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Knit ‘n Crochet Club Meets June 22, 2-4 p.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. Open to adults. Bring current projects in for a check-up by teacher Martha Harp. More patterns available. For beginning to intermediate level. Free. Register by calling 419-259-5310.

Shawn Mlynek in recital June 26, 8 p.m., St Mark’s Lutheran Church, 611 Woodville Rd. Shawn’s  first Toledo performance since 2005 with a wide variety of repertoire ranging from the very old up to classic and well-loved musical theater. Tickets $10.

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. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults. Open house will be held June 26 1-4 p.m. at Burnett Park at Spring Grove and Greenwood. Bring a chair and a potluck snack if you choose to participate.

Family Storytime Wednesdays through Aug. 4 at 10:30 a.m., Locke Branch Library, 703 Miami St. An inclusive storytime for families with a focus on early literacy skills. Enjoy books, rhymes, music and more in this lively program. Free. 419-259-5310.

“Homesteading: Toys and Games,” Pearson Metropark North, Johlin Cabin, June 20, 3-5 p.m. Learn what it was like to live in the Great Black Swamp. Relive the trials and tribulations early pioneers encountered in one of the last areas to be settled in Ohio. Try your hand at graces, marbles and other historic games. Free.

“Message in a Bottle Charms” Program for grades 5-12, June 21, 6:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd.


“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.

Make a Splash with Grandma Science June 29, 2-245 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Ages 3-10. Learn the science of everyday living with Grandma Science.

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.

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.

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.

Ralph’s “Joy of Living” Farmer’s Market and Car Show June 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Front Street. Rain or shine. Info: Angie Morelock at 419-332-8696.

Community Christian Academy (CCA) Open House, June 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Aug. 8, noon-4 p.m., 303 W. 4th St. The academy serves students in grades K-12. Info: 419-855-4187 or

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.
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. Special extended pantry this month to benefit Lake Township needy and ornado victims.

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.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Golferettes 12th Annual Rally for a Cure Golf Scramble July 7, Oak Harbor Golf Club. $53 fee includes continental breakfast, greens fees, cart and luncheon. Sign-in at 7 a.m.; Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Entry forms at Oak Harbor Golf Club. Info: Matt Jennings at 419-898-1493. Entries must be received by June 30.

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. Fourth Thursday Republican Lunch Bunch Meeting June 24 at noon, Elks Club, 231 Buckeye Blvd. Featured speaker will be Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O'Donnell. No reservations required for the $10 buffet.

Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.




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