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•Teresa Morris from Congressman Marcy Kaptur's office will be the guest speaker at the East Toledo-Raymer Area Block Watch 422A Meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at Memorial United Methodist Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. The public is welcome.


•A rummage and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Sept. 11 is $2 Bag Day. Lunch will be available both days.

•Toledo East Women's Connection will sponsor an annual guest night dinner-program on Sept. 10 at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Featured will be Matthew Kutz, assistant professor of athletic training and clinic management at BGSU, who has traveled with Olympic teams to Brazil and South Korea, and speaker Joe Abraham from Cleveland. Music will be provided by Linda Lieto and Marilyn Schneck. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The dinner buffet begins at 6, followed by the program at 6:30. Call Caryl for reservations: 419-476-2604.

•Oregon Community Theatre is hosting its second annual wine tasting and auction fund-raiser from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Cousino's Navy Bistro at the Docks. Tickets are $25; call 419-691-3635.

•The Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society is sponsoring a "Tea with the First Lady of the Wild West, Annie Oakley," Sept. 22 at Historic Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St. Soup, salad, choice of sandwich, and a sweet are on the menu. Seating is limited. Cost is $16 per person and reservations are needed by Sept. 15. Call 419-696-0280.

•A Fall Explosion, for kindergartners-5th graders and their families is scheduled from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 13 at Heritage Christian Church, at the corner of Coy and Brown roads. The free event includes inflatables, carnival games, a petting zoo, horse rides, a DJ, food, and more. Rain date will be Sept. 20. Information, 419-691-1048.

•The 3rd Annual JWH Oregon Senior Center Follies, "Seniors Got Talent," will be performed at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 and 3 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auditorium. Tickets, $15, $12 for seniors over 60, and $8 for children 12 and younger are available at the Oregon Senior Center, Mr. Emblem, Wells Bowen (Oregon), Oregon Insurance, Curves (Oregon), and the Oregon Municipal Building. Free parking and a shuttle bus will be available from the St. Charles Child Development lot. Information, 419-698-7078.

•The Choraliers of Oregon are accepting auditions for tenor and bass voices. Contact Kay Karrick, 419-693-1862. Rehearsals start at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 14 at Fassett Middle School.


•The Rossford Arts Commission will host a "Taking Time for Tea Fund-raiser" from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 20 at Rossford Recreation Center, 400 Dixie Hwy. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased by Sept. 14 from 419-666-2833. The day includes a gourmet lunch, music, and a silent auction.

•Adult-Co-Ed Flag football games take place between 6 and 9 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 19-Nov. 7 at the Rossford Community Recreation Center, 400 Dixie Hwy. Team registration is $200, with Rep fees of $20 per game per team. Registration deadline is Sept. 11. There is a mandatory captains' meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at the RCRC. Information, 419-666-2905 or


•The 3rd Annual Car and Truck Show takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Luther Home of Mercy, 5810 North Main St. Dash plates will be available to the first 75 cars and/or trucks with a $5 donation to benefit the home's resident activities. Also scheduled is a DJ and raffles. To register, call Bill, 419-277-1618 or Corie, 419-726-3268.


•The True Meaning of Christmas event seeks crafters and offers table rentals for the festivity, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 at Calvary Bible Chapel, 3740 West Alexis Rd. The event benefits the Salvation Army. Details: 419-537-7657 or

•Kitchen of Hope offers a free, hot dinner the last Friday of each month. Reservations: 419-874-4346.

•Great Food for All; $60-$70 of food for $30. Other box orders available. Call: 419-385-7459.

•Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Call 419-841-8153.

•American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St. Call: 419-877-5414.

•Czech Dancers Polka Club holds dances from noon to 6 p.m. and dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays at the Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109 in Seward, Fulton County, about once a month. Details at or 419-644-4271.

•Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Call: 419-476-3884.

•Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. Call: 419-878-2041.

•Rogers High School is inviting all former varsity cheerleaders to participate in this year's homecoming activities. Contact Mrs. Hernandez at 419-671-1000 for details. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 18.

•Fifth annual citywide 'Support the Troops' will be 6 p.m. Sept. 9 at Friendship Park, 2930 131st St. in Point Place. Master of Ceremonies will be WTOL Channel 11 News Anchor Jerry Anderson. Entertainment will be provided by the Pac Band and America's Pride. Participants include the Armed Forces Honor Guard and Rifle Salute, the Patriot Guard Riders, the Sea Cadets and Young Marines, Sven Kroyer/Bag Pipes, and the Springfield High School Jr. ROTC. Take a lawn chair and mosquito spray.


•National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., Beta Gamma Chapter of Toledo, will sponsor its inaugural Calla Lily educator's award luncheon Oct. 10 at The Pinnacle in Maumee. Special honors and an award will be given to individuals who go beyond the call of duty to help students achieve their potential. A person, group or organization may nominate classroom instructors, school administrators, college professors, sports coaches, community leaders, day-care providers, and parent leaders who meet the above qualifications. Any person or organization who would like to nominate an individual may obtain a list of the award's criteria and an application by calling 419-243-8757 or 419-536-5053. The nomination deadline is Sept. 14.

•Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, sail, and static boat runs from 1 to 5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.

•34th annual Miss Northwestern Ohio Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss Ohio and Miss America scholarship pageants, will be Nov. 14 in the Defiance Community Auditorium. The pageant committee is seeking female contestants between the ages of 17 and 24, who are single, never been married, or pregnant, and live, work, or go to school in Ohio. The areas of competition are talent, interview, swimsuit, and evening wear. There are no entry fees. The program is affiliated with the Children's Miracle Network, and each contestant will be asked to obtain sponsors to contribute a combined $100 to the Children's Miracle Network. Information from Shirley LeMaster, entries chairman, at 419-782-9693 or

•DC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 of families experiencing divorce and separation, and DivorceCare, a program for adults experiencing divorce and/or separation, will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday from Sept. 15 to Dec. 8 at 18029 County Road C, Wauseon, Ohio Information and to register: 419-337-4776.

Needle Arts

•Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at Common Space Library, 1700 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Call: 419-535-1064.

•Holey Toledo Knitters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Call: 419-537-9325.


•Photo Arts Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Call 419-536-8422 or visit

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