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Flea Market July 17 4:30-7:30 p.m., July 18 3-7:30 p.m. and July 19 noon-7:30 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Church, White and Idaho streets. Featuring furniture, antiques and more.`

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.

Banjo the Clown July 14, 7-7:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. For grades K-5. Magic, juggling  and music. Participants will write and perform an original song during the show. Info: 419-259-5250.

St. Charles Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Fund-raiser, “Simply Watches” Sale July 15, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in the hospital’s board room (basement level). Featuring watches, accessories, Totes and more. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-691-3323.

Red Cross Blood Drive July 16, noon-6 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Appointments given priority. Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.

5th Annual Garden Party hosted by the Coles July 18, 1515 Toul Ave. 5-7 p.m. is family time – no alcohol; 8 p.m.-midnight, BYOB. Bring a dish to pass or something to dip in chocolate, if desired. Entertainment by Pat & Ted from 5-7 p.m. and The Rake Shakers from 8 p.m. to midnight, followed by “Zeke” will play the congas  at the tribal fire pit. Door prices and raffles. Info: 419-697-2996.

Southern Gospel Concert featuring The Royalheirs July 19, 10:45 a.m., New Life Assembly of God, 3230 Dustin Rd. Family Fun Festival July 19, noon-5 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor Sacred Heart Home. Craft vendors, food, games, fun for the  kids. Come and enjoy the day with your family and your dog, featuring the ever popular pooch parade! Info: 419-698-4331.

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.

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.

Genoa Farmer’s Market July 11 and every other Saturday through Oct 10, 9-1 p.m. On July 11, Safety Day, the Genoa Police will be present 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for bike registration, fishing permits, and other safety information. Safety Dog will also pay a visit. The next market day will be held July 25.

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.

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.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting July 15, 6 p.m. at the library, 147 W. Main St.

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. A Donor Tree has bee mounted on the wall in the library’s lower level. Donations may still be made in honor or in memory of a loved one on brass leaves to be added to the tree. Info: 419-898-7001.

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.

Grace Bible Baptist Church All Aboard! Baptist Campmeeting July 12-16 at the church, 116 East Union St. Featuring many preachers and singers from the South and Midwest. All-Day Service on Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. with dinner on the grounds; cook-out Monday at 5 p.m. with services starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday schedule includes 9:30 a.m. service, lunch, 7 p.m. service and light supper. As with any ministry at Grace, there is no charge for the meals. Info: 419-661-5058 or visit

“The Very Best Summer Event” Aug. 3-6, 5:45-8:30 p.m., Mainstreet Church, 5465 Moline-Martin Rd. The week will include BBQs, fun worship, engaging drama and wild competitions for kids and their family members who are bold enough to join them. Registration is $10/ child before July 19 and $15 after. Info: 419-666-3020 or

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.




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