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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.

Ladies Auxiliary VFW 4906 Monthly Meeting Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m., at the post hall, 2161 Consaul St.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center Taco Lunch/Dinner Fundraiser Aug. 21, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 1001 White St. Tacos available for 50 cents plus beans, rice and cinnamon chips for $1 each. Dine in or take out. Proceeds benefit center programming. Info: 419-691-2254.

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.

Traveling Gospel Singer Wess Adams in concert Aug. 2, 3 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway.

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.

“Crocodile Rock” Vacation Bible School Aug. 3-7, 6:30-8 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd. Info: 419-691-9407.

Oregon Democratic Club Meeting Aug. 6, 8 p.m., Fire Station #1, Wynn and Seaman. Planning for upcoming fund-raiser and primary election. Info: 419-697-2424.

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.

"Senior Day of Reflection" Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Charles Hospital, sponsored by The Emmaus Catholic  Community of St Thomas Aquinas and Good Shepherd  parishes. Fr. Ric Saelzler's talks will be "Flying Blind: Things I've Learned Along The Way,” and “Depends: It's Not a Dirty Word Anymore. A Reflection on Being Dependant," Continental breakfast, lunch and Mass. RSVP by Aug. 12 to Alice at 419-698-0405 or Joanne at 419-698-1403. Cost is $10 at the door.

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 Township Food Pantry is the second Wednesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Harris-Elmore Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m., Genoa Branch Library.

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.

2nd Annual Worship in the Park Aug. 9, 10 a.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Gathering at the shelter house in Elmore’s Well Park, musical leadership by Ragtime Rick Grafing and his ecumenical Cake Walkin’ Jass Band. Immediately following worship, there will be a potluck picnic and games for all ages. Community invited. For information on this or any other event at Grace, or for directions to Well Park, you may contact the church at 419/862-3630 or

Fremont Area Women’s Connection Monthly Meeting Aug. 11, Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Theme: “The Art of Etiquette for Young Ladies.” Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon begins at 11. Young guests are invited to the program, which includes “Personal D’signs” with Betty Love, Barb Moran and Ginny Schepflin. Speaker Letitia Hicks, from Stoutsville, O., will discuss “Three Rules to Live By.” Local nurses and teachers will be recognized. Cost is $14 and $7 for 12 and under. Childcare available. Reservations (due by Aug. 6) to Amaryllis at 419-355-0826 or Betty at

2nd Annual Adelaide Dunn Memorial Art Show & Contest sponsored by Innovations Portrait Studio Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Genoa Town Hall Farmer's Market.

Genoa 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.
Ageless Wonders Annual Picnic Aug. 13 at noon at the Lake Twp. Administration Building. Hot dogs and hamburgers off the grill with all the trimmings, plus ice cream for dessert. After lunch, "Trivial Challenge" will be played. All seniors welcome. Next Euchre Tournament sponsored by Ageless Wonders Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at Twp. Admin. Bldg.

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.

Community Rehab Spaghetti Dinner Aug. 9, noon-4 p.m., American Legion Post #240, 335 Park Dr. Tickets are $9 in advance. Limited tickets at the door. Tickets/info: Jenny St. Arnaud at 419-837-9628/419-304-9723 or Nancy Gerwin at  419-837-5357

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

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 3, noon-6 p.m., Community Market Oak Harbor VFW, 251 W. Main St.

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

Village of Walbridge, Block Watch Meeting Aug. 13, 6 p.m., 111 N. Main St., council chambers.

Village of Walbridge Annual Fall Community Wide Garage Sale, Aug. 14 and 15. Find treasures at bargain prices.

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. 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.


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 Historical Museum open Wednesday and Friday 2-4 p.m. and Wednesday evenings 6-8 p.m. through August. The new ornament is available at the museum, library and Pills `n Packages.




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