t● Roast beef dinner 4-7 p.m. Oct. 6 at VFW Post 3265, located at 5416 North Summit St. $7 donation.
t●Make an Ojo de Dios, a God's Eye, an ancient symbol of the Huichol of Mexico and the Aymara Indians of Bolivia, 4-5 p.m. today at Point Place branch library, 2727 117th St. Register.
t●Point Place Writers Group 9:30-11 a.m. every Saturday through Dec. 10 at Point Place branch library, 2727 117th St. Coffee and writing exercises, discussion, and ideas on getting work published. Information: Nina, 419-726-2283.
t●Into the Wild, a novel by Jon Krakauer, is the book selection for the 1 p.m. Oct. 13 discussion at Point Place branch library, 2727 117th St. Copies of the book available at the library.
t●The Toledo Ice professional basketball team will meet the public at Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 Michigan St., 2:30 p.m. Saturday; Mott branch library, 1085 Dorr St. at 4 p.m. Oct. 11; Birmingham branch library, 203 Paine St., at 3:30 p.m.
t●Blood drive 1-6 p.m. today at First Congregational Church, 2315 Collingwood Blvd.
t●Downtown river cruises on the Sandpiper: Picnic lunch cruises, noon Thursdays, $19; Murder Mystery cruises featuring "Random Acts," noon-2 p.m. Oct. 12, also 7-9 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 16. $33 and $36. Reservations: 419-537-1212.
t● Pups 'N People visit 3:30 p.m. today at Lagrange branch library, 3422 Lagrange St.; help teach a dog new tricks.
tHow infants through preschoolers learn and grow, a program for adults, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Lagrange-Central branch library 3015 Lagrange St.
t●Block watch area 142-B, Library Village, will meet this month 7 p.m. Tuesday at West Toledo branch library, 1320 West Sylvania Ave. Topic: fire prevention. Open to all.
t●N.Y. strip steak roast 3-6 p.m. Sunday, American Legion Post 5543 at 206 South Byrne Rd. Cook your own; open to all
t●Yellow lake perch/prime rib, every Friday from 4:30-8 p.m. at Zenobia Shriners, 1511 Madison Ave. All you can eat perch. $12.
t●Pancake Day, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Zenobia Shrine Center, 1511 Madison Ave. Sausage and eggs and all you can eat pancakes, $5/adult, $3/child. Discounts for policemen, firefighters, and military in uniform, $3.
t Super Discovery Day for seniors at COSI, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 2, 1 Discovery Way. Free admission for adults age 55 and older. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., information on health, travel, financial services, computer classes, including free blood pressure and vision screenings, refreshments. Information: 419-244-2674.
t●Trees and leaves presentation for grades K-5 by a Metroparks naturalist, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Lagrange branch library, 3422 Lagrange St. Reptiles on Wheels visit at 3;30 p.m. Oct. 13. Free programs.
t●Rummage sale, pork roast dinner, crafts: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Faith Lutheran Church, 2440 South Ave. Tables available at 15% of gross sales; call 419-385-7459.
t●Homework helper for grades K-6: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. each week at Kent branch library, 3101 Collingwood Blvd. Also from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Lagrange branch library, 3422 Lagrange St. Free.
t● Antique and art experts at Wildwood Preserve Manor House: Tomorrow, learn the authenticity and value of one or two of your silver pieces. No military items, fine jewelry, or musical instruments, please. Cost, $25. Reservations: 419-407-9700.
t●Card party 2-4 p.m. today at Sunset Retirement Community, 9640 Sylvania-Metamora Rd. Free dessert buffet. Reservations: 419-724-1224, ext. 2309.
t● Euchre tournament 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Oct. 7 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd. Entry, $5.
t●Blood drive, 1-7 p.m. tomorrow at St. James Club, 7337 West Bancroft St. Call 419-841-5597 for an appointment.
t●Rummage sales: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6-7, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8, bag sale day, at Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave. Lunch and bakery available daily. Also, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 7-8 at Unity of Toledo, 3535 Executive Pkwy. Clothing, kitchen and electronic items, games, bikes, furniture.
t●Rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6-7 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8, bag day, at St. James Lutheran Church, 4727 West Sylvania Ave. Lunch available. All proceeds to victims of Hurricane Katrina.