Bulletin Board Week of 8/2/2021

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Oregon Senior Center Rummage Sale, Aug. 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-noon, 4350 Navarre Ave. Come sell or shop $25 per selling area available to crafters, direct sellers and others. Open to everyone – sellers keep their profits. Email amber@oscohio.org or call 419-698-7078 for info. Tickets available for Baumann Auto Group 19th Annual Big Charity Raffle are available at the center.
VFW 4906 Summer Bash, Aug. 15, noon-8 p.m., 2161 Consaul. Featuring Hungarian food, Hunky turkey, cabbage rolls and chicken paprikash. In addition, there will be more festivities, raffles and music by Confidential Blues from 4-8 p.m.
Birmingham Area Neighbors Helping Neighbors meet the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., VFW 4906, 2161 Consaul. Everyone welcome.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis have resumed face-to-face meetings. The Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at American Family Table in Oregon. Everyone welcome.
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.
Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the 3rdd floor Cancer Center Library at Mercy Health – St. Anne Hospital. For info, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.

Rollin’ Food & Farmers Market, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m., 2973 Dustin Rd. between Isaac Streets and Harbor drives. Free admission. Food trucks, vendors and more.
Oregon Republican Club Meeting, Aug. 5, 7 p.m., Hampton Inn Conference Room, 2931 Navarre Ave. Guests will include Oregon Mayor Michael Seferian and R. Patrick DeWine, Ohio Supreme Court associate justice. Refreshments, conversations and information. Call Lynn Gibbs at 419-481-2442 for info or comments.
Chicken Dinner, Aug. 7, 2-6 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft. $10. Karaoke with AJ to follow. Presale tickets available at
the post. Call 419-725-9916.
Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society is taking reservations for the Fall Tea featuring Mr. Rogers, of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, will begin Aug. 1. Teas will be held Sept. 9 and 14 at noon. Call Betty Metz at 419-346-8979 for more details and to make a reservation.
VFW 9816Great Eastern Toastmasters Club is meeting in person on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. The meeting room is located in the basement behind the cafeteria. The club provides a supportive environment for those looking to enhance self-confidence by improving speaking, listening and /or leadership skills. Guests welcome. Contact Allen at 419-698-3733 or Julie at 419-343-5569 or visit D28toastmasters.org.
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.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis have resumed face-to-face meetings. The Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at American Family Table in Oregon. Everyone welcome.
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.
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.

“Heroes” Vacation Bible School, Aug. 2-6, 6-8 p.m., Northwood Seventh-day Adventist Church. For info or to register online, visit NorthwoodAdventist.org.
Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. behind the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd., weather permitting. Guest speaker will be Northwood Police Sgt. Nicole Romstadt, along with one of the newly hired patrolmen in the department. Come welcome them and bring any questions or concerns to discuss. Check the Block Watch Facebook page for updates.
City of Northwood Food Truck & Farmer’s Market Fridays, 1st Friday of the Month through October, 4-7 p.m. at Central Park (behind the Municipal Building).
Northwood VFW Serving Lunch every Wednesday. Serving burgers, nachos, soup and more. Dine in or carry out. Kitchen open 11 a.m.-8 p.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 to 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.
The Jerusalem Township Board of Trustees meets the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 7 p.m. in the Township Chambers at 9501 Jerusalem Rd. The public is welcome to attend the meetings. Meeting dates are available on the Jerusalem Township website at 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.

Harris-Elmore Library is open to the public. Facial coverings are encouraged within the library but are not required. Meeting rooms and public areas are open. Curbside service still available. Call 419-855-3380 or visit www.harriselmorelibrary.org for details.

Genoa Branch Library is open to the public. Facial coverings are encouraged within the library but are not required. Meeting rooms and public areas are open. Curbside service still available. The Summer Reading Program is under way. 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. 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: Preschool Storytime, Aug. 16 and 26 at 11 a.m. in person; Foodie Night: Restaurant Favorites, Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m. in person – Borrow a copy of “Eat What You Love: Restaurant Favorites,” by Marlene Koch, bring prepared food and a copy of the recipe to share; Gibsonburg Adult Book Chat, Aug. 30, 7 p.m. – A discussion of “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” by Kim Richardson (choose in person or virtual by calling 419-637-2173 or request a link by emailing bir-gib@birchard.lib.oh.us within 24 hours of the program). All programs are free, but some require registration at www.birchard.org.

Blessing of the Backpacks Worship, Aug. 15, 10 a.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St. (off Elliston Trowbridge Rd.). Public is invited to bring backpacks and school tools for blessing.
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.

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.

Vendors Needed for a Trunk Sale on Aug. 7 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Peter's U.C.C., 28505 Main St. (across for the post office). Reserve a parking space for $10. Fill and sell out of your car trunk. For info, call 419-836-3243 (leave message with contact info if no answer).

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., programs include: For Families: Storytime for preschoolers, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.; Monarch Release, Aug. 7, 11 a.m.; Family Bingo, Aug. 10, 1 p.m.; Picture Frame Craft, Aug. 23, 2 p.m. (supplies provided). For Adults: Watercolor Wednesday, Wednesdays, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; Knitters’ Group, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon (bring your own supplies); “Be Sun Safe,” Aug. 16, 4 p.m. – Use the Dermascan machine to see if you have sun damage and learn to protect yourself; Pictorial Tour of Mackinaw, Michigan, Aug. 17, 2 p.m.; Coffee & a Book, Aug. 11, 11 a.m. in the library meeting room – Discuss “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” by Kim Michelle Richardson; Evening Book Club, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. – Discuss “The Kitchen House,” by Kathleen Grissom. Contactless pickup still available. The Local History & Museum Center is open Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 419-898-7001 for info.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, is open every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. Offering groceries, free clothes for all ages. The Friendship Circle meets for coffee and desserts every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Call or text 419-343-0126 for more info.

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 will present a Car Show Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Stony Ridge Community Park. There is a $5 registration fee. The event will include door prizes, a silent auction food trucks and entertainment by Cruisin’ Zeake. A limited supply of free coffee and donuts will be available. All proceeds raised will go toward park operating and maintenance costs. For more info, call Christine at 419-779-7543.
St. John’s Lutheran Church will reopen its free Thrift Shop, "Shared Bounty," the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon, starting Aug. 7.
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the 3rd Wed. of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter house at Stony Ridge Park. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.

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: LEGOS Fun, Aug. 1, 10-11:30 a.m..; Tails & Tales Storytimes, Aug. 5 and 12, 10 a.m. at Trailmarker Park (meet at the library if it’s raining); Crochet Basics on Facebook Live, Aug. 5, 7 p.m. – Learn the Alpine stitch; Kids & Canvas, Aug. 15, 10 a.m., Trailmarker Park (registration required by calling 419-849+2744); Woodville Adult Book Club, Aug. 11, 7 p.m. at Trailmarker Park– Discuss “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” by Garth Stein; From My Backyard on Facebook Live, Mondays in August, 7 p.m. – Join librarian Rene as she shares life on the farm. Visit www.birchard.lib.oh.us to sign up.
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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