Ourtowns 10/22


What's on


● Veteran’s Day presentation: “Lest We Forget,’ with the Sylvania Community Orchestra, at Southview High School’s Center for Performing Arts, 7225 Sylvania Ave., 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Free admission and handicapped accessible.

● Volunteer training at Heartbeat of Toledo pregnancy support centers, 4041 West Sylvania Ave., Suite LL4, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday. The training will consist of a two-hour orientation follow by supervised training. Information and registration: 419-241-9131 or www.heartbeatoftoledo.org.

● Annual holiday bazaar at Sylvania United Church of Christ, 7240 Erie St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26-27. Lunch available for purchase from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.


● Feather/turkey party at the Lyons Royalton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Hall, 409 West Morenci St., 7 p.m. Nov. 10. The night includes raffles, games, and door prizes. Information: 419-923-2841.

West Toledo

● Library village Trick-or-Treat at the West Toledo Branch Library, 1320 Sylvania Ave., 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. No registration required. Information: 419-259-5290.

● Health fair and flue shot clinic at Luther Woods Senior Apartment Community, 2500 Royce Rd., 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. Free and open to the public. Free blood pressure checks, balance screenings, hearing and vision screenings, and more. Information: 419-841-5688.

● Erie Shores Council Halloween Party at Camp Miakonda, 5600 W. Sylvania Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Haunted hayride, face painting, haunted cabin, games, trick-or-treat, and haunted trails. Concessions available. Wear your costume! Cost: $7 per child (under 2 and adults free). Open to the public and Scouts. Pre-registration encouraged, walk-ins welcome. Details: 419-241-7293, ext. 204.

● Toy auction at the Conn-Weissnberger Post 587 American Legion Hall, 2020 West Alexis. Rd., noon-4 p.m. Nov. 11.

● The Toledo Zoo “MaskZOOrade” event, 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Enter the zoo after hours for dance music, constume contests, and more. Tickets must be purchased in advance and you must be 21 or over to attend. Tickets and information: 419-385-5721, ext. 2098 or www.toledozoo.org/maskzoorade

● Central Catholic High School annual dinner auction at the Central Catholic Sullivan Center, 2550 Cherry St., 5 p.m. Nov. 17. The evening includes live and silent auction items, games of chance, and more. All proceeds benefit the school’s scholarship fund. $125 per person. Reservations and information: 419-469-8757 or tkoralewski@centralcatholic.org.

● Central Catholic High School presents: The Crucible at the front gymnasium, 2550 Cherry St., 8 p.m. Nov. 1, 3 p.m. Nov. 3 and 3 p.m. Nov 4. $10 at the door. Information: 419-255-2280 or www.centralcatholic.org.

● Holiday Home Tour and Food Drive hosted by The Historic Westmoreland Neighborhood, 3-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Eight homeowners in the neighborhood will open their doors for holiday tours. $15 per person. Tickets are purchasable at local businesses and at www.westmorelandassociation.org.

● Craft show at Calvary Bible Chapel, 3740 West Alexis Rd., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 3. Information: 419-472-9765.

● Holiday bazaar at the Regina Coeli Catholic Church Activities Center, 600 Regina Pkwy., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 3. Information: 419-476-1237.

● Euchre tournament at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., 7 p.m. Friday. $5 entry fee.

● Book sale at Sanger Branch library, 3030 West Central Ave., Nov. 9-11. Call for hours and specials. 419-259-5270.

● Luncheon for the Lucas County Retired Teachers Association at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St., noon, Oct. 25. $18.50 per person. Deadline for tickets is Oct. 20. 419-754-3751.

● Festival De Otono at The Friendly Center, 1324 North Superior St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 27. This fall festival is free and open to the public. Information: 419-243-1289.

● Passenger rail forum at the Toledo Club, 235 14 St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today. The featured speaker will be Thomas C. Carper, chairman of the Amtrak board of directors. $25 for NOPRA members, $30 for non-members, and $18 for students. Information: 419-241-9155, ext. 120.

● 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 on the University of Toledo Campus, 2801 West Bancroft St., 8 a.m. Nov. 12. Hosted by Jerry Anderson of WTOL.

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

● 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.


● Chainsaw safety training at Maumee State Forst, 3390 County Road D., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10. $150 per person. Information and reservations: 614-497-9580, ext. 3134.


● Fall harvest bazaar at Christ United Methodist Church, 215 North Fulton St., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2. Lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dinner from 5-7 p.m.


