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As a service to our community, The Press publishes Bulletin Board items at no cost, as space permits. There is no guarantee that items submitted will be published. To ensure publication of events/news items, please speak to one of our advertising representatives at 419-836-2221. A complete listing of events is available at www.presspublications.com.


Toledo
East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., serves home-cooked lunch Mon.-Fri. at 11:45 a.m. Menu includes: Feb. 13 – crab cake, fish & jerk chicken; Feb. 14 – BBQ chicken leg/thigh; Feb. 15 – ultimate grilled cheese with bean soup; Feb. 16 – pepperoni pizza; Feb. 17 – ham loaf. Call 419-691-2254 for info.

Toledo
East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., serves home-cooked lunch Mon.-Fri. at 11:45 a.m. Menu includes: Feb. 13 – crab cake, fish & jerk chicken; Feb. 14 – BBQ chicken leg/thigh; Feb. 15 – ultimate grilled cheese with bean soup; Feb. 16 – pepperoni pizza; Feb. 17 – ham loaf. Call 419-691-2254 for info.

Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., programs include: Random Acts of STEAM: Feb. 14, 4 p.m. (school-age) – drop-in opportunity to create, innovate and learn; Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring Program, Feb. 14, 6 p.m. – coloring sheets and supplies will be provided; Minute to Win It, Feb. 17, 4 p.m. (school-age ) – take part in a series of 60-second challenges.

Bulletin Board policy
As a service to our community, The Press publishes Bulletin Board items at no cost, as space permits. There is no guarantee that items submitted will be published. To ensure publication of events/news items, please speak to one of our advertising representatives at 419-836-2221. A complete listing of events is available at www.presspublications.com.


Toledo
Valentine Zumba, Feb. 6, 3:45-4:45 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Develop a "love" for dancing with Zumba instructor, Elaina Hernandez. Call 419-259-5310.

Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., programs include: Random Acts of STEAM, Feb. 7, 4-5 p.m. – School-age kids are invited come to the Library every Tuesday in February and March for a unique drop-in opportunity to create, innovate and learn; Love Never Dies: Be My Zombie Valentine (grades 5-12), Feb. 10, 4-5 p.m. – "Roses are red. Violets are wilted. Why do you walk so stiff and so stilted?"

East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., serves home-cooked lunch Mon.-Fri. at 11:45 a.m. Menu includes: Feb. 6 – baked chicken breast; Feb. 7 – tuna salad on bun; Feb. 8 – smoked turkey sausage; Feb. 9 – vegetable lasagna; Feb. 10 – honey baked ham. Call 419-691-2254 for info. Bible Study Class meets the 2nd and 4th Mon. of the month at 2 p.m.

Coffee with Cops, Feb. 10, 9-11 a.m., Michael’s Cafe & Bakery, 101 Main St. Get to know the Toledo Police Chief and some uniformed officers in an informal setting. For info, call 419-936-3444.

Valentine’s Day Party, Feb. 14, 11:45 a.m., East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. $4 per person includes lunch, prizes and snacks. Reservations and payment due by Feb. 10. Call 419-691-2254 for info.

East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis Club meets the 2nd and 4th Mon. at 11:45 a.m. at the American Family Table restaurant on Navarre Avenue in Oregon. Walk-ins are welcome.

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 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.

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


Oregon

Tree Commission Meeting, Feb. 15, 7 p.m., City of Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited.

Divorce Care Program meets Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. through April 3 in the Parish Life Center at St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium. Those who have been affected by divorce are invited to attend. Open to all faiths. Meetings are confidential. No fee or registration; walk-ins welcome. For info, call the parish at 419-693-1150 or email church@stiggys.org.

Crafters Wanted for spring craft show at St. Michael's Byzantine Church, Navarre Avenue on March 19. Call or text Tricia at 419-704-5137 for entry info.

Awakening Faith – a parish program to help reconnect with the Catholic faith, will meet Thursdays through Feb. 28 from 7-9 p.m. in the Parish Life Center at St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium. For info, call the parish at 419-693-1150 or email church@stiggys.org. Free.

Wild Game Dinner, Feb. 4, 6-11 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #41. $25 per ticket, includes food and drinks. Call 419-698-7020 or Jim Reindel at 419-344-1800.

Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., offers the following programs: Bay Chapter Book Review meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month 1-2 p.m. – book copies available at the branch; Teen Study Breaks, Tues. 4-5 p.m.; Register for programs by calling 419-259-5250.

Clay Walking Club at Clay High School, 5665 Seaman Rd. Open to the Oregon community. Walk Mon., Wed. and Fri. 4-7 p.m. Registration form and walking passes available at the district administration building 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. or download at www.oregoncityschools.org. Call 419-693-0665 for info.

