Lifestyle briefs, Oct. 29

Cancer Society offers pair of programs

Cancer patients in active treatment can learn to combat the appearance-related side effects of radiation and chemotherapy through the American Cancer Society’s “Look Good Feel Better” program. The next session is to take place 2-4 p.m. Wednesday at Fostoria Community Hospital.

Another session is to be offered 2-4 p.m. Nov. 11 at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.

The program is free, but reservations are needed by calling (800) 227-2345.

Collect treats at Autumnwood

Autumnwood Care Center is to host trick-or-treat from 6-7 p.m. Thursday for children ages 12 and younger.

The center is located at 670 E. SR 18. For more details, call (419) 447-7151.

Veterans Day dinner approaches

Saturday is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Veterans Day Dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at VFW Post 2858, 345 N. TR 91.

Joseph Buckley is to be honored as Veteran of the Year. The baked steak dinner is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children 10 and younger.

For tickets, call (419) 448-9023, (419) 448-1901 or (419) 986-5926.

Lions Club offers breakfast for dinner

OLD FORT – The Old Fort Lions Club is to serve an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage supper 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Fort High School. The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.

The club also is taking pre-sale sausage orders from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Old Fort Grange.

Legion to host feather party

NEW RIEGEL – A feather party is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at New Riegel American Legion.

Food is to be available and door prizes are to be awarded.

Hayride and night hike planned

The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center is inviting families to a free hayride and night hike 7-8 p.m. Saturday. Activity stations are to be set up along the wooded hiking trail. Then, warm up at the campfire with some snacks.

For more information, call (419) 448-7485.

Holiday food drive to benefit needy

Last year, a food drive in early November enabled six Seneca County families to have a festive Thanksgiving meal. Another collection is to take place 5-7 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Tiffin Mall parking lot, behind Circle K.

Potatoes, vegetables, turkeys, hams, pies desserts, stuffing, rolls or biscuits, yams, gravy, cranberry sauce and other holiday foods are to be accepted.

For more information, call (419) 306-3403.

Deadline Friday for ‘Scutch party tickets

MCCUTCHENVILLE – A feather party is to take place Nov. 9 at the McCutchenville Firehouse to benefit the fire department.

A chicken dinner is to be served from 5:30-9 p.m. at a cost of $10 for adults and $6 for children. Eric Sowers is to entertain 9:30-11:30 p.m.

Ticket presale ends Friday. Tickets can be purchased from any firefighter, at the Scutch Drive-Thru or by calling (419) 981-5005.

Grief program on tap in Willard

WILLARD – The Living With Loss bereavement program is to meet 2:30-4 p.m. Nov. 4 at Mercy Willard Hospital, 1100 Neal Zick Road, Willard. The topic for this month is “Long-Term Grief.”

No reservations are needed. For more information, call (419) 964-5191.

Parents to be schooled on vaccines

The Seneca County General Health District is offering “Protecting Your Child’s Health with Shots” at 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at PatchWorks House, 42 Madison St.

The class is to inform parents about the why, what, where and when of vaccines.

The class is free. For more information, call (419) 448-0088. This class is to be offered again Dec. 5.

Mercy providing health screenings

Mercy Tiffin Hospital is having a health promotion event 6:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Blood pressure, body fat analysis, heel screening and spirometry screenings are complimentary. A basic health screen profile can be obtained for $30, and additional tests are available for additional fees.

No appointments are needed. Call (419) 455-7741 for details.