•Estate planning hosted by Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Topics: wills, probate, trusts, health care power of attorneys, living wills, and others. Free. Refreshments and optional tours available. Details: 419-861-5616
•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.
•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 and solar systems, and the first life on Earth. The show also reviews extinctions and the search for life beyond Earth. Adult tickets are $4; children 12 and younger, $3. Call: 419-517-8897; reservations are suggested.
•King 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.
•Downtown 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.
•Bunco Club of Toledo invites women of all ages, races, and religions to join. Registration is $20 per player; 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. For additional details: Jennifer at 419-787-3365 or BuncoClub.net.
•Junior Unit Crafts and Bake Sale sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW 2898, 3925 West Alexis Rd., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 10. For additional details: 419-473-9649.
•West Toledo Bereavement Ministry Support Group will meet at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1430 West Bancroft St., at 10 a.m. on Oct. 10. Details: 419-867-2122.
•5K Walk for Tuition sponsored by Little Flower School, 1620 Olimphia Rd., 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 21. Fund-raiser for student tuition. In case of inclement weather, the walk will be held inside the O'Grady Community Center. Pledges or donations.
•The Regency Medical Campus will host 60 Minutes to Good Health, 2000 Regency Court, Suite 101, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Oct. 13. Seminar is presented by Dr. Frank Barone on "The Building Blocks of Healthy Skin." Free. For additional details and to make reservations: 419-885-7052.
•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 email@example.com.
•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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
•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.