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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. 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.

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.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting May 21, 7 p.m., City of Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited.

“Junk in Your Trunk and Homemade Goods in Our Hood Event & Bake Sale May 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., JWH Oregon Senior Center, located at the corner of Stadium and Bayshore roads. Call 419-698-7078 to reserve a space (cost is $15 for members, $20 for others). Rain date for the event is June 7.

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 and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

Rummage Sale May 29, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; May 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 31, 9 a.m.-noon (Bag Day), Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Soup and sandwiches sold Thurs. and Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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.

Northwestern Ohio Volunteer Firemen’s Assn. Convention Raffle are currently available. Tickets are $20. $30,000 in cash prizes including a $10,000 first-place ticket. 3,000 tickets will be printed. Proceeds to benefit the Northwood Firefighters Assn. Drawing to be held Saturday, June 21 at Northwood High School following the 2014 NOVFA Convention Awards Ceremony. Call 419-690-1647 or email for info.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, May 31, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St John's UCC, 448 Rice St.

Elmore Lions dinner featuring T.J. Willies BBQ Rib or Ole Zim's chicken May 31, 4-7 p.m. or until sold out at the Elmore Historical Barn. Carryouts available. For tickets, call 419-862-3286.

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

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.

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.

Veterans and Members of the Ladies Auxiliary from the Genoa American Legion will be collecting donations at Genoa-area businesses May 23 in celebration of Poppy Day. Proceeds raised will support veterans.

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.

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 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.

Free Family Movie Night & Popcorn – “The Nut Job,” presented June 21, 7 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W William St.

Gloryway Quartet, free southern gospel concert, June 22, 6 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W William St.

Red Cross Blood Drive, June 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W William St. Make an appointment at

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders of Lake Township will be going out for dinner June 12. The group will meet at 5 p.m. at Real Seafood

22 Main St. (The Docks). Reservations have been made for "Ageless Wonders." Info: 419-836-3811.

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.

Afternoon Tea Party at the Luckey Public Library May 29, 3:30 -4:30 p.m. The party will feature tea sandwiches, scones, and various teas. Guests are encouraged to bring their favorite book to share. Call 419-833-6040 to reserve a spot.

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.

Oak Harbor
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 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 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. Genealogical Society Meeting May 20, 7 p.m., Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St. Program will include a discussion about “Researching Ohio Newspapers” presented by Connie Cedoz. Public welcome.

Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting May 21, Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Lunch and networking 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentation, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Speakers Deb Schultz, Kelly Lowry, and Michelle Ish will present, “Panel Discussion on the Claims Process.” RSVP on or before May 19 to Jessica Kowalski at 419-898-6242. OSHA 30-Hour Class for General Industry will be held June 3-6, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ottawa County Resource Centre. RSVP to Kowalski.

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

10th Annual Woodville All-Town Garage Sale, May 22, 23 and 24. Rosters listing all official sales will be available inside McDonald's and at Pills 'n Packages in Woodville beginning 8 am May 24.

Woodville Farmers' Market, 4th Saturday of the month, May through October, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Trailmarker Park. First Market will be May 24, rain or shine. Featuring items that are homegrown, homemade, handcrafted, and more. The deadline for early-bird vendor registrations has been extended to May 20. 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.

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