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Chicken Paprikas Dinner Sept. 9, 4:30 p.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Tickets $7 in advance, $9 after noon the day of the dinner available by calling 419-691-2254 by Sept. 7.
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.
Northwood VFW Post 2984 Fish Fries begin Friday Sept. 18 5-7:45 p.m. and continue through the end of April, 102 W. Andrus Rd. All-you-can-eat fish for $7.50. Chicken, steak, shrimp, and chicken tender dinners also available at various prices. Kids’ meals offered.
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.
Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the first Monday of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Guests welcome ($2 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.
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.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry is the second Wednesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Bonofest Sept. 6, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Elliston Road just off SR 2. Featuring BBQ chicken or ham dinners. Dine in or drive-through for carry out. Raffles, bingo, games, ethnic food and music.
“Just Learn It" a celebration of church school at Zion UMC, Sept.13 at 9:30 a.m. Classes for all ages nursery through adult. Services will follow at 10:30. Conclude the day with a roast beef dinner. All are welcome.
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 Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch is served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations are required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal you wish to attend. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks the 4th Tuesday of the month; bingo played the 4th Tuesday of the month, after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.
Elmore Senior Card Players will meet Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Elmore Community Center through late October.
Genoa Farmer’s Market Sept. 12 and every other Saturday through Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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.
Active Seniors are invited to Meet and Eat at the Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Nutritional lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation to the center available. Home-delivered meals also available for homebound seniors. Info: 419-637-7947.
Lake Twp. Fire Assn. Dinner & Music at the Park Sept. 10, 5 p.m., Friendship Park (rain location is Walbridge Fire Station), 4550 Walbridge Rd. Dinner includes BBQ pork sandwich, cole slaw, baked beans ($5). Hot dogs also available. Music in the Park featuring Bridge County Bluegrass at 6:30 p.m. Pop and root beer floats available. Proceeds benefit Fire Association projects.
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.
“Give Away” to help community members with the cold months ahead Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 26535 Pemberville Rd. (between SR 795 and SR 163). Clothing, shoes, household items and some personal items.
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.
Food Pantry open to the public the last Wednesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. and the last Thursday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m., Main Street. Contact your local church office for further details.
American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance Sept. 27, 2-6 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Millie’s Polka Band. Beer, pop and pastries available. Admission $7. Contributions of pastry are welcome. No other carry-ins.
Fish Fry Sept. 18, 4-8 p.m., American Legion Post #114, 221 Park St. Yellow perch dinners and sandwiches, fries, onion rings, hot dogs/Coney dogs. Public Welcome. Carryouts available. Future dates: Sept. 25, Oct. 9 and 23.
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.
The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.
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.
Missionary/Evangelist Bro. Maki-World, Sept. 13, 10 a.m., Lighthouse Christian Fellowship, 201 Guy St. Free potluck, live music. Info: 419-661-9232.
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.
3rd Annual Car & Truck Show Sept. 12, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Luther Home of Mercy, 5810 N. Main St. Owners of classic cars and trucks invited. Dash plaques for the first 75 cars/trucks with a $5 donation to benefit the Luther Home resident activities. Raffles, door prizes and music by DJ Jerry Daniels. Register by calling Bill at 419-277-1618 or Corie at 419-726-3268.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call the center at 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.
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.