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Published: Saturday, 2/23/2013

Weekend spotlight has bake sale, outer space, exercise


The second weekend in Sylvania has plenty of events to support the community and have a fun time.

Here's what's going on this weekend:


The Sisters of St. Francis will host the 18th Annual Sister Gretchen’s Bake & Craft Sale on Friday and Saturday, on the grounds of Lourdes University. The bake sale will include homemade pies, cakes, bread, cookies, jams, jellies and candy. The craft sale will include items from All Good Things, the Franciscan art and gift store that includes original artwork, prints, cards, jewelry, prayer pillows, soaps, and lotions. The sale will be 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday in the Regina Hall Conference Room, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Regina Hall is located in the northeast corner of the campus next to Queen of Peace Chapel.


The Sylvania Branch Library will offer the second of a three-week Tai Chi session from 10 to 11 a.m. at 6749 Monroe St. Tai Chi, which is designed for all age groups and levels of athletic abilities, helps reduce stress. and improves flexibility. Other benefits include: help increase balance, muscle strength, and aerobic conditioning. The instructor for the class is Jan Gilson. Residents are welcome to attend the second and third sessions, even if they did not attend the first one. It is recommended that participants wear socks or shoes that lace.

The Appold Planetarium, on the campus of Lourdes University, will offer a program about the solar system, called “Perfect Little Planet,” from 7 to 8 p.m. The planetarium is located at 6832 Convent Blvd. The cost is $5 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, visit or call 419-517-8897.

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