•Berkey Congregational swiss steak dinner, cafeteria style, or carry out, starting at 5 p.m. Oct. 25 at the church, 12036 Sylvania-Metamora Rd. Adult $7, youth ages 5-12, $2.
t Anime and Manga Club for grades 5-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Holland Branch Library, 1032 McCord Rd. Watch a short anime video and share your ideas with other fans. Free.
t Homemade Pizza Night, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at Holland American Legion, 1074 Clarion Ave. Several varieties, hot or take-out to cook at home. Call 419-865-8511.
t Ottawa Hills Community Education fall classes for adults include choosing a digital camera, hatha yoga, and Pilates. Fall children's classes, open only to Ottawa Hills residents, include yoga, martial arts training, and art quilt. Information: 419-537-9852.
St. Clement Rosary-Altar Society fall rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. October 15, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 16 at the church hall, 2990 tremainsville. Lunch available both days. Tuesday is $2 bag day.
t CarFit for Mature Drivers helps older drivers determine how well they and their cars "fit" together and how to increase safety on the road, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 at Flower Hospital, 5200 Harroun Rd. Appointments available, but not required. Call: 419-824-1116.
t Garage Sale at Southview High School, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Sylvania Avenue. Donations will be accepted all day on Oct. 12. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Southview High School AfterProm activities held in the spring. For more information, call 419-824-9989.
t "Mystery at Gavaudan," full dinner and musical murder mystery, Oct. 12 at the Sylvania Historical Village, 5717 North Main St. Cost, $30. Call: 419-882-4865.
t Sylvania Area Historical Society, 5717 N. Main St., will meet 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Program by historian Trini Wenninger, "Identifying Women's Fashion in Old Photographs." Free and open to the public.
t Community pancake breakfast, 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 20 at First Christian Church, 5271 West Alexis Rd. Adult $5, child $3.
t Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Energy Forum, "Igniting Energy Solutions,"
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Franciscan Center at Lourdes College, 6832 Convent Blvd. Forum is presented by Lourdes College, The Blade, and FirstEnergy. Reservations, $15 for the all-day session plus lunch, can be made by calling 419-882-2135.
t Sylvania Community Orchestra rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at McCord Junior High School. New orchestra members welcome; call 419-885-4388.
t VFW Post 606 Auxiliary, membership meeting, 5-8 p.m. Oct. 11 and 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at the post home, 3005 Laskey Rd. Steak and shrimp dinner, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 and 19 at the post. Open to the public.
t Monroe Street U.M. Church concert by organist Bradley Welch, 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the church, 3613 Monroe St. Featuring works by Bach, Guilmant, Schumann, and Dupree. Free.
t Academy Brass Quintet Concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Epworth U.M. Church, 3077 Valleyview Dr. Classical, pop, blues, and ragtime selections. Free.
t American Legion steak or chicken dinner, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Walter Weller Post 135, 2404 Sylvania Ave.
t Fall Fest for grades K-5 from 2 to 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Reynolds Corners branch library, 4833 Dorr St. Spooky stories, fall crafts, refreshments. Registration required.
t Farmers' Market at Augsburg Church, 1342 Sylvania Ave., 3-7 p.m. every Tuesday through Oct. 30 in the church parking lot. Information: 419-478-2374.
t Old West End Association, architectural scavenger hunt, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 14. Meet at Mansion View at 2 p.m., 2035 Collingwood Blvd. Refreshments and prizes from 4 to 5 p.m. Cost, $5 per person and teams of two to four. Information: 419-246-9333.
t Anime Club for grades 5-12 will meet 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 and Nov. 29, Main Library Sky Bank meeting room, 325 Michigan St. Join the club and watch anime clips, discuss your favorite series, or just talk with others who also know those Japanese characters and their adventures.
t El Corazon de Mexico folkloric dance group will perform 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Toledo Heights Branch Library, 423 Shasta Dr.
t Baby Signs program for new parents, 11 a.m. Oct. 13, Main Library downtown. Join the Toledo Hearing and Speech Center and learn to "talk" with your baby before your baby can talk, using baby sign language. Registration is required by calling: 419-259-5231.
t Baby Time at the library,
11:30 a.m. Mondays through Nov. 12, West Toledo Branch Library, 1320 Sylvania Ave., for ages 1-2 with an adult caregiver. Thirty minutes of board books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music. Registration is required: 419-259-5290.
t St. Hyacinth Parish feather party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21 in the school hall at 728 Parkside Blvd. Kielbasa and golabki dinner, $8. Cake booth, bingo starting at noon, cash raffles. School hall is handicapped accessible.
t Pilgrim Church events, 1375 Sylvania Ave., Pumpkin Patch Oct. 13-31, selling pumpkins from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 7 p.m. Sundays, and 2 to 7 weekdays. Flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at $30 per shot for those without insurance. Pancake breakfast, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 and a Gospel Jam at 7 p.m. Cabbage roll dinner and silent auction, 12:30-3 p.m. Oct. 28. Proceeds benefit the Jamaican mission. Information: 419-478-6012.
•Baby Time, Toddler Time, and Preschool Story Time, for ages 1 to 5, are offered now through Nov. 15 at Point Place Branch Library, 110th Street. Call or visit the library for a schedule of times.
t "Thunder Road" will be at the Placer's Car Club "Make a Wish" Super Cruise, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at 6190 North Summit St., weather permitting.
•Harvest Hoedown, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Point Place Branch Library, 2744 110th St. Celebrate the harvest season with games, activities, and treats for the family. Registration is required: 419-259-5390.
•Friendship Park Senior Center fall craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the center, 2930 131st St. Baked goods, crafts, household items on sale. Sloppy joe lunch available. Craft table rental at $10 or $15. Call 419-936-3079.
t Metropark Mutts: Maumee River Migration, Wildwood Preserve Metropark, outside Ward Pavilion, 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, West Central Avenue. Enjoy a fall color walk with your dog across the covered bridge and around the meadow. Dogs must have shots, get along with other dogs and be on a standard six-foot leash. Free
t Preschool Pioneers: Pumpkins, Gourds, and Turnips, Wildwood Preserve Metropark, Oak Grove School, 10-10:45 a.m. Oct. 19. Children ages 3-5 listen to a Halloween story, carve with turnips or gourds as the settlers did, and take home a goody bag. Dress your child for a "messy" task; parent participation required. Cost, $3. To register or be put on the waiting list, call 419-277-0107. Class size is limited to 12 participants.
t Halloween Rides at the Metroparks, annual Tombstone Bike Tour on Oct. 14, co-sponsored by Hostelling International, Toledo Area. The 38-mile route begins at Secor Metropark, with a lunch stop at Oak Openings and a snack stop at MacQueens Orchard. Along the way, costumed riders will pass 11 cemeteries. Family Haunted Ride with a Metroparks naturalist, for families with children under age 12, Oct. 14 at Oak Openings Preserve, Swanton. Lunch is provided for both events, including the traditional Tombstone Chili. For a brochure, go to www.hitoledo.org or call 419-878-6440.
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