Week of 4/22/19

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Toledo
Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St., will present Sharpie Art, April 22, 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Create a unique work of art with sharpie markers and your imagination; What's Up Wednesday, April 24, 3-5:30 p.m. – Teens are invited to come and see what’s up at the library.
Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., will present Missing Unicorn (ages 5-10), April 23, 4 p.m. – Gather at the Library to find the missing unicorn; Learn to Cook Hungarian Style, April 23, 6 p.m. (ages 5-10) – Make (and eat) a delicious Hungarian dish. Presented in partnership with the Hungarian Club. This month's dish is Tepertos Pogasca (Hungarian biscuits with cracklings). Meet at the Hungarian Club, 224 Paine Ave.
Meat Loaf Dinner, May 1, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street U.M. Church, 1133 Clark St. United Methodist Church. Full dinner including dessert and beverage. Carryouts available. Kids’ meals available. Under 3 eat free. Proceeds go to church missions.
7th Annual VFW 4906 Armed Forces Day Golf Outing, May 18. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Food, fun and prizes. Call 419-698-4411 for info.
Vendors & Crafters Wanted for the 45th Birmingham Ethnic Festival. For info, email vickiburnworth@yahoo.com.
East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., serves home-cooked lunch Mon.-Fri. at 11:45 a.m. Menu includes: April 22 – steak with baked potato; April 23 – pulled pork on bun; April 24 – pepperoni pizza; April 25 – beef stew; April 16 – sliced turkey. Meals must be ordered by 11 a.m. the day before by calling 419-691-2254. Cost is a recommended donation of $2.50 for those 60 years and over.
Birmingham Block Watch meets the 1st Tues. of the month at 7 p.m. at the Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. and the 4th Wed. of the month at 7 p.m. at VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul.
Hungarian Embroidery Classes, Mondays, 2-4 or 6-8 p.m., Calvin United Church of Christ, 1946 Bakewell. Come to any session or call 419-349-5539.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis Club meets the 2nd and 4th Mon. at 11:45 a.m. at the American Family Table restaurant on Navarre Avenue in Oregon. Walk-ins welcome. For info, contact David at 567-312-4014.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mon., 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Yearly membership is $32. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.
Waite High School Alumni 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 Braunschweiger at 419-893-4336.
Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd floor Cancer Center Library at Mercy St. Anne Hospital. For info, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.

Oregon
Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., programs include Family Storytime, Mondays, 6:30-7 p.m.; Toddler Storytime, Wednesdays, 10-10:30 a.m.; Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:45-11:15 a.m.; Babytime, Thursdays, 10-10:30 a.m.
P.E.R.I. CHAPTER # 93, Lucas County District 1 Meeting, April 25, 1-2:15 p.m., at Oregon Fire Station #1 Fire Hall, 5002 Seaman and Wynn roads. Open business meeting regarding pension, HRA, Via benefits, medical and pharmacy Insurance. Refreshments will be available. All members, guests and any O.P.E.R.S., (including Northwood) and soon-to-be retires are welcome. Limited seating available.
Steak Dinner, April 27, 4-7:30 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft. Includes 8-ounce steak, baked potato and salad. $10. Karaoke with AJ to follow from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Open to the public.
Rummage & Bake Sale, Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium and Starr), May 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($2 bag day). Food available for purchase daily.
Oregon Retired Firefighters Assn. meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at noon at the Oregon Inn.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, Historic Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St., is open the first and third Thursday of the month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 419-693-7052 for details.
Breakfast Club hosted by Dylan Clement, local Edward Jones financial advisor, every 3rd Monday of the month from 8-9 a.m. at the Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Seating may be limited. To reserve a seat, call Jill Williams at 419-698-7688.,
Oregon Fire & Rescue Museum, is located at 4350 Navarre Ave. For private tours contact Mike Snyder at 419-297-2383.
Harbor View Historical Society Inc. and Museum, located at 2083 Autokee St., is open Thursdays 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays 1-5 pm. Admission is free. Volunteer Services is looking for individuals to join the staff. Call 419-691-1517 for info.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month from 6:30-8:15 p.m. in the community meeting room near the cafeteria at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. Guests welcome or join for a small fee. Contact: Allan Hoar at 419-698-3733 or visit GreateasternTMC.ToastmastersClubs.org for info.
Oregon Republican Club meets the 1st Thursday of the month at the Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Visit www.OregonRepublicanClub.com or contact Lynn Gibbs at lynlin3215@gmail.com for info.
Ashland Church Food Pantry, 2350 Starr Ave. will be open the last Sat. of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. ID required.
Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step Christian-based recovery program to help anyone overcome hurt, habit or hang-up (addictions, anxiety, depression, grief, 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.
Support Group for Anyone Grieving a Death or Loss meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave.
James Wes Hancock Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave, open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include bingo, cardio drumming, line dancing, fitness classes, exercise, Euchre, Bunco, Mahjong and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 & older; all others $5.32. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. 419-698-7078.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 hall at 4925 Pickle Rd. is available for rentals and accommodates up to 145 people. Call 419-262-0103 for details.
Quilts of Compassion seeks quilters to help make quilts for local charities, hospitals and disaster victims. No experience required. The group meets the last Wed. of the month 1-3 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Call Flo at 419-693-3766.

