OurTowns Calendars 9/24


What's On


Rotary Club of Sylvania golf outing to benefit Erie Shores Boy Scouts Legacy Campaign, 9:30 a.m., today. Play resumes in the afternoon with a 1 p.m. tee-off. Donations and registrations: 419-824-8200, ext 103 or sylvania.rotaryclub.pro.

The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio’s White Cane Walk will be held at the ProMedica Flower Hospital, 5200 Harroun Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Pre-registration online: sightcentertoledo.org or sightcentertoledowhitecanewalk.kintera.org or register the day of the event. Cost: $15/individual and $30 for family of four.

First Christian Church of Sylvania rummage sale at 5271 West Alexis Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 6.

Rummage sale at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6.

Toledo Elks Lodge rummage sale 3520 Holland-Sylvania Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11.

Sylvania Recreation is now accepting registrations for fall outdoor soccer, football, baseball, volleyball, cheer leading, and adult softball and soccer. Registration: 419-882-1500 or playsylvania.com.

West Toledo

Euchre tournament at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m. Friday. $5 entry fee. Information: 419-474-9233.

A Weekend of Quilts at Toledo Mennonite Church, 5501 Nebraska Ave., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 419-536-1251.

Christian Festival Choir rehearsals for heir annual Christmas benefit concert, at Calbary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., 9 a.m.-noon, starting Saturday. Information: 419-865-5795 or toledoexaltation.org.

Children’s Rights Council of Northwest Ohio fund-raiser at St. Clement’s Recreation Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd., 5 p.m. Oct. 4. Cash bar available at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets and information: 419-473-8955.

Toledo Opera is issuing a call for children ages 8-13 to join the Children’s Chorus for an upcoming production of Puccini’s La Boheme at 8 p.m. Oct. 5 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Rehearsals will be at the Opera’s studio, 425 Jefferson Ave., Suite 601 from 4-5 p.m. Sundays. Email: Jennifer Cresswell, Children’s Chorus Director, at jennycresswell@toledoopera.org.

2012 CROP Walk at Ottawa Park, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 7. The walk is to benefit Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty. Registration: 419-242-7401 or 419-882-0048.

Junior girls unit of VFW bake sale at VFW Post 2898, 3925 West Alexis Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13. Information: 419-473-9649.

Altar Rosary of Regina Coeli Parish rummage sale at 530 Regina Pkwy., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13.

Dance Uncorked 2012 for Catholic Charities, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. John’s Jesuit High, 5901 Airport Hwy. Includes a dance competition, wine tasting, raffles and appetizers. Tickets are $75 each. 419-244-6711 or danceuncorked.com.

Passenger rail forum at the Toledo Club, 235 14 St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 22. The featured speaker will be Thomas C. Carper, chairman of the Amtrak board of directors. $25 for Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Association members, $30 for non-members, and $18 for students. Information: 419-241-9155, ext. 120.

Epworth UMC art and craft show at 4855 West Central Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3. Featuring 50 local and regional artisans. Information: 419-541-4236.

Eighth annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair, 8 a.m. Nov. 12, Savage Arena on the University of Toledo Campus, 2801 West Bancroft St.

Childrens’ art classes at the Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr., 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Sponsored by the Toledo Artists’ Club. 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.


Pettisville Pumpkin Fest at Pettisville School, 232 Summit St., beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 5. Details: 419-445-9303.


Apple celebration benefit for the Toledo Seagate Food Bank, Johnston Farms, 2790 Airport Hwy., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday. Information: 419-244-6996.


St. Casper’s Fall Festival at St. Casper’s Parish, 1205 North Shoop Ave., 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sunday.


Machine Embroidery Guild meetings are the second Saturday of each month at Quilt Heaven Quilt Shop, 8177 Secor Rd., 11 a.m. Membership information: 419-841-5373.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary scrapbooking day at the Post Hall, 4120 Piehl Rd., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 13. $35 a person, which includes a half a round table as work space. Bring materials and tools. Information: 419-215-1478.


