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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.

Pancake Breakfast May 1, 8-10 a.m. in the community room at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee.419-724-1841. Proceeds benefit the Guild at Lutheran Home at Toledo.

Block Watch Area 410 P Meeting May 4, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence St. near Dover. Parking available behind the church. Program: “Burglary: Does It Have to Happen to Me?” Next meeting June 1 at 7 p.m.

Rummage Sale May 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and May 7, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Discount Day), First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St.

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.

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.

Government Food Distribution for City Residents April 28, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Josie Reinhart Community Center, 6000 Wales Rd.

Rummage & Bake Sale, April 29 and 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Supper, May 7, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy. Children under 4 eat free.

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.

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

BBQ Chicken Dinner sponsored by Lakeshore Memorial VFW #9816 and Auxiliary, May 2, noon, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. Includes half-chicken, sides, bread and butter and dessert. Carryouts available. 419-698-8178. Put on by Don Satkowski & Guys.

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.

Rummage Sale, May 20 and 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (baked goods and lunch available), and May 22, 9 a.m.-noon ($2-a-bag clothing only), First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St., off Pickle west of Wheeling. There will also be raffles for men’s and ladies’ custom-made golf clubs, original glass creations, groceries and more. Drawing on Saturday.

"JWH" Oregon Senior Center Grand Prix Monte Carlo on the Bay May 21, 1-9 p.m., Stadium and Bayshore roads. Car show at 5 p.m. followed by an evening of gaming, prizes and entertainment by Cruisin’ Zeake.

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.

"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. A $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 and older; all others $5.32. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 419-698-7078.

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.

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.


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

Chicken Barbecue sponsored by St. Luke’s Boy Scout Troop 131 May 2, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. or until sold out, St. Luke’s Church, corner of Seaman and Yondota.

Sandusky Co. Republican Women will host Sept. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attack survivor George Sleigh as their featured speaker May 13 at 6:30 p.m., Clyde Sr. High auditorium, 1015 Race St. The public is invited. There is no charge and handicap parking and access are available.

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.

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.

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. and Saturday April 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 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. Parking available at the church. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

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.

Graytown/Rocky Ridge Baseball Assn. Chicken BBQ May 2, 11 a.m. until sold out, Graytown School. Half-chicken dinner includes sides, roll, drink and choice of homemade dessert. Thrivent-sponsored.

Lake Twp.
Spaghetti Dinner, sponsored by the Lake Twp. Police Officer’s Assn., April 30, 5-7 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Featuring spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, dessert, garlic bread and a drink. Carryouts available.

202nd Combat Engineers World War II Steak Dinner Fundraiser May 7, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Lake Township Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd.  Advance tickets by calling 419-466-4785 or 419-862-3568. Limited tickets at the door. Proceeds will bring 202nd Combat Engineers to Perrysburg in June.

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.

Pet Paws will present Dog Trainer Tonya Wilhelm from Toledo Dog Training at an Open House May 1, 3-4 p.m., Serenity Farm, 21870 Lemoyne Rd. Come ready with training questions. No visiting dogs, please. Free to the public. Kids welcome.

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.

“Live in the House” presents Rick Prater and the Midnight Travelers May 1, 7:30 p.m., Pemberville Opera House. Tickets, which are $10, are available at Beeker’s General Store or by calling carol at 419-287-4848 or e-mail

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.

Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society Annual Perennial Plant Sale May 15, 8 a.m. until sold out, Walt Churchill’s Supermarket parking lot, RiverPlace Shoppes, 26625 N. Dixie Highway/SR 25. Rain or shine.

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.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Boy Scouts May 8, 6-8 p.m. in the basement of St. John Lutheran Church, Toledo Street.

Allen Twp.
Trustees from Allen and Clay townships will hold an informational meeting April 27 at 6 p.m. at the Allen Township hall, 21030 W. Toledo St., Williston, to discuss proposed energy aggregation programs. A representative from Palmer Energy will also attend to answer questions.




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