Ourtowns Calendars 10/1


What's on


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

Advent Lutheran Church rummage sale at 6735 Sylvania Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will go to the 4 Paws Sake dog rescue. Information: 419-882-3907.

Rummage sale at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., 8 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.

Scrapbooking fund-rasier at Olivet Lutheran Church, 5840 Monroe St., 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 13. Food, raffles, and more. Information: 419-882-2077.

West Toledo

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

Toledo record show at St. Clement Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Buying and selling CDs, tapes, and records. Information: 419-833-5040.

22nd annual FamilyFest at Notre Dame Academy, 3535 Sylvania Ave., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Crafts, baked goods, silent auction, bingo, and more. $8 and $10 chicken dinners, $10 and $12 rib dinners served until 4:30 p.m. Details: 419-474-5485 or toledosnd.org.

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

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.

Friend to Friend benefit at Sur Saint Clair, 1 South St. Claire St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13. $25 per person. Includes informational sessions, fashion show, and luncheon. Proceeds benefit Cherished Friends of Ahava. Information: 419-241-5877.

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.

Chili Cook Off at Pilgrim Church, 1375 W. Sylvania Ave., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14. Silent auction. Enter your own recipe. Cost: $5 adults; $3 children under 12. Proceeds to Mrs. Anderson’s Place of Safety.

Authors! Authors! Presents Hill Harper at the Stranahan Theater, 4645 heatherdowns Blvd., 7 p.m. Oct. 17. $10 per person, $8 for students. Information: 419-259-5200 or toledolibrary.org.

“Dance Uncorked 2012” Catholic Charities’ annual fund-raiser, at St. John’s Jesuit High, 5901 Airport Hwy., 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20. The event includes a dance competition, wine tasting, raffles and appetizers. All proceeds benefit the ministries of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo. 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 NOPRA members, $30 for non-members, and $18 for students. Information: 419-241-9155, ext. 120.

Festival De Otono at The Friendly Center, 1324 North Superior St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. Information: 419-243-1289.

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,’ at Savage Arena on the University of Toledo Campus, 2801 West Bancroft St., 8 a.m. Nov. 12. Hosted by Jerry Anderson of WTOL.

Children's 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.


Pettisville Pumpkin Fest at Pettisville School, 232 Summit St., Wauseon, 5 p.m. Wednesday. Information: 419-445-9303.


Sauder Village to host “All Aboard” Train Event, 22611 Ohio 2, Saturday and Sunday. The Erie Express, a replica of the C.P. Huntington, has five train cars, one is wheelchair accessible. The Swanton Area Railroad and Model Club will set up a variety of model trains. Details: 800-590-9755 or saudervillage.org.


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 are hosting a scrapbooking day fund-raiser at the Post Hall, 4120 Piehl Rd., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 13. $35 a person. Bring your own materials and tools. Information: 419-215-1478.


Refuse To Be a Victim presentation held at Bethany Baptist Church, 2740 Nadeau Rd., 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration required: 734-241-9131.


Benefit spaghetti dinner for Vietnam War veteran Darrell Fife, at the American Legion, 9010 Morenci Rd., 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Details: 517-458-6072.

Ottawa Lake

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


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


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

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

Let's Eat


SAL breakfast buffet, American Legion Wauseon Post 265, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, 7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. All-you-can-eat Cost: $7.50 adults; $4 ages 9-12; ages 8 and under free with paid adult.

First Christian Church of Sylvania breakfast buffet, 5271 W. Alexis Rd., Sylvania, 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 13. All-you-can-eat. Cost: $7 adults; $4 children 10 and under. 419-882-3313.

Made-to-order, all-you-can-eat breakfast at the VFW Post 2898, 3925 W. Alexis Rd., 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 13. Cost: $6. 419-473-9649.

Deerfield American Legion all-you-can-eat breakfast, 105 W. River St., Deerfield, Michigan, 9 a.m.-noon, every second Sunday of each month.

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. 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.

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.


Kielbasa dinner at Resurrection PN Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Mich., 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Cost: $8/dinner. Delivery in Bedford Township area call 419-509-1115 prior to day of dinner.

Baked steak or barbecue chicken at Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Hwy. 109, Delta, 5-7 p.m. Friday. Cost: $8.

