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As a service to our community, Bulletin Board items are published at no cost, as space permits. The Press makes no guarantee that items submitted will be published. To ensure publication of events/news items, please speak to one of our advertising representatives at 419-836-2221. A complete listing of events is available at

Christ Dunberger American Legion Post #537 and Auxiliary Meeting June 19, 7:30 p.m., 4925 Pickle Rd. Visitors encouraged.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive June 16, 1-6 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd.

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.

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.

“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:

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.

St. Charles Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Shoe Sale June 24, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital’s Oregon Room. Featuring Z-Coil Comfort/Pain Relief footwear. Info: 419-691-3323.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, June 15, noon-6 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, 19225 W. Witty Rd.

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.
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

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.

Psychic  Health Fair June 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Clarion Inn, 3422 N. Route 53. Psychic medium, card readers, intuitive artist, palmist, handwriting analyst, vendors and more.

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 Church, 315 Main St.


Red Cross Blood Drive, June 15, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church.

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.

Graytown Community Garage Sale Days June 26 and 27, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Graytown Park and in the community. For information or to get a table, call Jean Tabbert at 419-862-3544 or Gayle Millinger at 419-898-7182.

Lake Twp.
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-Que, June 13, 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Oak Harbor
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Luncheon Meeting June 17, 11 a.m., Ottawa Co. Resource Centre. Topic: “Hands-on Fire Extinguisher Training” presented by Port Clinton Fire Chief, Kent Johnson. Obtain info or RSVP by calling Denise Ventrone at 419-898-6242. Monthly HR forum June 17, 10 a.m. at the Resource Centre. Info: Michelle Ish at Riverview Industries, 419-898-5250 ext. 321.

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.


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
16th Annual Downtown Port Clinton Art & Craft Show June 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Madison Street. More than 60 crafters and artists plus vendors, the Rotary Perch Wagon, and music by North Coast Music, Dupree and Accoustic Bluegrass.

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.

“Creativity Gone Wild” With Ventriloquist Mark Wade June 18, 1:30 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library. Info: 419-666-9900.

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 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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