calendarUpdated March 21, 2014

Glass City Singles Plans Holiday Dance Events
Glass City Singles will hold a dance at Holland Gardens on Friday, March 28 from 8:00 p.m. to midnight with an Urban Cowboy Western theme. Admission is $8.00.
For more information, call (734) 856-8963 or visit Holland Gardens is located at 6530 Angola Rd., Holland.

Spring Gala Fundraiser Planned At The Pinnacle
The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter will hold its fourth annual spring gala, “The Great Gatsby/Roaring Twenties,” which will be held on Friday, March 28 at The Pinnacle in Maumee. This elegant event will feature a served dinner, music by Swingmania, emcee Dave Holmes from 13ABC, silent auction and more.
Guests are encouraged to dress in the 1920’s time period clothing, and winners will be chosen for the best dressed. Black tie is optional. Individual seats are $100 per person, tables of eight are $650 and tables of ten are $800.
For reservations, call the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter at (419) 537-1999 or visit

Northern Light Lodge Sets Pancake Breakfast/Auction
The Northern Light Masonic Lodge No. 40, will host its annual pancake breakfast and silent auction fundraiser for benefit of the Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio. The event will take place at the lodge, 119 W. Wayne St., Maumee on Saturday, March 29 from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Breakfast includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, hash browns, sausage, coffee and juice. The cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children age 10 and under. Those unable to attend who would like to make a donation to the Kidney Foundation can call (419) 329-2353 or visit to make a donation via PayPal.

Maumee River Yacht Club Plans Ice Breaker Event
The Maumee River Yacht Club invites birders, artists, naturalists and the general public to view the beautiful sights of Mother Nature on the Maumee River. The ice breaking up is a marvelous sight to behold. An “Ice Breaker” event will be held on Sunday, March 30 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children and includes homemade soups, salads and a dessert served from the buffet in the club’s redecorated Riverview Room. Bring binoculars and enjoy a casual afternoon admiring Mother Nature from the best location on the Maumee River. Club address is 2735 Broadway St., Toledo. Reservations are suggested. Leave a message at (419) 382-3625.

Ritzee Resale Fundraiser Planned In Monclova
The Monclova Community Center will host the second annual “Ritzee Resale Accessories Fundraiser” on Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5. Shoppers will find great bargains on gently used jewelry, purses, shoes, hats, scarves, gloves and more at the event. The sale is open to the public and will be held on both days from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova.
De-clutter your own closet by donating new or gently used accessories for men or women. Items can be dropped off at the center during regular office hours 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or e-mail to schedule a pickup.

Maumee Athletic Boosters Set Final Four Party
The Maumee Athletic Boosters will hold a Final Four Party on Saturday, April 5 at the Rec Room in the Lucas County Recreation Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Big-screen TVs will feature the Final Four games. Tickets are $35.00 and include Jed’s buffet and beer and wine coolers. Ticket holders will also be entered for a chance to win $1,000. For information or tickets, call Becky Szymanski at (419) 346-4701 or e-mail Mark Kachenmeister at

Toledo Society Of Magicians Plans 13th Close-Up Magic
The Toledo Society of Magicians presents the 13th Annual Afternoon of Close-Up Magic on Sunday, April 6 at Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg. Doors open at 2:00 p.m. with the show starting at 3:00 p.m. Guests can select one of five rooms to experience magic up close. Featured magicians include: Todd Christiansen, Fr. Mark Davis, Andy Dyko, Martin Jarret, John Luka, Andrew Martin, Pattrick Przysiecki and Eli Portala. Tickets are $15.00. For tickets or more information, contact Martin Jarret at (419) 255-2921 or or Pattrick Przysiecki at (419) 893-1944 or

Miles Davis Tribute Slated At Maumee Indoor Theater
A Tribute to Miles Davis featuring the Skip Turner Band, the Kalvin Hughes Jazz Trio, Sherre’s Heartstrings Trio & Friends and Jason LaPorte will be held at the Maumee Indoor Theater on Sunday, April 6 at 4:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Change for Kids Ministries and the MLK Kitchen for the Poor. General admission is $15.00. Tickets are available at the theater or by calling (419) 897-8902 or (419) 704-6195.

