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“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.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Helping Hands Soup Kitchen March 28, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 6th St.

Birmingham Branch Library Events include: Kid Space, March 30, 4 p.m. Grades K-5 are invited to play Wii and other games, enjoy and maybe make a new friend; and Teen Space, grades 5-12, April 1, 4 p.m. Hang out at the library, play video games, enjoy a snack, make crafts, and more.. Library is located at 203 Paine Ave.

Lenten Fish Fry 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.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Philip Cureton, who suffered a stroke, April 3, 1-6 p.m., Tequila Sheila’s, 702 Monroe (corner of Monroe and Erie). Door prizes, raffles, entertainment by DJ Jason, DJ Flip, The Corrells and Jerry Northop. Donation: $6 at the door. All proceeds benefit Cureton’s medical expenses.

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.

Taoist Tai Chi for Health Beginner Classes April 6, 6:30-8 p.m., Lutheran Home community room, 131 N. Wheeling St. Participants will learn Tai Chi, a gentle exercise promoting flexibility, balance and relaxation. All adults welcome. Info: 419-537-0131.

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.

Card Party April 20 at noon, First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. Donation $8. Reservations: 419-698-8963 or 419-691-7222.

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 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 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 or call 419-691-3788.

Easter Egg Hunt for children up through grade five March 20, 11 a.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd. Register at the church the day of the event. Info: 419-691-9407 or

Theology with Toast meets the second Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Home of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. Registration, coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. On April 14, Judy Roberts will talk about the Catechism. The building is handicap-accessible. 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.

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.

Starr Elementary's First Mom's Night Out March 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the school gym. Vendors, food, friendship and prizes. A Zumba class will be offered for anyone interested ($5 donation to the school).

Spaghetti Supper March 27, 4-7 p.m., First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St.(off Pickle, west of Wheeling). Children’s meals available.

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.

Faith United Methodist Church Meatloaf Dinner May 1, 4-7 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Featuring meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad, dessert, and beverage. Children’s meals available. Youths under 3 eat free. Carryouts available. Reservations: 419-691-5137.

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.

East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon in the basement level at Bay Park Community Hospital (note location change). Info: 419-693-4458.

Faith United Methodist Church Meatloaf Dinner May 1, 4-7 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave. Featuring meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, salad, dessert, and beverage. Children’s meals available. Youths under 3 eat free. Carryouts available. Reservations: 419-691-5137.

Safe in the Shade 2nd Annual Walk/5K Run for Melanoma May 1, 9 a.m. Maumee Bay State Park, 1750 Park Rd. (Shelter #3). Early registration $20 at Proceeds benefit the Victory Center, which offers support for local cancer patients and their families. Event-day registration 8-8:30 a.m.



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


Gulburger Night March 25, 4:30-7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s Church, Seaman and Yondota. Dine in or carry out. Advance sales only. Call 419-836-8375 or 419-691-1918 for tickets.

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.


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.

Easter Sunrise Service, April 4, 7 a.m., Bono Baptist Church, Metzger’s Marsh, on the shores of Lake Erie. Call 419-836-3909 for directions/info.


Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter Ohio Genealogy Society Meeting March 23, Wood Co. District Public Library Meeting Room, 251 N. Main St. Program: “What ‘Stuff’ is New at the Wood Co. Genealogical Office and Web Site.” Business meeting at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program. Public welcome.


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 March 25, the group will discuss, “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” by Lionel Shriver. April’s discussion will be on, “The Spellman Files,” by Lisa Lutz. Copies of the books 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.

Elmore Seniors Card Playing, Thursdays at 7 p.m., April 8 through late October, Elmore Community Center.

American Patriots Against Government Excess Rally April 15, 5-6 p.m., Flag Park. All Primary Election candidates welcome. Info: 419-332-3259 or

State Rep. Dennis Murray will be at the Genoa McDonald’s for a Meet and Greet session March 25 from 10 to 11 a.m.

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.
Lake Twp. Egg-Stravaganza March 27, 8:30-11 a.m.

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.

Ageless Wonders April Meeting April 8 at noon, with potluck, followed by bingo.

Ageless Wonders’ Last Euchre Tournament will be held April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Lake Twp. Administration Building.  $5 admission includes refreshments. Adults only.

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.

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance March 28, 2-6 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall. Music by Hank Haller. Admission $7 per person. Beer, pop, food and pastries. Contributions of pastry are welcome. No other carry-ins permitted.

202nd Combat Engineers WWII Steak Dinner Fundraiser May 7, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Tickets: 419-466-4785 or 419-862-3568. Proceeds will go toward bringing combat engineers to Perrysburg in June.

Oak Harbor
All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast March 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carroll Twp. Fire & EMS, 11080 W. Toussaint East Rd. Featuring pancakes, bacon, sausage, hash browns, and beverage. Children 12 and under eat free. Carryouts available.

Scrap `n Craft for a Cure, an evening of scrapbooking or crafting, April 9, 4 p.m.-midnight, Community Markets VFW Hall. $20 per person includes light supper, snacks and beverages. To reserve table space, call Jodi or Lisa at 419-898-4891. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Oak Harbor.

Chicken BBQ by Grandma’s Backyard BBQ April 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out, Community Markets VFW Hall. Includes half chicken, baked potato, vegetable, roll & butter and cookies. Dine in or carry out. Tickets” Lisa Reedy at 419-898-2544. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Oak Harbor.

Public Dinner March 20, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pemberville Methodist Church at 209 Perry St. Featuring homemade lasagna (with meat or vegetable lasagna), sweet peas, garlic bread. salad bar, dessert, and beverages.

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.

Fish Fry 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:

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

Walbridge Book Group will meet April 12 at 1 p.m. to discuss, “East Side Story,” by Louis Auchincloss. The group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at the library, located at 108 N. St. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Taoist Tai Chi for Health Beginner Classes April 7, 10-11 a.m., Walbridge Senior Center, 705 N. Main St. Participants will learn Tai Chi, a gentle exercise promoting flexibility, balance and relaxation. All adults welcome. Info: 419-537-0131.

St. Jerome Parish Rummage Sale March 27, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Jerome Cafeteria, 300 Warner St. Proceeds support St. Jerome Lady Knights and Altar Rosary Sodality.

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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