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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.

Block Watch 422 D Meeting July 7, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence St. near Dover. Parking available behind the church. Program: “One Thing We Can Be Sure of is Death and Taxes,” with speaker Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor. Next meeting is Aug. 4.

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 422 B 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.

Government Food Distribution for City Residents June 24, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Josie Reinhart Community Center, 6000 Wales 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.

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. Info: 419-259-5250.

St. Charles Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Z-Coil 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 bingo, fitness checks, daily lunches, bunco, euchre, line dancing, exercise, movies, shopping, day trips, transportation and educational classes. Special summer meals and entertainment scheduled twice monthly. Call 419-698-7078 for a schedule. Senior Follies auditions July 15, 16 and 21. Nashville Show Trip Oct. 12-16 (five days/four nights) $479 double occupancy. Call 419-698-7078.

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.

Great EasternToastmasters meet 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.

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society will meet June 23, 6:30 p.m., Mt. Zion Cemetery, corner of Bays and Reynolds Rd. Wally Tyson, who is knowledgeable about the cemetery, will host, along with Bill Oliver and Dick Jeurgens. Grave dowsing demonstration, tour of the cemetery and a discussion on stone preservation and photography.

Elmore Library Book Discussion Group Meeting June 25, 10:30 a.m. at the library. This month’s book is, “Killer Diller,” by Clyde Edgerton. Next month’s meeting will be held July 30 on the book, “The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: The Shocking Murder and the Great Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective,” by Kate Summerscale.

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 at the Elmore Library. 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.

Summer Reading Club at Genoa Branch Library through July 25. Storytime Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

Genoa Farmers' Market June 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local resident Linda Ornellas will sponsor the market with a Great American Bake Sale, a national campaign sponsored by The Food Network and Family Circle magazine. All proceeds from the bake sale go to help feed local hungry children.

Rummage Sale July 9 and 10, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and July 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 204 Main St. Saturday is $2-a-bag day. Donated items will be accepted July 7 or 8, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the church.

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.

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.

Golden Gang will meet July 2 at noon for a picnic at the Lake Township hall shelterhouse.

Oak Harbor
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
Monthly Fourth Thursday Ottawa Co. Republican Lunch Bunch meeting June 25, noon at the Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Boulevard. Hour-long buffet lunch and speaker. No reservations required. 

Toddler Program June 27, 11 a.m., Walbridge Branch Library. Open to toddlers with a caregiver. Info: 419-666-9900.

Classic Car & Motorcycle Show, June 27, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Mainstreet Church, 5465 Moline-Martin Rd. Featuring cars, motorcycles, food, children's activities and more. Registration from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cruise will be provided for those interested. $6 pre-registration fee; $8 show-day registration fee. $4 additional cruise fee. Info: or 419-666-3020.

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. 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

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive June 22, noon -6 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 21140 W. Toledo St.

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 at 1 p.m. 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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