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Free Adult CPR & First Aid Certification Class June 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, located in the Navarre Park Shelter House, 1001 White St. Space is limited. Info/reservations: 419-691-2254.

Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 606 Regular Meeting June 13, 11 a.m. at the post home, 3005 Laskey Rd. Membership info: 734-850-1520.

Genoa American Legion Band, conducted by ret. Lt. Col. Fred Dias, performing at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 428 N. Erie St., June 13, 7 p.m. Free parking in the lot beside the church. Free and open to the community.

“Simply Seniors” Summer Follies presented by the East Toledo Senior Activities Center June 27, 7 p.m., East Toledo Family Center gym, 1020 Varland Ave. Cost: $5 per person, which includes light refreshments. Tickets: 419-691-2254.

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

Crafters Wanted for East Toledo Main Street Festival being planned for July 18. Info: Will Cheek at 419-460-2060.

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.

Magic with Jim Kleefeld, June 8, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Grades K-5.

“Barefoot Sandals” program for grades 5-12 June 8, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Create handmade foot jewelry. All materials provided. Info: 419-259-5250.

Babytime Storytimes Mondays June 8-July 27 at 10:20 a.m. For babies with adult caregivers. Simple stories, songs and fingerplays. Registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.

Preschool Storytimes Thursdays June 11-July 30, 10:30-11 a.m. Thirty minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, short films and more. Registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.

Oregon Relay For Life June 13-14 at Clay High School. Info: or call 419-698-9846.

Rob Kitts & His Fantastic Yo-Yo Tricks June 15, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. For grades K-5. Info: 419-259-5250.

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.

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

Toastmasters meet June 16 and July 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital in Oregon. Build speaking skills and self-esteem in a supportive environment. Group meets twice a month. Visitors welcome. Stop in or call Nancy at 419-836-5556 or 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, 4501 Jerusalem Rd.

Curtice Kidz Day June 14. Opening ceremonies at 12:30 p.m.; parade at 1 p.m. Also BBQ chicken dinners, games, garden tractor pull and bake sale. Info: 419-972-4077.

Suds & Salvation, a six-part series presented by Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, begins June 16, 7 p.m., Portage Inn. Topic: “The Resurrection and Other Miracles.” Info: 419-862-3630 or

Storytimes for kids in preschool through first grade held every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. through July 29. Info: 419-862-2482.

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.

Fremont Area Women’s Connection meeting June 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Luncheon at 11 a.m. For reservations call 419-355-0826 Deadline is June 4.

Red Cross Blood Drive June 8, noon-6 p.m., Community Market, 251 W. Main St.

Summer Reading Club at Genoa Branch Library through July 25. Storytime will be Mondays at 10:30 a.m. beginning June 8.

Genoa Farmers' Market will celebrate Flag Day June 13 at 11:30 a.m. Legion Post 324 and Boy Scout Troop 385 will conduct a Flag Disposal Ceremony. Bring tattered flags for disposal. The Genoa American Legion Band, said to be the oldest in the state, will perform. The Farmers' Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Next market date is June 27.

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.

Genoa Area Community Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month 10 a.m.-noon and the fourth Thursday 3:30-5 p.m., Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church315 Main St.

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.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders Meeting June 11 at noon at the township administration building. "Bring your Own Bag Lunch,” followed by games. All seniors are welcome. Next euchre tournament will be held Sept. 19. Info: 419-836-3811.

Farmers’ Market Wednesdays at 5 p.m. till dusk through Oct. 29, Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Local growers and greenhouses, baked goods, locally raised meats, etc.
Mobile food pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary; third Monday of the month, 5-7 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd. Open to Lake Twp. residents.

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 Community Garage Sale sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 160 June 13, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. To register or donate items, call Shelly Blackburn at 419-836-9632.

Chicken Bar-B-Cue, June 13, 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library Summer Reading Program Kick-Off with a special performance by magician Jim Kleefeld June 9, 1:30 p.m., 147 W. Main St. Registration for the program, “be creative @ your library” is under way.

Oak Harbor Public Library Local History Room is open to library patrons upon request. Detailed assistance is available Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment.

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.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Republican Party Fish Fry June 12, Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Gathering time at 5 p.m.; event starts at 6 p.m. Reservations: $25 per person payable to OCRP to Karen McTague, treasurer, 11537 Bloom Rd., Oak Harbor 43449. Info: 419-460-2429.

Walbridge Library Book Club meets the second Monday of each month at 1 p.m. Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. This month’s selection, “In the Bleak Midwinter,” by Julia Spencer-Fleming. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900.

“Surf’s Up!, Catch the Title Wave” Summer Reading Program for Adults through July 30 at the Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Submit a form for each book read and enter for prize drawings. Info: 419-666-9900 or

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.

Woodville UM Church, 210 W. First St., rummage sale June 11-12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 13, 9 a.m. to noon. Enter through back door

Woodville 4th of July Celebration, July 2-4, Trail Marker Park. Thursday 4-11 p.m.; Friday 4 p.m.-midnight; Saturday noon-midnight. Big parade noon on the 4th. Beer tent open on a special "Woodville Night” July 1 at 7 p.m., and Thursday and Friday nights at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. Beer tent entertainment every night. Rides, amusements, food and more. Bigger and better fireworks July 4 at 10 p.m.




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