Spaghetti and meatballs dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Litchfield Assembly of God, 9082 Norwalk Road, Litchfield. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $4 for children 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and younger. Drive-through carryout will be available. For more information, call (330) 723- 2691.
Cruisin’ in Memory of Danne Jr. Car Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Quaker Steak & Lube, 4900 Transportation Drive, Sheffield. $10 donation per entry. Music, 50/50, raffles and trophies. All proceeds benefit a scholarship in Danne Jr.’s name. All Lorain County high school seniors are eligible. For more information, contact Traci at (440) 320-3060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Quaker Steak & Lube Mane Stride benefit, 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 at Quaker Steak & Lube, 4900 Transportation Drive, Sheffield. 50/50 drawing and basket raffle. Sponsored by Equine Differences Interscholastic Equestrian Team. For more information, call (440) 225-3699.
Hugs for Jamarion, 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 18 at Razzles, 27128 Bagley Road, Olmsted Falls. $20 per person includes beer, pop, pizza, wings door prize. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Jamarion Williams, 11 months old, of Lorain, was recently diagnosed with neuroblastoma. Monetary donations also can be made at 5/3 banks under Jamarion Williams. For more information, call Cindy at (216) 856-8391 or Linda at (440) 371-6504.
Lorain County Blue Pig Roast, 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 18 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 1783 Moore Road, Avon. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes dinner, beer, pop and dessert. Live entertainment and 50/50 raffles also available. To buy tickets, call Avon PD at (440) 934-1214, Chris at (216) 407-6990 or Andy at (216) 389-3167. Dedicated to Law Enforcement Officers and their Families.
Crushers Booster Club year-end thank you picnic, 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 20 at American Legion Post 717, 8820 Bender Road, North Ridgeville. Tickets are $15 per person. To buy tickets, call (440) 452-8028.
Lorain County Battle of the Wings & “Stuff the Bus,” 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mike Bass Ford, 5050 Detroit Road, Sheffield. Free event allows participants to taste and vote on wings from restaurants across Lorain County. Cornhole tournament, fun activities and prizes. Bring school supplies to donate to children in need for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County “Stuff the Bus.” Event is free, but registration is required and can be completed at www.uwloraincounty.org/events/uwglc2012kickoff.
Stein Hospice Charity Golf Classic, 1 p.m. shotgun start Aug. 29 at Eagle Creek Golf Club, 2406 New State Road, Norwalk. Registration is $200 per golfer, which includes a pair of Tifosi sunglasses, green fees, cart, lunch, dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Perch dinner provided by Zinc Brasserie. To register, contact Amy at (800) 625-5269 or email@example.com.
LCHS Golf Scramble, 11:30 a.m. shotgun start Thursday at Forest Hills Golf Course, 41971 Oberlin-Elyria Road, Elyria. Four-person scramble is $80 per golfer or $320 per scramble team, which includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch, a steak dinner, beverages and prizes. Team special this year is $350 for four golfers and a hole sign. Hole sponsorship is $75. Dinner-only is $30 per person. Fill out the flier at www.lchs.org/events and return to LCHS office,284 Washington Ave., Elyria, or fax to (440) 322-0893.
Rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Community United Methodist Church, 680 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. Lots of clothes, shoes, purses, linens, children’s toys, books, antiques, furniture, household, seasonal and miscellaneous items.
Church yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Clarksfield United Methodist Church, 5151 Zenobia Road, Wakeman. Many new or nearly new items including clothing, an electric piano, rocking horse and more. For more information, call (419) 929-8681 or (419) 929-9921.
5th annual Ben Thurmond golf outing, 10 a.m. Friday at Fowler’s Mill Golf Course, 13095 Rockhaven Road, Chesterland. $125 per golfer and $500 for a foursome; $55 for non-golfers. Sponsorships available. For tickets and sponsorship information, call Jennifer at (216) 636-8666. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland Clinic’s hospice program.
Sullivan Church Women’s Fellowship “Raise the Roof” flea market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan First Congregational Church, Sullivan. Sandwiches, chips and beverages available all day. For more information, contact Denise at (419) 606-5314, Laurrene at (419) 736-3142 or Lori at (419) 651-3610, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flea market, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran Church, 4501 Clinton Ave., Lorain. Tables are $10 each and can be reserved by calling (440) 277-6123. Set-up is 3 to 5 p.m. Friday or 7 a.m. Saturday.
Cruisin’ Car Show, 9 a.m. Saturday at Homerville Community Center, Route 301 (300 feet north of U.S. Route 224). For more information, call (419) 736-3639. Sponsored by Homer Ruritan Club.
Rummage and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 17 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18 at St Paul UCC, 9715 East River Road, Elyria. Clothes, shoes, toys, linens, household and seasonal items. Fill a bag of clothes for $5 on Aug. 18.
