Ourtowns Calendars 9/17


What's on


“Tea and Toast” open house with the Heritage Museum at the Sylvania Historical Village, 5717 North Main St., 4-6 p.m. Wednesday.

Christine’s Hair Designers “Cut-A-Thon,” 6600 Sylvania Ave., noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Benefits Project HAVEN. $22 or a donation.

Rotary Club of Sylvania golf outing to benefit Erie Shores Boy Scouts Legacy Campaign, 9:30 a.m., Sept. 24. Play resumes in the afternoon with a 1 p.m. tee-off. Details: 419-824-8200, ext 103 or sylvania.rotaryclub.pro.

The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio’s White Cane Walk will be held at the ProMedica Flower Hospital, 5200 Harroun Rd., 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 29. Registration: sightcentertoledo.org or sightcentertoledowhitecanewalk.kintera.org or the day of the event. Cost: $15/individual and $30 for family of four.

Rummage sale at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6.

Toledo Elks Lodge rummage sale 3520 Holland-Sylvania Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 and 11.

West Toledo

Motorcycle poker run for Toledo R House & Toledo Pet Bull Project, at Travelers Motorcycle Club, 8950 Dorr St., 11 a.m. Saturday. Registration at 9 a.m. Picnic at 3 p.m. $20 per rider, $5 per passenger. Information: 419-824-4099.

Children's art classes at the Toledo Botanical Gardens, 5403 Elmer Dr., 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Sponsored by the Toledo Artists’ Club. Call for registration: 419-841-8153.

Christian Festival Choir rehearsals for annual Christmas benefit concert, at Calvary Assembly of God, 5025 Glendale Ave., 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 29. Details: 419-865-5795 or toledoexaltation.org.

Good Shepherd Altar Rosary Society Fall Craft show, 550 Clark St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6. Lunch, 50/50 raffle, and door prizes. Details: 419-836-9082.

Epworth UMC art and craft show at 4855 West Central Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3. Featuring 50 local and regional artisans. Information: 419-541-4236.

Eighth annual ‘Veterans Appreciation Breakfast and Resource Fair,’ at Savage Arena at the University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft St., 8 a.m. Nov. 12. Hosted by Jerry Anderson of WTOL.

“Dance Uncorked 2012” Catholic Charities’ annual fund-raiser, at St. John’s Jesuit High, 5901 Airport Hwy., 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20. The event includes a dance competition, wine tasting, raffles and appetizers. All proceeds benefit the ministries of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo. Tickets are $75 each. 419-244-6711 or danceuncorked.com.

Toledo Opera is issuing a call for children ages 8-13 to join the Children’s Chorus for an upcoming production of Puccini’s La Boheme at 8 p.m. Oct. 5, and 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Rehearsals will be at the Opera’s studio, 425 Jefferson Ave., Suite 601 from 4-5 p.m. Sundays. Those interested email: Jennifer Cresswell, Children’s Chorus Director, at jennycresswell@toledoopera.org.

Toledo Area Ministries Feed Your Neighbor food pantry at Zion Lutheran Church, 8307 Memorial Hwy., the second Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon. Free food. Details: 734-856-2921.


Pettisville Pumpkin Fest at Pettisville School, 232 Summit St., 5 p.m. Oct. 5. Details: 419-445-9303.


27th Annual Fall Show sponsored by the Farmers Antique Tractor and Engine Association, 7600 Forrister Rd., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Information: 517-673-5104.


St. Casper’s Fall Festival at St. Casper’s Parish, 1205 North Shoop Ave., 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Homemade foods and crafts.


Bedford Artists Club meeting at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Demonstration on acrylic painting by Aaron Bivens. Information: 734-856-4947.


“Movies On Lane Street” held on Main Street, downtown Blissfield, Thursday. Details: blissfieldmainstreet.com.

“See-U-In September Color Tour Trail Run” 5K run/walk to benefit the Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Program, Gerber Hill Park, 14360 Carroll Rd., 1 p.m. Sunday. Registration is at 11 a.m. Information: advance@cass.net.


Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary are hosting a scrapbooking day fund-raiser at the Post Hall, 4120 Piehl Rd., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 13. $35 a person, which includes a half a round table as work space. Bring your own materials and tools. Information: 419-215-1478.


Friends of Companion Animals mum sale at the Monroe Factory Outlet, 14500 LaPlaisance Rd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Details: 734-224-0700.

Inaugural “Walk To End Alzheimer’s,” at St. Marys Park, Elm Ave. and North Monroe St., Sunday. Funds are to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration and information: 800-272-3900 or alz.org/mglc.

“The Dance of Partnership: Why Do My Feet Hurt?” seminar hosted by the Monroe County Intermediate School District’s Professional Development Center, 1101 South Raisinville Rd., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 27. For parents who have children with disabilities or special needs and professionals who assist them. Information and registration: 734-242-5799, ext. 1710 or linda.steele@monroeisd.us.

