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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

4th of July Celebration, VFW 2510, 617 2nd St., 4 p.m.-midnight. Free games, dunk tank, 50/50s, raffles, music, cash bar. Watch the city fireworks form the parking lot. Bring a dish to share. Burgers and hot dogs provided. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary and post membership.

Flag Presentation by Ladies Auxiliary Post 2510 to the Woodville Mall July 6 at 2 p.m. Meet at the front entrance (Fox Theater) where auxiliary president Judy Bunce will assist mall manager Stephanie Kissling in raising the flag.

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.

Rummage Sale July 11, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Lutheran Home community room at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Info: Diane Cline at 419-693-0751, ext. 217.

Memorial/Benefit/Celebration of Life for Dennis "DAK" Kwiatkowski July 12, 1-6 pm Bluebird Café 1710 Woodville Rd., East Toledo. Dak was a Vietnam veteran and a member of Eastside Junk Band who passed away May 19.

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.

NABF College World Series organizational meetings, Ottawa Park, City of Toledo Department of Parks and Recreation, every Wednesday, 3 p.m. Interested volunteers/tournament workers. Call 419-936-3887.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner July 17, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Kids’ meals available. Children 4 and younger eat free.

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.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 4th of July Weekend Outdoor Worship & Cookout, July 5, 4155 Pickle Rd. Outdoor service at 10:30 a.m. (come casual and bring a lawn chair). Cookout and potluck at noon. Info: 419-691-9407/

Wilson Lake & the Rock Bass Band, July 6, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Program open to grades K-5. Clap, dance and sing along.

“Remember It Bracelet” program July 6, 7 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. All materials provided. Open to pre-teens and teenagers going into grades five-12. Info: 419-259-5250.

Great Eastern Toastmasters 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.

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.

Christ United Methodist Church Annual Chicken BBQ July 19, noon-3 p.m., 5757 Starr Ave. Ext., corner of Stadium & Starr. Dine-in and drive-through available. Info: 419-691-9701.
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.

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.

Elmore Lions Club 26th Annual Community Fund-Raiser featuring B-B-Q Rib Dinner by T.J. Willie’s or Broasted Chicken Dinner by Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed July 11, 4-7 p.m., Historical Society Barn, Depot Park, Ottawa Street. Tickets available at the door. Drive through or carry out. All proceeds benefit the Elmore community.

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.

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.

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.

Ageless Wonders meeting July 9 at noon, Lake Twp. Municipal Building, SR 795 and Cummings Rd. Subway sandwiches and drinks (furnished) followed by speaker from St. Charles Mercy Volunteer Program.

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.

Rummage Sale July 9 and 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and July 11, 9 a.m. to noon ($2-a-bag day), St. Peter Lutheran Church (Blackberry), 17877 W. SR 579. Profits will be used for wall repair. Info: 419-836-8903.

Golden Gang will meet July 7 at noon for a picnic at the Lake Township hall shelter house.

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Blood Drive, July 9, noon-5 p.m., Riverview Healthcare Campus. Appointments now being taken. 419-898-2851 or 419-734-3163.

Annual Ottawa Co. 4-H Chicken BBQ July 12, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds, SR 163 east of Oak Harbor.  Dine in or drive through. Contact any Ottawa County 4-H member for a 50-cents off coupon.
Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees (PERS) Chapter #82 Luncheon & Meeting July 13, 11:30 a.m.,
Riverview Nursing Home Senior Center. Chapter dues of $2 for those who are not current will be due at this time. Speaker: Pamela Winters from the license bureau in Oak Harbor. Reservations due by July 9 by calling 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131. All PERI and PERS retirees are welcome.

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.

Vacation Bible School July 13-17, 9-11:15 a.m., Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 13101 Five Point Rd. For kids 4 through fourth grade (completed). Free. Bible stories, crafts, games and snacks. To register: 419-874-6939.

Walbridge Library Book Club meets the second Monday of each month at 1 p.m. July meeting will be a discussion of “David Guterson’s “The Other.” Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. July’s selection, “Ruth Rendell’s “Not in the Flesh.” 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.

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 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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