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• Through March 21: Chemo Paintings with ArtReach Expressions, Toledo Museum of Art, Community Gallery. Featuring the works of Dorothy Uber Bryan, artist and philanthropist in Bowling Green, created during the time she was afflicted with cancer, along with works by local residents whose lives have been impacted by the disease. Free admission.

• Wednesdays through March 27: Jazz on the Maumee, Grand Plaza Hotel Aqua Lounge, 444 N. Summit St., Toledo, 5-7 p.m. Sponsored by the Art Tatum Society and the Grand Plaza. Info: email

• Through April 14: 94th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Works on Paper Gallery. Artist Joe Fig and Toledo Museum of Art Mellon Fellow Kate Nesin are jurors for the 94th annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, which celebrates the best of Northwest Ohio’s vibrant artistic community. This year, 96 entries were selected from more than 640 submissions. Free admission

• Through April 21: “George Bellows and New York,” 1900–1930, Gallery 18, Toledo Museum of Art. George Bellows (1882–1925) was a painter, illustrator and lithographer from Ohio who moved to and painted scenes of urban New York City. His 1909 painting, “The Bridge, Blackwell’s Island” depicting the Queensboro Bridge, was purchased by Edward Drummond Libbey and given to the Toledo Museum of Art in 1912. In this exhibition, art history students from the University of Michigan used The Bridge, Blackwell’s Island as a point of departure to curate a show that also includes works on paper by Bellows and works by other American Realist painters of that era. Free admission.

• Through Oct. 7: “The War of 1812 on the Ohio Frontier” on exhibit, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. In commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Hayes Museum presents an exclusive exhibit detailing how Northwest Ohio was pivotal in turning the War of 1812 from a defeat to victory. Artifacts and manuscripts from the Hayes Presidential Center Collections, area museums and historical societies and the private collection of Lou Schultz are featured. 419-332-2081 or

• Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton. March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21,26 and 28, 5:30-8 p.m. Shooters, including aspiring new shooters, are invited to take advantage of a new opportunity to do practice shooting Tues. and Thurs. evenings at the Camp Perry Marksmanship Center air gun range, which is fully equipped with electronic targets that accommodate air rifle, air pistol or National Match Air Rifle shooting. Instructors and shooting equipment are available. 419-635-2141, ext. 1101 or

March 2: Picks and Sticks Stringband, Pemberville Opera House, 7:30 p.m. A complete acoustical entertainment package. Tickets available at the door.

March 2: Toledo Walleye vs. Evansville Icemen, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or

March 2: Customer Appreciation Day, Toledo Farmers’ Market, 525 Market St., Toledo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy lunch while shopping for the best local food and products in the indoor, heated winter market. 419-255-6755 or

March 2-3: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St, Toledo. 419-242-2787 or

March 3: Canada Goose Day, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor, 12-4 p.m. A sure cure for cabin fever featuring local carvers, a cozy fire, refreshments and a marsh walk. Free. 419-898-0960, ext. 31 or

March 3: Hike the Dikes: Canada Goose Day Walk, Sportsman’s Migratory Bird Center, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor. A cooperative program with Magee Marsh, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, and Black Swamp Bird Observatory. Explore a new topic each month and see areas that are normally closed to the public. Attend three walks and earn a hickory walking stick. 419-898-0960 or

March 3: Sauder Village Bridal Show, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Founder’s Hall, Archbold, 12-4 p.m. Admission $7 at the door or register at for a money-saving coupon.

March 3: Crystal Bowersox in Concert, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:30-10:30 p.m. or 800-745-3000. Proceeds benefit the Toledo School for the Arts.

March 5: Brit Floyd, the World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 8 p.m. or

March 6: “Hooray for Hollywood,” Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 3-5:30 p.m. The top show in Branson, Mo. and Myrtle Beach, “Hooray for Hollywood,” features more than 30 songs including “Singin in the Rain,” “All That Jazz” and more.

