Sept 19-21: Northwest Ohio RV Dealers present their Free Fall RV Show at the Shops at Fallen Timbers. This is the area’s largest outdoor Fall RV Show featuring over 100 RV’s from local Northwest Ohio RV Dealers. Show hours are Friday and Saturday 10 am – 7 pm and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. The Shops at Fallen Timbers is located in Maumee just off Rt. 24, 1 1/2 miles west of US 23/475. Take Exit 4 towards Napoleon.
Sept. 20: Dance Dash, a 5K with a twist, will be held at Levis Commons in Perrysburg starting at 9 am and benefits the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Registration starts at $35. For more information contact Kristi Frederick at 419.205.7365 or by email Kristi_Frederick@mhsnr.org
Sept. 20: Mercy St. Vincent/St. Rita’s Life Flight/Mobile Life Second Annual Ride for Life Poker Run at Whitehouse Village Park. Registration begins at noon with the ride taking off at 2 pm. Cost is $25 solo rider and $40 with a passenger. Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Stops will be at Washington Twp, Central, Pemberville Freedom, Perrsyburg Twp and Waterville fire departments along with Signature Harley Davidson. Events in the park include a car show, farmers market and musical entertainment. For more information visit lifeflight.cc
Sept 27: Brianna’s Day of Hope Poker Run starts and ends at The Country Keg 1790 N. Walker St. Graytown, Ohio. $15 per rider, $5 for a passenger and $20 a car. First bike out at 11 am and the last one in at 5 pm. Pre-register at 419.637.7586 and have your name put into a drawing.
Sept. 27: The Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 41st Annual Roche de Boeuf Festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Waterville. The festival features a variety of activities for all ages and free entertainment throughout the day. Waterville’s downtown streets will be filled with crafters, food vendors, area artists, as well as booths staffed by area businesses and non-profit organizations. A historical-themed parade will begin at 9 a.m. down Farnsworth Rd and will feature various floats; floats will be judged for their historical depiction of Waterville. Music will be performed by the Genoa American Legion Band. Two stages of free entertainment will highlight an array of local performers including the Waterville Playshop, Mt. Fuji and the Eruptions, Curtis Jr and the Hitmen and the Dance Centre of Northwest Ohio. Children’s activities include a train ride, inflatable’s, face painting, pitching machines, pony rides and euro-bungee.
Oct. 4: The Animal Behavior Center is slated to host its last free open house event of the year, October 4 from 3-5 p.m. This educational event provides the opportunity to see an array of animals, how the Center approaches behavior, and how different animals learn. The event features Lara Joseph, an animal and avian behavior, training and enrichment specialist, who will present a free educational talk beginning at 3 p.m. Seating will be limited to 60 people. Animal training demonstrations will be given during the presentation. The Center requests attendees to arrive promptly at the opening time as to not interfere with the introduction of the animals brought out for interaction and education. Please do not bring animals to this open house. For more information about the organization, the event, and how to register, please visit: www.theanimalbehaviorcenter.com and click on the events tab.
Oct. 12: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America 2nd Annual Golf Outing at Greystone Golf Club 67500 Mound Rd. Washington, MI. Individual golfers are $150 and will be placed on a team. Fee includes scramble format, lunch, dinner and open bar, along with prizes for winning teams, on course beverages, use of the driving range and much more. Registration is noon-1 pm with a shotgun start at 1 pm. You can register online until Oct. 3 at www.ccfa.org/chapters/michigan
Nov. 1: The Glass City Mashers, a Toledo-based homebrewing club established in 2011, is hosting its annual “Learn to Homebrew Day” event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Titgemeiers Feed and Garden store on 701 Western Avenue in Toledo. Members of the Glass City Mashers will be on hand to explain processes and answer questions. Informational sheets on the various types of malt, hops and yeast will be handed out along with tips on the various processes. Titgemeiers will hold a raffle drawing for a homebrew kit. The Glass City Mashers also have door prizes available during the day with T-shirt, pint glasses and other types of giveaways. There will be free food for all and free homebrew samples for those over the age of 21. For more information, contact Glass City Mashers president Scot Yarnell at 419-340-2589; media coordinator Jon Sicotte at 989-598-6581; or visit facebook.com/groups/glasscitymashers or GlassCityMashers.org.