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Our Towns Calendar: 7/9


Bowling Green

The Voices of Harmony Concert at Bowling Green City Park on Needles Stage, 531 Conneaut Ave., 7 p.m. July 22. Free. Bring a lawn chair.

Feet On the Street 5K Run and 2K Walk and spaghetti dinner fund-raiser for Wood Lane Residential Services. Dinner will be at Sleek Academy-Cafeteria, 519 Ordway Ave., 5-7:30 p.m. July 27, cost $10/​advance adult, $12 at the door; $8/​seniors (65 years and older); $6/​kids (10 years and under). Run/​walk will take place at the Bowling Green High School-Wrestling Building, 530 W. Poe Rd., walk 8 a.m., run 8:45 a.m. Cost: $20/​no T-shirt. Kid’s Reindeer Run (1 mile fun run for 12 years and under), cooking decorating station and craft, cost $10. For details and to register/​pay online: wlrs.org.


Music in the Park Lunchtime Concerts with performance by David Lester, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday. Johnny Rodriguez will perform on July 17. Bring your lawn chair and lunch, or purchase a lunch on site. In case of rain, event will be held inside.

Birchard Public Library programs, 423 Croghan St.: Summer Reading Challenge “Libraries Rock!” for adults, teens, and children from through July 28. Fossil Fun (grades kindergarten to 6), learn about fossils and make a dinosaur craft, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday. Register/​details: 419-334-7101, ext. 209.


Gibsonburg Public Library programs, 100 N. Webster St.: Cookbook Club 6:30 p.m. July 16, theme is Italian recipes, bring a copy of your recipe with your dish. Register, 419-637-2173.


Side Cut Metropark program, 1025 W. River Rd.: Glow Tree Climbing, Maumee Rotary Centennial Pavilion, 9:30-11 p.m. Wednesday; participants will use harnesses and climbing ropes to get to the tree-tops. All equipment provided, dress for the weather, wear closed-toed shoes, wear your own glow wear (nothing loose or dangling around the neck and no baggy clothing), cost $35. Register, 419-407-9701.


Monroe Senior Center Barbecue, 15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe: social hour 5 p.m., dinner 5:45 p.m. Friday. Featuring Toby Keith Tribute Artist Mike Sugg. Barbecue ribs are on the menu. Tickets: $15/​for center members and $18/​for nonmembers. All tickets are $20 starting Tuesday. For tickets, 734-241-0404.

●  Monroe Senior Citizens Center programs, 15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe: Coffee and Scripture 1-3 p.m. every first and third Friday of the month. Medicare for Beginners workshop 6 p.m. July 16, call center to register. Consumer education, online safety 11:45 a.m. July 20. Details, 734-241-0404.


VFW Post 9816 euchre tournaments, 1802 Ashcroft Drive, 2 p.m. Sundays. Details, 419-725-9916.


Perrysburg's Way Public Library hosts a blood drive and two movie screenings this week.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-REDCROSS or go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code WAYLIBRARY. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors must be 17 years of age or older, at least 110 pounds, and in good health.

Way Public Library programs, 101 E. Indiana Ave.: Show Me the Movie screening of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, 2 p.m. Tuesday. Screening Little Women 7 p.m. July 18, free, refreshments provided. Registration/​Details: 419-874-3135, ext. 119 or waylibrary.info.

● Perrysburg Fire CPR Training Center’s First Aid Class at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave., 6 p.m. July 16. For people who want to learn how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies. This is a noncertified class being offered for $5 and is open to the public. Advance registration required at the library’s information desk. Questions: Amy Vasko, 419-872-8027 or avasko@ci.perrysburg.oh.us.

Port Clinton

Salvation Army is accepting applications for “Tools for Schools Program”, 1834 E. Perry St., Suite 800 at the Sutton Center. This program assists families in Ottawa County who need school supplies and book bags for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications are available at this location/​center, libraries, and Job and Family Services. If you would like to make a donation to this program, please drop off at Salvation Army or contact Maureen at 419-732-2769 or email maureen.saponari@use.salvation.org.