March 7-10: “The Laramie Project” Toledo Repertoire Theatre, 16 Tenth St., Toledo, 8-10 p.m. Back-to-back productions of the two docu-dramas based off the interviews with Laramie Wyoming residents, immediately after the murder of gay college student, Matthew Sheppard, and then 10 years later.

March 8-10: Monster Jam, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. Pre-Show Pit Party Pass available for 2 p.m. shows only with purchase of that day’s 2 p.m. event ticket. or 419-321-5007.

March 8-10: PRO Home and Garden Show, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Fri. 4-9 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. An extensive array of interior and exterior home products. 419-255-3300.

March 8: Silver Screen Classics: “Stage Coach,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30-11 p.m. An old-fashioned night. Tall draft beer, full bar and popcorn available.n

March 8-23: “Born Yesterday,” The Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave., Toledo. The Players present one of America’s original screwball comedies. 419-472-6617 or

March 8-10: Sandusky County Builders Association Home & Garden Show, Fremont Recreation Complex. Fri. 5-9 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun. noon-4 p.m.

March 9: Shamrock Shenanigans, Milan Historical Museum (Doll & Toy House), 8 Edison Dr., off SR 113, Milan, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Register now to paint your own pot and plant official Irish shamrock seeds. Registration deadline is Mar 7.

March 9: “Martha Speaks,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 2-4 p.m. Martha was an ordinary dog until she ate a bowl of alphabet soup and all those letters went up to her brain instead of down to her stomach. Life with a really smart talking dog can be fun, especially when Martha correctly answers a trivia question on a radio show and wins a free family vacation. The problem is that “no dogs are allowed. 419-242-2787 or

March 9: Vineyard Adventure: Chilean Wines, Toledo Zoo, African Lodge, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 7-9 p.m. Enjoy wines from Chile’s finest vineyards, along with hors d’oeuvres, music by singer/songwriter Kyle White. Reserve a space by calling 419-385-5721 by 3 p.m. March 8.

March 9: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, corner of Rawson and North, Fremont. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission. 

March 9-10: Spring Festival of Crafts, Great Hall at the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sponsored by the Toledo Craftsman’s Guild. or

March 9-10: “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St, Toledo. 419-242-2787 or

March 10: Toledo Symphony: Bruckner in Rosary Cathedral, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo. 4-8 p.m. Tickets: 419-246-8000.

March 10: Toledo Record Show, St. Clement Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd., Toledo, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Buying and selling old and new CD’s, tapes and records. Admission $1. 419-833-5040.

March 11: Historic Jail & Dungeon Tours, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 5:30, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. Tours last approximately an hour and are appropriate for all ages. Tickets available at the Convention & Visitors Bureau, 712 North St. (Fairgrounds parking lot).

March 12: Downtown Toledo Food Tour, 7-10:30 p.m., downtown Toledo. Like a pub crawl, but with food. Sample crave-worthy cuisine and tantalizing treats from four fabulous eateries. Follow Twitter @dishcrawltol to find the names of restaurants. All ticket holders will be notified of meeting location via email, 48 hours prior to the

March 14: Toledo Symphony Orchestra in concert at Sauder Village Founder’s Hall, 22611 SR 2., Archbold, 7:30 p.m.

March 14: Pi Day, Imagination Station, One Discovery Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Test your memory – Pi starts off with 3.14 and goes on forever. How many of the infinite numbers can you remember? Start memorizing and then come into the science center on Pi Day and recite them from memory. The person who correctly recites the most digits will win a pie. 419-244-2674 or

March 15: Sandi Patti, Larnelle Harris & Dino, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Three of Christian music’s most beloved, awarded, recorded and recognized names.

