Machine Embroidery Guild meets the second Saturday every month (except July, August and December) at Hancock Fabrics, 5700 Monroe St. at 11 a.m. Dues per meeting is $2. Information: 419-841-5373 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
tMaumee Valley Model Boat Club, 7 p.m. first Wednesday each month, Lake Township Headquarters complex, 27975 Cummings Rd. and State Rt. 795. R C, Sail and Static. Boat runs are 1 p.m. the second Sunday each month. Guests welcome. Information: 419-472-1331.
Maumee Valley T s (Ford Model T Club), 7:30 p.m. the third Wednesday each month at Brondes Ford, 1511 Reynolds Rd., Maumee. Information: 419-877-0513.
tMother s Center of Great Toledo hosts weekly meetings and social activities for stay-at-home moms and their children. Information: 419-868-1067 or go to www.motherscenter.net.
Needle Arts Guild of Toledo meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the Conference Center, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer. Information: 419-832-3801.
Old Newsboys Goodfellows Association luncheon meetings, noon the first and third Friday each month at Michael s Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St. Information: 419-381-0755.
Pals of Long Ago Remembering Athletic Club meets the second Saturday of each month at 9:30 a.m. for breakfast at Michael s Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe St. Information: 419-536-8525.
Panera s Professionals book club, newly formed group of professionals, managers, and educators meets for lunch the first Sunday each month at 1 p.m. at Panera Bread, 4050 Talmadge Rd. Information: 419-517-3831.
Photo Arts Club of Toledo meets the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr. Visitors welcome. Information: 419-536-8422 or visit www.toledophotoartsclub.com.
Public Employee Retirees Chapter 33 meets 10 a.m. the first Thursday each month at Bowling Green Senior Center. Information: 419-833-5999.
Springfield Embroidery Club meets the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon at Sew Many Stitches, 7341 Airport Hwy. Springfield Serger Club meets the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon. Springfield Quilt Club meets the first Saturday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. Information: 419-866-0782 or www.sewmanystitches.com.
Swan Creek Cygnets 4-H Club invites ages 8 to 18 for activities including small and large animal care, photography, carpentry, gardening, cooking, creative arts, sewing. Meetings the second Monday each month. Call: 419-825-3509.
Toastmasters International, Anthony Wayne Chapter, meets the first, third, and fifth Wednesdays each month at 6:30 p.m. at Charlie s Restaurant, 6945 West Central Ave. Information: 419-893-9759 or at www.toastmasters.org.
Toledo Area Genealogical Society meets every second Monday, except July and August, in the basement of the Common Space Bldg., 1700 North Reynolds Rd. Information: www.tagsohio.org.
Toledo Camera Club meets 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday each month, Toledo Botanical Garden Community Room, 5403 Elmer Dr. Open to the public. Information: 419-478-7594 or visit www.toledocameraclub.com.
Toledo Dulcimer Club, Thursdays at 6 p.m. in the stable area at Wildwood Preserve Metropark, weather permitting, 5100 West Central Ave. Bring your dulcimers, harmonicas, banjos, guitars, or washboards to join in. Country, gospel, and old time music. Singers and hand clappers welcome. Information: 734-856-4573.
Toledo PC Users Group meets at 7:30 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the UAW Local 14 Hall, 5411 Jackman Rd. Information: www.toledopcug.net.
Toledo Polish Genealogy Society meets the third Saturday each month at 10 a.m. at the Lagrange Street Library, 3422 Lagrange St., visit Web site at www.geocities.com/tpgs02.
Toledo Sewing Guild meets the third Monday each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Space Library, 1700 North Reynolds. Open to the public. Information: 419-882-0461.
Trendsetters Toastmasters meets the second and fourth Monday of each month to improve communication skills, both speaking and listening. For meeting times and location call 419-536-9427.
VFW Post 5536 Ladies Auxiliary meets the third Thursday each month at 1032 Sylvania Ave.
Welcome Club of Northwest Ohio social group open to women new to the area or who want to make new friends. Needlework, card games, dining out, golf. Information: 419-531-5636.
Western Lake Erie Association meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the University of Toledo Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Rd., Oregon. Meetings are open to the public. Information: www.westernlakeerie.org.
Westgate Toastmasters meet Fridays 7-8:30 a.m. at West Park Place, 3501 Executive Pkwy., visitors welcome. Information: www.toastmasters.org.
Bedford Child Development Center, child-care facility for children 6 weeks to 12 years is open to surrounding communities. Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 734-847-5730.
Childbirth education classes at Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr., Oregon. Sign up: 419-690-7735.
Community Writers workshop for area residents who enjoy writing prose or poetry, 6-9 p.m. Fridays at Owens Community College, College Hall Room 156 D. Information: 567-661-7385.
