t Vascular Screening/Health Care Fair, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 13, at Westfield Franklin Park. Sponsored by the University of Toledo Medical Center. Information: 419-383-6810.
t Southside American Legion Post 531 in conjuction with Commodore Perry VFW Post 3338 will host a spaghetti dinner for Kim Sue (Foster) Georgia, who has lung cancer and has no medical insurance. Oct. 14, noon to midnight (children until 5 p.m.) at 2231 South Ave. There will be live entertainment and raffles. Information: 419-385-8861.
•Harbor House's Car Show at the Hilton, 3100 Glendale Ave. Oct. 14 noon to 3 p.m. in the south parking lot, located on the former MUO campus. Bring your muscle car, street rod, classic car, truck, or any special interest vehicle and register from 10 a.m. to noon. Fee $10. Free breakfast buffet certificates, courtesy of the hotel to the first 50 registrants (one per car). Top 10 awards and Best Of Show trophy including an overnight stay with breakfast certificate. Harbor House is a transitional housing facility for homeless women who are recovering from alcohol or substance abuse. Information: 419-244-6300.
t Paws and Whiskers annual Halloween Party 7-11:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Clement's Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd. Live band, best costume prize, raffle, and auction. Costume optional. Advance tickets $25, at the door $30. For information: 419-536-1914 or www.coolcatstrut.com.
t Step Out to Fight Diabetes, a fund-raiser sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, Oct. 20. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at
10 a.m. at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive. Participants can choose from one-mile or two-mile routes. This fund-raiser supports the prevention and cure of diabetes through programs and services in southeast Mich., and northwest Ohio. Registration: 1-888-DIABETES, ext. 6688 or email@example.com.
t St. Michael's Altar Society fall craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 10, at the school's gym and cafeteria, 502 West Front St., Monroe, Mich. Information: 734-241-7950 or 734-241-0082.
t Franciscan Care Center Sylvania rummage and bake sale sponsored by the activity department, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11, at 4111 North Holland Sylvania Rd. Call: 419-824-2674.
•Cass Road Baptist Church fall garage sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee. Information: 419-893-2008.
•St. Joseph's Catholic Church rummage sale, rummage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 in the community center, 120 West Broadway. Please use back service entrance in alley off Allen St. Clothing, housewares, and more. On Saturday clothing will be $2 a bag and half price on all other items.
•VFW 2898 Jr. Unit craft and bake sale, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the VFW post, 3925 West Alexis. Information: 419-472-8810.
•St. Clement Rosary-Altar Society fall rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16 at the church hall, 2990 Tremainsville. Lunch available both days. Tuesday is $2 bag day.
•Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Regina Coeli Activities Center, 600 Regina Parkway. Saturday will be $2 bag day.
•Crafters Needed for the Lenawee 4-H Council craft show, Oct. 20 at Madison Schools, Adrian, Mich. Information: 517-264-5314.
•Glass City Miniatures Guild meets 7 p.m. every third Tuesday, Conference Center at Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Rd. Mini-project each month. Open to public. Information: 419-936-2986.
•Toledo Area Aboriginal Research Society (TAARS) meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month (except March) at the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve Metropark. Meetings are open to the public.
t East Toledo Historical Society meetings, Navarre Park shelter house, White Street near Navarre Avenue. Held 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Open to the public.
t Annual FurBall of the Toledo Area Humane Society, from
6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 13 at The Pinnacle in Maumee. Buffet dinner, silent and live auctions, music, and dancing. Tickets, $100, available at www.toledoareahumanesociety.org or call 419-482-7101.
t Art Uncorked, wine tasting and art auction to benefit Catholic Charities, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Franciscan Theater and Conference Center of Lourdes College, Convent Boulevard, Sylvania. Local professional artists will work with a local celebrity "artist," who will put the finishing touches on artwork newly created for the event's silent auction. Tickets, $100. For more information: 419-244-6711.
t Spaghetti dinner benefit for Brookelynn Hunt, age 15 months, who has a rare form of brain cancer. Dinner from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the American Legion Post, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta. Several area bands will perform free from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Auction at 3 p.m; raffles and door prizes all day. Dinner is $5 adult, $2.50 child. Advance tickets, call 419-386-4333 or 419-822-9286.
t Perry Burroughs Democratic Women's Club Annual Red, White and Blue Dance, 8 p.m. Nov. 3, Civic Center, 237 South Erie St. Ballroom dance contest; additional contest fee, $25 per couple. Cash prizes. Cost for dance: $15 per person. Information: Yvonne Harper, 419-243-2337.
•American Legion Post 193 fish fry, 4-8 p.m. Oct. 12 at 11045 Harold Drive, Luna Pier, Mich. All you can eat fish, fries, cole slaw, roll, dessert, and side of shrimp. Cost $10, seniors $9.50.
t St. Paul's Episcopal Church fish fry, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 19. at the church, 798 South Coy Rd., Oregon. Alaskan Walleye, all you can eat desert included, dine in or carryout. Adults $7.75, children $3.50. Information: 419-691-9400.
t New Hope Christian Church, 4:30-7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the church, Holloway and Garden roads. Tickets, $7. Church rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 20.
t Holland American Legion fish fry, 4:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday through April 18 at the post, 1074 Clarion Ave. Information: 419-865-8511.
t Progressive Fishing Association fish fry, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. now to Nov. 16 and Jan. 4 to April 25 at 8050 Schadel Rd. Adults $7, seniors $6.50, and child $4. Information: 419-392-4715.
•Amazon Lodge No. 4, first and third Fridays each month, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 638 North University St., 419-531-7079.
•Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 West Alexis Rd., Fridays 5-7 p.m.
•Diehn American Legion Post 468, first Friday fish fry, 5-7 p.m. at 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Deep fried and baked fish. Chicken strips and shrimp available.
•Fraternal Order of Eagles 197, 5050 Jackman Rd., 5-8 p.m. Fridays, shrimp and frog legs, senior menu.
•Maumee Eagles, 827 Illinois, pollock dinners, Fridays from 5-8 p.m. Cost, $6.50. Prime rib, crab legs, shrimp, chicken.
•Newborns in Need, Toledo's local chapter will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 for its monthly workday at Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave. The organization is a non-profit charity that donates items to any facility that provides for the needs of premature and new born babies that are sick or in crisis. Teachers are on hand to teach volunteers how to quilt, knit, crochet, and sew. Supplies are provided. Information: 419-865-4470.
t The Roger Bresnahan/Mud Hens Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) will meet at 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Packo's at the Park, Washington and St. Clair streets. The meeting will begin with baseball research presentations by local members and then the group will watch the American and National League playoff games being played that night. Information: 419-882-1301.
•Good Manners and Basic Obedience training for dogs, classes held 6-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Toledo Area Humane Society, 1920 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. Cost, $10 per class. Information: 419-891-0705.
•S.N.i.P. - Spaying and Neutering Prevention program offers reduced fee vouchers to low income and multiple pet owner families to help defray the costs of spaying or neutering their dogs and cats. Reduced fees are based on family income, number of pets in the family, the pet's gender and weight. Information: 734-856-7326.
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