Bulletin Board Week of 2/3/20

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Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St., will present, Metroparks Toledo Presents: Where Does Water Run? – Feb. 3, 3:30 p.m. – Using the interactive EnviroScape watershed model, learn how pollution moves through a watershed and affects water quality; Meditation 101, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. – Learn how the power of breath, connection, observation and a quiet mind can profoundly impact the quality of your life and how to extend that practice into the many other aspects of daily life; Tie Dyed Ceramic Tile Art For Teens, Feb. 4, 3:30 p.m. – Create a colorful tie dye designs on ceramic tile to make a unique piece of art; Brain Health: Everybody's Talking, Feb 4, 6 p.m. – Learn about the latest research on what works and what does not in areas such as food, exercise, sleep, and supplements to keep your brain healthy.
Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. will present, “Pinwheel Play,” (ages 5-10), Feb. 6, 4 p.m. – Design your own pinwheel using different materials.
Opiate Awareness Event, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. What happens behind the scenes of an opiate overdose? Attend this informative awareness event presented by F.A.C.T. (Families and Addicts Coming Together), Flower Hospital Emergency Room Trauma Team and Birmingham Neighborhood Block Watch. This presentation is not suitable for children under the age of 14.
Pre-Lenten Fish Fry, sponsored by the Holy Name Society of the Epiphany of the Lord, Feb. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the St. Thomas Aquinas parish hall, 729 White St. Menu includes Alaskan pollock, potatoes, vegetables, salad or cole slaw and dessert. Kids’ and senior discounts available. Dine in or carry out. Proceeds raised help support Boy Scout Troop #7 with their charter and other needs.
Wild Game Dinner presented by VFW Auxiliary Post 4906, 2161 Consaul St., Feb. 9, 2 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $25. Public welcome. Call 419-698-4411 for info or tickets. Public welcome.
East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., Dream Travelers will present its Annual Valentine Party Feb. 14, 11:45 a.m. $5 includes lunch, games and prizes. Reservations and payment due by Feb. 7. Call 419-691-2254.
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 St.
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., children’s 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., Baby Storytime, Thursdays, 10-10:30 a.m.; Valentine’s Day Party, Feb. 4, 6-6:45 p.m.; Build Your Own Operation Game, Feb. 6, 2-3 p.m. For teens: OTAKU Anime & Manga Club, Feb. 4, 4-5 p.m. For adults: Restore & Recycle Sweetheart Boxes, Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m. (call to register). All ages: Ukulele Club, Feb. 7, 4-5 p.m.
P.E.R.I. CHAPTER # 93, will meet Feb. 27, 1-2:15 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #1 Fire Hall, 5002 Seaman and Wynn roads. Rds. Get answers to questions regarding HRA, Medical, Pharmacy Insurance and Medicare denials. All O.P.E.R.S., Lucas County and Northwood retirees, P.E.R.I. members, guests and soon-to-be retirees welcome. Refreshments will be available. Limited seating available.
Lake Erie Center Lecture, “Making the Connections Between the Land and Lake Erie: Old Woman Creek Studies the Pieces and Parts in Between,” presented by Dr. Kristi Arend, research coordinator, Old Woman Creek NERR & Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Feb. 20, 7 p.m., Room 155, 6200 Bayshore Rd. Free and open to the public.
Euchre Tournaments at VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Dr., Sundays at 2 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Queen of Hearts played every other Saturday at 7 p.m.
Clay High School Class of 2000 is planning a 20-year reunion May 2, 2020. For more details and RSVP info, visit Clay2000reunion.wixsite.com.
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.
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 and 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.

Valentine’s Dance, Feb. 8, 7:30-11:30 p.m. VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Featuring Kevin Van Sickle and Pure Country. Public welcome, A spaghetti and chicken parmesan dinner will precede the dance from 4 p.m. until sold out.
Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 14, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Sponsored by the Northwood Church of God and Elmore Church of God Youth Group. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce (meatless available), salad, garlic bread and dessert. Kids’ meals available. Dine in or carry out.
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 info and updates.
Northwood VFW 2984 Fish Fries every Friday, 5-7:30 p.m. Chicken, steaks and shrimp also available. The post serves breakfast every Sunday, 9-11:30 a.m.
Adult Recreation for Northwood residents 18 and older at Arts, Athletics, Admin. Building at Northwood Schools (old high school), Mon. and Wed., 6:30-9 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-noon. Access to weight room, gym, marked walking track and indoor pickleball court. $30 for unlimited visits; $3 drop-in fee. Fitness classes $3 per class Monday and Wednesday 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-10 a.m. New this year: Northwood residents can have access to computers or the internet during these times. Seniors can walk the halls Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (no charge).
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy and Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.
Free Home Safety Assessments and 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

Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 14, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Sponsored by the Northwood Church of God and Elmore Church of God Youth Group. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce (meatless available), salad, garlic bread and dessert. Kids’ meals available. Dine in or carry out.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty and 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 Legion Breakfasts held the last Sunday of the month January-April, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy and applesauce. Dine in or carry out.
Four Chaplains Presentation, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. service, St. John’s Church, 1213 Washington St. Learn more at www.stjohnsgenoa.org.
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 Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include; Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m. and Feb. 10; Adult Cookbook Club Soup-er Bowl Party, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. – bring your favorite Soup-er Bowl dish to share; Beyond Book Bears: Early Chapter Books, Feb. 12, 3:30 p.m. – kids in grades 1-4 will talk about “The Bears on Hemlock Mountain,” by Alice Dalgliesh, and learn about elastic energy by making a marshmallow shooter (registration required); Book Bears: Early Readers, Feb. 19, 3:30 p.m. – learn about elastic energy by making a marshmallow shooter and talk about the book “P.J. Funny Bunny’s Bag of Tricks,” by Marilyn Sadler (registration required); Kids Cook!, Feb. 24, 4 p.m. – make a snack or dessert you would bring to a sleepover, or make a recipe from “Look, I’m a Cook,” by DK Publishers and bring it to share; Adult Book Club, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. – discuss “Pride and Prejudice,” by Jane Austen; Senior Literary Society, Feb. 28, 10:30 a.m., 100 Meadow Lane – discuss “The Rosie Project,” by Graeme Simsion (large-print copies available at the library). Call 419-637-2173 for details.
Active Seniors invited to Meet and 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.

Annual Scrapbooking Event, Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Troy-Webster American Legion Post #240, 335 Park Dr., Luckey, Ohio. Includes drinks all day, lunch, dinner and snacks. 4’, 6’ and 8’ spaces available. Raffle with several albums for prizes. Contact Becky Dippman 419-409-6032 or dippman@amplex.net for cost or more information. Proceeds support programs of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Euchre Tournament, Feb. 15, Troy-Webster American Legion Hall, 335 Park Dr. Registration at 6 p.m.; tournament begins at 7 p.m. Registration fee is $5. Open to 18 and older. Food, snacks and soft drinks available for purchase. BYOB. Proceeds support veterans and their families.
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.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 Main St., programs include: One-Size-Fits-All Storytime, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.; “Addressing Human Trafficking” program, Feb. 1, 1 p.m. – presented by Ottawa County Sheriff Det. Amy Gloor; Narcan Education Program, Feb. 3, 1 p.m. – Free program presented by the Ottawa County Health Department (registration required). Local History Museum is open every Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001 for details.
Board of the Ottawa County Transportation Improvement District (OCTID) will hold regular meetings at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 27, April 20, July 20 and Oct. 19 at the county engineer’s office, 8247 W. SR 163.
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.

Public Dinner, Pemberville United Methodist Church, 205 Perry St., Feb. 15. Homemade Soup Buffet which will include salad bar, a sandwich, dessert and beverage. A wide variety of soups will be available, including “Snipple Bean Soup,” which will also be available for purchase to take home.
Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., provides programs and activities for adults 60 and 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). Eastwood School District residents may visit the pantry once monthly. ID and proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Port Clinton
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Meeting, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m., Magruder Hospital Conference Center, 615 Fulton St. The group will watch and discuss a video on the connection between MS and fungus. Call 419-552-0567 or 419-607-6021 for info.

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. 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.
Northeast Area Senior Center: 705 N. Main St., provides programs and activities for adults 60 and over. Open Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm. Lunch served at noon. Call 567-249-4921 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.

Four Chaplains Presentation, Feb. 16 at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services, Solomon Lutheran Church, 305 W. Main St. For info, visit solomonchurch.com.
Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: LEGO Club, Feb. 1, 10-11:30 a.m.; Teddy Bear Stories, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. – teddy bear stories and a craft for preschoolers and families; LEGO Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. weekly – afterschool LEGO fun for grades K-6; Valentine’s Days Crafts, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – kids of all ages invited to drop in and create a Valentine; Create a Memory Jar, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m. – adults are invited to bring a photo and a few mementos to create a keepsake memory jar (supplies provided; registration required); Wednesday Adult Book Club, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. – “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” by Kim Michele Richardson; Teddy Bear Clinic, Feb. 15, 10:30 a.m.; Succulents for Kids, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m. – kids in grades K-6 are invited to learn about plants and create a small planter to take home (supplies provided; registration required); Canvas & Chocolate, Feb. 24, 6:30 p.m. – adults are invited for an evening of painting, conversation and chocolate. 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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