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Published: Tuesday, 9/29/2009

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Clay Center

tBingo from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Clay Center Fire Station No. 2, 420 Main St. The game will be split-the-pot prizes. Refreshments. Details: 419-855-7444.

Elmore

tTexas Hold 'em Tourney at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Elmore Historical Society barn, 353 Ottawa St. Registration is at 6 p.m. Information from Lowell, 419-260-1282.

Northwood

tMillbury Golden Gang meets at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 6 for lunch at Pearl River Restaurant on Woodville Road. Details: 419-836-9273.

Oregon

tAnnual Arts, Crafts, and Chili Cook-off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at First St. Mark's Church, 1211 Grasser St. Details and tables are available from 419-693-4955.

t1st annual walkathon for melanoma, "Safe from the Sun" at 9 a.m. Oct. 3 at Maumee Bay State Park, 1750 Park Rd., Oregon. Cost is $20 per person, and includes a T-shirt. Registration begins at 8. Preregistration from safefromthesun.org. All proceeds to the Melanoma International Foundation.

t5-acre corn maze, three smaller mazes, hayrides, farm animals, and homemade doughnuts are available at Fleitz Pumpkin Farm, 7133 Seaman Rd. Details: 419-836-7613 or online at fleitzpumpkinfarm.com.

Rossford

•Adult co-ed flag football between 6 and 9 p.m. Saturdays now through Nov. 7 at the Rossford Community Recreation Center, 400 Dixie Hwy. Information: 419-666-2905 or rossfordrecreation.com.

Stony Ridge

tFree dance from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at St. John Lutheran Church, State Rts. 20 and 163. The Buckeye Squares Dance Club will teach introduction to western square dancing. Refreshments. Details: 419-836-7227.

Walbridge

tEuchre tournament at 1 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 North Main St. The $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for 1st-3rd places; 4th place wins free entry to the next tournament.

Toledo

tFree perennial exchange Oct. 3 at the Original Sub Shop, 402 Broadway. Plant drop off is at 9 a.m., a workshop is at 9:15 a.m., and the plant exchange is at from 10-11:30. Bring plants and gardening paraphernalia in good condition. Information: 419-243-4857 or online at toledogarden.org.

tPolish American Community of Toledo will present a showing of Katyn, the award winning documentary film, at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee. This film documents the massacre of more than 20,000 Polish military officers during WWII. Because of its nature, the film is recommended for mature audiences. Refreshment and Polish appetizers follow the film. Admission is $5 in advance from Jack at 419-356-1811 or John at 419-351-7707, or $10 at the door. PACT members will be admitted free.

tCentral Catholic High School football and wrestling teams will hold a raffle at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 in the school's Sullivan Center. The evening includes a $3,000 grand-prize drawing along with a buffet dinner catered by Inky's, fun, games, a silent auction, and entertainment by magic champion Pattrick Przysiecki. Tickets are $40 from Steve Dempsey at 419-344-6201 or online at toledofreelance@sbcglobal.net.

tDivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 30 at 8353 Monclova Rd. (3 miles west of St. Luke's Hospital). Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.

tTrue 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 dec52009forsalvarmy@yahoo.com.

•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 polkadancers.com 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.

Areawide

•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 shirleyann03@embarqmail.com.

tDC4K, 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. Tuesdays 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.

Photography

•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 toledophotoartsclub.com.



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