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. at 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.
Musicians are invited to Jam Sessions Wednesdays, 7 p.m., VFW 3338, South Avenue and Airport Highway. Open to the public.
Oregon Fest Planning Meeting will be held May 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to all groups and individuals. Oregon Fest will be held Sunday, May 18, noon-6 p.m.
Theology With Toast, May 14, 10 a.m. at The Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Fr. Mike Ricker will present “One Church, Many Faces.” Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice 419-698-0405.
Red Cross Blood Drive May 15, noon-6 p.m., Common Room, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd.
First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Annual Rummage Sale May 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and May 16 and 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday is half-price day. Baked goods and lunch available. Raffles all three days with drawings Saturday at noon. The church is located at 1121 Grasser St. Info: 419-693-4578 or 419-693-7128.
Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Spring Fling Card Party May 19 in the Oregon Room at St. Charles, 22600 Navarre Ave. $10 includes lunch and door prize ticket. $1 raffle tickets available. For info, call Cheryl at 419-836-8052 or 419-779-6218.
Oregon Firemen’s Auxiliary Memorial Service for Oregon firefighters, city officials, city employees and police officers will take place May 18 at 1 p.m. at the city municipal building, 5330 Seaman Rd.
Open-Late Dinners, served seven days a week, 4-7 p.m., Ashland Baptist Church, 2350 Starr Ave. Open to anyone in the community. Featuring soup, bread and a beverage. Freewill offerings accepted but not expected.
Theology with Toast, meets every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. For info, call Alice at 419-698-0405.
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 d28toastmasters.org and click on “Great Eastern Club.”
Northwood Youth Baseball Fish Fry May 16, 4-7:30 p.m., Northwood VFW. Featuring all-you-can-eat fish; fries and slaw included. Proceeds go to pay for tournaments.
Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: www.northwoodadventist.org or 419-698-5100.
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 the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month at 7 p.m. at Elmore Retirement Village, 633 State St.
Harris-Elmore Alumni Banquet May 23, 6 p.m. at Ole Zim’s. Call 419-862-2357 by May 15 to register.
Friends of the Elmore Library are accepting new memberships or renewals in the organization. Membership is $5 per individual and $10 for a family. Membership forms are available at the library.
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.
Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for Harris-Elmore Public Library for 2013 is available for inspection at the library, 328 Toledo St. Call Julie Bergman, fiscal officer, at 419-862-2573 for an appointment.
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. from 6-9 p.m. and every Sat. from 5-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.
Plant Sale sponsored by Sandusky/Ottawa Co. Master Gardeners May 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds. Featuring perennials, annuals, houseplants, vegetables, baskets, pots, and more.
Chicken B-B-Q prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler May 18, 11 a.m. until sold out, Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Half- and quarter-chicken dinners available. Dine in or carry out.
Card Party May 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St. $5 at the door, which includes lunch. RSVP: 419-855-4491.
Christian Moms’ Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month through May at Our Lady of Lourdes. The group is open to all moms who desire encouragement and support in the vocation of motherhood. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-862-0128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.; Adult Craft Classes offered the 1st Mon. of the month from 6:30-7:30 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 email@example.com or call 419-637-2257.
Birchard Library, 100 N. Webster St., is offering free hands-on computer classes during May. Computer Basics 1-4 (using Windows 8.1) will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, May 12, 14, 19, and 21, 6:30-8 p.m. Registration is required and is available by calling the main library reference desk at 419-334-7101, ext. 216.
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.
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 of Lindsey Farmers Market the 2nd Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon May 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.
Peace by Piece Quilters Guild Meeting, May 12, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 360 E. Ottawa St. (back entrance).
5th Annual Village-wide Garage Sale Days, coordinated by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, June 6 and 7. A complete list of sales will be available at the Chamber office and the library, and also on www.oakharborohio.net starting June 4. $3 minimum donation required to have a sale placed on the list. Info must be received by June 2. For info, call 419-898-0479.
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 Historical Society Bake Sale May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in front of Riverbank Antique Center and Union Bank, 140 E. Front St. Featuring homemade rolls, cookies, pies and fancy baked goods.
Car Wash & Bake Sale sponsored by Pemberville United Methodist Church Project 4:12 Youth Group at the Pemberville Fire Department on Front Street (SR Route 105) Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds raised will help the youth group attend Spirit Song this summer in Cincinnati.
Public Dinner May 17 at Pemberville United Methodist Church, 209 Perry St. Serving 4:30-6:30 p.m. Featuring roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, salad bar, dessert, roll, and beverage. Carryouts available. Call 419-287-4040.
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.
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 wcdpl.org.
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.
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