Bulletin Board Week of 10/14/19

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Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., programs include: Toledo Repair Café, Oct. 14, 4-8 p.m. – Bring in clothing, small appliances, bikes and jewelry for free repairs (no reservations required); Birmingham Book Group, Oct. 15, 2 p.m. – “Little Fires Everywhere,” by Celeste Ng; Halloween Movie & Craft (ages 5-10), Oct. 15, 4 p.m. – Create a personalized trick-or-treat bag while watching “Goosebumps 2”; Trivia on Tap, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. at Tony Packo’s, 1902 Front St.; Crafty Monster Bookmark (youths), Oct. 17, 4 p.m. – Celebrate your favorite creepy character by creating a monster bookmark.
Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St., programs include: Sugar Skull Pendants – Hispanic Heritage Art (all ages), Oct. 14, 3:30 p.m. – Paint sugar skull pendants in preparation for Día de Los Muertos; Eat Smart, Be Active, Learn How, Oct. 17, 4:15 p.m. – This 7-week program teaches kids about MyPlate, healthy food choices, portion size, food safety, and physical fitness using hands on activities and games.
Crafters Wanted for Fall Craft Show, Oct. 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Genacross Lutheran Services – Toledo Campus, 131 N. Wheeling St. Set up that morning in the community room. Vendors license required. For info, contact Diane Cline at 419-724-1738.
Vendors Wanted for East Toledo-Oregon Kiwanis Club Craft Show and Independent Sales, Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave., Oregon. For info, contact Heather at 419-290-8213 or heather@hoeflingerfuneralhome.com.
44th Annual First St. John Lutheran Church Chicken & Ham Dinner, Nov. 2, 4-7 p.m., 2471 Seaman Rd. Dinner featuring chicken, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls & homemade dessert, served family style. Dine in or carry out. Kids’ meals available. Tickets available at the door.
Crafters Wanted for a craft show Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., First St. John Church, 2471 Seaman St. Sign up by Oct. 18 by calling Karyl Antoine at 419-350-7040 or First. St. John at 419-691-7222.
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.
Meagher 43605 Foundation & Emerald Aisle Food Pantry is providing Power Washing Services at reasonable prices to stock the food pantry. Call 419-807-4100. Free estimates.
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 Wheeling Street 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.
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 Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., programs include Family Storytime, Mondays, 6:30-7 p.m.; Toddler Storytime, Wednesdays, 10-10:30 p.m.; Preschool Storytime, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:45-11:15 p.m.; Baby Storytime, Thursdays, 10-10:30 p.m.; Pumpkin Painting, Oct. 15, 4-5 or 6-7 p.m. (registration required); Sugar Skull Pendants, Oct. 17, 6-7 p.m. For teens: Ukulele Club, Oct. 19, 2:30-3:30 p.m. (adults welcome). For adults: Bay Chapter Book Club – “News of the World,” by Paulette Jiles, Oct. 15, 2-3 p.m.; Oregon Gamers’ Guide for Adults, Oct. 19, 10-11:30 a.m.
City of Oregon, Tree Commission Meeting, Oct. 15, 4 p.m., Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited.
Awakening Faith, a program to help reconnect with the Catholic Faith, will meet Tuesdays 7-9 p.m. through Oct. 15 in the Parish Life Center at St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Casual setting. No fee or registration required. Call 419-693-1150 or email church@stiggys.org for info.
VFW 9816 Taco Dinner, Oct. 19, 4-7 p.m., 1802 Ashcroft Dr. Three tacos, rice and beans for $7. Karaoke with AJ will follow from 7:30 p.m.-midnight.
Vendors Wanted for East Toledo-Oregon Kiwanis Club Craft Show and Independent Sales, Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oregon Senior Center, 4350 Navarre Ave., Oregon. For info, contact Heather at 419-290-8213 or heather@hoeflingerfuneralhome.com.
Divorce Care Group will meet Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. through Dec. 2 in the Parish Life Center at St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Open to those who have been affected by divorce. All faiths welcome. Free. Meetings are confidential. Walk-ins welcome at any time. For info, call the parish at 419-693-1150 or email church@stiggys.org.
Oregon Block Watch meets 1st Tuesday of the month through November at 7 p.m. at Echo Meadows Church of Christ, 2905 Starr Ave.
Crafters Wanted for Fall Craft Show at St. Michael's Byzantine Church, 4001 Navarre Ave., Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Text or call Tricia at 419-704-5137 for info/entry.
Euchre Tournaments at VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft, Sundays at 2 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Queen of Hearts played every other Saturday at 7 p.m.
Oregon Retired Firefighters Assn. meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at noon at the Oregon Inn.
Food for Thought Food Pantry at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (corner of Coy and Navarre), open the second Tuesday of the month from 4-6 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. Please bring ID. Supplemental groceries provided to those in need.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, Historic Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St., open the first and third Thursday of the month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Oct. 12 from 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 American Table Family Restaurant, 846 S. Wheeling. 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, 2083 Autokee St., is open Thursdays 5-8 p.m. Admission is free. For Info call 419-691-1517 or visit the museum’s Facebook page.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesday 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., open the last Saturday of the 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 Wednesday 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.
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 suggested for seniors 60 and 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 419-704-5381 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 Food Distribution, Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Josie Reinhart Community Room, 6000 Wales Rd.
Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd. On Oct 22 from 6-7 p.m., the group will meet at corner of Oram behind Northwood Commons (old Great Eastern) to clean up that area.. See Facebook page for further info and updates.
Northwood Fall Festival, Oct. 12, noon-9 p.m. in Central Park, Wales and Oram roads.
Northwood Farmers Market, every Monday through October, 4-7 p.m. weather permitting, at Northwood Commons (former Great Eastern) on Woodville Road near McDonald’s and Dollar Tree. Fresh produce, baked goods and homemade craft vendors. New vendors welcome. Contact Pat McGaharan, Parks & Rec Director, at 419-690-1607 or email pmcgaharan@ci.northwood.oh.us for details.
Northwood VFW 2984 Fish Fries every Friday, 5-7:45 p.m. Chicken, steaks and shrimp also available. The post serves breakfast every Sunday, 9-11:30 a.m.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Saturday 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.
Jerusalem Township Fire Dept. Open House, Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m. at the Fire Station, 9501 Jerusalem Rd. Games, activities and food, including demonstrations, hands-on activities, photo booth, blood pressure/blood sugar checks, Mercy Stroke Unit, CPR demo and more. Food and beverages provided.
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

