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As a service to our community, Bulletin Board items are published at no cost, as space permits. The Press makes no guarantee that items submitted will be published. To ensure publication of events/news items, please speak to one of our advertising representatives at 419-836-2221. A complete listing of events is available at

Spring Bird Migration Program May 5, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Historic Woodlawn Cemetery, 1502 West Central Ave. Bird guide Tim Haney will discuss the magic of the spring migration. Registration required. Free. Info: 419-472-2186 or email

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.

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.

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

Woodlawn Walkers program begins May 2 and runs through Oct. 3. A two-mile walk of the historic cemetery is held each Wed. at 9 a.m. Participants will receive a walking log to keep track of progress. No registration or fee. Info: 419-472-2186 or

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

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).

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

Yard  Sale Benefit for Adam Najjar, a 16-year-old fighting leukemia, May 5 and 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in the parking lot at Sheila & Co. Hair & Nail Studio, 5102 Woodville Rd. Info: Joy at 419-250-1022.

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

Relay for Life of Ottawa Co. Fundraiser April 28, 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Crazy Lady Saloon, 22645 W. Front St. Pizza, beer, 50/50 raffle and more. Sponsored by Fenner Dunlop & USW Local 1117.

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.

Dr. David Bush, author of “I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison,” will speak at the Birchard Public Library May 2, 7 p.m. The program will reveal details garnered from years of research on Johnson’s Island and the prison that was located at this site on Lake Erie during the war between the states.

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.

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.

Chicken BBQ May 6, 11 a.m., Gibsonburg Volunteer Fire Dept., 120 N. Main St. Dine in and or carry out.

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 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.

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.

Black Swamp Hosta & Daylily Society Annual Perennial Plant Sale May 19, 8 a.m. until sold out (approx. noon-1 p.m.) in the parking lot of Walt Churchill's Supermarket, SR 25. Featuring hostas and daylilies as well as various other plants.

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. Open to everyone. Info: Nancy K. 419-460-1698 or Jodie H. 419-654-8879 or email pfpministries

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 Historical Society Meeting May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Main Street Museum. Jim Miranda will present a program on the History of Early Baseball. The program, sponsored by the Fremont Federal Credit Union, is free and guests are welcome.

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

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




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