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● Almost Oktoberfest at SOMO Park, 4-11 p.m. Sept. 14. Beer tasting offerings from micro-breweries from across the country, food, and more. Tickets and information:​AlmostOktoberfest.aspx.

● Second annual Crawl Stroll and Walk event at Lourdes University Sept. 14. Information and registration: 419-241-9131 or

● S.A.V.E lecture with Matt Markey, Toledo Blade outdoors editor at the Lourdes University Franciscan Theater, 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 10. Free and open to the public. Information: 419-824-3691.

● Dealin’ for Dogs fund-raiser for Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence at Tam O’Shanter, 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Information:

West Toledo

● Low vision technology open house at Reynolds Corners Library, 4833 Dorr St., Sept. 11. Free event with hands-on technology demonstrations. Information and reservations: 419-867-1940 or 800-873-9359.

● Alzheimer’s Association art auction at 2500 N. Reynolds Rd., 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

● “Workin’ Joe” jazz fund-raiser at the Toledo Repertoire Theater, 2-10 p.m. Sept. 7. $5 admission. Information: 419-243-9277.

● Jewelry, gem, and mineral show at the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 2-8 p.m. Sept. 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 7, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 8. Information:

● Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder information session at the Double Arc office, 3837 Secor Rd., 5 p.m. Sept. 9. Reservations: 419-479-3060.

● Community garage sale at Fairgreen Presbyterian Church, 3220 W. Laskey Rd. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 7.

● Euchre tournament at the PRCUA Toledo Club, 5255 N. Detroit Ave., 7 p.m. Friday. Information: 419-476-9711.

● STAFF SGT. Roger Cyrus will speak at American Legion Post 335 in the Toledo Club, 235 14 St., 11:30 a.m. Friday. Information: 419-868-3039 or 419-382-4401.

● From The Heart Celebrity Waiter event at Loma Linda Restaurant, 10400 Airport Hwy., Swanton, 5:30-9 p.m. today. Information: 419-383-4402.


● Bonofest at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 1105 Elliston Rd. just off State Rt. 2, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Barbecue chicken or ham dinners. Raffles, bingo, games, ethnic food, and music.

Bowling Green

●STEM in the Park at Bowling Green State University’s Perry Field House, 1001 E. Wooster St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7. Featuring interactive displays and activities created by community partners, local businesses, and area universities to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Free lunch by Tony Packo’s between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Details:​STEMinPark.

● The Center for Innovative Food Technology will host a seminar for entrepreneurs and small business owners at the Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen, 13737 Middleton Pike, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Speaker: Anneliese Grytafey of the Toledo office of Economic and Community Development Institute on the institute’s small business loan program, how to qualify for financing, and its mission. Cost: $25/​person or $40/​two guests. Advanced registration required. To register, pay online: or contact 419-535-6000, extension 140 or

East Toledo

● VFW Post 2510 hold a musician night/​jam session, 617 Second St., 7 p.m.-11 p.m. on Wednesdays. Musicians from all over town are welcome to participate. Open to the public. Dancing with performances by guest bands who volunteer from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Thursdays. There is a $5 cover charge. Refreshments available for purchase. Details: 419-697-4503.

Grand Rapids

● Haunted Canoe Paddle at Providence Park’s Kimble’s Landing, 13827 U.S. 24 West, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Voyage along the haunted waters of the Miami and Erie Canal. Must be at least 11 years old; minors must be in the same canoe as their legal guardian. If weather inclement, program cancelled. Cost: $12. Reservations needed, 419-407-9701.


● Second Chance Sale at Compelled Church Toledo Campus, 1007 McCord Rd., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Gently used clothing, crafts, candy/​bake sale, and other items. Fund-raiser for Sam and Allana Guidry to help with housing cost while recuperating from a bone marrow transplant. For more information contact the church at 734-850-0051 or


● Life Connection of Ohio to host a series of traveling volunteer meetings at 3661 Briarfield Blvd., Suite 105, new volunteers 6:30 p.m., seasoned volunteers at 7 p.m. Thursday. Life Connection of Ohio is a nonprofit organ procurement organization that serves northwest and west central Ohio. Meetings are open to transplant recipients/​candidates, donor family members, living donors, and anyone who supports donation. Details/​reservations contact Kelly Valentine, 419-893-1618 or

● Community Garage sale and craft show on the runways of the front 4 diamonds at the Lucas County Rec Center, 2901 Key St., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Music, face painting, inflatables, and concessions. Admission: $2, children under 12 free. Free parking. Details: or email RyanC@LineDriveSportz. com. In the event of rain, sale will be moved inside Hall II. Proceeds to child cancer research.

