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Published: Monday, 8/18/2014

OurTowns calendar for Monday, Aug. 18

What’‍s on

Bono

■ The Adoration Quartet Gospel Singers to perform at the Bono Baptist Church, 967 Main St., 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Free admission.

 

East Toledo

■ The East Toledo Senior Activities Center will be having a used book/​movie sale in Sept. and are asking for donations of gently used books/​movies. Donations can be delivers to the center at 1001 White St., by Sept. 8. All proceeds to the New Van Fund.

 

Holland

■ Family and Friends Festival at Second Baptist Church, 225 Irwin Rd. (Spencer Township), noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy fun, games, music, free school supplies, and get your health checked. For children up to seniors. Details: Sister Margaret Tarrant, 419-290-0080.

■ The Holland Springfield Spencer Historical Society meeting/​Potluck, member-only at the Community Building (former bank building across from the park) on Clarion Ave., potluck at 6 p.m. with meeting following on Aug. 28. Please bring a dish to share. Me at, drinks, and place settings will be provided.

Maumee

■ Taoist Tai Chi Society Open House, 406 Illinois Ave., 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Visitors welcome. Other class locations are in Bowling Green, Sylvania, Toledo, and Walbridge. Details: toledo.ohio.usa.taoist.org or 419-537-0131.

■ Side Cut Metrpark programs, 1025 W. River Rd.: Side Cut Explorer, every Tuesday, through Oct.; Twilight Adventure, 7:45 p.m. Aug. 26. Details/​register at 419-407-9701.

Michigan

■ Adrian Public Library film club meeting at 143 E. Maumee St., Adrian, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Information and films to be shown: 517-265-2265.

 

Oregon

■ Pearson Metropark program, 761 Lallendorf Rd. at St. Rt. 2: Sunday in the Park with Art (ages 13 and above), pioneering paintbrushes, 1 p.m. SundayAug. 24. Some supplies provided. Register by calling 419-407-9701.

■ Toledo Lighthouse meeting at Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center, 1750 State Park Rd., #2, 7 p.m. Aug. 28.

Perrysburg

■ Author support group “No Mic Night” will meet at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday.

Author and Bowling Green Professor of Creative Writing, Wendell Mayo will give feedback and facilitate peer discussion. Participants encouraged to bring their in-progress literary works. Information also available on how local authors can prepare for and particippate in the free community exhibition called Beyond Words which has an Aug. 27 deadline. Details: myprizm.com or 419-931-8732.

■ Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner and Silent Auction for Humane Ohio at the Holiday Inn Perrysburg French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, 5-8 p.m. Sept. 14. Tickets: $30 per person, deadline Sept. 8. Details or to sponsor: email at events@humaneohio.org or call 419-266-5607, ext. 113.

Rossford

■ Strolling Downtown, an event for area residents to visit local businesses and help raise funds for the Rossford Beautification Committee for landscaping in the downtown business district. Participants can register at the Rossford Community Recreation Center, 400 Dixie Hwy., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.8/​23 For a $2 donation, participant will receive a map and visit participating businesses and receive a raffle for a chance to win a prize. First 100 people to register will receive a bottled water and a ticket for a free hot dog at the ice cream social in the parking lot of Rossford United Methodist Church from noon to 3 p.m. Face painting available for a donation. Details: Kathy Komasiewicz, kjkomy@bex.net.

Toledo

■ Romp, Stomp, and Run 5k for Parkinson’s Disease awareness at Centennial Terrace, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 20. Information and registration: 419-304-9272.

■ Blood drive at Toledo Harley-Davidson, 7960 W. Central Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 6. Information and appointments: 419-843-7892.

South Toledo

■ “Farm to Plate: A Food Dialogue” hosted by the Lucas County Farm Bureau at the Toledo Zoo’s Nairobi Pavilion, 2 Hippo Way, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 9. A full evening complete with dinner featuring locally grown products, followed by an educational panel discussion. Cost: $15 for Farm Bureau members; $20 for nonmembers; and $10 for students. Registration required by Friday, call 419-849-2128 or visit facebook.com/​farmtoplatefooddialogues.

