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East Toledo Senior Activities Center is 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.

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

St. Thomas Aquinas Altar & Rosary Society Prize Bingo Dinner April 22, to 7-9 p.m. in the Parish Hall (church basement), 720 White St. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refreshments available. Tickets: $5.

Spring Card Party April 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. $7 per person or $24 per 4-person table includes lunch, snacks & door prizes. Reservations due by April 16. Call 419-691-2254.

Veterans Information Seminar April 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Montfaucon Chapter #27 (DAV Chapter Home), 2802 Airport Highway. Presented by non-profit DAV. Free to all veterans and their family members.

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

Lucas Co. Retired Teachers Luncheon April 29 at noon, Brandywine Country Club. Entertainment by a group from the Sylvania Senior Center Follies. Lunch choices are Chicken a la king or baked Swiss steak (include choice with reservation). Reservations and $16 (checks to LCRTA) due by April 22 to Kathleen Brunt, 3460 Shadywood Circle, Lambertville, MI, 48144. Attendees are asked to bring paper towels, toilet paper, paper diapers and copy paper, which will be donated to Mom's House.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays 7-8 p.m. at  the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Annual membership is $26.50. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.

Block Watch 410-M (formerly 422-A) East Toledo/Raymer School area, meetings are held at the Memorial United Church of Christ, 301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth Street on the second Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m., with the exception of the Annual Open House, which will be held from 1-4 p.m. June 19 at Burnett Park (Starr Park), corner of Greenwood Avenue and Spring Grove. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults.

Past Presidents Club of Lucas County to the VFW Meeting April 28, 7:30 p.m., VFW Post 2984, 102 Andrus Rd. Hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW 2984.

Rummage & Bake Sale, April 29, Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy. Light lunch 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.

202nd Combat Engineers Company B Greektown Casino Fundraiser Trip May 1. Departing from the former Steve & Barry’s parking lot at 2 p.m. and returning at 9 p.m. Tickets $35 each (includes a $15 players’ card voucher). Proceeds will help defray costs for the WWII Combat Engineers 202nd 2010 reunion. For tickets, call Clarence at 419-466-4785 or Cheryl at 419-862-3568.

Wetland Birds Extraordinaire Program, April 18, 2-3 p.m. Johlin Cabin, Pearson Metropark North. Pearson North's newly created wetlands are quickly gaining acclaim in the bird watching world. Over 32 species of water loving birds have been seen on this sight in the last year. Join Metroparks staff to look for finds such as sandpipers, bitterns and egrets. A limited supply of binoculars will be available to borrow. Free.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd., will host the Rev. David Mueller, who served as pastor at Prince of Peace from 1971-76, April 18 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. A potluck will follow at noon. The church will host missionaries Mike and Becky Kuelker April 25 at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Info: 419-691-9407.

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. The building is handicap-accessible. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723.

City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting April 21, 7 p.m., Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting April 22, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. “Feed Your Neighbor Month.” Speaker, business meeting, coffee and cookies, fellowship.

Country Western Dance sponsored by Greater Beneficial Union District 510, May 1, 6-11:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. Music by Bob Wurst. Advance reservations required. Dance $10; dance and dinner (baby back ribs, chicken, potato, salad and dessert) $15. Cash bar.

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.

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.

Christ United Methodist Church Rummage & Bake Sale (diabetic and non-diabetic baked goods available), May 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and May 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($2-a-bag day), 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium and Starr). Lunch available for purchase.

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.

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.

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.

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

Allen Twp.
Allen Twp. Neighborhood Watch April 22, 7 p.m., Trustee Hall in Williston. Guest speakers Judge Winters and Prosecutor Mulligan will review the Ottawa County Judicial System.

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting April 27, 6:30 p.m. in the Wood Co. District Public Library Meeting Room, 251 N. Main St. Program: “What ‘Stuff’ is New in Online Research,” presented by Alyce Warden, who will discuss the site. 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.

Community Sing, April 18, 7 p.m., St. Johns UCC. As part of the church’s 150th-year celebration, several choirs from Elmore churches will be joining St. John's choir for a night of music. Open to the community.

Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. April’s discussion will be on, “The Spellman Files,” by Lisa Lutz. Copies of the books being discussed are available at the library.

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. through late October, Elmore Community Center.

Our Lady of Lourdes Annual Luncheon Card Party April 20, 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall, 204 S. Main St. Tallies $6. Reservations: 419-855-8289 or 419-862-2995. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, Genoa Council #4237.

Ottawa Co. Young Republicans Meeting, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Community Ministry Center, 303 W. Fourth St. Open to the public. Info: or Chairman Jennifer Widmer at 419-855-8258.

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.

Ottawa Co. Horse Foundation Square Dance, April 16, Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed. Legacy II will play from 8 p.m. to midnight. Soft drinks and snacks included in the $13 admission. BYOB. Proceeds benefit the Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds horse area.

Chicken BBQ May 2, 11 a.m., Gibsonburg Volunteer Fire Dept., 120 N. Main St. Dine-in or carryout.

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 will meet May 13, at noon, B.J.'s Hide-A-Way restaurant, 506 S. Lallendorf, Oregon, across from Pearson Park.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every third Monday of the month, 5-7 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd. Open to Lake Twp. residents.

Village of Lindsey Farmer's Market, second Saturday of each month May through October, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the village park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell baked goods, crafts, produce, plants. Registration fee is $5. For info on health board restrictions regarding certain food sales, call 419-665-2045.

Euchre Tournament sponsored by Sons of The American Legion Squadron #240, April 24, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 335 Park Dr. Food and registration at 6 p.m. Registration: $5. Open to individual players 18 years and older. Concessions and soft drinks available for sale. BYOB. Proceeds support the programs of the American Legion, auxiliary, & SAL. Last tourney of the season.

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 6-8 p.m., Main Street and Krotzer Avenue. Contact local church offices 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.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Masonic Lodge #495 8th Annual Chicken Bar-b-Que April 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out, Veterans Memorial Park shelter house. Meal includes half chicken (by Bar-b-Que Traveler, Inc.), potato salad, baked beans, roll, butter and dessert. Dine in or carry out, depending on the weather. Tickets available for pre-sale by calling any lodge member or Andrew Haley at 419-898-5552. Limited tickets will be available at the event.

2010 Police Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by the Carroll Twp. Police Dept. May 13, 11 a.m., Carroll Twp. Service Complex, 11080 Toussaint East Rd. Luncheon served immediately following the service. RSVP by May 4 to Oak Harbor Dispatch at 419-898-2055.

Pemberville Area Senior Center, located within Bethlehem Lutheran Church, provides programs and activities for adults 60 and over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lunch served at noon. $2 donation.

The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.

Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting April 20, 6:30 p.m., Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St. Speaker Carrie Snowden of the Great Lakes Historical Society will speak about her shipwreck research. Everyone welcome.

Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch Meeting April 22, noon, Port Clinton Elks, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Speaker will be Rich Iott, one of two Republican candidates for 9th Congressional District in the May 4 Primary Election. All are welcome to the hour-long buffet lunch. No reservations necessary.

Mystery Book Discussion Group will meet April 26 at 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., to discuss “Bloodlines,” the sixth in the Dog Lover’s Mysteries by Susan Conant. The group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6 p.m. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Walbridge Library Book Club Group will meet May 10 at 1 p.m. to discuss Marcia Willet’s “The Way We Were,” 108 N. Main St. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900 or

Preschool Storytimes Mondays through May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Woodville Public Library. Info: 419-849-2744 or

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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