Rush for a Cause family sports blitz, Aug. 18 at Breckville Broadview Heights High School, 6380 Mills Road, Broadview Heights. 160 youth football teams and 50 youth volleyball teams scrimmages. For more information, visit www.rushforacause.org. Proceeds benefit tragically and severely injured athletes.
Walk Now for Autism Speaks, 8 a.m. registration begins Aug. 19 at Voinovich Park, 800 E. Ninth St., Cleveland. For more information, contact Danielle McCoy at (216) 538-9543 or email@example.com. Sponsored by the Cleveland and Northeast Ohio Autism Speaks. www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/cleveland.
VFW Post 1079 dinners, home-cooked dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and a fish fry Fridays at 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria. Public is welcome.
Gently used summer clothes collection, Family Promises of Lorain County is collecting sizes 12 months to 5T, and children’s riding toys. For more information, call Lois at (440) 284-0494.
Oberlin Senior Center cookbook, “Sharing Our Friendships & Recipes,” a collection of more than 150 family, potluck and treasured favorites. Cookbooks are $10 and available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday at 90 E. College St., Oberlin. For more information, call (440) 775-1504.
Avon Garden Club, 2739 Center Road, Avon, is designing and installing a new garden at Miller Nature Preserve. A 4”-by-4” brick paver with three lines of text is $50; an 8”-by-8” paver is $100. Purchase is tax deductible. Make checks payable to Avon Garden Club, P.O. Box 111, Avon, OH 44011.
Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Fridays at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1783 Moore Road, Avon. Doors open 5 p.m. Door prizes, hot food, $1,000 jackpot. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 3269.
Elyria veterans brick paver program, the final phase of the brick paver program is under way at the Elyria Veterans Memorial in Ely Square. All veterans welcome. Bricks are $45; call Bob at (440) 322-0624 for an application.
“All Dolled Up for Tea,” a set of four vintage doll notecards available for $5. Proceeds help with restoration of the Garford family dolls and others donated to The Hickories Museum. Cards follow the theme from this year’s Lorain County Historical Society Valentine Tea. To buy notecards, call the Lorain County Historical Society at (440) 322-3341.
Lorain County Medical Society’s fundraiser video, “Out of the White Coat,” $10 per video. To buy, call (440) 934-6825. Doctors performing are Roger Baldoza, Alexander Boye-Doe, Carmen Hansford, Anne Jacobs, Rodney Lynk, Judith Maher, Norberto Marfori, Dvora Nelson, Sastry Panchagnula, Renato Querubin, Craig Recko, Okja Seo, Jwail Seo and Mario Sertich. Proceeds benefit medical educational programs.
“Tried and True” cookbook, sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 12. Cookbooks are $10 each. For more information, call Sharon at (440) 365-0715.
General Mills Boxtops and Campbell’s UPC codes, for Ely School. Box Tops and UPCs (not front labels) needed for Ely School. Labels and Box Tops can be dropped off at or mailed to the school, 312 Gulf Road, Elyria. Proceeds will buy materials for the Media Center, which benefits the whole school.
Ongoing cookbook and cabbage roll sale, St. Jude Church A&R Society. Cabbage rolls are $11 a dozen uncooked or $12 per dozen cooked. Cookbook has 350 recipes and is $10. For more information or to order, call Carole at (440) 320-4441 or Jean at (440) 365-7971.
Flag poles, Elyria Evening Lions Club offers flag poles installed with a flag. Two sizes: 20-foot adjustable for $245. Price includes installation and flag. Proceeds go toward scholarships. For more information, call (440) 667-9772.
Eyeglass recycling, Elyria Evening Lions Club offers several locations for eyeglass recycling. Elyria drop-off locations for eyeglasses are: Coffman Optical, 1027 E. Broad St.; Cleveland Clinic, 833 E. Broad St.; Dr. Dostal, East Avenue; First Place Bank, 200 Middle Ave.; Lorain National Bank, Cleveland Street; Moose Lodge, Ternes Avenue; and Lang Optical, 280 S. Logan St.
Shirts and caps, the Elyria Schools Friends & Alumni Association is selling stitched T-shirts, golf shirts, sweatshirts and baseball caps in the school colors with Elyria High Pioneers and “Petey Pioneer” or Elyria West Wolverines with “Wolverine Paw.” Also available are EHS Washington Building keepsake ornaments. To purchase, call Ed or Carol Haywood at (440) 322-3256. All profits go toward scholarships for graduating high school seniors.
Cookbook sale, First Baptist Christian School of Elyria. Book is $10 and includes 300 recipes. For more information, call Kirsten at (440) 458-5185. Proceeds benefit student athletes and scholarship fund.
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