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Secor Metropark program: 10001 W. Central Ave.; Toledo Naturalists’ Assoc. Natural History Series: “Plants are Just Slow Animals,” 7 p.m. Saturday, more information Register: 419-407-9701.

Bowling Green

PathStone program is a program that helps residents between the ages of 14-24 with job training/​placement services, credit recovery/​GED prep, court advocacy, and other services. It is accepting a limited number of enrollments until the end of March. If interested contact: PathStone at 143 S. Main St. or call 419-308-3812.

Bowling Green State University events: 1001 E. Wooster St.; Gish Film Theater films in Hanna Hall, All That Heaven Allows directed by Douglas Sirk, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Far From Heaven directed by Todd Haynes, 7:30 p.m. March 21. Creative Writing Program’s Reading Series with Dustin M. Hoffman, author of One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist, in the Prout Chapel, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Brown Bag Music Series program on opera in the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave., with performance at 11:45 a.m. Friday. All events are free.

Elsewhere Productions featuring Jimmy and Sally show at Bowling Green State University’s Wolfe Center for the Arts in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre, 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

East Toledo

East Toledo Senior Center’s super euchre tournament, Navarre Park Shelter House, 1001 White St., lunch available at 11:45 a.m., game begins 12:30 p.m. March 20 and March 21. For details, 419-691-2254.

Birmingham Branch Library programs: 203 Paine Ave.; Color Me Calm, adult coloring program, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Luck of the Irish (school age), 4 p.m. Friday, lucky fun and games; Random Acts of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), 4 p.m. every Tuesday in March. Questions: 419-259-5210.


The Gibsonburg High School Drama Department presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid, in the high school’s cafeteria at 740 S. Main St., 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $8 for adults; $6 for seniors/​students (high school and younger); and $2 for children under 3 years. Tickets can be purchased at the door or pre-sale tickets can be purchased by calling the middle school’s office, 419-637-7954.

Gibsonburg Public Library programs: 100 N. Webster St.; Basketball Mania for Teens, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. today; Cookbook Club, 6:30 p.m. today, Cook’s Country Eats Local, bring recipe with your dish; Book and Munch Bunch, grades 4-7, 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead. Register, 419-637-2173.


The Maumee Senior Center’s St. Patty’s Day dinner/​dance, 2430 S. Detroit Ave., Jig’s dinner 5 p.m., dance 6 p.m. Saturday. Individual tickets $8 and $80 for a reserved table of 8. Everyone welcome regardless of age. For tickets/​details stop in at the center or 419-893-1994 or


Blissfield Model Railroad Club, spring Open House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 18-19, and April 22-23, 109 E. Adrian St., downtown Blissfield. We will have 608 trains operating continuously on the railroad layout during open house. Also, club membership is open and anyone interested in joining us. Free, donation to our building fund will be appreciated. Information: 517-486-0404.

Dani Herrera, a well known Toledo artist, will give a demo of her art, 6:30 p.m. March 21, Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. It is open to the public. Information: 734-693-0696.

Oak Harbor

Spaghetti dinner and silent auction fund-raiser for Camp Sabroske at Oak Harbor United Methodist Church, 360 E. Ottawa St. (off Finke Rd./​near Veterans Park), 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $8 adults and $5 for ages 5-12. Additional information, 419-304-0723. Proceeds are toward upgrades for the camp.


VFW Post 9816 euchre tournaments, 1802 Ashcroft Dr., 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. Karaoke. Dinner available at 4 p.m. Details, 419-725-9916.

Pearson Metropark program: 761 Lallendorf Rd. at SR 2; Just Winging It, 10 a.m. Sunday, gear up for migration season, bird-themed nature walk, guide will be an experienced birder, binoculars and field guides available. Register, 419-407-9701.


Way Public Library programs: 101 E. Indiana Ave.; Sherlock Party with Cathy Kamenca from WGTE Public Media, 7 p.m. today, Sherlock treats, photo booth, screening of Sherlock, costumes encouraged; Topical Tuesdays with a talk on Welcome Toledo-Lucas County and Immigration Law presented by attorney, Eugenio Mollo, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Real Talk Series with The Great Man Votes film, 10 a.m. Thursday; Reel Art International and Art Film Series with The Sapphires film 7 p.m. Friday, adults only. Details/​registration: 419-874-3135, extension 351.


Toledo Area Genealogical Society will meet 7 to 9 p.m. today, Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St. Mimi Malcolm will talk about firebugs of Northwest Ohio 1878-1910. All are welcome.