Birmingham Branch Library programs, 203 Paine Ave.: Henna Rocks!  With Body Art by Jen, 3 p.m. July 10. Rock the body art craze! Make temporary waves with henna and other removable tattoos. Space is limited; also 4 p.m. July 12, MARC records most popular artist finishing masterpiece, the song has gone missing. Work together with your friends to solve the mystery. School age tweens and teens.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St.: Calling all bookworms to join our book club, meet once a month, call to sign up. Super Euchre Tournament 12:30 p.m. July 16 and 17, cost $7 per person includes lunch (11:45 a.m.), refreshments, and prizes, must register by Monday. For details and to register, 419-691-2254.

Toledo Ukesters Jam Session/​meeting at the King Road Branch Library, 3900 King Rd., 7-8:30 p.m. July 16, and Aug. 6 and 20. All players welcome from beginners to experienced. Bring a ukulele, borrow one, and join us. Free. Questions, email Sharon at sharart@gmail.com.

Nama-Spay: Yoga class, wine tasting, and kitten cuddling fund-raiser at the USW Local 1-346 Hall, 2910 Consaul St., check-in 6:30 p.m., class 7 p.m. Friday. After class, guests can enjoy a delicious and informative wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, reiki, massages, raffle baskets, 50/​50 raffles, and more. Tickets: $25 are available at Humane Ohio’s Clinic, Paws and Whiskers’ Cat Shelter, or online at humaneohio.org/​nama-spay or at the door. For more information: 419-266-5607, ext. 111. 

Toledo Botanical Garden Park programs, Conference Center, 5403 Elmer Dr.: Hort Hikes starting at the Historic Log Cabin, 6-7 p.m., every second Monday of the month, highlights seasonal plants throughout the garden. Free. Reservations: 419-407-9701.


● Waterville Branch Library programs, 800 Michigan Ave.: Digging Up Dinosaurs (ages 2-8) 2-3 p.m. Monday and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, dig for dinosaur fossils, crafts, and treats. Coding IT Club (grades 4-9) 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 16, 23, and 30, create a video game, program a robot, or make a website. Biking around the U.S. perimeter (adults) 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; speaker Alan Thompson, a Toledo native, will tell his story of a 12,000-mile bicycle journey. Chemistry Rocks! (teens ages 9-15) 2-3 p.m. Thursday, hands-on chemistry fun. Kindergarten KickStart, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. July 25, and 2-3 p.m. July 28. Fear Factor Feast (grades 5-12) 2-3 p.m. July 19. Register at 419-878-3055 or toledolibrary.org.


Whitehouse Library program, 10651 Waterville St.: “Reading Rocks” summer reading program continues through July, as part of the program presenting “Pianos Rock” from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. Register/​details: 419-877-9088 or email whouselibrary@gmail.com.


Woodville Public Library programs, 101 E. Main St.: DIY Washer Jewelry (teens) 7 p.m. Monday. Summer Kidz Crafts (grades kindergarten-6) 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays in July, reading challenge craft of the week. Wednesday Book club 7 p.m. Wednesday, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, available at the library. Chess and Checkers (grades kindergarten to 6) 4 p.m. Thursday, learn the fundamentals. Nature Night: Turtles 7 p.m. July 16, stories, craft, and turtle food. Summer Dance Party (preschoolers/​toddlers) 10 a.m. July 17. Register, 419-849-2744.


The Whitmer Girls Class of 1950 will meet at Schoolhouse Lunchroom Commons, 8336 Monroe Rd., Lambertville, 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Details: Nancy (Ray) Striggow, 734-854-2558 or 419-466-2494 or email anstriggow@msn.com.

Woodward High School 1968 50th Class Reunion at Shorty’s Back Forty, 5215 Monroe St., 6-11 p.m. Sept. 29. Cost: $45 per person. Reservations with payment due by Friday: Colette Kalisz Egner, 419-824-3403 or Sherry Hobbs Fitzpatrick, 419-356-4468.

Macomber/​Whitney Reunion Class of 1956 at Bayview Yacht Club, 3902 N. Summit St., 4 p.m. July 28. Classes from 1950-1960 are also invited. Bring friends and relatives. Reservations by Sunday. No walk-ins. Contact: Dave Czajka, 419-385-2292.

St. Clement Class of 1971 47th Reunion at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania, 6-11 p.m. July 21. To register contact Karen (Slupecki) Kupetz at karen.kupetz@owenscorning.com. For general information contact Teri (Petz) Trimmer at teritrimmer@gmail.com.

