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Fall Rummage Sale Oct. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (half price day) and Oct. 5 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ($1-a-bag day), St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave. Free coffee. Info: 419-243-8189.

Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., events include: Nature's Nursery visit Oct. 1, 4 p.m. – meet new animal friends and learn how Nature's Nursery works to rehabilitate and care for injured, ailing, and orphaned wildlife; Teen Space, Oct. 3, 4 p.m. – teens are invited to hang out at the library and play video games, sing karaoke, enjoy a snack, make crafts, and more.

Hungarian Goulash Dinner. Oct. 5 at the Hungarian Club, 224 Paine Ave. (Birmingham community). Social hour at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. featuring Hungarian cuisine including goulash with noodles, cucumber salad, Hungarian cheese spread, bread and dessert. Arts and crafts from Hungary will also be on sale. Proceeds raised benefit the Toledo-Szeged Committee’s Christmas project. $20 per person. Reservations: 419-874-1060.

VFW 4906 Fun Night, Oct. 18, 8 p.m.-midnight, 2161 Consaul. Featuring music by High Mileage.

Fall Craft sponsored by the St. Michael Catholic Church Altar Society Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic School, 510 W. Front St. Eight-foot tables with two chairs available for rent for $25. Info: Sandy at 734-241-7896.

Waite Class of 1958 is celebrating 55 years with a luncheon at Oct. 17, noon-4 p.m. at Macomber Lodge, Pearson Park, Oregon. Casual dress. Call in reservations by Oct. 1 to Tom at 419-877-5153, Arnie at 419-698-3240, Pat at 419-866-9212 or Judy at 419-260-5090. Free luncheon. BYOB.

Crafters Needed for a craft show Oct. 19 at Point Place VFW. Cost is $15 or $25 for two tables. Info: 419-849-3631.

Crafters Needed for Fall Craft Show Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Community Room at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Deadline for registration is Oct. 4. For info or to register, call Diane Cline at 419-724-1738.

Euchre Playing resumes at the Christ Dunberger American Legion Post, 4925 Pickle Rd. Oct. 7. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Play begins at 1 p.m.

Fall Craft Show sponsored by the St. Michael Catholic Church Altar Society Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic School, 510 W. Front St. Eight-foot tables with two chairs available for rent for $25. Info: Sandy at 734-241-7896.

Crafters Needed for a craft show Nov. 16 at VFW 2510, Second and Platt streets. Tables are $10 for a 6-foot table and $15 for a 9-foot table. Call 419-508-7308.

Block Watch 410-M East Toledo-Raymer area meets every 2nd Thurs. 6-7p.m. at Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. Boundaries are East Broadway, Starr Avenue, Belt and Navarre. Any surrounding neighbors and business owners are also welcome.

Block Watch 410-N for the East Toledo Old Heffner School Area meets every 4th Monday of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 2075 Kelsey Ave. Residents who live within the boundaries of Starr, the RR tracks (Belt Street), Dearborn and Lemert, Seaman to the I-280 Bridge and any surrounding neighbors/ business owners are also welcome.

Block Watch 420-C Meeting Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada, the 4th Thurs. of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.

VFW Post #2510 offers Friday-night dinners from 4-7 p.m. Public welcome. Meetings are held Tues. at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary meets the 1st Tues. and Ladies Auxiliary meets the 4th Tues.

Waite High School Alumni from the Class of 1951, meet the 2nd Mon. of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.

Theology With Toast Oct. 9, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd, Oregon. Dr. Paul Byrnes will discuss "Do You Want To Be An Organ Donor?" Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice 419-698-0405.

Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Prize Bingo Party, Oct. 17 in the Oregon Room. Doors open at 6; bingo at 7. $5 donation for admission. Prizes and food.

Crafters Needed for a Holiday Craft Show at The Gathering Place, 3530 Seaman Rd., Saturday, Oct.  26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Kristine Ellis at 419-691-6313 ext. 115 or email to have a registration form emailed to you.

DivorceCare Support Group will meet Mondays through Dec. 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church Family Life Center, 212 N. Stadium Rd., Oregon. For info, call the parish office at 419-693-1150 or 419-698-4745.

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd, Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice 419-698-0405.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of most months, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. No registration is required. For info, call 419-259-5250.

Storytimes at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., include: Family Storytime (ages 6 months-6 years) Tues. at 7 p.m.; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) every  Wed. at 10 a.m. and Babytime (ages 6-24 months) every Thurs. at 10 a.m.. For info, call 419-259-5250 or visit

Basic E-mail Class Thurs. Sept. 26 and Oct. 24, 2-3:30 p.m., Oregon Meeting Room, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Registration required.

"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 & older; all others $5.32. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. 419-698-7078.

Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Lake Michigan Room, ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051/Allen at 419-270-7683 or visit and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St. is open Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info:

Free Family Fitness Classes offered Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at Pearson Metropark and Fridays at 10 a.m. at Maumee Bay State Park. Appropriate for school-aged children to adults. Follow posted signs. Info: 517-270-0816 or visit Focus Fitness of Oregon on Facebook.

Fish Fry every Fri., 5-7:45 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984. Featuring fish, steaks, shrimp and chicken. Public welcome.

Jerusalem Twp.
Trustees Meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Clay Center
Split-the-Pot Bingo Oct. 5, Clay Center Fire Station #2, 420 Main St. Sponsored by the Clay Center Fire Social Assn. Refreshments available.

W.O.W. meets 6-7:30 p.m.,  Zion United Methodist Church. Bible stories, music and fun; no meal served this year. Info: Leslie at 419-290-3866.

Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for more info.

Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tues. & Thurs. at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before. Blood pressure & blood sugar checks the 4th Tues. of the month; bingo the 4th Tues. of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.

Professional Organizer Reannon Hayes will be at the Birchard Library, 423 Croghan St., Sept. 23, 7 p.m. Hayes will discuss steps to getting organized, paper control and downsizing. Free; no registration required. Info: 419-334-7101.

Friends of Birchard Public Library Book Sale for members Oct 16 from 5-8 p.m., 423 Croghan St Those who are not members may join that night for $4 for students/seniors, $10 for an individual, $15 for a family. Saturday is $3 Bag Day.

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Storytimes for preschool-age children are held Tues. at 11 a.m.; Morning Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Thus. of the month at 9:30 a.m.; Evening Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Tues. of the month at 7 p.m.; Adult Craft Classes offered the 1st Mon. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Sept. 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes and sausage, eggs and biscuits and gravy. Carryouts available. For hall rental info, call Tom at 419-460-3265.

Genoa Senior Center 514 Main St., serves lunch Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. (call 419-855-4491 for reservations). Card playing Mon. & Wed. at 12:30 p.m.; blood sugar checks offered the 2nd Wed. of the month; bingo Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., hours are Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Thurs.3:30-5:30 p.m. and the following Saturday of the same week, 10 a.m. - noon. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. Pantry is located at Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.

Fall Festival Sat. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Brunner Campus, 1224 West St. Festival will include craft and vendor fair, Mom2Mom Sale, pumpkin stand, kids’ pumpkin-decorating contest and more. Free admission.

Bookworms Book Club will meet the last Thurs. of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Branch of Birchard Library. The Bookworms will meet for light refreshments and good discussion about a book that members chose at the prior meeting. For info or to reserve a copy of the book, call 419-637-2173.

Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and home-delivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will be going out to dinner Oct. 10. Meet at the Woodville Diner, 1949 Woodville Rd., Oregon (across from Kroger) at 5 p.m. For more information, call 419-836-3811.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 5-7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.

Village of Lindsey Farmers Market will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month through October, 9 a.m.-noon in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, candles, etc. A flea market area will also be available during October. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-665-2045.

Food Pantry open to the public the last Wed. of the month, 1-3 p.m. & the last Thurs. of the month 6-8 p.m., Main St. & Krotzer Ave. Contact local church offices for info.

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance Sept. 29, 2-6 p.m. Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Martin Brothers Plus. Admission $8. Food, pastries and other refreshments will be available. Donations of pastries appreciated. No other carry-ins permitted.

Crafters Needed for St. Peter’s Christmas Craft Bazaar to be held Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. For info, call Sandy at 419-693-5435 or leave a message at the church by calling 419-836-3243.

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Bloodmobile Sept. 30, noon-6 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 122 W. Ottawa St. Lunch will be provided.

Fish Fries at the John A. Fader American Legion, 221 Park St., will be held Sept. 27, Oct. 11, Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. Featuring Lake Erie yellow perch sandwiches or dinners.

Downtown Oak Harbor Farmers’ Markets sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the 4th Sat. of each month through October at the Log Cabin Park on North Church Street. Along with fresh produce, vendors are invited to sell quality poultry products, fresh baked goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, plants, fruit, cider, handmade crafts, garden décor, antiques, art, music, jewelry and gourmet food items. For info, call 419-898-0479 or visit

United Methodist Church of Oak Harbor has announced that beginning Oct. 6, worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School will start at 9:15 a.m. Call 419-898-8481 for more info.

Food for Thought Food Pantry at Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 W. SR 105, the last Wed. of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 419-707-3664.

Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F. Lunch served at noon.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St. open M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Euchre Tournament Oct. 5, 1 p.m. until finished, Walbridge VFW, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes free lunch. First, second and third place cash prizes. Fourth-place finish wins free entry into next tournament. Sponsored by Men’s Auxiliary.

Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., will offer the following programs: Storytimes, Mondays, 7 p.m., featuring stories and crafts; Lego Club (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 10-11 a.m. through Dec. 7; Kidzart (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 11-11-45 a.m. through Dec. 7.



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