•American Legion Post 335: Friday noon lunches and speaker at the Club, 235 14th St. Call: 419-877-5414.
•American Sewing Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday from September to December at the Holland Branch Library, 1032 South McCord Rd., Holland. Visitors and new members welcome. Call 419-841-8564.
•Black Swamp Wood Carvers meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Common Space, 1700 North Reynolds Rd., new members and guests always welcome. Call: 419-534-2230.
•Bridge Group meets for duplicate bridge every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest. Call: 419-476-0866.
•Chinese Association of Greater Toledo nonprofit group promotes culture, language, and business in the region, in partnership with Sister Cities International, Families with Children from China, University of Chinese Student Union, Chinese Center of Toledo, and the UT Asian Study Program. Membership fees: $15 per person, $25 per family, and $5 student. Business, $35. Details: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-530-1916.
•Compass Club luncheon, speaker, and discussion 11 a.m. Wednesdays at El Matador, 7011 Airport Hwy., and 11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Uncle John's restaurant, 3131 Secor Rd. For ages 55 and older. Details: compassclubtoledo.com or 419-865-8848.
•Crochet Now of the Crochet Guild of America meets once a month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd. Call: 419-241-2683.
•Cygnets 4-H Club of Swan Creek, for ages 5-18, invites new members. The club promotes learning, leadership, citizenship, and life skills. Includes summer camp, community service, and 4-H projects, such as small and large animal care, photography, carpentry, gardening, cooking, creative arts, and sewing. The group meets the second Monday each month. Call: 419-872-2091.
•Czech Dancers Polka Club holds dances from noon to 6 p.m. and dinner from noon to 2 p.m. some Sundays at the Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109 in Seward, Fulton County, about once a month. Details: PolkaDancers.com or call 419-644-4271.
•East Historical Society open house, 1-4 p.m. Saturdays at the Navarre Park Museum, next to the park shelter house, 1101 White St. Free admission.
•Genealogy by Computer Society meets 1 p.m. the second Saturday each month at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St. Details: 419-382-6559 or www.gcstoledo.org.
•Glass City Miniatures Guild meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday, Conference Center at Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Mini-project each month. Details: 734-854-6652.
•Glass City Singles Dances, Friday nights at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $7. Details: 734-856-8963 or toledosingles.com.
•Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month, except May and July, at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Details: 419-476-3884.
•Great Eastern Toastmasters Club, 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday each month at Bay Park Community Hospital, Curtice East/West Road and Wheeling Street, Oregon. Improve your speaking, listening, and leadership skills. Call: 419-836-5556 or 419-836-5051.
•Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday each month except December, at the Common Space library, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. Call: 419-535-1064.
•Holey Knitters meets 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Visitors welcome. Call: 419-537-9325.
•Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings second Wednesday each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by meeting. Call: 419-878-2041.
•Lutheran Home Coffee Club, 1:30 p.m. second Thursday each month, 131 North Wheeling St., Oregon. Call: 419-693-0751, ext. 246.
•Machine Embroidery Guild meets at 11 a.m. the second Saturday every month from September through June. Dues per meeting is $2. Details: 419-841-5373 or e-mail email@example.com.
•Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, Sail and Static boat runs held 1 to 5 p.m. the fourth Saturday each month. Guests welcome. Details: 419-472-1331.
•Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet meets monthly at the Ground Round Restaurant on Dussel Drive, Maumee, 7 p.m. the second Wednesday each month. Details: maumeevalleysaveapet.org or 419-471-3698.
•Mother's Center of Greater hosts weekly meetings and social activities for stay-at-home moms and their children. Details: motherscenter.net or 419-868-1067.
•Needle Arts Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the Conference Center, Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive.
•Newborns in Need: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the second Saturday each month at Calvary Church, Glendale Avenue and Reynolds road. Knit, sew, and crochet baby items for those in need in northwest Ohio. New volunteers and beginners welcome. Supplies provided. Details: 419-865-4470.
•Northwest Ohio Writers' Forum meets 10 a.m. to noon on third Saturday. Oct. 18 at Sylvania Library, 6749 Monroe, with children's author Kim Delmar Cory to speak about writing for children, and Nov. 15 meeting at Sanger Library, 3030 West Central Ave. Details: nwowf.com.
•Old Newsboys Goodfellow Association luncheon meetings, noon the first and third Friday each month, September through June, at Michael's Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St. Details: 419-381-0755.
•Pals of Long Ago Remembering Athletic Club meets the second Saturday of each month, September through June, at 9:30 a.m. for breakfast at Michael's Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St. Details: 419-536-8525.
•Photo Arts Club meets the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Details: 419-536-8422 or toledophotoartsclub.com.
•PRIZM Creative Community sponsors visual and literary art workshops twice a month, plus networking days. Artists, painters, and writers invited. Details: 419-872-8730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Public Employee Retirees Chapter 33 meets 10 a.m. the first Thursday each month at Wood County Senior Center. 305 North Main St. Details: 419-833-5999.
•Springfield Embroidery Club meets the third Saturday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Sew Many Stitches, 7341 Airport Hwy. Springfield Serger Club meets the second Saturday and the Springfield Quilt Club meets the first Saturday, 10:30 a.m. Details: 419-866-0783.