All you can eat spaghetti dinner for the Monroe Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, at Bob’s Big Boy, 138 North Monroe St., 4-9 p.m. Sept. 27. Inclues raffles and a lotto board. $12 per person. Details: info@monroespca.org.

Monroe County Quilt Guild meeting held the second Thursday of every month at Monroe Post 1138 Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 400 Jones Ave., 7 p.m. Visitors welcome. Details: 734-850-8888.

Ottawa Lake

Oktoberfest celebration at St. Michael Lutheran Church, 5790 West Temperance Rd., 3-7 p.m. Oct. 7. Free-will donation. Information: 734-856-2944.


Church bazaar at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 West Samaria Rd., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6. Information: 734-856-6430.


Resurrection Catholic Church clothing and textile drive, items can be dropped off at the church, 1835 West Temperance Rd., through Sept. 30. Cell phones and books will also be accepted.

Haunted hay ride sponsored by the Tecumseh Center for the Arts, Oct. 19-20 and 26-27. Includes cider and doughnuts. Details: 517-423-6617 or thetca.org.


Flu shot clinic and health fair at Luther Haus Senior Apartments, 800 Smith Rd., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday. Shots are $25, if not covered by insurance. Free blood pressure and sugar checks. Details: 734-847-3937.

Rummage sale at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Gym, 8330 Lewis Ave., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 27-28.

Rummage sale at St. Anthony Parish, 4607 St. Anthony Rd., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 3-4. Information: 419-350-5900.

Royal Rangers campout sponsored by Compelled Church, Oak Openings Metro Park, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton, Oct. 5-7. $15 per person. Details: 419-250-1529.

At the Library

Delta Public Library

402 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3110.

Read-To-Me Program: for preschoolers ages 2-5, until Sept. 24. Parents can read books at home. Awards Day party, 10 a.m. Sept. 26.

Storytime for ages 3 1/2-5 years begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Locke Branch Library

703 Miami St., 43605; 419-259-4310

Homework helper, 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

Chess, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

Teen book chat, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

Sylvania Branch Library

6749 Monroe St.; 419-882-2089.

One-on-one computer training, Monday-Saturday. Call for times.

Homework helper, 3 p.m. Wednesdays.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

325 Michigan St., Toledo; 419-259-5381.

Chess, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All skill levels.

Bedford Branch Library

8575 Jackman Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6747.

Preschool storytime, 9:30 a.m. today and 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays. Registration required.

One-on-one computer help, 1-3 p.m. Friday. Registration required.

Ready to read, 10:30-11:30 a.m. today. For ages 3 and up. Registration required.

Practice computer lab, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration suggested.

Computer basics level 4: week 3 of 6, 10 a.m.-noon, Wednesday. Registration required.

Girls Night Out book club, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required. Adults only.

Paws to Read, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Read aloud to a dog. Registration required.

Computer basics level 1: Week 3 of 6, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Registration required.

Dundee Branch Library

144 E. Main St., Dundee; 734-529-3310.

Dundee Branch Library Book Club, every first Tuesday of the month. Call for information.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11:30-12:30 Mondays.

Small Fries, 9-10 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursdays and Tuesdays.

Dramatic playtime, 10-11 a.m. today. Registration required.

Manic Monday, 3-4 p.m. today. Ages 13 and older.

Movie night for grown-ups, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Inspirational book club, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday.

Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library

60 E. Center St., Petersburg; 734-279-1025.

Small Fries, 10 a.m. Fridays.

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Mondays.

One-on-one computer help, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Registration required.

ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. today. Lego event.

Craft of the month, noon, Wednesday. Materials provided. Registration required.

Tecumseh District Library

215 N. Ottawa St.; 517-423-2238.

“Thus Fell Tecumseh,” 7 p.m. Tuesday. Author and historian Frank Kuron will discuss Tecumseh’s death in 1813.

Open adult computer lab, 3-5 p.m. Sept. 26.

Let's Eat 


Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Rt. 109, Delta, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday. All you can eat. Cost: $6.50 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 3. 419-822-4526.


Butterfly Shrimp or Chicken Cordon Bleu at Delta American Legion Post 373, 5939 State Hwy. 109, Delta, 5-7 p.m. Friday. Cost: $8, 419-822-4526.

Steak Dinner at American Legion Post 135, 2404 W. Sylvania Ave., 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Steak dinner, $9.50; chicken dinner. $8. 419-472-2455.

Chicken Paprikas dinner at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 W. Samaria Rd., Samaria, Michigan, 4:30-7 p.m. Sept. 28. Cost: $9 adults; $5 children 5 and younger. Information: 734-856-6430 or 734-856-3490.

Roast Beef Dinner at Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis Ave., Ida, Mich., 4:30-7 p.m. Friday. Cost: $9 adults; $4 for children 3-11; free to children under 3. Hot dog dinners and carry-outs available. Details: 734-269-2420.

Swiss Steak dinner, Berkey Congredational and Metamora Methodist Churches at 12036 Sylvania-Metamora Rd., Berkey, starting at 5 p.m. Sept. 27. Cost: $8 adults; $2 children 5-12 years.

