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Black History Month Celebration for grades K-5, Feb. 2, 4 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. Learn about George Washington Carver and how he unlocked the “mysteries of the peanut.” Make a pinecone/peanut butter bird feeder. Take the black history quiz and receive a special prize. Info: 419-259-5210.
Free Family Fun Night Feb. 3, 6-8 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Bring the family for game night. The library will have Wii, Guitar Hero and board games or bring your own. Refreshments provided. No registration required.
Family Storytime Wednesdays Feb. 3 through March 31at 10:30 a.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Open to 2- to 5-year-olds with a caregiver. Focuses on early literacy skills with stories, songs and fun. Registration required by calling 419-259-5310.
“Toledo’s Pound 4 Pound Boxing Gym Fundraiser” Feb. 6, 5 p.m.-1 a.m., VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St. Featuring a taco dinner. No cover charge. Cash bar. Raffles, Big 6 Wheel, 50/50s, music and more.
Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society Meeting Feb. 13, 1 p.m. in the conference center at Toledo Botanical Garden. Topic: member roundtable discussion.
Public Bunco Party for women of all ages sponsored by the Bunco Club of Toledo Feb. 21, 1:30-6 p.m., 2439 Tremainsville. Lunch served 1:45-2:15 p.m. Info/register: Jennifer at 419-787-3365 or www.BuncoClub.net.
Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 28, 1-5 p.m., St. Stephen School Hall, 2014 Consaul St. Sponsored by the Birmingham Development Corp. Dinner includes homemade pasta, salad with fresh herbed dressing, freshly baked bread, dessert and beverage. Advance ticket sales only at Calvin Church Office, 1946 Bakewell, 419-691-3033, Tues.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-1p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; St. Stephen's Church Office, 1878 Genesee, 419-691-1673, Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Takacs Grocery and Meats, 1956 Genesee, 419-693-9233, Mon. –Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
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 and coffee. A la carte items available.
Muskrat Dinner sponsored by the Oregon Democratic Club, Jan. 29, 5 p.m., Steelworkers’ Hall, 2910 Consaul. Info: Kollin Rice at 419-697-2424.
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.
Oregon Democratic Club Meeting Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Fire Station #1, Wynn and Seaman roads. Info: Kollin Rice at 419-697-2424.
Bag Lady `N More presented by Mercy St. Charles Auxiliary Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Oregon Room (basement level). Info: 419-691-3255.
Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.
Chili Cook-off sponsored by the James 'Wes' Hancock Senior Center Feb. 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Christ Dunberger Post, 4925 Pickle Rd. Beer, pop, hotdogs available for purchase. Raffles. Open to the public. First place wins $25 cash prize and advances to Glendale Assisted Living Chili Cook-off Feb. 24. Call 419-698-7078 for tickets or to enter.
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.
Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society meets the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Maumee Bay Lodge. Details at Toledolighthouse.org or call 419-691-3788.
Western Lake Erie Association meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bay Park Community Hospital. Learn about algal blooms, open lake dumping and fish kills. Info: 419-693-8617.
Elmore Kiwanis Annual Pasta Supper Feb. 5, 5-7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Woodmore High School, 633 Fremont St., (before the Woodmore v. Gibsonburg boys basketball game). Kiwanis will also be feeding the basketball team after the game. Proceeds raised will support the Kiwanis’ many projects.
Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal. 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 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.
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.-12 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.
Euchre Tournament sponsored by Ageless wonders Feb. 13 at 1 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building. $3 admission includes refreshments. Date has been changed due to a chili cook-off being held at the Administration Building Feb. 20.
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.
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.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.
Story Times Mondays at 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. Info: 419-849-2744.
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