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Holiday Open House

        Petals and Plants, a flower and gift shop operated by high school students in the Floral Design/Greenhouse Production program at Penta Career Center, will host a Holiday Open House Thursday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

        The event will take place inside Petals and Plants located on the Penta campus at 9301 Buck Rd. in Perrysburg Township. Convenient visitor parking is located adjacent to the Floral Design/Greenhouse Production lab near the large greenhouse. Visitors should follow the Penta campus signs to the designated parking area.

Thanksgiving dinner

        A free community Thanksgiving dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, in the Woodmore High School cafeteria, 633 Fremont St., Elmore.

        The dinner, which will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.,  is open to Ottawa and Sandusky county residents, as well as members of surrounding communities.

        The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, homemade pumpkin pie and desserts and a beverage.

        This is the 8th year for the Free Thanksgiving dinner, presented by local churches, businesses, community organizations, and many volunteers. Last year, more than 350 people attended, and organizers expect 400 this year.

        Attendees who can are encouraged to bring a canned food item to support local food pantries and/or unwrapped toys to give to Toys for Tots.

        To volunteer or for more info, contact Robin Hindall at:

Howl-O-Ween Pawty

        Lucas County Canine Care & Control, 410 S. Erie St., Toledo, will present a “Howl-O-Ween Pawty” Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

        In addition to the opportunity to meet adoptable dogs, the event will include face painting, kids’ crafts, spooky family and pet photos, a costume contest for kids and dogs and trick-or-treating.

        Visit for more info.




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