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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

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.

Outdoor Service & Picnic July 1, 10:30 a.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4155 Pickle Rd. Theme: “The Missing Piece – Truth for Today.” Info: 419-691-9407 or

Red, White and Blue Crafts July 2, noon-8 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, Children’s Area at Oregon’s Boomfest Celebration. Drop by the tables and make some patriotic crafts. Info: 419-259-5250.

Vacation Bible School July 9-13, 6:30-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 5157 Seaman Rd. Open to 4 years-sixth grade. Theme: “On the Way to the Egypt Files and After.” For  information, call 419-693-4827 or 419-754-3129.

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of every month, 10 a.m., The Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. On July 11, Sr. Donna Frey OSU, will present, "My Tent, My Solitude." On Aug. 8, Germaine Kirk will present, “Catholic Charities-What's it all About?” Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405.

Steak Roast & Horseshoe Tournament July 14 beginning at noon, VFW Post 9816, 1802 Ashcroft Dr. Horseshoe Tournament entry fee is $5. Info: Tom at 419-367-7796.

Christ UMC Annual Chicken Barbecue July 15, noon-3:30 p.m. or until sold out, Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium and Starr). Includes half-chicken prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler, potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, roll and cake. Dine in and drive-through available. Info: 419-691-9701.

Petition Signing for the Removal of Oregon School Board Members Diana Gadus and Carol-Ann Molnar every Monday in July from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sonny Berry’s Bayshore Supper Club, 5307 Bayshore Rd.

“For Me, For You, For Later,” Fun Fair July 19, 10 a.m.-noon, Oregon Meeting Room, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Preschoolers (2-5) are invited to enjoy activity stations, a special storytime and a performance by puppeteer Joyce Davis. Each participant will receive a Sesame Street DVD, a set of jars for saving and a children’s book about money. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.

Storytimes being offered at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., include Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 Wed. through July 25, 10:30-11 a.m. and Babytime Storytime for ages 1-2 with a caregiver Thurs. through July 26, 10:30-10:50 a.m. No registration required. Info: 419-259-5250.

Community Vacation Bible School Aug. 6-10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the community room at Piccadilly East, 2750 Pickle Rd. Open to children entering second through sixth grade. Theme: Surfin’ God’s Word. For info, call 419-691-5731 or 419-693-2445.

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.

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.

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 Lane Residential Services, Inc., Feet on the Street 5K Run/2K Walk July 14, Bowling Green City Park, 520 Conneaut Ave. Registration 6:30-8 a.m. 2K Walk starts at 8 a.m. 5K Run starts 8:30 a.m. Info: or 419-353-9577. Register online at

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.

American Patriots Against Govt. Excess Independence Day TEA Party Rally July 4, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Birchard Park Bandstand. Congressman Jim Jordan and State Rep. Rex Damschroder will report on their work in Washington D.C. and Columbus, and singer Andrew Dean will provide patriotic music. Bring a non-perishable food item and a lawn chair. Info: 419-332-3259 or

Free Computer Classes for Adults are being offered in July at the Birchard Public Library. Call 419-334-7101, ext. 216 to register.

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.

Pulled Pork Dinner scheduled for July 14, 5-7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church has been canceled.

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 of Lake Township will meet for dinner July 12 at 5 p.m. at The Skillet, 101 S. Main St., Walbridge. 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.

Firemaids Rummage Sale July 28, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall. Space available for rent at a rate of $10 a table or $2/15. Info: Amy Mathews at 567-343-8072.

Vendors Needed for a Trunk Sale at St. Peter’s U.C.C., 28505 Main St. (across from the post office) Aug. 17 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Reserve a parking space for $5. Fill and sell out of your vehicle trunk. Info: 419-836-3243 (leave a message with contact info).

Oak Harbor
Old Fashioned Hog Roast July 3, 11 a.m. until gone, American Legion Post #114, 221 Park St. Dine in or carry out.

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.

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.

Summer Storytimes for Preschoolers, Wed. at 9 a.m. throughout June and July, Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St.

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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