Northwood
Northwood Food Distribution, April 24, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Josie Reinhart Community Room, 6000 Wales Rd. Northwood Community Cares Golf Outing, May 19 at Chippewa. Contact Todd Brand at 419-340-6081 for more info.
Northwood VFW 2984 All-You-Can-Eat Fish Dinner, Fri. 5-7:30 p.m., 102 W. Andrus. Chicken, shrimp and steaks also available. Breakfast served Sundays from 9 a.m.-noon – includes two eggs, meat, potatoes, toast and pancakes. Snack bar open Thurs. noon-4 p.m. Public welcome.
City of Northwood Adult Rec Program, Mon. and Wed. from 6:30-9 p.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m.-noon in the Arts, Athletics and Administration Building (old high school). Access to the weight room, gym and marked walking track, indoor pickle ball court available. Fee. $20. Group fitness classes offered Mon. & Wed. from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Sat. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Fee. $2. Walk the halls Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. – no charge. For info, contact Parks & Rec Director at 419-690-1607.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Sat. of the month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy & Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.
Free Home Safety Assessments & Smoke Detector Installation Program offered by Northwood Fire Department. To schedule an appointment, city residents may contact the fire chief at 419-690-1647 or email firechief@ci.northwood.oh.us.

Jerusalem Twp.
Board of Trustees meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 7 p.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Curtice
Curtice Community Club will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month to plan next year's Curtice Kidz Day Festival, which will be held June 9. Anyone willing to donate to the American Flag Fund for flags to line the streets in Curtice during the summer months may send donations to Curtice Community Club, Box 194, Curtice, OH 43412.

Elliston
Chicken Barbecue, April 28, 11:30 a.m. until sold out, Trinity UCC. Homemade pies and desserts available. Dine in or carry out.

Elmore
Garns Family in Concert, April 26, 7 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 412 Fremont St. Admission is free; a freewill offering will be collected. David and Kris, with their six kids, have recorded more than seven CD projects, working to achieve their calling. Learn more at www.thegarnsfamily.com.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty & SR 51), open Tues. & Thurs. at 11 a.m.; lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (reservations for lunch required by 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure & blood oxygen screenings 2nd Tues. of each month; blood sugar & blood pressure screenings last Tues. of each month; educational / informational speakers on Tues.; Euchre game every Tues. & Thurs. after lunch. For reservations, call 419-862-3874.
Elmore Historical Society Monthly Meetings are held on the 1st Wed. of every month at 6 p.m. at the Historical Society Building.
Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. (weather permitting). Call 419-392-1112 for info.

Fremont
Garage Sale, April 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Hayes Memorial UMC, 1440 Fangboner Rd. (behind the YMCA)/ Bag sale at 2 p.m.

Genoa
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast, April 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa American Legion, 302 West St. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy and applesauce. Kids’ meals available. Dine in or carry out. Call
419-855-7049.
Alanon Family Group, Genoa Giving and Getting, meets Monday at 8 p.m. at Genoa Christian Church, 415 Main St. Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., open Mon., Wed. & Fri. Open for bingo at 9:30 a.m. on Mon.; open at 10:30 a.m. Wed. and Fri. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (reservations required 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings offered 2nd Wed. of each month at 11 a.m.; Blood oxygen & blood pressure screenings offered the 4th Wed. of each month at 11 a.m. Educational/informational speakers on Wed.; Pinochle Mon. & Wed. after lunch; Dominoes Fri. after lunch. Reservations: 419-855-4491.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Sat. of the month 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Community Church, 303 W. 4th St. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. For more info, call 419-341-0913.

