Bulletin Board Week Of 4/11/2022

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Card Party, May 10, noon, First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. $12 donation includes lunch. Men and women welcome. Call 419-691-5506 or 419-691-7222 for reservations.
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 American Family Table, 846 S, Wheeling St. Everyone welcome.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the 1st and 3rd 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 2nd Monday of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.
Waite High School Class of 1955 meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. For info, contact Ned at 419-893-4336.
Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the 4th 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.

Pork Tenderloin Dinner, April 16, 4:30-7:30 p.m., VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft. Includes fried cabbage and a side of pierogies. $10. Followed by Karaoke with AJ. Open to the public.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club meets in person on the 1st and 3rd 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 1st 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 1st 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 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at noon at American Family Table, 846 S. Wheeling St. 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, 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.
Food for Thought Food Pantry at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Coy Road and Navarre Avenue, is open the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3-5 p.m.
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 overcome addictions, anxiety, depression, grief and co-dependency, 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 Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, 655 S. Coy Rd. Call 419-697-7742 or 419-213-0214.

Northwood Church of God Free Pancake Breakfast, April 16, 9-11 a.m., 1838 S. Coy Rd. Featuring all-you-can eat pancakes, sausage and beverages. Everyone welcome.
Northwood High School Ranger Roundup Reunion 2023: Plans are being made for the next Ranger Roundup Reunion for years 1940-1975. A class representative is needed for 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, and 1975. Email your name and contact info to rangersrfun@yahoo.com to volunteer or to be added to the invite list.
VFW Post 2984 Weekly Fish Fries, Fridays, 5-7:30 p.m.,102 W. Andrus Rd. $12. Also featuring steak, shrimp, chicken and macaroni and cheese. Dine in or carry out. Weekly Sunday breakfasts served 8:30-11:30 a.m. Includes two eggs, bacon or sausage, pancake or French toast, potatoes and orange juice.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the 1st and 3rd 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 3rd Saturday each month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy and Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.

Jerusalem Twp.
The Wireless Emergency Network System is now live for Jerusalem Township Civic Alerts. To sign up, visit the Jerusalem Township website, twp.jerusalem.oh.us, or the Jerusalem Township Government Facebook page and click on the link to subscribe to text alerts.
Jerusalem Township Board of Trustees meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the township hall at 9501 Jerusalem Rd. Due to concerns with COVID, meetings are accessible via Zoom. The public is welcome to 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 2nd Wednesday of every month from 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Elmore Food Pantry at Grace Lutheran Church, corner of SR 51 and Witty Road, is open the 2nd Friday of every month from 9 a.m.-noon.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast, April 14, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Genoa American Legion Post #324, 302 West St. Free to all veterans; $8 for other adults, $5 for kids. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy and applesauce.
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. Call Tom Chaffin at 419-460-3265 for info.
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 3rd 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; Foodies Night, April 11, 6:30 p.m. – Prepare a Mexican-themed recipe and bring it to share; Novel Explorers for Teens, April 13 and 20, 4-5 p.m. – Read and discuss, “Scythe,” by Neal Shusterman; Fresh Find Adult Book Chat, April 25, 7 p.m. – Discuss “The Four Winds,” by Kristin Hannah. Register at birchard.org. Call 419-637-2173 for details.
Gibsonburg Area Food Pantry is open the 2nd and 4th 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., 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.

Community Easter Egg Hunt, April 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon, St. Peter United Church of Christ, 28505 Main St.,

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., programs include: Preschool Storytimes, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.; Family Book Bundles available through April 16 – Pick up preselected bundles of books with different interests and ages in mind; Adult programs: Craft Monday, April 18, 2 p.m. – Make and take a magnetic flower craft, supplies provided, registration required; Coffee and a Book book club, April 13, 11 a.m., library meeting room; 4th Tuesday Book Club, April 26, 6 p.m. – Discuss “Plain Secrets: An Outsider Among the Amish,” by Joe Mackall. 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 Masonic Lodge #495 20th Annual Chicken Bar-B-Que Fundraiser, April 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out at Veterans Memorial Park. Carryout only. $11 includes a half chicken, baked potato, green beans, roll, butter and brownie prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler, Inc. of Lacarne, Ohio. Proceeds go toward the annual college scholarship offered by the lodge to a graduating Oak Harbor High School senior. Pre-sale tickets available by contacting any lodge member or by calling Andrew Haley at 419-707-4067. A limited number of first-come first-serve meals will be available on the day of the dinner.
Lake Erie Perch Fish Fries, Oak Harbor American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St., Fridays during Lent (through April 15), 4-7:30 p.m. or until sold out. Dine in or carry out. Public is welcome.
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 will be serving a community meal on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. beginning April 27. 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 2nd 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.

TOPICS Camera Club meeting April 13, 6 p.m., Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave. Visitors welcome. Check the club's website, topicscameraclub.com, for updates and info.

Stony Ridge
St. John’s Lutheran Church Free Thrift Shop, "Shared Bounty," is open the 1st Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon, 5520 Fremont Pike.
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter house at Stony Ridge Park. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.

Walbridge VFW #9963 Chicken Paprikas Dinner, April 16, 4 p.m. or until sold out. Featuring homemade noodles, chicken, gravy, salad, roll & dessert. $12. Drive thru only. No pre orders.
Dance featuring Crimson Lights Band, Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., April 10 and 24, May 8 and 22 and June 12 and 26 from 2-5 p.m. Dates subject to change. Bar will be serving beer and wine coolers, along with soft drinks. 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. Masks are required for adults and children ages 2 and older. To register, visit wcdpl.org.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Homemade Living, April 24, 10 a.m. on Facebook Live; April 12, 7 p.m. on Facebook Live; Adult Book Club, April 13, 7 p.m. – Discuss “All of the Children Are Home,” by Patry Francis; Crochet & More, April 18, 6:30 p.m. – Join other yarn enthusiasts for an evening of crochet, knitting, macrame, etc.; Earth Day Crafts, April 19, 4 p.m. (K-6th grade) – Drop in to make a craft with recycled items; Painting for Adults, April 20, 6:30 p.m., supplies provided (registration required). Visit birchard.lib.oh.us or call 419-849-2744 for info.
Woodville Food Pantry, 212 Bridge St., is open the last Thursday of the month, 6:30-7:30 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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