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The Avon Historical Society will meet Wednesday, 4-6-05, at 7 pm in the Old Town Hall of 1871, corner of Detroit Rd. and Stoney Ridge Road. Al Doane will present a program on the Lorain Tornado of 1924. For more information, contact Dr. Del Fischer at 934-6106
Avon Public Library programs: Children 24 to 36 months old can enjoy Toddler Time at the library. The free story program features stories, songs, fingerplays and more. Toddler Time is Thursdays, April 7 to 28 at 10:30 a.m. Preregistration is required by calling the library at 934-4743.
Puppet show: All ages will enjoy the free puppet show ''Jack and the Beanstalk,'' presented by puppet master Nancy Sander, April 12 at 7 p.m. at the library. The free program is sponsored by the library in celebration of National Library Week. For more information, call 934-4743.
Alzheimer legal issues: The Alzheimer's Association , Countryside Plaza, 37500 Harvest Drive, will present a program on legal issues for caregivers April 6 at 7 p.m. Pamela DeGeeter, an attorney from Smith and Smith, will address legal issues and planning for the future. A question and answer period will be held after the presentation. This meeting is open to caregivers of someone with memory loss. For more information or to learn about support groups, call Mary Lambert at 934-7750.
Place your bets: The Avon Seniors Inc. will sponsor a Texas Hold 'Em Tournament on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Avon Senior Center, 36786 Detroit Road. Cost is $60 in advance, $70 at the door. Seating is limited. Entry deadline is today. Checks can be made payable to Avon Seniors Inc. There will be free food and drink. Call 934-2417 for more information.
At the French Creek Nature Center:
Arctic animals: The Toledo Zoo will present a program on Arctic animals via distance learning on Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. Learn how animals survive and test your own survival techniques.
Spring wreath: Wednesday is the last day to call and pay $20 if you want to make a spring wreath. Margaret Anderson's class is held on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m.
Basket weaving: Today is the last day to call to join basketweaving instructor Laura Berthold in making a swing handle basket Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. Pay $19 at the door.
To call for your reservation when required or for more information on the above by calling (800) LCM-PARK.
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