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Cub Scout Pack 151 Spaghetti Dinner Fund-raiser Feb. 8, 1-4 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Featuring spaghetti, salad, dessert and a drink. Kids’ meals available. Info:

Movie Night Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Clark United Methodist Church, 1133 Clark St., off Fassett between Oak and Miami streets). Come early to get popcorn, soda and candy. Free. Open to the public.

Block Watch 421B Meetings will be canceled through February. Meetings will resume March 11.

Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 3537 Auxiliary Chili Supper before the Clay/Southview basketball game Feb. 3, 4:30-7 p.m., 4925 Pickle Rd.

Oregon Fire Station #1 Wild Game Dinner Feb. 6 at 6 p.m., Dunberger Post #537, 4925 Pickle Rd. Featuring all-you-can-eat pheasant, venison, rabbit and more. Tickets/info: Will Groll, 419-693-6948.

Babytime Storytime for ages 1-2 and their caregivers Mondays Feb. 9-April 13 or Thursdays Feb. 12-April 16 from 10-10:20 a.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Twenty minutes of simple stories, songs, rhymes and other activities. Registration required. 419-259-5250.

Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 Tuesdays Feb. 10-April 14 or Wednesdays Feb. 11-April 15, 10:30-11 a.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Thirty minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, short movies and more. Registration required. 419-259-5250.

Family Storytime Mondays Feb. 9-April 13, 7-7:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Thirty minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, short movies and more for children ages 2-7 and their caregivers. Registration required. 419-259-5250.

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.
“Broncos 4-H Saddle Club” of Lucas Co. is searching for past Bronco members for a 25th Anniversary Reunion Feb. 1, 2-6 p.m. at the township hall. Bring old Bronco photos, videos, trophies, etc. Info: Mary at 419-836-7464.

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.

Government Food Distribution for city residents Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Josie Reinhart Community Center, 6000 Wales Rd.

Northwood VFW Post 2984 Fish Fries every Friday from 5-8 p.m. Featuring fish, chicken, steaks and more. Breakfasts will be held every Sunday morning from 9 a.m.-noon Info: 419-666-7762.

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m., Wood Co. District Public Library Meeting Room, 251 N. Main St. Program: “Adoption Records:  What You Can Find Out and How"  with speaker Judge David Woessner. Business meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program. Public welcome.

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: or Georgiana Huizenga at 419-862-2482.

Genoa American Legion Post #324 All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast featuring sausage, eggs and sausage gravy biscuit Jan. 25 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Post Hall, 302 West St. Info: 419-855-7049 for details.

Genoa Comet Drum Line performance Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Genoa High School. Free admission. Tickets for the Truckload of Groceries raffle will be available. Profits benefit the music boosters.

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 and the fourth Thursday of the month, 3:30-5 p.m.

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.

Lake Twp.
4th Annual Lake Twp. Chili & Soup Cook-Off Feb. 28, Lake Township Administration Bldg., 27975 Cummings Rd. Registration at noon; judging at 1 p.m., public tasting (for a donation) at 1:30 p.m.; awards at 3 p.m. Entry requires an eight-quart electric crock pot/roaster of chili. Call Ron Hanely at 419-392-3235. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Lake Township Parks.

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.

Golden Gang will meet Feb. 3 for a noontime potluck lunch at the township hall, 27975 Cummings Rd.

Oak Harbor
Seniors from the Oak Harbor Harbor Lights Senior Center are selling raffle tickets worth a top prize of $300, plus second-, third- and fourth-place prizes. Tickets available Mondays or Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the center located in the Riverview Healthcare Campus, 8180 W SR 163. Info: Clyde Zunk at 419-898-9865. Drawing to be held in February. Proceeds benefit the Ottawa Co. Senior Levy Fund.

“Scrappin’ for a Cure” (rescheduled due to inclement weather) March 7, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Community Markets VFW Hall, 251 W. Main St. Cost is $20 per person, including light lunch, snacks and beverages. Table space available. Call Lisa at 419-898-4891 to reserve a spot. Proceeds benefit Oak Harbor Relay for Life.

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.

Fish Fry Fridays 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 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. The Mystery Book Discussion 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.



Gas Prices

Gas prices are expected to soar this summer. Are you prepared to pay more?
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