East Toledo/Raymer area block watch meeting, 422A area, 6-7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Memorial United Church, 1301 Starr Ave. Local crime report information. Speaker will be Amy Woods of the Toledo City Division of Solid Wastes. Details: 419-697-9975.
VFW Post 2510 events: Perch dinner, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at 617 Second St. Cost, $8. Do You Remember When? program honors U.S. veterans, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15. The ceremony is to begin at 10 a.m.
Jamie Farr Park Community Center Thanksgiving dinner, from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 21, 2140 North Summit St. Donations only, for food for the needy. Entertainment will be provided.
Spaghetti dinner and silent auction fund-raiser for a recent widow, 3-11 p.m. Nov. 14 at VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St. Dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children, and $8 for carryout. Details: 419-470-3210.t Toledo East Women s Connection luncheon and program, Nov. 13 at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St. Doors open 11:45 a.m. Lunch buffet at noon and program at 12:30 p.m. Cost, $10.50. Reservations: 419-476-2604.
Clay High School Limelighters present The Good Doctor by Neil Simon, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 and 8 p.m. Nov. 21-22 at the school, 5665 Seaman Rd. Adult $8. Students and seniors, $6.
Business and Professional Women, holiday auction fund-raiser, 6 p.m. Nov. 20 at Bay Park Community Hospital. Dinner, held before the auction, is $10. Details: 419-693-6963.
Oregon Fest 2009 planning meeting, 5 p.m. Nov. 20, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Details: oregonfest.net or 419-691-9750.
St. Paul's Episcopal fish fry, 4-7 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 798 South Coy Rd. Alaskan walleye dinner with dessert. Adult $8, and child $4.
I Love Thanksgiving, for grades K-5, Oregon Branch Library, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 22. Turkey crafts, a short movie, and snacks.
Genoa Civic Theatre presents the comedy Fruitcakes, Nov. 14-23. Friday and Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Adults $10, and $8 seniors and students. Details: 419-862-2629.
Genoa Athletic Boosters, Ohio State-Michigan reverse raffle, 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Millbury Fire Hall, 28410 Oak St., Millbury. Tickets for two are $25 in advance or $35 at the door. Chicken dinner at 6 p.m. costs $10 per person. Details: 419-836-9519.
American Legion Post 324 bingo feather party, 7 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21 at the post hall, 302 West St. Raffle, refreshments. Details: 419-855-4878.
Holiday greens available at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 28505 Main St. The fresh cut pine greens come in blankets and pillows, wreaths, and swags decorated in variety of colors and styles. Prices range from $12 to $38. Order now through Nov. 24: 419-836-9074.
St. Rose rummage sale, Knights of Columbus Graystone Hall, 29101 Hufford Rd., 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 13-14 and 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 15. Bag sale on Nov. 15.
Reel Talk classic film Babes in Arms with Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland, 10 a.m. Nov. 13, Way Public Library, East Indiana Avenue. Masterpiece Theater satire Filth, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 20, with discussion at 11:30 a.m. by the WBGU-TV PBS Program Club.
Concert by the Graduate String Quartet of Bowling Green State University, 3 p.m. Nov. 16, Way Library. Free admission and refreshments.
A talk on Pakistan by The Blade's columnist S. Amjad Hussain, 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Way Library.
Ladies in Lavender , 1936 art film, 7 p.m. Nov. 21, Way Library. Admission and refreshments are free.
American Legion Post 28 feather party, 7 p.m. Nov. 22, Schaller Building, 130 West Indiana Ave. Raffle, bingo, hams, and turkeys.
577 Foundation classes for adults include holiday pottery, stamped cards and paper crafts, and winter wreaths. Children's programs include Native American flute and crafts for ages 3-4. Fees and registration: 419-874-4174, days.
Noises Off, Rossford High School Theater production,
7:30 p.m. Nov. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the school. Adults $8; students and seniors $6. Details: 419-666-5262.
