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What's On


"Crawl, Stroll & Walk for Heartbeat of Toledo" held at Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration at 8 a.m. Free event with refreshments. Information: 419-241-9131 or

West Toledo

Taylor Classic Cadillac Show at the Taylor Cadillac Showroom, 6100 West Central Ave., 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Space is limited to 50 cars. Dealership will furnish lunch for all guests and participants. Information: 419-382-7820.

Bake sale sponsored by the Junior Girls Unit of VFW Post 2898, 3925 West Alexis Rd., 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday.

"Pets in Poverty" pet food drive benefit at the Church of St. Andrew, 3260 Heatherdowns Blvd., noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Pet adoptions, food, music, and more. Information: 419-266-5607, ext. 307.

Performance by vocal ensemble group "Collaboration," at Hope Lutheran Church, 2201 Secor Rd., 3 p.m. Sunday. Performance will include show tunes, spirituals, ballads, vocal jazz, and traditional American music.

Annual holiday craft show at Trilby United Methodist Church, 5918 Secor Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 419-472-3101 or 419-472-2103.

First aid and CPR/AED courses hosted by the American Red Cross at the Red Cross of Northwest Ohio, 3100 W. Central Ave. during September. Information and times of courses: 419-276-8498 or

Childrens' art classes at the Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr., 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and 10 a.m. on Saturdays. Sponsored by the Toledo Artists' Club. Call for registration: 419-841-8153.

Toledo Area Ministries Feed Your Neighbor food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Free food. Details: 734-856-2921.


Walk & Roll-A-Thon hosted by the Spina Bifida Association of Northwest Ohio, at the Ada War Memorial Park, 401 North Park Dr., Saturday. Parade line-up begins at 9 a.m. Registration for the marathon opens at 11:30 a.m. Information: 419-794-0561 or


Historical Society of Bedford meeting held at Banner Oak School, 25 E. Sterns Rd., 6:30 p.m. today. Potluck dinner will follow. Please bring a dish to share. Public is welcome.

Bedford Artists Club meeting at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance, 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Aaron Bivens will be giving a demonstration on acrylic painting. Information: 734-856-4947.


Alzheimer's poker hike sponsored by the Lambertville Odd Fellow and Eva Rebekah Lodges, at Odd Fellow Hall, 8128 Summerfield Rd., 10 a.m. Saturday. $5 donation in order to register.


Monroe County Quilt Guild meeting held the second Thursday of every month at Monroe Post 1138 Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 400 Jones Ave., 7 p.m. Visitors welcome. Details: 734-850-8888.


Flu shot clinic and health fair at Luther Haus Senior Apartments, 800 Smith Rd., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 18. Open to the public. Shots are $25, if not covered by insurance. Free blood pressure and sugar checks. Information: 734-847-3937.


At the Library

Bedford Branch Library

8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.

Preschool story time, 9:30 a.m. Today and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

Spirit, Mind, Body Book Club, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Book club with a focus on health and wellness. Registration required.

Practice computer lab, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration suggested.

Computer basics level 4, week 2, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. Registration required.

Everything Ebooks, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Registration requested.

P.M. Book Club, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday.

A.M. Book Club, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Thursday.

Delta Public Library

402 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3110.

Dial-a-Story at 419-822-5200 available 24 hours a day. Stories change every Monday.

Read-To-Me Program: for preschoolers ages 2-5, until Sept. 24. Parents can read books at home. Children receive stickers to paste into a reading log. Awards Day party, 10 a.m. Sept. 26.

Locke Branch Library

703 Miami St., 43605; 419-259-4310

Homework helper, 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Weekly chess sessions, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Sylvania Branch Library

6749 Monroe St.; 419-882-2089.

One-on-one computer training, Monday-Saturday. Call for times.

Homework helper, 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 Michigan St., Toledo; 419-259-5381.

Saturday chess players, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All skill levels welcome.

West Toledo Branch Library

1320 W. Sylvania Ave.; 419-476-0892.

Discussion event with author/illustrator Denise Fleming, 10 a.m. Saturday. Open to the public.

Ida Library

3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, 734-269-2191.

Preschool story time, 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

Book club, 6:30 p.m., first Thursday of each month.

Homeschool computer class, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. Call for grades and registration.

Dundee Branch Library

144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.

Small Fries, 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays.

Dramatic playtime, 10 a.m. today. Registration required.

Manic Monday, 3-4 p.m. today. Ages 13 and up.

Friends of the Library meeting, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Lenawee County Library

4459 W. US Highway 223, Adrian; 517-263-1011.

Family storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Computer classes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration required.

Lenawee Weavers, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call for information. Computer classes, 6:30 p.m. today.

Friends of the Library meeting, 6:30 p.m. today.

Summerfield- Petersburg Branch Library

60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.

