● Rummage sale at First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman Rd., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Variety of items. Friday is $2 bag day. Benefits local charities and a hospital in Africa.
● The East Toledo Activities Center with Diamond Tours to host a trip to New Orleans from June 23-29. Cost: $615 per person and is based on double occupancy. Price includes: Motor coach transportation, 6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in New Orleans, 10 meals, a view of the bayou on a Swamp Tour, and more. A deposit of $75 per person is required at sign up. Open to all adults. Details: 419-691-2254.
● The Genoa Civic Theatre and Literary Society presents Godspell with new lyrics by Stephen Schwarts at the Historic Town Hall Opera House, 509 1/2 Main St., 8 p.m. Friday, Satruday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Additional performances: 8 p.m. May 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. May 12. Tickets: $10 adults; $8 seniors/students. Reservations: 419-855-3103.
● Rummage and bake sale at New Hope Christian Church, 2457 Holloway Rd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday.
● Ageless Wonders of Lake Township lunch meeting at the Elephant Bar Restaurant, 5001 Monroe St. (Westfield Franklin Park Mall), 5 p.m. May 9. Questions: 419-836-3811.
● “Bags, Baubles, and Baskets” Girls’ Night Out to benefit The American Cancer Society at Parkway Place, 2592 Parkway Plaza, 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Includes silent auction, purse raffles, grazing stations for food, and a cash bar. Bryson Palmer will be recognized as the Honored Survivor. Women only. Tickets: $50 per person and may be purchased by calling the American Cancer Society, 888-227-6446 ext. 5201.
● Spring rummage sale at Faith Community United Church of Christ, 1126 Anderson Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Everything marked half price in the final hours of sale. 50/50 raffle.
● The Waterville Playshop presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: watervilleplayshop.org.
● Fund-raiser for Wounded Warriors with a Swiss steak dinner and guest speaker hosted by Vets of Maumee at Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St., dinner 5:30 p.m., speaker 7 p.m. Friday. Guest speaker: Sal Gonzales a wounded warrior who writes and performs music. Tickets: $15 for adults; $25 per couple; $5 for children 10 and under; children under 5 free. Speaker only: freewill donation. Tickets: 419-893-8761.
● Fallen Timbers Battlefield Walk, Fallen Timbers, Fallen Timbers Monument, intersection of U.S. 23/I-475 and U.S. 24 (Anthony Wayne Trail), 3-5 p.m. Friday. Enjoy an educational four-mile walk across the Fallen Timbers Battlefield with the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Commission. Life in the Native American Confederacy, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday. Reservations needed. Free. 419-407-9701.
● Urban All-American Celebration to benefit Central City Ministry of Toledo at the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Monday. Keynote speaker: Tricia Cullop, head coach for the Lady Rockets basketball team. A social hour with cash bar and a sponsor’s reception will be at 6 p.m. with dinner and program at 7 p.m. Tickets: $100 each and tables of 10 are $1,000. For tickets and details, or if interested in sponsoring this event contact: Deb Marinelli, 419-244-6711, ext. 155 or email email@example.com.
● Lifetree Cafe’s program “The Black and White Truth About Racism: Will We Ever Live in a Colorblind World?” at The Zone: 405 Sackett St., 7 p.m. May 8. Featuring an exclusive interview with Daryl Davis, a black man who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. Free. Details: 419-893-8761.
● Maumee Senior Center’s Breakfast in the Garden and annual plant and bake sale, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., 8 a.m.-12 p.m. May 11. Breakfast bar available for $2 per person or purchase items individually. To donate plants or pots and/or questions call the center at 419-893-1994.
● Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet plant, bake, and craft sale in the shelter, 5050 Hill Ave., 12 p.m.-4 p.m. May 11. To donate perennial or annual plants, baked goods, crafts, or volunteer call 419-537-9663.
● Claire’s Night, an authors and illustrators cocktail reception and prelude to Clarie’s Day festival will be at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s McMaster Center, 325 Michigan St., 7-10 p.m. May 16. Enjoy dinner/dining stations, complimentary beverages, and music. Cost: $65 per person. Details: toledolibrary.org or 567-712-1180.
● Rummage sale at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 165 Toussaint St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Everything half price after 1 p.m. Food available for purchase. Donations: Jackie Timmons, 419-898-2045.