SJJ Bandtastic Spring Fling Planned In April
St. John’s Jesuit High School, 5901 Airport Hwy., Toledo will host its Bandtastic Spring Fling on Sunday, April 6 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Carnival food, a 2:00 p.m. spring concert and a Lincoln test drive for those 18 and older, which earns the Marching Titans $20.00 per test drive, will be featured.

Vistula Foundation Plans Victorian Dinner Party
The Historic Vistula Foundation will host its annual 14-course Victorian dinner party, “Downton Abbey or Matthew Brown-ton- Abbey,” on Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 5:00 p.m. The menu will feature 14 courses and accompanying wines at the Matthew Brown home, 1107 N. Superior St., Toledo. Please allow 3.5 hours for dining. The cost is $125 per person. For reservations, call Richard at (419) 389-3452.

Ford Test-Drive Event To Raise Funds For CCHS
On Saturday, April 12, Central Catholic High School will participate in a fundraising event, Drive 4UR School, sponsored by Mathews Ford Oregon.  For every test drive that guests take in a Ford vehicle around the CCHS campus that day, the Ford Motor Company will make a $20.00 donation to Central Catholic, up to a total of $6,000.  This will not be a sales pitch, but an opportunity to raise money for Central Catholic students.
From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mathews Ford will have 15 to 20 vehicles available in Central Catholic’s Gallagher Stadium parking lot to test-drive on a short designated route in the neighborhood. Participants must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver’s license. One test drive per household is permitted.
For more information, contact Tracy Koralewski at (419) 469-8757 or e-mail

St. Joseph Catholic Church Sets Spring Rummage Sale
The Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Maumee will hold its annual spring rummage sale on Friday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The event will be held in the community center, 120 W. Broadway, Maumee. Use the back service entrance in the alley off of Allen Street. On Saturday clothing with be $2.00 per brown paper grocery bag and other items will be half price.

Garden Smiles To Host Spring Artist Signing
Garden Smiles by Carruth in Waterville announces its Spring Artist Signing event on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00 to 5:00 a.m.
Artist and sculptor George Carruth will be available to sign his work and meet with visitors. All of his designs are original, hand cast in stone, and proudly made in America.
For more information, visit, e-mail or call (419) 878-5412.

Cassandra Ballet Toledo Sets Spring Performance
The Cassandra Ballet Toledo, 3157 Sylvania Ave., Toledo will hold “An Evening at the Ballet,” on Saturday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Maumee High School Performing Arts Center, 1147 Saco St., Maumee.
The 41st annual spring performance will feature premier piece “The Belles of Spring,” choreographed by former soloist with the New York City Ballet, Frank Ohman. The performance will include classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance. Students range from 4-20 years old.
Advance tickets ranging $16.00 to $20.00 are available at or at the Cassandra School of Ballet on Mondays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets at the door will be $20.00 and $25.00.
For more information, call (419) 475-0458.

Toy Soldier Show Planned In Wadsworth
The Annual Ohio Toy Soldier Show and Sale will be held on Sunday, May 4 at the Galaxy Restaurant and Banquet Center in Wadsworth. The show will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is $6.00 for adults and free for children under age 12 with an adult.
Contemporary and vintage toy soldier and military miniature figures, covering major brands and including all scales and eras, will be presented. The Galaxy Restaurant and Banquet Center is located at 201 Park Centre Dr., Wadsworth, Ohio.

Packard Show/Swap Meet Offered In Perrysburg
An All-Packard Car Show and Swap Meet sponsored by River Raisin Packards of Monroe, Mich., will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. Admission is free. For more information, call Dan at (734) 678-1144.

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