■ Tammy’s Walk at the Walbridge Park Gazebo, 2761 Broadway St., registration 8:30 a.m., walk at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. In memory of Tammy Bowlin-Macrea (domestic violence homicide victim). Walk is 2.5 miles. Refreshments, raffles. Benefits to local Lucas County Communities through the Advocates for Victims and Justice, Inc. For additional information contact: Robin, 419-508-6152.

Sylvania

■ Heartbeat of Toledo’s “Crawl, Stroll, and Walk“ fundraiser at the campus of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., planned for Sept. 13. Individuals and teams wishing to join in the two-mile walk can go online to heartbeatoftoledo.org to register and create a giving page. Participants can also call 419-241-9131 for a pledge form. Registration is free and begins at 8 a.m. with the walk at 9 a.m. Individuals who raise at least $200 will be given a free t-shirt.

■ Lace It, Face It charity walk at Olander Park, 6930 Sylvania Ave., Sept 6. Information, registration, and pricing: www.asno.org or 419-578-2766.

 

Waterville

■ Farnsworth Metropark programs, 8505 S. River Rd.: Wee Workshop: Rivers and Rocks, 10 a.m. Aug. 26, adult companion must attend the program with their child, register child only; Morning paddle for ages 12 and older, minors must be accompanied by an adult, dress appropriately, 8 a.m. Aug. 26. Details/​Register: 419-407-9701.

■ Old Time Community Picnic at Conrad Park sponsored by the Waterville Historical Society, 798 Michigan Ave., noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Live music, children’s activities, and an appearance from Nature’s Nursery with Officer Joe and his K-9 Dog “Buster”. Bring your own picnic or contact Tano’s Pizza for a special lunch at 419-878-4600. Bring your chairs or blankets, balls, bats, Frisbees, and other fun games. Free and open to the public. Donations to cover coast will be greatly accepted.

■ Waterville Playshop Auditions for the production of Oliver! will be at Zion Lutheran Church, 22 N. 2nd St., 7-9 p.m. Friday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Those auditioning will be asked to prepare to sing, read from script, and perform a simple dance routine. An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella singing. Those auditioning just for the choir, will be required to sing only. Rehearsals will be 2 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Details: watervilleplayshop.org.

■ ArtPrize Event Bus Trip sponsored by the Waterville Area Arts Commission to Grand Rapids, Mich., Sunday, Oct. 5. Over 1500 artistic entries representing 51 countries and 42 U.S. states in over 190 venues. Cost: $50, registration deadline Aug. 30. Details: Silver Lining Gallery, 419-441-0025.

Whitehouse

■ Donut Eating Contest at the Farmers’ Market, downtown, beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday. Competitors will be divided into three age groups. Registration required and forms are available at whitehouseoh.gov, Village Hall, Cherry Tree Bakery, or call 419-877-5383.

■ Enrichment Classes - “Understanding Bicycles” by Dave Pickering from Cycle Werks at the Whitehouse Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., 6 p.m. Aug. 25. Topic: gearing use, conditions, proper size, and more. To register: 419-877-5383.

■ Blue Creek Conservation Area program, 7790 Schadel Rd.: Nature Shoot — Morning Dew, 7 a.m. Thursday. Registration: 419-407-9701.

■ Auditions for the Children’s Choir of Northwest Ohio will be held at Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Rd., Sept. 4, 8, 10, 15, and 17. Children grades 3-10 for the 2014-2015 season. No experience necessary, just a love of music is a must! To schedule an audition contact at: ccofnwo.org or call 419-377-7710.

Wood County

■ The Wood County Health Department invites anyone seeking Primary Health Care services from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. A $10 service fee is requested from all patients to help offset the costs of care. Wood County is providing primary and preventative care regardless of anyone’s ability to pay or health insurance status. Medicare and Medicaid recipients welcome. For an appointment call 419-354-9049.

■ The Wood County Historical Center to host Atari Video Game Tournament, 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, 1 p.m. Aug. 30. Participants will be playing the original “Missile Command” video game on a vintage Atari 2600 game console. Gamers must be 18 years or older and pay a $10 entrance fee. RSVP to: Michael McMaster, 419-352-0967.

