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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

Block Watch 410-N Meeting May 29, 6:30 p.m., 2075 Kelsey Ave. Speaker from the Gang Task Force.

East Toledo Senior Activities Center Chicken Dinner June 13, 4-7 p.m., Navarre Park Shelterhouse, 1001 White St. Featuring half-chicken prepared by BBQ Traveler, baked potato, seasoned green beans, roll & beverage. Presale tickets available at a discount. Info: 419-691-2254.

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: 419-693-2307.

Insurance Women of Toledo (IWOT) Meeting June 13, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg. Anyone in the insurance industry and related industries is welcome. Info: IWOT President, Sandy Fintel at

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

Block Watch 420-C has changed the meeting day to the fourth Tue. of every month at 6 p.m. at Martin Luther Lutheran Church Nevada St.

Toledo Lighthouse Meeting May 31, 7 p.m., Maumee Bay State Park Lodge. Open to the public. The Toledo Lighthouse Waterfront Festival will be held July 7 & 8. Arts & crafts applications are being accepted. For info, call Jean at 419-874-6704 or visit For info about the photo contest, call Janet at 419-693-1877.

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, tacos $1 or $6 for 5. 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.

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.

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month, 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 920 S. Wynn Rd. On June 13, Michael Petro will present "Veritas et Mystagogia or Life After Confirmation." Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info:  Alice at 419-698-0405.


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 31, 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.

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.


Liberty Center’s Box City June 8 at Eastside Park. Candle Light Vigil & Season of Prayer are open to the public at 10 p.m. Call Liberty Center at 419-332-8777 to sleep in a box and help the homeless.

Mad Science Program June 11, 6:30 p.m., Birchard Library, 423 Croghan St. Open to grades K-6. The interactive show uses the Summer Reading Club theme “Dream Big – Read,” to explore how scientists, inventors, regular folks, and even kids have come up with ideas that should have been impossible. Register in advance by calling 419-334-7101 ext. 209.

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.

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.


Gospel Express VBS at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1700  Walker St., June 24-28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Kids in preschool-6th  grade are invited to hear Bible stores, make crafts, play games, sing songs and more. Info: 419-287-4411 or email to register.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will meet for dinner June 14, 5 p.m., Oregon Inn, 6067 Bay Shore Rd. 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 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.

Insurance Women of Toledo (IWOT) Meeting June 13, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg. Anyone in the insurance industry and related industries is welcome. Info: IWOT President, Sandy Fintel at

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

Anniversary Celebration to honor Pastors Jonathan and Sharon Perry May 27 at 10:45 a.m., Life Chapel, 30470 Lemoyne Rd. Celebration will honor the Perrys' 30 years in ministry and 20 years as pastors of Life Chapel.

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.

Memorial Day Services for Allen Twp., Williston Cemetery will be held May 28, 11 a.m.

eReader Essentials, May 30, 7 p.m., Woodville Public Library. New eReader? Problems downloading? This program can help.

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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