Continuing and Extended Education classes offered at Bowling Green State University. Children s classes include gymnastics, cheerleading, and karate. Adults can participate in ballroom dancing, karate and online career and skill enhancement courses. Information: www.pace.bgsu.edu or call 419-372-8181 or 1-877-650-8165.
Distance Learning courses offered by the Community Partnership at no charge. For more information: www.community-prevention.org or 419-866-3611.
English classes for adult speakers of other languages, Burnham Building, 6850 Monroe St., Sylvania, Room 208. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Sylvania Schools adult basic and literacy education. Information: 419-824-8539.
English for speakers of other languages, Mondays-Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1-3:30 p.m. offered through Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood. Call 419-473-2364.
English for speakers of other languages at Owens Community College, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8 p.m. in the college s Workforce and Community Services on Tracy Rd., Northwood. Information: 567-661-7357.
Free Adult Computer GED Enhancement Program by Toledo Public Schools Adult Basic and Literacy Education Program, every weekday except Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 1530 North Superior St., Summit annex, second floor, Room 232. Call 419-671-8700.
GED test preparation and practice tests for adults: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-9 p.m. at 7035 Madison St., Holland, or Wednesdays from 12:30-8:30 p.m. at 6850 Monroe St., Room 210, Sylvania. Call 419-867-5763. Sponsored by Sylvania Schools adult basic, literacy education.
GED test preparation offered at Washington Local Adult Basic and Literacy Education, 3939 Wrenwood. GED classes, practice tests, instruction in math, reading, and writing offered at no charge. Free five-class fast-track program with test offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-4 p.m. Information: 419-473-2364.
High School Writers Workshop offered at Owens Community College from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Student Health and Activities Center Room 165, for students interested in prose or poetry.
Medical Coding, medical transcription and activity professionals classes offered at Mercy College Continuing Professional Education, 2221 Madison Ave. Information: 419-251-1799 or go to www.mercycollege.edu.
Swim lessons and toddler water safety at Sunshine Children s Home, 7223 Maumee Western Rd., Maumee. Geared to able-bodied children or children with disabilities who can participate without a personal attendant in the water, for children ages 3-10. Information: 419-865-0251, ext. 3611.
YW Child Care Connections provides assistance in becoming a child care provider and locating affordable child care for the following counties: Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood. Information: 419-255-5519 or 1-800-632-3052.
Autism Spectrum Disorder workshops at family community centers: Sept. 13 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Aurora Gonzalez, 1949 Broadway St. Oct. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Grace Community Center, 406 West Delaware Ave. Oct. 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at East Toledo Family Center at the Heffner Early Childhood Center, 255 Hefner. Strategies to facilitate learning and positive behavior at home and school. Call: 419-354-9010 ext. 137.
Aerobic dance, firming and toning exercise classes offered Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. at Toledo Yacht Club, Bayview Park in Point Place. First two classes are free, following classes are $5 each or $30 for a 10-week session. Designed for over 40 age group but all are welcome. Call: 419-381-1956.
Childbirth education classes at Toledo Hospital, Monday through Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Information: 419-291-5666.
Dance and exercise firming and toning class at the Toledo Yacht Club, Summit Street in Point Place, for ages 40 and over, Wednesdays from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Open to the public, $5 per class or $30 for 10 weeks. Information: 419-381-1956.
Focus on Healing therapeutic exercises, Wednesday mornings at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, and Thursday evenings at Mercy Health Partners Conference Center, 3400 Meijer Dr. Call 419-345-3986.
Healthcare speakers available through Bay Park Community Hospital. Message tailored to schools, churches, service clubs, civic groups, businesses. Information: 419-690-7504.
Progressive Fishing Assoc. fish fry: Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. now to Nov. 16 and Jan. 4 to April 25 at 8050 Schadel Rd. Adults $7, seniors $6.50, and child $4. Call: 419-392-4715.
Amazon Lodge No. 4, first and third Fridays each month, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 638 North University St., 419-531-7079.
Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 West Alexis Rd., Fridays 5-7 p.m.
Diehn American Legion Post 468, first Friday fish fry, 5 to 7 p.m. at 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Deep fried and baked fish. Chicken strips and shrimp available.
Northwood VFW 2984 Friday fish fry, 5-8 p.m. every Friday at 102 West Andrus Rd., Northwood. Steaks and chicken available. Open to the public.
Fraternal Order of Eagles 197, 5050 Jackman Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fridays, shrimp and frog legs, senior menu, smoke-free.
Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, Fridays from 5-8 p.m., $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken available.
VFW Post 3013, Fridays at 1950 South Eber Rd., Holland, 5-7 p.m.
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