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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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 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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