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Beginning Knitting program Dec. 11, 2-4 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Bring size 10 knitting needles and two to four skeins of yarn. Learn a basic stitch and start working on a handmade scarf. Free. Call 419-259-5310 to register.
Cookie Madness Dec. 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Kids are invited to come and make Buckeyes, along with other treats.
Joyce Davis Puppeteer Dec. 26, 4-5 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 603 Miami St. Snacks and punch will be available. Info: 419-259-5310.
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. Chicken, steak, shrimp and chicken tender dinners also available at various prices. Kids’ meals offered.
Monday Night Tacos, 5-7:30 p.m. throughout football season, Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd. Open to the public.
Breakfasts every Sunday 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.
James “Wes” Hancock Oregon Senior Center Christmas Bazaar, Dec. 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to the public. Crafts, holiday baked goods, Candle Lite and more.
Breakfast With Santa Dec. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Hope Community Church, 5650 Starr Ave. Breakfast, photos with Santa, crafts and more. Free. Donations of hats, mittens, gloves, scarves will enter you into a chance to win prizes. To register, call 419-724-4673.
Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Next meeting will be Dec. 15, when the group will discuss, Nicholas Sparks’ “Three Weeks With My Brother.” Copies are available at the library.
Winter Wonderland Open House & Silent Auction Dec. 16, 6:30-8 p.m., Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks and holiday cheer. Bidding from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Admission: one canned good or non-perishable item. RSVP: Kim Lemle at 419-693-0751 ext. 246 by Dec. 11.
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.
Oregon Holiday Concert presented by BP Husky Dec. 9, 7 p.m., Clay High School auditorium. Free tickets available at the high school.
Oregon Senior Center Activities include bingo, fitness checks, daily lunches, Bunco, euchre, line dancing, exercise, movies, shopping, day trips, transportation and educational classes. Call 419-698-7078 for a schedule.
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.
Euchre every Sunday at 2 p.m., Oregon VFW Post 9816, Ashcroft Dr.
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.
Fremont Area TEA Party group, “Patriots Against Government Excess” will hold a study of the book, “The 5000 Year Leap. Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Pontifex. Books will be available for $5.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Date Change - Genoa Area Community Food Pantry will be open to residents of the Genoa School District the second Saturday of the month 10 a.m.-noon and the third Thursday rather than the usual fourth Thursday 3:30-5 p.m. in December, 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.
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.
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.
Mystery Book Discussion Group meets Dec. 28, 6 p.m., at the Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., to discuss, “Sugar Cookie Murder,” a mystery novel with recipes by Joanne Fluke. Info: 419-666-9900.
Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. Info: 419-849-2744.