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One Voice for East Toledo Housing/Economic Committee Meeting Oct. 22, 6 p.m., East Toledo Family Center, 1020 Varland Ave.

Fall Craft Show Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Community Room at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Featuring craft displays, baked goods, food and refreshments. Public invited.

38th Annual Chicken & Ham Dinner, Nov. 2, 4-7 p.m., First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. All you can eat dinner served family-style. Craft & bake sale. Tickets available at the door. Carryouts available.

Turkey Dinner & Bazaar Nov. 6, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street United Methodist Church, 1133 Clark St. (off Fassett). Complete dinner including beverage and dessert. Kids under 3 eat free. Children’s meals and carryouts available.

Fall Craft Show sponsored by the St. Michael Catholic Church Altar Society Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Michael Catholic School, 510 W. Front St. Eight-foot tables with two chairs available for rent for $25. Info: Sandy at 734-241-7896.

Craft Show sponsored by VFW Post 2510 Ladies Auxiliary Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Open to the public.

Block Watch 410-M East Toledo-Raymer area meets every 2nd Thurs. 6-7 p.m. at Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. Boundaries are East Broadway, Starr Avenue, Belt and Navarre. Any surrounding neighbors and business owners are also 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 420-C Meeting Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada, the 4th Thurs. of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.

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.

Oregon
Open House Oct. 20, noon-4 p.m., Northwood Fire  Station # 2, 6000 Wales Rd. FOod, bouncy house, Life Flight, smoke trailer and more.

Fall Teas featuring a portrayal of Miss Josephine Fassett sponsored by the Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society Oct. 22 or Oct. 24 at noon at the Historic Brandville School. Tickets are $16. For reservations, call Bonnie Olson at 419-696-0280.

David Anderson and Roger Walck in Concert Oct. 22, 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd. Free concert will feature a blend of contemporary, gospel, traditional and old-time Sunday School songs. Info: 419-691-9407.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Oct. 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. “Feed Your Neighbor Week.” Speaker, refreshments and fellowship.

Holiday Craft Show at The Gathering Place, 3530 Seaman Rd., Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monthly Senior Book Discussion Group meets at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., Nov. 7, 2:15-3:15 p.m. Group will discuss William Landay’s “Defending Jacob.” A copy of the book is available for extended check-out at the library circulation desk. No registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.

Faith United Methodist Church “Famous” Meatloaf Dinner Nov. 9, 4-7 p.m. at the church, 3415 Starr Ave. Featuring meatloaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies, salad, rolls, a beverage and dessert. Tickets available at the door, or call the church for reservations.

DivorceCare Support Group will meet Mondays through Dec. 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church Family Life Center, 212 N. Stadium Rd., Oregon. For info, call the parish office at 419-693-1150 or 419-698-4745.

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd, Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice 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. For info, call 419-259-5250.

Storytimes at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., include: Family Storytime (ages 6 months-6 years) Tues. at 7 p.m.; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) every  Wed. at 10 a.m. and Babytime (ages 6-24 months) every Thurs. at 10 a.m.. For info, call 419-259-5250 or visit www.toledolibrary.org.

"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 d28toastmasters.org and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

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

Free Family Fitness Classes offered Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at Pearson Metropark and Fridays at 10 a.m. at Maumee Bay State Park. Appropriate for school-aged children to adults. Follow posted signs. Info: 517-270-0816 or visit Focus Fitness of Oregon on Facebook.


Northwood
Fish Fry every Fri., 5-7:45 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984. Featuring fish, steaks, shrimp and chicken. Public welcome.

Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: www.northwoodadventist.org or 419-698-5100.

Crafters Wanted for a Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov. 22 and 23, Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Info: Jan at 419-666-0481.


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.


Elliston
W.O.W. meets 6-7:30 p.m., Zion United Methodist Church. Bible stories, music and fun; no meal served this year. Info: Leslie at 419-290-3866.


Elmore
Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. 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.


Fremont
Sacred Heart Holiday Craft Show, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 550 Smith Rd. Admission $2.

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, Oct. 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Carryouts available. Legion hall available to rent. Call Tom at 419-460-3265.


Genoa
Feather Party Nov. 3, 4-7 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Hall, 204 Main St. Food, bingo and more. For info, call 419-855-8501.

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. 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.

Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Genoa Civic Theatre Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second floor of Genoa’s Town Hall. All vendors welcome. To register or for more information, call Kathy Hanneman at 419-855-3116.

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
Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 500 S. Brentwood.

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.


Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders of Lake Township will meet for lunch at “The Skillet" Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m., The Skillet is located at 101 S. Main St., Walbridge. Reservations have been made under "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.


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.


Millbury
Millbury Fireman’s Association Pancake Breakfast Oct. 20, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall, 28410 Oak St. Children’s meals available; seniors eat at a discount price. Fire Prevention Program will be conducted during the breakfast. Info: 419-461-0744.

Crafters Needed for St. Peter’s Christmas Craft Bazaar to be held Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. For info, call Sandy at 419-693-5435 or leave a message at the church by calling 419-836-3243.


Oak Harbor
Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities Monthly Board Meeting Oct. 23, 3 p.m., Ottawa County Board of DD, 235 N Toussaint South Rd. Meetings are open to the public. Info: 419-898-0400.

Fish Fries at the John A. Fader American Legion, 221 Park St., will be held Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. Featuring Lake Erie yellow perch sandwiches or dinners.

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 through 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.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Nov. 3, 8 a.m.-noon, American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St. All proceeds go to support Honor Flight of NW Ohio.

PERI Chapter #82 Meeting Nov. 18 (due to Veterans Day), at 11:30 a.m. at Riverview Healthcare Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Speaker from Humana will answer questions on new healthcare changes. Make lunch reservations by calling Brenda at 419-898-3242 or Pat at 419-855-8131 by Nov. 14.

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
Harvest Gathering Craft Show & Gift Boutique Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft Show will be held at the Riverview Banquet Centre & Bethlehem Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Front St., (SR 105). Gift Boutique will be held at the Pemberville Fire Hall. Free admission and trolley service. For info about the Craft Show, call Marcy Abke at 419-287-4574. For info about the Gift Boutique, call Todd Sheets at 419-287-3274.

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.


Stony Ridge
Craft Show Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Routes 20 and 163.

Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Stony Ridge United Methodist Church, 5542 Fremont Pike. Hot lunch featuring homemade cabbage rolls, sloppy joes, hot chicken sandwiches, Coney dogs, pie and more. Baked goods also available. Carryouts available.


Walbridge
Euchre Tournament sponsored by VFW Post 9963 Men’s Auxiliary Nov. 2, 1 p.m. until finished at the post, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes a free lunch. First, second and third place cash prizes. Fourth place finish wins free entry into next tournament. No smoking and no food or drink may be brought in,

Walbridge Centennial Committee meets the 2nd Tues. of each month, in the council chambers.

Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Arts & Crafts for kids of all ages Wed. at 4 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org.


Woodville
Red Cross Blood Drive Oct. 25, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Woodville Twp. Fire Dept., 321 E. Main St.

Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., will offer the following programs: Storytimes, Mondays, 7 p.m., featuring stories and crafts; Lego Club (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 10-11 a.m. through Dec. 7; Kidzart (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 11-11-45 a.m. through Dec. 7.

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