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Toledo
Theology with Toast June 12, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Jonathan King will present 'Living Our Faith In Daily Life.' Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m.  No reservations needed. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405

East Toledo Senior Activities Center Chicken Dinner June 12, 4-7 p.m., 1001 White St. (Navarre Park Shelterhouse). Featuring half-chicken dinner prepared by BBQ Traveler. Baked goods will also be available for purchase. Tickets are $7 for seniors and children 12 and under and $9 for adults (presale) and $10 at the door. For tickets and info, call 419-691-2254.

Block Watch 410-M for the East Toledo-Raymer School area meets every 2nd Thurs. of the month, 6-7 p.m., Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. Residents who live between the boundaries of East Broadway, Belt Street/RR tracks, Navarre and Starr Avenues, in East Toledo with surrounding area neighbors/business owners also welcome. Lighted parking available off of White Street. Kids 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.

Block Watch 420C Meeting Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada, the 4th Thurs. of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.

Free Yoga Classes Mondays from 4:30-5:30 p.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, (Navarre Park Shelterhouse), 1001 White St. Instructed by Richard Ward. Info: 419-691-2254.

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 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.

Thrift Shop at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave. is open Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Shop features a large selection of clothing and household items neatly arranged. Info: 419-243-8189.

Inspire Business Networking Group Open House, June 5, 7:45 a.m., Sleep Inn (near Meijer), 1761 Meijer Circle. All are welcome. No business too big or small. Call Larry at 419-902-2345 for details.


Oregon
Going Underground with the Toledo Zoo program (grades K-5), June 10, 12:30-3:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Free. Info: 419-259-5250.

Deconstructed Clothes and Mod Make-up Class for grades 6-12, June 10, 6:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Learn techniques for modifying clothes to make unique pieces and see a demonstration of alternative make-up techniques. Participants should bring an old t-shirt. Info: 419-259-5250.

Excavating with ECO Discovery program (grades K-5), June 17, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Dig up some fossils and be prepared for some batty skeleton facts. Free. Info: 419-259-5250.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting June 19, 7 p.m., City of Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.

Sellers and Vendors Invited to Friends of Maumee Bay State Park Community Garage Sale June 22, 2-4 p.m. in the beach parking lot. Space is $25 for a 20 x 20 area. Info: 419-536-7304, 419-699-8344 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Oregon Branch Library Storytimes include: Babytime, Wed. June 12-July 24, 10:30-10:50 a.m. – stories, rhymes and music with a book program designed for little learners; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), June 13-July 25 (except July 4) – Engaging books, action songs and rhymes, fingerplays and more. Free. Info:419-259-5250.

“Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School June 24-28, Ashland Church, 2350 Starr Ave, Oregon. Open to ages 3-fifth grade. Check in each day at 8:45 a.m. Pick up at 12:30 p.m. after lunch. Info: 419-720-1995 or AshlandChurch.com.

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.

Vacation Bible School – “Incredible World Amazement Park – Thrill Ride Through God’s Creation,” July 8-12, 6;30-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church of God, 5157 Seaman Rd. Open to 4 years-sixth grade. Free. For info, call 419-693-4827.

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. Info: 419-693-8173.

AWAIT (support group for family members of individuals dealing with severe head trauma) meets every 2nd Mon. at 5 p.m. at New Life Assembly of God, 3230 Dustin Rd. Info: Kim at 419-382-1740.

“Tactics” Class, a weekly Class for Learning to Control Thoughts and Emotions, offered weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. beginning April 23 at New Life Assembly of God, 3230 Dustin Rd. Info: Kim at 419-382-1740.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St. is open Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: www.ojhs.org.


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.


Northwood
Red Cross Blood Drive, June 11, Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd.

Alzheimer’s Benefit featuring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner June 2, 3-7 p.m., VFW Hall, 103 W. Andrus Rd., Silent auction, 50/50 raffle and music by Ruby and the Southern Heritage Band. 


Elmore
Red Cross Blood Drive, June 10, noon-6 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 19255 W. Witty.

“Dig into Reading” Summer Reading Program runs through July 27 at the Harris-Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Children who read (or are read to) for 500 minutes throughout the period will receive a t-shirt. Storytimes for preschoolers will be held Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Program for elementary-age children (featuring stories, snacks and crafts will be held Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m. Teens and adults also have the opportunity to read and enter for prizes and drawings. Info: 419-862-2482.

