Bulletin Board Week of 4/5/2021

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Sunday Drive Thru Dinner, VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul St., April 18. Pick up at back door between 1 and 4 p.m. or go inside. Featuring homemade meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, bread and butter and dessert. $10. Pre-order and pre-pay at the post by calling 419-698-4411 or call 419-351-1665. For hall rental and membership info, call 419-698-4411.
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. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required. Open to residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford.
Waite High School Class of 1951 meets the 2nd Mon. 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 Tues. of each month. For more info, contact Ned at 419-893-4336.

Oregon Republican Club meets the 1st Thurs. of the month at 6 p.m. conference room of the Hampton Inn, 2931 Navarre Ave. Visit www.OregonRepublicanClub.com or contact Lynn Gibbs at lynlin3215@gmail.com for info.
Oregon Democratic Club meets the first Thurs. of the month at 8 pm. The club normally meets at Firehouse #1 at the corner of Wynn and Seaman roads, however due to COVID restrictions, meetings are held via conference call/Zoom. Visit www.oregondemocraticclub.org for meeting information and details.
Euchre, Sundays at 2 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft.
Oregon Senior Center is available for transportation, grab-and-go meals and essential services. Call 419-698-7078 for more details.
Oregon Fire & Rescue Museum is located at 4350 Navarre Ave. For private tours, contact Mike Snyder at 419-297-2383.
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., 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 Wed. from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Intersection Church (formerly Heritage Christian Church), 1640 S. Coy Rd. Everyone welcome; free. Call 419-389-3299 for info.
First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St., has rental space available for weddings, showers, meetings, family gatherings, etc. Call 419-693-7128 for more info.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 hall at 4925 Pickle Rd. is available for rentals and accommodates up to 145 people. Call 419-704-5381 for details.

Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch Meeting, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. Organizers are planning an hour of litter pick up behind the 6000 Wales Rd Fire/Police Station and then to go out through neighborhood streets and down Woodville Road. Meet in parking lot at 6:30 p.m. behind stations and the police department will provide buckets, vests, gloves, bags and grabbers. Please wear a mask. The event is weather-permitting. Watch the group’s Facebook page for more info.
Fish Fries, Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd., every Friday, 5-7:30 p.m. Fish, shrimp, steak and chicken available. Dine in or carry out. Sunday breakfasts, served 8:30-11:30 a.m.
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. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required. Open residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Sat. each month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy and Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.

Jerusalem Twp.
Board of Trustees meets the 2nd and 4th Tues, of the month at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The public is welcome to join in the meeting by call-in or video conference. The meeting phone number and link are available on the Jerusalem Township website at: https://twp.jerusalem.oh.us/trustees/.
Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Free Drive-thru Easter Meal, served by Elmore Church of God, 310 Congress St., Easter Sunday, April 4, 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. or until the food runs out. Menu includes ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, dinner roll and dessert.
Harris-Elmore Public Library is open to the public with enhanced health and safety measures in place. Hours are Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weds. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sunday. Curbside service offered. Storytime Wednesday at 11 a.m. on the library YouTube channel. Other upcoming programs include: Call 419-855-3380 or visit www.harriselmorelibrary.org for details.

Genoa Branch Library is open to the public with enhanced health and safety measures. Hours are Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weds. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sun. Curbside service available. Storytime Wednesday at 11 a.m. on the library YouTube channel. Call 419-855-3380 or visit www.harriselmorelibrary.org for details.
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 Chalfin at 419-460-3265 for more info.
Al-Anon Family Group, Genoa Giving and Getting, meets Mondays at 8 p.m. at Genoa Christian Church, 415 Main St.
Genoa Community Food Pantry is open the 3rd Sat. 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 more info, call 419-341-0913.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., 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: “Pizza” Party Learning Kit – Pick up the April activity kit with a pizza party theme geared toward preschoolers; Pose and Play, Thursdays in April, 11 a.m. via Facebook – Join Mrs. M to learn a basic yoga pose and a fingerplay; Carol’s Kitchen – Cowboy Caviar, April 12, 7 p.m. – Watch librarian Carol make a rootin’ tootin’ treat live on the library’s Facebook page; Virtual Adult Book Chat on Zoom, April 26, 7 p.m. – A virtual discussion of “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk,” by Kathleen Rooney; Novel Explorers, April 7 and 21, 4 p.m. – Teens are invited to a virtual discussion of “The Golden Compass,” by Phillip Pullman and the movie that was made from the book. All programs are free, but some require registration at www.birchard.org.

