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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,
Block Watch 422B meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, 601 Nevada St. The group will meet May 11 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss potential cuts in policing and other community concerns.
Northwood Seniors meet for a potluck luncheon the second Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Josie Reinhart Room at the Municipal Building.
Chicken Paprikas Dinner May 18 from noon to 5 p.m. or until sold out at the fire station on Tracy Road. Full and half dinner available. Dine in or carry out by calling ahead at 419-666-4341. Sponsored by Northwood V.F.D. #1 Ladies Auxiliary.
"Theology with Toast,” May 12, 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Maryann Boaden will discuss, "To Jesus Through Mary,” a look at the mysteries behind the Hail Mary. Registration with coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405.
St. Charles Mercy Hospital Auxiliary “Satin & Lace” tea and bridal show May 17, 2 p.m., Oregon Room, St. Charles Mercy Hospital. Reservations: 419-666-2257.
Oregon Relay For Life Planning Meeting, third Monday of the month 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the community room at the Oregon Municipal Building on Seaman Rd. Be a volunteer or form a walk team. Relay is scheduled for June 13-14 at Clay High School. Info: www.freewebs.com/oregonrelay or call 419-698-9846.
Oregon Fest Planning Meeting every Thursday in May at 5 p.m. at the Oregon Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to all groups and individuals. Info: 419-691-9750 or www.OregonFest.net.
Meatloaf Dinner May 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Kids under 4 eat free.
Pampered Chef Cooking Show May 20 at noon in the City of Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Come and enjoy fun cooking tips while supporting a great cause. All proceeds will help support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life City of Oregon Hulagans team. Info: Caris at 419-698-7149.
Oregon BPW 50th Anniversary Meeting May 21, 6 p.m., Bay Park Community Hospital, 2801 Bay Park Dr. Past members and friends invited. Cost: $10. RSVP by May 14 to Kathy Cousino at 419-693-6409.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting May 28, Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.
Red Cross Blood Pressure Screening May 30 from 11 a.m. to noon, Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St. Free.
Oregon Senior Center Activities include Monday - Bingo, and fitness club, along with blood pressure checks (9 to 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.
Maumee Bay Country Quilters meet in the Oregon Room at St. Charles Mercy Hospital the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. Monthly program. Guests welcome for a $3 fee. Info: 419-691-2720.
Great Eastern Toastmasters of Oregon meet the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Improve public speaking, listening and leadership skills. Supportive environment in a participative program. Guests welcome. Call Nancy at 419-836-5556 or Julie at 419-836-5051.
Tacos every Friday Night from 4 to 8 p.m., Lakeshore Memorial VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. (off Bayshore Road). Open to the public. Info: 419-698-8178.
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 to 2:30 pm. and the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 to 8 a.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.
Oregon-Clay FFA Flower Sale, Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturdays May 16 and 30, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Marigolds, snapdragons, petunias, salvia, coleus, celosia, holiday cactus, orchids, hanging baskets, and much more. Greenhouse is closing; everything must go.
Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry Board Monthly Meeting every Tuesday before the second Wednesday of the month at the township hall, 4501 Jerusalem Rd.
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.
Elmore Senior Card Players will meet Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Elmore Community Center through late October.
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 10:30 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2nd Annual All American - "In Your Own Backyard" in Genoa, open to all senior citizens May 23. Featuring lunch served at 11:30 a.m. followed by demonstrations from local businesses and a finale by the Genoa drumline at the fire hall. Reservations requested by May 16 by calling 419-855-4491. Cost for lunch is $2.50 for seniors 60 and over, $5 for under 60.
Annual Harris-Elmore Banquet May 22 at 6 p.m., Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed. Classes to be honored include 1939, 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964. Tickets: 419-862-2357.
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 available. Home-delivered meals also available for homebound seniors. Info: 419-637-7947.
Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Ageless Wonders May 17 at 1 p.m. in the township administration building, 27975 Cummings Rd..All euchre players welcome.
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 Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting May 19, 6 p.m. at the library, 147 W. Main St. Info: 419-898-7001.
Red Cross Blood Drive May 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge, 109 W Water St.
Ottawa Public Employee Retirees (PERS) Chapter #82 Luncheon & Meeting May 18, 11:30 a.m., Riverview Nursing Home Senior Center. Representatives from the sheriff's office will speak on public awareness and the scams that are going on. Reservations required by May 14. Call 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131. All PERI and PERS retirees welcome.
Eastwood Band Recycling May 9, 9 a.m.-noon, at the municipal utilities complex of SR 105. Items accepted for recycling include newspapers, magazines, phone books, aluminum cans, tin cans, glass (clear or colored) and plastic containers with a #1 or #2 recyclable symbol. The grant-funded project, in cooperation with the Wood County Solid Waste District, helps support the ongoing activities of the Eastwood Band.
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.
Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees (PERI) Chapter #82 Luncheon & Meeting May 12 in the cafeteria at Magruder Hospital. Tour the county sheriff’s office after lunch. Luncheon reservations: 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131 by May 8. All PERI and PERS retirees are welcome to attend.
Fish Fry sponsored by the Ottawa Co Republican Party June 12, Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Gathering time at 5 p.m.; event starts at 6 p.m. Area residents and tourists are welcome to attend. Speaker TBA. Reservations: $25 per person payable to OCRP to Karen McTague, treasurer, 11537 Bloom Rd., Oak Harbor 43449. For those who would rather have chicken strips, please indicate when making your reservation. Mrs. McTague at 419)460-2429 will answer your questions.
Eastwood Band Recycling May 9, 9 a.m.-noon, Oak Street near the community park. Items accepted for recycling include newspapers, magazines, phone books, aluminum cans, tin cans, glass (clear or colored) and plastic containers with a #1 or #2 recyclable symbol. The grant-funded project, in cooperation with the Wood County Solid Waste District, helps support the ongoing activities of the Eastwood Band.
Walbridge Branch Library Book Club will discuss, “Water for Elephants,” by Sara Gruen, May 12 at 11 a.m. The informal book discussions are held the second Monday of every month. Newcomers are welcome. The library is located at 108 N. Main St. 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.