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Flu Seminar at Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Open to families, residents, and public. Free admission, light refreshments, and chapel. 419-861-2233.

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Toledo Area Genealogical Society (TAGS) meets every Monday, Common Space basement, 1700 North Reynolds Rd.


Tent Sale instead of a rummage sale at Faith Community United Church of Christ, 1126 Anderson Ave., Maumee, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 2.

Parking Lot Sale, Faith Community United Church of Christ, 1126 Anderson, Maumee, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Clothing, furniture, household, and more.


“Birding on the Alaskan North Face” with speaker Brian Zweibel at TOPICS Camera Club at the Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave., 7 p.m., Oct. 6. Information:

Farmers' market on Louisiana Avenue downtown, 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 14. 419-874-9147.

The 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., offering classes, Intro to Wood Kiln and Glazing, 9 a.m. to noon or 1:30-4:30 p.m., Oct. 2, fee $15; Select and plant a tree, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 5, fee $12. Limited space. Call 419-874-4174 to register or to inquire about additional classes.

Craft and Gift Show, Lutheran Village at Wolfcreek, 2001 Perrysburg Holland Rd., Holland, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 9. Free admission, parking, and door prizes. Benefits to American Heart Association. Free blood pressure checks. 419-537-7657.

Survivors and Supporters Network of those Abused by Priests (S.N.A.P.) meeting held at 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., 5-7 p.m., every first Sunday of each month. Contact: 419-340-6459, email:


Fall Market in downtown Whitehouse, 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 2. Produce including apples, pumpkins, squash, gourds, and fresh pressed apple cider.

Euchre Night, Whitehouse Post 384, 6910 Providence St., 6:30 p.m., every Wednesday. Cost: $7. per person.


Parish Nurse Association meetings at West Park Place, 3501 Executive Pkwy., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., every first Monday of each month beginning Oct. 4. Topic “Community Resources,” with speaker Joe Jardin. Reservations: 419-320-8485.

Toledo Astronomical Association meeting in the classroom on McMaster Hall on Main Campus at the University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 1. Speaker will be Jame Guildford, Curator/Director of the Stephens Observatory at Hiram College. Information: or contact Frank S. Merritt,, 419-535-8775.

“Literacy-the Key to Peace: How Education Can Win the War on Terrorism,” with speaker Rachel Williams, District Literacy Coordinator for Rotary District 7930 (Greater Boston area) at the Auditorium of University of Toledo Law Center, corner of Secor Rd. and West Tower Blvd., 6:30 p.m., Oct. 6. Sponsored by Dosti Foundation and UT International Business Association. Information: 419-535-3214 or

Ecumenical Bereavement support group, St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Parish, Emmaus Room, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd., 3-4:30 p.m., Oct. 5. Contact: Rita Hoff, 419-724-4675 or

Euchre Tournament, Knights of Columbus Hall Council 3122, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m., Oct. 1. Entry fee, $5. 419-474-9233.

6th Annual Golf Outing presented by the NAOMI Transitional House at the Heatherdowns Country Club, 3910 Heatherdowns Blvd., Oct. 2. For cost and information contact: Craig Draper, 419-466-7199.

Chrysler Toledo Machining meeting the first Tuesday of each month at Bob Evans, 2433 South Reynolds Rd., 11 a.m. Spouses and surviving spouses welcome. 419-861-3416 or 419-874-5046.

Wii Bowling Tournament, Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 131st St., Point Place, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. All ages welcome, limited to 32 teams. Team registration fee: $8. Food and beverages available. Benefits to Mustardseed Outreach.

Buddy Walk organized by the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo and the National Down Syndrome Society at The University of Toledo's Rocket Hall, corner of Dorr St. and Secor Rd., registration 10 a.m., walk at noon, Oct. 3. Special guest Chris Burke of ABC television's “Life Goes On.” Registration: $15 for adults and $8 for children. Register:, event Buddy Walk.

2010 CROP Hunger Walk at Ottawa Park Shelter for congregations west of Maumee River and Pearson Park Tennis Court Shelter for congregations east of river, 1:30 p.m., Oct. 3. One fourth of proceeds goes to the Feed Your Neighbor program of Toledo Area Ministries. 419-882-0048.

