Bulletin Board Week Of 10/31/2022

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Spaghetti Dinner, Nov. 5, 4-7 p.m., First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. Drive thru or dine in. $8 for adults, $4 for children. Ages 3 and under free. Advance tickets only. Call 419-691-7222 or 419-280-1310 for tickets.
Crafters Sought for First St. John Lutheran Church Craft Show, Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 2471 Seaman St. For info, call Karyl at 419-350-7040 or the church at 419-691-6480.
Birmingham Neighbors Helping Neighbors meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., and the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at VFW 4906, 2161 Consaul.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Yearly membership is $49. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy 419-691-8033 or just come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis Club meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at noon at Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Everyone welcome.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the first and third Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m.-noon at 1705 Tracy St., between Oakdale Street and Andrus Road. Open to residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required.
Waite High School Class of 1951 meets the second Monday of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.
Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the third floor Cancer Center Library at Mercy Health – St. Anne Hospital. For info, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.

Mobile Meals of Toledo, local community non-profit, is seeking volunteers to help deliver meals as their schedules permit. The pickup site for the meals is Mercy Health – St. Charles Hospital. For more information or to sign up, contact Rochelle Rodgers at 419-255-7806 or rrodgers@mobilemeals.org.
Food for Thought Food Pantry at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Coy Road and Navarre Avenue is open the second Tuesday of the month from 3-5 p.m.
Rita’s Soups at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 798 S. Coy Rd., the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Offering varieties of soup, crackers or bread, and a dessert to anyone who comes through the doors. A freewill offering will be accepted from those wishing to contribute to this program and its future success.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club meets in person on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital in the meeting room located in the basement behind the cafeteria. The club offers a supportive environment for those looking to enhance self-confidence by improving speaking, listening and/or leadership skills. Guests welcome. Call Fred at 815-919-8280 or Julie at 419-343-5569 or visit D28toastmasters.org for info.
Oregon Democratic Club meets the first Thursday of the month from 7-9 p.m. at Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Social hour at 7 p.m. Meeting starts at 8 p.m. Visit oregondemocraticclub.com for meeting info and details.
Oregon Republican Club meets the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Hampton Inn, 2931 Navarre Ave. Speakers, information and more. Email lynlin3215@gmail.com for info.
Euchre, Sundays at 2 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Everyone welcome.
Oregon Senior Center is available for transportation needs, grab-and-go meals, essential services and is open for recreational activities such as bingo, card games, acrylic classes and dance and exercise classes. Call 419-698-7078 for more details.
Oregon Fire & Rescue Museum, located at 4350 Navarre Ave., is open for private tours. Call Mike Snyder at 419-297-2383 for info.
Ashland Church Food Pantry, 2350 Starr Ave., is open the last Saturday of the month for drive-thru from 12-1:30 p.m. ID required.
Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step, Christian-based recovery program to help anyone dealing with addictions, anxiety, depression, grief and codependency, meets Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Intersection Church (formerly Heritage Christian Church), 1640 S. Coy Rd. Free; everyone welcome. Call 419-389-3299 for info.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 hall at 4925 Pickle Rd. is available for rentals. The hall accommodates up to 145 people. Call 419-279-1387 for details.
Hispanic Language Pro-life Prayer Group meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, 655 S. Coy Rd. Call 419-697-7742 or 419-213-0214.

Feather Party, Nov. 5, 6-10 p.m., Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Turkeys, hams and steaks for raffle. Bingo and food availablle.
Halloween Dance, Northwood VFW Post 2984, Oct. 29, 7-11 p.m., 102 W. Andrus Rd. Featuring live music by Dem Bonz. Serving two tacos with rice and beans for $5. Public welcome.
Trick-or-Trunk, Oct. 30, 4-6 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Safe trick-or-treating, hot dogs, chips, cupcakes, drinks and games in the social hall.
Weekly Sunday Breakfasts, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Featuring two eggs, bacon or sausage, pancakes or French toast, potatoes, toast and jelly. $8. Public welcome.
Fish Fries, Fridays, 5-7:30 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Steak, shrimp, chicken, mac and cheese also available. Dine in or carry out. Public welcome.
Northwood High School Ranger Roundup Reunion 2023: Plans are being made for the next Ranger Roundup Reunion for years 1940-1980. Class representatives are needed for many years. If you or someone you know would be able to help find addresses for your year, email rangersrfun@yahoo.com or text 419 262-0693.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the first and third Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, 1705 Tracy St. between Oakdale Street and Andrus Road. Open to residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, the third Saturday each month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy and Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.

Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township has implemented a Wireless Emergency Network System. To sign up for civic text alerts, visit http://entry.inspironlogistics.com/jerusalem_township_oh/wens.cfm. The link is also available on the Jerusalem Township Government Facebook page and at twp.jerusalem.oh.us.
Jerusalem Township Board of Trustees meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the township hall at 9501 Jerusalem Rd. The meetings are also accessible via Zoom. The public is welcome to attend the meeting in-person or join in the meeting by call-in or video conference. Meeting dates, phone numbers and Zoom links are available at twp.jerusalem.oh.us/trustees/.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry is open the second Wednesday of every month from 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Smoked Pulled Pork Dinner, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. until sold out, St. Paul-Trinity United Methodist Church, 340 Toledo St. $10 per meal. Proceeds will help fund Africa mission trip in January.
American Legion Auxiliary meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Elmore American Legion.
Elmore Food Pantry at Grace Lutheran Church, corner of SR 51 and Witty Road, is open the second Friday of every month from 9 a.m.-noon.

Genoa American Legion Hall, 302 West St., is available for rental for events and parties of up to 100 people. Full kitchen and ample parking available. For hall rental inquiries, call Denise at 419-855-0014. To join the Genoa American Legion, call 419-635-5810 for info.
Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto Gift Shop open every Sunday after Mass at 11:30 a.m., 204 Main St. (behind Grotto).
Al-Anon Family Group, Genoa Giving and Getting, meets Mondays at 7 p.m. Genoa Christian Church, 415 Main St.
Genoa Community Food Pantry is open the third Saturday of each month, 10-11:30 a.m., at Christ Community Church, 303 W. 4th St. Serving Genoa School District residents. ID and billing address within the district required. For info, call 419-341-0913.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., open Friday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes and small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Gibsonburg Branch Library offers a number of programs, including Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m. Thursdays; SPARKS – Curious Kids Learn About STEM Explorers, Nov. 3, 4 p.m. or Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Do an experiment with a straw rocket and learn about Newton’s 3rd law of motion (registration required for Thursday session); Teen #LIT Boxes – Teens sign up to discover and read a new books series and earn a treat (registration begins Nov. 14); `Tween Cuisine Plus One, Nov. 14, 5:30 p.m. – `Tweens and a guest invited to make a dish from “Baking for the Holidays,” by Sarah Kieffer, and bring it to share; Foodies Night, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. – Adults are invited to prepare a recipe from either “Baking for the Holidays,” by Sarah Kieffer or “Gluten-Free Baking for the Holidays,” by Jeanne Savage and bring it to share;
Adult Book Chat, Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m. – A discussion of “Verity,” by Colleen Hoover; Register for programs at birchard.org. Call 419-637-2173 for details. Lockers available for after-hours pickup of library materials. Call to inquire.
Gibsonburg Area Food Pantry is open the second and fourth Monday of every month from 4-5 p.m. at 116 S. Main St. Serving Gibsonburg School District residents. ID and proof of residency is required. For information call 567-201-3962.

Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St. at Elliston-Trowbridge Rd. – LIGHT pantry is open to residents of Ottawa County who struggle with food or financial insecurity on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5-7 p.m.

Luckey Food Pantry is open the last Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thursday each month from 6-8 p.m. at 247 Oak St. in the former Loft Youth Center (behind the post office). Open to families residing in the Eastwood School District.

BBQ Pork Chop Dinner, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. until sold out, St. Peter Lutheran Church, Blackberry, 17877 W. SR 579 (corner of Elliston-Trowbridge and SR 579). $10 for one chop; $12 for two chops.

