Bulletin Board Week of 9/02/19

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Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., programs include: Spot a Herdling (all ages), Sept. 4, 4 p.m. – take a photo with a cute herdling, sponsored by the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo; Tin Tile Wall Art (all ages), Sept. 5, 4 p.m. – celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by creating Mexican folk art.
East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., serves home-cooked lunch Mon.-Fri. at 11:45 a.m. 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 from 1-6 p.m.
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.
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 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.
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.

Mercy St. Charles Auxiliary “In the Bag” Handbag Sale, Sept. 4, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital gift shop lobby. Public welcome.
Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., programs include Homeschool School Hour with Toledo Metroparks: What Owls Eat (youths), Sept. 5, 2-3 p.m.; Pop Culture Jeopardy (teens), Sept. 3, 4-5 p.m.; Ukulele Club (all ages), Sept. 5, 6-7 p.m.
Rummage & Bake Sale to benefit Oregon Senior Center, Sept. 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 4350 Navarre Ave. Lunch items available for purchase. Donate gently used household goods, books, games, appliances, furniture and more by contacting Denise at 419-698-7078 or contact@oscohio.org.
Farmer’s Market, Sept. 6, 3-6 p.m., Lake Erie Center parking lot, 6200 Bayshore Rd. Fresh produce, jewelry, kettle corn, gourmet coffee, candles, bread and more. Building tours available by request.
Divorce Care Group will meet Mondays, 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 9-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.
Awakening Faith, a program to help reconnect with the Catholic Faith, will meet Tuesdays 7-9 p.m., Sept. 10-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.
Clay High Class of 1979 40th Reunion, Sept. 14, 6-11 a.m., 1010 Bury Rd. Casual dress. $19.79 per person. BBQ Chicken Dinner. BYOB. RSVP required. Call Kelley at 419-351-6178. Send payment to CHS Class of 1979, 3161 Brown Rd. Oregon, OH 43616.
Clay High Class of 1974 45th Reunion planned Sept. 21-22. Events include football game Sept. 20, school tour and reunion gathering at Black Forest Café at Oak Shade Grove on Sept. 21. Contact Ellen Wilbarger at 419-205-0021 for details.
Oregon Block Watch meets 1st Tuesday of the month through November at 7 p.m. at Echo Meadows Church of Christ, 2905 Starr Ave.
Vendors Needed for a flea market Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St. For info, call Joan Lamb at 419-693-4955.
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. 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, located at 2083 Autokee St., is open Thursdays 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays 1-5 p.m. 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 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 Neighborhood Block Watch meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd. See Facebook page for further info and updates.
Northwood Farmers Market, every Monday through October, 4-7 p.m. weather permitting, at Northwood Commons (old 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.
Vendor Space Available for the Northwood Fall Festival, Oct. 12, noon-5 p.m. in Central Park, Wales and Oram roads. 10x10 space available for $35 if registered by Sept. 30 and $50 Oct. 1 and after. Email vendor.northwoodfallfestival@gmail.com for details.
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.
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 Lions’ T.J. Willies BBQ Rib or Ole Zim's Chicken Dinner, Sept. 14, 4-7 p.m. or until sold out at the Elmore Historical Society Historical Barn. Includes cole slaw, baked beans, drink and ice cream. Carryouts available. Tickets available from any Lions member.
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 Tues. 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 Class of 1974 will hold a 45th class reunion Sept. 20 and 21. Call Susie Trejo at 419-280-5029.
Genoa Legion Breakfasts held the last Sunday of the month, September-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.
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 monthly on 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 on Monday, Sept. 2 in observance of Labor Day. Trash Pickup will continue as normally scheduled on Sept. 2.
Gibsonburg Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m. and Sept. 9 at 4:30 p.m.; Cookbook Club, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. – theme is “Date Night in Italy”; Book Bears: Early Readers, Sept. 18, 3:30 p.m. – “Flubby is not a Good Pet,” by J. E. Morris; Beyond Book Bears: Early Chapter Books, Sept. 11, 3:30 p.m. – “8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel Divided by 1 Dog = Chaos,” by Vivian Van de Velde (registration required); Remembering Farm Days & Apple Tasting Fun (adults), Sept. 20, 1:30 p.m. – guest speaker Steve Haslinger, games, apple treats and “Morning Chores and Other Times Remembered,” by Hadley Read; Adult Book Discussion, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. – “”The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” by Rebecca Skloot. 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.

Lake Twp.
Lake Athletics Spaghetti Dinner, Sept. 13 in the Lake High School cafeteria. Dinner served from 4:30-6:30 p.m. (before the varsity football game vs. Archbold). Kids’ meals and carryouts available. Tickets available from any Lake athlete in grade 7-12 or in the high school or middle school offices. Proceeds benefit Lake athletes.

Final Village of Lindsey Farmers Market, Sept. 14, 9 a.m.-noon, Village Park, Main St. Open to vendors selling baked goods, crafts, plants, produce, etc. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. Call 419-665-2045.

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
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 Main St., will be closed for Labor Day Sept. 2. Watercolor Group meets Thurs., 12:30-4 p.m. (bring your own supplies). One Size Fits All Storytime, Wed., 11:30 a.m. Play Euchre at the library Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. The Local History Museum is open every Thursday 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 regular meetings at the Ottawa County Engineer’s Office, 8247 W. SR #163, Sept. 16 and Dec. 16 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Red Cross Bloodmobile sponsored by the Pemberville American Legion Auxiliary, Sept 17, 1-7 p.m. at the Pemberville Legion Hall, 405 E. Front St. Walk-ins welcome or call 1-800-733-2767.
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.

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 VFW Post 9963 Euchre Tournaments, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2, Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, March 7 and April 4, 109 N. Main St., 1 p.m. until finish. $10 entry fee includes lunch. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash prizes. 4th place wins free entry to next tournament. Sponsored by the Auxiliary.
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 School Reunion, Sept. 19, VFW Banquet Hall. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment will follow. Spouses and guests are welcome. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations are required by Sept. 5. Call Vicki Ducket Sigler at 419-508-4653 or Cheri Sigler Carr at 419-343-1368 to make reservations.
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.

Opioid Crisis Seminar, Sept. 29, 5 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 21140 W. Toledo St. Sponsored by the church Stewardship Committee. Guest speakers include Nate Kehlmeier, Recovery Institute of Ohio; Oak Harbor Police Officer Taylor Beck; Ottawa County Commissioner Mark Stahl and Trevor Johnson, Ottawa County Prosecutor’s Office. Light supper served at 5 p.m. RSVP by calling Mike Mann at 416-654-4206.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Preschool Storytimes, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.; Back to School Pizza Party (K-6), Sept. 4, 6:30 p.m. (registration required); LEGO Club, Sept. 7, 10-11:30 a.m.; Crochet & More, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. – crochet lessons available; Wednesday Adult Book Club, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. – “The Wives of Los Alamos,” by Tarashea Nesbit; Teen Yarn Wrapping, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. – yarn provided; Kidz & Canvas (K-6), Sept. 21, 10:30 a.m. – paint a picture step-by-step; Kidz Book Club (grades 3-6), Sept. 30, 7 p.m. – “Spiderwick Chronicles: the Field Guide,” by Tony DiTerlizzi – book-related activities and cupcakes. 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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