The Sylvania Franciscan Village, the United Muslim Association of Toledo and the Franciscan Action Network are sponsoring the Toledo premiere of the documentary The Sultan and the Saint, 4:30 p.m. March 19, Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd. Free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged at www.SultainSaint Information: 419-350-0115, 419-824-3533, or The film is recommended for adults and children 12 and older.


Rotary Club of Toledo will have Mark Clouse and Lis Knibbe speaking on the redevelopment of the heart of downtown Toledo and Fiberglass Tower, noon today, Park Inn Ballroom, 101 N. Summit St.

Stamp Collectors Club of Toledo meeting, 7 to 9 p.m. March 16, Wernerts Corners Civic Hall, 5068 Douglas Rd.

The East Toledo Senior Center St. Patrick’s Day Party, 11:45 a.m. March 17, 1001 White St. Cost: $4 per person. RSVPs and payments will not be accepted after March 10. Information: 419-691-2254.

The Northwest Ohio Writer’s Forum meeting, 10 a.m. to noon, March 18, Reynolds Corners Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St. Free and open to the public.

Super Euchre Tournament, 12:30 p.m. March 20-21, East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., the Cost: $7 per person which includes lunch, refreshments, and prizes. To sign up or more information: 419-691-2254.

The Toledo Polish Genealogical Society is taking a road trip, 2 to 6 p.m. March 25, to St. Adalbert & Hedwig Parish School Hall, 3233 Lagrange St. Cost: $8 which include a soup and sandwich luncheon.

Dream Travelers: See the world through food and photos, 10:45 a.m. March 27, East Toledo Senior Center, 1020 Varland Ave. Each month we will travel to a fun and exciting destination with a lunch themed around the place we will visit. Information: 419-691-2254.

Lucas County Retired Teachers luncheon, March 30, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. Special guest will be Melissa Voetsch, Channel 13 news reporter. Cost: $19. Information: Robert Fetter, 7803 Shaftesbury, Sylvania, Ohio 43560 for entrees choices. Please send your check to Robert made out to Lucas County Retired Teachers Association along with entree choices.

VFW Post 2898 is having a membership drive from now through June 30, 3925 W. Alexis Rd. For details on joining during our 2017 membership drive call: 419-473-9649. Come join us for dinners, drinks, and general camaraderie with other veterans.

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. No walk in will be seen. Information: Tiffany Paris, 419-251-8930.

Westbrook Senior Village Block Watch meetings 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month except December, when there is no meeting. Information: 419-540-3911 or 567-742-4180.


Waterville Branch Library programs atoledolibrary.orgt 800 Michigan Ave.; 3D Printing with Tinkercard, grades 4-12, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, step by step instruction; Raising Backyard Chickens, adult program, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, learn ins/​outs of raising hens. Register at: 419-878-3055 or .


Oak Openings Preserve program: 5402 Wilkins Rd.; Fishing 101, (ages 8-17): Fly Fishing, Basic Casting, 2 p.m. Sunday, join veteran fly fishing guide, Bradley Dunkle, learn the essentials of casting a fly rod hands-on. Register, 419-407-9701.


Woodville Public Library programs: 101 E. Main St.; Facebook 101, 10 a.m. Tuesday; Microsoft Word, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Register: 419-849-2744.


Libbey Cowboys Class of 1987 30th Reunion 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 50 year Reunion. To learn more and ask question please call Cheryl Meileck Phillips, 419-754-6158; Carl Nillson, 419-865-7031, or Jim Gregory, 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.

USS WASP Association 2017 Reunion, Sept. 10-14, The Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, Fla. There is a $150 registration fee. Register by March 31, for the early bird drawing. Make reservations directly with the hotel by calling: 850-433-3336. If you need more information on this reunion please contact Rufus Wallace, 419-836-3283.

Support groups

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

GriefShare Support Group register now for a 13 week GriefShare program starting at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Broadway, Maumee. The people of the church provide a meal for GriefShare participants at 6 p.m. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. Information: 419-893-0223 or

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 Epworth United Methodist, 4855 Central Ave. Information: 419-561-5433.

S.A.F.E.: Supporting Addict Families Everywhere, Providing support 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 Class the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center, 214 S. Mundson Rd. Free memory screenings at 4 p.m. March 15, screening conducted by Mr. Chris Cremean, LSW. Appointments is required. Information: 419-825-1145.

The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will host its monthly call in support group 2nd Wednesday of each month starting at 7 to 8 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. March 18, it will be a TeleTalk for Young Lupians, 1-888-665-8787. This support group is an open environment that encourages discussion among lupus patients and their families. Information or register call 1-888-NO LUPUS or

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

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