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Rummage Sale May 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 8, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St., Toledo. $2-a-Bag Day Friday.

Block Watch 422 D Meeting May 5, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence near Dover. Lucas Co. Dog Warden Tom Skeldon will be the guest speaker. Next meeting June 2.

Block Watch 422 A Open House May 16, 1-4 p.m., under the trees at the corner of Greenwood and Spring Grove streets at Burnett/”Starr” Park. (The park also borders Starr Avenue and is next to the Toledo Sports Center. Rain date the following Saturday, same time and location. Bring a chair, a potluck "snack" or beverage to share if partaking in the snacks or beverages and questions, comments.

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

Oregon Democratic Club Meeting May 7, 8 p.m., Fire Station #1, Wynn and Seaman. Discussion about the screening process for 2009 Oregon city candidates and planning for the Oregon Fest. Info: Kollin Rice at 419-697-2424.

Theology with Toast May 12, 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Maryann Boaden will talk on "To Jesus Through Mary," a look at the mysteries behind the Hail Mary. Registration at 9:30 a.m., with coffee and rolls. Info:  Alice at 419-698-0405.

Rummage Sale May 14 and 15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and May 16 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St, off Pickle, No steps to climb - everything held on the main floor. Featuring furniture, clothing, costume jewelry, holiday decorations and more.  Lunch and baked goods available. Saturday is $2 Bag Day (clothing only). Info: 419-693-4578 and 419- 693-7128.

Oregon Fest 2009 Planning Meetings will be held every Thursday at 5 p.m. until the festival (May 17) at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to all individuals and groups. Info: 419-691-9750 or

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.

Walk With Us Support Group Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month form 6:30-8:30 p.m., New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman Rd. Open to all who grieve the death of a loved one. (Not a religious or social group.) Note: the first Thursday meetings, typically held at 1 p.m., are cancelled through August. Walk in or call Judy Hoeflinger at 419-691-9750.

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 Spaghetti Dinner May 8, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Kids’ means available. Children 4 and younger eat free.

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.

Allen Twp. Neighborhood Watch Meeting May 14, 7 p.m., Township Trustee Hall. A discussion of why and how the Neighborhood Watch program is being restarted.

Cooley Canal Yacht Club Auxiliary Card Party May 20, 12235 Bono Rd. Luncheon at noon. Tallies $6. Table reservations: Kathy Batch at 419-836-8905.

Youth Garage Sale May 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Trinity UCC, 17955 W. Third St. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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 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.

National Day of Prayer 2009 Observance sponsored by the Fremont Clergy Fellowship and the Fremont Christian Men’s Gathering May 7 at noon at the Front Street entrance of the Fremont City Hall. Theme: “Prayer, America’s Hope.” Info: Walt Lamson at 419-334-3623.

Psychic Health Fair, May 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fremont Inn, 3422 N. SR 53. Mediums, card readers, animal communicators, palmist, handwriting analysis and an intuitive artist, along with reflexology, Reiki and chair massage.

Fremont Area Women’s Connection (formerly Christian Women’s Club) will meet May 12, Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon begins at 11 a.m. Program: musical entertainment by Birdie Laurer; Grace Sidell, author of “Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate” and Kathy Baarman, of Holland, Mich., discussing her escape from Communist Hungary. Cost is $14. Reservations: Amaryllis at 419-355-0826 or Betty at by May 7.

Free Red Cross Blood Pressure Screenings May 22, 11 a.m.-noon, Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St.

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.

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.

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.
Ageless Wonders Pizza Lunch Meeting May 14 at noon in the township administration building, SR 795 and Cummings Road. White Elephant Sale Members will follow lunch. Bring a wrapped item. Election of officers will be held. All seniors welcome.

Euchre Tournament May 16, 1 p.m., Lake Township Administration Building. $5 admission includes refreshments. All euchre players are invited.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Give-Away May 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 26535 Pemberville Rd. between routes 795 and 163. Adult and children’s clothing, household items, personal hygiene items and miscellaneous items.

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 Golden Gang will meet for a potluck lunch May 5 at noon at the township hall, 29797 Cummings Rd.

Oak Harbor
"Swing into Spring" - Home, Craft and Comfort Show, May 9, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Riverview HealthCare Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Candles, jewelry, blankets, clothing, OSU and Michigan items, soaps, cosmetics and more. Lunch stand with homemade soups and fresh baked pies. For info or to register as a vendor, call 419-898-2851.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive May 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge, 109 W. Water St.

Garage Sale Extravaganza June 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oak Harbor High School. Toys, clothes, furniture, books, electronics, school supplies. Also an ongoing silent auction featuring signed sports memorabilia, gift baskets, and services. A bake sale and car wash will also be held.

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.

Stony Ridge
Mom-to-Mom Sale May 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. John’s Hilltop Preschool, 5520 Fremont Pike. Rent a table, bring gently used kids stuff or just come and shop. Suggested items to sell are clothes, toys, strollers and cribs. All sizes of kids’ clothes are welcome. Donation of items for the preschool to sell are welcome. Table rental $10. $1 admission. Info: Chris at 419-837-9620 or the preschool at 419-837-ABCD.

Chicken BBQ May 13, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., St. John’s Hilltop, 5520 Fremont Pike, Stony Ridge. Featuring a half-chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll & butter. Drive through and dessert will be sold my LYO and Parish Education. Call for 419- 837-ABCD for tickets.

Walbridge Branch Library Book Discussions are held the second Monday of every month at 11 a.m. Newcomers welcome. Next meeting: May 11, 1 p.m., to discuss “The Shack,” a best-seller by William P. Young.

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 May 18 meeting will be Laura Lippman’s “Baltimore Blues.” This month’s meeting is a week early because of Memorial Day.

Lighthouse Community Faith Fest, May 16, 3-5 p.m., for ages 4-10, 201 Guy St., at Guy and Grove streets. Praise, skit, craft and games presented 5-7 p.m. All welcome for free picnic and concert. Info: 419-661-9232.

Woodville Historical Society Meeting May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Historical Museum, 107 East Main St. Program: Carol Leupp of the Women’s History Group on "Sacajawea, Guide for Lewis and Clark." Free.

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.




Boy Scouts

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