Reunions

■ Clay High School class of 1969, will celebrate their 45th reunion at the Dunberger Post, 4925 Pickle Rd., Oregon, 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 20. Cost: $25 per person. Contact: Mike Searle, 419-691-8642 or email clayhigh1969@gmail.com.

■ Clay High School class of 1974, 40th reunion with dinner at Maumee Bay State Park’s Dining Room, 1400 State Park Rd., Oregon, 5 p.m. Sept. 27, then proceeding to Groove in the Grove. RSVP: Ellen W., 419-205-0021.

■ All 1964 Bowsher High School Grads, a reunion is planned for Sept. 19-20, 2014. Please visit: bowsher64.com and follow the instructions. If you do not have Internet access, call Jack at 419-466-1783.

■ Whitmer High School class of 1950 64th Reunion at Mancy’s Italian, 5453 Monroe St. at Whiteford Rd., 4-8 p.m. Sept. 5. Cost: $25 per person, checks made out to Whitemer Class of 1950 and mailed to: Alvin and Nancy (Ray) Striggow, 9496 Secor Rd., Temperance, Michigan 48182. Questions: anstriggow@msn.com or 734-854-2558.

■ Sylvania High School class of 1974 at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, Saturday. Visit: classmates.com, Facebook page. Details: Larry Ice, 419-690-6742.

■ Bowsher High School class of 1974, mixer at Maumee River Yacht Club, 2735 Broadway St., 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 19. Cost: $10 per person. The reunion will be at Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Sept. 20. Cost: $45 per person. Reservations by Aug. 25 and checks payable to “Bowsher 74 Reunion” at bowsher74.com. Questions: Kim Pohlman at treasurer@bowsher74.com.

■ USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/​LHD7) shipmates reunion for all ships company and embarked Navy and Marine Corps personnel at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jacksonville, Fla., Aug. 27-31, 2014. Contact: Robert G. McAnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, Va.; 757-723-0317; yujack46709@gmail.com; visit ussiwojimashipmates.cfns.net.

■ Clay High School class of 1959 55th Reunion at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd., Oregon, Aug. 30. Cost: $50 per person. Contact: Belle Smith-DeHan, 567-377-7771 for details.

■ Burnham High School class of 1954 reunion scheduled for Sept. 5-7, 2014. Details: Janet Brown, 517-403-9670.

■ USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association, Inc. 2014 Reunion at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Rd., St. Louis, MO 63134, Sept. 8-14. Room rate $89, for hotel 314-426-5500. For more information contact Don Shade, 866-352-2469 or 716-569-2314. Web site: usslongbeach-assoc.org.

■ The USS Missouri (BB-63) Associations reunion will be held at the Ramada Gateway Hotel in Kissimmee, Florida from Sept. 17-23, 2014. Shipmates that served aboard the battleship, all veterans, and interested parties along with their family and friends are invited. For information: Bill Morton, 803-469-3579 or email MO63@ftc-i.net; or Jack Stempick, 203-281-4693 or email mobb63ct@aol.com.

■ Clay High School class of 1964 50th reunion at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd., Oregon, Sept. 26. Cost $35 per person. Then at Oak Shade Grove, 3224 Seaman Rd., Oregon, Sept. 27. Cost: $15 per person. Contact Butch or Gail (Hunt) Keefer by Aug. 31 at 419-836-1958.

■ Classmates who graduated from Rossford High School 50 years or more are invited to a luncheon with former classmates at the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 E. 2nd St., Perrysburg, social hour at noon, lunch at 1 p.m. Sept. 27. Cost: $16.50 per person. Cash bar available. Reservations contact:: Caroline, 419-868-7670 by Sept. 19.

■ St. Adalbert School’s class of 1964 is planning its 50th reunion and are searching for classmates and their contact information. Please contact: Lynda Rybka Simpson, 419-930-8630.