●Make-A-Wish Suds and Swine Dinner at Degage Jazz Cafe, the Historic Commercial Building, 301 River Rd., cocktail/​snacks/​silent auction 6 to 8 p.m., dinner 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13. Must be 21 years old or over. Cost: $90/​per person or $175/​per couple. Limited seating. Reservations call 419-794-8205.

● Tournament King presents king of the court 3 on 3 basketball tournament at Premier Basketball Academy, 1630 Market Place Dr., 1 p.m. Sept. 14. Cost: $100 per team. To register your team: Josh, 419-340-6906.


● Nettle Lake Music Jam at Nettle Lake United Brethren in Christ church, 18560 County Rd. 5-75, 6 p.m. every first Saturday of the month beginning Sept. 7. An acoustic jam for instruments such as harmonica, guitar, dulcimer, bass, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, and voice. Snacks and drinks provided. Details contact Pastor Mike Wilder, 419-485-4112/​ or Jack and Marilyn Mullins, 517-254-4112/​


● Rummage Sale at Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway St., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 6, and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sept. 7 (bag day). Lunch and bake sale will be on Sept. 6 and 7.


● Christ United Methodist Church Rummage and Bake sale, 5757 Starr Ave. at Stadium Rd., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 5 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 6 ($2 bag day). Lunch available for purchase.

● Toledo Lighthouse meeting at Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center, 1750 State Park Rd. #2, 7 p.m. Thursday.


● The 577 Foundation offers programs for adults and children, 577 E. Front St.; Classes being offered in Sept. are: morning yoga and your health, fee $60; adult throwing, fee $50; watercoloring on Wednesdays, fee $60; needle felted sphere 101, fee $30. For other programs, details, or reservations: 419-874-4174 /

South Toledo

● Highland Heights Neighborhood Association meeting at the Toledo Heights Library’s basement meeting room, 423 Shasta Dr., 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

● UTMC Community Cares Free Medical Clinic at the CedarCreek south campus,150 S. Byrne Rd., 6-8 p.m. every Thursday. Available for general medical care. Women’s health available by appointment only. Tetanus and flu shots, dental assessments/​referrals, and confidential HIV testing. No immunizations. For more information:​patients or 419-482-8127 or


● BOOKIN’ IT 5K to benefit Read for Literacy at the Owens Community College’s Center for Emergency Preparedness, 30150 Tracy Rd., race at 8 a.m. Sunday. Registration for individuals or teams. For details/​cost: 419-242-7323 or

● Euchre Tournament at Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., 1 p.m. until finish Sept. 7. Entry fee: $10 includes a free lunch. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place cash prizes, 4th place wins free entry to next tournament. Sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary.


● Children’s Fishing Derby hosted by the Rotary Club of Waterville at Waterworks Park, 231 S. River Rd., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7. A family fun event for children ages 6 to 14 years. Prizes awarded for age groups 6 to 10 and 11 to 14 for most fish caught and longest fish. Games, activities, and displays provided by the Anthony Wayne Community YMCA and AWAKE. Attending will be Officer Valvano and the K9 unit. Preregistration required and forms may be picked up at City of Waterville Municipal Building, 25 N. Second St. Deadline is Friday.


● Libbey High School All Classes Reunion Labor Day weekend at Maumee Bay State Park, 1400 State Park Rd., Oregon, Friday to Sunday. Meet and greet, registration 4 to 8 p.m. and meet at 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday; boat/​bike rentals, fishing, dinner and dance at Cambridge Hall from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday; Blue and Gold Beach Party and Picnic in Shelters #2 and #3, use parking lot #3 from noon to 8 p.m. (food ends at 4 p.m.) Sunday. For tickets and details: Cassandra Day-Moore, 419-450-7227; Grace Blackshear, 419-806-3418; Keith Johnson, 419-917-8287; or Susan Fitzpatrick, 419-514-1183. For hotel reservations: 800-282-7275.

● Clay High School Class of 1983 will be celebrating 30 years with reunion at Mud Hens game on Saturday. Reservations needed. Call Lori at 419-250-8696.