● Bedford Historical Society meeting at the Bedford Library, 8575 Jackman Rd., 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Public is welcome.


● Machine Embroidery Guild (MEG) meetings are the second Saturday of each month at Quilt Heaven Quilt Shop, 8177 Secor Rd., 11 a.m. Membership information: 419-841-5373.

● Fall craft show at St. Michael Altar Society, 510 West Front St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10. Information: 734-241-7896

● 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.


● ‘An Evening with C.J. Box’ at Ellis Library, 3700 South Custer Rd., 7 p.m. Nov. 9. The New York Times best-selling author will be answering questions and autographing books. Free, open to the public, and does not require tickets. Information: 734-241-5277.


● 4th annual Polish dinner at St. Anthony Catholic Church,4635 St. Anthony Rd., 3-7 p.m. Oct. 27. $11 for adults, $10 for seniors, $6 for children 12 and under. Tickets available at the door. Information: 734-854-1143.


At the Library

Delta Public Library

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

● Dial-a-Story at 419-822-5200 available 24 hours a day. Stories change every Monday.

● Storytime for ages 3 1/2-5 years, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Call for information.

● Halloween bingo, 4 p.m. Oct. 30. Grades preschool to 4th. Children must be accompanied by a parent.

Erie Branch Library

2065 Erie Rd., Erie,.; 734-848-4420.

● Erie book club, 6:30 p.m. every second Monday of the month. Registration required.

● Playgroup, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Registration required.

Locke Branch Library

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

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

L.S. Navarre Branch Library

1135 E. Second St.; 734-241-5577.

● Monday night study group, 6-7:45 p.m. today. Internet and homework helpers available.

Sanger Branch Library

3030 W. Central Ave.; 419-259-5370.

Swanton Public Library

305 Chestnut St.; 419-826-2760.

● Weekly chess sessions, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays.

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.

● Saturday chess players, 9-11 a.m. Saturdays. All skill levels welcome.

West Toledo Branch Library

1320 W. Sylvania Ave.; 419-476-0892.

Toledo book club, 2 p.m. Nov. 1.

Washington Branch Library

5560 Harvest Lane; 419-259-5330.

● Family storytime, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Ages 2 and up.

● Babytime, 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 1-2.

● Preschool storytime, 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays. Ages 2-5.

●‘Mother Goose a.k.a. Mary Wazbinski,’ 10:45 a.m. Oct. 24. Ages 1-5.

● ‘Poetry, Pumpkins, and Pizza,’ 4 p.m. Oct. 26. All ages. Registration required.

● ‘Andrew Martin’s Halloween Spooktacular,’ 7 p.m. Oct. 29. All ages.

Whitehouse Public Library

10651 Waterville St. Whitehouse; 419-877-9088.

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. Fridays. You are welcome to bring your own devices you want help with. Registration required.

● ‘Ready to Read,’ 10:30-11:30 a.m. today. For ages 3 and up. Registration is required.

● Open knitting, 6-8:45 p.m. today.

● ‘Tai Chi for Health,’ 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Warm up begins at 10:15 a.m.

● Windows 7 workshop, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday. Registration required.

● ‘Michigan Works,’ 9 a.m.-noon Thursday.

● Alternative book club, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday.

● Anime club, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

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 play, 10-11 a.m. today. Registration required.

● ‘Manic Monday,’ 3-4 p.m. today. Ages 13 and up.

● ‘Monster Mash Bash,’ 6-7 p.m. Tuesday. Stories, games, and crafts. Registration required.

Ida Branch Library

3016 Lewis Ave., Ida, Mich.; 734-269-2191.

● Preschool storytime, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Registration required.

● ‘Ready to Read,’ 1 p.m. today. Ages 3 and up. Registration is required.

● ‘Monster Mash Bash,’ 6:30 p.m. today. Come dressed in costume for this event. Registration required.

● ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Learn to make edible decorations. Registration required.

Lenawee County Library

4459 W. US Highway 223, Adrian,.; 517-263-1011.

● Family storytime, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

● Computer classes, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Registration required.

● Lenawee Weavers, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call for information.

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. Participants welcome to bring their own devices. Registration required.

● Knitting group, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Call for information.

● ATLAS, 3:30 p.m. today. Create edible decorations. Registration required.

● Knitting open group, 6 p.m. Thursday.

● Computer basics: Week 2 of 5, 10 a.m.-noon, Thursday. Registration required.

● Microsoft Office basics, 1-3 p.m. Friday. Registration required.