■ Our Lady of Lourdes School-Toledo class of 1964 is planning a 50th reunion in the fall of 2014. If you attended or know someone who did please contact: Rocleen Giovannucci Reihing at 419-535-5667 / rocleen_reihing@yahoo.com (underscore between first and last name).

■ USS Mount McKinley Association reunion for veterans and associated members from all branches of the military that served aboard the Amphibious Force Flagship, USS Mt. McKinley AGC/​LCC-7 and associate members from the Flagship Alliance group that served on one of the other AGC’s during their years of commissioned service in Colorado Springs, Colo, Sept. 17-21, 2014. Contact: Dwight L. Janzen, secretary, 2515 E. N. Altamont Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-4247; evenings/​weekends 509-534-3649; preferred contact email, djanzen4@msn.com.

■ Woodward High School class of 1964, 50th reunion with an ice breaker on Oct. 17 and dinner/​dance Oct. 18 at Tamaron Country Club, 2162 W. Alexis Rd. For details: Karen, 567-455-6472 or Lois, 419-474-6432.

Let’‍s eat

Breakfasts

■ Just Pancakes at Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 N. Huron St., 8-10 a.m. every Saturday. Free. 419-693-9082.

■ Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sunday. All you can eat breakfast. Cost: $6.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 3. 419-822-4526.

Lunch

■ Greek Luncheons at Holy Trinity Community Center at Cherry and Summit streets, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday. Menu: Greek Platter, Tiropita (cheese pie), Pastichio (Greek lasagna), and Dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves). Also includes a Greek salad, bread, and coffee or iced tea. Greek pastries, pop, and bottled water available for purchase. Cost: $8.99.

■ Eagle Cafe offers lunch, and dinner, Maumee Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner 5-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, $4.95. Carryout available. For menu: 419-893-3952 / maumeeeagles.com.

Fish fries

■ Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. Dinners include fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and applesauce. Questions: 419-471-0587

Dinners

■ Pigs in a Blanket at Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Mich., 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Menu: pigs in a blanket, kielbasa, mashed potatoes/​gravy, sweet/​sour cabbage, creamed cucumbers, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $10. Dine-in or carryout. For delivery in the Bedford Township and S. Alexis Rd. area call prior to Aug. 21, 419-509-1115. For questions: 734-847-5052.

■ Chicken Barbecue dinner by the Men’s Club at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 4030 Douglas Rd. at Sylvania Ave., 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Includes: potato salad, baked beans, roll/​butter, tomato, beverage, and dessert. Cost: $9/​adults (with 1/​2 chicken) and $5/​children (with 1/​4 chicken). Tickets: 419-473-1294.

■ Chicken Barbecue at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Community, 20311 Pemberville Rd., Pemberville, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Live music by the Polka Pirates, of Cleveland, Ohio, and the Rex Meyers Band. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Carryout available. Cost: $8/​full meals and $6/​small meals. Homemade pie available for purchase. Details: 419-833-8917.

■ Steak/chicken dinners at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church’s hall, 6149 Hill Ave., serving begins at 6:30 p.m., 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday. Your choices of a 10-ounce strip steak or an 8-ounce chicken breast and includes a baked potato, tossed salad, vegetable, roll, and dessert. Cost: steak is $15 advance or $18 at the door; chicken is $10 advance or $12 at the door. Music, cash bar, 50/​50 raffle, and silent auction. Tickets: 419-865-2345. Proceeds to “We Build” campaign to help build a new church.

■ Raise the Roof Spaghetti Dinner at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich., 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $8 adults; $5 children 12 and under. Proceeds for installation of a new roof on the parsonage.

■ Steaks on the Grill at the American Legion Post 384, 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Saturday. Includes: baked potato, salad, rolls/​butter, relishes, and coffee. Cost: $12 per person; $11.50/​seniors citizens. Questions: 419-877-5171.

■ Dinners at VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St. at Platt St., 4-7 p.m. every Friday. Cost between $7 and $8. Public welcome. For information: 419-697-4503.

At the library

Delta Public Library

402 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3110.

■ Library board meetings, 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Open to the public.

■ Dial-a-Story at 419-822-5200 available 24 hours a day. Stories change every Monday.

