What's on: West



“Toledo, A Sentimental Journey,” by Michael Drew Shaw, 7 p.m. May 19, Sylvania Heritage Center, 5717 North Main St., at the Sylvania Area Historical Society meeting. Refreshments served; free admission. sylvaniahistory.org.

Spring Dance by the Toledo Area Polka Society, featuring 12-time Grammy nominated, Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push at Conn-Weissenberger Hall, 2020 West Alexis Rd., May 23. Doors open 1 p.m., light lunch 2 p.m., dance music 3 to 7 p.m. 419-345-5928.

Gathering of Quilters Guild, 7 p.m. May 20, Elks Lodge, 3250 Holland Sylvania Rd. Lenore Crawford, fabric artist will show art quilts inspired by French scenery and gardens. Raffle and show and tell by guild members will follow. Dues, $20. Visitor fee, $10. gatheringofquilters.org.

Public observance of the planet Saturn and the first quarter moon, sponsored by the Toledo Astronomical Association, 9 p.m. to midnight May 21 at Sylvan Prairie, Brint Road west of Centennial Road. Weather permitting. 419-535-8775.

Annual Walk-A-Thon, 10:15 a.m. May 22, sponsored by Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment. $10 for individuals, $20 for families. Register at 8:30 a.m. at the Lourdes College Franciscan Theater and Conference Center, Convent Boulevard. “Back to the Wild” presentation before the walk. 419-824-3691 or savenwoh.org.

Downtown Sylvania sidewalk, garage sales, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22. Spaces for rent, $35. 419-824-4153.tHill View Elementary Commemorative Celebration, 5424 Whiteford Rd., for alumni, teachers, parents, 2 to 5 p.m. May 23.

McCord Junior High School Miracle fund-raiser kick-off, May 24, to raise funds for building wells and helping orphans in India. The fund-raiser ends May 28.

Craft spaces for Arts in the Garden, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14 at 5727 North Main St., $25. 419-824-4153.

Sylvania Strider Distance Running Club begins a new season, June 14. Junior and senior high school athletes interested in training, meet 8 a.m. June 14 behind Stranahan Elementary School, 3840 North Holland-Sylvania Rd. Cost, $25 for eight weeks. 419-250-3349.

West Toledo

Walk-A-Thon by Lucas County Foster Parent Association, to benefit the Johnson Family Memorial Scholarship Fund, May 22, Liz Pierson Shelter House, Ottawa Park, across from the Toledo Hospital. Register at 10:15 a.m. Walk at 11 a.m. Donation forms at 419-213-3347.

American Kennel Club AKC/Good Citizenship Test for dogs, 9 a.m. May 22, Pilgrim Church, 1375 Sylvania Ave. One dog per owner; current shot records required. No fee. 419-478-6012.

Toledo Women's Club tea, 1 p.m. May 23, 3829 Woodley Rd., Suite B-8. $16. Reservations required: 419-474-7621.

Rummage, bake sale, Calvary United Methodist Church, 3939 Jackman Rd., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 21; 9 a.m. to noon May 22.

Toledo Choral Society, Haydn's Creation Mass, “Schopfungsmesse,” 7:30 p.m. May 26, Blessed Sacrament Church, 4227 Bellevue Rd. $10. toledochoralsociety.org

Nature Camp for ages 7 to 12, Wildwood Preserve, Metroparks Hall, 5100 West Central Ave., June 28 through Aug. 20. Fee, $95 per week. Preschool Summer Camp for ages 3-4, June 14-18, $45. Metroparks Explorers ages 5 to 6, July 26-30, $95. Teen Adventure Camp for ages 12 to 16, June 21 to 25, $125. Reservations, scholarship information: 419-407-9701.

Point Place

Harbor Light MasonicTemple open house, 1-4 p.m. May 22, 3024 131st St.


Car and Motorcycle Show, Springfield High School ROTC, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22, Orchard Center, Airport Highway and Holloway Road. $10. Registration, 9 a.m. Children's activities, music, food, raffle. 419-466-6915.