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East Toledo Senior Center World Series of Chili, Sept. 9, 6-10 p.m., 1001 White St. Free to enter a chili recipe. Tickets are $20 (including contest entrants). Proceeds benefit the center’s senior softball leagues. Entries due by Sept. 1. Call 419-691-2254 for info or to enter the contest.
Waite High School Class of 1973 50th class reunion will be held Sept. 17 at Bayside Boardwalk in Oregon. Learn more at https://sites.google.com/view/waitehighschool73.
Calvin M. Woodward High School 100-Year Celebration, Oct. 21, 5:15-11 p.m., Glass City Center, 401 Jefferson Ave. Appetizers, dinner, dancing, cash bar. $50 per person. Reservations required by Sept. 11. Call 419-671-6000 or email woodwardhigh100@gmail.com for more info.
Most Blessed Sacrament 419 Cares, a ministry of Christ United Methodist Church, serves food and beverages and provides toiletries to the less fortunate every Sunday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Uptown Green Park on Madison Avenue in Toledo. A monthly giveaway of clothes, blankets and shoes is also offered. Donations of toiletries and clothing items, particularly bigger men’s sizes, are welcome. Contact Christ UMC or visit 419 Cares on Facebook for info.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 5:45-6:15 p.m. Meetings start at 6:30 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.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society All-Member Annual Meeting, Aug. 23, 6-8 p.m., Brandville School Museum Complex, 1133 Grasser St. Park at First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Old-fashioned potluck and ice cream social, pie sale, quilt raffles, entertainment. Call or text 419-902-5149 to RSVP.
Gamblers Anonymous meets Thursdays at 10 a.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, Starr Avenue Ext.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society is open every Wednesday throughout the summer from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Personal and group tours are welcome with a reservation at no charge. Call or text 419-902-5149 for information on summer activities and programs, or to schedule a tour at Brandville School Museum Complex.
St Paul's Episcopal Food for Thought Food Pantry is open the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3-5 p.m. at 798 S. Coy Rd., at the corner of Navarre and Coy. Easy access; help is available to get groceries to your cars. Due to parking space and the need to limit the waiting time, attendees are asked to stagger arrival times. Please bring a picture ID.
Mobile Meals of Toledo, a 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. Volunteers are also needed to make wellness calls to check in with clients. For more information or to sign up, please contact Rochelle Rodgers at 419-255-7806 or rrodgers@mobilemeals.org.
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 the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. in the Lake Erie Room at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital (lower level, 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 Conservative Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave. Speakers, education and an opportunity to make a change with like-minded people in the community. Email lynlin3215@gmail.com for info.
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, 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.

Northwood Food Distribution, Aug. 30 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Josie Reinhart Community Room, 6000 Wales Rd. Please note the new time. Boxes will be distributed until supplies run out; please plan accordingly. Attendees should remain in their vehicles and a city representative will bring the food box out.
Northwood Community Cares Committee is preparing for the Annual Northwood Fall Festival to be held Oct. 14 in Central Park. Businesses or individuals interested in being an event sponsor or volunteering may call 419-350-8138 for more information.
Northwood Church of God Food For Thought Food Pantry is open every third Tuesday of the month from noon-2 p.m., 1838 S. Coy Rd. Easy access; help is available to get groceries to vehicles. Photo ID required.
Olney/ Northwood High School Ranger Roundup 1942-1980 is scheduled for Oct. 14. Invitations for addresses that are known have been mailed out. Those who have not received an invitation and would like to attend may call or text 419-262-0693 or 419-360-2468. For more information, visit olneynorthwood@weebly.com.
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 Zoning Commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
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 will meet Aug. 22 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.

Elmore and Genoa Senior Centers have combined. The seniors meet at the Ed Griswold Senior Center, 514 Main St., Genoa. The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Seniors are invited to stop in to pick up a newsletter, which lists menus and activities. Call 419-855-4491 for reservations or info.

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. The Legion Auxiliary meets the first Tuesday of each month (except holidays, then meetings are held the following day) at 7 p.m.
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.
Elmore and Genoa Senior Centers have combined. The seniors meet at the Ed Griswold Senior Center, 514 Main St., Genoa. The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Seniors are invited to stop in to pick up a newsletter, which lists menus and activities. Call 419-855-4491 for reservations or info.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Aug. 26, 8 a.m-1 p.m., Gibsonburg Community Church, 795 W. Madison. Walk-ins welcome. For an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Gibsonburg Branch Library offers a number of programs, including Preschool Storytime at 11 a.m. Thursdays; Adult Book Chat, Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m. – Discuss “Gray Mountain,” by John Grisham. Call 419-637-2173 for details. Lockers available for after-hours pickup of library materials.
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 are required. For information call 567-201-3962.

LIGHT Neighborhood Pantry at Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St., off Elliston Trowbridge Road, is open the second Wednesday of each month from 5-7 p.m. to residents of Ottawa County who struggle with food insecurity. Staples include meat, bread and eggs; food and hygiene items available. Donations of non-perishables welcome.

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
Lake Erie Yellow Perch Fry Dinners, Sept. 1, Sept. 8, Sept. 22, Sept. 29 and Oct. 20 from 4-7:30 p.m. (or sold out), Oak Harbor American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. Dine in or carry out. Public is welcome.
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Throughout August, the library is accepting donations of cleaning supplies, paper towels and cat and dog food for the Ottawa County Humane Society. Programs include Preschool Storytimes, Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. For adults: Hydrangea Gift Bag Craft, Aug. 21, 2 p.m. – limited spaces, registration required; 4th Tuesday Book Club, Aug. 22, 6 p.m. – Discuss “The Island of Sean Women,” by Lisa See; Watercolor Wednesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. – Bring your own supplies; Needle Crafts Group, Thursdays, 9:30-11 a.m. – Bring your own supplies; Pinochle every Friday at 2 p.m. The Local History & Museum Center is open Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 419-898-7001 or visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org to register or 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.

Port Clinton
Vendors Sought for St. John Lutheran Church Fall Festival, which will be held Oct. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. All merchandise must be new or crafted. Businesses welcome. Space rental is $25. Tables and chairs provided. Contact monettegarn@gmail.com for more info.

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 through August at 6:30 p.m. at the Stony Ridge Library, 5805 Fremont Pike. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.

Crimson Lights Band will play at Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., from 2-5 p.m. on the following dates: Aug. 27; Sept. 10 and 24; Oct. 8 and 22; Nov. 12 and 26 and Dec. 10 and 30. The bar will be serving snacks, beer, wine coolers and soft drinks. Call Carolyn at 419-260-0464 for info.
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 Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., programs include: storytime, Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; For info, visit wcdpl.org/events.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Make-It Mondays, 12-8 p.m.– Kids in Pre-K-6 are invited to stop in for the craft of the week; Mushroom Art, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. (adults and teens, registration required). Register at 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 are available at the pantry. Accepting help from the pantry will not affect any other benefits you may be receiving.


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