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TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Yearly membership is $28. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.

Block Watch 410-N for the East Toledo Old Heffner School Area meets every 4th Monday of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. 2075 Kelsey Ave. Residents who live within the boundaries of Starr, the RR tracks (Belt Street), Dearborn and Lemert, Seaman to the I-280 Bridge and any surrounding neighbors/ business owners are also welcome.

VFW Post #2510 offers Friday-night dinners from 4-7 p.m. Public welcome. Meetings are held Tues. at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary meets the 1st Tues. and Ladies Auxiliary meets the 4th Tues.

Waite High School Alumni from the Class of 1951, meet the 2nd Mon. of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will present an outdoor service July 6, 10:30 a.m., 4155 Pickle Rd. The Praise Band will perform in a pre-service concert beginning at 10 a.m. A picnic lunch will be served. For info, call 419-691-9407 or visit

Theology with Toast, meets every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. On July 9, Fr. Robert Barron’s “Catechism Series” will be presented. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. For info, call Alice at 419-698-0405.

Christ UMC Chicken BBQ July 20, noon-3 p.m. (or until sold out) at the church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium and Starr ExtIncludes half chicken, potatoes, cole slaw, green beans, roll and cake. Dine in or drive thru.

Clay High School Class of 1979 will hold a 35th Class Reunion Oct. 10 at the Homecoming football game/alumni band night and Oct. 11 with a dinner/dance at St. Michael's on Navarre Avenue. Reservations will be due by Sept. 1. Classmates may contact Terri Wamer Hook at or Kelley Allred at for more info.

Free Family Fitness Class offered Mon. and Thurs. at 5:30 p.m. at New Harvest Church, located at 3540 Seaman St. Thirty-minute beginner-level class uses minimal equipment and includes fun cardio activities appropriate for ages 5 and up. For info, call Dayre Carpenter at 419-684-0846 or visit

Open-Late Dinners, served seven days a week, 4-7 p.m., Ashland Baptist Church, 2350 Starr Ave. Open to anyone in the community. Freewill offerings accepted but not expected.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of most months, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. No registration is required. Books are available at the library circulation desk for extended check-out. For info, call 419-259-5250.

"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, 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.

Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Lake Michigan Room, ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051/Allen at 419-270-7683 or visit and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

Monday-Night Cruise-Ins will be held the third Mon. of the month (July 21, Aug. 18 and Sept. 15) from 6-8 p.m. at Frisch’s Big Boy, 2669 Woodville Rd. Weather-permitting. Featuring music by Cruisin’ Zeake and specials including 99 cent Big Boys, mini hot fudge cakes and more. Discounts for registered car owners. Door prizes. All proceeds benefit Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Info: or 419-509-5066.

Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: or 419-698-5100.

Jerusalem Twp.
Trustees Meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 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.

Card Playing featuring Euchre and Pinochle the last Friday of the month (except Nov. and Dec.) at 7 p.m. sharp at Trinity UCC. Freewill donations accepted.

Card Playing the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month at 7 p.m. at Elmore Retirement Village, 633 State St.

Elmore Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thurs. of the month at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library. Call 419-862-2482 for info.

Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for more info.

Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tues. & Thurs. at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before. Blood pressure & blood sugar checks the 4th Tues. of the month; bingo the 4th Tues. of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.

Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. and Sat. from 6-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.

Our Lady of Lourdes Rummage Sale July 11, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and July 12, 9 a.m.-noon (bag day).

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 4-5 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Genoa Library.

Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St., storytimes for preschool-age children are held Tues. at 11 a.m.; Morning Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m.; Evening Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Tues. of the month at 7 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register.

Genoa Senior Center 514 Main St., serves lunch Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. (call 419-855-4491 for reservations). Card playing Mon. & Wed. at 12:30 p.m.; blood sugar checks offered the 2nd Wed. of the month; bingo Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., hours are 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 Thurs.3:30-5:30 p.m. and the following Saturday of the same week, 10 a.m. - noon. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. Pantry is located at Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.