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

Lindsey Lions Pack the Pickup, April 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wendelle Miller Memorial Park. Collecting toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc.) and non-perishable food items for the Sandusky County Food Pantry. Pop tabs are also being collected for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To inquire about having donations picked up, call Barb at 419-665-2532.

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.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge #495 19th annual Chicken Bar-B-Que Fundraiser, April 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out in the shelter house at Veterans Memorial Park. Carryouts only. Includes half-chicken, baked potato, green beans, roll, butter an brownie prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler, Inc. $10. Proceeds go toward a college scholarship for a a graduating Oak Harbor High School senior. The dinner is being conducted on a pre-sale basis; however a limited number meals will be available that day. Contact any Masonic Lodge member for tickets, or call Andrew Haley at 419-707-4067 for tickets.
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., is open Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m.-noon. Patrons are asked to wear a mask. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The Local History Museum Center is open Tues. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon by appointment only. Visit the library on Facebook or YouTube for children’s activities, local history, crafting projects, book news and more. Call 419-898-7001 for details. Meet the author of “The Orphan Collector,” Ellen Marie Wiseman, April 14, 11 a.m. via Zoom (call the library to sign up); Evening book club meets April 27 at 6 p.m. via Zoom to discuss, “The Vanishing Half,” by Britt Bennett (call to sign up). The library has joined with the State of Ohio to provide free rapid COVID tests. Stop in to pick up a test kit, download an app, take the test and receive results within 15 minutes.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, is open for appointments on Wednesdays from 2-6 p.m. Call or text 419-343-0126 to make an appointment.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., is open every Tues. from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and the 2nd and last Sat. 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
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the 3rd Wed. of the month at 6 p.m. at the Stony Ridge Library. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.
Shared Bounty Thrift Shop is closed until further notice.

Chicken Paprikas Drive-Thru Dinner, April 17, 4 p.m. until sold out, Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St. Pre-orders available by calling Darcy at 419-787-7464. Dinner includes chicken paprikas, salad, roll and butter and dessert. Donation is $12.
Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., is open to the public for express service Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Curbside pickup: Monday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Take & Make Crafts, Tuesdays, 9-5:30 p.m. for grades K-6 – Pick up a craft to make at home; Recipes with Rene: No-bake cheesecake, April 5, 6 p.m. on Facebook Live; Let’s Go Fly a Kite, April 10, 1 p.m. – Grades K-6 are invited to meet Miss Rene at Trailmarker Park (bring your own kite); Simply Craftastic, a Facebook Live Series, April 13, 7 p.m. – Simple crafts made with items you have at home: Adult Book Club, April 14, 7 p.m. at Woodville UMC – Discuss “Midnight Library,” by Matt Haig; From My Backyard – Join Librarian Rene via Facebook Live as she shares life on the farm; What’s Your Hobby?, April 18, 2 p.m. – Woodville-area neighbors share their hobbies via Facebook; Spring Craft Kit for Adults, April 19, 7 p.m. via Zoom – Pick up supplies starting April 14 and join online for fun and conversation; Celebrate Earth Day, April 22, 12-5:30 p.m. – Turn trash into treasure (craft supplies provided while they last); Adulting 101: How to Uncork a Wine Boggle, April 22, 7 p.m. on Facebook Live. Visit www.birchard.lib.oh.us to sign up.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club is now meeting in person on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Taylor's Tae Kwon Do Tumbling and Dance Studio, 200 S. Elm St., located one block south of Route 20. The club provides a supportive environment for those looking to enhance self-confidence by improving your speaking, listening and /or leadership skills. Guests welcome. Masks are required at this time. Contact Allan at 419-698-3733 or Julie at 419-343-5569 or visit D28toastmasters.org.
Woodville Food Pantry, 212 Bridge St., is open the last Thurs. of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. and the last Fri. 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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