Birmingham Development Corporation Membership Meeting Oct. 14, 6 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. Membership is $1.
Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., events include: Fiesta! – Oct. 15, 4 p.m., a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month featuring an inflatable obstacle course, snacks and music. All ages welcome. Teen Space, Oct. 18, Teens are invited to play video games, sing karaoke, enjoy a snack, make crafts and more.
One Voice for East Toledo Safety/Youth Committee Meeting Oct. 15, 6 p.m., East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave.
VFW 4906 Family Fun Night, Oct. 18, 8 p.m.-midnight, 2161 Consaul St. Featuring music by High Mileage. Public welcome.
“World Series of Chili” Oct. 19, 6-11 p.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Admission includes chili tasting, hot dogs, chips, baked potato bar and dessert. Beer and pop available for sale. Raffles, auctions and other activities available. Entries accepted through Oct. 16 with $6 entry fee. Proceeds benefit center softball leagues. Info: 419-691-2254.
Crafters Needed for a craft show Oct. 19 at Point Place VFW. Cost is $15 or $25 for two tables. Info: 419-849-3631.
One Voice for East Toledo Housing/Economic Committee Meeting Oct. 22, 6 p.m., East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave.
38th Annual Chicken & Ham Dinner, Nov. 2, 4-7 p.m., First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. All you can eat dinner served family-style. Craft & bake sale. Tickets available at the door. Carryouts available.
Turkey Dinner & Bazaar Nov. 6, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street United Methodist Church, 1133 Clark St. (off Fassett). Complete dinner including beverage and dessert. Kids under 3 eat free. Children’s meals and carryouts available.
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.
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.
Cabbage Roll Dinner Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. until sold out, James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd. Dinner includes cabbage roll, mashed potatoes, corn, bread and butter, dessert and coffee or tea. Carryouts available. Tickets are $10 and are available now. All proceeds benefit the center. Call 419-698-7078 for info.
Fall Teas featuring a portrayal of Miss Josephine Fassett sponsored by the Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society Oct. 22 or Oct. 24 at noon at the Historic Brandville School. Tickets are $16. For reservations, call Bonnie Olson at 419-696-0280.
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.
Monthly Senior Book Discussion Group meets at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., Nov. 7, 2:15-3:15 p.m. Group will discuss William Landay’s “Defending Jacob.” A copy of the book is available for extended check-out at the library circulation desk. No registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.
Faith United Methodist Church “Famous” Meatloaf Dinner Nov. 9, 4-7 p.m. at the church, 3415 Starr Ave. Featuring meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies, salad, rolls, a beverage and dessert. Tickets available at the door, or call the church for reservations.
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 www.toledolibrary.org.
"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 d28toastmasters.org and click on “Great Eastern Club.”
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St. is open Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: www.ojhs.org.
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.
Northwood Fire Dept. #2 Open House, Oct. 20, 12 -4 p.m., 6000 Wales Rd. Food, bouncy house, Life Flight, smoke trailer and more.
Fish Fry every Fri., 5-7:45 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984. Featuring fish, steaks, shrimp and chicken. Public welcome.
Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: www.northwoodadventist.org or 419-698-5100.
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.
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.
Honor Workers of St. John’s United Church of Christ Annual Chicken `N Biscuit Dinner & Bake Sale & Raffle, Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., 448 E. Rice St. Drive-through service available. In addition, St. John’s Youth will hold a silent auction. Dinner tickets available by calling Sharon Arndt at 419-862-3589.
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.
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 Thurs. 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.
Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Genoa Civic Theatre Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second floor of Genoa’s Town Hall. All vendors welcome. To register or for more information, call Kathy Hanneman at 419-855-3116.
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.
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.
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.
Euchre Tournament Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Luckey Legion Hall, 335 Park Dr. Doors open at 6 p.m. Registration fee $5. Homemade food available. BYOB. 50/50 raffles. Players 18 and older welcome.
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.
Annual Fall Rummage Sale at St. Joseph’s Community Center, 120 W. Broadway (use back service entrance in alley off Allen Street), Oct. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-noon ($2-Bag-Day, half-price on other items).
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.
Mid County EMT Association Chicken BBQ Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, St. Paul’s UCC, corner of Toussaint and Ottawa. Featuring a half-chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll & butter and dessert.
Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities Monthly Board Meeting Oct. 23, 3 p.m., Ottawa County Board of DD, 235 N Toussaint South Rd. Meetings are open to the public. Info: 419-898-0400.
Fish Fries at the John A. Fader American Legion, 221 Park St., will be held 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 www.oakharborohio.net.
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. All proceeds go to support Honor Flight of NW Ohio.
PERI Chapter #82 Meeting Nov. 18 (due to Veterans Day), at 11:30 a.m. at Riverview Healthcare Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Speaker from Humana will answer questions on new healthcare changes. Make lunch reservations by calling Brenda at 419-898-3242 or Pat at 419-855-8131 by Nov. 14.
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.
Pemberville United Methodist Church Public Dinner Oct. 19, 4-6:30 p.m. Featuring choice of ham loaf or meat loaf, church potatoes, large salad bar, homemade dessert, and beverage. Carryouts available. Info: 419-287-4040/
Fall Fling Oct. 20, 4-6:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 26535 Pemberville Rd. Free family fun event will include a trick-or-trunk event, hayrides, games and more. Zion members will provide hot dogs, side dishes, donuts and desserts. Costumes welcome. Fun and games begin at 4 p.m.; Trick-or-trunk begins at 6 p.m. Info: 419-837-5023.
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St. Jana Sloan Broglin, author and certified genealogist, will present the program, "A Grave Situation." Guests welcome.
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Meeting Oct. 16, Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Lunch and networking from 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentation by speaker Michael Berakis from Materion Brush Corp. on “Creating a Culture of Safety in Your Organization” from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RSVP on or before Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. to Denise Ventrone at 419-898-OCIC.
Swiss Steak Dinner Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or until sold out, St. John Lutheran Church. Carryouts available. Proceeds benefit B-C-S Food Pantry and the ELCA Malaria Campaign. Matching funds applied for from Thrivent Ottawa County Branch 30011.
Craft Show Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Routes 20 and 163.
Walbridge Centennial Committee meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, in the council chambers.
Psychic/Health Fair & Bake Sale Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Good Will Spiritualist Church, 300 E. Breckman. Info: 419-833-5503.
Prime Rib Dinner Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m., Walbridge VFW 9963, 109 N. Main St. Featuring prime rib, baked potato, salad, vegetable, roll and butter and dessert. Sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary.
Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Arts & Crafts for kids of all ages Wed. at 4 p.m.; Adult Fiction Book Discussion Group Mon. at 1 p.m. On Oct. 14, the group will discuss “Heaven is for Real”; The Mystery Book Club meets Mon. at 6 p.m. On Oct. 18, the group will discuss “The Shadow of Your Smile” by Mary Higgins Clark. Programs are offered free of charge. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org.
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.