Country Music at VFW Post 2510, 2nd St., every Wed. at 7 p.m. Open to the public. No cover. Community is invited as musicians volunteer to play for the veterans’ enjoyment.
ABLE Mobile Benefits Bank 2nd Tues. of the month, 6-8 p.m. at the Birmingham Branch Library. Benefit bank staff can assist with applying for food stamps, home energy and childcare assistance, and many other services. Free legal assistance is also available for problems such as bankruptcy, consumer debt, domestic violence, divorce, and foreclosure prevention. Services are free and available to all.
VFW Post #2510 will be having 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.
Saturday Evening of Worship & Praise Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Prince of Peace, 4155 Pickle Rd. The praise concert will feature Aaron Collins, The Veil and the Prince of Peace band. Free and open to the community. Info: 419-691-9407 or princeofpeaceoregon.com.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Jan. 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Business meeting, speaker, refreshments and fellowship. Bring a PERS retiree along.
Divorce Care Support Group meets Mon. 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 4 through April 29 in Room B of the Family Life Center, St. Ignatius Catholic Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Info: 419-693-1150.
James West Hancock Oregon Senior Center Chili Cook-Off Feb. 8, 5-8 p.m., St. Michael’s Centre, 4001 Navarre Ave. No entry fee. Prizes for Judges’ Choice, People’s Choice and Best Chili Name. Deadline for entry is noon Feb. 6. Call the center at 419-698-7078 for rules and entry forms.
Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. No reservations needed. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St., is open Thursdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors may browse through the complex at their leisure. Free; donations welcome. Info: www.ojhs.org.
ABLE (Advocates for Basic Legal Equality) Mobile Benefit Bank will be at the Oregon Branch Library the 2nd Wed. of every month from 2:30-5 p.m. to assist people with basic legal issues and applications for public benefits.
One-on-One Computer Training available by appointment at Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250. Classes offered Thurs. at 2 p.m. and Sat. at 9:30 a.m.
Oregon Area Pastors Fellowship Luncheon held the first Wed. of every month, noon, American Family Table on Wheeling St.
Book Discussion Group meets every 3rd Tues., 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. 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.
Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the 1st Mon. of each month, 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the 2nd & 4th Mon. of the month at noon in the basement level at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. 419-693-4458.
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.”
Maumee Bay Country Quilters' Guild meets the first Tues. of the month in the Board Room at Mercy St. Charles Hospital at 6:45 p.m. Guest fee for the meeting is $5. Persons having questions concerning this meeting or the guild may call 419-693-8173
Township 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.
Northwood VFW 2984 Taco Nights Mondays 4-7:30 p.m. Fish Fries featuring fish, chicken, steaks and shrimp are held Fridays from 5 to 7:45 p.m.
Storytimes for Preschool-Age Children offered Wed. at 11 a.m., Harris-Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Book discussion group meets the 4th Thurs. of each month at 10:30 a.m. New members welcome. Info: 419-862-2482.
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 Card Players Meet Thurs. evenings at 7 p.m. at the Elmore Retirement Center.
Tech Toy Month programs being offered at Birchard Library include Tablet Q & A Session Jan. 14 at 7 p.m., and iPad/Android Program Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring their devices for a hands-on experience, or to just watch demonstrations on library equipment. Programs are free; no registration required. Info: 419-334-7101, ext. 216.
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, Jan. 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Carryouts available. Legion hall rental info available by calling Tom at 419-460-3265.
Preschool Storytime meets Tues. at 11 a.m. at the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St.
Book Discussion Groups meet the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m. & the 3rd Tues. at 7 p.m., Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. Call 419-855-3380 to reserve a book.
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 3rd 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 Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th & Main. Info: 419-855-3575 or 419-855-8539.
Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational & social programs, health assessments & 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.
Euchre Tournament, Jan. 12, 7 p.m., Luckey American Legion Hall, 335 Park Dr. Food and registration at 6 p.m. Open to individual players 18 and older. Registration fee $5. Concessions and soft drinks available. BYOB. Proceeds support Legion and Auxiliary programs, along with the upkeep of the Post Home. Next tournament is Feb. 9.
Scrapbooking Fundraiser Jan. 19, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Troy-Webster American Legion Hall, 335 Park St. $35 fee includes 6-foot table, lunch and dinner; $30 fee includes half of an 8-foot table, lunch and dinner. Janet Madaras, Creative Memories consultant will have a variety of products available for purchase. Register by calling Becky at 419-409-6032.
Free Meal 4th Mon. of each month, American Legion Post 240, 335 Park Dr. Serving 5:30-6:30 p.m.
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.
Family Advisory Council of Ottawa County will meet Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Ottawa County Board of DD, 235 N Toussaint South Rd. Guest speaker Brenda Smith, director of Riverview Industries will discuss the new Strategic Plan. Public welcome. RSVP to 567-262-3100.
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.
Red Cross Blood Drive Jan. 19, 9 .m.-2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St.
Public Dinner Jan. 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pemberville United Methodist Church, 205 Perry St. Serving pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas, salad bar, dessert, roll and beverage. Carryouts available.
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.
Community Blood Drive Jan. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Student Health and Activities Center, Owens Community College, Oregon Rd. Walk-ins welcome.
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting Jan. 16, Magruder Hospital. Lunch and networking 11-11:30 a.m.; meeting and presentation 11:30-12:30 p.m. Speakers Ann Keegan and Sue Blankenbecker, both RNs, will discuss, Workplace Wellness. RSVP by Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. to Denise Ventrone at 419-898-6242.
VFW 9963 Ham Dinner, Jan. 19, 5-7 p.m., 109 N. Main St. Featuring cheesy potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll & butter and dessert.
Euchre Tournament Feb. 2, VFW 9963, 109 N. Main St. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Fourth place earns entry into next tournament. $10 entry includes lunch.
Winter Revival Jan. 20-25, Grace Bible Baptist Church, 116 E Union St. Evangelist Ron Ostten will preach at services Sunday at 9:30 a.m. (Sunday School), 10:30 Sunday worship, followed by lunch and a 1 p.m. afternoon service, as well as Mon.-Fri. at 7 p.m. Info: Pastor David Stogsdill, 419-661-5058.
Walbridge Centennial Committee meets the second Tues. of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the village hall.
Family Storytimes for children of all ages Tues. 11 a.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Free. 419-666-9900.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch M-F, 11:30 a.m. (call 419-849-3636 for reservations). Home delivery also available.
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