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Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., events include: Kid Space (grades K-4), April 5, 4 p.m., featuring Wii and other games and snacks; and Teen Space (grades 5-12), 4 p.m., also featuring Wii games and snacks.

Eastminster United Presbyterian Church, 725 Navarre Ave., Easter Week schedule includes: Maundy Thursday Service, April 5, 7 p.m.; Easter services April 8 at 8:30 a.m. (Sunrise Service); traditional worship service 10:45 a.m. Easter Sunday Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. (donations appreciated).

Fish Fry April 6, VFW #4906, 2161 Consaul St. Perch, shrimp, frog legs or combination dinners available. Serving 5 p.m. until sold out. Dine in or carry out. Info: 419-698-4411.

Card Party April 17 at noon, First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St, corner of Seaman and Wheeling. Donation $8. Lunch, door prize and drawing. Men and women welcome. For reservations, call 419-691-5506 or 419-691-7222 Breakfast to Benefit Humane Ohio sponsored by the Church of St. Andrew United Methodist Men April 14, 8-10:30 a.m., 3620 Heatherdowns Blvd., near Byrne and Heatherdowns. All-you-can-eat pancakes for a donation at the door. Info: or call 419-266-5607, x111.

“Financial Management for Your Business” seminar hosted by SCORE, a non-profit association whose purpose is to help business owners, April 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Mercy Health building, 2200 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Advance reservations required. Info: 419-259-7598.

Lucas Co. Retired Teachers Meeting April 25 at Brandywine Country Club, 7005 Salisbury Rd. Lunch served at noon. Speaker will be Mary Alice Powell, retired food editor of The Blade. Members are asked to bring food items for donations to Mom’s House. Meal choices include barbecued pulled pork sandwich, chicken club sandwich, rueben sandwich or veggie wrap. Cost is $16.50. Send reservations by April 18 to Kathleen Brunt, 3460 Shadywood Circle, Temperance MI 48144.

Block Watch 420C/VHC meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at Martin Luther Church, Nevada St.

Community Easter Egg Hunt  March 31, 2 p.m.,  Arbors at Oregon Nursing and Rehab Facility, 904 Isaac Streets Dr., next to Mercy St. Charles Hospital.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Holy Week Services & Events include: Easter Egg Hunt, March 31, 11 a.m.; showing of “The Passion” April 4 at 7 p.m.; Maundy Thursday Communion Service April 5 at 7 p.m.; Good Friday Tenebrae (Service of Darkness) Service at 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday celebrations at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (Praise Service) and breakfast from 9:15-10:15 a.m. Info: 419-691-9407 or

Fish Fry sponsored by Teutonia Männerchor and Damenchor, Good Friday April 6, 4-7:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. Menu includes Alaskan Walleye, fries, cole slaw, rolls, coffee. Full cash bar available. Tickets available at the door. Dine in or carry out. Call ahead to 419-474-7604.

Spring Egg Hunt, April 7, 10-11:30 a.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Hunt for 2-3-year-olds starts at 10 a.m. Hunt for 4-5-year-olds starts at 10:45 a.m. Registration required. Register in person to get tickets beginning March 31. Info: 419-259-5250.

Patron Appreciation Day, held in conjunction with National Library Week April 10 at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., Activities include coffee and cake at noon and 2:30 p.m., and children’s crafts and adult raffles throughout the day. Info: 419-259-5250.

Open Dance featuring Crimson Lights April 14, May 12 and May 26, 7-10 p.m., Dunberger American Legion Post #537, 4925 Pickle Rd. Featuring a variety of music and square dancing. Info: 419-260-0464.

Bay Chapter Book Review Book Discussion April 17, at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. The group, which meets the third Tue. of the month, will be “Ford County” by John Grisham.

Relationship Builders Weekend featuring Dr. Joe Brumfield, of Harding University, April 21 and 22, Echo Meadows Church of Christ, 2905 Starr Ave. For info, call 419-693-9928 visit

Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Annual Card Party April 24 at noon in the hospital’s Oregon Room. Doors open at 11 a.m. Cost is $8. Hot lunch will be served. For reservations, call Irene at 419-691-3323.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St., hours include Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Docents will be available for tours during these times. Free (donations welcome).

Oregon Area Pastors Fellowship Pastors' Luncheon held the first Wed. of every month, 11:45 a.m., Tony Packo's, Front St.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets the first Fri. of the month at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Books available at the library circulation desk. No registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.

Free English as a Second Language Classes Mon. & Wed. through May 23, Wynn Center, Room 208, 5224 Bayshore Rd. Info: 419-697-3450.

Wednesday Euchre Playing sponsored by Dunberger Post Color Guard, 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Public invited.

Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the 1st Tue. of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Guests welcome ($5 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.

Book Discussion Group meets every 3rd Tues., 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. 419-259-5250.

"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. $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 & older; all others $5.32. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. 419-698-7078.

Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the 1st Mon. of each month, 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.

East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the 2nd & 4th Mon. of the month at noon in the basement level at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. 419-693-4458.

Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Lake Michigan Room, ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051/ Kathy at 419-836-8292.

First St. Mark’s Wednesday After School Program 4-6:30 p.m., 1121 Grasser St. Come for supper, snacks, speakers, and worship as well as fun and games. 419-693-7128

Northwood VFW 2984 Fish Fry Fridays 5-8 p.m. Also serving steaks, chicken & shrimp. Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight. Tacos Monday nights 4-7 p.m.; breakfast Sundays 9 a.m.-noon

Northwood VFW Ladies Auxiliary is selling cookbooks featuring 400 recipes for a donation of $15. Call 419-461-3255 or pick up on Fridays at 102 Andrus Rd.

Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township Food Pantry, second Wednesday of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Cooley Canal Yacht Club 10th Annual Wild Game Dinner April 14, 4 p.m., 12235 Bono Rd. Featuring rabbit, turkey, venison, muskrat, buffalo, fish and more. Raffle for prizes including a gun, a grill and GPS. Door prizes will be awarded. Info: Leonard Smalley at 419-855-1020 or Clyde Siefke at 419-276-4814.

Bono Baptist Church Easter Week schedule includes: April 6, Good Friday Service, 7 p.m.; April 7, Easter production, “Forgiven” and Easter Sunday Sunrise Service, 6:45 a.m. at Metzger’s Marsh on Lake Erie. Info: 419-862-2729.

Clay Center
Split-the-Pot Bingo April 7, 7-10 p.m., Clay Center Fire Station #2, 420 Main St. Sponsored by the Clay Center Fire Social Assn. Refreshments available.

Trinity United Church of Christ Annual Spring Chicken BBQ April 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Half- and quarter-chicken dinners include baked potato, cole slaw, beverage and dessert. Dine in or carry out.

Preschool Storytimes Wed. at 11 a.m., Elmore Library. The library would like to offer evening storytimes. Call 419-862-2482 to express an interest. 

Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tues. & Thurs. at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before. Blood pressure & blood sugar checks the 4th Tues. of the month; bingo the 4th Tues. of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.

Elmore Golden Oldies Crocheting Class 2nd and 4th Tue. at 9:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, SR 51.

Preschool Storytime Tuesdays at 11 a.m., Genoa Branch Library.

Book Discussion Groups meet the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m. & the 3rd Tues. at 7 p.m., Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. Call 419-855-3380 to reserve a book.

Genoa Senior Center 514 Main St., serves lunch Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. (call 419-855-4491 for reservations). Card playing Mon. & Wed. at 12:30 p.m.; blood sugar checks offered the 3rd Wed. of the month; bingo Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., hours are Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Thurs.3:30-5:30 p.m. and the following Saturday of the same week, 10 a.m. - noon. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing within the district address required. Pantry is located at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th & Main. Info: 419-855-3575 or 855-8539.

Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational & social programs, health assessments & more. Transportation and home-delivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will go out for dinner April 12, 5 p.m., Bob Evans, 435 Lemoyne Rd. Questions: 419-836-3811.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 5-7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.

Village of Lindsey Farmer's Market runs the 2nd Saturday of each month May through October, 9 a.m.-noon in the village park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell baked goods, crafts, produce, plants. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. Info: 419-665-2045.

Free Meal 4th Mon. of each month, American Legion Post 240, 335 Park Dr. Serving 5-7 p.m.

Food Pantry open to the public the last Wed. of the month, 1-3 p.m. & the last Thurs. of the month 6-8 p.m., Main St. & Krotzer Ave. Contact local church offices for info.

Steak Dinner Fundraiser April 28, 4-7:30 p.m., Lake Twp. Administration Bldg., 27975 Cummings Rd. Advance tickets $10) available by calling 419-466-4785 or 419-862-3568. Limited tickets at the door. Proceeds will be used to pay expenses to bring members of the WWII 202nd Combat Engineers, Company B to Perrysburg in June.

Oak Harbor
Food for Thought Food Pantry at Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 W. SR 105, the last Wed. of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 419-707-3664.

Fish Fries held Fridays during Lent at American Legion Post #114, 221 Park St. have been suspended due to the high cost of fish.

Lake Erie Perch Dinner April 6, 4:30-7 p.m., Pemberville American Legion Hall. Includes cole slaw, fries and soft drinks. Homemade pie available for purchase. Sponsored by Aux. Unit 183 and SAL Squadron 183.

Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F. Lunch served at noon.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church open M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Free Community Euchre Tournament April 20, 1-4 p.m., Perrysburg Commons Retirement Center, 10542 Fremont Pike. Event is held the third Fri. of the month. Open to all interested card players. RSVP to 419-874-1931. Light refreshments will be served.

Guiding Good Choices, a five-part program for Rossford/Wood County parents/caregivers of children 7-14 April 3-May 3, 6:30-8 p.m., Glenwood Elementary School. Participants will learn skills to reduce or prevent adolescent problem behaviors. Refreshments and childcare provided. Attend any or all sessions. Info: Greg Bonnell at the Wood Co. Educational Service Center at 419-354-9010,

Free Community Meals sponsored by People Feeding People will be offered the 3rd Monday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the parish hall of Stony Ridge Lutheran Church, 5520 Fremont Pike. Open to everyone. Info: Nancy K. 419-460-1698 or Jodie H. 419-654-8879 or email pfpministries

Euchre Tournament April 7, 1 p.m. until finished, Walbridge VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes lunch. First-, second- and third-place cash prizes. Fourth place wins entry to the next tournament.

Walbridge Centennial Committee meets the second Tues. of each month at 6:30 p.m. Village of Walbridge hall.

Fish Fry & Flea Market every Friday, 5-8 p.m., St. Jerome Church.

Family Storytimes for children of all ages Tues. 11 a.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Free. 419-666-9900.

Woodville Senior Center offers lunch M-F, 11:30 a.m. (call 419-849-3636 for reservations). Home delivery also available.



Boy Scouts

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