● Friends of Pearson welcome fellow fans of the park to help plan events and volunteer activities. Meeting will be held at Pearson Metropark’s Packer-Hammersmith Center, 4600 Starr Ave., 7-9 p.m. Wednesday.
● Christ United Methodist Church rummage and bake sale, 5757 Starr Avenue at Stadium Road 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Lunch available for purchase. Friday is $2 bag day.
● 2K/5K Family Fun Walk/Run with Serenity Farm Equestrian Center in front of the Pemberville Fire Hall, 104 E. Front St., registration opens at 1 p.m., walk/race begins at 2 p.m. May 18. Registration: serenityfarm.org or visit Second Sole at Levis Commons or the farm office. Cost: $20 adults; $5 children under 12. Proceeds benefit children and family programming at Serenity Farm.
● TOPICS Camera Club meeting at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., 7 p.m. Wednesday. Visitors welcome. TOPICSCameraClub.com.
● The Alzheimer’s Association hosts Toledo Area Conference “Connecting, Coping and Caring Through Creativity” at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. May 9. Free for individuals with memory loss and family caregivers. For professionals: $50. Lunch and snacks included. Registration: 800-272-3900 or act.alz.org/toledoconference2013.
● Beverly Block Watch meeting at Zion United Methodist Church, 2600 Copland Blvd., 7-8 p.m. Monday. “County Court Resources to Citizens,” Bernie Quilter, Lucas County Clerk of Courts.
● Rummage sale at Park Church, 1456 Harvard Blvd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and 8-11 a.m. Friday. Bag sale, $3, 8-11 a.m. Friday. Use parking lot entrance on left side of the church. No early sales. 419-382-5654.
● St. Lucas Lutheran Church spring rummage sale, 745 Walbridge Ave., 10 a.m.-4 Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Friday half price, Saturday $1/bag. 419-243-8189.
● Springfield Schools Foundation to host “True Blue to Do” fund-raiser for classroom grants and technology for Springfield students at Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 7 p.m. May 10. Cost/tickets: springfieldschoolsfoundation.org.
● BeadforLife Party a nonprofit organization that creates income generating opportunities for Ugandan women living on a dollar a day at the Silver Lining Gallery, 122 Mechanic St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 18. These women create jewelry from recycled paper and are enrolled in programs that give them skills they need to launch businesses and take control of their economic futures. Jewelry priced between $4 and $25.
● Village of Whitehouse Flower Market, downtown Providence Street and the Wabash Cannonball Bike Trail, 9 a.m.-noon. Saturdays in May. Details: 419-877-5383.
● Cass Road Baptist Church’s pancake, sausage, and eggs strata breakfast, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday. All the pancakes you can eat. Cost: $5 adults; $2 children 6-10; and free to children 5 and under. Tickets. Details: 419-893-2008.
● Breakfast at Voiture 141, 2232 Airport Hwy., 9 a.m.-noon Sunday. Cost: $6.
● Maumee Eagles 2562, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, 5-8 p.m. every Friday. All-you-can-eat pollock for $7.95 (dine-in only). 419-893-3821.
● American Legion Post 384 steaks on the grill, 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse, 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $12; $11.50 seniors. 419-877-5171
● Rotary Club of Waterville pancake and sausage supper at the Waterville Primary School, 473 Sycamore Ln., Waterville, 5-7 p.m. Monday. Cost: $6 adults; $4 children under 10. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds to Anthony Wayne and Otsego scholarship program and other community projects.
At the Library
Birchard Public Library
423 Croghan St., Fremont; 419-334-7101.
● Quill Pens and Their History in America, 7 p.m. Thursday.
Reynolds Corners Branch Library
4833 Dorr St., Toledo; 419-259-5320.
● Frogtown low vision support group sessions, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday.
Locke Branch Library
703 Miami St., Toledo; 419-259-5310.
● Retooling Your Life — Getting the Skills You Need. Set up an e-mail account, learn how to search or apply for a job online, and update your resume. Call for a one-hour appointment. Free.
● Crafternoons, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Maumee Branch Library
501 River Rd.; 419-259-5360.
● Book explorers, 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays.
● Fallen soldiers commemoration of Dudley’s Massacre, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Oregon Branch Library
3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.
● Senior book discussion, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Friday
● Family storytime, 7-7:30 p.m. Mondays. Ages 3-5. Registration required.
