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Free Prostate Screenings Nov. 3, noon-4 p.m., St. Peter and Paul’s Church, 728 S. St. Clair St. To register, call 419-251-4000. Free PSA, cholesterol and diabetic screening test. 

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.


For Men Only program for caregivers Nov. 5 and/or Jan. 7, 6-7 p.m., Alzheimer’s Assn., 2500 N. Reynolds Rd. A facilitated discussion in a relaxed, confidential atmosphere. Free. Registration/info: 419-537-1999 or toll free: 1-800-272-3900.
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.
Feather Party, Nov. 15, 1 p.m., St. Stephen Parish, Consaul Street. Famous chicken paprikas dinners, with stuffed cabbage, cole slaw, rolls and homemade Hungarian pastries served family style. $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5-children 6-12, 5 and under free. Carryouts available.

Ohio State/Michigan Chili Cook-Off/Tailgate Party Nov. 20, 7-11 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Gym, corner of White and Idaho. $5 admission includes food. Music by DG Rockin’ Ron, raffles and more. Bring Michigan/OSU decorations for the best dressed table contest. Chili registration at 6 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 21 and older. To register chili, buy tickets or obtain more information, call 419-343-7798. Proceeds benefit Holy Name Society.

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.

Craft Show & Bake Sale Nov. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy. Soup and hot dog luncheon available. Crafters still needed. Call 419-693-8006.

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

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 13, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. $6.50 for adults, $2.50 for children 5-12.

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.


Fireside Chat hosted by The Coffee Shop and Toledo Sports Radio Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m. at The Coffee Shop, 3555 Navarre Ave. Candidates running for office Nov. 3 are invited to come and spend a few minutes to discuss their views. Radio show will be hosted by Irwin Young and broadcast live on Oregon mayor and Info: 419-698-JAVA.

Oregon Democratic Club Meeting Nov. 5, 8 p.m., Fire Station #1 at Wynn and Seaman. Discussion of election results and planning for 1/29/10 Muskrat Dinner. Info: Kollin Rice at 419-697-2424.

34th Annual First St. John Lutheran Church Chicken & Ham Dinner (all-you-can-eat, family style)  Nov. 7, 4-7 p.m., 2471 Seaman Rd. Also featuring crafts and baked goods. Tickets available at the door for $8.50 for adults, $4 for children 3-12. Children 2 and under eat free. Carryouts available.

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.

Oregon Business & Professional Women Holiday Auction & Dinner Meeting Nov. 19, 6 p.m., Bay Park Community Hospital lower level. Dinner ($10) at 6 p.m. with auction to follow. Reservations required by Nov. 14 by calling Pat at 419-693-8659.

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.

Euchre every Sunday at 2 p.m., Oregon VFW Post 9816, Ashcroft Dr.

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.

Clay Center
Split-the-Pot Bingo sponsored by Clay Center Fire Social Assn. Nov. 7, 7-10 p.m., Clay Center Fire Station #2, 420 Main St. Refreshments available.

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.

Sausage & Sauerkraut Supper, Nov. 7, 4:30-7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 412 Fremont St. Free-will donations along with matching funds through Thrivent will benefit Lutheran Hour Ministries. Carryouts available. Tickets: 419-862-3461.

Pancake Breakfast Nov. 7, 7-10 a.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, SR 51, (Woodville Road) at Witty Road.

Featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes plus Tank’s famous sausage and bacon for a $3 donation. Proceeds benefit the Sunday morning breakfast program at Salem Lutheran Church in Toledo’s historic Vistula neighborhood. Thrivent matching funds provided. Info: 419-862-3630 or

Feather Party Nov. 14, 7-11 p.m., Harris-Elmore Fire Department, 321 E. Rice St. Bingo, poker tables, cash, turkeys, hams, fruit baskets, food and more. Proceeds benefit Harris Elmore Fire Dept.

Thanksgiving Dinner for needy residents of Allen, Benton, Carroll, Clay, Harris and Salem townships, Nov. 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Woodmore High School cafeteria, 633 Fremont St. Sponsored by the churches, civic organizations, businesses, school groups and individuals in the communities of Elmore, Genoa and Oak Harbor. Reservations requested by calling 419-866-9924 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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.

“Understanding Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease: A Workshop for Caregivers” program Nov. 2, 2-4 p.m., Memorial Hospital, 715 S. Taft Ave. Registration not needed. Info: 419-537-1999 or toll free: 1-800-272-3900.

Sacred Heart 21st Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sacred Heart School, 550 Smith Rd. $2 admission.

Fremont Christian Women’s Connection Meeting Nov. 10 at the Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon begins at 11 a.m. Program: “Give Thanks,” featuring music with Jim and Rita Stewart and a presentation on “A Banker Sharing the Secret to Lasting Wealth.” $12, all inclusive. Send reservations to Betty at by Nov. 5.

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.

Swiss Steak & Chicken Dinner, Nov. 14, 4:30-7 p.m., St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1213 Washington St. Adults $8.50, children under 10 $4. Carryouts available. Also visit the country store with crafts and baked goods. Profits benefit mission projects.

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.


Giving Thanks Dinner Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m., St. Michael’s Church Hall, 317 E. Madison. Chicken or ham dinner, sides, salad, rolls, pie and a beverage. Entertainment by Holcomb Band. Donation: $8 for adults, $4 for children. Tickets available at Gibsonburg churches, the Gibsonburg Senior Center and at the door. Proceeds benefit the Ministers Assoc. Fund to help those in need.

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.
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.

Annual Lake Twp. Police Assn. Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 21, 5-7 p.m., Lake Twp. Hall, 27975 Cummings Rd. Adults $6; seniors $5, Children 12 and under $4. Carryouts available.

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.

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.

Portage Valley Federation of Lutheran Men & Pastors Meeting Nov. 10, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Williston Road. Proceeds plus matching Thrivent funds benefit Luther Home of Mercy in Williston.

Golden Gang Meeting Nov. 10 at the township hall for a noon potluck. Bring a wrapped item for the annual auction.

Oak Harbor
Swiss Steak Dinner Nov. 4, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul Church of Christ, 165 Toussaint St. Adults $8, children (half portion) $4. Carryouts available. Info: 419-898-0852

“Home for the Holidays" Home Craft & Comfort Show, Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Riverview HealthCare Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Crafters from three counties, a lunch stand with homemade soup by the Riverview Auxiliary, door prizes and more. To register as a crafter/vendor or for more info, call Kimberly Geldien at 419-898-2851 or 419-732-3163.

Pasta dinner Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 122 Ottawa Street. To place an order for spaghetti sauce call (419) 707-1938.

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.

United Methodist Church, 205 Perry St., bazaar Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Homemade baked and canned goods, white elephant sale. Snipple bean soup and other food items.

Stony Ridge
Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., United Methodist Church, 5524 Fremont Pike. Holiday gifts, homemade baked goods and noodles, hot lunch featuring pigs in the blanket, sandwiches, homemade soups and baked goods.
Book Sale through Nov. 30, Stony Ridge Branch Library. Romance paperbacks and assorted adult fiction for sale for $1 per bag.

Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary to VFW Post 9963 Nov. 7, 1 p.m. till finish. $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for first, second and third place. No smoking, and no food or beverages may be brought in.

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.

Feather Party sponsored by the Allen Township Firemen’s Assn., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the fire station. Turkeys, hams, cash raffle.

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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