Bulletin Board Dec 7, 2020

Press Staff Writer

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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.
Oregon Senior Center Holiday Member Dinner, Dec. 10, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free for members (must RSVP by Dec. 7 and have invite from December newsletter). Open to the public at a cost of $12 (reservation required). Menu includes chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll and butter and pumpkin pie. Call 419-698-7078 to make a reservation.
Oregon Fire Retirees will meet the 3rd Tues. of the month at noon at the Oregon Inn, 6067 Bay Shore Rd.
Euchre, Sundays at 2 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft.
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.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the 2nd and 4th Mon. of each month at noon at The American Family Table, 846 S Wheeling St.
Oregon Senior Center is available for transportation, grab-and-go meals and essential services. Call 419-698-7078 for more details.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, Historic Brandville School, located at 1133 Grasser St. remains closed for open-hour tours due to the COVID-19 pandemic. OJHS encourages the community to visit ojhs.org, for information on upcoming, socially distanced events and for historical information on Oregon and Jerusalem Township.
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.
Oregon Republican Club meets the 1st Thurs. 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 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.
First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St., has rental space available for weddings, showers, meetings, family gatherings, etc. Call 419-693-7128 for more 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.
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. each month 1-3 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Call Flo at 419-693-3766.
Northwood Food Distribution, Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. outside of the Josie Reinhart Community Room, 6000 Wales Rd. Attendees should remain in their vehicles and a city representative will bring the box of food out.
Northwood VFW Post 2984 breakfasts and fish fries are canceled until further notice, due to COVID-19.
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 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.
Board of Trustees meets the 2nd and 4th Tues, of the month at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The public is welcome to join in the meeting by call-in or video conference. The meeting phone number and link are available on the Jerusalem Township website at: https://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.
Salvation Army Angel Tree is set up at the Harris Elmore Library.
Harris-Elmore Public Library is open to the public with enhanced health and safety measures in place. Hours are Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weds. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sunday. Curbside service is still being offered for patrons who feel uncomfortable going into the library or for those who are unable to wear face coverings.
Genoa Branch Library is open to the public with enhanced health and safety measures. Hours are Mon. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Weds. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Sun. Curbside service is still being offered for patrons who feel uncomfortable going into the library or for those who are unable to wear face coverings. The outside table is gone, but patrons may still call the library, use the online chat feature or fill out the curbside services online form (www.harriselmorelibrary.org/curb-side-service). Requested items will be delivered to patrons’ vehicles in the parking lot. 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. at Genoa Christian Church, 415 Main St.
Genoa Community Food Pantry is open the 3rd Sat. each month 10 a.m.-noon 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.
Gibsonburg Branch Library offers a number of virtual programs, including: Disguise a Gingerbread Man Contest, through Dec. 11 – Decorate a gingerbread man as your favorite book character; Carol’s Kitchen, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. – Watch librarian Carol make a chocolate eclair live on Facebook; Gibsonburg Virtual Adult Book Discussion, Dec. 28, 7 p.m. – A virtual discussion of “When Breath Becomes Air,” by Paul Kalanithi; Around the World Learning Time, Dec. 17, 11 a.m. – A multicultural learning time for the young and young at heart live on Facebook; First Chapter Fridays, Dec. 11 and 18, 6 p.m. – Listen to the first chapter of a different children’s fiction book each week on Facebook Live. All programs are free, but some require registration at www.birchard.org.
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.
Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., is open Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m.-noon. Patrons are asked to wear a mask. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. December programs include: Coffee and a Book, Dec. 9, 11 a.m. via Zoom – A discussion of “Lost December,” by Richard Paul Evans; Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest – Email photos of yourself in an ugly Christmas sweater to ohplmedia@seolibraries.org through-Dec. 20 and Mayor Quinton Babcock will select the winner of a $10 Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce gift certificate; 4th Tuesday Book Club, Dec. 22, 6 p.m. via Zoom – A discussion of “Darling Rose Gold,” by Stephanie Wrobel. The Local History Museum Center is open Tues. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thurs. 10 a.m.-noon by appointment only. Visit the library on Facebook or YouTube for children’s activities, local history, crafting projects, book news and more. Call 419-898-7001 for details.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, will continue to provide food supplies to anyone in need by appointment only. Call 419-343-0126 for info or to make an appointment.
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 meets the 3rd Wed. of the month at 6 p.m. at the Stony Ridge Library. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.
Shared Bounty Thrift Shop is closed until further notice.
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.
Support Group for Families and Friends who are Dealing with a Loved One’s Heroin/Opiate Addiction meets Mondays 6:30-8 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 705 N. Main St. Sponsored by Mainstreet Church. For info, call 419-838-7600.
Salvation Army Angel Tree is set up at the Woodville Branch Library.
Woodville Branch Library offering a variety of programming including: 25 Nights of Christmas Stories: A Facebook Event, through Dec. 25, 7:15 p.m. – Enjoy a story each night featuring guest readers; Make & Take Christmas Crafts, Tuesdays, 9-5:30 p.m. (grades K-6) – Pick up a craft kit to make at home; Village Christmas Scavenger Hunt, Dec. 14-26, (grades K-6) – Game boards available at the library or online; From My Backyard: A Facebook Live Event, Dec. 13, 9 a.m. – Join librarian Rene in her backyard; Woodville Virtual Adult Book Club, Dec. 9, 7 p.m. – Discuss “Mr. Dickens and His Carol,” by Samantha Silva; Kids & Canvas, Virtual Edition, Dec. 9 a.m. (grades K-6) via Facebook Live; Simply Craftastic: A Facebook Live Series, Dec. 8 and 15, 7 p.m. – Simple crafts made with items you may already have at home; Paper Bag Book Clubs, start Dec. 7 – Check out the book of the month and take  home a bag of things to do (age-appropriate activity bags for kids, `tweens and teens); Holiday Book Bingo, Dec. 14-Jan. 8 – Bingo cards available at the library or online. Visit Birchard.org/wdv.htm.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club has returned to in-person meetings at a temporary location at Taylor’s Tae Kwon Do Tumbling and Dance Studio, 200 S. Elm St. Grow your confidence in speaking, presentation and listening skills in a supportive, friendly environment. The club meets the 1st and 3rd Tues. of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Michigan Community Room. Guests welcome. Masks are required at this time. Contact Allan Hoar at 419-698-3733 or visit www.d28Toastmasters.org for info.
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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