“The Dance of Partnership: Why Do My Feet Hurt?” seminar hosted by the Monroe County Intermediate School District’s Professional Development Center, 1101 South Raisinville Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. For parents who have children with disabilities or special needs and professionals who assist them. Registration: 734-242-5799, ext. 1710 or linda.steele@monroeisd.us.

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.

Ottawa Lake

Oktoberfest celebration at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 5790 West Temperance Rd., 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7. Free-will donation. Information: 734-856-2944.


Church bazaar at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 West Samaria Rd., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6. Information: 734-856-6430.


Resurrection Catholic Church clothing and textile drive, through Sunday at Resurrection Church, 1835 West Temperance Rd. All clothing, shoes, belts, purses, linens, sheets, books, and cell phones will be accepted.

Haunted hay ride sponsored by the Tecumseh Center for the Arts, Oct. 19-20 and 26-27. Information: 517-423-6617 or thetca.org.


Rummage sale at St. Anthony Parish, 4607 St. Anthony Rd., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 3-4. Information: 419-350-5900.

Royal Rangers campout sponsored by Compelled Church, Oak Openings Metro Park, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton, Oct. 5-7. $15 per person. Information: 419-250-1529.

At the Library

Delta Public Library

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

Storytime for ages 3 1/2-5 years begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 2.

Locke Branch Library

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

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

L.S. Navarre Branch Library

1135 E. Second St.; 734-241-5577.

Computer basics Level 1: Week 4 of 6, 10 a.m.-noon Friday. Registration required.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Chess, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Teen book chat, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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.

Chess, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All welcome.

West Toledo Branch Library

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

Book group, 2 p.m. Oct. 4.

Visit from authors of Pete the Popcorn, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 9.

Bedford Branch Library

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

Ready to Read, 10:30-11:30 a.m. today. Ages 3 and up. Registration required.

Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. today and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

Tai chi, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Call for information.

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

Computer basics Level 4: Week 4 of 6, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. Registration required.

Paws to Read, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Read to a registered therapy dog. Registration required.

Michigan Works, 9 a.m.-noon, Thursday.

Alternative book club, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Anime club, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

One-on-one computer help, 1-3 p.m. Friday. Registration required.

Historical Society of Bedford meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 1.

Dundee Branch Library

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

Preschool Storytime, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11:30-12:30 Mondays.

Dramatic play, 10-11 a.m. today. Registration required.

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

Apple festival, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

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

Crafts, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday.

Book club, first Tuesday of every month. Call for details.

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.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

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

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mondays.

ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. today. Lego event.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

One-on-one computer help, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Registration required.

Avengers party, 11 a.m. Saturday. Registration required.

Tecumseh District Library

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

Open adult computer lab, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday.

“Secrets to Living a Long, Healthy Life: A Women’s Health Seminar,” 7 p.m. Oct. 2. Free.

Let's Eat


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

Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. All you can eat. Cost: $6.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 3. 419-822-4526.


German Pork Dinner at Zion Lutheran Church LCMC, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich., 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 6. Cost: $8 adults; $3.50 children 12 and under. Profits go to a family in need. 734-856-2921

Meat loaf or chicken dinner at VFW Post 2898, 3925 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. Oct. 6. Cost: $7. 419-473-9649

Chicken Paprikas dinner at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 W. Samaria Rd., Samaria, Mich., 4:30-7 p.m. Friday.Cost: $9 adults; $5 children 5 years and younger. Information: 734-856-6430 or 734-856-3490.

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

American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Wednesday All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No take-out orders. 734-847-9245

Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Fish (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp $7.50, combo dinner $9. 419-471-0587.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

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.

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.

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

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: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: Exercise, 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.

Doctor and grocery bus, nurse 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays.

Saturday: Video movie.

Archbold Nutrition Site

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

Today: Summer’s end bingo, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: 2011 Fulton County Fair video showing, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: Cards, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: 2011 Fulton County Fair video showing, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

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

Today: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; piano, 11 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Visit from Tri-State Medical, 11 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Fulton County Board of Elections seminar, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Friday: Ladder ball, 11 a.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

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

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Friday: Wii games, 11 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.

Web site: frenchtownsenior.com.

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.