Passionately Pink for the Cure fund-raiser at Tremainsville Hall, 2439 Tremainsville Rd.,6-9 p.m., Oct. 12. Free admission, proceeds to Susan G. Komen. Raffles, vendors.

4th Annual Race for Victory 5K Run/3K Walk at Swan Creek Preserve Metropark, 10 a.m., Oct. 9. Pre-register online until Oct. 7. Cost: $20. Race day at 9 a.m., $25.

4th Annual Kidz Crazy Car Show, Toledo Junior Academy, 4909 West Sylvania, 4-7 p.m., Oct. 10. Registration 2 p.m., fee for entering car $10. Kids have their own contest and are invited to bring their Hot Wheels and matchbox cars (limit one per child). Games, food, and music. Information: Pastor Mike Fortune, 419-386-8918.

Amazin' Grazin' Dinner and Auction, Parkway Place, 2509 Parkway Plaza Dr., Maumee, 6-10 p.m., Oct. 16. RSVP with payment by Oct. 8 to: Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet, 5250 Hill Ave., Toledo, Ohio, 43615. Information: 419-537-9663 or or

Classic Book Shop book sale, at Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Main Library, 325 Michigan St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., today through Friday. Stuff a bag full of books, CDs, DVDs, videos, and books on tape for just $5 from specially marked carts.

ALMA Dance Classes at the Integration Yoga Studio, 4633 West Bancroft; Soul Djembe Drumming with Yaya Kabo, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sundays through December; West African Dance, from 7-8:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 16. For additional classes, call 419-266-9642.

Senior Discovery Days at the Toledo Zoo, 2700 Broadway St. Free admission and special events each Tuesday in September and October. Call to reserve a spot on a specific tour at 419-385-5721 ext. 2110. For information:

Free English classes for speakers of other languages through the Owens Community College ABLE Program at the Washington Local Campus site, 3939 Wrenwood, Toledo, 419-473-2364. Classes 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Side Cut Explorer: Side Cut Park, 1025 West River Rd., Maumee, Riverview Area, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Tuesdays through October. Cruise along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal in an open air trolley. Wheelchair-accessible tram. Reservations needed. Cost: $2. 419-407-9700.


Owens Landscape and Turfgrass Crew Club Annual Fall Plant Sale at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, in the greenhouse near the entrance to Owens Math/Science Center, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 29. Information: 567-661-7623 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7623.

Black Swamp Festival, Pearson Metropark, 761 Lallendorf Rd., Oregon, Oct. Food and activities at the Packer-Hammersmith Center, 2-6 p.m. Pedal boat concession will open in the afternoon. One-hour Black Swamp walk at 2 p.m. 19th century music at 3 p.m. on the porch of Johlin Cabin at Pearson North. Pearson's scarier appearance during the Ghost of the Black Swamp Lantern Tour, 7 and 8:15 p.m., $5 per person, for reservations, 419-407-9700 or

Survivors and Supporters Network of those Abused by Priests (S.N.A.P.) meeting held at 577 Foundation, 577 East Front St., 5-7 p.m., first Sunday of each month. Contact: 419-340-6459, email:

“Birding on the Alaskan North Face” with speaker Brian Zweibel at TOPICS Camera Club at the Way Public Library, 101 East Indiana Ave., Perrysburg, 7 p.m., Oct. 6. Information:

Side Cut Explorer, Riverview Area, 1025 West River Rd., Maumee, 6-8:30 p.m., every Tuesday through October. Enjoy a cruise in an open air trolley with wheelchair accessible tram while a naturalist highlights the scenery. Cost: $2. 419-407-9700.

Parking Lot Sale at Faith Community United Church of Christ, 1126 Anderson, Maumee, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 1. Clothing, furniture, household, and more.

“Hangar Up” Fly-In at Griffing-Sandusky Airport, 3115 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky, Ohio, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 3. Stop in for some burgers, dogs, chili and hangar flying. Covered dishes appreciated. Public welcom. No purchase necessary. 419-239-8292 or

A Night in Mutte Carlo to benefit Toledo Humane Society at the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 2. Dining, silent auction, fun treats, treasures, and entertainment. Tickets: $100. 419-482-7101 or

Fall Harvest craft show at Prince of Peace Church, 1920 Lewis Ave., Ida, Mich., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Spots open for crafters. Information: 734-269-6017.

