t Origins of Life will be shown at the Appold Planetarium at Lourdes College at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 17, and 24. Starting with the Big Bang theory, Origins of Life covers the pre-biotic chemistry in the universe, the formation of stars, solar systems, and the first life on Earth. Additionally, the show reviews the extinctions and search for life beyond Earth. Adult tickets are $4 and $3 for children 12 and younger. Call 419-517-9987; reservations are suggested.
tKing of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., is taking orders for Angel Food Ministries. About $60 worth of fresh and frozen food can be purchased by anyone in need for $30. Call 419-882-6488.
tDowntown Sylvania will host the Sylvania Market from 3-7 p.m. Thursdays to Oct. 15 at the Historical Village, 5717 North Main St. Seasonal fall items will be for sale from area farmers and orchards. Gust Brothers Farm will have pumpkins, gourds, squash, corn stalks, straw bales, Indian corn, and honey for sale. Bennett Orchard will have its homemade cider, apples, pears, mums, and Amish jams and jellies, apple butter, and homemade soy candles for sale. Bunnies from the Bunny Barn and kittens will be there for petting.
tBunco Club of Toledo invites women of all ages, races, and religions to join. Registration is $20 per player and lunch is included. Games run from 1:30-6 p.m. Nov. 8 at 2439 Tremainsville Rd. Lunch is from 1:45-2:15 p.m. Details from Jennifer, 419-787-3365 or BuncoClub.net.
tRummage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3 at Advent Lutheran Church, West Sylvania Avenue and McCord Road. Proceeds benefit the Children's Christmas Shoe Box project.
t18th annual fall craft show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 3 at Friendship Park Senior Center, 2930 131st St. in Point Place. Tables can be rented for $10 or $15. Homemade sloppy joes will be the featured lunch item.
tSwan Creek Retirement Village's Annual blessing of the animals at 10 a.m. Oct. 3, in the gazebo at the center, 5916 Cresthaven Lane.
tJug's Bowling Center, 5111 Jackman Rd., will host "Striking Out Cancer," a bowling event from 1-3:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the center. Cost is $10 per person and is open to the public, with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society Toledo Relay for Life and the Susan Komen Foundation. Details, 419-283-2122.
tRummage and bake sale from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 2 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 3 at Collingwood United Methodist Church, 701 Phillips Ave. Oct. 3 is bag day; clothing is $3 a bag and 50 percent off all nonclothing items. Donations will be accepted until Oct. 1 at the church. Details, 419-476-8034 or 419-461-2814.
tRummage sale at First Christian Church of Sylvania, 5271 West Alexis Rd. from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 3. Oct. 3 is bag day; bags will be $2.50. Details, 419-472-1562.
tEuchre tournament at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd. Entry fee is $5. Information: 419-474-9233.
tRummage and bake sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Bavarian Sports Club, 2102 Lagrange St. Information: 419-261-6062.
tBlock Watch #712 E will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Toledo Heights Library, 423 Shasta Dr. This includes the Western, Airline, Dale, and Ralph areas.
tFall event begins after 5 p.m. Mass Oct. 3 at St. Caspar Church, 1205 North Shoop Ave. The event includes food, craft items, and silent auction. The event continues from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4 with food, crafts, kids games, a silent auction, and entertainment by the Miller Family from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
•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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.