The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper


As a service to our community, Bulletin Board items are published at no cost, as space permits. The Press makes no guarantee that items submitted will be published. To ensure publication of events/news items, please speak to one of our advertising representatives at 419-836-2221. A complete listing of events is available at

Lenten Fish Fry Feb. 19, March 5, March 19 and April 2, 5-8 p.m., VFW Post #4906, 2161 Consaul St. Lake Erie perch, shrimp, frog legs, French fries, coleslaw and homemade desserts. Carryouts welcome.

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Feb. 20, 4-7 p.m., Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada St. Food, fun, raffles and prizes. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Info: 419-691-8097.

Cabin Fever Hungarian Brunch, Feb. 20, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hungarian Club of Toledo, 224 Paine Ave. Menu includes Hungarian stuffed cabbage, salad and Hungarian crepes. Hungarian cultural program from 10-11 a.m. featuring Gabor Balazs on “Introduction to Hungary.” Bake sale and Hungarian arts and crafts for sale. Advance tickets available by calling 419-874-1060 or 419-475-7053.

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

Puppetpalooza, Feb. 23, 4 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. For grades K-5. A mini-marathon of hilarious puppet shows. After the show, make your own puppet to take home.

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.

Teen Space, Feb. 25, 4 p.m., Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave. Teens are invited to hang out at the library, play games on the Wii, enjoy a snack, make crafts, and more.

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.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center is now accepting donations of spring and summer clothing for all ages, household items, toys and games, knick-knacks, tools, etc., for a rummage sale to be held May 6-8. Call Brenda at 419-691-2254 for information or to schedule a pick-up.

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.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Oregon’s Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited.

Fish Fries Feb. 19 and every Friday through March 26, 4-7 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 798 S. Coy Rd. at Navarre.

Featuring all-you-can-eat Alaskan walleye. Dessert included. Dine in or carry out. Children’s meals available. Info: 419-691-9400.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Feb. 25 at 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.

Family Storytime Mondays through 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.

Preschool Storytime for 3- to 5-year-olds Wednesdays through 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. through April 15, 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.

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.

Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca Counties' Lincoln Day Dinner Feb. 18, Crystal Arbors, 2270 W. Hayes Ave. Guest speaker John Kasich, candidate for governor of Ohio. Social hour at 6 p.m., Program at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner. Reservations: Terry Lowe at 419-898-6874 or Karen McTague at 419-460-2429.

Psychic Fair Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Comfort Inn, south on SR 53 from Ohio Turnpike. Mediums, angel card readers, tarot card readers, animal communicator and more.

H1N1 Immunization Clinic Feb. 22, Sandusky Co. Health Dept., 2000 Countryside Dr. By appointment only for anyone over 6 months of age who would like to receive the vaccine. Call 419-334-6377 to schedule.

Genoa Music Boosters Fundraiser Feb. 17 at Max & Erma’s at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. A coupon is required in order for the boosters to benefit. For info or to obtain a coupon, call 419-862-3142.

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.

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.
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.

Perch Fish Fry Feb. 19, 4:30-7 p.m., Pemberville American Legion Freedom Post #183. Kids’ meals available. Proceeds benefit American Legion programs.

Pemberville United Methodist Church Public Dinner, Feb. 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m., 205 Perry St. Serving pork chops and dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy, sweet/sour green beans, salad bar, dessert, roll, beverage. Carryouts available. Proceeds will go to area missions.

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.

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.

VFW Post 9963 Ham Dinner Feb. 20, 5-7 p.m., at the post, 109 N. Main St. Scalloped potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, butter and dessert.

Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. On Feb. 22, the group will discuss “Getting Old is Murder” by Rita Lakin. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Feb. 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, applesauce and drink.  Free-will donations to be used for St. John’s future Activity Center.

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.

Toledo water

Do you feel comfortable drinking water coming from the city of Toledo
1407375983 [{"id":"16","title":"Yes","votes":"15","pct":39.47,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"17","title":"No","votes":"23","pct":60.53,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/7-toledo-water No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...