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Toledo
Katie Jordan & Soul Venture March 14 at the 10:45 a.m. service, Eastminster United Presbyterian Church, 725 Navarre Ave. Everyone welcome.

St. Patrick's Day "Jigg's Dinner" March 17, 11 a.m. until sold out, VFW Post 2510, 617 2nd St. Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary. Carryouts available.

Jiggs Dinner sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW 606, March 17 from noon until gone at the home post, 3005 Laskey Rd. Public welcome.

Toledo Sister Cities International Festival, March 20, noon-5 p.m., Erie Street Market, 237 S. Erie St. International performances featuring music, dance and martial arts. International foods available for purchase. Celebrate the cultures of Spain, China, Hungary, Poland, Japan, Tanzania, Germany, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Egypt and more. $4 in advance, $5 at the door. Kids under 10 free. Tickets: 419-874-1060.

Northwest Ohio Dance Club Dance March 20, 8 p.m.-midnight, Toledo Yacht Club, 3900 N. Summit St. Swing, hustle, Latin, country western, ballroom, and line dancing. West Coast swing dance lesson, 7-8 p.m. Cash bar. Info: 419-376-6071 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , www.northwestohiodanceclub.shutterfly.com.

“Continuing Crochet: Crocheted Brimmed Hat,” March 23, 2-4 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. For people with beginning into intermediate skill level. Supplies needed: Two skeins worsted weight yarn; crochet hook size I. Free. Registration required: 419-259-5310.

East Toledo Historical Society Meeting March 25, 7 p.m., Navarre Park Shelter House, 1001 White St. Guest speaker Tim Boaden, of the Toledo Fire Museum. Public welcome.

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.

Lenten Fish Fries every Friday during Lent (through April 2), 5-7 p.m., St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 729 White St. Featuring Alaskan Pollock, side dishes, beverage and homemade dessert. Children’s menu and carry-out orders available. Building is accessible to those with disabilities. Info: 419-698-1519.

Lenten Fish Fries March 19 and April 2, 5-8 p.m. or until sold out, VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul. Includes Lake Erie perch, shrimp, frog legs, French fries, coleslaw and homemade desserts. Carryouts available.

Pork Chop Dinner April 28, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street U.M. Church, 1133 Clark St. (off Fassett between Miami & Oak streets) Complete dinner includes beverage and dessert. Children’s meals available. Children under 3 eat free.


Northwood
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.


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

Reuben Sandwiches March 17, 2 p.m. until gone, VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. Carryouts available. Info: 419-698-8178.

Red Cross Blood Drive March 18, noon-6 p.m., Hope Community Church, 5650 Starr Ave.

Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Museum Complex, 1133 Grasser Street at Pickle, will be open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Info: 419-698-2096 or 419-691-5367.

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.

Blazing Saddles – Ottawa Co. 4-H Club Bake Sale March 20, 9 a.m.-noon, National Bank of Oak Harbor, Navarre Avenue.

Theology with Toast the second Wednesday,10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Oregon, Handicap accessible. Lyn Langel will discuss, "Women Blessing Women." Registration with coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723.

Wii Bowling Tournament March 24, 4-5 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. For ages 8-15, No registration required. 419-259-5250.

St. Ignatius Altar Rosary Society Card Party, March 24, 11:30 a.m., 212 N. Stadium Rd. RSVP to Mary Ann Barva at 419-693-4826 or Phyllis Bodi at 419-836-7184.

PERI Chapter 193 Meeting March 25, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, coffee & cookies.

Vendors Wanted for Starr Elementary School, Mom's Night Out March 26. Info: Sherri at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry (yellow perch) sponsored by St. Ignatius Holy Name Society, March 26, 4:30-7 p.m., 212 N. Stadium Rd. Children’s meals available. Kids under 6 eat free.

Spring Egg Hunt April 3, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Rain or shine. Times are 10 a.m. for children 2-3 years old and 10:30 a.m. for children 4-5 years old. Tickets available beginning March 27.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Crafters Wanted for Fassett Middle School Spring Craft Show March 20. Info: Sue Hanudel at 419-693-0135.


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


Curtice
Cooley Canal Yacht Club’s 8th Annual Wild Game Dinner April 10 at 4 p.m. at the club, 12235 Bono Rd. Rabbit, muskrat, buffalo, venison and more plus raffles and door prizes. Info: Leonard Smalley or 419-855-1020 or Clyde Siefke at 419-276-4814.


Benton Twp.
Benton Twp. Trustees remind citizens that the deadline for spring cleanup at Elliston and Limestone cemeteries is March 15. Wreaths, arrangements and other materials remaining after that date will be removed. New arrangements may be displayed beginning April 1.


