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Make Money on eBay Program, 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 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.

7th Annual Pigs-in-the-Blanket Dinner Oct. 25, noon-2 p.m., Unity U.M. Church, 1910 E. Broadway at the Toledo-Northwood city limits. $8 for adults, $4 for children 3-12, free for under 3 years old

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.

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.

Guardian Angels - Anyone Interested in trying out for Guardian Angels training in East Toledo is invited to contact Aaron Brilbeck at 419-575-3949 or There is no cost or obligation.

Vendor Extravaganza Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwood Middle School, corner of Lemoyne and Woodville roads. Various vendors including Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, Mary Kay and more, along with food vendors and concessions plus raffles and prize giveaways. Babysitting available. Funds raised benefits the eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C. Info: 419-691-4621.

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.

“Fear Factor Feast” Oct. 17, 2 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Grades 5-12 are invited to try to eat the featured foods. Info: 419-259-5250.

Chicken B-B-Q, Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m. until sold out, Dunberger Post #527, Pickle and Wynn roads. Adults $9, children 12 and under $5. Carryouts available.

P.E.R.I. Chapter #93 Meeting Oct. 22, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. “Feed Your Neighbor Week.” Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.

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.

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.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting Oct. 21, 7 p.m., Oregon community room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.
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.

Rummage Sale Oct. 24, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman St. Proceeds benefit Food for Thought, a local nonprofit organization serving the Toledo and Oregon communities.

Halloween Magic Show, Oct. 24, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Magician Andrew Martin will entertain in this program for kids in grades K-5.

Luncheon & Card Party Oct. 26, 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.

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.

First St. Mark’s After-School Program meets every Wednesday during the school year from 3:30-6:30 p.m., 1121 Grasser St, off Pickle west of Wheeling. Time for worship and play, special guests, supper and crafts.

Support Group for Mental Illness (NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group) is starting. Never before offered in this area. Seating is limited. Free. Group will meet weekly. Info: 419-689-3095.

Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry is the second Wednesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

2nd Annual Curtice Kidz Chili Cook-Off, Oct. 17, 1 p.m., Crazy Lady Saloon. $5 for individuals/$10 for organizations. Chili should arrive at noon.

Benton Twp.
Fall Cleanup at Elliston and Limestone cemeteries through Nov. 1. Wreaths, arrangements and other materials remaining after that date will be removed. New arrangements may be displayed beginning Nov. 15.

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting Oct. 27, Wood Co. District Public Library meeting room, 251 N. Main St. Program: “The Pros Tell Us What to Do With Our Stuff.” Business meeting at 6:30 p.m.; program to follow. Public welcome.

W.O.W. at Zion UMC Wednesdays 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.

NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Seneca, Sandusky & Wyandot Counties Ray of Hope Evening Nov. 15 at Crystal Arbors. Silent auction bidding at 4 p.m. Dinner and speakers follow. Keynote speaker Gini Haffner will tell her personal story of illness in her family and how she found hope in spite of devastation. Tickets $40, available by calling NAMI at 888-582-8889 by Nov. 3.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church Annual Feather Party Nov. 8, 4-7 p.m., 204 Main St. Win turkeys, hams or chickens. Raffles, door prizes, food and fun for the entire family, including a special children’s bingo. Bring in a canned item donation per child to play for the evening.

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.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

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.

Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Fountain Inn, 324 W. 3rd St. (Enter by the Maple Ave. entrance.) The group will then go to the Lakeside Heritage Society Archives where Janet Stephenson will show their genealogical materials. There will also be a brief tour of the Heritage Hall. Back at the Fountain Inn, there will be birthday cake and coffee in celebration the society’s 40th anniversary.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders Meeting Nov. 12, Lake Twp. Administration Bldg., SR 795 and Cummings Rd. Potluck at noon, followed by a YMCA Yoga demonstration by Sue Perlaky. All seniors welcome. Reservations for Dec. 3 Christmas luncheon will be taken at the meeting.

Ageless Wonders’ Last Euchre Tournament for 2009 Nov. 21, 1 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building. $3 admission includes refreshments. Euchre players of all ages welcome. Info: 419-836-3811.

