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Published: Wednesday, 9/29/2010

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Sylvania

Angel Food Ministries at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6517 Brint Rd., 9-11 a.m., Oct. 2 and 9. Fresh and frozen food can be purchased by anyone in need for $30 through this program. Orders can be placed online with credit cards at: AngelFoodMinistries.com for pickup at the church. Information: 419-882-6488.

4 Paws Sake Inc. Rummage Sale at Advent Lutheran Church, 6735 Sylvania Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Pet Blessing at 11 a.m. Bring a can of pet food to donate. All animals to be lead and controlled by an adult.

Fall Music Showcase at Lourdes College Franciscan Theatre and Conference Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, opening concert 3 p.m., Oct. 10. Featuring music of Chopin, Loesser, and Schumann. Free and open to the public. Information: Karen T. Biscay, 419-824-3772 or kbiscay@lourdes.edu. Visit: lourdes.edu/music.

Rummage Sale at Sylvania First Christian Church, 5271 West Alexis Rd., Sylvania, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 1, and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 2, with bag day, $2.50.

West Toledo

“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 info@dosti.org.

Care-giver seminar at the Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave., every second Tuesday of the month from 7-8:30 p.m. No charge. Must register for each seminar. Call 419-206-5979.

International Music Association 2010 Fall Dance at Conn-Wiessenberger American Legion Hall, 2020 West Alexis Rd., doors open 1 p.m., light lunch 2 p.m., music 3-7 p.m., Oct. 10 with the Duane Malinowski Band. Cost: $10 for members and $13 for guests. For reservations with payment: I.M.A. c/o Patty Muszynski, 3702 Hazelhust Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43612. Information: 419-478-6068.

St. Anne Hospital Craft Show, third floor Conference Center, 3404 West Sylvania Ave., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 8. Jewelry, holiday crafts, clothing, hand bags, candles, and more. To benefit the Mercy Family Fund.

Picker's night, 7:30 to 11 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month, American Legion Post 468 at 55809 Centennial Rd. All guitar pickers welcome. Pickers eat free and receive three free drink tickets. 419-601-4653.

Wauseon

Parenting Young Children for parents of children birth to 12 years old at the Fulton County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Ottokee St., 5:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 12, 14, 21, and 26. Learn more about redirection, active listening, setting limits, applying consistent consequences, and more. Child care available. Funded by the Fulton County Family First Council and Ohio Children's Trust Fund. Through grant funding, many Fulton County residents will be able to participate at no cost; others may register for $50/person. To register by Oct. 8, or information, 419-337-9210.

Life Beyond Today Echumenical Bereavement Group, at St. Caspar Church, 1205 North Shoop Ave., 7 p.m., Oct. 11. Pastor Paul Reichert of St. Martin's Lutheran Church with “The stages of grief.”

“Stop and Ask for Directions” for mature adults and caregivers, sponsored by the Fulton County Aging Consortium at St. Casper Catholic Church— Parish Life Center, 1205 North Shoop Ave., 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 5. Health care concerns, insurance, financial assistance, health programs, prescription drug plans, medicare information, and more. Special speakers. Call the Fulton County Health Department, 419-337-0915 to register. Lunch is provided free of charge to participants who pre-register, $3 for those wo do not pre-register. Flu shots and blood pressure screenings will be available.

Nursing Mom's Group meeting every first Thursday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. at Crossroads Church, 845 East Leggett St. For information: Alanna, Amy, or Maureen at 419-337-6979.

Pettisville

Pumpkin Fest at the Pettisville school, 232 Summit St., 5-6:30 p.m., Oct. 1. All-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Pumpkin auction, 7 p.m. Games, face painting, silent auction, and contest. 419-445-9303.

Swanton

Swanton Public Library Fall Fun Day at Brailey Train Depot, park in the Brailey Union Church lot on 5571 County Rd. 3, then cross back yard to the depot, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 2. Activities for the whole family. Hot dogs. Train depot will be open also.

Fayette

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. Benefit organized by the Fayette United Methodist church. Information or to make a donation, 419-237-2949.

Toledo

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: toledoastronomy.org or contact Frank S. Merritt, frank.merritt@utoledo.edu, 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 info@dosti.org.

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 rita.hoff@toledostpats.org.

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.

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: dsagt.org.

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, snacks, 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. utoledo.edu/studentaffairs/hsc/stulif/saaapa/2010RFV/index.html.

Baby Yoga, Reynolds Corners Branch Library, 4833 Dorr St., 11 a.m., Oct. 7. Four week sessions for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. 419-259-5320.

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 sapmail@maumeevalleysaveapet.org or maumeevalleysaveapet.org.

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.

Areawide

Owens Landscape and Turfgrass Crew Club Annual Fall Plant Sale at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township, 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.

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: toledosnap@gmail.com.



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