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 Wed. from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Heritage Christian Church, 1640 S. Coy Rd. Everyone welcome; free. Fellowship & snacks follow the meetings. Call 419-389-3299 for info.

Depression, Anxiety and Mental Health Support Group meets the 2nd and 4th Sundays at 4 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Call 419-691-5137 for info.

Support Group for anyone grieving a Death or Loss meets the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave.

Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Museum, 1133 Grasser St. is closed for the winter and will reopen March 2. For info, call 419-693-7052.

Harbor View Historical Society, Inc. and Museum, 2083 Autokee St. in the Harbor View neighborhood, is open Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. Admission is free. For info, call 419-691-1517 or visit the museum on Facebook.

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/Ken at 419-266-8183 or visit d28toastmasters.org and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

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. There is also a pool league. 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.

Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 hall at 4925 Pickle Rd. is available for rentals and accommodates up to 145 people. Call 419-705-0655 for details.

Quilts of Compassion is seeking 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.

Beginning Oil Painting Classes, Thurs. 6-8:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. (corner of Coy & Starr). For info, contact Theresa King at 419-410-3557 or kingart@bex.net.


Northwood
Bingo Nights sponsored by Northwood Athletic Boosters, Feb. 6, March 6, April 3 and May 1, 6-9 p.m., Northwood High School, 700 Lemoyne Rd. Refreshments available.

Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 10, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. All-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce (meatless available), salad, garlic bread and dessert. Kids meals available; under 5 eat free. Sponsored by Northwood Church of God and Elmore Church of God Youth Group.

Northwood Block Watch Meeting, Feb. 15 and 6:30 p.m. at the Fire Station at 2100 Tracy Rd Discussion on Gang Awareness.

All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry Fridays 5-7:45 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Steaks, chicken and shrimp also available. Breakfast Sundays 9-11:30 a.m.

Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch meets the 3rd Wed. of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd. Find updates on the group’s Facebook page.

Live Music, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., Northwood VFW, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Bluegrass and acoustic music plus country. Pete on bass, Ruby Currier, Gary Shope and Roy Hall on vocals, and Bob Lawson on lead guitar.

Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Sat. of the month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy & Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.

Free Bread distribution at Northwood Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2975 Eastpointe Blvd., on Thursdays 9-10:30 a.m. Info: northwoodadventist.org.

Free Home Safety Assessments & 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 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.

Elmore
Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 10, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. All-you-can-eat spaghetti with meat sauce (meatless available), salad, garlic bread and dessert. Kids meals available; under 5 eat free. Sponsored by Northwood Church of God and Elmore Church of God Youth Group.

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 4th Thurs. of the month at 10 a.m. at the Elmore Library. Story time 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, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty & SR 51), open Tues. & Thurs. at 11 a.m.; lunch served at noon (reservations for lunch required by 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure & blood oxygen screenings 2nd Tues. of each month; blood sugar & blood pressure screenings last Tues. of each month; educational / informational speakers on Tues.; Euchre game every Tues. & Thurs. after lunch. For reservations, call 419-862-3874.

Elmore Historical Society Monthly Meetings are held on the 3rd Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Historical Society Building.

Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. (weather permitting). Call 419-392-1112 for info.


Genoa
Bingo, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m., Allen Clay Joint Fire District Station 3, 101 E. Sixth St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cash only. Food available. Proceeds go toward new equipment and restoration of “The Stewart” – the district’s first engine from the 1920s.

Moms are Be You-tiful In Christ Christian Moms’ Group of St. Boniface and Our Lady of Lourdes meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. every first and third Wed. through May 3 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, 204 Main St., Genoa. Open to all Christian moms who desire encouragement and support in the vocation of motherhood. Free childcare available. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-862-01281 pattijsd@yahoo.com or Celena Smith at 419-961-5367 or celenasmith07@gmail.com.

Genoa Branch Library activities include: LEGO Club (ages 6 and up) the last Tues. of each month 4-5 p.m.; Adult Book Discussion Groups 3rd Tues. at 7 p.m. (evening group) and 3rd Thurs. at 9:30 a.m. (morning group); Adult Coloring Night through April on the third Mon. of each month.

Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., open Mon., Wed. & Fri. Open for bingo at 9:30 a.m. on Mon.; open at 10:30 a.m. Wed. and Fri. Lunch served at noon (reservations required 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings offered 2nd Wed. of each month at 11 a.m.; Blood oxygen & blood pressure screenings offered the 4th Wed. of each month at 11 a.m.; Strength & balance 30-minute exercise-Mon. & Wed., 11:30 a.m.; Senior Stretch/chair-based yoga, 30-minute session offered Fri. at 11 a.m. Educational/informational speakers on Wed.; Pinochle Mon. & Wed. after lunch; Dominoes Fri. after lunch. Reservations: 419-855-4491.

Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., 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 Sat. of the month 10 a.m.-noon., Christ Community Church, 303 W. 4th St. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. For more info, call 419-341-0913.


Gibsonburg
Gibsonburg Public Library, N. Webster St., programs include: Preschool Story time, Thurs. at 11 a.m.; Book & Munch Bunch: Music Makers Storytime, Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m.; Cookbook Club, Feb. 13, 6:30 p.m. – Soup Dinner Party (bring a copy of the recipe for your dish); Book & Snack Pack: Chapter Books for Grades 1-4, Feb. 22, 3:30 p.m.; The Lincoln Assassination, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. – presented by historian Mike Gilbert (register by calling 419-637-2173; Writing & Poetry Workshop, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. – facilitated by Larry Michaels; LEGO Challenge, Feb. 25, 10 a.m.;. Adult Book Discussion, Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. –“The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper” by Phaedra Patrick. Puzzle Exchange, through Feb. – Donate a puzzle in good condition and/or take a puzzle home. Call 419-637-2173 for info or to register.

Red Cross Bloodmobile, Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 500 S. Brentwood. Walk-ins welcome. To make an appointment, call 800-REDCROSS.

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 meet Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at Señor Tequilas Mexican Restaurant, 1705 S. Wheeling St., Oregon.

Music Night featuring Ron Bloomfield & Kentucky Boys, Feb. 10, 6:30 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Food available for purchase. Next concert will be March 10, featuring North Back 40.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 4-6 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.


Luckey
Church Dinner, Feb. 12, 5-6:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church. Port tenderloin, mashed potatoes, vegetable, cole slaw/applesauce, pies and desserts and a beverage.

Luckey Food Pantry is open the last Wed. of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thurs. of the month from 6-8 p.m. in the old Town Hall building, corner of Krotzer & Main Street. Open to families residing in the Eastwood School District.

Luckey Library Story time for ages 3-7 every Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Includes stories, finger plays, music & crafts. Lego Club (K-5th grade) Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m. Men’s Shoot-the-Bull gatherings Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Coffee provided. No registration required for any of the programs. 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 W. Main St., is offering a program on “How to Set & Achieve Your Goals for 2017,” Feb. 6, 6 p.m. A free, interactive presentation with Life and Success Coach Kathy Atkinson. Register online at oakharborlibrary.org or call 419-898-7001.

Spaghetti Dinner & Comedy Show, Feb. 11, American Legion Post 114, 221 W. Park St. Dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; comedian beginning at 7:30 p.m. $18 per person. 100 tickets available. For tickets, call the Legion at 419-898-5888 Tue, Thus. and Fri. after 4 p.m. and after 6 p.m. on Sat.

Moms are Be You-tiful In Christ Christian Moms’ Group of St. Boniface and Our Lady of Lourdes meets 9:30-11:30 a.m. every first and third Wed. through May 3 at Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, 204 Main St., Genoa. Open to all Christian moms who desire encouragement and support in the vocation of motherhood. Free childcare available. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-862-01281, pattijsd@yahoo.com or Celena Smith at 419-961-5367 or celenasmith07@gmail.com.

Food Pantry, Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 SR 105, open the last Wed. each month from 5-7 p.m. A hot meal is served during pantry hours. There is also a free clothing room with all sizes for children and adults, men and women.

St. Boniface Parish Bingo, Sundays 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.


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

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., open Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and the last Sat. of the month from 8-11 a.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.


Port Clinton
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Meeting, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Magruder Hospital, 615 Fulton St. The support group is free and open to people living with MS and their family members. Call 419-607-6028 for info.


Walbridge
VFW Post 9964 Euchre Tournament, Feb. 4, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry includes lunch. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash prizes; 4th wins free entry to next tournament. Sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary.

Cabbage Roll Dinner, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m., VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St. Cabbage rolls, scalloped potatoes, salad bar, roll & butter and dessert. $10.

Walbridge Library temporary location is open at the Village Hall, 705 N. Main St. Hours are Mon.-Thurs. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Fri. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Walbridge VFW Bingo, first & third Sun. 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 Ladies Auxiliary. Call 419-666-0367 for info.


Woodville
Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Storytime, Mon. at 7 p.m.; LEGO Club (K-6), first Saturday of the month, 10-11:30 a.m.; Kidz Book Club (grades 1-4 p.m., Feb. 13, 6:15 p.m.; Science Saturday (grades K-4), Feb. 18, 10 a.m. – registration required; Valentine’s Day Crafts, Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Drop in and create a Valentine for your Valentine; Wednesday Book Club, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. – “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarty; Succulents for Beginners, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.. – registration required, supplies provided. The library will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidents’ Day. Register by calling 419-849-2744.

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