Bulletin Board Week of 3/16/20

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Epiphany of the Lord Parish at St. Thomas Aquinas Lenten Fish Fries, every Friday during Lent except Good Friday, 5-7 p.m., 729 White St. Includes Alaskan pollock, scalloped potatoes, green beans or corn, cole slaw or salad, roll and butter, coffee and dessert. Kids’ meals (fish or macaroni and cheese) are available. $9 for adults, $8.50 for seniors (60+), and $5 for kids under 12. Dine in or carry out. Building is handicap-accessible. Call 419-698-1519.
Blues Confidential Band will play March 20, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, VFW 4906, 2161 Consaul. 50/50 raffle, food available.
VFW 4906 Lake Erie Fish Fry Shrimp & Frog Legs, March 27 and April 10 from 5 p.m. or until sold out, 2161 Consaul. Carryouts available.
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, call 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 Health – St. Anne Hospital. For info, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.
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 at 419-893-4336.

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.’ St. Patrick’s Day Party, March 17, 6-7 p.m. For teens: Teen Takeover, March 17, 4-5 p.m.; Animal Allies, March 19, 6-7 p.m. For adults: Career Exploration Session – First Responders, March 16, 3-4 p.m.; Brain Health: Everybody’s Talking, March 18, 2-4 p.m.; Oregon Gamers Guild for Adults, March 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
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.
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, March 28, 4-6 p.m., First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St. Meat and meatless sauce available. Includes salad, beverage and dessert. Dine in or carry out. Kids’ meals available.
Taco Tuesdays, VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft, 4:30-7:30 p.m. $6 includes two tacos and trimmings. Euchre at 7 p.m. All events are open to the public. Jiggs Dinner (instead of tacos) March 17, $10. Call 419-725-9916 for details.
Clay High School Class of 2000 is planning a 20-year reunion May 2. For more details and RSVP info, visit Clay2000reunion.wixsite.com.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, Historic Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St., is open every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. For questions and rental information, call 419-693-7052.
Oregon Fire & Rescue Museum, is located at 4350 Navarre Ave. For private tours contact Mike Snyder at 419-297-2383.
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 2nd 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.

Northwood Food Distribution, March 25, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Josie Reinhart Community Room, 6000 Wales Rd.
Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch Monthly Meeting, March 18 at 6:30 p.m., 2100 Tracy Road Fire Station. Kathy Schnapp, with Harbor's Heroin/Opiate Initiative, will provide a video-based presentation about addiction, how to access resources, and how to take part in prevention efforts. Block Watch meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. See the group’s 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.

Gulburger Nite, April 2, 4-7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Seaman and Yondota, is sold out. Organizers are taken all sanitary precautions in light of coronavirus. Ticket-holders are encouraged to consider carrying out.

Christian Women’s Breakfast, April 27, 9:15 a.m., St. John’s UCC, Elmore. Attendees will see a DVD presentation of
“A Glimpse of Heaven,” by Elva Hurst, a professional artist and author from Lancaster, PA. In this “chalk talk,” she shares a glimpse of heaven as given in the Word of God.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty and SR 51), open Tuesday and Thursday 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 4-7 p.m. (weather permitting). Call 419-392-1112 for info.

Genoa Legion Breakfasts held the last Sunday of the month through April, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy and applesauce. Dine in or carry out.
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 March 30 at 4:30 p.m.; Book Bears: Early Readers, March 16, 4 p.m. – Kids will talk about “The Trail Ride,” by Catherine Hapka, make a windmill and complete the wind-powered STEM challenge; The Bee Gees, March 16, 6 p.m. – Listen to the music of the Bee Gees with Dan Baker (registration required); Tween/Teen STEM Fun, March 25, 4 p.m. – Build a simple wind generator and check out a copy of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,” by William and Bryan Mealer (registration required); Adult Book Club, March 30, 6 p.m. – Discuss “Where the Crawdads Sing,” by Delia Owens; “Hansel & Gretel Story and Craft, March 31, 10 a.m. – All ages invited for a story and make a gingerbread man craft; volunteers needed. 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 to residents of Ottawa County who struggle with food or financial insecurity the 2nd Wednesday of 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 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
Mid-County EMT Association Spaghetti Dinner, March 15, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul UCC, 165 Toussaint St. $9 for adults, $4 for kids under 12. Includes spaghetti, salad, bread and assorted desserts. Dine in or carry out.
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 Main St., programs include: One-Size-Fits-All Storytime, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.; Learn to play the mountain dulcimer, March 16, 2 p.m. (registration required); Afterschool Art Club for Kids, Wednesdays at 3 p.m.; Cozy Mystery Book & Food Group, March 18, 6 p.m. – Read a Joanne Fluke mystery, cook a dish and bring it to share; Afterschool Art Club, March 18, 3 p.m. Local History Museum is open during library hours (historian is on-site Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.). Visit oakharborpubliclibrary.org or call 419-898-7001 for details.
Wild Game Dinner, March 28, 6:30 p.m., Oak Harbor Conservation Club, 975 Gordon Rd. Featuring pheasant, deer, muskrat, rabbit, duck, goose, fish and elk. Spaghetti, vegetables, bread and dessert will also be served. Beer and pop extra. The evening will also include raffles, live auctions, gun raffles, wildlife prints and more. Social hour at 5 p.m. To become a sponsor or for more info, call Keith Kralik and 419-202-9544. Open to the public.
Board of the Ottawa County Transportation Improvement District (OCTID) will hold regular meetings at 8:30 a.m. 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.

Lake Erie Perch Dinner, March 13 and 27 and April 10, 4:30-7 p.m., Pemberville American Legion, 405 E. Front St. Six-piece dinner $15, four-piece dinner $13, mac & cheese $6. Includes choice of potato, cole slaw or applesauce, roll and butter. Homemade pie available. Dine in or carry out.
Pemberville United Methodist Church Public Dinner, March 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 205 Perry St. Serving a choice of ham or meatloaf, choice of sweet potatoes or church potatoes, vegetable, salad bar, homemade dessert, roll and beverage. Carry-outs available. Adults $10, children under 10 $5. Call 419-287-4040 for details.
Red Cross Bloodmobile sponsored by the Pemberville American Legion Auxiliary, March 25, 1-7 p.m., American Legion, 405 E. Front St. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment by calling 419-287-3210 or the Red Cross at 800-733-2767.
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 1st 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.

Stony Ridge
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Stony Ridge Library. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.
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 Saturday of the month. Household items, clothing, shoes, books and more available free to area families. Donations help support the ministry.

Chicken Paprikas Dinner, set for March 21 at VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St. has been canceled.

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 Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 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 Monday 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: Adult Cookbook Club, March 16, 6:30 p.m. – Make a recipe from “The Wizard’s Cookbook,” by Aurelia Beaupommier and bring it to share, potluck style. Kids & Canvas, March 21, 10:30 a.m. – Painting on canvas for kids in grades K-6; Dollhouses & Dioramas, March 28, 10 a.m. – Grades K-6 are invited to use a shoebox to create a mini home or scene, supplies provided. 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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