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Prize Bingo May 1, 7-9 p.m., Epiphany of the Lord Parish, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Altar & Rosary Society, corner of White and Idaho streets. Refreshments available. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or in advance by calling Kathy at 419-693-6409; Dolores at 419-693-8701 or Carol at 419-698-1519.

Rummage Sale at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave., May 2, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (50 percent off after 4 p.m.); May 3, 10 a.m. 1 p.m. ($1/bag day). Proceeds benefit those in need in the old South End. Info: 419-243-8189.

Rummage Sale, First St. John Lutheran Church, 2471 Seaman St., May 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; May 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (clothes are $2 per bag, all other items half price Friday only).

Waite High School, class of 1964 50th Class Reunion May 9 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg. Invitations were recently mailed. Those who did not receive an invitation may email or call 419-215-4394.

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Yearly membership is $28. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone welcome.

Block Watch 410-N for the East Toledo Old Heffner School Area meets every 4th Monday of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 2075 Kelsey Ave. Residents who live within the boundaries of Starr, the RR tracks (Belt Street), Dearborn and Lemert, Seaman to the I-280 Bridge and any surrounding neighbors/ business owners are also welcome.

VFW Post #2510 offers Friday-night dinners from 4-7 p.m. Public welcome. Meetings are held Tues. at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary meets the 1st Tues. and Ladies Auxiliary meets the 4th Tues.

Waite High School Alumni from the Class of 1951, meet the 2nd Mon. of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.

Musicians are invited to Jam Sessions Wednesdays, 7 p.m., VFW 3338, South Avenue and Airport Highway. Open to the public.

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

Oregon Fest 2014 Planning Meeting May 1, 6:30 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Open to all groups and individuals. Stop by the library, April 21-May 7 to vote for the best photo in "My Distinctly Oregon Photo Contest.

Western Nite featuring Bob Wurst May 3, 6-11:30 p.m., Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. $18 admission includes entertainment and dinner. Cash bar available. For reservations, call Nancy at 419-698-1445.

Artists & Crafters Wanted for a Spring Art & Craft Show May 10, Eastern Community YMCA, 2960 Pickle Rd. Open to the public. Cost is $20 for 10x10 space. For info, call Suzi 419-691-3523.

First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Annual Rummage Sale May 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and May 16 and 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday is half-price day. Baked goods and lunch available. Raffles all three days with drawings Saturday at noon. The church is located at 1121 Grasser St. Info: 419-693-4578 or 419-693-7128.

Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Spring Fling Card Party May 19 in the Oregon Room at St. Charles, 22600 Navarre Ave. $10 includes lunch and door prize ticket. $1 raffle tickets available. For info, call Cheryl at 419-836-8052 or 419-779-6218.

Oregon Firemen’s Auxiliary Memorial Service for Oregon firefighters, city officials, city employees and police officers will take place May 18 at 1 p.m. at the city municipal building, 5330 Seaman Rd.

Open-Late Dinners, served seven days a week, 4-7 p.m., Ashland Baptist Church, 2350 Starr Ave. Open to anyone in the community. Featuring soup, bread and a beverage in April. Freewill offerings accepted but not expected.

Theology with Toast, meets every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. For info, call Alice at 419-698-0405.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of most months, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. No registration is required. Books are available at the library circulation desk for extended check-out. For info, call 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.

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/Allen at 419-270-7683 or visit and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

Government Food Distribution for city residents April 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 Northwood Church of God, Curtice and Coy, May 1-2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Light luncheon available.

Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: or 419-698-5100.

Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Twp. Cleanup Dates include: Brush Chipping ¬– beginning April 28; last day for cemetery lot cleanup – May 5; unlimited pickup – May 10.

Trustees Meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Spring Chicken BBQ April 27, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity UCC, 17955 W. Third St. Featuring one-half and one-quarter chicken dinners with baked potato, cole slaw, beverage and dessert. Dine in or carry out.

Christian Women’s Breakfast April 28, 9:15 a.m., St. John’s UCC, Elmore. Speakers Sister Noel and Micki King, of Fremont, will present “The Cobbler Story.”

Elmore Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thurs. of the month at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library. Call 419-862-2482 for info.

Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for more info.

Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for Harris-Elmore Public Library for 2013 is available for inspection at the library, 328 Toledo St. Call Julie Bergman, fiscal officer, at 419-862-2573 for an appointment.

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 Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. and every Sat. from 5-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.

Genoa Civic Theatre presents, “The Dixie Swim Club” April 25 and 26 and May 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. and April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m. at the theatre, 509-1/2 Main St. For guaranteed seating, call 419-855-3103.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast April 27, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy. Kids’ meals available. Dine in or carry out. For hall rental info, call Tom at 419-460-3265.

Christian Moms’ Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month through May at Our Lady of Lourdes. The group is open to all moms who desire encouragement and support in the vocation of motherhood. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-862-0128 or email

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 4-5 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Genoa Library.

Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St., storytimes for preschool-age children are held Tues. at 11 a.m.; Morning Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m.; Evening Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Tues. of the month at 7 p.m.; Adult Craft Classes offered the 1st Mon. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register.

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 2nd 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 address within the district required. Pantry is located at Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.

Chicken BBQ May 5, 11 a.m., Gibsonburg Volunteer Fire Dept., 120 N. Main St. Dine-in or carryout.

Bookworms Book Club will meet the last Thurs. of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Branch of Birchard Library. The Bookworms will meet for light refreshments and good discussion about a book that members chose at the prior meeting. For info or to reserve a copy of the book, call 419-637-2173.

Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and home-delivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders will meet for dinner May 8, 5 p.m., Oregon Inn, 6067 Bay Shore Rd. Reservations have been made under “Ageless Wonders.” 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 Farmers Market the 2nd Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon May through October in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors selling produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, jewelry, candles, etc. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-665-2045.

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.

Lakewood Church of the Brethren Spring Giveaway, 27009 Lemoyne Rd. (a mile south of SR 795) featuring clothes and household items April 26, 9 a.m.-noon.

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance April 27, 2-6 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Hank Haller. Food, pastries and other refreshments will be available. Donations of pastries appreciated. No other carry-ins permitted. Admission $8.

Oak Harbor
Community Cleanup Day coordinated by Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce May 3, 9-11 a.m. Service clubs, youth groups, church groups and individual volunteers are invited to meet in the back of Community Markets parking lot at 9 a.m. for a cleanup of the downtown area. Info: 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.

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, 220 Cedar St. 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.

Community-wide Scrap Metal Drive sponsored by Walbridge-Fest, Inc., a non-profit community service organization through the end of April. Drop off unwanted metal in the red Mike’s Hauling Dumpster sitting along Main Street next to Adler’s Transmission. Personnel and trucks will be available April 26 to help those dropping off items. For info or assistance, call Allan at 419-666-8345; If no answer, please leave a message. All proceeds will benefit the 2014 Rally by the Rails Festival.

Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Mystery Book Club meets the 4th Mon. at 1 p.m.; Inspiration Book Club meets the 1st Thurs. at 1 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit

Woodville Township Trustees will hold their regular meetings in 2014 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fiscal Office at the Woodville Township Fire Station, 321 East Main St.

WSOS Woodville Senior Center, located in the Woodville Twp. Fire Hall, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and is open to ages 60 years and older. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 419-849-3636. Home-delivered meals are also available for homebound seniors.




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