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Published: Monday, 11/19/2012

Ourtowns calendar 11/19

What's On

Sylvania

● Homemade chili fund-raiser at the Rosary Care Center of Sisters of St. Francis, 6832 Convent Blvd., 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 29. $3 chili and cornbread lunch. Details: 419-824-3627.

● Christmas craft show sponsored by 4 Paws Sake local dog rescue, at Advent Lutheran Church, 6735 Sylvania Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1. handmade items for sale, as well as a bake sale and sessions for pet pictures from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 419-882-3701.

Paulding

● Annual Cookie and Candy Walk hosted by Paulding United Methodist Church, 321 North Williams St., Paulding, Ohio, 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 8. Cookies, candies, and other items for purchase. Details: 419-399-3591.

West Toledo

● Former NASA flight director Gene Kranz will speak at Central Catholic High School, 2550 Cherry St., 2 p.m. Nov. 28. Admission: $15 per person. Details and tickets: 419-255-2280.

● Christmas craft show at St. Clement Rosary-Altar Society Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 1. Free. Details: 419-472-2111.

● 2012 Westmoreland Holiday Home Tour in the historic Westmoreland district, a mile east of University of Toledo, 3-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. The event is a collaboration with the Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank. Tickets are $15 and are available at area businesses or at westmorelandassociation.org. Information: 419-491-0448.

● Toledo Base Submarine Veterans monthly meeting at Charley’s Restaurant, 6945 West Central Ave., 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month. Details: 419-459-4985 or njhoss@frontiernet.net.

● A Political Tribute to James H. Brennan, Sr. opening at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Main Library, 325 Michigan St. Open during library hours until Dec. 31. Details: 419-259-5266.

● 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. To register: 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.

● Lucas County Retired Teachers Association holiday luncheon, Inverness Club, 4601 Dorr St., 12 p.m. Dec. 13. Valet parking available. Reservations and a fee of $18.75 are due by Dec. 7. Details: 419-754-3751.

● Annual Sounds of Christmas show presented by Central Catholic High School at the Valentine Theater, 400 North Superior St., 3 p.m. Dec. 9. Performing groups include the Central Catholic Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Gospel Choir, Concert Band, String Orchestra, and the Irish Dance Team. Call for tickets and information: 419-255-2280, ext. 1137, or centralcatholic.org.

● Community Celebration of Christmas annual concert with the Clarence Smith Community Chorus, at Mt. Pilgrim Church, 1401 Hoag St., 6 p.m. Dec. 8. Featuring the Voices of Harmony of Bowling Green and several other area groups. Information: 419-534-2299 or cscchorus.org.

● 5th annual cookie walk hosted by St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Cathedral, 3754 Woodley Rd., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 15. Buy traditional and ethnic cookies by the pound. Information: 419-475-7054.

● Family Christmas movie night hosted by Calvary United Methodist Church, 3939 Jackman Rd., 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Free. Details: 419-472-9232.

Wauseon

● 2nd annual habitat for Humanity Holiday Home Tour featuring homes and churches in the Wauseon area, 2-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Complimentary refreshments, auction items, and prize drawings. Tickets are $10 presale, $12 the day of the tour. Details and tickets: 419-335-7000 or habitatfco.org.

Swanton

● Community blood drive at the EPIC Center, 124 North Main St., noon-6 p.m. today. Last appointments at 5:45 p.m. Positive identification required. Details and appointments: 419-340-0987 or redcrossblood.org.

Archbold

● Gingerbread house-making course at Sauder Village, 22611 State Rt. 2, 10-11:30 a.m. Nov. 24. $10 instruction fee, and a $20 supply fee per house. Details: 800-590-9755 or saudervillage.org.

Bedford

● Bedford Artists Club meeting at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., 7 p.m. Tuesday. Details: 734-854-1958.

● 35th annual Colonial Christmas Craft Show presented by the Historical Society of Bedford, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 1690 West Sterns Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1. Handcrafted decorations and other items for sale by local artisans. Lunch available for purchase. Details: 734-847-0922.

Lambertville

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

● 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.

Monroe

● Craft show at Bible Fellowship Church, 14395 South Telegraph Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Details: 419-410-0672.

● Old Frenchtown Christmas hosted by River Raisin National Battlefield Park, 1403 East Elm Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1. Free. Details: 734-243-7136.

