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Turkey Dinner Nov. 3, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street Church, 1133 Clark St. Complete dinner including beverage and dessert. Children’s meals and carryouts available.
9th Annual St. Mark Craft Show Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. St. Mark Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd. Handicap accessible. Silent auction, bakery, candy shop, breakfast and luncheon café. Second Hand Rose Shop, toy and bookstore and quality crafters.
35th Annual First St. John Lutheran Church Chicken & Ham Dinner Nov. 6, 4-7 p.m., 2471 Seaman Rd. Featuring all-you-can-eat chicken and ham dinner, served family-style. Crafts and baked goods. Tickets available at the door. Carryouts available.
Insurance Women of Toledo (IWOT) Industry Night Meeting Nov. 10, 6 p.m., Hilton Toledo, 3100 Glendale. IWOT enables its members to establish relationships with a wide variety of professional contacts on the local, state, regional and national level. Anyone in the insurance industry and related industries is welcome. Info: IWOT president, Sandy Dobbins, at
Veterans’ Breakfast Nov. 11, 7-10 a.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. (Navarre Park Shelterhouse). Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage links, juice and coffee. Free to veterans, $5 for all others. Info: 419-691-2254.
Northwest Ohio Fellowship of Christian Athletes 9th Annual Unity Breakfast, Nov. 12, 7 a.m.-9 a.m. Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 3536 Secor Rd. Theme: “Bringing Both Worlds Together: A Little Unity in the Midst of a Great Rivalry!” UT Head Coach Tim Beckman and BG Head Coach Dave Clawson will talk about the impact of FCA on their programs. Tickets are $35 ($350 for a table of 10) and are available to the public. Reservations: Trish at the NW Ohio FCA office at 567-249-4039. Info: www.nwohiofca.org.
Chicken Paprika Dinner Nov. 14 after the 10:15 a.m. service, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 106 W. Plumer. Tickets sold before and after Nov. 7 service or by calling 419-666-9527.Carryouts available.
Craft Show Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., St. John the Baptist Church, 2729 124th St. (Point Place). Soup and salad luncheon offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interested crafters may call 419-726-2428.
Block Watch 410-M (formerly 422-A) East Toledo/Raymer School area, meetings are held at the Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth Street on the second Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults.
Free Jam Session Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., VFW 3265, 5416 Summit St. Music, dancing, pool, shuffle board. Refreshments available.
Wii Game Days Nov. 4 (Mariokart) and 11 (Water Sports) and Dec. 2 (Bowling), 4-5 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to ages 8-12. Call 419-259-5305.
Fall Pancake Breakfast Nov. 6, 8 a.m.-noon, First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St.
VFW Lakeshore Memorial Post 9816 Annual Feather Party Nov. 6, 7 p.m. at the post, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. Raffles for turkeys, hams and steaks. Kitchen will be open for snacks and refreshments.
Theology with Toast meets every second Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 p.m. On Nov. 10, Sister Nancy Mathias will discuss, “What Happens at the Diocesan Office.” Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723.
Crafters Needed for Fassett Middle School Fall Craft Show Nov. 13. Info: Sue at 419-693-0135.
Fall Fun Program for Family Time for ages 2-5 Mondays at 7 p.m. through Nov. 15, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Join Miss Jessica for an evening of fun with an emphasis on early literacy skills. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
Preschool Storytimes for ages 3-5 Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. through Nov. 17, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Engaging books, action songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
OH/MICH Tailgate Party hosted by Kateri Catholic Academy/Cardinal Stritch High School, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., in the Cardinal Stritch High School gym. Silent auctions, 50/50, raffles, door prizes and food. $20 tickets available in advance or at the door. Info: Beth Perry at 419-260-1367. Proceeds benefit the Kateri Catholic School System and Cardinal Stritch High School.
Baby Time Storytime for ages 1-2 Thursdays at 10 a.m. through Nov. 18, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Join Miss Diane for stories, rhymes and music. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Info: 419-259-5250.
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 ($5 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.
Mercy St. Charles Foundation “Christmas in Wonderland” Art and Craft Show Nov. 30 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the hospital, 2600 Navarre Ave. Call 419-696-6245 for info.
"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. A $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 and older; all others $5.32. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 419-698-7078.
Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the first Monday of each month at 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Info/reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon in the basement level at Bay Park Community Hospital. Info: 419-693-4458.
Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Museum Complex, 1133 Grasser Street at Pickle, will be open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Info: 419-698-2096 or 419-691-5367.
Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room near the cafeteria at Bay Park Community Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051 or Kathy at 419-836-8292.
Walk With Us, a free, area-wide, adult support group for anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one, meets the first Thursday of the month from 12-1:30 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. Always confidential. Not a religious or social activity. Walk in or call Julie Marshall at 419-343-2311 or Judy Hoeflinger at 419-691-9750. Sponsored by Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Craft & Bake Sale Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Northwood Church of God, located at 1838 S. Coy Rd. (corner of Curtice and Coy). Light luncheon of soup, hot dogs and tacos will be available. Crafters still needed. Call Peggy at 419-693-9006.
Spaghetti Dinner, Nov. 12, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, Curtice & Coy. Children under 4 eat free.
