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Gibsonburg Public Library program: 100 N. Webster St.; Cookbook Club, 6:30 p.m. June 12, theme German food, bring copy of your recipe to share; Register, 419-637-2173.


Free Outdoor Concert with Buddy Love and the Coconuts at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., 6 p.m. Wednesday. Classic rock music on the lawn. First summer concert in the series of public outdoor events that will be on the first Wednesday of the summer months. Details: or call 419-893-0223.

Side Cut Metropark program: 1025 W. River Rd.: Side Cut Explorer, 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, travel along the banks of the Maumee River, down the canal towpath as a naturalist highlights the scenery. Wheelchair-accessible, open-air trolley. Cost, $5. Register, 419-407-9701.

Golf Outing to benefit Frey and Finn Meinke, ages 5 and 7, at the Eagles Landing Golf Course, 5530 Bay Shore Rd., with boys hitting the first tee at 8:25 a.m. Sunday. Cost: $80 per person/$320 per team includes an 18-hole scramble, cart, range balls before the round, a hot dog lunch at turn, then a meal after the round. The boys’ mother and grandparents were tragically killed in an accident caused by a drunken driver in Jerusalem Township. To register or for donations contact: Kevin Meyer, 419-699-2878 or, or Britney McLaughlin, 419-450-5045 or   

Toledo East Women’s Connection Luncheon and Program: “Be Charmed” at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St., doors open 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon Thursday. Feature: Lorna Cervantes, Origami Owl Custom jewelry. Music: Donna Miller of Fremont. Speaker: Tiffany Blevins of Monroe, Ohio, “Moment to Moment Choices — A Life Changing Night.” Cost: $11.50. Reservations: Dorothy, 419-691-9611 or Marilyn, 419-666-1633.


Way Public Library programs: 101 E. Indiana Ave.; Summer 2017 Teen Reading Club and programs, ages 11-15 years, June 5 through July 31, call to sign up. Screening of film Arrival at 2 p.m. Tuesday, then at 7 p.m. a presentation on linguistics behind the film by Sheri Wells-Jensen of Bowling Green State University. Revisit the ’60s with “The Beatles in Cleveland” presented by author Dave Schwensen, 7 p.m. Thursday, behind the scenes, rare concert footage, photos, and memorabilia. All events are free. Details/​registration: 419-874-3135, ext. 351.


Book sale at the Waterville Branch Library, 800 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Books, magazines, audio/​video recordings, and more.

Waterville Branch Library programs; 800 Michigan Ave.: The Magic of Andrew Martin, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Zumba kids with Elaina, 1-2 p.m. June 13. Register at 419-878-3055 or


Whitehouse Library programs: 10651 Waterville St.; Paws for Reading program, Thursdays in June, children will be able to read to a service dog; Register and/​or details: 419-877-9088.

Oak Openings Preserve program: 5402 Wilkins Rd.; Mountain Biking 101, Braking and Trackstands (ages 5-17) all levels, 10 a.m. Saturday. Learn the basics of off-road cycling, gain skills/​confidence required to ride the tougher sections of trails.  Register at 419-407-9701.


Woodville Public Library programs: 101 E. Main St.: Summer Reading Club kick-off party, 7 p.m. today. Microsoft Office computer classes, 6:30-8 p.m. June 12, 13, 19, and 20, must register at 419-849-2744.


Sylvania Women’s Connection luncheon, 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. June 9, Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St. Featuring Cindy Breeze sewing matrix and guest speaker Lee A. Doll. Cost: $13 is all inclusive. Reservations at 419-466-9701.

Toledo area

Cork and Pork fund-raiser for the Ronald McDonald House Charities at Shorty’s Back Forty, 5125 Monroe St., 6-9 p.m. June 15. Live music, silent auction, raffle, hors d'ouevres, wine tasting, and door prizes. Tickets: $35 can be purchased at​events.

Birmingham Branch Library programs, 203 Paine Ave.: Builders’ showdown, all ages, Monday-Friday, today through Aug. 4, learn about famous structures while competing in challenges. Slack line challenge for school age, 2 p.m. Wednesday, test your balance walk across a tight rope suspended off the ground. Toledo Zoo at the library for school age, 2 p.m. Thursday, special zoo guests and not just the human kind. Questions: 419-259-5210.