March 15: Cabaret Series: Night Session Big Band, Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 8 p.m. 419-824-3772 or

March 16: Teddy Bear Care Fair, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bring your favorite teddy bear or other stuffed pal for an exam or a few small repairs. 419-385-4040 or

March 16-17: 28th Annual Fremont Toy Show, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, corner of Rawson and North, Fremont. Sat. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Buy, sell or trade farm toys, dolls, pedal tractors, books and more.

March 16: Glass City Wine Festival, SeaGate Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 1-4 p.m., 6-9 p.m. Taste regional wines, sample gourmet cheese and fare from local restaurants and shop for unique gifts from local, craft

March 16: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or

March 17: Mike Epps, stand-up comedian, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 7 p.m. 419-381-8851 or

March 17: WWE Smackdown, Savage Arena, UT, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, 5-9 p.m. 419-530-GOLD or

March 17: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, Toledo, 5:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or

March 20: Toledo Walleye vs. Evansville Icemen, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or

March 20: Watch it Grow Garden Tour, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Join the zoo horticulture staff for an informative tour of the greenhouse. 419-385-5721 or

March 21-24: Zenobia Shrine Circus, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Shows at 2 & 6:30 p.m. or www.

The Zenobia Shrine Circus will bring
flying acrobats, big cats, motorcycle
stunt riders, comedic clowns and
ponderous pachyderms to the Sea-
Gate Convention Centre March 21-24.

March 22: Kid Rock Rebel Soul Tour with special guest Buckcherry & Hellbound Glory, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:30 p.m.

March 23: Annual Easter Egg Hunt, at the Log Cabin at Adolphus Kreamer Park, downtown Oak Harbor, 2 p.m. A candy hunt through downtown and photos with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will follow. 419-898-0479 or

March 23: Sounds of Sorgenbrecher, Pemberviille American Legion Hall, 8 p.m.-midnight. Proceeds benefit Legion Post 183 Calf Club. $20 admission includes music plus beer, wine, soda, snacks, chicken/beef sandwiches and popcorn. 21 and older. Tickets available at the legion hall daily 9 a.m.-noon.

March 23: Ottawa Co. Conservation League Youth Shoot for ages 9-15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Martin. Free. Trap and archery shooting. Learn to make inline spinners. Guns/bows provided. Club members will assist youths. Lunch provided. RSVP by March 16 to Mike Dille at 419-836-7508.

March 23: Spring Vendor & Craft Show, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 17877 SR 579, Martin, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by the Tiki Warriors Relay for Life Team of Ottawa County benefitting the American Cancer Society. 419-855-4370.

March 23: Woodmore Select Baseball Vendor & Craft Show, Woodmore High School, 633 Fremont, Elmore, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafters, raffles, food and refreshments. 419-345-4104 or

March 23: 21st Mobile Meals Great Chili Cookoff, Great Hall of the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, noon-4 p.m. More than 25 teams, concessions, music, adult beverages and kids’ activities.

March 23: 6th Annual W.A.V.E. Festival, Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. In honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes will host the 6th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival, a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. 419-824-3995 or

March 23: Edgy Rep Readings: “You’ve Got Hatemail,” Owens Community College Center for Fine & Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, 8-10 p.m. A comedy offering a perfect commentary on how there is no such thing as face-to-face human communication any more.

March 23: Business Fair, Owens Community College Student Health & Activities Center, 20335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring more than 700 businesses that serve Rossford and the surrounding communities.

March 29: Animal Egg Hunt, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Watch animals throughout the zoo track down eggs hidden in their habitats. In addition, there will be a number of craft areas and story times throughout the day.419-385-4040 and

March 29: Silver Screen Classics: “The Producers,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Cold, tall drafts, full bar and popcorn available. 419-242-2787 or

March 30-31: NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Midwest Regional, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo.

March 30: Hayes Easter Egg Roll, Spiegel Grove, Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, 2 p.m. Children ages 3-10 can experience a White House tradition the home of 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes. Bring 3 hard boiled colored eggs to take part in the optional egg-decorating contest, plus a 4th hard boiled and decorated egg. Free.

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