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Adrian Farmers’ Market, city parking lot downtown, 100 block of Toledo Street, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through October. 517-265-6348.


“Walkabout Blissfield” at Clara Bachmayer Park, off West Adrian St., west side of the River Raisin, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 3 (rain date Oct. 10). Event will be at the Rotary Pavilion at 1 p.m. Trails close at 6 p.m.


Rummage Sale, St. Joseph Catholic Church’s school’s gymnasium, 2214 Manhattan, entrance off Erie Rd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29 and Sept. 30, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1. Bag day on Oct. 1, $2 per bag. Bake sale.


Fall Harvest craft show sponsored by the Ida Civic Club at the Prince of Peace CatholicChurch, 1920 Lewis Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Scarecrow decorating contest for all local businesses and community organizations. 734-269-6017.

Christmas in Ida Festival accepting applications for craft and vendor show in December. Three sites for spaces available at the school, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, and Ida Christmas Mall. Deadline for indoor shows Nov. 20 and deadline for the downtown show Nov. 10. For craft of vendor information call Ida Civic Club 734-269-6017. For information and applications:


Annual Fall Festival at the Olde Schoolhouse Commons, Secor Rd., 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Watch wood carving, spinning, knitting, crocheting, and gourd decorating. For kids, there will be Face painting, pumpkin decorating, and horse drawn hayrides for kids. Admission and parking free.

Household hazardous waste event at Kroger Grocery Store, 3462 Sterns Rd., 8 a.m.-noon, Oct. 2.


Saint Anthony Parish Rummage sale, 4607 Saint Anthony Rd. (off Secor), 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Oct. 6-7, with bag day on Oct. 7.

Medication Waste Disposal at Carr Park Community Center, 9240 Lewis Ave., 8 a.m. to noon, Oct. 2.

Bedford Historial Society presenting at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., re-enactors Rosemary and Harry Schroeder. They will present a program on their sock knitting machine, tell the history, and talk about genealogy, 7 p.m., Oct. 4.

Medication waste disposal at Carr Park Community Center, 9240 Lewis Ave., 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 2.


Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault at Caring Alternatives Inc., 2092 South Custer Rd., Monroe meetings are from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Group meetings are confidential and are facilitated by professionals experienced in areas of sexual assault and domestic violence. This program is available to members at no cost. Crisis hot line, 734-243-6410 available 24/7 at no cost to callers. For confidential information call 734-242-8711 or e-mail

Domestic Violence Awareness Month — if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or dating violence call Caring Services at 734-242-8411, 734-847-4986, or

MOMS Club of Monroe County West meets 10 a.m. the last Tuesday each month at New Life Church, 6023 Summerfield Rd. 734-819-6142 or


“A Day of Cropping and Crafting” hosted by the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Pageant committee for area scrapbook enthusiasts in the Riga Community Building, 7817 Riga Hwy., 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Oct. 2. Cost: $39 for the day-long event. To register or for more details call 517-486-2400.

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Oktoberfest at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 5790 Temperance Rd., 3-7 p.m., Oct. 3. German food, music, and prizes. Cost: $9 adults; $7 seniors; $4 children 10 years and under.


Snowmobile Grass Drags “Michigan Cup,” Slee Road Sports Complex, 1 miles east of Onsted Highway on Slee Rd., practice 10 a.m. and racing programs on both tracks 12 p.m., Oct. 3-4. Cost: $5 spectators, children under 12 years free. For more information call


Parish Nurse Association meetings at West Park Place, 3501 Executive Pkwy., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., every first Monday of each month beginning Oct. 4. Topic “Community Resources,” with speaker Joe Jardin. To make reservations call 419-320-8485.

Toledo Astronomical Association meeting in the classroom on McMaster Hall on Main Campus at the University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St., 7:30 p.m., Oct. 1. Speaker will be Jame Guildford, Curator/Director of the Stephens Observatory at Hiram College. Information: or contact Frank S. Merritt,, 419-535-8775.

4th Annual Kidz Crazy Car Show, Toledo Junior Academy, 4909 West Sylvania, 4-7 p.m., Oct. 10. Registration 2 p.m., fee for entering car $10. For more information call Pastor Mike Fortune, 419-386-8918.

“Literacy-the Key to Peace: How Education Can Win the War on Terrorism,” with speaker Rachel Williams, District Literacy Coordinator for Rotary District 7930 (Greater Boston area) at the Auditorium of University of Toledo Law Center, corner of Secor Rd. and West Tower Blvd., 6:30p.m., Oct. 6. Sponsored by Dosti Foundation and UT International Business Association. Information: 419-535-3214 or

Ecumenical Bereavement support group, St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Contact: Rita Hoff, 419-724-4675 or

Euchre Tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall Council 3122, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m., Oct. 1. Entry fee, $5. 419-474-9233.

6th Annual Golf Outing presented by the NAOMI Transitional House at the Heatherdowns Country Club, 3910 Heatherdowns Blvd., Oct. 2. For cost and information contact: Craig Draper, 419-466-7199.

Chrysler Toledo Machining meeting the first Tuesday of each month at Bob Evans restaurant, 2433 South Reynolds Rd., 11 a.m. Spouses and surviving spouses welcome. 419-861-3416 or 419-874-5046.

Wii Bowling Tournament, Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St., Point Place, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. All ages welcome, limited to 32 teams. Team registration fee: $8. Food and beverages available. Benefits to Mustardseed Outreach.

Buddy Walk organized by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo and the National Down Syndrome Society at The University of Toledo’s Rocket Hall, corner of Dorr St. and Secor Rd., registration 10 a.m., walk at noon, Oct. 3. Special guest Chris Burke of ABC television’s Life Goes On. Registration: $15 for adults and $8 for children. Register:

2010 CROP Hunger Walk at Ottawa Park Shelter for congregations west of Maumee River and Pearson Park Tennis Court Shelter for congregations east of river, 1:30 p.m., Oct. 3. One fourth of proceeds goes to the Feed Your Neighbor program of Toledo Area Ministries. 419-882-0048.

Passionately Pink for the Cure fund-raiser at Tremainsville Hall, 2439 Tremainsville Rd.,6-9 p.m., Oct. 12. Free admission, proceeds to Susan G. Komen. Raffles, snacks, vendors.

4th Annual Race for Victory 5K Run/3K Walk at Swan Creek Preserve Metropark, 10 a.m., Oct. 9. Pre-register online until Oct. 7. Cost: $20. Race day at 9 a.m., $25.

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