Metamora High School Alumni 93rd and final banquet at Evergreen Elementary School, 14844 Co. Rd. 6, Metamora, Ohio 43540, 5 p.m. July 28. For details contact Alice at siefkerka@aol.com.

Anthony Wayne High School Class of 1963 55th Reunion will be held on Aug. 18 and 19. If you haven’t received a letter or sent in reservations (due by July 16), please contact Carol Heuerman at 419-875-6585 or email at carolheuerman@windstream.net.

The DeVilbiss High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion on Aug. 17, Stone Oak country Club, 100 Stone Oak Blvd., Holland. For details and to register: 419-472-6333, mary@bex.net  or 419-346-3710.

Jefferson Rule (1820-1902) Descendants 100th Reunion in the Poplar Shelter at Meadowbrook Park, 5430 W. Tiffin St., Bascom, Ohio, Aug. 12. Jefferson Rule with his wife, Eliza Patterson, had 12 children and were early settlers in Seneca County, Ohio. Families bearing these names Coffman, Henninger, Spotts, Egbert, Metzger, Matz, Miller, Dudrow, Brundage, deAngelis, Cundiff, Hoeltzel, Sherman, Fisher, and possibly others could be added. Reconnect with family in the area and from other states. If you are, or think you are, or know someone who may be related to the Rule family please contact xchrisbrandt@gmail.com.

Whitmer Class of 1963 55th Reunion Aug. 25. For our class only. Please contact Gary Schweer, 419-351-4884 or wheels5141@yahoo.com.

Bedford High School Class of 1968 Reunion at the Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania, Ohio on Aug. 25. If you were a classmate or know someone that was part of this class, please contact Margie Folk Breske, 734-856-5256 or email mbreske24@yahoo.com; or Ken Kruzynski, 734-847-0922 or email Lindaski@buckeye-access.com.

Waite High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion will be Sept. 7, with a tour of school, home game, and Tony Packo’s; Sept. 8 Glass City Boardwalk dinner at 7 p.m. Reservation: 419-855-3436.

Olney/​Northwood High School Reunion 1940-1969 at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center, 1460 Woodville Rd., Millbury, Ohio, Sept. 15. For details see website: olneynorthwood.weebly.com.

The Whitmer High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania, Sept. 22. For details and to register: whitmerhighschoolclassof1968.com or contact Joyce McCloskey Slusher, 419-509-5723.

Summerfield High School Reunion Classes of 1967, 1968, and 1969 at LaRoy’s Hall, 12375 S. Telegraph Rd., LaSalle, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28. If you were a classmate or know of anyone that was part of these classes, please contact Carolyn (Nieman) Wetzler at wetzlercs@gmail.com or 734-945-8826.

USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/​LHD7) Shipmates Reunion at Doubletree Hotel Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida, Oct. 10-13. For all ships company, embarked Navy, and Marine Corps personnel who were on board the LPH2 or LHD7. Contact Robert G. McAnally, 757-723-0317; yujack46709@gmail.com; or http://​ussiwojimashipmates.cfns.net/.

Support groups

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) 1961 support group at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., Sylvania, 6-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Questions: 419-472-3192.

Are you a Widow? Widows Empowered Strengthened and I support group at Reynolds Corners Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St., 1-3 p.m. every third Saturday of each month. Details: 419-359-4001, w.e.s.andIinc@gmail.com or website, widowsempowered.com.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous at Epworth United Methodist Church’s Room 206, 4855 W. Central Ave., 7 p.m. Mondays. Contact: Stoney, 734-635-1392 or visit foodaddicts.org.

Family and their Caregivers Cancer Support Group at Mercy Health St. Anne Hospital, Cancer Center Library, 3404 W. Sylvania Ave., 6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month. Information: 419-865-0659 or 419-754-1277.

Nar-Anon 12-Step Program for families and friends of addicts at First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, 419-290-3827; Harvest Lane Alliance Church, 5132 Harvest Lane, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 419-392-2420; and Mercy St. Anne’s Hospital in the third floor Conference Room #3, 3404 W. Sylvania Ave.,10-11 a.m. Saturdays, 248-408-1853.

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