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Written by Tammy Walro   
Thursday, 12 March 2009 13:16

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Toledo
Hungarian-American Meeting March 16, 4-6 p.m., Tony Packo’s, Front Street (in the back room).  Meet visiting Hungarians and share your Hungarian-American experience. Info: 419-475-7053.

 

St. Patty’s Day Jiggs Dinner March 17, noon until sold out, VFW Post 2510 Ladies Auxiliary, 617 Second St. Info: 419-697-4503.
Town Hall Meeting sponsored by the Birmingham Development Corp. March 19, 6 p.m., St. Stephen Church Hall, corner of Consaul and Genesee St. Open to the residents of the Birmingham Neighborhood in East Toledo. A discussion of neighborhood concerns, housing, commercial and upcoming events.

Movie Night featuring a full-length family movie March 21, 7 p.m., Clark Street United Methodist Church, 1133 Clark St., off Fassett between Oak and Miami St. Come early to get popcorn, soda and candy. Open to the public. Free.

Lucas Co. Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting March 21, 1:30 p.m. in the Huntington Room at the Toledo Main Library, 325 Michigan. Speaker Mark Young will discuss, “Ohio’s Role in the Civil War.” Meetings are open to the public. Guests welcome.
All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner March 22, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Helping Hands of St. Louis, 459 6th St. Proceeds benefit Helping Hands.

VFW 4906 Fish Fries March 27 and April 10, 5 p.m. till sold out. Yellow perch, frog legs and shrimp, cole slaw, fries and rolls. Dine in or carry out.

Bill Menacher and the Wings of a Dove, a Catholic-based contemporary group will present a Lenten program, “The Way of the Cross,” March 28, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, 509 Oswald St. Program will be preceded by a Lenten supper in the parish hall after the 4:30 p.m. Mass in the church.

Beginner Tai Chi Classes April 7, 6:30-8 p.m., Community Room, Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Participants will learn Tai Chi, a gentle exercise promoting flexibility, balance and relaxation. All adults welcome. Info: 419-537-0131.

Lenten Fish Fries every Friday during Lent, 5-7 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 729 White St. Featuring Alaskan pollock, side dishes, bread and butter, beverage and homemade desserts. Children’s menu available. Carryout orders welcome by calling 419-698-1519. Building is handicapped-accessible.

Block Watch 422B meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, 601 Nevada St.


Oregon
Brain Awareness Week March 16-22, 9 a.m., Oregon Branch Library. Exercise your mind and body all week with games and puzzles. Wii gaming will be available March 14 and 28, 2-4 p.m. Info: 419-259-5250.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society General Meeting March 17. Potluck dinner at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 7 pm. Representatives from the Metroparks will give an update on the Johlin Cabin project and outline 2009 activities planned to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Pearson Park. Public invited.

Christ Dunberger American Legion Post #537 and Auxiliary Meeting March 19, 7:30 p.m. at the post home, 4925 Pickle Rd. Community service project: Salvation Army.

Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, March 19, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., 2600 Navarre Ave. Sponsored by St. Charles Hospital & Oregon community.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting March 19, 7 p.m., Oregon’s Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.

Fish Fry March 20 and every Friday through April 3, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 798 S. Coy at Navarre. Featuring all-you-can-eat Alaskan walleye. Dessert included. Dine in or carry out. Kids’ meals available.

4th Annual Chili Cook-off & Silent Auction March 21, 4-7 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. (Starr Extension), corner of Stadium. Proceeds benefit cystic fibrosis and missions.

Discovering God’s Way of Handling Money March 24, 31, April 7 and 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, Starr & Coy. A seminar & workshop for these days of financial stress. Tom Reed, local financial expert, will share his techniques, knowledge & financial philosophy. Workbook cost $10. Call 419-691-5137 to register.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting March 26, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Business meeting, speaker, refreshments and fellowship.

Clay High School Limelighters present “Wonderful Town,” featuring the music of Leonard Bernstein, March 26, 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m., Clay High School Auditorium, 5665 Seaman Rd. Tickets: $10 for adults and $8 for students/seniors, available by calling Clay High School at 419-693-0665 ext. 2006 or at the box office the nights of the show.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting March 26, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Business meeting, speaker, refreshments and good fellowship.

St. Ignatius Altar Rosary Card Party March 25, 11:30 a.m., 212 N. Stadium Rd. RSVP: Mary Wasserman at 419-693-8726 or Mary Ann Barva at 419-693-4826. Tallies $7.