Elmore Library, programs include: Elmore Area Voting Forum, Oct. 15, 6 p.m., Elmore Community Center; Preschool Storytime at Elmore Community Center, Oct. 16, 11 a.m.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty & SR 51), open Tues. and 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 and blood oxygen screenings 2nd Tuesday of each month; blood sugar and blood pressure screenings last Tuesday of each month; educational/informational speakers on Tuesday; Euchre game every Tuesday and Thursday after lunch. For reservations, call 419-862-3874.
Elmore Historical Society Monthly Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Historical Society Building.
Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. (weather permitting). Call 419-392-1112 for info.

Genoa Branch Library programs include, Board of Trustees Meeting, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.; Preschool Storytime, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.; Adult Craft: Nature Scenes, Oct. 15, 6 p.m.; Book Group, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m.; Homeschool Hour: Owls, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.
Genoa Legion Breakfasts held the last Sunday of the month, October-November and January-April, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy and applesauce. Dine in or carry out. The Legion’s Bingo and Feather Party will be held Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Call 419-855-7049.
Al-Anon 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 Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Open for bingo at 9:30 a.m. on Monday; open at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and Friday. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (reservations required 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings offered 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.; Blood oxygen and blood pressure screenings offered the 4th Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. Educational/informational speakers on Wednesday; Pinochle Monday and Wednesday after lunch; Dominoes Friday after lunch. Reservations: 419-855-4491.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., Friday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes and small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
Genoa Community Food Pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of the month 10 a.m.-noon, 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.

Gibsonburg Town Hall will be closed Oct. 14 in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday. Trash pickup will continue as scheduled.
Gibsonburg Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m. at 4:30 p.m. and Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m.; Adult Cookbook Club, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. – choose a recipe from “Fix-It and Forget-It” cookbooks by Hope Comerford (bring recipe with a dish to share); Book Bears: Early Readers, Oct. 16, 3:30 p.m. – Learn about potential and kinetic energy with slingshots and talk about the book, “Creepy Pair of Underwear,” by Aaron Reynolds; `Tween Cuisine: Grades 4-8, Oct. 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m. – “The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs,” by America’s Test Kitchen (make recipe at home and bring dish to share); Woodworking Show & Tell: Sweetest Day Candy Box (adults), Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m. – Woodworker Frank Alcorn will show how to craft a candy box for Sweetest Day; Adult Book Discussion, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. – “The White Tiger,” by Aravind Adiga. Call 419-637-2173 for details.
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.

