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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.
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.
Informational Meeting for Metroparks Volunteer Trail Patrol Jan. 17, 3-4:30 p.m., Packer-Hammersmith Center at Pearson Metropark. Volunteer Trail Patrols provide customer service to park users as they walk or ride the trails, answering questions and contacting park rangers when necessary. Info: Lori Miller at 419-407-9713.
City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting Jan. 20, 7 p.m. in community room at the municipal complex, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.
Christ Dunberger American Legion & Auxiliary Meeting Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m., 4925 Pickle Rd. Light supper will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m. The auxiliary will be collecting eyeglasses for delivery to the Sight Center. Items needing repair are accepted.
P.E.R.I. Chapter #93 Meeting Jan. 28, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker and business meeting followed by refreshments and fellowship.
Kate Jordan and Soul Venture in Concert Jan. 31, 10:30 a.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd. A creative fusion of music, scripture and powerful stories. Info: 419-841-3680.
Blood Drive Feb. 2, 1-6 p.m. in the community room at, Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Info: Jean DeLauter, LPN, 419-693-0751 ext. 258.
Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.
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.
Euchre every Sunday at 2 p.m., Oregon VFW Post 9816, Ashcroft Dr.
Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the first Monday of each month at 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Info/reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry is the second Wednesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
The 2010 Annual Betty Hiser Memorial Mixed Doubles Pool Tournament Jan. 31 at noon at the Bradner Legion Hall. Sign-ups held until 11:30 a.m. $10 per couple entry fee. $6 per couple greens fee. No quarters needed. Ladies’ rack & cue rules apply. Drawings, raffles and food available. Proceeds go to cancer research at OSU in Hiser’s name.
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. On Jan. 28, the group will discuss “March” by Geraldine Brooks. Copies of the book are available at the library.
Texas Hold `Em Tournament Jan. 30, Harris-Elmore Fire Station. Registration at 6 p.m.; tournament at 7 p.m. Sixty-percent payout based on entries. Drinks and hot dogs provided. Side games will be played during the tournament. Proceeds will bring the 202nd Combat Engineer veterans to Ohio in June. Info: 419-466-4785 or
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.
Genoa Comet Drum Line will perform Jan. 25, 7 p.m. in the Genoa High School Auditorium. Free admission. Snow date is Feb. 1.
Genoa American Legion Post #324 “All-You-Can-Eat” Breakfast featuring pancakes and sausage, eggs and biscuits and gravy breakfast Jan. 31, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. or until gone at the Post Hall, 302 West St. Info: 419-855-7049. For info about hall rental, call Larry Reetz at 419-855-4878.
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.
Genoa Area Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th and Main streets.
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.
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.
Euchre Tournament , Luckey American Legion, Jan. 23, 335 Park Dr. Open to 18 yrs. and older. $5 registration. Doors open at 6 p.m. Euchre follows at 7 p.m. Concessions available.
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.
Pemberville Area Senior Center located within Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs and activities for adults 60 and over. Open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch served at 12 noon $2 donation.
The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Mondays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting Jan. 19, 7 p.m., Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton. "Show and Share" meeting –members are encouraged to bring in their family histories. Everyone welcome.
Walbridge Library Mystery Book Discussion Group meets Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. to discuss, “Coyote Waits.” The group generally meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the library, 108 N. Main St. 419-666-9900 or wcdpl.lib.oh.us.
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.