Let's Lick Family Violence
The Green Bay Diocesan Council of Catholic Women is sponsoring a Let's Lick Family Violence campaign at parishes in the diocese during the month of October. Women and youth will hand out lollipops and accept donations at designated masses. Proceeds benefit domestic abuse shelters in the area. For more information or to participate, call Jackie Walker, 920-434-1057.
St. John's United Church of Christ, on the corner of Burdick and Clark streets in Black Creek, will host an all-you-can-eat ham and chicken dinner with all the fixings, along with a bake sale, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Cost: $8.50 adults, $4 ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under.
OARS rummage sale
Today is the last day of a four-day rummage sale to benefit Orphan Animal Rescue and Sanctuary of Neenah. The rummage sale will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2810 S. Dellwood St., Appleton.
The deadline for reservations is Monday for the lobster dinner to be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 N. Drew St., Appleton. The dinner will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday with takeouts available from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost: $22 for lobster dinner, $18 for single lobster and $10 for ham dinner. To place an order, call 920-734-3656.
Celebrate sisters and friends by attending a luncheon and program and shopping dozens of new and one-of-a-kind purses in the silent auction and raffle from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, 333 W. College Ave., Appleton. A featured auction item is a pink leather purse donated and signed by country music star Dolly Parton. Cost: $45 per person, $270 table of six, $360 table of eight or $450 table of 10. To make reservations by phone, call Marilyn Schenian, 920-954-1015. Proceeds benefit the Fox Valley Sibling Support Network.
Freedom Moravian Church, W3457 Center Valley Road, will host its 68th annual chili supper from 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat supper are $8 adults, $3.50 ages 5-12 and $1 for ages 4 and under. Carry-outs available. Craft items will be for sale as well as homemade pies, cookies and candies to be sold by the pound. A bucket raffle for theme baskets also will take place.
The Ladies Society of St. Katharine Drexel Parish, Kaukauna, will hold its 33rd annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the social hall at the St. Al's site, 2401 Main Ave., Kaukauna. A variety of salads, homemade breads, desserts and beverage will be included in the price of $6 for adults, $3 for ages 5-12 and free for ages under five. The St. Al's site is accessible to all from the north and south parking lots.
Apple Pie Day
Appleton Medical Center Volunteers will host its Soleil Café Apple Pie Day on Thursday in the AMC East Care Pavilion lobby, 1818 N. Meade St., Appleton. Baked orchard apple pies will be available for $13 or a single slice for $2.50, as well as an array of apple products. Proceeds benefit AMC Volunteer projects.
? Trinity Lutheran Church, 206 E. Badger St., Waupaca, will hold its fall rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. Proceeds will be supplemented by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and benefit the church's youth programs.
? St. Mary's, 540 Second St., Menasha, will hold its rummage sale from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Among the items for sale will be a full pedal organ. Saturday will feature a $3 bag sale and half off on large items. A bake sale and lunch also will be available.
AAUW used book sale
The 77th annual American Association of University Women used book sale will be held Thursday through Oct. 27 inside Northland Mall, 900 W. Northland Ave., Appleton. Most books will sell for $1 on Thursdayand Friday with hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Half-price day will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and $5 will buy an armload of books from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27. Proceeds support scholarships provided by the AAUW, Appleton branch.
91.1 The Avenue will host the Big Mouth Bash Halloween Party with Steve March-Tormé and opening act Whiskey Sours at 7 p.m. Friday at Riverside Ballroom, 1560 Main St., Green Bay. A costume contest also will be held. Tickets are available at 1-877-508-9191 or AvenueRadio.com. Proceeds support The Avenue's programs to Build a Community of Generosity.
Dance Against Violence
The ninth annual Sock Hop sponsored by the nIc Foundation featuring '50s and '60s music by Bobby Rivers Band will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at Grand Meridian, 2621 N. Oneida St., Appleton. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with free swing dance lesson at 6:45 p.m. Raffles, silent auctions, games and hula hoop contest also featured. Sock hop style or seasonal costume is encouraged. Proceeds support the nIc Foundation's bullying prevention programs for children in Northeast Wisconsin. Admission: $7 at the door. nicfoundation.org.
St. Gabriel Parish will hold its 19th annual craft sale featuring more than 80 vendors, a bake sale and food from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria and gym at St. Gabriel Parish, 900 Geiger St., Neenah. Information: Kris, 920-722-8927.
Craft and bake sale
The John Fischer Manor Resident Council will host a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Northland Mall, 900 W. Northland Ave., Appleton. The event will offer homemade goodies, handcrafted items and family-tested recipe books. Proceeds benefit the residents.
St. Paul Parish, 410 Wallace St., Combined Locks, will host its Fall Festival on Saturday and Oct. 27. Activities begin after 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday and then with 8:30 a.m. breakfast on Sunday. Cash raffle, bake sale, children's games, silent auction and more will be featured, and a cribbage tournament is set for 11:45 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 920-858-1719.
Pancakes and porkies
The Kiwanis Club of Appleton Golden K will host its annual pancake and porky breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at Thompson Community Center, 820 W. College Ave., Appleton. Cost: $7 adults, $4 ages 4-11, and free for ages 3 and under. Proceeds benefit the club's community youth projects.
St. Mary's Church, 301 E. Burdick St., Black Creek, will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast brunch from 8 to 10 a.m. Oct. 27. The menu includes scrambled eggs, breakfast links, hash browns, french toast sticks, biscuits and gravy, sweet rolls, toast, fruit and beverages. Cost: $7 adults, $4 ages 4-10, and free for ages 4 and under. Carryouts available.