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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 D Meeting Aug. 4, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence St., near Dover. Parking available behind the church. Program, “It’s a Lovely Day in the Neighborhood, You Think?” with speaker Timothy Allan, Block Watch leader. Next meeting Sept. 1.
The God of Our City Group will present “Praise in Promenade Park” Aug. 8, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Promenade Park,250 Water St. A celebration of hope and healing through the power of praise and worship.
Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society Daylily Workday & Auction Aug. 15, Toledo Botanical Garden. Daylily Walk at 9 a.m. Volunteers will be digging up, dividing and replanting daylilies 9a.m.-noon. Daylily Auction at 2 p.m. behind the Conference Center. The public will have an opportunity to purchase the newest varieties of daylilies, with proceeds going to the society’s projects.
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.
Son Harvest Country Fair Vacation Bible School for children 4 through grade six (just completed) Aug. 2-6, 6-8:30 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Bible School culminates in a fair for parents, family and friends Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. on the church grounds. Info or registration: 419-691-1376.
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.
Movie on the Lawn at the Oregon Branch Library, July 27, 9 p.m., 3340 Dustin Rd. Featuring “Kung Fu Panda” (PG, 88 min.) Bring a blanket or lawn chair and bug spray. Refreshments will be provided. In case of rain, movie will be shown in the meeting room. Open to grades 5-12. Info: 419-259-5250.
Car Wash Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Ralphie’s, Navarre Avenue. Organized by Kateri Catholic Academy student Brandon Rodriguez to benefit the Toledo Area Humane Society.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Boomerang Express Vacation Bible School Aug. 9-13, 6-8 p.m., St. Paul United Church of Christ, Info: 419-898-0852 or www.stpauluccoh.org.
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.
Walbridge Library Book Club meets the second Monday of each month at 1 p.m. Next meeting Aug. 10 to discuss Kent Haruf’s touching novel, “Plainsong.” 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.” Aug. 24th’s meeting will be about “Naked Came the Manatee,” a humorous and collaborative mystery by several well known authors. 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 http://wcdpl.lib.oh.us/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
Red Cross Blood Drive, July 31, 1-7 p.m., St. Jerome Catholic Church.
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