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Friendly Center Community Day, May 5, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1324 N. Superior St. Games, free food, prizes, music and more. www.friendly-center.org.
Blockwatch 410M and 410P Meeting May 10, 6-7 p.m., Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. (parking available off White). All neighbors surrounding the Raymer Elementary School area are encouraged to attend. Scheduled speaker from Signal 88 private security, hired by three other Blockwatch group members in Toledo.
Friends of Pearson Pancake Breakfast April 28, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Macomber Lodge, Pearson Park, Navarre Ave. entrance. Includes pancakes, sausage, applesauce and orange juice. Kids’ meals available.
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. For tickets, call 419-698-1445..
Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. On May 9, Father Mike Ricker will present "In the Footsteps of St Paul." Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info. Alice at 419-698-0405.
Widows are invited to a gathering May 23, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Hope Community Church, 5650 Starr Ext. Relevant speaker and lunch provided. RSVP to Hope Church at 419-724-4673 by May 16.
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). www.ojhs.org.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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. Open to everyone. Info: Nancy K. 419-460-1698 or Jodie H. 419-654-8879 or email pfpministries @aol.com.
Family Storytimes for children of all ages Tues. 11 a.m., Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St. Free. 419-666-9900.
Woodville Library Programs include: Ninja Party! May 2, 7 p.m. Kids ages 3-8 are invited to dress like a ninja and come to the library for stories, crafts and a snack. Free Word Processing Classes Thurs. May 10, 17, & 24, 1:30-3 p.m. Seating is limited for both events. To register, call 419-849-2744 or visit www.birchard.lib.oh.us.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch M-F, 11:30 a.m. (call 419-849-3636 for reservations). Home delivery also available.