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East Toledo-Raymer Area Block Watch 422A Meeting Sept. 10, 6-7 p.m. in the basement of Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth Street. The group meets the second Thursday of the month at the same time and location
Rummage Sale Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sept. 11 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($2-a-bag day), Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext., corner of Stadium and Starr. Lunch available for purchase.
Locke Branch Library Book Sale Sept. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 703 Miami St., Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Raffle, food, door prizes.
POW MIA Recognition Day sponsored by VFW Post 2510 and the Ladies Auxiliary Sept. 18, 617 Second St. Ceremony at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets $8.50 - Cash Bar. Tickets: Sue at 419-704-1201.
Toledo Naturalists' Association Meeting Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Anderson's Activity Center, 1833 South Holland-Sylvania Rd. (just south of Airport Highway). Program: “Gardening with Natural Plants,” with Jan Hunter, of Naturally Native Nursery. Free and open to the public. Info: www.toledonaturalist.org.
Crafters Needed for a Fall Craft Show Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the community room at the Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Info: Diane Cline at 419-693-0751, ext. 217.
Vendors Needed for the Sacred Heart Holiday Bazaar Nov. 7. Info: call Mary Mayle at 419-334-8111.
East Toledo Senior Activities Center Chili Cook-Off, “World Series of Chili,” Oct. 17, 6-11 p.m. at the center, 1001 White St. Beer & pop available. Open to the public (21 and older). Stop in M-F, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. or call 419-691-2254 to purchase tickets ($5) or to enter your chili.
Breakfasts every Sunday Sept. 20 through the end of April, 9 a.m.-noon, Northwood VFW Post 2894. Featuring eggs, breakfast meat, toast, hash browns, juice & coffee. A la carte items available.
Rummage Sale Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 5, 9 a.m.-noon. ($1-a-bag day), St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd.
Theology with Toast Sept. 8, 10 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930S Wynn. Sponsored by The Emmaus Catholic Community of St Thomas Aquinas and Good Shepherd. Fr. Al Ceranowski will talk about the "Life of the Priest. Before, During & After [retirement]." Come early for coffee and donuts or bagels. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723
Rummage & Bake Sale Sept. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($2-a-bag day), Christ United Methodist Church, corner of Stadium and Starr. Lunch available for purchase.
27th Annual Westerfest Open Horse Show sponsored by Cinch & Saddle 4-H Club Sept. 12 and 13, Vail Meadows Equestrian Center, 6118 Cedar Point Rd. Stalls $20 for the weekend plus $15 for electric. Entry $5.
First St. Mark’s Afterschool Program Fiesta Dinner Sept. 12, 4-7 p.m., 1121 Grasser St. Kids’ and seniors’ meals available. Dine in or carry out. Handicap-accessible. Afterschool program begins Sept. 16.
“Seniors Got Talent,” presented by the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Mercy St. Charles Hospital auditorium. Master of ceremonies will be local TV personality Dave Carlson. Tickets: 419-698-7078.
Fall Explosion Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Heritage Christian Church, corner of Coy and Brown roads. Inflatables, carnival games, petting zoo, horse rides featuring "Snickers the Horse," fire engine, dunk tank, face painting, music, food and more. A great time for kids K-5th grade and their families. Rain date is Sept. 20. Free.
Catholics Returning Home six consecutive Wednesdays at 7 p.m.beginning Sept. 16 in the Parish Life Center, St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Informal sharing for Non-practicing Catholics seeking answers about returning to the church. Info: Mark or Jean at 419-377-3659.
Singles Mingle Sept. 17, 6-7:30 p.m., The Coffee Shop, 3555 Navarre Ave. Live music, beverages and fun social interaction. Pre-registration requested.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Sept. 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.
Oregon Senior Center Activities include bingo, fitness checks, daily lunches, bunco, euchre, line dancing, exercise, movies, shopping, day trips, transportation and educational classes. Special summer meals and entertainment scheduled twice monthly. Call 419-698-7078 for a schedule. Nashville Show Trip Oct. 12-16 (five days/four nights) $479 double occupancy. Call 419-698-7078.