Ottawa Lake

● Christmas festival and bake sale at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 1. Baked goods, crafts, gift items, and silent auction. Lunch served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hosted by the Women of Zion. Details: 734-856-3300 or 734-850-2923.

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. Tuesdays.

Erie Branch Library

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

● Playgroup, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Registration required.

Sanger Branch Library

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

● Craft-in, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1. Bring your unfinished craft projects.

● Handmade Holiday, 2-3 p.m. Dec. 1. Hands-on workshop with Claudia Cooper on how to create holiday ornaments.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St,, Swanton; 419-826-2760

● Financial empowerment sessions with Fifth Third Bank, 6-7:30 p.m. today and 6 p.m. Dec. 17.

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

● Teen book chat, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 29.

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.

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.

Bedford Branch Library

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

● Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. today. Registration required.

● American Cancer Society event, 6-8 p.m. today. Step-by-step makeover learning sessions.

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

● Open knitting, 6;8:45 p.m. today.

● Book club, 7:30-9 p.m. today.

● Tai chi for health, 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Warm up begins at 10:15 a.m.

● Classic movies, 1-3 p.m. Tuesday.

● Herb group, 6-8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

● Girls night out book club, 6:30-7:0 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

Dundee Branch Library

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

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

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

● 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. Tuesdays.

● Craft drop-in, 3-5 p.m. Wednesday.

Ida Branch Library

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

● Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Registration required.

● Homeschool computer class, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. Research databases and internet access available.

● Lighten Up book club, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Fun, light novels and new authors each month.

Maybee Branch Library

8060 Raisin St, Maybee, Mich.; 734-587-3680

● Preschool storytime, 6:30-7:15 p.m. today. Registration required.

● Family movie afternoon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday. Call for information.

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.

● Computer club, PC user group, 6-7:45 p.m. today.

● Prime Time, 6-7:30 p.m. today.

● Lenawee County Library board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Rasey Memorial Branch Library

4349 Oak St., Luna Pier, Mich.; 734-848-4572.

● Knit nite, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Bring projects and share ideas with other knitters and crochet buffs.

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.

● ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. today. Showing of the Disney-Pixar film Brave.

Let's Eat

Breakfasts

● Made-to-order omelettes, all-you-can-eat breakfast at VFW Post 2898, 3925 W. Alexis Rd., 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday. Cost: $6. 419-473-9649.

● VFW Post 9656 all-you-can-eat breakfast, 4120 Piehl Rd., Lambertville, Mich., 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost: $6 adults; $5 seniors over 60; $3.50 children under 13. Information: 734-856-3245.

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

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

Fish fry

● 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. 419-471-0587.

Dinners

● A traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Christ the King Church, 4100 Harvest Lane at Monroe St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday. Free. Because of school transportation regulations, bus service is no longer provided. Please arrange for your own transportation. 419-475-4348.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Friendship Park Senior Center

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

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Closed Wednesday and Thursday.

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

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.; line dancing, 2:45 p.m.

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

Wednesdays: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

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

JFS Senior Adult Center

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

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

Archbold Nutrition Site

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

Thanksgiving bingo, 11 a.m. today.

Joyful Noise Dulcimers, 11 a.m. Nov. 26.

Zingo, 11 a.m. Nov. 28.

Delta Nutrition Site

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

Birthday celebration, 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Health with Meredith Grime, 11 a.m. Nov. 27.

Fayette Nutrition Site

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

Show and tell, 11 a.m. Nov. 27.

Bingo, 11 a.m. Nov. 29.

Show and tell, 11 a.m. Nov. 29.

Fulton County Senior Center

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

Pokeno, 11 a.m. today.

Line dancing, 2 p.m. today.

Sons of the Old West musical group, 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Wii Bowling League, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Fridays.

Exercise class, 9:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Presentation from Homestead Bulk Foods, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 26.

Pete Villalovos and his musical friends, 11 a.m. Nov. 27.

Christmas tree decoration, 10 a.m. Nov. 28.

Swanton Nutrition Site

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

Closed Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving.

A visit from Meredith Grime, 11 a.m. Nov. 28.

Bingo, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 30.

Bedford Senior Center

1652 Samaria Rd., Temperance; 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.

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.

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.

A Bobby Vinton/Frank Sinatra tribute, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Advanced tickets are $12; $15 at the door. Includes roast beef dinner and show.

Wood Carvers, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays.

Wednesday movie, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 28.

Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; 20/20 club, 10:30 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.; sign language class, 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.

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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