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Past President Club to the VFW Meeting Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul St. Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary.

East Toledo Historical Society Meeting Sept. 24, 7 p.m., Navarre Park Shelter House. Speaker Rod Bowe of the Dillin Corp. will present a program about the Marina District. Public welcome.

Toledo Perennial Exchange Oct. 3, 10-11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Original Sub Shop, 402 Broadway near the Amtrak station. Free. Bring labeled plants and gardening paraphernalia and receive tickets to exchange for other items. Everyone, even new gardeners with nothing to share, will receive tickets. Drop off items beginning at 8:30 a.m. Plants should be identified. Free composting workshop at 9 a.m. Info: Jackie David at 419-243-4857.


Crafters Needed for a Fall Craft Show Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the community room at the Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Info: Diane Cline at 419-693-0751, ext. 217.

Vendors Needed for the Sacred Heart Holiday Bazaar Nov. 7. Info: call Mary Mayle at 419-334-8111.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center Chili Cook-Off, “World Series of Chili,” Oct. 17, 6-11 p.m. at the center, 1001 White St. Beer & pop available. Open to the public (21 and older). Stop in M-F, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. or call 419-691-2254 to purchase tickets ($5) or to enter your chili.

Stuffed Cabbage Dinner Sept. 20, noon-5 p.m. (or sold out), Northwood #1 Fire Department (new station) on Tracy Road. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Cost is $7 for full dinner and $5 for half dinner. Carry-outs available (call ahead to 419-666-4341).

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Sept. 25, 4:30-7 p.m. (before the Genoa/Northwood football game), Northwood High School cafeteria. Students: $4/adults $6. Carryouts available.

Northwood Fire Department Open House Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-2p.m., Station #2, 6000 Wales Rd. Hot dogs, Sno-Kones, cotton candy, clowns, Life Flight, the smoke trailer and more.

Northwood VFW Post 2984 Fish Fries Fridays  5-7:45 p.m. through the end of April, 102 W. Andrus Rd. All-you-can-eat fish for $7.50. Chicken, steak, shrimp, and chicken tender dinners also available at various prices. Kids’ meals offered.

Monday Night Tacos, 5:30-7:30 p.m. throughout football season, Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Open to the public.

Breakfasts every Sunday Sept. 20 through the end of April, 9 a.m.-noon, Northwood VFW Post 2894. Featuring eggs, breakfast meat, toast, hash browns, juice & coffee. A la carte items available.

Girl Scouts Registration event for school-aged girls in the Lake, Northwood & Eastwood Schools Sept. 26, 2-4 p.m., Friendship Park, SR 795/Cummings Rd. Girls interested in becoming a Girl Scout are invited to come and enjoy the fun.

Rummage & Bake Sale Oct. 1 and 2, Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy roads. Light luncheon available.
Crafters Needed for Craft Show Nov. 7 at Northwood Church of God. Info: 419-693-8006.

Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Guests welcome ($2 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Sept. 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.

Clay High School Limelighters & Guys on Homecoming Tailgate Sept. 25, 5-6:30 p.m. at Clay High School. Pre-game meal will include BBQ chicken sandwich, chips, pickle, dessert and water. Tickets $6 in advance at home and away football games or $9 at homecoming. Proceeds support scholarships and operating expenses.

Mercy St. Charles Auxiliary Buckeye Chocolate Candy Sale Sept. 28 and 29, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the hospital’s Oregon Room. Public invited. Info: 419-691-3323.

First St. Marks Arts & Craft Show & Chili Cook-Off Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1121 Grasser St. Table rental info: 419-693-4955.

Oregon Professional Firefighters (IAFF LOCAL 4093) 5K Fun Run to kick off Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. at St. Ignatius Church. Proceeds benefit paramedic charities that include the burn unit, MDA and the EMT scholarship funds. $15 pre-registration includes a T-shirt to the first 160 entrants registered by Oct. 7. Race-day shirt is $17 from 8 am to 9:45 am. Awards given to the top three in each of 13 male/female age groups, with cash amounts going to top overall male & female and the top EMS male & female runners. Info: Tom Fuller (H) 419-698-1332; (C) 419-367-7796; e-mail:

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 the first Thursday of each month, noon-1:30 p.m. and the third Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. in a handicap-accessible meeting room at New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman Rd. Open to adults who have suffered the death of a loved one. Not a social or religious activity. Walk in or call Judy Hoeflinger at 419-691-9750 or Julie Marshall at 419-343-2311.

