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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pancake Breakfast Nov. 7, 7-10 a.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, SR 51, (Woodville Road) at Witty Road.
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.
Sacred Heart 21st Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sacred Heart School, 550 Smith Rd. $2 admission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.