Rossford Eagles Aerie 2322 fish fry, Nov. 21 and Dec. 5 and 19, 658 Lime City Rd. Alaskan pollock dinner, $8.
Holiday cookie sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 13, St. George Orthodox Cathedral, 738 Glenwood Rd. Cookies, nut rolls, apple and cheese banitsa pastry, books, and gifts. Buy cookies by the pound. Church presentation at 1 p.m., "Traditional Worship in a Modern Age." Details: 419-662-3922.
Job Search Strategies, free job search series by Nick Nigro of Davis College, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Nov. 13, Rossford Public Library, 720 Dixie Hwy. Tips for networking, building a resume, and interviewing. Call to register: 419-666-0924.
Mystery Book discussion,
6 p.m. Nov. 19, Walbridge Branch Library, North Main Street: True Evil by Greg Iles.
Methods to treat mental diseases, "Lessons from the State Hospital," a panel discussion,
6:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Wood County Library, North Main Street. Details: 419-352-0967.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club, 7 p.m. Nov. 19, discussing Host by S. Meyer, Wood County Library. Girls Night Out Book Club, 7 p.m. Nov. 17, discussing The Last Valentine by James Michael Pratt.
Holly Days in downtown Bowling Green, Nov. 21-23. Horse-drawn wagon rides,
6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 21 and 1:30-4 p.m. Nov. 23, leaving from the Wood County library, North Main Street. Tree-lighting ceremony at 7 p.m. Nov. 21, with complimentary refreshments and a concert by the Madrigals and the Chamber Orchestra of Bowling Green High School afterwards, inside the library. Holiday parade at 10 a.m. Nov. 22, and photos with Santa from 2-4 p.m. for a small fee. More details: 419-354-4332.
"Holiday Reflections of the Future," holiday parade sponsored by the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce, 10 a.m. Nov. 22 downtown. More than 125 parade units, including floats, Santa Claus, and bands from Anthony Wayne, Bowling Green, Clay, Eastwood, Otsego, and St. John's Jesuit high schools. Donations to help cover the cost of the parade accepted by the Chamber.
"A Dickens of a Christmas" exhibit, Nov. 13 through Dec. 20, Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1031 River Rd., Maumee. Open Thursday through Sunday with tours at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. Details: 419-893-9602.
Fall Harvest Dinner Dance at Friendship Park Senior Center, 6-10 p.m. Nov. 22 at 2930 131st St., Point Place. Music by the Sounds Great Band begins at 7 p.m. Tickets for dance only or for pizza dinner and dance are available. All ages invited. Call 419-936-3079, days.
Fall Festival, hosted by The Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 468, Nov. 14 at Joseph W. Diehn Post American Legion, 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. A Hobo dinner will be served from 5-7 p.m., music will be provided by recording artist Bob Wurst from 7-10 p.m. There will be a hayride for the kids and a bonfire. $7 donation requested for the dinner and $3 for the entertainment.
Archaeological Institute of America - Toledo Society, will present a free lecture "The Metamorphosis of Greek and Roman Ruins - from Aesthetics to Archaeology," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Little Theatre at the Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St.
Hello, Al? by Pete Dunne, internationally known birder, will be presented at The Toledo Zoo Indoor Theater, hosted by The Toledo Naturalists' Association, 8 p.m. Nov. 15. Mr. Dunne is Director of the Cape May Bird Observatory, founder of the World Series of Birding, and co-author of numerous books about birds and birding. He will be available to sign his books following the program. Tickets are $10 at the door. Details: toledonaturalist.org or 419-509-2138.
Ebony Fashion Fair, hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at SeaGate Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. The Ebony Fashion Fair is an elaborate production with special effects, hip-hop and R&B music, and Broadway-type entertainment. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for students. Reception after the fashion show is $10 per person. Please call 419-973-8525.
Wayne Walbolt will tell of his ancestor's travels to the California Gold Rush at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Holland Springfield Spencer Historical Society meeting at the society's offices on 940 Clarion St., Holland.
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