DivorceCare, a support group for those dealing with issues of divorce, Tuesdays through December at Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Free dinner at 6:15, followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

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.

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Genealogical Society Meeting Sept. 22, 6:30 p.m., Wood Co. District Public Library meeting room, 251 N. Main St. Program: “What Do I Do With My Stuff?” – an interactive discussion led by WCOGS volunteers. Members are asked to bring family mementos, heirlooms, books, etc. Public welcome.

W.O.W. at Zion UMC Wednesdays 5 p.m. The program will include a meal, music, chimes, games, scripture and drama. Ages 4 through high school are welcome. Call 419-290-3866 for fee and other information.

Trinity United Church of Christ Semi-Annual Chicken BBQ Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 17955 W. Third St. Half-and quarter-chicken dinners available. Dine in or carry out.

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 Sept. 26 and every other Saturday through Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Genoa American Legion Post #324 All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Sept. 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Post Hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, sausage gravy and biscuits. Info: 419-855-7049. Call Larry Reetz at 419-855-4878 for hall rental info.

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 to residents of the Genoa School District 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.
Girl Scouts Registration event for school-aged girls in the Lake, Northwood & Eastwood Schools Sept. 26, 2-4 p.m., Friendship Park, SR 795/Cummings Rd. Girls interested in becoming a Girl Scout are invited to come and enjoy the fun.

Farmers’ Market Wednesdays 4-7 p.m., through Oct. 14, Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Local growers and greenhouses, baked goods, locally raised meats, etc. Info: Ron Hanely at 419-392-3235 or

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.

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance Sept. 27, 2-6 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Millie’s Polka Band. Beer, pop and pastries available. Admission $7. Contributions of pastry are welcome. No other carry-ins.

Oak Harbor
Book Sale Sept. 21-26, Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Book sale by donation. Info: 419-898-7001.
Mid-County EMS 30th Anniversary Open House Sept. 26 noon-4 p.m., 222 Washington St. Free refreshments, blood pressure and blood sugar checks, child fingerprinting, face painting, station tours, EMS equipment demonstrations, 50/50 raffles, K9 demonstrations and more.

Chicken Bar-B-Que hosted by Oak Harbor United Methodist Church Women’s Club Oct. 1, 4:30 p.m. until sold out, 360 E. Ottawa St. Chicken prepared by Barbecue Traveler. Half-chicken dinner, sides, pie and beverage for $7. Carry in or eat out.

Girl Scouts Registration event for school-aged girls in the Lake, Northwood & Eastwood Schools Sept. 26, 2-4 p.m., Friendship Park, SR 795/Cummings Rd. Girls interested in becoming a Girl Scout are invited to come and enjoy the fun.

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.

Friends of Otterbein Portage Valley Business Meeting & Installation of Officers Sept. 24, 7 p.m., OPV auditorium, 20311 Pemberville Rd. Come and get acquainted and learn about membership. Musical entertainment and refreshments will be offered.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch Meeting Sept. 24 at noon, Port Clinton Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. No reservations necessary. All are welcome. Panel discussion, “”Economy and the Finished Product."

Stony Ridge
Free Dance sponsored by the Buckeye Squares Dance Club Oct. 4, 6-8 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, corner of SR 20 and SR 163. Learn Western Square Dancing from experienced dancers. Refreshments will be served.

Walbridge Mystery Book Discussion Group meets Sept. 28, 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Discussion of “Thyme of Death,” the first in Susan Wittig Albert’s series featuring herb shop owner China Bayles. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Chicken BBQ Dinner & Fresh Cider Sale, Sept. 26, noon-4 p.m., Solomon Lutheran Church & school. Chicken will be cooked in downtown Woodville during the Lime Festival. Dinners will be available for drive through or pick up at Solomon. Dinners include a half-chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll & dessert ($7.50). Gallon cider ($5.50). Call 419-849-3600 for advance tickets.

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.

Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. No story time Oct. 12 (Columbus Day). Info: 419-849-2744.
"Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter" program, Sept. 23, 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. A Master Gardener will share tips and techniques for getting your garden ready to withstand a long, cold Ohio winter.




Do you agree with President Trump's order that reunites illegal immigrant parents and their children?
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