“Colossal Coaster World” Vacation Bible School June 10-14, 9-11:30 a.m., St. John’s UCC, Rice Street. Open to preschool-grade 5. Free. Money collected this year will be used for “Bibles Unbound,” an organization that sends Bibles to people in countries where they can be killed for buying Bibles. Non-perishable food items will be collected for the local food pantry. Call 419-340-4105 for more information.

Elmore Community Garage Sales June 21, 22 and 23. Call Jerry at 419-862-3029 to sign up. No charge.

Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. and every Sat. from 5-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.

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.


Fremont
Free Citizens Online Computer Classes at Birchard Library June 10, 12, 17, and 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. Students are asked to attend all classes in the series and will be awarded a certificate upon completion. After attending all classes, graduates will also be entered into a drawing for a free Lexmark Impact S301 printer. For info or to register for either series, call 419-334-7101, ext. 216.


Genoa
“Dig into Reading” Summer Reading Program runs through July 27 at the Harris-Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Children who read (or are read to) for 500 minutes throughout the period will receive a t-shirt. Storytimes for preschoolers will be held Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Program for elementary-age children (featuring stories, snacks and crafts will be held Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. Teens and adults also have the opportunity to read and enter for prizes and drawings. Info: 419-855-3380.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors, therapy dogs from a local chapter of Therapy Dogs Intl., will visit the Genoa Branch Library the 3rd Wed. of the month at 6:30 p.m. Children may visit the library and take turns reading to the dogs. The program will last an hour. Registration not required. Info: 419-855-3380. Sponsored by the Friends of the Genoa Library.

Preschool Storytime meets every 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 Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.


Gibsonburg
Free Citizens Online Computer Classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11, 13, 18, and 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Library. Students are asked to attend all classes in the series and will be awarded a certificate upon completion. After attending all classes, graduates will also be entered into a drawing for a free Lexmark Impact S301 printer. For info or to register for either series, call 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.


Graytown
“Hit a Home Run with Jesus Vacation Bible School,” June 23-27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. each day, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1700 Walker St. Open to ages preschool-6th grade. Bible stories, crafts, songs, games, snacks and more. Call 419-287-4411 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to register.


Lake Twp.
Walters 5K Memorial Run June 8, Lake Twp. Fire Station #2, Ayers Rd. Registration at 7 a.m. Info: 419-704-8704.


Lindsey
Red Cross Blood Drive, June 10, 12:30-6:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 231 Maple St.

Village of Lindsey Farmers Market will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month May through October, 9 a.m.-noon in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, candles, etc. A flea market area will also be available during the months of July and October. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-665-2045.


Luckey
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
Downtown Oak Harbor Farmers’ Markets sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the 4th Sat. of each month June-October at the Log Cabin Park on North Church Street. Along with fresh produce, vendors are invited to sell quality poultry products, fresh baked goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, plants, fruit, cider, handmade crafts, garden décor, antiques, art, music, jewelry and gourmet food items. For info, call 419-898-0479 or visit www.oakharborohio.net.

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
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
“Paws for Reading” (ages 5 and up) meets Tues. at 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 208 N. Main St. Children read aloud to a buddy and take turns reading to Bella the Book Beagle, a registered therapy dog.

Adult Book Clubs at the Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., include a Fiction Group, which meets the 2nd Mon. at 1 p.m. and a Mystery Group, which meets the 4th Mon. at 6 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org.

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
Woodville Library Programs for June include: Summer Storytimes Wed. mornings at 9 a.m. June 12-July 31; Crafternoons (grades K-4) Wed. noon-8 p.m. in June and July; Cookbook Club meets June 5 at 7 p.m. June cookbook is “Parents’ Quick & Easy Kid-Friendly Meals (birchard.lib.oh.us/WdvCookbookClub.htm); Child Safety Awareness Program presented by Jim Taylor of Taylor’s Tae Kwon Do, June 10, 7 p.m. The library is located at Library, 101 E. Main St. Call 419-849-2744 for info.

Woodville Library Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party June 3, 7 p.m., at the library Reading Club runs from June 3-July 27. Kids Club theme is “Dig into Reading and Have a Blast.” Teen Reading Club Theme is “Beneath the Surface.” Theme for Adult Reading Club is “Have a Blast: Read.”