● Morrison R. Waite High School’s Golden Years Alumni Luncheon representing all classes that have celebrated their 50th class reunion at the Grant Murray Field House at the high school, Morrison Dr., doors open 11:30 a.m., lunch 12:30 p.m. Sept. 10. Cost: $20 per person. Open to all alumni. Reservations with payment by Friday to: Waite High School Luncheon, c/​o Judy Bee, 224 Elgin Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43605. Details: 419-693-6114 or email at

● Perrysburg Class of 1993 Reunion at Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Rd., 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Tickets can be purchased at Questions:

● Libbey Class of 1953 reunion at Caper’s Restaurant and Bar, 2038 S. Byrne Rd., 5:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Cost: $25/​couple or $12.50/​person. Send check and reservations to: Class of 53, P.O. Box 60204, Rossford, Ohio 43460. Reservations preferred! Details contact: Joyce Miekis, 419-666-8205 or email at

● Start Class of 1993 20th Year Reunion on Sept. 6 and 7. Prepaid reservations are being taken. For more info: (SHS Class of ‘93 Reunion); StartHS1993@gmail. com; or Facebook SHS Class of ‘93 Reunion.




● Pancake, sausage, and egg strata breakfast at Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Sept. 7. All-you-can-eat pancakes. Cost: $5 adults; $2 children 6-10 years; and children 5 and under free. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 419-893-2008.


● Chicken and more dinners at St. Clement’s Community Center, 3030 Tremainsville Rd. near Alexis Rd., noon until sold out Sept. 8. Carryout dinners available starting at 11:30 a.m. Beer tent from noon to 6 p.m. with live music, raffles, and fast food.


● Double Kielbasa Dinner at Resurrection Polish National Catholic Church, 1835 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, Michigan, 5-7 p.m. Sept. 5. Includes: smoked/​regular kielbasa, pierogi, Haluski (noodle/​cabbage), vegetable, coffee cake, dessert, and beverage. Cost: $10. Duck soup and coffee cake available for purchase. Delivery in Bedford Township area call 419-509-1115 (prior to the 5th). Details: 734-847-5052.



● Low Vision Technology Open House at Reynolds Corners Library, 4833 Dorr St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 11. Featuring hands-on demonstrations of the latest technology available for people with low vision. A free Pebble-mini will be raffled. For registration call 419-867-1940 or 800-873-9359.

● DivorceCare Support Group at St. Ignatius Catholic Church Family Life Center, 212 N. Stadium Rd., Oregon, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, beginning Sept. 9 through Dec. 2. Information call parish office 419-693-1150 or Marilyn, 419-698-4745.

● Families Behind Bars support group for families with a loved one in prison at Waterville Library Meeting Room, 800 Michigan Ave., Waterville, 7 p.m. Mondays, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2. We assist you in finding information on visitations, policies, and other needed information. Call Carol, 419-350-6619 or Joyce, 419-878-579● 6.




Public Library

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

● Library board meetings, 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Open to the public.

● 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. Call for information.

● Quilt club, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays. Call for more information.

● Toddler Tales, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Children ages 2-3. Call to register.

Erie Branch


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

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

● Preschool storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday. Registration required.


Branch Library

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

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


Public Library

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

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

● Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 4 p.m. Wednesdays. No registration required.


Branch Library

6749 Monroe St.; 419-882-2089.

● One-on-one computer training, Mondays-Saturdays. Call for times.

● Homework helper, 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

West Toledo

Branch Library

1320 W. Sylvania Ave.; 419-259-5290.

Toledo-Lucas County

Public Library

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

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

● Ask a patent/copyright/trademark attorney, 7-8:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month. Call for information.

● Senior book discussions, 12:30-1:30 p.m. on the first Friday of most months. Call for information and dates.


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.

● Book discussion, 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. Call for information.

● Library book sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 29-31.


Branch Library

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

● Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. every Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. every Thursday. For ages 3-5. Registration required.

● Toddler storytime, 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Ages 12-36 months. Registration required.

● American Red Cross blood drive, noon-5 p.m. today.

● Open knitting, 6-8:45 p.m. today.

● Bedford Township Library Advisory Board meeting, 7-8:45 p.m. today.

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

● Adult reading, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday.

● Glass City Miniatures Guild, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

● School-age movie, 1 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

● Alternative book club, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday.


Branch Library

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

● Dundee Branch Library Book Club, every first Tuesday of the month. Call for information.

● Toddler Storytime, 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

● Preschool storytime, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays. Ages 3-5. Registration required.

Ida Branch


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

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

● Toddler storytime, 10 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

Maybee Branch


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

● Preschool storytime, 6-7 p.m. Mondays. Ages 3-5 years old. Registration required.

● Book club, 7-8 p.m. on the last Monday of every month.

Lenawee County


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.

Rasey Memorial

Branch Library

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

● Toddler storytime, 10:30 a.m. every Thursday. Registration required.

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

● Luna Pier book club, 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. New members welcome. Call for information.



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.

● Toddler storytime, 10 a.m. Fridays for children 12-36 months. Registration required.

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