Beverly Block Watch meeting at Zion United Methodist Church, 2600 Copland Blvd., 7-8 p.m. today. Questions and answers session with State Rep. Michael Sheehy. Take a canned good to the meeting as a donation to the Feed Your Neighbor Program.

● Rotary Club of Toledo on Inverness hosts the Solheim Cup in 2021 with guest speaker Judd Silverman and Richard Hylant, noon today, Park Inn Ballroom, second floor, 101 N. Summit St.

True Vine Missionary Baptist Church Career and Health Fair with Community Partners, noon to 3 p.m. June 10, 739 Russell St. Rain day location will be Woodward High School Cafeteria. Kids’ face painting, bounce house, door prizes, free refreshments, DJ, free blood pressure, blood sugar screenings, and free smoke alarms. Information: 419-726-8147.

Stamp Collectors Club of Toledo picnic, 7 to 9 p.m. June 15, Woodland Park, 429 E. Boundary St., Perrysburg. Information: 419-666-5176.

Little Flower Catholic Parish rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 15-16, 9 a.m. to noon, June 17, 5522 Dorr St.

Family Movie Night at Pilgrim Church, 6 to 8 p.m. June 18, 1375 W. Sylvania Ave. Free family friendly movie, popcorn and drinks. All are welcome and free. Information: 419-478-6012.

Free Dental Cleanings & Screenings for Seniors and adults ages 50 and older, 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays of each month, Mercy Health Senior Wellness Center, 545 Indiana Ave. Appointments are required with completed application. Information: Tiffany Paris, 419-251-8930.

Westbrook Senior Village Block Watch meetings 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except December. Information: 419-540-3911 or 567-742-4180.

Clothe Our Neighbors has recently opened at Trilby United Methodist Church, 5918 Secor Rd. The clothing bank is open every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please bring a picture ID, proof of residency, and Social Security for any children in the household. Information: 419-297-5590.

The Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio, Inc. annual meeting, 9:30 a.m. June 29, registration, continental breakfast and program; 10 to 11:30 a.m., Parkway Place, 2592 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. Pickup valuable information on the aging network’s programs and service. RSVP to 419-382-0624, ext. 1162, or


The 16th Annual Black Swamp Benefit, 4 to 9 p.m. June 16, and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 17, 8514 St. Rt. 108. The 16-year tradition combines quilts, hand-crafted art, a 5K Bullfrog run, music, kids crafts, music, and a cornhole tournament as well as fried pies, haystacks, and other great food. Proceeds benefit Maumee-based Sunshine Communities, which supports people with developmental disabilities in Northwest Ohio, and Goshen-based Mennonite Central Committee. Information: 419-335-3763 ext. 5012 or


Whiteford Athletic Booster Golf Outing, 9 a.m. shotgun, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. June 6, The Legacy Golf Club, 7677 US 223, Ottawa Lake, Mich. $85 player includes $5 for team skin, greens fees, range balls, carts and chicken dinner. Reservations: 419-474-6202 or 419-574-2419.

Pirolli Park & Summerfield/​Petersburg Lions Club 9th annual charity judged car show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17, Pirolli Park Campground, 6030 Sylvania-Petersburg Rd., Petersburg, Mich. Car show includes registration and entrance fee, 50/​50 drawing, raffles, auction, etc. Cost: $10 per person. Information: 734-777-4240. All proceeds will benefit people in need of medical assistance.

Monroe County Opportunity Program Representatives are available every other Tuesday from 10 a.m to noon, Monroe Senior Citizens Center, 15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe. They will help you find the resources you need. Representatives help with applying for food assistance benefits, as well as getting home care, personal care, home chore, and transportation assistant. They also assist with applying for tax credits, housing, and Medicare Part D. To schedule appointment: 734-241-0404.

Music Therapy Program at Monroe Senior Citizens Center, 15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, will run through the end of summer with instructor Dianne Newberry, a board certified music therapist. This pilot program will help determine if music helps with memory issues in those who are aging as well as those who have dementia. Information at 734-241-0404.

Support groups

Heroin Hurts ... Hope Heals support group for families of addicts at Park Place House, 7805 Angola Rd., Springfield Township, 7-8:15 p.m. first Monday of every 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., Springfield Township, 7-8:15 p.m. second Tuesday of every 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. fourth Monday of every month. For details, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.