Golf Outing hosted by Swan Creek Community Church of Delta at White Pines Golf Course, 1640 County Rd. 2, Swanton, shot gun start 9:30 a.m., Oct. 2. Cost: $35 per person. Men and women encouraged to participate. Bring a potluck dish to pass after scramble. Contact: Jeremy Trent, 419-212-1924 or Space limited.

Tai Chi for Health in Toledo, Sylvania, Maumee, and Walbridge. Improve balance, flexibility, circulation, and strength. For information, times, locations: 419-537-0131.

Fall Concert — Owens Community College, Fine and Performing Arts Building, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg, 2:30 p.m., Oct. 3. Soloist Doug Mead playing Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission, and violinists Simma Korostyshevsky playing the theme from Schindler's List. Guest conductor: Robert Krichbaum. Free admission. For questions:

Walk to Defeat ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) on Flower Hospital's Campus, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania, noon with walk begining at 1 p.m., Oct. 3. For information or to register:

Separated-Divorce Support Group, St. Joseph East Campus Building, off Main St. on Ravine Dr., Sylvania, 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays from Oct. 5-Dec. 7. Weekly speakers. Karen, 419-891-4375.

Fishing Derby, Camping! Grand Rapids Roadhouse, 11900 Jeffers Rd., Grand Rapids, Ohio, starts 6 p.m. Oct. 8, and ends 1 p.m. on Oct. 10. $100 reward for 50 plus pounds catfish caught. Cost: $5 pole to enter, kids under 16 years free. Camping for all three nights, $25. 419-832-4909.

Craft and Gift Show, Lutheran Village at Wolfcreek, 2001 Perrysburg Holland Rd., Holland, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 9. Free admission, parking, and door prizes. Benefits to American Heart Association. Free blood pressure checks. 419-537-7657.

The Write Brain Workshop presented by Northwest Ohio Writers forum at the 577 Foundation, 573 East Front St., Perrysburg, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 9. One-day workshop featuring four presenters and plenty of hands-on writing time. Registration $25 for active members of NWOWF; $35 for nonmembers; and $40 covers registration for the workshop and one year membership in the NWOWF. Lunch included. Forms available at: Information email: or call 419-202-0642.

Kellen Keiser Family Benefit at Fayette high School, 400 East Gamble Road, Fayette, Ohio, 4 p.m., Oct. 2. Kellen, 15-year old son of Kirk and Tina Keiser, has been battling leukemia for over a year. Evening will include meal, silent and live auctions, kids' games, and live entertainment. Benefit organized by the Fayette United Methodist church. Information or to make a donation, 419-237-2949.

Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault at Caring Alternatives Inc., 2092 South Custer Rd., Monroe, Mich., meetings are from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday. Group meetings are confidential and facilitated by professionals experienced in areas of sexual assault and domestic violence. This program is available to members at no cost. Crisis hot line, 734-243-6410 available 24/7 at no cost to callers. For confidential information call 734-242-8711 or

Anne Grady Foundation's Enchanted Evening 2010 at Parkway Place/Mt. Vernon banquet room, 2592 Parkway Plaza, Maumee at 5 p.m. on Nov. 7. All proceeds will go toward the Noah Mills Memorial Fund and the Prescribed Pediatric Center. For more information: Sharon Unkle, 419-866-6500, ext. 274. Cost: $100 per person.

The Clarence Smith Community Chorus is seeking good singers. Chorus performs works of African American composers, classical, jazz, and Broadway. For interviews and further information, contact: Clarence Smith at 419-534-2299 or visit or

Fall Friday Fit at Wildwood Preserve, Visitor Center, 5100 West Central Ave., Toledo. Build a healthy life-style with a moderate weekly walk, 45 minutes, through Oct. 22, 7-8 p.m. Fee: $35. Reservations or for other programs offered: 419-407-9700 or

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