Dine to donate for Amherst Schools, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday at Ziggy’s Pub & Restaurant, 193 Park Ave., Amherst. Visit www.ForAmherstSchools.com to print a flier or mention Issue 28. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Citizens for Amherst Schools.
IHOP family night, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the IHOP of Avon Commons, 35846 Detroit Road, Avon. Enjoy any regularly priced meal and 10 percent of the check will be donated to the American Diabetes Association.
Veteran Tribute dinner and dance, 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at VFW Post 1079, 500 S. Abbe Road, Elyria. Tickets are $15 per person or $25 per couple, which includes roast beef, potatoes, veggie, roll, dessert and a cash bar. A silent auction, 50/50 raffles, side boards and trivia will round out the evening. Call (440) 865-9445, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Tickets@VFWPost1079.
“100 Women in Pink” cancer awareness luncheon, 11:30 a.m. Saturday at DeLuca’s Place in the Park, 6075 Middle Ridge Road, Lorain. Advance tickets are $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Jeanette at (440) 541-5298. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Elyria Marine Corps League Detachment 576 pancake, eggs and sausage breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Amvets Post 32 Hall, 11087 Middle Ave., Elyria. Breakfast is $5 per person. For more information, call John at (440) 365-9729.
Harvest pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday 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 and juice, coffee or tea. Cost is $7 per adult, $4 for children 2 to 11, and free for younger than 2.
Dine to donate for Amherst Schools, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 2 at Sal & Al’s, 2261 Cooper Foster Park Road, Amherst. Visit www.ForAmherstSchools.com to print a flier or mention Issue 28. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Citizens for Amherst Schools.
Fall fun and game luncheon card party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 41295 North Ridge Road, Elyria. Home-cooked lunch served at noon includes baked chicken breast, cheese potatoes, green beans, tossed salad, rolls, apple cake and beverages. Admission is $9 and reservations are encouraged; call Shirley at (440) 265-8554 or Rita at (440) 324-2704. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, a $100 money tree raffle and door prizes. Sponsored by Altar & Rosary Society. BYOG (bring your own games).
Lorain County Free Clinic’s benefit steak fry, 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 at DeLuca’s Place in the Park, 6075 Middle Ridge Road, Lorain. Music by Soul Station, raffles and prizes until 11 p.m. Donation of $20 includes steak, potato, salad, dessert, and beverages. For tickets or table sponsorship, call (440) 277-7602. Proceeds benefit the area’s medically uninsured.
Night in Budapest debutante dinner dance, 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Hungarian Reformed Church Social Hall, 1691 E. 31st St., Lorain. Cost is $20 per person. There will be raffles and a cash bar. Reservations are required by calling (440) 949-5888, (440) 960-2553, (440) 935-0103 or (440) 277-8177.
St. Agnes cabbage roll sale, taking orders until Oct. 5 for pickup Oct. 17 or 18 at St. Agnes Church, 611 Lake Ave., Elyria. Cost is $11, uncooked. Call Helen at (440) 324-2573, Kitty at (440) 324-7767 or Rose Ann at (440) 322-6698. When ordering, please specify which day you will pick up cabbage rolls.
Baby Jasmine benefit dinner, 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 7 at Puskas Outdoor Party Center, 2493 North Ridge Road, Lorain. Tickets are $20, which includes pig roast, live music and beer (BYOB). There also will be a silent auction. For tickets, call Benita at (440) 346-5657 or Claudia at (440) 934-6968. Rain or shine. Donations also can be made at any First Merit Bank. Proceeds help support Jasmine, daughter of Catherine Hoholski.
Dine to donate for Amherst Schools, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 9 at Olde Town Pizza House, 195 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Visit www.ForAmherstSchools.com to print a flier or mention Issue 28. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Citizens for Amherst Schools.
Avon Early Childhood PTA Bullfrog’s Sports Café buffet, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 at Bullfrog’s Sports Café, 33137 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. The buffet of wings, pizza, pasta, beer and soda is available for $20 per person, adults only. Pre-purchase only. For more information, email email@example.com or visit www.avonecpta.org.
Pampering Parents steak fry, 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 at Knights of Columbus Hall, 4720 Oberlin Ave., Lorain. Tickets are $15, in advance or at the door; children younger than 12 are $5. There also will be raffles and a silent auction. For ticket information, call (440) 320-3165 or (440) 960-5244. www.pamperingparents.org.
Empty Bowls by the Lake, Oct. 13 at Bleser Park, Avon Lake. Local restaurants will provide the soup; pottery bowls will be made by community members. All proceeds will be given to CRS and Second Harvest Food Bank. www.emptybowlsbythelake,org. Monetary donations can be sent to Avon Lake Church of Christ-Empty Bowls, 32801 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012.
Youth Football Dinner-First Class Eagles, 5 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1140 West River Road, Elyria. Tickets are $15 per person or two for $25. Adults-only event. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, roll, dessert, pop and/or beer. Raffles, sports memorabilia/tickets, restaurant gift certificates, spa gift certificates and much more. For more information, call Amy at (440) 669-5618.
Wakeman Caring Community’s annual meatloaf dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at St. Mary’s Hall, 46 E. Main St., Wakeman. Catered by Sterk’s Catering. The meal will consist of meatloaf, whipped potatoes, mixed vegetables, applesauce, a beverage and dessert. The cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 12, free for children younger than 4.
North Ridgeville Community Care garage sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 34015 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville (behind Arby’s). All proceeds go for clients needs.
The Avon Early Childhood PTA fall Kid’s Kloset, early-bird admission is 7 to 9 a.m., general admission is 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Avon High School. Early admission is $5; general admission $2. Gently used infant and children’s clothes, toys, furniture, baby equipment, maternity clothes and more. A bake sale is also planned. For more information, visit www.avonecpta.org.
Painted Paws Art Gala, 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Ohio Pet Placement Foundation, 2555 North Ridge Road, Lorain. Tickets are $20 each or $35 per couple, which includes food, beer and wine. Cash bar available. Masterpieces created by shelter pets will be auctioned off and there also will be other raffle items. For tickets, call (440) 277-7400.
Westshore Mothers of Twins fall sale, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Rocky River Recreation Center Memorial Hall, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River. Early bird admission is $5 from 8 to 9 a.m.; general admission is $2. 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.
Huge rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 6 at Elyria First United Methodist Church, 312 Third St., Elyria. Saturday is $2 a bag. Parking available behind the church off Holly Lane.
American Diabetes Association Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes, 9 a.m. Oct. 6 at the Galleria at Erieview, 1301 E. Ninth St., Cleveland. www.diabetes.org/stepoutcleveland.
First Baptist Christian craft show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at 11400 Lagrange Road, Elyria. General admission is $2 per adult. Vendors may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on renting a space.
“Ends of the Earth Emporium,” 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 at Washington Avenue Christian Church, 301 Washington Ave., Elyria. Featuring a soup and sweets throwdown along with a variety of art, fashion, handcrafts, baked goods and services. Admission is $5 per person, which includes samples of soups and sweets. Call (440) 323-4213, email email@example.com or purchase at the door.
Craft bazaar, Oct. 13 at Fields Methodist Church, 34077 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville. Large variety of crafts. Door prizes, and 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 of food and get 9 holes of golf with a cart for $6.50. Bring in 12 cans and get 18 holes of golf with cart for $12. Call (440) 458-8011 and ask for Mary, Jeff or Jim. Sponsored by Oberlin VFW Post 6273.
Magyar United Church of Christ Dorcas Guild Hungarian cookbooks, $8 ($10 for mail orders). To order, call (440) 789-5584 or (440) 323-1221.
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.
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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