Gibsonburg Farmers Market will be held the first Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon in the Log Yard. Crafts, baked goods, seasonal fruits/vegetables and more. Vendors welcome. For info, email or call 419-637-2257.

Bookworms Book Club will meet the last Thurs. of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Branch of Birchard Library. The Bookworms will meet for light refreshments and good discussion about a book that members chose at the prior meeting. For info or to reserve a copy of the book, call 419-637-2173.

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.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will be going out for dinner July 10 at Charlie's Restaurant & Coney, 26555 Dixie Highway, Perrysburg. Group will meet at 5 p.m. at the restaurant, located near the Churchill’s and Fifth Third Bank. Reservations have been made for "Ageless Wonders."

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 5-7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.

Village-Wide Garage Sales July 11 and 12 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. A listing of sale addresses will be available at Sandi's Café on Main Street. For info, call Sandi at 419-680-4928.

Village of Lindsey Farmers Market the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9 a.m.-noon through October in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors selling produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, jewelry, candles, etc. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-665-2045.

Food Pantry open to the public the last Wed. of the month, 1-3 p.m. & the last Thurs. of the month 6-8 p.m., Main St. & Krotzer Ave. Contact local church offices for info.

Millbury Firemaids Garage Sale July 25, 2-8 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. Tables are available for rent for $10 each or two for $15. Food will be available. For info, call Amy at 419-836-9463 or 567-343-8072.

Oak Harbor
Peace by Piece Quilters Guild Annual Picnic, July 14, 5:30 p.m., 360 E. Ottawa St. (back entrance). For info, call 419-862-2949.

Ottawa County PERI Meeting July 14, 11:30 a.m., Riverview Healthcare Campus. Scheduled speaker is Rep. Chris Redfern. For lunch reservations, call Brenda at 419-707-4753 or Martha at 419-862-1519 by July 10.

Rally for the Cure Ladies’ Day Golf Outing to benefit Susan G. Komen For the Cure July 16, Oak Harbor Golf Club. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Registration of $220 per team required by July 9. Call the golf club at 419-898-1493 or Janet at 419-559-5445 to register or for more information.

Food for Thought Food Pantry at Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 W. SR 105, the last Wed. of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 419-707-3664.

Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F. Lunch served at noon.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St. open M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting July 16 in the Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Lunch and networking from 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentation from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Speaker Sgt. Corbin Carpenter, of the Port Clinton Police Department, will discuss “School Safety/ALICE.” RSVP on or before July 14 to Jessica Kowalski at 419-898-6242.

Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Mystery Book Club meets the 4th Mon. at 1 p.m.; Inspiration Book Club meets the 1st Thurs. at 1 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit

Free Vacation Bible School "Workshop of Wonders" July 13-17, 6-8 p.m., Solomon Lutheran, 305 W. Main St. Open to children in preschool-6th grade. Bible stories, science experiments, crafts, games, songs, snacks. Participants can come any or all days. To register, call 419-849-2108 or email

Free Computer Basics Class using Windows 8 will be offered at the Woodville Public Library, 101 E Main St., Tues. and Thurs. July 15, 17, 22, and 24 from 9:30 -11 a.m. Pre-registration is required and is available now by calling the main library reference desk at 419-334-7101, ext. 216.

Woodville Farmers' Market, 4th Saturday of the month through October, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Trailmarker Park. Featuring items that are homegrown, homemade, handcrafted, and more. For info, contact or visit the market on Facebook.

Woodville Township Trustees will hold their regular meetings in 2014 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fiscal Office at the Woodville Township Fire Station, 321 East Main St.

WSOS Woodville Senior Center, located in the Woodville Twp. Fire Hall, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and is open to ages 60 years and older. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 419-849-3636. Home-delivered meals are also available for homebound seniors.



Boy Scouts

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