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.

Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron #240, Oct. 24, Luckey American Legion Hall, 335 Park Dr. Food and registration at 6 p.m.; tournament at 7 p.m. Registration fee $5. Individual players 18 years and older. Concessions and soft drinks available for sale. BYOB. Proceeds support the programs of the American Legion, Auxiliary, & SAL and help toward the upkeep of the post home.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 19, noon-6 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, 17877 SR 579.

BBQ Pork Chop Dinner, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. until sold out, St. Peter Lutheran Church (Blackberry), 17877 W. SR 579. One-chop dinner for $6.50; two-chop dinner for $8. Dine in or carry out. Matching funds provided by Thrivent Financial Ottawa Co. Branch #30011.

Oak Harbor
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carroll Twp. Fire & EMS, 11080 W. Toussaint East Rd. Adults $6, seniors $4, children 12 and younger eat free. Carryouts available.

Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Davis Besse, 5501 N. SR 2.

Texas Hold `Em Benefit for Josh Rollheiser Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Boy Scout Building at the end of Jefferson Street, off SR 19. $60 buy-in, includes free food & beer. $25 re-buy. Info: 419-707-1581 or 419-341-7819.

Ottawa Co. Republican Women's Club 70th Anniversary celebration Fall Dinner Oct. 29 at the Catawba Island Club. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. David Yost, Delaware Co. Prosecutor, candidate in the May 2010 Primary for Ohio Attorney General, will be the featured speaker. Reservations: 419-460-2429 and send a check for $35 per person payable to Karen McTague, treasurer, 11537 Bloom Road, Oak Harbor.

Bridge Lessons instructed by Bill Ryan begin Oct. 19, 3-4 p.m., Pemberville Presbyterian Church, 106 Pine St. Cost is $25 plus cost of book for eight weeks. Call 419-287-7034 to sign up.

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).

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.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting & Check Distribution to Qualified Members Oct. 21, Port Clinton Elks, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Lunch & networking 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentations 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presenter will be D.C. Skinner, BWC Technical Consultant. Topic: “Frequency of OSHA Training.” RSVP to Denise Ventrone at OCIC at 419-898-6242.

Ottawa Co. Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch Meeting Oct. 22, noon, Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Featured speaker will be Jon Husted, candidate for Ohio Secretary of State in 2010. Everyone welcome. No reservations are necessary for the buffet lunch.

Stony Ridge
Open House for the Stony Ridge Rehab Project, which is coming to a close, Oct. 18, noon-4 p.m., 24105 Railroad St.

Grace Bible Baptist Church Annual Fall Revival, Oct. 18-22, 116 East Union St. Featuring Evangelist David Harrison of Welcome, NC. “Open Season Sunday” at 9:30 a.m. Those who attend are invited to wear hunting clothes. Hog Roast and Afternoon service including a Turkey Shoot at the Ranch beginning at noon. Bring your hunting gun and enjoy the day.  Guns will be checked at the door. Then each evening Monday through Thursday, a revival will be held at 7 p.m. Info: 419-661-5058.

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.

Cub Scout Pack 126 will be distributing bags for the Scouting for Food program beginning Oct. 17. Pick-up will be Oct. 24 by 9 a.m.

Bingo, Feather Party & Poker, Nov. 1, 6 p.m., Sister Diane Hay Community Center, St. Jerome Parish. Turkeys, hams, door prizes. Concessions available.

Allen Twp. Meet Your Candidate Night & Learn About Levies Oct. 22, 7 p.m., Allen Twp. Trustee Hall, 21030 W. Toledo St.

Card Party Oct. 24, 5:30 p.m., Luther Home of Mercy. Fun, food and fellowship.

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.

Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. Info: 419-849-2744.

Annual Election Day Bazaar & Dinner, Nov. 3, Woodville United Methodist Church, 201 W. First St. Swiss steak & baked chicken dinners with homemade pies from 5-7 p.m. Craft bazaar and bake sale with homemade candy & handmade items from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.




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