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Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 606 POW-MIA Program Oct. 18, 1 p.m. George Rill VFW Post, 3005 Laskey Rd. Public invited. Light lunch to follow.
Make Money on eBay, Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Develop a new income stream by making money from eBay. Long-time seller Becky Locke-Gagnon has been in the eBay business for years, and will discuss how to open and operate an eBay account. Free.
Bus Trip to Motor City Casino sponsored by St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Oct. 22. Meet at Kmart on Navarre Avenue in Oregon at 8:15 a.m. Bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 4 p.m. Cost is $35 per person, with $20 returned by the casino. Seating is limited. Reservations required. Call Josie at 419-691-2978 or Ruth at 419-691-7115.
50s, `60s Dance Oct. 24, 7-11:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman St. Music will be provided by Bob Wurst. Admission $12. Tickets: 419-693-5563 or 419-729-1775.
Roast Beef Dinner Oct. 25, noon-4 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 729 White St. Includes roast beef, sides, dessert and a beverage. Adults $8, seniors $7.50 and children $4.50. Carryouts available. Hall is handicapped-accessible. Watch the Steelers-Browns game on the big screen.
Candy Making for Adults Oct. 27, 7-8:30 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Learn how to melt, paint a mold and pour. Participants will also decorate pretzels. Free. Registration required by calling 419-259-5310.
Glass City Singles Halloween Dance Party Oct. 30, Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns. Jackpot band will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. with 20-minute DJ breaks until 1 a.m. $10 admission.
Turkey Dinner Nov. 4, 5-7 p.m., Clark St. Church, 1133 Clark St. Complete dinner including beverage and dessert $8 for adults and $4 for children. Carryouts available.
8th Annual St. Mark Craft Show Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd., 2.5 blocks east of the High Level Bridge. Handicapped-accessible. Featuring the Maumee Bay Basket Weavers Club and other crafts; specialty shops including a book/toy shop, bake shop, candy store, Second Hand Rose shop and more. Breakfast and luncheon café available.
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.
Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 606 Meeting Nov. 14, 11 a.m. at the post, 3005 Laskey Rd. District President Becky Dombrowski will attend. Lunch to follow.
Vendors Needed for the Sacred Heart Holiday Bazaar Nov. 7. Info: call Mary Mayle at 419-334-8111.
Thanksgiving Dinner & Bazaar, Nov. 20, 4-7 p.m., Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth. Adults $8, seniors over 65 $7, children 5-11 $3, under 5 years free. Carryouts and free neighborhood delivery available.
Northwood VFW Post 2984 Fish Fries Fridays 5-7:45 p.m. 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.
Monday Night Tacos, 5:30-7:30 p.m. throughout football season, Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Open to the public.
Breakfasts every Sunday 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.
Crafters Needed for Craft Show Nov. 7 at Northwood Church of God. Info: 419-693-8006.
Theology With Toast Oct. 13, 10 a.m., The Sacred Heart Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Handicapped-accessible. Germaine Kirk will discuss, “The Silent Parish:” Come early for coffee and rolls. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth 419-691-9723.
Crafters Needed for Fassett Middle School fall craft show Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Info: Sue Hanudel at 419-693-0135.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post and Auxiliary Meeting Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m., 4925 Pickle Rd. Euchre is underway and continues through spring.
All-You-Can-Eat Alaskan Walleye Dinner Oct. 16, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 798 S. Coy Rd. Dessert included. Dine in or carry out. Adults $8. Children $4.
Chicken BBQ Dinner Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m. till sold out, Christ Dunberger American Legion Post, 4925 Pickle Rd. $9 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under.
Card Party Luncheon sponsored by Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Oct. 19 at noon, Oregon Fire Station #2, Wheeling Street. Cost is $8. Reservations: Pat at 419-666-2257.
Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Gold Buy-Back Sale Oct. 20-21 outside the hospital gift shop. Also, Books on the Go Sale Oct. 28-29. Info: 419-691-3225.
Singles Mingle Halloween Party featuring live music Oct. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., The Coffee Shop, 3555 Navarre Ave. Pre-registration required by calling 419-698-5282. Best costume wins a free drink.
Luncheon & Card Party Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m., Christ Dunberger Auxiliary Post 537, 4925 Pickle Rd. Cost is $8. Reservations: 419-666-0503 or 419-693-5848. Proceeds benefit Girls State.
Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Guests welcome ($2 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.
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, Tuesdays through December at Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Free dinner at 6:15, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.
Chicken ‘n’ Biscuit Dinner Oct. 17, 4-7 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 448 Rice St. Dinner includes chicken ‘n biscuits, salad, cranberries, applesauce, pie and a drink. $6.50/adults, $3/children. Carryouts available. Bake sale items and raffle tickets available to purchase. Proceeds benefit various “Honor Workers” mission projects.
Fall Splendor Evening, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Oct. 16, 5:30-8 pm. Six-course meal, a stroll through the 17-acre gardens, hors d’oeuvres & musical entertainment in the Brown Welcome Center. $45 per person. Reservations required. 419-862-3182.
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.
Annual Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the ladies of Fremont First Presbyterian Church, 120 S. Park Ave., Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Homemade Christmas crafts, holiday decorations & gifts, bake sale, raffle, and Auntie’s Attic. Lunch & pie will be served all day. Info: Diane Roush at 419-332-9504.
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 9:30 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.
Genoa Area Community Food Pantry open to residents of the Genoa School District 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.
Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 17, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist, 795 W Madison 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.
Stamp Camp and Demonstrators Open House Nov. 1, 2-6 p.m., Lake Twp. Fire Station # 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd. (Union Street). Reserve a spot for $10 by calling 419-836-1177.
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.
Harvest Gathering Craft Show & Gift Boutique, Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft show featuring 75 craftsmen at the American Legion Hall and elementary school on Front Street; Gift Boutique featuring unique gifts from area boutiques at the Pemberville Fire Hall, also on Front Street. Info: 419-287-3347 (craft show) or 419-287-3274 (gift boutique).
Mystery Book Discussion Group meets to discuss, “The Track of the Cat,” Oct. 26, 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m.
Book Club Meets Nov. 9, 1 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Discussion of, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” by Jamie Ford. Group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m.
“Community Reads” celebration of the works of Edgar Allan Poe, in honor of his 200th birthday, throughout October, Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. “Poe-a-Tree” on display, and other special activities. Info: 419-666-9900.
Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. No story time Oct. 12 (Columbus Day). Info: 419-849-2744.