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Lucas Co. Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting/Field Trip April 18, Historic Woodlawn Cemetery, 1502 W. Central Ave. Meet at 1 p.m. Enter by the main entrance and go straight ahead, where guide Fred Folger will be waiting. Following the tour those who are interested will all meet at nearby restaurant for a late lunch.

Pork Chop Dinner April 22, 5-7 p.m. Clark St. U.M. Church, 1133 Clark St., off Fassett. Featuring a complete dinner with dessert. Children under 3 eat free. Carry-outs available.
Prize Bingo Party April 23, 7-9 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Hall (church basement), 729 White St., corner of White and Idaho off Navarre. Doors open at 6 p.m. refreshments available. Sponsored by the Altar & Rosary Society. Tickets $5.

Movie Night April 18, 7 p.m., Clark Street United Methodist Church, 1133 Clark St. off Fassett between Oak and Miami streets. Come early for popcorn, soda and candy. Free and open to the public.

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.

Theology with Toast April 14 at 10 a.m. at The Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Sr. Mary Thill OSF will present “Holy Humor: A Key to Graceful Living.” Registration at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and rolls. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper April 15, 4-7:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Home auditorium, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Take-outs available at 3 p.m. Includes spaghetti, homemade sauce, garlic bread, beverage, salad and dessert. Kids’ meals available. Children under 3 eat free. Tickets available at the door. Info: 419-698-4331. Proceeds help Little Sisters in their mission of caring for the elderly poor.

Christ Dunberger American Legion Post #537 and Auxiliary Meeting April 16, 7:30 p.m. at the post, 4925 Pickle Rd. Service awards and initiation of new auxiliary members will be held April 28 at 2 p.m.
Chicken Barbecue April 19, noon, Dunberger Post, 4925 Pickle Rd. Adults $9, kids $5. Dine in or carry out. 419-698-1496

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting April 23, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. “Feed Your Neighbor Week.”

State of the Schools Address - Oregon City Schools Superintendent Mike Zalar will present an informational session to discuss/clarify the district’s financial outlook and the “roadmap” for next year April 23, 6 p.m., Clay High School auditorium. The community is invited.

Card Party April 28, noon, First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. Donation $8. Reservations: 419-698-8963. Thrivent matching funds.

Rummage & Bake Sale April 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; May 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, corner of Stadium and Starr. May 1 is $2-a-bag day. Lunch available for purchase.

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.

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.

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. Nurse also available for mini check-ups for the seniors.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast April 18, 8:30-11 a.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd., corner of Coy and Curtice. Kids’ meals available. Kids 4 and younger eat free.

Rummage & Bake Sale April 30-May 1, Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy. Light lunch available.
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.

Wild Game Dinner April 18, 4-7 p.m., Bono Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Main St. Featuring wild game prepared from championship recipes. All you can eat. Door prizes. Silent auction. Carry-outs available. Tickets: $18/adults, $9/youths. Sponsored by Bono Baptist Word of Life Youth. Tickets/info: Brian at 419-392-0383.

Clay Center
Split-the-Pot Bingo sponsored by Clay Center Fire Social Assn., April 7, 7-10 p.m., Clay Center Fire Station #2, 420 Main St. Refreshments available.

Red Cross Blood Drive April 16, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Bethel United Brethren Church, 2920 SR 590.

Delta Chi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Sorority Style Show April 18, 2-4 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 19225 W. Witty Rd. Light refreshments served. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling 419-862-2629. Proceeds support the sorority’s charitable efforts.

Texas Hold-Em Freeze Out Tournament April 25, 7 p.m., Elmore Historical Society Barn, 353 Ottawa St. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Sixty percent pay back. $70 buy in. Live cash games. Free food & beverages for participants. Sponsored by the Elmore Historical Society and the Harris-Elmore Fire Department. Info: Rick Claar at 419-862-3058.

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. Call 419-862-3874 for an appointment. Card playing starts April 23 at 7 p.m.

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.

Annual Spring Rummage Sale sponsored by the women of Fremont First Presbyterian Church May 1. Doors open at 9 a.m. Bag sale at 2 p.m. Doors close at 4 p.m. “Eat your fill, pay as you will” lunch served all day. Church is located at 121 S. Park Ave. Info: Diane Roush at 419-334-9504.

Free Blood Pressure Screenings, April 24, 11 a.m.-noon, Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St.

Vendors Needed for May 2 craft show at St. John’s UCC, Genoa. Info: Barb at 419-855-8539.0
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.

Red Cross Blood Drive April 13, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 500 S. Brentwood.
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.

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.

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Blood Drive April 13, noon-6 p.m., Oak Harbor United Methodist Church, 360 E Ottawa St.

Oak Harbor Public Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting to discuss personnel issues April 14 at 6 p.m. at the library, 147 W. Main St.

23rd  Annual Red Cross Golf Scramble, April 18, Oak Harbor Golf Club. 8 a.m. shotgun start. $240 non-refundable team entry fee includes greens fees and two carts per foursome; door prizes, team prizes, skill prizes; coffee and donuts before tee off; beverage tickets - dogs, kielbasa and chili for lunch. Call 419-734-1100 to register. All major credit cards accepted.

Ottawa Co. Horse Foundation 2nd Annual Horse Tack Sale April 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Carroll Township Complex shelter houses, 11080 W Toussaint East Rd. Come and sell used or new tack, show clothes, or any horse related items. Table rental: $10 for individuals and $20 for businesses. Lunch available. Info  or table rentals: Andrea at 419-898-2736.  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.

Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge #495 8th Annual Chicken Bar-B-Que fund-raiser April 26, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out at the shelter house at Veterans Memorial Park. Prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler, Inc., of Lacarne, O. Dine in or carry out. Pre-sale tickets available by calling lodge members or Andrew Haley at 419-898-5552. Limited tickets at the door. Proceeds go toward an annual college scholarship for an Oak Harbor High School graduating senior.

Greektown Casino Charter Bus Trip May 2, departing from Oak Harbor High School at 1:45 p.m. Departing Detroit at 3:30 p.m. Must be 21 or older. Register by April 24. Info/tickets: Dick Heller at 419-348-7257 or

Chicken BBQ to benefit 2009 Relay for Life of Oak Harbor May 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, Community Markets VFW Memorial Hall. Dinner includes half-chicken, baked potato, vegetable, roll & butter and cookies. Dine in or carry out. Tickets: Lisa Reedy at 419-898-2544.

Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees (PERS) Chapter #82 luncheon and meeting May 18, 11:30 a.m., Riverview Nursing Home Senior Center. Reservations due by May 14 by calling 419-898-5544. All PERI and PERS retirees 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.

TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party for anyone interested in a better home and a better America, Grace Bible Baptist Church, April 15, 7 p.m. View "Fireproof," and all men in attendance will receive a copy of "The Love Dare." At the end of the viewing, there will be a discussion of the importance of the Constitution and the reason why lower taxes would benefit us. Free.

Psychic Health Fair & Bake Sale April 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Good Will Spiritualist Church, 300 E. Breckman. Info: 419-833-5503.

Meditation Classes April 15, 22 and 29, 7-8 p.m., Good Will Spiritualist Church, 300 E. Breckman. Info: 419-833-5503.

Walbridge Branch Library Book Discussions are held the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. Newcomers welcome. The April 13 discussion will be about Ann Patchett’s novel, “Run.”

Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the fourth week of the month at 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library. Info: 419-666-9900. The topic of the April 27 meeting will be Elizabeth Peter’s “Crocodile on the Sandbank.”

Woodville 4th of July Meeting April 14, 7 p.m. in the former Woodville Legion. Public invited.

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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