Week of 5/6/19

Staff Writer

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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.
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. A Mother’s Day celebration will be held May 9 at 10:30 a.m. with activities and a tea luncheon. RSVP by calling 419-691-2254.
Vendors & Crafters Wanted for the 45th Birmingham Ethnic Festival. For info, email vickiburnworth@yahoo.com.
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 Block Watch, May 7, 7 p.m., Echo Meadows Church of Christ, 2905 Starr Ave.
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.
Rummage Sale, First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St., May 16 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (50 % off select items) and May 18 from 9 a.m.-noon ($2 Bag Day for clothes and shoes). Books, furnishings, jewelry, craft items. Lunch available.
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.
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.
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.
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 Neighborhood Block Watch will not meet in May. Block Watch meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 in the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd. Visit the group’s Facebook page for announcements and safety updates.
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 Community Club will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month to plan the next 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.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 279 will meet May 8 at the American Legion Post. Fellowship at 7 p.m.; meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.
Elmore Pubic Library, 328 Toledo St., programs include: LEGO Club (ages 6+), May 6, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Board to Trustees Meeting, May 6, 7-8 p.m.; Storytime, May 8, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; Jeopardy at Elmore Senior Center, May 8, 12-1 p.m.; Star Wars Trivia at Wine Flight in Elmore, May 8, 6:30 p.m.
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.

Moms Are Be You-tiful in Christ Christian Moms Group will meet May 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, 204 Main St. A Free Mother's Day brunch will be held. Christian moms with kids of all ages are invited for fellowship, food, and fun. Free childcare. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-262-1165.
Genoa Public Library, 602 West St., programs include: Storytime, May 7, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; OhioMeansJob Employment Helpdesk, May 8, 11 a.m.-3 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 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 Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include: Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Music Makers Storytime, May 6, 4:30 p.m.; Crafty Ladies Night: Pop-up Cards, May 8, 6:30 p.m. – Bring six 4 x 6-inch or similar photos (registration required); Book & Munch Bunch: Chapter Books – Grades 4-7, May 8, 3:30 p.m. – choose your own book to share with the group; Cookbook Club, May 13, 6:30 p.m. – “The Last Meal”: make a dish that starts with the first letter of your last name; Book & Snack Pack: Chapter Books – Grades 1-4, May 15, 3:30 p.m. – “The Earth Dragon Awakes: the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906,” by Lawrence Yep; The Day the Music Died, May 15, 6 p.m. – Local historian Dan Baker will lead a musical journey back to the `50s; Book Bears: Early Readers, May 16, 3:30 p.m. – “Rabbit and Robot: the Sleepover,” by Cece Bell; Adult Book Discussion, May 20, 6 p.m. – “There, There,” by Tammy Orange; LEGO Challenge, May 25, 10 a.m. – Challenge: Create a Monkey. Call 419-637-2173 for details.
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.

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.

Farmers Market, May 11, 9 a.m.-noon, in the village park on Main Street. Open to vendors selling baked goods, crafts, jewelry, plants, etc. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. Call 419-665-2045.

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
Moms Are Be You-tiful in Christ Christian Moms Group will meet May 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, Genoa, 204 Main St. A Free Mother's Day brunch will be held. Christian moms with kids of all ages are invited for fellowship, food, and fun. Free childcare. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-262-1165.
Oak Harbor Public Library will present 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);
Euchre, May 7, 6 p.m.; “Crafting with Cheri,” May 14, 6 p.m. – make and take flags and banners; Learn about West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge, May 15, 6 p.m.; Trivia on Tap at the Happy Hour Inn, May 20, 7-9 p.m. Fourth Tuesday Book Club, May 28, 6 p.m. – “The Madonnas of Leningrad,” by Debra Dean. The Local History Museum is open every Thursday 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The library also offers microscopes for use on site. For info or to register for programs, visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.
Chapter 82 of the Ottawa County Public Employee Retirees Inc. will meet for lunch May 13 at 11:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room of Riverview Health Care Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Lunch, business meeting and presentation on Ottawa County Emergency Management Agency. Call Carolyn Nusbaum at 419-836-8926, before May 6 for lunch reservations.
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 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 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.
Lake Twp. Farmer's Market is welcoming vendors for a marketplace to be held at the Rally by the Rails in Loop Park May 17-18. For details, email laketwpfarmersmarket@gmail.com or visit the Lake Twp. Farmer's Market Facebook page at laketwpfarmersmarket@gmail.com.
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 Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Storytimes, May 6 and Tuesdays at 10 a.m.; Science Squad, May 7, 14 and 21 (grades 4-7) – a series of STEM programs featuring hands-on mechanical engineering activities (registration required); Wednesday Adult Book Club, May 8, 7 p.m. – “The Great Alone,” by Kristin Hannah; Mother’s Day Crafts (K-6), May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (drop-in); Roblox Club (K-6), May 13, 6:30-8 p.m. – Access games created by others or design your own with Roblox Studio; Canvas & Chocolate, May 15, 6:30 p.m. (registration required); Kidz & Canvas (K-6), May 18, 10:30 a.m.; Paper Airplanes (K-6), May 20, 6:30 p.m. 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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