VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4906 Lake Erie Perch Sandwich Dinner Nov. 22, 4 p.m. until sold out at the post, 2161 Consaul St. Includes slaw, chips and a pickle. Carryouts available. Public welcome.
Holiday Cookie Walk Dec. 14, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Mark Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd. Buy a container and fill with homemade cookies. Holiday cheese balls also available.
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 Tree Commission Meeting Nov. 20, 7 p.m. in the City Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited. PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Nov. 21, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Business meeting, refreshments and fellowship. PERS retirees welcome.
Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., ProMedica Bay Park Community Hospital.
Oregon Business and Professional Women Holiday Auction & Dinner Nov. 22, 6 p.m. ProMedica Bay Park Hospital lower level. Dinner ($13) at 6 p.m.; auction 7 p.m. Reservations required by Nov. 16. Call Carol at 419-693-6963.
Eastern YMCA Teen Leadership Group will be serving pancakes to the public Nov. 23, 8 a.m.-noon, in the parking lot Lil' Rascal's 3246 Navarre Ave.. This is for donations only and will benefit the "Just Pancakes" program which feeds the homeless and needy in our area.
JWH Oregon Senior Center presents Oregon Bandstand Rockin' Rodeo featuring Bob Wurst, Nov. 23, 6:30-11 p.m.,
Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. Food, cash ‘saloon’, raffles and more. For tickets, call 419-698-7078. All proceeds benefit JWH Oregon Senior Center.
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. 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 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.
Craft Show, Lunch & Bake Sale Nov. 22 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Handcrafted items, yard art, jewelry, homemade soups and sandwiches and bake sale.
Crafters Wanted for a Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov. 22 & 23 Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. For info, call Jan at 419-666-0481.
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.
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.
Wood Co. Genealogical Society Meeting Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m., Wood Co. District Public Library Meeting Room, 251 N. Main St. brief business meeting will be followed by a Round Table – Give and Tell.” Bring questions about genealogy.
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.
Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the cafeteria at Woodmore High School, 633 Fremont St. Those who are able are encouraged to bring donations of canned goods to support local food pantries, and unwrapped toys to give to Toys For Tots. Anyone who would like volunteer for this event may contact Robin Hindall at
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.
Terra State Fall Chamber Concert Nov. 17, 4 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Building D. Featuring the Terra String Ensemble led by local educator and director Barbara M. Ziebold and the Terra Guitar Ensemble directed by local musician and educator David T. Lester. A freewill donation to support Terra State's music programs will be accepted. Info: 419-559-2233.
Bingo Nov. 22, 7 p.m., American Legion, 302 West St. Both nights are smoke free. Play for food items and grocery gift cards. Raffles and door prizes.
Holiday Open House sponsored by Genoa Merchants Nov. 22-24. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a tree-lighting ceremony Friday evening. Music provided by The Packer Creek Quintet. Toy donation boxes will be located at Rayz Cafe, Genoa Elementary and Genoa Custom Interiors.
Christmas Bazaar Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Genoa Civic Theatre, 509 Main St. (2nd floor of the Town Hall). All vendors welcome. Info: Kathy Hanneman at 419-855-3116.
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Nov. 24, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy. Carryouts available. For hall rental info, call Tom at 419-460-3265.
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.
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.
Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 20, 1-6 p.m., Luckey Ecumenical Council at Luckey American Legion, 335 Park Dr.
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.
Country Hoedown Dance Nov. 17, 6 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, 17877 W. SR 579. Round, square and line dancing. music by Crimson Lights Band. Donation at the door. Bring your own drinks and snacks. Info: 419-836-3308.
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.
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.
2nd Annual Vendor/Craft Show Extravaganza Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds. Featuring well-known and local vendors offering gift and other items. For vendor info, call Kathy Pratt at 419-567-0656. Space rental fees will benefit the American Cancer Society.
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.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner, hosted by American Legion Post 114, 221 Park St., Nov. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to the public.
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.
Craft Show & Silent Auction Nov. 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave. Proceeds benefit a mission trip to Arizona.
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society will meet Nov. 19, 7 p.m., at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St. Speaker for the evening will be Derek Davey, who will discuss "Breaking Brick Walls A-Z.” Davey of Toledo is a professional genealogist,
teacher and speaker. Guests are welcome and urged to join the group.
Holiday Concert presented by North Coast Concert Band & North Coast Big Band Dec. 1, 3 p.m., Port Clinton High School, 820 South Jefferson St. Port Clinton, Ohio. The concert is free and open to the public.
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting Nov. 20, 11-11:30 a.m., Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Speaker Pat McCon, Sr. Risk Engineering Consultant, Zurich Services Corporation will discuss, “ “Machine Guarding.” RSVP on or before Nov. 18 to 419-898-6242
Craft Show Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Routes 20 and 163.
Holiday Bazaar & Craft Show Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Jerome Catholic Church Community Center, 300 Warner St.
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 Public Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include “Read To Chearly,” Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Info: 419-849-2744. Christmas Card Crafts, Nov. 30– kids are invited to stop in and make a Christmas card between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Patrons are invited to download three free songs every week at birchard.freegalmusic.com/users/sndlogin.
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.