•Georgette's Art Showcase, 311 Conant St., will feature the work of the Sunshine staff on display and for sale through this month. Hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Georgette's is open the first Friday of the month until 9 p.m. Details: georgettes.org.
tRummage sale, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Elizabeth and East Wayne St. Oct. 7 single items will be half price or $5 a bag for general merchandise and $10 a bag in the boutique. Proceeds benefit charities.
tRummage sale, 9 a.m.-
4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 10, St. Joseph's Catholic Church Community Center, 120 West Broadway. Oct. 10 is $2 bag day and half price on other items. Items may be dropped off from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Oct. 7 at the community center. Use back entrance in the alley off Allen Street.
t3rd annual "Fall for Paws" from noon-4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Lucas County Fairground, 1406 Key Street in Maumee. The event is a fund-raiser for 4 Paws Sake Dog Rescue. The day includes food, dog contests, and face painting for the kids. A dog agility demonstration takes place at 1 and 3 p.m. A pet blessing takes place at 2:45. Admission is $5 for the entire family. Details from 4pawssake.org.
tRidgewood Manor and Swan Pointe Care Center in Maumee are having flu shot clinics. The public is welcome to receive a flu shot for $10 Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.-2p.m. at Ridgewood Manor, 3231 Manley Rd., and Oct. 7 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Swan Pointe Care Center, 3600 Butz Rd. Information: Rita Martin at 419-865-1248.
tFall Tea at 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in the Wolcott House Museum, 1031 River Rd. Treats will be served with two soothing teas. Reservations are $15 and can be made by calling 419-893-9602 or email email@example.com.
tMacQueen's 28th annual Apple Butter Festival and Craft Show is scheduled from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 3 and 4 at the orchard, 7605 Garden Rd. The festival features apples and apple contests, barbecues, kiddie rides, pony rides, sand art, horse and wagon rides, and entertainment.
tAnnual Springfield Community Senior Health Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 6 at the WPOS Christian Center, 7112 Angola Rd. The day offers 30 health-related presentations of special interest to seniors, including health screenings, Medicare information, block watch and safety programs, community senior services, and medical field professionals. A free light lunch will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.
tArea youth ages 5-12 are invited to explore science, math, and creative thinking through the use of LEGO materials as Owens Community College offers fall LEGO Vehicles Engineering classes, Sept. 30-Nov. 5. The classes will be offered through Owens' Workforce and Community Services on Tracy Road in Northwood. The beginning class, for ages 5-7 will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 30-Nov. 4. Owens' advanced class, for ages 8-12, takes place from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 5. Registration is $120; call 567-661-7357.
tThe 577 Foundation, 577 East Front Street will be holding an autumn gardening workshop from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 4. Taught by 577 Foundation horticulturalist Vicki Gallagher, the fee is $10 and pre-registration and pre-payment is required from 419-874-4174 or at 577foundation.org.
tHuge yard sale: Indoor and outdoor furniture, appliances, antiques, electronics, tools, toys, an collectibles. Food too. Oct. 3, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Church of St. Andrew, 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd. Call: 419-385-6160.
•Holland-Springfield Alumni Association is looking for crafters for its annual fall festival Oct. 24 at Springfield High School. Contact Amanda Teetrick at 419-346-7522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
tAnthony Wayne Band Boosters annual Showcase of Bands Oct. 3 at the high school.
tRidgewood Manor and Swan Point Care Center are offering flu shots at their locations for $10 each. Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ridgewood Manor, 3231 Manley Rd., Maumee, and Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at Swan Point, 3600 Butz Rd., Maumee. Information: 419-410-9402.
tEcumenical bereavement support group from 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns in the Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd. Speaker Susie Waible-Rose will speak on "Freddie the Leaf." Information: Rita Hoff, 419-724-4675.
tLibbey High School alumni homecoming football game tailgate party from noon-2 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Hawley and Western parking lot. Lunch (hot dogs, potato salad, beans, cookies, and beverages) and a game ticket are $10. RSVP by Friday to Sandra Jones, 419-380-8145.