ATLAS crafts, 2:30 p.m. today. Registration required.

Italian cooking class, 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Small fee required for supplies. Registration required.

Tecumseh District Library

215 N. Ottawa St.; 517-423-2238.

Napoleon Lions community band concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Open to the public. 


Let's Eat


Knights of Columbus of St. Anthony, Fr. John A. Kenna Council all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, St. Anthony Parish's Kenna Hall, 4609 St. Anthony Rd., Whiteford Township, Michigan, 8:30-11:30 a.m. every second Sunday of the month. Menu: eggs, toast, potatoes, ham, sausage, bacon, pancakes, biscuits/gravy, and drinks. Cost: $7 adults; $6 seniors; and $4 for children 12 and younger. More information, 734-856-2331.

Just Pancakes at Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 N. Huron St., 8-10 a.m. every Saturday. Free. 419-693-9082.


St. Charles Church's chicken dinner, 1842 Airport Hwy. at S. Detroit Ave., noon-3 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $10 adult; $8 seniors (60+), and $5 youth under 10 years; youth 2 and under free with an adult purchase; family of 5 or more $5 off total bill. 419-535-7077.


Roast Beef Dinner at Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis Ave., Ida, Mich., 4:30-7 p.m. Sept. 21. Dinner includes roast beef, homemade mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetable, coleslaw or applesauce, dinner roll, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $9 adults; $4 for children 3-11; free to children under 3. Hot dog dinners and carryouts available. Information: 734-269-2420.

Swiss Steak dinner, Berkey Congregational and Metamora Methodist Churches at 12036 Sylvania-Metamora Rd., Berkey, starting at 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Cost: $8 adults; $2 children 5-12 years.

American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. Hot dogs, hamburgers, bratwurst, and side dishes. All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No takeout orders. 734-847-9245

Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. Dinners include fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and applesauce. 419-471-0587.


Senior Citizens' Activities

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Thrift store: weekdays, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Hot lunches, weekdays, $2.50 donation. Reservations required.

Mondays: Movie day, 9:45 a.m.; thrift store open 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: Boccie, 5 p.m.; coffee hour, 9:45 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m..

Wednesdays: Fitness walk, 10:30 a.m.; karaoke, 10; Tripoley, noon.

Thursdays: Boccie, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Fridays: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.; Yahtzee, 10 a.m.

Friendship Park Senior Center

2930 131st St., Point Place; 419-936-3079.

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

Concerned Citizens, 12:30 p.m., second Monday of every month.

Quilters, 12:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays. Suggested donation: 60-plus $2.50; others, $5.32. Reservations required.

Quilting and sewing, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday, weekly.

Wellness clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m. every other Monday.

Men's Breakfast Club, 9-10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

Strength and balance, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. Call for registration.

Eleanor Kahle Senior Center

1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 419-476-2745.

Today: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; square dancing, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Friday, Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; yoga, 9:30 a.m.

JFS Senior Adult Center

2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.

Dr. and grocery bus, nurse 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every weekday.

Saturday: Video movie.

Archbold Nutrition Site

Ruihley Park, Scout Cabin., Archbold; 419-445-3590.

Today: The Big Yellow Book, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Americare Bingo, 11 a.m.

Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

401 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3452.

Tuesday: Meredith Grime, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Blood pressure checks, 10:15 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

105 E. Main St., Fayette; 419-237-1340.

Tuesday: Big Yellow Book, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.

Today: OSU extension office, 11 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: "Raid the Kitchen" bingo, 11 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Blood pressure and sugar checks, 10:30 a.m.; pepper party, 1-3 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Friday: Fulton County Health Department flu seminar, 11 a.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

210 N. Main St., Swanton; 419-826-9776.

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m.; Meredith Grime, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Bedford Senior Center

1652 Samaria Rd., Temperance, Mich.; 734-856-3330.

Today: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 a.m.

Tuesdays: Bridge, 9 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.

Wednesdays: Fitness, 9 a.m.; hobby/crafts, 10 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; euchre tournament, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.

Frenchtown Senior Center

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Today: Bridge, 9 a.m.; quilt class, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Acrylic painting, 12:30 p.m,; Bunco Babes, 1 p.m.; Chix and Stix, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Hand and foot care, 9 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; tap dance class, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:45 p.m.

Thursday: Pool league, 1 p.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.

Friday: Swedish weaving, 9 a.m.; water color class, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.

Monroe Center For Healthy Aging

15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe; 734-241-0404.

Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; hearing support, 10 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.; sign language 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Bingo, 1:30 p.m.; 6 p.m.; Bridge, 7 p.m.; Coin club, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; exercise, 9:15 a.m.; sing-along, 10:15 a.m.; yoga, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Bible study, 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Friday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; brain aerobics, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Saturday: Euchre tournament, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday: Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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