● Preschool storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 3-5. Registration required.
● Babytime, 10:30-10:50 a.m. Thursdays. Ages 1-2. Registration required.
Way Public Library
101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg; 419-874-3135.
● Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
● Mother Goose time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays.
Waterville Branch Library
800 Michigan Ave., Waterville; 419-878-3055.
● Homeschooling Book Bunch book discussion, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday. Ages 8-15.
Whitehouse Community Library
10615 Waterville St., Whitehouse; 419-877-9088.
● Book Nuts discussion group’s final meeting of the year, 7 p.m. May 8. No registration necessary.
● Library program for children, 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday. Crafts, stories, and refreshments.
Woodville Public Library
101 East Main St., Woodville; 419-849-2744.
● LEGO club, 10-11 a.m. Saturday. For grades K-6.
● KidzArt, 11-11:45 a.m. Saturday. Grades K-6.
● Cowgirl tea party, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Ages 3-8 for area girls. Registration required.
● Mother’s Day gift making, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 11.
● Citizens Online computer classes, 1-2:30 p.m. May 14, 16, 21, and 23. Registration required.
● Cowboy Camp, 7 p.m. May 15 ages 3-8. Registration required.
● Word processing courses 6:30-8 p.m. May 21, 22, and 23. Registration is required.
Senior Citizens' Activities
East Toledo Senior Activities Center
1001 White St.; 419-691-2254.
Offering daily lunches, occasional day trips, and athletic programs.
Free painting classes, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday at Navarre Park Shelter House, 1001 White St., using acrylics, watercolors, and oils.
Housekeeping services for seniors 60 or older in East Toledo or Oregon. Cost is $10 per hour for members and $16 per hour for non-members. 419-691-2254.
Wii bowling, 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
Genoa Senior Center
514 Main St.; 419-855-4491.
Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Lunch at 11:30 a.m.; $3.
JWH Oregon Senior Center
5760 Bayshore Rd.; 419-698-7078.
Open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. daily. Suggested donation is $2.50 for seniors 60 and older, $5.32 for others; reservations due 24 hours in advance.
Activities: bingo, fitness, line dancing, bunco, euchre, health screenings.
Pemberville Area Senior Center
220 Cedar St., 419-287-4109.
Trivia, 11:45 a.m. Fridays.
Current events discussions, 12:45 p.m. every Wednesday.
Computer help desk, 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Registration required.
Holland Community Senior Center
330 Oak Terrace Blvd.; 419-868-1340.
Weekdays: Hot lunches for seniors 60 and older. Reservations due by day before. Cost: $2.
Northeast Area Senior Center
705 N. Main St. Walbridge; 419-260-3228
Yoga for Arthritis by video, 10:15 a.m. every Monday and Thursday. Designed for beginners and the physically fit.
Maumee Senior Center
2430 S. Detroit Ave.; 419-893-1994.
Open weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Daily noon lunch; reservations due by noon the day before.
Computer lab is available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes on computer use are offered. Call for details.
Watercolor, drawing, and oil/acrylics classes offered in six-week sessions. Call for times and fees.
Monclova Community Center
8115 Monclova Rd.; 419-861-1336.
Weekly lunch at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, $2 donation. Reservations due the Monday before.
Body Recall exercise at 9:15 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Free 60-plus health screenings, 1:30-3:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Perrysburg Area Senior Center
140 W. Indiana Ave.; 419-874-0847.
Gadget Club, 10-11 a.m. Call for dates.
Grocery shopping, by appointment. Reservations required.
Bible study, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Open to all denominations.
Jam session, 1-4 p.m. every Wednesday.
Bridge, 1 p.m. every Tuesday.
Zumba Gold course, 9 a.m. every Thursday. $2 per class. Call for information.
Wood County Senior Center
305 N. Main St. Bowling Green; 419-353-5661
Class: Club F.I.T. (Fitness Interactive Teaching), program will provide you with information on strengthening and stretching, taught by a local physical therapist, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays.
Wii bowling, 1 p.m. Mondays and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
Writers' group, 10 a.m. every Thursday.
Watercolor art courses, 10 a.m. every Friday. Bring your own supplies.
Tai chi, Fridays through June 28, 1-2:30 p.m. Registration required.