"First Comes Marriage, Then Comes Dating," Eight Great Dates series starts with Kevin Anderson, 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Christ the King Parish Activities Center, 4100 Harvest Ln. Information and registration: cktoledo.org/8great/index/.html.
16th Annual Lifechain, prayer and silent witness to end abortion, tomorrow, assemble at 2:30 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church, 4100 Harvest Lane. Lifechain is from 3 to 4 p.m. Information: 419-535-5800 or www.lifechain.net.
Wayne Whitten Organ Recital, 7 p.m. tomorrow, First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 East Broadway, Maumee. Free and open to the public. 419- 893-0223.
"Which is Better," The Lutheran Hour, 7 a.m. tomorrow, WPOS-FM (102.3); "Conflict and Anger in Relationship" Woman to Woman, 9:30 a.m. tomorrow, WDFM-FM (98.1).
Rev. Don Frye, guest speaker, honoring the Rev. Grace Robert's 48 years as pastor, 10 a.m. Nation Gospel Tabernacle, 5763 Seaman St., Oregon. 419-691-5994.
Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Vera & Leo Sekach Community Services building on the United Jewish Community Campus, 6545 Sylvania Ave., 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Charismatic Mass and Healing Service, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Gesu Catholic Church, 2049 Parkside Blvd.
"Salvation and the Sopranos: Is Redemption Possible?" Lecture by University of Notre Dame's Dr. Cathleen Kaveny, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Corpus Christi University Parish, 2955 Dorr St. 419-531-4992.
"When You Have Loss" Ray Middaugh speaks on the process and journey of grieving the death of a loved one, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Emmaus room. Also, "Heaven and Pop Culture, Heaven in Everyday Life," 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Holy Family Center. Both programs in St. Patrick of Heatherdowns, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-724-4675.
Sign Language class taught by Jan Fadley, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Grace United Church of Christ, 4481 US Route 23 North, Fostoria, 419-435-6733.
Autumn Gold, 8 week study challenge to women in their middle and later years, where author Dr. Kathleen Fischer uses examples of autumn in her book to illustrate this period of life. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, 8353 Monclova Rd., $14 fee includes nursery. Through November. RSVP: 419-893-8761.
55th Session, South Ohio Conference, Third Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church will convene from October 4-8, Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church, 3317 Hoover Ave., Dayton.
Family Night Out, 6-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd., Oregon. 419-691-9407.
"Finding Solutions to the Uninsured in America: A Moral Imperative," First Thursday Luncheon Series, with Sister Dorothy Thum, noon Thursday, Toledo Club, Madison and 14th St. $15. 419-244-6711 ext. 515.
Fall Celebration concert featuring Chris Tomlin, Superchick, Sanctus Real, Rebecca St. James, John Reuben, and Last Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Timberwolf Amphitheatre at Paramount's Kings Island, north of Cincinnati. tickets, $19.99 for children and $39.99 for adults, include admission to King's Island. Information: 1-800-965-9324 or www.sonshineconcerts.com.
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