● Collectible card games event, 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh. Call for information.

Tecumseh District Library

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

● Mystery Fiction: From Poe to Kathy Reichs with Dr. Jeff Berry, 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Call for information.

● ‘Taking the Mystery Out of Your Mystery Ancestor,’ 7 p.m. Nov. 13. Join Karen Krugman for a special genealogy seminar. Call for information. Free and open to the public.


Let's Eat


● VFW Post 9656 all-you-can-eat breakfast, 4120 Piehl Rd., Lambertville, Michigan, 8:30-11:30 a.m. every last Sunday of the month. Menu: pancakes, french toast, ham, eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, toast, biscuits/gravy, juice, and coffee. Cost: $6 adults; $5 seniors over 60; $3.50 children under 13. Information: 734-856-3245.

● Just Pancakes at Salem Lutheran Church, 1125 N. Huron St., 8-10 a.m. every Saturday. Free. 419-693-9082.

● 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.


● Monroe Community College’s Cuisine 1300 Restaurant opens for the autumn season on Oct. 29, in the Audrey M. Warrick Administration Building,1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, Michigan, 11:30-11:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and Friday. The menu is American Bistro. Fine dining experience provided by students and chefs. Reservations: 734-384-4231 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Cash or personal checks only.

● Ladies Benevolent Society’s Lebanese Dinner, St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Cathedral, Church hall, 3754 Woodley Rd., noon-7 p.m. Sunday. Middle Eastern food: Stuffed grape leaves, baked Kibbee, green beans, meat over rice, meat pies, salad, and Baklava. Coffee, tea, and milk also available. Cost: $15 adults; $8 children. Cash bar. Information: 419-475-7054, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fish fries

● All-you-can-eat Perch fish fry at Mayfair-Plymouth Church, 5253 Bennett Rd., 5-7 p.m. Friday. Menu: perch, french fries, applesauce, coleslaw, rolls, cake, and beverage. Children’s menu: chicken nuggets, applesauce, macaroni and cheese, cake, beverage. Cost: $8 adults; $4 children under 12.


● Roast Beef dinner at Prince of Peace Community Center, 1920 Lewis Ave., Ida, Michigan, 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 2. Dinner includes: mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetable, coleslaw or applesauce, dinner roll, dessert, and beverage. Tickets: $9 adults; $4 children 3-11; children under 3 free. Hot dog dinners and carry-outs available. Information: 734-269-2420.

● Chicken Paprikash Dinner at Grace United Methodist Church, 1463 W. Samaria Rd., Samaria, Michigan, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday. Menu includes: spaetles, green beans, homemade coleslaw, hot rolls, corn bread, and desserts. Cost: $9 adults; $5 children under 5. Details: 734-856-6430 or 856-3490.

● Conn-Weissenberger Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd., 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Fish dinner (all-you-can-eat), $8; 3-piece chicken or shrimp dinner $7.50, combo (fish and shrimp) dinner $9. Dinners include fries, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, and applesauce. 419-471-0587.


Senior Citizens' Activites

Chester Zablocki Community Center

3015 Lagrange St.; 419-936-3090.

Thrift store: weekdays, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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.

AARP meeting, 12:30 p.m., first Thursday of every month.

Boosters, 12:30 p.m., first Tuesday of every month.

Concerned Citizens, 12:30 p.m., second Monday of every month.

Quilters, 12:30 p.m., second Tuesday of every month.

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. Information: 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.

Quilting and sewing, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday, weekly.

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

Men’s Breakfast Club, 9-10:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month.

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: Exercises, 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.

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

Saturday: Video movie.

Archbold Nutrition Site

Ruihley Park, Scout Cabin., Archbold; 419-445-3590.

Today: Show and tell, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Healthy eating seminar, 11 a.m.

Friday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.

Delta Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: Pokeer-Keeno, 11 a.m.

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

Fayette Nutrition Site

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

Tuesday: ‘Just Us 2,’ 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Fulton County Senior Center

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

Today: Exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; tai chi class, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: ‘Learning about Alzheimers’ seminar, 10 a.m.; tai chi class, 1 p.m.

Wednesday: Exercise class, 9:30 a.m.; ‘Ghosts of the Fulton County Historical Museum,’ 11 a.m.

Thursday: Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; Wii golf league, 1 p.m.

Friday: Wii bowling league, 9:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.

Swanton Nutrition Site

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

Today: Cards, 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Site council, 10:30 a.m.; bingo, 10;45 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.; hobby/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.