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Bunco Club of Toledo will meet Jan. 17 and Feb. 21, 1:30-6 p.m., 2439 Tremainsville. Lunch available from 1:45-2:15 p.m. For details or to register, call Jennifer at 419-787-3365 or visit

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.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Christmaskle Rd. A New Year’s Eve Service of Reflection & Renewal will be held Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. An evening of fellowship will follow. Info: 419-691-9407 or

Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.

Catholics Returning Home, a series for non-practicing Catholics who are seeking answers about returning to the church, presented for six consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. in the St. Ignatius Parish Life Center, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Informal sharing and an update of the Catholic faith. Info: 419-377-3659.

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 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.

Sunoco retirees 11:15 a.m luncheon held at Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. on first Monday of each month.  For  information/reservations contact Al McEwen 419-893-3075.

Oregon Democratic Club meeting Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. at fire station 1, Wynn and Seaman roads. Planning for Jan. 29 muskrat dinner. Kollin Rice, (419) 697-2424, for information.


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.

Clay Center
Split-the-Pot Bingo sponsored by the Clay Center Fire Social Assn. Jan. 2, 7-10 p.m., Clay Center Fire Station #2, 420 Main St. Refreshments available.

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

Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Because of the holiday, there will be no discussion in December. On Jan. 28, the group will discuss “March” by Geraldine Brooks. Copies of the book are available at the 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.

Free Red Cross Blood Pressure Screenings Jan. 6, 11 a.m.-noon, Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St.

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 9:30 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.

“School for Nerds,” to be presented by the Genoa High School Drama Club Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults and $4 for seniors and children.

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 Meeting Jan. 14, noon, Lake Twp. Administration Building, SR 795 and Cummings Rd. Potluck lunch followed by "Left, Right & Center" games. New members welcome.

Ageless Wonders Euchre Tournament Jan. 16 starting at 1 p.m. at the Lake Twp. Administration Building. $3 admission includes refreshments. Open to Euchre players of all ages. Info: 419-836-3811.

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.

Troy Twp. Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes Jan. 3, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Troy Twp. Fire Station, 311 Krotzer Ave.

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.

Trap Shoots sponsored by the Ottawa Co. Conservation League every Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Info: Rodney Snyder at 419-410-6727.

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Blood Drive Jan. 2, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oak Harbor Masons, 120 Jefferson Str. Appointments only. Call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE.

Red Cross Blood Drive Jan. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St.

The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Mondays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.

Euchre Tournament sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary to VFW Post 9963, Jan. 2, 1 p.m. till finish. $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for first, second and third place. Fourth place earns entry in next tournament.

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. Info: 419-849-2744.

Troy Twp.
Fire department pancake breakfast Jan. 3, 8 1 p.m at the fire station, 311 Krotzer Ave., Luckey. All you can eat. Carry out available.

Elmwood FFA and alumni farm toy show Jan. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elmwood School Community Center, 7650 Jerry City Rd. For information or table space call (419) 655-2583, ext. 146.



Boy Scouts

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