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 Food Pantry is open the last Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thursday 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, 228 Main St., presents storytime for ages 3-7 every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Includes stories, finger plays, music and crafts; LEGO Club (K-5th grade) Saturday 10:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.; Men’s Shoot-the-Bull gatherings Monday at 9:30 a.m. Coffee provided. Read to a Dog Program, Thursday (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.

Maumee United Methodist Women are hosting a Christmas Craft Show Nov. 9 in the Family Life Center, 405 Sackett St. Call Carolyn Potter at 419-389-9206 for details.

Crafters Wanted for St. Peter’s UCC Christmas Craft Bazaar, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Table spaces available for $25. For info, call 419-836-1441.

Oak Harbor
Lake Erie Perch Fish Fry, Oct. 18 and 25, 4-7:30 p.m., American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. Dine in or carry out. Public welcome. Call 419-898-5888 for details.
Ottawa Co. Board of DD Meeting, Oct. 21, 5 p.m., 235 N. Toussaint South Rd.
Mid-County EMT Assn. Chicken BBQ, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, St. Paul UCC, 165 Toussaint St. Dine in or carry out. Includes half-chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, dinner roll & dessert. Tickets $9. Call Dennis at 419-607-9422 or the Mid-County EMS Station at 419-898-9366 for tickets.
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 Main St., will welcome Kevin Garn, from Ink & Quill Books, who will present “Identifying First Edition Books” Oct. 16 at 6 p.m.; Kids’ Trivia Oct. 17 at 3 p.m.; Escape from the Haunted Camp Breakout at the Library, Oct 18, 3:30 p.m. or Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. (registration required); Watercolor Group meets Thurs., 12:30-4 p.m. (bring your own supplies); Trivia on Tap at Happy Hour Inn, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. – test your knowledge on Ohio State vs. University of Michigan Football trivia; Mountain Lap Dulcimers meet Tues. at 3 p.m. (free beginning dulcimer classes offered Mon. at 3 p.m.); One Size Fits All Storytime, Wed., 11:30 a.m. The Local History Museum is open every Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001 for details.
St. Boniface Parish Bingo, Sunday 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 Al-Anon Family Group meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 122 W Ottawa St.
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.
Board of the Ottawa County Transportation Improvement District (OCTID) will hold a regular meeting at the Ottawa County Engineer’s Office, 8247 W. SR 163 Dec. 16 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Pemberville United Methodist Public Dinner, Oct. 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 205 Perry St. Featuring pork chops and dressing, baked potatoes, green beans, salad bar, roll, homemade dessert and beverage. Kids’ meals and carryouts available. 419-287-4040.
Quarter Frenzy to benefit Quilting Eagles, Oct. 29, 6 p.m., Riverview Banquet Center (American Legion Hall), 405 E. Front St. Sign-in starts at 5 p.m. Use only quarters to bid on items. Cash bar and food available. Adults only. Proceeds help Quilting Eagles purchase supplies and fabric for Quilts of Valor to honor area veterans.
Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., provides programs and activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Lunch served at noon.
Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., is 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.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting, Oct. 16, Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center. Lunch and networking 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentation 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Presentation will be on “Office Ergonomics: the Top 4 Changes You Can Make at Your Desk." Guest Speaker will be Lisa Drouhard, CSP Employee Safety Specialist, ProMedica DHQ. Cost is $10 per person for non-members. RSVP to Jessica Kowalski at 419-898-6242 or www.ocic.biz/safety-council
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m., Ida Rupp Public Library, Dr Victoria King Heinsen will talk about her book, "Ghosts and Legends of Lake Erie's North Coast." Public welcome.

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.

Prime Rib Dinner, Walbridge VFW Post 9963. 109 N. Main St., Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m. Includes baked potato, salad bar, vegetable, roll and butter and dessert. $14 donation.
Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. programs include storytime Tuesdays at 11 a.m. – stories, songs, rhymes and movement for kids and caretakers; Kinderskills for ages 3-6 Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Call 419-666-9900 for info.
Walbridge VFW Bingo, 1st and 3rd Sunday 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 Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Preschool Storytimes, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.; Crochet & More, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. – Bring a knitting, crochet, macrame or any type of handcraft; Pumpkin Painting (K-6), Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Drop in and decorate a pumpkin (while supplies last); Canvas & Chocolate, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. – Adults invited for an evening of painting, conversation and chocolate (registration required); Woodville Fright Night (K-6), Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Drop in and get crafty; Nature Night: Bats (K-6), Oct. 28, 7 p.m. – Stories, bat facts, a craft and bat food. Call 419-849-2744 to register.
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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