German/Swiss Dinner Jan. 18 at noon, Calvin UCC, 1946 Bakewell. Kids’ meals available. Reservations preferred. 419-691-3033.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post #537 Meeting Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., 4925 Pickle Rd. (Note date/time change.) Community service project for February will be the donation of eyeglasses/hearing aids. Also bring contributions to gift boxes for troops overseas.
Fish Fry Jan. 16, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 298 S. Coy (corner of Navarre and Coy). Featuring all-you-can-eat Alaskan walleye. Dessert included. Dine in or carry out. Kids’ meals available.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Jan. 22, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling. Speaker and business meeting followed by refreshments.
Oregon Fest 2009 Planning Meeting Jan. 22, 5 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to all groups and individuals. Info: 222.OregonFest.net or 419-691-9750.
Oregon Senior Center Activities include Monday - Bingo, and fitness club, along with blood pressure checks (9-11:45 a.m.); Tuesday – coffee hour, exercise, line dancing, fitness class, Bunco; Wednesday - bingo, Euchre; Thursday - Breakfast Club, exercise, line dancing, fitness class; Friday - Bingo, movies (second and fourth Fridays) at 1 p.m. Call 419-698-7078 for complete schedule of events; or 419-693-2082 to inquire about lunch at the center, served Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m.
Walk With Us, a free confidential adult support group for those grieving a loved one’s death, meets the first Thursday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m. and the third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman Rd. Not a social activity. Walk in or call Judy Hoeflinger at 419-344-0200 or Julie Marshall at 419-343-2311.
Afterschool Program every Wednesday during the school year from 3:30-6:30 p.m., First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St, off Pickle, west of Wheeling. Time for worship and play, along with special guests, supper and crafts. Info: 419-693-7128.
Maumee Bay Country Quilters meet the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Oregon Room at St. Charles Mercy Hospital.
Examining the Scriptures From a Jewish Perspective, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m., 3540 Seaman Rd., New Harvest Christian Church, 3540 Seaman Rd.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society Complex, 1133 Grasser St., is now open by appointment only. To schedule a guided tour, call 419-693-7052.
Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry Board Monthly Meeting every Tuesday before the second Wednesday of the month at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry is open the second Wednesday of each month from 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd. Serving the needy of the community. Government guidelines for eligibility are followed. The nurse is also there for mini check-ups for the seniors.
Northwood VFW Post 2984 Fish Fries every Friday from 5-8 p.m. Featuring fish, chicken, steaks and more. Breakfasts will also be held every Sunday morning from 9 a.m.-noon Info: 419-666-7762.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch is served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations are required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal you wish to attend. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks the 4th Tuesday of the month; bingo played the 4th Tuesday of the month, after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.
Preschool Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., Harris-Elmore Public Library, 328 Toledo St. Hour-long sessions feature stories, activities, crafts and a snack.
Monthly Adult Book Discussion Group meets at 11 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month, Harris-Elmore Public Library, 328 Toledo St. Info: http://library.norweld.lib.oh.us/Harris-Elmore or Georgiana Huizenga at 419-862-2482.
Fremont Area Women’s Connection (formerly Fremont Christian Women’s Club) meeting Jan. 13 at the Fremont Federation of Women, 506 Court St. (location changed for January only). Parking available in the Elks parking lot. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon at 11 a.m. Lois Oberst will give history of the Fremont Federation of Women. Music by Frieda Fought. Featured speaker Rose Britner will present, “Going from Feeling Totally Rejected to Finding Total Acceptance.” Reservations: Amaryllis at 419-355-0826/Betty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Jan. 25, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa American Legion Post #324, 302 West St. Kids’ meals available. Info: 419-855-7049.
Red Cross Blood Pressure Screenings Jan. 30, 11 a.m.-noon, Genoa Senior center, 514 Main St. Free.
Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the group plays cards at 12:30 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks are offered on the third Wednesday of the month. Bingo is played Monday mornings at 10 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Genoa Area Community Food Pantry at the Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th and Main Street is open the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-noon.
Preschool Storytime at Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St., meets Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Hour-long sessions feature stories, activities, crafts and a snack.
Monthly Adult Book Discussion Groups meet the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. or the third Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. Info on books: Amy Laity at 419-855-3380.
Active Seniors are invited to meet and eat at the Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane Nutritional lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation to the center is available. Home-delivered meals are also available for homebound seniors. Info: 419-637-7947.
Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Ageless Wonders Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Lake Township Administration Building, SR 705 and Cummings Road. Any questions, call 419-836-3811.
Food Pantry open to the public the last Wednesday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. and the last Thursday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m., Main Street. Contact your local church office for further details.
Used Book Sale Jan. 12-16, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St.
Mid County EMS Free Blood Pressure Checks & Bake Sale Jan. 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., National Bank of Oak Harbor. Proceeds will go for training purposes.
Storytimes with Miss Brenda are being offered at the Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Preschoolers and infants accompanied by a parent will meet for stories, a craft and simple activities Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. or Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion Group meets the third Thursday at 10:30 a.m. New readers welcome.
The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.
Topics Camera Club meets first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Ave. Info: 419-766-0063.
American Movie Idol Matinee Jan. 15, 1 p.m., Rossford Public Library. Featuring “Blue Hawaii,” with Elvis Presley (PG, 101 minutes). Fee and open to the public. Register: 419-666-0924.
Fish Fry Fridays Jan. 16 through April 10, 5-7:30 p.m., Rossford Eagles, 2322 658 Lime City Rd, Featuring all-you-can-eat Pollack plus sides and a beverage. Chicken fingers dinner also available. Call 419-666-5664 for carryout service or 419-666-9253 for more info. Karaoke to follow the dinner.
Steak Fry Saturdays Jan. 17 through April 11, Rossford Eagles 2322, 658 Lime City Rd. Featuring New York strip steaks, sides and a beverage. Info: Call 419-666-9253. Live music to follow.
Walbridge Branch Library Book Discussions are held the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. Newcomers welcome. Jan. 12th’s discussion will be on Dorothea Benton Frank’s, “The Land of Mango Sunsets.” The Mystery Book Discussion Book will meet Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. to discuss Alexander McCall Smith’s “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.” Info: 419-666-9900.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call the center at 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.