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East Toledo Historical Society Meeting May 27, 7 p.m. at the Navarre Park Shelterhouse, 1001 White St. Public welcome.
Block Watch 420-C, formerly 422-B, will resume meeting the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, 602 Nevada.
Block Watch Area 410 P Meeting June 1, 7 p.m., Hope Wesleyan Church, 2074 Delence St. near Dover. Parking available behind the church.
Toledo Farmer’s Market “Birdhouses for Schoolhouses” Silent Auction of decorated birdhouses June 12, 9 a.m. to noon, 525 Market St., downtown. Proceeds benefit Veggie U., an organization dedicated to nutritional and agricultural education of fourth-graders.
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.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting May 27, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.
Good Shepherd Rosary Altar Spring Rummage Sale June 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday is $2 a bag day. Info: 419-693-2307.
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.
Government Food Distribution for city residents May 26, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Josie Reinhart Community Center, 6000 Wales Rd.
Rummage & Bake Sale, June 3 and 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 5, 9 a.m. to noon, Unity U.M. Church, 1910 E. Broadway.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Elliston Trinity U.C.C. Sunday School meets at 9:15 a.m. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Info: www.trinityuccelliston.org or 419-862-3417.
Bake Sale sponsored by Elmore Historical Seekers June 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 5 9 a.m. until sold out in the lobby of the Elmore Post Office, corner of Rice and Maple streets. All proceeds go toward the improvement of the Mattie Heckman Log Home and the RR Depot Museum.
Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
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.
Fremont Area Women’s Connection (formerly Fremont Christian Women’s Club) meeting June 8, Fremont Country Club, 2340 E. State St. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for the luncheon, which runs from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Program: “Second-Hand Treasures,” featuring Birdie Laurer and Favorite Flea Market Finds. Bring an old item and tell the story behind it. Speaker Doreen Roller, of Mansfield, O., will discuss “Peace in the Midst of Turmoil.” Reservations: Donna Miller at 419-334-2262 or Betty at email@example.com.
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. Parking available at the church. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
Red Cross Blood Drive/Pet Lovers Drive May 21, 2-7 p.m., Sandusky County Sportsman Club, 3950 SR 600. Pet adoption and goodie bags available.
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.
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 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.
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.
Book and Bake Sale June 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St. Proceeds benefit the library. Preview open to Friends of the Library members the evening of June 3.
Red Cross Blood Drive May 27, 1-7 p.m., Otterbein Valley Retirement Home, 20311 Pemberville Rd.
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.
Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch Meeting May 27, noon, Port Clinton Elks, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Jeff Krabill, candidate for the 80th District Ohio House seat, will be the featured speaker. Reservations not required for the buffet luncheon. Area residents and visitors are welcome.
Lake Erie Herb Society Annual Plant Sale May 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lake View Park. Herbs, perennials, annuals, plant markers and more for sale.
Walbridge Book Club Meeting June 14, 1 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Members will discuss “Circle of Quilters,” by Jennifer Chiaverine. The group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900 or http://wcdpl.org/wcdplwalbridge.asp.
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 www.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.