Temperance American Legion Post 192 pig roast, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Mich., 4-8 p.m. Oct. 13. Cost: $10 and includes a full dinner with dessert. Entertainment by the 3 Sheets Band starts at 8 p.m. Information: 734-847-9245.

German Pork Dinner at Zion Lutheran Church LCMC, 8307 Memorial Hwy., Ottawa Lake, Mich., 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday. 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. Saturday. Cost: $7. 419-473-9649

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 dinner $9. 419-471-0587.

At the Library

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.

Storytime for ages 3 1/2-5 years 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Erie Branch Library

2065 Erie Rd., Erie,.; 734-848-4420.

Erie book club, 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month. Registration required.

Locke Branch Library

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

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

Sanger Branch Library

3030 W. Central Ave.; 419-259-5370.

ORBS: Haunting’ seminar, 3 p.m. Saturday. Call for registration.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Chess, 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.

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

West Toledo Branch Library

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

Book group, 2 p.m. Thursday.

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

Washington Branch Library

5560 Harvest Lane; 419-259-5330.

Family storytime, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Ages 2 and up.

Babytime, 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 1-2.

Preschool storytime, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 2-5.

Mother Goose a.k.a. Mary Wazbinski, 10:45 a.m. Oct. 24. Ages 1-5.

Poetry, Pumpkins, and Pizza, 4 p.m. Oct. 26. All ages. Registration required.

Andrew Martin’s Halloween Spooktacular, 7 p.m. Oct. 29. All ages.

Bedford Branch Library

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

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

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

Historical Society of Bedford meeting, 7 p.m. today.

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

The 1920 Monroe County Church Riot, 7-9 p.m. today. Bonnie Folk Berry will speak.

Home educator book club, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

Tai chi for health, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Computer basics Level 4: Week 5 of 6, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Flower and Garden club, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Paws to Read, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

A.M. book club, 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

An Evening With the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers, 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

Music & Me, 10 a.m. Saturday. Ages 18 months through 6 years-old. Registration required.

Dundee Branch Library

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

Dundee Branch Library Book Club, Tuesday. Call for information.

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

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

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

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

Family movie night, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday. Showing The Avengers.

Ida Branch Library

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

Ready to Read, 1 p.m. today. Registration required.

Flue shot offerings, 2-6 p.m. today. Medicare or HAP insurance accepted. Cash price of $25 for others.

ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Learn to make candy sushi. Registration required.

Book club, 6:30 p.m. Friday.

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 class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call for registration.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

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

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

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

One-on-one computer help, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Participants welcome to bring their own devices. Registration required.

ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. today. Learn to make candy sushi.

Knitting event, 6 p.m. Thursday. An open group for knitting hats and scarves.

Tecumseh District Library

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

“Secrets to Living a Long, Healthy Life: A Women’s Health Seminar,” 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Call for information.

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.

Friendship Park Senior Center

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

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

AARP meeting, 12:30 p.m., first Thursday of every month.

Boosters, 12:30 p.m., first Tuesday of every month.

Kingston of Sylvania

4125 King Rd., Sylvania; 419-872-6200.

Community chats with Kingston, 10 a.m. first and third Fridays of each month. Free informational talks. Information: kingstonhealthcare.com or 419-724-CARE.

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. Mondays-Thursdays.

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: 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.

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: Jim Merillat at the piano, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Site council, 10:45 a.m.; bingo, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: Turkeyfoot Creek Creamery, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Site Council, 10:45 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

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

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

Tuesday: Meredith Grime, 11 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; cards, 1 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Wii golf, 1 p.m.

Friday: Wii bowling, 9:30 a.m.; open site council, 11 a.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

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

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Celebration with Swanton Health Care, 10:45 a.m.

Friday: Odyssey Hospice, 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.; watercolor 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.


The Macomber-Whitney high schools reunion committee is planning a 2013 all-class reunion and looking for alumni to participate. Details: 419-450-8085 or e-mail MacomberWhitneyReunion@aol.com or Facebook page under Mac-Whit All Classes reunion.

Inverness caddies alumni meet at Charlie’s Restaurant, 6945 W. Central Ave., 8:15 a.m. first Wednesday of every month. Dave Kasprzak, 419-537-1064.