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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

Glass City Singles Beach Dance Party Celebration May 18, Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. Open dancing 8 p.m.-midnight. Info: 734-856-8963 or

Good Shepherd Rosary Altar Spring Rummage Sale June 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and June 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Good Shepherd gym, Nevada and Utah streets. Friday is $2 Bag Day. Info: 419693-2307.

Woodlawn Walkers program 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

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.

Rummage Sale May 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and May 19 from 9 a.m. to noon ($2 Bag Day, clothing only; half off everything except jewelry), First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St., (off Pickle west of Wheeling). Baked goods and lunch available Thurs. and Fri.

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.

PERI Chapter #93 Meeting May 24, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, refreshments and fellowship.

Day of Prayer for Our City, Our State, and Our Country, May 24, noon-1 p.m., Oregon City Council Chambers, 5330 Seaman Rd. Organized by Oregon Area Pastors Fellowship. No preparation necessary. Every faith tradition welcome.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets June 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Group will be discussing “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” by Garth Stein. No registration required. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk with an extended due date. Info: 419-259-5250.

Karaoke at VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Dr., June 2, 8 p.m.-midnight. Music, food & fun. The post also holds Mexican Mania Mondays featuring $2 margaritas, 3 for $2 tacos and more; Free pool on Mon.; shuffleboard & pool league every other Wed.; Special Night Fri. & Euchre on Sun.

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.

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 Government Food Distribution for eligible city residents May 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Josie Reinhart Community Center, located behind the Northwood Municipal Building (Parking Lot C) 6000 Wales Rd.

Rummage & Bake Sale May 30, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; June 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and June 2, 9 a.m.-noon, Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Soup and sandwiches available Thurs. & Fri. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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.

Cooley Canal Yacht Club Card Party, May 16, noon. $6 tally. RSVP to Amy at 419-250-3302.

Friends of Elmore Library Meeting May 15, 6:30 p.m., Harris-Elmore Public Library, 328 Toledo St. Anyone interested in participating in the group is welcome. For info, call the library at 419-862-2482 or contact Georgiana Huizenga at 419-862-2482 or

Harris-Elmore Alumni Banquet May 25, 6 p.m., Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed. Call 419-862-2357 for tickets.

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.

Live Music & Sandusky Co. Food Pantry Drive May 12 and 13, 1-4 p.m., Log Cabin Stage, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds,  901 Rawson Ave. Music by Jordan Ashley Depew, Justin Uther Band and guest musicians May 12 and The Sleek Brothers Band, T.J. Thomas & guest entertainers May 13. Open to the public. Free admission. Bring non-perishable food items to benefit the food pantry. Lawn chairs welcome. Info: 419-307-3123.

May Movie Matinee featuring a move based on the bestselling book, “The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” May 17, 1:30 p.m. in the mail library meeting room Birchard Public Library, 423 Croghan St. The film, winner of five Oscars, depicts the adventures of a boy who lives alone in a Paris railway station. Free admission and refreshments.

E-Reader Essentials program May 24, 7 p.m., Birchard Public Library, 423 Croghan St. The one-hour class will cover e-reader basics, such as how to download software, e-books, and e-audiobooks, and how to find free downloads available from the library. Bring your e-book.

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.

Vacation Bible School open to kids from preschool-entering 6th grade, June 4-8, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Trinity UM Church, 200 E. Madison St. Theme: “Sky – where everything is possible with God.” Free. Transportation available. Register online at

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.
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
Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities Monthly Board Meeting, May 21, 5 p.m., 235 N. Toussaint South Rd. Meetings are open to the public. Info: 419-898-0400.

Camp Sabroske Bike Blessing & Hog Roast, May 26, Camp Sabroske, 4405 N. Toussaint Rd. Sign-in 9-10 a.m.; bike blessing at 10 a.m.; scavenger hunt at 10:30 a.m.; hog roast at noon. Public welcome. Proceeds benefit the Camp Sabroske Youth Building Fund. Info: Doug at 419-898-6741 or Briana at 419-309-7999.

3rd Annual Village-wide Garage Sale Days sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce June 1-2. Space will be available for rental in Flat Iron Park for those who live out of town. Complete list if sales available at the chamber office or the public library May 31. For rental or other info, call Valerie Winterfield at 419-898-0479.

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.

Public Dinner, May 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pemberville United Methodist Church, 205 Perry St. Serving roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, salad bar, roll, dessert & beverage. Carry-outs available.

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.

Ohio Northern University Men’s Chorus will perform May 18, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 201 W. First St. Admission: free-will offering.

Harris-Elmore Alumni Banquet May 25, 6 p.m., Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed. Call 419-862-2357 for tickets.

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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