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Gibsonburg Public Library programs: 100 N. Webster St.; Cookbook club, 6:30 p.m. today; Herp Happenings by Sandusky County Parks District, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Register by calling 419-637-2173.


Dangerous apps, helping parents learn how to monitor their child’s electronic devices/​apps at Holloway Media Center, 6611 Pilliod Rd., 7 p.m. Jan. 18. Details: 419-867-5720.

The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio Family Fun Day at Sky Zone, 1600 Albon Rd., will take place from 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 22. For all ages who are on the autism spectrum, with their family and friends. Cost: $11 for all jumpers, free for caregivers. All jumpers must have a signed waiver,​toledo/​Online-Waiver/. For details, call 419-490-7357.


Sunshine Studios featured presentation at the Maumee Senior Center, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., dinner at 4 p.m. followed by presentation Jan. 25. Relaxing atmosphere with soft music and candlelight. Dinner is open to all ages, cost $8.12. Those older than 60 years of age, cost is a suggested donation. For details, call 419-893-1994 or email

Side Cut Metropark programs: 1025 W. River Rd.: Winter Wonderland Walk, Silver Lake parking lot will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Discover amazing things during winter at the park. Snowshoes will be provided with snowfall. The fee is $2. Animal Tracks Bingo, Riverview Area will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, pick up a bingo card and discover animal tracks along the Might Maumee River. The event is free. Holiday Happenings, Sledding Hill will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 16, bundle up and come for sledding and winter fun, warm up by the fire, and roast s’mores. No snow? Come out anyway for winter games and nature play. Register, 419-407-9701.


Toledo East Women’s Connection Luncheon and Program: Women are invited to “A New Year For A New You” at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St. Doors open 11:30 a.m., lunch is at noon Thursday. Special feature: Barb Moran of Fremont will be present with “From Frumpy to Fantastic — New Looks For Old Wardrobes”. Music: Skip Jacobs. Speaker: “Do Dreams Really Come True,” by Jan Kronk of Temperance. Cost: $11.50. Reservations: Dorothy, 419-691-9611 or Marilyn, 419-666-1633.

Ohio Boating Safety Education Course is being offered at the Maumee Bay State Park-Nature Center, 1400 State Park Rd., 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 28. Topics: navigation rules, boating/​personal safety equipment, navigational signage, Ohio boating laws, and more. For additional information or to register call the Maumee Bay Watercraft Office, 419-836-6003 or

Pearson Metropark program: 761 Lallendorf Rd. at state route 2; Holiday Happenings, Sledding Hill, 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 16, bundle up and come out for sledding and winter fun, warm up by the fire and roast s’mores. No snow? Come out anyway for winter games and nature play. Register, 419-407-9701.


The TOPICS Camera Club meeting will take place at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., 7 p.m. Wednesday. Visitors welcome. For details:

Way Public Library program: 101 E. Indiana Ave.; iPhones/​iPads workshop by Kara Prielipp, 2 p.m. Thursday, learn the basics of using your Apple device. Refreshments will be served. Details: 419-874-3135, ext. 351.


Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Community Memory Screenings will take place 2-4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Rd. To make reservations: 419-825-1145 ask for Chris Cremean.


Perfect Archer at Wildwood Preserve will take place from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, 5100 W. Central Ave. Did you know there are 11 steps to shoot an arrow? Join Metroparks’ archery instructors to learn and improve your shooting form. Cost: $3 per person. Deadline for registration is today. Information: 419-407-9700.


Oak Openings Preserve programs: 5402 Wilkins Rd.; Mutts: Nighttime Howl and Prowl, Buehner Center parking lot will be 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, bring your furry best friend and enjoy a night at the park with other dog lovers as you learn about the other night life in the park. Overnight Adventure Lodge will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Friday. Enjoy the parks at night, pack sleeping bags, and come “camp out” inside the Oak Openings lodge, fire building lessons, a night hike to look for nocturnal critters, stargazing, board games, and a campfire for dinner, and campfire treats. Cost is $35. Reservations needed, 419-407-9701.


Woodville Public Library program: 101 E. Main St.; Simple soap making will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 25, registration required. Information: 419-849-2744.


Libbey Cowboys Class of 1987 30th Reunion is in the planning stage and organizers are asking all classmates interested in attending to send us contact information to or A Facebook page will be created soon with details.

Start High School Class of 1967 reunion is Oct. 14. Classmates may register and get information online at No paper invitations will be sent.

Support groups

Heroin Hurts ... Hope Heals support group for families of addicts at Park Place House (in front of Homecoming Park), 7805 Angola Rd., Holland, 7-8:15 p.m. every first Monday of the month. Details: 419-250-3132.

Solace of Lucas County support group for those who have lost a loved one to drugs at the Dwelling Place, 8201 Angola Rd., Holland, 7-8:15 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month. Details: 419-250-3132.

Prostate Cancer Support Group at Mercy St. Anne Hospital 2nd Floor-Cancer Center Library, 3404 W. Sylvania Ave., 6:30 p.m. every fourth Monday of the month. Share your questions and/​or concerns and learn from others. For details, call: Roger, 419-346-2753, or Tom, 419-490-4690.

Frogtown Low-Vision Support Group at the Heatherdowns Library, 3265 Glanzman Rd., 10 a.m.-noon every first Wednesday of the month. Reservations: call Paul or Jan Rachow, 419-867-8007 or go to

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) 1648 support group meetings from 9:30-11 a.m. every Monday. Make new friends and lose weight. For location/​cost/​details: 419-242-6789.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) group meetings att Epworth United Methodist Church’s Room 206, 4855 W. Central Ave., 7 p.m. Mondays. Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Are you severely overweight? Underweight? Bulimic or obsessed with food or weight? Come and join our support group. Contact Joyce, 419-699-1007 or .

Family Cancer Support Group at Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital, second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the cancer center library, 3404 W. Sylvania Ave. Information: 419-865-0659 or 419-754-1277.

PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones), a faith-based support group at Calvary Church, 1360 Conant St., Maumee, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. PAL educational topics include: Addiction cycle, traits/​behaviors, role of family, setting realistic boundaries, and more. Encouragement is provided in place of judgment. Participants must be 18 years or older. Details: 419-893-2171 or go online to

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