Luau for Stein Hospice, 11:15 a.m. Sept. 29. Miller Boat Ferry leaves Catawba Island at 11:15 a.m. for a noon pig roast, games, auction and tour of the island. Ferry departs at 4:15 p.m. Cost includes round-trip ferry, pig roast (beverages excluded) and island tour for $25 per person and $20 for children 12 and younger. Without ferry transportation, cost is $15 per person and $10 for children younger than 12. Order tickets with a credit card by Sept. 21 at www.steinhospice.org or call Amy Skolnik at (800) 625-5269.
Elyria Marine Corps League Detachment 576 pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at Amvets Post 32 Hall, 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria. Breakfast is $5 per person. For more information, call John at (440) 365-9729.
Veteran tribute dinner and dance, 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 29 at VFW Post 1079, 500 South Abbe Road, Elyria. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple, which includes roast beef, potatoes, veggie, roll, dessert and a cash bar. There also will be a silent auction, 50/50 raffles, side boards and trivia. For more information or tickets, call (440) 865-9445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvest pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at Carlisle Visitor Center, 12282 Diagonal Road, LaGrange. All-you-can-eat pancakes (plain, chocolate chip, blueberry) with your choice of whipped cream or strawberry topping and served with sausage, juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children 2 to 11, and free for younger than 2.
Empty Bowls by the Lake, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bleser Park, Avon Lake. Local restaurants will provide the soup; pottery bowls will be made by community members. All proceeds benefit CRS and Second Harvest Food Bank. For more information, visit www.emptybowlsbythelake.org. Monetary donations can be sent to Avon Lake Church of Christ — Empty Bowls, 32801 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012.
Ramsey for judge murder mystery dinner, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at FOP Lodge 54, 36854 Royalton Road, Grafton. “Who dunnit?” presented by Jovialities. Tickets are $45 per person, which includes a buffet-style dinner, two drink tickets and entertainment. For tickets, email email@example.com or call (440) 984-0049 and leave a message.
Lorain County Federation of Democratic Women wine tasting party, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Cork’s & Stubby’s Restaurant, 209 S. Main St., Amherst. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or tickets, call Lori Resendez at (440) 821-2868. $20 sponsorships available.
Cornerstone Church yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 2949 West River Road N. $20 per 15×15 space with one table. For more information or an application, call (440) 324-1202.
Jalowiec Memorial golf outing, Sunday at Brentwood Golf Course, 12415 Grafton Road, Grafton. $65 per person includes golf, cart, donuts, coffee, hot dogs, chips, pop, water, beer, steak, salad and pasta. Four-person scramble. To enter, call Scott at (216) 408-0525 or visit JalowiecMemorial.com.
North Ridgeville Community Care garage sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28 at 34015 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville (behind Arby’s). All proceeds go for clients needs.
Painted Paws art gala, 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 29 at Ohio Pet Placement Foundation, 2555 North Ridge Road, Lorain. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple, which includes food, beer and wine. Cash bar available. Masterpieces created by shelter pets will be auctioned off, plus may great raffle items. For more information or tickets, call (440) 277-7400.
Westshore Mothers of Twins fall sale, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Rocky River Recreation Center Memorial Hall, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. $5 early-bird admission 8 to 9 a.m.; $2 general admission 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.wmotc.org.
Gigantic rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 4 and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at Community United Methodist Church, 680 N. Abbe Road, Elyria (back entrance). Clothes, shoes, purses, linens, children’s toys, books, furniture, seasonal and miscellaneous items.
Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida, starting at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Findley State Park, 25381 state Route 58, Wellington. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit www.sbanwo.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Craft show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at First Baptist Christian, 11400 LaGrange Road, Elyria. General admission is $2 per adult. For information about renting a space, email email@example.com.
Craft bazaar, Oct. 13 at Fields Methodist Church, 34077 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville. Large variety of crafts. Door prizes and a bake sale. Lunch will be available. Handicap accessible. For more information, call (440) 327-8753.
Food drive for Lorain County Harvest House, all day Oct. 14 at Carlisle Golf Course, 39709 Slife Road, Grafton. Bring in six cans and get 9 holes of golf with a cart for $6.50. Bring in 12 cans get 18 holes of golf with cart for $12. For more information, call (440) 458-8011 and ask for Mary, Jeff or Jim. Sponsored by Oberlin VFW Post 6273.
VFW Post 1079 dinners, home-cooked dinner 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and fish fry Fridays at 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria. The 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. The cards follow the theme of this year’s Lorain County Historical Society Valentine Tea. To purchase, 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 Shirley at (440) 458-6335.
General Mills Box Tops 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.
Fundraisers are published Mondays. To have your event included, please send complete information including date, time of event, and location and phone number for contact person. Items must arrive seven days prior to publication and will run for three weeks. Political submissions will run for one week. Send to: Fundraisers, The Chronicle-Telegram, c/o Donna Ponczocha, P.O. Box 4010, Elyria, OH 44036, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.