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"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 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.

Government Food Distribution for city residents July 29, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Josie Reinhart  Community Center, 6000 Wales Rd.

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.

“Wall-E” 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.

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

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.

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 25, Aug. 8 and every other Saturday through Oct 10 9-1 p.m.

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.

Ice Cream Social, Aug. 14, 5-7 p.m., Trinity Methodist Church, 200 E. Madison. Entertainment by Andrew Dean & the Holcomb Brothers. Sandwiches, salads and ice cream/toppings. Proceeds benefit the Community Care Ministry. Matching funds by Thrivent Financial.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Luckey Ecumenical Council.

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 for a noontime lunch Aug. 4 at the Lake Township Hall. Bring a wrapped item for card bingo.

Oak Harbor
Summer Reading Program Wrap-Up featuring a special performance by the Harmonica Man July 28, 1:30 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Info: 419-898-7001.

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

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.

“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 $15/ child. Info: 419-666-3020 or

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

Red Cross Blood Drive, July 31, 1-7 p.m., St. Jerome Catholic Church.

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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