tArea residents are invited to enjoy a day of golf to benefit gold student-athletes and the intercollegiate program as Owens Community College presents it 7th Annual Express Four-Person Golf Scrambles at 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at Detwiler Golf Club. The day features 18 holes of golf, lunch, and an awards program. Recognized will be the top foursome and the longest drive and closets to the pin contests. Information and to register: 567-661-7973.
tFree perennial exchange Oct. 3 at the Original Sub Shop, 402 Broadway. Plant drop off is at 9 a.m., a workshop is at 9:15 a.m. and the plant exchange is at from 10-11:30. Bring plants and gardening paraphernalia in good condition. Information: 419-243-4857 or online at toledogarden.org.
tPolish American Community of Toledo will present a showing of Katyn, the award winning documentary film at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Maumee Indoor Theater, 601 Conant St., Maumee. This film documents the massacre of more than 20,000 Polish military officers during WWII. Because of its nature, the film is recommended for mature audiences. Refreshment and Polish appetizers follow the film. Admission is $5 in advance from Jack at 419-356-1811 or John at 419-351-7707, or $10 at the door. PACT members will be admitted free.
tCentral Catholic High School football and wrestling teams will hold a raffle at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 in the school's Sullivan Center. The evening includes a $3,000 grand-prize drawing along with a buffet dinner catered by Inky's, fun, games, a silent auction, and entertainment by magic champion Pattrick Przysiecki. Tickets are $40 from Steve Dempsey at 419-344-6201 or online at email@example.com.
tDivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, starting Sept. 30 at 8353 Monclova Rd. (3 miles west of St. Luke's Hospital). Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.
tTrue Meaning of Christmas event seeks crafters and offers table rentals for the festivity, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 at Calvary Bible Chapel, 3740 West Alexis Rd. The event benefits the Salvation Army. Details: 419-537-7657 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Kitchen of Hope offers a free, hot dinner the last Friday of each month. Reservations: 419-874-4346.
•Great Food for All: $60-$70 of food for $30. Other box orders available. Call 419-385-7459.
•Toledo Artists' Club at Toledo Botanical Garden will host classes in advanced drawing and mixed media for ages 5-17. Call 419-841-8153.
•American Legion Post 335, Friday noon lunches and speaker at the post, 235 14th St. Call 419-877-5414.
•Czech Dancers Polka Club holds dances from noon to 6 p.m. and dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Sundays at the Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109 in Seward, Fulton County, about once a month. Details at polkadancers.com or 419-644-4271.
•Greater Toledo Republican Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the last Thursday of each month at Wernert's Corners Civic Association Building, 5068 Douglas Rd. Call: 419-476-3884.
•Lake Erie British Car Club dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of each month at Charlie's Restaurant, 12407 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a meeting. Call 419-878-2041.
•Maumee Valley Model Boat Club, dinner meetings at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month, Bob Evans Restaurant, 6420 Kit Lane, Maumee. RC, sail, and static-boat runs from 1 to 5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call 419-472-1331.
•34th annual Miss Northwestern Ohio Scholarship Pageant, a preliminary to the Miss Ohio and Miss America scholarship pageants, will be Nov. 14 in the Defiance Community Auditorium. The pageant committee is seeking female contestants between the ages of 17 and 24, who are single, never been married, or pregnant, and live, work, or go to school in Ohio. The areas of competition are talent, interview, swimsuit, and evening wear. There are no entry fees. The program is affiliated with the Children's Miracle Network, and each contestant will be asked to obtain sponsors to contribute a combined $100 to the Children's Miracle Network. Information from Shirley LeMaster, entries chairman, at 419-782-9693 or email@example.com.
tDC4K, a program for children ages 5-12 of families experiencing divorce and separation, and DivorceCare, a program for adults experiencing divorce and/or separation, will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Dec. 8 at 18029 County Road C, Wauseon, Ohio. Information and to register: 419-337-4776.
•Greater Toledo Sewing Guild meets at Common Space Library, 1700 Reynolds Rd., Toledo, at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month. Call 419-535-1064.
•Holey Toledo Knitters Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in Epiphany Lutheran Church, 915 North Reynolds Rd. Call 419-537-9325.
•Photo Arts Club meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Call 419-536-8422 or visit toledophotoartsclub.com.
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