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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.

Waite High School Renovation Informational Meeting June 14, 6 p.m., Waite cafeteria.

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.

“Planet Zoom” Vacation Bible School June 14-18, 6-7:30 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd,, corner of Pickle and Lallendorf. Info: 419-691-9407 or

“Hydro Bracelets” program for youths going into grades 5-12 June 14, 6:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Make a splash with a glittery bracelet. Info: 419-259-5250.

“Majesties of the Pond” Program for youths ages 3-10, June 15, 2-2:45 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Bring a white T-shirt for a special craft (T-shirts available for purchase for $4). Info: 419-259-5250.

“Acoustic Rock” program for youths of all ages June 22, 2-3 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. “Eat your books, read your vegetables,” in this concert just for kids, presented by Mr. Seley. Info: 419-259-5250.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting June 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, fellowship and refreshments.

Preschool Storytime Wednesdays through July 28, 10:30-11 a.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. For ages 3-5 with an adult. Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and more. 419-259-5250.

Babytime Storytimes Thursdays through July 29, 10-10:20 a.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. For ages 1-2 with an adult. 419-259-5250.

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.

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.

Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room near the cafeteria at Bay Park Community Hospital, located off I-280 at Curtice and Wheeling roads. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051 or Kathy at 419-836-8292.

Tree Commission Meeting June 16, 7 p.m., City of Oregon community room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.


BBQ Rib Dinner June 18, 5-8 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984, 102 W. Andrus. Sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary.

Jerusalem Twp.
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: or 419-862-3417.

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for St. Paul Trinity United Methodist Church Pastor Rick Stuhmer, who has Guillain Barre Syndrome, June 26, 4-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the church, 340 Toledo St. Freewill offering will be accepted. Carryouts available.

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.

Sandusky Co. Republican Women Luncheon Meeting June 16 at noon at the Women’s Federation House, 506 Court St. Kay Ayres, vice chairman of the Ohio GOP, will be the speaker. Luncheon includes Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad bar and strawberry shortcake. No reservations required, although RSVPs would it would be appreciated. Call Peg Rettig at 419-547-8033. Public invited.

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.

Flag Ceremony in honor of Rodger Young July 31, Northcoast Veterans Museum. Events include a flag-folding ceremony for Rodger Young’s internment flag and a flag-retirement ceremony, along with a fish fry and pulled pork sandwich benefit  hosted by the Village of Gibsonburg. Info: Vaughn Billow at 419-307-2209 or Mark Albright at 419-862-5301.

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 of Lake Township Bar-B-Q and Auction rescheduled from June 10 to June 17 at noon at St. Jerome Church cafeteria, 300 Warner St., Walbridge. This event was postponed from June 10 due to the tornado that struck on June 5 and damaged the Lake Twp. Administration Bldg., where meetings have been held in the past. Everyone should bring a wrapped "white elephant" item to be auctioned, and those with last names A-L should bring salads, and M-Z should bring dessert.

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.

Joshua Sawdy Memorial Ham Dinner Fund Raiser June 19, 4-7 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Building, 27975 Cummings Rd. Includes ham, mashed potatoes, salad, a vegetable, roll & butter, dessert and beverage. There will also be a silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will help to pay for funeral expenses for Sawdy, who was killed in an auto accident.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library Summer Program for grades K-5, Tuesdays through July 31, 1:30 p.m. Books, crafts, games, food and fun each week. Special performance by ventriloquist Mark Wade June 15. Info: 419-898-7001.

One Size Fits All Storytime for preschoolers, including infants accompanied by an adult Wednesdays through July 28 at 11:30 a.m., Oak Harbor Public Library. Stories and simple activities on a different theme each week. Info: 419-898-7001.

Family Fun Storytime Thursdays through July 29 at 7 p.m., Oak Harbor Public Library. Info: 419-898-7001.

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 June 15, 7 p.m., Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St. "Patterns of Migration" will be the topic of Mr. Derek S. Davey, a professional genealogist teaching genealogy at Lourdes College in Sylvania. Everyone welcome.

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

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.



Boy Scouts

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