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Block Watch 410-N meeting April 23, 6:30 p.m., 2075 Kelsey Ave. Guest speaker.

St. Thomas Aquinas Church Altar & Rosary Society Prize Bingo April 26, 7-9 p.m., corner of White and Idaho. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets available at the door or by calling Cathy at 419-693-6409.

Big Band Dance Party sponsored by Paramount Elite April 29, 7-11 p.m., Stranahan Great Hall, Featuring the music of Jeff McDonald’s Swingmania. Door prizes, snacks, cash bar. Free to Paramount members, $5 to all others. Info: 1-888-891-0707.

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

Rummage Sale Thurs. May 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fri. May 4 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., First John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St. Friday is Discount and $2 Bag Day.

Insurance Women of Toledo (IWOT) May 9, 8 a.m. at The Holiday Inn, French Quarter, Perrysburg, in celebration of National Insurance Women's Week. Anyone in the insurance industry or related industries is welcome. Info: IWOT President Sandy Fintel at

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn. Coffee & rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405.

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.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting April 26, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. “Feed Your Neighbor Week.” Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.

Rummage & Bake Sale May 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($2 Bag Day), Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium & Starr). Lunch available for purchase.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the James Wes Hancock Oregon Senior Center May 4, 4-6 p.m. $5 per person includes 3 tacos, drinks (virgin margaritas, pop, or coffee), appetizers & dessert. Tickets on sale now. Call 419-698-7078 or stop by 5760 Bayshore (corner of Bayshore & Stadium).

GBU Country Western Dance May 5, 6-11:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove. Music by Bob Wurst. Tickets include roast beef dinner. Tickets: Nancy at 419-693-1445 or Dave at 419-693-5824.

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

Monthly Food Distribution for City Residents April 25, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Josie Reinhart Community Center, located behind the city municipal building, 6000 Wales Rd.

Rummage & Bake Sale April 26 & 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Northwood Church of God, Curtice & Coy. Luncheon available.

Northwood VFW 2984 Fish Fry Fridays 5-8 p.m. Also serving steaks, chicken & shrimp. Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight. Tacos Mon. nights 4-7 p.m.; breakfast Sun. 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 Fri. at 102 Andrus Rd.

Crafters Wanted for Christmas in July Bazaar July 21, Northwood Church of God, corner of Curtice & Coy. 419-693-8006.

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

Bowling Green
Wood Co. Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society Meeting April 24, 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Wood Co. District Public Library, 251 N. Main St. Program: “Connecting with the 1940 Census,” with speaker Marge Waterfield of the Ohio Genealogical Society Speakers Bureau. Public welcome.

Do Good Music Fest 2012 April 28, Wood Co. Fairgrounds, 13800 W. Poe Rd. Tickets $26.75 in advance or $35 at the show. VIP tickets $31.75. Info: or on Facebook at

Wood County Friends of the Parks Spring Plant Sale May 12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Parks Headquarters, Mercer Rd. Taking orders for locally grown annuals, planters and hanging baskets. Order forms available at  or by calling 410-353-1897.

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.

Movie Matinee at the Library – “The Help,” April 26, 1:30 p.m. in the main library meeting room, Birchard Public Library, 423 Croghan St. The movie, based on the bestselling novel, discusses the publication of a book that reveals the secret, emotionally-charged stories of several black maids working in white households during the Civil Rights Era. Free admission and refreshments.

Trinity United Methodist Church at Main and 4th St. will welcome nationally acclaimed gospel group Declaration Trio in concert during worship Sunday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. Public invited. Love offering accepted.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast April 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa American Legion Post 324, 302 West St. Menu includes pancake, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits & gravy & applesauce.

Preschool Storytime Tue. 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.
Free Giveaway April 28, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 26535 Pemberville Rd. between SR 795 and SR 163. Clothing, shoes, household items and some personal items available for those in need.

Ageless Wonders will meet will meet May 10, 5 p.m. at Honey Diner, 7250 SR 795. Info: 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.

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance April 22, 2-6 p.m., at the Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Fred Ziwich. Food, pastries and other refreshments available. Donations of pastries appreciated. No other carry-ins permitted.

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
`80s &`90s Dance Party April 28, 7 p.m.-midnight, Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds. 21 and older. `80s & `90s attire encouraged. Snacks provided. Admission $10. Info: Angie Rahm at 419-707-0011. Proceeds benefit the Miller Firehouse Wrestling Facility.

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.

St. Paul Lutheran Church "Annual Jerry Moffo Memorial Jewelry Sale" April 28, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the church, 9789 W. Oak Harbor SE Rd. The sale will include closeouts and samples of  Sterling Silver, Marcasite, 10K and 14K gold, pearls and gemstones. All proceeds will go to St. Paul Lutheran Church and Immaculate Conception Church.

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 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. For April only, the meal will be held the 4th Monday. Open to everyone. Info: Nancy K. 419-460-1698 or Jodie H. 419-654-8879 or email pfpministries

Mystery Book Discussion Group meets April 23, 6 p.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. to discuss “A Beautiful Blue Death” by Charles Finch. The group meets the fourth Monday of the month. Info: 419-666-9900.

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

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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