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

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) 1648 support group meetings, 9:30-11 a.m. every Monday. Location/​cost/​details: 419-242-6789.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous meetings at Epworth United Methodist Church’s Room 206, 4855 W. Central Ave., 7 p.m. Mondays. Contact Joyce, 419-699-1007 or visit

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. Participants must be 18 or older. Details: 419-893-2171 or see

Family After Addiction or Death (F.A.A.D.)/​Team Recovery: Support group for families and anyone dealing with addiction, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Toledo Hospital Jobst Tower Auditorium, 2142 N. Cove Blvd. and Thursdays at Epworth United Methodist, 4855 Central Ave. Information: 419-561-5433.

S.A.F.E.: Supporting Addict Families Everywhere, for anyone affected by a loved one’s addiction, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Rescue Crisis, 3350 Collingwood Blvd. Information: 419-304-7034.

Caregiver classes, second Wednesday of each month, next class will be 5:30 p.m. June 14. Memory screenings, 2-4 p.m. June 21, reservations required. Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Rd. Information: 419-825-1145.

Donna’s Village Grief Support Group, first and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd. Information: 419-460-3122 or

12-Step Program for Families and Friends of Addicts, Nar-Anon groups meeting: 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Harvest Lane Alliance Church, 5132 Harvest Lane and 10-11 a.m. Saturdays, Unity of Toledo, 3535 Executive Pkwy. Information: 248-408-1853, 419-392-2420, or


Libbey High School Class of 1957 60th Reunion, 5:30 p.m. July 14, Holiday Inn French Quarter on Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. R.S.V.P. by June 14. Cost: $25. Information: 419-385-1030.

Bowsher High School Class of 1972 45th Reunion, 6:30 p.m. July 1, Toledo Sailing Club. R.S.V.P.: 419-385-373 or

Clay High School Class of 1968 Reunion Picnic, Aug. 12, Jerusalem Township Fire Hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd., Curtice. Information: 419-836-4117, 419-270-2017, or

Woodward High School Class of 1947 70th Reunion, 1 p.m. June 16, Highland Meadows Country Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania. Cost: $15 per person.

Clay High School, 76ers picnic/​potluck, 5 p.m. June 17, Wolf Creek Sportsman Association, 349 Teachout Rd., Jerusalem, Ohio. Information: 419-376-9491 or 419-340-8646.

Start High School Class of 1977 Reunion, 7 p.m. July 29, Nick & Jimmy’s on Monroe St. Start High School 1977 reunion page is on Facebook. Please RSVP if you plan on attending.

Sylvania Northview and Southview High Schools Class of 1977 40th Reunion, June 23-24. Informal gathering Friday night at the Village Inn in Sylvania, and Saturday at Shorty’s Back 40. Information: Check Facebook page, Sylvania Reunion Class of 1977 or

Central Catholic High School Class of 1967 50th Reunion, June 23-24. Information: Jackie Wilczynski 419-266-4663 or

St. John the Baptist Class of 1966 Reunion is planned for June 17 and we are looking for classmates to join us. For details please contact: Linda Maynard, 419-322-5369 or Betty Swat Masiulaniec, 419-349-8218.

Libbey Cowboys Class of 1987 30th Reunion is in the planning stage and 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.

Woodward High School Class of 1967 is planning its 50-year reunion. To learn more call Cheryl Meileck Phillips, 419-754-6158, Carl Nillson, 419-865-7031, or Jim Gregory, 419-726-2029.

Waite High School Class of 1967 50-year Reunion, Aug. 26. Visit Waite Class of 1967 on Facebook for details or call 419-693-2248 or 419-836-7413. Invitations will be mailed out in late spring.

Rogers High School Class of 1967 50-year Reunion, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Brandywine Country Club. Classmates, friends, teachers RSVP to, Marsha (White) Degens 419-381-7606, or Marcia (Bowers) Ruegsegger 419-277-6229.

Bowsher High School 1967 50-year Reunion, Sept. 9. Detail at or 419-385-3451.

Macomber/​Whitney Class of 1956 61-year Reunion, 4 p.m. July 29, Bay View Yacht Club. Graduates of 1950 through 1962 are also invited or any other Macomber/​Whitney graduates. Reservations required. Information: 419-385-2292.

DeVilbiss High School Class of 1972 45-year Reunion, Aug. 5, at Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sylvania. Information: Andrea Stengel at

USS WASP Association 2017 Reunion, Sept. 10-14, The Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, Fla. There is a $150 registration fee. Make reservations directly with the hotel by calling 850-433-3336. For more information contact Rufus Wallace, 419-836-3283.

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