Gibsonburg
Gibsonburg Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include: Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Adult Book Discussion, April 22, 6:30 p.m. – “Ice Ghosts,” by Paul Watson; LEGO Challenge, April 27, 10 a.m. – Create a turtle; Egg Coloring, April 30, 10 a.m. – all ages welcome. Call 419-637-2173 for details.
Call 419-637-2173 for info.
Chicken BBQ, May 5, 11 a.m., Madison Twp.-Gibsonburg Volunteer Fire Department, 120 N. Main St. Drive-thru only.
Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and home-delivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Graytown
Vendor Show Mission Fundraiser, May 4, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St. Featuring Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, Norwex and Mary Kay.
Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St., Elliston-Trowbridge Rd. – LIGHT pantry is open on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 5-7 p.m.

Luckey
Luckey Food Pantry is open the last Wed. of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thurs. of the month from 6-8 p.m. at 247 Oak St. (behind the post office), in the former Loft Youth Center. Open to families residing in the Eastwood School District.
Luckey Garden Club meets monthly at the library. Visit Luckey Garden Club on Facebook for info about joining.
Luckey Library presents storytime for ages 3-7 every Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Includes stories, finger plays, music & crafts. LEGO Club (K-5th grade) Sat. 10:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.; Men’s Shoot-the-Bull gatherings Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Coffee provided. Read to a Dog Program, Thurs. (four 10-minute sessions available beginning at 4:50 p.m. – registration required). Home delivery of library materials to homebound Luckey residents is available by calling the library during regular hours at 419-833-6040.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge #495 18th Annual Chicken Bar-b-que Fundraiser, April 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out in the Shelterhouse at Veterans Memorial Park. Proceeds from the fundraiser go toward the annual college scholarship offered by the lodge to a graduating Oak Harbor High School senior. Dinner includes half-chicken, baked potato, green beans, roll, butter and dessert prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler, of Lacarne, Ohio. Served as either dine in or carry out, weather depending. Pre-sale tickets available from any Masonic Lodge member, or call Andrew Haley at 419-707-4067. A limited number of first-come first-serve meals will be available that day.
Oak Harbor Public Library will present Family Bingo, April 22, 2 p.m.; “Trivia on Tap” at the Happy Hour Inn, April 22, 7-9 p.m.; One Size Fits All Storytime Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.; Happy Dulcimer Group meets at the library every Tuesday at 3 p.m.; Watercolor Group meets Thursdays 12:30-4 p.m. (bring your own supplies); Mah Jongg Thursdays at 2 p.m.; “I Love My Library Wednesdays” for `Tweens, weekly at 3 p.m. The Local History Museum is open every Thursday 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For info or to register for programs, visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.
St. Boniface Parish Bingo, Sun. at the church, 215 N. Church St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; early birds at 5:30 p.m. and main session begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Boniface School.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, open the last Wednesday of every month, 4:30-6 p.m. During the pantry, a hot meal is served. There is also a free clothing room with all sizes for children and adults, men and women. Call 419-898-7165 for info.

Pemberville
Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Lunch served at noon.
Hours for Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St. include: Open the first two Tuesdays of the month, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the rest of the month and 8-11 a.m. the last Saturday of the month (excluding holidays). Closed holidays. Eastwood School District residents may visit the pantry once monthly. ID and proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Stony Ridge
Shared Bounty Thrift Shop is open at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5520 Fremont Pike from 10 a.m.-noon on the 1st and 3rd Sat. of the month. Household items, clothing, shoes, books and more available free to area families. Donations help support the ministry.

Walbridge
Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., presents Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Kinderskills for kids ages 3-6, Tues. at 2 p.m.; Students in Action Tutoring, Thurs. 6-7 p.m. (all grade school levels); Senior Wii Bowling Monday at 11 a.m. Call 419-666-9900 for info.
Walbridge VFW Bingo, first and third Sun. of each month, 109 S. Main St. Lightning bingo at 1 p.m.; regular bingo at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Food and drinks available. New games; higher prizes. Sponsored by the Auxiliary. Call 419-666-0367 for info.
Support Group for Families and Friends who are Dealing with a Loved One’s Heroin/Opiate Addiction meets Mon. 6:30-8 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 705 N. Main St. Sponsored by Mainstreet Church. For info, call 419-838-7600.

Woodville
Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Science Squad, May 7, 14 and 21 (grades 4-7) – a series of STEM programs featuring hands-on mechanical engineering activities (registration required); Unicorn Dreamcatchers (grades 4-8), April 22, 7 p.m. – registration required; Canvas Art for Teens and `Tweens (grades 6-12), April 29, 6:30 p.m. – registration required. Call 419-849-2744 to register.
Woodville Food Pantry, 212 Bridge St., open the last Thursday of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 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 Food Pantry will not affect any other benefits you may be receiving.

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