Walk With Us Support Group Meetings the first Thursday of each month, noon-1:30 p.m. and the third Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. in a handicap-accessible meeting room at New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman Rd. Open to adults who have suffered the death of a loved one. Not a social or religious activity. Walk in or call Judy Hoeflinger at 419-691-9750 or Julie Marshall at 419-343-2311.
DivorceCare, a support group for those dealing with issues of divorce, will begin meeting again at Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Meetings begin Tuesday, Sept. 15 and continue Tuesdays through December. Free dinner at 6:15, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.
W.O.W. at Zion UMC will start Wed. Sept 16 at 5 p.m. The program will include a meal, music, chimes, games, scripture and drama. Ages 4 through high school are welcome. Call 419-290-3866 for fee and other information.
Elmore Senior Card Players will meet Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Elmore Community Center through late October.
Swiss Steak Dinner Sept. 19, 4:30-7 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church Hall, 204 Main St. Tour the Grotto and enjoy a delicious Swiss Steak Dinner. Advance tickets sales only by Sept 16. Carry-outs available. Tickets: Fran Harris at 419-855-3729, Kathy Witt at 419-862-2542. Sponsored by the OLL Grotto Committee.
Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the group plays cards at 12:30 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks are offered on the third Wednesday of the month. Bingo is played Monday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Genoa Area Community Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month 10 a.m.-noon and the fourth Thursday 3:30-5 p.m., Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 315 Main St.
Ageless Wonders Sept. 10 meeting will start at noon with a Brunch Potluck, with a speaker to follow. All seniors are welcome to the meeting, which will be held at Lake Twp. Administration Building.
Euchre Tournament sponsored by Ageless Wonders Sept. 19, 1 p.m., at Lake Township Administration Building. $3 admission includes refreshments. Euchre players of all ages are welcome. Info: Bob Hundsrucker at 419-836-3811.
Farmers’ Market Wednesdays at 5 p.m. till dusk through Oct. 29, Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Local growers and greenhouses, baked goods, locally raised meats, etc.
Mobile food pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary; third Monday of the month, 5-7 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd. Open to Lake Twp. residents.
Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees Chapter #82 Luncheon & Meeting Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m., Riverview Senior Center. Speaker will be Jason Davis, OPERS health care educational representative. Reservations by Sept. 10 by calling 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131. All PERI and PERS retirees are welcome to attend. Those not attending the lunch may attend the meeting at 12:30 p.m.
One Size Fits All Story Time Wednesdays beginning Sept. 16 at 11:30 a.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Open to preschoolers and infants. Info: 419-898-7001.
Family Fun Story Time Thursdays beginning Sept. 17 at 7 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. For preschoolers but fun for the whole family. Adults must be accompanied by a child. Info: 419-898-7001.
Book Sale Sept. 21-26, Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Book sale by donation. Info: 419-898-7001.
Friends of Otterbein Portage Valley Business Meeting & Installation of Officers Sept. 24, 7 p.m., OPV auditorium, 20311 Pemberville Rd. Come and get acquainted and learn about membership. Musical entertainment and refreshments will be offered.
Walbridge Book Club Group meets Sept. 14, 1 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. This month’s selection, “The Tsarina’s Daughter,” an historical novel by Carolly Erikson. The group meets the second Monday of each month. Info: 419-666-9900 or http://wcdpl.org.
Walbridge Mystery Book Discussion Group meets Sept. 28, 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Discussion of “Thyme of Death,” the first in Susan Wittig Albert’s series featuring herb shop owner China Bayles. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month. Info: 419-666-9900 or http://wcdpl.org.
Woodville Historical Museum open Wednesday and Friday 2-4 p.m. and Wednesday evenings 6-8 p.m. through August. The new ornament is available at the museum, library and Pills `n Packages.
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