert is free and open to the public. Hancock Friends of the Park will provide free popcorn.

Register by Friday for a photography workshop with Jeff Salisbury, a local photographer, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Open to adults and children 12 and older, the workshop costs $10 per person. For more information, go to www.HancockParks.com or call 419-425-PARK.

Register by Friday for a leisurely canoe float on the Blanchard River at 7 p.m. July 17 with a payment of $10 per canoe. Stacie Roby, outdoor recreation coordinator for the Hancock Park District, will demonstrate basic paddling strokes before heading out from the Riverside Park Boathouse. For more information, go to www.HancockParks.com or call 419-425-PARK.

FREMONT

The Sacred Heart folk group will perform a benefit concert for Molly Deeter-Pontius and her family at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church on Smith Road. Donations will be accepted for Mrs. Pontius, 25, who was diagnosed with post-partum cardiomyopathy earlier this year and on June 10 received a heart transplant.

LIMA

The Allen County Historical Society will dedicate and open the Phase 1 expansion of the Allen County Museum, 620 West Market St., at 2 p.m. Sunday. The 15,000-square-foot addition includes a new entrance and reception area, a new gift shop, the Children s Discovery Center, classroom, restrooms, research room, staff offices, a collections staging and storage area, and the John H. Keller Railroad Archives. For information, contact the museum, 419-222-9426.

PERRYSBURG

The Wood County Park District will host bird watching from a trolley from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. tomorrow on Slippery Elm Trail and a garden tour from 6 to 7:30 p.m., also tomorrow, at Carter-Loomis Farm Park. The trolley leaves from Rudolph Depot (Rudolph Rest Stop).

TOLEDO

Bob Dylan will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Toledo Zoo. For tickets, go to www.toledozoo.org.

A free yoga session titled Yoga on the Roof! will be held from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Friday atop the Civic Plaza at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library s main branch, 325 Michigan St.

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