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•Immunization and/or WIC clinics at the Municipal Building, 6000 Wales Rd., on Oct. 8. Call 419-352-8402 for an appointment or walk in between the hours of 9:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:15 p.m. Bring vaccination records.


•Travel Extravaganza luncheon and program for area women at the Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St., on Oct. 15. Doors open at

11:45 a.m., lunch buffet begins at noon, program begins at

12:30 p.m. Cost: $10.50 inclusive. Sponsored by the Toledo East Women's Connection. To make reservations: Caryl at 419-476-2604.

•Euchre games at The Color Guard of the Christ Dunberger Post 537, 4925 Pickle Rd., Oregon, at 1 p.m., Oct. 7. Sign-in time beginning at 12:15 p.m. Open to the public.


•Recycling Day sponsored by the Eastwood Band, from 9 a.m. to noon on Oct. 10. Drop-offs can be made at the municipal utilities complex off Ohio State Rt. 105 and in Stony Ridge on Oak Street near the community park. Items accepted for recycling are: newspapers, magazines, phone books, aluminum cans, tin cans, glass (clear or colored), and plastic containers with a #1 or #2 recyclable symbol. For additional details: 419-287-4590.

Port Clinton

•Candidates and Issues Night at Elks Lodge, 231 Buckeye Blvd., 7 p.m. Oct. 8. The public is invited to a forum at which candidates for public offices and representatives for issues will present their platforms. For additional details, call 419-734-5503.


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

•Square and Contra Dancing at Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Hwy., 7-10:30 p.m., on Oct. 10. Potluck dinner at 6:45 p.m. Cost: $6 adults and $3 students.

East Toledo

•Fall Rummage Sale, Good Shepherd Rosary Altar Society, 550 Clark, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 14 and 15, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 16, which is $1 per bag day. Details: 419-693-4226.

•Blockwatch 422A meeting at Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth St., is scheduled from 6-7 p.m., Oct. 8. Speakers: Aaron Brilbeck from the Guardian Angels and Vicky Fowler from the Angel Food Network. Handicap accessible, but call Robin at 419-697-9975 at least 30 minutes before meeting time.


•13th Annual Spooktacular at Loop Park, from 6-10 p.m. on Oct. 9, and 1-10 p.m. on Oct. 10. Carnival rides, haunted shelter house, food, magic show, puppet show, and car show. Registration starts at 3 p.m.; no fee. Included will be pumpkin decorating, pet costume contests, costume contest, parade, and trick or treat after parade.


•Lupus Benefit and Awareness at Swanton Sports Center, 610 North Main St., from 6-11 p.m. on Oct. 10. Benefit will be for Chris Root who has battling with this disease for five years to help with medical expenses. October is Lupus Awareness Month. Tommy Ray DJ, 50/50 drawings/raffles, cash bar, and the Lupus Foundation of America will be out. Tickets are $15. Call 419-825-1455.


•Toledo Lucas County Public Library will honor city jazz great Art Tatum from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Main Library, 325 Michigan St. The event will feature pianist/vocalist Johnny O'Neal, who portrayed Art Tatum in the Hollywood film Ray. Cost: $30 per person or $50 per couple; for the O'Neal show, $45 per person or $65 per couple, from 7-7:30 p.m. in the McMaster Lobby. Tickets available at the all library locations. Details: 419-259-5340 or

•Cancer Benefit Dinner at VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St., from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 9. Held by the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW #3265. Spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, coffee, and dessert. Donation: $7.

•Flu shots at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 2820 West Alexis Rd., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 9, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 18. Cost for those without insurance will be $30 for influenza and $45 for pnemonia. Details: 419-472-6034.

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

•The 10th Annual Cancer Awareness Workshop at Southern Missionary Church, 1222 Indiana Ave., from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday. Cost: Free. Open to the community. Cancer facts, education, surviving cancer, and other helpful information.

•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 at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. 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: 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.


•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 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call: 419-472-1331.

•Lupus Benefit and Awareness at Swanton Sports Center, 610 North Main St., from 6-11 p.m. on Oct. 10. Benefit will be for Chris Root who has battling with this disease for five years to help with medical expenses. October is Lupus Awareness Month. Tommy Ray DJ, 50/50 drawings/raffles, cash bar, and the Lupus Foundation of America will be out. Tickets are $15. Call 419-825-1455.

•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: Shirley LeMaster, entries chairman, 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. Tuesdays to Dec. 8 at 18029 County Road C, Wauseon, Ohio. Information and to register: 419-337-4776.

•English language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area at a choice of times and locations. Call: 419-824-8539.

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. Details: 419-536-8422 or

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