Dance to the Oldies March 28, 7-11:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove, 2624 Seaman Rd. Music by Dave Ninke and Dreamworks. Cash bar. Food available. Sponsored by the GAF Clubhouse. Tickets $10. Tickets: Sue at 419-260-9628.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner March 28, 4-7 p.m., First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St. Featuring salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Drawing at 7 p.m. Wheelchair accessible dining. Info: 419-693-7128.

Teutonia Männerchor Fish Fry Good Friday, April 10, 4-7:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove Hall, 3624 Seaman Rd. (near Coy Rd.). Featuring fresh Alaskan Walleye, fries, cole slaw, roll and coffee, plus full cash bar. Children 10 and under eat free. Carryouts available. Tickets at the door or by calling 419-691-4116.

Crafters Needed for Fassett Middle School Spring Craft Show March 28. Info: Sue Hanudel at 419-693-0135.

Spring Craft Show March 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fassett Middle School, 3025 Starr Ave. Lunch served 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring a wide variety of spring and handmade crafts. Public welcome.

Babytime Storytime for ages 1-2 and their caregivers Mondays through April 13 or Thursdays through 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 through April 14 or Wednesdays through 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 through 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.

Crafters Needed for the 15th annual Oregon Fest to be held on May 17, noon- 6 p.m. Call Jackie at 419-693-5981 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.
Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society Complex, 1133 Grasser St., is now open by appointment only. To schedule a guided tour, call 419-693-7052.

Toastmasters meet the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m., Bay Park Community Hospital, just off 1-280 at Curtice East/West Rd and Wheeling St. Guests welcome. No classes - no pressure. Call Julie at 419-836-5051.


Jerusalem Twp.
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
Annual Roast Beef Dinner March 22, noon-2 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Carryouts available. Children under 3 eat free. Info: 419-693-5170.

Lenten Fish Fry April 3, 5-7 p.m., Calvary Lutheran Church, 1930 Bradner Rd. Serving Lake Erie yellow perch, fries, cole slaw and dessert. Carryouts available. Sponsored by Thrivent.

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


Elliston
Pancake Breakfast March 15, 8-9:30 a.m., Zion UMC,
Elliston-Trowbridge Rd. Proceeds help raise funds to help Ashlynne and Brett Moyer travel on mission trips to Africa. Free-will donations accepted. Info: 419-356-4840.

Benton Township Trustees remind citizens that the deadline for spring cleanup at Elliston and Limestone cemeteries is March 15. Wreaths, arrangements and other materials remaining after that date will be removed. New arrangements may be displayed beginning April. 1.


Elmore
Elmore Historical Society Meeting March 15, 3 p.m., Elmore Retirement Center, Hanneman Hall. Membership banquet will be held April 4.

Irish Step-Dancing Lessons March 16, 4-7 p.m., Harris Elmore Public Library, 328 Toledo St. Open to all age groups. Participants will learn a “jig” and a group dance called “The Walls of Limerick.” Free. Sign up by calling 419-862-2482.

Woodmore-CAGE Dinner Dance March 21, 6-11 p.m. Ole Zim’s sit-down dinner. Dancing and live music by All 4 It. Live and silent auctions. Semi-formal. Cash bar. Tickets $40/person available at Pills n’ Packages in Elmore and Woodville; Huntington Bank in Elmore, Fremont Federal Credit Union in Woodville. Must be 21 to attend. Proceeds benefit Woodmore-Cage efforts to provide extracurricular facilities for Woodmore Schools.

World War II 202nd Combat Engineers Casino Bus Trip Fund-Raiser March 21. Seats available for $40/seat. $30 players’ voucher will be presented from the casino. Info: Clarence at 419-466-4785 or Cheryl at 419-862-3568.

Harris-Elmore Public Library Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for the year ending Dec. 31, 2008 is available for inspection at the library, 328 Toledo St. Call 419-862-2573 for an appointment.

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. 60+ Clinic offered the first Tuesday of the month. Appointments may be made by calling Heritage Health Care at 1-800-811-0320. AARP Tax Help offered March 24. Call 419-862-3874 for an appointment.

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.


Genoa
AARP Tax Help offered March 16. Call the center at 419-855-4491 for an appointment.