Northwood VFW 2984 events include: Monday Night Taco Nights from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (open to the public); Breakfasts Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon. The post is located at 102 W. Andrus Rd. Wing Night Nov. 18, 5-7:30 p.m.
Crafters Needed for a Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov. 5, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Table rental $15 each for the two days. Info: Sharon at 419-693-5170 or Janet at 419-691-4525.
Crafters Sought for a craft show Nov. 6 at Northwood Church of God, Curtice & Coy. For info, call Peggy at 419-693-8006.
Elmore Historical Society's Texas Hold-em Freeze Out Tournament Nov. 6, 7 p.m. in The Barn. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Live cash games will also be held. Food and beverages available. Info: Lowell 419-260-1282.
Harris-Elmore Public Library will welcome guest storyteller Jeannie Giesler, of Diversified Insurance Services, during storytimes Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 and 17 at 10:30 a.m. Open to preschoolers (3-5 years). Storytimes, which will last about 30 minutes, will be followed by a snack. Info: 419-862-2482.
Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal. 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 Golden Oldies Crocheting Class the first and third Tuesday of the month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church.
Fall Rummage Sale sponsored by the women of the First Presbyterian church, Nov. 5 (across from Fremont Middle School), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Bag sale at 2 p.m. Lunch served all day. Proceeds benefit local ministries. Info: 419-334-7171. Fremont Area Women’s Connection Meeting Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Speaker Nancy Williams will be creating purses and will discuss why “You Are Priceless.” For reservations and childcare, contact Donna Miller at 419-334-2262 or Betty at
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Book Discussion Groups have begun meeting again at the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. Groups meet the third Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. and the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 for information on titles or to reserve a book.
Our Lady of Lourdes Feather Party Nov. 7, 4-7 p.m. Bring the family. Prizes include turkeys, hams and chickens. Raffles and door prizes. Adult and children’s bingo. Proceeds benefit the religious education program.
Genoa Music Boosters Fruit and Poinsettia Sale through Nov. 8. For orders and info, call 419-350-9639.
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.
Saturday Hours added at Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. The Thrift Shop is now open Fridays from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
Genoa Area Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-noon and the fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. at Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th and Main streets. Parking available at the church.
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 of Lake Township Luncheon Nov. 11, noon, Northeast Senior Center in Walbridge. Cost is $2. Bring non-perishable food items, as well as personal hygiene items, for distribution to the needy during the holiday season. The Ageless Wonders will be taking reservations for the Christmas Luncheon, which will be held Dec. 2 at American Table in Oregon. Reservations: Marcie at 419-836-3811.
Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every third Monday of the month, 5-7 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.
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 6-8 p.m., Main Street and Krotzer Avenue. Contact local church offices for further details.
Turkey Shoots sponsored by Ottawa County Conservation League Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 11 a.m. $2.50 per shot. Winners have a choice of turkey, ham or bacon. Refreshments available.
Swiss Steak Dinner Nov. 3, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul UCC, 165 Toussaint. Half-portion kids’ meals and carryouts available.
Pemberville Area Senior Center, located within Bethlehem Lutheran Church, provides programs and activities for adults 60 and over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch served at noon.
The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.
Topics Camera Club meeting Nov. 3, 7 p.m., Way Public Library. Visitors welcome. Info: www.topicscameraclub.com.
Fish Fries Nov. 5 and 19 and Dec. 3 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Rossford Eagles 2322 658 Lime City Rd. All-you-can-eat. Call 419-666-5664 for carryout service or call 419-666-9253 for more info. Public welcome.
Euchre Tournament Nov. 6, 1 p.m. to finish, VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for first-, second- and third-place. Fourth place wins free entry in next tournament. Sponsored by the men’s auxiliary.
Walbridge Library Book Discussion Group will discuss Richard Russo’s “That Old Cape Magic” Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. at the library, 108 N. Main St. Info: 419-666-9900 or wcdpl.org/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
Mystery Book Discussion Group will discuss “Pushing Up Daisies,” a mystery by Rosemary Harris Nov. 22 at 6 p.m., 108 N. Main St. Info: 419-666-9900 or wcdpl.org/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
2nd Annual Holiday Bazaar/Craft Show Dec. 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Jerome Church, 300 Warner St. Sponsored by St. Jerome Altar & Rosary Sodality and St. Jerome Lady Knights.
St. Jerome Church 4th OH/MI 5K Run Nov. 13. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. First-place male and female finishers will receive $100 gift certificates toward a pair of running shoes at the Second Sole. Entries are $20 in advance or $25 the day of the race. Register online at www.toledoroadrunners.org. Info: Tammy Wilhelm at 419-699-3364. Proceeds benefit the Kateri Catholic School System and Cardinal Stritch High School.
Swiss Steak & Baked Chicken Dinners, Bazaar and Bake Sale Nov. 2 (Election Day), 5-7 p.m., Woodville Methodist Church, 201 W. First St. Bazaar and bake sale runs from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.
Woodville Public Library Preschool Storytimes are held at 7 p.m. Monday evenings. To register for either program, or for more info, visit www.birchard.lib.oh.us and follow the links under "Kid Zone," or call 419-849-2744.
Discussion of “The 5,000 Year Leap” Tuesdays from 7-8:15 p.m., beginning Oct. 12, Woodville Library, 124 Main St.