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“Be My Secret Valentine” Feb. 9, 4 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. Enjoy sweet treats, make a craft and learn how to send someone a special super-secret Valentine message.

“Continuing Knitting: Towel and Washcloth” Feb. 9, 2-4 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Beginning-intermediate skill level. Supplies needed: 5 mm aluminum knitting needles and 4-ply knitting cotton.  Free. Registration is required by calling 419-259-5310 to register for programs.

Teen Space Feb. 9, 4 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. Teens are invited to play games on the Wii, enjoy a snack, make crafts and more. Call 419-259-5310.

Toledo Mothers of Twins Club meets Feb. 11, Croxton Auditorium, Toledo Hospital (across from the first-floor elevators). Social time at 7 p.m.; meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. Support group for mothers, foster mothers and guardians of multiple births. Info: 419-472-5032 or


East Toledo VFW 2510 Fish Fry Feb. 12, 4-7 p.m., 617 Second St. at Platt.

Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society Meeting Feb. 13, 1 p.m. in the conference center at Toledo Botanical Garden. Topic: member roundtable discussion.

Valentine Party Feb. 14, 2 p.m., Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St., corner of Wheeling and Seaman. Come dressed in your best. Raffle, door prizes, snacks and beverages. Entertainment by Johnny Ginger and oldies by Tom and Shorty. Tickets $2. Call Dolores at 419-697-2422 for tickets or more info.

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

Be My Secret Valentine! Feb. 13, 2-3 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Ages 4-12. Celebrate the sweetest day of the year with games, crafts and sweet treats. Free. No registration required. Info: 419-259-5310.

Computers for the Clueless and Utterly Hopeless, Feb. 25, 10-11:30 a.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Free. Call 419-259-5310.

Spaghetti Dinner, reminiscent of Holy Rosary’s famous 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.

Family Storytime Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. through March 31, Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. For 2-5-year-olds with an adult. Registration required. Call 419-259-5310.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Feb. 12, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. (corner of Coy and Curtice). Includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Children’s meals available.

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.

Family Storytime Mondays Feb. 8-April 12 at 7 p.m.; Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to 2-year-olds with an adult caregiver. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.

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.

Red Cross Blood Drive Feb. 9, 1-6 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd.

Preschool Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds Wednesdays Feb. 10-April 14, 10:30 a.m. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.

Babytime Storytimes for 1- and 2-year-olds Thursdays 10 a.m. Feb. 11-April 15, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.

Clay Band Spaghetti Dinner, Feb. 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All-you-can eat. Entertainment by the Jazz Band.

Pancake Breakfast hosted by Cardinal & Kateria cheerleaders Feb. 13, 8-11 a.m. in the Cardinal Stritch High School cafeteria. Includes pancakes, sausage and a beverage.

“Fancy Nancy” program Feb. 13, 2 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.

Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by St. Ignatius Holy Name, Feb. 16, 4:30-7 p.m., St. Ignatius church, 212 N. Stadium. Carryouts available.

Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by James "Wes" Hancock Oregon Sr. Center Feb. 19, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Christ Dunberger Post, 4925 Pickle Rd. Beer, pop, & hot dogs available for purchase. First place wins a $25 cash prize & advances to Glendale Assisted Living Chili Cook-Off Feb. 24. Call to purchase tickets or enter a chili recipe. 419-698-7078. Open to the public.

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.

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.

Lutheran Men’s Bowling Tournament the first three weekends in March at Bay Center Recreation. Open to all bowlers. For entry or more info, call Steve Mawhorter at 419-343-0957.


Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Feb. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., St. James Lutheran Church, 165 Timmons Rd.

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. Copies of the book being discussed are available at the library. February selection is “Columbine,” an in-depth report on the Columbine High School tragedy.

AARP Tax Assistance for Seniors March 23 at Grace Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Appointments required. Call 419-862-3874 to schedule.

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.

AARP Tax Assistance for Seniors March 15 and March 29, Ed Griswold Senior Center, 514 Main St. Appointments required. Call 419-855-4491 to schedule.

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.

Genoa Music Boosters Truckload of Goodies Raffle is currently underway. Grand prize is a truckload of groceries and a $100 Millers New Market gift card. Tickets are $1 each and are available through music students and at First Federal Bank Genoa and GenoaBank. Info: 419-862-3142.


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.
Lake Twp. Ageless Wonders will have lunch at the Oregon Inn on Bayshore Road Feb. 11. Meet at the restaurant at noon.

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.


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.

Red Cross Blood Drive, Feb. 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lakewood Church of the Brethren, 27009 Lemoyne Rd.

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 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.

Oak Harbor
Red Cross Blood Drive Feb. 8, noon-6 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 W. Ottawa.

Breakfast Buffet every Sunday through March, 8 a.m.-noon, Rossford Eagles 2322, 658 Lime City Rd., All-you-can-eat eggs, any style, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, toast, coffee and milk. Info: 419-666-9253. Public welcome.

Walbridge Book Club Meeting Feb. 8, 1 p.m., at the library, 108 N. Main St. Discussion of Alice McDermott’s novel, “Charming Billy.” The club meets the second Monday of the month. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900.

4th of July Celebration Committee Meeting Feb. 9, 7 p.m. at the Woodville Legion Hall. Everyone welcome.

The Harmonica Man in concert with The Gospel Blues Band Feb. 26, 6 p.m., Woodville Youth Center, 200 S. Elm St. Featuring Duane Carlson, professional pianist; Dave Kilbride, rhythm guitar; Jack Kiskaden, rhythm, lead and steel; and Dick Starcher, rhythm guitar. Free admission. Limited seating. Concert will be canceled in the event of a level one snow emergency.

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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