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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. 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, 1301 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.
Drop-in Reading Corner, Wednesday noon-2 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m.-noon, Locke Branch Library. Kids will have fun with library Volunteens, and get the reading edge for school this fall. Info: Mary Kinkus at 419-259-5310.
Free Jam Session Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., VFW 3265, 5416 Summit St. Music, pool, shuffle board. Refreshments available.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mercy St. Charles Hospital, 2600 Navarre Ave.
City of Oregon Tree Commission Meeting Aug. 18, 7 p.m., Oregon Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public invited.
Oregon Economic Development Foundation & Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of commerce Party in the Parking Lot Aug. 19, 2460 Navarre Ave. Food, beverages, entertainment and networking.
Nature Photography Seminar presented by Mark Perry Aug. 28, Maumee Bay State Park Nature Center, 1400 State Park Rd. Free. Limited to 50 attendees. Bring your cameras for the Q&A session. Info: GISeminars@earthlink.net or call Dena at 419-304-4776. Presented by Midwest Photography Enthusiasts Group.
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.
Third Annual Neighborhood Picnic, Aug. 15, 2-6 p.m., Northwood Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2975 Eastpointe Blvd., (1/2 mi east of Woodville Mall). Free food, games and family fun. www.NorthwoodAdventist.org.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 17, noon-6 p.m., St. John United Church of Christ, 448 East Rice St.
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.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 16, noon-6 p.m., St John United Church of Christ, 1213 Washington St.
Genoa Branch Library Summer Reading Party Aug. 19, 602 West St. Summer readers may come any time between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. for crafts and snacks. Info: 419-855-3380.
Genoa High School Class of 1985 25th Class Reunion Aug. 27 and 28. Call Tara (Majewski) Taylor at 419-691-6352 for more information.
Genoa Farmer’s Market every Saturday through Oct. 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the town hall parking lot. All vendors welcome. No vendor fees. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. For information and a vendor packet, call 419-855-3322, fax 419-855-4522 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Walbridge Branch Library Book Group will meet Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. to discuss Jan Struther’s “Mrs. Miniver.” The group generally meets the second Monday of each month. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900.
Euchre Tournament Sept. 4, 1 p.m. till finished, VFW Post #9963, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for first, second and third place. Fourth place wins entry into the next tournament. Sponsored by the Men’s Auxiliary.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 17, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Woodville Township Fire Department, 321 E. Main St.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.