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Published: Tuesday, 4/30/2013

Ourtowns calendars 4/30

What's on

East Toledo

● 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.

Genoa

● 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.

Hol­land

● 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.

Lake Twp.

● 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.

Maumee

● “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 dmarinelli@to­le­dodi­o­cese.org.

● 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.

Oak Har­bor

● 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.

Ore­gon

● 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.

Pem­ber­ville

● 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.

Per­rys­burg

● 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.

South Toledo

● 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.

Wa­ter­ville

● 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.

White­house

● 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.

Let's Eat

Break­fasts

● 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.

Fish fry

● 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.

Din­ners

● 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.



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