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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. Next meeting May 13. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults.
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.
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.
Ken Grosjean Memorial 5K Walk May 8, 11 a.m., Maumee Bay State Park. Walkers who donate $20 or more receive a T-shirt or cap (while supplies last). Proceeds benefit the National Brain Tumor Society or donate to www.braintumorsociety.org.
Theology with Toast May 12, 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Fr. John Blaser will discuss, "You Have The Power.” Handicap accessible. Registration, coffee, tea and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice 419-698-0405, Ruth 419-691-9723.
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 toledolighthouse.org or call 419-691-3788.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees (PERS) Chapter 82 Luncheon Meeting May 10, 11:30 a.m., at the Riverview Nursing Home. Speaker will be Riverview Director Kendra German. Reservations required by May 6 by calling 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131. All PERI and PERS welcome.
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.
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.
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 http://wcdpl.org/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
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.