Free Family Fall Festival, Oct. 30, noon-4 p.m., St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1459 South St. Bouncy house, games, prizes, chili cook-off.
Crafters Wanted for St. Peter’s U.C.C. Christmas Craft Bazaar on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. Tables/spaces available for $30. Call St. Peter’s at 419-836-3243 and leave a message.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., programs for kids include: Preschool Storytimes, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.; STEM Crafts, Thursdays at 3 p.m.; This is Our Time Book Group for Kids, Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.; Science Saturday with Ottawa County 4-H, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – Kids are invited to enjoy coding and kitchen science experiments; Family Craft Day, Nov. 25 – Drop-in fun for all ages; The Evolution of Mickey Mouse, Nov. 18, 1-5 p.m. and Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Come see a collection of Mickey Mouse memorabilia throughout the years and watch a filmstrip of “Steamboat Willie”; For adults: “Coffee and a Book” book club, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. – Discuss “Have a Little Faith,” by Mitch Albom; 4th Tuesday Book Club, Nov. 22, 6 p.m. – Discuss “The Night Watchman,” by Louise Erdrich; Watercolor Group meets Wednesdays 12:30-4:30 p.m. – Bring your own supplies. Knitter’s Group meets Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.–noon – Bring your own supplies. Contactless pickup of library materials available. The Local History & Museum Center is open Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 419-898-7001 for info.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, is open every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. Offering groceries and free clothes for all ages. The Pantry serves a community meal on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. Call or text 419-343-0126 for more info.
BCS Food Pantry Inc. at St. Paul UCC, 165 Toussaint St., is open Monday and Thursday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Open to residents of Benton, Carroll and Salem townships. Providing groceries, as well as personal hygiene and cleaning supplies, when available.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., is open Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and the second and last Saturdays of the month from 8-11 a.m. Eastwood School District residents may visit the pantry once monthly. ID and proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Stony Ridge
St. John’s Lutheran Church Free Thrift Shop, "Shared Bounty," is open the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon, 5520 Fremont Pike.
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter house at Stony Ridge Park. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.

Annual Veterans Drive-thru Dinner, Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m. or until sold out, Walbridge VFW Post, 109 N. Main St. Featuring chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salad, roll and butter and dessert. Veterans’ meals are free; $10 donation for others. Call the VFW at 419-666-0367 to reserve a dinner. Follow the signs to enter the alley behind the VFW to pick up dinners.
Euchre, Walbridge VFW, 109 N.. Main St. 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. 100% payout. Play nine games to score of 10 with carry over points. Free coffee and a full cash bar with snacks available. $10 entry fee. Blind draw for partners.
MOPS (Mothers of Pre-schoolers) and MOMSnext (Moms with Kids of All Ages) group is being formed at Mainstreet Church, 5465 Moline-Martin Rd., Walbridge. A Wednesday group will meet from 6:15-8 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. A Thursday morning group will meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Visit mainstreetlife.org/mops for more info.
Walbridge VFW 9963, 109 N. Main St., monthly drive-thru dinners, the third Saturday of the month from 4-6 p.m. or until sold out. $11. No pre-orders. Follow signs to alley.
Fall & Winter Storytimes, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the meeting room at Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St. Registration required – email wcdpl.org/events. The library also offers Wednesday Game Days weekly from 2-4 p.m. Stop in to play pinochle, euchre and hand & foot card game, or bring your own game. Registration required by calling 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org/events.
Dance featuring Crimson Lights Band, Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., Nov. 13 from 2-5 p.m. Bar will be serving beer and wine coolers, along with soft drinks. Next dances will be held Nov. 27 and Dec. 11 (subject to change). Call Carolyn at 419-836-3308 or 419-260-0464.
Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., is open to the public Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. To register, visit wcdpl.org.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Fall Storytimes for preschoolers and caregivers, Mondays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m.; Creating with Canva, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. – Learn the basics of creating posters and more with Canva; Turkey Crafts, Nov. 5, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Kids in grades pre-K-6 are invited to drop in and get crafty; Woodville Book Club, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. – Discuss “Dictionary of Lost Words,” by Pip Williams; LEGO Challenge, Nov. 10, 4-5:30 p.m. – Open to kids in grades K-6; Super Science: Amazing Magnets, Nov. 16, 4-6 p.m. or Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Kids in grades K-6 are invited to stop in for science, fun, crafts and activities; Anime & Manga Club, Nov. 21, 4-6 p.m. (grades 5-12); Crochet a Yeti, Nov. 21, 6 p.m. – Basic crochet skills needed, registration required; No-sew Scrunchies, Nov. 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Design your own scrunchie, materials provided; Holiday Mason Jars, Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m. – Adults are invited to create a festive mason jar for the holidays, registration required. birchard.org.
Woodville Food Pantry, 212 Bridge St., is open the last Thursday of the month, 6-7 p.m. and the last Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Available to all Woodville village and township residents. Applications available at the pantry. Accepting help from the pantry will not affect any other benefits you may be receiving.


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