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PERI Chapter 193 Meeting June 25, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.
“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.
Taoist Tai Chi Beginner Classes July 7, 6:30-8 p.m. in the 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.
Good Shepherd Rosary Altar Rummage Sale July 8-9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the gym at Nevada and Utah streets. Friday is $1-a-bag day. Info 419-693-2307.
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.
“Fear Factor Feast” June 15, 7 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Youths in grades 5-12 are challenged to try the foods that will be featured. Info: 419-259-5250.
Free Movie Screening of “Waterlife,” directed by Kevin McMahon June 18, 7 p.m.., UT Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Rd. The film tells the story of the Great Lakes by following the cascade of its water from northern Lake Superior to the Atlantic Ocean. Info: www.lakeerie.utoledo.edu.
City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting June 18, 7 p.m., Oregon’s Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.
Lakeshore Memorial VFW Post 9816 and Ladies Auxiliary Bar-B-Que Chicken Dinner June 21 (Father’s Day), noon until gone, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. (off Bayshore Rd.) Includes a half-chicken and two sides. Carryouts available. Open to the public. Info: 419-698-8178.
Enchanting Entertainers program for grades K-5 June 22, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. What does Liza do when her mom takes away her crayons? Hint: she becomes very creative.
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.
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.
Elmore Community “Crocodile Dock” Vacation Bible School June 15-19, St. John’s United Church of Christ, 9-11:30- a.m. Open to preschoolers (potty-trained)-through fifth graders. Info: 419-862-1714.
Chicken BBQ sponsored by the Elmore Chamber of Commerce June 28, 5 p.m., Woodmore High School. Proceeds benefit the Red, White & Boom fireworks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chicken Bar-B-Que, June 13, 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.
Ottawa Co. Democrats meeting June 18, 7 p.m., Riverview Health Care Campus, SR 163 between Oak Harbor and Port Clinton. All interested Democrats are encouraged to attend.
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.
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting June 16, 7 p.m., community room, Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St. Speaker Elizabeth Vogel, a 4Her who has genealogy for her project, and her mother will discuss genealogy from a teenager's point of view. Everyone welcome, especially young people who want to study their family history.
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 http://wcdpl.lib.oh.us/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
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.