•Toledo East Women's Connection luncheon and program, "Handbags Galore," is at noon March 11 at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St. Music, speaker, program on handcrafted purses. Cost, $10.50. Reservations required: 419-691-9611.
•Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction will be at Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave., 4 to 7 p.m. March 13. Admission, $5. Proceeds benefit cystic fibrosis work and missions.
•Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room at Bay Park Community Hospital. Information: 419-836-5051.
•Euchre is played at 2 p.m. every Sunday at VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Drive. Details: 419-698-8178.
•Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society meets at 7 p.m. at Maumee Bay State Park Lodge the last Thursday each month. Call 419-691-3788.
•Western Lake Erie Association meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Learn about algal blooms, open lake dumping, and fish kills. Information: 419-691-3788 or 419-693-8617.
•Basketball for men age 50 and older every Tuesday at 6 p.m. through April at the East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave. Call 419-691-1429.•Block Watch meeting for the East Toledo/Raymer area at Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. from 6-7 p.m. March 11. For requests, suggestions, questions, or any information regarding recent crime in the area, leave message at 419-697-9975.
•Health clinics at the Municipal Building, 6000 Wales Rd. include WIC on March 11 and WIC, clinic, and immunizations March 23. Information and hours: 419-352-8402. Take your shot record.
•Genoa Music Boosters Truckload of Groceries raffle is underway. Tickets are $1 each and available through music students and at First Federal and Genoa Bank. Information, 419-862-3142.
•Farmer Dinner for local farmers in the Genoa Area Local School District, held by the Genoa FFA Chapter, Genoa FFA Alumni, and Genoa Kiwanis, 6 p.m. March 22 in the Genoa High School cafeteria. Reservations by March 12; call 419-855-0096.
•Maddie Cherry spaghetti dinner benefit, Pemberville American Legion Hall, 205 Perry St., 5 to 10 p.m. March 13. Karaoke, raffles, cornhole tournament. Benefits the Eastwood Middle School sixth grader diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome. Cost is $8 for adults $8, $6 for chidren, and free for ages 3 and under.
•A "Mystery Meeting" for Ageless Wonders will be at noon March 11 at Lake Township Administration Building, State Rt. 795 and Cummings Road. Lunch and drinks will be provided.
•Lake Township T-Ball signups are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 13 in the township administration building, with $45 registration fee collected at sign-up. Township school district residents are eligible. Boys and girls born between Oct. 1, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2004 are eligible to sign up. Information: Bill Sutter, 419-836-5077.
•"Shades of Green: Simple Things You Can Do to Help the Earth," 2 p.m. March 14 program at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 West State Rt. 2. Information: 419-898-0014.
•National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day by Planned Parenthood of Northwest Ohio, information, giveaways, 2-6 p.m. March 10 at People Called Women Bookstore, 3135 West Central Ave., Cricket West. 419-255-1115, ext. 334.
•Lucas County Hibernian St. Patrick's Festival, Sullivan Center at Central Catholic High School, 2550 Cherry St., Toledo, from 5 p.m. to midnight March 12, and 11 a.m. to midnight March 13. Music, Irish dancers, food, vendors, bakery, student art fair, kids corner. Irish and American beer. Trip to Ireland raffle. $6; 13 and under free with adult. Free admission Saturday for those attending 11 a.m. Memorial Mass Saturday. tolaoh.com or 419-472-6946 or 419-475-7460.
•Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society slide show "Glass in the Garden" 1 p.m. March 13, Toledo Botanical Garden conference center, 5304 Elmer Drive. Focus is on gardens that use glass in their displays, with emphasis on Dale Chihuly. Free.
•Steppin' Out Live and Silent Auction Toledo School for the Arts benefit, Toledo Club, 235 14th St., 6 p.m. March 13. $45 per person, $400 for table of 10. Admission to auction free. Information or to donate auction items: 419-246-8732, ext. 224.
•German organist Christoph Keggenhoff will perform March 14, 3 p.m. at Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Blvd., works by J.S. Bach, Cesar Franck, August Ritter. Mr. Keggenhoff is organist of the Imperial Cathedral in Speyer, Germany.
•Greater Toledo Train and Toy Show, by Toledo Toymasters, Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14. $6, early birds $8 to enter at 9 a.m. Children 12 and under free with paid adult.
•Toledo chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation class on vegetarian vitals 6-8 p.m. March 15, Grace Lutheran Church, 4441 Monroe St., taught by Kris Johnson and Lisa Bowe. Call Kris Johnson at 419-836-7637, details at WAPFToledo.org.
•St. Patrick's Day party, West Toledo Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 4 to 7 p.m. March 17. Free. Jigg's dinner, Irish music and dancers, performance by Central Catholic's Alumni Glee Club. Benefit AOH scholarship fund and St. Patrick's Historic Church in Toledo. 419-472-6946.
•Notre Dame Academy and the Junior Academy present Heart & Soul benefit, 6:30 p.m. March 20, 3535 West Sylvania Ave.; $50, call 419-475-9628. Information online nda.org.
•A Family Affair art exhibition, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12 onward, Walter E. Terhune Art Gallery, Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township. Lecture by artists, Matthew and Susan Krueger, 7 p.m. March 18, Center for Fine and performing Arts studio theatre.
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