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Ladies Benevolent Society of St. George Antiochian Cathedral Dinner Oct. 27, noon-7 p.m., 3754 Woodley Rd. Includes baked kibbee, stuffed grape leaves, Mediterranean Salad, baklawa. A la carte and bake sale items available. Tickets available at the door or in advance by calling 419-475-7054. Carryouts available.

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 Fasse

tt). 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.

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 the month at 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. On Nov. 13, Dr. Paul Byrnes will discuss, “Do You Want To Be An Organ Donor?” Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: call Alice at 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

"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 and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

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

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.

Fall Fest presented by Citizens for Northwood Schools Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. following the high school Powder Puff Game. Featuring trick-or-trunk in high school visitors’ parking lot; bonfire and music in the high school stadium and donuts and cider. Information about the new school facilities that will be on the ballot Nov. 5 will be available.

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: 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.

Carroll Twp.
Fire Department and EMS Pancake Breakfast Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the township hall, 11080 W. Toussaint E. Rd.

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 Edibles," the Elmore Library’s Cookbook Club, will meet Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Call 419-862-2482 for info.

Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Harris-Elmore Public Library will be held on Nov.12, 7 p.m. at the Elmore Library, since the library will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. 

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.

Racers’ Swap Meet Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave. Buy, sell or trade new and used racing parts, equipment, trailers, tools and cars, as well as other items from both, inside and outside vendors. Admission $5. Free parking. Refreshments available.

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

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.

St. John's Annual Church Dinner, Nov. 9, 4:30-7 p.m., 1213 Washington St. Choice of chicken or Swiss steak. Dine in or carry out. Children’s meals available. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds to benefit the church organ fund. Call 419-855-3906 for info.

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.

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.

Church Dinners held the 2nd Saturday of each month at Faith United Methodist Church. On Nov. 9, the menu will include turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry Jell-O or applesauce and pie and coffee. Serving from 5-6:30 p.m. Info: 419-833-4191.   

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.

Ottawa Co. Conservation League Turkey Shoot Nov. 10 starting at 11 a.m. Prizes include turkeys, hams and bacon. 12 and 20 gauge and .410 shells provided.

St. Paul’s UMC Craft & Vendor show Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission, luncheon available.

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
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

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 United Methodist Church Bazaar, Nov. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 2, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Christmas items, white elephant items, homemade baked goods and candy. Food will be served a la carte all day. 

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.

Rising Sun
“Christmas Experience” Movie by Kyle Idleman to be shown Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m., Risingsun First Church of God, 7968 US 23. Dessert bar served before the film. Childcare will be provided.

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.

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

Election Day Supper Nov. 5, 5-7 p.m., Woodville United Methodist Church, 201 W. First St. Swiss steak or baked chicken dinners with homemade pies. Bake sale & craft bazaar 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Program, “Diet & Health with Dr. David Auxier, DC” Nov. 7, 4 p.m., Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St. Info:419-849-2744.

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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