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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

Past Presidents Club of Lucas County tea/meeting July 22, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 3265, 5416 Summit St. Bring new members. Hosted by the ladies auxiliary.

“Wall-E” on Screen July 27, 2-3:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Youths in grades K-5 are invited to watch Wall-E (98 min.) on the big screen.

"SonRock Kids Camp" Vacation Bible School July 27-30, 9 a.m.-noon, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 729 White St., For students entering grades K-5. For info or registration, call St. Thomas Church at 419-698-1519.

Rummage Sale July 30 and 31, 9 a.m-4 p.m., Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-noon, Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada St.

Block Watch 422 B meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, 601 Nevada St.

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 can call 419-936-3887.

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.

“Hardware Jewelry” July 20, 7 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Youths in grades 5-12 are invited to make jewelry from nuts and washers. Materials provided. Info: 419-259-5250.

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 Community Theatre Presents “Annie, Jr.” July 23, 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. at Clay High School, 5665 Seaman Rd. Info: 419-691-1398 or OCT is now on Facebook – become a fan.

Red Cross Blood Drive, July 24, noon-6 p.m., Eastern Community YMCA, 2960 Pickle Rd. *Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE for an appointment.

Chicken Barbecue Aug. 2, noon-3 p.m., St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Children’s meals available.

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.

Chicken BBQ July 26, 11 a.m. until sold out, St. Peter Lutheran Church, 17877 W. SR 579. BBQ chicken, sweet corn, baked potato, rolls & dessert. Half- and quarter-chicken dinners. Carryouts available. Matching funds by Thrivent Financial. Info: 419-836-8903.

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 Area Chamber of Commerce Super Cruise In July 28 5-8 p.m., Main Street. Featuring Zeake and his Oldies Machine. Free registration – registration tables available on the sidewalk at 622 Main St at approximately 4 p.m.

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
Boomerang Express Vacation Bible School Aug. 9-13, 6-8 p.m., St. Paul United Church of Christ, Info: 419-898-0852 or

Red Cross Blood Drive July 24, 10 a.m–3 p.m., Ottawa Co. Fair at Fair Board Conference Room, 7870 W. SR 163, *Call for an appointment.

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 been 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.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch July 23, noon, Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Area residents and visitors welcome. No reservations necessary for the $10 buffet and speaker.

Blackhawk Motorcycle Club Poker Run July 19, 67981 Sarah Rd. Sign up after 11 a.m. Ride from 1-3 p.m. Trophies for solo, driver and passenger classes. All street-legal bikes welcome. Info: Chuck at 734-243-0651.

“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

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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