Ourtowns Calendars 11/26


What's on


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


● 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. In­for­ma­tion: 419-399-3591.

West Toledo

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

● Her­ald­ing the Hol­i­days at the Toledo Bo­tan­i­cal Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., Dec. 7-9. Lo­cal art­ists and hor­ti­cul­ture or­ga­ni­za­tions will of­fer a wide va­ri­ety of items for sale, in­clud­ing pot­tery, glass, jew­elry, and more. In­for­ma­tion and times: 419-536-5566 or to­le­dog­ar­den.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 Voices of Har­mony of Bowl­ing Green and other area groups. In­for­ma­tion: 419-534-2299 or csc­cho­rus.org.

● 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 per per­son, and can be pur­chased ei­ther at lo­cal busi­nesses or at west­more­lan­d­as­so­ci­a­tion.org. In­for­ma­tion: 419-491-0448.

● 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.

● Craft and gift show at West Park Place, 3501 Ex­ec­u­tive Pkwy., noon-3 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. In­for­ma­tion: 419-320-8631.

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

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

● Fifth 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.

Point Place

● Mich­i­gan Spe­cial Olym­pics fund-rais­ing din­ner at the Ot­tawa River Yacht Club, 5844 Edge­wa­ter Dr., 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7. In­for­ma­tion: 419-450-7061.


● God, Flag, and Coun­try or­a­tory con­test at the Eagles Lodge, 304 Main St., 2 p.m. Dec. 15. The con­test is open to stu­dents 10-15 years old, in which each stu­dent may speak up to three min­utes about any one of the top­ics on the pro­gram. In­for­ma­tion: 419-822-3736 or tk­church­hill@wind­stream.net.


● Second an­nual Hab­i­tat for Human­ity Hol­i­day Home Tour fea­tur­ing homes and churches in the Wau­seon area, 2-6 p.m. Dec. 9. Var­i­ous homes and churches to be show­cased. Com­pli­men­tary re­fresh­ments, auc­tion items, prize draw­ings, and more. Tick­ets are $10 pre­sale, $12 the day of the tour. In­for­ma­tion: 419-335-7000 or hab­i­tat­fco.org.


● 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. Satur­day. Hand­crafted dec­o­ra­tions and more for sale by lo­cal ar­ti­sans. Lunch avail­able for pur­chase. In­for­ma­tion: 734-847-0922.


● Old French­town Christ­mas hosted by River Rai­sin Na­tional Bat­tle­field Park, 1403 East Elm Ave., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Satur­day. Cel­e­brate the hol­i­days the old French way and learn about French Christ­mas tra­di­tions. Free. In­for­ma­tion: 734-243-7136.

● Friends of Com­pan­ion An­i­mals open house at Mon­roe Fac­tory Shops, 14500 LaPlai­sance Rd., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8-9. Re­fresh­ments, draw­ings, and door prizes.

Ot­tawa Lake

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


● Temperance American Legion Annual Feather Party, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 7 p.m. Saturday. Meat raffles, door prizes, and meal provided. For questions call 734-847-9245.


At the Library

Delta Pub­lic Li­brary

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

● Sto­ry­time for ages 3 1/2-5 years, 10 a.m. Tues­days.

Erie Branch Li­brary

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

● Play group, 10:30 a.m. Tues­days. 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.

● Craft In, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Satur­day. Bring your un­fin­ished craft proj­ects.

● Hand­made Hol­i­day, 2-3 p.m. Satur­day. 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. Free.

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

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.

● Hol­i­day crafts, 4 p.m. Dec. 6. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Bed­ford Branch Li­brary

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

● Open knit­ting,6-8:45 p.m. to­day.

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

● Friends of the li­brary meet­ing, 7-8:30 p.m. Tues­day. Call for vol­un­teer in­for­ma­tion.

● Ereader expo, 6:30 p.m. Thurs­day. Try dif­fer­ent makes and mod­els of tab­lets and eread­ers.

● Fam­ily movie night, 6 p.m. Fri­day. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

Ida Branch Li­brary

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

● River Rai­sin In­sti­tute Film Ser­ies, 6:30-8:30 p.m. to­day. A three-film se­ries event in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Mon­roe County Li­brary System.

● ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. Thurs­day.

● Sto­ries with Mrs. Claus, 10:30 a.m. Satur­day.

Ra­sey Me­mo­rial Branch Li­brary

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

● Ex­treme cou­pon­ing sem­i­nar, 6:30 p.m. Tues­day. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.

● Craft Satur­day, 11 a.m. Satur­day. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired.

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. A show­ing of a clas­sic Christ­mas film.

● Home­work help­ers, 3-5 p.m. Tues­day and Thurs­day. Na­tional Honor So­ci­ety stu­dents on hand to help tu­tor.

● Knit­ting hats, 6 p.m. Thurs­day.

Let's Eat


● 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.


● Mon­roe Com­mu­nity Col­lege’s Cuis­ine 1300 Res­tau­rant of­fers lunches in the Audrey M. War­rick Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, 1555 S. Rais­in­ville Rd., Mon­roe, 11:30-11:45 a.m. Wed­nes­day, Thurs­day, and Fri­day. Fine din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence pro­vided by stu­dents and chefs. Res­er­va­tions: 734-384-4231 be­tween the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Mon­day-Fri­day. Cash or per­sonal checks only.

Fish fry

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


● War­saw roast din­ner at Res­ur­rec­tion Pol­ish Na­tional Cath­o­lic Church, 1835 W. Tem­per­ance Rd., Tem­per­ance, Mich., 5-7 p.m. Dec. 6. Menu: Kiel­basa-stuffed pork roast, pi­e­rogi, sweet-and-sour cab­bage, mashed po­ta­toes and gravy, green beans, Pol­ish-style cof­fee cake, des­sert, and bev­er­age. Cost: $8. Duck soup avail­able for pur­chase. De­liv­ery in Bed­ford Town­ship area call 419-509-1115 (prior to Dec. 6) 734-847-5052.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Chester Zablocki Com­mu­nity Center

3015 La­grange St.; 419-936-3090.

Open gym, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Be­lieve Center, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thurs­day and Fri­days.

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.

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

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

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.

Thurs­days: 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 Road., 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.

Joy­ful Noise Dul­ci­mers, 11 a.m. to­day.

Zingo, 11 a.m. Wed­nes­day.

Delta Nu­tri­tion Site

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

Health with Me­red­ith Grime, 11 a.m. Tues­day.

Fay­ette Nu­tri­tion Site

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

Show and tell, 11 a.m. Tues­day.

Bingo, 11 a.m. Thurs­day.

Show and tell, 11 a.m. Thurs­day.

Ful­ton County Se­nior Center

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

Veter­ans’ ser­vices, 1-2 p.m. Dec. 11. Call 419-337-9299 for ap­point­ments.

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

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

Homestead Bulk Foods pre­sen­ta­tion, 12:30 p.m. to­day.

Pete Vil­la­lo­vos and his mu­si­cal friends, 11 a.m. Tues­day.

Christ­mas tree dec­o­ra­tion, 10 a.m. Wed­nes­day.

Swan­ton Nu­tri­tion Site

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

A visit from Me­red­ith Grime, 11 a.m. Wed­nes­day.

Bingo, 10:45 a.m. Fri­day.

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.

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.

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.

Movie, 1-3 p.m. Wed­nes­day.

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.

Thurs­day: Crib­bage, 9 a.m.; 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.