American Legion Post 192 Patio Nights, 620 W. Temperance Rd., Temperance, 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays through September. All-you-can-eat for $5 a person. No take-out orders. 734-847-9245

Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo dinner $9. 419-471-0587.

Senior Citizens' Activities

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Hot lunches, weekdays, $2.50 donation. Reservations required.

Mondays: Movie day, 9:45 a.m.; thrift store open 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Tuesdays: Boccie, 5 p.m.; coffee hour, 9:45 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Wednesdays: Fitness walk, 10:30 a.m.; karaoke, 10; Tripoley, noon.

Thursdays: Boccie, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

Fridays: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.; line dancing, 10 a.m.; Yahtzee, 10 a.m.

Friendship Park Senior Center

2930 131st St., Point Place; 419-936-3079.

Lunch at 11:45 a.m. weekdays.

Kingston of Sylvania

4125 King Rd., Sylvania; 419-872-6200.

Community chats with Kingston, 10 a.m. first and third Fridays of each month. Free informational talks. Details: kingstonhealthcare.com or 419-724-CARE.

Sylvania Senior Center

7140 Sylvania Ave.; 419-885-3913.

Lunch served from 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays. Suggested donation: 60-plus $2.50; others, $5.32. Reservations required.

Wellness clinic, 9:30-11:30 a.m. every other Monday.

Strength and balance, 1-2 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday. Call for registration.

Eleanor Kahle Senior Center

1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 419-476-2745.

Today: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday: Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; square dancing, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise, 9:30 a.m.

Thursday: Exercises, 9:30 a.m.

Friday, Model railroad club, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; yoga, 9:30 a.m.

JFS Senior Adult Center

2700 Pelham Road., Toledo; 419-531-2119.

Doctor and grocery bus, nurse 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every weekday.

Saturday: Video movie.

Delta Nutrition Site

401 Main St., Delta; 419-822-3452.

Tuesday: Birthday party, 10:45 a.m.

Thursday: Site council, 10:15 a.m.

Fayette Nutrition Site

105 E. Main St., Fayette; 419-237-1340.

Tuesday: Meredith Grime visits, 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

240 Clinton St., Wauseon; 419-337-9299.

Today: “Frame Your Life With Sue Fraizier,” 11 a.m.; watercolor class, 1 p.m.’ tai chi, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Blood pressure checks, 10:30 a.m.; tai chi, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Musical happenings, 11 a.m.; cards, 1 p.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10 a.m.

Friday: Bean bag baseball, 11 a.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

210 N. Main St., Swanton; 419-826-9776.

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Site council 10:30 a.m.; Meredith Grime, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:45 a.m.

Bedford Senior Center

1652 Samaria Rd.,, Temperance, Mich., ; 734-856-3330.

Today: Fitness, 9 a.m.; bingo, 12:30 a.m.

Tuesdays: Bridge, 9 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.; line dance, 2:45 p.m.

Wednesdays: Fitness, 9 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.; bunco, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday: Quilters, 9 a.m.; blood pressure checks, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; euchre tournament, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Friday: Bible study, 11 a.m.; square dance, 1 p.m.

Frenchtown Senior Center

2786 Vivian Rd., Monroe; 734-243-6210. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Web site: frenchtownsenior.com.

Today: Bridge, 9 a.m.; quilt class, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 10 a.m.

Tuesday: Acrylic painting, 12:30 p.m.; Bunco Babes, 1 p.m.; Chix and Stix, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Hand and foot care, 9 a.m.; Euchre, 9:30 a.m.; tap dance class, 11 a.m.; Pinochle, 12:45 p.m.

Thursday: Pool league, 1 p.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.

Friday: Swedish weaving, 9 a.m.; water color class, 12:30 p.m.; bingo, 1 p.m.

Monroe Center for Healthy Aging

15275 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe; 734-241-0404.

Today: Exercise, 9:15 a.m.; hearing support, 10 a.m.; line dancing, 2 p.m.; sign language 3 p.m.

Tuesday: Bingo, 1:30 p.m.; 6 p.m.; Bridge, 7 p.m.; Coin club, 7 p.m.

Wednesday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; exercise, 9:15 a.m.; Sing-along, 10:15 a.m.; yoga, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Bible study, 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Friday: Euchre, 9:15 a.m.; brain aerobics, 10 a.m.; tai chi, 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.; canasta, 1 p.m.

Saturday: Euchre tournament, 12:30 p.m.

Sunday: Dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


The Macomber-Whitney high schools reunion committee is planning a 2013 all-class reunion and looking for alumni to participate. Details: 419-450-8085 or e-mail MacomberWhitneyReunion@aol.com or Facebook page under Mac-Whit All Classes reunion.

Inverness caddies alumni meet at Charlie’s Restaurant, 6945 W. Central Ave., 8:15 a.m. first Wednesday of every month. Dave Kasprzak, 419-537-1064.