■ Storytime for ages 3 1/2-5 years, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.. Call for information.

■ Quilt club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays. Call for more information.

■ Toddler Tales, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Children ages 2-3. Call for dates and to register.

Erie Branch Library

2065 Erie Rd., Erie; 734-848-4420.

■ Erie book club, 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month. Registration required.

■ Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Registration required.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St,, Swanton; 419-826-2760

■ Weekly chess sessions, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Sylvania Branch Library

6749 Monroe St.; 419-882-2089.

■ One-on-one computer training, Mondays-Saturdays. Call for times.

■ Homework helper, 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 Michigan St., Toledo; 419-259-5381.

■ Saturday chess players, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All skill levels welcome.

■ Ask a patent/copyright/trademark attorney, 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Call for information.

■ Senior book discussions, 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the first Friday of most months. Call for information and dates.

Washington Branch Library

5560 Harvest Lane; 419-259-5330.

■ Family storytime, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Ages 2 and up.

■ Babytime, 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 1-2.

■ Preschool storytime, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 2-5.

■ Book discussion, 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. Call for information.

Bedford Branch Library

8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.

■ Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. every Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. every Thursday. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

■ Toddler storytime, 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Ages 12-36 months. Registration required.

■ Open knitting, 6 p.m. every Monday. Call for information. .

Dundee Branch Library

144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.

■ Dundee Branch Library Book Club, every first Tuesday of the month. Call for information.

■ Toddler Storytime, 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

■ Preschool storytime, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

Ida Branch Library

3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, Mich.; 734-269-2191.

■ Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Registration required.

■ Toddler storytime, 10 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

Lenawee County Library

4459 W. US Highway 223, Adrian,.; 517-263-1011.

■ Family storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

■ Computer classes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration required.

■ Lenawee Weavers, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call for information.

Rasey Memorial Branch Library

4349 Oak St., Luna Pier, Mich.; 734-848-4572.

■ Toddler storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Registration required.

■ Knit nite, 6 p.m. every Tuesday. Bring projects and share ideas with other knitters and crochet buffs.

■ Luna Pier book club, 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. New members welcome. Call for information.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.

■ Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

■ Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mondays.

■ Toddler storytime, 10 a.m. Fridays for children 12-36 months. Registration required.

Reynolds Corners Branch Library

4833 Dorr St., Toledo; 419-259-5320.

■ Frogtown low vision support group sessions, 10 a.m.-noon on the first Wednesday of each month. Sessions often include guest speakers and special features on education and support, with practical help and advice. Call for information.

■ Homework helper, 6 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday.

Rossford Public Library

720 Dixie Hwy.; 419-666-0924.

New Sunday hours from 1-5 p.m.

■ Tuesdays with Adam, between 1-7 p.m. every Tuesday. Free general computer and technology help.

■ Advocates for Basic Legal Equality representative will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. every third Monday of the month to assist people with basic legal issues and applications for public benefits.

Birmingham Branch Library

203 Paine Ave.; 419-259-5210.

■ Kidspace, 4 p.m. Tuesdays. Games, snacks, crafts, and more.

■ ABLE mobile benefit bank, 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Bank staff can assist with applying for food stamps, home energy, child care assistance, and other services. Free legal assistance is also available. Free and available to all. Call for information.

■ Homework helper, 3:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Call for information.

Genoa Branch Library

602 West St.; 419-855-3380.

■ Storytime, 11 a.m. every Tuesday.

■ Book discussion groups: morning group meets the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m.; evening group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

■ Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m., every Tuesday.

■ Food for Fines, patrons can pay for overdue fines with non-perishable food items.

Harris-Elmore Public Library

328 Toledo St., Elmore; 419-862-2482.

■ Preschool Storytime, 11 a.m., every Wednesday.

■ Book discussion group, 10:30 a.m., every fourth Thursday of the month.

■ Food for Fines, patrons can pay for overdue fines with non-perishable food items.

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.

■ Homework helper, 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Call for information.

Oregon Branch Library

3340 Dustin Rd.; 419-259-5250.

■ Senior book discussion, first Friday of every month, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

■ Bay Chapter book review and discussion, 1 p.m. third Tuesday of every month.

