•In recognition of World Food Day, members of the BG Woman's Club are to bring canned or dry foods to their clubhouse, 134 N. Prospect St., at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. The donations will go toward the BG Food Pantry. Cake making supplies and birthday candles, would also be welcomed.
•Chamber Candidate Forum 2009 at The Lodge (Strawberry Acres Park), 950 South McCord Rd., from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 7. Cost: $7 for members and $12 for nonmember guests. Details: 419-865-2110.
•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.
•Rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Elizabeth and East Wayne streets. Proceeds benefit charity organizations.
•Rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9 and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at 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. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Oct. 7 at the center. Use the back entrance in the alley off Allen Street.
•Ridgewood Manor and Swan Pointe Care Center in Maumee are having flu shot clinics. The public is welcome to receive a flu shot for $10 Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Swan Pointe Care Center, 3600 Butz Rd. Information: Rita Martin at 419-865-1248.
•Fall 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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
•Calla Lily Educator's Award Luncheon hosted by the Beta Gamma Chapter of Toledo at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 10. Cost: $40 per ticket. Details: 419-243-8757.
•Annual fall garage sale at Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 9 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 10.
•Area 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 through Nov. 5. Classes will be offered through Owens' Workforce and Community Services on Tracy Road. The beginning class, for ages 5-7, is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 4. Owens' advanced class, for ages 8-12, is from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 5. Registration is $120; call 567-661-7357.
•CSI (Christian Seniors Interacting), sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Perrysburg at Abundant Life #2, 200 Zoar Drive (fifth right off Three Meadows Drive), meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bible studies on Oct. 13 and Oct. 27. To register, call Phyllis Morton at 419-872-0846 by the Sunday prior to the meeting dates.
•Holland-Springfield Alumni Association is looking for crafters for its annual fall festival Oct. 24 at Springfield High School. Contact: Amanda Teetrick, 419-346-7522 or email@example.com.
•Great food for all at Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 17. Cost: $30/box; other boxed combinations available. Details: 419-385-7459.
•Lupus Benefit and Awareness at Swanton Sports Center, 610 North Main St., from 6-11 p.m. on Oct. 10. Benefit will be to help defray medical expenses of Chris Root, who has been battling this disease for five years. October is Lupus Awareness Month. Tickets are $15. Call: 419-825-1455.
•Toledo Lucas County Public Library will honor city jazz great Art Tatum from 7-11 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Main Library, 325 Michigan St. The event will feature pianist/vocalist Johnny O'Neal, who portrayed Art Tatum in the Hollywood film Ray. Cost: $30 per person or $50 per couple; for the O'Neal show, $45 per person or $65 per couple, from 7-7:30 p.m. in the McMaster Lobby. Tickets available at the all library locations. Details: 419-259-5340 or toledolibrary.org.
•Cancer Benefit Dinner at VFW Post 3265, 5416 North Summit St., from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 9. Held by the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW #3265. Spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, coffee, and dessert. Donation: $7.
•Flu shots at the Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 2820 West Alexis Rd., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 9, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 18. Cost for those without insurance will be $30 for influenza and $45 for pnemonia. Details: 419-472-6034.
•DivorceCare, a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays at 8353 Monclova Rd. (three miles west of St. Luke's Hospital). Information: Kathy, 419-261-8363.
•The 10th Annual Cancer Awareness Workshop at Southern Missionary Church, 1222 Indiana Ave., from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday. Cost: Free. Open to the community. Cancer facts, education, surviving cancer, and other helpful information.
•True 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 at Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg. 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: 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 1-5 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. Call: 419-472-1331.
•Lupus Benefit and Awareness at Swanton Sports Center, 610 North Main St., from 6-11 p.m. on Oct. 10. Benefit will be for Chris Root who has battling with this disease for five years to help with medical expenses. October is Lupus Awareness Month. Tommy Ray DJ, 50/50 drawings/raffles, cash bar, and the Lupus Foundation of America will be out. Tickets are $15. Call 419-825-1455.
•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: Shirley LeMaster, entries chairman, 419-782-9693 or email@example.com.
•DC4K, 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.
•English language classes for those who speak other languages are held throughout the Toledo area at a choice of times and locations. Call: 419-824-8539.
•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. Details: 419-536-8422 or toledophotoartsclub.com.
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