Bono
Fourth Annual Wild Game Dinner March 20, 4-7 p.m., Bono Baptist Church fellowship hall, Main Street in Bono. All you can eat buffalo, deer, elk, boar, muskrat, ostrich, alligator and more! (chicken for the tame ones). Funds raised benefit youth ministries. Carryouts available. Call Brian at 419-392-0383 for tickets and information.

Annual Spring Rummage Sale March 26, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and March 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($2-a-Bag Day), Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 1105 Elliston Rd. (just off SR 2). Info: 419-836-7681.


Elliston
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.


Elmore
6th Annual Woodmore-CAGE Dinner Dance & Auction, March 20, 6-11 p.m., Ole Zim’s. Dinner, music, dancing, silent & live auctions, 50/50 raffles and cash bar. Tickets available in Elmore at Pills n’ Packages and Huntington Bank and in Woodville at Pills n’ Packages and Fremont Federal Credit Union.

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.

Harris-Elmore Public Library Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for the year that ended Dec. 31, 2009 is available for public inspection at the Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Call Julia Bergman, fiscal officer, at 419-862-2573 for an appointment.

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.


Fremont
Kin Hunters of Sandusky Co. Monthly Meeting March 14, 2 p.m. at the Sandusky Twp. Fire Hall, located on SR 19. Speaker Henry Timman will discuss courthouse researching in Ohio. Public invited.

25th Annual Fremont Toy Show March 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and March 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave. (Rt. 53). Buy, sell or trade. More than 200 tables of collectible toys. Concessions available. Info: Sandy Overmyer at 419-307-5026.


Genoa
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.

Lasagna Dinner sponsored by Genoa Music Boosters March 19, 5:30-7 p.m., (before the musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” ) in the  high school café. Tickets available at the door.

Rummage & Bake Sale March 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Genoa American Legion hall Post 324, 302 West St. Sponsored by the Tiki Warriors Relay for Life team. Lunch available 11 a.m.-2 p.m. To donate items for the rummage sale or to join the Relay for Life team to benefit the American Cancer Society, call Kim Coppes or Tami Coppes at 419-855-4370.

Blazing Saddles – Ottawa Co. 4-H Club Bake Sale March 20, 9 a.m.-noon, First Federal Bank, Rt. 51.

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.


Gibsonburg
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 Euchre Tournament March 20, 1 p.m. Lake Twp. Administration Building, SR 795 and Cummings Rd. $3. Admission includes refreshments. 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.


Luckey
Red Cross Blood Drive March 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Luckey Ecumenical Council at Luckey American Legion, 335 Park Dr.

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.


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


Oak Harbor
Mid-County EMT Assn. Spaghetti Dinner, March 21, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul’s UCC, corner of Toussaint and Ottawa Street. Dine in or carry out.


Pemberville
Motor City Casino Bus Trip sponsored by Eastwood After-Prom Committee, March 27. Bus departs from the Home Depot Parking Lot on Route 20 at 3 p.m. (arrive at 2:30 p.m.) and arrives at the casino at 4 p.m. Return to Home Depot at 10 p.m. Beverages available on the bus. Cost is $30/person, which includes $20 casino cash. Info: Karen Nicely at 419-837-9816.

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.


Rossford
Fish Fry Fridays in March and April 2 from 5-7:30 p.m., Rossford Eagles 2322, 658 Lime City Rd. Chicken fingers dinner also available. Call 419-666-5664 for carryout service or 419-666-9253 for more info. Public welcome.

Rossford High School presents Jerry Herman's 1966 Tony Award-winning musical comedy, "Mame,” Apr. 15-18, 701 Superior St. Curtain time 7:30 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 and may be reserved by calling 419-666-5262, ext. 1401.

All Saints Parish “Original Chicken Paprikas Dinner” McAlear Center, 628 Lime City Rd. March 21, noon-4 p.m. or until sold out. Drive-through and carryouts available. Info: www.allsaintsrossford.org.


Walbridge
VFW Post 9963 Steak Dinner March 20, 5-7 p.m., 109 N. Main St. Featuring steak, baked potato, 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. March 22, the group will discuss , “Hell Hath No Curry,” an installment in the Pennsylvania Dutch mysteries by Tamar Myers. Info: 419-666-9900 or wcdpl.org/wcdplwalbridge.asp.


Woodville
Woodmore After Prom Scrapbook Night March 19, 6 p.m.-midnight, Woodville Community Center. Drinks and snacks provided. $20 registration donation. To register for table space, contact 419-260-7203 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

6th Annual Woodmore-CAGE Dinner Dance & Auction, March 20, 6-11 p.m., Ole Zim’s. Dinner, music, dancing, silent & live auctions, 50/50 raffles and cash bar. Tickets available in Elmore at Pills n’ Packages and Huntington Bank and in Woodville at Pills n’ Packages and Fremont Federal Credit Union.

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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