■ ABLE Mobile Benefit Bank Advocates for basic Legal Equality representative, 2:30-5 p.m. every second Wednesday of the month, available to assist with basic legal issues.

■ Family storytime, 7-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

■ Preschool storytime, 10:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

■ Babytime, 10:30-10:50 a.m. every Thursday. Ages 1-2. Registration required.

Walbridge Branch Library

108 N. Main St.; 419-666-9900.

■ Family storytime, 11 a.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call for information.

■ book club, 1 p.m. every Monday. Call for information.

■ book club, 6 p.m. every Monday. Call for information.

■ Inspiration book club, 1 p.m. Thursdays.

Way Public Library

101 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg; 419-874-3135.

■ Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Call for information.

■ Mother Goose time, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Call for information.

■ No Mic Night author support group monthly meeting, 7-9 p.m. every 3rd Thursday of the month. Information: 419-931-8732.

Waterville Branch Library

800 Michigan Ave., Waterville; 419-878-3055.

■ Anime club, 5 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Grades 6-12. Call for information.

Whitehouse Community Library

10615 Waterville St., Whitehouse; 419-877-9088.

■ New Saturday hours are 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Woodville Public Library

101 E. Main St., Woodville; 419-849-2744.

■ Summer storytime, 9 a.m. every Wednesday.

■ Crafternoons for grades K-4, every Wednesday noon-8 p.m.

■ Family movie night, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

Seniors

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Open gym for adults, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

■ Believe Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday and Fridays.

■ Movie day, 9:45 a.m. Mondays.

■ Exercise, 9:45 a.m. every Monday.

■ Coffee hour, 9:45 a.m. Tuesdays.

■ Karaoke, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

■ Line dancing, 10 a.m. Fridays.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays. Suggested donation: 60-plus $2.50; others, $5.32. Reservations required.

■ Health fair to be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. Screenings include blood pressure, sugar, pulse rate, and video ear inspections. Call for information.

■ Computer club, 4-5 p.m. every Wednesday.

■ IPad club, 4-5 p.m. the third Thursday of every month.

■ Quilting and sewing, 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday. Call for information.

■ Woodshop, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

■ SSC Chorus, 9:45-11:15 a.m. every Tuesday.

■ Investment club, 9-10 a.m. the first Thursday of every month.

■ Scrabble, 1:30-4:30 p.m. every Friday.

Eleanor Kahle Senior Center

1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 419-476-2745.

■ Today: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 2:45 p.m.

■ Tuesdays: Square dancing, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.;Expand Your World, 2 p.m.

■ Wednesdays: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.;Bowman Dance Club, 1 p.m.;Tai chi, 6 p.m.

■ Thursdays: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.;Bridge, noon.

■ Fridays: Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; yoga, 9:30 a.m.;Wii bowling, 12:30 p.m.

Friendship Park Community Center

2930-131 St., Point Place; 419-936-3079.

■ Computer class, 9 a.m. every Monday.

■ Western Rounds, 9:30 p.m. every Monday.

■ Shuffleboard, 10 a.m. every Tuesday.

■ Line dancing, 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday.

■ Exercise with Dr. Judy, 9 a.m. every Thursday.

■ AARP meeting, 12:30 p.m. every Thursday.

■ Bingo, 9:30 a.m. every Friday.

■ E.O.P.A meeting, the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Call for information.

JFS Senior Adult Center

2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.

■ Dr. and grocery bus, nurse 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every weekday.

■ Saturdays: Video movie.

■ Card club, the first and third Thursday of each month.

■ Art class, 2-4 p.m. every Wednesday.

Fulton County Senior Center

240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.

■ Blood sugar and blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

■ Veterans’ services, 1-2 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Call 419-337-9299 for appointments..

Bedford Senior Center

1652 Samaria Rd., Temperance, Mich.,; 734-856-3330.

■ Today: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 a.m.

■ Tuesday: Bridge, 9 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.

■ Wednesday: Fitness, 9 a.m.; hobby/crafts, 10 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 p.m.

■ Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; euchre tournament, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

■ Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.

Frenchtown Senior Center

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Web site: frenchtownsenior.com.

■ Today: Bridge, 9 a.m.; quilt class, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 10 a.m.

■ Tuesday: Acrylic painting, 12:30 p.m,; Bunco Babes, 1 p.m.; Chix and Stix, 1 p.m.

■ Wednesday: Hand and foot care, 9 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; tap dance class, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:45 p.m.

■ Thursday: Pool league, 1 p.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.

■ Friday: Watercolor, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.

■ Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Monroe Center For Healthy Aging

15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, Mi.; 734-241-0404.

■ Newsletter crew, 7 a.m. every third Monday of the month.

■ Wood Carvers, every Tuesday 6-8 p.m.

■ Euchre tournament, 12:30 p.m. every Saturday.

■ Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; hearing support, 10 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.; stamp club, 7:30 p.m.

■ Tuesday: Computer class, 9:30 p.m.; chair yoga, 10:15 a.m.; wood carvers, 6 p.m.

■ Wednesday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; sing along, 10:15 a.m.; yoga, 5:30 p.m.

■ Thursday: Bible study, 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

■ Friday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; brain aerobics, 10:15 a.m.

Margaret Hunt Senior Center

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.,; 419-385-2595.

Open weekdays 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Lunch served 11:45 a.m. on weekdays. $2.50 donation.

■ Exercise classes, 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

■ Yoga, 1 p.m. Mondays.

■ Men’s line dancing, 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center

1001 White St.; 419-691-2254.

Senior nutrition program: Lunch served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. Suggested donation of $2.50 per lunch for those 60 years and older and $5.00 otherwise. Information and reservations: 419-697-9005.

■ 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.

■ Writer’s group, 10 a.m. every Thursday.

■ Watercolor art courses, 10 a.m. every Friday. Bring your own supplies.

Support groups

■ GriefShare recovery and support group at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, beginning Sept. 9 through Dec. 2, a 13-week session. This free, non-denominational program will feature a Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. Each two-hour session will begin with a light dinner at 6 p.m. Program is open to any member of the community. Register by calling 419-893-0223 or griefshare.org.

■ Caring for the Caregiver workshop, a free three-week series is being held by Hospice of Northwest Ohio at Epworth United Methodist Church, 3077 Valley View Dr., Toledo, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 10, 17, and 24. Please RSVP to Nancy, 419-531-4236.

■ Separation and Divorce support group at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. every Tuesday, beginning Sept. 9 for a 13-week session. Free. A free meal is offered weekly at 6 p.m. prior to the meeting. Register at 419-893-0223 or fpcmaumee.org.

■ Delay the Disease program at Lial Renewal Center, 5908 Davis Rd., Whitehouse, 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 26, and Sept. 2. Presentation will introduce a fitness program designed to empower people with memory loss, Parkinson‘‍s disease, and other movement disorders. Program includes a series of four 45-minute classes to help participants build a positive outlook and “can-do” attitude as they improve strength, balance, coordination, memory, and overall well-being. Pre-register by email at mdpfahler@toledosnd.org or call 419-877-0432 by Friday, Aug. 8.

■ Caring for the Caregiver workshops held at two locations of Hospice of Northwest Ohio in partnership with the Area Office on Aging. Offering a free, three-week series designed to help those who are caring for the needs of a friend or family member. Locations: Toledo Center, 800 S. Detroit Ave., 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 20, and 27; and Perrysburg Center, 30000 E. River Rd., Perrysburg, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 21, and 28. For reservations call: Sandy Garrison, 419-661-4001.

■ Family Care Giver classes at two locations on Tuesday, Aug. 26: Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Rd., Swanton, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St., Swanton, from 7 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Learn how to juggle family, work, and care giving. For reservations contact: Chris, 419-825-1145.

■ Women’s Cancer Support Group at the First Church of God, 507 N. Fulton St., Wauseon, 7 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month. Sharing, fellowship, support, and speakers. For information contact: Carol, 419-337-1161 or Judy, 419-335-9250.

■ Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) group meetings at 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 visit foodaddicts.org.


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