calendarUpdated August 4, 2016

Glass City Singles’ Dances Held At Holland Gardens
Glass City Singles regularly holds a variety of themed dances at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. Upcoming dance events are listed below. For information, visit or call (734) 856-8963.
On Friday, August 12, a Summertime Hawaiian Luau dance party will be held from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Admission is $8.00.
On Friday, August 26, a Goofy T-Shirt Night with a free dance lesson will be held from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.
On Sunday, September 4, a Labor Day Holiday Dance with a free dance lesson will be offered from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00.

Wood County Air Fair Benefits Angel Flights
The Friends of The Wood County Regional Airport will host the 2016 Air Fair on Saturday, August 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Wood County Regional Airport, 1261 E. Poe Rd., Bowling Green.
Various aircraft will be on static display and EAA Chapter 582 will be available for kids age 8-17. Other community and state agencies will also be on hand at the event in addition to vehicles of all kinds.
This event will be helping Angel Flight Midwest by providing monetary support to the lifesaving mission of transporting very ill patients to and from medical treatment who wouldn’t otherwise be able to travel and/or afford the lifesaving medical treatments.
Contact Monny Diakonis at (419) 340-2287 or with questions.

Toledo Gratitude Breakfast Takes Place At Quality Inn
The Toledo Gratitude Breakfast will be held at Quality Inn Perrysburg, 10621 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, on Saturday, August 13 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $5.00.

AAA Car Show To Be Held At Central Avenue Office
AAA’s 21st annual Car and Truck Show will be held on Sunday, August 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Central Avenue office.
There are only 175 spaces available. Preregistration runs through Friday, July 29 or until all 175 spaces are filled.
Preregistration is $10.00 for AAA members and $20.00 for nonmembers.
Registered participants will receive a T-shirt and dash plaque while supplies last. Space permitting, day-of registration will be an additional $5.00 respectively based on the member and nonmember preregistration pricing. Registration can be done at the local AAA office or online at
The event is free for spectators.

Toledo Zoo Stays Open Late For Wild Nights In August
On Sunday, August 14, the Toledo Zoo will be open late for a Wild Night.
Instead of regular hours, the zoo will be open from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with last admission at 7:00 p.m. To make the deal even wilder, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., admission will be half-price; and after 6:00 p.m., admission is free.
The keepers have granted a bedtime extension so that the animals – even new residents such as the maned wolves and two-toed sloth, Roraima – will be able to stay on exhibit for visitors. To prepare for the evening activities, the zoo will be closed from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Expedition Africa! Aerial Adventure Course will be open until 6:00 p.m. The Aquarium Adventure Trail splash pad will remain open until 8:00 p.m. Tower Ridge Giraffe Experience, Safari Railway and carousels will have limited hours.
For more information, visit

The River Road Garden Club Plans Standard Flower Show
The River Road Garden Club will present a small standard flower show, “A Garden Party,” on Tuesday through Thursday, August 16-18 at the Maumee Library, 501 River Rd., Maumee.
A public viewing will be offered on Wednesday, August 17 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Antique Fishing Tackle Show Takes Place At The Paragon
The second annual Northwest Ohio Antique Fishing Tackle, Decoys and Vintage Outdoor Collectible Show will be held at The Paragon, 1590 Albon Rd., Ste. 12, Holland, on Saturday, August 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The event will feature vintage fishing lures and tackle, spearing decoys, duck decoys, collectible knives, custom-made tackle, ice fishing, trapping and all outdoor collectibles.
Admission is $4.00. Children age 16 and under are admitted free. A 50/50 raffle, food and beverages will be available, and vendors will be on hand for free appraisals.
For vendor information, e-mail or call (419) 654-5555.

Autism Society Of NW Ohio Announces Awareness Walk
The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio will hold its fourth annual Lace It, Face It Walk on Saturday, September 17 at Olander Park, 6930 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. “Lace It” is for the walk; “Face It” is for autism awareness.
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m., and entrance to the park will be free for participants that morning.
Participants should park near the shelter and in the Tam-O-Shanter lot next door. Walkers step off at 9:00 a.m. from Open Air Shelter No. 2 to begin the walk’s 1.1-mile loop. Walkers may walk the loop as many times as they like. Olander Park does not allow dogs.
Registrations will be accepted right up until the event starts, including at the door. However, an event T-shirt will only be available to those whose registration is received by Thursday, September 1. Teams can have a team name placed on the back of their T-shirts for an additional $3.00. There is a 12-character limit on team names.
The registration fee is $20.00 per adult walker. Children under age 10 may walk for free without a walk T-shirt or for $10.00 with a T-shirt. Participants are encouraged to raise pledges in honor of loved ones with autism and to assemble walking teams. Walkers who raise $45.00 in pledges (over and above the registration fee) will receive a pair of puzzle-piece shoelaces specially made for the walk.
For more information, to download a registration/pledge form or to register, visit

Prom Possible Collects Dresses For Maumee Girls
The Maumee High School Class of ’75 has put together a group of volunteers (Prom Possible) to see that all girls attending Maumee schools are able to purchase a dress for the upcoming 2016 homecoming dance and 2017 prom.
Prom Possible is accepting donations of gently worn, clean prom/homecoming dresses through September 9. Volunteers are available to accept your dress(es) or arrangements may be made for a volunteer to pick up your donation.
Call M. Joy Kern MacLeod at (419) 356-3563 or Sherrie Burkhardt at (419) 367-3149 with questions and/or to schedule a pickup.
Dresses can also be dropped off to Great Clips, 1385 Conant St., Maumee, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The intent of Prom Possible is to sell these dresses at an incredibly reasonable price to any Maumee girl attending the upcoming dances. A sale date, time and location will be offered at a later date.
Along with clean dresses (on a hanger, please), the group will accept donations of purses, accessories and ties for guys, so girls can purchase ties for their dates.

BGSU To Host Author Of Orange Is The New Black
Piper Kerman, best-selling author of Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, will be on BGSU’s campus on Tuesday, November 1, to discuss her book and her life story.
Kerman will present as part of the Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories lecture series sponsored by BGSU University Libraries and its Leadership Council.
Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation following at 7:30 p.m. A VIP event will begin at 5:30 p.m. All events are hosted in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Tickets for the event are $30.00 for dinner and $100 for the VIP event and dinner. Tickets are available at
Guests with disabilities are requested to indicate if they need special services, assistance or appropriate modifications to fully participate in this event by contacting Disability Services, or (419) 372-8495, prior to the event.

Trivia Nights & Classic Cars Offered At Dégagé Jazz Café
Dégagé Jazz Café offers a trivia night every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. It is free and has prizes for first-, second- and third-place teams. A team can be two people up to five people.
Dégagé Jazz Café is located at 301 River Rd., Maumee.
A free family-friendly Classic Car Cruise- In will also be offered on Sunday afternoons from noon to 3:00 p.m. every Sunday through September, weather permitting.
DJ Dale will play oldies and Dégagé will be open for food and beverages.

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