Genoa Farmers' Market Committee Meeting March 18, 6 p.m., Genoa Retirement Village, Assisted Living Building 3 (2nd & Cherry Street). Everyone welcome; community involvement strongly encouraged.

Red Cross Blood Pressure Screening March 27, 11 a.m.-noon, Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast March 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Genoa American Legion Post #324 hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits. Info: 419-855-7049.

Genoa Music Boosters “Truckload of Groceries” Raffle currently under way. Grand prize is a truckload of groceries Tickets available from Genoa music students in grades 6-12 or at First Federal Bank in Genoa. Drawing will be held April 4. Proceeds will be used to support the Genoa music students and programs. Info: 419-862-3142.

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.

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.


Gibsonburg
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.
Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Lake Twp. Fire Station # 1 (4505 Walbridge Rd.) March 16, 5-7 p.m. Available to all residents of Lake Twp. Free. Bring an ID and/or proof of residency. Hannah’s Socks will be on hand to distribute children’s and adult socks to those in need. Enter through the door marked “food pantry entrance.” Info: Elsa at 419-666-3415. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary (Firebelles) along with the Food for Thought Ministries


Luckey
Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron #240, March 21, 7 p.m., Luckey American Legion hall, 335 Park Dr. Food & registration begin at 6 p.m. Registration fee: $5. Individual players must be 18 years and older. Concessions and soft drinks available. BYOB. Proceeds help sponsor delegates to Boys & Girls State and other American Legion and American Legion auxiliary programs.

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.


Millbury
Paragon Masonic Lodge #788 F. & A.M. Open House Breakfast March 21, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 28485 SR 51 (Woodville Road). Learn about Freemasonry, the world’s oldest and largest men’s fraternity. Info: www.freemason.com.

World War II 202nd Combat Engineers Casino Bus Trip Fund-Raiser March 21. Seats available for $40/seat. $30 players’ voucher will be presented from the casino. Info: Clarence at 419-466-4785 or Cheryl at 419-862-3568.


Oak Harbor
Fish Fry March, 20 and 27, April 7 and 10, 4-8 p.m., American Legion Post #114, 221 Park St. Featuring yellow perch dinners or sandwiches, fries, onion rings, hot dogs and Coney dogs. Public welcome. Carryouts available.

Ottawa Co. Board of MRDD Monthly Board Meeting March 16, 5 p.m., board office, 235 N. Toussaint Rd. Meetings are open to the public. Info: 419-898-0400.

Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Luncheon Meeting March 18, 11 a.m., Ottawa Co. Resource Centre. Featured speaker Colleen Wellington, Clean Marinas Program Coordinator of the OSU Sea Grant College Program. Info/registration: Denise Ventrone, 419-898-6242.
Mid-County EMT Assn. Spaghetti Dinner planned for March 29, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul’s UCC, corner of Toussaint & Ottawa, has been canceled due to flooding.

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.


Pemberville
Red Cross Blood Drive, March 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St.

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.

 

Perrysburg
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.


Rocky Ridge
Annual Chicken and Biscuit Dinner March 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 450 Rocky Ridge Rd. Featuring chicken and biscuit, tossed salad, dessert, coffee and punch. Proceeds from the free-will offering will benefit the roof fund. Matching funds applied for from Thrivent Ottawa County Branch 30011.


Walbridge
Cholesterol Screenings sponsored by the Wood County Committee on Aging March 19 at the Northeast Senior Center. Open to Wood County residents. Cost: $20 for age 60 and older and $25 for ages 45-59. Results available immediately from a registered nurse. Fasting required before testing. Appointments necessary by calling 1-800-367-4935.

Walbridge Branch Library Book Discussions are held the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. Newcomers welcome.

Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the fourth week of the month at 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library. Info: 419-666-9900


Woodville
Woodmore-CAGE Dinner Dance March 21, 6-11 p.m. Ole Zim’s sit-down dinner. Dancing and live music by All 4 It. Live and silent auctions. Semi-formal. Cash bar. Tickets $40/person available at Pills n’ Packages in Elmore and Woodville; Huntington Bank in Elmore, Fremont Federal Credit Union in Woodville. Must be 21 to attend. Proceeds benefit Woodmore-Cage efforts to provide extracurricular facilities for Woodmore Schools.

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.

Preschool Storytimes at the Woodville Public Library, Mondays at 7 p.m. Info: 419-849-2744.

 

 

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